12 best Windows 10 RPG games to play in 2018

Andrew Wafer By: Andrew Wafer
8 minute read
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If you’re looking for the best Windows 8, Windows 10 RPG games then you are probably searching for a selection made up by a pro, or by someone who is indeed a game-addict, as you need to rely on experience and not on a first impression.

In this  review, I tried to bring up the most popular role-playing-games that are currently available on Windows Store. This selection is pointing out the best Windows 10 RPG games that can be installed and played on all the Windows 8, 10 tablets and laptops available on the market nowadays so don’t hesitate and check it out.
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Role-playing-games are maybe the most appreciated apps when coming to portable devices. If a racing game tends to became boring after a while, with a RPG you will be almost each time surprised by the narrative structure and by the main story. Because of that you can play a game for hours only for finding out what will happen with your characters or how the story concludes after all. Each character is unique and by controlling it you can influence its destiny. Of course the game plan is guiding you all time, but if the story is well written you will forget about anything else.

So, do you want to know which might be the best Windows 8, 10 RPG games available on Windows Store? If so, take a look over the review from below and test the games which are being described there. Do point out if I have missed something out and share your own Windows 8 RPG selection with our team or with other users who might want to try a really good game on their tablets or laptops. Remember, there is no particular order here.

The best role-playing game to download from the Microsoft Store

  1. Spectral Souls
  2. SoulCraft
  3. Medieval Apocalypse
  4. Dragon’s Blade
  5. Rule the Kingdom
  6. The Lone Ranger
  7. Reaper
  8. Wizard’s Choice
  9. Arcane Quest 3
  10. Dungeon Hunter 4
  11. Iron Blade – Medieval Legends
  12. Order & Chaos 2

1. Spectral Souls

Spectral SoulSpectral Souls is indeed one of the best Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 role-playing-game. This game is a Japanese Tactical RPG which can be downloaded from Windows Store for only $15.99. The game features great graphics, a well written narrative story and also well-defined characters. Basically the main story unveils the battle between humans and demons.

Of course you will take part on this battle by controlling your character; you will gain experience as the narrative structure evolves, you will be able to fight with demos and other creatures and you will also discover worlds such as Neverland. If paying $15.99 isn’t a problem for you, then you surely need to try Spectral Souls on your Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 device.

2. SoulCraft

Soul CraftSoulCraft is a RPG game that is also available on other platforms such as Android or iOS. In this game you will fight with your opponents in “real locations” as the maps are revealing sides from Rome, Venice, New York and so on. You can play in five different modes, the game plan being structured in arena, time run, hellgate, crystal defence and boss fights.

On your way to justice you can use different characters, buy weapons and skills and also fight with numerous and bloody creatures. SoulCraft can be downloaded for free from Windows Store and it is considered one of the best Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 role-playing-game so you have all the reasons for testing the same.

3. Medieval Apocalypse

Medieval ApocalypseAnother free RPG game for Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 devices that is both addictive and impressive when talking about story line and narrative structure is Medieval Apocalypse. The graphics in this game are quite awesome, especially since we are talking about a free distributed app. This game is revealing a medieval world, in which you will be able to play as a knight for striking the zombie hordes. Why are there zombies on medieval times? Well, just take it as it is as after all this is a fantasy game and its purpose is to entertain us. So, gain experience, buy new equipment and weapons and try to eliminate all your enemies.

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4. Dragon’s Blade

Dragon's BladeDragon’s Blade is a 2D role-playing-game, so if you want high end graphics, this game will not be suitable with your demands. In other point of idea, Dragon’s Blade is inspired by two highly appreciated games: Final Fantasy and Dragon Warrior. So if you have played these games when you were little, now you will be able to rediscover the classic turn-based combat while exploring different worlds and while revealing new treasures and enemies to eliminate. You can download Dragon’s Blade for free from Windows Store.

5. Rule the Kingdom

Rule the KingdomAn easy to play role-playing-game for Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 platform, as well as Windows RT is Rule the Kingdom. This game is mixing role-paying with city building, farming and also with storytelling. You will be able to create new characters, build your kingdom and fight with your opponents.

This Windows 8, 10 game is great for those who want to mix strategy with RPG on a game plan that is quite similar with the one featured by Age of Empires. Rule the Kingdom is available for free on Windows Store, so don’t hesitate and check it out.

