Best RPG Games in Steam Next Fest 2022

Level up with these fantastic RPG games.

Steam Next Fest has returned and brings with it an incredible roster of upcoming indie titles and demos. With so many games to check out, it can be difficult to choose some standouts. Below are our recommendations for the best RPG games in the Steam Next Fest 2022. You can also look at our recommendations for the Best Platformer Games in Steam Next Fest and Best Card Games in Steam Next Fest 2022.

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Asterigos Curse of the Stars

Image via Acme Gamestudio
  • Release Date: October 11, 2022
  • Developer: Acme Gamestudio
  • Publisher: tinyBuild
  • Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

Experience a souls-like inspired by Greek and Roman mythology in Asterigos: Curse of the Stars. Embark on a journey into the city Aphes as Hilda on a quest to save her father. At your disposal are various weapons and magical abilities to slay over 60 different monsters and 22 unique bosses. Asterigos: Curse of the Stars features a strong narrative you influence with your actions and decisions, as well as over 100 collectibles to find while you explore the city of Aphes and the story it contains.

Bravery and Greed

Bravery and Greed Title
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  • Release Date: 2022
  • Developer: Rekka Games
  • Publisher: Team17
  • Platforms: PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Bravery and Greed combines co-op, roguelite, hack and slash, and beat 'em up to create a unique title to enjoy solo or with friends. Choose from a variety of customizable heroes and classes and explore a robust combat system with a lot of depth. Each run will see you permanently unlock content, so rest easy when you fall in battle, knowing that your efforts didn't go to waste. If you are tired of working together in Bravery and Greed, it features a PvP arena with solo or team-based objectives.

Cassette Beasts

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  • Release Date: 2023
  • Developer: Bytten Studio
  • Publisher: Raw Fury
  • Platforms: PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

Power Rangers meets Pokémon in Cassette Beasts, a monster collector with turn-based combat. Not only can you collect monsters, but you can combine them to create more powerful fusions. Explore Cassette Beast's open world and meet a diverse cast of characters as you master the battle system and uncover the secrets of this world. It also features a banger of a soundtrack, so be sure to play with sound on.


Image via Black Salt Games
  • Release Date: 2023
  • Developer: Black Salt Games
  • Publisher: Team17
  • Platforms: PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PlayStation 5

If you were looking for a cosmic horror fishing RPG, then Dredge is the title for you. You awake after a boat crash and must head back out into the water to fish for your livelihood. You are warned about the night and must manage your time efficiently to avoid being out in the open where danger lurks. Use the profits from your catch to upgrade your boat and search the bottom of the sea for Dredge's sunken secrets.

Slay the Princess

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  • Release Date: 2023
  • Developer: Black Tabby Games
  • Publisher: Black Tabby Games
  • Platforms: PC

In a strange twist of fate, you play as a hero who must kill the princess to stop the end of the world. Slay the Princess puts a psychological horror spin on the classic knight's tale, but the question remains—can you go through with it? Every choice you make in this heart-pounding tale will affect the outcome, so consider your course of action carefully. Will you slay the princess and save the world, or explore deeper into your quest and uncover something worse?

Soulstone Survivors

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  • Release Date: November 7, 2022
  • Developer: Game Smithing Limited
  • Publisher: Game Smithing Limited
  • Platforms: PC

Heavily inspired by Vampire Survivors, Soulstone Survivors pits you against hordes of enemies in a bullet hell action roguelike. This RPG features various classes with an almost overwhelming amount of skills and abilities to use. Create powerful builds and decimate the Lords of the Void and their minions. Whether you are slain or survive a run, you will unlock ways to customize your next run and increase your power.

Spark in the Dark

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  • Release Date: TBD
  • Developer: Stellar Fish
  • Publisher: Stellar Fish
  • Platforms: PC

Enjoy a brutal hardcore dungeon crawling experience in Spark in the Dark. Explore a horrible grim dungeon as one of five classes and face deadly monsters and traps. Not everything is as it seems in Spark in the Dark, as there are countless secrets and ways you can interact with the environment. As you progress through the procedural dungeons, your skills will level up as you use them, giving you an incentive to play into your strengths and improve your weaknesses.


Image via Stitch Heads Entertainment
  • Release Date: TBA
  • Developer: Stitch Heads Entertainment
  • Publisher: Raw Fury
  • Platforms: PC

Superfuse combines the superhero and action RPG genres to create a thrilling experience, complete with that classic comic book look. Choose from two classes and then customize your character through a nearly endless skill tree to create the perfect hero. Play alone, or gather your friends to create an unstoppable superhero team and stop a hidden conspiracy, alien menace, and more.

Zoria Age of Shattering

Image via Tiny Trinket Games
  • Release Date: 2023
  • Developer: Tiny Trinket Games
  • Publisher: Anshar Publishing
  • Platforms: PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One

Zoria: Age of Shattering looks to give new life to the CRPG genre, offering fluid turn-based combat, follower management, and more. Build and control a team of four heroes as you explore the world of Zoria as the Kingdom of Elion finds itself thrust into chaos. Journey to the highest mountains, the sea, various towns, and the darkest of dungeons as you experience numerous hand-crafted adventures.

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