20 Best Upcoming RPGs That Will Blow You Away

 Upcoming RPGs
Cyberpunk 2077, one of the most anticipated hits that is on this list, character creation menu

RPGs have exploded in popularity over the last few years with amazing titles like the Witcher 3, Dark Souls, and Skyrim.

Here are 20 great upcoming rpgs you need to check out:

20. Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2

Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 - Extended Gameplay

Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 has you take the role of a vampire amongst the powerful bloodlines of the vampiric underbelly of Seattle. Stalk the night as you fight for your vampire clan and forge alliances that will shake the city of Seattle. Whatever you do, do not break The Masquerade...

What Makes Vampire: The Masquerade- Bloodlines 2 Awesome:

  • Choose from six distinct clans, each with its own unique powers, choices to make, and weaknesses.
  • Playing a game with great graphics to immersive the player into living in the darkness of Seattle
  • Pick one of the five factions vying for power over Seattle and the consequences of those choices

Official Site:https://www.bloodlines2.com/en/game-info

Official Youtube:https://www.youtube.com/user/Paradoxplaza

19.Wasteland 3

Wasteland 3 - A Frosty Reception

Wasteland was the original series that inspired the Fallout series back in the 80s. You take the role of a Ranger, elite soldiers, leading a team in the frozen wastes of Colorado. What kind of legend will you craft as you and your squad leave a mark on the wastes of Colorado?

What Makes Wasteland 3 Awesome:

  • Wasteland 3 is a party-based role-playing game, allowing you to create your own unique squad to take on the wasteland
  • Face difficult moral choices that will impact the Rangers and people's perception of them
  • Team up with your friends in story-driven multiplayer game mode.

Official Site:http://https://www.inxile-entertainment.com/wasteland3

Official Youtube:https://www.youtube.com/user/inXile2010/

18.The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds - Official Announcement Trailer

The Outer Worlds is an upcoming Sci-Fiction game by Obsidian game studios, the creators of Fallout: New Vegas. The Outer Worlds brings the expansive dialogue and choices of New Vegas into a new SciFi setting.

What Makes The Outer Worlds Awesome:

  • A Large amount of role-playing decisions to make as you pick which factions you will side with and which ones you will smite
  • Create your own band of companions to follow you, each with their own unique traits and dialogue
  • Explore the expansive area known as Halcyon, the furthest colony of humanity in the vast galaxy

Official Site:https://outerworlds.obsidian.net/

Official Youtube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4xyf_Z-pEQOTaRVyjXfA1g

17.The Surge 2

The Surge 2 - Combat Trailer

Our next entry, The Surge 2, is a game heavily inspired by the souls series, having fast-paced action combat. Fight against mechanical robots and foes in full exo-suits as you figure out what is happening to Jericho City.

What Makes The Surge 2 Awesome:

  • Limb Targeting system for those to take full advantage of such combat, gaining an advantage over foes
  • Upgrade and improve your weapons, armor, and character to fight against the threats of Jericho City
  • Customize your exo-suit rig to your liking as you progress through the game

Official Site:http://thesurge-game.com/

Official Youtube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaLdl0827np4QVPESo794og

16.King’s Bounty II

King’s Bounty II - Official Reveal Trailer

King’s Bounty II is a tactical turned-based combat RPG that allows the player to take the role of one of three heroes. King’s Bounty II is heavily focused on story elements and tactical combat as making the right decision can make the difference between victory or defeat.

What Makes King’s Bounty II Awesome:

  • Each playable hero offers its own unique story campaign and setting to engross yourself in
  • Choose your battles battle wisely as terrain and positioning is key to success on the battlefield
  • Build unique armies filled with all kinds of fantasy races of your choosing, each with their own stats and advantages

Official Site:https://kingsbounty2.com/en/

Official Youtube:https://www.youtube.com/user/1CComp

15.CODE VEIN

CODE VEIN - Gamescon 2019 Trailer | X1, PS4, PC

Out next entry is Code Vein, a coop game that tasks you with fighting for the chance to free yourself from the hell that is Code Vein. Team up with friends or unique Ai companions to put fear into anyone who stands in your way! But will that be enough to escape Code Vein?

What Makes CODE VEIN Awesome:

  • Join up with a friend to conquer all those who stand in your way!
  • AI allies have unique skills and story to each of them that you can explore
  • Customize your character looks and playstyle to your liking, being able to switch upon at any time

Official Site:https://www.bandainamcoent.com/games/code-vein

Official Youtube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_ntXHv-XdKCD7CPynVvnQw

14.Pine

Pine|Teaser Trailer

Our next entry, Pine, takes place in a world without humans being the top of the food chain. Large animals rule supreme and you, the player, must survive as humans are at the bottom of the food chain.

