The Top 25 Best Japanese Games for PC

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Japanese games have created a powerful impact in the video game industry. Marked with originality and creativity, they are not your typical kind of video games . Get to know the some of the best Japanese developed games for PC in this top 25 list.

25. Attack on Titan 2

ATTACK ON TITAN 2 - Reiner / Armored Titan Transformation Gameplay (4k 60fps)

Attack On Titan 2 is an action RPG based on the anime called "Shingeki no Kyojin", or more commonly known as Attack On Titan. The setting of the game takes place during the anime's second season,where more mysteries about the titans are still left unanswered. The game was released on March 2018 and was developed by Koei Tecmo for Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS Vita, Xbox One, and PC. 

The mysterious and terrifying titans still lurk outside the city walls. Fear still lingers and spreads among the victims of titan attacks. Fight to avenge your fallen comrades and create your own anime character, a trainee titan fighter, and get the chance to befriend the cast of characters from the anime. The thrilling events and battles from the manga and anime version can be fully experienced within the game as you progress through the story.

Attack On Titan 2 is more than just an adaptation of the anime into a video game. It is also a titan hunting simulator.

Unique features of the game:

  • create your own original character that will be part of the Attack On Titan universe
  • know how it feels to use the specialized titan hunting tools like the grappling hook,known as the "vertical maneuvering equipment"
  • target and destroy titan body parts to disable them
  • build and defend bases to defend yourself from titan attacks
  • look for more titan hunters in online multiplayer
  • sneak up on titans for an instant stealth kill

Use the specialized titan hunting tools like the grappling hook known as the "vertical maneuvering equipment".

Create your own titan hunter in Attack On Titan 2's character creator.

24. Monster Hunter World

Monster Hunter World - 4K High Rank Anjanath Hunt 

Monster Hunter World is an action RPG and is the newest game in the Monster Hunter series developed by Capcom. Since the first game in 2004, Capcom took the game back to its original platform, the Sony Playstation console (PS4).The sales of Monster Hunter World alone has surpassed all of Capcom's games and is now their bestselling game of all time. The sales for the upcoming PC version aren't even counted yet. 

Capcom continues to feed the monster hunting addiction of dedicated fans in their bestselling series. Embark to the new world and witness the crimson flying wyvern Rathalos and the elder dragon manticoreTeostra in 4K high definition resolution. Discover the story of elder dragons and how they become part of this new world. Track and hunt down monsters in massive and interactive environments with dynamic weather, day and night cycles, and no loading screens. Push the limits of modern graphics hardware for the upcoming PC version and experience the definitive version of Monster Hunter World.

All weapons have been revamped so the variety of play styles have gotten deeper than ever. Monsters are tougher in multiplayer mode and tempered monsters are serious business. This is a Monster Hunter game you don't want to miss.

Here are the top unique features of the game:

  • new moves for all weapons allowing for new playstyles
  • new armor skill system changes how the skills are activated
  • expanded character creation similar to Fallout and Elder Scrolls
  • destructible and interactive environment
  • option to call for assistance from other players during hunts using the new S.O.S. feature
  • players can now freely change weapons and item loadouts during a hunt
  • a new melding system to reduce quest repetition and grinding for rare materials

Monster Hunter World's trademark monster: Nergigante.

Use the environment to your advantage in Monster Hunter World.

23. Valkyria Chronicles

Valkyria Chronicles PC - Mission 3 gameplay (60 fps) 

Valkyria Chronicles is a tactical RPGdeveloped and published by SEGA. It was released in Japan on April 24, 2008. It was originally released for the PS3 on April 2008, but a remastered PC version was released on November 2014 via Steam.  Utilizing SEGA's CANVAS graphics engine, the game looks like a beautiful animated paintings. 

If you love anime combined with a plot inspired by real world events, you might consider looking at Valkyria Chronicles.Set in a fictional Europe called Europa in the 1930s, nations fight for Ragnite ore, a fictional material like adamantium. Ragnite is a valuable material which can be used to create fuel, weapons, and medicine. The country of Gallia is abundant with Ragnite, making it a target of other nations. Valkyria Chronicles features an original turn-based battle system called Blitz (Battle of Live Tactical Zones). Switch between a strategic overhead or top-down view during Command Mode, and then to a zoomed in control of each individual unit on the battlefield during Action Mode. Similar to classic real-time strategy (RTS), units have specific roles or specializations. These are: mid-range scouts, tank commanders, assault infantry, anti-tank lancers, snipers, and combat engineers.

