Digimon Series

ConsoleNameReleaseGenreDeveloperLucca's Notes
DSDigimon World Championship2008Monster CollectingEpicsAll the perils of raising monsters without any of the storyline or ability to control them in combat (which happens via AI)!
DSDigimon World Dawn/Dusk2007Turn-BasedBECSequels to Digimon World DS, play similarly, exclusive Digimon to each version (as is tradition)
DSDigimon World DS2006Monster CollectingBECTechnically the first game in the Digimon Story series rather than a Digimon World game, very Pokemon-esque in gameplay
GameCubeDigimon World 42005ActionBECMuch maligned for adopting an ARPG format - why would you give Agumon a sword?
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 PSPDigimon Adventure2013Turn-BasedPropeTells the story of the first anime series through 3-on-3 Digimon battles, also features a relationship system
JP PSPDigimon World Re: Digitize2012ActionTri-CrescendoPlays like the first Digimon World game, but also has an overarching storyline to follow
JP WonderswanDigimon Adventure 02: D1 Tamers2000Monster CollectingSIMS/BandaiDirect sequel to Tag Tamers, mostly the same, but utilizes the Wonderswan Color's palette
JP WonderswanDigimon Adventure 02: Tag Tamers2000Monster CollectingSIMS/BandaiTurn-based digital monster collecting, fighting, and fusing gameplay, elaborates on a very important plot point in the anime
PS2Digimon World 42005ActionBECDigimon-themed ARPG with a clunky camera and a lack of balance
PS2Digimon World Data Squad2007Turn-BasedBECTurn-based battles and an emphasis on raising your Digimon appropriately
PS4Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth2016Turn-BasedMedia.VisionSee Vita
PS4Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth - Hacker's Memory2018Turn-BasedMedia.VisionSee Vita
PS4Digimon Survive2022StrategyHydeSee XBO
PS4Digimon World: Next Order2017ActionB.B. StudioMore straightforward monster-raising (on a time limit) than the Cyber Sleuth games, combat is largely controlled by AI
PSXDigimon World2000Monster CollectingFlying Tiger DevelopmentMonster-collecting and raising game
PSXDigimon World 22001Monster CollectingBECMore emphasis on dungeon crawling and monster battling than the first
PSXDigimon World 32002Monster CollectingBEC/Boom CorpMore of the same
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
SwitchDigimon Survive2022StrategyHydeSee XBO
SwitchDigimon World: Next Order2023ActionB.B. StudioSee PS4
VitaDigimon Story: Cyber Sleuth2016Turn-BasedMedia.VisionTurn-based Digimon collectathon with a story somewhat reminisent of .hack
VitaDigimon Story: Cyber Sleuth - Hacker's Memory2018Turn-BasedMedia.VisionContinues the story from the first game with more Digimon to collect (with similar gameplay)
XboxDigimon World 42005ActionBECAn unexpected departure from the series format
Xbox OneDigimon Survive2022StrategyHydeActually exists after much delay! Heavier on visual-novel like gameplay, with darker themes and multiple endings as a result of player choice