JRPG Randomizer 200

A random list of JRPGs from the JRPG Index
ConsoleNameDeveloperLucca's Observations
3DSDrancia Saga (DL only)Urara-Works/SkipmoreAn auto-side-scrolling game where your character can't stop moving but must nonetheless level up and save the day!
3DSFairune (DL only)Urara-Works/SkipmoreA simplistic top-down puzzle-solving dungeon crawler like Zelda; character gains XP by slaying enemies of similar level
3DSFantasy LifeBrownie Brown/Level-5Pick a profession in a fantasy world and increase your ranks in order to help save the world!
3DSFossil Fighters: FrontierSpike 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
3DSLBX: Little Battlers eXperienceLevel-5An ARPG with arena-styled combat where you fight your teensy robots and level them up to make them better
3DSLegna Tactica (DL only)Hit-PointIt's Kemco, so it won't rewrite the book on SRPGs, but it's there
3DSOne Piece: Romance DawnThree 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
3DSPokemon Red/Blue/Yellow (VC)Game FreakSee GB
3DSProfessor Layton and the Last SpecterLevel-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
3DSRune Factory 4NeverlandThe farming/dungeon exploring/marriage sim returns; crafting new equipment is essential to improving stats, your child can also join you in combat
3DSShin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey ReduxAtlusNewly added routes, endings, demons, and voice acting along with graphical and QoL upgrades
DreamcastD2WarpMore of a survival horror adventure game, with random battles (in which you aim and fire) and XP to gain to increase your small pool of stats, kind of a slog in pacing
DSCastlevania: Dawn of SorrowKonamiMetroidvania direct sequel to Aria of Sorrow with a more anime design aesthetic, requires the stylus to draw symbols
DSCastlevania: Order of EcclesiaKonamiLast of the DS Metroidvanias, featuring a glyph combination system to customize movement and combat abilities
DSDragon Quest Monsters: JokerToseMore Dragon Quest-themed monster collection and synthesis! Also features a DQ VIII- like skill system
DSEtrian OdysseyAtlus/LancarseClassic-styled first-person dungeon crawler with punishing difficulty, requires dungeon mapping via the stylus
DSFire Emblem: Shadow DragonIntelligent SystemsRemake of the first Fire Emblem game (and the first time Marth's story was told in the west) adding a lot of QoL features
DSFossil FightersRED Entertainment/M2/Artdink/NintendoDig up fossils, combine them, revive them, and pit them against each other in Pokemon-like combat!
DSFossil Fighters ChampionsRED Entertainment/M2/Artdink/NintendoMore dinosaur-like creatures to unearth, train, and fight!
DSHarvest Moon DS: CuteMarvelousAn alternative version of Harvest Moon DS that makes some QoL changes and allows you to play as a female protagonist
DSMega Man Star Force 3: Black Ace/Red JokerCapcomSee above, with version-specific transformations, more customizable commands, and the ability to become Mega Man at any time
DSRondo of SwordsSuccessAn SRPG where you have to run a route through enemies to engage them in combat
Game GearDragon CrystalSegaKinda like a demake of Fatal Labyrinth
GB+GBCMario TennisCamelotGrab your racket, go to tennis school, and level up your skills with Mario and company
GB+GBCPokemon CrystalGame FreakAn attempt to add story to Gold/Silver, but does add a female protagonist!