Units form a rock-paper-scissors system reminiscent of Fire Emblem's Weapon Triangle to determine strengths and weaknesses. The environment is also interactive during combat. Foliage can be used as cover while certain structures such as walls can be knocked down by tanks. 

Here are the top unique features of the game:

  • the definitive version: all released DLC, high resolutions and unlocked framerate
  • SEGA's Canvas graphics engine delivers unique graphics
  • BLiTZ tactical battle system provides a dynamic point of view

SEGA's unique Canvas Graphics Engine makes the game look like a moving painting.

Combat perspective in Valkyria Chronicles is dynamic. Characters can be controlled in a third person point of view.

22. Disgaea 5

Disgaea 5 Complete Gameplay (PC) 

Disgaea 5 Complete is a japanese strategy RPG similar to the classic Fire Emblem series. The upcoming PC version will include all 8 bonus scenarios, 4 fan-favorite characters, and 3 character classes that were originally DLC in the PlayStation®4 release of Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance.(Note: On May 3, 2018, NIS America announced that due to unexpected bugs and issues, the game's release has been delayed to Summer 2018) 

Disgaea 5 Complete tells a tale of a young demon named Killia. A terrible Overlord named Void Dark seeks to enslave the Netherworlds, but Killia stands to end his reign. Lead Killia and his allies on a path of vengeance. Disgaea 5's complete edition now has more top down strategy action, funny dialogue, and endless character stats for players to study. A turn-based strategy RPG with a gigantic amount of jobs to choose from, Disgaea 5 will satisfy your tactics craving and will keep you playing for a really long time.

Here are the top unique features of the game:

  • Complete edition: 8 bonus scenarios, 4 fan-favorite characters and 3 character classes from the Disgaea series
  • Distinct and beautiful visual art style
  • Hundreds of hours of content
  • Deep strategic battles with inventive systems like Magichange, Geo Effects, Alliance Attacks, Character Towers Extensive Customization - Recruit new units from over 40 jobs and races, hundreds of items

Disgaea 5 offers extensive RPG elements such as character stats and customization.

Disgaea 5 has gorgeous art styles and funny dialogues.

21. Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony

Danganronpa V3 Killing Harmony Gameplay (PC) 

Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony is a Japanese visual novel game developed by Spike Chunsoft. Its name translation from Japanese is "New DanganRonpa V3: Everyone's New Semester of Killing". It is the third main game in the Danganronpa series. The game was released on PS4, PS Vita, and PC (via Steam) in North America on September 26, 2017. 

The Danganronpa series is based on the concept of a "death game" where people are forced to kill each other to survive. High school students are trapped in an intense SAW movie or battle royale scenario where a murder needs to be solved. A bizarre looking teddy bear named Monokuma forces the students to be participants in a twisted game. Investigate clues and murder scenes around the school and take part in an Ace Attorney-like trial to identify the true culprit.Insanity, paranoia, and tensions will rise as the murderer is still on the loose. 

Here are the top unique features of the game:

  • a colorful visual novel with anime inspired design
  • intense and thrilling survival plot as seen in the SAW or Battle Royale movie
  • solve twisted murder mysteries in a "court trial" similar to Ace Attorney games

Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony is a unique visual novel and murder mystery game.

Danganronpa V3 adds new minigames.

20. Dark Souls 3

Dark Souls 3 - Gameplay Walkthrough Part 1 - Iudex Gundyr Boss [4K 60FPS ULTRA] 

Dark Souls 3 is an action RPG developed by FromSoftware for PS4, Xbox One, and PC. Dark Souls 3 is the third entry in the "Dark Souls" series. It was first released in Japan in March 2016, and worldwide in April 12th 2016. 

The Dark Souls series is now commonly known as the definition for a challenging video game. Dark Souls is often oversimplified. Its best features are disregarded and inaccurately compared with other challenging or "hard" or games. Dark Souls is more than just hard. It is a third person action game (although not as fasted paced and flashy as the Devil May Cry games) in a dark, medieval setting with undead, demons, and dragons. Its mysterious and intriguing plot isn't simply handed over to you. Addictive RPG elements such as character customization, weapons, skills, and loot is present in Dark Souls. Its combat teaches you to stay vigilant and knowledgeable of enemy movements and characteristics.

