JRPGs from the 2010s
ConsoleNameReleaseGenreDeveloperLucca's Notes
JP PSPYs vs. Sora no Kiseki: Alternative Saga2010FightingFalcomA 3D arena fighting game- very Power Stone-like, where characters from Ys and Trails collide (and level while doing so)
Xbox 360Dragon Ball Z: Budokai HD Collection2010FightingDimpsSee PS3
PSPAlundra (PSone Classics)2010ActionMatrix SoftwareSee PSX
Xbox 360Castlevania: Harmony of Despair (DL only)2010Action-PlatformKonamiLarge-scale Metroidvania crossover with an emphasis on online co-op, stats based on gear and skill grinding
DSDragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies2010Turn-BasedLevel-5Intended to be a multiplayer JRPG, all party members are customizable
PSPArc the Lad (PSone Classics)2010StrategyG-Craft/ARC EntertainmentSee PSX
PSPArc the Lad II (PSone Classics)2010StrategyG-Craft/ARC EntertainmentSee PSX
PSPArc the Lad III (PSone Classics)2010StrategyG-Craft/ARC EntertainmentSee PSX
PS3Record of Agarest War (DL only)2010StrategyCompile HeartMulti-generational game with dating sim elements and tactical combat
PSPBlazing Souls: Accelate2010StrategyIdea FactorySPRG; a port of a JP-only PS2 game set after the true ending of Spectral Souls II, a non-linear storyline
PSPValhalla Knights 2: Battle Stance (DL only)2010ActionK2Adds handy warp points, more customization options, more quests, more monsters, and cuts the maximum party size down from 6 to 4
PS3Arc the Lad (PSone Classics)2010StrategyG-Craft/ARC EntertainmentSee PSX
DSEtrian Odyssey III: The Drowned City2010Turn-BasedAtlusPlays like the two before it; adds 12 new classes, subclassing, weapon forging, and seafaring
PSPValkyria Chronicles 22010StrategySegaPlays a lot like the first, but with a more school-like setting compared to the first game
DSFinal Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light2010Turn-BasedMatrix Software/Square EnixA return to classic form for the series with a job-like system; the predecessor to Bravely Default
PSPCladun: This is an RPG (DL only)2010Dungeon CrawlerSystem Prisma/Nippon IchiA top-down randomized dungeon crawler that also acts as a desconstruction of sorts by allowing the player to make their character and the boss
WiiYu-Gi-Oh! 5D's: Dual Transer2010Card-BasedKonamiThere's Norse mythology, there's XP to gain by winning card games, there's mysterious duelists, there's a lot of cards- par for the course
PSPCrystal Defenders (DL only)2010StrategySquare EnixFinal Fantasy tower defense game set in Ivalice using classes from FFTA2. strategy involves leveling units
DSFoto Showdown (DSi and up only)2010Monster CollectingAlpha-UnitAnother monster collector/battler where you gain creatures to fight by taking pictures with your DSi/3DS camera
PS3Final Fantasy IX (PSone Classics)2010Turn-BasedSquareSee PSX
PS3Arc the Lad II (PSone Classics)2010StrategyG-Craft/ARC EntertainmentSee PSX
Xbox 360Final Fantasy XIII2010Turn-BasedSquare EnixLinear gameplay with a fast-paced turn-based battle system; the worldbuilding seems to do more harm than good
PS3Resonance of Fate2010Turn-BasedTri-AceFree-roaming gun-heavy "cinematic" battle system, only 3 party members, a lot of moral gray areas
DSGolden Sun: Dark Dawn2010Turn-BasedCamelotSet 30 years after the initial duology, plays similarly, updates the graphics to 3D, battles are almost too easy
Xbox 360Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage2010ActionKoeiThousands upon thousands of enemies are already dead - musou/ARPG gameplay
DSCave Story (DSiWare)2010Action-PlatformStudio Pixel/NicalisA platforming-heavy metroidvania created by a one-man development team; taking damage loses XP for weapons
DSBlue Dragon: Awakened Shadow2010ActionTri-CrescendoARPG with a customizable protagonist, Shu and the gang are AI-controlled party members
DSHarvest Moon: The Tale of Two Towns2010SimulationMarvelousYou're now both a farmer and ambassador!
WiiFragile Dreams: Farewell Ruins of the Moon2010Action/HorrorTri-Crescendo/Namco BandaiA lonely post-apocalyptic ARPG/slight horror hybrid where you fight off ghosts and discover remnants of civilization
PS3Grandia (PSone Classics)2010Turn-BasedGame ArtsSee PSX
PS3Atelier Rorona: The Alchemist of Arland2010Turn-BasedGustFirst in Arland storyline, time and item management important as always, first 3D Atelier game
PS3Front Mission 3 (PSone Classics)2010StrategySquareSee PSX
PS3Last Rebellion2010Turn-BasedHit MakerNot the best of games - turn-based gameplay with an emphasis on targeting specific body parts of enemies
JP WiiZangeki no Reginleiv2010ActionSandlotMission-based structure; free-running in stages and lots of emphasis on motion controls to attack, enemies drop mana that can be used to level up various weapons
PS3Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage2010ActionKoeiThe legendary storyline in musou form - where evern destroying fences will give you karma to level up
PS2Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love2010StrategySega/RED EntertainmentMech SRPG/dating sim goodness in 1920s New York, the first of the series to be localized
PS33D Dot Game Heroes2010ActionSilicon StudioA voxel ARPG meant to emulate titles of the 80s, with sword customization and leveling
PS3Alundra (PSone Classics)2010ActionMatrix SoftwareSee PSX
WiiArc Rise Fantasia2010Turn-BasedImageepochLazy English voice acting, but a decent turn-based RPG otherwise
WiiMonster Hunter Tri2010ActionCapcomAdds an underwater ecosystem to the tried-and-true monster-slaying formula
PSPWhat Did I Do To Deserve This, My Lord!? 22010Dungeon CrawlerAcquireMake more dungeons, be more dastardly, and use your newfound ability to mutate monsters as you increase their stats!
VitaFinal Fantasy IX (PSone Classics)2010Turn-BasedSquareSee PSX
PS3Nier2010ActionCaviaHack-and-slash ARPG with a pervading sense of melancholy and a gorgeous soundtrack, multiple endings; takes place after one of Drakengard's endings
PS3Final Fantasy XIII2010Turn-BasedSquare EnixStory too complex for its own good and divisively linear, but fun real-time/turn-based hybrid combat
WiiSakura Wars: So Long, My Love2010StrategySega/RED Entertainment/Idea FactoryNo major changes from the PS2 version save for a lack of JP voices
JP PS3Nier Replicant2010ActionCaviaThe version of Nier not released in the West (until 2021), featuring Nier as a brother rather than a father
WiiShiren the Wanderer2010Dungeon CrawlerChunsoftActually the third game in the Shiren the Wanderer sub-series of Mystery Dungeon roguelike games
JP PSPMonster Hunter Portable 3rd2010ActionCapcomTakes elements from Freedom Unite and Tri but is its own game, now multiple Felynes can assist in combat
PSPZ.H.P. Unlosing Ranger vs. Darkdeath Evilman2010Dungeon CrawlerNippon IchiMostly a roguelike, completing dungeons adds to your stats; mandatory boss battles take place in a more traditional turn-based format, highly customizable main character
PSPYu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Tag Force 52010Card-BasedKonamiAs before, lots of anime-only cards, winning duels levels you up, lots of unlocks using the UMDs from the games preceding, adds new summoning/attack sequences
PSPYs: The Oath in Felghana2010ActionFalcomRemastered version of Ys III, taking gameplay elements from Ys VI and expanding the storyline with extra scenes
PSPYs Seven2010ActionFalcomAdds party members to the regular Ys formula, in addition to making weapon types (slashing, blunt) determine an enemy's susceptibility to them
DSHarvest Moon DS: Grand Bazaar2010SimulationMarvelousStill farming, but done under the pretense of pure capitalism by selling your goods at a weekly marketplace
DSGlory of Heracles2010Turn-BasedPaon/Studio SaizensenThe first Glory of Heracles game to reach the west (and sixth overall), semi-sluggish turn-based combat and overall average
PSPFinal Fantasy IX (PSone Classics)2010Turn-BasedSquareSee PSX
PSPShin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 Portable2010Turn-BasedAtlusAdds a female main character to Persona 3, alters Social Links accordingly, does not contain "The Answer" scenario, gives control over other party members in combat
Xbox 360Resonance of Fate2010Turn-BasedTri-AceA post-apocalyptic game with a battle system that combines real-time and turn-based elements, lots of gunplay
DSRagnarok DS2010ActionGungHoAs the title implies, it's Ragnarok Online, except on the DS; only a max of 3 can play together, but there is a storyline to follow
DSRune Factory 3: A Fantasy Harvest Moon2010SimulationNeverlandLike the others, but villagers now have a dynamic AI schedule and the ability to delve into dungeons with the player
PSPHexyz Force2010Turn-BasedStingTurn-based battle system, multiple protagonists/storylines, items and equipment cannot be bought; rather, they must be created using points earned in combat
PSPJikandia: The Timeless Land2010ActionOpus/Idea FactorySide-scrolling ARPG with a pixel art look, equipping crystals found in dungeons gives stat boots, multiple playable characters and the ability to choose dungeon time limits
PSPKingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep2010ActionSquare EnixPrequel to the main series, with three playable characters and generally similar ARPG gameplay, albeit with the ability to customize commands available in battle
PSPKnights in the Nightmare2010Turn-BasedStingVery similar to DS version save for resolution and a smoother control scheme
DSSands of Destruction2010Turn-BasedImageepochTiming/combo based combat system that the enemies have no trouble abusing you with
DSShin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey2010Dungeon CrawlerAtlus/LancarseFirst-person dungeon crawler with demon battling, negotiation, and fusion - all in Antarctica!
JP DSMetal Max 32010Turn-BasedCattle CallReturn to the wasteland with tanks in tow; non-linear story progression
PSPLunar: Silver Star Harmony2010Turn-BasedJapan Art Media/Game ArtsArguably the closest in tone to the intended translation, but with less charm; adds a playable prologue, battles are extremely easy in comparison to other versions
PSPShepherd's Crossing2010SimulationSuccessAdds a few QoL changes but otherwise spiffs up the visuals of the original
PSPMimana: Iyar Chronicle2010ActionKogado/Premium AgencyARPG with poor hit detection, a generally unlikeable cast, and a weak story overall
PS3Star Ocean: The Last Hope International2010ActionTri-AceAdds anime-styled character portraits, dual audio, and new music to the original 360 release; considered to be the definitive version of the game
PSPNo Heroes Allowed! (DL only)2010StrategyAcquireThird game in the Badman series, adds aquatic creatures to the array of upgradable defenses against unwanted heroes
JP DSFire Emblem: Shin Monshou no Nazo - Hikari to Kage no Eiyuu2010StrategyIntelligent SystemsUnlocalized updated version of book 2 of Mystery of the Emblem, adds an avatar character, hard as ever
JP DSDigimon Story: Lost Evolution2010Turn-BasedBECThird game in the Digimon Story sub-series, where you can choose your character's gender for the first time, and work to restore Digivolution via archaeology
JP PSP.hack//LINK2010ActionCyberConnect2ARPG, last game chronologically in the series, lots of characters from past series media, often regarded as the worst game
PS3Trinity Universe2010Turn-BasedIdea Factory/Gust/Nippon IchiTurn-based, has two different protagonists (each with different guest characters from Atelier and Disgaea) and an AP-based combo system
PSPPhantasy Star Portable 22010ActionAlfa SystemDirect sequel to the first game, can import character from first game, some fairly minor differences but otherwise plays the same as the first
PS3White Knight Chronicles: International Edition2010ActionLevel-5/SCEJAttempts to be a MMO/JRPG hybrid with customizable avatar; doesn't really succeed at it, repetitive combo-based combat system
JP DSMugen no Frontier EXCEED: Super Robot Taisen OG Saga2010Turn-BasedMonolith SoftSequel to SRTOGS: Endless Frontier, plays in the same way, with crossover elements
Xbox 360Ninety-Nine Nights II2010ActionQ Entertainment/FeelplusDarker in tone than the first game, but with worse reviews; plays like its predecessor
DSMonster Rancher DS2010SimulationCingMonster raising and battling, now on two screens! Utilizes the microphone and touch screen to create monsters
DSInfinite Space2010StrategyPlatinumGames/Nude MakerSpace opera with customizable ships and a branching narrative
PS3Yakuza 32010ActionAmusement Vision/SegaContinues Kiryu's story but takes out a fair amount of content due to rushed localization (hostess clubs, for example)
Xbox 360Nier2010ActionCaviaAn ARPG spinoff of one of Drakengard's endings, astounding soundtrack, twisty plot, multiple endings
DSLufia: Curse of the Sinistrals2010ActionNeverlandRemake of Lufia II, with 3D graphics and ARPG gameplay instead of the series' traditional turn-based style
PSPFront Mission 3 (PSone Classics)2010StrategySquareSee PSX
JP PSPFushigi no Dungeon: Fuurai no Shiren 3 Portable2010Dungeon CrawlerChunsoftMostly the same as the Wii version but with some balance adjustments
JP DSNi no Kuni: Shikkoku no Madoushi2010Turn-BasedLevel-5Same general story as Wrath of the White Witch, but vastly different gameplay - a literal spellbook is a necessity to draw the required runes
DSPokemon HeartGold/SoulSilver2010Monster CollectingGame FreakRemakes of the Gen 2 Pokemon games, with the storyline from Crystal attached, can also make use of the Pokewalker accessory
PSPGladiator Begins2010FightingGoshowPrequel to Colosseum: Road to Freedom (PS2), where you similarly make a come-up as a gladiator in combat and tweak your stats to become even more deadly
DSPokemon Ranger: Guardian Signs2010ActionCreatures Inc.Very like the first two, but now you can also draw symbols to summon legendary 'mons to help you out
PSPGrandia (PSone Classics)2010Turn-BasedGame ArtsSee PSX
DSMonster Racers2010SportsKoeiA peculiar monster-collecting game where you battle via racing
JP 3DSSlime Mori Mori Dragon Quest 3: Daikaizoku to Shippo Dan2011ActionSquare Enix
JP PSPValkyria Chronicles 32011StrategySega/Media.VisionRuns parallel to the first game, dark in tone but very anime-like characters, plays like the other games in the series
PS3GrimGrimoire (PS2 Classics)2011Turn-BasedVanillawareSee PS2
JP DSMetal Max 2: Reloaded2011Turn-BasedCrea-TechTakes gameplay improvements from later entries and applies them to the second game- with an optional female protagonist and free-roaming
VitaFinal Fantasy IV: The Complete Collection (DL only)2011Turn-BasedBullets/Square EnixSee PSP
PS3Dark Souls2011ActionFromSoftwarePrepare to die! A lot! Super-challenging ARPG combat and dungeon delving, successor to Demon's Souls
JP PSPPhantasy Star Portable 2 Infinity2011ActionAlfa SystemAn upgrade to PSP2; adds new story content, races, bosses, skills, and QoL changes/balancing
JP DSSaGa 3: Jikuu no Hasha - Shadow or Light2011Turn-BasedRacjin/Square EnixGiven the same treatment as its predecessor from Final Fantasy Legend III
JP PSPPhantom Kingdom Portable2011StrategyNippon IchiAdds new scenarios and battles with characters from later Disgaea games
JP DSNora to Toki no Koubou: Kiri no Mori no Majo2011Turn-BasedAtlusAtlus' attempt at an Atelier-styled game, with anticipatedly adorable results
JP PSP7th Dragon 20202011Dungeon CrawlerImageepochSequel to 7th Dragon, a 3D dungeon crawler set in post-apocalyptic Tokyo, Hatsune Miku herself makes an appearance
JP PSPKingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep Final Mix2011ActionSquare EnixAdds new playable episodes and way more story content to the original
VitaFinal Fantasy V (PSone Classics)2011Turn-BasedTose/SquareSee PSX
JP PSPFinal Fantasy Type-02011ActionSquare EnixARPG with mission structure like Crisis Core, some RTS battles on overworld map, a large variety of playable characters
JP PSPGrand Knights History2011Turn-BasedVanillawareAbsolutely gorgeous Vanillaware-developed turn-based game with multiple factions to represent and customizable characters
DSKingdom Hearts Re:coded2011Actionh.a.n.d. Inc./Square EnixRemake of a mobile-only game, has more puzzles involved than a standard KH game
DSGO Series: Picdun (DSiWare, delisted)2011Dungeon CrawlerIntenseA first-person dungeon crawl where your path through each floor makes a picture on the map, timing-based combat
Wii UMonster Hunter 3 Ultimate2011ActionCapcom/EightingSimilar to Monster Hunter Portable 3rd, but adds in underwater combat and has local multiplayer
DSPokemon Black/White2011Monster CollectingGame FreakIncredible animated spritework and perhaps the best storyline in the franchise
DSFossil Fighters Champions2011Monster CollectingRED Entertainment/M2/Artdink/NintendoMore dinosaur-like creatures to unearth, train, and fight!
DSDragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation2011Turn-BasedArtePiazzaFirst appearance of DQVI in the west, same turn-based gameplay, plot revolving around two separate worlds
DSDragon Quest Monsters: Joker 22011Monster CollectingToseNot a direct sequel to Joker, adds monsters of varying sizes but otherwise plays the same
PS3Dynasty Warriors: Gundam 32011ActionKoeiAdds a larger amount of mission variety to the previous games in addition to a more cel-shaded art style
PS3Disgaea 4: A Promise Unforgotten2011StrategyNippon IchiStacks on stacks on stacks of characters, a customizable hub town, and more leveling madness
DSInazuma Eleven (PAL only)2011SportsLevel-5It's a soccer RPG- with hundreds of players to potentially scout and dramatic duels on the field!