GB+GBCPower QuestJapan System SupplyModel robot combat in a fighting game format, parts are upgradeable to increase stats
GBACar Battler JoeAncientExactly as the title implies - you level up your car in demolition derby-style matches
GBAFire EmblemIntelligent SystemsTechnically Fire Emblem: The Blazing Blade, the 7th game in the series (but first brought to the west)
GBAFire Emblem: The Sacred StonesIntelligent SystemsActually FE8, set in a separate continuity to the previous games
GBARiviera: The Promised LandStingFirst in the Dept. Heaven series, with nonconventional dungeon exploration and item-based battles
GBATactics Ogre: The Knight of LodisQuestPlays like Tactics Ogre- SRPG format, set before both Ogre Battle games
GenesisShining in the DarknessClimax/Sonic Software PlanningFirst-person dungeon crawl, first game released in the Shining series (but not first chronologically in story)
JP 3DSPuyo Puyo ChronicleSonic 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
JP FCDragon Ball Z II: Gekishin Freeza!!D&D Corp/ToseCard-based combat
JP FCGanbare Goemon Gaiden: Kieta Ougon KiseruKonamiHumorous turn-based game set in medieval Japan
JP FCRPG Jinsei GameTakaraMake the correct life choices to increase your stats and achieve your career dreams!
JP FCSD Keiji BladerNMKDQ clone set in the far distant future
JP FCValkyrie no Bouken: Toki no Kagi DensetsuNamcoMinimal text, starring Namco's famous valkyrie
JP GB+GBCKininkou Maroku OniWinkysoftFirst game in a long untranslated series, very grindy
JP GBAKeitai Denjuu Telefang 2: PowerSmilesoftOne version of a Pokemon-like clone that features sharing your phone number with monsters to befriend them
JP PS2Tear Ring Saga Series: Berwick Saga - Lazberia Chronicle Chapter 174EnterbrainSRPG with a heavy Fire Emblem influence (made by the same creator) with a hexagonal-based battle grid
JP PSPSD Gundam G Generation OverworldBandai NamcoSRPG that contains Gundam designs from 35 different iterations of the series, plays like Super Robot Wars
JP PSPYs vs. Sora no Kiseki: Alternative SagaFalcomA 3D arena fighting game- very Power Stone-like, where characters from Ys and Trails collide (and level while doing so)
JP PSXBrigandine: Grand EditionHearty RobinAn enhanced, expanded version of Brigandine: The Legend of Forsena
JP PSXTear Ring Saga: Yutona Eiyuu SenkiASCII EntertainmentIt's pretty much Fire Emblem, down to the creator of the series
JP SFCAncient Magic: Bazoo! Mahou SekaiHot-BGeneric turn-based affair with male/female protagonists with an emphasis on magic
JP SFCEnergy BreakerNeverlandSRPG with town exploration and an action point-based economy for combat
JP SFCFire Emblem: Seisen no KeifuIntelligent SystemsIntroduced the marriage/children mechanic that would be seen in later FE entries
JP SFCFront Mission: Gun HazardOmiya SoftSide-scrolling ARPG with incredible graphics, separate universe from mainline series
JP SFCHiouden: Mamonotachi to no ChikaiWolf TeamPoint-and-click style SRPG, made by Team Wolf of Tales of Phantasia fame
JP SFCXak: The Art of Visual StageMicro Cabin/Tokai EngineeringYs' cousin, but the story only covers the first half of the first game on MSX
N64Quest 64ImagineerFinal Fantasy II-like leveling system, a very baby JRPG
Neo Geo PocketNige-ron-pa (JP only)Dennou ClubA turn-based game all about working various small jobs, party members have a friendship score that can cause them to abandon you if too low
NESThe Magic of ScheherazadeCulture BrainCould get pretty oof in cultural stereotypes, a mix of turn-based and ARPG gameplay
PS2.hack Part 1: InfectionCyberConnect2ARPG that tries to mimic early MMO features
PS2Ar tonelico II: Melody of MetafalicaGustBattle system different from the first, but the premise remains the same
PS2Grandia XtremeGame ArtsThe combat you know and love with an increase in dungeon delving, English voice cast is oddly celeb-filled
PS2Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of MemoriesSquare EnixStill card-based, but with voice acting, new cutscenes, and 3D combat
PS2MS Saga: A New DawnBECGundam-themed, but accessible to those unfamiliar with the universe, includes mobile suit part mixing and matching
PS2Phantom BraveNippon IchiAnother Disgaea-adjacent SRPG; gridless system and borderless maps (characters and objects can fall off)
PS2Rogue GalaxyLevel-5Space pirate ARPG with AI party members and a nontradional stat increasing system
PS2Soul Nomad & The World EatersNippon IchiYet another Disgaea-adjacent SRPG, this one has more NPC interaction and a branching storyline
PS2Valkyrie Profile 2: SilmeriaTri-AceSimilar combat and dungeon exploration as the first game, but with no time limits or pressure to release Einherjar
PS3Battle Hunter (PSone Classics)SuccessSee PSX
PS3Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First SinFromSoftwareEnhanced/remastered version of Dark Souls II with better AI
PS3Final Fantasy Tactics (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
PS3Final Fantasy V (PSone Classics)Tose/SquareSee PSX
PS3FolkloreGame RepublicCapture and control fantasy creatures with ARPG gameplay that also utilizes the Sixaxis motion controller (for good or ill)
PS3Persona 5AtlusDemon negotiation, collection, and fusion, all with a bunch of stylish teens!