Failure or death makes players stronger. Players are taught the value of a powerful virtue known as patience. Dark Souls 3 retains the series' most noteworthy features and adds new ones such as weapon arts.

Here are the top unique features of the game:

  • Weapon arts: weapons now have special moves called weapon arts whichadd more strategic depth in combat.
  • Multiple phases in boss battles, requiring players to change their strategy
  • Charge attacks can now be used

Dark Souls 3 still maintains its dark, medieval theme.

Dark Souls 3 uses a new Weapon Arts system, adding unique moves for each weapon type.

19. Bayonetta

Bayonetta Max PC Settings Gameplay 

Bayonetta is an action-adventure RPG developed by PlatinumGames. It is directed by Hideki Kamiya, known for his work on other excellent games such as Resident Evil and Devil May Cry.The game was originally in North America in January 2010. An enhanced PC port was released in April 2017, supporting 4K resolution. 

Bayonetta is set in a fantasy world named Vigrid, which is supposedly located and hidden in Europe. Bayonetta is an Umbra witch who uses her hair to shapeshift and summon demons. She is the last survivor of the secretive and ancient Umbra witch clan. Bayonetta competes with Devil May Cry's Dante as the queen of flashy and sexy action moves. She also wields dual handguns, but she can use them with her legs. Some of her other weapons are fists, a katana, and a whip. Combat in Bayonetta is as fast paced and stylish as Devil May Cry, but definitely with more sexiness.

Here are the top unique features of the game:

  • Bayonetta for PC is the definitive version of Bayonetta, featuring 4k resolution support, enhanced graphics, and unlocked framerates
  • summon fierce demons using Bayonetta's Wicked Weave skill
  • use a variety of unique weapons
  • adrenaline pumping fast paced combat

Bayonetta arrives at the PC platform with enhanced graphics and 4K resolution support.

Using her unique Wicked Weave skill, Bayonetta can summon massive demons in battle.

18. Street Fighter V

Street Fighter V 2017 Deluxe Edition PC Gameplay (GTX 970)

Street Fighter V is a fighting game developed by Capcom and Dimps for PS4 and PC. It was released on February 2016. Similar to the previous games in the series, Street Fighter V uses a side-scrolling fighting gameplay system. 

One of the most popular and best-selling video game series of all time is Street Fighter. It immediately comes to mind when someone talks about fighting games. Ryu and his trademark Hadouken (energy ball) and Shoryuken (rising or jumping uppercut) moves have been imprinted in gaming popular culture and the minds of dedicated fans. Street Fighter V maintains the series' core 2D fighting concept and characters. With respect to the game's name as the 5th entry in Street Fighter, a new "V-Gauge" is introduced.

This gauge adds more depth to the game by opening up 3 new techinques: V-Skills, V-Reversals, and V-Triggers.

Here are the top unique features of the game:

  • new V-Gauge modernizes and improves the Street Fighter series
  • new tutorial mode to dust off your traditional Street Fighter skills
  • Cross platform play between PS4 and PC players

Ryu's Hadouken move can be charged and powered up when V-Trigger mode is accessed.

Street Fighter V maintains the series' 2D fighting style.

17. Toukiden 2

TOUKIDEN 2 - PC GAMEPLAY ►1080p HD/60 FPS 

Toukiden 2 is an open world action RPG developed by Omega Force and published by Koei Tecmo for PC, PS3, PS4, and PS Vita. The game is a sequel to Toukiden: The Age of Demons. Toukiden is often recommended as a Monster Hunter alternative. 

Toukiden 2 takes place two years after the events of Toukiden: Kiwami. Demons have engulfed almost all of the world and the Slayers exist to fight them. The game's main character has wandered into a dimensional portal and emerged into another world. Track down and hunt demons in one big area and fight it with 4 characters. To fight demons, a Slayer's arsenal is required. Some of these are swords, naginatas, gauntlets, and rifles. While the whole game can be played in single-player, it also supports multiplayer online coop.

Exploration is done through an open world map. A new "Demon Hand" feature aids the Slayers in hunting demons. Like Nero's Devil Bringer in Devil May Cry 4, the Demon Hand can be used to attach to enemies from long distances.