PS3Final Fantasy V (PSone Classics)2011Turn-BasedTose/SquareSee PSX
DSSolatorobo: Red the Hunter2011ActionCyberConnect2Spiritual sequel to Tail Concerto (PSX), with steampunk robot combat and tons of anthropomorphic creatures
PS3Final Fantasy VI (PSone Classics)2011Turn-BasedTose/SquareSee PSX
GenesisStar Odyssey2011Turn-BasedHot-BLocalized 20 years after initial release in Japan (as Blue Almanac), enemy level scales to player
JP PSPEiyuu Densetsu: Ao no Kiseki2011Turn-BasedFalcomSecond half of the "Crossbell arc," leads into Trails of Cold Steel II, turn-based combat like other Trails games
VitaFinal Fantasy VII (PSone Classics)2011Turn-BasedSquareSee PSX
PS3Dungeon Explorer (DL only)2011Dungeon CrawlerAtlusSee TG16
VitaFinal Fantasy VI (PSone Classics)2011Turn-BasedTose/SquareSee PSX
DSRadiant Historia2011Turn-BasedAtlus/HeadlockTurn-based grid combat, lots of time travel and utilizing branching timelines to affect the future
3DSProfessor Layton and the Last Specter2011SimulationLevel-5/Brownie BrownIncluded due to Professor Layton's London Life, a cute life sim with minimal stats, many (re)quests, and jobs to rank up in
PS3Harvest Moon: Back to Nature (PSone Classics)2011SimulationVictor Interactive SoftwareSee PSX
PSPLord of Arcana2011ActionAccess GamesA Monster Hunter clone featuring monsters designed by famous illustrators and some Square Enix cameos
PSPVagrant Story (Psone Classics)2011Dungeon CrawlerSquareSee PSX
PSPFinal Fantasy V (PSone Classics)2011Turn-BasedTose/SquareSee PSX
Xbox 360Guardian Heroes (DL only)2011ActionTreasureSimilar to the original Saturn version, but adds a Remix mode with additional combo options
Xbox 360Half-Minute Hero: Super Mega Neo Climax2011ActionOpusTakes away some gameplay variety from the original PSP game, but adds an option to use an anime artstyle
PSPFinal Fantasy VI (PSone Classics)2011Turn-BasedTose/SquareSee PSX
PSPFinal Fantasy VII (PSone Classics)2011Turn-BasedSquareSee PSX
PS3Xenogears (PSone Classics)2011Turn-BasedSquareSee PSX
PS3Breath of Fire IV (PSone Classics)2011Turn-BasedCapcomSee PSX
Xbox 360Record of Agarest War Zero2011StrategyCompile Heart/Idea FactoryPrequel to the first game, with enhanced dating sim elements and the ability to carry over save data from the first game to unlock characters
PSPGods Eater Burst2011ActionShiftA post-apocalyptic monster-hunting ARPG; stat upgrades come through equipment; multiplayer supported
PS3Wizardry: Labyrinth of Lost Souls (DL only)2011Dungeon CrawlerAcquireSame ol' Wizardry - another difficult first-person dungeon crawler
PSPHarvest Moon: Back to Nature (PSone Classics)2011SimulationVictor Interactive SoftwareSee PSX
PS3White Knight Chronicles II2011ActionLevel-5/SCEJPuts a coat of polish over the first game's systems, but does little to improve them; the disc also includes a copy of the first game with the reworked battle system
PSPLegend of Mana (PSone Classics)2011ActionSquareSee PSX
PSPParasite Eve (PSone Classics)2011ActionSquareSee PSX
PS3Saiyuki: Journey West (PSone Classics)2011StrategyKoeiSee PSX
PSPParasite Eve II (PSone Classics)2011ActionSquareSee PSX
PS3Vanguard Bandits (PSone Classics)2011StrategyHuman EntertainmentSee PSX
PS3Vagrant Story (PSone Classics)2011Dungeon CrawlerSquareSee PSX
PS3Trinity: Souls of Zill O'll2011ActionOmega ForceARPG with 3 different playable characters that can be switched between on the fly, first of its series to be localized
PSPPhantom Brave: The Hermuda Triangle2011Turn-BasedNippon IchiAdds even more characters to the improved Wii version of the game
3DSCave Story 3D2011Action-PlatformStudio Pixel/NicalisRenders the original game with 3D graphics, throws in crossover content/references, adds a dynamic camera and additional level
PS3Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland2011Turn-BasedGustSecond in Arland storyline, same as ever otherwise
PSPSaiyuki: Journey West (PSone Classics)2011StrategyKoeiSee PSX
PSPShin Megami Tensei: Persona 2: Innocent Sin2011Turn-BasedAtlusPreviously never localized in North America, the direct predecessor to Eternal Punishment; contains demon recruitment and rumor-spreading
PSPTactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together2011StrategySquare Enix/QuestAllows for revisiting of plot points to see how alternate major decisions would have changed the story
PSPThe 3rd Birthday2011ActionHexaDriveThird game in the Parasite Eve series, more like a third-person shooter than previous games, mission-based gameplay and lots of NPC possession!
PS3Threads of Fate (PSone Classics)2011ActionSquareSee PSX
PSPThe Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky2011Turn-BasedFalcomThe 6th Legend of Heroes game/first Trails game, starts an interweaving storyline, combat is turn-based but offers lots of attack options, NPCs react to the story dynamically
PSPThreads of Fate (PSone Classics)2011ActionSquareSee PSX
PS3Hyperdimension Neptunia2011Turn-BasedCompile HeartFirst in a long series of tongue-in-cheek games about the game industry itself; combat is based upon an AP spending system
PSPFinal Fantasy IV: The Complete Collection2011Turn-BasedBullets/Square EnixContains both FFIV (which skews closer to the original than the DS version) and The After Years (with updated polish), and a bonus interlude game that takes place in-between
PS3Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny2011ActionNeverlandHarvesting, adventuring, and seafaring in order to raise islands from the bottom of the ocean, with bonus Move controls
PS3Castlevania: Harmony of Despair (DL only)2011Action-PlatformKonamiMassive crossover metroidvania with local multiplayer and character growth based on equipment
JP PSPYu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Tag Force 62011Card-BasedKonamiLast of the 5D's entries in the series, also includes Xyz monsters from the successor anime, otherwise mostly the same as before
JP PSPYuusha 30 Second2011ActionMarvelousAll episodes play like Hero 30 of the original game, but adds more QoL features like leveling outside missions
JP WiiEarth Seeker2011ActionCrafts & Meister/KadokawaPost-apocalyptic ARPG with a mission-based structure and small minions that follow you around (can also connect to a DSiWare game for bonus items!)
3DSShin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor Overclocked2011StrategyAtlusAdds an additional day of plot, more demons, QoL improvements, voice acting, difficulty selection, and a graphical retouch
PS3Legend of Mana (PSone Classics)2011ActionSquareSee PSX
PS3Chrono Trigger (PSone Classics)2011Turn-BasedTose/SquareSee PSX
PS3Chrono Cross (PSone Classics)2011Turn-BasedSquareSee PSX
3DSResident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D2011ActionCapcom/ToseBioweapon slaying gives skill points, and skill points give better combat stats/abiilties!
WiiRune Factory: Tides of Destiny2011SimulationNeverlandMore farming and fighting, with some seafaring sprinkled in!
PS3Odin Sphere (PS2 Classics)2011ActionVanillawareSee PS2
PS3Parasite Eve (PSone Classics)2011ActionSquareSee PSX
PS3Parasite Eve II (PSone Classics)2011ActionSquareSee PSX
PS3Arc the Lad III (PSone Classics)2011StrategyG-Craft/ARC EntertainmentSee PSX
VitaAedis Eclipse: Generation of Chaos (DL only)2011StrategyIdea FactorySee PSP
PSPYs I & II Chronicles2011ActionFalcomMostly the same as previous versions, but with a new soundtrack option as well as newly done character portraits
Xbox 360Dynasty Warriors: Gundam 32011ActionKoeiMore mechs, more features, more pilots, more musou!
PS3Yakuza 42011ActionAmusement Vision/SegaAdds additional protagonists in addition to furthering Kiryu's saga (with tons to do in Kamurocho as always)
PSPVanguard Bandits (PSone Classics)2011StrategyHuman EntertainmentSee PSX
PS3Ar Tonelico Qoga: Knell of Ar Ciel2011ActionGustSwitch in gameplay to real-time battles, songstresses become more powerful after removing clothes (sigh)
Xbox 360Dark Souls2011ActionFromSoftwareSpiritual successor to Demon's Souls, where multitudes learned to die and die again
PSPBreath of Fire IV (PSone Classics)2011Turn-BasedCapcomSee PSX
PSPFate/Extra2011Dungeon CrawlerType-Moon/ImageepochThird-person dungeon crawl, a parallel universe story to Fate/stay night, combat consists of rock-paper-scissors-type commands paired off
PSPChrono Cross (PSone Classics)2011Turn-BasedSquareSee PSX
PSPXenogears (PSone Classics)2011Turn-BasedSquareSee PSX
PSPChrono Trigger (PSone Classics)2011Turn-BasedTose/SquareSee PSX
PSPDissidia 012 [duodecim] Final Fantasy2011FightingSquare EnixAdds more characters and expands the story mode to be party-based, also retells the story from the first game within
PSPClaDun x2 (DL only)2011Dungeon CrawlerSystem Prisma/Nippon IchiMore dungeon-crawling/RPG Maker hybrid goodness!
PS3Record of Agarest War Zero2011StrategyCompile Heart/Idea FactoryPlays like the first game, can connect using save data to unlock characters from the first game, heroines' costumes depend on their feelings towards you
VitaShin Megami Tensei: Persona 2: Innocent Sin (DL only)2012Turn-BasedAtlusSee PSP
VitaShin Megami Tensei: Persona (DL only)2012Turn-BasedAtlusSee PSP
VitaSuikoden (PSone Classics)2012Turn-BasedKonamiSee PSX
VitaShin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 Portable (DL only)2012Turn-BasedAtlusSee PSP
VitaSummon Night 5 (DL only)2012StrategyFelistellaSee PSP
VitaSuikoden II (PSone Classics)2012Turn-BasedKonamiSee PSX
VitaSaiyuki: Journey West (PSone Classics)2012StrategyKoeiSee PSX
VitaSarara's Little Shop (PSone Classics)2012SimulationKinotrope/SiestaSee PS3
VitaTactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together (DL only)2012StrategySquare Enix/QuestSee PSP
VitaXenogears (PSone Classics)2012Turn-BasedSquareSee PSX
PS3Dragon Ball Z: Budokai HD Collection2012FightingDimpsHD remasters of both Budokai (itself more of a fighting game alone) and Budokai 3 (fighter with mild/moderate RPG elements)
WiiThe Last Story2012ActionArtoon/MistwalkerARPG with tactical and stealth elements including a cover system and issuing orders to AI party members in real-time
PS3La Pucelle: Tactics (PS2 Classics)2012StrategyNippon IchiSee PS2
PS3Legasista (DL only)2012Dungeon CrawlerSystem PrismaTop-down ARPG dungeon crawler with a job system, positioning is key in battle, gameplay a bit repetitive
VitaYs I & II Chronicles (DL only)2012ActionFalcomSee PSP
VitaYs Seven (DL only)2012ActionFalcomSee PSP
PS3Monster World IV (DL only)2012Action-PlatformWestoneSee JP Mega Drive, but officially in English
PS3Mugen Souls2012Turn-BasedCompile HeartOpen-field turn-based RPG where being moe is important to getting stronger… somehow
VitaYs: The Oath in Felghana (DL only)2012ActionFalcomSee PSP
WiiXenoblade Chronicles2012ActionMonolith SoftI'm really feeling loads of sidequests and ARPG combat!
PS3Innocent Life: A Futuristic Harvest Moon Special Edition (PS2 Classics)2012SimulationArtePiazzaSee PS2
PS3Record of Agarest War 22012StrategyCompile Heart/Idea FactoryChange in gameplay to be more combo-based rather than tactical, loveless marriages are possible (but not recommended)
PS3Yakuza: Dead Souls2012ActionSegaNon-canonical spinoff taking place after Yakuza 4; 4 playable protagonists and reduced exploration ability (on account of there being zombies everywhere)
PS3River King: A Wonderful Journey (PS2 Classics)2012FishingMarvelousSee PS2
PS3Wonder Boy in Monster Land (DL only)2012Action-PlatformWestone Bit EntertainmentSee 360
PS3Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 FES (PS2 Classics)2012Turn-BasedAtlusSee PS2
PS3Way of the Samurai 4 (DL only)2012ActionAcquireAnother iteration of the samurai sim taking place during the last days of the shogunate; skills can gain XP in order to become stronger and unlock higher tiers
PS3Tales of Graces f2012ActionNamco Tales StudioEnhanced localization of a JP-only Wii Tales title, very technical combat system, takes place at multiple times through the party's lives
VitaWild Arms XF (DL only)2012StrategyMedia.VisionSee PSP
VitaWild Arms 2 (PSone Classics)2012Turn-BasedMedia.VisionSee PSX
VitaThe 3rd Birthday (DL only)2012ActionHexaDriveSee PSP
VitaValhalla Knights 2: Battle Stance (DL only)2012ActionK2See PSP
VitaThe Legend of Dragoon (PSone Classics)2012Timed Turn-BasedSony Computer Entertainment JapanSee PSX
PS3Dragon's Dogma2012ActionCapcomOpen-world ARPG with some grappling elements and lots of customizability
VitaThe Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky (DL only)2012Turn-BasedFalcomSee PSP
VitaThe Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky SC (DL only)2012Turn-BasedFalcomSee PSP
VitaThreads of Fate (PSone Classics)2012ActionSquareSee PSX
VitaVagrant Story (PSone Classics)2012Dungeon CrawlerSquareSee PSX
VitaValhalla Knights (DL only)2012ActionK2See PSP
VitaValkyria Chronicles 2 (DL only)2012StrategySegaSee PSP
PS3Hyperdimension Neptunia mk22012Turn-BasedCompile Heart/Idea FactoryLargely the same as the first, has an affection point system as well as item synthesis
PS3Final Fantasy Origins (PSone Classics)2012Turn-BasedTose/SquareSee PSX
VitaVanguard Bandits (PSone Classics)2012StrategyHuman EntertainmentSee PSX
PS3Final Fantasy XIII-22012Turn-BasedSquare EnixTries to correct linearity issues by getting wibbly-wobbly timey-wimey, with mixed results
VitaWarriors of the Lost Empire (DL only)2012ActionPlatinum EggSee PSP
VitaWhat Did I Do To Deserve This, My Lord!? (DL only)2012Dungeon CrawlerAcquire/RideonSee PSP
VitaWhat Did I Do To Deserve This, My Lord!? 2 (DL only)2012Dungeon CrawlerAcquireSee PSP
VitaWild Arms (PSone Classics)2012Turn-BasedMedia.VisionSee PSX
PS3Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life Special Edition (DL only)2012SimulationMarucomeSee PS2
VitaRagnarok Tactics (DL only)2012StrategyApollosoftSee PSP
PSPUnchained Blades (DL only)2012Dungeon CrawlerFuRyuFirst-person dungeon crawler with monster recruitment, customizable party members; made by a large number of industry veterans
VitaRagnarok Odyssey ACE2012ActionGame ArtsEasier to import RO save data from, otherwise see PS3
VitaCladun: This is an RPG (DL only)2012Dungeon CrawlerSystem Prisma/Nippon IchiSee PSP
VitaArc the Lad III (PSone Classics)2012StrategyG-Craft/ARC EntertainmentSee PSX
3DSResident Evil Revelations2012ActionCapcom/ToseIncluded due to the presence of Raid Mode, in which you kill bioweapons as a character from the main game and gain XP to level, which gives you better stats
VitaBlade Dancer: Lineage of Light (DL only)2012Turn-BasedHit MakerSee PSP
VitaBreath of Fire IV (PSone Classics)2012Turn-BasedCapcomSee PSX
VitaCastlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles (DL only)2012Action-PlatformKonamiSee PSP
VitaChrono Cross (PSone Classics)2012Turn-BasedSquareSee PSX
VitaChrono Trigger (PSone Classics)2012Turn-BasedTose/SquareSee PSX
VitaCladun x2 (DL only)2012Dungeon CrawlerSystem Prisma/Nippon IchiSee PSP
VitaClass of Heroes 2 (DL only)2012Dungeon CrawlerZerodivSee PSP
VitaArc the Lad (PSone Classics)2012StrategyG-Craft/ARC EntertainmentSee PSX
VitaDisgaea 2: Dark Hero Days (DL only)2012StrategyNippon IchiSee PSP
VitaDisgaea 3: Absence of Detention2012StrategyNippon IchiAdds all DLC, new scenarios/characters, makes tweaks to skills/classes, adds new types of magic
PS3Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland2012Turn-BasedGustThird game in Arland storyline, adds complexity to the battle system with turn manipulation
VitaDissidia 012 [duodecim] Final Fantasy (DL only)2012FightingSquare EnixSee PSP
3DSSword of Hope II (VC)2012Turn-BasedKemcoSee GB
VitaDissidia Final Fantasy (DL only)2012FightingSquare EnixSee PSP
VitaDragoneer's Aria (DL only)2012Turn-BasedHit MakerSee PSP
3DSTales of the Abyss2012ActionNamco Tales StudioVery similar to the original; load times are shorter, some minor changes to quests were made, and shortcuts for battle abilities requires use of the touchscreen
VitaDungeon Explorer (DL only)2012Dungeon CrawlerAtlusSee TG16
VitaArc the Lad II (PSone Classics)2012StrategyG-Craft/ARC EntertainmentSee PSX
VitaAlundra (PSone Classics)2012ActionMatrix SoftwareSee PSX
VitaDungeon Maker: Hunting Ground (DL only)2012Sandbox/Dungeon CrawlerGlobal A EntertainmentSee PSP
PSPGungnir2012StrategyStingEpisode IX of the Dept. Heaven series, multiple endings, SRPG combat with a time system where points build up that can be used for attack strengthening or turn manipulation
PSPThe Legend of Dragoon (PSone Classics)2012Timed Turn-BasedSony Computer Entertainment JapanSee PSX
3DSCave Story (DL only)2012Action-PlatformStudio Pixel/NicalisSee DS
PSPRagnarok Tactics2012StrategyApollosoftSRPG with a lot of customizability in characters, two separate scenarios and multiple endings
3DSCode of Princess2012ActionStudio SaizensenSide-scrolling beat-em-up with XP and leveling, fairly similar to Guardian Heroes, has a story mode as well as additional bonus scenarios
3DSCrimson Shroud (DL only)2012Turn-BasedNex EntertainmentHeavily D&D-inspired, down to the dice rolling! Characters do not level, but can upgrade skills and equipment
3DSDragon Crystal (VC)2012Turn-BasedSegaSee GG
Xbox 360Wonder Boy in Monster Land (DL only)2012Action-PlatformWestone Bit EntertainmentAn emulation of the arcade version
Xbox 360The Undead Syndrome (DL only)2012Action/HorrorMukago Software DevelopmentA very strange, very budget indie horror game with ARPG elements and leveling
PSPGrowlanser: Wayfarer of Time2012StrategyCareer SoftActually Growlanser IV, an SRPG with important life-or-death choices, some dating sim elements, and free-range movement in addition to limit break-type attacks
VitaAdventures to Go! (DL only)2012Dungeon CrawlerGlobal A EntertainmentSee PSP
Xbox 360Monster World IV (DL only)2012Action-PlatformWestoneSee JP Mega Drive, but officially in English
PSPFinal Fantasy Origins (PSone Classics)2012Turn-BasedTose/SquareSee PSX
PSPFinal Fantasy III (DL only)2012Turn-BasedMatrix Software/Square EnixPort of the DS version of the game
Xbox 360Final Fantasy XIII-22012Turn-BasedSquare EnixAdds monster capturing and time travel to an already complicated story, gameplay is still just as fun
3DSKingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance2012ActionSquare EnixMore ARPG action, more plot confusion; this one brings back the Command Deck from Birth By Sleep and introduces capturable spirits that can influence gameplay
PSPElminage: Original (DL only)2012Dungeon CrawlerStarfish SDBasically the Japanese answer to Wizardry - first-person dungeon delving and party customization
Xbox 360Dragon's Dogma2012ActionCapcomWestern-styled ARPG with monster grappling, a customizable avatar, and additional customizable helper
3DSMario Golf (VC)2012SportsCamelotSee GBC
3DSPaper Mario: Sticker Star2012Turn-BasedIntelligent SystemsEschews the traditional XP-based format in favor of finding items that increase base first attack power and increase HP; attacks can only be made via expendable stickers
VitaDungeon Explorer PSP (DL only)2012Dungeon CrawlerHudson SoftAKA Dungeon Explorer: Warriors of Ancient Arts, see PSP
VitaDisgaea: Afternoon of Darkness (DL only)2012StrategyNippon IchiSee PSP
3DSThe Denpa Men: They Came By Wave (DL only)2012Turn-BasedGenius SonorityA quirky little game where you use AR to gather up little men to use as party members, naturally there is also a rock-paper-scissors feel to it
JP PSPDigimon World Re: Digitize2012ActionTri-CrescendoPlays like the first Digimon World game, but also has an overarching storyline to follow
JP 3DSE.X. Troopers2012ActionCapcomSee JP PS3, with some bonus AR features
VitaGrowlanser: Wayfarer of Time (DL only)2012StrategyCareer SoftSee PSP
JP 3DSLabyrinth no Kanata2012Dungeon CrawlerTri-AceAn almost Ico-like presentation of an isekai dungeon crawler, with rock-paper-scissors-like combat and juggling healing to prevent enemies from doing so
VitaElminage: Original (DL only)2012Dungeon CrawlerStarfish SDSee PSP
VitaHarvest Moon: Back to Nature (PSone Classics)2012SimulationVictor Interactive SoftwareSee PSX
JP PS3E.X. Troopers2012ActionCapcom/HexaDriveA manga-styled Lost Planet spinoff, with materials to gather and trecherous terrain to traverse
VitaLegend of Mana (PSone Classics)2012ActionSquareSee PSX
VitaLunar: Silver Star Harmony (DL only)2012Turn-BasedJapan Art Media/Game ArtsSee PSP
JP PSPGenso Suikoden Tsumugareshi Hyakunen no Toki2012Turn-BasedKonamiA Suikoden side story outside of regular series continuity, with some time travel plot elemnets and a class system
VitaGravity Rush2012ActionSCEJARPG with a focus on manipulating gravity to traverse the open world using the gyroscope; gems are collected to level up character attributes and abilities
JP PSPNayuta no Kiseki2012ActionFalcomARPG with platforming elements
JP PSPSD Gundam G Generation Overworld2012StrategyBandai NamcoSRPG that contains Gundam designs from 35 different iterations of the series, plays like Super Robot Wars
VitaMystic Chronicles2012Turn-BasedHit-PointSee PSP
VitaNew Little King's Story (delisted)2012ActionKonamiChanges the watercolor aesthetic to a more anime-styled one, poor English translation, needs quite a bit of visual polish
VitaOrgarhythm (DL only)2012RhythmAcquireRhythm game/RTS hybrid where keeping on beat gives you more XP to give you more abilities
VitaParasite Eve (PSone Classics)2012Action/HorrorSquareSee PSX
VitaParasite Eve II (PSone Classics)2012Action/HorrorSquareSee PSX
VitaPersona 4: Golden2012Turn-BasedAtlusAdds new social links, a new character, more story elements, costumes, and Personas in addition to QoL changes
VitaRagnarok Odyssey2012ActionGame ArtsBasically a Monster Hunter clone with some Norse elements; levels do not increase traditionally but improving equipment via cards improves your stats
JP 3DSDragon Quest Monsters: Terry's Wonderland 3D2012Monster CollectingSquare EnixA remake of Dragon Warrior Monsters, with more monsters to train/breed, a larger party size, and a 3D world to explore
VitaGungnir (DL only)2012StrategyStingSee PSP
PS3The Legend of Dragoon (PSone Classics)2012Timed Turn-BasedSony Computer Entertainment JapanSee PSX
DSPokemon Black 2/White 22012Monster CollectingGame FreakRegarded by many as the peak of the franchise; a continuation of Gen 5's story
3DSTheatrhythm Final Fantasy2012RhythmIndieszero/Square EnixComplete rhythm games using the touch screen to the tune of classic FF songs to level your all-star cast
VitaFate/Extra (DL only)2012ActionType-Moon/ImageepochSee PSP
VitaFinal Fantasy III (DL only)2012Turn-BasedMatrix Software/Square EnixSee PSP
VitaFinal Fantasy Origins (PSone Classics)2012Turn-BasedTose/SquareSee PSX
VitaFront Mission 3 (PSone Classics)2012StrategySquareSee PSX
VitaGeneration of Chaos: Pandora's Reflection (DL only)2012StrategySting/Idea FactorySee PSP
VitaGrandia (PSone Classics)2012Turn-BasedGame ArtsSee PSX
DSInazuma Eleven 2: Blizzard/Firestorm (PAL only)2012SportsLevel-5Play soccer to save the world from being destroyed by aliens!
