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WiiU RPG Video Games

RPG. This category includes games that put emphasis on progress system for a controlled character (or a group of characters) which is (are) described with many statistics. They also have a multi-plot story and quests. There are classic RPGs with turn-based combat and rules inspired by pen-and-paper RPGs (e.g. Baldur’s Gate, Fallout), action RPGs with dynamic real time combat (Dark Souls) and jRPGs – very specific titles based on Japanese style and culture, especially on manga and anime (Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts). more

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Xenoblade Chronicles X (WiiU)
Xenoblade Chronicles X (WiiU)

RPG 29 April 2015

A sequel to the well-received science fiction jRPG developed by Monolith Software in 2010. Xenoblade Chronicles X tells a completely different story than its predecessor that was released on Wii. The action of the game starts in 2054. The Earth is almost completely destroyed because of the war of two alien species and the humanity is forced to look for a new home.

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Deus Ex: Human Revolution (WiiU)
Deus Ex: Human Revolution (WiiU)

RPG 07 May 2013

The third installment in a series of cyberpunk action games with RPG elements. The franchise was launched in the year 2000 by Ion Storm, led at the time by Warren Spector. The reactivation of the series was made possible by the Eidos Montreal studio. Story-wise, the game is a prequel to the original series, taking us back to the year 2027, when Sarif Industies only begins to explore the possibilities of biomechanical augmentation of the human body.

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Mass Effect: Andromeda (WiiU)
Mass Effect: Andromeda (WiiU)

RPG canceled

The fourth part of the hugely popular action RPG game series in a space-opera setting. BioWare Montreal, the development studio that helped create the two previous installments took the reins of Mass Effect: Andromeda's development. The game's story is not associated with the trilogy about Commander Shepard's fight against the Reapers, offering instead a completely separate plot featuring new characters and locations.

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Mass Effect 3 (WiiU)
Mass Effect 3 (WiiU)

RPG 18 November 2012

A third installment in the science fiction series created by BioWare, which is a combination of action RPG with a third-person shooter. The title is the culmination of the epic Mass Effect trilogy, completing the story of Commander Shepard and his war against the Reapers. The action begins as the protagonist is about to be summoned to a hearing concerning the aftermath of his last assignment. Shepard's testimony is interrupted by the very same invasion he desperately fought to prevent.

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The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD (WiiU)
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD (WiiU)

RPG 04 March 2016

A remastered version of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, a game initially released in 2006 on GameCube and Wii consoles. The new version was developed by Australian studio Tantalus, which specializes in converting popular titles to various gaming platforms. Similarly as in most other installments in the series, the main character is a young man named Link, who begins a new journey, this time to help the children kidnapped from his village by monsters.

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Dragon Quest X (WiiU)
Dragon Quest X (WiiU)

RPG 30 March 2013

Dragon Quest X is the next installment of the popular jRPG series set in the climates of fairytale fantasy.

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Child of Light (WiiU)
Child of Light (WiiU)

RPG 29 April 2014

Child of Light is a 2D RPG that combines the elements of modern platformers and Japanese role-playing games. It was developed by Ubisoft Montreal, a subsidiary of Ubisoft which also collaborated in the development of Far Cry and Assassin Creed games. Child of Light tells the story of Aurora, a young girl who has to save the kingdom of Lemuria. When playing, we influence Aurora's development and witness her rough journey to adulthood.

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Monster Hunter: Frontier G (WiiU)
Monster Hunter: Frontier G (WiiU)

RPG 11 December 2013

Improved and extended version of the MMO based on the Monster Hunter series, focusing on co-operative fun. The title offers an arcade combat model, hundreds of dangerous monsters, 11 character classes and thousands of weapons, equipment and items useful in skirmishes.

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Harvest Moon: Seeds of Memories (WiiU)
Harvest Moon: Seeds of Memories (WiiU)

RPG canceled

Another installment in the popular series of RPG games that depict the life of a farmer. The game was developed by studio Natsune and is part of a series that was started in the second half of the 90s. In Harvest Moon: Seeds of Memories the player becomes a novice farmer and is tasked with rebuilding the former prosperity of a farm and gaining sympathy of the inhabitants of a nearby city by completing various story quests.

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Soul Saga (WiiU)
Soul Saga (WiiU)

RPG canceled

A game developed by American studio Disastercake. The title was inspired by classic jRPG games released on the first generation of PlayStation consoles. Soul Saga takes place in a fantasy realm called Oterra which was devastated by a powerful cataclysm and then gradually conquered by hostile monsters known as Inkheart. Thirty years earlier the forces of evil were stopped by the grand alchemist who created a magic barrier impenetrable for the monsters.

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Hyper Light Drifter (WiiU)
Hyper Light Drifter (WiiU)

RPG canceled

A retro-style action RPG that takes inspiration from 8- and 16-bit console titles. Hyper Light Drifter is set in a fantasy world with some science-fiction elements. Player becomes one of the Drifters - the seekers of forgotten technology. He embarks on a journey to dangerous land in order to find a cure for his deadly disease. The gameplay in Hyper Light Drifter is based mainly on exploration and dynamic combat, featuring many tactical options.

