The best RPGs to get lost in, from Disco Elysium to The Witcher 3
Probably the best detective game ever, this hugely clever, extra seedy whodunnit gives you incredible agency over your drunken investigator.
FromSoftware's gothic and grizzly RPG stands as a true great thanks to the twisted city of Yharnam. Combat is also a thing of brutal beauty.
A sweeping Greek epic of staggering scale. Got a hundred or so hours to spare? You could lose months of your life to this enormous action-RPG.
Less daunting than Skyrim, this slightly more compact RPG remains a fantasy gem. Oblivion also gets bonus points for all that lovely Patrick Stewart VO.
Don't know your Mandalorians from your Midi-chlorians? Who cares! BioWare's RPG is so expertly written, even Star Wars haters will fall for it. An exiting remake is also headed to PC and PS5.
All these years on and we still can't stop whistling that damn theme. Thankfully, Skyrim's sprawling kingdom is just as impressive as the pitch perfect score.
Ripping up the well worn Zelda playbook, BotW is Nintendo's boldest triple-A title in years. Switch's best game is an endlessly playful sandbox.
You sin you win in this excellent open world RPG. With the most instantly intriguing world of any Fallout, New Vegas bets big and wins bigger.
One of the best sequels ever, and an RPG that goes out on an astonishing bang. Well over a decade on, the Suicide Mission remains an incredible setpiece.
Pairing CD Projekt’s excellent writing with compelling gameplay and one of the most expansive worlds ever, Wild Hunt is simply the best RPG around.
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