10 RPGs That Ruined Every Other RPG


RPGs like Final Fantasy 7 and Skyrim set the bar high, making it tough for other games to measure up in the genre.

The best RPGs immerse players in rich worlds with memorable characters, powerful themes, and meaningful choices.

Games like Baldur’s Gate 3 value player choices, embracing the role-playing aspect and setting new standards for the genre.

Sometimes, a game comes along that completely redefines its genre, changing how people think and feel about what comes after it — and sometimes, an RPG arrives that raises the bar so high those that follow struggle. And if that genre-defining RPG, like Final …