JRPG Randomizer 200

A random list of JRPGs from the JRPG Index
ConsoleNameDeveloperLucca's Observations
3DSAdventure Bar Story (DL only)RideonRaise your levels as an adventurer (by eating) and as a barkeep (by bartending and gathering materials)! Localization is lacking in the charm depatment
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
3DSInazuma Eleven GO: Light/Shadow (PAL only)Level-5Set 10 years after IE3, there are now evil soccer overlords and spirits you can summon during matches to enhance special moves
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
3DSPokemon Gold/Silver/Crystal (VC)Game FreakSee GBC
3DSPokemon X/YGame FreakPokemon brought into the 3D realm of not-France, statistics of 'mons can be further raised and refined via minigames
3DSProject X Zone 2Monolith SoftPlays the same as its predecessor, but Segata Sanshiro is an available character; thereby making this game the best ever- I don't make the rules
3DSShining Force: The Sword of Hajya (VC)Sonic Software PlanningSee GG
3DSSword of Hope II (VC)KemcoSee GB
3DSSwords & Darkness (DL only)Aplus/Arc System WorksA side-scrolling beat-em-up with no special features of note
3DSThe Battle Cats POP! (DL only)PonosMore of a tower defense game, but you do use accumulated XP to level up and change the apeparance of your extremely weird cat crew
3DSThe Denpa Men: They Came By Wave (DL only)Genius SonorityA quirky little game where you use AR to gather up little men to use as party members, naturally there is also a rock-paper-scissors feel to it
3DSUnchained Blades (DL only)FuRyuIdentical to the PSP version except for the placement of dungeon maps on the bottom screen
DSBlue Dragon: Awakened ShadowTri-CrescendoARPG with a customizable protagonist, Shu and the gang are AI-controlled party members
DSCastlevania: Portrait of RuinKonamiMetroidvania with highly varied level design and two switchable playable protagonists - CHARLOTTEJONATHANCHARLOTTE
DSLuminous Arc 2ImageepochNot terribly different from the first, can be quite difficult, endings are determined by pre-battle dialouge choices
DSNaruto: Path of the Ninja 2TosePlays like the first game, but is more of an original filler story than directly following the source material
DSPokemon Black/WhiteGame FreakIncredible animated spritework and perhaps the best storyline in the franchise
DSRagnarok DSGungHoAs the title implies, it's Ragnarok Online, except on the DS; only a max of 3 can play together, but there is a storyline to follow
DSRondo of SwordsSuccessAn SRPG where you have to run a route through enemies to engage them in combat
DSThe World Ends With YouJupiter/Square EnixA fashionable, frantic ARPG that utilizes badges of sorts to determine attack abilities
FCDream MasterBirthdayNot Little Nemo! More puzzle-based than most games of the era, cool concept
FCEsper Dream 2: Aratanaru TatakaiKonamiCute pastel sprite work and ARPG gameplay
FCHydlide 3: Yami Kara no HoumonshaT&E SoftThere is no such thing as a good Hydlide game.
FCKarakuri Kengou Den Musashi Lord: Karakuri Jin Hashiru!KoseARPG based on the robot anime
FCMetal MaxCrea-Tech/Data EastMad Max: the JRPG! Featuring vehicle combat!
FCShinsendenTamtexAnother day, another eastern-themed DQ clone
FCSTED: Iseki Wakusei no YabouADKVery Phantasy Star-like
Game GearAx Battler: A Legend of Golden AxeAspect/SegaSide-scrolling ARPG; no leveling but magic pots can be used to upgrade skills
GB+GBCLil' MonsterKid CorpAnother of the many Poke-clones
GB+GBCRevelations: The Demon Slayer/Megami Tensei Gaiden: Last BibleMultimedia Intelligence TransferMegami Tensei for kids, more medieval-themed than its mother series
GBACastlevania: Aria of SorrowKCETMetroidvania with the addition of collecting enemy souls to augment abilities
GBAFinal Fantasy V AdvanceSquare Enix/ToseUpdated graphics, new jobs, and a new boss battle compared to the original
GBAHarvest Moon: Friends of Mineral TownMarvelousLevel up your tools and grow your farm (and find a nice girl to settle down with)
GBAMega Man Battle Network 5: Team Colonel/Team ProtomanCapcomYou've seen it before, but now there are powerful Dark Chips!
GBAPokemon FireRed/LeafGreenGame FreakRemakes of Red/Green versions
GBAYu-Gi-Oh!: The Sacred CardsKonamiSurprisingly, there's a story surrounding the gameplay of a children's card game. You level by dueling. Shrug.
