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15 of the best role-playing games for Android

25 mayo, 2021

Although with as much free game or with micropayments as there is in the Android catalog it is difficult to stand out, lovers of good role playing games we have been delighting for a few months with the new releases for Google’s operating system, either thanks to the new proposals or adaptations of essential for any lover of the genre worth its salt.

Yes, it is true that most of the best games on this list are paid, but those euros are well invested if in exchange we are offered a complete experience in games that They have little to envy the PC or console versions. If price is not a handicap and you are a lover of the genre, today we propose eleven of the best role-playing games for Android.

Baldur’s Gate Enhaced Edition

Baldurs gate

The one at Baldur’s Gate is probably one of the best ROL sagas with capital letters from the history of videogames. For this reason, the fact that it has been improved and renewed, and that this Enhaced Edition has also reached Android devices cannot be anything other than good news for all lovers of the genre.

This game has everything you could ask for in a role title: A deep plot, great and charismatic supporting characters, brilliant lines and lines of conversation both in the main plots and between the characters themselves, and a combat system that can be as tactical as you want. Without a doubt, a game that any role-playing and D&D lover worth their salt must have on their Android.

Baldur

Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition

  • Android version: from 3.0
  • Developer: Beamdog
  • Download it at: Google play
  • Price: € 8.78 and integrated purchases
  • Category: Role playing games

Knights of Pen & Paper 2

Knights Of Pen Paper 2

If the first title of the saga already left us with a good taste in our mouths, this Knights of Pen & Paper 2 has managed to curl the curl and become another of the essentials for any lover of the role on Android, either for its proposal of recreate a typical game of pencil and paper as for his excellent sense of humor.

It is a title that presents us with a classic RPG mechanics and fills it with geek humor and absurd in which we will interact with characters as mythical as Ecce Homo or we will face enemies that refer to a lot of literary sagas and video games from the role-playing world. Laughter is guaranteed.

Knights of Pen & Paper 2

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Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

Kotor

If we talk about great role-playing sagas for PC like Baldur’s Gate, we can’t miss another classic either like Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, a title that has repeated the path of so many others to end up being available on our mobile devices so that a whole new generation of players can enjoy it.

In this game we can create a character using any of the races in the Star Wars universe, and immerse them in it, fulfilling missions that will help us to evolve it. As we progress, depending on our decisions our character will enter the straight path or the dark reverse of the force.

Star Wars ™: KOTOR

Star Wars ™: KOTOR1.0.6

Dragon Quest VIII

Dragon Quest VIII

With some characters designed by the unmistakable Akira Toriyama, the Dragon Quest saga has been placed on its own merits in the pantheon of the great Japanese sagas, and its eighth installment is undoubtedly one of the most recognized. As it could not be otherwise, Square Enix has not wanted to miss the opportunity to adapt it to new technologies.

The adventure will make us travel a open world full of monsters and turn-based combat in which we will have to get the most out of our character and our charismatic companions. In short, this title has the best components of Japanese role-playing games, and all in a 3D environment. Essential for those who have not played it yet.

DRAGON QUEST VIII

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Final Fantasy VI

Final Fantasy Vi

In the shadow of subsequent installments that surpass it in popularity, there are many who believe that Final Fantasy VI is the best installment of the popular Square Enix saga, and as the Japanese developer has been doing with all its titles, it is also available so that we can play it on our Android devices.

Final Fantasy VI revives on Android with improved graphics but keeping its two dimensions, its classic turn-based combat system and a remastered soundtrack that will bring out the best in itself for us.

FINAL FANTASY VI

FINAL FANTASY VI2.1.6

The Bard’s Tale

The Bards Tale

Originally released about 20 years ago, in 2005 The Bard’s Tale revived on Xbox and PS2 consoles Thanks to a fun 3D remake that he proposed to us once again to commission that rascal and selfish bard who assured us a few hours of fun in his adventure to get as much money as women.

This game arrived on Android almost three years ago, being one of the first in open the ban on large role-playing adaptations that reached Google’s mobile operating system. A classic that never dies, a piece of RPG history that enters our list on its own merits.

The Bard

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Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes

Galaxy of heroes

EA and Disney presented a role-playing game with turn-based combat where we can control the most famous characters from the Star Wars movies. We will upgrade our team of heroes and We will fight in legendary settings like Tatooine, Coruscant or Hoth.

It has 3D graphicsIt is free although with integrated purchases and with an entertaining game mode that consists of leveling up and going on adventures, as in the classic role-playing games.

