8 of the most influential classic RPGs on PlayStation



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War! Chinese literature! Politics! No wait, come back! Suikoden isn’t a lecture in battle economics. It’s one of the first games to create a solid foundation for the RPG genre. Suikoden follows a classic Chinese novel that tells of 108 outlaws causing mischief, allowing you to recruit that same number of warriors into your army. The turn-based combat and storyline are simple enough, while the recruitment shtick keeps the action fresh enough to keep you engaged.