Somebody’s up to no good at Chernobyl and its time to figure out what. Chernobylite is a survival RPG with a few cool ideas and some less interesting ones too.
Scarlet Nexus sees players joining future humanity’s forces and using special powers to fight against the monstrous Others. For a new IP, Bandai Namco has a winner on its hands.
RPGamer hits the links with the release of Mario Golf: Super Rush. Tight golf mechanics are frustrated by a tacked-on adventure mode.
What happens when all of the color in the world has been removed? Has the world lost its hope and joy? In Chicory: A Colorful Tale it’s up to a sweet lil’ pup to use her magical paintbrush and restore beautiful color into the world. Bust out your paints, colored pencils, and relax your way through one of the kindest games on the market.
Commander Shepard’s tale gets another opportunity to be told. Though Mass Effect 2’s clunky combat and the presence of old glitches hold it back a bit, Mass Effect Legendary Edition is a great remaster of the original trilogy.
Tainted Grail: Conquest is a roguelite deckbuilder that combines its gameplay loop with a multi-layered story. The slow and steady approach wins out and makes the game well worth a look.
Dungeons & Dungeons: Dark Alliance brings co-op hack-and-slash action to PC and consoles. A decent multiplayer experience is overshadowed by a pithy single-player campaign and unrefined mechanics.
Though I walk through the shadow of the tower of death, I shall fear no gorgons. For the Titan has my back, and I shall not falter. His hands, they rebuild me. He marks me as his, and my blood runneth over the stones. Again, and again, and again.
Game director Shina Ninomiya is trapped in the VRMMORPG World’s Odyssey and must get to the end of the game to escape. Ryan McCarthy checks out the Switch port of this interesting VN/RPG hybrid from Compile Heart.
Miitopia comes to Switch a short four years after debuting on 3DS. The Mii faces help lighten the mood during a boring slog of a journey.
The non-linear story of Legend of Mana returns after two decades. With exotic characters and varied activities, this free-spirited entry in the Mana series offers a fun journey.
Kiryu and co have been kicking around the streets of Kamurocho for years now. The Yakuza Remastered Collection brings definitive versions of Yakuza 3, 4, and 5 to western gamers. Word to your aniki.
In a world of laughter, a world of tears, a young man deals with his hopes and fears. There’s much for him to share, so that all may be aware, Planet Deiland is not so small.
Outriders blends the depth of RPGs with the intensity of shooters. Yet, this hybrid lacks something groundbreaking in order to be a serious contender in either genre.
It’s been over a decade, but western gamers have finally been given a chance to play the Replicant incarnation of NieR. More than that, this remaster features enough new content to make an already good game even better.
Aluna: Sentinel of the Shards aims to further showcase the exploits of its interesting title character. RPGamer sees if the game successfully transitions the series from comic book to hack-and-slash RPG.
Experiment 101 promised an ambitious experience with its debut RPG Biomutant. However, did all the ambitions the game boasted prior to release make it into the final cut? Or is the experience plagued by broken dreams and technical issues galore?
Atlus brings back an acclaimed decision-making masterwork set in a demon-ruled world. Shin Megami Tensei III Nocturne HD Remaster introduces a top-notch classic to new generations.
With Kiryu’s saga finally coming to an end, it’s time for a new dragon to rise up. Ichiban Kasuga readily takes up the opportunity to undergo his quest.
Record of Lodoss War: Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth finds high elf Deedlit in a new story set in the Lodoss universe. Tight gameplay and presentation prevail over a thin story.