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ConsoleNameReleaseGenreLucca's Notes
JP SaturnBaroque1998Dungeon CrawlerSee JP PSX
WiiBaroque2008Dungeon CrawlerThird-person randomized dungeon crawler, eating flesh and hearts restores health and vitality!
JP PSXBaroque1999Dungeon CrawlerA port of the original Saturn version, with tank controls and a first-person perspective to explore macabre dungeons in roguelike fashion
PS2Baroque2008Dungeon CrawlerMorbid, dark rogue-like, with a 3rd-person 3D perspective as opposed to the original
WiiDokapon Kingdom2008Board GameNo gameplay changes as compared to PS2, but better graphics and easier multiplayer
PS2Dokapon Kingdom2008Board GameBoard game/JRPG hybrid, extremely cute with turn-based combat
SwitchDokapon Kingdom: Connect2023Board GameMostly the same as the original, but with online multiplayer and nicer graphics
DreamcastEvolution 2: Far Off Promise2000Dungeon CrawlerMore of the same as the first, but some random maps
Neo Geo PocketEvolution: Eternal Dungeons (PAL/JP only)2000Dungeon CrawlerA port of Evolution with a major natural graphical change, an altered translation, and more limited exploration
DreamcastEvolution: The World of Sacred Device1999Dungeon CrawlerStandard JRPG with dunegon-crawling
GameCubeEvolution Worlds2002Dungeon CrawlerPorts of Evolution 1 and 2, but the former is heavily trimmed down
SwitchFairy Fencer F: Refrain Chord2023StrategySee PS5
PS4Fairy Fencer F: Refrain Chord2023StrategySee PS5
PS5Fairy Fencer F: Refrain Chord2023StrategyRequires familiarity with Advent Dark Force and manages to adapt the quirks of gameplay of the original (Fairizing, utilizing sub-fairies) well to its new format
VitaGeneration of Chaos: Pandora's Reflection (DL only)2012StrategySee PSP
PSPGeneration of Chaos: Pandora's Reflection (DL only)2013StrategySmaller in battle scale than the previous games, this one is a more one-on-one RTSRPG in terms of unit battling
PSPGungnir2012StrategyEpisode IX of the Dept. Heaven series, multiple endings, SRPG combat with a time system where points build up that can be used for attack strengthening or turn manipulation
VitaGungnir (DL only)2012StrategySee PSP
PSPHexyz Force2010Turn-BasedTurn-based battle system, multiple protagonists/storylines, items and equipment cannot be bought; rather, they must be created using points earned in combat
VitaHyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black Heart2015StrategySRPG Neptunia spinoff with a bunch of fun status effects, units can pair up to confer special abilities
PSPKnights in the Nightmare2010Turn-BasedVery similar to DS version save for resolution and a smoother control scheme
DSKnights in the Nightmare2009StrategyFourth episode of the Dept. Heaven game series; SRPG/bullet hell hybrid that should be played to be believed
PSPRiviera: The Promised Land2007Turn-BasedAdds full voice acting, more CG images, and more events to the GBA version of the game
GBARiviera: The Promised Land2005Turn-BasedFirst in the Dept. Heaven series, with nonconventional dungeon exploration and item-based battles
PS3Tears to Tiara II: Heir of the Overlord2014Visual NovelSequel to a JP-only visual novel; plays more or less like a visual novel with occasional SRPG skirmishes thrown in
JP SFCTreasure Hunter G1996StrategyAnother forgotten Square-published game, action point-based SRPG
PS4Utawarerumono: Prelude to the Fallen2018Strategy/Visual NovelSee Vita
VitaUtawarerumono: Prelude to the Fallen (DL only)2020Strategy/Visual NovelA remake of the previously JP-only first game in the series; an SRPG/visual novel hybrid with an emphasis on chaining together attacks with proper timing
PSPYggdra Union: We'll Never Fight Alone2008StrategyAdds new characters, redrawn sprites, increased unit capacity, more story sequences, and tweaks skills found in the original
GBAYggdra Union: We'll Never Fight Alone2006StrategySecond Dept. Heaven game, an SRPG with card-based movement and skills as well as some real-time elements
SwitchYggdra Union: We'll Never Fight Alone2023StrategyA remastering of the PSP version with some more added QoL features