games like dragon’s dogma

The battles of Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen unfold in a vast open world. Accompanied by three partners, players embark on an epic adventure through scenic land. The partners fight independently, developing proficiency and combat skills based on traits picked up from other players.

We have collected a list of action RPG games similar to Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen.

Strider

Features: Fighting, Platformer, Hack and slash

Kazakh City is a huge urban complex consisting of quite a number of areas: suburbs, a government quarter, underground, a military facility, a research laboratory, a production line, and, naturally, a tower where Meio – the sorcerer and dictator – resides. He is the ultimate target of our combat adventure as a Special Forces fighter.

Strider’s gameplay remains classic – it’s a two-dimensional dynamic, mostly hand-to-hand platformer where we control our character, wield a sword and kunai (ninja throwing knives, not to be confused with shurikens), and possess three abilities left from the original game, here called “Options”. Option A is a pair of small drones spinning around Hiryu like two moons and can both shoot at enemies and deflect their missile attacks. Option B is a ghostly panther that bursts through enemies and tears them to pieces with its claws. It is a useful critter for destroying several enemies standing behind each other, especially if there are fighters with shields among them. And Option C is a fire eagle hitting everyone who gets in its way in a small arc. It is a great way to fight against aerial opponents.

Gothic iI

Features: Left Game, Classic, Open World

Gothic II is the second adventure CRPG in the Gothic series. It was released on November 29, 2002.

Gothic II is set about three weeks after the events of the original game. The main action unfolds on the island of Khorinis located in the sea near the kingdom of Myrtana. The main island’s settlement is a port city of the same name, which is temporarily governed by the head of paladins – Lord Hagen. The island of Khorinis is known primarily for its Mining Valley – Minenthal – where all the events of the first part unfolded. For many years, a self-sustaining magical barrier has been stretched over the entire valley, and all prisoners of the kingdom were sent there. Thus, the valley became a dead-end colony for many of the condemned. On the island, there are also several small farmsteads where the soil is cultivated to grow grains and vegetables and raise livestock. For many years, the largest yard has belonged to landlord Onar, who rents out nearby land to other peasants.

Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor

Features: Open World, Action, Fantasy, Adventure

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is a multiplatform Action/RPG computer game developed by Monolith Productions and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. The game was released for Windows, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 on September 30, 2014, and was not released for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 until November 18, 2014.

The game’s protagonist is Talion, whose family was murdered and who then was sacrificed by Sauron’s minions to summon the spirit of Celebrimbor, the creator of the Rings of Power, from the ghost world. However, thanks to the elf’s spirit, Talion was resurrected, gained special abilities, and is now on his way to Mordor. The story is not canon to The Lord of the Rings but shares common points with Tolkien’s original works. Thus, the player meets Gollum, who, as it turns out later, has a lot in common with the main character, including a split personality and a connection to the spirit world.

Devil May Cry 5

Features: Action, Slasher, Great Soundtrack, Demons

Devil May Cry 5 is a slasher computer game developed and published by Capcom Japan. The fifth game in the main original Devil May Cry series and the franchise’s sixth installment. The game was announced in June 2018 at the E3 2018 conference and released on March 8, 2019, for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows.

Dante and Nero are back as playable characters. There will be three characters in total, with individual combat styles used in destructible environments. The gameplay itself has undergone few changes compared to the previous games in the series – like before, the player just has to quickly and “stylishly” deal with enemies. Fighting is carried out with a varied set of melee and ranged weapons, due to which the player gets a certain “style level”, which depends on many factors, such as the variety of techniques used, the length of the blow combination or evading attacks. The music will also depend on the player’s effectiveness in combat.

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning

Features: Role-playing game, Fantasy, Open World, Action

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is a single-player role-playing game for Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3, developed by Big Huge Games and 38 Studios, who also published the game with Electronic Arts.

The game features five different regions, four playable races, and 3 “class trees” with 22 abilities per tree. The four playable races are Almain, Varani, Ljosalfar, and Dokkalfar. The 3 class trees — Might, Finesse, and Sorcery — belong to the fighter, rogue, and mage. The player starts from scratch, waking up in a pile of corpses after returning from the other world. A chosen race affects the appearance and basic skills of the character. Almain initially has one skill point each in Alchemy and Persuasion and 2 points in Blacksmithing. Varani has 1 point in Detect Hidden and Mercantile and 2 points in Lockpicking. Ljosalfar has 1 point in Alchemy and Sagecraft and 2 points in Dispelling. Dokkalfar has 1 point in Sagecraft and Persuasion and 2 points in Stealth.

Dark Souls 3

Features: Similar to Dark Souls, Dark Fantasy, Difficult

Dark Souls III is an Action/RPG computer game developed by FromSoftware for Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The game was announced on June 15, 2015, at Microsoft’s E3 2015 conference. It was released on March 24, 2016, in Japan for Xbox One and PS4. The worldwide release for consoles and PCs took place on April 12, 2016.

Dark Souls 3 is a hardcore action RPG based on world exploration by moving through various locations populated by no less diverse mobs and bosses. The game is set in Lothric, at the junction of lords of ash domains. The protagonist has to return them to their thrones, absorb their power, and determine Fire’s role in the world’s future. Following the previous Souls games, we play as an Undead who has to ignite the primordial fire. You will encounter dark dungeons, toxic swamps, frightening graveyards, and beautiful castles along the way.

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