GBAZelda II: The Adventure of LinkNintendoSee NES
GenesisSorcerer's KingdomNCSSRPG where each character's individual move phase leads to the entire enemy's movephase, stat leveling is FFII-like
GenesisTraysiaTelenetFairly standard, grid-based combat
JP GBAFire Emblem: The Binding BladeIntelligent SystemsAKA FE6 - Roy's our boy, and here's where you play as him!
JP PSPDigimon World Re: DigitizeTri-CrescendoPlays like the first Digimon World game, but also has an overarching storyline to follow
JP PSPValkyria Chronicles 3Sega/Media.VisionRuns parallel to the first game, dark in tone but very anime-like characters, plays like the other games in the series
JP SaturnVandal HeartsKCETA spiffed up version of the PSX game, with new maps/spells/music/items
JP WiiPokemon Fushigi no Dungeon - Ikuzo! Arashi no BoukendanChunsoftStack water Pokemon in a WiiWare-exclusive Mystery Dungeon adventure!
NESRygarTecmoDifficult Metroid-like sidescrolling ARPG with lots of enemy killing via yo-yo-like shield and experience to gain
NESWillowCapcomYes, based off the 80's movie with Warwick Davis and Val Kilmer. Solid ARPG gameplay!
PC EngineHisou Kaihei X-SERDMasayaA mech-based SRPG with separate XP bars for attack and evasion
PC EngineLady Sword: Ryakudatsu Sareta 10 Nin no OtomeHacker InternationalFirst-person dungeon crawler with no visible XP and monsters that attack in your sleep
PS2Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3SpikeAn absolute ton of playable characters, but a bit of meat taken out of the story mode, as well as diminishing the RPG elements
PS2Forever KingdomFromSoftwareSequel to Evergrace, similar equipment-focused character growth, ARPG where all characters share damage taken
PS2Front Mission 4Square EnixMecha SRPG with more complex mechanics such as a day/night system
PS2Grandia IIIGame ArtsSame time and distance-based combat as the first two, disproportionate story pacing but solid nonetheless
PS2Radiata StoriesTri-AceARPG with a majorly branching storyline, tons of recruitable characters (all with their own schedules), and lots to kick!
PS2Ring of RedKonamiAlternate-history military turn-based strategy game with cool mechs
PS2Suikoden IIIKCETThe turn-based epic saga continues, a variety of protagonists, can import data from the PSX games for bonuses
PS2Tales of LegendiaNamcoReverts back to the linear combat of earlier entries, about half of the game takes place after the final boss is defeated
PS2Wild Arms 3Media.VisionWild West-themed, turn-based, town discovery requires utilizing a GPS-like system, frequent encounters
PS3Castlevania: Symphony of the Night (PSone Classics)KonamiSee PSX
PS3Chrono Trigger (PSone Classics)Tose/SquareSee PSX
PS3Class of Heroes 2GZerodivEnhanced version of the PSP first-person dungeon crawler with more skills/party members/dungeons
PS3Cross EdgeCompile HeartCrossover RPG with characters from Darkstalkers and Disgaea among others, combo-based gameplay, loads of technical issues
PS3Disgaea: Hour of Darkness (PS2 Classic)Nippon IchiSee PS2
PS3Dragon's DogmaCapcomOpen-world ARPG with some grappling elements and lots of customizability
PS3Eiyuu Senki: The World Conquest (DL only)Tenco/5pb.An SRPG with an alternative historical slant - major world leaders are all portrayed as women; stats are built by completing sidequests and upgrading troops
PS3Final Fantasy VII (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
PS3Hyperdimension Neptunia mk2Compile Heart/Idea FactoryLargely the same as the first, has an affection point system as well as item synthesis
PS3Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 RemixSquare EnixContains the previously JP-exclusive Final Mix version of KHI with added story and gameplay changes, Re: Chain of Memories, and a series of cutscenes from 358/2 Days
PS3Resonance of FateTri-AceFree-roaming gun-heavy "cinematic" battle system, only 3 party members, a lot of moral gray areas
PS3Rune Factory: Tides of DestinyNeverlandHarvesting, adventuring, and seafaring in order to raise islands from the bottom of the ocean, with bonus Move controls
PS3Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga 2 (PS2 Classics)AtlusSee PS2
PS3Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne (PS2 Classics)AtlusSee PS2
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
PS3The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold SteelFalcomBeginning of another major arc in the Trails series, adds co-op link attacks to combat, structure is based in a school-type environment
PS3The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IIFalcomTakes place soon after the first game - basically required playing if you liked the first one
PS3Threads of Fate (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
PS3Wild Arms (PSone Classics)Media VisionSee PSX
PS4Atelier Rorona: The Alchemist of Arland DX (DL only)GustAdds fast travel/combat and a formerly preorder-only costume
PS4Chronus ArcHit-PointSee 3DS