6. The Lone Ranger

The Lone RangerHave you enjoyed the Lone Ranger movie? Well, if yes now you can also play it on your own Windows 8, 8.1 or Windows RT device. Even though the graphics are not spectacular and even though the game still needs some improvements on both storyline and features, The Lone Ranger might be just perfect if you are looking for an adventure RPG kind of game.

The action is taking place in Wild West, where you need to protect the town of Colby. You will be able to shoot enemies and solve mysteries alongside Tonto in a western environment. The game is available for free, so you can anytime download it on your Windows 8 tablet.

7. Reaper


In Reaper you can experience a fantasy world of magic and monsters. This game is will be highly appreciated by those who just want to kill monsters without doing anything else in particular. So, if you want action and no other storyline, or narrative structure to divide the game plan, download and play Reaper. This RPG game is also available for free on Windows Store.

8. Wizard’s Choice

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Another RPG game that is quite popular among Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 users is Wizard’s Choice. This game can be easily learned even by newbies as it is an addictive text or card based adventure game. With Wizard’s Choice you need to make decisions, learn from your mistakes and basically use cards wisely for staying alive or for managing spell powers, or finding new treasures and magic skills. If you like these types of games, don’t hesitate and download Wizard’s Choice for free from Windows Store.

So this was my best Windows 8 RPG selection. These games are available for the Windows 8 devices and all were rated with 5 stars by most of the users who have tested it during time. If you are bored and want to try something new, download and install the games from above as almost each one of it is free distributed. Don’t forget to feedback us by using the comments field from below.

9. Arcane Quest 3

Arcane Quest 3

Arcane Quest 3 is a classic role-playing game that you’ll fall in love with. The Powers of Darkness have returned to the Realm of Auria. As a player, you must save your people and restore the honor of your people.

There are 10 unique classes of heroes that you can choose from. Guide your hero to destroy hordes of orcs, undead, evil sorcerers and many more evil creatures.

Play real-time multiplayer quests are also supported. Moreover, you can create and share your own quests using the free level editor.

10. Dungeon Hunter 4

Dungeon Hunter 4

Dungeon Hunter 4 is an immersive hack ‘n’ slash role-playing game that offers you the opportunity to kill hundreds of enemies and tens of powerful bosses.

Yo can loot countless items throughout the game to enhance your character’s battle skills. You can customize your craft and charm your gear to make sure that your enemies stand no chance.

The game supports co-op arenas for highly intense fights as well as PvP modes where you can show off your battle skills.

“The Demons, a race thought to have been extinguished eons ago, have returned. You awaken from what seemed like a nightmare to find your kingdom, Valenthia, decimated. Unharmed from the battle, you are mysteriously gifted with tremendous new power and skills. You could be your people’s only remaining hope…”

11. Iron Blade – Medieval Legends

Iron Blade - Medieval Legends

This intense RPG brings you to the cruel world of the Middle Ages.

You need to defeat countless threats, battle possessed and demonic forces in order to stay alive and restore glory upon your people.

The game brings forth a fantasy history of the Middle Ages where cold hard steel meets elusive arcane powers. You will travel to distant places to kill the evil force once and for all: from the Notre Dame to Transylvania, the land where vampires rule.

If you want to crush your enemies, you need to learn to perform unstoppable combos and earn special attacks and finishing moves end up with decapitation, dismemberment and other mortal blows.

12. Order & Chaos 2

Order & Chaos 2

If you already played Order & Chaos, you’ll definitely love this sequel. The new game allows you to explore unique fantasy worlds brought to life with stunning graphics.

As a player, you choose and customize your hero and enhance its capabilities throughout the game. There are five races to choose from (Orc, Human, Elf, Mendel, and the all-new Kratan) and five classes (Blood Knight, Ranger, Mage, Warrior, and Monk).

Irrespective of which hero you select, you need to constantly upgrade your weapons as your enemies are getting more and more powerful.

If a particular dungeon is too dangerous and difficult to cross on your own, you can gather your best team to take on the challenge.

Order & Chaos also supports open PvP and PvP duels.

These are the best RPGs that you can download from the Microsoft Store. Happy gaming!

If you’ve got additional tips and suggestions, drop us a line in the comments below

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in February 2014 and has been since completely revamped and updated for freshness, accuracy, and comprehensiveness.


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