Gust

ConsoleNameDeveloperLucca's Observations
PS3Ar nosurge: Ode to an Unborn StarGustPrequel to the Ar Tonelico series with similar songstress protection and mental deep-dive mechanics
VitaAr nosurge Plus: Ode to an Unborn StarGustContains all DLC, adds 3 more characters to purify, a tutorial, and more costumes
PS2Ar tonelico: Melody of ElemiaGustTurn-based battles, platforming dungeons, some VN elements- protect the singers!
PS2Ar tonelico II: Melody of MetafalicaGustBattle system different from the first, but the premise remains the same
PS3Ar Tonelico Qoga: Knell of Ar CielGustSwitch in gameplay to real-time battles, songstresses become more powerful after removing clothes (sigh)
DSAtelier Annie: Alchemists of Sera IslandGustThe first traditional Atelier game to come to the States - lots of crafting and time management as expected
PS3Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of DuskGustFirst in the Dusk storyline, lots of endings, lots of alchemy
PS4Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk DX (DL only)GustAdds fast travel and sped-up combat to the Plus version of the game
SwitchAtelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk DX (DL only)GustSee PS4
VitaAtelier Ayesha Plus: The Alchemist of Dusk (DL only)GustAdds all DLC, the ability to swap characters at any time, more costumes, enemies, and a new difficulty mode
PS3Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk SkyGustSecond in Dusk storyline, each of the two different protagonists has a different playstyle
SwitchAtelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky DX (DL only)GustSee PS4
PS4Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky DX (DL only)GustAdds fast travel/combat and formerly preorder-only costumes
VitaAtelier Escha & Logy Plus: Alchemists of the Dusk SkyGustAdds all DLC, superbosses, characters, and expands on the romantic/platonic relationship between the protagonists
PS4Atelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious JourneyGustSecond game in the Mysterious storyline; time limit exists for initial alchemy certification exam, alchemy can be done at a portable atelier
VitaAtelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey (DL only)GustSee PS4
PS4Atelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey DX (DL only)GustSee Switch
SwitchAtelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey DX (DL only)GustAdds new exploration tools, quests, fast forward, and all previous DLC
PS2Atelier Iris 2: The Azoth of DestinyGustMore item synthesis, two switchable protagonists
PS2Atelier iris 3: Grand PhantasmGustFewer party members, but more customizable as a result
PS2Atelier Iris: Eternal ManaGustFirst localized Atelier game- you know the drill- turn-based combat and loads of item synthesis
SwitchAtelier Lulua: The Scion of ArlandGustSee PS4
PS4Atelier Lulua: The Scion of ArlandGustSequel to the Arland games; callbacks are present throughout; no time limit; using particular items in alchemy will make the resultant item stronger
SwitchAtelier Lydie & Suelle: The Alchemists and the Mysterious PaintingsGustSee PS4
PS4Atelier Lydie & Suelle: The Alchemists and the Mysterious PaintingsGustThird game in the Mysterious trilogy; combat is turn-based and revolves around pairs of characters cooperating
PS4Atelier Lydie & Suelle: The Alchemists and the Mysterious Paintings DX (DL only)GustSee Switch
SwitchAtelier Lydie & Suelle: The Alchemists and the Mysterious Paintings DX (DL only)GustAdds a new painting to explore, fast forward, and all previous DLC
PS3Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of ArlandGustThird game in Arland storyline, adds complexity to the battle system with turn manipulation
PS4Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland DX (DL only)GustAdds fast travel/combat as well as story sequences to the Plus version
SwitchAtelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland DX (DL only)GustSee PS4
VitaAtelier Meruru Plus: The Apprentice of Arland (DL only)GustAdds all DLC, a new ending, and a new dressing room feature to change costumes in
PS3Atelier Rorona: The Alchemist of ArlandGustFirst in Arland storyline, time and item management important as always, first 3D Atelier game
SwitchAtelier Rorona: The Alchemist of Arland DX (DL only)GustSee PS4
PS4Atelier Rorona: The Alchemist of Arland DX (DL only)GustAdds fast travel/combat and a formerly preorder-only costume
PS3Atelier Rorona Plus: The Alchemist of ArlandGustEnhanced version of the original with reworked 3D models, new dungeons, and more time to craft
