Button Mash

The Best Square Enix Games List 

Reference
Updated June 14, 2019 2.3k votes 252 voters 11.1k views 98 items

List of the best Square Enix games with images, including any well-known Square Enix made games for any platform and console. This list may not contain every game made by Square Enix but definitely features the best ones. This greatest Square Enix games list features box covers and additional information such as the game's publisher and release date. The most popular Square Enix video games are listed by how many votes they received, so the best ones are at the top. If you're looking to find a list of best games developed by Square Enix then you're in the right place. Think the top game developed by Square Enix isn't as high as it should be? If yes then be sure to vote it up so that your opinion counts, since this is a community-based opinion list.

This list answers the questions "What are the best games made by Square Enix?" and "Which games were developed by Square Enix?"

A factual list, featuring games like Final Fantasy XII and Final Fantasy III. You can use this fact-based list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your opinion, then share it with your Facebook friends, Twitter followers or with any other social networks you use regularly.

This list is the perfect resource for those looking to find out the names of acclaimed games made by Square Enix. Ranker has a similar list for every other significant video game developer so don't forget to check those out as well. (98 items)
list ordered by
1
Kingdom Hearts II is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Square Enix Games List
Released: 2005 (Square Enix)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Action role-playing game, Action game, Role-playing video game

Kingdom Hearts II is an action role-playing game developed and published by Square Enix in 2005 for the PlayStation 2 video game console. The game is a sequel to the 2002 Disney Interactive and ...more

More Kingdom Hearts II 

#148 of 523 The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time #104 of 1,587 The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fanslisted on Sony Playstation 2 Games: List of PS2 Console Games

2
Final Fantasy XII is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Square Enix Games List
Released: 2006 (Square Enix)

Genres (Video game): Console role-playing game, Action-adventure game, Role-playing video game

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
3
Final Fantasy Tactics: T... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Square Enix Games List
Released: 2007 (Square Enix)

Genres (Video game): Console role-playing game, Tactical role-playing game, Role-playing video game, Strategy video game

Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions is a tactical role-playing game developed and published by Square Enix originally for the Sony PlayStation Portable. The game is an updated version of ...more
4
Final Fantasy IV is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Square Enix Games List
Released: 1991 (Sting Entertainment)

Genres (Video game): Console role-playing game, Role-playing video game

Final Fantasy IV is a role-playing video game developed and published by Square in 1991 as a part of the Final Fantasy series. The game was originally released for the Super Famicom in Japan and ...more
5
Crisis Core: Final Fanta... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Square Enix Games List
Released: 2007 (Square Enix)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Action role-playing game, Action game, Role-playing video game

Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII is an action role-playing game developed and published by Square Enix for the PlayStation Portable. First released in 2007, the game is a prequel to the 1997 video ...more
6
The World Ends With You ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Square Enix Games List
The World Ends With You Released: 2007 (Square Enix)

Genres (Video game): Console role-playing game, Action role-playing game, Action game, Role-playing video game

The World Ends with You, known in Japan as It's a Wonderful World, is an action role-playing game with urban fantasy elements developed by Square Enix's Kingdom Hearts team and Jupiter for the ...more

More The World Ends With You 

#1,337 of 1,587 The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans #210 of 406 The Greatest RPG Video Games Ever Made #212 of 275 The Most Compelling Video Game Storylines Ever

7
Final Fantasy XV is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Square Enix Games List
Final Fantasy XV Released: 2016 (Square Enix)

Genres (Video game): Action role-playing game, Action game, Role-playing video game

Final Fantasy XV is a action role-playing video game being developed and published by Square Enix for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. It is the fifteenth main installment in the Final Fantasy ...more
8
Kingdom Hearts Birth by ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Square Enix Games List
Released: 2010 (Square Enix)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Action role-playing game, Action game, Role-playing video game

Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep is an action role-playing game developed and published by Square Enix for the PlayStation Portable, serving as the sixth installment in the Kingdom Hearts series. ...more
9
Final Fantasy Tactics Ad... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Square Enix Games List
Released: 2003 (Square Enix)

Genres (Video game): Tactical role-playing game, Action game, Role-playing video game, Strategy video game

Final Fantasy Tactics Advance is a tactical role-playing game developed and published by Square for the Nintendo Game Boy Advance. A spin-off of the popular Final Fantasy series, the game shares ...more
10
Dragon Quest IX: Sentine... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Square Enix Games List
Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies Released: 2007 (Square Enix)

Genres (Video game): Console role-playing game, Role-playing video game

Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies is a role-playing video game for the Nintendo DS. It was developed by Level-5, and published in 2009 by Square Enix in Japan; it was published by ...more
11
Vagrant Story is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Square Enix Games List
Released: 2000 (Square Enix)

Genres (Video game): Console role-playing game, Adventure, Role-playing video game, Fantasy

Vagrant Story is a Japanese-developed action role-playing game developed and published by Square for the PlayStation video game console. The game was released in 2000, and has been re-released ...more

