ConsoleNameDeveloperLucca's Observations
SwitchActraiser Renaissance (DL only)Quintet/Square EnixAdds onto the original city sim/2D platformer in practically every way, with a new tower defense/RTS mode, a new realm to save, and new buildings to construct
PS4Actraiser Renaissance (DL only)Quintet/Square EnixSee Switch
JP SFCBahamut LagoonSquareSquare's oft-forgotten SRPG child, divine spritework
PSXBrave Fencer MusashiSquareARPG with day/night cycle, elemental sword attacks
PSXChocobo's Dungeon 2SquareMystery Dungeon, but with 100% more Kweh
PS4Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon Every Buddy! (DL only)Rocket Studio Inc./Square EnixEnhanced version of FF Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon, adds recruitable buddies, new jobs for the titular chocobo, and some features from the JP-only DS port of the game
SwitchChocobo's Mystery Dungeon Every Buddy! (DL only)Rocket Studio Inc./Square EnixSee PS4
JP WonderswanChocobo no Fushigi na DungeonSquareSee JP PSX, but without color
JP PSXChocobo no Fushigi na DungeonSquareChocobo's first roguelike experience with some town-building elements; spells are leveled with repeated use
PSXChrono CrossSquareMasterful soundtrack, confusingly related to Chrono Trigger
PSPChrono Cross (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
VitaChrono Cross (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
PS3Chrono Cross (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
SwitchChrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers EditionD4 Enterprise/Square EnixSee PS4
Xbox OneChrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition (DL only)D4 Enterprise/Square EnixSee PS4
PS4Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition (DL only)D4 Enterprise/Square EnixA remaster of the dimension-hopper with QoL features, also contains the first localized appearance of Radical Dreamers
SNESChrono TriggerSquareA shining example of the genre as a whole, a time-travel story done right
DSChrono TriggerSquare Enix/ToseIf you must play a version of this game (and you must), this one is a good choice- it has extra cut content!
PS3Chrono Trigger (PSone Classics)Tose/SquareSee PSX
PSPChrono Trigger (PSone Classics)Tose/SquareSee PSX
VitaChrono Trigger (PSone Classics)Tose/SquareSee PSX
SwitchCollection of ManaM2/SquareBrings together the original versions of the first three Mana games along with UI QoL additions; first appearance of a localized Trials of Mana
SwitchCollection of SaGa: Final Fantasy Legend (DL only)M2/SquareA collection of the original versions of the first three SaGa games along with UI/QoL additions/improvements
PS5Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII- ReunionSquare Enix/ToseAdds many QoL features and alters the visuals/voices to be more in line with FFVII Remake
SwitchCrisis Core -Final Fantasy VII- ReunionSquare Enix/ToseSee PS5
Xbox SeriesCrisis Core -Final Fantasy VII- ReunionSquare Enix/ToseSee PS5
PS4Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII- ReunionSquare Enix/ToseSee PS5
Xbox OneCrisis Core -Final Fantasy VII- ReunionSquare Enix/ToseSee PS5
PSPCrisis Core: Final Fantasy VIISquare EnixARPG featuring not-Cloud in a prequel to FFVII, slot machines can affect the tide of battle, mission-based structure
Xbox 360Crystal DefendersSquare EnixA Final Fantasy-themed tower defense game where leveling units is crucial to survival
PS3Crystal DefendersSquare EnixFinal Fantasy-themed tower defense, cute spritework, unit management and leveling is important
PSPCrystal Defenders (DL only)Square EnixFinal Fantasy tower defense game set in Ivalice using classes from FFTA2. strategy involves leveling units
PS2Dawn of ManaSquare EnixDoes away with many conventions of the series, large focus on item throwing, level gains are reset between areas
PS2Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VIISquare EnixAn ARPG starring Midgar's favorite brooding gun-toting mutant
PSPDissidia 012 [duodecim] Final FantasySquare EnixAdds more characters and expands the story mode to be party-based, also retells the story from the first game within
VitaDissidia 012 [duodecim] Final Fantasy (DL only)Square EnixSee PSP
PSPDissidia Final FantasySquare EnixA 3D Final Fantasy fighting game with unconventional mechanics, representatives from most main games in the series, and a story mode with character leveling
VitaDissidia Final Fantasy (DL only)Square EnixSee PSP
