Spike Chunsoft

ConsoleNameReleaseGenreLucca's Notes
3DSConception II: Children of the Seven Stars2014Dungeon CrawlerThird-person dungeon crawling and some heavy dating sim elements, including "classmating" with fellow students to have "children" with strong powers
VitaConception II: Children of the Seven Stars2014Dungeon CrawlerSee 3DS
PS4Conception Plus: Maidens of the Twelve Stars2019Turn-BasedA remake of the first Conception game; increasing your bond with different women to produce "children" who will become your allies in battle
PS4Danganronpa 1.2 Reload2017Visual NovelContains both Danganronpa 1 and 2 with improved graphics
VitaDanganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair2014Visual NovelMostly a visual novel/murder mystery/courtroom sim, but also features XP to give you levels and skill points to equip abilities to use in trials
SwitchDanganronpa Decadence2021Turn-BasedFeatues Danganronpa 1/2/v3 as well as Danganronpa S: Ultimate Summer Camp - a board game/turn-based RPG hybrid with characters from all 3 main games
PS4Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony2017Visual NovelSee Vita
VitaDanganronpa V3: Killing Harmony2017Visual NovelNew school, new classmates to watch murder each other, easy XP to gain to increase equippable trial skills, and a bonus dungeon-crawler mingame
PS2Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 22006FightingUses a different game engine and camera style than the Budokai series, but has a similar story mode with additional "what-if" scenarios
WiiDragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 22006FightingSee PS2, but with motion controls optional
PS2Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 32007FightingAn absolute ton of playable characters, but a bit of meat taken out of the story mode, as well as diminishing the RPG elements
WiiDragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 32007FightingSee PS2, but with motion controls optional
JP SFCDragon Quest I + II1993Turn-BasedCombined, debatably definitive version of DQ I and II
JP SFCDragon Quest V: Tenkuu no Hanayome1992Turn-BasedMonster capture and marriage/children ahoy!
NESDragon Warrior1989Turn-BasedSolo questing to save the kingdom!
NESDragon Warrior II1990Turn-BasedRescuing the kingdom, now with a party!
NESDragon Warrior III1992Turn-BasedIntroduces a class system to the series, far less linear than its predecessors
NESDragon Warrior IV1992Turn-BasedBreaks up the story into chapters with different protagonists that come together in the end
3DSEtrian Mystery Dungeon2015Dungeon CrawlerThe 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
PS4Exist Archive: The Other Side of the Sky2016Turn-BasedSee Vita
VitaExist Archive: The Other Side of the Sky2016Turn-BasedPlays a lot like Valkyrie Profile (comes from the same studio), has multiple endings depending on in-game choices
3DSFossil Fighters: Frontier2015Monster CollectingAdds 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
JP SFCFushigi no Dungeon 2: Fuurai no Shiren1995Dungeon CrawlerFollow-up to Torneko no Daibouken, a roguelike before they were cool
JP N64Fushigi no Dungeon: Fuurai no Shiren 2 - Oni Shuurai! Shiren Jou!2000Dungeon CrawlerShiren's second roguelike dungeon-delving adventure, with monster collecting and castle building as major gameplay mechanics
JP PSPFushigi no Dungeon: Fuurai no Shiren 3 Portable2010Dungeon CrawlerMostly 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 Heso2012Dungeon CrawlerAn enhanced port of Shiren 4 for the DS, with day/night cycles and equipment that can evolve
PS4Made in Abyss: Binary Star Falling Into Darkness2022Dungeon CrawlerDark dungeon-delving based on the anime- the original character survival mode, unlocked after being the anime story, is where the bulk of gameplay lies
SwitchMade in Abyss: Binary Star Falling Into Darkness2022Dungeon CrawlerSee PS4
SwitchMaster Detective Archives: Rain Code2023Visual NovelIt's Danganronpa, but with detectives! Increasing your detective rank enables you to increase your repertoire of skills to make puzzle or action sequences easier
PS4Mystery Chronicle: One Way Heroics2016Dungeon CrawlerSee Vita
VitaMystery Chronicle: One Way Heroics2016Dungeon CrawlerHas 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)
DSMystery Dungeon: Shiren the Wanderer2008Dungeon CrawlerRoguelike dungeon crawl where food management is critical and death is expected
JP WiiPokemon Fushigi no Dungeon - Ikuzo! Arashi no Boukendan2009Dungeon CrawlerStack water Pokemon in a WiiWare-exclusive Mystery Dungeon adventure!
JP WiiPokemon Fushigi no Dungeon - Mezase! Hikari no Boukendan2009Dungeon CrawlerSee above, but electric Pokemon
JP WiiPokemon Fushigi no Dungeon - Susume! Honou no Boukendan2009Dungeon CrawlerSee above, but fire Pokemon
DSPokemon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team2005Dungeon CrawlerCompanion 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)2016Dungeon CrawlerSee DS
DSPokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Darkness/Time2008Dungeon CrawlerMore mystery dungeon delving with the famous pocket monsters, with the addition of Gen 4 Pokemon
DSPokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky2009Dungeon CrawlerThe "third version" of Explorers of Darkness/Time, adds more storyline elements
Wii UPokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky (VC)2016Dungeon CrawlerSee DS
3DSPokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity2013Dungeon CrawlerFocuses 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 Team2006Dungeon CrawlerThird-person randomized dungeon crawler with Pokemon, sister Blue version was a DS game
Wii UPokemon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team (VC)2016Dungeon CrawlerSee GBA
SwitchPokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX2020Dungeon CrawlerCombined remake of Red/Blue Rescue Team with similar gameplay: exploring dungeons and making use of type advantages to help delve further
3DSPokemon Super Mystery Dungeon2015Dungeon CrawlerExpands the available roster to include gen 6 Pokemon, gameplay is still as simple and grindy as ever
WiiShiren the Wanderer2010Dungeon CrawlerActually 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 Fate2016Dungeon CrawlerFifth 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 Fate2020Dungeon CrawlerSee Vita, but with a few extra dungeons
PS2The Nightmare of Druaga: Fushigino Dungeon2004Dungeon CrawlerActually a title in the Mystery Dungeon series, sequel to The Tower of Druaga
PSXTorneko: The Last Hope2000Dungeon CrawlerRoguelike sequel to Torneko no Daibouken (SFC), second localized Mystery Dungeon game
JP SFCTorneko no Daibouken: Fushigi no Dungeon1993Dungeon CrawlerFirst game in the Mystery Dungeon series, with a Dragon Quest coat of paint
PS4Zanki Zero: Last Beginning2018Survival/Visual NovelA visual novel/survival RPG hybrid with levels awarding skill points, exploration is like a first-person dungeon crawler and combat is real-time; lots of managing deaths