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Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE (WiiU)
Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE (WiiU)

RPG 26 December 2015

A jRPG title developed for Wii U console by studio Atlus and the Nintendo company. We play as a teenage boy named Itsuki Aoi, who accidentally becomes part of the talent agency Fortuna Entertainment. Our hero learns about the existence of mysterious creatures from different dimensions called Mirages, which attack our world unnoticed and absorb human energy known as Performa. Allying himself with a few friendly Mirages, the boy steps up to fight against the enemy.

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YIIK: A Postmodern RPG (WiiU)
YIIK: A Postmodern RPG (WiiU)

RPG canceled

YIIK: A Post-Modern RPG is a surrealistic jRPG set in the 1990’s. It was developed by the independent developer Ackk Studios, creators of games like Chromosphere: The Two Brothers and Two Brothers. The story focuses on the mysterious disappearance of Sammy Pak who was taken by supernatural forces while using an elevator. Her friends decide to embark on a dangerous journey to save her. The single player campaign will give us around twenty five hours of gameplay.

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Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom (WiiU)
Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom (WiiU)

RPG canceled

An unusual action RPG developed by French studio Enigami. The title takes place on planet Mahera which is inhabited by members of various species that live in symbiosis. Due to a civil war that took place years ago, the land was shattered into pieces and the survivors found refuge on islands floating in the space. The main protagonist of the game is Chado who together with his friend Poky crashed in a place called Adorn.

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Costume Quest 2 (WiiU)
Costume Quest 2 (WiiU)

RPG 30 October 2014

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Paper Mario: Color Splash (WiiU)
Paper Mario: Color Splash (WiiU)

RPG 07 October 2016

Another installment in a series of popular RPGs brought by Nintendo and created specifically for Wii U. The player is taken to the Prism island - a place which was once very beautiful but is now losing its colors for unknown reasons. Mario's task is to discover the source of this terrible situation and save the island. The game offers interesting mechanics that distinguish this title from other role-playing games.

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Asdivine Hearts (WiiU)
Asdivine Hearts (WiiU)

RPG 14 April 2016

JRPG game by Japanese band Kemco. The player controls a team of heroes who must save the magical land of fantasy from destruction. Production offers a large world for sightseeing, a turn-based combat system and a campaign with numerous optional side tasks.

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Revenant Saga (WiiU)
Revenant Saga (WiiU)

RPG 06 July 2017

Revenant Saga is an old-school jRPG game, combining the exploration of the two-dimensional world with three-dimensional turn-based clashes in which a team of four characters takes part. Set in a dark fantasy world, the action offers a long storyline that revolves around the theme of revenge.

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Dragon Fantasy: The Volumes of Westeria (WiiU)
Dragon Fantasy: The Volumes of Westeria (WiiU)

RPG 23 July 2015

A collection of two remastered old-school role-playing games: Dragon Fantasy Book I and Book II. The titles included in the Dragon Fantasy: The Volumes of Westeria edition take the player to the eponymous Westeria continent, where evil spreads its influence and two nations are warring for domination. The story is split into chapters, each featuring a different protagonist – actions of these heroes have significant impact on this world’s situation.

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Cryamore (WiiU)
Cryamore (WiiU)

RPG canceled

Cryamore is an action-adventure RPG developed by NostalgiCO. The game takes place on Noka islands, where for centuries people based the growth of civilization on steam engines. It all changes when cryamore, the titular mineral, is discovered. It has not only a bigger energy generation potential, but can also "unlock" the hidden potential in living beings.

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Wonder Flick (WiiU)
Wonder Flick (WiiU)

RPG canceled

Fairytale jRPG with action set in the fantasy world and solutions characteristic for Japanese games. The creators of Ni No Kuni are responsible for Wonder Flick: Wrath of the White Witch or Professor Layton series.

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Falling Skies: The Game (WiiU)
Falling Skies: The Game (WiiU)

RPG 30 September 2014

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Citizens of Earth (WiiU)
Citizens of Earth (WiiU)

RPG 20 January 2015

A hilarious cRPG with cartoonish graphics, developed by an independent Canadian studio - Eden Industries. The player assumes the role of the world's vice-president. Having won the elections, the protagonist returns to their hometown and discovers that the neighbouring forests are filled with bizzare creatures that came into being as a result of mysterious genetic experiments.

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Earthlock (WiiU)
Earthlock (WiiU)

RPG canceled

An independent cRPG featuring a turn-based combat system and easily distinguished by its colorful visuals and a fairytale atmosphere. The game was released in three episodes. The player is taken to a fantasy world - the planet Umbra, where a catastrophe occurred in the wake of which the planet ceased to spin. Thus one part of the globe is being constantly scorched by sunlight, while the other remains frozen.

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