17 Games Like Baldur’s Gate

Games Like Baldur's Gate
Our assortment of games like Baldur’s Gate lists some of the very best new and old fantasy RPGs where you’ll get lost in a world of adventure and choice.

Baldur’s Gate is one of the most well-known role playing games to grace the genre. Bringing countless fantasy elements together into a single video game and combining it with a depth of story that few games have been able to repeat it is no wonder this franchise has been able to capture so many gaming hearts.

Looking beyond the technical advancements that the games brought to the genre players enjoy crisp game mechanics some of which are based on the Advanced Dungeons & dragon ruleset. Gameplay revolves around creating your party of characters, exploring the game world, accomplishing side quests and engaging in combat that mixes the real time with the more strategic paused elements of the game.

The games similar to the Baldur’s Gate franchise on this page focus on other experiences where character customisation and strategy is at the heart of the game. You’ll find these games give you a wealth of options for your party of characters or a single character while letting you freely explore large game worlds that are packed with story and quests.

Games Like Baldur's Gate

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Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel

Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel takes place in the apocalyptic setting that the Fallout universe is known for and opts for a tactical RPG approach ensuring plenty of strategy, customisation and story to be enjoyed. Following a fresh squad in the Brotherhood of Steel faction you’ll a... Read More »

User Score
8.4
(11 votes)
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Dragon Age: Inquisition

Dragon Age: Inquisition continues the legacy of the Dragon Age franchise with a breathtaking game world full of locations, romance, activities and plenty of combat. Available on the new generation of consoles (Xbox One and PS4) along with the old it’s available to all gamers. With the thi... Read More »

User Score
8.8
(24 votes)
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Wasteland 2

Set in a post-apocalyptic universe and aiming to capture the same audience as the original Fallout adventures is Wasteland 2. With a huge amount of potential customisation and enough content to ensure multiple playthroughs can take different paths it is a game that succeeds for the most part. S... Read More »

User Score
7.5
(16 votes)
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Divinity: Original Sin

Divinity: Original Sin offers solo and co-operative gameplay that blends fantasy, strategy and role playing together. With a living and breathing game world you can make a name for yourself and direct the course of this adventure one turn at a time. Set in a game world filled with fantasy playe... Read More »

User Score
8.2
(14 votes)
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Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura

Relive the feeling of the original Fallout games but in a fantasy setting with Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura. Not only does the game have an extremely obscure name its development team contained some of the brains that created Fallout. In the game players will have the opportunity t... Read More »

User Score
9.3
(15 votes)
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Beyond Divinity

Beyond Divinity is part of the Divine Divinity series and features similar gameplay to the core role playing games in that series. The game is set approximately two decades after the original Divine Divinity and takes place in an alternate universe to the main series. Players step into the shoe... Read More »

User Score
7.3
(11 votes)
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Divine Divinity

Divine Divinity takes place in a fantasy world and offers a single player RPG experience. The game promises an impressive story based experience for players to follow. The setting for the game is a dark fantasy world and has players getting caught in the middle of a battle between good and evil... Read More »

User Score
7.2
(14 votes)
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Icewind Dale II

Icewind Dale II improved on the original formula with another epic role playing game that makes use of real time party based combat. Set within the Forgotten Realms D&D landscape you’ll be exploring the northern part of the continent, taking 30 years after the original. This journey s... Read More »

User Score
8.0
(1 votes)
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The Age of Decadence

The Age of Decadence takes a different path in with a post-apocalyptic Roman like setting. It draws inspiration from the likes of the classic Fallout games and another of other classical turn based role playing games. Selling itself on depth of the years gone by The Age of Decadence opts for a ... Read More »

User Score
8.5
(2 votes)
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The Bard’s Tale

The Bard’s Tale is a unique and quirky action role playing game that pokes fun at most of the stereotypes in fantasy RPGs. The game was originally released in 2004 on consoles (PlayStation 2 and Xbox) but eventually found its way to Windows and Mac (2009) with iOS and Android releases in 2012. ... Read More »

User Score
7.9
(12 votes)
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Jade Empire

Jade Empire is an action RPG originally released for Xbox and Windows but has more recently been added to the Xbox Marketplace for Xbox 360. The game takes place in ancient China, a setting that is rarely touched by most games which makes it quite a unique experience. Jade Empire is set in a fi... Read More »

User Score
7.0
(8 votes)
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Dragon Age II

Dragon Age II is the second game in the hit Dragon Age series developed by BioWare and continues the fantasy adventure with a number of new features. The game was released in 2011 and is available across the big platforms including Mac, Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. While Dragon Age II i... Read More »

User Score
7.0
(32 votes)
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Dragon Age: Origins

Dragon Age: Origins is the first game in the Dragon Age series and is available on Windows, Mac, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The game is played with a third-person aspect and takes place in a fictional fantasy game world. In Dragon Age: Origins players take control of their own mage, warrior or... Read More »

User Score
9.0
(27 votes)
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Neverwinter Nights

Neverwinter Nights takes you to a fantasy world in a third person role playing game. The game was released in 2002 for Windows with a Mac release a year later. In the game players can expect a lengthy campaign well in excess of 50 hours. With plenty of community created content also available t... Read More »

User Score
8.2
(10 votes)
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Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II continues where the original left off. The game was released in 2004 for the Xbox platform with a Windows release a year later. The game is a solid RPG experience but not at the same level of the original. Unlike the first game development was fronted b... Read More »

User Score
8.9
(12 votes)
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Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (KOTOR) is an RPG developed by BioWare that was released in 2003 and takes place in the Star Wars universe. The game was originally released for Windows and the Xbox (backwards compatible with the 360) but was re-released for iOS devices in May of 2013. Th... Read More »

User Score
9.5
(31 votes)
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Neverwinter Nights 2

Neverwinter Nights 2 continues the adventure from the first game with plenty of enhancements to provide a better gameplay experience. Just like the original game the game uses the Dungeons & Dragons rules and the Forgotten Realms universe. Neverwinter Nights 2 is centred around the city of ... Read More »

User Score
8.3
(10 votes)