Here are the top unique features of the game:

  • new Demon Hand feature can quickly close long distances and destroy enemy parts
  • Miitama skill system which can be used simultaneously with weapons.
  • unique weapons for demon hunting such as the chain whip, sword and shield, knives, sword, spear, rifle, and naginata.

Toukiden 2's gameplay is similar to the Monster Hunter series with 4 players hunting one monster.

The Miitama skill system allows for different playstyles.

16. Resident Evil 7

Resident Evil 7 - Highest PC Settings Gameplay 

Resident Evil 7 is a single-player survival horror game developed by Capcom. It is the first game in the Resident Evil series to completely use an "isolated" first-person perspective.  

Capcom's RE Engine provides a "photorealistic" effect to the game's graphics, which contributes to the feeling of dread that can be felt from its new first-person perspective. Like the first Resident Evil, the game starts in an eerie, abandoned house. Players control a character named Ethan Winters, who received an email from his wife Mia who was believed to be dead. Ethan surprisingly finds her in a confused state and discovers the disturbing secret behind the abandoned house. While the game is completely in first-person mode, Resident Evil 7 maintains its classic survival horror characteristics such as exploration, puzzles, inventory management, item conservation, and weapon customization.

For the definitive horror experience, Capcom designed the game to be also playable in VR mode. 

Here are the top unique features of the game:

  • Resident Evil in first person perspective
  • RE Engine gives a photorealistic effect to graphics
  • Numerous DLCs and additional game modes

Capcom's RE Engine makes the game look photorealistic which adds more to its horror factor.

For the first time in the Resident Evil series, R.E.7 is completely controlled in a first-person perspective.

15. Secret of Mana

Secret of Mana Gameplay (PC) 

Secret of Mana was originally released in Japan as Seiken Densetsu 2 in 1993. It's an action RPG developed by Square (now Square Enix) for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES). A 3D remake was released in February 2018 for PS4, PS Vita, and PC. 

Secret of Mana is about a boy named Randi who finds a magic sword and sets out on a quest to revive the magic power of Mana. The remake faithfully retells the original and beloved story while adopting modern 3D graphics and controls. Secret of Mana was one of Square's alternatives to Final Fantasy during its time on the SNES. It was even named as Final Fantasy Adventure when it was released in North America. Compared to the turn-based battle system  of classic Final Fantasy games, Secret of Mana uses a real-time battle system from a top-down perspective. It feels more of an action game when compared to Final Fantasy. There are no random battles and you can immediately attack enemies as soon as you see them.

Another reason why the original Secret of Mana was such a beloved game was because it could be played in local coop. This was a big deal back in the 90's where most video games weren't powered by online connectivity and online multiplayer.

Here are the top unique features of the game:

  • everything remastered in 3D
  • added voice acting to characters
  • local-coop gameplay

One of Secret of Mana's best features is its simple, colorful, and visually appealing graphics.

Secret of Mana's remake completely recreates most of the game in 3D but still retains its classic top-down view.

14. Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom

Let's Play Ni No Kuni 2 - PC Gameplay Part 2 - Mouse Vader 

Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is an action role-playing game developed by Level-5, who is known for games like the Professor Layton series and Yokai Watch series. The game is a sequel to Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, and was released for PC and PlayStation 4 on March 2018. 

Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom is a story-driven Japanese RPG about Evan, a boy prince who learns how to become a leader and build a kingdom. If you're not playing Ni No Kuni for its story, then you're probably playing it just to experience its stunning visual art, music, and design.The first Ni No Kuni's animated sequences were produced by Studio Ghibli, a popular Japanese animation studio known for praiseworthy animated movies like Spirited Away and My Neighbor Totoro. This was one of the game's selling points. Although Studio Ghibli's involvement wasn't mentioned in Ni No Kuni 2, the same people who were involved with the studio and Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch contributed to the sequel's animation and music.

Ni No Kuni 2 isn't focused on traditional JRPG combat, character progression, and exploration. As Evan manages his kingdom,the game shifts to a building or town simulator style game. When Evan uses his army to defend his kingdom, you are placed into a modified, top down strategy minigame.

Here are the top unique features of the game:

  • Stunning and vibrant visuals give the game an animated movie feel
  • Uses a combination of traditional Japanese RPG elements with modern improvements
  • Unique kingdom management is like a town/city simulator game

Ni No Kuni 2 looks like an animated movie that turned into a game. 

