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ConsoleNameReleaseGenreLucca's Notes
PS3Ar nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star2014Turn-BasedPrequel to the Ar Tonelico series with similar songstress protection and mental deep-dive mechanics
VitaAr nosurge Plus: Ode to an Unborn Star2015Turn-BasedContains all DLC, adds 3 more characters to purify, a tutorial, and more costumes
PS2Ar tonelico: Melody of Elemia2007Turn-BasedTurn-based battles, platforming dungeons, some VN elements- protect the singers!
PS2Ar tonelico II: Melody of Metafalica2009Timed Turn-BasedBattle system different from the first, but the premise remains the same
PS3Ar Tonelico Qoga: Knell of Ar Ciel2011ActionSwitch in gameplay to real-time battles, songstresses become more powerful after removing clothes (sigh)
DSAtelier Annie: Alchemists of Sera Island2009StrategyThe first traditional Atelier game to come to the States - lots of crafting and time management as expected
PS3Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk2013Turn-BasedFirst in the Dusk storyline, lots of endings, lots of alchemy
PS4Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk DX (DL only)2020Turn-BasedAdds fast travel and sped-up combat to the Plus version of the game
SwitchAtelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk DX (DL only)2020Turn-BasedSee PS4
VitaAtelier Ayesha Plus: The Alchemist of Dusk (DL only)2015Turn-BasedAdds all DLC, the ability to swap characters at any time, more costumes, enemies, and a new difficulty mode
PS3Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky2014Turn-BasedSecond in Dusk storyline, each of the two different protagonists has a different playstyle
PS4Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky DX (DL only)2020Turn-BasedAdds fast travel/combat and formerly preorder-only costumes
SwitchAtelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky DX (DL only)2020Turn-BasedSee PS4
VitaAtelier Escha & Logy Plus: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky2016Turn-BasedAdds all DLC, superbosses, characters, and expands on the romantic/platonic relationship between the protagonists
PS4Atelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey2017Turn-BasedSecond game in the Mysterious storyline; time limit exists for initial alchemy certification exam, alchemy can be done at a portable atelier
VitaAtelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey (DL only)2017Turn-BasedSee PS4
PS4Atelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey DX (DL only)2021Turn-BasedSee Switch
SwitchAtelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey DX (DL only)2021Turn-BasedAdds new exploration tools, quests, fast forward, and all previous DLC
PS2Atelier Iris 2: The Azoth of Destiny2006Turn-BasedMore item synthesis, two switchable protagonists
PS2Atelier iris 3: Grand Phantasm2007Turn-BasedFewer party members, but more customizable as a result
PS2Atelier Iris: Eternal Mana2005Turn-BasedFirst localized Atelier game- you know the drill- turn-based combat and loads of item synthesis
PS4Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland2019Turn-BasedSequel to the Arland games; callbacks are present throughout; no time limit; using particular items in alchemy will make the resultant item stronger
SwitchAtelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland2019Turn-BasedSee PS4
SwitchAtelier Lydie & Suelle: The Alchemists and the Mysterious Paintings2018Turn-BasedSee PS4
PS4Atelier Lydie & Suelle: The Alchemists and the Mysterious Paintings2018Turn-BasedThird game in the Mysterious trilogy; combat is turn-based and revolves around pairs of characters cooperating
SwitchAtelier Lydie & Suelle: The Alchemists and the Mysterious Paintings DX (DL only)2021Turn-BasedAdds a new painting to explore, fast forward, and all previous DLC
PS4Atelier Lydie & Suelle: The Alchemists and the Mysterious Paintings DX (DL only)2021Turn-BasedSee Switch
PS4Atelier Marie Remake: The Alchemist of Salburg2023Turn-BasedSee PS5
PS5Atelier Marie Remake: The Alchemist of Salburg2023Turn-BasedA remake of the first (previously JP-only) Atelier game, with a bevy of QoL upgrades including an unlimited mode, new events, and more modern navigational features
SwitchAtelier Marie Remake: The Alchemist of Salburg2023Turn-BasedSee PS5
PS3Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland2012Turn-BasedThird game in Arland storyline, adds complexity to the battle system with turn manipulation
SwitchAtelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland DX (DL only)2018Turn-BasedSee PS4
PS4Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland DX (DL only)2018Turn-BasedAdds fast travel/combat as well as story sequences to the Plus version
VitaAtelier Meruru Plus: The Apprentice of Arland (DL only)2013Turn-BasedAdds all DLC, a new ending, and a new dressing room feature to change costumes in
PS3Atelier Rorona: The Alchemist of Arland2010Turn-BasedFirst in Arland storyline, time and item management important as always, first 3D Atelier game
SwitchAtelier Rorona: The Alchemist of Arland DX (DL only)2018Turn-BasedSee PS4
