Square-Enix

ConsoleNameReleaseGenreLucca's Notes
PS4Actraiser Renaissance (DL only)2021Action-PlatformSee Switch
SwitchActraiser Renaissance (DL only)2021StrategyAdds 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
JP SFCBahamut Lagoon1996StrategySquare's oft-forgotten SRPG child, divine spritework
PSXBrave Fencer Musashi1998ActionARPG with day/night cycle, elemental sword attacks
PSXChocobo's Dungeon 21999Dungeon CrawlerMystery Dungeon, but with 100% more Kweh
SwitchChocobo's Mystery Dungeon Every Buddy! (DL only)2019Dungeon CrawlerSee PS4
PS4Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon Every Buddy! (DL only)2019Dungeon CrawlerEnhanced 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
JP PSXChocobo no Fushigi na Dungeon1997Dungeon CrawlerChocobo's first roguelike experience with some town-building elements; spells are leveled with repeated use
JP WonderswanChocobo no Fushigi na Dungeon1999Dungeon CrawlerSee JP PSX, but without color
PSXChrono Cross2000Turn-BasedMasterful soundtrack, confusingly related to Chrono Trigger
PSPChrono Cross (PSone Classics)2011Turn-BasedSee PSX
VitaChrono Cross (PSone Classics)2012Turn-BasedSee PSX
PS3Chrono Cross (PSone Classics)2011Turn-BasedSee PSX
SwitchChrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition2022Turn-BasedSee PS4
PS4Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition (DL only)2022Turn-BasedA remaster of the dimension-hopper with QoL features, also contains the first localized appearance of Radical Dreamers
Xbox OneChrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition (DL only)2022Turn-BasedSee PS4
SNESChrono Trigger1995Turn-BasedA shining example of the genre as a whole, a time-travel story done right
DSChrono Trigger2008Turn-BasedIf you must play a version of this game (and you must), this one is a good choice- it has extra cut content!
VitaChrono Trigger (PSone Classics)2012Turn-BasedSee PSX
PSPChrono Trigger (PSone Classics)2011Turn-BasedSee PSX
PS3Chrono Trigger (PSone Classics)2011Turn-BasedSee PSX
SwitchCollection of Mana2019ActionBrings 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)2020Turn-BasedA collection of the original versions of the first three SaGa games along with UI/QoL additions/improvements
PS4Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII- Reunion2022ActionSee PS5
PS5Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII- Reunion2022ActionAdds many QoL features and alters the visuals/voices to be more in line with FFVII Remake
Xbox SeriesCrisis Core -Final Fantasy VII- Reunion2022ActionSee PS5
SwitchCrisis Core -Final Fantasy VII- Reunion2022ActionSee PS5
Xbox OneCrisis Core -Final Fantasy VII- Reunion2022ActionSee PS5
PSPCrisis Core: Final Fantasy VII2008ActionARPG featuring not-Cloud in a prequel to FFVII, slot machines can affect the tide of battle, mission-based structure
PS3Crystal Defenders2009StrategyFinal Fantasy-themed tower defense, cute spritework, unit management and leveling is important
Xbox 360Crystal Defenders2009StrategyA Final Fantasy-themed tower defense game where leveling units is crucial to survival
PSPCrystal Defenders (DL only)2010StrategyFinal Fantasy tower defense game set in Ivalice using classes from FFTA2. strategy involves leveling units
PS2Dawn of Mana2007ActionDoes away with many conventions of the series, large focus on item throwing, level gains are reset between areas
PS2Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII2006ActionAn ARPG starring Midgar's favorite brooding gun-toting mutant
PSPDissidia 012 [duodecim] Final Fantasy2011FightingAdds 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)2012FightingSee PSP
PSPDissidia Final Fantasy2009FightingA 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)2012FightingSee PSP
SwitchDragon Quest (DL only)2019Turn-BasedPort of the relocalized mobile version, with redrawn character/monster sprites
PS4Dragon Quest Builders2016Action/SandboxSee Vita
SwitchDragon Quest Builders2018Action/SandboxSee Vita
VitaDragon Quest Builders (DL only)2016Action/SandboxA 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 22019Action/SandboxRestore 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 22021Action/SandboxSee PS4
Xbox SeriesDragon Quest Builders 22021Action/SandboxSee PS4
SwitchDragon Quest Builders 22019Action/SandboxSee PS4
SwitchDragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line (DL only)2019Turn-BasedPort of the relocalized mobile version, with redrawn character/monster sprites
SwitchDragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation (DL only)2019Turn-BasedPort of the relocalized mobile version, with redrawn character/monster sprites
JP 3DSDragon Quest Monsters: Joker 32016Monster CollectingMore 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 3D2012Monster CollectingA remake of Dragon Warrior Monsters, with more monsters to train/breed, a larger party size, and a 3D world to explore
SwitchDragon Quest Treasures2022Action/Monster CollectingA 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 King2017Turn-BasedAdds 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 Age2018Turn-BasedNo 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
Xbox OneDragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition2020Turn-BasedSee Switch
SwitchDragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition2019Turn-BasedLots of QoL changes including adding the symphonic score, extra quests/party chat, and more; can be played in either 2D or 3D modes
PS4Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition2020Turn-BasedSee Switch
SwitchDungeon Encounters (DL only)2021Dungeon CrawlerSee PS4
PS4Dungeon Encounters (DL only)2021Dungeon CrawlerStrips down dungeon delving to its most barebones- mapping out a 99 floor complex tile by tile, streamlines the ATB system
PSPFinal Fantasy2007Turn-BasedUses bonus dungeon and translation from Dawn of Souls (GBA), has updated 2D graphics, FMVs and soundtrack, arguably the definitive version of the game
NESFinal Fantasy1990Turn-BasedWhat 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
PS4Final Fantasy (Pixel Remaster) (DL only)2023Turn-BasedA polishing of the NES version with the ability to switch between original/rearranged soundtracks and adjustable XP gains/encounter rates with other QoL included
SwitchFinal Fantasy (Pixel Remaster) (DL only)2023Turn-BasedSee PS4
DSFinal Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light2010Turn-BasedA return to classic form for the series with a job-like system; the predecessor to Bravely Default
GB+GBCFinal Fantasy Adventure1991ActionActually the first game in the Mana series, plays rather like Zelda with more RPG elements
PSXFinal Fantasy Anthology1999Turn-BasedContains Final Fantasy V (first localized appearance) and Final Fantasy VI
PSXFinal Fantasy Chronicles2001Turn-BasedContains inferior versions of Final Fantasy IV and Chrono Trigger
GameCubeFinal Fantasy Crystal Chronicles2004ActionMultiplayer ARPG- no traditional leveling, using items instead
WiiFinal Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of Time2009ActionARPG with a customizable avatar character and the ability to cross-play with the DS version
DSFinal Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of Time2008ActionIsometric ARPG dungeon crawl with character creation, can link to other DS or Wii copies of the game for multiplayer
WiiFinal Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a Darklord (WiiWare)2009StrategyA 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)2009SimulationA cute town-building simulator/RPG with the Final Fantasy trappings
DSFinal Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring of Fates2009ActionThe multiplayer ARPG returns with changes to the playable classes and visible equipment
WiiFinal Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Crystal Bearers2009ActionARPG; there is no party system, equipment and thorough exploration are the only ways to upgrade stats
PS4Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered (DL only)2020ActionAdds new dungeons, equipment, skins, and online cross-platform play (but strangely no local or cross-region)
SwitchFinal Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered (DL only)2020ActionSee PS4
GBAFinal Fantasy I & II: Dawn of Souls2004Turn-BasedAdds dungeons and tweaks the translation of the originals
PS4Final Fantasy I-VI Collection2023Turn-BasedAs the title implies, a bundled version of all 6 Pixel Remasters
SwitchFinal Fantasy I-VI Collection2023Turn-BasedSee PS4
PSPFinal Fantasy II2007Turn-BasedSee above
JP FCFinal Fantasy II1988Turn-BasedLeveling is done via utilizing skills rather than experience- a drastic and much-maligned design choice
