JRPG Randomizer 100

A random list of JRPGs from the JRPG Index
ConsoleNameDeveloperLucca's Observations
3DSLufia: The Legend Returns (VC)NeverlandSee GBC
3DSMonster Hunter StoriesCapcom/MarvelousA far more traditional turn-based RPG than other entries, with strong monster collecting and raising elements
DSDragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry SkiesLevel-5Intended to be a multiplayer JRPG, all party members are customizable
DSFoto Showdown (DSi and up only)Alpha-UnitAnother monster collector/battler where you gain creatures to fight by taking pictures with your DSi/3DS camera
DSKingdom Hearts 358/2 Daysh.a.n.d. Inc./Square EnixStars Organization XIII, takes place parallel to Chain of Memories; mission-like structure with the same ARPG gameplay
DSPokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of SkyChunsoftThe "third version" of Explorers of Darkness/Time, adds more storyline elements
DSSuikoden TierkreisKonamiNot part of the main series storyline (no returning characters), but similar 108-star recuitment and turn-based gameplay
FCOtaku no Seiza: Adventure in the Otaku GalaxyAdvance Communication CompanyUnbalanced and cheeky
Game GearDefenders of OasisSegaTurn-based JRPG with a Thousand and One Nights theme
GameCubeFire Emblem: Path of RadianceIntelligent SystemsThe SRPG you know and love, with racial tensions! And Ike!
GBAPokemon FireRed/LeafGreenGame FreakRemakes of Red/Green versions
JP DSMetal Max 3Cattle CallReturn to the wasteland with tanks in tow; non-linear story progression
JP Game GearMadou Monogatari II: Arle 16-SaiCompileMore Arle doing Arle stuff, but she's 16 now!
JP GB+GBCAyakashi no ShiroSetaFirst-person dungeon crawler, nothing to write home about
JP PSPFinal Fantasy Type-0Square EnixARPG with mission structure like Crisis Core, some RTS battles on overworld map, a large variety of playable characters
JP PSPNayuta no KisekiFalcomARPG with platforming elements
NESBloody Warriors: Shango no GyakushuuMicronics/Toei AnimationEven translated, the health counter for enemies makes no sense. Pretty short too.
NESDark LordData EastMix of overhead and turn-based combat
NESDragon Warrior IIIChunsoftIntroduces a class system to the series, far less linear than its predecessors
NESFire Emblem GaidenIntelligent SystemsIntroduced elements like a navigable overworld that were then unused for a long time
NESThe Magic of ScheherazadeCulture BrainCould get pretty oof in cultural stereotypes, a mix of turn-based and ARPG gameplay
PS2Arc the Lad: End of DarknessCattle CallRadical shift in gameplay to an ARPG, had online multiplayer, widely panned
PS2Dark CloudLevel-5ARPG with roguelike elements and town building; no traditional XP (though weapons do level)
PS2Dokapon KingdomStingBoard game/JRPG hybrid, extremely cute
PS2Graffiti KingdomTaitoDraw-your-own-monster ARPG, sequel to Magic Pengel
PS2Kingdom Hearts IISquare EnixDo you like pressing the triangle button?
