Big stories, larger-than-life characters, and even bigger worlds — RPGs are often epic in scope, and it's your job to guide protagonists through their hero's journey. Some of the most successful games in history are RPGs, from the everlasting Skyrim to the timeless Final Fantasy series. Here you'll find all the latest and greatest in the role-playing genre.


The 22 Best RPG Shooters

Role playing and shooters are among the most popular genres in all of video games. When put together, they have delivered some stellar games.

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23 Best Action RPGs For Beginners

So many games to choose from and so little time! These beginner aRPGs are perfect for those just getting into the genre.

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Tears Of The Kingdom’s Underground Fight Club Is A Brutal Trial Of Strength

Tears of the Kingdom’s toughest challenge comes with a great reward for those who’ve played the series

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Tears Of The Kingdom’s Temples Are The Pinnacle Of Zelda Design

Tears of the Kingdom's Temples combine the mechanical diversity of Zeldas past with the narrative power of Divine Beasts to create something special

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Tears Of The Kingdom Has Too Many Collectibles

Tears of the Kingdom has great gameplay at its core, but there is too much unnecessary chaff around the edges

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Tears Of The Kingdom Should Never Let You Touch The Ground

Traversing the skies is far more fun than trundling along the ground, and the Zelda devs should have leaned into that airborne platforming

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Tears Of The Kingdom’s Korok Crucifixions Aren’t The Problem, Ultrahand Is

Zelda’s creative fans have made everything from bridges to balls, but Ultrahand isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

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The Best RPGs For Kids

RPGs are a classic video game genre. Get the kid in your life hooked on them with any of these titles!

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Why Does Nintendo Hate Money?

Porting old Pokemon games to the Switch would give Nintendo a license to print money, so why isn’t it doing so?

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Horizon Forbidden West Has Outsold Zero Dawn, So Why Does It Feel Like A Failure?

Horizon Forbidden West has shifted more copies than its predecessor had after a year, and yet it’s overshadowed by every other PlayStation exclusive

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What Game Freak's Samurai Game Means For Pokemon

Game Freak is letting its devs be creative with triple-A samurai game Project Bloom, but how will that impact the Pokemon series?

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23 Best RPGs Where You Can Build A Town

If creating towns and settlements is your thing, these RPGs allow you to do plenty of building!

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Citizen Sleeper Is Finally Getting A Tabletop RPG

TheGamer’s Game of the Year for 2022, Citizen Sleeper, is finally getting a TTRPG version as a part of its anniversary celebrations

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Star Wars Jedi: Survivor Looks Great, But Sekiro Made Me Feel One With The Force

No Star Wars game comes close to replicating the Jedi power fantasy like Sekiro

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2023 Is Shaping Up To Be The Best Year For RPGs In Recent Memory

No matter what kind of role-playing games you like, we're living through a standout year.

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KDramas That Deserve Their Own RPG

Are you a fan of KDramas? Imagine if they were RPG video games!