Colony Ship: A Post-Earth Role Playing Game may be the sleeper hit of the year. Set on a desolate colony ship where characters never knew Earth and won’t live long enough to reach the ultimate destination, this RPG offers a gritty, sci-fi world where everyone is just trying to survive.
If you are looking for a relaxing puzzle title set in a world populated by idyllic towns and businesses linked by the magical flow of steam engines and trains, then come aboard for a ride with Station to Station, a unique puzzle adventure that is entertaining and challenging.
It may have taken Cyberpunk 2077 a while to get good, but it has now become one of the best open world games around. The Phantom Liberty DLC adds to that adventure, while the accompanying 2.0 patch revamps almost all of the title’s core functionality for the better.
Bethesda has channeled their many years of experience making amazing role-playing games into Starfield, a sci-fi RPG that players could still conceivably be playing and enjoying decades from now as they continue to explore the vastness of this epic space adventure.
After sitting in Early Access for over three years, Baldur’s Gate 3 has finally launched, and is an incredibly impressive game. This polished gem is easily one of the best and most detailed RPGs ever made, offering hundreds of hours of quality Dungeons and Dragons-based adventuring.
Set in the future on a lonely Martian outpost, players in Fort Solis respond to a distress call and investigate a thriller of a mystery with implications for all of humanity. With its incredible graphics and top voice acting setting the mood, Fort Solis makes for amazing sci-fi horror.
The I’m on Observation Duty series is one of the most unique horror adventure titles available. In Notovia’s I’m on Observation Duty 6, players are tasked with being supernatural security guards for haunted places, watching over a bank of cameras and quickly reporting ghostly trouble before it can escalate.
Above Snakes takes a casual approach to survival and crafting titles, where players construct their own world piece by piece as they craft, hunt and explore in it at their own pace. There is even a sprinkling of horror to round things out.
Jagged Alliance 3 does everything it possibly can to be just like the classic Jagged Alliance 2 and not the many lackluster non-mainline sequels that came before it. For the most part, it accomplishes that goal, bringing one of the best turn-based strategy titles ever created into the modern era.
Showgunners leans heavily into its turn-based combat core, offering players nearly constant tactical fighting in levels expertly crafted for that kind of gameplay. It’s set in a dystopian future where contestants fight against an army of convicts in a popular game show, and the losers don’t get any nice parting gifts.