Amongst the various genres in video gaming, RPG or Role Playing Games is probably the most popular. In this kind of game, players will put themselves in the shoes of a brand new character in the game's universe and explore them, usually saving the world in the process. In this article, we are going to list out the top 5 best RPG games for low end PC.

1 - Pillars of Eternity

In this game, you will lead your own band of companions exploring a brand new fantasy realm and into the depths of monster-infested dungeons. Pick between 6 races, eleven classes, and 5 core skills to fight enemies while searching for lost treasures and ancient mysteries.

The story is fairly engaging, right from the start. Your decisions matter - the choices you make and the paths you choose shape your ending. There is also a reputation system where you can side with different factions.

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Pillars of Eternity is pretty lightweight amongst RPG games for low end PC

2 - South Park: The Stick of Truth

Video games based on TV series are usually bad, but surprisingly, South Park: The Stick of Truth is an exception to that rule. Players will step into the shoes of a new, original character in the South Park cartoon universe. The story and humor are probably the best part of the game - they are written by the creators of South Park, Trey Parker and Matt Stone.

In this game, players can participate in exciting turn-based combat involving classic South Park characters like Stan, Kyle, Cartman and Kenny. Arm yourself to the teeth with an arsenal of household items and join them in a hysterical adventure to save South Park.

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South Park's graphics are super low - it is one of the best RPG games for low end PC.

3 - Divinity: Original Sin

Divinity: Original Sin is a prequel to the original Divinity Series. It fuses the amazing combat system of the series with the limitless choices of the Baldur's Gate series. Players will control a party, with each member having abilities that affect the environment.

To get an edge in combat, you need to learn how to combine these skills together. For example, a boulder strike would create an area of sludge that can be ignited with fire; casting rain to extinguish the fire and create fogs to obstruct the battlefield. By mastering these reactions, players will smash through various enemies and puzzles on their way to save the world.

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Chaining various magic together to gain advantage over enemies.

4 - Dark Souls

Dark Souls is generally regarded as one of the most influential games in the last decade because of its unforgiving difficulty. There is no tutorial, no hand holding, no pause. Players are given a weapon then kick out into an unforgiving world.

The combat system is probably the best part, with everything in the game hitting hard and fast. You need to learn the moves of enemies, how to use your weapon, and correct timings in order to come out on top.

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You can actually beat Dark Souls without leveling your character even once.

The world design in Dark Souls is probably the best part of the game, as every area in the game is connected to each other in a brilliant way. Massive hidden areas and features await the most dedicated adventurers. The PVP/Co-op aspect of Dark Souls is also liked by fans. Players can invade others to fight as a red spirit or aid them against bosses as a white spirit.

5 - The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Amongst all games Bethesda ever released, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is probably the best. The story revolves around the player character, Dragonborn, in their quest to defeat the dragon Alduin to save the world.  The game takes place in Skyrim, the northernmost land in the world of Tamriel, heavily inspired by Northern Europe.

Fighting dragons in Skyrim

The best part about Skyrim, top 10 open world games that needs longest time to complete, is that there are just so many things to see and do. The open world is massive, filled with both marked and unmarked quests, alongside a lot of zones to explore. The game continues the open-world tradition of its predecessors by allowing the player to travel anywhere in the game world at any time, and to ignore or postpone the main storyline indefinitely.

The RPG system is fairly deep, with players being able to choose between ten main races and 18 skill trees. Skyrim's combat is the usual "sword and sorcery" style, with players improving skills the more they use it.

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