Ni No Kuni 2's unique kingdom management system feels like a simulator game.

13. DmC: Devil May Cry

DmC 2013 Devil May Cry 5 PC Max Settings Gameplay HD 

DmC: Devil May Cry is an action-adventure hack and slash game developed by Ninja Theory for PS3, Xbox 360, and PC. It is a reimagined version of the Devil May Cry series. 

Is this game about the same Dante we all know? Yeah. However, this a young and visually redesigned version of Dante who is just starting his devil slaying career. He is a half angel and half demon being known as a Nephilim. With his twin brother Vergil, they set out on a quest to kill the Demon King Mundus, who murdered their mother and condemned their father to banishment. Dante returns once again with his iconic Rebellion sword and his signature Ebony and Ivory handguns. Since Dante is portrayed as both angel and demon, he can use Angel Mode and Demon Mode in battle, which transforms his weapon and changes his move set. DmC: Devil May Cry retains the fluid, ultra fast, and stylish action that defined the esteemed Devil May Cry series.

Here are the top unique features of the game:

  • Retelling Dante: Discover Dante's origin story
  • New Angel and Demon Mode
  • Classic Devil May Cry fast-paced action

Dante receives a makeover but retains his unique weapons like the Ebony and Ivory handguns.

Dante's new weapon: Osiris.

12. Zero Escape: Zero Time Dilemma

Let's Play Zero Time Dilemma Blind Part 1 - Prologue, Beginning, End [Zero Escape 3 PC Gameplay] 

Zero Time Dilemma is an interactive fiction game developed by Chime and Spike Chunsoft. It was released for Nintendo 3DS and PS Vita and PC in June 2016. A PlayStation 4 version was later released in August 2017. 

Zero Time Dilemma is a mixture of psychological horror, mystery, suspense and thriller. Its plot is similar to the popular thriller and suspense movie SAW. The game contains dark and bloody scenes presented in a cinematic manner. A mysterious character named Zero traps 9 participants within an underground shelter. Their only way out is by passing through a password protected door to access the elevator. However, there are six passwords, and each one is only revealed after a participant dies.

Zero’s “Decision Game” will make the participants betray and kill each other. The game's plot consists of multiple chapters which represent 90-minute periods. Each chapter shows narrative sections which involve puzzle sections.

Here are the top unique features of the game:

  • Cinematic story with voice acting
  • Non-linear story; players can switch between events to complete a broken narrative
  • Unique "decision game" that can make players think about the morality of their choices

Zero Time Dilemma contains dark and bloody scenes as the participants are forced to kill each other.

Zero Time Dilemma's plot is presented in a cinematic manner.

11. Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance - High-Frequency Blades Trailer 

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is a hack and slash action game developed by Platinum Games and produced by Kojima Productions for the PS3, Xbox 360 in February 2013. The PC version was later released through the Steam platform in January 2014. 

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is based on the renowned Metal Gear series by Hideo Kojima. Take control of Raiden once again, a character introduced in Metal Gear Solid 2: Guns of Liberty. Four years after the events of Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, Raiden isn't the same. He is now a cyborg wielding a killer High-Frequency (HF) Blade, and he confronts a private military company. Revengeance wants you to experience the feeling of wielding a sword. By using Blade Mode, Raiden can precisely dismember cyborgs in slow motion and steal useful parts contained within their bodies.

Revengeance is focused on really fast, sword fighting action. But since "Metal Gear" is also written in the game's name, stealth is still usable as an optional strategy.

Here are the top unique features of the game:

  • Use the unique sword mode to slow down time and destroy enemy parts
  • A different Metal Gear experience which focuses on fast paced combat
  • Adrenaline pumping music to contribute to the action

Raiden is now a cyborg who uses a unique weapon called the HF Blade.

Using Blade Mode slows down time to precisely dismember specific parts of enemies and steal useful materials.

10. Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

DRAGON BALL XENOVERSE 2 PC GAMEPLAY 1080p @ 60 FPS [Max Settings] 

DRAGON BALL XENOVERSE 2 is a fighting RPG developed by Dimps released in October 2016 for PS4, Xbox One and PC. It further improves upon the previous DRAGON BALL XENOVERSE game with enhanced graphics and various new features. 