VitaGladiator Begins (DL only)2012FightingGoshowSee PSP
DSShin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 22012StrategyAtlusPlays largely the same as the first, but adds a social system to influence the ending
DSPokemon Conquest2012StrategyKoeiPokemon meets Nobunaga's Ambition - a fun SRPG with levels gained through bonding with your trainer
PSPBlack Rock Shooter: The Game (DL only)2013ActionImageepochARPG with a ton of shooting (duh) and a mission-based structure
VitaFirst Queen IV (PSone Classics)2013StrategyKure Software KoubouSee PS3
Wii UBreath of Fire II (VC)2013Turn-BasedCapcomSee SNES
VitaAtelier Totori Plus: The Adventurer of Arland2013Turn-BasedGustAdds all DLC, new recipes, costumes, and dungeons
PS3Time and Eternity2013ActionImageepochStrange, oft-criticized game with an offbeat anime-hybrid art style, dating-sim elements, and a single party member; repetitive gameplay
VitaAtelier Meruru Plus: The Apprentice of Arland (DL only)2013Turn-BasedGustAdds all DLC, a new ending, and a new dressing room feature to change costumes in
VitaPersona 2: Eternal Punishment (PSone Classics)2013Turn-BasedAtlusSee PSX
VitaFavorite Dear: Enkan no Monogatari (PSone Classics)2013SimulationNEC InterchannelSee PS3
VitaFavorite Dear: Jyunpaku no Yogensha (PSone Classics)2013SimulationNEC InterchannelSee PS3
PSPPersona 2: Eternal Punishment (PSone Classics)2013Turn-BasedAtlusSee PSX
PSPMystic Chronicles (DL only)2013Turn-BasedHit-PointAnother good ol' Kemco jam, this one won't blow anyone out of the water with its cliches
VitaBlazing Souls (DL only)2013StrategyIdea FactoryAKA Blazing Souls: Accelate, see PSP
PS3The Guided Fate Paradox2013Dungeon CrawlerNippon IchiIsometric roguelike in the Disgaea universe, with angel companions and the ability to grant wishes and levels resetting upon leaving the dungeon
VitaValhalla Knights 32013ActionK2Similar sort of ARPG as its predecessors, only with a party of 7 and a very antiquated view on the objectification of women
PSPGeneration of Chaos: Pandora's Reflection (DL only)2013StrategySting/Idea FactorySmaller in battle scale than the previous games, this one is a more one-on-one RTSRPG in terms of unit battling
VitaSorcery Saga: Curse of the Great Curry God2013Dungeon CrawlerCompile Heart/ZerodivRoguelike with a simple premise; levels reset at the start of each dungeon but equipment levels persist, giving unwanted items to your companion teaches it skills
PSPFirst Queen IV (PSone Classics)2013StrategyKure Software KoubouSee PS3
VitaSoul Sacrifice2013ActionMarvelous/SCEJ/ComceptA heavily dark fantasy-styled Monster Hunter clone of sorts with the choice of sparing or sacrificing your enemies, allies, and own body parts as a crucial element to progression
WiiPandora's Tower2013ActionGanbarionARPG with a focus on environmental puzzle-solving and a time-based curse mechanic
PSPFavorite Dear: Jyunpaku no Yogensha (PSone Classics)2013SimulationNEC InterchannelSee PS3
VitaChaos Rings (delisted, DL only)2013Turn-BasedMedia.VisionTurn-based combat is done in two-person parties where they can attack separately or together (and take potential damage likewise)
PSPFavorite Dear: Enkan no Monogatari (PSone Classics)2013SimulationNEC InterchannelSee PS3
VitaMuramasa Rebirth2013ActionVanillawareAdds additional side stories for new characters (as DLC), rewrites the translation and reworks the controls
VitaYs: Memories of Celceta2013ActionFalcomConsidered by Falcom to the the real Ys IV; still an ARPG, has party members with a variety of attack types, parrying can reduce damage taken and enable counterattacks
PSPClass of Heroes 22013Dungeon CrawlerZerodivPlays similarly to the first, but adds more character classes
VitaBlack Rock Shooter: The Game (DL only)2013ActionImageepochSee PSP
PS3Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory2013Turn-BasedCompile Heart/Idea FactorySee above, but with more customizable combos in combat
PS3Crimson Sea 2 (PS2 Classics)2013ActionKoeiSee PS2
3DSMonster Hunter 3 Ultimate2013ActionCapcom/EightingAn expanded version of Monster Hunter Tri (Wii), improving weapons and armor; was the first game to incorporate the Circle Pad Pro accessory
3DSPokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity2013Dungeon CrawlerSpike ChunsoftFocuses on 5th generation Pokemon, utilizes some AR features to unlock new dungeons, changes the artstyle from sprites to 3D models, but the gameplay loop remains unchanged
JP 3DSInazuma Eleven GO: Galaxy2013SportsLevel-5
3DSCrystal Warriors (VC)2013StrategySegaSee GG
PS3Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix2013ActionSquare EnixContains the previously JP-exclusive Final Mix version of KHI with added story and gameplay changes, Re: Chain of Memories, and a series of cutscenes from 358/2 Days
3DSPicdun 2: Witch's Curse (DL only)2013Dungeon CrawlerIntenseFirst-person dungeon crawler where the maps make an image to be discovered; combat is timing-based with few options but moves quickly
3DSDefenders of Oasis (VC)2013Turn-BasedSegaSee GG
Wii UZelda II: The Adventure of Link (VC)2013ActionNintendoSee NES
Xbox 360Unholy Heights (DL only)2013SimulationPetit DepottoAn insane cross between a tower defense and an apartment manager sim, where you manage an abode for monsters that have their own lives
PS3Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2 (DL only)2013ActionKoeiLargely retreads the same story ground as the first, but does add more content overall; gameplay is more akin to Dynasty Warriors than the first
PS3First Queen IV (PSone Classics)2013StrategyKure Software KoubouAvailable on NA PSN, but left untranslated - a combination of real-time strategy, ARPG, and SRPG elements
Wii UFist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2 (DL only)2013ActionKoeiSee PS3
PS3Favorite Dear: Jyunpaku no Yogensha (PSone Classics)2013SimulationNEC InterchannelAvailable in NA Playstation Store, but untranslated - more dating sim/JRPG gameplay where you send out other heroes to do the work for you
PS3Favorite Dear: Enkan no Monogatari (PSone Classics)2013SimulationNEC InterchannelAvailable in NA Playstation Store, but untranslated - a dating sim/JRPG hybrid with lots of angels
JP PSP7th Dragon 2020-II2013Dungeon CrawlerImageepochAdds a few classes and links to the first game, but otherwise uses a lot of assets and is very similar to its predecessor
JP PSPDigimon Adventure2013Turn-BasedPropeTells the story of the first anime series through 3-on-3 Digimon battles, also features a relationship system
PS3Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch2013ActionLevel-5Incredible Ghibli-styled visuals, monster-collecting elements, and unfortunate AI
3DSFire Emblem Awakening2013StrategyIntelligent SystemsBrought the series back from the abyss of death, features a casual mode with no permadeath, support conversations can lead to having children who you can recruit
3DSLegend of the River King (VC)2013FishingVictor Interactive SoftwareSee GBC
Xbox 360Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen2013ActionCapcomAn enhanced and expanded version of the original, with a new dungeon and lots of player feedback incorporated
3DSIkachan (DL only)2013ActionStudio Pixel/NicalisA cute indie ARPG where you play as a squid helping out other sea creatures
PS3Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories (PS2 Classic)2013StrategyNippon IchiSee PS2
PS3Disgaea D2: A Brighter Darkness2013StrategyNippon IchiActual sequel to Hour of Darkness, adds rideable monsters and an affinity system
3DSMario & Luigi: Dream Team2013Timed Turn-BasedAlphaDreamOverworld platforming and timing-affected turn-based combat with a heavy emphasis on Green Mario and the crazy things his dreams can do
PS3Disgaea: Hour of Darkness (PS2 Classic)2013StrategyNippon IchiSee PS2
3DSEtrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan2013Dungeon CrawlerAtlusMore of the dungeon delving you'd expect, now with an additional overworld in the sky (and more dangerous enemies there to boot)
PS3Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk2013Turn-BasedGustFirst in the Dusk storyline, lots of endings, lots of alchemy
PS3Dragon's Crown2013ActionVanillawareHighly overexaggerated character design and a solid side-scrolling beat-em-up with character leveling and progression
PS3Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen2013ActionCapcomSpoiler alert: All roads lead to Gran Soren! Enhanced/remastered version of the original with additional content
Xbox 360Resident Evil Revelations2013ActionCapcom/ToseSee XBO
PS3Dynasty Tactics 2 (PS2 Classic)2013ActionKoeiSee PS2
3DSEtrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl2013Dungeon CrawlerAtlusA reimagining of the first game, adds a story mode and a few other QoL changes
PS3Mystic Heroes (PS2 Classics)2013ActionKoeiSee PS2
VitaDragon's Crown2013ActionVanillawareSee PS3
PS3Nobunaga's Ambition: Iron Triangle (DL only)2013StrategyKoei TecmoSee PS2
Wii UResident Evil Revelations2013ActionCapcom/ToseSee XBO
3DSShining Force: The Sword of Hajya (VC)2013StrategySonic Software PlanningSee GG
PS3Tales of Xillia2013ActionNamco Tales StudioTwo separate protagonists with different combat styles (in similar ARPG format to others in the series) gives additional replayability
3DSShin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers2013Turn-BasedAtlusRemake of a JP-only Saturn game; demon alignment makes a large difference in battle, dictating what types of attacks they prefer; demon pairs can also be incompatible
3DSShin Megami Tensei IV2013Turn-BasedAtlusTakes place in a separate world from the other SMT games, gameplay elements like demon recruitment/fusion, the 3-pronged alignment choice, and the Press Turn system return
3DSSenran Kagura Burst (DL only)2013ActionTamsoftOne of the most fanservicey beat-em-ups you'll ever see, has two different story modes to follow
3DSThe Denpa Men 2: Beyond the Waves (DL only)2013Turn-BasedGenius SonorityPlays the same, but adds more elements, status ailments, new dungeons, and the ability to dress up your Denpa Men
3DSRune Factory 42013SimulationNeverlandThe farming/dungeon exploring/marriage sim returns; crafting new equipment is essential to improving stats, your child can also join you in combat
PS3Stella Deus: The Gate of Eternity (PS2 Classics)2013StrategyPinegrow/AtlusSee PS2
3DSUnchained Blades (DL only)2013Turn-BasedFuRyuIdentical to the PSP version except for the placement of dungeon maps on the bottom screen
3DSProject X Zone2013StrategyMonolith SoftSequel to Namco x Capcom, this time additionally incorporating Sega characters; SRPG maps with combo- and assist-based attacks
3DSWitch & Hero (DL only)2013ActionFK Digital/Flyhigh WorksAn overly simplistic game where you as the hero defend the the titular witch by repeatedly bumping into waves of enemies to kill them, level up, rinse, and repeat
3DSPokemon X/Y2013Monster CollectingGame FreakPokemon brought into the 3D realm of not-France, statistics of 'mons can be further raised and refined via minigames
Xbox 360Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 22013ActionKoeiMore karma to farm and more generic enemies to slay with fearsome fists
PS3Persona 2: Eternal Punishment (PSone Classics)2013Turn-BasedAtlusSee PSX
PS3Resident Evil Revelations2013ActionCapcom/ToseSee XBO
Wii UEarthbound (VC)2013Turn-BasedApe/HAL LaboratorySee SNES
VitaHyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 12014Turn-BasedCompile Heart/Idea Factory/FelistellaReworks the script and expands the storyline, removes some characters while adding others, borrows elements from later entries to improve QoL
PS3Atelier Rorona Plus: The Alchemist of Arland2014Turn-BasedGustEnhanced version of the original with reworked 3D models, new dungeons, and more time to craft
Wii UHyrule Warriors2014ActionOmega Force/Team NinjaDynasty Warriors, but make it Zelda! Features weapon and character leveling
PS4Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn2014MMORPGSquare EnixA massively overhauled MMORPG with heaps of story content through expansions and references spanning the whole series (and beyond)
3DSPokemon Alpha Sapphire/Omega Ruby2014Monster CollectingGame FreakRemakes of the Gen III Pokemon games incorporating creatures and mechanics from later generations
PS3Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky2014Turn-BasedGustSecond in Dusk storyline, each of the two different protagonists has a different playstyle
PS4Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster2014Turn-BasedVirtuos/Square EnixSee PS3
Wii UMega Man Battle Network (VC)2014StrategyCapcomSee GBA
VitaDisgaea 4: A Promise Revisited2014StrategyNippon IchiAdds all DLC, a new level of spells to cast, brings over some QoL features from Disgaea D2, adds new characters and a new scenario
Wii UFire Emblem (VC)2014StrategyIntelligent SystemsSee GBA
Wii UMario & Luigi: Superstar Saga (VC)2014Timed Turn-BasedAlphaDreamSee GBA
VitaConception II: Children of the Seven Stars2014Dungeon CrawlerSpike ChunsoftSee 3DS
VitaDemon Gaze2014Dungeon CrawlerKadokawa/ExperienceA first-person dungeon crawler with a fairly large amount of fan service and the ability to recruit demons in order to grind enough money to pay your innkeeper the rent due
3DSLegend of the River King 2 (VC)2014FishingVictor Interactive SoftwareSee GBC
PS3Battle Princess of Arcadias (DL only)2014ActionApollosoftSide-scrolling beat-em up with a cutesy art style; both army conflicts and siege battles appear in addition
VitaDeception IV: Blood Ties2014StrategyKoei TecmoSee PS3
PSPEnd of Serenity (DL only)2014Turn-BasedKemcoIt's Kemco. That's all that needs to be said.
VitaSenran Kagura: Shinovi Versus2014ActionTamsoftChoose a shinobi school to represent and show superiority over other schools by using 3D beat-em-up gameplay and (for some reason) tearing your clothes off
PS4Natural Doctrine2014StrategyKadokawaAdds a bonus extra hard mission, otherwise see PS3
PS3Ar nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star2014Turn-BasedGustPrequel to the Ar Tonelico series with similar songstress protection and mental deep-dive mechanics
3DSThe Denpa Men 3: The Rise of Digitoll (DL only)2014Turn-BasedGenius SonorityDual-type Denpa Men now exist, as do more antenna shapes, monsters, and sidequest-type activities!
VitaFantasy Hero: Unsigned Legacy (DL only)2014ActionArc System WorksA tropey ARPG with 4 separate protagonists and a mission-based structure, stat points are allocated after completing missions
VitaAkiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed2014ActionAcquireSee PS3
3DSWeapon Shop de Omasse (DL only)2014Turn-BasedNex EntertainmentA parody of traditional JRPGs, where you play as a weaponsmith renting out your crafted (via rhythm minigame) wares to adventurers in order to level them
3DSOne Piece: Romance Dawn2014Turn-BasedThree RingsTells the story of the first half of the series; battles are done in a turn-based combo-heavy style; story cutscenes are presented in a dull, lazy fashion
PS3Class of Heroes 2G2014Dungeon CrawlerZerodivEnhanced version of the PSP first-person dungeon crawler with more skills/party members/dungeons
VitaFinal Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster2014Turn-BasedVirtuos/Square EnixSee PS3
PS4Onigiri (DL only)2014MMORPGCyberstepSee PS4
3DSTheatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call2014RhythmIndieszero/Square EnixSimilar to the first game, but with quests to complete to unlock new characters and a wider song selection overall
VitaMind Zero2014Dungeon CrawlerAcquire/ZerodivFirst-person dungeon crawler with some Persona-like atmosphere; losing all MP in combat will make characters vulnerable
3DSPersona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth2014Dungeon CrawlerAtlusA P3/P4 crossover with Etrian Odyssey-styled gameplay; characters equip Personas to change affinities/attacks/weaknesses as well as sub-Personas that confer extra abilities
VitaAtelier Rorona Plus: The Alchemist of Arland (DL only)2014Turn-BasedGustSee PS3
VitaNatural Doctrine2014StrategyKadokawaSee PS3
VitaFreedom Wars2014ActionDimps/SCEJARPG set in a dystopian far future earth, with the customizable protagonist out to reduce their prison sentence by completing missions; upgrading weapons upgrades stats
Xbox 360Dark Souls II2014ActionFromSoftwareSet in the same universe as the first game, with similarly punishing 3rd-person ARPG gameplay
Wii UGolden Sun (VC)2014Turn-BasedCamelotSee GBA
3DSMario Tennis (VC)2014SportsCamelotSee GBC
PS3Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed2014ActionAcquireFanservice-heavy ARPG where removing the clothes of vampires is the only way to defeat them
PS4Rogue Galaxy (DL only)2014ActionLevel-5See PS2
VitaEnd of Serenity (DL only)2014Turn-BasedKemcoSee PSP
PS3Sarara's Little Shop (PSone Classics)2014SimulationKinotrope/SiestaAvailable on NA PSN, but left untranslated - combines shop management and dungeoneering elements akin to Recettear
3DSKemonomix+ (DL only, delisted)2014Monster CollectingRocket StudioA simplistic monster-raiser where you find, train, and mix creatures in order to help you escape from the planet you're stranded on
Wii UCastlevania: Aria of Sorrow (VC)2014Action-PlatformKCETSee GBA
PS3Growlanser: Heritage of War (PS2 Classics)2014StrategyCareer SoftSee PS2
PS3Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix2014ActionSquare EnixContains the previously JP-exclusive Final Mix version of KHII and BBS with added story and gameplay changes and a series of cutscenes from Re: coded
PS3Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII2014ActionSquare EnixTrims down the party to be only Lightning, time management becomes ultra-important to prevent the apocalypse; completing quests leads to stat growth
3DSConception II: Children of the Seven Stars2014Dungeon CrawlerSpike ChunsoftThird-person dungeon crawling and some heavy dating sim elements, including "classmating" with fellow students to have "children" with strong powers
PS3Magus2014ActionBlack Tower StudiosYou play as John Wizardington and learn spells/level up in a bland, bad ARPG
PS3Mugen Souls Z2014Turn-BasedCompile Heart/GCREST/Idea FactoryVery much like the first, still just as uncomfortable
PS3Natural Doctrine2014StrategyKadokawaSRPG with elements of cover/positioning, lots of unfortunate corridor/funnel-type maps, overall too complex for many players
PS4Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed2014ActionAcquireSee PS3
PS3Ragnarok Odyssey Ace2014ActionGame ArtsEnhanced version of Ragnarok Odyssey with all DLC included, new dungeons/enemies/skills, and readjusted gameplay balance; stat enhancements done via cards
Wii UAlphadia Genesis (DL only)2014Turn-BasedExe-CreateAnother Kemco stinker, but at least this one has 3D battle graphics?
