Gaming on smartphones is at its peak. We’re seeing cool gaming-centric smartphones being launched for enthusiastic gamers who want to try out gaming on phones which wasn’t very common a few years ago. Now though, things are changing as smartphones are getting almost as powerful as mid-range laptops, there are a bunch of epic games available offering stunning graphics and console-like gaming experiences.
The Google Play Store is packed with thousands upon thousands of games to choose from, all from different categories such as FPS games to RPG games. While we understand the craze for games like PUBG, there are definitely other games worth checking out.
So we’ve picked the absolute best role-playing games currently available on the Play Store, which are worth trying out. Let’s take a look at the top 20 RPG titles available for Android devices.
1. Iron Blade: Medieval Legends RPG
The game is set in medieval Europe plagued with war, magic, and discord. The graphics of the game are absolutely stunning and the characters are well designed.
Slaughter enemies with brilliant combo attacks with your swords and cast magical spells to defeat enemies while exploring the marvelous locations in-game.
You could also customize your strengths and war style to suit your very own preference.
Download: Iron Blade: Medieval Legends RPG
2. SoulCraft 2
SoulCraft 2 is the sequel to the already brilliant RPG title on Android ‘SoulCraft’. The hack and slash game would keep you glued to your smartphone given that the gameplay is super engaging.
The game also offers a multiplayer league to battle against other players of the game or you could simply play the single player campaign to save the world from blood-thirst demons. You could pick from seven different hero styles from mage warriors to melee masters.
The controls to the game are fairly simple and one could master them within a couple of minutes.
Download: SoulCraft 2
3. Shadow Fight 3
The Shadow Fight games are one of the best games to have ever been released on Android. If you consider yourself an avid mobile gamer, then we probably don’t have to introduce you to Shadow Fight 3 since you might have already played the game countless times. If you haven’t heard of Shadow Fight 3 or any of the previous Shadow Fight titles on Android, then here’s why you should install and play the game as soon as possible.
If you’ve ever played Tekken on an arcade machine, then this would definitely bring back the nostalgia since the game basically offers the same combat style, however, with different characters. Equip a vast variety of weapons and fight to the death against opponents.
Test your attacking and defending skills and unlock new and super cool shadow abilities to get an advantage over the opponents.
Download: Shadow Fight 3
4. Darkness Rises
If you’re a God of War fan, then this epic Android game would make you feel right at home. Behead enemies and hack and slash away at opponents to be victorious. The blood and gore game would leave you craving for some more action.
The storyline of the game isn’t too shabby as well and you’d enjoy completing chapters and battling against bosses to test your skills. You could also customize and build your character from scratch.
Download: Darkness Rises
5. Bladebound: Immortal Hack and Slash Action RPG
Here is another hack and slash role-playing game to get you excited. Slice and dice enemies with your katana and master different combo attacks to obliterate enemies.
Save the realm from reckless evil as you embark on the action-packed journey fighting alongside the mysterious ‘Sentinel’. The gameplay is pretty straightforward and the controls are just as easy as any other hack and slash game on the Play Store.
6. Kritika: The White Knight
Get your adrenaline pumping with this epic RPG game. Complete missions and unlock new weapons and levels while battling against formidable enemies. There are 14 champions to unlock and choose from all of which have extremely cool special abilities.
Open chests to collect materials and items to craft your very own weapons and armor.
Download: Kritika: The White Knight
7. The Walking Dead: Road to Survival
Build your very own team of survivors to survive and slaughter the wave of undead. What makes the game even more interesting is that you don’t only have to fight against mindless zombies, instead, you have to defend against other survivors in-game.
Keep leveling up your survivors to enhance their fighting skills and equip even deadlier weapons. You could provide shelter to more survivors by building houses. The more survivors you manage to keep the higer your chances of survival and victory.
Download: The Walking Dead: Road to Survival
8. Age of Magic
The game has one of the highest ratings in the Play Store amongst all games and applications. The turn-based RPG game is stunning graphics for being just a mobile game and the controls are fairly easy to master.
Defeat enemies to collect coins, potions, experience points, etc. Level up your hero to make them stronger and faster in battle. Age of Magic has over 50 heroes for you to collect, which means you won’t be bored playing with just a few characters forever.
Download: Age of Magic
9. Tap Titans 2
Here’s a super fun game you can play on the go. Tap away and dominate enemies in the super casual game. Unlike most other games on the list, Tap Titans 2 is fairly basic yet offers a lot of options and 120 Titans to choose from. Enhance your abilities and recruit heroes and pets to become unstoppable.
Download: Tap Titans 2
10. Questland: RPG Heroes Quest
If you enjoy a ton of options to choose from in games, then Questland is definitely worth checking out. You could go bonkers customizing your hero to exactly how you’d like. Keep following the path and slaughter enemies on your way to victory in the turn-based attack game.