PS4Atelier Rorona: The Alchemist of Arland DX (DL only)2018Turn-BasedAdds fast travel/combat and a formerly preorder-only costume
PS3Atelier Rorona Plus: The Alchemist of Arland2014Turn-BasedEnhanced version of the original with reworked 3D models, new dungeons, and more time to craft
VitaAtelier Rorona Plus: The Alchemist of Arland (DL only)2014Turn-BasedSee PS3
SwitchAtelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends and the Secret Fairy2021Turn-BasedSee PS5
PS4Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends and the Secret Fairy2021Turn-BasedSee PS5
PS5Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends and the Secret Fairy (DL only)2021Turn-BasedA rare direct sequel in the series; refines the gameplay found in its predecessor; lots of research and exploration to do to better your alchemical skills
SwitchAtelier Ryza 3: Alchemist of the End & the Secret Key2023Turn-BasedSee PS5
PS5Atelier Ryza 3: Alchemist of the End & the Secret Key2023Turn-BasedFlashier combat, massive maps, expanded synthesis possibilities; an undeniable step forward for the series as a whole
PS4Atelier Ryza 3: Alchemist of the End & the Secret Key2023Turn-BasedSee PS5
SwitchAtelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout2019Turn-BasedSee PS4
PS4Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout2019Turn-BasedNo time limit, drastically changes combat to a more real-time format (with AI party members), heavy character focus
PS3Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea2015Turn-BasedThird in Dusk storyline, no time limit, two different protagonists, and a ton of items regardless
PS4Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea DX (DL only)2015Turn-BasedAdds fast travel/combat and formerly preorder-only costumes
SwitchAtelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea DX (DL only)2020Turn-BasedSee PS4
VitaAtelier Shallie Plus: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea2017Turn-BasedAdds all DLC, new costumes, superbosses, and brings over characters from other Atelier games to flesh out the story
PS4Atelier Sophie 2: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Dream2022Turn-BasedLarge maps, the ability to control weather to affect gathering capability, and wholesome crafting abound, with isekai trappings
SwitchAtelier Sophie 2: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Dream2022Turn-BasedSee PS4
PS4Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book2015Turn-BasedFirst 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
VitaAtelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book (DL only)2016Turn-BasedSee PS4
SwitchAtelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book DX (DL only)2021Turn-BasedAdds new cauldrons, fast forward, and all previous DLC
PS4Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book DX (DL only)2021Turn-BasedSee Switch
PS3Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland2011Turn-BasedSecond in Arland storyline, same as ever otherwise
SwitchAtelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland DX (DL only)2018Turn-BasedSee PS4
PS4Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland DX (DL only)2018Turn-BasedAdds fast travel/combat and a formerly preorder-only costume
VitaAtelier Totori Plus: The Adventurer of Arland2013Turn-BasedAdds all DLC, new recipes, costumes, and dungeons
PS4Blue Reflection2017Turn-BasedPart slice-of-life, part magical girl game; leveling is done by allocating growth points into various stats; turn-based combat
PS4Blue Reflection: Second Light2021Turn-BasedA combo-heavy real-time battle system, cooking, crafting, and building bonds with an all-magical girl party
SwitchBlue Reflection: Second Light2021Turn-BasedSee PS4
PS4Fairy Tail2020Turn-BasedA standard turn-based quest-heavy affair based off of the anime
SwitchFairy Tail2020Turn-BasedSee PS4
PS2Mana Khemia 2: Fall of Alchemy2009Turn-BasedDirect sequel to Mana Khemia, with a similar character growth system- lots of pre-planning in synthesis encouraged
PS2Mana Khemia: Alchemists of Al-Revis2008Turn-BasedGo to school, learn some alchemy, and use action points instead of XP to grow your characters!
PSPMana Khemia: Student Alliance2009Turn-BasedMostly the same as the PS2 version, but with added multiplayer battles and more items to synthesize in exchange for longer load times
JP PS2Marie to Elie no Atelier: Salburg no Renkinjutsushi 1-22005Turn-BasedRemakes of the first games in the Atelier series, with all the expected alchemy present
SwitchNelke & the Legendary Alchemists: Ateliers of the New World2019Turn-BasedSee PS4
PS4Nelke & the Legendary Alchemists: Ateliers of the New World2019Turn-BasedA 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
PS4Nights of Azure2015ActionAn 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
SwitchNights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon2017ActionSee PS4
PS4Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon2017ActionSimilar 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
PS3Trinity Universe2010Turn-BasedTurn-based, has two different protagonists (each with different guest characters from Atelier and Disgaea) and an AP-based combo system