SNESFinal Fantasy II1991Turn-BasedActually Final Fantasy IV, Introduced the Active Time Battle system and removed the ability to customize party members
PS4Final Fantasy II (Pixel Remaster) (DL only)2023Turn-BasedA polishing of the FC version with the ability to switch between original/rearranged soundtracks and adjustable XP gains/encounters, other QoL also included
SwitchFinal Fantasy II (Pixel Remaster) (DL only)2023Turn-BasedSee PS4
DSFinal Fantasy III2006Turn-BasedFirst appearance of the job-heavy game in the west
JP FCFinal Fantasy III1990Turn-BasedFirst Final Fantasy to feature the job-change system
PSPFinal Fantasy III (DL only)2012Turn-BasedPort of the DS version of the game
VitaFinal Fantasy III (DL only)2012Turn-BasedSee PSP
SwitchFinal Fantasy III (Pixel Remaster) (DL only)2023Turn-BasedSee PS4
PS4Final Fantasy III (Pixel Remaster) (DL only)2023Turn-BasedA polishing of the FC version with the ability to switch between original/rearranged soundtracks and adjustable XP gains/encounters along with other QoL
PS4Final Fantasy IV (Pixel Remaster) (DL only)2023Turn-BasedA polishing of the SNES version (for better or worse) with the ability to switch between original/rearranged soundtracks and adjustable XP gains/encounters as well as other QoL features
SwitchFinal Fantasy IV (Pixel Remaster) (DL only)2023Turn-BasedSee PS4
PSPFinal Fantasy IV: The Complete Collection2011Turn-BasedContains 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)2011Turn-BasedSee PSP
GBAFinal Fantasy IV Advance2005Turn-BasedRevised translation and plot polish of the original, as well as graphical improvements
PSXFinal Fantasy IX2000Turn-BasedTakes the series back to its fantasy roots, lots of callbacks to older entries
Xbox OneFinal Fantasy IX (DL only)2019Turn-BasedSee PSX, but with some QoL changes
PS4Final Fantasy IX (DL only)2000Turn-BasedSee PSX, but with some QoL changes
SwitchFinal Fantasy IX (DL only)2019Turn-BasedSee PSX, but with some QoL changes
VitaFinal Fantasy IX (PSone Classics)2010Turn-BasedSee PSX
PSPFinal Fantasy IX (PSone Classics)2010Turn-BasedSee PSX
PS3Final Fantasy IX (PSone Classics)2010Turn-BasedSee PSX
GB+GBCFinal Fantasy Legend II1991Turn-BasedThe second SaGa game, solid character development
GB+GBCFinal Fantasy Legend III1993Turn-BasedThird SaGa game, time travel shenanigans
SNESFinal Fantasy Mystic Quest1992Turn-BasedBaby Final Fantasy!
PSXFinal Fantasy Origins2003Turn-BasedContains Final Fantasy I and Final Fantasy II (first localized appearance)
PS3Final Fantasy Origins (PSone Classics)2012Turn-BasedSee PSX
PSPFinal Fantasy Origins (PSone Classics)2012Turn-BasedSee PSX
VitaFinal Fantasy Origins (PSone Classics)2012Turn-BasedSee PSX
PSXFinal Fantasy Tactics1998StrategyOften imitated, never duplicated
VitaFinal Fantasy Tactics (PSone Classics)2009StrategySee PSX
PSPFinal Fantasy Tactics (PSone Classics)2009StrategySee PSX
PS3Final Fantasy Tactics (PSone Classics)2009StrategySee PSX
PSPFinal Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions2007StrategyEnhanced 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)2007StrategySee PSP
DSFinal Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift2008StrategyClass- and clan-based SRPG, similar to its predecessor in lighthearted tone, but far less strict laws in play
GBAFinal Fantasy Tactics Advance2003StrategyFar lighter tone than the original FFT, many battles have tricky restrictions due to judges
Wii UFinal Fantasy Tactics Advance (VC)2016StrategySee GBA
JP PSPFinal Fantasy Type-02011ActionARPG with mission structure like Crisis Core, some RTS battles on overworld map, a large variety of playable characters
Xbox OneFinal Fantasy Type-0 HD2015ActionSee PS4
PS4Final Fantasy Type-0 HD2015ActionEnhanced port of the previously JP-only Type-0; very few changes made other than getting rid of multiplayer and adding multiple difficulty levels
JP SFCFinal Fantasy V1992Turn-BasedSo many jobs-
PS4Final Fantasy V (Pixel Remaster) (DL only)2023Turn-BasedA polishing of the SFC version (for better or worse) with the ability to switch between original/rearranged soundtracks and adjustable XP gains/encounters as well as other QoL features
SwitchFinal Fantasy V (Pixel Remaster) (DL only)2023Turn-BasedSee PS4
PSPFinal Fantasy V (PSone Classics)2011Turn-BasedSee PSX
VitaFinal Fantasy V (PSone Classics)2011Turn-BasedSee PSX
PS3Final Fantasy V (PSone Classics)2011Turn-BasedSee PSX
