Xeno Series

ConsoleNameDeveloperLucca's Observations
3DSXenoblade Chronicles 3D (New 3DS only)Monolith Soft/Monster GamesMore or less the same as the original, but changes the HUD a little bit and adds a few bonus modes like a model viewer and jukebox
PS2Xenosaga Episode I: Der Wille zur MachtMonolith SoftSpiritual successor to Xenogears, with similar AP-based combat; has a ton of cutscenes
PS2Xenosaga Episode II: Jenseits von Gut und BoseMonolith SoftMade some changes to the combat system that were largely panned at the time, but otherwise more of the same
PS2Xenosaga Episode III: Also Sprach ZarathustraMonolith SoftXenosaga was intended to be a 6-part series- this entry makes it extremely evident
PS3Xenogears (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
PSPXenogears (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
PSXXenogearsSquareAlmost unlocalized due to heavy religious/philosophical themes, action point-based combat
SwitchXenoblade Chronicles 2Monolith SoftA vast, open world with character designs that lean far closer to anime than its predecesor; some gacha mechanics for unlocking new summonable spirits
SwitchXenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna - The Golden CountryMonolith SoftServes as both a DLC to XC2 as well as a standalone game; set long before the main game; combat is more dynamic than the main game
SwitchXenoblade Chronicles Definitive EditionMonolith Soft/Monster GamesAdds an entire epilogue section, cleans up the graphics significantly, and has a lot of QoL improvements
VitaXenogears (PSone Classics)SquareSee PSX
WiiXenoblade ChroniclesMonolith SoftI'm really feeling loads of sidequests and ARPG combat!
Wii UXenoblade Chronicles (DL only)Monolith SoftSee Wii
Wii UXenoblade Chronicles XMonolith SoftOpen-world ARPG with a customizable avatar, mechs are available, combat is somewhat complex, story not linked to other Xeno games