What Makes Pine Awesome:

  • A large open world to explore, finding new friendly and hostile factions
  • Ecology system that has animals fighting for survival; Hunting animals hunt small game, etc.
  • A large variety of animals to befriend or fight against, which now dominate the world

Official Site: https://www.pine-game.com/

Official Youtube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_TQrxbDzBE5OAICVHo9RDQ

13.Spaceland

Spaceland - Announcement Trailer

Spaceland is a dynamic turn-based combat inspired by the XCOM franchise. Offering less cover to protect yourself and enemies, making every decision count in the fast-paced combat of Spaceland!

What Makes Spaceland Awesome:

  • Combat is heavily inspired by the XCOM franchise; Tactical and decisive, make the right decisions or suffer defeat
  • Build your best team to take on the enemies that you will face, using any strategy you can think off
  • Combat is fast and quick, with most battle sequences lasting 10-15 minutes

Official Site:https://www.tortugateam.com/en/

Official Youtube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3RyD1crh_fHQZ1zjlx8MWA/

12.MISTOVER

MISTOVER - PAX East 2019 Trailer

Our next entry on this list is MISTOVER, a game that has you lead a team(corps) to an expedition into the Mist of the Vortex. Will you overcome the challenges that the Mist of the Vortex will bring or fall to them?

What Makes MISTOVER Awesome:

  • Manage your team with over 8 different classes to pick for each member of your corps
  • The map and your strategy will change base on the choices you have made
  • Explore the Mist of the Vortex, a dangerous region hostile to anyone not prepared or quick-minded

Official Site:https://www.playmistover.com/home

Official Youtube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCL-jo6xxhd52BavMVKclBJw/

11.Alaloth - Champions of The Four Kingdoms

Alaloth - Champions of The Four Kingdoms Story Trailer

Alaloth takes place in a land torn apart by war after a massive battle between gods. Now divided, the four kingdoms fight amongst themselves. Pick your champion with the goal of restoring the peace of the four kingdom and death to the hateful god, Alaloth!

What Makes Alaloth - Champions of The Four Kingdoms Awesome:

  • Alaloth offers multiplayer and coop for those wanting to team up or fight against your friends!
  • Isometric Souls-Like game is first of its kind; Mixing the isometric view with the strong action combat of the Souls game
  • 40+ clans and houses to pick as you progress in Alaloth

Official Site:http://www.alaloth.com/

Official Youtube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCI-6N2UiFMVeIGx8dFsuMNQ

10.Swordbreaker: Back to The Castle

Teaser-Trailer Swordbreaker: Back to the Castle

Swordbreaker: Back to The Castle is an action RPG that has the player play as Swordbreaker, a legendary adventurer known for his ability to break swords. Experience the story of Swordbreaker as he searches for something very important to him.

What Makes Swordbreaker: Back to The Castle Awesome:

  • Upgrade your character’s skills to your liking
  • Use a vast amount of unique and powerful magics
  • Dynamic battles in the vast open lands of Dorgan

Official Site:http://ducats-games.com/swordbreaker-back-to-the-castle/

Official Youtube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2BXxvcetRfdqxXRnCyOQ2A

9.Dying Light 2

Dying Light 2 Gameplay Trailer

The next entry on this list is Dying Light 2, a game that has you jumping building to building, parkouring around undead and enemies. During the day, the broken humans scavenge and raid. But when night comes, the infected roam the streets.

What Makes Dying Light 2 Awesome:

  • The movement in the game is very kinematic and smooth; Parkouring in the world is simply amazing
  • A robust combat system that priorities dodging and managing stamina while skillfully taking out your opponents
  • Make sure to get inside by night, as the roaming horde comes out at night, looking for humans to feast on...

Official Site:https://dyinglightgame.com/

Official Youtube:https://www.youtube.com/dyinglightgameofficial/

8.VALHALL

VALHALL - Official Gameplay Trailer

VALHALL is an upcoming game that takes allow you to control your own Viking legend against other players. Being one of the last soldiers of Odin’s army, fight to get Odin’s sword and save Valhall and Midgard from Ragnorak!

What Makes VALHALL Awesome:

  • Play as a Viking against other players in a large variety of game modes
  • Valhall has great action-based combat that will keep you engaged as you chop and hack your enemies
  • Fight in diverse landscapes from snowy islands to serene mountains.