PS3Revenant Saga (DL only)Exe-CreateAnother Kemco jam, as by-the-numbers bland as it gets
PS3Threads of Fate (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
PS3White Knight Chronicles: International EditionLevel-5/SCEJAttempts to be a MMO/JRPG hybrid with customizable avatar; doesn't really succeed at it, repetitive combo-based combat system
PS4Armed Emeth (DL only)Hit-PointSee XS
PS4Atelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious JourneyGustSecond game in the Mysterious storyline; time limit exists for initial alchemy certification exam, alchemy can be done at a portable atelier
PS4Bladestorm: NightmareOmega ForceSee XBO
PS4Blue Reflection: Second LightGustA combo-heavy real-time battle system, cooking, crafting, and building bonds with an all-magical girl party
PS4Code VeinBandai NamcoThink Dark Souls, but more anime and with post-apocalyptic vampires
PS4Doraemon: Story of Seasons (DL only)Brownies/MarvelousAs the title states, a Story of Seasons game with appearances by Doraemon and his friends where upgrading tools is crucial to farm life
PS4Dragon LapisExe-CreateSee 3DS
PS4Dragon Marked For Death (DL only)Inti CreatesA sidescrolling ARPG with a quest-based structure and an emphasis on (non-local) co-op play
PS4Exist Archive: The Other Side of the SkyTri-Ace/Spike ChunsoftSee Vita
PS4Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker (DL only)Square EnixSee PS5
PS4Illusion of L'PhalciaExe-CreateSee Vita
PS4Infinite Links (DL only)Exe-CreateSee XS
PS4Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 RemixSquare EnixSee XBO
PS4Legend of Ixtona (DL only)WorldWideSoftwareSee Switch
PS4Legend of the TetrarchsHit-PointSee XBO
PS4Nelke & the Legendary Alchemists: Ateliers of the New WorldGustA 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
PS4Revenant SagaExe-CreateSee Wii U
PS4Sakuna: Of Rice and RuinEdelweissPart rice-farming simulator, part side-scrolling ARPG, all charm and pretty visuals
PS4Secret of ManaQ Studios/SquareSee Vita
PS4Shining Resonance RefrainO-Two/Sega/Media.VisionEnhanced port of a previously JP-only PS3 game with added storylines; a serviceable ARPG with some dating sim elements
PS4Stranger of Paradise Final Fantasy OriginTeam NinjaSee PS5
PS4Touhou Genso Wanderer -Lotus Labyrinth R- (DL only)Aqua 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
PS4Toukiden 2Omega ForceSee Vita
PS4Traditional Braves (DL only)DaidaiSee Switch
PS4Trials of ManaXeen/Square EnixBrings the game into 3D, adds new difficulty levels, gives characters abilities for buffs, adds an extra class tier, among many other QoL changes
PS4Yakuza Kiwami 2Ryu ga Gotoku StudioA retelling of Yakuza 2, adding minigames seen in other series entries as well as prequel chapters (and more Majima)
PS5Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker (DL only)Square EnixBrings the Hydaelyn/Zodiark story to a conclusion... ON THE MOON
PS5MonarkFuRyuCreated by some of the original SMT staff with a heavy emphasis on psychology, featuring turn-based gridless tactical combat
PS5Overrogue (DL only)Exe-CreateSee XS
PS5RPGolf Legends (Asia English/DL)ArticNetSee Switch