3DSCastlevania II: Simon's Quest (VC)2014Action-PlatformKonamiSee NES
PSPSarara's Little Shop (PSone Classics)2014SimulationKinotrope/SiestaSee PS3
3DSBravely Default2014Turn-BasedSilicon StudioVery old-school Final Fantasy-flavored; a job system and turn-based combat that utilizes an action point-like system to take multiple actions in a turn or build up future actions
PS3Fairy Fencer F2014Turn-BasedCompile HeartNot the most impressive technically, but a solid turn-based positional battle system and a decent cast of characters
PS3Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner 2: Raidou Kuzunoha vs. King Abaddon (PS2 Classics)2014Turn-BasedAtlusSee PS2
PS3Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Raidou Kuzunoha vs. The Soulless Army (PS2 Classics)2014Turn-BasedAtlusSee PS2
PS3Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga (PS2 Classics)2014Turn-BasedAtlusSee PS2
PS3Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga 2 (PS2 Classics)2014Turn-BasedAtlusSee PS2
PS3Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne (PS2 Classics)2014Turn-BasedAtlusSee PS2
PS3Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 (PS2 Classics)2014Turn-BasedAtlusSee PS2
PS3Suikoden II (PSone Classics)2014Turn-BasedKonamiSee PSX
Wii UCastlevania II: Simon's Quest (VC)2014Action-PlatformKonamiSee NES
PSPSuikoden II (Psone Classics)2014Turn-BasedKonamiSee PSX
PS3Tales of Symphonia Chronicles2014ActionBandai NamcoCombined release of the previously JP-only PS2 version of Tales of Symphonia (with additional content) and Dawn of the New World (with a new control scheme)
PS3The Witch and the Hundred Knight2014ActionNippon IchiIsometric ARPG with food management, a wonky camera, and a game-breaking bug, but a delightfully dark cast
PS3Tales of Xillia 22014ActionNamco Tales StudioDirect sequel to Tales of Xillia with a new silent protagonist, lots of debt to manage, and character affection to earn
PS3Tears to Tiara II: Heir of the Overlord2014Visual NovelAquaplus/StingSequel to a JP-only visual novel; plays more or less like a visual novel with occasional SRPG skirmishes thrown in
PS3Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster2014Turn-BasedVirtuos/Square EnixBased on the International versions of both games with extra bosses (X) and monster capture mechanics (X-2), as well as an audio drama
VitaDanganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair2014Visual NovelSpike ChunsoftMostly a visual novel/murder mystery/courtroom sim, but also features XP to give you levels and skill points to equip abilities to use in trials
PS3Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Reborn (DL only)2014ActionOmega ForceReverts back to the artstyle of previous games, brings back space battles, includes more Gundam series than any previous game
3DSInazuma Eleven GO: Light/Shadow (PAL only)2014SportsLevel-5Set 10 years after IE3, there are now evil soccer overlords and spirits you can summon during matches to enhance special moves
VitaSoul Sacrifice Delta (DL only)2014ActionMarvelous/SCEJ/ComceptAdditions include new weapons, abilities, factions, monsters, areas, and a streamlining of combat to increase fluidity
Xbox 360Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII2014ActionSquare EnixFinal Fantasy XIII meets Majora's Mask - time management is crucial and stat enhancement is tied to quest completion
PS3Drakengard 32014ActionAccessHack-and-slash gameplay marred heavily by technical issues, very stylish nonetheless
3DSFairune (DL only)2014Dungeon CrawlerUrara-Works/SkipmoreA simplistic top-down puzzle-solving dungeon crawler like Zelda; character gains XP by slaying enemies of similar level
VitaToukiden: The Age of Demons2014ActionOmega ForceKoei Tecmo's Monster Hunter clone; targeting specific body parts of demons to collect particular spoils is crucial to attribute improvement
3DSInazuma Eleven 3: Bomb Blast/Lightning Bolt/Team Ogre Attacks! (PAL only)2014SportsLevel-5More soccer RPG goodness! Each version focuses on a different protagonist with different opponents, and the game now allows for chaining special moves
PS3Deception IV: Blood Ties2014StrategyKoei TecmoMore traps to be set in increasingly complex manners
3DSInazuma Eleven (DL only)2014SportsLevel-5See DS
3DSGrinsia (DL only)2014Turn-BasedMagitecIt's samey, it's repetitive, it's Kemco
3DSFantasy Life2014SimulationBrownie Brown/Level-5Pick a profession in a fantasy world and increase your ranks in order to help save the world!
VitaSword Art Online: Hollow Fragment (DL only)2014ActionAquriaTakes place during the anime's first arc but is a spinoff, has content from a JP-only prequel game included, with ARPG MMO-styled combat and dating sim elements
VitaTales of Hearts R2014Action7thChord/Namco BandaiRemake of a previously JP-only DS title; leveling is done by improving a character's signature weapon, emphasizes air combos and union special attacks in combat
PS3Dark Souls II2014ActionFromSoftwareMore Dark Souls = more death
3DSFossil Fighters: Frontier2015Monster CollectingSpike ChunsoftAdds a buggy for transportation in the open world, changes battles to make them 3 person teams, allows for regional variants in Vivosaurs, other battle tweaks
3DSPuzzle & Dragons Z + Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition2015PuzzleGungHo OnlineA collection of two puzzle/RPG hybrid games where you level up your monsters and unleash their skills using time-limited match-3 gameplay
3DSLufia: The Legend Returns (VC)2015Turn-BasedNeverlandSee GBC
3DSLord of Magna: Maiden Heaven2015StrategyMarvelousA tad unfinished, due to the developer going bankrupt midway through production, but a solid overhead free-roaming position-based SRPG nonetheless
VitaBattle Hunter (PSone Classics)2015StrategySuccessSee PSX
3DSInazuma Eleven GO: Chrono Stones - Thunderflash/Wildfire (PAL only)2015SportsLevel-5Now you must set out to save the game of soccer itself, now able to use your summon spirits as armor
Xbox OneFinal Fantasy Type-0 HD2015ActionHexaDrive/Square EnixSee PS4
VitaBrandish: The Dark Revenant (DL only)2015Dungeon CrawlerFalcomSee PSP
3DSSamurai Defender (DL only)2015StrategyLink KitA by-the-books tower defense game with a Warring States skin
3DSSenran Kagura 2: Deep Crimson2015ActionTamsoftPlays like the first game and somehow manages to be even more risque in presentation
PSPSummon Night 52015StrategyFelistellaFirst game in the main series to be localized, an SRPG with morale elements (having a lot after battle can help increase character skills)
Xbox OneResident Evil Revelations 22015ActionCapcomIncluded due to the presence of Raid Mode, in which you kill bioweapons as a classic RE character and gain XP to level and upgrade skills
PS4Tales of Zestiria2015ActionBandai NamcoSee PS3
3DSLBX: Little Battlers eXperience2015ActionLevel-5An ARPG with arena-styled combat where you fight your teensy robots and level them up to make them better
PS4Sword Art Online: Lost Song2015ActionArtdinkSee Vita
3DSShin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker2015StrategyAtlusAdds a post-ending scenario, voice acting, an easier difficulty mode, a new character, and QoL changes
PSPThe Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky SC (DL only)2015Turn-BasedFalcomImmediate sequel to the first game, plot-heavy with compelling characters, gameplay similar to the first but adds combination attacks
Xbox OneTransformers: Devastation2015ActionPlatinumGamesSee 360
PS4Sword Art Online Re: Hollow Fragment (DL only)2015ActionAquriaVastly improves the translation of the original, changes the way skills work in combat, and adds new bosses amongst other QoL changes
VitaAtelier Ayesha Plus: The Alchemist of Dusk (DL only)2015Turn-BasedGustAdds all DLC, the ability to swap characters at any time, more costumes, enemies, and a new difficulty mode
PS4Transformers: Devastation2015ActionPlatinumGamesSee 360
PS4Toukiden Kiwami2015ActionOmega ForceSee Vita
3DSAdventure Bar Story (DL only)2015StrategyRideonRaise your levels as an adventurer (by eating) and as a barkeep (by bartending and gathering materials)! Localization is lacking in the charm depatment
3DSEtrian Mystery Dungeon2015Dungeon CrawlerSpike ChunsoftThe customization and classes of Etrian Odyssey fused with the roguelike mechanics of Mystery Dungeon! You can take a whole party into the labyrinths with you
3DSEtrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight2015Dungeon CrawlerAtlusA reimagining of the second game, adds more classes and a story mode along with balance and QoL changes
3DSMonster Hunter 4 Ultimate2015ActionCapcom/EightingGets rid of underwater combat, adds the ability to scale both walls and monsters, adds Exploration Missions and new weapon types
Xbox 360Transformers: Devastation2015ActionPlatinumGamesThink Bayonetta, but with Autobots! Upgradeable/synthesizable weaponry and stat increases
PSPBattle Hunter (PSone Classics)2015StrategySuccessSee PSX
Xbox OneBladestorm: Nightmare2015ActionOmega ForceAdds a new story mode with heavy fantasy elements (goblins, dragons, etc); also adds support skills for generic troops
Xbox OneDark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin2015ActionFromSoftwareSee PS3
3DSMoco Moco Friends2015Monster CollectingRacjinA saccharine-sweet creature-collecting/raising game with a bunch of magical girls raising and evolving plushies
Xbox OneDragon Ball: Xenoverse2015FightingDimpsSee PS3
Wii UXenoblade Chronicles X2015ActionMonolith SoftOpen-world ARPG with a customizable avatar, mechs are available, combat is somewhat complex, story not linked to other Xeno games
Xbox 360Resident Evil Revelations 22015ActionCapcomSee XBO
PSPBrandish: The Dark Revenant (DL only)2015Dungeon CrawlerFalcom3D remake of the original Brandish with an extra storyline from the villain's perspective, punishing but fair gameplay
Xbox 360Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin2015ActionFromSoftwareThe definitive edition of Dark Souls II
3DSMonster Combine TD (DL only)2015StrategyCollavierEssentially a Plants vs. Zombies clone, but the monsters you can use for defense are randomly selected from a deck; XP can be earned to hold more monsters in said deck
VitaCriminal Girls: Invite Only2015Turn-BasedImageepochTurn-based combat where each girl will only accept commands if she is "motivated" enough through minigames, which is exactly as thinly-veiled perverse as it sounds
3DSMercenaries Saga 2: Order of the Silver Eagle (DL only)2015StrategyRideonSequel to a JP mobile-only SRPG, follows a band of mercenaries (duh) through their trevails in a standard SRPG format
3DSPokemon Rumble World2015ActionAmbrellaA stylized 3D Pokemon beat-em-up where capturing many types of mons increases Adventurer Rank, which gives access to new areas and increases the strength of wild Pokemon
3DSExcave (DL only)2015Dungeon CrawlerMechanic ArmsA top-down dungeon crawler with stats determined by equipment; inventory is extremely limited and the interface is clunky; bland overall
3DSPokemon Super Mystery Dungeon2015Dungeon CrawlerSpike ChunsoftExpands the available roster to include gen 6 Pokemon, gameplay is still as simple and grindy as ever
3DSCode Name: S.T.E.A.M.2015StrategyIntelligent SystemsA steampunky, comic book-styled game with gameplay similar to Valkyria Chronicles (SRPG with third-person shooting perspective/attacking), lots of public domain characters
3DSChronus Arc (DL only)2015Turn-BasedHit-PointMore Kemco fare, this one encourages insane amouns of grinding with random difficulty spikes
Xbox 360Dragon Ball: Xenoverse2015FightingDimpsA 3D fighter based in the Dragon Ball universe with RPG elements such as leveling and a story mode… starring you!
3DSExcave II: Wizard of the Underworld (DL only)2015Dungeon CrawlerMechanic ArmsDoes nothing to make itself stand out from the first game other than an interface change
VitaAr nosurge Plus: Ode to an Unborn Star2015Turn-BasedGustContains all DLC, adds 3 more characters to purify, a tutorial, and more costumes
PS4Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception2015Strategy/Visual NovelAquaplusSee Vita
PSPShadow Tower (PSone Classics)2015ActionFromSoftwareSee PSX
PS4Yakuza 02015ActionRyu ga Gotoku StudioMoney serves as a sort of XP in this prequel to the main series, starring 80's Kiryu and Majima
PS3Tecmo's Deception: Invitation to Darkness (PSone Classics)2015StrategyTecmoSee PSX
VitaDamascus Gear: Operation Tokyo2015Dungeon CrawlerAplusAn isometric dungeon crawler of sorts where you pilot a mech to complete missions, which give you parts to upgrade your stats with
VitaResident Evil Revelations 22015ActionCapcomSee XBO
PS4Deception IV: The Nightmare Princess2015StrategyKoei TecmoSee PS3
PS3Deception IV: The Nightmare Princess (DL only)2015StrategyKoei TecmoEnhanced version of the original game with an additional playable character and storyline
PS4Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance2015StrategyNippon IchiNew protagonist, more Netherworld SRPG adventures; characters can now equip subclasses and form squads to augment their stats
PS4Dragon Ball: Xenoverse2015FightingDimpsSee PS3
PS3Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin2015ActionFromSoftwareEnhanced/remastered version of Dark Souls II with better AI
PS4Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below2015ActionOmega ForceA Dragon Quest-themed musou, with many playable characters from throughout the series' history
VitaShadow Tower (PSone Classics)2015ActionFromSoftwareSee PSX
PS3Battle Hunter (PSone Classics)2015StrategySuccessSee PSX
PS3Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea2015Turn-BasedGustThird in Dusk storyline, no time limit, two different protagonists, and a ton of items regardless
PS3Dragon Ball: Xenoverse2015FightingDimpsMake your own DB character and fight using them in story mode (because what else do you do in that universe?)
