Dungeon Crawler

Dungeon Crawler Japanese Role-Playing Games
ConsoleNameReleaseDeveloperLucca's Notes
JP PSP7th Dragon 20202011ImageepochSequel to 7th Dragon, a 3D dungeon crawler set in post-apocalyptic Tokyo, Hatsune Miku herself makes an appearance
JP PSP7th Dragon 2020-II2013ImageepochAdds a few classes and links to the first game, but otherwise uses a lot of assets and is very similar to its predecessor
3DS7th Dragon III Code: VFD2016SegaThe only game in the 3rd-person dungeon crawling series to make it to the west, keeps party customization and turn-based combat intact
PSPAdventures to Go!2009Global A EntertainmentIsometric turn-based dungeon crawler of sorts where you set the parameters for the adventures you go on; gameplay is not very inventive
VitaAdventures to Go! (DL only)2012Global A EntertainmentSee PSP
PS4A Healer Only Lives Twice (DL only)2017Pon Pon GamesA small dungeon crawler where you play as the healer for your AI knight companion, keeping him alive by any means necessary
SwitchA Magical High School Girl2018IlluCalabA roguelike with magic crafting and casting, but lots of repetition in dungeon and enemy design
SwitchApploval (DL only)2023AnelaGamesStudioA Mystery Dungeon-like with real-time combat, where delving leads to resources to develop your village
SNESArcana1992HAL LaboratoryCard-focused 1st-person dungeon crawl
JP GB+GBCAyakashi no Shiro1990SetaFirst-person dungeon crawler, nothing to write home about
PSXAzure Dreams1998KonamiRoguelike with town building, romancing, and familiar collecting
WiiBaroque2008StingThird-person randomized dungeon crawler, eating flesh and hearts restores health and vitality!
PS2Baroque2008StingMorbid, dark rogue-like, with a 3rd-person 3D perspective as opposed to the original
JP PSXBaroque1999StingA port of the original Saturn version, with tank controls and a first-person perspective to explore macabre dungeons in roguelike fashion
JP SaturnBaroque1998StingSee JP PSX
JP SFCBrandish 2: The Planet Buster1995FalcomSimilar top-down dungeon crawling as the first
VitaBrandish: The Dark Revenant (DL only)2015FalcomSee PSP
PSPBrandish: The Dark Revenant (DL only)2015Falcom3D remake of the original Brandish with an extra storyline from the villain's perspective, punishing but fair gameplay
3DSBrave Dungeon (DL only)2017Inside SystemTop-down dungeon crawler, featuring a class system and item crafting, along with turn-based battles; very sparse story
SwitchBrave Dungeon + Dark Witch Story: COMBAT2017Inside SystemA remastered version of the 3DS dungeon crawler and a card battling game with lots of auto battle (cards can have their stats increased)
JP GB+GBCCave Noire1991KonamiRoguelike - higher level quests start you off with better stats
PSXChocobo's Dungeon 21999SquareMystery Dungeon, but with 100% more Kweh
PS4Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon Every Buddy! (DL only)2019Rocket 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
SwitchChocobo's Mystery Dungeon Every Buddy! (DL only)2019Rocket Studio Inc./Square EnixSee PS4
JP WonderswanChocobo no Fushigi na Dungeon1999SquareSee JP PSX, but without color
JP PSXChocobo no Fushigi na Dungeon1997SquareChocobo's first roguelike experience with some town-building elements; spells are leveled with repeated use
VitaCladun: This is an RPG (DL only)2012System Prisma/Nippon IchiSee PSP
PSPCladun: This is an RPG (DL only)2010System 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
PS4ClaDun Returns: This is Sengoku!2017Nippon IchiSee Vita
VitaClaDun Returns: This is Sengoku! (DL only)2017Nippon IchiRetro-styled dungeon crawling like its predecessors, with lots of classes to choose from and many randomized elements
VitaCladun x2 (DL only)2012System Prisma/Nippon IchiSee PSP
PSPClaDun x2 (DL only)2011System Prisma/Nippon IchiMore dungeon-crawling/RPG Maker hybrid goodness!
