Although new games are fun and exciting, classics are always reliable sources of endless entertainment. Especially when it comes to fantasy games. Throughout the years game developers have wowed gamers in this specific genre.
Join us as we pay homage to those spectacular fantasy games, we can’t help but go back to every so often.
Baldur’s Gate II
Released by BioWare and Black Isle studios, this fantasy classic features so many hours of quests, different plots and combats presented flawlessly, gamers absolutely became hooked. Even though it is not an easy game by any means, this just makes it more addictive and thrilling. Throw in the versatility of the godchild role, and you have a positive fantasy classic.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
It was taken on by CD Projekt RED, and it just proves that practice makes perfect as it beats the two previous installments to outstanding levels. It grips us, not only with action play but also plunging us into the story, based on Polish Andrzej Sapkowski’s best-selling novels.
Final Fantasy VII
Developed by Square Soft, it was so groundbreaking and appreciated worldwide, that it set a before and after point in the world of video games. Introducing 3D to the RPG fantasy genre, outstanding soundtracks and graphic designs, along with a combat system that isn’t so complicated, FF7 had gamers at “hello”.
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
Developed by Nintendo EAD, with a rather tragic epic plot of an unsung hero travelling through time. The game offers an extremely detailed storyline, with every action in Hyurle triggering a consequence, in addition to never before seen game controls. Zelda OOT grips you and just won’t let go until you finish it.
Launched over 20 years ago, this amazing RPG game provides stories that are very simple and easy to understand. The option of combining different member’s powers in a fighting layout that is a bit more elaborated. And for the first time ever the cause and effect style which makes you want to play Chrono Tigger over and over.
The Elder Scrolls: Morrowind
Launched by Bethesda Game Studios, it marked the beginning of the series’ success. Every feature of the player’s character and their actions is pretty much customizable, and the way it cuts to the chase and just sends you to missions keeps things interesting as it is a bit harder to keep track of your whereabouts.
World of Warcraft
This grandpa of RPG fantasy games was delivered by Blizzard Entertainment and was a huge success with an incredibly rich player base all over the world that still holds today. The gameplay increases in difficulty as you progress in the Azeroth fantasy world, and the interactive community is unprecedented in the video games’ realm.
Launched by Konami Computer and Entertainment Tokyo, this game presents a different kind of fantasy, with a two-faced world that is both terrifying and enticing. With many legged creatures jumping at you out of the blue and in the dead cold silence of the deserted streets, this is one classic you can’t get bored of.
Those are some of the most indisputable fantasy classics you can always run to if you want to go back to basics, and enjoy a more familiar game.