The iPad can be used for a lot more than just work or school. These are great devices for playing games. All types of games exist on the iPad, including a large collection of RPGs. Do you want a good RPG to play in your spare time? Consider this list of popular RPGs on the iPad and use your tablet to break away from reality to get your mind off things, even if for a little while. Playing video games is good for the brain; it helps you relax so that you can better concentrate on important matters later.
Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition for iPad
Every RPG lover has heard about Baldur’s Gate at some point while playing video games. The game that was said to bring life back into computer RPGs is now available in a new edition on the iPad. Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition was ranked number 5 on MacLife’s list of the top 25 RPG games to have on the iPad. This game will take you into the world inspired by the popular role-playing game Dungeons and Dragons. All of the elements you would like in an RPG are present in Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition. Build up your character in 3D environments and go on a quest for the coveted rare items.
Have you ever played a massive multiplayer online role playing game, also known as MMORPG? Pocket Legends allows iPad users to get the experience of games like World of Warcraft and Guild Wars on their tablet device. In this game you can do everything a true RPG offers such as leveling, crafting, and PvP. Build your character to compete against other iPad users to determine the best player. There is always something a little more fun about an RPG that allows you to test your skills against other real opponents. Pocket Legends is a free download that has frequent updates to keep players interested in the game. Pocket Legends receive a 78 approval rating on Gamespot.com and a score of 82 on Metacritic.
Experience Action with Infinity Blade
If you want a more fast-paced RPG, then Infinity Blade is the game for you. This game utilizes the Unreal Engine 3. In Infinity Blade you take on the role of a knight that must train his abilities to defeat the forces of evil. The game has a lot of RPG elements but is much more fast-paced than the average role playing game. Get loads of action and test your reaction skills when you play Infinity Blade. The game received a user score of 8.2 and a 87 rating on Metacritic.
Join a Guild on Order and Chaos Online
Download Order and Chaos Online on the iPad and you can level up with friends. You know a game is good when Metacritic gives it a score of 82. The greatest feature in this game is the ability to join a guild with other players. Guilds allow you to form groups with other people to meet common goals. You can go on quests together and search for rare loot right on your iPad. There are over 500 quests on Order and Chaos so you can be confident that this game will keep you entertained at all times.
When in Doubt, Choose Final Fantasy
Square has never disappointed with the Final Fantasy franchise. Right now Square is developing the 15th installment. If that is not an indicator of how good these games are then you may want to rethink your passion for RPGs. Final Fantasy, Final Fantasy II, and Final Fantasy III are all on the iPad. These three titles ranked 11, 12, and 13 on MacLife for must-own RPGs for the iPad. Choose one or all of these games to play in your spare time. Play the original Final Fantasy games to get an idea of how the new versions draw inspiration from the classics. These are among the top selling RPGs on the iPad and worth a play if you want to play a classic RPG.