JRPG Randomizer 100

A random list of JRPGs from the JRPG Index
ConsoleNameDeveloperLucca's Observations
3DSDragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten PastArtePiazzaA whole new translation (for better or worse), changed encounter types from random to field enemies, and tweaked the class progression slightly
3DSIkachan (DL only)Studio Pixel/NicalisA cute indie ARPG where you play as a squid helping out other sea creatures
3DSJustice Chronicles (DL only)Hit-PointSequel to Mystic Chronicles (PSP/Vita), and actually makes some decent improvements for a Kemco game; summonable monsters and jewels that confer skills are included
3DSSushi Striker: The Way of SushidoIndieszero/NintendoSee Switch
DSContactGrasshopper ManufactureA fourth-wall breaking ARPG with a costume-based skill system and stats gained in real-time by taking specific actions
DSCustom Robo ArenaNoise Inc.Go to school, build your robot, and battle using it in arena-styled ARPG combat!
DSGO Series: Picdun (DSiWare, delisted)IntenseA first-person dungeon crawl where your path through each floor makes a picture on the map, timing-based combat
DSMystery Dungeon: Shiren the WandererChunsoftRoguelike dungeon crawl where food management is critical and death is expected
GameCubeFire Emblem: Path of RadianceIntelligent SystemsThe SRPG you know and love, with racial tensions! And Ike!
GameCubeLost KingdomsFromSoftwareCard-based ARPG, another FromSoft jam
GameCubeMedabots InfinityNatsume3D robutt arena battles!
GB+GBCAzure DreamsKCENMore dungeons, less town-building and dating than the PSX version
GB+GBCDragon Warrior I & IIToseKeeps the same QoL changes brought by the SFC version, albeit with some naturally downgraded graphics
GB+GBCMetal WalkerCapcomPokemon + robots + billiards = Metal Walker
GBAFinal Fantasy I & II: Dawn of SoulsSquare Enix/ToseAdds dungeons and tweaks the translation of the originals
GBAMonster Rancher AdvanceTecmoSimilar to the PSX games, but using words to summon monsters rather than CDs
GBASummon Night: Swordcraft Story 2Flight-PlanLike the first, but with more crafting
GBATactics Ogre: The Knight of LodisQuestPlays like Tactics Ogre- SRPG format, set before both Ogre Battle games
GBAZoids: LegacyAmedioIn Japan, known as Zoids Saga II; standard turn-based combat, based on the anime
GBAZone of the Enders: The Fist of MarsWinkysoftMecha SRPG with some first-person elements in targeting enemies and attack dodging
GenesisFatal LabyrinthSegaSemi-roguelike ARPG, levels are shown as "ranks," items found can either greatly help or hinder you
GenesisUncharted WatersKoeiHistorical JRPG
JP 3DSInazuma Eleven GO: GalaxyLevel-5
JP DSFire Emblem: Shin Monshou no Nazo - Hikari to Kage no EiyuuIntelligent SystemsUnlocalized updated version of book 2 of Mystery of the Emblem, adds an avatar character, hard as ever
JP FCEsper Dream 2: Aratanaru TatakaiKonamiCute pastel sprite work and ARPG gameplay
JP FCMinelvaton Saga: Ragon no FukkatsuRandom HouseFirst of the Silva Saga series, featuring overhead ARPG combat
JP FCValkyrie no Bouken: Toki no Kagi DensetsuNamcoMinimal text, starring Namco's famous valkyrie
JP GBASuper Robot Taisen JBanprestoContains licensed mechs, which is why localization didn't otherwise occur
JP SFCFushigi no Dungeon 2: Fuurai no ShirenChunsoftFollow-up to Torneko no Daibouken, a roguelike before they were cool
JP SFCRyuuki Heidan: DanzarbPandora BoxEpic sci-fi story marred by lackluster graphical presentation
JP SFCTactics OgreQuestEpic storyline, lots of important choices to make - even at the very beginning of the game!
NESFaxanaduHudson SoftPlays more like a standard Castlevania
PS2Crimson Sea 2KoeiSci-fi musou-like with weapon/magic XP, multiplayer, and a non-linear mission structure
PS2Disgaea: Hour of DarknessNippon IchiSRPG with ridiculous party stats, party lifting, and Prinnies!