PS2Romancing SaGaSquare EnixRemake of the sandboxy JRPG with gameplay elements taken from other games in the series
PS2Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil SagaAtlusStraightforward turn-based JRPG, characters transform into demons in battle, lots of turn manipulation in combat
PS2Star Ocean: Till the End of TimeTri-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
PS2The Nightmare of Druaga: Fushigino DungeonArika/Matrix Software/ChunsoftActually a title in the Mystery Dungeon series, sequel to The Tower of Druaga
PS2The Sword of Etheria (PAL/JP only)KCET3D beat-em-up with a Wizard of Oz theme, heavy emphasis on combo/team-up attacks
PS3Chrono Trigger (PSone Classics)Tose/SquareSee PSX
PS3Deception IV: The Nightmare Princess (DL only)Koei TecmoEnhanced version of the original game with an additional playable character and storyline
PS3Suikoden IV (PS2 Classics)KCETSee PS2
PS4Alvastia ChroniclesExe-CreateSee Vita
PS4Arslan: The Warriors of LegendOmega ForceA musou based on the Arslan anime with rapid weapon switching, a variety of playable characters, and equippable skills to break up monotony
PS4Caravan Stories (DL only)Aiming Inc.Formerly a JP-only mobile MMORPG with gacha hero recruitment mechanics and heavy emphasis on auto-combat
PS4Castlevania Requiem: Symphony of the Night & Rondo of Blood (DL only)KonamiAn upscaled version of The Dracula X Chronicles, including all improvements present
PS4Dragon Marked For Death (DL only)Inti CreatesA sidescrolling ARPG with a quest-based structure and an emphasis on (non-local) co-op play
PS4Haunted Dungeons: Hyakki Castle (DL only)Asakusa StudiosFirst-person dungeon crawling with a yokai theme and an emphasis on splitting the party in order to solve puzzles/flank enemies; combat is more real-time
PS4Little Town HeroGame FreakSee XBO
PS4NiohTeam NinjaDemon-filled ARPG set in the late Sengoku period with a robust Souls-like combat system
PS4Revenant DogmaExe-CreateSee Vita
PS4SaGa Scarlet Grace: Ambitions (DL only)Studio Reel/Square EnixUses the traditional SaGa format of taking actions to increase parameters rather than leveling, 4 different protagonists to choose from, very nonlinear as usual
PS4Super Robot Wars T (Asia English)B.B. StudioBalances out the intertwining series focuses more smoothly than V or X, iterates on X's gameplay by adding supporter units
PS4Super Robot Wars V (Asia English)B.B. StudioMulti mech-franchise SRPG mashup, this one with a particularly heavy focus on Yamato 2199; has multiple endings and protagonists
PS4The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IIIFalcomTies together plot threads from the Sky trilogy and Crossbell duology as well as continuing the Cold Steel plot; naturally a long game, combat mostly unchanged from I and II
PS4Yakuza 3 RemasteredRyu ga Gotoku StudioBrings back a lot of content (substories/cabaret) originally cut from the western version and streamlines the localization
PSPEnd of Serenity (DL only)KemcoIt's Kemco. That's all that needs to be said.
PSPGrowlanser: Wayfarer of TimeCareer SoftActually Growlanser IV, an SRPG with important life-or-death choices, some dating sim elements, and free-range movement in addition to limit break-type attacks
PSPMonster Hunter: Freedom 2CapcomAn enhanced/expanded handheld port of the second Monster Hunter game (which was previously Japan-only)
PSPValkyria Chronicles 2SegaPlays a lot like the first, but with a more school-like setting compared to the first game
PSXFront Mission 3SquareFirst localized title in the series, greater focus on learning abilities from mech parts
PSXKagero: Deception IITecmoString together traps to make your own Rube Goldberg of death!
PSXVagrant StorySquareDarker-themed ARPG with the same setting as Final Fantasy XII and Tactics, heavy crafting focus
SaturnGuardian HeroesTreasureSide-scrolling beat-em-up gameplay, stats distribute at the end of each stage
SFCBushi Seiryuuden: Futari no YuushaGame FreakZelda-like exploration; combat is 2D platformer-like, but still turn-based (enemies only act when you do); pretty spritework
SFCFire Emblem: Monshou no NazoIntelligent SystemsDivided into 2 "books": Book 1 is an abridged remake of FE1, Book 2 is a direct sequel to FE1
SFCJutei SenkiTamTamSRPG with circle-limited movement and neat cutaway battle animations, high difficulty
SFCPrincess MinervaAtelier Double/RiverhillsoftGIRL POWER ANIME-BASED ROAD TRIP!
SFCRomancing Saga 3SquareNo complete English translation on this console, sandboxy, gorgeous spritework, but difficult
SFCTactics OgreQuestEpic storyline, lots of important choices to make - even at the very beginning of the game!
