Atlus

ConsoleNameDeveloperLucca's Observations
JP FCDigital Devil Monogatari: Megami Tensei IIAtlusConsidered to be the origin of the series' heavy-handed order vs chaos theme, good old-fashioned demon negotiation and recruitment
JP FCDigital Devil Story: Megami TenseiAtlusThe series had to start somewhere…
TurboGrafx-16Dungeon ExplorerAtlusCo-op top-down dungeon crawl, think Gauntlet
PSPDungeon Explorer (DL only)AtlusSee TG16
PS3Dungeon Explorer (DL only)AtlusSee TG16
VitaDungeon Explorer (DL only)AtlusSee TG16
Wii UDungeon Explorer (VC)AtlusSee TG16
DSEtrian OdysseyAtlus/LancarseClassic-styled first-person dungeon crawler with punishing difficulty, requires dungeon mapping via the stylus
3DSEtrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir KnightAtlusA reimagining of the second game, adds more classes and a story mode along with balance and QoL changes
DSEtrian Odyssey II: Heroes of LagaardAtlus/LancarseVery similar to the first game, just as blisteringly hard, more mapping symbols available for use
DSEtrian Odyssey III: The Drowned CityAtlusPlays like the two before it; adds 12 new classes, subclassing, weapon forging, and seafaring
3DSEtrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the TitanAtlusMore of the dungeon delving you'd expect, now with an additional overworld in the sky (and more dangerous enemies there to boot)
3DSEtrian Odyssey NexusAtlusA love letter to the series, taking elements from EOI-IV; goes back to the subclassing system, a very very large number of maps to traverse
3DSEtrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium GirlAtlusA reimagining of the first game, adds a story mode and a few other QoL changes
3DSEtrian Odyssey V: Beyond the MythAtlusAdds a variety of races to character creation, and features a branching skill tree for character progression/class mastery, removes overworld exploration
PSXKartia: The Word of FateAtlusSRPG initially localized as a Blockbuster Video rental exclusive, uses cards to manipulate battle
JP SFCKyuuyaku Megami TenseiAtlus/Opera HouseEnhanced remake of Megami Tensei 1 and 2
JP SFCMajin TenseiAtlusSRPG SMT spinoff with (naturally) demon recruitment and fusion
JP SFCMajin Tensei II: Spiral NemesisAtlusMore or less the same as the first, but with an isometric battle view as opposed to top-down
JP Game GearMegami Tensei Gaiden: Last Bible SpecialSIMS/AtlusBiblical-themed first-person dungeon crawl, with gameplay otherwise similar to the other Last Bibles
JP DSNora to Toki no Koubou: Kiri no Mori no MajoAtlusAtlus' attempt at an Atelier-styled game, with anticipatedly adorable results
PSXPersona 2: Eternal PunishmentAtlusHalf of the Persona 2 story- the other half wasn't officially localized until years later
PSPPersona 2: Eternal Punishment (PSone Classics)AtlusSee PSX
VitaPersona 2: Eternal Punishment (PSone Classics)AtlusSee PSX
PS3Persona 2: Eternal Punishment (PSone Classics)AtlusSee PSX
JP PSXPersona 2: Innocent SinAtlusThe missing half of Persona 2 in the Americas
VitaPersona 4: GoldenAtlusAdds new social links, a new character, more story elements, costumes, and Personas in addition to QoL changes
PS4Persona 5AtlusSee PS3
PS3Persona 5AtlusDemon negotiation, collection, and fusion, all with a bunch of stylish teens!
PS4Persona 5 RoyalAtlusAdds a new party member, new Social Links, a new section of the story, and loads of tweaks and additions to gameplay
SwitchPersona 5 StrikersOmega Force/AtlusA sequel to Persona 5 (if you pretend Royal never happened) with ARPG gameplay; much more in-depth strategy required than your typical musou-like game
PS4Persona 5 StrikersOmega Force/AtlusSee Switch
3DSPersona Q2: New Cinema LabyrinthAtlusA P3/P4/P5 crossover this time focusing on the P5 cast; similar gameplay to Persona Q but with the difficulty rebalanced
3DSPersona Q: Shadow of the LabyrinthAtlusA P3/P4 crossover with Etrian Odyssey-styled gameplay; characters equip Personas to change affinities/attacks/weaknesses as well as sub-Personas that confer extra abilities
DSRadiant HistoriaAtlus/HeadlockTurn-based grid combat, lots of time travel and utilizing branching timelines to affect the future
3DSRadiant Historia: Perfect ChronologyAtlusAdds additional scenario content, reworks the visuals, and gives characters the ability to make follow-up attacks in combat
PSXRevelations: PersonaAtlusA questionably localized game/spinoff of the SMT series; Mark danced crazy!
