Sports Japanese Role-Playing Games
ConsoleNameReleaseDeveloperLucca's Notes
JP Mega DriveBattle Golfer Yui1991SantosTee off against other battle golfers, raise your level to make more trick shots, and stop a mad scientist from destroying the world! With golf!
SwitchCaptain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions2020TamsoftFeaturing a storyline with original character creation and a choice of multiple routes dependent on victory/defeat, player/team/friendship leveling are all present
PS4Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions2020TamsoftSee Switch
JP SFCCaptain Tsubasa III: Koutei no Chousen1992TecmoContinues the alternate universe plot of the second game, otherwise an incremental/generational improvement over its predecessor
JP FCCaptain Tsubasa Vol. II: Super Striker1990TecmoMore in-depth plot, more visible players on screen, but otherwise similar gameplay/leveling
3DSInazuma Eleven (DL only)2014Level-5See DS
DSInazuma Eleven (PAL only)2011Level-5It's a soccer RPG- with hundreds of players to potentially scout and dramatic duels on the field!
DSInazuma Eleven 2: Blizzard/Firestorm (PAL only)2012Level-5Play soccer to save the world from being destroyed by aliens!
3DSInazuma Eleven 3: Bomb Blast/Lightning Bolt/Team Ogre Attacks! (PAL only)2014Level-5More soccer RPG goodness! Each version focuses on a different protagonist with different opponents, and the game now allows for chaining special moves
3DSInazuma Eleven GO: Chrono Stones - Thunderflash/Wildfire (PAL only)2015Level-5Now you must set out to save the game of soccer itself, now able to use your summon spirits as armor
JP 3DSInazuma Eleven GO: Galaxy2013Level-5
3DSInazuma Eleven GO: Light/Shadow (PAL only)2014Level-5Set 10 years after IE3, there are now evil soccer overlords and spirits you can summon during matches to enhance special moves
GB+GBCMario Golf1999CamelotConquer the golf circuit and level up your attributes as or against Mario
3DSMario Golf (VC)2012CamelotSee GBC
GBAMario Golf: Advance Tour2004CamelotStory mode and leveling, now with even more strange human characters to beat Mario's crew in golf!
GB+GBCMario Tennis2001CamelotGrab your racket, go to tennis school, and level up your skills with Mario and company
3DSMario Tennis (VC)2014CamelotSee GBC
GBAMario Tennis: Power Tour2005CamelotAnother jaunt through tennis school with Mario and friends, with EXP to gain and stats to improve!
DSMonster Racers2010KoeiA peculiar monster-collecting game where you battle via racing
JP PSXRacing Lagoon1999SquaresoftTHE street racing/JRPG hybrid, stylish and jazzy
SwitchRing Fit Adventure2019NintendoConjure a literal sweat and work (out) to save the world with the help of a magical pilates ring! Character progression is measured though XP
PS5RPGolf Legends (Asia English/DL)2022ArticNetSee Switch
SwitchRPGolf Legends (Asia English/DL)2022ArticNetThere's exploring, fishing, whacking monsters with clubs, XP of sorts to unlock holes... Kemco has made up for its sins
PS4RPGolf Legends (DL only)2022ArticNetSee Switch
Xbox OneRPGolf Legends (DL only)2022ArticNetSee Switch
Xbox SeriesRPGolf Legends (DL only)2022ArticNetSee Switch
NESTecmo Cup Soccer Game1992TecmoA heavily Americanized (and harder) version of the first Captain Tsubasa video game, where leveling/stat increases happen as players participate in soccer games