Cyberpunk 2077 (PS4)
RPG 19 November 2020
A science-fiction RPG title based on tabletop role-playing game Cyberpunk. This production was developed by CD Projekt RED studio – the team who gained worldwide acclaim thanks to its successful The Witcher series – actively supported by the co-writer of the original system, Mike Pondsmith. The story takes you to the year 2077, featuring technically advanced, albeit corrupted world of the future. The game is set in Night City, a place known well to the fans of Cyberpunk universe, where ominous intrigues and secrets thrive. While exploring the game’s open world, you learn the complex, multi-threaded narrative through numerous dialogues, which often put you up against tough moral choices. Classes and character progression system, combat model, as well as dozens of in-game augmentations were inspired of the original role-playing system. The visual side of the game is built on enhanced version of Red engine, previously used in The Witcher 3.
Mass Effect: Legendary Edition (PS4)
A set of re-mastered versions of the first three parts of the Mass Effect series. Mass Effect: Legendary Edition allows us to experience the adventures of Commander Shepard and follow his preparations for the battle between the races inhabiting the galaxy and the sinister Harvesters.
Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 (PS4)
The first-person RPG game is a continuation of the cult-classic title from 2004. Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 is set in the universe of an urban fantasy world full of darkness. The game was developed by Hardsuit Labs, supported by some authors of the original, as well as Chris Avellone.
Hogwarts Legacy (PS4)
Hogwarts Legacy is a TPP action RPG with an open world, which was set in Harry Potter's universe. We play the role of a young sorcerer (or sorceress) who goes to the school of magic in the 19th century.
Disco Elysium (PS4)
An unusual, isometric RPG game that is the first title developed by Estonian studio Fortress Occident. The game is focused mostly on narrative. It takes place in a fictional world that combines modern setting with fantasy traits and with retro-futuristic technologies. The player assumes the role of a policeman who is tired of life. He begins working on a case that can either give him a chance of redemption or take him to the very bottom. During the game player is exploring, completing tasks, speaking to various people and fighting. However, all of this is done in a way that is unusual for the genre. The dialogue system is similar to a logic game during which you must fight by using words and manipulate the person you speak with in various ways. The battles are based on dialogues as well – you must select various text descriptions of actions, trying to create a battle scene worthy of being placed in a good novel.
Biomutant is an open world RPG developed by Experiment 101 and published by THQ Nordic. The game takes the players to a peculiar world inhabited by humanoid animals – the universe combines post-apocalyptic science fiction elements with themes from Wuxia movies. Upon starting their adventure, the player has to create their character from scratch and develop them as the story progresses – one can choose multiple cyber-implants and mutations enabling their character to use certain special abilities. During the story campaign, one can explore the vast open world and complete consecutive tasks. The most important aspect of the game, however, is fighting numerous foes and making a good use of the arcade combat system, which allows the player to utilize various firearms and multiple types of melee weapons. Also important are the companion droids, which can be developed and modified by players. Moreover, the game features a crafting system. The exploration is even more entertaining due to the access to multiple means of transportation, such as jet skis, balloons, and flying saucers.
Path of Exile 2 (PS4)
Continuation of the free hack'n'slash Path of Exile released in 2013, which in practice functions as its big expansion. Path of Exile 2 offers a brand new feature campaign, refreshed graphics and new gameplay mechanics. The latter include 19 character specialisations and numerous changes in all systems, e.g. in active skills.
Yakuza: Like a Dragon (PS4)
RPG 10 November 2020
Yakuza 7: Whereabouts of Light and Darkness is an action game which is the next installment of the popular Yakuza series. This time, instead of going to Tokyo, the players go to Yokohama, where they take control of the new protagonist - Ichiban Kasuga.
Elden Ring (PS4)
Action RPG produced by creators of Dark Souls series (From Software studio with Hidetaka Miyazaki at the forefront) and George R.R. Martin, the author of the fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire.
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV (PS4)
RPG Tuesday, 27 October 2020
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV is a jRPG game crowning the story of the four-part cycle. The game focuses on exploring the world and fighting turn-based battles, during which we command a team of heroes.
Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Earthblood (PS4)
RPG February 2021
Developed by the French studio Cyanide, Werewolf: The Apocalypse is an RPG adaptation of the tabletop role-playing game by the same name. The action of the game is set in present times in a dark alternative version of our own reality inhabited by numerous creatures we know from myths and legends. The player assumes the role of a member of the werewolf race, who, together with their companions from the herd, sets off to face the mysterious Wyrm – a powerful force trying to destroy the entire planet. The game has been set in a fictional universe called the World of Darkness, which includes many other RPG systems, allowing the players to assume the roles of numerous characters.
