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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.

Dungeon Lords

Classic third-person roleplaying game set in the fantasy universe

9th Dawn II

Indie open-world dungeon crawler RPG set in the dark fantasy universe


Indie 3D isometric RPG game set in the dark fantasy universe

Hollow Knight

2D action-adventure roguelike metroidvania with souls-like elements

Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem

Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem is an isometric action roleplaying game in fantasy setting

Styx: Shards of Darkness

Stealth-action game series featuring RPG elements and unique story about the adventures of a goblin thief

Victor Vran

Isometric action RPG game about the adventures of a famous vampire hunter

Styx: Master of Shadows

Stealth action game with roleplaying elements set in a dark fantasy universe


Isometric old-school styled RPG with immersive nonlinear gameplay

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


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


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


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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.