Seriously, there's a whole wide universe out there. Why are there so few RPGs that focus on space travel and alien planets?
No mention of Outer Worlds? Good journalisming.
While true, I prefer a serious space rpg and not one that’s goofy/humorous hard to explain
Outer Worlds felt like an incomplete game. Something was off. Not saying it was a bad game but it wasn't great. Probably the only action RPG that you couldn't even throw grenades in the game. Now Starfield can be that next big game in space
It's not a question that the game is incomplete, the devs sort of admitted it themselves. They said they didn't have the resources to balance the game for different builds, and so just made all items/ammo really plentiful so anyone could beat with whatever they had. If they can't do that, it's not a stretch to think there were other corners cut.
NecrumOddBoy Don't know what it was but OW didn't feel right. It was missing it's charm and felt incomplete. But I do think given a bigger budget and more development time it could be something special I do wonder if Microsoft will have two developers working on fallout games at the same time. One being bethesda and other bring OW devs who did FONV
The Outer Worlds felt more like Borderlands than Mass Effect or any of the Star Wars games.
"Good Journalism" Unironically yes. Not even worth calling it a space rpg.
Loved Outer Worlds
I'd like to see Paramount invest in video game development, because I can totally see a Star Trek game being great. Getting to explore the universe in a RPG Star Trek game that takes inspiration from Mass Effect and the Outer Worlds for it's RPG mechanics has huge potential. As for the exploration part of the game having it take inspiration from No Man's Sky, the Outer Wilds and Freelancer would be great.
I think I'd prefer an original IP rather than one based on the existing property. That way the developers won't be constrained by the lore. But there is nothing wrong with using Star Trek as an inspiration.
Star Trek online is likely is as close as you're going to get on that.
I'll agree to this. New RPG stories set in space. Course, Phantasy Star back then had futuristic weapons and space travel. I still want PS5. Well...both PS5s. Lol. But I'm talking about a sequel to the series and not the console. PS Online is fine. But I want the old series gameplay back. Loved traveling to the other planets. Was very innovative back then. Created a sense of wonder and exploration.
I think we need more games set anywhere away from medieval eurpean fantasy. Good Lord, I am really sick of elves, orcs and friends.
You said it. It's so much culture out there beside Euro-medieval fantasy...much more!
Well, we do have the perfect foundation for a space RPG: https://www.youtube.com/wat...
IMO, we need more good RPGs. I couldn't care less if they set in space, under the sea, in future, current times or in medieval times, or in prehistoric even. I would take Mass Effect-like game set in Ancient Greece over another Dragon Age II. Or Dragon Age: Origins-like set in current time over Deus Ex: Invisible War and so on.
Could also use more RPG’s in general funded by Sony. Something to compliment Xenoblade and what Msft has cooking
Xenoblade Chronicles X will be ported to the Switch eventually.
Wasn't it already announced?
Sony's days of supporting Wild Arms and Last Dragoon type games are long gone I'm afraid.
Only smaller companies make turn based games in general.
It hasn't but I wouldn't be surprised if it comes out by the end of the year.
I would like another space rpg but I would also like more space horror like Dead Space
I think that’s exactly what Callisto protocol is trying to be. Made by the dead space creator
Ai, Dead Space! I could go for a Crystalis reboot too. @Ausbo Callisto Protocol you say? I gotta look into this!
Yea miss the days of the good phantasy star, star ocean, xenosaga, mass effect, etc. The new stuff with these series just doesn't do it for me personally. The recent fps stuff is cool and star wars fallen order was fun but they just don't hit that tailored space opera epic fantasy we used to have lol
Less sci-fi/dystopian shooters, more - ANY - role playing games with a sci-fi theme you mean.
Rogue Galaxy was also an amazing RPG IP with space aspects. I actually think it holds up much better than Dark Cloud. Just didn’t have as much variety in terms of gameplay as DC
I’d like a hardcore space rpg . Mass Effect 1 was on the right path but they left it for a broader audience with 2&3 .
Mass effect 1 was the best one for me. The others just became regular shooters.
Naughty Dogs next game. Im serious. Didnt you play Knights of the Old Republic?
I think the problem is that rpg's, or I should say GOOD rpg's, are the hardest games to make (I include mmorpg's in there). You have to come through on gameplay, visual presentation, sound, story/characters, AND music if you want to have your game accepted in the here and now. So of course, that's boku bucks. And companies don't wanna take chances anymore. One failed game and, POOF...your game studio gets bought or is out of business.
Yes its called Phantasy Star
Isn't Starfield just around the corner?
Hell yes.. here's hoping Starfield turns out good
I could do with more space rpgs. I am getting a bit tired of dragons and swords.
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