Best RPGs on Steam (by Evan)

A regularly updated list, that will feature the most interesting RPGs and those RPG /w mixed genres. WRPG, JRPG and many others.

Hollow Knight
Recommended May 17

Hollow Knight is a 2D metroidvania game created by independent developers Team Cherry. A lot of high quality content and free DLC updates. One of the best indie games on Steam. Highly recommended.

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night
Recommended June 19

A masterpiece from a famous Castlevania creator Koji Igarashi. Together with his "ArtPlay" dev team, he presents you one of best games in metroidvania genre. Read full review for more info.

Shining Resonance Refrain
Recommended July 11, 2018

Shining Resonance Refrain is a high-quality JRPG title that offers a fascinating story, gorgeous art, well-developed characters, harmonious and melodic music, and a superb gameplay. An awesome game!

Recommended June 18, 2018

This game is a hidden gem. Great story, interesting exploration and good RPG system. This game offers solo or co-op modes, and for solo play - it's quite challenging and scary.

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA / イースVIII-Lacrimosa of DANA-
Recommended April 25

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA is the latest entry in the Ys series, featuring great graphics and story. For all those interested - all the problems in PC port fixed now. Read full review for more info.

Recommended March 25, 2018

Closers is the best anime MMORPG of 2017. Awesome design and battle system (+ OST) and even a potato PC can run it.

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Super Neptunia RPG / 勇者ネプテューヌ /勇者戰機少女
Recommended June 23

A transition from 3D to 2D in Idea Factory's latest Neptunia game. Co-developed together with Artisan Studios, Neptunia changed a lot for sure, but how much is changed? Read in our review.

Lost Dimension
Recommended June 12, 2018

Lost Dimension is a great turn-based JRPG with a good story, serious protagonist and interesting characters. The PC port quality is also great. You can read more about the game in our review.

Disgaea 5 Complete / 魔界戦記ディスガイア5
Recommended March 19

Great PC port of already amazing tactical RPG game, with all DLC and content patches included. If you love turn-based JRPGs, don't skip this one. Read full review for more info.

Recommended June 10, 2018

Vampyr is a great story-driven game, with a battle system similar to Dark Souls or Bloodborne series. Read our full review for more information.

Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr
Recommended July 9, 2018

Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr is a decent diablo-like entry in the series, both story and gameplay-wise, especially with it's co-op features. Read our full review for more information.

Kingdom Come: Deliverance
Recommended April 25, 2018

Kingdom Come: Deliverance is a historical RPG with unique and very realistic mechanics. The role component is great, quests can be performed in many ways. Highly recommended.

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire
Recommended June 6, 2018

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire is a fine example of a properly made sequel. It's as good or slightly better than Pillars of Eternity (and better than Tyranny). An almost perfect cRPG. 9.5/10

Ni no Kuni™ II: Revenant Kingdom
Recommended April 8, 2018

Ni no Kuni™ II: Revenant Kingdom is an excellent action adventure JRPG telling us a fairy tale story of young King Evan who dreams of creating a country where everyone will smile.

Deep Sky Derelicts
Recommended May 9, 2018

Take one Darkest Dungeon and one Heartstone, boil for two hours and then put it to chill in deep space.

Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem
Recommended May 23, 2018

Wolcen is an ARPG on CryEngine technology. Game is in Early Access/Alpha build and in active development. Highly recommended for all fans of ARPGs who are ready to wait for more content to be added.

Recommended March 29

Fate/EXTELLA LINK is a direct sequel to original Fate/EXTELLA. It's recommended to play it after the first one, if you want to know the premise and characters. [9.5/10] Read full review for more info.

Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™
Recommended July 24, 2018

After developers get rid of a loot boxes and other predatory practices it became a really good and enjoyable game. Who would have thought. Now it's game, that it meant to be from the start.

Zanki Zero: Last Beginning
Recommended April 15

What if a classic Dungeon-crawler meet a JRPG? Well, this is the result, a fusion between the two. A unique adventure, with survival elements, fantastic dialogues and a top notch soundtrack.

The Caligula Effect: Overdose
Recommended March 12

A somewhat repetitive game with lots of features, but the story is really engaging and characters are well-developed and interesting, so it saves the day even if you get tired of fighting Digiheads.

Ys: Memories of Celceta
Recommended August 16, 2018

Ys: Memories of Celceta take place 1 year after Ys II, but it's perfectly fine to play it as your first game. It offers a fast-paced action battle system, decent story and great characters.

Valkyria Chronicles 4
Recommended October 19, 2018

A new game in the VC series, that's worth the wait. VC4 introduced new gameplay elements, while being true to it's core identity. Amazing story, music and characters. Read full review for more info.

Warhammer 40,000: Mechanicus
Recommended December 5, 2018

Warhammer 40,000: Mechanicus is a spectacular game that will catch you with amazing music, breathtaking story, nice lore, and eye-catching graphics. Might seem easy at first, but do not get tricked!

Recommended June 6, 2018

DARK SOULS™: REMASTERED is a so-so remaster for a good game, which could still be a reasonable purchase for fans of original game. For everyone else Dark Souls III would be a much better choice.

Recommended June 10

Build your deck and prepare for fighting! A rogue-lite game mixing strategy with stylish fighting action. Challenging and visually amazing, NEOVERSE will win you over!

Dark Devotion
Recommended May 9

Dark Devotion is a wonderful soulslike/roguelike 2D action with great artwork, aesthetic and atmosphere. In terms of gameplay it could be hit or miss for some players as it's grindy and slow-paced.

Cosmic Star Heroine
Recommended June 5, 2018

Cosmic Star Heroine is a JRPG indie gem in Sci-fi setting. Challenging combat system with some tactical depth, interesting in-game mechanics, user-friendly interface, good looking pixelated graphics.

Mary Skelter: Nightmares
Recommended July 24, 2018

Originally a PS Vita title, now Mary Skelter: Nightmares is available for all PC users who love JRPGs and dungeon crawlers. Great visuals and music, intriguing story and nice characters. Lots of fun!