50 Best JRPG (Japanese RPG) games

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The best 50 JRPG (Japanese RPG) games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS, Linux and 3DS. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

The latest addition in this selection are OCTOPATH TRAVELERa released the 7 June 2019 and ranked #5, Dragon Star Varnir released the 10 October 2018 and ranked #13, Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna ~ The Golden Country released the 13 September 2018 and ranked #12.

26# Echoes Of Aetheria - 2016

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Experience an epic saga of war, love and betrayal in Echoes of Aetheria! In classic RPG style follow the story of Lucian, Ingrid and Soha as their efforts to save a kidnapped bride turns into a quest to uncover a dark conspiracy. By the end, you’ll have to weigh your decisions and their consequences against the fate of entire nations.

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27# Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth - 2016

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Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth (Japanese: , Hepburn: Dejimon Sutr Saib Surwsu?) is a role-playing video game developed by Media.Vision and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment for the PlayStation Vita and PlayStation 4, based on the Digimon franchise. It is the fifth game in the Digimon Story series, following 2011's Super Xros Wars, and the first to be released on home consoles. Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth features a New Game Plus mode where players retain all of their Digimon, non-key items, money, memory, sleuth rank, scan percentages, and Digifarm progress.

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31# Tales of Berseriaa - 2016

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Players embark on a journey of self-discovery as they assume the role of Velvet, a young woman whose once kind demeanor has been replaced and overcome with a festering anger and hatred after a traumatic experience three years prior to the events within Tales of Berseria.

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32# The Alliance Alive - 2017

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The makers of The Legend of Legacy bring the classic JRPG back to form in The Alliance Alive, a new adventure that evokes the nostalgia of the JRPG greats by offering huge world-exploration, an intertwining story of 9 protagonists, and well-designed battle mechanics. One thousand years ago, Daemons invaded the world of Humans. Built on a sprawling world brimming with numerous secrets to discover, players will need to establish and unite guilds throughout the four realms while battling the Daemons.

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33# Shin Megami Tensei Liberation Dx2 - 2018

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A free-to-play mobile rpg developed by SEGA based on the Atlus series Shin Megami Tensei. "Shin Megami Tensei: Liberation Dx2 is a turn-based role-playing game coming to Android and iOS mobile devices. Summon, fuse, and raise your own demons to fight by your side. The game will feature sweet AR functionalities and intense multiplayer feats!"

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34# Cyberdimension Neptunia: 4 Goddesses Online - 2017

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Cyberdimension Neptunia: 4 Goddesses Online ( CYBER DIMENSION NEPTUNE, Yon Megami Onrain CYBER DIMENSION NEPTUNE, lit. Four Goddesses Online: CYBER DIMENSION NEPTUNE) is a Japanese role-playing video game developed by Tamsoft and published by Compile Heart in Japan and Idea Factory in the west. Despite the title, the game is a single-player game with an online cooperative multiplayer option. This is the first Neptunia game to use Unreal Engine 4, as well as the first spin-off game to be released on Playstation 4 rather than the Playstation Vita.

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35# Crystal Story II - 2015

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Crystal Story II is a turn-based RPG that follows the story of a young Dragon on his quest to defeat an evil witch. He must seek allies to aid him on his journey and save the world from the oncoming invasion.

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36# ORE - 2015

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ORE is a couch-cooperative twin stick shooter where you and up to three friends must fight through a handful of levels and navigate the planet's varied, alien surface to collect as much ORE as possible before the planet implodes. Defeat the planet’s corrupted Core Wurm, save the planet, and get rich before time runs out!