SwitchDragon Quest (DL only)Armor Project/Matrix Software/Square EnixPort of the relocalized mobile version, with redrawn character/monster sprites
PS4Dragon Quest BuildersSquare EnixSee Vita
SwitchDragon Quest BuildersSquare EnixSee Vita
VitaDragon Quest Builders (DL only)Square EnixA sort-of mashup between Minecraft and Dragon Quest, where you have to increase each town's base level to rebuild the destroyed world by crafting the necessary items
PS4Dragon Quest Builders 2Omega Force/Square EnixRestore the world of Dragon Quest 2 by completing requests for villagers and questing for materials, leveling both your character and village along the way
Xbox OneDragon Quest Builders 2Omega Force/Square EnixSee PS4
SwitchDragon Quest Builders 2Omega Force/Square EnixSee PS4
Xbox SeriesDragon Quest Builders 2Omega Force/Square EnixSee PS4
SwitchDragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line (DL only)Armor Project/Matrix Software/Square EnixPort of the relocalized mobile version, with redrawn character/monster sprites
SwitchDragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation (DL only)Armor Project/Matrix Software/Square EnixPort of the relocalized mobile version, with redrawn character/monster sprites
JP 3DSDragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3Square EnixMore monsters to scout, synthesize, and ride around the various worlds; turn-based combat with in-depth skill trees.
JP 3DSDragon Quest Monsters: Terry's Wonderland 3DSquare EnixA remake of Dragon Warrior Monsters, with more monsters to train/breed, a larger party size, and a 3D world to explore
SwitchDragon Quest TreasuresSquare EnixA prequel of sorts to DQXI where treasure hunting with your merry monster band is the name of the game
3DSDragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed KingSquare EnixAdds new characters, story elements, and balance changes, but removes the orchestrated soundtrack and is not as visually appealing
PS4Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive AgeArmor Project/Square EnixNo random encounters, a free-form camera in combat, and tons of traditional but loveable style; considered by some to be the best in the series
PS4Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive EditionArmor Project/Square EnixSee Switch
Xbox OneDragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive EditionArmor Project/Square EnixSee Switch
SwitchDragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive EditionArmor Project/Square EnixLots of QoL changes including adding the symphonic score, extra quests/party chat, and more; can be played in either 2D or 3D modes
SwitchDungeon Encounters (DL only)Square EnixSee PS4
PS4Dungeon Encounters (DL only)Square EnixStrips down dungeon delving to its most barebones- mapping out a 99 floor complex tile by tile, streamlines the ATB system
PSPFinal FantasyTose/Square EnixUses bonus dungeon and translation from Dawn of Souls (GBA), has updated 2D graphics, FMVs and soundtrack, arguably the definitive version of the game
NESFinal FantasySquareWhat hasn't been said about this game? It's not the final game in the series, nor is it the final iteration of this game
DSFinal Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of LightMatrix Software/Square EnixA return to classic form for the series with a job-like system; the predecessor to Bravely Default
GB+GBCFinal Fantasy AdventureSquareActually the first game in the Mana series, plays rather like Zelda with more RPG elements
PSXFinal Fantasy AnthologyTose/SquareContains Final Fantasy V (first localized appearance) and Final Fantasy VI
PSXFinal Fantasy ChroniclesTose/SquareContains inferior versions of Final Fantasy IV and Chrono Trigger
GameCubeFinal Fantasy Crystal ChroniclesSquare EnixMultiplayer ARPG- no traditional leveling, using items instead
DSFinal Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of TimeSquare EnixIsometric ARPG dungeon crawl with character creation, can link to other DS or Wii copies of the game for multiplayer
WiiFinal Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of TimeSquare EnixARPG with a customizable avatar character and the ability to cross-play with the DS version
WiiFinal Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a Darklord (WiiWare)Square EnixA cute tower defense/light RPG, clearing stages gives you experience used to power up minions
