Steelrising is an action RPG set In an alternate version of the french revolution where Louis XVI’s madness subjects Paris to a harsh rule by automations in a bid to stop an uprising. You play as Aegis, a mysterious automation that was once a bodyguard to Marie Antoinette but has now been tasked with finding her kids and putting an end to the tyranny of the mad king.
Developed by Spiders and published by Nacon Sa, Steelrising will be playable on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and Windows PC this Autumn.
As the city crumbles beneath itself, you must rise up against the deadly mechanical forces of the king and take them down using your wide array of abilities and weapons.
With its soulslike fighting mechanics, time your dodges with pinpoint accuracy and strike devastatingly to outclass your opponents in fierce battles that could determine the fate of Paris and its people.
Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 is a direct sequel to Troika’s acclaimed but troubled 2004 title. Published by Paradox Interactive, who acquired White Wolf and thus the rights to Bloodlines in 2015, the game places the player into the role of a recently-turned fledgling vampire who finds themselves in the middle of a blood trade war in modern-day Seattle.
The Bloodlines‘ lead designer and writer Brian Mitsoda has worked as lead narrative designer of the sequel. The game promises the same open-ended play and freedom of choice as the original, from the way the protagonist uses (or abuses) their newfound vampiric powers, to which of the city’s factions they curry favor with.
Stranger of Paradise Final Fantasy Origin is an action RPG spin-off based in the world of Final Fantasy. Taking a lot of inspiration from games like Nioh and Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, the combat in Stranger of paradise follows a hack and slash formula that involves stringing devastating combos to overwhelm enemies.
Developed by KOEI TECMO GAMES and published by Square Enix, Stranger of paradise Final Fantasy Origin will be coming to PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and Series S, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows in early 2022.
Stranger of Paradise follows the story of the first final fantasy and shares some similar plot points and events. Play as Jack, an aggressive hot-headed warrior accompanied by his friends Ash and Jed on a quest to bring the light of the crystals back to Corneli.
With an arsenal of weapons from greatswords and daggers to spears and lances, equip your character with the appropriate gear to unlock unique abilities and skills in-game.
Monark is a new JRPG Developed and published by FuRyu studio set in a school plagued by a mysterious daemonic presence. A madness-inducing mist lingers through Shin Mikado Academy and it’s up to the true student council to get to the bottom of it.
Monark will be available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, and Microsoft Windows next Spring.
You play as an unnamed hero who happens to be head of the council. Being the head of the true student council you must harness your power of Daemons to destroy the pacts and rid the school of the mist.
Pick an ally to help you along the way and craft your story as each ally offers a unique story direction. The game features multiple endings so each choice can trigger a surprising twist of fate.
Combat is turn-based and relies on the Ego system. The Ego meter is based on your actions and choices throughout the game and will in turn affect enemy encounters.
A legion of demons led by Kazeros has arisen, breaking through the chaos gates and finding their way into our world in Lost Ark. Lost Ark is a massively-multiplayer online action role-playing game developed by Smilegate RPG and published by Amazon Games. The heroes of Arkesia must combine their forces of might and magic to fend off Kazeros and his legion using the power of the Ark.
With the world thrust into chaos, embark on your odyssey alone or with friends to find the Ark in this action-packed RPG. Lost Ark will be free to play on Windows PC on February 11, 2022.
Explore an expansive landscape with castles, catacombs, and dungeons in a world rife with life. Spanning seven continents, journey through land and water interacting with players and mythical creatures making new powerful friends or fearsome foes along the way.
A non-targeting combat system allows for a fluid easy to pick up combat experience. Find your preferred playstyle with a handful of advanced classes and a tripod system that lets you customize each of your abilities with ease.
Pokémon Legends: Arceus is a highly anticipated upcoming Action RPG spin-off title from the Pokémon Franchise. The game will be released on January 28th, 2022, on the Nintendo Switch. The game is being developed by Game Freak, who are the developers of all the Pokémon Games dating back to Pokémon: Red and Blue released in 1996.
Pokémon Legends: Arceus takes place in the Sinnoh Region but also will feature Pokémon from the newer games as well. The game takes place before Pokémon Diamond and Pearl canonically and there no Pokémon Leagues in this game, so it will be interesting to see how the story of this game adds to entire franchise as a whole. The game will allow catching Pokémon by just throwing Pokéballs without needing to battle all Pokémon, a style that was made popular by the mobile game Pokémon Go and the Switch titles- Pokémon: Let’s Go Pikachu! And Let’s Go Eevee!
Elden Ring is an upcoming RPG game coming out in early 2022. The video game is developed by FromSoftware and published by Bandai Namco. The game will be available to PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.
