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The best new mobile RPGs of 2020

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The best new mobile RPGs of 2020

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Let’s dive into the best new mobile RPGs of 2020 and see what worlds are worth diving into in this new year.

When it comes to games that take a person out of their current world, into something new, where they can play as a new character, 2020 was in need of some great ones! We all seemed to need a break from reality, a break from whatever was going on in the year. So why not take that break through video games, exploring worlds that are so unlike anything you could ever experience in real life, diving into other places in hopes of having fun, even for just a little while.

RPGs are defined as role-playing games, here a player is playing as a character in a functional setting. They can have a narrative drive, character development through decisions made in game. RPGs are often quite long, as the story develops, side quests are discovered, and there are so many different people to talk to and visit. They are the type of game that people spend a lot of time in as well, enjoying the world.

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1
Genshin Impact

Developer: MiHoYo
Publisher: MiHoYo
Available on: iOS + Android + Switch
Genre: 3D, Action, Adventure
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Genshin Impact

Genshin Impact is an RPG that you’ve probably heard of, I’ve heard of, everyone seems to be playing it, especially as it’s free to play RPG.. With graphics that look much like a Zelda game, Genshin Impact is beautiful to explore and immerse yourself into. You can explore the world, gather resources, obtain new characters and weapons, and fight in an action-based battle system that uses magic!

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2
Terafyn

Publisher: South Gale LLC
Available on: iOS + Android
Genre: Card battler, RPG
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Terafyn

A heavily narrative RPG, Terafyn allows you to be the hero of your own world, trying to defeat mythical creatures, explore around, and collect cards to battle with. Most of your time playing this game will be building up your team, taking on quests, and exploring the land - waiting for the next bit of story to appear for your character to sink their teeth into! It’s a great mix of CCG, narrative adventure and RPG.

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3
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered

Available on: iOS + Android + Switch
Genre: Action, RPG
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles is a remastered version of the Game Cube game, of the same name, released in 2003. In a land where a poisonous gas has taken over, you play as a hero looking for a valuable resource that can be used to cleanse the land. In this version of the game, you can play in a single player mode or in a cross-platform, online, multiplayer mode along with your friends, which is a pretty big upgrade.

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Pascal's Wager

Developer: TipsWorks
Publisher: Giant Games
Available on: iOS + Android
Genre: 3D, Action, Adventure, RPG
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Pascal's Wager

Pascal’s Wager is a dark fantasy game with loads of action elements, where you are looking to explore a world full of dark mist, looking for the truth behind the light. This game is more challenging than the previous games on this list, but is still an immersive RPG experience worth taking a look at. Each place within this game has tons of secrets to take a look at.

5
Guardian Tales

Publisher: Kakao Games USA, Inc.
Available on: iOS + Android
Genre: RPG
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Guardian Tales

A pixelated adventure game, Guardian Tales is an action RPG where you become a guardian, fighting loads of monsters who seem to have overrun the Earth. Small enemies, bosses, massive dungeons - there is a little bit of everything in this world. Along with fighting, there are a bunch of different puzzles to find, from moving rocks around to exploding areas, you’ll need to think before you act.

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