How to Find the Best Role Playing Video Games Online


Every gamer is eternally looking for that next great thing, and for people who play role playing games, it’s even more so. Here’s an overview of sites and tools online to help you find the best role playing video games, whether they’re old, new, or not even released yet!

The first stop should always be This site has a comprehensive list of the best role playing video games (and the worst!). You can sort the games according to genre depending on whether your interested in sci-fi, horror, fantasy, or history, etc… You can also search according to release date, whether or not they allow player vs. player combat, and the rating the game has received. You can even search according to the amount of the monthly fee if you’re looking for free to play (f2p) games

Once you’ve found a game that interests you, check out the on site review as well as the forums for that particular game. There are a lot of “forum trolls”, or people who love to cause drama, on the site, but every little bit of info helps. Next, check out the game’s actual website. This should have forums as well, and the information will be much more up-to-date than that found on game review sites. If you’re still undecided, check out other gaming sites such as and

If you find reviews helpful, there is a company by the name of that can be extremely helpful. offers free electronic magazines (e-zines) for several different gaming platforms and gaming genres ranging from console or PC to mmorpg-specific. The e-zines are available to download free of charge and offer well done reviews and re-reviews of the latest games and expansions.

If you aren’t into playing with other people online, and prefer to go solo there are still online resources to help you find the best role playing video games. Websites like and both focus on reviewing all games, regardless of the platform or genre. These sites offer a huge assortment of reviews, previews, trailers, interviews and features. They also offer lists ranking games according to various criteria (usually editorial reviews). has an added bonus of offering various cheats and codes that may be useful if you’re an offline gamer. IGN also offers video footage of many of the games so you can take a look at it before you play. Once you’ve found the best role playing video game, IGN can probably help you find a guide or walk through for it as well!



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