VitaAtelier Rorona Plus: The Alchemist of Arland (DL only)GustSee PS3
SwitchAtelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends and the Secret FairyGustSee PS5
PS4Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends and the Secret FairyGustSee PS5
PS5Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends and the Secret Fairy (DL only)GustA rare direct sequel in the series; refines the gameplay found in its predecessor; lots of research and exploration to do to better your alchemical skills
SwitchAtelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret HideoutGustSee PS4
PS4Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret HideoutGustNo time limit, drastically changes combat to a more real-time format (with AI party members), heavy character focus
PS3Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk SeaGustThird in Dusk storyline, no time limit, two different protagonists, and a ton of items regardless
SwitchAtelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea DX (DL only)GustSee PS4
PS4Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea DX (DL only)GustAdds fast travel/combat and formerly preorder-only costumes
VitaAtelier Shallie Plus: Alchemists of the Dusk SeaGustAdds all DLC, new costumes, superbosses, and brings over characters from other Atelier games to flesh out the story
SwitchAtelier Sophie 2: The Alchemist of the Mysterious DreamGustSee PS4
PS4Atelier Sophie 2: The Alchemist of the Mysterious DreamGustLarge maps, the ability to control weather to affect gathering capability, and wholesome crafting abound, with isekai trappings
PS4Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious BookGustFirst game in the Mysterious storyline; reworks the process of alchemy to be somewhat puzzle-based, adds a weather system that can affect combat and item gathering
VitaAtelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book (DL only)GustSee PS4
PS4Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book DX (DL only)GustSee Switch
SwitchAtelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book DX (DL only)GustAdds new cauldrons, fast forward, and all previous DLC
PS3Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of ArlandGustSecond in Arland storyline, same as ever otherwise
SwitchAtelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland DX (DL only)GustSee PS4
PS4Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland DX (DL only)GustAdds fast travel/combat and a formerly preorder-only costume
VitaAtelier Totori Plus: The Adventurer of ArlandGustAdds all DLC, new recipes, costumes, and dungeons
PS4Blue ReflectionGustPart slice-of-life, part magical girl game; leveling is done by allocating growth points into various stats; turn-based combat
SwitchBlue Reflection: Second LightGustSee PS4
PS4Blue Reflection: Second LightGustA combo-heavy real-time battle system, cooking, crafting, and building bonds with an all-magical girl party
SwitchFairy TailGustSee PS4
PS4Fairy TailGustA standard turn-based quest-heavy affair based off of the anime
PS2Mana Khemia 2: Fall of AlchemyGustDirect sequel to Mana Khemia, with a similar character growth system- lots of pre-planning in synthesis encouraged
PS2Mana Khemia: Alchemists of Al-RevisGustGo to school, learn some alchemy, and use action points instead of XP to grow your characters!
PSPMana Khemia: Student AllianceGustMostly the same as the PS2 version, but with added multiplayer battles and more items to synthesize in exchange for longer load times
JP PS2Marie to Elie no Atelier: Salburg no Renkinjutsushi 1-2GustRemakes of the first games in the Atelier series, with all the expected alchemy present
SwitchNelke & the Legendary Alchemists: Ateliers of the New WorldGustSee PS4
PS4Nelke & the Legendary Alchemists: Ateliers of the New WorldGustA fanservice title for the series, gathering alchemists from all entries into an RPG/town-builder hybrid where managing time is as usual a difficult task
PS4Nights of AzureGustAn ARPG with sapphic undertones that leans into fanservice territory; dark in tone with a focus on collecting demon blood to level yourself and the familiars you collect
PS4Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New MoonGustSimilar premise as the first game, but now with a time limit on both excursions and the game as a whole; instead of 4 creatures, you now have 2 and an AI partner
SwitchNights of Azure 2: Bride of the New MoonGustSee PS4
PS3Trinity UniverseIdea Factory/Gust/Nippon IchiTurn-based, has two different protagonists (each with different guest characters from Atelier and Disgaea) and an AP-based combo system