Xenoblade Chronicles tosses you into a universe bursting with imagination. You’re bestowed upon an ancient sword that offers glimpses of the future. Customize your characters extensively and discover a world where your character relationships matter. The story, artwork, humor, music, variety of environments, and the collectibles amount to something masterful.
Just Cause 2
Developed by Avalanche Studios, Just Cause 2 finds Rico Rodriguez returning in an epic open-world adventure set in a diverse tropical playground of Panau in South East Asia. Just Cause 2 is chock-full of insane action and plenty of creative opportunities, the game is all about having fun. It’s a brash, no-brainer experience that gives everything you want from a sandbox game.
Mass Effect is one of the most ambitious game franchises to date. It began with an epic beginning, and led to an even greater franchise. Introducing a handful of long-lasting characters and relationships that will span over the next two games, along with an incredible story and third-person shooting gameplay, it’s emotional and gripping.
Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen
An expanded and enhanced version of Dragon’s Dogma, it includes the original game with a new zone to explore, Bitterblack Isle. Dragon’s Dogma has various types of battling styles and classes you’d expect from an RPG. However, the games shines its brightest when it comes to its fast-paced combat and brilliant boss fights.
World of Warcraft
World of Warcraft swept the nation in 2004, becoming a phenomenon in the MMO landscape. WoW is one of the best examples of what a massively multiplayer online game can offer; the perfect blend of progression, variation in classes, and addicting gameplay. A truly innovative title that changed the MMORPG genre as we know it.
Far Cry 4
Far Cry 4 reincarnated the gameplay you know when the love from Far Cry 3, but ups the ante with an awesome Himalayan setting, and even more chaotic gameplay. The game pounds out an open-world maelstrom of ridiculousness. This first-person shooter isn’t afraid to throw anything in your path, there are numerous hazards you’ll have to adapt to along the way, including dozens of endangered species.
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning has whatever you’re looking for in an RPG, whether it be the incredible story-telling, fun gameplay, or a vast, riveting world to explore. With great character development, and skill progression, anyone looking for a deep immersive experience, this is the game that will keep you busy for hours on end.
The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings
The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings is one of the best examples of how great an RPG can be. The game is visually impressive game and contains a very sturdy combat system. There isn’t many competitors that can touch it in terms of poise, characterization, and storytelling. This game is massive and steals hours, even days away from you.
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
No Star Wars game has done a better job of completely immersing you in the Star Wars universe. The engrossing storyline, superb gameplay, and setting amount to something masterful. It’s impossible to finish the game without somehow feeling like your actions mattered; I never wanted to leave that universe.
Tales of Symphonia
Even non-RPG fans can find a lot to love in Tales of Symphonia. The amount of details, attractions, and other addition is what sets this RPG apart from any other. From its intricate and unique battle system, and interesting story, this game stands as a benchmark for a genre that often lacks originality.