PSPClass of Heroes2009ZerodivFirst-person dungeon-crawler with highly customizable party members, and balancing compatibility between members is important
PSPClass of Heroes 22013ZerodivPlays similarly to the first, but adds more character classes
VitaClass of Heroes 2 (DL only)2012ZerodivSee PSP
PS3Class of Heroes 2G2014ZerodivEnhanced version of the PSP first-person dungeon crawler with more skills/party members/dungeons
VitaConception II: Children of the Seven Stars2014Spike ChunsoftSee 3DS
3DSConception II: Children of the Seven Stars2014Spike ChunsoftThird-person dungeon crawling and some heavy dating sim elements, including "classmating" with fellow students to have "children" with strong powers
VitaDamascus Gear: Operation Osaka2018AplusDoesn't change much from the first game, but does add pilot skill points which can further enhance statistics
VitaDamascus Gear: Operation Tokyo2015AplusAn isometric dungeon crawler of sorts where you pilot a mech to complete missions, which give you parts to upgrade your stats with
SwitchDandy Dungeon: Legend of Brave Yamada (DL only)2019Onion GamesVery fourth wall-breaking; completing roguelike dungeons via pathing elements not only improves that character, but the person that made him
JP FCDeep Dungeon III: Yuushi e no Tabi1988Humming Bird Soft1st-person dunegon crawl
JP FCDeep Dungeon IV: Kuro no Youjutsushi1990Humming Bird Soft1st-person dunegon crawl
VitaDemon Gaze2014Kadokawa/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
SwitchDemon Gaze Extra (DL only)2022Kadokawa/ExperienceSee PS4
PS4Demon Gaze Extra (DL only)2022Kadokawa/ExperienceA coat of visual polish, adds story content and significant ease-of-use QoLs, including autopilot when traversing dungeons
VitaDemon Gaze II2016Kadokawa/ExperienceStill first-person dungeoneering, but takes away the ability to create party members; still a bit fanservicey
PS4Demon Gaze II2016Kadokawa/ExperienceSee Vita
JP WonderswanDicing Knight.2004Platine DispositifA roguelike with hectic gameplay, dice literally fly out of enemies when you attack them to determine damage done
JP FCDigital Devil Monogatari: Megami Tensei II1990AtlusConsidered to be the origin of the series' heavy-handed order vs chaos theme, good old-fashioned demon negotiation and recruitment
JP FCDigital Devil Story: Megami Tensei1987AtlusThe series had to start somewhere…
TurboGrafx-16Double Dungeons1990NCSCo-op first-person dungeon crawl
Wii UDouble Dungeons (VC)2017NCSSee TG16
Game GearDragon Crystal1991SegaKinda like a demake of Fatal Labyrinth
Master SystemDragon Crystal (PAL/JP only)1991SegaSimilar to Fatal Labyrinth, gain levels by fighting monsters (but no XP)
Xbox OneDragonFangZ: The Rose & Dungeon of Time2019ToydeaA poorly-translated roguelike that encourages less careful behavior in dungeons
PS4DragonFangZ: The Rose & Dungeon of Time (DL only)2019ToydeaSee XBO
SwitchDragonFangZ: The Rose & Dungeon of Time (DL only)2017ToydeaSee XBO
Xbox SeriesDungeon and Gravestone (DL only)2021Wonderland Kazakiri Inc.See Switch
SwitchDungeon and Gravestone (DL only)2021Wonderland Kazakiri Inc.Voxel-styled roguelike, experience is lost upon death but stat upgrades are permanent, lacks tutorials
PS4Dungeon and Gravestone (DL only)2021Wonderland Kazakiri Inc.See Switch
Xbox OneDungeon and Gravestone (DL only)2021Wonderland Kazakiri Inc.See Switch
SwitchDungeon Encounters (DL only)2021Square EnixSee PS4
PS4Dungeon Encounters (DL only)2021Square EnixStrips down dungeon delving to its most barebones- mapping out a 99 floor complex tile by tile, streamlines the ATB system
TurboGrafx-16Dungeon Explorer1989AtlusCo-op top-down dungeon crawl, think Gauntlet
Sega CDDungeon Explorer1995Hudson Soft/WestoneTop-down ARPG with mediocre level design and multiplayer, very similar to Gauntlet
PS3Dungeon Explorer (DL only)2011AtlusSee TG16
