Updated! Lose yourself in fantastic worlds and embark on unforgettable quests in these essential PC role-playing games.
Stream on A cheap laptop can now play high-end games, as long as your internet connection is strong enough.
BYO SNACKS When it's tough to get a Dungeons & Dragons crew together in person, take heart—there are great tools for replicating the tabletop experience online.
Memory Pain In its zeal to revive the memories of the JRPGs of yesteryear, Lost Sphear fails to leave a memorable impression of its own.
IRIS MY CASE Standardized technology and collaboration are blurring the line between indie and big-budget games, and Senua's eyes are the proof.
OP In the history of games like Skyrim and Diablo, these legendary builds put out so much damage it wasn't even fair.
Consolation Halo Wars 2's console focus is a little too strong on the PC, but there's some fun if lightweight strategy nonetheless.
Season's Beatings Though much too easy, Dead Rising 4 is sandboxy zombie-killing adventure that recaptures the series' fun.
Banned Bohemia Interactive discusses the difficult, expensive, often controversial task of combating cheaters.