PS4Conception Plus: Maidens of the Twelve StarsSpike ChunsoftA remake of the first Conception game; increasing your bond with different women to produce "children" who will become your allies in battle
PS4Crystal Ortha (DL only)Hit-PointSee Switch
PS4Dark Cloud 2 (DL only)Level-5See PS2
PS4Digimon Story: Cyber SleuthMedia.VisionSee Vita
PS4Fairy Fencer F: Advent Dark ForceCompile Heart/Idea FactoryAdds two branching story paths, allows for a larger party size in combat, and gives more difficulty options to choose from
PS4Final Fantasy IX (DL only)SquareSee PSX, but with some QoL changes
PS4Final Fantasy VII RemakeSquare EnixTechnically only the first part of FFVII remade as an ARPG, widely expands (and deviates from) the story as originally told
PS4Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD (DL only)SummerTimeStudio/Square EnixSee XBO
PS4Oninaki (DL only)Tokyo RPG FactoryAn ARPG that relies on crossing the line between the land of the living and the spiritual plane, where demons of different classes are used to help attack
PS4Persona 5AtlusSee PS3
PS4Secret of ManaQ Studios/SquareSee Vita
PS4Super Robot Wars OG: The Moon Dwellers (Asia English)B.B. StudioServes as a new entry point to the OG series (which has no cameos as opposed to the main series), SRPG combat with assists based on positioning, multiple protagonists
PS4Super Robot Wars X (Asia English)B.B. StudioCrossover chaos continues, focus is on Mashin Hero Wataru, Gurren Lagann, and Cross Ange in addition to many other cameos; nerfs some units from V
PS4Sword Art Online: Fatal BulletDimpsSee XBO
PS4World of Final FantasySquare EnixSee Vita
PS4Yakuza 0Ryu ga Gotoku StudioMoney serves as a sort of XP in this prequel to the main series, starring 80's Kiryu and Majima
PS4Yakuza Kiwami 2Ryu ga Gotoku StudioA retelling of Yakuza 2, adding minigames seen in other series entries as well as prequel chapters (and more Majima)
PS4Ys IX: Monstrum NoxFalcomCarries over a lot of gameplay elements from Ys VIII; Adol's most story/character-heavy tale yet; features new movement mechanics for world traversal
PS5Demon's SoulsFromSoftware/BluepointRevitalizes the original Souls game, adding some handy item management QoL features; just as difficult as the original
PSPArc the Lad (PSone Classics)G-Craft/ARC EntertainmentSee PSX
PSPDisgaea 2: Dark Hero DaysNippon IchiAdds characters from Disgaea 3, a story mode focusing on Axel, and other QoL changes brought over from Disgaea 3
PSPFavorite Dear: Jyunpaku no Yogensha (PSone Classics)NEC InterchannelSee PS3
PSPFinal FantasyTose/Square EnixUses bonus dungeon and translation from Dawn of Souls (GBA), has updated 2D graphics, FMVs and soundtrack, arguably the definitive version of the game
PSPKingdom Hearts: Birth By SleepSquare EnixPrequel to the main series, with three playable characters and generally similar ARPG gameplay, albeit with the ability to customize commands available in battle
PSPKingdom of ParadiseClimax EntertainmentARPG with lots of references to Chinese culture, customization of martial arts moves in combat, stat allocation when leveling up is determined by favored battle actions
PSPKnights in the NightmareStingVery similar to DS version save for resolution and a smoother control scheme
PSPParasite Eve (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
PSPParasite Eve II (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
PSPRiviera: The Promised LandStingAdds full voice acting, more CG images, and more events to the GBA version of the game
PSPShadow Tower (PSone Classics)FromSoftwareSee PSX
PSPShepherd's CrossingSuccessAdds a few QoL changes but otherwise spiffs up the visuals of the original
PSPThe Legend of Heroes II: Prophecy of the Moonlight WitchMicrovision/FalcomFirst game in the Gagharv trilogy, despite western release order; gameplay is still very traditional, arguably bland, continues the pet system from the previous game
PSPThe Legend of Heroes III: Song of the OceanMicrovision/FalcomLast in the Gagharv trilogy, but chronologically between the other two; still linear but allows for importing of data from the previous two games
PSPThe Legend of Heroes: A Tear of VermillionMicrovision/FalcomSecond game in the Gagharv trilogy, despite western release order; run-of-the-mill turn-based gameplay and an arbitrary pet system
PSPUnchained Blades (DL only)FuRyuFirst-person dungeon crawler with monster recruitment, customizable party members; made by a large number of industry veterans
PSXBreath of Fire IIICapcomMore Ryu, but with more dragon forms! Intoduces the Master System and Faerie Town features
PSXDragon Warrior VIIHeart BeatLooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooong Dragon Quest game
PSXFinal Fantasy ChroniclesTose/SquareContains inferior versions of Final Fantasy IV and Chrono Trigger
PSXFinal Fantasy OriginsTose/SquareContains Final Fantasy I and Final Fantasy II (first localized appearance)
PSXKagero: Deception IITecmoString together traps to make your own Rube Goldberg of death!