Star Wars ™: Galaxy of Heroes

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  • Android version: from 4.1
  • Developer: ELECTRONIC ARTS
  • Download it at: Google play
  • Price: Free
  • Category: Role playing games

Evoland

Evoland

And it is precisely the impressive evolution of role-playing games in recent years that will make us relive Evoland, a curious title in which as we progress new technologies will be unlocked with which to evolve the game by implementing things like 3D graphics or real-time battles.

This game also promises us a good dose of humor, and through its history and its levels it will give us always pleasant ones references to some of the most popular sagas from the history of role-playing games such as Final Fantasy, Diablo, Legend of Zelda or Dragon Quest.

Evoland

Evoland

  • Android version: from 4.0
  • Developer: Playdigious
  • Download it at: Google play
  • Price: € 4.99
  • Category: Role playing games

The Banner Saga

The Banner Saga

At this point, I realize that many of you may conclude that the role in Android lives from the past and references or remakes to the great classics. But nothing is further from the truth, and the most obvious proof that this is not the case is this fantastic Banner Saga.

At the end of last year the Award Winning Tactical RPG The Banner Saga came to Android to immediately sneak into the essentials for any lover of the role. In a world inspired by Norse mythology, the decisions we make during the game will affect our characters and the development of the story.

The Banner Saga

The Banner Saga

  • Android version: from 4.1
  • Developer: Versus Evil
  • Download it at: Google play
  • Price: € 10.99
  • Category: Role playing games

Shadowrun: Dragonfall

Shadowrun Dragonfall

The stories set in a cyberpunk world It also has a place in Android, and its maximum role-player is this Shadowrun: Dragonfall – Director’s Cut, a game that includes the original Shadowrun Returns and directly implements the Dragonfall extension so that we can play the entire campaign with its additions without having to buy also the original game.

This title based on the original 1989 Shadowrun classic transports us to a world of fantasy and cyberpunk aesthetics set in the year 2054. Our main mission will be none other than to survive in a Berlin city ruled by the anarchy of the “Flux-State” after the fall of the Great Dragon Feuerschwinge.

Shadowrun: Dragonfall - DC

Shadowrun: Dragonfall – DC2.0.11

Sorcery!

Sorcery

Through four games we have an interactive adventure with an impressive design and narrative. Steve Jackson, Co-Founder of Lionhead Studios and Games Workshop, is behind these games in which, as in any self-respecting role, our actions will modify history.

An open world that takes us to a cursed citadel full of monsters, traps, powerful spells and exploration. A novel whose world will submerge us and conveys a level of detail and affection for settings that are difficult to find today.

Sorcery!

Sorcery!1.4.6

  • Android version: from 2.3
  • Developer: inkle Ltd
  • Download it at: Google play
  • Price: € 5.50
  • Category: Role playing games

9th Dawn 2 RPG

9th dawn

The world of Casparia is huge. With 9th Dawn 2 we have an open game that reminds us of classics like Ultima Online. We have up to eight players online who can get together to collect the loot and kill all kinds of colossal monsters.

It has two-dimensional graphics, simple, archaic but with a dungeon style that will quickly make us want to cast spells and put on armor.

9th Dawn II 2 RPG

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  • Android version: from 2.3.3
  • Developer: Valorware
  • Download it at: Google play
  • Price: € 1.99
  • Category: Role playing games

Superbrothers Sword & Sworcery

Superbrothers Sword Sworcery

Superbrothers Sword & Sworcery is a neat title that takes us back to the era of ancient role-playing games and adventures in two dimensions, all with a spectacular audiovisual section which includes an attractive and colorful pixelated aesthetic.

In this game we will have to explore a world full of adventures and overcome obstacles based on sword, magic and ingenuity to solve mystical and musical mysteries. The title also implements a system that makes the lunar phases affect the world, as well as the possibility of being able to cooperate with friends through Twitter.

Superbrothers Sword & Sworcery

Superbrothers Sword & Sworcery

  • Android version: from 2.3
  • Developer: Capybara Games
  • Download it at: Google play
  • Price: € 4.25
  • Category: Adventure

Planescape Torment

Planescape

We haven’t included Icewind Dale, but Planescape Torment deserves an entry of its own. One of the most complete universes created for Dungeons And Dragons, a multiverse full of plans where we explore from the nine hells to the dangerous city of Sigil.

A mythical video game that was presented in 1999 and can be enjoyed today from Android devices. Creatures of all kinds, complex dialogues and over 50 hours of an RPG classic.

Planescape: Torment: Enhanced Edition

Planescape: Torment: Enhanced Edition

  • Android version: from 3.0
  • Developer: Beamdog
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