GBAFinal Fantasy V Advance2006Turn-BasedUpdated graphics, new jobs, and a new boss battle compared to the original
SNESFinal Fantasy VI (on cart as III)1994Turn-BasedFeatures a more tech-based story than previous entries and a train to suplex
SwitchFinal Fantasy VI (Pixel Remaster) (DL only)2023Turn-BasedSee PS4
PS4Final Fantasy VI (Pixel Remaster) (DL only)2023Turn-BasedA polishing of the SNES version (for better or worse) with the ability to switch between original/rearranged soundtracks and adjustable XP gains/encounter rates as well as other QoL features
PS3Final Fantasy VI (PSone Classics)2011Turn-BasedSee PSX
PSPFinal Fantasy VI (PSone Classics)2011Turn-BasedSee PSX
VitaFinal Fantasy VI (PSone Classics)2011Turn-BasedSee PSX
GBAFinal Fantasy VI Advance2007Turn-BasedAdded bonus dungeons, Espers, and some graphical polish
PSXFinal Fantasy VII1997Turn-BasedTook the FF series into 3D and made a huge mark on the genre as a whole
Xbox OneFinal Fantasy VII (DL only)2019Turn-BasedSee PSX, but with some QoL changes
PS4Final Fantasy VII (DL only)1997Turn-BasedSee PSX, but with some QoL changes
SwitchFinal Fantasy VII (DL only)2019Turn-BasedSee PSX, but with some QoL changes
PSPFinal Fantasy VII (PSone Classics)2011Turn-BasedSee PSX
PS3Final Fantasy VII (PSone Classics)2009Turn-BasedSee PSX
VitaFinal Fantasy VII (PSone Classics)2011Turn-BasedSee PSX
PSXFinal Fantasy VIII1999Turn-BasedBest card game, not-best stat/leveling system
PS3Final Fantasy VIII (PSone Classics)2009Turn-BasedSee PSX
PSPFinal Fantasy VIII (PSone Classics)2009Turn-BasedSee PSX
VitaFinal Fantasy VIII (PSone Classics)2009Turn-BasedSee PSX
Xbox OneFinal Fantasy VIII Remastered (DL only)2019Turn-BasedSee PSX, but with some QoL changes
PS4Final Fantasy VIII Remastered (DL only)1999Turn-BasedSee PSX, but with some QoL changes
SwitchFinal Fantasy VIII Remastered (DL only)2019Turn-BasedSee PSX, but with some QoL changes
PS4Final Fantasy VII Remake2020ActionTechnically only the first part of FFVII remade as an ARPG, widely expands (and deviates from) the story as originally told
PS5Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade2021ActionA graphically spiffed-up version of the first part of the remake with additional story content
PS2Final Fantasy X2001Turn-BasedFirst Final Fantasy game to feature voice acting, battle system employs manipulation of turn order
PS2Final Fantasy X-22003Turn-BasedFast-paced Charlie's Angels with banger vocal songs
PS4Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster2014Turn-BasedSee PS3
PS3Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster2014Turn-BasedBased on the International versions of both games with extra bosses (X) and monster capture mechanics (X-2), as well as an audio drama
SwitchFinal Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster2019Turn-BasedSee PS3
VitaFinal Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster2014Turn-BasedSee PS3
Xbox OneFinal Fantasy X/X-2: HD Remaster2019Turn-BasedSee PS3
PS2Final Fantasy XII2006Turn-BasedHeavy utilization of programming AI tactics in battle, takes place in the same Ivalice as FFT and Vagrant Story
DSFinal Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings2007StrategySequel to FFXII, in RTSRPG form! Strong focus on Esper summoning, US version is more difficult than JP
SwitchFinal Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age2019Turn-BasedSee XBO
Xbox OneFinal Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age2019Turn-BasedIncorporates the elements from the previously JP-only International Zodiac Job system, which features multiple license boards and QoL changes
PS4Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age2017Turn-BasedSee XBO
Xbox 360Final Fantasy XIII2010Turn-BasedLinear gameplay with a fast-paced turn-based battle system; the worldbuilding seems to do more harm than good
PS3Final Fantasy XIII2010Turn-BasedStory too complex for its own good and divisively linear, but fun real-time/turn-based hybrid combat
Xbox 360Final Fantasy XIII-22012Turn-BasedAdds monster capturing and time travel to an already complicated story, gameplay is still just as fun
PS3Final Fantasy XIII-22012Turn-BasedTries to correct linearity issues by getting wibbly-wobbly timey-wimey, with mixed results
PS4Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn2014MMORPGA massively overhauled MMORPG with heaps of story content through expansions and references spanning the whole series (and beyond)