JP GBAShin Megami TenseiAtlusKeeps the visuals from the Playstion version, makes a few balance changes and adds some unlockable story scenes
JP SFCShin Megami TenseiAtlus1st-person dungeon crawl with demon recruitment/fusion, only localized on mobile
PS2Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner 2: Raidou Kuzunoha vs. King AbaddonAtlusVery similar to its predecessor, but uses demon negotiation rather than capture elements
PS3Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner 2: Raidou Kuzunoha vs. King Abaddon (PS2 Classics)AtlusSee PS2
PS2Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Raidou Kuzunoha vs. The Soulless ArmyAtlusDeviates from series norms by being more of an ARPG and taking place in the past, demon assistance is always present
PS3Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Raidou Kuzunoha vs. The Soulless Army (PS2 Classics)AtlusSee PS2
3DSShin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul HackersAtlusRemake of a JP-only Saturn game; demon alignment makes a large difference in battle, dictating what types of attacks they prefer; demon pairs can also be incompatible
DSShin Megami Tensei: Devil SurvivorAtlusSRPG with branching narrative choices and squads of units rather than individuals, plus demons of course
DSShin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2AtlusPlays largely the same as the first, but adds a social system to influence the ending
3DSShin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 Record BreakerAtlusAdds a post-ending scenario, voice acting, an easier difficulty mode, a new character, and QoL changes
3DSShin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor OverclockedAtlusAdds an additional day of plot, more demons, QoL improvements, voice acting, difficulty selection, and a graphical retouch
PS2Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil SagaAtlusStraightforward turn-based JRPG, characters transform into demons in battle, lots of turn manipulation in combat
PS3Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga (PS2 Classics)AtlusSee PS2
PS2Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga 2AtlusSee above - direct sequel to Digital Devil Saga
PS3Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga 2 (PS2 Classics)AtlusSee PS2
PS2Shin Megami Tensei: NocturneAtlusAKA Shin Megami Tensei 3 - has all the expected demon recruitment, does not feature a Law/Chaos branching system
PS3Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne (PS2 Classics)AtlusSee PS2
PSPShin Megami Tensei: PersonaAtlusAdds the previously excluded Snow Queen Quest, readjusts difficulty levels and encounter rates, and reworks the dialogue to be more modern
VitaShin Megami Tensei: Persona (DL only)AtlusSee PSP
PSPShin Megami Tensei: Persona 2: Innocent SinAtlusPreviously never localized in North America, the direct predecessor to Eternal Punishment; contains demon recruitment and rumor-spreading
VitaShin Megami Tensei: Persona 2: Innocent Sin (DL only)AtlusSee PSP
PS2Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3AtlusWhere the Persona series really began to pick up steam; introduced the Social Link element used by future entries
PS2Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 FESAtlusAdds an additional epilogue scenario to the original game, debatably the definitive edition
PS3Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 FES (PS2 Classics)AtlusSee PS2
PSPShin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 PortableAtlusAdds a female main character to Persona 3, alters Social Links accordingly, does not contain "The Answer" scenario, gives control over other party members in combat
VitaShin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 Portable (DL only)AtlusSee PSP
PS2Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4AtlusThe RPG/life sim (of sorts) series continues, this time with a murder mystery theme and an obsession with the color yellow
PS3Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 (PS2 Classics)AtlusSee PS2
DSShin Megami Tensei: Strange JourneyAtlus/LancarseFirst-person dungeon crawler with demon battling, negotiation, and fusion - all in Antarctica!
3DSShin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey ReduxAtlusNewly added routes, endings, demons, and voice acting along with graphical and QoL upgrades
JP SFCShin Megami Tensei if…AtlusLike regular SMT, but in a centralized high school setting. This is Persona's daddy!
JP SFCShin Megami Tensei IIAtlusSimilar to but easier than the first game
PS4Shin Megami Tensei III Nocturne HD RemasterAtlusSee PS2, but also cleans up the graphics, gives you the option to not have Dante, and expands difficulty options
SwitchShin Megami Tensei III Nocturne HD RemasterAtlusSee PS4
3DSShin Megami Tensei IVAtlusTakes place in a separate world from the other SMT games, gameplay elements like demon recruitment/fusion, the 3-pronged alignment choice, and the Press Turn system return
3DSShin Megami Tensei IV: ApocalypseAtlusA follow-up to/alternate timeline story in the same world as SMT IV, makes some QoL changes to the gameplay loop from its predecessor
SwitchShin Megami Tensei VAtlusProbably the most beginner-friendly of the mainline series, but still punishing if you aren't paying attention
PS5Soul Hackers 2AtlusA modern-day interpretation of cyberpunk themes with character bonding moments and the usual demon fusion
Xbox OneSoul Hackers 2AtlusSee PS5
PS4Soul Hackers 2AtlusSee PS5
Xbox SeriesSoul Hackers 2AtlusSee PS5
PS2Stella Deus: The Gate of EternityPinegrow/AtlusSRPG with a similar position-heavy system to Hoshigami: Ruining Blue Earth
PS3Stella Deus: The Gate of Eternity (PS2 Classics)Pinegrow/AtlusSee PS2
PSXThousand ArmsRED Entertainment/AtlusJRPG with heavy dating sim elements
Wii UTokyo Mirage Sessions #FEAtlusModern-themed crossover between the Shin Megami Tensei and Fire Emblem series, turn-based gameplay and combo attacks
SwitchTokyo Mirage Sessions #FE EncoreAtlusAdds new side stories and all previous DLC; allows a secondary party member to be called into combat; other QoL changes