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Dark Fantasy RPG Games combine typical fantasy settings and elements of gothic and horror. The colours are much darker, and forces of light are not present in these games. Most of the in-game characters have no hope to survive, and evil creatures do whatever they wish everywhere. The sights you might see are horrifying, and the tension of exploring the world is much more significant. Various customization options and several physical and magical abilities are also available for the players to survive in such an environment.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

The last action/RPG game in fantasy setting which ends the story about Geralt of Rivia

Nioh 2

An action souls-like RPG in Japanese mythology setting

Nioh

An action RPG in traditional Japanese setting developed and published by KOEI TECMO GAMES CO., LTD.

Gothic Remake

A reworked version of the famous classic dark fantasy RPG

ArcaniA: Gothic 4

Spin-off of the original CRPG series of dark fantasy games Gothic

Gothic 3

Third part of the famous open-world CRPG in the unique dark fantasy setting

Darksiders 3

A sequel to the famous ARPG series featuring new protagonist and gameplay mechanics

Darksiders 2

A second part of the slasher Action/RPG game series Darksiders

Darksiders

The first game in a series of slasher Action/RPG

Gothic 2

A continuation of the classic third-person RPG in dark fantasy setting

Baldur's Gate 3

A long-awaited continuation of the classic fantasy RPG series in Dungeons & Dragons setting

Gothic

The first game in the famous series of third-person ARPG in dark fantasy setting

Diablo

Classic isometric action/RPG that has started the genre of Diablo-like games

Divinity II: Ego Draconis

The third part of the famous fantasy action / RPG Divinity

Divine Divinity

The first instalment in the Divinity series developed by Larian Studios

Fable

An open-world fantasy action RPG with unique karma mechanics

Beyond Divinity

An old-school diablo-like isometric RPG featuring an in-depth roleplaying system

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

A single-player action / RPG set in the Lord of the Rings universe

Middle-Earth: Shadow of War

The continuation of a large-scale third-person RPG in the LOTR Universe

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning

A fantasy-themed single-player action RPG with unique fate mechanics and deep storyline

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Dark Fantasy RPG Games take typical fantasy worlds and twist them into more gothic and dark environments. Mythical creatures and magical powers rule over all the inhabitants; however, most of them are evil and tries to eliminate all the kindness that is left. Most of the questlines are dark and consist of dealing with dark forces, which dominate most areas of the in-game worlds. Some of the in-game elements may not fit younger audiences, and that is the reason for the age restriction for some of these games.

Dark Fantasy RPG Games offer in-depth character customization, along with a variety of available classes. Modern technologies do not exist in such worlds, and players may use melee and ranged weapons, magic, traps and various mythical artefacts. Players may tweak their abilities via Skill Trees to adapt them to fit their playstyle more. Progressing through the main storyline awards the players with experience points, which are used to level up and boost their power even further.

Dark Fantasy RPG Games provide the players with an environment full of tension. The enemies may ambush at any time, and there are no safe spots to hide from them. The games of the genre fit both casual and hardcore players because of the immersive plots and various difficulty settings.

Best Dark Fantasy RPG Games

  • Darkest Dungeon features a dark setting full of terrifying objects. Players can explore the massive game world and face horrifying creatures in turn-based combat, and the immersive plot takes the players through dungeons and their terrors.
  • Diablo 3 is an RPG that features a hopeless world conquered by dark forces. Everyone accepted their fates, and primal evils rule over monsters. You step up to face them through multiple story-related Acts.
  • Path of Exile offers a dark universe with an open world for the players to explore. The immersive storyline shows that there is no hope, and you may only survive to overcome darkness.