You are the tarnished one! You’ve been exiled from the Lands Between and your mission is to follow the guidance of an Elden Ring. Only this way, will you be able to become an Elden Lord. However, your quest won’t be easy as the source of the Erdtree has been shattered. This has triggered a war, so be ready to slice your enemies with a sword.
As you progress through the story, you’ll journey through the above-mentioned Lands Between. The world is dark and rocky with vibrantly colored skies with complex dungeons inside it. So take in the beauty of this world on foot, on horseback, or with your friends.
Elden ring also lets you play as you wish. With more weapons and magical abilities than ever, you can create a variety of combinations that suit your playstyle. No matter if you like to stay in the shadows or charge the enemy with brute force.
Scarlet Nexus is an upcoming JRPG developed by the talent behind Tales of Vesperia and published by Bandai Namco. Players assume the role of Yuito Sumeragi, a new recruit to the Other Suppression Force (OSF), which is humanity’s last line of defense against deranged mutants known as Others. While Others are immune to conventional weaponry, the OSF wield psionic abilities that allow them to go toe-to-toe with them. Yuito himself possesses the power of psycho-kinesis that enables him to lift or break anything in his vicinity and hurl it at the enemy.
Final Fantasy XIV Endwalker is the fourth expansion coming to the evergrowing MMORPG. The DLC is developed and published by Square Enix. It will be available on PS4, PS5, PC, and Mac.
In the highly-anticipated expansion, you’ll be able to witness the climax of the Zodiark and Hydaelyn storyline. As you progress through the journey, you’ll find yourself in new areas you’ve yet to explore. These include the colorful subterranean environment Labyrinthos, the dense rainforests of Thavnair, and the dark frozen plains of Garlemald.
Additionally to the story quests and new horizons, you’ll also be able to play two new jobs: Sage and Reaper. As a sage, you’ll use the wisdom of aetherology, sorcery, and medicine to heal the allies around you. But if you choose to become a Reaper, your job is to deal damage. Thanks to the verboten power you gained from binding yourself with a void creature, you wreak havoc to any enemy standing in your way.
And if that wasn’t enough, the game also includes many more features. These include new tribes to meet and dungeons to explore. Alongside that, you’ll be clashing with the new threats lurking around the area.
Diablo 2 Resurrected is the remaster to the RPG classic Diablo 2, released in June 2000. A dark wanderer leaving death and destruction everywhere he goes seeks to unleash the prime evils plunging the world into chaos. A hero must arise to once again face Diablo and the denizens of hell putting a stop to their evil plans before it’s too late. Developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment Diablo 2 Resurrected will be coming to PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Switch, and Windows this Autumn.
Take down the Lord of Destruction, Baal, and his undead army as you fight your way through icy caverns and tombs in the expansion Diablo 2 Lord of Destruction, included in the game.
The remaster includes quality of life improvements, remastered audio, as well as totally revamped graphics that stay true to the original.
Get a dose of nostalgia jumping between the original graphics and the enhanced remastered ones instantly at the push of a button with the new legacy toggle.
Tales of Arise is a Japanese role-playing game and is the 17th entry in the “Tales of” series of games. Developed and published by Bandai Namco, Tales of Arise lets you play as one of two characters; Alphen or Shionne. Two characters from very different worlds on a quest to change their fate and future. Tales of Arise will be coming to PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and Windows PC this Autumn.
The game’s story centers around Alphen, a slave from the planet Dahna who’s lost his memory. And Shionne, a woman- cursed to hurt anyone that touches her- from the planet Rena. Learn of the circumstances that brought this unusual pair together and join them on their journey in this charming new RPG.
Embark on a journey through a number of beautiful semi open world maps as you experience a rich story with an all new cast of characters and an exciting new battle system.
Aliens Fireteam Elite is a three-player co-op third-person shooter developed and published by Cold Iron Studios. Based in the same universe as James Cameron’s Aliens (1986), you play as one of the members of an elite alien extermination crew. Aliens Fireteam Elite will be available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and Microsoft Windows this summer.
A distress call from the planet LV-895 forces you and your crew to investigate. It doesn’t take long to realize that the planet is infested with Xenomorphs and in serious need of a clean-up.
Shoot your way through waves of Xenomorphs as one of five character types: Gunner, Demolisher, Technician, Doc, and Recon. Use each of their strengths and weaknesses to your advantage to create well-rounded teams and fend off the alien hordes.
Experience tense close quarter firefights as enemy hordes grow larger and magazines run out. Enemy types, from Bursters- explode, leaving behind a pool of acid- to the seemingly impossible to kill Praetorians, with bulletproof armored plating are but a few of the Xenomorphs you will encounter during the story.