PSXTail of the SunArtdinkBe caveman. Go hunting. Build tower of mammoth bone. More of a life-sim really
PSXTales of DestinyWolf TeamFirst localized Tales title with a similar 2D real-time combat system to its predecessor
SFCCyber Knight II: Chikyuu Teikoku no YabouAtelier Double/Group SNESimilar gameplay but massive graphical leap over the first
SFCDark HalfWest OneItem-based leveling system; also, spoiler alert (not really): You play the antagonist!
SFCLaplace no MaHumming Bird SoftLovecraftian spooky JRPG
SFCMagna Braban: Henreki no YuushaLenarGambits and auto-combat long before FFXII was even a thing
SFCSuper Chinese World 3 - Chou Jigen DaisakusenCulture BrainTwo different battle modes to choose from: ARPG or turn-based, each with their own storylines
SFCTactics OgreQuestEpic storyline, lots of important choices to make - even at the very beginning of the game!
SFCTreasure Hunter GStingAnother forgotten Square-published game, action point-based SRPG
SFCYs IV: Mask of the SunTonkin HouseNon-canonical to the Ys series after the release of Memories of Celceta
SNESBrain LordProduceARPG featuring dungeon puzzles and little monsters that follow you
SNESBreath of Fire IICapcomDirect sequel to BoF I
SNESLufia & the Fortress of DoomNeverlandStandard turn-based combat, but targeting dead enemies will lead to a wasted turn
SNESOgre Battle: The March of the Black QueenQuestEpic overarching story with RTS elements
SwitchAsdivine Hearts (DL only)Exe-CreateSee Wii U
SwitchAtelier Lulua: The Scion of ArlandGustSee PS4
SwitchAtelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends and the Secret FairyGustSee PS5
SwitchDragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive EditionArmor Project/Square EnixLots of QoL changes including adding the symphonic score, extra quests/party chat, and more; can be played in either 2D or 3D modes
SwitchEnder Lilies: Quietus of the Knights (DL only)Live Wire/AdglobeA heavily atmospheric Metroidvania utilizing spirits to aid in attack and traversal
SwitchFairy Fencer F: Advent Dark ForceCompile Heart/Idea FactorySee PS4
SwitchFairy TailGustSee PS4
SwitchFinal Fantasy VIII Remastered (DL only)SquareSee PSX, but with some QoL changes
SwitchFinal Fantasy X/X-2 HD RemasterVirtuos/Square EnixSee PS3
SwitchFrane: Dragon's Odyssey (DL only)Exe-CreateSee Vita
SwitchI Am Setsuna (DL only)Tokyo RPG FactorySee PS4
SwitchLapis x LabyrinthNippon IchiSee PS4
SwitchLittle Town HeroGame FreakSee XBO
SwitchNelke & the Legendary Alchemists: Ateliers of the New WorldGustSee PS4
SwitchPoison ControlNippon IchiSee PS4
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
SwitchThe Alliance Alive HD RemasteredCattle CallSee PS4
SwitchThe Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IVFalcomSee PS4
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
SwitchTouhou Genso Wanderer ReloadedAqua StyleSee PS4
SwitchTrials of ManaXeen/Square EnixSee PS4
SwitchWitch & Hero (DL only)FK Digital/Flyhigh WorksSee 3DS
SwitchWitch & Hero II (DL only)Flyhigh WorksSee 3DS
TurboGrafx-16Double DungeonsNCSCo-op first-person dungeon crawl
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
VitaBonds of the Skies (DL only)Hit-PointSee 3DS
VitaDamascus Gear: Operation TokyoAplusAn isometric dungeon crawler of sorts where you pilot a mech to complete missions, which give you parts to upgrade your stats with
VitaDragon's CrownVanillawareSee PS3
VitaFinal Fantasy VI (PSone Classics)Tose/SquareSee PSX
VitaGrandia (PSone Classics)Game ArtsSee PSX
VitaMind ZeroAcquire/ZerodivFirst-person dungeon crawler with some Persona-like atmosphere; losing all MP in combat will make characters vulnerable