PS4Final Fantasy Type-0 HD2015ActionHexaDrive/Square EnixEnhanced port of the previously JP-only Type-0; very few changes made other than getting rid of multiplayer and adding multiple difficulty levels
VitaOreshika: Tainted Bloodlines (DL only)2015Turn-BasedAlfa SystemUnique art style; half turn-based, half family manager with lots of customizability
VitaOperation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy2015Dungeon CrawlerExperienceHeavily customizable characters in a - you guessed it - first-person dungeon crawler; this one has a dark technological feel to it
Wii UFire Emblem: The Sacred Stones (VC)2015StrategyIntelligent SystemsSee GBA
JP PSPYu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V Tag Force Special2015Card-BasedKonamiAlmost like a YGO All-Stars, featuring characters from throughout the various series, but takes away 3D animations- UMD unlocks are limited to Tag Force 6 only
VitaLost Dimension2015StrategyLancarseSee PS3
VitaHyperdimension Neptunia U: Action Unleashed2015ActionCompile Heart/Idea Factory/TamsoftHacky-slashy ARPG with the Nepgirls, has a few clothes-tearing elements
VitaHyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 3: V Generation2015Turn-BasedCompile Heart/Idea Factory/FelistellaImproves the visuals and voice acting, smooths out the combat system, and boasts a quite large cast
VitaHyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 2: Sisters Generation2015Turn-BasedCompile Heart/Idea Factory/FelistellaReworks script, removes some characters and adds others, now uses 2D images in dialogue scenes, borrows elements from later entries to improve QoL
VitaSword Art Online: Lost Song2015ActionArtdinkSequel to Hollow Fragment, has more actual ARPG-type combat, takes place in the area of the second half of the anime's first arc, 3-person parties
PS4Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin2015ActionFromSoftwareSee PS3
Wii UGolden Sun: The Lost Age (VC)2015Turn-BasedCamelotSee GBA
PS3Resident Evil Revelations 22015ActionCapcomSee XBO
PS3Tales of Zestiria2015ActionBandai NamcoOften maligned amongst series fans for being misleading in terms of character marketing, has a battle system that revolves around partnering up
PS3The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel2015Turn-BasedFalcomBeginning of another major arc in the Trails series, adds co-op link attacks to combat, structure is based in a school-type environment
PS3Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters2015Strategy/Visual NovelToybox/Now ProductionSRPG/visual novel hybrid of sorts with a ghost-hunting theme, combat takes place on a grid, traps are important to place, luck is a very important factor
Wii UBreath of Fire (VC)2015Turn-BasedCapcomSee SNES
PS3Transformers: Devastation2015ActionPlatinumGamesSee 360
PS3Suikoden III (PS2 Classics)2015Turn-BasedKCETSee PS2
PS3Shadow Tower (PSone Classics)2015ActionFromSoftwareSee PSX
PS3Yakuza 5 (DL only)2015ActionRyu ga Gotoku StudioHas 5 controllable protagonists total and takes place over 5 different cities, uses a more enhanced graphics engine than other PS3 games in the series
Wii UEarthbound Beginnings (VC)2015Turn-BasedApe/NintendoSee FC
VitaThe Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel2015Turn-BasedFalcomSee PS3
PS3Nobunaga's Ambition: Sphere of Influence (DL only)2015StrategyKoei TecmoGrand strategy in the Sengoku era, with menuing galore and officers that can gain XP, levels, and abilities by participating in various politicking/warmongering activities
PS3Lost Dimension2015Strategy/Visual NovelLancarseRPG/visual novel hybrid with lots of party betrayal, replayability, and a tactical style of combat
PS4Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea DX (DL only)2015Turn-BasedGustAdds fast travel/combat and formerly preorder-only costumes
PS4Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book2015Turn-BasedGustFirst game in the Mysterious storyline; reworks the process of alchemy to be somewhat puzzle-based, adds a weather system that can affect combat and item gathering
PS4Bladestorm: Nightmare2015ActionOmega ForceSee XBO
PS4Bloodborne2015ActionFromSoftwareVictorian Gothic-flavored Dark Souls; similarly punishing ARPG gameplay with similar soul/blood collection to level stat mechanics
PS3Eiyuu Senki: The World Conquest (DL only)2015StrategyTenco/5pb.An SRPG with an alternative historical slant - major world leaders are all portrayed as women; stats are built by completing sidequests and upgrading troops
VitaToukiden: Kiwami2015ActionOmega ForceContains the entirety of the original game and adds more weapons, monsters, and story content
VitaTokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters2015StrategyToybox/Now ProductionSee PS3
VitaHyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black Heart2015StrategyCompile Heart/Idea Factory/StingSRPG Neptunia spinoff with a bunch of fun status effects, units can pair up to confer special abilities
PS4God Eater Resurrection (DL only)2015ActionShiftSee Vita
DSG.G Series: The Last Knight (DSiWare)2015ActionGenterprise/SuzakBland budget top-down dungeon crawler with repetitive environments and music
VitaEmil's Task (delisted)2015ActionInukage GamesA sluggish, poorly translated ARPG with some roguelike elements and a main character that can only attack by spellcasting
PS4Nights of Azure2015ActionGustAn ARPG with sapphic undertones that leans into fanservice territory; dark in tone with a focus on collecting demon blood to level yourself and the familiars you collect
PS3The Awakened Fate Ultimatum2015Dungeon CrawlerNippon IchiTop-down roguelike with a focus on choosing between good and evil (with matching transformations)
PS4Nobunaga's Ambition: Sphere of Influence2015StrategyKoei TecmoSee PS3
Wii UMega Man Battle Network 4: Blue Moon/Red Sun (VC)2015StrategyCapcomSee GBA
Wii UMega Man Battle Network 5: Team Colonel/Team Protoman (VC)2015StrategyCapcomSee GBA
PS4Omega Quintet2015Turn-BasedCompile Heart/Galapagos RPGA game starring pop idols with turn-based combat that relies on turn order manipulation; more costume destruction mechanics are unfortunately present
3DSThe Legend of Legacy2015Turn-BasedCattle Call/FuRyuDeveloped by an all-star team of developer heavy-hitters; turn-based combat that requires formation selection, elemental manipulation, and gives stat gains as battle spoils
3DSXenoblade Chronicles 3D (New 3DS only)2015ActionMonolith Soft/Monster GamesMore or less the same as the original, but changes the HUD a little bit and adds a few bonus modes like a model viewer and jukebox
VitaDungeon Travelers 2: The Royal Library & the Monster Seal2015Dungeon CrawlerAquaplusFirst-person dungeon crawler with many classes and subclasses to choose from; playing this game probably puts you on an FBI watch list, because it is lewd
Wii UPandora's Tower (DL only)2015ActionGanbarionSee Wii
3DSSwords & Darkness (DL only)2015ActionAplus/Arc System WorksA side-scrolling beat-em-up with no special features of note
Wii UPaper Mario (VC)2015Turn-BasedIntelligent SystemsSee N64
3DSStella Glow2015StrategyImageepochSRPG gameplay, learning character abilities is somewhat dependent upon building a relationship with the main character
VitaDeception IV: The Nightmare Princess (DL only)2015StrategyKoei TecmoSee PS3
Wii UMega Man Battle Network 2 (VC)2015StrategyCapcomSee GBA
PS4Resident Evil Revelations 22015ActionCapcomSee XBO
3DSYo-kai Watch2015Monster CollectingLevel-5Level-5's charming Pokemon-like franchise; demons are discovered in the "real" world, befriended, collected, and used in battle, combat occasionally involves minigames
Wii UMedabots: Metabee/Rokusho (VC)2015FightingNatsumeSee GBA
VitaGod Eater Resurrection (DL only)2015ActionShiftEnhanced port of Gods Eater Burst, adds new storyline content, combat QoL improvements
Wii UMario & Luigi: Partners in Time (VC)2015Timed Turn-BasedAlphaDreamSee DS
Wii UMega Man Battle Network 3: Blue/White (VC)2015StrategyCapcomSee GBA
VitaSenran Kagura: Estival Versus2016ActionTamsoftMassive mammary melee- a beat-em-up/ARPG where the girls you control will almost inevitably lose pieces of clothing in order to increase their power
VitaGod Eater 2: Rage Burst (DL only)2016ActionShiftDirect sequel to Gods Eater Burst with more Aragami to hunt, new weapon styles, and new characters to follow through the apocalypse; equipment skills are still tied to stats
Xbox OneDark Souls III2016ActionFromSoftwareMore ways to die and keep dying; combat is overall more fluid than previous games, an MP-like system is introduced
VitaMegaTagmension Blanc + Neptune vs. Zombies2016ActionCompile Heart/Idea Factory/TamsoftARPG Neptunia zombie-themed spinoff with combat similar to Neptunia U (but with the clothes-removing thankfully gone), has a multiplayer component
Xbox OneDead Rising (DL only)2016ActionCapcomSee PS4
VitaBreath of Fire III (DL only)2016Turn-BasedCapcomSee PSP
VitaWorld of Final Fantasy2016Monster CollectingSquare EnixChibified/simplified return to turn-based FF combat, where stacking characters confers stronger attacks
Wii UPokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky (VC)2016Dungeon CrawlerChunsoftSee DS
Wii UMega Man Battle Network 6: Cybeast Falzar/Cybeast Gregar (VC)2016StrategyCapcomSee GBA
Wii USuper Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars (VC)2016Turn-BasedSquareSee SNES
Wii UAsdivine Hearts (DL only)2016Turn-BasedExe-CreateIt's Kemco, keep those expectations low
VitaDragon Quest Builders (DL only)2016Action/SandboxSquare EnixA sort-of mashup between Minecraft and Dragon Quest, where you have to increase each town's base level to rebuild the destroyed world by crafting the necessary items
Xbox OneDragon Ball: Xenoverse 22016FightingDimpsLots of time-travel tomfoolery with your own custom Dragon Ball character; plays otherwise like a 3D arena fighter
VitaMeiQ: Labyrinth of Death2016Dungeon CrawlerCompile HeartAnother day, another Vita first-person dungeon crawl; this one has mages and robots fighting in pairs and encourages decision making on who will be doing the attacking
VitaAegis of Earth: Protonovus Assault2016StrategyAcquireSee PS3
Wii UPokemon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team (VC)2016Dungeon CrawlerChunsoftSee DS
Wii UTokyo Mirage Sessions #FE2016Turn-BasedAtlusModern-themed crossover between the Shin Megami Tensei and Fire Emblem series, turn-based gameplay and combo attacks
Wii UPaper Mario: Color Splash2016ActionIntelligent SystemsSystem based on paint and color, attacks are chosen by cards, story progress and some items confer stat increases
Xbox OneFinal Fantasy XV2016Turn-BasedSquare EnixSee PS4
VitaDigimon Story: Cyber Sleuth2016Turn-BasedMedia.VisionTurn-based Digimon collectathon with a story somewhat reminisent of .hack
Xbox OneRevErsi Quest (DL only)2016StrategyYokogosystemsSRPG-ified version of Othello/Reversi with varying board shapes and a variety of unit types
Xbox OneStranger of Sword City (DL only)2016Dungeon CrawlerExperienceSee Vita
VitaDemon Gaze II2016Dungeon CrawlerKadokawa/ExperienceStill first-person dungeoneering, but takes away the ability to create party members; still a bit fanservicey
Wii UXenoblade Chronicles (DL only)2016ActionMonolith SoftSee Wii
Wii UFinal Fantasy Tactics Advance (VC)2016StrategySquare EnixSee GBA
Xbox OneArslan: The Warriors of Legend2016ActionOmega ForceSee PS4
VitaSD Gundam G Generation Genesis (Asia English)2016StrategyTom CreateSee PS4
VitaAtelier Escha & Logy Plus: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky2016Turn-BasedGustAdds all DLC, superbosses, characters, and expands on the romantic/platonic relationship between the protagonists
VitaCriminal Girls 2: Party Favors2016Turn-BasedNippon IchiSame skeezy gameplay loop with new characters
VitaShiren the Wanderer: The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate2016Dungeon CrawlerSpike ChunsoftFifth Shiren game, day/night system is important for visibility, some puzzle-solving involved in dungeon crawling
Wii UFire Emblem: Shadow Dragon (VC)2016StrategyIntelligent SystemsSee DS
VitaOdin Sphere: Leifthrasir2016ActionVanillawareSee PS3
VitaAdventures of Mana (DL only)2016ActionMCF3D remake of Final Fantasy Adventure, the first Mana game; only has a male playable character but allows for easy equipment switching
VitaStranger of Sword City2016Dungeon CrawlerExperienceMore first-person dungeon crawling, highly customizable party, permadeath of party members is something to manage, lots of challenge
Wii UPokemon Ranger: Shadows of Almia (VC)2016ActionCreatures Inc.See DS
VitaSuperdimension Neptune VS Sega Hard Girls2016Turn-BasedCompile HeartSpinoff of the main Neptunia series with similar gameplay; features time traveling across the different Sega console eras
VitaSword Art Online: Hollow Realization (DL only)2016ActionAquriaDirect sequel to Lost Song, has a 4-person party with more streamlined MMO-type combat than previous games in the series; lots of NPCs to befriend, goes back to the first arc style
VitaA.W.: Phoenix Festa (delisted)2016SimulationAplus/Bandai NamcoBased on the anime adaptation of the Asterisk War light novel series, is more of a 3D anime arena fighter/visual novel hybrid
VitaExist Archive: The Other Side of the Sky2016Turn-BasedTri-Ace/Spike ChunsoftPlays a lot like Valkyrie Profile (comes from the same studio), has multiple endings depending on in-game choices
Wii UPokemon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team (VC)2016Dungeon CrawlerChunsoftSee GBA
VitaGrand Kingdom2016StrategyMonochromeSuccessor to Grand Knights History with some similar mechanics, gameplay is tactical- arranging formations of troops to attack by expending AP is essential
VitaAtelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book (DL only)2016Turn-BasedGustSee PS4
VitaThe Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II2016Turn-BasedFalcomSee PS3
VitaThe Longest Five Minutes2016Turn-BasedNippon IchiPlays with the idea of extreme flashbacks where abilities are remembered rather than learned
Wii UPokemon Ranger: Guardian Signs (VC)2016ActionCreatures Inc.See DS
VitaTokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters - Daybreak Special Gigs (DL only)2016StrategyToybox/Now ProductionSee PS3
VitaMystery Chronicle: One Way Heroics2016Dungeon CrawlerSpike ChunsoftHas some mystery dungeon elements, but you are forced to keep moving in order to avoid the ray of light that will destroy you (and it will)
VitaTrillion: God of Destruction2016Turn-BasedCompile Heart/Idea FactoryLots of complex stat management in this semi-turn-based, semi-roguelike where the characters you raise will inevitably die only to pass their stats along
Wii UPokemon Ranger (VC)2016ActionHAL LaboratorySee DS
VitaRay Gigant2016Dungeon CrawlerExperience/Bandai NamcoAnother first-person dungeon crawl; this one has 3 separate protagonists (and parties), stat increases use materials gathered from the field rather than XP
VitaValkyrie Drive: Bhikkhuni2016ActionMeteoriseLess apologetic and even more lewd, another beat-em-up by the Senran Kagura creator with questionable transformations
3DS7th Dragon III Code: VFD2016Dungeon CrawlerSegaThe only game in the 3rd-person dungeon crawling series to make it to the west, keeps party customization and turn-based combat intact
PSPBreath of Fire III (DL only)2016Turn-BasedCapcomSlightly enhanced port of the original, with improved music and some minor tweaks to graphics and gameplay
3DSYo-kai Watch 2: Fleshy Souls/Bony Spirits2016Monster CollectingLevel-5Frequently retreads the same ground as the first game, with Pokemon-styled version splitting to collect all the Yo-kai
PS3Grandia III (PS2 Classics)2016Turn-BasedGame ArtsSee PS2
PS3Aegis of Earth: Protonovus Assault2016StrategyAcquireReal-time tactical defense, where leveling weaponry and commander units is crucial
JP VitaThe Legend of Heroes: Sora no Kiseki the 3rd - Evolution2016Turn-BasedFalcomFinal game in the Liberl arc albeit with a different protagonist; plays like the previous games; Evolution version adds new artwork/scenarios
JP PS3Tales of Berseria2016ActionBandai NamcoSee PS4 - last Tales game developed for PS3
JP 3DSYu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters Saikyo Card Battle (DL only)2016Card-BasedKonamiSpeed duels only here, where you wander the streets and take on fellow unknown and famous duelists alike to increase your rank and earn cards to level your preconstructed decks up
JP 3DSPuyo Puyo Chronicle2016PuzzleSonic TeamArle (from Madou Monogatari- a deep cut) has to find a way home in an RPG mode complete with leveling, where combat is conducted via Puyo
PS4Mystery Chronicle: One Way Heroics2016Dungeon CrawlerSpike ChunsoftSee Vita
JP 3DSDragon Quest Monsters: Joker 32016Monster CollectingSquare EnixMore monsters to scout, synthesize, and ride around the various worlds; turn-based combat with in-depth skill trees.
3DSWitch & Hero II (DL only)2016ActionFlyhigh WorksA new hero and witch to control, both at the same time; gameplay is otherwise unchanged
PS4Megadimension Neptunia VII2016Turn-BasedCompile Heart/Idea FactoryBattle system emphasizes character positioning, goddesses have additional transformations in combat, otherwise same fanservicey Neptune shenanigans
3DSUnlucky Mage (DL only)2016Turn-BasedExe-CreateKemco game with a bit of humor to it, particularly when it comes to spell names and snappy writing; gameplay is otherwise as cookie-cutter as always
PS4Wild Arms 3 (DL only)2016Turn-BasedMedia.VisionSee PS2
3DSShin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse2016Turn-BasedAtlusA follow-up to/alternate timeline story in the same world as SMT IV, makes some QoL changes to the gameplay loop from its predecessor
3DSSadame (DL only)2016ActionMebiusAn ARPG with 4 separate classes to hack and slash through an alternate history Sengoku period, includes a sphere grid-like customization system
PS4Odin Sphere Leifthrasir2016ActionVanillawareSee PS3
3DSReturn to PoPoLoCrois: A Story of Seasons Fairytale2016SimulationMarvelous/EpicsCombines the light turn-based combat of PoPoLoCrois with the farming of Story of Seasons, resulting in a shallow, modest (but adorable) mix of both
3DSProject X Zone 22016StrategyMonolith SoftPlays the same as its predecessor, but Segata Sanshiro is an available character; thereby making this game the best ever- I don't make the rules
PS4Valkyria Chronicles Remastered2016StrategySegaImproves the already gorgeous look of the first game and includes all DLC, otherwise is the same as the original
PS4Okage: Shadow King (DL only)2016Turn-BasedZener Works/SCESee PS2
PS3Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir2016ActionVanillawareEnhanced remake of Odin Sphere with much less slowdown, difficulty changes, more stages, and new enemies
PS4Let It Die (DL only)2016ActionGrasshopper ManufactureGrasshopper Manufacture's attempt at a Souls-like roguelike, with free-to-play elements and a cumbersome item management system
3DSPokemon Moon/Sun2016Monster CollectingGame FreakDoes away with the traditional gym battle format in favor of puzzles scattered throughout not-Hawaii, adds Ultra Beasts (which look suspiciously Digimon-like…)
PS4Croixleur Sigma2016ActionSouvenir CircArcadey, hacky-slashy ARPG where you descend dungeon floors, have a limited amount of time to kill all the enemies, and level up in-between
PS4Demon Gaze II2016Dungeon CrawlerKadokawa/ExperienceSee Vita
PS4Dead Rising (DL only)2016ActionCapcomSee 360, but with more save slots and graphical upgrades
PS4Dark Souls III2016ActionFromSoftwareSee XBO
PS4Dragon Ball: Xenoverse 22016FightingDimpsSee XBO
PS4Dark Cloud 2 (DL only)2016ActionLevel-5See PS2
PS4Dark Cloud (DL only)2016ActionLevel-5See PS2
PS4Dragon Quest Builders2016Action/SandboxSquare EnixSee Vita
PS4Exist Archive: The Other Side of the Sky2016Turn-BasedTri-Ace/Spike ChunsoftSee Vita
PS4Fairy Fencer F: Advent Dark Force2016Turn-BasedCompile Heart/Idea FactoryAdds two branching story paths, allows for a larger party size in combat, and gives more difficulty options to choose from
PS3The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II2016Turn-BasedFalcomTakes place soon after the first game - basically required playing if you liked the first one
PS4Final Fantasy XV2016ActionSquare EnixJust a road trip with you and the boys; ARPG combat and a story that spans multiple types of media, famously left somewhat unfinished
PS4God Eater 2: Rage Burst2016ActionShiftSee Vita
PS4Grand Kingdom2016StrategyMonochromeSee Vita
PS4Gravity Rush Remastered2016ActionSIE Japan/BluepointIncludes all DLC as well as increases the framerate/appearance from the Vita version
PS4Arslan: The Warriors of Legend2016ActionOmega ForceA musou based on the Arslan anime with rapid weapon switching, a variety of playable characters, and equippable skills to break up monotony
PS4Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits (DL only)2016StrategyCattle CallSee PS2
PS4Aegis of Earth: Protonovus Assault2016StrategyAcquireSee PS3
PS4I Am Setsuna (DL only)2016Turn-BasedTokyo RPG FactoryPlays a lot like Chrono Trigger in combat with some additional enhancements, story is linear with some minimal sidequesting post-game
PS3Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters - Daybreak Special Gigs (DL only)2016StrategyToybox/Now ProductionEnhanced remake of the original that makes some slight QoL improvements to battle, adds extra story scenes, and bonus harder battles
3DSPokemon Red/Blue/Yellow (VC)2016Monster CollectingGame FreakSee GB
3DSThe Battle Cats POP! (DL only)2016StrategyPonosMore of a tower defense game, but you do use accumulated XP to level up and change the apeparance of your extremely weird cat crew
PS4Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth2016Turn-BasedMedia.VisionSee Vita
PS4Summon Night 6: Lost Borders2016Turn-BasedMedia.VisionSee Vita
3DSExcave III: Tower of Destiny (DL only)2016Dungeon CrawlerMechanic ArmsExtremely similar to its predecessors
PS4Touhou: Scarlet Curiosity (DL only)2016Dungeon CrawlerAnkake SpaA bland dungeon-crawling ARPG/bullet hell hybrid where jumping is the most broken-tier skill of all
PS4SD Gundam G Generation Genesis (Asia English)2016StrategyTom CreateA Super Robot Wars-like game that spans the Universal Century timeline in a highly abridged form; lots of stats for both pilots and mobile suits to manage
3DSPocket Card Jockey (DL only)2016Card-BasedGame FreakA game about horse raising and racing via solitare. As in the card game.
