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The Best Role-playing Video Games of All Time

List Criteria: Vote up the best video games in the role-playing video game genre.

This is a list of the best role-playing video games of all time for any console or system, including cover art pictures when available. These highly rated role-playing video games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest role-playing video games are at the top of the list. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these role-playing video games are considered the best in the genre. This list includes all challenging role-playing video games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure or new role-playing video games.

List items range from BioShock to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best role-playing video games?" and "What is the greatest role-playing video game game of all time?"
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    Peach Princess

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    JoWooD Entertainment, Atari

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    Aspyr, Deep Silver, Koch Media

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    Square Enix, Eidos Interactive, Square

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    Bethesda Softworks

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    Electronic Arts

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    Square Enix, Square Electronic Arts, Square

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    Electronic Arts

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    Black Isle Studios, Interplay Entertainment, Virgin Interactive ...

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    Square Enix, Nintendo, Square Electronic Arts

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    Nintendo

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    Electronic Arts, Microsoft Studios

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    Bethesda Softworks

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    Black Isle Studios, Interplay Entertainment

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    Square Enix, Nintendo, Infogrames Entertainment SA

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    Square Enix, Square

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    Nintendo, Square

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    Square Electronic Arts, Square, Sony Computer Entertainment

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    Ubisoft, Capcom

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    Capcom

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    Capcom

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    Nintendo, Enix

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    Square Enix, Enix

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    Square Enix, Enix

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    Enix

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    Eidos Interactive, Enix

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    Square Enix, Enix

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    Marvelous Entertainment Inc., Rising Star Games, Natsume Co., Ltd

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    Infogrames Entertainment SA, Atari, MacSoft Games

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    Nintendo

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    Bethesda Softworks, ZeniMax Media, Vir2L Studios

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    Square Enix, Square

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    Nintendo

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    Nintendo

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    2K Games

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    Black Isle Studios, Interplay Entertainment

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    Vivendi, Interplay Entertainment, Vivendi Games

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    Interplay Entertainment

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    Microsoft Studios

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    Konami

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    Square Enix

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    Ubisoft, Bethesda Softworks

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    Konami

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    Konami

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    Sony Online Entertainment

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    Square Enix, Enix

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    Microsoft Studios, Feral Interactive

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    Square Electronic Arts, Square

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    Square Enix, Nintendo

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