SFCXak: The Art of Visual StageMicro Cabin/Tokai EngineeringYs' cousin, but the story only covers the first half of the first game on MSX
SFCYs IV: Mask of the SunTonkin HouseNon-canonical to the Ys series after the release of Memories of Celceta
SNESBreath of Fire IICapcomDirect sequel to BoF I
SNESDragon ViewKemcoSequel to Drakkhen, interesting pseudo-3D overworld system
SwitchArtifact Adventure Gaiden DXBluffman GamesGame Boy-like aesthetic with a generally non-linear world; player choices affect game progession in significant fashion
SwitchDisgaea 1: CompleteNippon IchiSee PS4
SwitchFire Emblem: Three HousesIntelligent Systems/Koei TecmoIf Fire Emblem took place at Hogwarts, this would be it; multiple story branches to take depending on which house you side with, very fleshed-out characters
SwitchHyrule Warriors: Definitive EditionOmega Force/Team NinjaTakes everything from the Wii U and 3DS versions and streamlines it, with some additional costumes to boot
SwitchThe Lost ChildKadokawaSee Vita
TurboGrafx-16Double DungeonsNCSCo-op first-person dungeon crawl
Turbografx-CDCosmic Fantasy 2Laser SoftStandard JRPG, major selling point for the TGCD, enemies only use basic attacks
VitaAsdivine Menace (DL only)Exe-CreateDirect sequel to Asdivine Dios; if you played it you've played this one
VitaBlade Dancer: Lineage of Light (DL only)Hit MakerSee PSP
VitaChaos Rings (delisted, DL only)Media.VisionTurn-based combat is done in two-person parties where they can attack separately or together (and take potential damage likewise)
VitaDissidia 012 [duodecim] Final Fantasy (DL only)Square EnixSee PSP
VitaDynasty Warriors: Godseekers (DL only)Omega ForceSRPG Three Kingdoms-style, with characters based on their appearance in Dynasty Warriors 8
VitaExist Archive: The Other Side of the SkyTri-Ace/Spike ChunsoftPlays a lot like Valkyrie Profile (comes from the same studio), has multiple endings depending on in-game choices
VitaFavorite Dear: Enkan no Monogatari (PSone Classics)NEC InterchannelSee PS3
VitaFernz GateExe-CreateTries to employ some neat party assist strategies in battle, but otherwise is Kemco through and through
VitaPenny-Punching PrincessNippon IchiPixel-styled beat-em-up with an emphasis on collecting money from defeated enemies to bribe them, unlock new areas, and upgrade stats
VitaStranger of Sword CityExperienceMore first-person dungeon crawling, highly customizable party, permadeath of party members is something to manage, lots of challenge
VitaThe Lost ChildKadokawaFirst-person dungeon-crawling follow up to El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron; creatures in dungeons can be recruited into your party and used in battle
VitaTokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters - Daybreak Special Gigs (DL only)Toybox/Now ProductionSee PS3
VitaUtawarerumono: Mask of DeceptionAquaplusFirst localized title in the series, an SRPG/visual novel mix that requires no knowledge of the game that came before it; adding combos to an attack can change its properties
VitaValhalla Knights 3K2Similar sort of ARPG as its predecessors, only with a party of 7 and a very antiquated view on the objectification of women
VitaYs: The Oath in Felghana (DL only)FalcomSee PSP
WiiHarvest Moon: Tree of TranquilityMarvelous EntertainmentLevel your tools, grow your crops, and restore a nature deity- all in a day's work!
Wii UMario & Luigi: Superstar Saga (VC)AlphaDreamSee GBA
XboxMetal DungeonPanther SoftwareCustomizable characters and a futuristic third-person dungeon crawl, turn-based combat
Xbox 360Ninety-Nine NightsQ Entertainment/PhantagramA musou-type game with RPG elements and a fantasy theme, increasing character levels makes better combos available
Xbox OneDragon Ball: XenoverseDimpsSee PS3
Xbox OneDragon Ball: Xenoverse 2DimpsLots of time-travel tomfoolery with your own custom Dragon Ball character; plays otherwise like a 3D arena fighter
Xbox OneDragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive EditionArmor Project/Square EnixSee Switch
Xbox OneFinal Fantasy XII: The Zodiac AgeSquare EnixIncorporates the elements from the previously JP-only International Zodiac Job system, which features multiple license boards and QoL changes
Xbox SeriesYakuza 5 Remastered (DL only)Ryu ga Gotoku StudioSee PS4
SwitchMercenaries Blaze: Dawn of the Twin Dragons (DL only)RideonStandard SRPG gameplay; takes a bit of a ham-handed approach to modern sensitive topics plotwise
PS4Atelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey DX (DL only)GustSee Switch
PS4Blacksmith of the Sand Kingdom (DL only)RideonSee Switch
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