More Vagrant Story 

#1,316 of 1,587 The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans #249 of 448 The Best Video Game Soundtracks of All Time

12
Final Fantasy III is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Square Enix Games List
Released: 1990 (Square Enix)

Genres (Video game): Console role-playing game, Role-playing video game

Final Fantasy III is a role-playing video game developed and published by Square in 1990 for the Family Computer as the third installment in the Final Fantasy series. It is the first numbered ...more

More Final Fantasy III 

#310 of 1,587 The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans #75 of 406 The Greatest RPG Video Games Ever Madelisted on All Super Nintendo Games: List of SNES Console Games

13
Final Fantasy I-II is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Square Enix Games List
Released: 1994 (Square Enix)

Genres (Video game): Console role-playing game, Role-playing video game

14
Dragon Quest IV: Chapter... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Square Enix Games List
Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen Released: 1990 (Square Enix)

Genres (Video game): Console role-playing game, Role-playing video game

Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen, known in English speaking parts of Europe and in Australia as Dragon Quest: The Chapters of the Chosen and originally published as Dragon Warrior IV for ...more
15
Parasite Eve II is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Square Enix Games List
Released: 1999 (Square Enix)

Genres (Video game): Console role-playing game, Horror, Action role-playing game, Survival horror, Action game, + more

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

More Parasite Eve II 

#127 of 406 The Greatest RPG Video Games Ever Made #77 of 103 The Scariest Video Games of All Time

16
Final Fantasy I & II... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Square Enix Games List
Released: 2004 (Square Enix)

Genres (Video game): Role-playing video game

17
Star Ocean: The Second E... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Square Enix Games List
Star Ocean: The Second Evolution Released: 2008 (Square Enix)

Genres (Video game): Action role-playing game, Action game, Role-playing video game

18
SaGa Frontier is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Square Enix Games List
Released: 1997 (Square Enix)

Genres (Video game): Console role-playing game, Action game, Adventure, Role-playing video game

SaGa Frontier is a role-playing video game developed by Square for the PlayStation and released in Japan on July 11, 1997. The game was later published by Sony Computer Entertainment in North ...more

More SaGa Frontier 

#206 of 406 The Greatest RPG Video Games Ever Made #174 of 178 The Best Video Game Franchises of All Time #40 of 104 The Best PlayStation RPGs of All Time

19
Dissidia Final Fantasy ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Square Enix Games List
Released: 2009 (Square Enix)

Genres (Video game): Action role-playing game, Action game, Fighting game, Role-playing video game

Dissidia Final Fantasy is a fighting game with action RPG elements developed and published by Square Enix for the PlayStation Portable as part of the campaign for the Final Fantasy series' 20th ...more
20
Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cli... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Square Enix Games List
Released: 1995 (Square Enix)

Genres (Video game): Isometric projection, Tactical role-playing game, Simulation video game, Role-playing video game, Strategy video game

Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together is a Japanese tactical role-playing game created by Quest. The game was originally released in 1995 on the Super Famicom in Japan and then re-released on the ...more
21
SaGa Frontier 2 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Square Enix Games List
Released: 1999 (Square Enix)

Genres (Video game): Console role-playing game, Adventure, Role-playing video game

SaGa Frontier 2 is a role-playing video game developed by Square for the PlayStation. It is the eighth original game in their SaGa series. Initially released in Japan in April 1999, an English ...more
22
Star Ocean: The Last Hop... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Square Enix Games List
Released: 2009 (Square Enix)

Genres (Video game): Console role-playing game, Action role-playing game, Action game, Role-playing video game, Science Fiction, + more

Star Ocean: The Last Hope is an action role-playing video game developed by tri-Ace and Square Enix who also published the game, initially only for the Xbox 360, and the fourth installment in ...more

More Star Ocean: The Last Hope 

#217 of 250 The Best Computer Role-playing Games of All Time #27 of 101 The Best Xbox 360 RPGs of All Time

23
Final Fantasy Type-0 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Square Enix Games List

Genres (Video game): Console role-playing game, Action role-playing game, Role-playing video game

Final Fantasy Type-0 is an action role-playing game developed and published by Square Enix for PlayStation Portable, and later for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The original version was released ...more
24
Final Fantasy X-2 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Square Enix Games List
Released: 2003 (Square Enix)

Genres (Video game): Console role-playing game, Role-playing video game

Final Fantasy X-2 is a role-playing video game developed and published by Square for the PlayStation 2 video game console. The direct sequel to Final Fantasy X, the game's story follows the ...more
25
Drakengard is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Square Enix Games List
Released: 2003 (Square Enix)

Genres (Video game): Console role-playing game, Action role-playing game, Action game, Role-playing video game, Fantasy

Drakengard, known in Japanese as Drag-On Dragoon, is an action role-playing game developed by Cavia for the PlayStation 2. It was published in Japan and North America by Square Enix and in ...more

More Drakengard 

#364 of 406 The Greatest RPG Video Games Ever Made #224 of 448 The Best Video Game Soundtracks of All Timelisted on Sony Playstation 2 Games: List of PS2 Console Games