WiiFinal Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a King (WiiWare)Square EnixA cute town-building simulator/RPG with the Final Fantasy trappings
DSFinal Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring of FatesSquare EnixThe multiplayer ARPG returns with changes to the playable classes and visible equipment
WiiFinal Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Crystal BearersSquare EnixARPG; there is no party system, equipment and thorough exploration are the only ways to upgrade stats
PS4Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered (DL only)Square EnixAdds new dungeons, equipment, skins, and online cross-platform play (but strangely no local or cross-region)
SwitchFinal Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered (DL only)Square EnixSee PS4
GBAFinal Fantasy I & II: Dawn of SoulsSquare Enix/ToseAdds dungeons and tweaks the translation of the originals
PSPFinal Fantasy IITose/Square EnixSee above
SNESFinal Fantasy IISquareActually Final Fantasy IV, Introduced the Active Time Battle system and removed the ability to customize party members
JP FCFinal Fantasy IISquareLeveling is done via utilizing skills rather than experience- a drastic and much-maligned design choice
JP FCFinal Fantasy IIISquareFirst Final Fantasy to feature the job-change system
DSFinal Fantasy IIIMatrix Software/Square EnixFirst appearance of the job-heavy game in the west
PSPFinal Fantasy III (DL only)Matrix Software/Square EnixPort of the DS version of the game
VitaFinal Fantasy III (DL only)Matrix Software/Square EnixSee PSP
PSPFinal Fantasy IV: The Complete CollectionBullets/Square EnixContains both FFIV (which skews closer to the original than the DS version) and The After Years (with updated polish), and a bonus interlude game that takes place in-between
VitaFinal Fantasy IV: The Complete Collection (DL only)Bullets/Square EnixSee PSP
GBAFinal Fantasy IV AdvanceSquare Enix/ToseRevised translation and plot polish of the original, as well as graphical improvements
PSXFinal Fantasy IXSquareTakes the series back to its fantasy roots, lots of callbacks to older entries
PS4Final Fantasy IX (DL only)SquareSee PSX, but with some QoL changes
Xbox OneFinal Fantasy IX (DL only)SquareSee PSX, but with some QoL changes
SwitchFinal Fantasy IX (DL only)SquareSee PSX, but with some QoL changes
PS3Final Fantasy IX (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
PSPFinal Fantasy IX (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
VitaFinal Fantasy IX (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
GB+GBCFinal Fantasy Legend IISquareThe second SaGa game, solid character development
GB+GBCFinal Fantasy Legend IIISquareThird SaGa game, time travel shenanigans
SNESFinal Fantasy Mystic QuestSquareBaby Final Fantasy!
PSXFinal Fantasy OriginsTose/SquareContains Final Fantasy I and Final Fantasy II (first localized appearance)
VitaFinal Fantasy Origins (PSone Classics)Tose/SquareSee PSX
PSPFinal Fantasy Origins (PSone Classics)Tose/SquareSee PSX
PS3Final Fantasy Origins (PSone Classics)Tose/SquareSee PSX
PSXFinal Fantasy TacticsSquareOften imitated, never duplicated
PSPFinal Fantasy Tactics (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
PS3Final Fantasy Tactics (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
VitaFinal Fantasy Tactics (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
PSPFinal Fantasy Tactics: The War of the LionsTose/Square EnixEnhanced port of the original, changes some character/spell names, a LOT of Shakespearean-type English, MAJOR slowdown with spells, lots of QoL changes
VitaFinal Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions (DL only)Tose/Square EnixSee PSP
DSFinal Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the RiftSquare EnixClass- and clan-based SRPG, similar to its predecessor in lighthearted tone, but far less strict laws in play
GBAFinal Fantasy Tactics AdvanceSquare EnixFar lighter tone than the original FFT, many battles have tricky restrictions due to judges
Wii UFinal Fantasy Tactics Advance (VC)Square EnixSee GBA
JP PSPFinal Fantasy Type-0Square EnixARPG with mission structure like Crisis Core, some RTS battles on overworld map, a large variety of playable characters
PS4Final Fantasy Type-0 HDHexaDrive/Square EnixEnhanced port of the previously JP-only Type-0; very few changes made other than getting rid of multiplayer and adding multiple difficulty levels
Xbox OneFinal Fantasy Type-0 HDHexaDrive/Square EnixSee PS4
