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RPG. This category includes games that put emphasis on progress system for a controlled character (or a group of characters) which is (are) described with many statistics. They also have a multi-plot story and quests. There are classic RPGs with turn-based combat and rules inspired by pen-and-paper RPGs (e.g. Baldur’s Gate, Fallout), action RPGs with dynamic real time combat (Dark Souls) and jRPGs – very specific titles based on Japanese style and culture, especially on manga and anime (Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts). more

Darkest Dungeon (PSV)
Darkest Dungeon (PSV)

RPG 27 September 2016

A dark fantasy cRPG developed by debuting studio Red Hook. The story is set in a dark, medieval-like universe. While exploring ruins of an old castle and its dungeons, you face off against forces of darkness that overwhelmed the land because of the reckless actions of its previous sovereign. As you delve into the depths, you discover the dark history of a family who brought the evil upon the world.

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13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim (PSV)
13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim (PSV)

RPG canceled

A unique RPG game created by producers such as Muramasa: The Demon Blade, Odin Sphere and Dragon's Crown. The action of the game is set in modern Tokyo, where thirteen huge mosses appear. The main characters of the game are students of the high school in a mysterious way associated with mechanical colossuses.

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Undertale (PSV)
Undertale (PSV)

RPG 15 August 2017

An old-school RPG from the independent developer Toby Fox, referencing the Earthbound series. Undertale's story takes place in a world that was witness to a lengthy, cruel war between humans and monsters after a long period of coexistence between both races. It ended with humans driving the monsters underground.

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Stardew Valley (PSV)
Stardew Valley (PSV)

RPG 22 May 2018

The debut production from the independent studio Concerned Ape. It is a sandbox RPG that focuses on the life of a farmer. Stardew Valley takes place in a fantasy realm filled with magic, where the player becomes a young farmer whose ambition is to transform his small field into a giant farm generating great profits. The main task of the player is to plant plants, gather the crops and expand the farm with new infrastructure and agricultural products.

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Final Fantasy VII (PSV)
Final Fantasy VII (PSV)

RPG 28 August 2012

The seventh installment of the extremely popular series of Japanese RPG games created by Square Enix. The production became famous as one of the most cult parts of the cycle, offering a heart-gripping story and many solutions adopted later permanently into the genre. The title tells the story of Cloud Strife and a group of his friends fighting against the powerful Shinra corporation.

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Dragon's Crown (PSV)
Dragon's Crown (PSV)

RPG 25 July 2013

A 2D RPG developed by Japanese studio Vanillaware. The game combines elements of such genres as classic beat’em up games, platformers and fantasy RPGs. In Dragon’s Crown the player becomes a hero looking for gold and glory. Together with his companions, the protagonist is trying to obtain the eponymous treasure hidden deep in an underground labyrinth. In order to reach their objective, the heroes must pass through forgotten ruins and face monsters inhabiting them.

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Persona 4 Golden (PSV)
Persona 4 Golden (PSV)

RPG 02 October 2012

Refreshed and extended conversion of one of the best jRPGs ever released on PlayStation 2. The number of available heroes, gameplay mechanics, audio frame and intermittent videos have increased.

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Bastion (PSV)
Bastion (PSV)

RPG 07 April 2015

An action RPG developed by Supergiant Games - a studio established by Amir Rao and Gavin Simon, who both are former employees of Electronic Arts. In the game, the player assumes the role of a hero named Kidd, who one day wakes up in his bed drifting among the remains of the world, in which he used to live before. The young lad embarks on a journey to find other survivors and provide them with shelter.

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Moero Chronicle (PSV)
Moero Chronicle (PSV)

RPG 15 May 2015

Classic Japanese dungeon crawler with turn-based combat system, whose action was set in the world created for the card tactical game Monster Monpiece. Players take on the role of a young hero named Io and embark on a journey to defeat the monsters that threaten the world.

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Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Infinite Combate (PSV)
Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Infinite Combate (PSV)

RPG 28 November 2019

3D action RPG based on popular Japanese fantasy books from the Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? series, as well as their anime adaptations. The action takes place in the deity-managed city of Orario, with a powerful tower full of treasures and challenges for adventurers at the heart of the game.

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The Bard's Tale: Remastered and Resnarkled (PSV)
The Bard's Tale: Remastered and Resnarkled (PSV)

RPG 17 August 2017

A remaster of The Bard's Tale, a well-received action RPG from 2004, developed by inXile Entertainment. The plot is not connected to any previous entries in the series. The game's protagonist is the titular Bard who goes on a journey during which he must find Caleigh, a beautiful princess who was kidnapped by members of a demonic cult. In order to complete the quest and get some gold, our protagonist will have to survive many dangerous adventures and complete dozens of tasks from NPCs.

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Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization (PSV)
Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization (PSV)

RPG 27 October 2016

A Japanese action role-playing game by Aquria, based on the popular Sword Art Online franchise, which started with a novel series by Reki Kawahara. The game is set in the near future in Japan, where virtual reality MMORPGs are wildly popular. The story of Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization takes place inside one of such games, called Sword Art: Origin, which gained popularity after a group of players was trapped in it.

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World of Final Fantasy (PSV)
World of Final Fantasy (PSV)

RPG 25 October 2016

A spin-off to the popular jRPG series created by Square Enix. World of Final Fantasy was created with younger players in mind. The plot of the game takes place in Grimoire – a completely new world, but the characters and creatures from all previous installments of the series make an appearance. What’s interesting, Grimoire has been divided into two dimensions: in the first of them, the characters look normal, while in the second one they assume the sweet form of chibi.

