50 Games Like Monster Hunter Stories

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RPG Justice Chronicles, World of Final Fantasy, and Persona 5 are our top selection to play today.

The latest addition in this selection are OCTOPATH TRAVELERa released the 7 June 2019 and ranked #32, RAD released the 26 February 2019 and ranked #22, Dragon Star Varnir released the 10 October 2018 and ranked #19.

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This suggestion collection includes turn-based JRPG (Japanese RPG) games for Android, Win Mobile, 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.

Unlike hunters, they raise and live in harmony with monsters, forming inseparable bonds with them using mysterious artifacts known as Kinship Stones. The hero, though separated now from childhood friends, partners up with the cheerful Navirou, and embarks upon a new adventure into the world of hunters.

1# RPG Justice Chronicles - 2015

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Darkness that lurks in history In Illumica, an invasion of the enemy lands of Laft is being planned. Blood-soaked battles between enemy tribes, darkness energy widely misused, huge monsters called Vasists... And a young girl whose life is in danger in the midst of the fighting. The characters fight against their destinies, and in the course of time, they will face a desperate battle against the split of history and the evil that lurks there.

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3# Persona 5 - 2016

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Persona 5 is a game about the internal and external conflicts of a group of troubled high school students - the protagonist and a collection of compatriots he meets in the game's story - who live dual lives as Phantom Thieves.

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5# Final Fantasy Dimensions II - 2017

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Battles run on a chain meter to determine the amount of rewards a player can select from chests after completing a battle zone. The meter loses points for taking actions from both the party and enemies, but players can raise the meter with crystals that drop in battle by defeating enemies or by using a summon's special attack. Depending on the crystal value, players are able to open more treasure boxes at the end and a secret reward is unlocked when the player reaches over 4 crystals in a battle. By completing quests, players may obtain weapons, rings, phantom stones, and tails to upgrade their phantom stones.

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6# Battle Chasers: Nightwar - 2017

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Help young Gully on her quest to find her lost father Aramus a famous hero, who ventured into the dangerous grounds and mysteriously disappeared. Build your adventuring party by choosing three of six available heroes from the classic Battle Chasers comic series, each with unique abilities, perks, items, and dungeon skills.

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7# Final Fantasy IX - 2016

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The ninth installment in the long-running RPG series and the final for the original PlayStation, Final Fantasy IX gives fans of the franchise the nostalgic thrill of re-experiencing the visual style, gameplay elements and overall spirit of the 16-bit Final Fantasy games of the 8/16 bit eras. The main story centers on Zidane Tribal, a young thief who quickly becomes engaged in a quest to save the world, along with Vivi Ornitier, a young black mage, and Princess Garnet, heir to the throne of Alexandria. The game features detailed polygonal character models and lush pre-rendered backgrounds. They all combine for an unforgettable adventure!

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8# 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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9# Fernz Gate - 2018

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Take advantage of the Secret House and dispatch buddies to collect items or place them on stands to gain special-effects. Grow parameter-increasing fruit, upgrade and customize weapons, take on variety of sub quests and enjoy plenty of content! 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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10# Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line - 2014

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Now, the young prince of Midenhalla descendant of the legendary warrior Erdrickmust set out to find the two other heirs to the heroic bloodline so that together they might defeat the nefarious Hargon and restore peace to their world. Game Features Whether youre keen to pick up where the first part of the Erdrick Trilogy left off, or are entirely new to the series, DRAGON QUEST II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line is sure to take you on an unforgettable journey.

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12# DRAGON QUEST VIII - 2014

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Set off on an unforgettable adventure with Yangus, the bandit with a heart of gold, Jessica, the high-born magical minx, and Angelo, knight and lothario, by your side!. When the relic's long-dormant magics are awoken by the treachery of a malign magician, an entire kingdom falls into a cursed slumber, prompting a young soldier to embark on an unforgettable journey.

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13# Epic Battle Fantasy 4 - 2014

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Epic Battle Fantasy 4 is a light-hearted turn-based RPG, heavily inspired by old classics like Final Fantasy and Golden Sun. You will battle through waves of adorable enemies, grow your characters, explore a diverse world, solve puzzles, and of course, save the world.

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14# 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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15# Bravely Second: End Layer - 2015

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) is a Japanese role-playing video game developed by Silicon Studio and published by Square Enix for the Nintendo 3DS, and is the sequel to Bravely Default. The game, like its predecessor, is a role-playing video game, and reuses the battle system implemented in Bravely Default. New to the game is a chain-battle feature where a player who defeats a random encounter may continue to battle enemies in succession for greater risk and reward. The original game's sidequests have been revamped; players encounter two Eternian asterisk holders in an argument about an ethical dilemma, and the player must resolve the conflict with the reward being the loser's asterisk.

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16# RPG Asdivine Menace - 2016

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Travel the galaxy to bring the truth full circle in an epic fantasy RPG that can be played in its entirety for free! Hearing this, Izayoi sets off in an attempt to reverse this seemingly pronounced fate with a trio of very idiosyncratic spirits as they criss-cross four worlds in search of an answer. With more weapon types to collect and crafting options than ever before, turn your slaying instrument of choice into one that strikes fear in the hearts of humans and beasts galaxy-wide!

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17# 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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18# Yo-Kai Watch - 2015

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Players befriend Yo-kai by giving them a food that they like before, beginning, and/or during battle, and after defeating the Yo-kai it approaches the player character and gives them its Yo-kai Medal, allowing it to be summoned at will. There are also Legend Yo-kai that can only be obtained by collecting a particular set of Yo-kai listed in the Yo-kai Medallium, a compendium of the different Yo-kai the player has encountered or befriended, as well as Boss Yo-kai that cannot be befriended in the original game, but can become the player's friends in Ganso and Honke. When the player encounters a Yo-kai, they enter into battle with it using six Yo-kai that the player has befriended previously. The player can also encounter similarly powerful Namahage Yo-kai if the player crosses the street on a red light, but the encounter may be beneficial if the player follows the rules.

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19# Dragon Star Varnir - 2018

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Once maxed, they can transform and harness the power of dragons, drastically increasing their armor and unlocking abilities! 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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21# Valkyria Chronicles Remastered - 2016

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Two sequels were released for PlayStation Portable, Sony's handheld gaming console: Valkyria Chronicles II in 2010, and Valkyria Chronicles III in 2011. Valkyria Chronicles is a tactical role-playing game in which the player uses a unique turn-based battle system called BLiTZ (Battle of Live Tactical Zones). During their turn the player views an overhead map in Command Mode, but zooms in to control each individual unit on the battlefield in Action Mode. Taking command of individual units during the player's phase costs Command Points, which can be used dynamically to grant movement to many different units or the same unit consecutively with diminishing AP reserve, depending on what the player wants to accomplish.

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22# RAD - 2019

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Playing as a teenage protagonist, you must venture into the Fallow an ever-changing, radioactive wasteland filled with unknown and unspeakable creatures. 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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23# 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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24# Dissidia: Final Fantasy - Opera Omnia - 2018

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Build parties from a cast of dozens of FINAL FANTASY heroes and villains and prepare them for battle with a variety of equipment and abilities. Long ago, the deities Spiritus and Materia warped the fabric of time and space to create a new worlda world they populated with warriors from other realms. These men and women were forced to fight day and night without reprieve, and the strain of endless battle soon grew to be too great.

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