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The Best Fantasy Games of All Time  

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

List ranges from The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim to World of Warcraft and more.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best fantasy games?" and "What is the greatest fantasy game of all time?"
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Fable II is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
tylersloeper added 2008
Fable II is an action role-playing open world video game in the Fable game series developed by Lionhead Studios and published by Microsoft Game Studios for Xbox 360. It is the sequel to Fable ...more
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Gothic II is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
JohnSmith1519997324812 added 2002
2004 Gothic II is a role-playing video game and the sequel to Gothic, by the German developer Piranha Bytes. It was first released on November 29, 2002 in Germany, with North America following almost ...more
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Icewind Dale is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
2000
Icewind Dale is a role-playing video game developed for Windows by Black Isle Studios and published by Interplay Entertainment. It was released on June 30, 2000. It takes place in the Dungeons ...more
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Star Wars: Knights of the Old ... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
Rackandroll added 2003
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is a role-playing video game developed by BioWare and published by LucasArts. Written by Drew Karpyshyn, the soundtrack for the game was composed by Jeremy ...more
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Final Fantasy X is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
frank-westcoatt added 2001
Final Fantasy X is a role-playing video game developed and published by Square as the tenth entry in the Final Fantasy series. Originally released in 2001 for Sony's PlayStation 2, the game was ...more
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Heroes of Might and Magic III is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
Dancer Anthony added 1999
Heroes of Might and Magic III: The Restoration of Erathia is a turn-based strategy game developed by Jon Van Caneghem through New World Computing originally released for Microsoft Windows by the ...more
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World of Warcraft: The Burning... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
2007
World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade, often referred to as TBC or BC, is the first expansion pack for the MMORPG World of Warcraft. It was released on January 15, 2007 at midnight in Europe ...more
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Dark Messiah of Might and Magi... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
JohnSmith1519997324812 added 2006
Dark Messiah of Might and Magic, additionally subtitled Elements on Xbox 360, is a first-person action game with role-playing elements developed by Arkane Studios and Floodgate Entertainment. ...more
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Gothic is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
JohnSmith1519997324812 added 2001
2001 Gothic is a single-player action role-playing video game for Windows developed by the German company Piranha Bytes. It was first released in Germany on March 15, 2001, followed by the English ...more
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Diablo III is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
JohnSmith1519997324812 added May 15 2012
Diablo III is an action role-playing video game developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment. It is the third installment in the Diablo franchise and was released in the Americas, Europe, ...more
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Star Wars: Knights of the Old ... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
Rackandroll added 2004
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II – The Sith Lords is a role-playing video game released for the Xbox and Microsoft Windows. It is the sequel to Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic ...more
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Diablo II: Lord of Destruction is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
tylersloeper added 2001
2003 Diablo II: Lord of Destruction is an expansion pack for the hack and slash action role-playing game Diablo II. Unlike the original Diablo '​s expansion pack, Diablo: Hellfire, it is a ...more
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The Bard's Tale is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
2004
The Bard's Tale is an action role-playing game created by InXile Entertainment, and published by Vivendi Universal Games in 2004. Vivendi marketed the game as a humorous spoof of fantasy ...more
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Final Fantasy VI is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
wiabux added 1994
Final Fantasy VI is a role-playing video game developed and published by Square for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System platform. Released in 1994, it is the sixth title in the mainline ...more
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The Lord of the Rings: The Bat... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
Dancer Anthony added 2006
The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II is a real-time strategy video game developed and published by Electronic Arts. It is based on the fantasy novels The Lord of the Rings and ...more
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Demon's Souls is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
2009
Demon's Souls is a 2009 action role-playing video game developed by From Software, with production assistance from SCE Japan Studio, exclusively for the PlayStation 3. It was released in Japan ...more
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Geneforge is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
2001
Geneforge is the first video game in the Geneforge series of role-playing video games created by Spiderweb Software. Players assume the role of an apprentice Shaper, a sect of mages who can ...more
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Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
JohnSmith1519997324812 added 2012
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is a single-player action role-playing video game for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 developed by Big Huge Games and 38 Studios, who together with ...more
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Path of Exile is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
JohnSmith1519997324812 added 2013
Path of Exile is an online action RPG developed by New Zealand based independent developer Grinding Gear Games. It is a downloadable free-to-play game supported by "ethical ...more
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Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reb... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
EmrysMarie added Aug 27 2013
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game for Microsoft Windows, Sony PlayStation 3, and PlayStation 4. It was developed by Square Enix with Naoki ...more
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Final Fantasy XV is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
Shubham_5 added 2016
Final Fantasy XV is a action role-playing video game being developed and published by Square Enix for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. It is the fifteenth main installment in the Final Fantasy ...more
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Neverwinter Nights 2 is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
2006
Neverwinter Nights 2 is a role-playing video game developed by Obsidian Entertainment and published by Atari. It is the sequel to BioWare's Neverwinter Nights, based on the Dungeons & ...more
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Guild Wars 2 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
JohnSmith1519997324812 added 2012
Guild Wars 2 is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game developed by ArenaNet and published by NCsoft. Set in the fantasy world of Tyria, the game follows the re-emergence of Destiny's ...more
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Divinity II is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
JohnSmith1519997324812 added Jan 01 2009
Divinity II is an action role-playing game developed by Larian Studios. Its first release in 2009 was subtitled Ego Draconis, and was published by DTP entertainment and in the United States by ...more
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Golden Axe II is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
Dancer Anthony added 1991
Golden Axe II is a side-scrolling beat 'em up released for the Sega Mega Drive. It was released on December 26, 1991. It is the home console sequel to the popular game Golden Axe, marking the ...more