Official Site:https://valhall.top/

Official Youtube:https://www.youtube.com/blackrosearts/

7. Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount & Blade 2 Gameplay (E3 2017) Bannerlord Trailer

Our next entry, Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord, has to take the role of a character in the wartorn lands of Calradia. Pick which kingdom you will fight for while you plan to make your own, or maybe be a vagabond who robs from merchants and lead a mass following.

What Makes Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord Awesome:

  • Control an army to take castles and towns from hostile factions for either you liege or for yourself
  • Build your character up as you gain experience and become a powerful lord that leads an army to be feared!.
  • Explore Calradia, a land always experiencing war, strife, and change as kingdom expand and shrinks

Official Site:https://www.taleworlds.com/en/Games/Bannerlord/

Official Youtube:https://www.youtube.com/user/taleworldschannel

6.Rustler

RUSTLER - Gameplay Trailer

What if you combine Grand Theft Auto with a medieval setting? You get Rustler, a game where you play as a thief rather than the hero of the story. This sandbox RPG will have you returning for more as you do fun and outrageous things.

What Makes Rustler Awesome:

  • Steal from the rich to keep for yourself in this medieval theme grand theft game
  • Plays like the original Grand Theft Auto games with modern graphics
  • Play with your friends in online and local multiplayer

Official Site:https://store.steampowered.com/app/844260/Rustler/

Official Youtube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC03hSKQ0dafUtpRg9jxcjQw/

5. Encased

Encased - Official Trailer (New Post-Apocalypse Game) 2019

Our next entry, Encased, has the player tasked with solving the mystery that is The DOME; some type of alien artifact that C.R.O.N.U.S, an international organization, researches actively. Will you find the mystery of the DOME and the secrets of the C.R.O.N.U.S. Foundation?

What Makes Encased Awesome:

  • Turn-based combat that allows the player depth of options like targeting certain body parts spots
  • Great character creation system that not only allows allocation of stats but also your biography
  • Make decisions that will affect the world of Encased and how people will react yo you due to those choices

Official Site:https://encasedgame.com/

Official Youtube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtGcUbYIJMihpiT19swT78g

4.Crossroads Inn

Crossroads Inn Kickstarter Gameplay

Our next entry has you tasked with building your own inn from the ground up. This real-time management sim with roleplay elements will keep you engaged as you build your tavern up and make a name for yourself with the locals.

What Makes Crossroads Inn Awesome:

  • Tailor your inn to your own desire with hundreds of customization options to choose from
  • Manage your customer base wisely as they are your lifeline to success
  • Pick what factions you will work with and against as your inn gain notice by big factions that will ask of your liegance

Official Site:https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/klabater/crossroads-inn-a-fantasy-tavern-simulator

Official Youtube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2n6OOoCwyJhNe4LyNQePZw

3.Disco Elysium

DISCO ELYSIUM - Title Trailer(Official)

Disco Elysium is a blend of cop shows and RPGs set in an urban fantasy city. Solve the mysterious cases that the world will bring up in any manner you feel right. Determine what kind of cop you will be in Disco Elysium!

What Makes Disco Elysium Awesome:

  • The cases that you take are very open-ended to how you can approach and solve them.
  • Customized your cop personal looks and skills to influence your playstyle (Good cop or bad cop?)
  • Is an isometric RPG that is more focused on the story rather than combat, and paying attention to clues may get you farther than shooting your guns

Official Site:https://zaumstudio.com/

Official Youtube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCj14g6rLgQtyXpoop2JKU7w/

2.Greedfall

Greedfall Gameplay Overview Trailer

Greedfall has you take the role of a diplomat on an island with a major power struggle as the old world search for a cure for an incurable disease. Choose the fate of Teer Fradee as you make hard decisions and the consequences of those choices.

What Makes Greedfall Awesome:

  • A highly customizable character from looks to skills and abilities for you to play around with
  • A reactive world based on the choices you made and factions you sided with
  • Explore the untamed island of Teer Fradee, an island with friends, foes, and everything in between

Official Site:http://greedfall.com/

Official Youtube:https://www.youtube.com/user/focusinteractive

1.Cyberpunk 2077

Cyberpunk 2077 - Official Cinematic Trailer|E3 2017

Taking place in the near future of 2077, Cyberpunk 2077 will have the player explore the massive Night City. Augment yourself and abilities, customize your player and vehicles, and choose what factions you will side within this futuristic RPG.

What Makes Cyberpunk 2077 Awesome:

  • A vivid landscape that is Night City with some of the top-notch graphics of modern-day
  • Vasts amount of options to choose for the player to create their own playstyle and looks
  • A deep and engaging story that will make the player make choices with both benefits and consequences.

Official Site:https://www.cyberpunk.net/us/en/

Official Youtube:https://www.youtube.com/user/CyberPunkGame

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