PS4Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness2016ActionTri-AceArguably the weakest entry in the series; combat occurs with all party members (up to 7!) present in real-time, with a rock-paper-scissors-like system
3DSDragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past2016Turn-BasedArtePiazzaA whole new translation (for better or worse), changed encounter types from random to field enemies, and tweaked the class progression slightly
3DSDragon Ball: Fusions2016Turn-BasedGanbarionCreate an avatar and engage in turn-based combat that does a decent job at mimicking the actual action of the series, as well as fuse characters (as the title implies)
3DSBravely Second: End Layer2016Turn-BasedSilicon StudioDespite the name confusion, this game is a direct sequel to Bravely Default; combat is largely similar but adds chaining battles to gain more XP
PS4Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters - Daybreak Special Gigs2016StrategyToybox/Now ProductionSee PS3
3DSFinal Fantasy Explorers2016ActionRacjinIt's Monster Hunter, but with a Final Fantasy skin (down to Explorer Level replacing Hunter Rank); choosing correct equipment and skill leveling are key to staying strong
PS4Super Robot Wars OG: The Moon Dwellers (Asia English)2016StrategyB.B. StudioServes as a new entry point to the OG series (which has no cameos as opposed to the main series), SRPG combat with assists based on positioning, multiple protagonists
PS4World of Final Fantasy2016Monster CollectingSquare EnixSee Vita
PS4The Witch and the Hundred Knight: Revival Edition2016ActionNippon IchiAdds a new multi-floor dungeon, more weapons/armor, and Metallia as a playable character
3DSAmbition of the Slimes (DL only)2016StrategyAltair Works/Flyhigh WorksAn SRPG where you play as slimes and use them to control the good guys
PS4Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization2016ActionAquriaSee Vita
3DSAlphadia (DL only)2016Turn-BasedExe-CreateTries to do some neat things with magic element types and combinations, but ultimately is just another Kemco game
3DSAdventure Labyrinth Story (DL only)2016Turn-BasedRideonNot the most impressive roguelike dungeon-crawl, but solid enough
PS4Tales of Berseria2016ActionBandai NamcoStory is linked to Zestiria, highly eclectic cast, fulfilling certain conditions in battle (ARPG as always) leads to unleashing better abilities (or bolstering your enemies)
3DSFairune 2 (DL only)2016Dungeon CrawlerSkipmorePlays like the first, but is about 4 times as big
PS4Senran Kagura: Estival Versus2016ActionTamsoftSee Vita
PS4Unholy Heights (DL only)2016SimulationPetit DepottoSee 360
3DSMercenaries Saga 3: Gray Wolves of War (DL only)2016StrategyRideonQuite similar to the game that came before it- a straightforward SRPG
3DSFire Emblem Fates: Birthright/Conquest/Revelation2016StrategyIntelligent SystemsMaligned for its approach, as the story is split into 3 full games each requiring a separate purchase; brings back the child-producing mechanic, very tropey
3DSLangrisser Re:Incarnation Tensei2016Strategyextreme Co.A very sluggish SRPG with three branching storylines to switch from that lacks a lot of the charm its predecessors had, with a lot of unpolished features in its wake
3DSJourney to Kreisia (DL only)2016Turn-BasedExe-CreateYet another Kemco game, this one with a modern-day-hero-in-fantasy-times premise; tries to lampshade the genre a bit, weapon skills work similarly to FFIX
3DSInfinite Dunamis (DL only)2016Turn-BasedExe-CreateBetter writing than your average Kemco game, has a sci-fi setting, tries to spice up the turn-based format with turn manipulation
3DSMario & Luigi: Paper Jam2016Timed Turn-BasedAlphaDreamCrossover between Mario & Luigi and Paper Mario, thankfully taking game features more from the former than the latter
3DSHyrule Warriors Legends (New 3DS only)2016ActionOmega Force/Team NinjaIncludes all DLC from the original game as well as adding two new story chapters; also LINKLE
3DSJustice Chronicles (DL only)2016Turn-BasedHit-PointSequel to Mystic Chronicles (PSP/Vita), and actually makes some decent improvements for a Kemco game; summonable monsters and jewels that confer skills are included
PS4Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth2016Strategy/Visual NovelAquaplusSee Vita
3DSGurumin 3D: A Monstrous Adventure (DL only)2016ActionFalcomAlmost identical to the original, save for the application of 3D effects and some technical issues like pop-in
3DSMonster Hunter Generations2016ActionCapcomNew features include upgrading armor using scavenged materials, mutated monster forms, different attack stypes for each weapon, and special moves to charge during hunting
VitaRomancing SaGa 2 (DL only)2017Turn-BasedArtePiazza/SquareAdds a new dungeon, new character classes, and overhauls the graphics and audio; these features can also be turned off if desired
PS4Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age2017Turn-BasedSquare EnixSee XBO
PS4Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star2017ActionMarvelousSee Vita
VitaDanganronpa V3: Killing Harmony2017Visual NovelSpike ChunsoftNew school, new classmates to watch murder each other, easy XP to gain to increase equippable trial skills, and a bonus dungeon-crawler mingame
VitaRevenant Saga2017Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee Wii U
VitaFairune (DL only)2017Dungeon CrawlerFlyhigh WorksSee 3DS
PS4Revenant Saga2017Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee Wii U
PS4Resident Evil Revelations2017ActionCapcom/ToseSee XBO
PS4Dynasty Warriors: Godseekers (DL only)2017ActionOmega ForceSee Vita
PS4Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen2017ActionCapcomSee 360
PS4Nobunaga's Ambition: Taishi2017StrategyKoei TecmoGenerally similar to Sphere of Influence, but with a revamped menu system and far more accessible with tutorials, along with a "Resolve" mechanic to see what makes each daimyo tick
PS4Dragon Quest Heroes II2017ActionOmega ForceAdds more traditional JRPG elements such as overworld traversal and questing to break up the gameplay, but is otherwise similar to the first
VitaStranger of Sword City Revisited (DL only)2017Dungeon CrawlerExperienceAdds new (potentially game-breaking) classes, new dungeons, new monsters (and tactics for existing ones), and tons of QoL adjustments
PS4Super Robot Wars V (Asia English)2017StrategyB.B. StudioMulti mech-franchise SRPG mashup, this one with a particularly heavy focus on Yamato 2199; has multiple endings and protagonists
PS4Persona 52017Turn-BasedAtlusSee PS3
PS4Gravity Rush 22017ActionSIE JapanMore gravity-shifting action-adventure-type excitement; collecting gems levels abilities and raising reuptation by doing quests raises stats
VitaOperation Babel: New Tokyo Legacy2017Dungeon CrawlerExperienceDirect sequel to Operation Abyss with the same gameplay; leveling up can only be done at the party's home base, characters are still highly customizable
PS4Yakuza Kiwami2017ActionRyu ga Gotoku StudioA retelling of the story of the first Yakuza in the Yakuza 0 engine, using Japanese dialogue rather than a dub and adding a system where Majima can ambush you anywhere
PS4Megadimension Neptunia VIIR2017Turn-BasedCompile Heart/Idea FactoryRetells the story from VII, but adds VR compatibility and interludes, changes the battle system, and removes alternate endings
VitaDynasty Warriors: Godseekers (DL only)2017StrategyOmega ForceSRPG Three Kingdoms-style, with characters based on their appearance in Dynasty Warriors 8
PS4Nier: Automata2017ActionPlatinumGamesExtremely atmospheric ARPG, distant sequel to the first Nier, incredible music
PS4Romancing SaGa 2 (DL only)2017Turn-BasedArtePiazza/SquareSee Vita
VitaGod Wars: Future Past2017StrategyKadokawaSRPG with a heavily mythical Japanese coat of paint, lots of character classes available; characters have jobs as well as sub-jobs
PS4Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time (DL only)2017ActionAplusBeautiful art style akin to the anime, combat is in a 2.5D brawler format; lots and lots of backtracking and tedium for padding game length
PS4Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon2017ActionGustSimilar premise as the first game, but now with a time limit on both excursions and the game as a whole; instead of 4 creatures, you now have 2 and an AI partner
PS4Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue2017ActionSquare EnixSee XBO
PS4Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix2017ActionSquare EnixSee XBO
PS4God Wars: Future Past2017StrategyKadokawaSee Vita
VitaMary Skelter: Nightmares2017Dungeon CrawlerCompile HeartFirst-person dungeon crawler that features classic literary characters in very heavy ecchi ways, affection-raising mechanics, and powerful enemies that can ambush you in combat
PS4Haunted Dungeons: Hyakki Castle (DL only)2017Dungeon CrawlerAsakusa StudiosFirst-person dungeon crawling with a yokai theme and an emphasis on splitting the party in order to solve puzzles/flank enemies; combat is more real-time
PS4Harvest Moon: Light of Hope2017SimulationTabotMore farm raising, developed by a different studio than Story of Seasons- and it shows; gameplay loop is the same (tool leveling, crop growing) with little innovation
PS4Nioh2017ActionTeam NinjaDemon-filled ARPG set in the late Sengoku period with a robust Souls-like combat system
PS4Star Ocean: The Last Hope - 4K/Full HD Edition (DL only)2017ActionTri-Ace/Square EnixSee PS3, but with prettier graphics
PS4Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life Special Edition (DL only)2017SimulationMarucomeSee PS2
PS4Star Ocean: Till the End of Time (DL only)2017ActionTri-AceSee PS2
PS4Digimon World: Next Order2017ActionB.B. StudioMore straightforward monster-raising (on a time limit) than the Cyber Sleuth games, combat is largely controlled by AI
VitaFate/Extella: The Umbral Star2017ActionMarvelousA Fate-skinned musou; serves as a sort of sequel to Fate/Extra
VitaYs VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana2017ActionFalcomAdol in ARPG action again, with a settlement-building mechanic and up to 3 party members in combat
VitaSummon Night 6: Lost Borders2017StrategyMedia.VisionSRPG that basically acts as general fanservice for the series, featuring characters from all previously numbered entries
3DSEtrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth2017Dungeon CrawlerAtlusAdds a variety of races to character creation, and features a branching skill tree for character progression/class mastery, removes overworld exploration
3DSUnholy Heights (DL only)2017SimulationPetit DepottoSee 360
Wii UOgre Battle 64: Person of Lordly Caliber (VC)2017StrategyQuestSee N64
3DSSymphony of Eternity (DL only)2017Turn-BasedWorld Wide Software/KemcoA boy, girl, and golem walk into a Kemco game and end up surprisingly in-depth with individual customization of skills and spells through reading books
3DSRiver City: Knights of Justice (DL only)2017ActionAvit-NiigataGives a tongue-in-cheek RPG makeover to the Kunio-kun series; there is no leveling but stats increase with equipment and gem slotting
3DSPokemon Ultra Sun/Moon2017Monster CollectingGame FreakAlternate universe story in the same region as Sun/Moon; adds more Ultra Beasts, activities, and ways to catch Pokemon from older games
Wii URevenant Saga (DL only)2017Turn-BasedExe-CreateShrug, another Kemco game
3DSPokemon Gold/Silver/Crystal (VC)2017Monster CollectingGame FreakSee GBC
3DSMonster Hunter Stories2017Turn-BasedCapcom/MarvelousA far more traditional turn-based RPG than other entries, with strong monster collecting and raising elements
3DSMiitopia2017Turn-BasedNintendoMiis take center stage in this simplistically-styled turn-based game, with a class system and Mii personalities determining combat prowess
3DSMario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions2017Timed Turn-BasedAlphaDreamImproves aesthetics, adds an RTS mode featuring Bowser's minions, features QoL improvements from the original
3DSLegna Tactica (DL only)2017StrategyHit-PointIt's Kemco, so it won't rewrite the book on SRPGs, but it's there
3DSFire Emblem Warriors (New 3DS only)2017ActionOmega Force/Team NinjaApplies a Fire Emblem coat of paint to the Dynasty Warriors format, still contains support conversations
3DSFire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia2017StrategyIntelligent SystemsA remake of Fire Emblem Gaiden, brings back odd mechanics like a fatigue meter that can severely hamper stats if a unit is used too much
3DSEver Oasis2017ActionGrezzoAn ARPG with lots of town-building elements; you gather items to help build up the oasis and make it better while you level up in the meantime
Xbox 360Star Ocean: The Last Hope2017ActionTri-AceChronologically the first game in the series, fun action-based gameplay and a heavier sci-fi emphasis than all other titles
Wii ULittle Ninja Brothers (VC)2017ActionCulture BrainSee NES
3DSElminage Original (DL only)2017Dungeon CrawlerStarfish-SDHas some balance changes from the PSP version but is otherwise the same
3DSDrancia Saga (DL only)2017ActionUrara-Works/SkipmoreAn auto-side-scrolling game where your character can't stop moving but must nonetheless level up and save the day!
3DSDragon Sinker (DL only)2017Turn-BasedExe-CreateAnother 8-bit Kemco jam, this one tries to do interesting things with forming squads of party members but is otherwise cookie-cutter
3DSDragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King2017Turn-BasedSquare EnixAdds new characters, story elements, and balance changes, but removes the orchestrated soundtrack and is not as visually appealing
3DSCuldcept Revolt2017Board GameOmiya SoftIt's like Monopoly, if instead of houses you could leave behind monsters that you level up; also has player ranks/levels
3DSCrystareino (DL only)2017Turn-BasedHit-PointA bit better than your average Kemco game- lots of recruitable characters and a job sytem in this one
Xbox OneDragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen2017ActionCapcomSee PS3
3DSBrave Dungeon (DL only)2017Dungeon CrawlerInside SystemTop-down dungeon crawler, featuring a class system and item crafting, along with turn-based battles; very sparse story
3DSBonds of the Skies (DL only)2017Turn-BasedHit-PointAnother Kemco RPG, albeit a really, really easy one
Xbox OneResident Evil Revelations2017ActionCapcom/ToseSee 3DS, but with some tweaks and added characters for Raid Mode
3DSAsdivine Cross (DL only)2017Turn-BasedExe-CreateIf you've played a Kemco RPG before, you've played this one
Xbox OneRevenant Saga (DL only)2017Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee Wii U
Xbox OneRomancing SaGa 2 (DL only)2017Turn-BasedArtePiazza/SquareSee Vita
Xbox OneValkyria Revolution2017StrategyMedia.VisionSee Vita
3DSYo-kai Watch 2: Psychic Specters2017Monster CollectingLevel-5The all-encompassing third version of Yo-kai Watch 2, adds an additional questing area and a whole new tribe of demons to befriend
Wii UHarvest Moon 64 (VC)2017SimulationVictor Interactive SoftwareSee N64
VitaSuper Robot Wars V (Asia English)2017StrategyB.B. StudioSee PS4
PS4Berserk and the Band of the Hawk2017ActionOmega ForceA Berserk musou; story mode is almost entirely limited to Guts as a playable character, follows the manga from the Golden Age to the Hawk of the Millennium Empire arcs
VitaThe Caligula Effect (DL only)2017Turn-BasedAquriaWritten by the writer of Persona 1/2; any NPC can be recruited into the party after raising affinity enough, combat is tactical and based on heavy comboing
PS4Dark Rose Valkyrie2017Turn-BasedCompile HeartTurn-based combat with turn manipulation features; some visual novel elements including sniffing out a traitor amongst your ranks
PS4Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony2017Visual NovelSpike ChunsoftSee Vita
PS4Danganronpa 1.2 Reload2017Visual NovelSpike ChunsoftContains both Danganronpa 1 and 2 with improved graphics
PS4Damascus Dear: Operation Tokyo HD Edition2017FightingAplusSee Vita, but prettier
PS4Cyberdimension Neptunia: 4 Goddesses Online2017ActionCompile Heart/Idea Factory/TamsoftAnother ARPG starring the Neptune crew, made to mimic an MMO; same problems of reused assets apply; humor is still as tongue-in-cheek as ever
VitaTokyo Xanadu2017ActionFalcomARPG with a modern setting; rock-paper-scissors-like enemy weaknesses require quick party member swapping, linear dungeons
VitaTouhou Genso Wanderer (DL only)2017Dungeon CrawlerAqua StyleRoguelike featuring the Touhou girls and bland dungeons
VitaToukiden 22017ActionOmega ForceFeatures an open world map for story mode, adds a grappling hook-like mechanic, small helpers to gather items for you, all on the pretense of hunting demonic monsters
VitaUtawarerumono: Mask of Deception2017Strategy/Visual NovelAquaplusFirst localized title in the series, an SRPG/visual novel mix that requires no knowledge of the game that came before it; adding combos to an attack can change its properties
VitaUtawarerumono: Mask of Truth2017Strategy/Visual NovelAquaplusDirect sequel to Mask of Deception, plays very similar to it; adds co-op attacks, continues the strong localization of its sister title
PS4ClaDun Returns: This is Sengoku!2017Dungeon CrawlerNippon IchiSee Vita
VitaValkyria Revolution (DL only)2017ActionMedia.VisionAbandons the previously established canon of the series and tries to adopt a more action-based format with some tactical elements still in play
PS4Blue Reflection2017Turn-BasedGustPart slice-of-life, part magical girl game; leveling is done by allocating growth points into various stats; turn-based combat
VitaYs Origin2017ActionFalcomAn Ys without Adol as the protagonist! Has 3 different protagonists and takes place as a strictly interior dungeon crawl, goes back to hack-and-slash spirtes
PS3Asdivine Hearts (DL only)2017Turn-BasedExe-CreateIt's Kemco, so don't expect too much out of it, but it does have a neat character enhancement system
PS4Atelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey2017Turn-BasedGustSecond game in the Mysterious storyline; time limit exists for initial alchemy certification exam, alchemy can be done at a portable atelier
PS4The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III2017Turn-BasedFalcomTies together plot threads from the Sky trilogy and Crossbell duology as well as continuing the Cold Steel plot; naturally a long game, combat mostly unchanged from I and II
PS4Asdivine Hearts II2017Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee Vita
PS4Asdivine Hearts2017Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee Wii U
PS4Antiquia Lost2017Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee Vita
PS4Akiba's Beat2017ActionAcquireSee Vita
PS4Accel World vs. Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight (DL only)2017ActionKadokawaSee Vita
PS4A Healer Only Lives Twice (DL only)2017Dungeon CrawlerPon Pon GamesA small dungeon crawler where you play as the healer for your AI knight companion, keeping him alive by any means necessary
PS4.hack//G.U. Last Recode2017ActionCyberConnect2Combined HD version of the GU trilogy; adds methods to make combat move faster, as well as an additional fourth chapter to conclude the story
PS3Suikoden IV (PS2 Classics)2017Turn-BasedKCETSee PS2
PS3Revenant Saga (DL only)2017Turn-BasedExe-CreateAnother Kemco jam, as by-the-numbers bland as it gets
Wii UDouble Dungeons (VC)2017Dungeon CrawlerNCSSee TG16
Wii UDungeon Explorer (VC)2017Dungeon CrawlerAtlusSee TG16
PS3Persona 52017Turn-BasedAtlusDemon negotiation, collection, and fusion, all with a bunch of stylish teens!
