50 Best JRPG (Japanese RPG) games for PC Windows

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The best 50 JRPG (Japanese RPG) games for PC Windows daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 33000 video games across all platforms for PC Windows. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

This is not a "all time best JRPG (Japanese RPG) games list". There is no hard limit on the age of a game but our results are mainly games released in the last 2 to 3 years.

The latest addition in this selection is Battle Chasers: Nightwar released the 3 October 2017

1# LiEat - 2016

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A world where dragons, born from the wishes of man, each have a unique power to match their human's desires. One mysterious stranger travels with a young dragon graced with the talent of seeing and eating lies. Together, they seek information for profit and knowledge.

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2# Tales of Berseria - 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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4# Atelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey - 2016

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The second entry in the 'Mysterious' saga follows the adventures of the enthusiastic Firis Mistlud and her loving older sister Liane Mistlud. The sisters have lived their entire lives in the isolated town of Ertona, where Firis uses her unique ability to see where crystals of materials are buried.

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5# The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel - 2015

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At Thors Military Academy, Erebonia’s best learn everything from the art of war to liberal arts. First year Rean Schwarzer learns he’s been selected to join the controversial Class VII, and they’ll need to deal with more than just class warfare--they’ll need to safeguard their country from chaos.

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6# Pale Echoes - 2015

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An RPG of exploration, collection, and critical thinking. The end of the world has come and gone, leaving only phantoms where once there was life. Now Schorl, the last surviving human, and Spinel, the last of the magical saerii, search through the memories of a bygone era, hoping to find a future.

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7# 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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8# Fairy Fencer F Advent Dark Force ADVENT DARK FORCE F ADVENT DARK FORCE - 2017

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Long ago, a war raged between two powerful deities. Each was sealed away, their weapons scattered throughout the world. Our hero in this RPG, Fang, happens upon one such weapon and now he alone must choose which deity will awaken again!

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9# 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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10# 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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11# 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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12# Cosmic Star Heroine - 2017

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3 exotic planets to explore. Aliens. Robots. Magic. Forbidden technology. Ruined Worlds. Ghosts. Long-lost secrets. Conspiracies. A galactic threat. And one brave heroine to make things right. Cosmic Star Heroine is an exciting new RPG from the creators of Cthulhu Saves the World.

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13# Battle Chasers: Nightwar - 2017

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Battle Chasers: Nightwar is an RPG inspired by the classic console greats, featuring deep dungeon diving, turn-based combat presented in a classic JRPG format, and a rich story driven by exploration of the world.

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14# Dragon Fantasy: The Black Tome of Ice - 2016

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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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16# Ys Chronicles II - 2016

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After a hard fight to recover the six sacred books in Ys Chronicles I, Adol is back for a sequel! Use your sword skills, wield new weapons, and for the first time discover magic to free the legendary city of Ys from evil. Featuring an epic, enchanting soundtrack, a rich, poetic atmosphere with beautiful artistic direction, and a deep story, Ys II uses the same BUMP system as its predecessor, requiring you to attack enemies by pouncing on them.

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18# 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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19# Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA - 2017

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Ys returns with a brand new adventure for the first time in 8 years! Adol awakens shipwrecked and stranded on a cursed island. There, he and the other shipwrecked passengers he rescues form a village to challenge fearsome beasts and mysterious ruins on the isolated island.

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20# Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII - 2015

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Lightning Returns is the concluding chapter of the Final Fantasy XIII saga and series heroine Lightning's final battle. The grand finale of the trilogy brings a world reborn as well as free character customization and stunning action based battles.

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24# Tales of Zestiria - 2015

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In a world torn by war and political skirmishes, accept the burden of the Shepherd and fight human darkness to protect your world from Malevolence and reunite humans and Seraphim.

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25# 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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