Digital Life Awards 2015: The best games

Digital Life Awards 2015: The best games
Screenshot of Dragon Age Inquisition.

Best overall game & role-playing game

Editor's choice:
Dragon Age: Inquisition

For those who love role-playing games (RPGs), 2014 was a great year.

We saw the likes of Kickstarter- funded RPGs, such as Divinity: Original Sin and Wasteland 2, finally being released after repeated delays.

Despite their crowdfunding roots, both RPGs, with their quirky dialogue, moral choices and turn-based combat, delivered memorable classic role-playing experiences.

The hardcore action RPG Dark Souls II continues to be as difficult as ever. And you have the fan favourite, Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition. Designed for next-generation consoles, this edition of the popular hack-and-slash action RPG comes with the original Diablo III and Reaper Of Souls expansion, as well as the endless Adventure mode in which you can keep playing to get loot and gain experience to level up.

But Dragon Age: Inquisition is a completely different proposition. Its world is so open that it will take you at least 40 hours to complete the main quests alone.

If you like to explore every corner and loot everything in your path, you may end up spending more than 100 hours on the game. The RPG's superb graphics, majestic music, great tactical combat and engaging reactive plot make it an addictive experience.

Readers' choice:

Best overall game
64.6 per cent of total votes

Best role-playing game
Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition
39.2 per cent of total votes


Best overall game finalists:
Civilization: Beyond Earth
Infamous: Second Son
Middle-earth: Shadow Of Mordor

Best role-playing game finalists:
Dark Souls II
Divinity: Original Sin
Wasteland 2 Games
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