VitaRevenant SagaExe-CreateSee Wii U
VitaStranger of Sword CityExperienceMore first-person dungeon crawling, highly customizable party, permadeath of party members is something to manage, lots of challenge
VitaSuikoden (PSone Classics)KonamiSee PSX
VitaSword Art Online: Hollow Fragment (DL only)AquriaTakes place during the anime's first arc but is a spinoff, has content from a JP-only prequel game included, with ARPG MMO-styled combat and dating sim elements
VitaTactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together (DL only)Square Enix/QuestSee PSP
VitaTales of Hearts R7thChord/Namco BandaiRemake of a previously JP-only DS title; leveling is done by improving a character's signature weapon, emphasizes air combos and union special attacks in combat
VitaTokyo XanaduFalcomARPG with a modern setting; rock-paper-scissors-like enemy weaknesses require quick party member swapping, linear dungeons
VitaValhalla Knights 2: Battle Stance (DL only)K2See PSP
VitaWarriors of the Lost Empire (DL only)Platinum EggSee PSP
VitaXenogears (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
WiiPandora's TowerGanbarionARPG with a focus on environmental puzzle-solving and a time-based curse mechanic
WiiRune Factory: Tides of DestinyNeverlandMore farming and fighting, with some seafaring sprinkled in!
WiiShiren the WandererChunsoftActually the third game in the Shiren the Wanderer sub-series of Mystery Dungeon roguelike games
WiiThe Last StoryArtoon/MistwalkerARPG with tactical and stealth elements including a cover system and issuing orders to AI party members in real-time
WiiXenoblade ChroniclesMonolith SoftI'm really feeling loads of sidequests and ARPG combat!
Wii UGolden Sun: The Lost Age (VC)CamelotSee GBA
Wii UPokemon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team (VC)ChunsoftSee DS
Wii UPokemon Ranger: Shadows of Almia (VC)Creatures Inc.See DS
Wii USuper Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars (VC)SquareSee SNES
Wii UXenoblade Chronicles (DL only)Monolith SoftSee Wii
Xbox 360Fist of the North Star: Ken's RageKoeiThousands upon thousands of enemies are already dead - musou/ARPG gameplay
Xbox 360Phantasy Star II (DL only)SegaSee GEN
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 OneAsdivine Menace (DL only)Exe-CreateSee Vita
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 OneDark Souls IIIFromSoftwareMore ways to die and keep dying; combat is overall more fluid than previous games, an MP-like system is introduced
Xbox OneFinal Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD (DL only)SummerTimeStudio/Square EnixA condensed version of FFXV's story, with a drastically different artstyle and a shift to a more overhead/isometric perspective
Xbox OneRevenant Dogma (DL only)Exe-CreateSee Vita
Xbox OneYakuza 0 (DL only)Ryu ga Gotoku StudioSee PS4
Xbox OneYakuza 4 Remastered (DL only)Ryu ga Gotoku StudioSee PS4
Xbox OneScarlet Nexus (DL only)Tose/Bandai NamcoSee PS5
Xbox OneEnder Lilies: Quietus of the Knights (DL only)Live Wire/AdglobeSee Switch
Xbox SeriesEnder Lilies: Quietus of the Knights (DL only)Live Wire/AdglobeSee Switch
SwitchYs IX: Monstrum NoxFalcomSee PS4
PS5Tales of AriseBandai NamcoMakes changes both welcome and unwelcome to the series, including a shared pool of points used for healing/buffs, comic book-style skits, removal of post-battle banter, and the cutest Tales mascot EVER
WonderswanDigimon Adventure 02: Tag TamersSIMS/BandaiTurn-based digital monster collecting, fighting, and fusing gameplay, elaborates on a very important plot point in the anime
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