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Best iOS RPG's released in the past year?

04-17-2013, 10:48 AM
#1
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Best iOS RPG's released in the past year?

So I haven't touched iOS gaming for about the last year. Lately I've been itching for an RPG or two to have on my device for those times where I want to play a game on the go and I just have my iPhone with me.

So i ask you, what are some of the best/must have RPG's that have released over the past year that I should look at? I have an iPhone 4S in case specs are an issue.
04-17-2013, 11:16 AM
#2
Joined: Feb 2013
Location: USA
Posts: 264
Here's my list:
Bastion
Ravensword 2
Final fantasy 3,4,5 ( wouldn't recommend 5)
Horn ( best looking game everrr)
The bard's tale ( lots of humor and fun)
Infinity blade series
Knights of Pen& Paper
Wild blood( boring plot but great gameplay)
Chaos rings series( best JRPG)

Most anticipated upcoming IOS games:
Oceanhorn ( zelda-like)
Exile: Far Colony( from the dev of Ravensword and Aralon)
Micromon ( pokemon!)
Infinity blade: Dungeon

and more.....

04-17-2013, 12:49 PM
#3
Joined: Dec 2010
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 9,442
Consider also...

Kingturn (SRPG)
Dungeon Plunder (roguelike, slot based individual combat)
QuestLord (first person turn based dungeon crawler)
Partia: The Broken Lineage (SRPG)
Nameless: The Hackers (sort of jrpg)
Dark Quest (board game / roguelike)
Dungelot ("casual" roguelike)
Star Trader RPG (space sim)
bitDungeon (action roguelike)
TowelFight 2: The Monocile of Destiny (silly action roguelike)

I'll be curious to see what you decide on and how you find it. Zzandreazz's recommendations are good too.
04-17-2013, 01:20 PM
#4
Joined: Nov 2011
Location: East Coast, US
Posts: 408
There are a lot of really great games listed, I can't say that these are necessarily the best, but ones I enjoyed/am enjoying:

Battleheart (cartoonish, real-time strategy.. kind of? hard to explain, but awesome)
Mighty Dungeons (promising new release, still a little rough but there's already an update being pushed)
Battleloot (silly SRPG)
Orc: Vengeance (dungeon crawler, you play an orc)
Heroes Call (another dungeon crawler, freemium done right)

I haven't played Horn, Lili, Pixel Defenders Puzzle but have heard good things about all three. I hope you find something you enjoy, lots of treasures mentioned here.

ETA: Looking back, I think some of these may have been released more than a year ago - still worth checking out, though.
04-17-2013, 01:27 PM
#5
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
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My picks from the past year til recent:

The World Ends With You
Ravensword 2
Chaos Rings (all 3 titles)
Bastion
Infinity Blade 1 and 2
Heroes and Castles

Symphony of Origin (also check out other Kemco RPGs)
Final Fantasy 4 and 5
Drakerider
Puzzle Saga
Dungelot
Saturday Morning RPG

EDIT: The top 6 i've listed are arguably the best in the list. The rest is not in any particular order.

Exact-Psience My 2014 Top 10 Games of the Year: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Hearthstone, VVVVVV, Battleheart Legacy, Wayward Souls, Bug Heroes 2, Powerpuff Girls Defenders of Townsville, Deep Loot, Monument Valley, Bioshock Honorable Mentions: Traps N Gemstones, Bardbarian, Goblin Sword

Last edited by Exact-Psience; 04-17-2013 at 01:31 PM.
04-17-2013, 01:39 PM
#6
Joined: Feb 2013
Location: USA
Posts: 264
wow $79 for Saturday Morning and $200 to unlock all chapters in Drakerider .
04-17-2013, 01:51 PM
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Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
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Originally Posted by zzandreezz View Post
wow $79 for Saturday Morning and $200 to unlock all chapters in Drakerider .
Are you on drugs? O_o

It's $16 to unlock all chapters in Drakerider, and $6 for the Deluxe version of SMRPG which gives you all current and future chapters of the game.

Exact-Psience My 2014 Top 10 Games of the Year: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Hearthstone, VVVVVV, Battleheart Legacy, Wayward Souls, Bug Heroes 2, Powerpuff Girls Defenders of Townsville, Deep Loot, Monument Valley, Bioshock Honorable Mentions: Traps N Gemstones, Bardbarian, Goblin Sword
04-17-2013, 02:23 PM
#8
Joined: Feb 2013
Location: USA
Posts: 264
Oh S I switched to Mexican App to look for some apps haha ( angry birds are $36 Mexican currency haha)
Now how do I switch back to US store?
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04-17-2013, 07:08 PM
#9
Baldurs Gate gets my vote.
04-17-2013, 07:16 PM
#10
Joined: May 2012
Location: Europe, CET timezone
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Go get all the games from Spiderweb Software:
Avadon, and the Avernums. Average on graphics, but fantastic gameplay and story.

I second the Chaos Rings games, Baldur's Gate, Bastion, Ravensword 2, and especially Kingturn.
You might like Blazing Souls:Accelate, but that game is a tough cookie, insanely long, and not much fun without a walkthrough.
The Infinity Blades are more like action games, not RPGs.
Drakerider was so-so: nice, but nothing special.
Horn was rather nice, especially the environments have some real jawdroppers.

If you want a "slightly different" experience go check out Crow (not a real RPG, but very interesting setting and story), and King of Dragon Pass (the 5star luxury package, complete with whirlpool, music, and butler): extremely text-heavy, but an awe-inspiring experience, and tells one of the best stories I ever saw.

Last edited by Sheinfell; 04-17-2013 at 07:21 PM.