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Utawarerumono: Prelude to the Fallen (PSV)
Utawarerumono: Prelude to the Fallen (PSV)

RPG 26 May 2020

Remake of the first part of the Utawarerumono series, originally released on computers, PlayStation 2 and PlayStation Portable. Production offers a complex plot and tactical battles, realized in turn-based system. Developers from the Aquaplus studio are responsible for the creation of this title.

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Child of Light (PSV)
Child of Light (PSV)

RPG 02 July 2014

Child of Light is a 2D RPG that combines the elements of modern platformers and Japanese role-playing games. It was developed by Ubisoft Montreal, a subsidiary of Ubisoft which also collaborated in the development of Far Cry and Assassin Creed games. Child of Light tells the story of Aurora, a young girl who has to save the kingdom of Lemuria. When playing, we influence Aurora's development and witness her rough journey to adulthood.

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Salt and Sanctuary (PSV)
Salt and Sanctuary (PSV)

RPG 28 March 2017

A dark 2D platformer with RPG elements, developed by the team of Ska Studios, known for its original and equally brutal productions The Dishwasher and Charlie Murder. In Salt and Sanctuary we take on the form of a pirate whose ship crashes near a mysterious island inhabited by hordes of drowned and their powerful masters.

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Final Fantasy III (PSV)
Final Fantasy III (PSV)

RPG 20 November 2012

Refreshed version of Final Fantasy III, which tells the story of four orphans who received magical power and the command to restore order in the world from the mysterious crystal.

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Mind Zero (PSV)
Mind Zero (PSV)

RPG 01 August 2013

A jRPG game set in contemporary Japan, strongly inspired by the Shin Megami Tensei series: Persona. The plot of the title tells the story of a group of teenagers who have entered into contracts with magical beings called MIND. With their help, they explore the hidden spiritual dimension, trying to solve the mystery of mysterious disappearances and death.

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Dragon's Dogma Quest (PSV)
Dragon's Dogma Quest (PSV)

RPG 19 December 2013

Spin-off series Dragon's Dogma, which is based on a free-to-play model and was released exclusively on the Sony PlayStation Vita portable device. The game - unlike the original from stationary consoles - puts more emphasis on the strategic aspect.

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The Banner Saga (PSV)
The Banner Saga (PSV)

RPG canceled

Inspired by the Nordic mythology, a cRPG developed by the independent studio Stoic, whose members worked on, for example, Star Wars: The Old Republic. The action takes us to a world where fratricidal bloodshed between the gods led to chaos and wars. This is an "on the road" type of story, divided into two main plot branches, telling the stories of two Viking parties trying to escape from the threat posed by a mysterious, stone-like race called the Dredge, born as the result of gods’ experiments.

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Dex (PSV)
Dex (PSV)

RPG 23 February 2017

An original action game set in a cyberpunk world and created by Dreadlocks - an independent, Czech studio. Dex mingles elements of classic platformers with role-playing mechanics; it was inspired by classic arcade titles, as well as the works of William Gibson. The game is set in Harbor Prime, where luxurious districts stand in contrast to the filth the poor live in. The player has to face a mysterious AI that has broken loose and wishes to make irreversible changes.

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Zanki Zero: Last Beginning (PSV)
Zanki Zero: Last Beginning (PSV)

RPG 05 July 2018

A post-apocalyptic survival jRPG. Eight clones are the last surviving members of the human species. Each of them dies after 13 dies and then he or she is brought back to life. The player helps them in surviving in the destroyed and unwelcoming world and in discovering the mysteries of their pasts.

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Darkest Dungeon: The Color of Madness (PSV)
Darkest Dungeon: The Color of Madness (PSV)

RPG 15 November 2018

The Color of Madness is an expansion for a turn-based RPG Darkest Dungeon. DLC introduces a new type of adventure, in which the players face endless waves of enemies while trying to reach their objective, and a new faction. There are also more trinkets that weren’t seen before.

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Fallen Legion: Flames of Rebellion (PSV)
Fallen Legion: Flames of Rebellion (PSV)

RPG 18 July 2017

A side-scrolling jRPG with strong elements of classic beat'em up. Fallen Legion was developed by an American studio YummyYummyTummy. The game came out for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita; the two versions differ mainly in terms of story. Fallen Legion is set in a fantasy world and the player is taken to the Kingdom of Fenumia, which falls from glory due to the king's premature death.

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Cosmic Star Heroine (PSV)
Cosmic Star Heroine (PSV)

RPG 24 April 2018

Cosmic Star Heroine is an RPG game developed by a small studio called Zeboyd Games. We take on the role of Alyssa L'Salle, one of the galactic government's best agents. Ever since her identity was compromised, she became a point of interest to many organizations she rubbed the wrong way in the past. Our job will be to find the reason behind those events and to unravel a galactic conspiracy Alyssa was unaware of before. Gameplay in Cosmic Star Heroine focuses on exploration and combat.

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Valhalla Knights 3 (PSV)
Valhalla Knights 3 (PSV)

RPG 23 May 2013

The third installment of the Japanese RPG series, which was born in 2006 on a PSP console. Players explore the three-dimensional world of fantasy, creating their own character who, together with their companions, fulfills dozens of different tasks and missions. The title also allows you to have fun in multiplayer mode.

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