PSPAdventures to Go!Global A EntertainmentIsometric turn-based dungeon crawler of sorts where you set the parameters for the adventures you go on; gameplay is not very inventive
PSPArc the Lad II (PSone Classics)G-Craft/ARC EntertainmentSee PSX
PSPChrono Cross (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
PSPJeanne d'ArcLevel-5An SRPG loosely based on the story of the famed French heroine; unit facing is important, as is a rock-paper-scissors-type affinity system
PSPKingdom of ParadiseClimax EntertainmentARPG with lots of references to Chinese culture, customization of martial arts moves in combat, stat allocation when leveling up is determined by favored battle actions
PSPMonster Hunter: FreedomCapcomAn enhanced/expanded handheld port of the first Monster Hunter game
PSPSarara's Little Shop (PSone Classics)Kinotrope/SiestaSee PS3
PSPShepherd's CrossingSuccessAdds a few QoL changes but otherwise spiffs up the visuals of the original
PSPShin Megami Tensei: PersonaAtlusAdds the previously excluded Snow Queen Quest, readjusts difficulty levels and encounter rates, and reworks the dialogue to be more modern
PSPWarriors of the Lost EmpirePlatinum EggA fairly mindless hack-and-slash ARPG with some very questionable enemy AI
PSXFinal Fantasy IXSquareTakes the series back to its fantasy roots, lots of callbacks to older entries
PSXFinal Fantasy OriginsTose/SquareContains Final Fantasy I and Final Fantasy II (first localized appearance)
PSXKing's FieldFromSoftware1st-person dungeon crawler, FromSoftware's second game (this is actually King's Field II)
PSXSaiyuki: Journey WestKoeiSRPG based on the Journey to the West novel
SaturnMystaria: The Realms of LoreMicro CabinSRPG rereleased as Blazing Heroes in NA for the same console, non-linear party recruitment
SNESEarthboundApe/HAL LaboratoryAKA Mother 2, a more modern-themed game with some surprisingly heavy themes
SNESFinal Fantasy IISquareActually Final Fantasy IV, Introduced the Active Time Battle system and removed the ability to customize party members
SNESFinal Fantasy VI (on cart as III)SquareFeatures a more tech-based story than previous entries and a train to suplex
SNESInindo: Way of the NinjaKoeiPart of the Nobunaga's Ambition series; recruiting party members is crucial
SNESSecret of EvermoreSquare SoftAn ARPG featuring a boy and his dog traveling through different eras; never released in Japan
SNESSuper Ninja BoyCulture BrainCan be played multiplayer, combat is done in side-scrolling ARPG format, sequel to Little Ninja Brothers
SwitchAtelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky DX (DL only)GustSee PS4
SwitchAtelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey DX (DL only)GustAdds new exploration tools, quests, fast forward, and all previous DLC
SwitchAtelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret HideoutGustSee PS4
SwitchBrigandine: The Legend of RunersiaMatrix SoftwareSRPG with multiple warring factions to choose from, combat is done in hex grids; managing the overall battle map is important
SwitchCastlevania Advance Collection (DL only)KonamiSee XS
SwitchChroma Quaternion (DL only)Exe-CreateKemco approaches decent quality; regular turn-based gameplay, kingdoms themed after the four seasons... and surfing gorillas as an enemy encounter?!?