VitaDungeon Explorer (DL only)2012AtlusSee TG16
PSPDungeon Explorer (DL only)2007AtlusSee TG16
Wii UDungeon Explorer (VC)2017AtlusSee TG16
DSDungeon Explorer: Warriors of Ancient Arts2008Hudson SoftIsometric ARPG dungeon crawler, has a materia-like system of weapon/armor augmentation
PSPDungeon Explorer: Warriors of Ancient Arts2008Hudson SoftIsometric ARPG dungeon-crawler with a job system, some levels of the dungeons have strict requirements on the party
Turbografx-CDDungeon Explorer II1993Hudson SoftTop-down ARPG with multiplayer and a wide variety of classes
VitaDungeon Explorer PSP (DL only)2012Hudson SoftAKA Dungeon Explorer: Warriors of Ancient Arts, see PSP
NESDungeon Magic: Sword of the Elements1990Natsume1st-person dunegon crawl, very sparse on story
PSPDungeon Maker: Hunting Ground2007Global A EntertainmentSpend the days digging a dungeon to protect your town, then eliminating the monsters you trapped! Stat growth comes in the form of meals made from defeated foes
VitaDungeon Travelers 2: The Royal Library & the Monster Seal2015AquaplusFirst-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
VitaElminage: Original (DL only)2012Starfish SDSee PSP
PSPElminage: Original (DL only)2012Starfish SDBasically the Japanese answer to Wizardry - first-person dungeon delving and party customization
3DSElminage Original (DL only)2017Starfish-SDHas some balance changes from the PSP version but is otherwise the same
PS2Eternal Quest (PAL/JP only)2004TamsoftThis randomly-generated roguelike was created as a budget title… and it shows
PS2Eternal Ring2000FromSoftwareAnother first-person FromSoft dungeon crawl, but this one has customizable magic rings
3DSEtrian Mystery Dungeon2015Spike 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 Knight2015AtlusA reimagining of the second game, adds more classes and a story mode along with balance and QoL changes
SwitchEtrian Odyssey HD2023AtlusBased on the original (non-Untold) version of the game, adds QoL like difficulty selection and remasters the soundtrack, along with changing the mapping system
SwitchEtrian Odyssey II HD2023AtlusBased on the original (non-Untold) version of the game, adds QoL like updating skill tree displays and remasters the soundtrack, along with changing the mapping system
SwitchEtrian Odyssey III HD2023AtlusAdds QoL like being able to view enemy info in combat and remasters the soundtrack, along with changing the mapping system
3DSEtrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan2013AtlusMore of the dungeon delving you'd expect, now with an additional overworld in the sky (and more dangerous enemies there to boot)
3DSEtrian Odyssey Nexus2019AtlusA 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
SwitchEtrian Odyssey Origins Collection2023AtlusBundles the streamlined HD versions of the first three Etrian Odyssey games
3DSEtrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl2013AtlusA reimagining of the first game, adds a story mode and a few other QoL changes
3DSEtrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth2017AtlusAdds a variety of races to character creation, and features a branching skill tree for character progression/class mastery, removes overworld exploration
DreamcastEvolution 2: Far Off Promise2000StingMore of the same as the first, but some random maps
Neo Geo PocketEvolution: Eternal Dungeons (PAL/JP only)2000StingA port of Evolution with a major natural graphical change, an altered translation, and more limited exploration
DreamcastEvolution: The World of Sacred Device1999StingStandard JRPG with dunegon-crawling
GameCubeEvolution Worlds2002StingPorts of Evolution 1 and 2, but the former is heavily trimmed down
3DSExcave (DL only)2015Mechanic ArmsA top-down dungeon crawler with stats determined by equipment; inventory is extremely limited and the interface is clunky; bland overall
