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13 Best Role-Playing Games You Need to Try

RPGs never get old even when there are plenty of shooters and action-adventure titles around. Here are 13 titles you can sink your 100 hours into.

  1. Kingdom Come: Deliverance – An RPG set in the Medieval times where you play as a son of a blacksmith. You start off as a peasant with no skills and no connections, but who decided to see life outside of your village. It has no magic and fantastic creatures if you want a new take on RPGs.
  1. Moonlighter – You get to live two different lives in this game; in the morning as a shop manager and in the evening as an explorer. This means you get to enjoy two different mechanics; managing resources and exploration.
  1. The Alliance Alive – A thousand years ago a race of creatures called Daemons have taken over the world and have blocked out the sun. Nine people decided to take on the challenge of restoring order and ousting the evil overlords.
  1. Monster Hunter: World – The objective of the game is simple enough: take down or trap monsters; but doing this is more complicated because you can hunt alone or in groups to take down the creatures. Additionally, your equipment will determine the rate of your success.

  1. The Banner Sage 3 – This is the conclusion to the series which is well-known for its tactical turn-based combat. For fans of the Viking lore and culture, this game is highly recommended.
  1. Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire – An excellent sequel to the first Pillar, here you control the watcher and a group of characters who join you on your seafaring adventure. The events are set 5 years after the first game.
  1. Ashen – You will be able to explore this open sunless world as you find your way home and eliminate monsters. This game can be played singly or in multiplayer.
  1. Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom – This sequel, set hundreds of years after the previous game, follows the story of a young king who was usurped and banished from his home. The king, however, found himself an ally in a president of an unknown nation.
  1. Death’s Gambit – Although this is primarily a platformer, a lot of players also enjoyed this for the RPG elements and the beautiful art style.

  1. Octopath Traveler – This turn-based RPG lets you play through eight different characters with unique backgrounds and abilities. If you’re the type who only sticks to one class, this game can let you handle all of them in different playthroughs.
  1. Deep Sky Derelicts – You play as a poor outcast wandering the different ships in space. To change your fate, your mission is to find a derelict ship in Deep Sky.
  1. West of Loathing – Thus turn-based RPG is based on the Kingdom of Loathing universe but with a western setting. Your mission is to find a better life in Fresco City.
  1. Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age – If you are a fan of the series, then this installment will not disappoint with its beautiful visual and unforgettable characters.