Compile Heart

ConsoleNameReleaseGenreLucca's Notes
SwitchArc of Alchemist2020ActionSee PS4
PS4Arc of Alchemist (DL only)2020Turn-BasedA humdrum ARPG with character progression partially tied to a base-building system
JP GB+GBCArle no Bouken: Mahou no Jewel2000Monster CollectingA monster-training game; monster-summoning cards can be enhanced
PS3Cross Edge2009StrategyCrossover RPG with characters from Darkstalkers and Disgaea among others, combo-based gameplay, loads of technical issues
PS4Cyberdimension Neptunia: 4 Goddesses Online2017ActionAnother 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
PS4Dark Rose Valkyrie2017Turn-BasedTurn-based combat with turn manipulation features; some visual novel elements including sniffing out a traitor amongst your ranks
SwitchDeath end re;Quest2021Turn-Based/HorrorSee PS4
PS4Death end re;Quest2019Turn-Based/HorrorMany VN elements; a semi-horror JRPG about getting trapped in a VRMMO; some genre-switching elements while exploring, positioning is crucial to combat
PS4Death end re;Quest 22020Turn-Based/HorrorKnocking enemies around in battle returns; VN elements and dark themes are still present, less "virtual" features than the first game
SwitchDeath end re;Quest 22022Turn-Based/HorrorSee PS4
SwitchDokapon Kingdom: Connect2023Board GameMostly the same as the original, but with online multiplayer and nicer graphics
SwitchDragon Star Varnir2021Turn-BasedSee PS4
PS4Dragon Star Varnir2019Turn-BasedTurn-based combat that takes vertical positioning into consideration as well as the standard two-dimensional grid, some dark themes, some fanservice (typical IF/Compile)
PS3Fairy Fencer F2014Turn-BasedNot the most impressive technically, but a solid turn-based positional battle system and a decent cast of characters
PS4Fairy Fencer F: Advent Dark Force2016Turn-BasedAdds two branching story paths, allows for a larger party size in combat, and gives more difficulty options to choose from
SwitchFairy Fencer F: Advent Dark Force2019Turn-BasedSee PS4
PS4Fairy Fencer F: Refrain Chord2023StrategySee PS5
PS5Fairy Fencer F: Refrain Chord2023StrategyRequires familiarity with Advent Dark Force and manages to adapt the quirks of gameplay of the original (Fairizing, utilizing sub-fairies) well to its new format
SwitchFairy Fencer F: Refrain Chord2023StrategySee PS5
Master SystemGolvellius: Valley of Doom1988ActionBlends both Zelda I and II gameplay (both overhead and side-view), with items to obtain to increase parameters
VitaHyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black Heart2015StrategySRPG Neptunia spinoff with a bunch of fun status effects, units can pair up to confer special abilities
PS3Hyperdimension Neptunia2011Turn-BasedFirst in a long series of tongue-in-cheek games about the game industry itself; combat is based upon an AP spending system
PS3Hyperdimension Neptunia mk22012Turn-BasedLargely the same as the first, has an affection point system as well as item synthesis
VitaHyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 12014Turn-BasedReworks the script and expands the storyline, removes some characters while adding others, borrows elements from later entries to improve QoL
VitaHyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 2: Sisters Generation2015Turn-BasedReworks script, removes some characters and adds others, now uses 2D images in dialogue scenes, borrows elements from later entries to improve QoL
VitaHyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 3: V Generation2015Turn-BasedImproves the visuals and voice acting, smooths out the combat system, and boasts a quite large cast
VitaHyperdimension Neptunia U: Action Unleashed2015ActionHacky-slashy ARPG with the Nepgirls, has a few clothes-tearing elements
PS3Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory2013Turn-BasedSee above, but with more customizable combos in combat
JP SFCMadou Monogatari: Hanamaru Daiyouchi Enji1996Turn-BasedExtremely unconventional attack and leveling system, but cookies are currency and it's cute!
JP Game GearMadou Monogatari A: Doki Doki Vacation1995Dungeon CrawlerArle stops the bad man from cutting down the forest to build an amusement park! In first-person!
JP Mega DriveMadou Monogatari I1996Monster CollectingADORABLE AF, monster capturing mechanic, non-traditional stats/xp gain
JP PC EngineMadou Monogatari I: Honoo no Sotsuenji1996Dungeon CrawlerCute af first-person dungeon crawl; unconventional experience counter, adds voice acting, new monsters and cutscenes/events to the original
JP Game GearMadou Monogatari I: Mitsu no Madouryoku1993Dungeon CrawlerArle doing Arle stuff - just first-person dungeon crawling with the same unorthodox display of stats
JP Game GearMadou Monogatari II: Arle 16-Sai1994Dungeon CrawlerMore Arle doing Arle stuff, but she's 16 now!
