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What are some good JRPG's and Japanese games?

#1oddball7465Posted 5/9/2013 11:51:53 AM
I'm looking for some good games to get into and I'm wanting the Japanese style of games.
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#2KabtheMentatPosted 5/9/2013 11:53:19 AM
Can't really go wrong with the Shin Megami Tensei series of games. Yakuza is another good series.

That's about the extent of good Japanese games I can think of in the last several years.
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#3PHEEliNUXPosted 5/9/2013 11:54:36 AM
Project Diva f
Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory
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#4SinfullyvannilaPosted 5/9/2013 11:55:45 AM
Ni no Kuni, Resonance of Fate, Nier and the Souls games.
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#5SightoPosted 5/9/2013 11:57:04 AM
These are some of my favorites:

Nier
FFXIII/XIII-2
Cross Edge
Tales of Graces f
Eternal Sonata
Atelier Series
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#6seraphicdreamPosted 5/9/2013 12:43:50 PM
there are too many but the first ones that i can think of are

tales series
disgaea series
shin megami tensei series an sub-series
final fantasy series

and many more... just try google :p
#7Godly_GoofPosted 5/9/2013 12:53:20 PM
Valkyria Chronicles is awesome if you only have a PS3

Although I'd recommend buying a 3DS since its getting most of thr awesome stuff ATM
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#8Devilman_AmonPosted 5/9/2013 1:12:11 PM(edited)
Yakuza series
Gundam Extreme VS
Deadly Premonition
Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown
Fatal Frame I & II
God Hand
Shinobi PS2
Tokyo Jungle
Siren Blood Cure
Siren
Evil Within (later on)
Vanquish
Binary Domain
Lost Odyssey (360)
The Last Story (Wii)
Pandora's Tower (Wii)
Xenoblade Chronicles (Wii)
Valkyria Chronicles
Folklore
Phoenix Wright series
Professor Layton series
Trauma Team (Wii)
Catherine
Shin Megami Tensei Nocturne
Shin Megami Tensei Digital Devil Saga
Shin Megami Tensei Digital Devil Saga II
Shin Megami Tensei Devil Summoner I & II
Another Century's Episode series
Shenmue I & II
King of Fighter XIII, KoF XI, KoF 2002 UM
The Last Blade I & II
Garou Mark of the Wolves
Samurai Showdown I through IV
Resonance of Fate
Tales of Vesperia
Shadows of the Damned
No More Heroes 1 & 2
Killer7
Killer is Dead (soon)
Demon's Souls
Dark Souls
Trinity: Souls of Zill O'll
Super Robot Wars Original Generations 1,2, Gaiden
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle (soon)
J Stars Victory VS (later)
Spy Fiction
Dragon Quest VIII
Final Fantasy VII, VIII, IX
Tobal 1 & 2
Bushido Blade 1 & 2
Einhander
Racing Lagoon
Gran Turismo series
MotoGP series
Tourist Trophy
Street Fighter II, 3rd Strike SSF IV AE
Tatsunoko vs Capcom (Wii)
Project Justice
Tech Romancer
Super Robot Wars Z,Z2,Z2,2, Alpha Gaiden, Alpha, Alpha 2,3
Suikoden series
Shadow Hearts 1 & 2
Dark Cloud series
Breath of Fire series
Parasite Eve
Vagrant Story
Brave Fencer Musashi
Urban Reign
Tekken II, III, Dark Ressurection, VI, TTT 2
Ninja Gaiden Black
SMT IV (3DS soon)
DQ VII remake (3DS)
Project X Zone (3DS)
Gundam 0081 Chronicle
Initial D Street Stage
Malicious
SEGAGAGA (Dreamcast)
Rent-A-Hero #1
D2
REmake
RE4
Haunting Ground
Dead or Alive II Hardcore, V Ultimate (soon)
Fist of the North Star
Destruction of Reginleiv (Wii)
999 (NDS)
Virtue's Last Reward (Vita/3DS)
Infinite Space (NDS)
Ultraman Battle Evolution series
Odin Sphere
Murumasa
Dragon's Crown
Jeanne D'Arc (PSP)
Brave Story (PSP)
FF DIssidia Duodecim (PSP)
FF type Zero (PSP)
Mother series (SNES, GBA)
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#9ValvravePosted 5/9/2013 4:20:37 PM
I don't care if people say it's not an RPG, but if you want a japanese-esque game, you can't go much farther than Okami.

Other than that, the best JRPG's you could get on PS3 are:

Tales games (Graces F, Xillia and most likely Xillia 2(and Vesperia if you like importing and reading japanese), excellent combat system and decent content)

Atelier games (despite it targeting a female audience, great if you like it turn based and if you can forgive the moments that remind you they didn't have much budget)

Ni No Kuni (if you don't mind a shallow combat system and if you like bestiaries a la pokemon)

Valkyria Chronicles (Battle System is broken IMO, but the presentation more than makes up for it. Strategy based.)

Final Fantasy XIII (Great presentation, don't expect the same style as previous games in the series)

I have high hopes for Time and Eternity, Fairy Fence F and the next Tales game, all coming on PS3.

As said before, getting a 3DS would be wise, since you'll find many

already released(Fire Emblem: Awakening, Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, Etryan Odyssey 4, Tales of the Abyss, Kingdom Hearts 3D)

and upcoming (Bravely Default: Flying Fairy, Shin Megami Tensei 4,The Legend of Zelda : A link to the past 2, Pokemon X/Y)

JRPGs(yes, I know some will say some of those aren't JRPGs, but you can't deny they all have a japanese style).

I could recommend JRPGs for other systems, if you wish.
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#10ScreamingMidgetPosted 5/9/2013 4:25:37 PM
Demon's Souls
Dark Souls
Dragon's Dogma
Valkyria Chronicles
Tales of Graces f
Catherine
Yakuza series