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1. Skies of Arcadia (2000 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Vyse and his crew of sky pirates work together to stop an evil empress from reawakening an ancient weapon.

Director: Atsusi Seimiya | Stars: Yuri Amano, Kinryû Arimoto, Bill Broughton, Steve Cloyes

Votes: 211

2. Shadow Hearts (2001 Video Game)

M | Fantasy, Horror

Yuri Hyuga is a young harmonixer: a man who possesses the power of transforming into demons. He meets Alice Elliot, a young British girl whose father was brutally murdered, and who is ... See full summary »

Stars: Hiroki Takahashi, Chie Ishibashi, Ken'ichirô Sanada, Mie Sonozaki

Votes: 105

3. Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions (2007 Video Game)

T | Sci-Fi

The story of a heretic square religated to the lost pages of history

Director: Yasumi Matsuno | Stars: Phil LaMarr, Robin Atkin Downes, Kari Wahlgren, Hedy Burress

Votes: 147

4. Suikoden V (2006 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Drama

This is the fifth installment Suikoden series by Konami, takes place in the Queendom of Falena, six years before the events in the first and nine years before the events in the second one.

Director: Masayuki Saruta | Stars: Takashi Akiyama, Keiji Fujiwara, Kiyotaka Furushima, Issei Futamata

Votes: 170

5. Suikoden III (2002 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Drama

Fifteen years after the events in Suikoden II, three warriors search out the legendary Flame Champion and gather the 108 Stars of Destiny to save the world from a new evil who plans on destroying the world.

Directors: Keiichi Isobe, Yoshitaka Murayama

Votes: 129

6. Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars (1996 Video Game)

K-A | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Just as Mario trounces Bowser for the millionth time, a giant, malevolent sword crashes into Bowser's keep, casting Mario, Princess Toadstool and Bowser far and wide, and breaking seven pieces from the wish-granting Star Road.

Directors: Chihiro Fujioka, Yoshihiko Maekawa

Votes: 914

7. Xenogears (1998 Video Game)

T | Animation, Action, Adventure

Young warrior and artist Fei Fong Wong sets off on a journey that tests his faith as well as courage as he is suddenly thrown into a battle where no one is who they seem.

Director: Tetsuya Takahashi | Stars: Hikaru Midorikawa, Tomokazu Seki, Yumi Tôma, Hideyuki Tanaka

Votes: 544

8. Chrono Cross (1999 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Drama

For Serge, the truth is all too disturbing when he stumbles into another dimension, a dimension where he is long dead. Now the fate of two worlds hangs in the balance and Serge is the only hope.

Director: Masato Kato

Votes: 813

9. Vandal Hearts (1997 Video Game)

M | Adventure

Thousands of years ago, the holy man known to history as Toroah the Messiah traveled far and wide across the continent of Sostegaria, spreading his teachings throughout the land. After his ... See full summary »

Director: Den Murayama | Star: Nigel Hogge

Votes: 15

10. Grandia (1997 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Drama

Justin, a boy from the quiet village of Parm, seeks adventure on a far away continent, in a quest to uncover the mysteries of an ancient civilization. Travelling with his life-long friend ... See full summary »

Director: Hidenobu Takahashi | Stars: Angela Anderson, Blaney R. Aikman, Sharon Coleman, Nicole Weiss

Votes: 178

11. Grandia II (2000 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Drama

In the aftermath of the battle between the God of Light and the God of Darkness, a young mercenary named Ryudo is charged to protect a songstress named Elena, but their journey reveals that the history of the world is not all it seems.

Director: Takashi Takebe | Stars: Cam Clarke, Jennifer Hale, Jodi Benson, Peter Lurie

Votes: 184

12. Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne (2003 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Set in post-apocalyptic Tokyo, Japan, Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne takes you to a world where nearly the entire population is annihilated by a worldwide catastrophe called the Conception. ... See full summary »

Directors: Katsura Hashino, Kazuyuki Yamai

Votes: 89

13. Tactics Ogre: The Knight of Lodis (2001 Video Game)

A young knight is sent to a distant island where he discovers that the conflicts he was sent to investigate may unleash a deadly prisoner of God's seal.

Director: Yuichi Murasawa

Votes: 29

14. EarthBound (1994 Video Game)

K-A | Adventure, Comedy, Family

Ness, a boy from Onett, Eagleland, teams up with new friends to defeat an Evil Destroyer named Giygas. During the epic pursuits, Ness and his allies attempt to find the sacred Eight Melodies.