VitaClaDun Returns: This is Sengoku! (DL only)2017Dungeon CrawlerNippon IchiRetro-styled dungeon crawling like its predecessors, with lots of classes to choose from and many randomized elements
PS4Lost Sphear2017Turn-BasedTokyo RPG FactoryUses a combat system like I Am Setsuna; harkens back to the storytelling style of early-mid 90's JRPGs
SwitchNights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon2017ActionGustSee PS4
PS4Valkyria Revolution2017StrategyMedia.VisionSee Vita
SwitchBrave Dungeon + Dark Witch Story: COMBAT2017Dungeon CrawlerInside SystemA remastered version of the 3DS dungeon crawler and a card battling game with lots of auto battle (cards can have their stats increased)
VitaAsdivine Hearts2017Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee Wii U
SwitchDisgaea 5 Complete2017StrategyNippon IchiContains the base game and all DLC
SwitchDragon Ball: Xenoverse 22017FightingDimpsSee XBO
VitaAkiba's Beat2017ActionAcquireSuccessor to Akiba's Trip, follows a more traditional ARPG separate-battle-area style of gameplay, way less ecchi than the game that came before it
SwitchLost Sphear2017Turn-BasedTokyo RPG FactorySee PS4
SwitchI Am Setsuna (DL only)2017Turn-BasedTokyo RPG FactorySee PS4
SwitchResident Evil Revelations2017ActionCapcom/ToseSee XBO
SwitchAntiquia Lost (DL only)2017Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee Vita
PS4Touhou Genso Wanderer2017Dungeon CrawlerAqua StyleSee Vita
VitaAtelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey (DL only)2017Turn-BasedGustSee PS4
PS4Tokyo Xanadu eX+2017ActionFalcomContains new post-game content and side stories
PS4Toukiden 22017ActionOmega ForceSee Vita
VitaAtelier Shallie Plus: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea2017Turn-BasedGustAdds all DLC, new costumes, superbosses, and brings over characters from other Atelier games to flesh out the story
SwitchThe Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild2017ActionNintendoWhile not visible, story progress/killing enemies yields XP which in turn makes enemies notably stronger at certain thresholds; eschews the traditional Zelda formula in favor of an open-world approach
SwitchResident Evil Revelations 22017ActionCapcomSee XBO
VitaAccel World vs. Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight (DL only)2017ActionKadokawaEssentially a sequel to Lost Song but with some crossover characters, time travel shenanigans, and the same boring ARPG gameplay
SwitchFire Emblem Warriors2017ActionOmega Force/Team NinjaSee 3DS, but runs smoother/can handle more enemies on screen at once
PS4Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana2017ActionFalcomHas more dungeons and forms for Dana than the Vita version, at the expense of some costumes
SwitchYodanji (DL only)2017Dungeon CrawlerKemcoYokai-themed roguelike with many unlockable/playable demons, minimalistic graphics, and limited inventory space
PS4Ys Origin2017ActionFalcomSee Vita
SwitchXenoblade Chronicles 22017ActionMonolith SoftA vast, open world with character designs that lean far closer to anime than its predecesor; some gacha mechanics for unlocking new summonable spirits
VitaAntiquia Lost2017Turn-BasedExe-CreateA Kemco game starring a princess made of slime (who increases her stats depending on the monsters she fights) and her humdrum companions
SwitchRomancing SaGa 2 (DL only)2017Turn-BasedArtePiazza/SquareSee Vita
SwitchDragonFangZ: The Rose & Dungeon of Time (DL only)2017Dungeon CrawlerToydeaSee XBO
SwitchRevenant Saga (DL only)2017Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee Wii U
PS4The Witch and the Hundred Knight 22017ActionNippon IchiPlays a lot like the first, albeit with a new cast of whimsical characters
SwitchHarvest Moon: Light of Hope2018SimulationTabotSee PS4
SwitchLabyrinth of Refrain: Coven of Dusk2018Dungeon CrawlerNippon IchiSee PS4
SwitchGod Wars: The Complete Legend2018ActionKadokawaContains all content from the original game, including DLC; adds a new character, storylines, endings, and dungeons as well as other QoL changes
SwitchHaunted Dungeons: Hyakki Castle (DL only, delisted)2018Dungeon CrawlerAsakusa StudiosSee PS4
PS4Atelier Lydie & Suelle: The Alchemists and the Mysterious Paintings2018Turn-BasedGustThird game in the Mysterious trilogy; combat is turn-based and revolves around pairs of characters cooperating
SwitchHyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition2018ActionOmega Force/Team NinjaTakes everything from the Wii U and 3DS versions and streamlines it, with some additional costumes to boot
PS4Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland DX (DL only)2018Turn-BasedGustAdds fast travel/combat as well as story sequences to the Plus version
PS4Atelier Rorona: The Alchemist of Arland DX (DL only)2018Turn-BasedGustAdds fast travel/combat and a formerly preorder-only costume
PS4Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland DX (DL only)2018Turn-BasedGustAdds fast travel/combat and a formerly preorder-only costume
SwitchMarenian Tavern Story: Patty and the Hungry God (DL only)2018Turn-BasedRideonSee XBO
PS4The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV2018Turn-BasedFalcomAbsolutely requires playing all other Trails games prior to this one; has a very large (and arguably unwieldy) cast of characters, plays like its predecessor
SwitchMercenaries Saga: Chronicles2018StrategyRideonA collection of the first 3 Mercenaries Saga games; all are SRPGs where MP is low and is slowly gained per turn; directional facing makes a difference
PS4Dark Souls: Remastered2018ActionFromSoftware/QLOCSee XBO
PS4Dragon's Crown Pro2018ActionVanillawareAdds an orchestral soundtrack and narrator content that was previously DLC, otherwise see PS3
PS4Dragon Sinker2018Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee 3DS
PS4Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age2018Turn-BasedArmor Project/Square EnixNo random encounters, a free-form camera in combat, and tons of traditional but loveable style; considered by some to be the best in the series
SwitchSega Ages: Phantasy Star2018Turn-BasedSegaMostly the same as the original release, but with QoL features like auto-mapping of dungeons and adjusting the rate of XP gain (if desired)
PS4Dissidia: Final Fantasy NT2018FightingTeam NinjaChanges the battle format to 3v3; leveling up characters is possible but only does things like improve the AI control and unlock HP-based attacks
PS4Disgaea 1: Complete2018StrategyNippon IchiSpiffs up the graphics and brings over features from previous iterations; adjusts some classes to be more in line with their counterparts from later games
PS4Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth - Hacker's Memory2018Turn-BasedMedia.VisionSee Vita
VitaSuper Robot Wars X (Asia English)2018StrategyB.B. StudioSee PS4
SwitchRevenant Dogma (DL only)2018Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee Vita
SwitchPokemon Quest (DL only)2018Monster CollectingGame FreakSend voxel-styled Pokemon out to explore an island for you, then take the stones they find to level them up further; relies on free-to-play mechanics
PS4Castlevania Requiem: Symphony of the Night & Rondo of Blood (DL only)2018Action-PlatformKonamiAn upscaled version of The Dracula X Chronicles, including all improvements present
SwitchPokemon Let's Go Eevee/Pikachu2018Monster CollectingGame FreakFull 3D remakes of Red/Blue versions but with Pokemon Go-like mechanics of catching new mons
SwitchPenny-Punching Princess2018ActionNippon IchiSee Vita
VitaThe Lost Child2018Dungeon CrawlerKadokawaFirst-person dungeon-crawling follow up to El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron; creatures in dungeons can be recruited into your party and used in battle
PS4Damascus Gear: Operation Osaka HD Edition2018FightingAplusSee Vita, but prettier
SwitchOctopath Traveler2018Turn-BasedAcquire/Square EnixA gorgeous 2D/3D mesh with 8 different protagonists whose stories overlap (albeit very little); fairly robust turn-based combat system
SwitchFernz Gate (DL only)2018Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee Vita
SwitchMonster Hunter Generations Ultimate2018ActionCapcomAdds new monsters, new hunting styles, changes the control scheme (for obvious reasons), and spiffs up the graphics from the original
SwitchMercenaries Wings: The False Phoenix2018StrategyRideonSee PS4
PS4Chronus Arc2018Turn-BasedHit-PointSee 3DS
SwitchFinal Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD (DL only)2018ActionSummerTimeStudio/Square EnixSee XBO
Wii UNecromancer (VC)2018Action/HorrorHudson SoftAn untranslated horror-themed JRPG originally made for the PC Engine
SwitchFantasy Hero: Unsigned Legacy (DL only)2018ActionArc System WorksSee Vita
Xbox OneNier: Automata (DL only)2018ActionPlatinumGamesSee PS4
Xbox OneChronus Arc (DL only)2018Turn-BasedHit-PointSee 3DS
3DSDragon Lapis (DL only)2018Turn-BasedExe-CreateSame Kemco gameplay and tropes, with an intentionally downgraded art style (for some reason)
SwitchAsdivine Hearts (DL only)2018Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee Wii U
Xbox OneDark Souls: Remastered2018ActionFromSoftware/QLOCIncludes all DLC and some QoL improvements, but otherwise largely unchanged (besides visually)
Xbox OneFernz Gate (DL only)2018Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee Vita
SwitchAmbition of the Slimes (DL only)2018StrategyAltair Works/Flyhigh WorksSee 3DS
Xbox OneFinal Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD (DL only)2018ActionSummerTimeStudio/Square EnixA condensed version of FFXV's story, with a drastically different artstyle and a shift to a more overhead/isometric perspective
Xbox OneMonster Hunter: World2018ActionCapcomDoes away with the zones of previous entries in favor of a connecting, evolving, and reactive ecosystem with more monsters to slay and scavenge!
SwitchA Magical High School Girl2018Dungeon CrawlerIlluCalabA roguelike with magic crafting and casting, but lots of repetition in dungeon and enemy design
Xbox OneAsdivine Hearts (DL only)2018Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee Wii U
PS4World of Final Fantasy Maxima2018Monster CollectingSquare EnixSee XBO
Xbox OneRevenant Dogma (DL only)2018Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee Vita
PS4Yakuza 6: The Song of Life2018ActionRyu ga Gotoku StudioFinal game in Kiryu's saga, only one playable protagonist and fighting style, experience is divided into multiple types to level stats
Xbox OneShining Resonance Refrain2018ActionO-Two/Sega/Media.VisionSee PS4
PS4Yakuza Kiwami 22018ActionRyu ga Gotoku StudioA retelling of Yakuza 2, adding minigames seen in other series entries as well as prequel chapters (and more Majima)
Xbox OneSword Art Online: Fatal Bullet2018ActionDimpsTakes place in the gun-heavy game world from the second season of the anime, ARPG/third-person shooter combat with a customizable avatar
Xbox OneValkyria Chronicles 42018StrategySega/Media.VisionSee PS4
Xbox OneWorld of Final Fantasy Maxima2018Turn-BasedSquare EnixAdds QoL changes, superbosses, New Game+, and the ability to change your characters into classic FF characters in battle
Xbox OneAsdivine Hearts II (DL only)2018Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee Vita
SwitchAtelier Lydie & Suelle: The Alchemists and the Mysterious Paintings2018Turn-BasedGustSee PS4
3DSYo-kai Watch Blasters: Red Cat Corps/White Dog Squad2018ActionLevel-5An ARPG that acts as a bit of a Ghostbusters parody and a sequel to Yo-kai Watch 2; orbs are collected during missions to level up the team of Yo-kai and buy items
3DSShin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux2018Turn-BasedAtlusNewly added routes, endings, demons, and voice acting along with graphical and QoL upgrades
SwitchFairune Collection2018Dungeon CrawlerUrara-Works/Skipmore/EsquadraContains Fairune and Fairune 2 (with QoL improvements) as well as Fairune Origin (a very short early version of the first game) and Fairune Blast (a shmup)
3DSWitch & Hero III (DL only)2018ActionFlyhigh WorksThe witch goes back to being stationary, but now you control a second little hero to endlessly ram enemies with
SwitchElemental Knights R (DL only)2018MMORPGWinlightA port of a mobile MMORPG with stiff character animations and an absolutely horrendous localization- and it's not even free-to-play!
SwitchDungeon Village (DL only)2018SimulationKairosoftA simple village management sim where you send out townspeople to obtain money and items as well as defend the town (and hopefully level up doing so)
3DSThe Alliance Alive2018Turn-BasedCattle Call/Grezzo/FuRyuWritten by the creator of Suikoden; a turn-based game where skills are increased via use and "talent points" are accumulated to improve stats individually
VitaSecret of Mana (DL only)2018ActionQ Studios/SquareRemade in 3D with a lot of the original visual charm missing, a new translation, adds voiced dialogue and makes QoL changes
SwitchDragon Sinker (DL only)2018Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee 3DS
3DSSushi Striker: The Way of Sushido2018PuzzleIndieszero/NintendoSee Switch
SwitchDragon Quest Builders2018Action/SandboxSquare EnixSee Vita
SwitchAtelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland DX (DL only)2018Turn-BasedGustSee PS4
3DSRadiant Historia: Perfect Chronology2018Turn-BasedAtlusAdds additional scenario content, reworks the visuals, and gives characters the ability to make follow-up attacks in combat
SwitchDisgaea 1: Complete2018StrategyNippon IchiSee PS4
SwitchDark Souls: Remastered2018ActionFromSoftwareSee XBO
SwitchDamascus Gear: Operation Tokyo HD Edition (DL only)2018ActionAplusSee Vita, but prettier
3DSMachine Knight (DL only)2018Turn-BasedHit-PointEven more Kemco, this one features a scientist trying to prevent the apocalypse in cliché fashion; just as traditional turn-based as ever
SwitchCode of Princess EX2018ActionStudio SaisenzenOverall improvement from the original; adds more playable characters, story co-op mode, a streamlined skill system, and other QoL changes
SwitchChronus Arc2018Turn-BasedHit-PointSee 3DS
SwitchAtelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland DX (DL only)2018Turn-BasedGustSee PS4
SwitchAtelier Rorona: The Alchemist of Arland DX (DL only)2018Turn-BasedGustSee PS4
SwitchShining Resonance Refrain2018ActionO-Two/Sega/Media.VisionSee PS4
Xbox OneYs Origin (DL only)2018ActionFalcomSee Vita
PS4Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom2018ActionLevel-5Overhauls gameplay drastically- combat is now ARPG-styled (though there are still some spirits to provide assistance); the focus turns to kingdom-building
PS4Touhou Genso Wanderer Reloaded2018Dungeon CrawlerAqua StyleAdds all DLC from the original, new story content, and characters; tweaks some gameplay mechanics
PS4Monster Hunter: World2018ActionCapcomSee XBO
SwitchThe Longest Five Minutes2018Turn-BasedNippon IchiSee Vita
SwitchThe Lost Child2018Dungeon CrawlerKadokawaSee Vita
SwitchThe World Ends With You Final Remix2018ActionJupiter/Square EnixAdds an extra scenario, but incorporates awkward motion/touch controls
SwitchTouhou Genso Wanderer Reloaded2018Dungeon CrawlerAqua StyleSee PS4
SwitchValkyria Chronicles 42018StrategySega/Media.VisionSee PS4
PS4Mercenaries Wings: The False Phoenix2018StrategyRideonA jump in quality from the previous titles; still an SRPG focusing on a band of mercenaries with a class system; story can take one of two major branches early on
SwitchXenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna - The Golden Country2018ActionMonolith SoftServes as both a DLC to XC2 as well as a standalone game; set long before the main game; combat is more dynamic than the main game
SwitchValkyria Chronicles Remastered (DL only)2018StrategySegaSee PS4
PS4Super Neptunia RPG2018Turn-BasedArtisan Studios/Compile Heart/Idea FactoryTake the Neptunia crew and put them in a Valkyrie Profile-like game and this is the result
PS4SaGa Scarlet Grace: Ambitions (DL only)2018Turn-BasedStudio Reel/Square EnixUses the traditional SaGa format of taking actions to increase parameters rather than leveling, 4 different protagonists to choose from, very nonlinear as usual
PS4Judgment2018ActionRyu ga Gotoku StudioA Yakuza spinoff from a detective's point of view, skill points can be used to increase stats
VitaDamascus Gear: Operation Osaka2018Dungeon CrawlerAplusDoesn't change much from the first game, but does add pilot skill points which can further enhance statistics
SwitchWorldNeverland: Elnea Kingdom (DL only)2018SimulationAlthiA slice-of-kingdom-life sim with dungeons to explore and very large amounts of townspeople to talk to/marry; skills can be leveled to make kingdom life easier
VitaDigimon Story: Cyber Sleuth - Hacker's Memory2018Turn-BasedMedia.VisionContinues the story from the first game with more Digimon to collect (with similar gameplay)
PS4Shining Resonance Refrain2018ActionO-Two/Sega/Media.VisionEnhanced port of a previously JP-only PS3 game with added storylines; a serviceable ARPG with some dating sim elements
PS4Marenian Tavern Story: Patty and the Hungry God2018Turn-BasedRideonSee XBO
PS4Zanki Zero: Last Beginning2018Survival/Visual NovelSpike ChunsoftA visual novel/survival RPG hybrid with levels awarding skill points, exploration is like a first-person dungeon crawler and combat is real-time; lots of managing deaths
SwitchWorld of Final Fantasy Maxima2018Monster CollectingSquare EnixSee XBO
PS4Kingdom Hearts: The Story So Far2018ActionSquare EnixA collection of all collections of Kingdom Hearts games before KHIII
VitaDragon Sinker2018Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee 3DS
PS4Senran Kagura Burst Re:Newal2018ActionHoney Parade/TamsoftChanges gameplay perspective to 3D (as opposed to the 2.5D of the original), adds more characters via DLC
PS4Labyrinth of Refrain: Coven of Dusk2018Dungeon CrawlerNippon IchiA first-person dungeon crawler with extremely deep levels of party customization; each dungeon has a unique gimmick; dark tones pervade throughout
PS4Secret of Mana2018ActionQ Studios/SquareSee Vita
PS4Revenant Dogma2018Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee Vita
PS4Metal Max Xeno2018Turn-BasedKadokawa/Cattle Call/24FrameOne of only two Metal Max games to be localized; has a similar post-apocalyptic premise and lots of exploring the wastes in linear fashion with tanks
PS4Super Robot Wars X (Asia English)2018StrategyB.B. StudioCrossover chaos continues, focus is on Mashin Hero Wataru, Gurren Lagann, and Cross Ange in addition to many other cameos; nerfs some units from V
PS4Valkyria Chronicles 42018StrategySega/Media.VisionPlays much like the other numbered entries with the grit of the first game; adds a new class and assist options in the thick of battle
PS4Utawarerumono: Prelude to the Fallen2018Strategy/Visual NovelAquaplus/StingSee Vita
PS4The Lost Child2018Dungeon CrawlerKadokawaSee Vita
PS4The Caligula Effect: Overdose2018Turn-BasedAquria/HistoriaAdds a selectable female protagonist, further stylizes the UI, provides QoL improvements, and features an alternate story route/ending, amongst other things
SwitchYs VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana2018ActionFalcomSee PS4
SwitchSushi Striker: The Way of Sushido2018PuzzleIndieszero/NintendoA puzzle game with equippable/trainable sprites that help you serve sushi spectacularly!