3DSExcave II: Wizard of the Underworld (DL only)2015Mechanic ArmsDoes nothing to make itself stand out from the first game other than an interface change
3DSExcave III: Tower of Destiny (DL only)2016Mechanic ArmsExtremely similar to its predecessors
VitaFairune (DL only)2017Flyhigh WorksSee 3DS
3DSFairune (DL only)2014Urara-Works/SkipmoreA simplistic top-down puzzle-solving dungeon crawler like Zelda; character gains XP by slaying enemies of similar level
3DSFairune 2 (DL only)2016SkipmorePlays like the first, but is about 4 times as big
SwitchFairune Collection2018Urara-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)
NESFaria: A World of Mystery and Danger!1991Game ArtsA top-down dungeon crawler with some cruel elements like invisible monsters
GenesisFatal Labyrinth1991SegaSemi-roguelike ARPG, levels are shown as "ranks," items found can either greatly help or hinder you
PSPFate/Extra2011Type-Moon/ImageepochThird-person dungeon crawl, a parallel universe story to Fate/stay night, combat consists of rock-paper-scissors-type commands paired off
WiiFinal Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon2008h.a.n.d. Inc.Another Mystery Dungeon game starring Chocobo, this time with the addition of jobs (and subsequently adorable outfits)
DSFrom the Abyss2008Sonic PoweredRandomized dungeon crawler ARPG
JP SFCFushigi no Dungeon 2: Fuurai no Shiren1995ChunsoftFollow-up to Torneko no Daibouken, a roguelike before they were cool
JP N64Fushigi no Dungeon: Fuurai no Shiren 2 - Oni Shuurai! Shiren Jou!2000ChunsoftShiren's second roguelike dungeon-delving adventure, with monster collecting and castle building as major gameplay mechanics
JP PSPFushigi no Dungeon: Fuurai no Shiren 3 Portable2010ChunsoftMostly the same as the Wii version but with some balance adjustments
JP PSPFushigi no Dungeon: Fuurai no Shiren 4 Plus - Kami no Hitomi to Akuma no Heso2012Spike ChunsoftAn enhanced port of Shiren 4 for the DS, with day/night cycles and equipment that can evolve
DSGO Series: Picdun (DSiWare, delisted)2011IntenseA first-person dungeon crawl where your path through each floor makes a picture on the map, timing-based combat
SwitchGreedroid (DL only)2020Yuto AoyamaA voxel-based roguelike where the environment can be manipulated to make dungeon delving easier
PS4Haunted Dungeons: Hyakki Castle (DL only)2017Asakusa 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
SwitchHaunted Dungeons: Hyakki Castle (DL only, delisted)2018Asakusa StudiosSee PS4
PS4Heroland2019FuRyuAs a tour guide in an RPG theme park, help level yourself and your guests up by making suggestions for the AI guests to take
SwitchHeroland2019FuRyuSee PS4
SwitchHero Must Die. Again (DL only)2020G-ModeSee PS4
PS4Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Familia Myth Infinite Combate20205pb./MAGESA short dungeon crawler/VN mix based on the anime; story progression dictates leveling, but skill points can be acquired to augment stats
SwitchIs It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Familia Myth Infinite Combate20205pb./MAGESSee PS4
DSIzuna 2: The Unemployed Ninja Returns2008Ninja StudioPlays like the first with similar tone, but adds a tag system for exploring dungeons; lots of grinding is necessary to complete
DSIzuna: Legend of the Unemployed Ninja2007Ninja StudioRoguelike dungeon crawler with a quirky protagonist, decent difficulty curve
SwitchKatana Kami: A Way of the Samurai Story2020AcquireSee PS4
PS4Katana Kami: A Way of the Samurai Story (DL only)2020AcquireBasically samurai Diablo, with more roguelike elements like levels resetting each time the main dungeon is entered; 3 different factions to juggle and contend with
PSXKing's Field1996FromSoftware1st-person dungeon crawler, FromSoftware's second game (this is actually King's Field II)
