Button Mash

The 20+ Best Dreamcast RPGs of All Time, Ranked  

Reference
2.3k votes 653 voters 40.1k views 35 items

List Rules Vote up the Dreamcast RPGs you most like. They do not have to be console exclusive.

The Dreamcast may have been Sega’s last console, but the best Dreamcast RPGs prove that Sega’s strength has always been making quality games. If you owned a Dreamcast at any time during your life, then it's safe to say there were probably a few RPGs in your collection. There's something about role playing games that really capture your imagination and make you feel like you're part of another world.

Your party always has colorful characters, the abilities you gain along the way are amazing, and boss battles are usually nothing short of epic. With so many great options to choose from, there was never a shortage of games to play for fans of the genre. Since some games were much better than others, we've decided to rank the best Dreamcast RPGs of all time. Although it may not have been the best system, Dreamcast was responsible for bringing us some of the best RPGs, many of the franchises getting their start on the short-lived system.   

This list will feature the most popular and best selling RPGs that were released for Dreamcast. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. This list features items like Shenmue and Skies of Arcadia. Vote for your favorite video games below, and feel free to add any that you think deserve to be on the list.

list ordered by
1
Skies of Arcadia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 20+ Best Dreamcast RPGs of All Time, Ranked
2
Grandia II is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 20+ Best Dreamcast RPGs of All Time, Ranked
2000
3
Shenmue is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 20+ Best Dreamcast RPGs of All Time, Ranked
2000
4
Shenmue II is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 20+ Best Dreamcast RPGs of All Time, Ranked
2002
5
Phantasy Star Online ver.2 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 20+ Best Dreamcast RPGs of All Time, Ranked
6
Phantasy Star Online is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 20+ Best Dreamcast RPGs of All Time, Ranked
Phantasy Star Online 2000
7
Record of Lodoss War: Advent o... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 20+ Best Dreamcast RPGs of All Time, Ranked
8
Evolution: The World of Sacred... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 20+ Best Dreamcast RPGs of All Time, Ranked
9
Evolution 2: Far Off Promise is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 20+ Best Dreamcast RPGs of All Time, Ranked
10
Time Stalkers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 20+ Best Dreamcast RPGs of All Time, Ranked
11
Elemental Gimmick Gear is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 20+ Best Dreamcast RPGs of All Time, Ranked
12
Silver is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 20+ Best Dreamcast RPGs of All Time, Ranked
1999
13
Gauntlet Legends is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 20+ Best Dreamcast RPGs of All Time, Ranked
14
D2 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 20+ Best Dreamcast RPGs of All Time, Ranked
2000
15
Langrisser Millennium is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 20+ Best Dreamcast RPGs of All Time, Ranked
Langrisser Millennium Nov 03 1999
16
Sega Smash Pack: Volume 1 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 20+ Best Dreamcast RPGs of All Time, Ranked
Sega Smash Pack: Volume 1 Feb 01 1999
17
Armada is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 20+ Best Dreamcast RPGs of All Time, Ranked
Oct 31 1999
18
Dragon Riders: Chronicles of P... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 20+ Best Dreamcast RPGs of All Time, Ranked
19
Segagaga is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 20+ Best Dreamcast RPGs of All Time, Ranked
2001
20
Heroes of Might and Magic III is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 20+ Best Dreamcast RPGs of All Time, Ranked
21
Sakura Taisen 3: Pari wa Moete... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 20+ Best Dreamcast RPGs of All Time, Ranked
Sakura Wars 3: Is Paris Burning?
22
System Shock 2 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 20+ Best Dreamcast RPGs of All Time, Ranked
23
Romance of the Three Kingdoms ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 20+ Best Dreamcast RPGs of All Time, Ranked
24
Planescape: Torment is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 20+ Best Dreamcast RPGs of All Time, Ranked
25
Seventh Cross: Evolution is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 20+ Best Dreamcast RPGs of All Time, Ranked