The Best Rogue-like RPG Games for Xbox One

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The Mageseeker: A League of Legends Story (2023)

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Nintendo Switch Xbox Series X/s PC Windows Playstation 4 Playstation 5 Xbox One Xbox Series X

Join the rebellion in The Mageseeker: A League of Legends Story! As Sylas, a spell-stealing mage, you'll liberate your homeland, command powerful magic, and uncover secrets of the past. With fast-paced action, intriguing story, and stunning visuals, you'll be immersed in a world of strategic combat and political intrigue. Whether you're a League of Legends fan or a newcomer, this game will captivate you!


What we like:
  • Captivating universe and story
  • Engaging and strategic combat
  • Variety of spells to steal and use
  • Beautiful pixel art style
  • Fun boss fights
What could be improved:
  • Game length is short
  • Environments can feel repetitive

  • rpg
  • pixel
  • combat
  • action
  • rogue-like
  • top-down
  • moba
  • battle
  • hack-and-slash
  • boss-fight
  • boss
  • story
  • fight
  • 2d
  • magic

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Loop Hero (2021)

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PC Windows Android Xbox Series X Xbox One Nintendo Switch Linux Mac OS

Loop Hero is a rogue-like adventure RPG strategy card game featuring a top-down deck & dungeon-building auto-battler with resource and settlement management systems. The player must traverse an ever-looping route to defeat rivals and build the world around them while managing their resources, equipment and buffs.


What we like:
  • Easy to understand mechanics
  • Aesthetically minimalistic package
  • Procedurally generated path
  • On-the-fly item management
  • Resource management systems
  • 8 bit 80's goth flair soundtrack
What could be improved:
  • Dusty blue & orange colour palette may not be to everyone's taste
  • 40% resource tax when leaving the loop
  • 30% of resources lost when dying

  • card
  • rogue-like
  • tile
  • boss
  • rpg
  • deckbuilder
  • battle
  • pixel
  • strategy
  • endless
  • deck

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For The King (2018)

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Xbox One Linux Mac OS PC Windows Xbox 360

For the King is a strategic RPG that blends table-top and roguelike elements into an exciting adventure across realms. Explore, loot, and battle your way through colorful and vibrant landscapes in this easily accessible game. With four starter character classes to choose from and plenty of lore store unlockables, you'll have plenty of customization options when building your party. Enjoy a medieval soundtrack as you play in solo mode or team up with friends online to take on dungeons and special events.


What we like:
  • Easily accessible and fun to play
  • Vibrant art design
  • Wide variety of customization options
  • Medieval soundtrack
  • Multiple game modes
What could be improved:
  • Small number of customization options at the start

  • tabletop
  • rpg
  • rogue-like
  • turn-based
  • cooperative
  • dungeon
  • hex

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Darkest DungeonA (2016)

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PC Windows Mac OS Linux Playstation 4 vita IOS iPhone Nintendo Switch Xbox One

Darkest Dungeon is a challenging gothic roguelike turn-based RPG about the psychological stresses of adventuring. Recruit, train, and lead a team of flawed heroes against unimaginable horrors, stress, disease, and the ever-encroaching dark. Can you keep your heroes together when all hope is lost?


  • dungeon
  • turn-based
  • rogue-like
  • dungeon-crawler
  • rpg
  • gothic
  • battle
  • fight
  • psychological
  • narration

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Little Noah: Scion of Paradise (2022)

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PC Windows Xbox One

Join the genius alchemist Noah and her cat companion Zipper as they explore ancient ruins to uncover the secrets hidden within! Create unique teams and combos from 40+ recruitable allies in this casual but compelling game!


  • rogue-like
  • japanese
  • rpg
  • dungeon-crawler
  • collectathon
  • metroidvania
  • souls
  • jrpg
  • pve
  • steampunk
  • dungeon

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Undungeon (2021)

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Nintendo Switch Playstation 4 Xbox One PC Windows

Undungeon is a pixel-art dungeon crawler action RPG set in a world where the multiverse shattered. You play as the Herald of the Void, making choices and taking action that will determine the fate of the remaining inhabitants. The game has a lot of dialogue and your interactions matter greatly.


What we like:
  • Deep combat mechanics with customisable characters and weapons
  • Organ harvesting system
  • Innovative Karma System
  • Two dimensions with unique foes
  • Allies and karma systems
  • Trading for weapons or healing items
What could be improved:
  • Large amount of text
  • Sound design not up to par

  • pixel
  • rogue-like
  • rpg
  • sci-fi
  • action
  • top-down
  • dungeon-crawler
  • perma-death
  • open-world
  • story
  • combat
  • real-time
  • crafting
  • atmospheric
  • hack-and-slash

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Dungeon Drafters (2023)

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Dungeon Drafters is a tile-based dungeon crawler with rogue-lite elements. Explore ancient ruins, loot rare cards and employ clever combos to defeat your foes and build the legendary spell deck that could save the world.


  • deckbuilder
  • card
  • dungeon
  • rpg
  • dungeon-crawler
  • procedural
  • tile
  • movement
  • deck
  • rogue-like
  • grid
  • tactical
  • turn-based
  • pixel
  • japanese

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Black Book (2021)

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PC Windows Mac OS Xbox One Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch

In Black Book, you take on the role of a witch named Vasilisa in her quest to revive her lost soulmate by finding the Black Book, an ancient, powerful text. The game features a unique, card-based combat system and a rich storyline inspired by Russian folklore. You'll face challenges, help townsfolk, and battle demons, all while navigating the cultural and historical elements of 1800s Russia.


What we like:
  • Immersive storyline
  • Unique card-based combat system
  • Rich cultural references
  • High-quality artwork
  • Engaging side quests
What could be improved:
  • Lack of tutorials
  • Tricky combat mechanics
  • Occasionally poor character designs
  • And some issues with auto-run feature

  • card
  • deckbuilder
  • turn-based
  • mythology
  • demons
  • rpg
  • rogue-like
  • fantasy
  • battle

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Defend the Rook (2021)

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PC Windows Nintendo Switch Xbox One Playstation 4 Playstation 5

Defend the Rook is a rogue-like tactics game where players defend the Rook from a variety of enemies by strategically positioning heroes and contraptions on a 9x9 board. Through upgrades, buffs and improvements, you must use each element to their fullest potential to win each round.


What we like:
  • Challenging gameplay
  • Good replayability
  • Cartoonish visuals
  • Customizable contraptions and buffs
  • Subtitles for dialogue
What could be improved:
  • Weak tutorial on upgrade process and contraptions
  • Camera angle control missing
  • Limited options when reviving heroes

  • rogue-like
  • turn-based
  • rpg
  • tactical
  • perma-death
  • tower-defense
  • city-building
  • base-building
  • strategy
  • tabletop
  • party
  • medieval

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Abomi Nation (2021)

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Nintendo Switch PC Windows Xbox One

Abomi Nation is a roguelike monster-taming RPG. Every playthrough will create a new version of Abomi Nation and provide a unique world with different Abomis for you to find. Explore your universe, watch your Abomis bond, and battle it out as your adventure unfolds in a way totally unique to you!


  • rogue-like
  • collector
  • creature
  • turn-based
  • perma-death
  • party
  • rpg
  • procedural
  • family-friendly
  • cartoony
  • replay-value
  • monster-taming
  • character
  • battle
  • cute

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