Star Ocean Series

ConsoleNameReleaseGenreDeveloperLucca's Notes
JP SFCStar Ocean1996ActionTri-AceLook at that spritework!
PS2Star Ocean: Till the End of Time2004ActionTri-AceAKA Star Ocean 3 - losing all HP or MP will knock a character out in battle, very complicated Private Action scoring system to determine ending
PS3Star Ocean: The Last Hope International2010ActionTri-AceAdds anime-styled character portraits, dual audio, and new music to the original 360 release; considered to be the definitive version of the game
PS4Star Ocean: First Departure R (DL only)2019ActionTose/Square Enix/Tri-AceAdds new character illustrations and makes QoL changes to the PSP version
PS4Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness2016ActionTri-AceArguably the weakest entry in the series; combat occurs with all party members (up to 7!) present in real-time, with a rock-paper-scissors-like system
PS4Star Ocean: The Divine Force2022ActionTri-AceSee PS5
PS4Star Ocean: The Last Hope - 4K/Full HD Edition (DL only)2017ActionTri-Ace/Square EnixSee PS3, but with prettier graphics
PS4Star Ocean: Till the End of Time (DL only)2017ActionTri-AceSee PS2
PS5Star Ocean: The Divine Force2022ActionTri-AceA return to dual protagonists and the most dynamic combat system in the series to date
PSPStar Ocean: First Departure2008ActionTose/Tri-AceAdds new playable characters and animated cutscenes, gives the game a different engine, expands on some NPCs storyline-wise, first western localization of the game
PSPStar Ocean: Second Evolution2009ActionTose/Tri-AceAdds new playable characters, reworked skills, new cutscenes, and even more endings to The Second Story
PSXStar Ocean: The Second Story1999ActionTri-AceFirst localized Star Ocean game with two different scenarios
SwitchStar Ocean: First Departure R (DL only)2019ActionTose/Square Enix/Tri-AceSee PS4
Xbox 360Star Ocean: The Last Hope2017ActionTri-AceChronologically the first game in the series, fun action-based gameplay and a heavier sci-fi emphasis than all other titles
Xbox OneStar Ocean: The Divine Force2022ActionTri-AceSee PS5
Xbox SeriesStar Ocean: The Divine Force2022ActionTri-AceSee PS5