Coming soon to the Nintendo Switch, Battle Chasers: Nightwar has already won a legion of fans on other platforms. And why not? It’s hearkens back to a time of JRPG goodness, and packs a bigger punch than just nostalgia.
The Council is not your normal narrative-based game. It has an ingenious system in place to help build out your character while keeping the focus solidly on the fascinating, Lovecraftian story. Those who love deep narratives will want to check out this new episodic masterpiece.
Kingdom Come: Deliverance is one of the most realistic, historically accurate RPGs ever created. Journey into a world where you are anything but a hero, and try to scratch and survive as a peasant in a muddy, dirty, impoverished medieval kingdom. It’s actually great fun!
If you are looking for gorgeous sci-fi combat coupled with deep character modding in a terribly brutal world, then The Surge, along with its three deep DLC packs, stands ready to issue players its hardcore challenge, where survival is the ultimate prize.
Epic is too tiny a word to describe the new Monster Hunter World game, now available for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. There are at least 80 hours of tracking, hunting and fighting monsters ready for players, spread across a massive world that is as deadly as it is beautiful.
Divinity: Original Sin 2 is a wonderful RPG that checks all the right boxes. It’s got an engaging story, gorgeous graphics, deep tactical combat, detailed characterization, and is even open to player modding. If you have ever loved PC-based RPGs, this one will remind you why.
Fallen Legion+ combines the adventure of Princess Cecille and her enigmatic talking grimoire in Sins of an Empire with the romp through a ravaged continent with Legatus Laendur in Flame of Rebellion. The result is an epic RPG questline.
This week our Time Waster is all about Cardinal Quest 2, a small indie game that Billy checked out years ago in its beta, that channels the rogue-like genre.
With a deep and heavy emphasis on combat, Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is similar in structure to the original Wii game than the more exploration-heavy Chronicles X. Those that love the constant-combat mechanic of traditional JRPG games will find a lot to love.
This week our Time Waster is tripping on childhood nostalgia while checking out the Digimon Links mobile game that just came out.