Amongst all video games genres, Role Playing Games or RPG has always been the one with the highest amount of playtime. In an RPG, you often would step into the shoes of a character and go on an adventure, gaining levels and skills as you explore the world.

Due to the genre's popularity, a lot of RPGs have been ported and designed for mobile devices. In this article, we are going to list out the top 5 best role playing games for Android in 2021.

1 - Titan Quest

Titan Quest
Titan Quest is amongst the Best Role Playing Games For Android

Originally released back in 2006 on PC, Titan Quest is among the best action RPG games similar to the Legendary Diablo 2, but on a Greece mythological backdrop. The predecessor of the gods, the Titans, have escaped from their prison and are aiming to destroy the world of man. The Gods alone can't stop them - a hero must rise to lead the fight and protect humanity.

Titan Quest
Titan Quest Gameplay

The player character in Titan Quest is that hero, of course. Create your character, master 150 different skills spread amongst 30 different classes and go against more than 80 different mythological monsters. There are over 1200 items to discover: from legendary swords to enchanted bows or devastating thunderbolts... and more.

Mixing ancient mythology with non-stop action, Titan Quest is a classic hack-and-slash offering energizing gameplay with a fast, intense rhythm.

2 - Baldur's Gate II

This is one of the best classic RPG in the pre-modern era, and now, the whole thing has been ported to mobile. The story continues after the events of Baldur's Gate 1, with the protagonist having to go against a brand new enemy, a powerful mage named Jon Irenicus.

Baldur's Gate II
Baldur's Gate II

The best part of this game is probably its length. The original Shadows of Amn campaign is already 60+ hours... and now, this version has more than three other expansions included on top of it. Players can interact with the environment, talking to NPCs, and interacting with the game's world in general.

Baldur's Gate II
Baldur's Gate II gameplay

Gameplay-wise, Baldur's Gate 2 is a top-down isometric RPG, with the player controlling a party of characters. The gameplay is in real time, but you can pause it at will so to issue commands to each character individually. There are 300 spells available in the game for players to mix and match, along with a reputation system, alignment, and more.

3 - Icewind Dale

Originally released in 2000, Icewind Dale is a D&Ds game set in Wizards of The Coast's legendary Forgotten Realms. In this game, the protagonist would explore a region of icy tundra known as Icewind Dale. His task is to journey deep into the Spine of the World mountains and confront an evil scheme that is threatening to destroy the region.

Icewind Dale Android
Icewind Dale Android Combat

Icewind Dale is also made by the developer of Baldur's Gate, and because of that, it has the same gameplay. Combat is real-time with pause so that you can issue orders to characters. Creating your party is the best part of Icewind Dale, with players customize their whole party, from name, gender, race, class and alignment... Your characters would then exploring the world, doing quests and gain experiences.

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4 - Eternium

Eternium is the first RPG on this list that was designed for mobile from the start. It is not a port from any PC game. The control in Eternium is revolutionary - it is unique amongst other mobile ARPG, with the "Swipe to Cast" and "Tap to Move" control.

Eternium's Swipe to cast
Eternium's Swipe-to-cast system is amongst the Best Role Playing Games For Android

There is not much of a story to this game, with the whole thing focus on gameplay much more than the previous titles on this list. You would pick between one of three classes: mage, warrior or bounty hunter. Each one of them has their own unique weapons and special abilities.

In this game, you would battle skeletons, zombies, automatons, aliens, demons, dragons and many other creatures. Travel across four beautifully hand-crafted worlds, or in endless generated levels.

5 - Final Fantasy VII

There are a lot of Final Fantasy games on Google Play, but if you were to choose one to represent the whole franchise, Final Fantasy VII is probably the top choice.

Final Fantasy VII
Final Fantasy VII is amongst the Best Role Playing Games For Android

The story follows Cloud Strife, a mercenary turned terrorist. His goal is to stop a world-controlling megacorporation from harvesting the planet's life essence. Events send Cloud against Sephiroth, his former comrade and a former member of that corporation. During his journey, Cloud builds a close friendship with his party members, including Aerith, who holds the secret that can save the world.

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