Koei Tecmo

ConsoleNameReleaseGenreLucca's Notes
SNESBrandish1995ActionTop-down dungeon crawl, the only entry in the series to be localized
JP SFCCaptain Tsubasa III: Koutei no Chousen1992SportsContinues the alternate universe plot of the second game, otherwise an incremental/generational improvement over its predecessor
JP FCCaptain Tsubasa Vol. II: Super Striker1990SportsMore in-depth plot, more visible players on screen, but otherwise similar gameplay/leveling
XboxCrimson Sea2002ActionMusou-like with a sci-fi theme, some shooting elements, party members, weapon XP
PS2Crimson Sea 22004ActionSci-fi musou-like with weapon/magic XP, multiplayer, and a non-linear mission structure
PS3Crimson Sea 2 (PS2 Classics)2013ActionSee PS2
PSXDeception III: Dark Delusion2000StrategyDark story with trap creation
PS3Deception IV: Blood Ties2014StrategyMore traps to be set in increasingly complex manners
VitaDeception IV: Blood Ties2014StrategySee PS3
PS4Deception IV: The Nightmare Princess2015StrategySee PS3
PS3Deception IV: The Nightmare Princess (DL only)2015StrategyEnhanced version of the original game with an additional playable character and storyline
VitaDeception IV: The Nightmare Princess (DL only)2015StrategySee PS3
PS2Dynasty Tactics2002StrategyRomance of the Three Kingdoms-themed SRPG
PS2Dynasty Tactics 22003StrategyMore of the above
PS3Dynasty Tactics 2 (PS2 Classic)2013ActionSee PS2
Xbox 360Dynasty Warriors: Gundam2007ActionEpic large-scale musou battles with a Gundam twist
PS3Dynasty Warriors: Gundam2007ActionHacky-slashy-mechy ARPG musou fun with the ability to change the outcomes of certain pilots' predetermined fates
Xbox 360Dynasty Warriors: Gundam 22009ActionMore gigantic mobile suits to face off against in ARPG combat
PS3Dynasty Warriors: Gundam 22009ActionRemoves Japanese voices but adds some aerial combat, combos, and quick time events
PS3Dynasty Warriors: Gundam 32011ActionAdds a larger amount of mission variety to the previous games in addition to a more cel-shaded art style
Xbox 360Dynasty Warriors: Gundam 32011ActionMore mechs, more features, more pilots, more musou!
SwitchFire Emblem: Three Houses2019StrategyIf Fire Emblem took place at Hogwarts, this would be it; multiple story branches to take depending on which house you side with, very fleshed-out characters
Xbox 360Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage2010ActionThousands upon thousands of enemies are already dead - musou/ARPG gameplay
PS3Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage2010ActionThe legendary storyline in musou form - where evern destroying fences will give you karma to level up
Xbox 360Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 22013ActionMore karma to farm and more generic enemies to slay with fearsome fists
Wii UFist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2 (DL only)2013ActionSee PS3
PS3Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2 (DL only)2013ActionLargely retreads the same story ground as the first, but does add more content overall; gameplay is more akin to Dynasty Warriors than the first
SNESInindo: Way of the Ninja1993StrategyPart of the Nobunaga's Ambition series; recruiting party members is crucial
PSXKagero: Deception II1998StrategyString together traps to make your own Rube Goldberg of death!
SwitchMarvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order2019ActionIsometric co-op ARPG featuring the heroes and villains of the Marvel Universe beating each other up ad nauseum; lots of differenct characters to choose from
DSMonster Racers2010SportsA peculiar monster-collecting game where you battle via racing
PSXMonster Rancher1997Monster CollectingUse CDs to unlock monsters that you train and fight!
SwitchMonster Rancher 1 & 2 DX (DL only)2021Monster CollectingBundled QoL-polished versions of the monster breeder, with turbo functions, added monsters to the second game, and an in-game CD database
PSXMonster Rancher 21999Monster CollectingUse CDs to unlock more monsters that you train and fight!
PS2Monster Rancher 32001Monster CollectingMore monster raising, but now you can trade monsters with friends/can use past data rather than disc-digging for old monsters!
