The 5 Best Role-Playing Games on Android

Incredible and deep role-playing games aren't limited to PCs and gaming consoles. You can have an epic adventure right from Android devices like the Nvidia Shield tablet, portable or Android TV. Here are 5 games that will take you to far-off and exciting worlds.

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

Regarded by many as one of the best role-playing games ever made, the epic Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic can be played from an Android device like the Nvidia tablet, portable, and Android TV. The story takes place approximately 4,000 years before the rise of the Galactic Empire and the events of the original trilogy of movies, when the Jedi Order was at its height. You play as a newly discovered Force sensitive who gets caught up in the ongoing war between the Jedi and the Sith. Gather companions, grow your power, and choose the path of the Light or Dark side.

Shadowrun Returns

Magic and high technology collide in the dark futuristic cyberpunk world of Shadowrun. Elves, Orks and humans live and work together, hacking computers, handling advanced weaponry, and casting powerful spells. You are a Shadowrunner - an agent that works on the fringes of society, in a world where megacorporations control everything. You receive a special message from one of your former accomplices, automatically sent in the event of his death, offering a big cash reward if you can find whoever is responsible for killing him. The search is on, and it will take you to some of the darkest corners of this crazy world.

Icewind Dale Enhanced Edition

One of the best role-playing games in video game history, Icewind Dale, has been upgraded with improved graphics and brought to Android systems. This classic game takes place in the Dungeons & Dragons universe, and takes place in the cold, unforgiving territories located deep into the Spine of the World mountains. You'll need all your skill, wit, and strength to face the evil that lays within.

Mount & Blade Warband

Optimized for Nvidia Shield devices, the full 3D action role-playing game makes its way from the PC to your Android system. Welcome to Calradia, a land at war. But conflict brings great opportunity for those that have the strength and will to seek it out. Sharpen your sword, strengthen your courage, and forge a path from warrior to ruler.

The Bard's Tale

RPGs don't have to be dark and serious all the time. Add a bit points to your sense of humor stat with The Bard's Tale. You play as the Bard, a selfish rogue who prefers songs over pointless side quests and rat-infested cellars. So, use your musical talent to summon characters to do the fighting for you. Your music is so powerful that it can heal your comrades as they take damage on your behalf. The ultimate Android adventure awaits, all in the name of coin and cleavage!

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