There’s a ton of loot to collect too and you have to option to equip your hero with absolutely legendary armor and weapons. Complete quests to gain more in-game currency as well as collect experience points.
Download: Questland: RPG Heroes Quest
Postknight is another cool highly rated RPG game on the Play Store which definitely deserves your attention. Collect your combat set and upgrade your equipment along the way to fight off a bunch of blood-thirsty wild animals as well as other enemies along the way.
Complete the missions and get rewards such as potions to heal yourself while in the unforgiving forests.
12. Wizard’s Wheel 2
The game ditches the modern 3D ultra-realistic textures in games and instead has cool 8-bit style graphics. The idle RPG is super fun to play since you don’t even have to tap on the screen to attack enemies, instead, you have to develop a good strategy and pick your heroes carefully to win a battle against epic monsters.
Collect heroes while exploring the dangerous dungeons and defeating monsters. What’s great is the fact that your heroes would continue to level up even when you aren’t playing the game which is perfect for those of you who don’t have much time to spend glued to your phone.
Download: Wizard’s Wheel 2
13. Aion: Legions of War
Here’s one of the best hack and slash games currently available on Android. The insane graphics will leave you wanting for some more. Forge your own powerful group of powerful heroes to defeat your foes and deadly monsters.
There are over a hundred heroes to discover and collect. The further you dive into the game the more abilities and items you unlock. Enhance your equipment to deal more damage in battle.
Download: Aion: Legions of War
14. Battle heart 2
This is the only paid game on the list since it’s a super fun RPG which we’re sure you’d absolutely love to play. The original Battle heart is currently free to download, however, Battle heart 2 takes the gameplay up a notch. Pick your team of heroes to take into battles against goblins, spiders, and all sorts of dangerous monsters.
The more victories you get the harder the game becomes. Customize your heroes abilities and make a deadly combination of heroes to lead you to victory.
Download: Battle heart 2
15. Dungeon Hunter Champions
Hack and slash games are all the craze since almost everyone has played a hack and slash game once in their life. Dungeon Hunter Champions pits you against enemies in real-time 5v5 PvP battles. So if you think you’ve got what it takes to dominate your enemies, then try your luck here.
The more wins you get, the further you climb up the leaderboard. Collect useful rewards after defeating enemies and experiment with different characters to gain an advantage over other players.
Download: Dungeon Hunter Champions
16. The World 3: Rise of Demon
The game is the successor to ‘The World 2’ and is possibly the most action-packed hack and slash game available on the Play Store.
The game is full of super intense battles with epic bosses. The graphics are stunning and just about as good as 3D games can get on smartphones as of now. Defeat enemies to collect loot and level up your character to deal more damage while in combat.
Download: The World 3: Rise of Demon
17. Pokémon Quest
This is possibly the cutest and most fun game you’d play on your Android device. Explore Tumblecube Island as you play the role of cute cube-shaped Pokémon and collect hidden goodies scattered around the island.
The controls are super easy to figure out and you’d be collecting and battling other Pokémon within no time. Decorate your Pokémon camp the way you want it to be. If you’re a Pokémon fan, then Pokémon Quest is absolutely worth checking out.
Download: Pokémon Quest
18. Maze: Shadow of Light
This is the most console-like hack and slash game available on Android with a boatload of features and dynamic gameplay. The game has a great storyline and even better graphics to back up the story.
Perform deadly combos and attacks to obliterate enemies and their bosses. Collect rewards and boost your skills to be deadlier in combat.
Download: Maze: Shadow of Light
Now here’s a beautifully designed game with great visuals and a wonderful story. Dodge danger and solve puzzles to make your way around the map. Battle against monsters and learn magic to defeat enemies and explore the vast islands of Uncharted Seas.
The only way to truly appreciate the game is to try it out for yourself.
20. Monster Legends – RPG
Collect over 400 monsters to ammas your very own army and fight against enemies. The strategic RPG will leave you glued to your smartphone trying to dominate enemies.
Level up your monsters to make them stronger for future battles. The higher your monster level, the more your chances are to defeat opponents. You can also participate in ‘Team Wars’ and protect your trophies from other teams.
Pick and choose your team of monsters carefully to ensure you win the battle.
Download: Monster Legends – RPG
Bonus: The Elder Scrolls: Blades
The game isn’t yet available to download, however, we’d suggest pre-registering for it to be the first to play the game when it comes out. The game is one of the only few first-person role-playing games available on smartphones.
The graphics do seem to be mind-blowing for a smartphone game. It’s definitely worth checking out the game when it comes out.
Pre-register: The Elder Scrolls: Blades
So, which RPG games are your favorite?