The Best RPGs Of 2017 By Score On PS4, Xbox One, PC, And Switch
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2017 has been a remarkable year for gaming, and a significant part of that has been the year's role-playing games. Many of the year's best games have been RPGs, from Persona 5 and Divinity: Original Sin II to Golf Story and Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions. Regardless of the style you like, 2017 has great RPGs for almost everyone--and across every platform.
In this gallery, we're taking a look at the RPGs that got a score of 8 or above on GameSpot. Genres aren't black and white, but for this list, we've included games that are role-playing games first and foremost--while many of the year's best games include some RPG-inspired mechanics, like skill trees, we've left them off here. Click forward to see 2017's best-reviewed RPGs, and make sure to check out all our Best of 2017 features for more.
For more on the best games by score on other big genres, check out our individual features highlighting the best strategy games, best sports games, best action-adventure games, best fighting games, and best shooters. If you want to see our choices for the best games of 2017, check out our Game of the Year 2017 Top 10 List. And make sure to check out all our Best of 2017 features, detailing GameSpot's picks for 2017's best games.