JP SFCFinal Fantasy VSquareSo many jobs-
PSPFinal Fantasy V (PSone Classics)Tose/SquareSee PSX
VitaFinal Fantasy V (PSone Classics)Tose/SquareSee PSX
PS3Final Fantasy V (PSone Classics)Tose/SquareSee PSX
GBAFinal Fantasy V AdvanceSquare Enix/ToseUpdated graphics, new jobs, and a new boss battle compared to the original
SNESFinal Fantasy VI (on cart as III)SquareFeatures a more tech-based story than previous entries and a train to suplex
PSPFinal Fantasy VI (PSone Classics)Tose/SquareSee PSX
VitaFinal Fantasy VI (PSone Classics)Tose/SquareSee PSX
PS3Final Fantasy VI (PSone Classics)Tose/SquareSee PSX
GBAFinal Fantasy VI AdvanceSquare Enix/ToseAdded bonus dungeons, Espers, and some graphical polish
PSXFinal Fantasy VIISquareTook the FF series into 3D and made a huge mark on the genre as a whole
SwitchFinal Fantasy VII (DL only)SquareSee PSX, but with some QoL changes
Xbox OneFinal Fantasy VII (DL only)SquareSee PSX, but with some QoL changes
PS4Final Fantasy VII (DL only)SquareSee PSX, but with some QoL changes
VitaFinal Fantasy VII (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
PS3Final Fantasy VII (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
PSPFinal Fantasy VII (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
PSXFinal Fantasy VIIISquareBest card game, not-best stat/leveling system
Xbox OneFinal Fantasy VIII (DL only)SquareSee PSX, but with some QoL changes
PS4Final Fantasy VIII (DL only)SquareSee PSX, but with some QoL changes
VitaFinal Fantasy VIII (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
PS3Final Fantasy VIII (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
PSPFinal Fantasy VIII (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
SwitchFinal Fantasy VIII Remastered (DL only)SquareSee PSX, but with some QoL changes
PS4Final Fantasy VII RemakeSquare EnixTechnically only the first part of FFVII remade as an ARPG, widely expands (and deviates from) the story as originally told
PS5Final Fantasy VII Remake IntergradeSquare EnixA graphically spiffed-up version of the first part of the remake with additional story content
PS2Final Fantasy XSquareFirst Final Fantasy game to feature voice acting, battle system employs manipulation of turn order
PS2Final Fantasy X-2SquareFast-paced Charlie's Angels with banger vocal songs
VitaFinal Fantasy X/X-2 HD RemasterVirtuos/Square EnixSee PS3
PS3Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD RemasterVirtuos/Square EnixBased on the International versions of both games with extra bosses (X) and monster capture mechanics (X-2), as well as an audio drama
PS4Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD RemasterVirtuos/Square EnixSee PS3
SwitchFinal Fantasy X/X-2 HD RemasterVirtuos/Square EnixSee PS3
Xbox OneFinal Fantasy X/X-2: HD RemasterVirtuos/Square EnixSee PS3
PS2Final Fantasy XIISquare EnixHeavy utilization of programming AI tactics in battle, takes place in the same Ivalice as FFT and Vagrant Story
DSFinal Fantasy XII: Revenant WingsThink & Feel/Square EnixSequel to FFXII, in RTSRPG form! Strong focus on Esper summoning, US version is more difficult than JP
Xbox OneFinal Fantasy XII: The Zodiac AgeSquare EnixIncorporates the elements from the previously JP-only International Zodiac Job system, which features multiple license boards and QoL changes
SwitchFinal Fantasy XII: The Zodiac AgeSquare EnixSee XBO
PS4Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac AgeSquare EnixSee XBO
Xbox 360Final Fantasy XIIISquare EnixLinear gameplay with a fast-paced turn-based battle system; the worldbuilding seems to do more harm than good
PS3Final Fantasy XIIISquare EnixStory too complex for its own good and divisively linear, but fun real-time/turn-based hybrid combat
PS3Final Fantasy XIII-2Square EnixTries to correct linearity issues by getting wibbly-wobbly timey-wimey, with mixed results
Xbox 360Final Fantasy XIII-2Square EnixAdds monster capturing and time travel to an already complicated story, gameplay is still just as fun
PS4Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm RebornSquare EnixA massively overhauled MMORPG with heaps of story content through expansions and references spanning the whole series (and beyond)
PS5Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker (DL only)Square EnixBrings the Hydaelyn/Zodiark story to a conclusion... ON THE MOON
PS4Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker (DL only)Square EnixSee PS5
