Best Android Emulator to Play Android Games on PC

Best Android Emulator to Play Android Games on PC

For many a fanatical gamer, playing games on PC would be much better than tapping on the screen for gameplay, less considering something like battery life, storage memory, specs and others. Android is home to various fabulous games. There are numbers of Android games that overrun Google Play. However, many of them provide no desktop counterparts for game fans. How can you play Android games on PC? Actually, what you need is just to install an Android emulator, so that you can easily get access to Android games on your PC. What is Android emulator for PC? How can you find a best emulator for Android? This article is prepared for you.

Part 1. Best Android games in 2017

In the first part, we'd like to list 15 best Android games in 2017.

No. Android Game Logo Price Score
1

    Fallout Shelter

  • Download site:
    For Android
Fallout Shelter Free Four Half Stars
2

    Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions

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    For Android
Geometry Wars 3 $9.99 Four Half Stars
3

    Crashlands

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    For Android
Crashlands $4.99 Four Half Stars
4

    BADLAND

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    For Android
BANDLAND Free Four Stars
5

    Hearthstone Heroes of Warcraft

  • Download site:
    For Android
Hearthstone Heroes of Warcraft Free Four Half Stars
6

    Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

  • Download site:
    For Android
Grand Theft Auto $6.99 Four Stars
7

    Pokemon Go

  • Download site:
    For Android
Pokemon Go Free Four Half Stars
8

    Minecraft: Pocket Edition

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    For Android
Minecraft $6.99 Four Half Stars
9

    Riptide GP games

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    For Android
Riptide $2.99 Four Stars
10

    SOULCALIBUR

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    For Android
SOULCALIBUR $13.99 Four Stars
11

    Telltale Games

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    For Android
Telltale Games Various Four Half Stars
12

    Square Enix Games

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    For Android
Square Enix Games Various Four Stars
13

    The Room Series

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    For Android
The Room Various Four Half Stars
14

    UNKILLED

  • Download site:
    For Android
UNKILLED Free Four Half Stars
15

    This War of Mine

  • Download site:
    For Android
This War of Mine $14.99 Four Stars

Part 2. What is the Android emulator

Acting like a virtual hardware operating Android OS, Android emulator for PC enables you to modify, test and utilize Android apps on PC. As long as you download and install an Android emulator with multi-core features, you can access and play any app running such operating system on PC without using a physical device. Want to play android games on PC? Then Android emulator can help you realize it, so that you can enjoy a great Android game experience with using the keyboard and mouse.

Part 3. Best Android emulator for Windows PC

Bluestacks

Bluestacks has always been a good choice for Android game experience on PC. The emulator upgrade to Bluestacks 2 with much more stable and faster functions. Bluestacks features setting a location and shaking the screen and others that its predecessor does not have. It's commercial to gamers, but it works indeed well to emulate the android applications on PC. Without much RAM, you can download it free to your computer, with an optional $2/month subscription if you download applications from Bluestacks sponsors.

Bluestacks

Leapdroid

Leapdroid is another excellent choice. This emulator has basic features to adopt a virtual machine to create an Android experenice on your PC. with a diligent development team, leapdroid innovates and optimizes the performance when you play Android games on computer. It operates fast and smoothly, and works perfectly on gaming benchmarks. With the default root access, Leapdroid is highly compatible with almost Android game apps.

Leapdroid

Andyroid - Andy Emulator

I guess you may be familiar with Andyroid - Andy EmulatorThough this Android emulator has some issues previously, but it has successfully upgraded its performance and acted as a counterweight to other emulators like Bluestacks. With the program, you can remotely control the game, run Android social applications like WhatsApp, Snapchat, Android SMS app and more on your PC.

Andy Emulator5

Nox App Player

Catering to game lovers, Nox App Player is also one of the best Android emulators for PC. With its additions and utilities, gamers can use their keyboard and mouse to control the Android games on PC instead of limitedly tapping on Android device screen. With extreme compatibility with Windows 10/8/7 and highest performance, Nox App Player has been considered as the one of the best way to play Android mobile games on PC. Besides, it's also totally free.

Nox App Player

AMIDuOS

AMIDuOS adopts new concept pay much attention to itself to Android experience for PC gamers. Compatible with Windows 10/8/7 PC and tablets, AMIDuOS operates very fasts and performs on PC without any limitation. It can support almost available Android apps. Supporting 3D acceleration, gamers can have a great Android gameplay in 3D effects. Adopting Windows OpenGL, this Android emulator enables you to play the most graphics-intensive games. It has two version types-Lollipop and Jellybean. You can have a free trial for 30 days.

AMIDuOS

Droid4x

The next emulator is Droid4x, which has fabulous compatibility, performance and gaming controllability. Many gamers love it because it manages to make numbers of Android games and apps as PC desktop experience. Droid4x has achieved breakthrough in graphic rendering and Android kernel, and solved issues in ARM apps operating in x86 framworking, supporting 99% available Android applications and games. Some gamers respond that Droid4x is better than Andy or AMIDuOS for Android gameplay.

Droid4x

Genymotion

Genymotion is an excellent emulator to successfully simulate more than 3000 virtual device configurations to guarantee users an Android experience. It is a powerful Android emulator for kinds of devices in various Android versions. Genymotion is more than an emulator, and it can test the Android app with numbers of charge levels and use the GPS widget to test and develop the applications. It can work on Windows, Linux and Mac OS.

Genymotion

MEmu

MEmu is another good Android emulator for Android gameplay for PC. It is compatible with Intel and AMD chipsets. It has built-in root access and a sidebar that comes complete with various extra features. It's not bloated well on benchmarks. It's a nice replacement for many other Android simulators, especially when you want a combination for both productivity and gaming.

MEmu

YouWave

YouWave is one of popular Android emulators for PC. Like most Android emulators, it work basically the same way to use a virtual box. And it also enables you to play Android apps and games on devices that are not running Android OS. It allows you to utilize almost all Android app like the way that you could on the Android smartphone, as longs you connect your Android device and download Android apps onto PC.

YouWave

Xamarin Android Player

Xamarin Android Player is lesser popular, but it can work greatly and give you the excellent Android experience when you want to play Android games on PC. Almost bugless, the Android emulator is mainly devoted to its programming service and performance. Like many emulators like Andy Emulator and Genymotion, Xamarin also needs Virtual Box dependencies.

Xamarin Android Player

In this article, we mainly list 15 best Android game apps in 2017 as well as 10 best Android emulators for PC. Whatever you need, hope you can experience the best Android gameplay!

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October 25, 2016 07:03 / Posted by to Android, App, Windows
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