PS5Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker (DL only)2021MMORPGBrings the Hydaelyn/Zodiark story to a conclusion... ON THE MOON
PS4Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker (DL only)2021MMORPGSee PS5
PS5Final Fantasy XIV Online2021MMORPGSee PS4
Xbox OneFinal Fantasy XV2016Turn-BasedSee PS4
PS4Final Fantasy XV2016ActionJust a road trip with you and the boys; ARPG combat and a story that spans multiple types of media, famously left somewhat unfinished
PS5Final Fantasy XVI2023ActionTake traditional Final Fantasy concepts, add Game of Thrones politicking and tone, mix in Devil May Cry combat, add a dash of kaiju fights, and you have yourself a bold new step for the series
PS4Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD (DL only)2018ActionSee XBO
SwitchFinal Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD (DL only)2018ActionSee XBO
Xbox OneFinal Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD (DL only)2018ActionA condensed version of FFXV's story, with a drastically different artstyle and a shift to a more overhead/isometric perspective
DSFront Mission2007StrategyFirst appearance of the game on western shores, with all the walking tanks you can handle
SwitchFront Mission 1st: Remake2022StrategyCalled a remake, but more of a remaster of the JP PSX/DS versions
PS5Front Mission 1st: Remake (DL only)2023StrategySee Switch
Xbox OneFront Mission 1st: Remake (DL only)2023StrategySee Switch
Xbox SeriesFront Mission 1st: Remake (DL only)2023StrategySee Switch
PS4Front Mission 1st: Remake (DL only)2023StrategySee Switch
JP PSXFront Mission 21997StrategyMore mechs, more drama!
PSXFront Mission 32000StrategyFirst localized title in the series, greater focus on learning abilities from mech parts
PS3Front Mission 3 (PSone Classics)2010StrategySee PSX
PSPFront Mission 3 (PSone Classics)2010StrategySee PSX
VitaFront Mission 3 (PSone Classics)2012StrategySee PSX
PS2Front Mission 42004StrategyMecha SRPG with more complex mechanics such as a day/night system
JP PS2Front Mission 5: Scars of the War2005StrategyMore tactical Wanzer combat, largely similar to Front Mission 2, with the addition of friendly fire
SwitchHarvestella2022Action/SimulationA meatier storyline than the usual farming sim, competent combat and a solid score
PS4Infinity Strash: Dragon Quest - The Adventure of Dai2023ActionSee XS
PS5Infinity Strash: Dragon Quest - The Adventure of Dai2023ActionSee XS
SwitchInfinity Strash: Dragon Quest - The Adventure of Dai2023ActionSee XS
Xbox SeriesInfinity Strash: Dragon Quest - The Adventure of Dai (DL only)2023ActionDo you like Powerpoint presentations? Unfinished adaptations of anime? Stiff action combat? This is the game for you!
PS2Kingdom Hearts2002ActionThe OG FF/Disney mashup, before the story started to overcomplicate itself
3DSKingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance2012ActionMore 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 Days2009ActionStars Organization XIII, takes place parallel to Chain of Memories; mission-like structure with the same ARPG gameplay
PSPKingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep2010ActionPrequel 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 Mix2011ActionAdds new playable episodes and way more story content to the original
PS4Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory2020RhythmSee Switch
SwitchKingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory2020RhythmThe 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)2020RhythmSee Switch
PS4Kingdom Hearts: The Story So Far2018ActionA collection of all collections of Kingdom Hearts games before KHIII
PS4Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix2017ActionSee XBO
Xbox OneKingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix (DL only)2020ActionSimply 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)2022ActionSee XBO
PS3Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix2013ActionContains 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 Remix2014ActionContains 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 Prologue2017ActionSee XBO
Xbox OneKingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue (DL only)2020ActionContains 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)2022ActionSee XBO
PS2Kingdom Hearts II2006ActionDo you like pressing the triangle button?
