Avencast: Rise of the Mage – If Harry Potter and Star Wars had a baby
6.0

Avencast: Rise of the Mage – If Harry Potter and Star Wars had a baby

Genre: Action RPG
Release Date: 2007
Developer(s): ClockStone
Publisher: Lighthouse Interactive/Meridian4
Platforms: PC

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Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu and Eevee – Kanto in beautiful 3D
7.0

Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu and Eevee – Kanto in beautiful 3D

Genre: Turn-Based RPG
Release Date: 2018
Developer(s): Game Freak
Publisher: Nintendo/The Pokemon Company
Platforms: Nintendo Switch

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Cosmic Star Heroine – Chrono Trigger in space?!
8.0

Cosmic Star Heroine – Chrono Trigger in space?!

Genre: Turn-Based RPG
Release Date: 2017
Developer(s): Zeboyd Games
Publisher: Zeboyd Games
Platforms: PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox One

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Xanadu Next – Starring a mostly dead hero
9.0

Xanadu Next – Starring a mostly dead hero

Genre: Action RPG
Release Date: 2005
Developer(s): Nihon Falcom
Publisher: XSEED Games
Platforms: PC

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Underhero – What happens when the hero dies?
9.0

Underhero – What happens when the hero dies?

Genre: RPG/Platformer
Release Date: 2018
Developer(s): Paper Castle Games
Publisher: Paper Castle Games
Platforms: PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light – The precursor of Bravely Default
7.5

Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light – The precursor of Bravely Default

Genre: Turn-based JRPG
Release Date: 2010
Developer(s): Matrix Software
Publisher: Square Enix
Platforms: Nintendo DS

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The Legend of Heroes: Trails to Azure – The most important Trails game?
9.5

The Legend of Heroes: Trails to Azure – The most important Trails game?

Genre: JRPG
Release Date: 2011
Developer(s): Nihon Falcom
Publisher:
Platforms: PC , PlayStation Portable, PlayStation 4 (all Japan-only)

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The Legend of Heroes: Trails from Zero – Fans do what localizers don’t
10.0

The Legend of Heroes: Trails from Zero – Fans do what localizers don’t

Genre: JRPG
Release Date: 2010 (patch: 2020)
Developer(s): Nihon Falcom
Publisher: n/a (localization done by The Geofront)
Platforms: PC, PlayStation Portable (Japanese only), PlayStation Vita (Japanese only)

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Fate/Extra – Umu domination starts here
8.5

Fate/Extra – Umu domination starts here

Genre: JRPG/Visual Novel
Release Date: 2010
Developer(s): Type-Mood/Imageepoch
Publisher: Ghostlight
Platforms: PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Vita (digital)

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