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37# Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch - 2013

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Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, a heart-warming tale of a young boy named Oliver, who embarks on a journey into a parallel world in an attempt to save his mother. Developed by LEVEL-5 with animation by the legendary Studio Ghibli, Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch combines beautiful animated visuals, masterful storytelling and a sweeping score into an epic role-playing adventure like no other. All-Star Production - LEVEL-5's mastery of the RPG genre is combined with Studio Ghibli's world-class animation and music composed by the renowned Joe Hisaishi Another World - Stunning visuals, made possible by utilizing the full capabilities of the hardware, create the world of Ni no Kuni and immerses players into Oliver's journey within this vibrant, animated world Captivating Story - A charming and tragic tale unfolds including animation storyboarded and created by Studio Ghibli with English and Japanese voice overs Role Playing Mastery - New and traditional RPG elements expertly crafted and designed featuring dozens of locations to explore, hundreds of creatures to battle and a wealth of quests and secrets to uncover throughout the sweeping journey Dynamic Fights - Freely switch control of characters and familiars in an exciting battle system that combines real-time and turn-based tactical elements

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38# Dragon Fantasy: The Black Tome of Ice - 2015

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Join Ogden and the heroes of Westeria in this classic JRPG epic, Dragon Fantasy: The Black Tome of Ice. Travel through the frozen wastelands of Tundaria and defeat oncoming hordes of demons and huge bosses that threaten the entire world of Dragon Fantasy.

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39# Megadimension Neptunia VII - 2015

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New challengers are taking control of Gamindustri, and Neptune's nowhere in sight. Now she’s gotta help a mysterious stranger fight a colossal new evil, reclaim her Goddess title, and find some time for pudding! Go next gen with Giant Battles and multi-worlds in this JRPG!

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40# The Legend of Legacy - 2015

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Join the 7 characters in The Legend of Legacy and unravel the mystery of Avalon's past. The Legend of Legacy staff roster includes familiar names like character designer Tomomi Kobayashi, renowned composer Masashi Hamauzu, writer Masato Kato, game designer Kyoji Koizumi, and Masataka Matsuura.

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41# I Am Setsuna - 2016

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Inspired by the timeless classic Chrono Trigger, I am Setsuna is a great homage to the JRPG masterpieces of yesteryear. Journey with Setsuna as she prepares to make the ultimate sacrifice and save the people of her land.

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42# Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy - 2017

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Welcome to the Xth Squad! Captain of the Xth Squad, Alice Mifune, will be guiding you through your initiation to the Code Physics Agency and your tasks of responding to and neutralizing Hazard Cases. Be mindful of your surroundings - the longer you stay, the more aggressive the Variants will become.

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43# EXIST - 2018

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Have you ever invented your own worlds? Perhaps you managed to think out one of them so well that you literally immersed in it? Sometimes, when the soul is badly bad, you just want to take it and find yourself in a fantasy world where everything is fine, but there are no problems. But ...

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44# Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky - 2014

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Under the Twilight skies, the dreams of 2 alchemists cross. This latest in the Atelier series is now available for download from the PlayStation®Store. This 2nd release in the Dusk Series offers 2 main characters, an evolved alchemy system, and battles with up to 6 characters for a new Atelier experience.

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46# Regalia: Of Men and Monarchs - 2017

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Regalia: Of Men And Monarchs is a tactical RPG set in a cheerful fantasy world full of weirdness and wonder. Assemble your party, go adventuring, manage your kingdom, make new friends, and defeat your opponents in challenging turn-based combat.

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47# Metal Max Xeno - 2018

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Collect and customize tanks to battle mutated creatures and robotic enemies. Remote Play requires PS Vita system and sufficiently robust Wi-Fi connection. Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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48# Superdimension Neptune VS Sega Hard Girls VS VS SEGA - 2016

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A collaboration project between ASCII Media Works’ Dengeki Bunko and SEGA, the Sega Hard Girls are made up of various Sega consoles, including the Dreamcast, Sega Saturn, and Mega Drive! These anthropomorphized consoles are girls with an array of personalities and spunk, and this time they are teaming up with Neptune and IF for an...

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49# Fairy Fencer F - 2015

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Long ago, the Vile God and the Goddess waged war with each other. Equally matched, they were sealed away in another world… Now a lazy young man named Fang somehow finds himself a key part of this war he’d really rather not deal with, but fate beckons in this uncommon RPG!

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