Dark Envoy (PS4)
RPG created by the Polish studio Event Horizon - authors of warmly received Tower of Time. At Dark Envoy, we find ourselves in a world where magic clashes with technology; the way in which the story of the characters who travel through it unfolds depends on the choices we make. The production can be completed alone or in the company of a second player, and a special Player-versus-World module is waiting to be tested.
NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139... (PS4)
RPG April 2021
NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139... is a new version of the cult RPG NieR Replicant. The updated edition offers nicer graphics, improved soundtrack and a powerful campaign with additional characters, threads and endings.
Project Awakening (PS4)
An action-RPG title from the Japanese studio Cygames. Project Awakening takes the players to a fantasy world where they must face many dangers, including huge monsters like in the Monster Hunter series.
RPG December 2020
An RPG game with adventure elements, which tells the story of two lovers who have fled to an alien planet. Haven, which was developed by the authors of such acclaimed titles as Furi, allows you to have fun both through a single-player mode and a local co-op mode.
Granblue Fantasy: Relink (PS4)
An action RPG developed by Japanese studio PlatinumGames. The title is an adaptation of the very popular mobile game Granblue Fantasy. The game takes place in an unusual fantasy world that consists of hundreds of islands floating among the sea of clouds.
Chronos: Before the Ashes (PS4)
RPG 01 December 2020
An action RPG that takes us to the universe created for Chronos. In Chronos: Before the Ashes, we play the role of a warrior who, in an attempt to save his homeland from evil, breaks through an ancient maze and faces the monsters lurking in it.
Tales of Arise (PS4)
Tales of Arise is the seventeenth major installment in the popular Bandai Namco Entertainment jRPG series. Traditionally, we receive cartoon graphics and an arcade combat system.
The Dungeon of Naheulbeuk: The Amulet of Chaos (PS4)
A role-playing game based on a French series of audiobooks, Le Donjon de Naheulbeuk, distributed for free and adapted to a comic book series and board games. The Dungeon of Naheulbeuk is an effect of collaboration of an experienced publisher Microids and developer Artefacts Studio, known for Gods vs. Humans. The Dungeon of Naheulbeuk is set in a medieval-fantasy universe. The player commands a group of adventurers, hired by a mysterious person to enter the eponymous Dungeon of Naheulbeuk and retrieve the last of the incredibly precious Galdeulfeurh’s statuettes, which is an essential element of a dark prophecy. Gameplay mechanics are based on classic RPG rules, enriched with a tactical, turn-based combat system. Similarly to its audiobook original, a characteristic element of The Dungeon of Naheulbeuk is its light-hearted, humorous approach to some generic clichés. The game was co-developed by the creator of the original, John Lang, who oversaw the quality of script and dialogues.
Iron Danger (PS4)
A tactical RPG title combining fantasy and steampunk elements. The players follow the story of the young heroine Kipuna who can manipulate time. She uses her powers to fight evil.
Deep Down (PS4)
An action RPG developed by Capcom Online Games in cooperation with SCE Japan Studio. The story of Deep Down presents a future in which humanity created a technology that allows people to travel into the past written in artifacts. The players assume the role of a group of time-travelling heroes to hunt treasures and fight monsters. The gameplay is specifically designed to allows cooperation of up to four players. The built-in social features allow communication with friends, calling them to aid us, and item sharing. Deep Down boasts high quality graphics powered by the Panta Rhei engine. The game is free-to-play and offers optional facilities for a fee.
Crimson Desert (PS4)
Crimson Desert is a MMORPG developed by Pearl Abyss. During the game, players will learn about the fate of the commander of a group of mercenaries - Macduff. The action of the title takes place in the same world as the previous work of the studio - Black Desert Online.
RPG Tuesday, 27 October 2020
A roguelike game with elements of a platformer in which we cross underground tunnels to free a band of trapped citizens. Although Dungreed takes us to a fantasy world, we eliminate countless enemies with classic weapons as well as more sophisticated tools for murder like rifles or lightsabers.
Harvest Moon: One World (PS4)
RPG March 2021
Continuation of the popular series of farming games, which has been developed by the Japanese company Natsume since 2007. In addition to the typical cycle of games, we get access to a larger, more diverse world and a handful of novelties.