PS4Kingdom Hearts III2019ActionA conclusion that leaves more questions than satisfying answers, ARPG gameplay is quite flashy, worlds are bigger but arguably blander
Xbox OneKingdom Hearts III2020ActionSee PS4
SwitchKingdom Hearts III + Re Mind Cloud Version (DL only)2022ActionSee PS4, but with added story DLC included
PS2Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories2008Action/Card-BasedStill card-based, but with voice acting, new cutscenes, and 3D combat
DSKingdom Hearts Re:coded2011ActionRemake of a mobile-only game, has more puzzles involved than a standard KH game
PSXLegend of Mana2000ActionGorgeously 2D, beautiful soundtrack, disjointed story with an offbeat structure
PS4Legend of Mana (DL only)2021ActionCleans up the graphics, adds rearranged music, otherwise still the same gorgeous journey
SwitchLegend of Mana (DL only)2021ActionSee PS4
VitaLegend of Mana (PSone Classics)2012ActionSee PSX
PSPLegend of Mana (PSone Classics)2011ActionSee PSX
PS3Legend of Mana (PSone Classics)2011ActionSee PSX
Xbox 360Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII2014ActionFinal Fantasy XIII meets Majora's Mask - time management is crucial and stat enhancement is tied to quest completion
PS3Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII2014ActionTrims down the party to be only Lightning, time management becomes ultra-important to prevent the apocalypse; completing quests leads to stat growth
SwitchLive A Live2022Turn-BasedLocalized for the first time with a new HD2D aesthetic, voice acting, and artwork- the game is otherwise the same
JP SFCLive A Live1994Turn-Based7 different scenarios in different time periods, shared action bar amongst party in combat
PS5Live A Live (DL only)2023Turn-BasedSee Switch
PS4Live A Live (DL only)2023Turn-BasedSee Switch
JP WonderswanMakai Toushi SaGa2002Turn-BasedA 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 Legend2005ActionSequel of sorts to Brave Fencer Musashi with similar ARPG gameplay
SwitchNEO: The World Ends With You2021ActionGone is the partner-based system of the first game, replaced by frenetic yet trendy 4-party-member action; as fashionable as ever
PS4NEO: The World Ends With You2021ActionSee Switch
Xbox OneNieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139...2021ActionSee PS4
PS4NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139...2021ActionBringing Brother Nier's story to the West for the first time, with an additional ending and updated gameplay more akin to Automata
Xbox SeriesNieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139... (DL only)2021ActionSee PS4
Xbox OneOctopath Traveler2021Turn-BasedSee Switch
SwitchOctopath Traveler2018Turn-BasedA gorgeous 2D/3D mesh with 8 different protagonists whose stories overlap (albeit very little); fairly robust turn-based combat system
Xbox SeriesOctopath Traveler2021Turn-BasedSee Switch
SwitchOctopath Traveler II2023Turn-BasedSee PS5
PS4Octopath Traveler II2023Turn-BasedSee PS5
PS5Octopath Traveler II2023Turn-BasedA true iterative improvement over the first game; more detailed character interactions between a new eightfold-cast with HD-2D visuals
PSXParasite Eve1998Action/HorrorHorror JRPG based on a novel, positioning-based combat system
PSPParasite Eve (PSone Classics)2011ActionSee PSX
VitaParasite Eve (PSone Classics)2012Action/HorrorSee PSX
PS3Parasite Eve (PSone Classics)2011ActionSee PSX
PSXParasite Eve II2000Action/HorrorMore of a survival-horror slant than the first game, including tank controls!