PS2Monster Rancher 42003Monster CollectingAllows for more customization of your training facilities and adds a major exploration/adventure mode
GBAMonster Rancher Advance2001Monster CollectingSimilar to the PSX games, but using words to summon monsters rather than CDs
GBAMonster Rancher Advance 22002Monster CollectingSee above!
PS2Monster Rancher EVO2006Monster CollectingLeans more into traditional RPG mechanics than the rest of the series, dumbs some regular Monster Rancher ones down in the process
PS2Mystic Heroes2002ActionCutesy Dynasty Warriors-like with magic, more characters than the GameCube version
GameCubeMystic Heroes2002ActionA more mystical, chibi-styled Dynasty Warriors
PS3Mystic Heroes (PS2 Classics)2013ActionSee PS2
GenesisNew Horizons1994SimulationAKA Uncharted Waters: New Horizons; hope you like boats! Better sound on SNES than this version
PS2Nobunaga's Ambition: Iron Triangle2009StrategyBattles happen on a far grander scale than in the previous series entries- individual officers gain experience and tactics by being utilized
PS3Nobunaga's Ambition: Iron Triangle (DL only)2013StrategySee PS2
PS4Nobunaga's Ambition: Sphere of Influence2015StrategySee PS3
PS3Nobunaga's Ambition: Sphere of Influence (DL only)2015StrategyGrand strategy in the Sengoku era, with menuing galore and officers that can gain XP, levels, and abilities by participating in various politicking/warmongering activities
PS4Nobunaga's Ambition: Taishi2017StrategyGenerally similar to Sphere of Influence, but with a revamped menu system and far more accessible with tutorials, along with a "Resolve" mechanic to see what makes each daimyo tick
DSPokemon Conquest2012StrategyPokemon meets Nobunaga's Ambition - a fun SRPG with levels gained through bonding with your trainer
JP FCRadia Senki: Reiemeihen1991Action4 AI characters + 1 controllable = fun auto tactics
NESRygar1987Action-PlatformDifficult Metroid-like sidescrolling ARPG with lots of enemy killing via yo-yo-like shield and experience to gain
PS2Rygar: The Legendary Adventure2002ActionDiskarmor shenanigans galore, but now in 3D; gorgeous soundtrack; points enhance player characteristics and strengthen weapons
PSXSaiyuki: Journey West2001StrategySRPG based on the Journey to the West novel
VitaSaiyuki: Journey West (PSone Classics)2012StrategySee PSX
PS3Saiyuki: Journey West (PSone Classics)2011StrategySee PSX
PSPSaiyuki: Journey West (PSone Classics)2011StrategySee PSX
SNESSecret of the Stars1995Turn-BasedSuper slow and super mundane
PSXTecmo's Deception: Invitation to Darkness1996StrategyMake deals with the devil and use traps to kill your enemies!
PS3Tecmo's Deception: Invitation to Darkness (PSone Classics)2015StrategySee PSX
NESTecmo Cup Soccer Game1992SportsA heavily Americanized (and harder) version of the first Captain Tsubasa video game, where leveling/stat increases happen as players participate in soccer games
SwitchUltra Kaiju Monster Rancher (DL/Asia English)2022Monster CollectingAn Ultraman-Monster Rancher crossover that maybe nobody asked for, but everyone needed (same gameplay as older titles, but kaiju-sized!)
NESUncharted Waters1991SimulationDo you like micromanagement? Capitalism? Minimal fantasy? This may be for you!
GenesisUncharted Waters1992SimulationHistorical JRPG
SNESUncharted Waters: New Horizons1994Simulation6 different protagonists with different careers to balance the books with in a mercantile JRPG
PS4Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty2023ActionSee XS
PS5Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty2023ActionSee XS
Xbox OneWo Long: Fallen Dynasty2023ActionSee XS
Xbox SeriesWo Long: Fallen Dynasty2023ActionThink Nioh but with a Three Kingdoms coat of paint and more systems to juggle- punishing as always
JP PS2Zill O'll Infinite2005Turn-BasedA remake of the JP PSX-only Zill O'll, featuring character creation, major plot-altering decisions (that can even result in NPS permadeath), and 48 endings