PS5Final Fantasy XIV OnlineSquare EnixSee PS4
Xbox OneFinal Fantasy XVSquare EnixSee PS4
PS4Final Fantasy XVSquare EnixJust a road trip with you and the boys; ARPG combat and a story that spans multiple types of media, famously left somewhat unfinished
Xbox OneFinal Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD (DL only)SummerTimeStudio/Square EnixA condensed version of FFXV's story, with a drastically different artstyle and a shift to a more overhead/isometric perspective
PS4Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD (DL only)SummerTimeStudio/Square EnixSee XBO
SwitchFinal Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD (DL only)SummerTimeStudio/Square EnixSee XBO
DSFront MissionSquare EnixFirst appearance of the game on western shores, with all the walking tanks you can handle
SwitchFront Mission 1st: RemakeSquare Enix/Forever EntertainmentCalled a remake, but more of a remaster of the JP PSX/DS versions
JP PSXFront Mission 2SquareMore mechs, more drama!
PSXFront Mission 3SquareFirst localized title in the series, greater focus on learning abilities from mech parts
VitaFront Mission 3 (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
PSPFront Mission 3 (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
PS3Front Mission 3 (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
PS2Front Mission 4Square EnixMecha SRPG with more complex mechanics such as a day/night system
JP PS2Front Mission 5: Scars of the WarSquare EnixMore tactical Wanzer combat, largely similar to Front Mission 2, with the addition of friendly fire
SwitchHarvestellaSquare Enix/Live WireA meatier storyline than the usual farming sim, competent combat and a solid score
PS2Kingdom HeartsSquareThe OG FF/Disney mashup, before the story started to overcomplicate itself
3DSKingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop DistanceSquare EnixMore ARPG action, more plot confusion; this one brings back the Command Deck from Birth By Sleep and introduces capturable spirits that can influence gameplay
DSKingdom Hearts 358/2 Daysh.a.n.d. Inc./Square EnixStars Organization XIII, takes place parallel to Chain of Memories; mission-like structure with the same ARPG gameplay
PSPKingdom Hearts: Birth By SleepSquare EnixPrequel to the main series, with three playable characters and generally similar ARPG gameplay, albeit with the ability to customize commands available in battle
JP PSPKingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep Final MixSquare EnixAdds new playable episodes and way more story content to the original
PS4Kingdom Hearts: Melody of MemorySquare Enix/IndieszeroSee Switch
SwitchKingdom Hearts: Melody of MemorySquare Enix/IndieszeroThe inevitable Kingdom Hearts rhythm game; characters level their health and attack as they keep the beat to songs throughout the series
Xbox OneKingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory (DL only)Square Enix/IndieszeroSee Switch
PS4Kingdom Hearts: The Story So FarSquare EnixA collection of all collections of Kingdom Hearts games before KHIII
PS4Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 RemixSquare EnixSee XBO
Xbox OneKingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix (DL only)Square EnixSimply put: a combined version of the 1.5 and 2.5 Remix packages (KHI, Re;CoM, 358/2 days movie + KHII, BBS, Coded movie)
SwitchKingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix Cloud Version (DL only)Square EnixSee XBO
PS3Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 RemixSquare EnixContains the previously JP-exclusive Final Mix version of KHI with added story and gameplay changes, Re: Chain of Memories, and a series of cutscenes from 358/2 Days
PS3Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 RemixSquare EnixContains the previously JP-exclusive Final Mix version of KHII and BBS with added story and gameplay changes and a series of cutscenes from Re: coded
PS4Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter PrologueSquare EnixSee XBO
Xbox OneKingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue (DL only)Square EnixContains a remastered Dream Drop Distance, as well as a short interlude game starring Aqua and a cutscene movie referencing the mobile game
SwitchKingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue Cloud Version (DL only)Square EnixSee XBO
PS2Kingdom Hearts IISquare EnixDo you like pressing the triangle button?