JP Game GearMadou Monogatari III: Kyuukyoku Joou-sama1994Dungeon CrawlerDid you know that these games have Puyos in them? And that Arle features in the Puyo Puyo series?
SwitchMary Skelter 22019Dungeon CrawlerA first-person dungeon crawler much like the first; juggling corruption in battle and avoiding regenrating boss enemies is important; also contains the first game
VitaMary Skelter: Nightmares2017Dungeon CrawlerFirst-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
SwitchMary Skelter Finale2021Dungeon CrawlerA multi-party fitrst-person dungeon crawler with dense labyrinths and a bonus mode to let you read through the plot of previous entries
PS4Mary Skelter Finale2021Dungeon CrawlerSee Switch
SwitchMegadimension Neptunia VII2020Turn-BasedSee PS4
PS4Megadimension Neptunia VII2016Turn-BasedBattle system emphasizes character positioning, goddesses have additional transformations in combat, otherwise same fanservicey Neptune shenanigans
PS4Megadimension Neptunia VIIR2017Turn-BasedRetells the story from VII, but adds VR compatibility and interludes, changes the battle system, and removes alternate endings
VitaMegaTagmension Blanc + Neptune vs. Zombies2016ActionARPG Neptunia zombie-themed spinoff with combat similar to Neptunia U (but with the clothes-removing thankfully gone), has a multiplayer component
VitaMeiQ: Labyrinth of Death2016Dungeon CrawlerAnother 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
SwitchMoero Chronicle Hyper2019Dungeon CrawlerFirst-person dungeon crawl where everything is steeped in sexual innuendo
SwitchMoero Crystal H (DL only)2020Dungeon CrawlerMore first-person dungeon crawling, just as skeezy as Moero Chronicle Hyper (if not more)
PS3Mugen Souls2012Turn-BasedOpen-field turn-based RPG where being moe is important to getting stronger… somehow
SwitchMugen Souls2023Turn-BasedSee PS3, but with uncensored content
SwitchMugen Souls Z2023Turn-BasedSee PS3, but uncensored
PS3Mugen Souls Z2014Turn-BasedVery much like the first, still just as uncomfortable
PS5Neptunia: Sisters VS Sisters2023ActionTakes battle cues from the Tales series and leans into slightly darker tones than previous entries with more modern tongue-in-cheek writing
PS4Neptunia: Sisters VS Sisters2023ActionSee PS5
PS5Neptunia ReVerse2021Turn-BasedA definitive version of Hyperdimension Neptunia featuring a new mode with many gameplay quality and balance changes
PS4Neptunia Virtual Stars2021ActionThe Nepgirls interact with V-tubers in an ARPG featuring both gun-based and hack-and-slash gameplay styles; run-of-the-mill feeling despite the concept
SwitchNeptunia x Senran Kagura: Ninja Wars2022ActionSee PS4
PS4Neptunia x Senran Kagura: Ninja Wars2021ActionThe crossover ARPG that hopefully nobody was asking for
PS4Omega Quintet2015Turn-BasedA game starring pop idols with turn-based combat that relies on turn order manipulation; more costume destruction mechanics are unfortunately present
SwitchRecord of Agarest War2023StrategySee 360, but with some desperately needed better loading times
Xbox 360Record of Agarest War2008StrategyAn extremely long SRPG that encourages careful marriage selection via dating sim elements and takes place over 5 generations
PS3Record of Agarest War (DL only)2010StrategyMulti-generational game with dating sim elements and tactical combat
PS3Record of Agarest War 22012StrategyChange in gameplay to be more combo-based rather than tactical, loveless marriages are possible (but not recommended)
Xbox 360Record of Agarest War Zero2011StrategyPrequel to the first game, with enhanced dating sim elements and the ability to carry over save data from the first game to unlock characters
PS3Record of Agarest War Zero2011StrategyPlays like the first game, can connect using save data to unlock characters from the first game, heroines' costumes depend on their feelings towards you
JP PS2Rogue Hearts Dungeon2007Dungeon CrawlerRoguelike dungeon crawl with randomized dungeons, not part of the Mystery Dungeon series though
SwitchSeven Pirates H2022Turn-BasedIt's Genkai Tokki. You command monster girls in combat with a pirate theme. And you deserve to be judged for playing it.
VitaSorcery Saga: Curse of the Great Curry God2013Dungeon CrawlerRoguelike 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
VitaSuperdimension Neptune VS Sega Hard Girls2016Turn-BasedSpinoff of the main Neptunia series with similar gameplay; features time traveling across the different Sega console eras
SwitchSuper Neptunia RPG2019Turn-BasedSee PS4
PS4Super Neptunia RPG2018Turn-BasedTake the Neptunia crew and put them in a Valkyrie Profile-like game and this is the result
VitaTrillion: God of Destruction2016Turn-BasedLots 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