PS2King's Field: The Ancient City2002FromSoftwareFromSoft coming through again with first-person dungeon action
PSXKing's Field II1996FromSoftwareActually King's Field III, a good look into where Dark Souls eventually came from
PS4Labyrinth Life (DL only)2019Matrix SoftwareA roguelike dungeon crawler that wears its extremely perverted heart on its sleeve- increasing bust size increases strength
JP 3DSLabyrinth no Kanata2012Tri-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
SwitchLabyrinth of Galleria: The Moon Society2023Nippon IchiUses "covens" of 5 units rather than individual characters in battle, leading to dense mechanics with a slow-burn story
PS5Labyrinth of Galleria: The Moon Society2023Nippon IchiSee Switch
PS4Labyrinth of Galleria: The Moon Society2023Nippon IchiSee Switch
SwitchLabyrinth of Refrain: Coven of Dusk2018Nippon IchiSee PS4
PS4Labyrinth of Refrain: Coven of Dusk2018Nippon IchiA first-person dungeon crawler with extremely deep levels of party customization; each dungeon has a unique gimmick; dark tones pervade throughout
SwitchLabyrinth of the Witch (DL only)2019Orange 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
PS4Labyrinth of Zangetsu2023Acquire/KaeruPandaSee Switch
SwitchLabyrinth of Zangetsu2023Acquire/KaeruPandaUses a striking sumi-e inspired art style in both narrative and aesthetics, with class leveling and switching that can end up being more of a chore than anything
JP PC EngineLady Sword: Ryakudatsu Sareta 10 Nin no Otome1992Hacker InternationalFirst-person dungeon crawler with no visible XP and monsters that attack in your sleep
PS4Lapis x Labyrinth2019Nippon 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
SwitchLapis x Labyrinth2019Nippon IchiSee PS4
PS3Legasista (DL only)2012System PrismaTop-down ARPG dungeon crawler with a job system, positioning is key in battle, gameplay a bit repetitive
PS4Little Noah: Scion of Paradise (DL only)2022CygamesSee Switch
SwitchLittle Noah: Scion of Paradise (DL only)2022CygamesA cute roguelite with even cuter companions to recruit and customize (and level)!
SwitchMade in Abyss: Binary Star Falling Into Darkness2022Spike ChunsoftSee PS4
PS4Made in Abyss: Binary Star Falling Into Darkness2022Spike ChunsoftDark dungeon-delving based on the anime- the original character survival mode, unlocked after being the anime story, is where the bulk of gameplay lies
JP Game GearMadou Monogatari A: Doki Doki Vacation1995CompileArle stops the bad man from cutting down the forest to build an amusement park! In first-person!
JP PC EngineMadou Monogatari I: Honoo no Sotsuenji1996CompileCute 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 Madouryoku1993CompileArle doing Arle stuff - just first-person dungeon crawling with the same unorthodox display of stats
JP Game GearMadou Monogatari II: Arle 16-Sai1994CompileMore Arle doing Arle stuff, but she's 16 now!
JP Game GearMadou Monogatari III: Kyuukyoku Joou-sama1994CompileDid you know that these games have Puyos in them? And that Arle features in the Puyo Puyo series?
SwitchMarchen Forest (DL only)2021PrimaryOrbitBegins as a cute alchemy adventure; ends up as a third-person, darker-themed (but still cute) dungeon crawler
PS4Marchen Forest (DL only)2021PrimaryOrbitSee Switch
SwitchMary Skelter 22019Compile 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
VitaMary Skelter: Nightmares2017Compile 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
PS4Mary Skelter Finale2021Compile HeartSee Switch
SwitchMary Skelter Finale2021Compile HeartA multi-party fitrst-person dungeon crawler with dense labyrinths and a bonus mode to let you read through the plot of previous entries
DSMaster of the Monster Lair2007Global A EntertainmentWant to slay monsters? Just dig a whole dungeon for them so you have them all corralled in one place!