SwitchCrystalis (NSO)SNKSee NES
SwitchDigimon Story Cyber Sleuth: Complete EditionMedia.VisionCombined versions of Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth and Hacker's Memory; gives extra Digimon, balancing, and evolution trees to the first game
SwitchDigimon SurviveHydeSee XBO
SwitchDragon Sinker (DL only)Exe-CreateSee 3DS
SwitchFairy Elements (DL only)Exe-CreateSee XS
SwitchFantasy Hero: Unsigned Legacy (DL only)Arc System WorksSee Vita
SwitchGhost Sync (DL only)Exe-CreateSee PS5
SwitchGod Eater 3MarvelousSee PS4
SwitchHarvest Moon: One WorldNatsumeSee PS4
SwitchHaunted Dungeons: Hyakki Castle (DL only, delisted)Asakusa StudiosSee PS4
SwitchIllusion of L'Phalcia (DL only)Exe-CreateSee Vita
SwitchInfinite Links (DL only)Exe-CreateSee XS
SwitchLangrisser I & IIChara-ani/ExtremeSee PS4
SwitchLittle Town HeroGame FreakSee XBO
SwitchMoon: Remix RPG Adventure (DL only)Onion GamesA formerly JP PSX-only game that parodies JRPG tropes; the character must level up and solve puzzles in order to clean up after a "hero"
SwitchPrinny Presents NIS Classics Volume 1Nippon IchiContains Phantom Brave: The Hermuda Triangle and Soul Nomad & the World Eaters in remastered fashion
SwitchRevenant Dogma (DL only)Exe-CreateSee Vita
SwitchRing Fit AdventureNintendoConjure a literal sweat and work (out) to save the world with the help of a magical pilates ring! Character progression is measured though XP
SwitchSakuna: Of Rice and RuinEdelweissSee PS4
SwitchSword Art Online: Fatal Bullet - Complete Edition (DL only)DimpsIncludes all expansions and DLC from the original release
SwitchThe World Ends With You Final RemixJupiter/Square EnixAdds an extra scenario, but incorporates awkward motion/touch controls
SwitchTraditional Braves (DL only)DaidaiAn SRPG with sparse map and unit design, but interesting card mechanics in combat
SwitchTrials of ManaXeen/Square EnixSee PS4
SwitchWizards of Brandel (DL only)Exe-CreateSee Vita
SwitchYumeiri (DL only)AffilitySimple visuals but challenging text-heavy gameplay with heavy real-life subject matter
Turbografx-CDDungeon Explorer IIHudson SoftTop-down ARPG with multiplayer and a wide variety of classes
Turbografx-CDExileTelenet JapanDifferent publisher than the Genesis version, leaves some more sensitive topics intact
VitaAccel World vs. Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight (DL only)KadokawaEssentially a sequel to Lost Song but with some crossover characters, time travel shenanigans, and the same boring ARPG gameplay
VitaAdventures of Mana (DL only)MCF3D remake of Final Fantasy Adventure, the first Mana game; only has a male playable character but allows for easy equipment switching
VitaAtelier Totori Plus: The Adventurer of ArlandGustAdds all DLC, new recipes, costumes, and dungeons
VitaBreath of Fire III (DL only)CapcomSee PSP
VitaChaos Rings (delisted, DL only)Media.VisionTurn-based combat is done in two-person parties where they can attack separately or together (and take potential damage likewise)
VitaConception II: Children of the Seven StarsSpike ChunsoftSee 3DS
VitaDigimon Story: Cyber SleuthMedia.VisionTurn-based Digimon collectathon with a story somewhat reminisent of .hack
VitaDisgaea 2: Dark Hero Days (DL only)Nippon IchiSee PSP
VitaDungeon Maker: Hunting Ground (DL only)Global A EntertainmentSee PSP
VitaExist Archive: The Other Side of the SkyTri-Ace/Spike ChunsoftPlays a lot like Valkyrie Profile (comes from the same studio), has multiple endings depending on in-game choices
VitaFinal Fantasy VI (PSone Classics)Tose/SquareSee PSX
VitaGladiator Begins (DL only)GoshowSee PSP
