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List of All Console Role-playing Games

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List of console role-playing games, listed alphabetically with photos of the game's cover art when available. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these console role-playing games have been enjoyed by millions. This list includes all console role-playing games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure, future or new console role-playing games. Various bits of information are available for these top console role-playing games, such as when the game was released and who developed the game. In some instances you can click on the names of the games to get an even more in-depth description of them. These aren't necessarily the best console role-playing games, but there are a lot of popular console role-playing games listed here.

The list you're viewing is made up of games like Final Fantasy VII and Final Fantasy VI.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best console role-playing games?" and "What are the most popular console role-playing games?"
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Chrono Trigger is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of All Console Role-playing Games
Released: 1995 (Square)
Chrono Trigger is a role-playing video game developed and published by Square for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System in 1995. Chrono Trigger '​s development team included three designers ...more

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Super Mario RPG: Legend ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of All Console Role-playing Games
Released: 1996 (Nintendo)
Super Mario RPG, subtitled Legend of the Seven Stars in the North American release, is an action role-playing game developed by Square and published by Nintendo for the Super Famicom and Super ...more

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Harvest Moon: A Wonderfu... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of All Console Role-playing Games
Released: 2004 (Marvelous Entertainment Inc.)
Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life is a video game that was released in Japan on September 12, 2003 for the GameCube, and on November 11, 2004 for the PlayStation 2. It was developed by Marvelous ...more
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Final Fantasy VI is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of All Console Role-playing Games
Released: 1994 (Square)
Final Fantasy VI is a role-playing video game developed and published by Square for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System platform. Released in 1994, it is the sixth title in the mainline ...more

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Final Fantasy X is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of All Console Role-playing Games
Released: 2001 (Square)
Final Fantasy X is a role-playing video game developed and published by Square as the tenth entry in the Final Fantasy series. Originally released in 2001 for Sony's PlayStation 2, the game was ...more

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Final Fantasy VIII is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of All Console Role-playing Games
Released: 1999 (Square)
Final Fantasy VIII is a 1999 role-playing video game developed and published by Square. It is the eighth major installment in the Final Fantasy series. The game was the series' second 3D ...more

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Secret of Mana is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of All Console Role-playing Games
Released: 1993 (Square)
Secret of Mana, originally released in Japan as Seiken Densetsu 2, is a 1993 action role-playing game developed and published by Square for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. It is the ...more

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Final Fantasy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of All Console Role-playing Games
Released: 1987 (Micro Cabin)
Final Fantasy is a fantasy role-playing video game created by Hironobu Sakaguchi, developed and first published in Japan by Square in 1987. It is the first game in Square's Final Fantasy series. ...more

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Kingdom Hearts III is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of All Console Role-playing Games
Kingdom Hearts III Released: 2019 (Square Enix)
Kingdom Hearts III is an action role-playing video game developed and published by Square Enix for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. It is the twelfth installment in the Kingdom Hearts series, a ...more

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Harvest Moon: Back to Na... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of All Console Role-playing Games
Released: 1999 (Marvelous Entertainment Inc.)
Harvest Moon: Back to Nature is a video game in the farm simulation series Harvest Moon, developed by Victor Interactive Software. It is the first Harvest Moon game for a non-Nintendo console. ...more
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Zelda II: The Adventure ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of All Console Role-playing Games
Released: 1987 (Nintendo)
Zelda II: The Adventure of Link is an action role-playing video game with platforming elements. The second installment in The Legend of Zelda series, it was developed and published by Nintendo ...more

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Final Fantasy I-II is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of All Console Role-playing Games
Released: 1994 (Square Enix)
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Final Fantasy II is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of All Console Role-playing Games
Released: 1988 (Square)
Final Fantasy II is a fantasy role-playing video game developed and published by Square in 1988 for the Family Computer as the second installment of the Final Fantasy series. The game has ...more
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Final Fantasy XII is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of All Console Role-playing Games
Released: 2006 (Square Enix)
Final Fantasy XII is a fantasy role-playing video game developed and published by Square Enix for the PlayStation 2 platform. Released in 2006, it is the twelfth title in the mainline Final ...more

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Final Fantasy IX is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of All Console Role-playing Games
Released: 2000 (Square)
Final Fantasy IX is a role-playing video game developed and published by Squaresoft for the Sony PlayStation video game console. Originally released in 2000, it is the ninth title in the Final ...more

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Virtua Quest is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of All Console Role-playing Games
Released: 2004 (Sega AM2)
Virtua Quest, known in Japan as Virtua Fighter Cyber Generation: Ambition of the Judgement Six, is a Virtua Fighter spin-off title co-developed by TOSE and Sega AM2, and published by Sega for ...more
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Parasite Eve II is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of All Console Role-playing Games
Released: 1999 (Square Enix)
Parasite Eve II is an action role-playing survival horror video game released exclusively for the PlayStation. The game was developed by SquareSoft and published in Japan in 1999 and in both ...more

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Final Fantasy XIII is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of All Console Role-playing Games
Released: 2009 (Square Enix)
Final Fantasy XIII is a role-playing video game developed and published by Square Enix for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, and later for Microsoft Windows. Released in Japan in December 2009 and ...more
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Harvest Moon GB is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of All Console Role-playing Games
Released: 1997 (Victor Interactive Software)
Harvest Moon GB is the second game in the Harvest Moon series of video games, and was developed by Victor Interactive Software. Harvest Moon GB is the first portable Harvest Moon game, developed ...more
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Harvest Moon 3 GBC is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of All Console Role-playing Games
Released: 2000 (Victor Interactive Software)
Harvest Moon 3 GBC is a farm simulation video game for the Game Boy Color developed by Victor Interactive Software, part of the long-running Harvest Moon series of video games. Harvest Moon 3 ...more
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Harvest Moon: Save the H... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of All Console Role-playing Games
Released: 2001 (Victor Interactive Software)
Harvest Moon: Save the Homeland, released in Japan as Bokujō Monogatari 3: Heart ni Hi o Tsukete, is a 2001 farm simulation game, part of the popular Harvest Moon series of video games. It was ...more
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Harvest Moon: Magical Me... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of All Console Role-playing Games
Released: 2005 (Marvelous Entertainment Inc.)
Harvest Moon: Magical Melody is a social simulation video game for the Nintendo GameCube developed by Marvelous Interactive. It is an updated version of Bokujō Monogatari: Shiawase no Uta, which ...more
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Final Fantasy V is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of All Console Role-playing Games
Released: 1992 (Square)
Final Fantasy V is a medieval-fantasy role-playing video game developed and published by Square in 1992 as a part of the Final Fantasy series. The game first appeared only in Japan on Nintendo's ...more
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Parasite Eve is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of All Console Role-playing Games
Parasite Eve is an action role-playing survival horror video game developed by Square. The game is a sequel to the novel Parasite Eve, written by Hideaki Sena. It is the first game in the ...more

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Pokémon Red and B... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of All Console Role-playing Games
Pokémon Red Version and Pokémon Blue Version, originally released in Japan as Pocket Monsters: Red & Green, are role-playing video games developed by Game Freak and published ...more

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