The best RPGs for Android

In role-playing games of the players accompanied his hero in an adventure in a most fantastic world (fantasy, science fiction). The focus of many RPGs for Android on the development of the protagonist, the interaction within a group and a sophisticated combat system. Here you find out what role games are really recommended for Android.

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  • Baldur's Gate
  • Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
  • Eternium
  • Jade Empire
  • Final Fantasy
  • The Bard's Tale
  • Pocket Mortys

RPG Baldur's Gate Enhanced Edition

developerbeamdognumber of Downloads100000 to 500000
Rating on the Play Store4.5Number of Reviews~ 18600
Operation (Play Store)3.9Age ratingfrom 12 years
Gameplay (Play Store)4.3Last update02/10/2015
Graphics (Play Store)4.2permissionsRead in-app purchases, USB memory contents, change or delete, view Wi-Fi connections, retrieve network connections, disable access to all networks, Hibernate, Google Play license check
costs10,99 €, in-app purchasesState of the table06/14/2017
Baldur's Gate Enhanced EditionInstall on Google Play

The success story of Mass Effect makers began in 1998 with the hit RPG Baldur's Gate, which inspired both the trade press and genre fans around the world. Here's all stuck in it, which later hits such as Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic distinguished and Dragon Age. So an exciting story with lots of twists, credible party members, a tactical combat system and a huge game world of adventure.

This RPG milestone, as the second part, are as Enhanced Editions available for Android. Too much has not invested in the look of the responsible development studio Overhaul Games, convince the inner values ​​of this role-playing game but even today still on the Android device.

baldurThe best RPGs for Android: Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition. / © Bioware

RPG sci-fi fans: Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (KOTOR)

developerAspyr Media, Inc.number of Downloads100000 to 500000
Rating on the Play Store4.5Number of Reviews~ 33700
Operation (Play Store)4.1Age ratingfrom 12 years
Gameplay (Play Store)4.7Last update19/10/2015
Graphics (Play Store)4.5permissionsread USB storage contents, change or delete, view Wi-Fi connections, retrieve network connections, disable access to all networks, Hibernate, Google Play license check
costs10,99 €State of the table06/14/2017
Star Wars ™: KOTORInstall on Google Play

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is one of the absolute classics of role-playing games. Kotor, as it is affectionately called by fans, makes around 4,000 years before the Star Wars movies. The story is told from the perspective of the Jedi Knight Revan.

The game matches the PC original and thus also speaks fans of older games. The operation is initially some getting used to, but with time you realize that the control arrangements work well. The control surfaces are often end up something small, since they have been taken directly from the PC. but they are not too small and the gameplay is so or so not too short.

Screenshot 20161209 173321The best RPGs for Android: Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. / © AndroidPIT

RPG Action Friends: Eternium: Mage And Minions

developerMaking Fun, Inc.number of Downloads5 to 10 million
Rating on the Play Store4.8Number of Reviews~ 569800
Operation (Play Store)4.7Age ratingfrom age 6
Gameplay (Play Store)4.8Last update09/05/2017
Graphics (Play Store)4.7permissionsIn-app purchases, one device on or off, change screen orientation, read battery data, change your audio settings, retrieve network connections to access all networks, control vibrator, disable hibernation
costsfree, in-app purchasesState of the table06/14/2017
Eternium: Mage And MinionsInstall on Google Play

Fans of action RPGs like Diablo 3 are exactly right: Eternium puts on a pretty 3D graphics and lots of action. You can choose from three different character classes. The RPG system is not too complicated, but it allows you to develop different skills and there is an extensive objects management, including sock lungs and enchantments. In the first levels are gradually unlocked after new features have you can watch concentrate right from the first minute on it to enter the fighting.

EterniumThe best RPGs for Android: Eternium / © Screenshot: AndroidPIT

RPG in medieval China: Jade Empire: Special Edition

developerAspyr Media, Inc.number of Downloads5000-10000
Rating on the Play Store4.0Number of Reviews460
Operation (Play Store)3.6Age ratingfrom 16 years
Gameplay (Play Store)4.1Last update15/11/2016
Graphics (Play Store)4.1permissionsretrieve running apps, retrieve phone state and identity, read USB storage contents, change or delete, view Wi-Fi connections, retrieve network connections, disable access to all networks, Hibernate, Google Play license check
costs10,99 €State of the table06/14/2017
Jade Empire: Special EditionInstall on Google Play

Jade Empire: Special Edition is a game of developer Aspyr Media Studios, which was originally developed in 2005 for the Xbox from BioWare. The implementation for Android is absolutely convincing but the graphics but not enough right up to modern standards. In a role play but are completely different values, especially complexity and a dense atmosphere. And on both counts Jade Empire is hard to beat. The controls are well implemented for a smartphone. A little tip to make it even more fun: the game even supports the control via a controller.