PS4Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD (DL only)2018ActionSummerTimeStudio/Square EnixSee XBO
VitaFernz Gate2018Turn-BasedExe-CreateTries to employ some neat party assist strategies in battle, but otherwise is Kemco through and through
PS4The Last Remnant Remastered (DL only)2018Turn-BasedSquare EnixAdds a ton of QoL improvements originally from the PC version (removal of leader limits, a turbo mode for battles, etc) as well as spiffing up the visuals
VitaRevenant Dogma2018Turn-BasedExe-CreateIt's Kemco again, with a game you've likely played before (and better); characters can transform mid-combat so that's a thing
VitaPenny-Punching Princess2018ActionNippon IchiPixel-styled beat-em-up with an emphasis on collecting money from defeated enemies to bribe them, unlock new areas, and upgrade stats
PS4The Seven Deadly Sins: Knights of Britannia2018ActionNatsumeAtariMore of a 3D arena fighter, but does have an Adventure Mode with quests in both musou and duel format to obtain items that enhance character stats
PS4Resonance of Fate 4K/HD Edition (DL only)2018Turn-BasedTri-AceRemoves some clothing options, otherwise see 360
PS4Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet2018ActionDimpsSee XBO
PS4The Princess Guide2018ActionNippon IchiAn ARPG with obtuse mechanics like praising and scolding the princess you are controlling as well as a steep difficulty curve
PS4Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise2018ActionRyu ga Gotoku StudioAn alternate-canon Fist of the North Star that plays an awful lot like Yakuza (developed by the same studio)
PS4Fernz Gate2018Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee Vita
VitaAsdivine Hearts II (DL only)2019Turn-BasedExe-CreateDirect sequel to Asdivine Hearts featuring the same cast and same tired gameplay constraints
PS4Seek Hearts (DL only)2019Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee XBO
SwitchBloodstained: Ritual of the Night2019Action-PlatformArtPlaySee XBO
PS4Utawarerumono: ZAN2019ActionAquaplusA musou-like adaptation of Mask of Deception, stripping away a lot of the story in the process
3DSEtrian Odyssey Nexus2019Dungeon CrawlerAtlusA love letter to the series, taking elements from EOI-IV; goes back to the subclassing system, a very very large number of maps to traverse
SwitchBonds of the Skies2019Turn-BasedHit-PointSee 3DS
SwitchAtelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout2019Turn-BasedGustSee PS4
SwitchDoraemon: Story of Seasons (DL only)2019SimulationBrownies/MarvelousSee PS4
PS4SD Gundam G Generation Cross Rays (Asia English)2019StrategyTom CreateVery similar to Genesis in combat (albeit with QoL changes), focuses on 13 different Gundam series (including Wing and SEED) and gives them more time to tell their stories
SwitchDragon Marked For Death2019ActionInti CreatesSee PS4
SwitchChocobo's Mystery Dungeon Every Buddy! (DL only)2019Dungeon CrawlerRocket Studio Inc./Square EnixSee PS4
SwitchBreath of Fire (NSO)2019Turn-BasedCapcomSee SNES
SwitchDestiny Connect: Tick-Tock Travelers2019Turn-BasedNippon IchiSee PS4
SwitchDamascus Gear: Operation Osaka HD Edition (DL only)2019ActionAplusSee Vita, but prettier
3DSMario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey2019Timed Turn-BasedAlphaDreamReworks special moves, upgrades aesthetics, and adds a new side story based on Bowser Jr.'s doings during the game
SwitchAstral Chain2019ActionPlatinumGamesHacky/slashy/cyberpunky stand-wieldy combat with some bonus detective work
VitaAsdivine Dios (DL only)2019Turn-BasedExe-CreateRelated to Asdivine Hearts, but abandons the gem-based character customization in favor of weapon fusion; the main character is the world's creator deity
SwitchCrystalis (NSO)2019ActionSNKSee NES
SwitchCroixleur Sigma2019ActionSouvenir CircSee PS4
SwitchCollection of Mana2019ActionM2/SquareBrings together the original versions of the first three Mana games along with UI QoL additions; first appearance of a localized Trials of Mana
SwitchBreath of Fire II (NSO)2019Turn-BasedCapcomSee SNES
PS4Romancing SaGa 3 (DL only)2019Turn-BasedArtePiazza/SquareSee Vita
SwitchDigimon Story Cyber Sleuth: Complete Edition2019Turn-BasedMedia.VisionCombined versions of Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth and Hacker's Memory; gives extra Digimon, balancing, and evolution trees to the first game
3DSPersona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth2019Dungeon CrawlerAtlusA P3/P4/P5 crossover this time focusing on the P5 cast; similar gameplay to Persona Q but with the difficulty rebalanced
VitaAlvastia Chronicles (DL only)2019Turn-BasedExe-CreateKemco's sort-of answer to Suikoden, with a large cast of recruitable characters, a lot of which can fight on screen; otherwise predictably bland
SwitchDisgaea 4 Complete +2019StrategyNippon IchiSee PS4
SwitchDandy Dungeon: Legend of Brave Yamada (DL only)2019Dungeon CrawlerOnion GamesVery fourth wall-breaking; completing roguelike dungeons via pathing elements not only improves that character, but the person that made him
SwitchAtelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland2019Turn-BasedGustSee PS4
Xbox OneCastlevania: Harmony of Despair (DL only)2019Action-PlatformKonamiSee PS3
SwitchAsdivine Menace (DL only)2019Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee Vita
PS4Yakuza 4 Remastered2019ActionRyu ga Gotoku StudioCleans up the localization and has a major character recast from the original due to real-world legal proceedings, otherwise is very similar
PS4Super Robot Wars T (Asia English)2019StrategyB.B. StudioBalances out the intertwining series focuses more smoothly than V or X, iterates on X's gameplay by adding supporter units
Xbox OneFrane: Dragon's Odyssey (DL only)2019ActionExe-CreateSee Vita
Xbox OneIllusion of L'Phalcia (DL only)2019Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee Vita
Xbox OneLegend of the Tetrarchs (DL only)2019Turn-BasedHit-PointConvoluted Kemco mumbo-jumbo where your health is restored after each battle
Xbox OneMarenian Tavern Story: Patty and the Hungry God (DL only)2019Turn-BasedRideonSpiritual successor to the Adventure Bar games, with a similar theme of gathering materials to cook and sell (and eat to gain XP)
Xbox OneMonochrome Order (DL only)2019PuzzleHit-PointKemco's at it again with a game that has lot of moral dilemmas and player choices that surprisingly matter, if a bit ham-fistedly
Xbox OneOne Piece: World Seeker2019ActionGanbarionSee PS4
PS4Yakuza 3 Remastered2019ActionRyu ga Gotoku StudioBrings back a lot of content (substories/cabaret) originally cut from the western version and streamlines the localization
PS4Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition2019ActionQLOC/Bandai NamcoSee XBO
Xbox OneFinal Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age2019Turn-BasedSquare EnixIncorporates the elements from the previously JP-only International Zodiac Job system, which features multiple license boards and QoL changes
Xbox OneRomancing SaGa 3 (DL only)2019Turn-BasedArtePiazza/SquareSee Vita
Xbox OneSeek Hearts (DL only)2019Turn-BasedExe-CreateKemco gonna Kemco, at least this one lets you adjust the encounter rate and consume old equipment to agument the protagonist's stats
Xbox OneSephirothic Stories2019Turn-BasedExe-CreateAll the visual charm of a PS2 game on more modern systems; enemies are visible as opposed to random encounters, otherwise same old Kemco
VitaChronus Arc2019Turn-BasedHit-PointSee 3DS
PS4The Alliance Alive HD Remastered2019Turn-BasedCattle CallNo major differences outside of graphical enhancement and some UI adjustments due to the lack of two screens
Xbox OneTales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition2019ActionQLOC/Bandai NamcoIncludes all the content from the previously JP-only PS3 version (new characters and more voice acting, amongst others)
PS4The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel2019Turn-BasedFalcomTons of QoL changes; includes all DLC, more English dialogue, JP audio, and a turbo mode
Xbox OneWizards of Brandel (DL only)2019Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee Vita
PS4The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II2019Turn-BasedFalcomTons of QoL changes; includes all DLC, more English dialogue, JP audio, and a turbo mode
SwitchAlvastia Chronicles (DL only)2019Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee Vita
Xbox OneFinal Fantasy X/X-2: HD Remaster2019Turn-BasedVirtuos/Square EnixSee PS3
Xbox OneAlvastia Chronicles (DL only)2019Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee Vita
VitaFate/Extella Link (DL only)2019ActionMarvelousDirect sequel to Fate/Extella; plays mostly the same but does streamline features to make grinding smoother and characters more customizable
Xbox OneAntiquia Lost (DL only)2019Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee Vita
SwitchAsdivine Kamura (DL only)2019Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee XBO
Xbox OneAsdivine Dios (DL only)2019Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee Vita
VitaAsdivine Menace (DL only)2019Turn-BasedExe-CreateDirect sequel to Asdivine Dios; if you played it you've played this one
Xbox OneAsdivine Kamura2019Turn-BasedExe-CreateMore Kemco playing with the Asdivine series; has some summonable creatures, but you've seen it all before
Xbox OneAsdivine Menace (DL only)2019Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee Vita
SwitchAsdivine Hearts II (DL only)2019Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee Vita
Xbox OneBloodstained: Ritual of the Night2019Action-PlatformArtPlayIga doing what Iga does (arguably) best: Metroidvanias; it's not Castlevania, but it's about as close as you'll get these days
Xbox OneBonds of the Skies (DL only)2019Turn-BasedHit-PointSee 3DS
PS4Sephirothic Stories2019Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee XBO
Xbox OneFinal Fantasy VIII Remastered (DL only)2019Turn-BasedSquareSee PSX, but with some QoL changes
Xbox OneCode Vein2019ActionBandai NamcoSee PS4
PS4Star Ocean: First Departure R (DL only)2019ActionTose/Square Enix/Tri-AceAdds new character illustrations and makes QoL changes to the PSP version
SwitchAsdivine Dios (DL only)2019Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee Vita
SwitchArtifact Adventure Gaiden DX2019ActionBluffman GamesGame Boy-like aesthetic with a generally non-linear world; player choices affect game progession in significant fashion
SwitchArchlion Saga (DL only)2019Turn-BasedHit-PointSame plot you've heard a million times over; in combat all characters have a shared health pool and all attack at once
Xbox OneDragonFangZ: The Rose & Dungeon of Time2019Dungeon CrawlerToydeaA poorly-translated roguelike that encourages less careful behavior in dungeons
Xbox OneFinal Fantasy IX (DL only)2019Turn-BasedSquareSee PSX, but with some QoL changes
PS4The Yakuza Remastered Collection2019ActionRyu ga Gotoku StudioA bundle containing the remastered versions of Yakuza 3/4/5 (first instance of a physical Yakuza 5 in the West)
Xbox OneFinal Fantasy VII (DL only)2019Turn-BasedSquareSee PSX, but with some QoL changes
SwitchDragon Quest (DL only)2019Turn-BasedArmor Project/Matrix Software/Square EnixPort of the relocalized mobile version, with redrawn character/monster sprites
SwitchSuper Robot Wars V (Asia English)2019StrategyB.B. StudioSee PS4
PS4Oninaki (DL only)2019ActionTokyo RPG FactoryAn ARPG that relies on crossing the line between the land of the living and the spiritual plane, where demons of different classes are used to help attack
PS4Crystar2019ActionGemdropsAn ARPG about escaping from purgatory using the power of crying to purify souls and obtain equipment
SwitchPokemon Sword/Shield2019Monster CollectingGame FreakFirst-ever mainline console Pokemon game; not all Pokemon can be caught/are featured in the National Pokedex; regional theme is British
SwitchThe Princess Guide2019ActionNippon IchiSee PS4
SwitchOninaki (DL only)2019ActionTokyo RPG FactorySee PS4
SwitchOnigiri (DL only)2019MMORPGCyberstepA free-to-play MMORPG with an extensive character development system, dated graphics, and lots of mythological Japanese fanservice
PS4Heroland2019Dungeon CrawlerFuRyuAs a tour guide in an RPG theme park, help level yourself and your guests up by making suggestions for the AI guests to take
SwitchOmega Labyrinth Life (DL only)2019Dungeon CrawlerMatrix SoftwareSee PS4, but with "touch" events, a lewd rock-paper-scissors game, destructable armor, and less censored scenes
PS4Illusion of L'Phalcia2019Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee Vita
SwitchNi no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch2019ActionLevel-5See PS3
SwitchNelke & the Legendary Alchemists: Ateliers of the New World2019Turn-BasedGustSee PS4
PS4Conception Plus: Maidens of the Twelve Stars2019Turn-BasedSpike ChunsoftA remake of the first Conception game; increasing your bond with different women to produce "children" who will become your allies in battle
SwitchThe Caligula Effect: Overdose2019Turn-BasedAquria/HistoriaSee PS4
SwitchMonochrome Order (DL only)2019PuzzleHit-PointSee XBO
SwitchMoero Chronicle Hyper2019Dungeon CrawlerCompile Heart/Idea FactoryFirst-person dungeon crawl where everything is steeped in sexual innuendo
PS4Code Vein2019ActionBandai NamcoThink Dark Souls, but more anime and with post-apocalyptic vampires
PS4Inferno Climber: Reborn (DL only)2019SurvivalArc System WorksAn ARPG/survival sim hybrid of dubious quality with 8 different playable characters
VitaBonds of the Skies (DL only)2019Turn-BasedHit-PointSee 3DS
SwitchWitch & Hero (DL only)2019ActionFK Digital/Flyhigh WorksSee 3DS
VitaIllusion of L'Phalcia (DL only)2019Turn-BasedExe-CreateUses more 3D battle graphics than your standard Kemco game, pretty standard except for a rune outfitting system to affect spellcasting
PS4Caravan Stories (DL only)2019MMORPGAiming Inc.Formerly a JP-only mobile MMORPG with gacha hero recruitment mechanics and heavy emphasis on auto-combat
PS4Bonds of the Skies2019Turn-BasedHit-PointSee 3DS
SwitchThe Last Remnant Remastered (DL only)2019Turn-BasedSquare EnixSee PS4
PS4Death end re;Quest2019Turn-Based/HorrorCompile HeartMany VN elements; a semi-horror JRPG about getting trapped in a VRMMO; some genre-switching elements while exploring, positioning is crucial to combat
PS4Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night2019Action-PlatformArtPlaySee XBO
SwitchSword Art Online: Hollow Realization - Deluxe Edition (DL only)2019ActionAquriaIncludes all DLC from the original
VitaRomancing SaGa 3 (DL only)2019Turn-BasedArtePiazza/SquareAdds new storylines, a new dungeon, a NG+ mode, updated graphics, and the ability to play the game as originally made
SwitchSuper Neptunia RPG2019Turn-BasedArtisan Studios/Compile Heart/Idea FactorySee PS4
SwitchStar Ocean: First Departure R (DL only)2019ActionTose/Square Enix/Tri-AceSee PS4
PS4DragonFangZ: The Rose & Dungeon of Time (DL only)2019Dungeon CrawlerToydeaSee XBO
PS4Fate/Extella Link2019ActionMarvelousSee Vita
PS4Dragon Star Varnir2019Turn-BasedCompile HeartTurn-based combat that takes vertical positioning into consideration as well as the standard two-dimensional grid, some dark themes, some fanservice (typical IF/Compile)
SwitchSword Art Online: Fatal Bullet - Complete Edition (DL only)2019ActionDimpsIncludes all expansions and DLC from the original release
SwitchSephirothic Stories (DL only)2019Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee XBO
PS4Dragon Quest Builders 22019Action/SandboxOmega Force/Square EnixRestore the world of Dragon Quest 2 by completing requests for villagers and questing for materials, leveling both your character and village along the way
SwitchSD Gundam G Generation: Cross Rays (Asia English)2019StrategyTom CreateSee PS4
PS4Death Stranding2019ActionKojima ProductionsThe Adventures of Norman Reedus and the Funky Fetus, with "likes" serving as XP to increase your Porter Grade/stats
SwitchTales of Vesperia Definitive Edition2019ActionQLOC/Bandai NamcoSee XBO
PS4Disgaea 4 Complete+2019StrategyNippon IchiMakes the sprites prettier and adds some QoL changes including adjusting the speed of skills
SwitchSaGa Scarlet Grace: Ambitions (DL only)2019Turn-BasedStudio Reel/Square EnixSee PS4
SwitchRomancing SaGa 3 (DL only)2019Turn-BasedArtePiazza/SquareSee Vita
SwitchRing Fit Adventure2019SportsNintendoConjure a literal sweat and work (out) to save the world with the help of a magical pilates ring! Character progression is measured though XP
PS4Frane: Dragons' Odyssey2019ActionExe-CreateSee Vita
SwitchThe Alliance Alive HD Remastered2019Turn-BasedCattle CallSee PS4
PS4Destiny Connect: Tick-Tock Travelers2019Turn-BasedNippon IchiShort turn-based affair focused on time travel; difficulty level is overall low
PS4God Eater 32019ActionMarvelousDoesn't change the core gameplay from the previous games, but adds speedier map traversal and new weapon types; stat progression still tied to crafting better gear
SwitchMary Skelter 22019Dungeon CrawlerCompile Heart/Idea Factory/ZerodivA first-person dungeon crawler much like the first; juggling corruption in battle and avoiding regenrating boss enemies is important; also contains the first game
SwitchMarvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order2019ActionKoei Tecmo/Team NinjaIsometric co-op ARPG featuring the heroes and villains of the Marvel Universe beating each other up ad nauseum; lots of differenct characters to choose from
SwitchDragon Quest Builders 22019Action/SandboxOmega Force/Square EnixSee PS4
SwitchEverdark Tower (DL only)2019Turn-BasedHit-PointIn the same series as Archlion Saga, with the same combat system to boot; characters are more cookie-cutter than its predecessor
SwitchFinal Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age2019Turn-BasedSquare EnixSee XBO
SwitchFinal Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster2019Turn-BasedVirtuos/Square EnixSee PS3
SwitchFinal Fantasy VIII Remastered (DL only)2019Turn-BasedSquareSee PSX, but with some QoL changes
SwitchFinal Fantasy VII (DL only)2019Turn-BasedSquareSee PSX, but with some QoL changes
SwitchFinal Fantasy IX (DL only)2019Turn-BasedSquareSee PSX, but with some QoL changes
PS4Monochrome Order (DL only)2019PuzzleHit-PointSee XBO
SwitchFairy Fencer F: Advent Dark Force2019Turn-BasedCompile Heart/Idea FactorySee PS4
3DSYo-kai Watch 32019Monster CollectingLevel-5Changes setting to a more Western-themed one, combat is affected by team positioning on a grid, the two protagonists can be switched between at almost any time
VitaFrane: Dragons' Odyssey (DL only)2019ActionExe-CreateKemco's stab at an ARPG, which lacks necessary tutorials; typically a second character assists in combat though this is not the case during boss battles
PS4Nelke & the Legendary Alchemists: Ateliers of the New World2019Turn-BasedGustA fanservice title for the series, gathering alchemists from all entries into an RPG/town-builder hybrid where managing time is as usual a difficult task
SwitchFrane: Dragon's Odyssey (DL only)2019ActionExe-CreateSee Vita
SwitchSuper Robot Wars T (Asia English)2019StrategyB.B. StudioSee PS4
PS4Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Remastered2019ActionLevel-5Contains all DLC and improves the graphics; is otherwise the same game
SwitchDragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen2019ActionCapcomSee 360
SwitchZelda II: The Adventure of Link (NSO)2019ActionNintendoSee NES
PS4Wizards of Brandel (DL only)2019Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee Vita
SwitchDragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition2019Turn-BasedArmor Project/Square EnixLots of QoL changes including adding the symphonic score, extra quests/party chat, and more; can be played in either 2D or 3D modes
PS4One Piece: World Seeker2019ActionGanbarionThink the Batman Arkham or Spider-Man games, but with a One Piece coat of paint; equipment raises stats while skill points are used to unlock and improve moves
SwitchDragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation (DL only)2019Turn-BasedArmor Project/Matrix Software/Square EnixPort of the relocalized mobile version, with redrawn character/monster sprites
SwitchDragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line (DL only)2019Turn-BasedArmor Project/Matrix Software/Square EnixPort of the relocalized mobile version, with redrawn character/monster sprites
SwitchFire Emblem: Three Houses2019StrategyIntelligent Systems/Koei TecmoIf Fire Emblem took place at Hogwarts, this would be it; multiple story branches to take depending on which house you side with, very fleshed-out characters
SwitchGod Eater 32019ActionMarvelousSee PS4
SwitchWizards of Brandel (DL only)2019Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee Vita
SwitchLittle Town Hero2019Card-BasedGame FreakSee XBO
PS4Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout2019Turn-BasedGustNo time limit, drastically changes combat to a more real-time format (with AI party members), heavy character focus
PS4Kingdom Hearts III2019ActionSquare EnixA conclusion that leaves more questions than satisfying answers, ARPG gameplay is quite flashy, worlds are bigger but arguably blander
VitaWizards of Brandel (DL only)2019Turn-BasedExe-CreateTries to have a sense of humor about its story, but is otherwise just another Kemco game
PS4Labyrinth Life (DL only)2019Dungeon CrawlerMatrix SoftwareA roguelike dungeon crawler that wears its extremely perverted heart on its sleeve- increasing bust size increases strength
PS4Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland2019Turn-BasedGustSequel to the Arland games; callbacks are present throughout; no time limit; using particular items in alchemy will make the resultant item stronger
SwitchMagic Scroll Tactics (DL only)2019StrategyOtori DenshiAn SRPG that utilizes a side-scrolling-horizontal field of battle rather than an isometric grid
PS4Lapis x Labyrinth2019Dungeon CrawlerNippon IchiA breezy dungeon crawler side-scrolling ARPG with stackable heroes and loads of loot to find; gear matters for stats more than party levels do
PS4Asdivine Menace (DL only)2019Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee Vita
PS4Asdivine Kamura2019Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee XBO
SwitchLegend of the Tetrarchs (DL only)2019Turn-BasedHit-PointSee XBO
SwitchGoken2019ActionGiantyA simple ARPG with a lush art style, particularly in backgrounds; character growth is customizable
PS4Asdivine Dios2019Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee Vita
SwitchLapis x Labyrinth2019Dungeon CrawlerNippon IchiSee PS4
SwitchLabyrinth of the Witch (DL only)2019Dungeon CrawlerOrange CubeA Mystery Dungeon-like game that does little to distinguish itself from other games like it; penalties for dying are much softer than tradition dictates
PS4Legend of the Tetrarchs2019Turn-BasedHit-PointSee XBO
PS4Alvastia Chronicles2019Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee Vita
SwitchInferno Climber: Reborn (DL only)2019SurvivalArc System WorksSee PS4
SwitchIllusion of L'Phalcia (DL only)2019Turn-BasedExe-CreateSee Vita
SwitchWonder Boy: Monster Land (DL only)2019Action-PlatformWestone Bit Entertainment/Sega(AKA Wonder Boy in Monster Land) See SMS, but with challenge modes and QoL features
SwitchHeroland2019Dungeon CrawlerFuRyuSee PS4
SwitchGrandia HD Collection2019Turn-BasedGame ArtsTakes Grandia I and II and upgrades visuals; includes Japanese audio for both games; combines Saturn and PSX story elements of the first game
PS4Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon Every Buddy! (DL only)2019Dungeon CrawlerRocket Studio Inc./Square EnixEnhanced version of FF Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon, adds recruitable buddies, new jobs for the titular chocobo, and some features from the JP-only DS port of the game