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The Best New RPGs Of 2020

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Only role-playing games released in 2020.

The best new RPGs of 2020 infuse great storylines with intuitive gameplay mechanics, making it easy for gamers to immerse themselves in a new world. While 2019 gave us great RPGs like Kingdom Hearts III and Pokémon Sword and Shield, new releases like the long-awaiting Final Fantasy VII remake, as well as the remastered version of Trials of Mana, which was originally released on the SNES back in 1995, are sure to offer enough replay value for old and new gamers alike.

What’s your favorite new 2020 RPG? Action-RPG fighting extravaganza Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot was an early 2020 release, while games like Nioh 2 and Marvel’s Avengers are sure to garner a few new role-playing fans.

Vote up all your favorite new RPGs that were released in 2020, and vote down all the titles you tried but couldn’t get into. And if your favorite new games are missing, add them below. Don’t forget to check back often as we update this list with more games.

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  • Trials of Mana
    Photo: Square Enix
    • Release: 2020
    • Developer: Square Enix
    • Genres (Video game): Action role-playing
    • Publisher: Square Enix
    • Platform: Nintendo Switch, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4
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  • Final Fantasy VII Remake
    Photo: Final Fantasy VII Remake/Square Enix
    • Release: 2020
    • Developer: Square Enix
    • Genres (Video game): Action role-playing
    • Publisher: Square Enix
    • Platform: PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4
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  • The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics
    Photo: The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics / Krafton Game Union

    Metacritic score: 67% (PC)

    • Release: 2020
    • Developer: Krafton Game Union
    • Genres (Video game): Role-playing game
    • Publisher: BonusXP
    • Platform: Xbox One, PC, Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
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  • Nioh 2
    Photo: Team Ninja
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    • Release: 2020
    • Developer: Team Ninja
    • Genres (Video game): Action role-playing, Hack & slash
    • Publisher: Koei Tecmo
    • Platform: PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, PC
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