Screenshot 20161209 175323The best RPGs for Android: Jade Empire / © AndroidPIT

RPG series from Japan: Final Fantasy IX for Android

developerSQUARE ENIX Co., Ltd.number of Downloads50,000 to 100,000
Rating on the Play Store4.4Number of Reviews~ 5800
Operation (Play Store)4.5Age ratingfrom age 6
Gameplay (Play Store)4.7Last update01/31/2017
Graphics (Play Store)4.7permissionsread USB storage contents, change or delete, view Wi-Fi connections, retrieve network connections, disable access to all networks, Hibernate, Google Play license check
costs20,99 €State of the table06/14/2017
FINAL FANTASY IX for AndroidInstall on Google Play

The first Final Fantasy was released in Japan in 1987 for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). Meanwhile, numerous sequels have appeared - now the series Final Fantasy XV has arrived.

On Android, the RPG series is not ready yet. The developers of Square Enix have now ported some parts on Android. Thus, the parts are available one to nine in the Play Store to purchase, which for unknown reasons Final Fantasy VIII has not been ported. During the first parts rely on a fairly simple comic graphics are especially Final Fantasy VII and Final Fantasy IX designed in an attractive 3D graphics. However, they are also among the more expensive games: 16 and 21 euros to be paid here. But they do have PC full price game with correspondingly long Time.

Final Fantasy 9The best RPGs for Android: Final Fantasy IX / © Squre Enix

RPG with humor: The Bard's Tale

developerinXile entertainmentnumber of Downloads500000 to 1000000
Rating on the Play Store4.6Number of Reviews~ 65500
Operation (Play Store)4.3Age ratingfrom 12 years
Gameplay (Play Store)4.7Last update04/17/2015
Graphics (Play Store)4.5permissionsRead in-app purchases, USB memory contents, change or delete, retrieve network connections, disable access to all networks, Hibernate
costs3.29 €, in-app purchasesState of the table06/14/2017
The Bard's TaleInstall on Google Play

Who is looking for a humorous role-playing game for Android, is the right place for The Bard's Tale! The Android RPG does not take itself too seriously and RPG gameplay is broken up by many funny actions. For example, by ironic sayings of the bards and the narrator as well as with the singing and dancing. Also, it's great fun, the sympathetic anti-hero by many dangerous adventures to accompany. No question: The Bard's Tale is probably the funniest RPG that you can currently find for Android.

  • The Bard's Tale for Android in the test
The Bard's TaleThe best RPGs for Android: The Bard's Tale. / © inXile entertainment

RPG with Pocket Mortys

developer[Adult swim] gamesnumber of Downloads5 - 10 million
Rating on the Play Store4.5Number of Reviews~ 93200
Operation (Play Store)4.4Age ratingfrom 0 years
Gameplay (Play Store)4.5Last update04/04/2017
Graphics (Play Store)4.6permissionsRead in-app purchases, USB memory contents, change or delete, view Wi-Fi connections, retrieve data from the Internet, check network connections, disable access to all networks, hibernation, control vibrator
costsfree, advertising, in-app purchasesState of the table06/14/2017
Pocket MortysInstall on Google Play

Who the ingenious Adult Swim series Rick and Morty like and also has a little left over for Pokémon, will come fully on Pocket Morty at his expense. Granted, in this role-playing game is available in terms of gameplay and especially combat system no real surprises. Most of the time the player spends to train his Mortys so to speak, its combat units, so he can send them to other versions of the series heroes in the arena. This continues the own fighters rise to the level also be unlocked by successful new extras.

Why you should get involved, despite the lack of innovation in the RPG, is due to the simple excellent atmosphere and the awesome wacky humor. With Morty and his mad grandfather to explore the various dimensions, is just very entertaining.

pocket mortysThe best RPGs for Android: Pocket Mortys / © Screenshot: AndroidPIT

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