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100 Awesome Android games you need to try

Adventure Games

If you’re craving a little more depth to your characters/story and a slower pace, look no further than the role-playing and point-and-click games that make up our adventure category.

Role-Playing Games

Baldur’s Gate ($10)

Baldur's Gate

(Google Play)

Embark on a long quest to uncover the truth about Sword Coast. Collect loot and level-up along the way in this epically huge PC classic that offers more than 60 hours of gameplay.

Shattered Planet

Shattered Planet

(Google Play)

Explore an incredibly hostile planet to see what you can salvage in this sci-fi styled, tile and turn-based, adventure RPG. Randomly generated worlds and loads of aliens and items make it endlessly interesting.

Mount & Blade: Warband ($7)

Mount & Blade: Warband

(Google Play)

If you ever dreamed of being a knight, then it’s time to saddle up and conquer Calradia. It’s an open world to explore full of jousting, medieval weaponry, bandits, and damsels in distress.

The Bard’s Tale ($3)

The Bard's Tale

(Google Play / Amazon)

A huge world to explore packed with colorful characters, weaponry, and loot; this is a full-fat RPG that will keep you questing for hours. It’s also a delightful send-up of the genre.

Final Fantasy VI ($16)

Final Fantasy VI

(Google Play)

Legendary Japanese dev Square Enix has ported most of the Final Fantasy series to Android. If you played them first time round you’ll know why it’s one of the biggest RPG series of all time, if not it’s time you did.

Knights of Pen & Paper +1 ($5)

Knights of Pen & Paper +1

(Google Play)

This retro, turn-based RPG pays tribute to the days of pen and paper D&D. It’s an imaginative mix of pixel art and geeky humor, an offbeat gem with solid RPG mechanics at its heart.



(Google Play)

If you’re craving a good old-fashioned hack n’ slash action-platformer with RPG elements then you’ve found it. Fans of Zelda are going to want to check this one out.

Ravensword: Shadowlands ($7)

Ravensword: Shadowlands

(Google Play / Amazon)

This is a good-looking open world RPG that’s fairly accessible. Fantasy styling, a storyline to work through via quests, character specialization, and everything else you’d expect to find is here.

The Forest of Doom ($6)

The Forest of Doom

(Google Play / Amazon)

If you remember the Fighting Fantasy books then you’ll get a warming glow of nostalgia from playing through this. It’s a beautifully made adaptation that works perfectly.


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(Google Play)

A genre defying RPG with complicated backstory that requires players to “hack” portals that are real-world landmarks by physically visiting each landmark. Ultimately, you’re fighting for the “Enlightened” or the “Resistance” and every portal you hack allows you to gain points.

Point-and-Click Games

Broken Sword : Director’s Cut ($4)

Broken Sword : Director's Cut

(Google Play / Amazon)

This classic point-and-click adventure is a charming detective yarn that will transport you to Paris and beyond, as you try to unravel a dark conspiracy that stretches back to the days of the Knights Templar.

Five Nights at Freddy’s ($3)

Five Nights at Freddy’s

(Google Play / Amazon)

The nightshift is a lonely place when there are murderous animatronic teddy bears about. This point-and-click survival horror is really original, cleverly designed, and genuinely creepy.

Machinarium ($5)


(Google Play / Amazon)

This rusting, hand-drawn robot world never fails to draw you in as you puzzle your way through a charming story that’s told entirely without words. It’s short, but very sweet.

Five Nights at Freddy’s 2 ($3)

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(Google Play / Amazon)

This time you’re a security guard who’s only hope for survival is to don the Freddy Fazbear mask to blend in with the Animatronics. There’s more backstory than the original, but it’s just as terrifying.

Organ Trail: Director’s Cut ($3)

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(Google Play / Amazon)

You’re traveling West with four friends to find a new life in this 8 bit point-and-click Oregon Trail incarnation that involves hunting, friends, dysentery, and old station wagons. Oh yeah, did we mention Zombies?

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