Director: Shigesato Itoi | Stars: Shigesato Itoi, Yukari Saito, Hirokazu Koyano, Etsuko Kawano

Votes: 716

15. Xenoblade Chronicles (2010 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Family

In a world of endless ocean, all life lives on the decaying corpses of two gigantic titans, the Bionis and Mechonis. When the army of Mechonis attacks his home, young scientist Shulk sets out for revenge.

Directors: Ko Kojima, Genki Yokota, Tetsuya Takahashi | Stars: Shintarô Asanuma, Eri Nakao, Ryô Horikawa, Eiji Miyashita

Votes: 441

16. Tales of the Abyss (2005 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Drama

Tales of the Abyss is the story of Luke fon Fabre's unintentional journey outside of his mansion, which he has been locked inside of for the last several years, since he was found in an ... See full summary »

Directors: Yoshito Higuchi, Eiji Kikuchi, Kiyoshi Nagai, Akiyoshi Sarukawa, Masashi Shibano, Naomiki Yanagisawa | Stars: Chihiro Suzuki, Yukana Nogami, Yasunori Matsumoto, Michiko Neya

Votes: 185

17. Tales of Symphonia (2003 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Drama

Lloyd Irving and his childhood friend Colette are destined to go on a journey to save the world of Sylvarant, but doing so may endanger Tethe'alla, a world parallel to theirs.

Directors: Yoshito Higuchi, Eiji Kikuchi, Kiyoshi Nagai | Stars: Scott Menville, Heather Hogan, Colleen O'Shaughnessey, Kari Wahlgren

Votes: 594

18. Final Fantasy XII (2006 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Crime

Street thief Vaan becomes embroiled in a quest to save the occupied kingdom in which he resides, Dalmasca, from a war that seems imminent.

Directors: Hiroshi Minagawa, Hiroyuki Itô | Stars: Bobby Edner, Catherine Taber, Gideon Emery, Nicole Fantl

Votes: 3,031

19. Persona 2: Innocent Sin (1999 Video Game)

T

Sumaru City, Japan, the year 1999. The latest urban legend is that of the Joker. Supposedly, if a person calls their own cell phone, the Joker will appear and grant them a wish. Tatsuya ... See full summary »

Stars: Takehito Koyasu, Akiko Yajima, Kôsuke Toriumi, Hiroko Konishi

Votes: 66

20. Golden Sun (2001 Video Game)

E | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

In a dark age of history, evil forces are pursuing the lost art of alchemy. Armed with cool weapons, special powers and unique creatures a band of 4 magic-attuned "Adepts" are the only hope to put an end to the advance of evil.

Director: Shugo Takahashi

Votes: 190

21. Lost Odyssey (2007 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure

After a meteor wipes out the majority of forces from the nations of Uhra and Khent, Kaim joins Seth and Jansen to investigate the Grand Staff at the behest of the council of Uhra. At the ... See full summary »

Directors: Hironobu Sakaguchi, Roy Sato | Stars: Keith Ferguson, Tara Strong, Salli Saffioti, Kim Mai Guest

Votes: 408

22. Breath of Fire IV: Utsurowazaru Mono (2000 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Nina, the princess of Wyndia, and Cray, chieftain of the cat-like Woren tribe, are searching for Cray's relatives who disappeared under mysterious circumstances during a diplomatic mission.... See full summary »

Director: Hinorobu Takeshita | Stars: Isshin Chiba, Kyôko Hikami, Inuko Inuyama, Kumiko Watanabe

Votes: 16

23. Star Ocean: First Departure (2007 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Family

Space Date 346: The crew of a Terran Federation ship arrives on the planet Roak. With the help of a stalwart band of local heroes, the crew must work together to unravel a mystery and halt a galactic war.

Director: Yoshiharu Gotanda | Stars: Lynn Amontillado, Yutaka Aoyama, Joey D'Auria, Dorothy Elias-Fahn

Votes: 18

24. Alundra (1997 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Drama

Alundra has been called to a troubled village after being plagued visions,where great evil lies there waiting.

Director: Yasuhiro Ohori

Votes: 95

25. Legend of Legaia (1998 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Family

The three warriors have to search the land behind the cause of the emission of a mysterious myst engulfing all over Legaia, which affects the beings called Serus causing them to rampage!...... See full summary »

Director: Kazuhiro Kobayashi | Stars: Jin Yamanoi, Sachiko Sugawara, Takashi Nagasako, Wataru Takagi

Votes: 82

26. Phantasy Star IV: The End of the Millennium (1993 Video Game)

Fantasy, Sci-Fi

Chaz Ashley is a hunter who lives on a planet once was green that's now a desert. He has to deal with the biomonster problem. Later he has to stop Zio the magician who wants to destroy the world and restore the computer systems.