VitaMeiQ: Labyrinth of Death2016Compile 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
SwitchMetallic Child2021Studio HGA semi-roguelike with lots of fast-paced robot action and ability customization; mini-games can help unlock items that further augment stats
JP PC EngineMight and Magic (CD)1992NECA surprising JP-only version of a classic WRPG, featuring animated cutscenes
VitaMind Zero2014Acquire/ZerodivFirst-person dungeon crawler with some Persona-like atmosphere; losing all MP in combat will make characters vulnerable
Master SystemMiracle Warriors: Seal of the Dark Lord1988KogadoExtremely sparse story, strange overworld movement
SwitchMoero Chronicle Hyper2019Compile Heart/Idea FactoryFirst-person dungeon crawl where everything is steeped in sexual innuendo
SwitchMoero Crystal H (DL only)2020Compile Heart/Idea FactoryMore first-person dungeon crawling, just as skeezy as Moero Chronicle Hyper (if not more)
PS5Mon-Yu: Defeat Monsters And Gain Strong Weapons And Armor. You May Be Defeated, But Don't Give Up. Become Stronger. I Believe There Will Be A Day When The Heroes Defeat The Devil King.2023ExperienceHas options for first-time dungeon crawler players as well as genre vets, but doesn't do much to rewrite the book; also has the worst name ever
SwitchMon-Yu: Defeat Monsters And Gain Strong Weapons And Armor. You May Be Defeated, But Don't Give Up. Become Stronger. I Believe There Will Be A Day When The Heroes Defeat The Devil King.2023ExperienceSee PS5
SwitchMonster Girls and the Mysterious Adventure 2 (DL only)2023Nekotokage GamesA Mystery Dungeon-esque adventure with various (and seemingly blessedly SFW) monster girls to befriend to become your party
PS4Monster Menu: The Scavenger's Cookbook2023Nippon IchiSee PS5
PS5Monster Menu: The Scavenger's Cookbook2023Nippon IchiRoguelike in exploration, but combat with enemies is done in a strategy-type format, places a focus on the survival element of needing to eat (often, your fallen foes) to help increase stats/gain skills
SwitchMonster Menu: The Scavenger's Cookbook2023Nippon IchiSee PS5
VitaMystery Chronicle: One Way Heroics2016Spike 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)
PS4Mystery Chronicle: One Way Heroics2016Spike ChunsoftSee Vita
DSMystery Dungeon: Shiren the Wanderer2008ChunsoftRoguelike dungeon crawl where food management is critical and death is expected
SwitchOmega Labyrinth Life (DL only)2019Matrix SoftwareSee PS4, but with "touch" events, a lewd rock-paper-scissors game, destructable armor, and less censored scenes
SwitchOne Way Heroics Plus (DL only)2020Smoking WolfA complete version of the PC original game; a roguelike where every few steps in-game causes an instant death shadow to scroll more across the screen
VitaOperation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy2015ExperienceHeavily customizable characters in a - you guessed it - first-person dungeon crawler; this one has a dark technological feel to it
VitaOperation Babel: New Tokyo Legacy2017ExperienceDirect 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
JP PC EngineOut Live1989SunsoftFirst-person dungeon crawler, but in a mech!
3DSPersona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth2019AtlusA P3/P4/P5 crossover this time focusing on the P5 cast; similar gameplay to Persona Q but with the difficulty rebalanced
3DSPersona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth2014AtlusA 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
3DSPicdun 2: Witch's Curse (DL only)2013IntenseFirst-person dungeon crawler where the maps make an image to be discovered; combat is timing-based with few options but moves quickly
JP WiiPokemon Fushigi no Dungeon - Ikuzo! Arashi no Boukendan2009ChunsoftStack water Pokemon in a WiiWare-exclusive Mystery Dungeon adventure!
