The best Windows 10 RPG games to play in 2019

Andrew Wafer By: Andrew Wafer
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If you’re looking for the best 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 popular gaming platforms (in the first part of the articles) and on the Windows Store (in the second part of the articles).

This selection is pointing out the best Windows 10 RPG games that can be installed and played on all the Windows 10 tablets, laptops and desktop computers 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 10 RPG games available on the market? 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 10 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 play in 2019

  1. Dark Souls III
  2. Assassin’s Creed
  3. The Elder Scrolls V
  4. The Witcher 3
  5. Final Fantasy 15
  6. Other RPGs

1. Dark Souls III

Dark Souls III best RPG games

Even though Dark Souls III was released in 2016, it’s one of the most popular RPG titles even to this day. It’s an addictive, top-notch, challenging game and we’re sure it’s going to maintain its popularity in the coming years as well.  After all, this intense game wrote history in the RPG genre.

As a player, you’ll enter a world that fell into ruin. If we were to use five words to describe the game, these words would be: darkness, fast gameplay and intense combat.

Dark Souls III features immersive graphics, epic boss battles and impressive layered environments that will have you hooked for hours on end.

2. Assassin’s Creed

assassin's creed

 

If you’re into legends, Ancient Greek and odysseys, then Assassin’s Creed is the game to play in 2019. As a player, you’re challenged to take your character from outcast to living legend.

Your journey can unfold in many possible ways, depending on the choices you’ll make during the gameplay. Don’t forget to permanently upgrade your gear, ship, and special abilities so that you can quickly defeat your enemies and take one step further towards becoming a legend.

You’ll take part in large scale epic battles featuring hundreds of soldiers, so never let your guard down. Assassin’s Creed is the perfect game to experience fierce battles between Athens and Sparta while playing the leading role.

3. The Elder Scrolls V

This games may be the perfect definition of ‘epic fantasy gaming’. The Skyrim Special Edition version of the game won over 200 game awards and for a good reason. This is the remastered version of the initial game, adding better arts and effects, impressive add-ons and many other cool features.

The game now supports mods, allowing to customize your quests, environments, characters, weapons and many other game elements.

So, have you got what it takes to defeat the dragon who’s planning to destroy the world?

4. The Witcher 3

The Witcher 3 is an open world RPG set in a fantasy universe where you play as a professional monster hunter. Your main task is to find a so-called  child of prophecy — a key to save or destroy this world.

Your character possesses superhuman skills and strength, powerful weapons, and magic potions and that allow him to find and kill all sorts of monsters.

Don’t forget to upgrade your weaponry and buy custom armor. The next monster you’re going to face will be more stronger and more powerful than the ones you previously defeated.

5. Final Fantasy 15


This open world game revolves around a magical Crystal protected by Lucis’s royal family. The empire of Niflheim dominates the whole world and they managed to get their hands on the Crystal. Noctis Lucis Caelum sets to rescue the Crystal, defeat Niflheim and  save Eos from eternal darkness.

The game successfully mixes a wide variety of weapons, magic elements, fast vehicles, as well as additional playable characters and multiplayer options.

Other RPGs worth your attention in 2019 include:

  • Fallout 4
  • Divinity: Original Sin 2
  • Mass Effect
  • Pillars of Eternity
  • Diablo III
  • World of Warcraft

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
  13. State of Decay 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.

Get Medieval Apocalypse

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

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

wizards' choice

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.

13. State of Decay 2

Do you like survival games? Are you interested in zombie games? If the answer to both these question is ‘Yes’, then you should really play State of Decay 2 if you haven’t already.

This game challenges you to stay alive. In order to make things easier for yourself, you can brings along up to three friends and build a community of survivors together.

Establish your bases as soon as possible, manage resources, grab some weapons and get ready to survive the upcoming zombie attack.

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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