RPGs are some of the most in depth games for the PC gamer. These games require strategy, skill and logic to bring the gamer into a different world. There are a lot of different RPGs on the market and while some are amazing, others can be quite underwhelming. Here are the top 10 RPGs for your gaming PC.
1) Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
The Elder Scrolls franchise is no stranger to success. Previous versions of the Elder Scrolls chapters have been Games Of Year in 2006 and 2008. The third of the Elder Scrolls saga gives RPGers a variety of tasks and hard battles to perform. The design is incredible and the battles can be taken through several different strategies.
2) Fallout: New Vegas
Fallout is another franchise that seen success over the last couple of years. Fallout 3 was one of the most popular games for PS3, Xbox 360 and PC. Fallout: New Vegas gives us a new perspective with more quests, weapons and hilarious writing throughout the game. There are tons of secrets that you can discover and new enemies to take down as you cover the landscape of the post apocalypse.
Bastion is a pretty diverse game that allows you tons of flexibility in achieving tasks. The art is great and there are a lot of different stages with challenges that range from super easy to really difficult. You can customize your character to suit your needs and the game has a myriad of weaponry as well as a lot of different un-lockable features. The different levels end on high notes and the game doesn’t waste your time with too many movie scenes.
4) E.Y.E: Divine Cybermancy
In E.Y.E you are part of the Secreta Secretorum, an organization trying to take back it’s country. This game is great for flexible gameplay and allows you to play with different strategies. The scenery is really creepy and the missions have multiple paths that you can take. There is also a large variety of different guns and weaponry that you can use to fight off your enemies.
Venetica is an action RPG where you are led through the dungeons, palaces and dark allies of Venice. You get to battle a variety of different creatures and the game features 3D gameplay. This is great for jumping off of roofs or finding your way around the streets. The game cycles through night and day to give you a creepy contrast between the different times of the day.
6) Dead Space 2
Based on the first Dead Space, Dead Space 2 is an RPG that allows you to see the Necropmoph outbreak for the first time. You can play by yourself or through the multiplayer platform. The game is actually frightening and you get different weapons such as a javelin along the way. You can even use the suit boosters to blast through zero gravity.
7) Hunted : The Demon’s Forge
Hunted: The Demon’s Forge is a dark RPG shooter that uses the Unreal 3 engine. You can play by yourself or you can play through the multiplayer platform. You can use hand-to-hand combat throughout the game or use spells and bows to fight off your enemies.
8) ArcaniA: Gothic 4
ArcaniA: Gothic 4 is great due to its night and day cycles. The weather is always changing throughout the game so no scene ever feels like another. You get layered armor and a crafting system so you can design your own armor and forge for other equipment during play. There are a lot of different enemies to keep the game interesting throughout.
Darksiders gives users a distinct style because of its graphic novel type art throughout. You play a horseman of the apocalypse and use a phantom horse to blaze through your enemies. The game uses open world exploration to keep the quests and tasks interesting and you have different action scenes to use your skills against tough bosses.
10) Dungeon Siege III
Dungeon Siege III is a throwback to the original Dungeon Siege games, except this release has been optimized for high definition PCs. The story has depth and there are different character customizations that you can employ throughout the game. You can obtain different abilities and the decisions that you make can have devastating consequences. This game uses a lot of strategy and logic to keep you on the edge of your seat.