The demons seem to be returning to the floating island of Riviera, but the gods of Asgard are no longer present. Your task, as you play this JRPG, is to play as Grim Angels Ein and Ledah—along with various other characters—on the quest to evoke the Retribution to destroy Riviera. Beautiful graphics and sound, as well as the in-depth story, make this game hard to put down.
Lenneth Valkyrie is charged with the task of recruiting and training mortals to join the ranks of the Aesir and help in the Sacred War against the demons. A port from the PS1, this game contains new cut-scenes that bring the captivating storyline to life. You’ll enjoy the unique combo fighting techniques and character upgrade system. This game is widely believed to be one of the best ports to the PSP system.
Turn back English domination and fight to restore Jeanne’s homeland. The depth of the storyline in this RPG will draw you in, but the incredible character customization and highly detailed environments will make you keep playing this strategic turn-based RPG. Open-ended battles with unique team attacks and upgradable weapon types keep the journey interesting.
This RPG features cell-shaded 2D graphics in gorgeous, vibrant colors that look absolutely amazing on the PSP system. Popolocrois is a classic fantasy game with wonderfully characters and an old-school battle system. The animation included for the storyline is very charming and makes this game a great choice for RPG fans of all ages.
This role-playing game could be described as somewhat odd—but that is what makes it such fun. Play as the prince of darkness, who uses any means necessary to rule the netherworld. You are assisted by a variety of customizable characters, including penguins and monsters. The open-ended structure of this strategy RPG allows you to build up characters as you like and even continue playing after the main quest has been completed.
A tactical strategy RPG, this game has a hex-based grid on which fights are held. There are quite a lot of job classes and customization options, which are certainly helpful for the wide range of mission objectives in this game. During this game, it is up to you to keep the world of Filgaia from turning into a wasteland and to keep the kingdom from falling—neither of which are easy tasks, of course. This RPG can be very challenging, taking up many hours of your gameplay time
An updated version of the 1997 game Final Fantasy Tactics, this turn-based strategy game features new storyline elements and tons of ways in which you can organize your team, develop abilities, and assign powerful jobs. The epic conflict—along with the amazing PSP graphics—makes this game a true masterpiece.
Most RPGs have great warriors or heroes as main characters; this game has an 11-year-old boy who leaves the real world to travel on an extraordinary journey. He faces many daunting challenges that enable him to grow as a traveler. The original storyline and enjoyable features make this traditional JRPG quite entertaining.
If you enjoyed Final Fantasy VII on the PS1, you are going to want to play this game. The storyline takes place 7 years before the events in FFVII and stars Zack, who was in flashbacks in the PS1 game. This game, however is an action RPG—and a fantastically fun one at that. The graphics are some of the best on the PSP, the gameplay is addictive, and the storyline is fulfilling
If you enjoy customization, you will love this RPG because you get to create your own main character. Choose a hero or heroine and select the voice, class, and more. You also get to customize many other items throughout the adventure. And, you will see characters from the other Tales series of games. With over 300 quests, world-saving dilemmas, and action combat scenes, this game is a worthy entertainment choice