Developed and published by Supergiant games. Hades is a unique roguelike action dungeon crawler released in 2020 on PC, coming to PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One this summer. Drop into the depths of Tartarus as the prince of the underworld, Zagreus. With your mythical powers and arsenal of ungodly weapons, fight your way through the toughest foes hell has to offer. All to escape the clutches of your father, Hades.
Hell has never looked this good. Beautiful splashes of color cover the map throughout exploration and during combat. For what the game lacks in cut-scenes, it makes up for with witty dialogue and a cast bursting with character and charm.
Build relationships and interact with the other gods of Olympus. Encounters feel memorable as characters respond to your experiences and challenges in different ways each time you die.
Be prepared to die and resurrect back home repeatedly as the forces of Hades are not to be taken lightly. Stronger enemies remember your tactics and adapt and so should you.
The Colombian developers at Dreams Uncorporated and SYCK call Cris Tales a “love letter to classic JRPGs”. Players take on the role of a newly awakened Time Mage Crisbell, who must prevent the Empress from bringing about a cataclysm that would destroy the four Kingdoms of the region. Crisbell embarks on a journey across the Kingdoms, recruiting allies and mastering their abilities as well as hers.
Crisbell’s unique Time Magic allows her to peer into the past and future of those she meets, and even utilize her power in Cris Tales‘ classic turn-based combat. For instance, she may send a poisoned enemy into the future and thus deal all the tick damage in one go.
Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin is a turn-based RPG spinoff, set in the same world as previous Monster Hunter games.
You quickly find yourself in a dangerous situation. Your character meets a Wyverian girl, named Ena, who is in possession of a Rathalos egg. You need to help Ena protect the egg and find out why the Rathalos species is disappearing.
Throughout your adventure, you tame monsters that you can afterwards ride and lead into battle.
The game is developed by CAPCOM and will be launching for Nintendo Switch and PC on July 9th, 2021.
There are five preorder editions you can choose from and each comes with bonuses.
In Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny, you’re Zed, a young zombie for the Netherworld. Your focus is to try and conquer the God of Destruction. Digaea 6 is the first game in the series to be in 3D. The game also comes with adjustable gameplay settings, which makes it great for newcomers. You can play as much as you want, since the max level in here is 99,999,999.
You have 2 physical editions to choose from, and each of them comes with its fair share of extras.
Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade is the PS5 enhanced version of the critically acclaimed action RPG game Final Fantasy VII Remake that came out for the PS4 on April 10th, 2020. The Final Fantasy series is developed by Square Enix and it is their most successful IP with having sold over 130 million units sold.
Final Fantasy VII Remake PS4 owners do get a free upgrade to the PS5 enhanced copy but will not get access to any of the PS5 exclusive content as that will have to be purchased separately. The PS5 exclusive content includes the “Yuffie Episode” which is an extra set of story missions following the story of Yuffie Kisaragi and she is available as a playable character.
Aside from that, the PS5 version also introduces a photo mode which was missing from the PS4 copy and includes new difficulty settings as well.
In Biomutant you’re a critter whose main focus is to try and keep the land free of mutants and maintain the freedom of your land. What makes Biomutant unique is that you can easily re-code your genes, which gives you new powers, while also upgrading your appearance. It’s also possible to craft new items, including bionic wings & chainsaws. The game also allows you to ride vehicles. This post-apocalyptic world can be barren, but it’s also filled with interesting dangers and challenges.
This post-apocalyptic RPG hopes to impress not only with its game world, gameplay and openness. You get a unique world with many quests. Every critter and NPC you encounter has their own story, missions to check out, and some aren’t as friendly as they look.
Mass Effect Legendary Edition includes the remastered games of the trilogy – Mass Effect, Mass Effect 2, and Mass Effect 3 – as well as over 40 previously released DLC, promo weapons, armors, and packs. Among the touted improvements are enhanced visuals, higher framerates, and 4K-optimized UI.
While there won’t be a dedicated version of the game for next-gen consoles, the official announcement does promise “targeted enhancements” on the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5.
NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… is a remaster of the 2010 title NieR from Square Enix. Taking place before NieR: Automata, it follows the protagonist from the Japanese-only release of the original game: a brother on a quest to cure his sister Yonah of a deadly disease.
As reported by DualShockers, the developers are focusing on several areas of improvement. Better visuals are a given, but the remaster also includes additional parts that come with new music and voiced lines. Speaking of music, it is entirely re-recorded, featuring higher quality and longer versions of certain songs. Furthermore, the gameplay is less clunky and more along the lines of that of NieR: Automata.