JP WiiPokemon Fushigi no Dungeon - Mezase! Hikari no Boukendan2009ChunsoftSee above, but electric Pokemon
JP WiiPokemon Fushigi no Dungeon - Susume! Honou no Boukendan2009ChunsoftSee above, but fire Pokemon
DSPokemon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team2005ChunsoftCompanion to the GBA's Red Rescue Team, with Pokemon exploring randomized labyrinths in classic Mystery Dungeon style
Wii UPokemon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team (VC)2016ChunsoftSee DS
DSPokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Darkness/Time2008ChunsoftMore mystery dungeon delving with the famous pocket monsters, with the addition of Gen 4 Pokemon
DSPokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky2009ChunsoftThe "third version" of Explorers of Darkness/Time, adds more storyline elements
Wii UPokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky (VC)2016ChunsoftSee DS
3DSPokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity2013Spike 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
GBAPokemon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team2006ChunsoftThird-person randomized dungeon crawler with Pokemon, sister Blue version was a DS game
Wii UPokemon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team (VC)2016ChunsoftSee GBA
SwitchPokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX2020Spike ChunsoftCombined remake of Red/Blue Rescue Team with similar gameplay: exploring dungeons and making use of type advantages to help delve further
3DSPokemon Super Mystery Dungeon2015Spike ChunsoftExpands the available roster to include gen 6 Pokemon, gameplay is still as simple and grindy as ever
SwitchRainbow Yggdrasil (DL only)2022OtorakoboA roguelike with a heavy emphasis on color, which can even upgrade equipment
VitaRay Gigant2016Experience/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
JP PS2Rogue Hearts Dungeon2007Compile HeartRoguelike dungeon crawl with randomized dungeons, not part of the Mystery Dungeon series though
SwitchSaviors of Sapphire Wings/Stranger of Sword City Revisited2021Experience/CodeglueTwo first-person dungeon crawlers, one brought to the West for the first time with an emphasis on character social interaction to enhance stat bonuses (see XBO/Vita for the other)
JP FCShadow Brain1991Scitron & ArtFuturistic 1st-person dungeon crawler
GenesisShining in the Darkness1991Climax/Sonic Software PlanningFirst-person dungeon crawl, first game released in the Shining series (but not first chronologically in story)
SaturnShining the Holy Ark1997Camelot1st-person dungeon crawl, not unlike its predecessor Shining in the Darkness
JP SFCShin Megami Tensei1992Atlus1st-person dungeon crawl with demon recruitment/fusion, only localized on mobile
DSShin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey2010Atlus/LancarseFirst-person dungeon crawler with demon battling, negotiation, and fusion - all in Antarctica!
JP SFCShin Megami Tensei II1994AtlusSimilar to but easier than the first game
WiiShiren the Wanderer2010ChunsoftActually the third game in the Shiren the Wanderer sub-series of Mystery Dungeon roguelike games
VitaShiren the Wanderer: The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate2016Spike ChunsoftFifth Shiren game, day/night system is important for visibility, some puzzle-solving involved in dungeon crawling
SwitchShiren the Wanderer: The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate2020Spike ChunsoftSee Vita, but with a few extra dungeons
SwitchSnack World: The Dungeon Crawl - Gold2020h.a.n.d./Level-5A third-person dungeon crawler (as the name implies) with lots of food-based puns and humor as well as surprising difficulty
VitaSorcery Saga: Curse of the Great Curry God2013Compile 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
VitaStranger of Sword City2016ExperienceMore first-person dungeon crawling, highly customizable party, permadeath of party members is something to manage, lots of challenge
Xbox OneStranger of Sword City (DL only)2016ExperienceSee Vita
VitaStranger of Sword City Revisited (DL only)2017ExperienceAdds new (potentially game-breaking) classes, new dungeons, new monsters (and tactics for existing ones), and tons of QoL adjustments
PS3The Awakened Fate Ultimatum2015Nippon IchiTop-down roguelike with a focus on choosing between good and evil (with matching transformations)
DSThe Dark Spire2009SuccessA heavily stylized first-person dungeon crawler with an emphasis on an alignment system
PS3The Guided Fate Paradox2013Nippon IchiIsometric roguelike in the Disgaea universe, with angel companions and the ability to grant wishes and levels resetting upon leaving the dungeon
SwitchThe Lost Child2018KadokawaSee Vita
VitaThe Lost Child2018KadokawaFirst-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
PS4The Lost Child2018KadokawaSee Vita
PS2The Nightmare of Druaga: Fushigino Dungeon2004Arika/Matrix Software/ChunsoftActually a title in the Mystery Dungeon series, sequel to The Tower of Druaga
JP PC EngineThe Tower of Druaga1992NamcoPlays a lot like the classic arcade dungeon crawler, but stats can be increased between floors or after finding items
DreamcastTime Stalkers1999ClimaxYour level goes back down to 1 after beating a boss. Enough said.