VitaGod Eater 2: Rage Burst (DL only)ShiftDirect 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
VitaGod Eater Resurrection (DL only)ShiftEnhanced port of Gods Eater Burst, adds new storyline content, combat QoL improvements
VitaGrand KingdomMonochromeSuccessor to Grand Knights History with some similar mechanics, gameplay is tactical- arranging formations of troops to attack by expending AP is essential
VitaIllusion of L'Phalcia (DL only)Exe-CreateUses more 3D battle graphics than your standard Kemco game, pretty standard except for a rune outfitting system to affect spellcasting
VitaMind ZeroAcquire/ZerodivFirst-person dungeon crawler with some Persona-like atmosphere; losing all MP in combat will make characters vulnerable
VitaMuramasa RebirthVanillawareAdds additional side stories for new characters (as DLC), rewrites the translation and reworks the controls
VitaRagnarok Tactics (DL only)ApollosoftSee PSP
VitaSecret of Mana (DL only)Q Studios/SquareRemade in 3D with a lot of the original visual charm missing, a new translation, adds voiced dialogue and makes QoL changes
VitaSenran Kagura: Shinovi VersusTamsoftChoose 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
VitaSuikoden (PSone Classics)KonamiSee PSX
VitaTactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together (DL only)Square Enix/QuestSee PSP
VitaValhalla Knights (DL only)K2See PSP
VitaValkyrie Drive: BhikkhuniMeteoriseLess apologetic and even more lewd, another beat-em-up by the Senran Kagura creator with questionable transformations
VitaYs OriginFalcomAn 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
WiiFinal Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeonh.a.n.d. Inc.Another Mystery Dungeon game starring Chocobo, this time with the addition of jobs (and subsequently adorable outfits)
WiiFire Emblem: Radiant DawnIntelligent SystemsDirect sequel to Path of Radiance, multiple factions to control over the course of the game, also hard
WiiTales of Symphonia: Dawn of the New WorldNamco Tales StudioLots of elemental affinity manipulation and some monster recruitment mechanics in addition to normal Tales gameplay
WiiThe Last StoryArtoon/MistwalkerARPG with tactical and stealth elements including a cover system and issuing orders to AI party members in real-time
Wii UAlphadia Genesis (DL only)Exe-CreateAnother Kemco stinker, but at least this one has 3D battle graphics?
Wii UBreath of Fire (VC)CapcomSee SNES
Wii UDungeon Explorer (VC)AtlusSee TG16
Wii UMario & Luigi: Partners in Time (VC)AlphaDreamSee DS
Xbox 360Dragon Ball Z: Budokai HD CollectionDimpsSee PS3
Xbox 360Dragon's Dogma: Dark ArisenCapcomAn enhanced and expanded version of the original, with a new dungeon and lots of player feedback incorporated
Xbox 360Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2KoeiMore karma to farm and more generic enemies to slay with fearsome fists
Xbox 360Lost OdysseyMistwalker/FeelplusA traditional JRPG with incredible writing in side dream sequences; lots of rumination on immortality
Xbox 360Ninety-Nine NightsQ Entertainment/PhantagramA musou-type game with RPG elements and a fantasy theme, increasing character levels makes better combos available
Xbox 360Transformers: DevastationPlatinumGamesThink Bayonetta, but with Autobots! Upgradeable/synthesizable weaponry and stat increases
Xbox OneDragon Sinker (DL only)Exe-CreateSee 3DS
Xbox SeriesRune Factory 4 Special (DL only)MarvelousSee Switch
Xbox SeriesThe Yakuza Remastered Collection (DL only)Ryu ga Gotoku StudioSee PS4
Xbox SeriesYakuza 6: The Song of LifeRyu ga Gotoku StudioSee PS4
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