Android Quality Index

Top 5 RPGs on Android

Best sources of adventure on Android

We all like a spot of epic adventure, and no category of game captures that spirit of exploration and discovery as well as the RPG genre.

There are a number of variants of the RPG formula, of course, but all should feature some kind of character progression at their heart. A smattering of stat crunching and a fantasy setting don't hurt, either.

Armed with these conditions (and a healthy supply of health potions), we decided to set off on a quest to find the Top 5 RPGs on Android.

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No series goes hand in hand with the RPG genre quite like Square Enix's Final Fantasy - at least not for those who grew up in the '90s. Final Fantasy III is a drastically reimagined version of the 1990 classic. It's got the same epic JRPG gameplay and turn-based combat system, but runs on a shiny new 3D engine.
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9.3
Delver is a different brand of RPG to the rest on this list. It's a first-person dungeon-crawler with deliberately pixellated (and slightly Minecrafty) graphics. Levels are randomly generated and death is permanent, so it's all about surviving and grabbing as much loot as you can while you're still breathing!
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8.3
Zenonia borrows key elements from a number of Japanese RPG classics - though it's actually Korean in origin. It's got the top-down exploration, real-time combat, and light fantasy world of Nintendo's Zelda, and the stat-heavy progress system of Final Fantasy and its ilk - all wrapped up in some beautifully detailed 2D sprite work.
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8.3
More old skool Japanese RPG action here - only Grinsia is an original creation from a venerable old Japanese developer. From its 16-bit graphics to its random battles and turn-based combat, Kemco's Grinsia is a tribute to the classics of the genre. Pack in an enjoyable plot and hours of gameplay and you have a top-notch Android RPG.
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8.1
If wandering around a huge map and crunching stats isn't your cup of tea, Battleloot Adventure could be the Android RPG for you. It's heavy on the combat, sending you into a series of detailed side-on turn-based battles. The skill is in picking the right team for the right foes and trying to initiate damaging combos. Tasty.
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7.6
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