Puzzle Japanese Role-Playing Games
ConsoleNameReleaseDeveloperLucca's Notes
SwitchBrave Dungeon -The Meaning of Justice- (DL only)2023Inside SystemFeatures multiple protagonists, each with a vastly different playstyle- sparse on storytelling
SwitchJarataireRPG (DL only)2023AlignmentSharpMore or less just mahjong solitaire with monster girls to collect and level- the order in which tiles are paired and played determines skills to be used
PS4Monochrome Order (DL only)2019Hit-PointSee XBO
Xbox OneMonochrome Order (DL only)2019Hit-PointKemco's at it again with a game that has lot of moral dilemmas and player choices that surprisingly matter, if a bit ham-fistedly
SwitchMonochrome Order (DL only)2019Hit-PointSee XBO
PS4Moon: Remix RPG Adventure2021Onion GamesSee Switch
SwitchMoon: Remix RPG Adventure (DL only)2020Onion 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"
JP 3DSPuyo Puyo Chronicle2016Sonic 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
Xbox OnePuyo Puyo Tetris 22020Sega/Sonic TeamSee PS5
SwitchPuyo Puyo Tetris 22020Sega/Sonic TeamSee PS5
Xbox SeriesPuyo Puyo Tetris 22020Sega/Sonic TeamSee PS5
PS5Puyo Puyo Tetris 22020Sega/Sonic TeamFeatures Skill Battles wherein you must reduce your opponent's HP to 0 with the help of selected skills (and level up in other modes)!
PS4Puyo Puyo Tetris 22020Sega/Sonic TeamSee PS5
SwitchPuzzle & Dragons Gold (DL only)2020GungHo OnlineA barebones story, dumbed-down mechanics from the regular game, and gacha mechanics galore; seen as a low point in the series
3DSPuzzle & Dragons Z + Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition2015GungHo OnlineA collection of two puzzle/RPG hybrid games where you level up your monsters and unleash their skills using time-limited match-3 gameplay
3DSSushi Striker: The Way of Sushido2018Indieszero/NintendoSee Switch
SwitchSushi Striker: The Way of Sushido2018Indieszero/NintendoA puzzle game with equippable/trainable sprites that help you serve sushi spectacularly!