Directors: Rieko Kodama, Kiyoshi Takeuchi, Tohru Yoshida

Votes: 86

27. Persona 4 Golden (2012 Video Game)

M | Adventure, Family, Mystery

Persona 4 Golden takes place in a fictional Japanese countryside and is indirectly related to both Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 and the Persona 2 games. The player-named main protagonist ... See full summary »

Directors: Daiki Itô, Valerie Arem | Stars: Daisuke Namikawa, Shôtarô Morikubo, Yui Horie, Ami Koshimizu

Votes: 587

29. The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel (2013 Video Game)

T | Adventure

The game takes place at the same time frame as Zero and Ao no Kiseki games, but in the Erebonian Empire. The game's plot is centered around the newly formed special class "Class VII" in ... See full summary »

Directors: Valerie Arem, Takayuki Kusano | Stars: Mai Aizawa, Keisuke Baba, Takahiro Fujimoto, Saori Gotô

Votes: 44

30. LUNAR 2: Eternal Blue Complete (2000 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Comedy

You control Hiro, a young treasure hunter who likes exploring various caves and ruins with his trusty companion, the wise-cracking pink flying cat Ruby (who claims to be a baby dragon). One... See full summary »

Director: Victor Ireland | Stars: Chad Letts, Hikaru Midorikawa, Kelly Weaver, Chisa Yokoyama

Votes: 16

31. Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom (2018 Video Game)

T | Adventure, Fantasy

A young king, Evan Pettiwhisker Tildrum, is usurped from his kingdom on his coronation day. He sets out with Roland, a man from another world, to create a new kingdom where everyone can live happily ever after.

Director: Akihiro Hino | Stars: Sophie Aldred, Owain Arthur, Rachel Atkins, Ewan Bailey

Votes: 240

33. Tales of Vesperia (2008 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A former Imperial soldier is thrown in jail and forms a guild called Brave Vesperia to aid Estelle, a noble woman he encountered while escaping.

Directors: Eiji Kikuchi, Kiyoshi Nagai, Takaaki Okuda, Yuichiro Sadahiro, Tsutomu Setomoto, Takeo Ogiwara, Takahiro Sasanoi | Stars: Kôsuke Toriumi, Mai Nakahara, Kumiko Watanabe, Rika Morinaga

Votes: 212

35. Tales of Berseria (2016 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Seven years have past since Velvet and Laphicet lost their sister and mother figure Celica to daemons. Now the scarlet night comes again sending Velvet on a revenge fueled rampage that will see her become The Lord of Calamity.

Director: Yoshimasa Tanaka | Stars: Rina Satô, Azumi Asakura, Daisuke Kishio, Ami Koshimizu

Votes: 108

37. Riviera: The Promised Land (2007 Video Game)

T | Adventure

The Seven Magi of Asgard plan to activate the Retribution, which will vanquish the resurrected demons, but also destroy the peaceful land of Riviera. Ein, a Grim Angel, fights demons and Grim Angels to protect Riviera.

Director: Kevin Patzelt | Stars: Kyle Hebert, Keith Silverstein

Votes: 13

38. Okage: Shadow King (2001 Video Game)

T

A boy named Ari's shadow becomes possessed by a dark spirit called Evil King Stan, who commands him to go on a mission to defeat and subvert all other creatures across the globe that claim ... See full summary »

Director: Noriyuki Henmi | Star: J.S. Gilbert

Votes: 16

39. Octopath Traveler (2018 Video Game)

T | Adventure, Fantasy

Embark on a vast new role-playing adventure as one of eight travelers, all with their own origins, paths, and goals.

Director: Keisuke Miyauchi | Stars: Cristina Valenzuela, Steve West, Fryda Wolff, Patrick Seitz

Votes: 120

40. Mother 3 (2006 Video Game)

Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Lucas and co. must pull the seven needles and save the world

Director: Nobuyuki Inoue

Votes: 279

43. Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions (2017 Video Game)

E | Action

A remake for the Nintendo 3DS of Mario and Luigi: Superstar Saga.

Director: Shunsuke Kobayashi | Stars: Charles Martinet, Samantha Kelly, Kenny James, Kazumi Totaka

Votes: 33

44. Wild Arms 3 (2002 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

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Director: Nobukazu Satoh

Votes: 48

45. Parasite Eve (1998 Video Game)

M | Action, Drama, Horror

A massacre at Carnegie Hall leaves only a lone New York police detective and a mysterious actress alive. For Aya Brea, the five days that followed were a nightmare from which only she could awaken the world.

Director: Takashi Tokita

Votes: 537