Xbox OneKingdom Hearts IIISquare EnixSee PS4
PS4Kingdom Hearts IIISquare EnixA conclusion that leaves more questions than satisfying answers, ARPG gameplay is quite flashy, worlds are bigger but arguably blander
SwitchKingdom Hearts III + Re Mind Cloud Version (DL only)Square EnixSee PS4, but with added story DLC included
PS2Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of MemoriesSquare EnixStill card-based, but with voice acting, new cutscenes, and 3D combat
DSKingdom Hearts Re:codedh.a.n.d. Inc./Square EnixRemake of a mobile-only game, has more puzzles involved than a standard KH game
PSXLegend of ManaSquareGorgeously 2D, beautiful soundtrack, disjointed story with an offbeat structure
SwitchLegend of Mana (DL only)M2/Square EnixSee PS4
PS4Legend of Mana (DL only)M2/Square EnixCleans up the graphics, adds rearranged music, otherwise still the same gorgeous journey
PS3Legend of Mana (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
VitaLegend of Mana (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
PSPLegend of Mana (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
Xbox 360Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIIISquare EnixFinal Fantasy XIII meets Majora's Mask - time management is crucial and stat enhancement is tied to quest completion
PS3Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIIISquare EnixTrims down the party to be only Lightning, time management becomes ultra-important to prevent the apocalypse; completing quests leads to stat growth
SwitchLive A LiveSquare Enix/HistoriaLocalized for the first time with a new HD2D aesthetic, voice acting, and artwork- the game is otherwise the same
JP SFCLive A LiveSquare7 different scenarios in different time periods, shared action bar amongst party in combat
JP WonderswanMakai Toushi SaGaSquareA remake of the first SaGa game (Final Fantasy Legend), upped the graphics and added features like a bestiary and the ability to re-target enemies to not waste attacks once defeated
PS2Musashi: Samurai LegendSquare EnixSequel of sorts to Brave Fencer Musashi with similar ARPG gameplay
PS4NEO: The World Ends With YouSquare Enix/h.a.n.d.See Switch
SwitchNEO: The World Ends With YouSquare Enix/h.a.n.d.Gone is the partner-based system of the first game, replaced by frenetic yet trendy 4-party-member action; as fashionable as ever
PS4NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139...Square Enix/ToylogicBringing Brother Nier's story to the West for the first time, with an additional ending and updated gameplay more akin to Automata
Xbox OneNieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139...Square Enix/ToylogicSee PS4
Xbox SeriesNieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139... (DL only)Square Enix/ToylogicSee PS4
Xbox SeriesOctopath TravelerAcquire/Square EnixSee Switch
SwitchOctopath TravelerAcquire/Square EnixA gorgeous 2D/3D mesh with 8 different protagonists whose stories overlap (albeit very little); fairly robust turn-based combat system
Xbox OneOctopath TravelerAcquire/Square EnixSee Switch
PSXParasite EveSquareHorror JRPG based on a novel, positioning-based combat system
PS3Parasite Eve (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
PSPParasite Eve (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
VitaParasite Eve (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
PSXParasite Eve IISquareMore of a survival-horror slant than the first game, including tank controls!
