Xbox 360

ConsoleNameDeveloperLucca's Observations
Xbox 360Bladestorm: The Hundred Years' WarOmega ForceSee PS3
Xbox 360Blue DragonMistwalker/ArtoonElementary JRPG with a killer boss theme and a job system
Xbox 360Castlevania: Harmony of Despair (DL only)KonamiLarge-scale Metroidvania crossover with an emphasis on online co-op, stats based on gear and skill grinding
Xbox 360Castlevania: Symphony of the Night (DL only)KonamiMostly the same as the PSX version, but removes FMV cutscenes
Xbox 360Crystal DefendersSquare EnixA Final Fantasy-themed tower defense game where leveling units is crucial to survival
Xbox 360Dark SoulsFromSoftwareSpiritual successor to Demon's Souls, where multitudes learned to die and die again
Xbox 360Dark Souls IIFromSoftwareSet in the same universe as the first game, with similarly punishing 3rd-person ARPG gameplay
Xbox 360Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First SinFromSoftwareThe definitive edition of Dark Souls II
Xbox 360Dead RisingCapcomSmashing hordes of zombies in a chaotic mall with a leveling system, unforgiving game timer, survivors to rescue, and pictures to take
Xbox 360Dragon's DogmaCapcomWestern-styled ARPG with monster grappling, a customizable avatar, and additional customizable helper
Xbox 360Dragon's Dogma: Dark ArisenCapcomAn enhanced and expanded version of the original, with a new dungeon and lots of player feedback incorporated
Xbox 360Dragon Ball: XenoverseDimpsA 3D fighter based in the Dragon Ball universe with RPG elements such as leveling and a story mode… starring you!
Xbox 360Dragon Ball Z: Budokai HD CollectionDimpsSee PS3
Xbox 360Dynasty Warriors: GundamKoeiEpic large-scale musou battles with a Gundam twist
Xbox 360Dynasty Warriors: Gundam 2KoeiMore gigantic mobile suits to face off against in ARPG combat
Xbox 360Dynasty Warriors: Gundam 3KoeiMore mechs, more features, more pilots, more musou!
Xbox 360Enchanted ArmsFromSoftwareFairly mediocre turn-based JRPG with some grid-based tactical elements to combat
Xbox 360Eternal SonataTri-CrescendoVisually charming, a story loosely based on music/the composer Chopin, and combat limited by time
Xbox 360Final Fantasy XIIISquare EnixLinear gameplay with a fast-paced turn-based battle system; the worldbuilding seems to do more harm than good
Xbox 360Final Fantasy XIII-2Square EnixAdds monster capturing and time travel to an already complicated story, gameplay is still just as fun
Xbox 360Fist of the North Star: Ken's RageKoeiThousands upon thousands of enemies are already dead - musou/ARPG gameplay
Xbox 360Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2KoeiMore karma to farm and more generic enemies to slay with fearsome fists
Xbox 360Guardian Heroes (DL only)TreasureSimilar to the original Saturn version, but adds a Remix mode with additional combo options
Xbox 360Half-Minute Hero: Super Mega Neo ClimaxOpusTakes away some gameplay variety from the original PSP game, but adds an option to use an anime artstyle
Xbox 360Infinite UndiscoveryTri-AceARPG combat with combo attacks; opening menus doesn't pause the game, too many characters drag the otherwise compelling story down
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
Xbox 360Lost OdysseyMistwalker/FeelplusA traditional JRPG with incredible writing in side dream sequences; lots of rumination on immortality
Xbox 360Monster World IV (DL only)WestoneSee JP Mega Drive, but officially in English
Xbox 360NierCaviaAn ARPG spinoff of one of Drakengard's endings, astounding soundtrack, twisty plot, multiple endings
Xbox 360Ninety-Nine NightsQ Entertainment/PhantagramA musou-type game with RPG elements and a fantasy theme, increasing character levels makes better combos available
Xbox 360Ninety-Nine Nights IIQ Entertainment/FeelplusDarker in tone than the first game, but with worse reviews; plays like its predecessor
Xbox 360Operation DarknessSuccessAn SRPG featuring permadeath and a heavily alternate history WWII - think Nazi zombies and dragons
Xbox 360Phantasy Star II (DL only)SegaSee GEN
Xbox 360Phantasy Star UniverseSonic TeamMostly the same as PS2, but Ambition of the Illuminus is a free DLC instead
Xbox 360Record of Agarest WarCompile HeartAn extremely long SRPG that encourages careful marriage selection via dating sim elements and takes place over 5 generations
Xbox 360Record of Agarest War ZeroCompile Heart/Idea FactoryPrequel to the first game, with enhanced dating sim elements and the ability to carry over save data from the first game to unlock characters
Xbox 360Resonance of FateTri-AceA post-apocalyptic game with a battle system that combines real-time and turn-based elements, lots of gunplay
Xbox 360Sonic UnleashedSonic TeamFeaturing XP for both the hedgehog and werehog, a hub world that can be explored, and more/different levels than the PS2/Wii versions
Xbox 360Spectral Force 3Idea Factory/XPEC EntertainmentSRPG with a large amount of recruitable characters, faction-based story
Xbox 360Star Ocean: The Last HopeTri-AceChronologically the first game in the series, fun action-based gameplay and a heavier sci-fi emphasis than all other titles
Xbox 360Tales of VesperiaNamco Tales StudioIt's more Tales, featuring a badass doggo! Lots of missables and a strong overall cast
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
Xbox 360The Undead Syndrome (DL only)Mukago Software DevelopmentA very strange, very budget indie horror game with ARPG elements and leveling
Xbox 360Transformers: DevastationPlatinumGamesThink Bayonetta, but with Autobots! Upgradeable/synthesizable weaponry and stat increases
Xbox 360Unholy Heights (DL only)Petit DepottoAn insane cross between a tower defense and an apartment manager sim, where you manage an abode for monsters that have their own lives
Xbox 360Way of the Samurai 3AcquireSee PS3
Xbox 360Wonder Boy in Monster Land (DL only)Westone Bit EntertainmentAn emulation of the arcade version
Xbox 360Zoids AssaultSE Mobile & OnlineSRPG featuring the long-running Zoids franchise and a lot of washed-out color palettes