PSXTobal No. 11996DreamFactoryA fighting game with an additional quest mode with roguelike dungeon crawling
NESTombs and Treasure1991Falcom1st-person dungeon crawl with some point-and-click elements
PSXTorneko: The Last Hope2000Chunsoft/Matrix SoftwareRoguelike sequel to Torneko no Daibouken (SFC), second localized Mystery Dungeon game
JP SFCTorneko no Daibouken: Fushigi no Dungeon1993ChunsoftFirst game in the Mystery Dungeon series, with a Dragon Quest coat of paint
PS4Touhou: Scarlet Curiosity (DL only)2016Ankake SpaA bland dungeon-crawling ARPG/bullet hell hybrid where jumping is the most broken-tier skill of all
PS4Touhou Genso Wanderer2017Aqua StyleSee Vita
VitaTouhou Genso Wanderer (DL only)2017Aqua StyleRoguelike featuring the Touhou girls and bland dungeons
SwitchTouhou Genso Wanderer -Lotus Labyrinth R- (DL only)2021Aqua StyleSee PS4
PS4Touhou Genso Wanderer -Lotus Labyrinth R- (DL only)2021Aqua StyleGives the game a large party size to split off and make teams with, skills to further customize said teams, and loads of loadouts to streamline the experience
SwitchTouhou Genso Wanderer Reloaded2018Aqua StyleSee PS4
PS4Touhou Genso Wanderer Reloaded2018Aqua StyleAdds all DLC from the original, new story content, and characters; tweaks some gameplay mechanics
PSPUnchained Blades (DL only)2012FuRyuFirst-person dungeon crawler with monster recruitment, customizable party members; made by a large number of industry veterans
Xbox OneUndernauts: Labyrinth of Yomi2021ExperienceA first-person dungeon crawler taking place in an alternate 1970's Japan with dark themes and high-risk, high-reward strategizing
SwitchUndernauts: Labyrinth of Yomi2021ExperienceSee XBO
PS5Undernauts: Labyrinth of Yomi2022ExperienceSee XBO
PS4Undernauts: Labyrinth of Yomi2021ExperienceSee XBO
PSXVagrant Story2000SquareDarker-themed ARPG with the same setting as Final Fantasy XII and Tactics, heavy crafting focus
VitaVagrant Story (PSone Classics)2012SquareSee PSX
PSPVagrant Story (Psone Classics)2011SquareSee PSX
PS3Vagrant Story (PSone Classics)2011SquareSee PSX
SwitchVivid Knight (DL only)2022AsobismA roguelike with an auto-battle system, heavy reliance on RNG, and many crystals that combine to increase party stats
PS4void* tRrLM2(); //Void Terrarium 22023Nippon IchiSee Switch
Switchvoid* tRrLM2(); //Void Terrarium 22023Nippon IchiA return to the hybrid Mystery Dungeon/Tamagotchi game, largely the same as the first and still both precious and dark in themes
PS5Void tRrLM();++ //Void Terrarium++2021Nippon IchiSee PS4, but with extra areas to explore and some cosmetic additions
SwitchVoid tRrLM(); //Void Terrarium2020Nippon IchiSee PS4
PS4Void tRrLm(); //Void Terrarium2020Nippon IchiPlays like a mystery dungeon title with a Tamagotchi-like twist; keeping your human alive and happy can give you bonuses in dungeons
VitaWhat Did I Do To Deserve This, My Lord!? (DL only)2012Acquire/RideonSee PSP
PSPWhat Did I Do To Deserve This, My Lord!? (DL only)2009Acquire/RideonYou're the bad guy who has to build the dungeons and buff up your monsters to kill off the good guys!
PSPWhat Did I Do To Deserve This, My Lord!? 22010AcquireMake more dungeons, be more dastardly, and use your newfound ability to mutate monsters as you increase their stats!
VitaWhat Did I Do To Deserve This, My Lord!? 2 (DL only)2012AcquireSee PSP
PS3Wizardry: Labyrinth of Lost Souls (DL only)2011AcquireSame ol' Wizardry - another difficult first-person dungeon crawler
PS2Wizardry: Tale of the Forsaken Land2001RacjinSurprise! This is actually a JRPG! First-person dungeon-crawler like its parent WRPG series
SwitchYodanji (DL only)2017KemcoYokai-themed roguelike with many unlockable/playable demons, minimalistic graphics, and limited inventory space
PSPZ.H.P. Unlosing Ranger vs. Darkdeath Evilman2010Nippon 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