author: Sebastian Kasparek
10 Best Games to Introduce You to the jRPG Genre in 2022
Want to start an adventure with jRPGs, but you're not familiar with the genre? Here is our list of 10 Japanese RPGs that are perfect to play as your first games in this adventure.
Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition
- Key features: interesting mechanics to avoid unintentional mistakes and a world in which we can indulge in relaxing exploration.
- Release year: 2020
- Creators: Monolith Soft
The most important jRPG of the Nintendo Wii era returned in a solid remake. It's in many ways a delightful game that has already convinced many skeptics to this genre. Great story, fantastic soundtrack, and some very memorable moments. And these are just a few of the elements that fans are trying to sell this title with, vouching for their amazingness. If you enter Xenoblade Chronicles, you can be sure that you will find yourself in a one-of-a-kind world. The refreshed version corrects a few ills, the game looks better than ever and gains new content, which translates into a truly definitive edition of the iconic jRPG.
The creators showed amazing ingenuity here – at the forefront with interesting plot threads that merge seamlessly with the gameplay mechanics. The main character gets visions from the future, which is perfectly showed during the fights themselves and in the construction of tasks. Thanks to this, we also know in advance which item we'll need for a given quest, which sure is convenient for newbies.
Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition is also a powerful game for hundreds of hours. This unique universe has an incredible amount of secrets, and exploring them is pure pleasure. The exploration of the large, exotic and open world can literally engulf you. It's also a production from which you can expect the highest quality of all the elements fundamental to the jRPG genre and it's genuinely hard to be disappointed with them. Here, you can start the adventure with a bang.
- Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition in our encyclopedia