PS3Parasite Eve II (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
PSPParasite Eve II (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
VitaParasite Eve II (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
JP PSXRacing LagoonSquaresoftTHE street racing/JRPG hybrid, stylish and jazzy
PS2Romancing SaGaSquare EnixRemake of the sandboxy JRPG with gameplay elements taken from other games in the series
JP SFCRomancing SagaSquareA very sandboxy JRPG; multiple playable characters, non-linear in fashion
SwitchRomancing SaGa -Minstrel Song- Remastered (DL/Asia English)Square Enix/BulletsA remaster of the PS2 version with additional playable characters and events
PS5Romancing SaGa -Minstrel Song- Remastered (DL only)Square Enix/BulletsSee Switch
PS4Romancing SaGa -Minstrel Song- Remastered (DL only)Square Enix/BulletsSee Switch
JP SFCRomancing Saga 2SquareNo complete English translation on this console, sandobxy multi-generation spanning story
Xbox OneRomancing SaGa 2 (DL only)ArtePiazza/SquareSee Vita
VitaRomancing SaGa 2 (DL only)ArtePiazza/SquareAdds a new dungeon, new character classes, and overhauls the graphics and audio; these features can also be turned off if desired
PS4Romancing SaGa 2 (DL only)ArtePiazza/SquareSee Vita
SwitchRomancing SaGa 2 (DL only)ArtePiazza/SquareSee Vita
JP SFCRomancing Saga 3SquareNo complete English translation on this console, sandboxy, gorgeous spritework, but difficult
PS4Romancing SaGa 3 (DL only)ArtePiazza/SquareSee Vita
VitaRomancing SaGa 3 (DL only)ArtePiazza/SquareAdds new storylines, a new dungeon, a NG+ mode, updated graphics, and the ability to play the game as originally made
SwitchRomancing SaGa 3 (DL only)ArtePiazza/SquareSee Vita
Xbox OneRomancing SaGa 3 (DL only)ArtePiazza/SquareSee Vita
JP SFCRudra no HihouSquareCreate your own spells! Ultra-pretty sprites!
JP DSSaGa 2: Hihou Densetsu - Goddess of DestinyRacjin/Square EnixA ground-up remake of Final Fantasy Legend II, with more sidequests and the removal of random battles
JP DSSaGa 3: Jikuu no Hasha - Shadow or LightRacjin/Square EnixGiven the same treatment as its predecessor from Final Fantasy Legend III
PSXSaGa FrontierSquare7 scenarios with complicated leveling mechanics, woefully left unfinished
PSXSaGa Frontier 2SquareWatercolored, hand-drawn backgrounds and complex leveling with only 2 scenarios
PS4SaGa Frontier Remastered (DL only)Square Enix/BulletsSee Switch
SwitchSaGa Frontier Remastered (DL only)Square Enix/BulletsAdds new cutscenes and the long-awaited 8th playable character, as well as spiffs up the graphics
SwitchSaGa Scarlet Grace: Ambitions (DL only)Studio Reel/Square EnixSee PS4
PS4SaGa Scarlet Grace: Ambitions (DL only)Studio Reel/Square EnixUses the traditional SaGa format of taking actions to increase parameters rather than leveling, 4 different protagonists to choose from, very nonlinear as usual
SNESSecret of EvermoreSquare SoftAn ARPG featuring a boy and his dog traveling through different eras; never released in Japan
PS4Secret of ManaQ Studios/SquareSee Vita
SNESSecret of ManaSquareActually the second Mana game, up to 3-player co-op
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
JP SFCSeiken Densetsu 3SquareThe character you choose at the start determines your storyline, otherwise plays like SoM
JP 3DSSlime Mori Mori Dragon Quest 3: Daikaizoku to Shippo DanSquare Enix
PS4Star Ocean: First Departure R (DL only)Tose/Square Enix/Tri-AceAdds new character illustrations and makes QoL changes to the PSP version
SwitchStar Ocean: First Departure R (DL only)Tose/Square Enix/Tri-AceSee PS4
PS4Star Ocean: The Last Hope - 4K/Full HD Edition (DL only)Tri-Ace/Square EnixSee PS3, but with prettier graphics
SNESSuper Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven StarsSquareFun little turn-based game with a cute artstyle and rhythmic button pressing to maximize damage
Wii USuper Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars (VC)SquareSee SNES
PSPTactics Ogre: Let Us Cling TogetherSquare Enix/QuestAllows for revisiting of plot points to see how alternate major decisions would have changed the story
VitaTactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together (DL only)Square Enix/QuestSee PSP
PS5Tactics Ogre: RebornSquare EnixRevises the combat from the PSP version (Let Us Cling Together) and remasters the sound (but not the sprites)
PS4Tactics Ogre: RebornSquare EnixSee PS5
SwitchTactics Ogre: RebornSquare EnixSee PS5
