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The 10 coolest role playing games for your mobile

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Do you long to escape the 9-5 grind? Do you dream of switching your desk job for something a little more adventurous? Do you parade around your bedroom in tights and a cape when no one's home?

We're not here to judge you - just recommend that you channel your frustrations into the wealth of role playing game apps that are fighting for your thumbs.

To celebrate the arrival of superhero blockbuster Batman v SupermanGoogle Play has revealed the top ten downloads from the competitive world of cape-wearing, crime-fighting RPGs.

From superhero quests to chivalrous dare-doing, your commute is set to become a lot more heroic.

  • The 10 coolest role playing games for your mobile

    Punch Club

    Punch Club reads like one of those glorious eighties action films you watch on a wet Sunday: having witnessed your father's brutal murder, you must train hard, eat chicken and punch dudes in the face to earn your place in the Punch Club ranks, and discover who ended your father's life.

    The best £3.99 you'll spend on an app this year.

    Get it here
    iOS
    Android

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    MARVEL Future Fight

    While you won't be seeing all the Marvel heroes in one film any time soon, you can combine their various powers to create unstoppable teams in Future Fight.

    You can build a team of three heroes from the full roster of comic characters, either waging war on teams of supervillains in the main campaign story (written by comic legend Peter David), or taking on other player-controlled teams online. 

    An essential for Marvel fans.

    Get it here
    iOS
    Android

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    Dungeon Boss

    Ever wanted to run your own dungeon? Probably not until Dungeon Boss offered you the chance - and we're grateful it has.

    Unlock a horde of goblin warriors, brain-eating skeletons, ninja assassins, and mythical beasts - all to be employed in either defending your own dungeon or attacking others. Add in the ability to take on your mates and it goes from being a good fun five minutes to a full-on new hobby. 

    Get it here
    iOS
    Android

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    Angry Birds Epic RPG

    The name kind of gives this one away, but Rovio has taken the beloved characters of its impossibly successful Angry Birds franchise and squeezed them into a hugely enjoyable RPG romp.

    Your team of birds can have different skills and abilities, which you must use tactically if you're going to defeat the various pig forces of this fantasy-style adventure. It's almost as addictive as the original title. Almost.

    Get it here
    iOS
    Android

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    Seven Knights

    "The land of Ladenberg is in need of brave warriors who can face the God of Destruction and preserve peace."

    Think you're up the task? Build a team of seven warriors (hence the name) with carefully balanced skillsets to conquer continents, raid dungeons and generally lose the better part of your free time.

    Get it here
    iOS
    Android

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    Battle Camp

    Don't be put off by the Cartoon Network-style graphics of this monster fighter - there's a complex, rewarding experience hiding underneath.

    Part-puzzle game, part-RPG, Battle Camp sees you collect monsters (there are over 1,000 of them) to take on numerous battle events. Team up with other players to form a Troop, take part in weekly events - it's the sort of game that could take over your life.

    Get it here
    iOS
    Android
     

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    Ninja: The Chakra Awakens

    Superheroes not your thing? How about a ninja v ninja card battle. Thought so.

    Organise your squad of of ninjas and deck of cards, and take on a series of increasingly powerful foe over 20 campaigns. Impossibly addictive, with heaps of tactics to learn and employ.

    Get it here

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    Walking Dead: Road to Survival

    Based on an all-new story from Walking Dead writer Jay Bonansinga, Road to Survival is just as brutal as the beloved TV series. 

    Recruit a team of survivors with specific skills, build and upgrade your own base and join online games in an impressively expansive offering for a mobile game.

    Get it here
    iOS
    Android

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    Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes

    A must for Star Wars fans, Galaxy of Heroes sees you build a balanced team of heroes (bounty hunters, jedi, you get the idea) before facing off against other teams of well-known characters. 

    There's a wealth of customisation options and gear, as well as a host of 'Iconic' heroes to unlock. 

    Get it here:
    iOS
    Android

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    Dragon Soul

    Taking the pure RPG elements of old classics like Final Fantasy and Warcraft, Dragon Soul is an adventure worthy of every smartphone.

    Assemble an army of five heroes, take on vast dragons and evil foe in a main storyline or face off against live players in online multiplayer. Heaps of quests, items and status, you may find your main console gathering dust once you've downloaded this.

    Get it here:
    iOS
    Android

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Shortlist.com’s esteemed Tech Editor. David has a keen interest in video games, Star Wars and stuff that runs on batteries.

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