PS3Parasite Eve II (PSone Classics)2011ActionSee PSX
PSPParasite Eve II (PSone Classics)2011ActionSee PSX
VitaParasite Eve II (PSone Classics)2012Action/HorrorSee PSX
JP PSXRacing Lagoon1999SportsTHE street racing/JRPG hybrid, stylish and jazzy
PS2Romancing SaGa2005Turn-BasedRemake of the sandboxy JRPG with gameplay elements taken from other games in the series
JP SFCRomancing Saga1992Turn-BasedA very sandboxy JRPG; multiple playable characters, non-linear in fashion
SwitchRomancing SaGa -Minstrel Song- Remastered (DL/Asia English)2022Turn-BasedA remaster of the PS2 version with additional playable characters and events
PS5Romancing SaGa -Minstrel Song- Remastered (DL only)2022Turn-BasedSee Switch
PS4Romancing SaGa -Minstrel Song- Remastered (DL only)2022Turn-BasedSee Switch
JP SFCRomancing Saga 21993Turn-BasedNo complete English translation on this console, sandobxy multi-generation spanning story
SwitchRomancing SaGa 2 (DL only)2017Turn-BasedSee Vita
Xbox OneRomancing SaGa 2 (DL only)2017Turn-BasedSee Vita
VitaRomancing SaGa 2 (DL only)2017Turn-BasedAdds 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)2017Turn-BasedSee Vita
JP SFCRomancing Saga 31995Turn-BasedNo complete English translation on this console, sandboxy, gorgeous spritework, but difficult
SwitchRomancing SaGa 3 (DL only)2019Turn-BasedSee Vita
VitaRomancing SaGa 3 (DL only)2019Turn-BasedAdds new storylines, a new dungeon, a NG+ mode, updated graphics, and the ability to play the game as originally made
PS4Romancing SaGa 3 (DL only)2019Turn-BasedSee Vita
Xbox OneRomancing SaGa 3 (DL only)2019Turn-BasedSee Vita
JP SFCRudra no Hihou1996Turn-BasedCreate your own spells! Ultra-pretty sprites!
JP DSSaGa 2: Hihou Densetsu - Goddess of Destiny2009Turn-BasedA 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 Light2011Turn-BasedGiven the same treatment as its predecessor from Final Fantasy Legend III
PSXSaGa Frontier1998Turn-Based7 scenarios with complicated leveling mechanics, woefully left unfinished
PSXSaGa Frontier 22000Turn-BasedWatercolored, hand-drawn backgrounds and complex leveling with only 2 scenarios
SwitchSaGa Frontier Remastered (DL only)2021Turn-BasedAdds new cutscenes and the long-awaited 8th playable character, as well as spiffs up the graphics
PS4SaGa Frontier Remastered (DL only)2021Turn-BasedSee Switch
PS4SaGa Scarlet Grace: Ambitions (DL only)2018Turn-BasedUses the traditional SaGa format of taking actions to increase parameters rather than leveling, 4 different protagonists to choose from, very nonlinear as usual
SwitchSaGa Scarlet Grace: Ambitions (DL only)2019Turn-BasedSee PS4
SNESSecret of Evermore1995ActionAn ARPG featuring a boy and his dog traveling through different eras; never released in Japan
PS4Secret of Mana2018ActionSee Vita
SNESSecret of Mana1993ActionActually the second Mana game, up to 3-player co-op
VitaSecret of Mana (DL only)2018ActionRemade in 3D with a lot of the original visual charm missing, a new translation, adds voiced dialogue and makes QoL changes
JP SFCSeiken Densetsu 31995ActionThe character you choose at the start determines your storyline, otherwise plays like SoM
JP 3DSSlime Mori Mori Dragon Quest 3: Daikaizoku to Shippo Dan2011Action
PS4Star Ocean: First Departure R (DL only)2019ActionAdds new character illustrations and makes QoL changes to the PSP version
SwitchStar Ocean: First Departure R (DL only)2019ActionSee PS4
PS4Star Ocean: The Last Hope - 4K/Full HD Edition (DL only)2017ActionSee PS3, but with prettier graphics
SNESSuper Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars1996Timed Turn-BasedFun 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)2016Turn-BasedSee SNES
PSPTactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together2011StrategyAllows for revisiting of plot points to see how alternate major decisions would have changed the story
VitaTactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together (DL only)2012StrategySee PSP
PS5Tactics Ogre: Reborn2022StrategyRevises the combat from the PSP version (Let Us Cling Together) and remasters the sound (but not the sprites)
SwitchTactics Ogre: Reborn2022StrategySee PS5
PS4Tactics Ogre: Reborn2022StrategySee PS5
3DSTheatrhythm Final Fantasy2012RhythmComplete rhythm games using the touch screen to the tune of classic FF songs to level your all-star cast
3DSTheatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call2014RhythmSimilar to the first game, but with quests to complete to unlock new characters and a wider song selection overall
PS4The DioField Chronicle2022StrategySee PS5
Xbox SeriesThe DioField Chronicle2022StrategySee PS5
SwitchThe DioField Chronicle2022StrategySee PS5
PS5The DioField Chronicle2022StrategyReal-time (ish) strategy and political intrigue abound, battles move more quickly than expected, decent unit variety
Xbox OneThe DioField Chronicle2022StrategySee PS5
GB+GBCThe Final Fantasy Legend1990Turn-BasedActually the first game in the SaGa series, has many different playable races and monsters
Xbox 360The Last Remnant2009Turn-BasedBattles are done in large-scale- each character leads a squad of units, too much grinding can notoriously make the game too difficult
PS4The Last Remnant Remastered (DL only)2018Turn-BasedAdds 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
SwitchThe Last Remnant Remastered (DL only)2019Turn-BasedSee PS4
DSThe World Ends With You2008ActionA fashionable, frantic ARPG that utilizes badges of sorts to determine attack abilities
SwitchThe World Ends With You Final Remix2018ActionAdds an extra scenario, but incorporates awkward motion/touch controls
PSXThreads of Fate2000ActionTwo-scenario ARPG with unconventional stat-increasing mechanics
PS3Threads of Fate (PSone Classics)2011ActionSee PSX
PSPThreads of Fate (PSone Classics)2011ActionSee PSX
VitaThreads of Fate (PSone Classics)2012ActionSee PSX
JP SFCTreasure Conflix1996ActionA Satellaview-only game with soft RPG elements (upgrading your airship's parts to use in dogfights) where you hunt for treasure and sell it at auction
PS4Trials of Mana2020ActionBrings 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 Mana2020ActionSee PS4
SwitchTriangle Strategy2022StrategyAn SRPG core with a heavy emphasis on narrative decision-making and trying to sway party members to agree with your decisions
PS2Unlimited Saga2003Turn-BasedMuch-maligned game with 7 different protagonists, a board-game style of exploration, and an obtuse combat system
PSXVagrant Story2000Dungeon CrawlerDarker-themed ARPG with the same setting as Final Fantasy XII and Tactics, heavy crafting focus
PSPVagrant Story (Psone Classics)2011Dungeon CrawlerSee PSX
PS3Vagrant Story (PSone Classics)2011Dungeon CrawlerSee PSX
VitaVagrant Story (PSone Classics)2012Dungeon CrawlerSee PSX
PS5Valkyrie Elysium2022ActionA 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 Elysium2022ActionSee PS5
PS5Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth (DL only)2022Turn-BasedSee PSP
PS4Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth (DL only)2022Turn-BasedSee PSP
PS4Various Daylife (DL only)2022Turn-BasedSee Switch
SwitchVarious Daylife (DL only)2022Turn-BasedDo 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)2022Card-BasedDoesn'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)2022Card-BasedSee Switch
SwitchVoice of Cards: The Forsaken Maiden (DL only)2022Card-BasedSee PS4
PS4Voice of Cards: The Forsaken Maiden (DL only)2022Card-BasedAn experience largely the same as the first game, but with a new, arguably more relaxing story and atmosphere
PS4Voice of Cards: The Isle Dragon Roars (DL only)2021Card-BasedSee Switch
SwitchVoice of Cards: The Isle Dragon Roars (DL only)2021Card-BasedYoko Taro makes a card game with a heavy tabletop aesthetic
SwitchVoice of Cards Trilogy2023Card-BasedSee PS4
PS4Voice of Cards Trilogy2023Card-BasedA package deal containing all three games in Yoko Taro's Voice of Cards trilogy
PS4World of Final Fantasy2016Monster CollectingSee Vita
VitaWorld of Final Fantasy2016Monster CollectingChibified/simplified return to turn-based FF combat, where stacking characters confers stronger attacks
SwitchWorld of Final Fantasy Maxima2018Monster CollectingSee XBO
Xbox OneWorld of Final Fantasy Maxima2018Turn-BasedAdds QoL changes, superbosses, New Game+, and the ability to change your characters into classic FF characters in battle
PS4World of Final Fantasy Maxima2018Monster CollectingSee XBO
PSXXenogears1998Turn-BasedAlmost unlocalized due to heavy religious/philosophical themes, action point-based combat
PSPXenogears (PSone Classics)2011Turn-BasedSee PSX
VitaXenogears (PSone Classics)2012Turn-BasedSee PSX
PS3Xenogears (PSone Classics)2011Turn-BasedSee PSX