A dachshund with a wheelchair. A deadly pet alligator. A backpack that fires rockets. Giancarlo Esposito. One person taking down a dictatorial regime on a tropical island. Anywhere else, this group would seem strange, but not in Far Cry. Welcome to Far Cry 6.
With one of the most beautifully rendered cyberpunk megacities ever created for a game, you will be amazed just walking around within The Ascent’s sprawling arcology. There are not too many role-playing or story elements, but the combat is smooth and satisfying.
Tales of Arise is an epic action RPG adventure that starts as a standard fight the oppressors type of story and evolves into something much bigger as you play. It also has some of the most gorgeous visuals you will ever see.
King’s Bounty II is the direct sequel to the 1990 title of the same name. Ignoring the many versions of the game that came in-between, King’s Bounty II tries to reboot the franchise as a role-playing and tactical combat hybrid, though it struggles mightily to accomplish that feat.
Kimo Kang has never had a girlfriend despite being almost 30 years old. Guide this lovable loser through a challenging and sometimes painful blind date in this delightful FMV game from Korean developer Indicava Interactive.
The Vampire The Masquerade: Out for Blood text-based adventure does what none of the other interactive novels of this type have attempted, setting a game in the World of Darkness but making the main character a pure human for most or all of the story. It’s a surprisingly refreshing change.
When developer Owlcat Games came out with their Kingmaker RPG based on the Pathfinder rules, it was quite an epic experience. But even Kingmaker looks kind of small alongside Wrath of the Righteous, one of the most epic RPGs ever created. Clear your calendar before playing this one.
If you were a fan of the original game, or just like JRPGs in general, then NEO: The World Ends With You is a fascinating title with fantastic visual style and real remixed songs and music. This could be the action RPG of the year in what is already a crowded field.
The Witcher Monster Slayer is an augmented reality exploration game that challenges players to become an elite monster hunter like the witchers of legend. You will literally be walking the path around your home while using your phone to peer into a terrifying world of monsters and adventure.
The surprise hit Black Book game is an RPG adventure that is steeped in dark Slavic myths. You play a young sorceress who uses her wits, magic and a killer fighting deck to combat those evil forces and bring peace to her world.