Collect the best RPGs of Western style is not an easy task. That is why we have chosen ten titles that are not only essential RPG but also are current. They are adventures that will mark forever.
In this selection of the best RPGs, we start from sagas of RPG western style (for future deliveries will be the turn – based combat and predefined characters typical Japanese role ). Although we selected the latest installment of sagas such as Fallout, Elder Scrolls or Mass Effect. It is a topical issue.
As in any selection, we have been left out authentic masterpieces, such as Saga Baldur ‘s Gate, Vampire The Masquerade, Divinity Original Sin or Planetscape: Torment, but you have to draw the line somewhere. We have not included the type games MMO like World of Warcraft or Star Wars The Old Republic, as it is a genre that could have its own classification.
So throw him patience, and of course, do not forget to propose your comments in the RPG essential that we have been left in the inkwell. Remember that are not listed in any particular order. If you have not tried any of the games listed below, you do not know what an adventure:
Fallout 4 – Bethesda – 2015
Undoubtedly, one of the most important titles of the year. It is a gigantic RPG , set in a world that has survived the nuclear apocalypses, which is riddled with mutants, synths and dangerous maracas. The fourth installment of the series (here you can read our analysis of Fallout 4 ) did not stand out for its visuals, but the possibilities were endless. One of the best RPGs of history.
Skyrim – Bethesda – 2011
If Fallout is set in the future, The Elder Scrolls takes us to a world of heroic fantasy. In this installment (which came preceded by bright Morrowind and Oblivion ) through a world of Nordic atmosphere, playing the role of Dovakhin, or dragon ‘s blood. Open world, countless side quests and some bugs marked this RPG Bethesda . Here you can read our analysis of Skyrim.
The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt – CD Projekt RED – 2015
For our readers, it has been the best game of the year. CD Projekt RED, the developer, based in Warsaw, has pulled off a huge game, starring the incomparable Geralt of Rivia. Our mission is to hunt monsters, decide by Triss Merigold company or Yennefer and recover Giri, fleeing the Wild Hunt. Each of its sidequests would for a full game. Of course, what you can see in our analysis of The Witcher 3 .
Dark Souls 2 Scholar of the First Sin – From Software – 2015
It is not only one of the toughest games of the moment. It is also the -dark and medieval vision of what should be the role Western according to a Japanese study. In addition to this “remake.” Miyazaki has also managed to impress us with Bloodborne, and has a portfolio of one of the most anticipated games of the year, Dark Souls III.
Mass Effect 3 – BioWare – 2012
The end of the war with the Reapers (and epic conclusion ed trilogy of Commander Shepard) is one of the best RPGs of outer space theme. Next year we will enjoy Mass Effect Andromeda, also a collaboration with EA and Bioware, but in the meantime, it is worth remembering our analysis of Mass Effect 3, released on PS3, PC, Xbox 360 and Wii U.
Inquisition Dragon Age – Bioware – 2014
Here you can see our analysis of Dragon Age Inquisition. This is another adventure of sword and sorcery huge, which is also topped with a multiplayer mode for four friends. Like all games of Bioware, the possibility of developing the character (and the relationships between them) are the best. A set of essential role within the Western approach.
Pillars of Eternity – Obsidian – 2015
Obsidian, the studio responsible for the series Baldur ‘s Gate, managed to launch this excellent title a year ago, funded by Kickstarter. As you can see in our analysis Pillars of Eternity, it is a classic RPG isometric perspective, which allows us to control several characters. It has a great atmosphere, which recovers the classic elements of the 90s, and is topped with a great combat system.
Diablo III Reaper of Souls – Blizzard – 2014
It is a “dungeon crawler” perfect full format. As we discussed in our analysis of Diablo III Reaper of Souls (which later appeared on PS4 and Xbox One with Ultimate Evil Edition ) is a version of Diablo III that eliminates the auction house, it includes a new character, cross and it just as fun.
Deus Ex – Ion Storm – 2000
That why we have not put Human Revolution on this list? Because the latest adventures of Adam Jensen (including the upcoming Deus Ex Divided Mankind ) have derived a little closer to the action and infiltration that Western – style RPG. They remain excellent games, but if you want to try the best game of cyberpunk role, our advice is that you return to the origin of the saga.
System Shock 2 – Irrational Games – 1999
This game role of science fiction could be considered the spiritual father of Bioshock (also from Irrational Games ). It is more focused on exploration in the shootings, but one of its main virtues is that it could be overcome by following many different playing styles. The setting, although its technical section is passé, is overwhelming.
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