Top Real-time Strategy Game Apps of 2017 for Android

The best real-time strategy games (RTS) are found in this category. These games involve strategic thinking to control areas or factions with a real-time gameplay mechanic. Types include medieval, sci-fi, and military real-time strategy games. Real-time strategy games are great for those who enjoy strategic thinking while being kept on their toes.

Last updated 08-20-2017

Throne Rush
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Throne Rush

Android

Seller: NEXTERS

45 4.5

Boasting a global community of avid followers, this app has taken strategic mobile gaming to the next level. Your goal is to build up a mighty kingdom using loot collected from battling monstrous enemies. Carefully create sturdy defenses to protect yourself from unexpected invaders, or else your reign will quickly amount to little more than a distant myth. Prepare for the unexpected by constantly upgrading your structures and recruiting new soldiers to command in real-time strategic battles.

Mine gold, harvest bread, and set the scene for a prosperous empire to thrive. There are various tasks to complete, allowing you to unlock bonuses to help all aspects of the game. As you progress, your armies can increase in size and you can recruit new heroes, each possessing unique abilities such as raising the fallen into skeleton warriors! The ability to play online expands the gameplay possibilities even further! Will you rise up to the challenge and take the throne?

▲ Strategically build up a defensively sound kingdom, and monitor your game progress displayed in the numbered bars.

▲ Work your way through challenging levels by wiping out your enemies, picking up precious rewards on the way!

▲ Deploy your troops and cast powerful spells on your opponent's structures to reign victorious and bring prosperity to your people!

Android
Throne Rush

Throne Rush

Free

Sky Clash: Lords of Clans 3D
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Sky Clash: Lords of Clans 3D

Android

Seller: Absolutist Games

40 4

Journey the world of Steam Punk of MMO RPG and RTS! Fight the Zorgs of the Iron Armada as you lead your army of barbarians, dwarfs, and wizards. Build your village in the clouds and make it an unbeatable empire. Set your base and keep upgrading it to always be ready for battle.

Construct your Military Bases and tap to generate and train melee fighters. Fight your combats in online PVP mode and come to blows for the fantasy thrones. Prove that you have what it takes to acquire the lead trophies by winning against other online players. It’s time to create alliances, hire troops, and win the epic war in a sky clash!

▲ Create Military Bases, Gold Storages, and other buildings to make your empire stronger and unbeatable.

▲ Deploy your troops to where the enemy is and defeat them until all their bases are eliminated.

Android
Sky Clash: Lords of Clans 3D

Sky Clash: Lords of Clans 3D

Free

Pirates of the Caribbean: ToW
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Pirates of the Caribbean: ToW

Android

Seller: JOYCITY Corp.

40 4

It is finally here! The latest movie to grace the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise now has its mobile gaming port, filled with a lot of pirate activities and challenging quests that no matey will find elsewhere! The ocean is all yours to rule – find yourself recruiting the fiercest marauders and pirates, building up your defenses on your own pirate island, and sending your men out to dominate the waters!

Get awesome rewards from simple tasks like completing constructions and building different types of supply sources and shelters. Get into intense pirate battle royale – rally forces or create a pirate alliance before you battle against sea monsters! Enjoy immersing yourself in Story mode, where you can fight alongside Will Turner, Captain Barbossa, Captain Jack Sparrow, and the other pirates.

▲ Slowly dominate the oceans with strength and planning skill.

▲ Get supply rewards from checking things off the quest list.

▲ Upgrade your fortress. build more shelters, or recruit more workers!

Android
Pirates of the Caribbean: ToW

Pirates of the Caribbean: ToW

Free

Survival Arena
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Survival Arena

Android

Seller: Game Insight

40 4

Through endless gales and raging thunder cyclones, a huge flying Arena ship persists and makes it way down to the ocean, ready to participate in the ultimate pirate challenge thrown across the floating isles by a legendary captain. Go straight and deep into the eye of the storm, and find yourself in the Arena, where you will defeat countless waves of other pirates! Fight and survive if you dare.

In battle, drag and drop available weapons to the deck. These will be your primary defenses against enemies. Upgrade your weapons when gears are already available so you can eliminate waves faster. It is important to create your own strategy since future battles may be more difficult to conquer. Focus on racing against time and winning against challenging onslaughts of enemies!

▲ Place new cannons on the deck to level up your defenses.

▲ Chests will be given time to time in battle, so make sure you collect everything to get rewards.

▲ Take part in the battle of skill and strategy, and challenge your friends!

Android
Survival Arena

Survival Arena

Free

Dragons of Atlantis
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Dragons of Atlantis

Android

Seller: Gaea Mobile Limited

40 4

Atlantis has become a lost continent and its dragons that were once so powerful have slowly been dying. Centuries later, warriors have come to discover that the age of dragons is not yet over. Destiny has chosen you to rebuild the city and raise the powerful creatures once again! Hatch your dragons and train them the same way as ancients did.

These creatures of dominance will become the defenders of your city. Summon them and discover the extraordinary skills they possess. Your goal is to complete quests that involve different tasks that may take time: constructing homes, vaults, and other buildings. Be patient and you will see your city and dragons grow to power against your enemies!

▲ Click on the empty spots and choose from homes, vaults, metalsmiths, and other buildings to recreate a city that has been lost.

▲ Hatch your dragon and raise it by feeding and training it well to unleash its powerful abilities.

Android
Dragons of Atlantis

Dragons of Atlantis

Free