100+ Best RPG Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Best Rpg Games Of All Time

These are the best RPG games of all time, as ranked by our community. Video games are everlasting form of entertainment. Many of the most popular RPGs are part of a larger franchise, set in a familiar world that has been established over the course of numerous games. In some ways, new technology has simply made RPG’s easier to organize and faster to play through.

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#1 Final Fantasy VII (1997)

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Final Fantasy VII is a 1997 role-playing video game developed by Square for the PlayStation console. It is the seventh main installment in the Final Fantasy series.

Initial release date: January 31, 1997

Writer(s): Kazushige Nojima; Yoshinori Kitase

Composer: Nobuo Uematsu

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation, Android, PlayStation Portable, iOS, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows

Designers: Tetsuya Nomura, Nobuo Uematsu, Yoshitaka Amano, MORE

#2 Suikoden II (1998)

Suikoden 2

Suikoden II is a role-playing video game developed by Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo and published by Konami for the PlayStation video game console and the second installment of the Suikoden video game series. It was released in late 1998 in Japan, 1999 in North America, and in 2000 in Europe.

Initial release date: December 17, 1998

Writer(s): Yoshitaka Murayama; Junko Kawano

Composer: Keiko Fukami

Designer: Junko Kawano

Developers: Konami, Konami Computer Entertainment Japan

Platforms: PlayStation, PlayStation Portable, Microsoft Windows

#3 Final Fantasy X (2001)

Final Fantasy X

Final Fantasy X is a role-playing video game developed and published by Square as the tenth entry in the Final Fantasy series.

Initial release date: July 19, 2001

Writer(s): Kazushige Nojima; Daisuke Watanabe; Motomu Toriyama

Composer: Masashi Hamauzu

Platforms: PlayStation 2, PlayStation Vita

Designers: Tetsuya Nomura, Yoshitaka Amano, Yusuke Naora

#4 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011)

The Elder Scrolls V Skyrim

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is an action role-playing video game developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks.

Initial release date: November 11, 2011

Producer(s): Craig Lafferty; Ashley Cheng

Awards: VGX Award for Best RPG, MORE

Genres: Action role-playing game, Open world

Developers: Bethesda Game Studios, Iron Galaxy

#5 Chrono Trigger (1995)

Chrono Trigger

Chrono Trigger is a role-playing video game developed and published by Square for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System in 1995 that began the Chrono series.

Initial release date: March 11, 1995

Series: Chrono

Writer(s): Masato Kato; Takashi Tokita; Yoshinori Kitase; Yuji Horii;

Composer: Yasunori Mitsuda

Platforms: Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Nintendo DS, MORE

Composers: Yasunori Mitsuda, Nobuo Uematsu

#6 Fallout 3 (2008)

Fallout 3

Fallout 3 is a post-apocalyptic action role-playing open world video game developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks. The third major installment in the Fallout series, it is the first game to be created by Bethesda since it bought the franchise from Interplay Entertainment.

Initial release date: October 28, 2008

Engine: Gamebryo

Composer: Inon Zur

Developers: Bethesda Softworks, Bethesda Game Studios

Awards: VGX Award for Best RPG, MORE

Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, Xbox One

#7 Final Fantasy VIII (1999)

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Final Fantasy VIII is a role-playing video game developed and published by Square for the PlayStation console. Released in 1999, it is the eighth main installment in the Final Fantasy series.

Initial release date: February 11, 1999

Composer: Nobuo Uematsu

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation, PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows, Xbox One

Awards: Satellite Award for Best Interactive Product / Video Game

Designers: Tetsuya Nomura, Nobuo Uematsu, Yoshitaka Amano, MORE

#8 The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (2015)

The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is a 2015 action role-playing game developed and published by CD Projekt, based on The Witcher series of fantasy novels by Andrzej Sapkowski. It is the sequel to the 2011 game The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings.

Initial release date: May 19, 2015

Director(s): Konrad Tomaszkiewicz; Mateusz Kanik; Sebastian Stępień

Writer(s): Marcin Blacha

Awards: The Game Award for Game Of The Year, MORE

Developers: CD Projekt, CD Projekt RED

#9 Dragon Age: Origins (2009)

Dragon Age Origins

Dragon Age: Origins is a role-playing game developed by BioWare and published by Electronic Arts. It is the first game in the Dragon Age franchise, and was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 in November 2009, and for Mac OS X in December 2009.

Initial release date: November 3, 2009

Engine: BioWare

Producer(s): Mark Darrah; Dan Tudge

Awards: VGX Award for Best PC Game, VGX Award for Best RPG

Designers: Mike Laidlaw, James Ohlen, Brent Knowles

Developers: BioWare, Edge of Reality

#10 The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (1998)

The Legend Of Zelda Ocarina Of Time

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is an action-adventure game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo 64. It was released in Japan and North America in November 1998, and in Europe, Australia and New Zealand the following month.

Initial release date: November 21, 1998

Writer(s): Shigeru Miyamoto; Toru Osawa; Yoshiaki Koizumi

Composer: Koji Kondo

Platforms: Nintendo 64, GameCube, Wii U, iQue Player

Developers: Nintendo, Nintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development

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