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The 10 Best Games Like Battle of Polytopia

Battle of Polytopia is a refreshing mix of ideas and genres that plays brilliantly on mobile. It’s loads of fun, and it could well act as a gateway gaming drug into a whole bunch of other experiences.

So we thought it was a good idea to make a list of the best mobile games like Battle of Polytopia that you can grab from the Play Store right now. They’re not exactly the same, but they capture a lot of the things that make Battle of Polytopia so great.

Whether it’s the strategy, the combat, the exploration or the civilization building that tickles your fancy in Battle of Polytopia, you’re definitely going to find a new favorite game on this here list.

Rome: Total War

One of the greatest RTS games, now in the palm of your hand. Rome: Total War puts you in control of enormous military forces and lets you lead them into battle. There’s 19 different factions to pick from, a huge campaign to sink your teeth into and loads more. This is the closest you’re ever going to get to being a Roman general.

Bad North: Jotunn Edition

A smart mixture of an RTS, a roguelite and a tower defense game. Bad North sees you trying to defend your island from invading Viking hordes. There’s permadeath, procedurally generated levels and loads more to keep you entertained. Don’t let the charming graphics fool you either, Bad North: Jotunn Edition is a spectacular challenge.


Another one with a focus on combat. Hoplite takes place on small, tight levels and sees you hacking and slashing your way through a variety of monsters. You need to think carefully about every move you make, otherwise your game is going to be over before it’s even started. 

Braveland Heroes

A mixture of a turn-based tactical battler and an RPG. It’s got PvE and PvP elements and gives you a massive fantasy world to explore and conquer. There’s a decent story and some fresh ideas that are going to keep you on your toes as well. Throw in some vikings, some thieves and some assassins and you’re on to a winner.

The Bonfire: Forsaken Lands

An idle game that sees you trying to protect a growing settlement from a variety of dangers. You need to build, you need to work, you need to protect. You can hire warriors or farmers, but every choice you make is going to change your chances of survival. There’s crafting, there’s giant monsters and you’re going to lose yourself in this one.

Civilization Revolution 2

A huge, massively detailed game of building up a civilization from scratch. You might call it… revolutionary. Will you choose diplomacy or force? What technology are you going to build? What wonders will you unlock? The game looks gorgeous and it’s going to keep you entertained for hours and hours and hours.

Rise of Kingdoms: Lost Crusade

A midcore strategy game that takes place on a single enormous map. It’s populated with NPCs and other players, and you can pick one of 11 different starting civilizations to start off as. Send out units to explore, find treasure and build up your base. You can even join alliances to take on the world with your friends.


This one sees you taking control of a tropical island. You’re in charge of everything – whether it’s building roads and buildings or sending off forces on military engagements. The game has been tweaked and perfected for mobile devices and it’s every bit as good in your pocket as it is on PC.

Xcom: Enemy Within

A deeply challenging tactical game that sees you trying to stop an alien invasion. There’s a huge campaign to work through, loads of aliens to blast into little piece and permadeath that’s going to break your heart when your squad members die. This is, hands-down, one of the best games available on the Play Store.

Epic Little War Game

A tile-based strategy game that’s packed to the gills with content. There’s a huge single player campaign, loads of different multiplayer modes and even randomly generated maps. Basically you’re getting a massive chunk of bang for your buck and you’re going to enjoy every second of it.

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