PS2Eternal Quest (PAL/JP only)TamsoftThis randomly-generated roguelike was created as a budget titleā€¦ and it shows
PS2Grandia XtremeGame ArtsThe combat you know and love with an increase in dungeon delving, English voice cast is oddly celeb-filled
PS2Magic Pengel: The Quest for ColorGarakuta Studio/TaitoThink Pokemon, but if you as the player drew them instead to bring them to life
PS2Wild Arms Alter Code: FMedia.Vision3D remake of Wild Arms, adding 5 playable characters and some QoL improvements
PS3Atelier Rorona Plus: The Alchemist of ArlandGustEnhanced version of the original with reworked 3D models, new dungeons, and more time to craft
PS3Battle Princess of Arcadias (DL only)ApollosoftSide-scrolling beat-em up with a cutesy art style; both army conflicts and siege battles appear in addition
PS3Eternal SonataTri-CrescendoAdds a lot to the 360 version - more story, more playable characters, more dungeons; combat is fun but tactical
PS3Persona 2: Eternal Punishment (PSone Classics)AtlusSee PSX
PS3Tales of Graces fNamco Tales StudioEnhanced localization of a JP-only Wii Tales title, very technical combat system, takes place at multiple times through the party's lives
PS4Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends and the Secret FairyGustSee PS5
PS4Damascus Dear: Operation Tokyo HD EditionAplusSee Vita, but prettier
PS4Granblue Fantasy: VersusArc System WorksContains an RPG mode that plays like a 2D brawler using the control scheme of the base fighting game; lots of equipment to manage
PS4Lapis x LabyrinthNippon IchiA breezy dungeon crawler side-scrolling ARPG with stackable heroes and loads of loot to find; gear matters for stats more than party levels do
PS4Natural DoctrineKadokawaAdds a bonus extra hard mission, otherwise see PS3
PS4NEO: The World Ends With YouSquare Enix/h.a.n.d.See Switch
PS4Resonance of Fate 4K/HD Edition (DL only)Tri-AceRemoves some clothing options, otherwise see 360
PS4Sword Art Online: Alicization LycorisAquriaSee XBO
PS4The Witch and the Hundred Knight 2Nippon IchiPlays a lot like the first, albeit with a new cast of whimsical characters
PS4Yakuza: Like a DragonRyu ga Gotoku StudioSee XBO
PS5Monster CollectingSquare EnixSee PS4
PS5Legend of Ixtona (DL only)WorldWideSoftwareSee Switch
PS5Record of Lodoss War-Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth- (DL only)Team LadybugA Metroidvania on the shorter side with shallower systems, but nonetheless satisfying elemental attacks
PSPFinal Fantasy VII (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
PSPFirst Queen IV (PSone Classics)Kure Software KoubouSee PS3
PSPMimana: Iyar ChronicleKogado/Premium AgencyARPG with poor hit detection, a generally unlikeable cast, and a weak story overall
PSPPersona 2: Eternal Punishment (PSone Classics)AtlusSee PSX
PSPWild Arms (PSone Classics)Media.VisionSee PSX
PSXMonster Rancher 2TecmoUse CDs to unlock more monsters that you train and fight!
PSXMonster SeedNK SystemMonster-raising and battling SRPG, where the monsters have a limited lifespan
PSXVanguard BanditsHuman EntertainmentFantasy/mech hybrid SRPG with a system balancing actions and resting
Sega CDDark WizardH.I.C.SRPG with night/day, alignment systems
SNESYs III: Wanderers From YsFalcom/Advance CommunicationSimilar to the FC version, but with cleaner graphics and arguably worse hit detection
SwitchArc of AlchemistCompile HeartSee PS4
SwitchBlacksmith of the Sand Kingdom (DL only)RideonA departure from Kemco's norm, where you run your blacksmithy half the time (including crafting equipment for your party) and fight monsters in a grid-like turn-based format the other half
SwitchBlue Reflection: Second LightGustSee PS4
SwitchCrystal Ortha (DL only)Hit-PointKemco returns yet again; there are no items in-game and only 5 skills can be equipped per character; perks help in balancing the very frequent combat
SwitchFinal Fantasy VIII Remastered (DL only)SquareSee PSX, but with some QoL changes
SwitchLost SphearTokyo RPG FactorySee PS4
SwitchOninaki (DL only)Tokyo RPG FactorySee PS4
SwitchPokemon Let's Go Eevee/PikachuGame FreakFull 3D remakes of Red/Blue versions but with Pokemon Go-like mechanics of catching new mons
SwitchRing Fit AdventureNintendoConjure a literal sweat and work (out) to save the world with the help of a magical pilates ring! Character progression is measured though XP
SwitchSephirothic Stories (DL only)Exe-CreateSee XBO
SwitchSnack World: The Dungeon Crawl - Goldh.a.n.d./Level-5A third-person dungeon crawler (as the name implies) with lots of food-based puns and humor as well as surprising difficulty
SwitchThe Last Remnant Remastered (DL only)Square EnixSee PS4
SwitchValkyria Chronicles Remastered (DL only)SegaSee PS4
VitaAsdivine Menace (DL only)Exe-CreateDirect sequel to Asdivine Dios; if you played it you've played this one
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
VitaBlade Dancer: Lineage of Light (DL only)Hit MakerSee PSP
VitaHyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black HeartCompile Heart/Idea Factory/StingSRPG Neptunia spinoff with a bunch of fun status effects, units can pair up to confer special abilities
VitaRagnarok Odyssey ACEGame ArtsEasier to import RO save data from, otherwise see PS3
VitaSaiyuki: Journey West (PSone Classics)KoeiSee PSX
VitaThe Caligula Effect (DL only)AquriaWritten by the writer of Persona 1/2; any NPC can be recruited into the party after raising affinity enough, combat is tactical and based on heavy comboing
VitaThe Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IIFalcomSee PS3
VitaWild Arms (PSone Classics)Media.VisionSee PSX
WiiBaroqueStingThird-person randomized dungeon crawler, eating flesh and hearts restores health and vitality!
Wii USuper Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars (VC)SquareSee SNES
Xbox 360NierCaviaAn ARPG spinoff of one of Drakengard's endings, astounding soundtrack, twisty plot, multiple endings
Xbox OneBloodstained: Ritual of the NightArtPlayIga doing what Iga does (arguably) best: Metroidvanias; it's not Castlevania, but it's about as close as you'll get these days
Xbox OneBonds of the Skies (DL only)Hit-PointSee 3DS
Xbox OneKingdom Hearts IIISquare EnixSee PS4
Xbox OneLittle Town Hero (DL only)Game FreakPlays more like a deckbuilder, the only main RPG element is the skill tree, filled out by points earned in battles that take way too long
Xbox OneStory of Seasons: Friends of Mineral TownBullets/MarvelousSee Switch
Xbox SeriesLost JudgmentRyu ga Gotoku StudioSee PS5
Xbox SeriesSD Gundam Battle Alliance (Asia English/DL)Artdink/AlvionChibi mobile suits in a massive hack-and-slash crossover to correct multiversal shenanigans
PS4Soul Hackers 2AtlusSee PS5
Xbox SeriesSoul Hackers 2AtlusSee PS5
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