List of role-playing games, listed alphabetically with photos of the game's cover art when available. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these role-playing games have been enjoyed by millions. This list includes all role-playing games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure, future or new role-playing games. Various bits of information are available for these top role-playing games, such as when the game was released and who developed the game. In some instances you can click on the names of the games to get an even more in-depth description of them. These aren't necessarily the best role-playing games, but there are a lot of popular role-playing games listed here.
This list has a variety of games in it, from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.This list answers the questions, "What are the best role-playing games?" and "What are the most popular role-playing games?"