PS4The DioField ChronicleLancarse/Square EnixSee PS5
Xbox OneThe DioField ChronicleLancarse/Square EnixSee PS5
Xbox SeriesThe DioField ChronicleLancarse/Square EnixSee PS5
PS5The DioField ChronicleLancarse/Square EnixReal-time (ish) strategy and political intrigue abound, battles move more quickly than expected, decent unit variety
SwitchThe DioField ChronicleLancarse/Square EnixSee PS5
GB+GBCThe Final Fantasy LegendSquareActually the first game in the SaGa series, has many different playable races and monsters
Xbox 360The Last RemnantSquare EnixBattles are done in large-scale- each character leads a squad of units, too much grinding can notoriously make the game too difficult
SwitchThe Last Remnant Remastered (DL only)Square EnixSee PS4
PS4The Last Remnant Remastered (DL only)Square EnixAdds a ton of QoL improvements originally from the PC version (removal of leader limits, a turbo mode for battles, etc) as well as spiffing up the visuals
DSThe World Ends With YouJupiter/Square EnixA fashionable, frantic ARPG that utilizes badges of sorts to determine attack abilities
SwitchThe World Ends With You Final RemixJupiter/Square EnixAdds an extra scenario, but incorporates awkward motion/touch controls
PSXThreads of FateSquareTwo-scenario ARPG with unconventional stat-increasing mechanics
PS3Threads of Fate (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
VitaThreads of Fate (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
PSPThreads of Fate (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
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
SwitchTrials of ManaXeen/Square EnixSee PS4
SwitchTriangle StrategySquare Enix/ArtdinkAn SRPG core with a heavy emphasis on narrative decision-making and trying to sway party members to agree with your decisions
PS2Unlimited SagaSquareMuch-maligned game with 7 different protagonists, a board-game style of exploration, and an obtuse combat system
PSXVagrant StorySquareDarker-themed ARPG with the same setting as Final Fantasy XII and Tactics, heavy crafting focus
PSPVagrant Story (Psone Classics)SquareSee PSX
VitaVagrant Story (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
PS3Vagrant Story (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
PS5Valkyrie ElysiumSoleil/Square EnixA side game (but not really) that leans far, far, far more heavily into action than RPG elements, with a skill tree to upgrade stats and general disappointment for fans of the series
PS4Valkyrie ElysiumSoleil/Square EnixSee PS5
PS4Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth (DL only)Square EnixSee PSP
PS5Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth (DL only)Square EnixSee PSP
PS4Various Daylife (DL only)Dokidoki Groove Works/Square EnixSee Switch
SwitchVarious Daylife (DL only)Dokidoki Groove Works/Square EnixDo jobs, juggle gaining (and losing!) XP as a result of said jobs, maybe do some quests, repeat (with some element of social links)
SwitchVoice of Cards: The Beasts of Burden (DL only)Square EnixDoesn't drastically shake up the formula from the first 2 games, but does add a monster-taming mechanic and features a female GM
PS4Voice of Cards: The Beasts of Burden (DL only)Square EnixSee Switch
SwitchVoice of Cards: The Forsaken Maiden (DL only)Alim/Square EnixSee PS4
PS4Voice of Cards: The Forsaken Maiden (DL only)Alim/Square EnixAn experience largely the same as the first game, but with a new, arguably more relaxing story and atmosphere
SwitchVoice of Cards: The Isle Dragon Roars (DL only)Alim/Square EnixYoko Taro makes a card game with a heavy tabletop aesthetic
PS4Voice of Cards: The Isle Dragon Roars (DL only)Alim/Square EnixSee Switch
PS4World of Final FantasySquare EnixSee Vita
VitaWorld of Final FantasySquare EnixChibified/simplified return to turn-based FF combat, where stacking characters confers stronger attacks
SwitchWorld of Final Fantasy MaximaSquare EnixSee XBO
Xbox OneWorld of Final Fantasy MaximaSquare EnixAdds QoL changes, superbosses, New Game+, and the ability to change your characters into classic FF characters in battle
PS4World of Final Fantasy MaximaSquare EnixSee XBO
PSXXenogearsSquareAlmost unlocalized due to heavy religious/philosophical themes, action point-based combat
PS3Xenogears (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
PSPXenogears (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
VitaXenogears (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX