16 Games Like Bastion

Games Like Bastion Our compilation of games like Bastion features other great action adventures with isometric camera angles, unique settings and role playing elements.

Set after an apocalyptic event players step into the shoes of the Kid as they move through a fantasy floating environment encountering enemies and collecting special shards to bring power back to the Bastion.

This requires you to fight a range of enemies and slowly restore the structures that you’ll need to beat the game from the armory to improve your weapons to the shrine where you can invoke the power of a particular god. Other notable features of the game include a dynamic voiceover system and the unique 2D game with a hand painted art style.

Bastion is much simpler compared to other action role playing games by reducing your weapons down to two choices at any single time along with a handful of special attack options. Instead of this being a weakness the game has turned it into a strength by refining the mechanics it does have to make it an extremely solid RPG.

The games like Bastion features here offer similar action RPG adventures where you’ll battle across various environments and improve your character in isometric style.
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Drakensang Online

Drakensang Online started as a free to play browser based game that offers similar gameplay to the classic action role playing games of days long past. With the retirement of Flash and Java support within modern browsers though Drakensang Online is now entirely available through  the small game client for Windows. Opting for 4 playable classes players can tackle the Drakensang Online game world as a Dragonknight, Spellweaver, Ranger or Steam Mechanicus with further customisation for gender, ethn...[Read Review]

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Spiral Knights

Spiral Knights is a co-operative game that draws inspiration from the likes of Zelda while also offering a MMO inspired experience focused on co-operative play. While Spiral Knights was originally available to play in your browser this has been retired given its reliance on Java limiting the game to the downloadable client through the official website or Steam. In Spiral Knights players control their own knight which belongs to the Spiral Knight Order as they explore the planet Cradle and its va...[Read Review]

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8.6 User Avg (26 votes)
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Ys I & II

Ys I and II is a highly popular Japanese action role playing game that has similar gameplay elements to the Legend of Zelda series. The game first launched in 1989 and has since seen many re-releases and updates. The games in the Ys series follow Adol Christin who loves a good adventure and has a knack for being in the right place at just the right time that has him in the centre of a number of adventures. In Ys I and II Adol is on a quest for the 6 history books of the land which gives him vita...[Read Review]

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8.2 User Avg (12 votes)
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Fate (Collection)

Fate is a single player hack and slash series of games developed by WildTangent which players will find similar to the Torchlight series. The games offer a simple but enjoyable action RPG experience with demos available from the official website. The original game launched in 2005 with expansion packs being released in 2008 (Undiscovered Realms), 2009 (The Traitor Soul) and 2011 (The Cursed King). Each expansion pack adds new content to the game including levels, items, spells and additional cha...[Read Review]

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7.9 User Avg (12 votes)
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Dust: An Elysian Tail

Imagine an offline version of MapleStory, and you’ve got Dust: An Elysian Tail that employs 2D side scrolling mechanics and crisp action role playing to tell the story of Dust. As a warrior without memories who awakes to the darkness of a strange forest Dust begins an adventure to recover his past. Joining you on this journey to discover your origin is the sentient mythical Blade of Ahrah and its guardian, a Nimbat (similar to a fairy creature) named Fidget. Your journey starts at the town of Au...[Read Review]

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7.8 User Avg (11 votes)
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Torchlight

Torchlight was developed by Runic Games and released in 2009, eventually making its way to Xbox 360 in 2011. The game is a single player action RPG that is very similar to the Diablo series in terms of gameplay. The setting for your adventure is the town of Torchlight, a mining town built on top of a rich vein of mysterious Ember. Players play as an unknown adventure that arrives at the town in search of adventure and fortune. You are quickly recruited by Syl to find his mentor Alric in the cave...[Read Review]

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7.7 User Avg (12 votes)
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Path of Exile

Path of Exile is a free to play action role playing game that draws plenty of comparison to the Diablo series and in particular Diablo 2 for its similar dark and foreboding atmosphere that has players starting from scraps to fighting against uber monsters with legendary gear. Path of Exile has been widely praised as capturing the best of the Diablo franchise and expanding on it with its own unique and well-polished ideas particularly in the department of character customisation and depth. Develo...[Read Review]

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7.7 User Avg (81 votes)
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Torchlight 2

Torchlight 2 is a Diablo inspired action role playing game developed by Runic Games. The game was released for digital purchase in September 2012 with a playable demo also available so you can easily try before you buy. The game is packed full of fun and unique features with plenty of innovation providing a new experience within the action RPG genre. Torchlight 2 offers four different classes, a single player campaign, multiplayer, crafting, gems, fishing, pets and much more. Torchlight 2 has a ...[Read Review]

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7.7 User Avg (40 votes)
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Book of Demons

If you took the deck building out of your favourite card game and mixed it with a Diablo 1 type hack and slash the result would be Book of Demons. Not only does this take on a traditional fan favourite offer hours of fun it also does so in a comedic and visually appealing way. Offering the 3 characters that you’d expect to see (warriors, rogue and mage) you’ll venture down into the labyrinth underneath a small town on the verge of the end. Within the town you’ll meet the typica...[Read Review]

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7.6 User Avg (11 votes)
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Shadows: Heretic Kingdoms

Shadows: Heretic Kingdoms is a dark isometric action RPG with unique boss battles, a nightmarish atmosphere and the ability to switch characters on the fly. This design allows Shadow: Heretic Kingdoms to offer a similar dark setting to the AAA titles in the genre while giving you more flexibility than the usually rigid class structures that they have historically employed. This combination makes it ideal for action RPG fanatics that desire more of the genre without the purchase cost of the leadi...[Read Review]

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7.6 User Avg (18 votes)
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Titan Quest

Titan Quest is a popular action role-playing game published by THQ and is available for Windows. The game was released in 2006 with an expansion pack (Immortal Throne) released in 2007 that improved many of the core game features with 2018 releases across modern platforms. If after reading this brief overview of Titan Quest you decide it is an action RPG you would like to experience I strongly recommend grabbing the Titan Quest Gold edition (available on Amazon and Steam) which comes with the or...[Read Review]

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7.6 User Avg (55 votes)
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The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing

Borrowing from the vast lore and mythology of Van Helsing and turning it into a game franchise is Neocore Games with their appropriately titled series, The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing. Announced in 2012 through a number of gameplay and teaser trailers that depicted dark magic, terrifying vampires and a strong gothic influence the game officially launched in 2013 for the PC market later joining consoles in 2015 (Xbox One) and 2017 (PS4) respectively. Promising a mechanically refined real...[Read Review]

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7.5 User Avg (11 votes)
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Diablo III

Diablo III (Diablo 3) is an action RPG experience that was long awaited by fans of the series. Launching in May 2012 with an expansion pack (Reaper of Souls) in 2014 the game continues the story of angels, demons and humans in Sanctuary. Players will choose from one of five character classes (six with the expansion pack) and adventure across Sanctuary as they uncover a plot that was put into motion years ago that would once again allow Diablo to rise to power. With all the characters and story e...[Read Review]

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The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing II

Pick up your wide brimmed hat and step right back into the shoes of the Van Helsing legacy with The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing II, a game that builds on the solid foundations of the original to offer a similarly impressive action RPG experience alongside a number of refinements. Just like the original adventure the game is available separately or as part of The Final Cut edition which combines all 3 core games and additional content into an altered single game experience. Your class fo...[Read Review]

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The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing III

The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing returns again for a series ending third instalment in the dark atmospheric action RPG franchise. Building on the unique setting, story and humour established by the past titles the third release also mixes up a number of components, most notably the available classes and their associated skill tree options. The setting for The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing III remains the same though with Borgovia central to a plot that revolves around cults and fa...[Read Review]

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Goliath

Goliath blends action adventure combat mechanics with sandbox crafting elements to create an interesting quest driven title. Goliath will have you stepping into your own robotic creations as you jump from fragment to fragment in the varied game worlds. With a variety of these robotic behemoths to craft and utilise some of which directly counter certain enemies Goliath ensures you’ll be trying them all out to some degree. The setup for Goliath sees players crash landing into an unknown and ...[Read Review]

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