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The Best Tales Games, Ranked

Updated November 13, 2020 15.2k votes 4.4k voters 68.3k views18 items

List RulesGame must be part of the mainline Tales series—no spinoffs .

List of best Tales games, ranked from greatest to worst by fans everywhere. If you think the coolest Tales game to play isn't as high as it should be then make sure to vote it up so that it has the chance to rise to the top. Are you and a friend arguing over what the greatest Tales game of all time is? Use this comprehensive list of all the main Tales video games to see how many people would agree with you and end the squabble once and for all. 

This list contains all the mainline games in the series, from Tales of Phantasia to Tales of Berseria.

If you're wondering, "What are the greatest Tales games?" or "What is the best Tales game of all time?" then this list should answer your questions. Vote up all your favorite releases.

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  • 1
    1,721
    457

    DeveloperNamco Tales Studio

    PlatformPlayStation 3, Xbox 360

    *11th entry in the series.

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  • 2
    1,643
    438

    DeveloperBANDAI NAMCO

    PlatformPlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows

    *18th entry in the series.

  • 3
    1,688
    452

    DeveloperNamco Tales Studio, Production I.G

    PlatformNintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows

    *6th entry in the series.

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  • 4
    1,301
    333

    DeveloperNamco Tales Studio

    PlatformPlayStation 2, Nintendo 3DS

    *8th entry in the series.

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  • 5
    724
    239

    DeveloperKōsuke Fujishima

    PlatformPlayStation 3

    *15th entry in the series.

  • 6
    557
    297

    DeveloperNamco Tales Studio

    PlatformWii

    *14th entry in the series.

  • 7

    DeveloperBANDAI NAMCO

    PlatformPlayStation 3

    *16th entry in the series.

  • 8

    DeveloperWolf Team, Namco Tales Studio

    PlatformSuper Nintendo Entertainment System, PlayStation Portable, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation

    *1st entry in the series.

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  • 9

    DeveloperWolf Team, Namco Tales Studio, Telenet Japan

    PlatformPlayStation Portable, PlayStation

    *3rd entry in the series.

  • 10

    DeveloperWolf Team, Namco Tales Studio

    PlatformPlayStation 2, PlayStation

    *2nd entry in the series.

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  • 11

    DeveloperBANDAI NAMCO

    Platform PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows

    *17th entry in the series.

  • 12
    180
    170

    DeveloperNamco Tales Studio

    PlatformNintendo DS

    *13th entry in the series.

  • 13

    DeveloperNamco

    PlatformPlayStation 2

    *7th entry in the series.

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  • 14

    DeveloperTelenet Japan, Wolfteam Alfa System

    PlatformPlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable

    *4th entry in the series.

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  • 15

    DeveloperNamco Tales Studio

    PlatformWii

    *18th entry in the series

  • 16

    DeveloperNamco Tales Studio

    PlatformPlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable

    *6th entry in the series.

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  • 17

    DeveloperAlfa System

    PlatformNintendo DS

    *10th entry in the series.

  • 18

    DeveloperNamco Tales Studio, Dimps

    PlatformNintendo DS

    *9th entry in the series.