A very slow start turns into a non stop thrill ride through the reimagined world of Final Fantasy VII. Fans of the franchise will feel right at home in a game that is likely to dethrone Resident Evil 2 as the reigning king of modern remakes. If it weren't for a combat system that is downright frustrating at times, it would be a must buy for nearly every RPG enthusiast. As it stands now, this is a day one buy for Final Fantasy fans, but for everyone else mileage may vary.
Nioh 2 is a beautiful, polished and addicting ARPG seamlessly melding character optimization with action-packed moments, and elevating them with excellent level and enemy designs. Nioh 2 will challenge you to be better and keep you coming back for more, while allowing you to co-op your way through the hardest portions of the game. ARPG fans will want to buy this day one and enjoy the multiplayer wave at its finest.
Phoenix Point does not revolutionize turn-based strategy gameplay, but X-COM fans will feel right at home. If you're been itching for some more X-COM, with a little bit of Civilization mixed in then Phoenix Point is right up your alley. 39.99 USD is about right for this game, and is enough to justify the price tag.
Atelier Ryza is an excellent addition to the Atelier game series. A fresh new world, complex crafting system, and a new real-time battle system all work together creating a very compelling game. Combine that with the traditional Atelier heartwarming story as well as a magical setting and you have a JRPG that is well worth your time and money.
The Outer Worlds takes you on a unique space adventure of your own making, allowing you to rebuild a whole system from the smallest of details. You can be yourself from every choice to every build, branching out to experience unique interactions and perks from companions. There's no game out there quite like The Outer Worlds, and you should not miss out on the ride.
Children of Morta combines all the best bits from rogue-likes mixing a compelling story, unique character playstyles and making the game really enjoyable to play. Non-rogue lovers shouldn't be deterred as this game has plenty to offer and soon will have you hooked on it's quirky family members and addictive gameplay.
Disco Elysium is certainly not a game for those that are faint of heart, but if you have a sense of humor, and you're looking for a breath of fresh air then Disco Elysium is a must buy game. If it doesn't make you laugh out loud a time or three, I'll ride the Cock Carousel.