As history is being attacked and altered by evil intruders, Time Patrollers are needed protect the past and future of the world of Dragon Ball. Dragon Ball Xenoverse gives players the chance to create their own unique character which will be directly involved with the Dragon Ball universe. Just like that, Dragon Ball just turned into a RPG or MMORPG. Gather online in a huge new city called Conton and meet with other people's custom Dragon Ball characters. Xenoverse 2's gameplay is focused on combat that uses trademark Dragon Ball special moves, combos, and omnidirectional movements in the air as seen in aerial battles of the anime.

Winning in battle rewards players and allows them to consistently improve their characters. Nostalgic and epic moments in the Dragonball narrative can be relived in the game by traveling in a different universe.

Here are the top unique features of the game:

  • Relive the Dragon Ball story by traveling in time to witness memorable scenes from the anime.
  • MMORPG type online mutiplayer. Create, customize, and improve your own character by playing with other players online.
  • Bigger online hub city which is 7 times bigger compared to the  previous game.

Play with other players in an MMORPG type online multiplayer.

Create and customize your own character in the Dragon Ball universe.

9. Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn (PC) Gameplay 

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is a paid massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) developed by Square Enix and released worldwide for PC and PS3 in August 2013. A PS4 version was also released at a later date. An earlier game named Final Fantasy XIV was released in 2010, but it was shut down because of a very negative reception. Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn served as a replacement for that game. 

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is the definitive Final Fantasy MMORPG. Create and customize your own characters in the Final Fantasy universe. When MMORPGs didn't exist yet, the first Final Fantasy game was already using the job or class system. Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn has finally taken these jobs to their rightful place, an MMORPG. You can finally create your own Black Mage and White Mage. Jobs in FFXIV are obtained by mastering any of  the following classes:  a tank, healer, DPS.

The DPS is divided into Melee DPS and Physical Ranged DPS. Since its release, the game received two major expansions named Heavensward and Stormblood. Play for free by using the free trial mode but you can only reach up to level 35.

Here are the top unique features of the game:

  • Free trial mode up to level 35 lets players experience the game first before the paid subscription
  • 2 major expansions have already been released which adds more content and features to the base game
  • Choose from more than 10 advanced jobs based on the Final Fantasy universe

Select one of six races in FFXIV's character creation.

Get to play as a Red Mage and other classic jobs in the Final Fantasy universe.

8. Tekken 7

Tekken 7 PC Arcade Mode Running At 4K Max Settings 

Tekken 7 is a fighting game developed by Bandai Namco Entertainment. A limited arcade release was available for Japan in March 2015. An updated arcade version named Tekken 7: Fated Retribution was released in July 2016. The latest version was released for PC, PS4 and Xbox One in June 2017. Based on the events after Tekken 6, Tekken 7's story mode gives more insight about the untold events of the Mishima Bloodline. 

Tekken 7's gameplay focuses on its classic 1v1 fighting style in a 3D environment where fighters can sidestep or "go into the background". Two new features are introduced in the Tekken 7. One is Rage Arts, which allows players to execute a strong and game changing special move. However, this can only be used once and only when health is low. The second is Power Crush which lets the player continue attacking while being attacked, although damage is not completely nullified. Online mode is available for both local and international play.

Character customization is also featured in Tekken 7. Cosmetic items can be obtained by winning enough matches in Treasure Battle mode. Downloadable content (DLC) were released which adds new characters like Noctis from Final Fantasy XV.

Here are the top unique features of the game:

  • Rage arts and Power Crush can instantly turn the tide of a fight
  • Character customization
  • Fight as characters from other games like Akuma from Street Fighter and Noctis from FFXV

Tekken 7 further improves on the classic 1v1 fighting game genre.

Play as special characters like Noctis from Final Fantasy XV.

7. Tales of Berseria

Tales of Berseria - "The Calamity and The Blade" Trailer | PS4, Steam 

Tales of Berseria is a single-player RPG developed and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment for PS3, PS4, and PC initially released in August 2016 for Japan. It is the sixteenth main entry in the Tales series and related to Tales of Zestiria. The game was released worldwide in January 2017. 

Tales of Berseria is a tale of revenge and of questioning one's emotions. Velvet Crowe is driven by revenge after she and her younger brother Laphicet lost their older sister and her unborn child. She has developed a personal hatred due to this unfortunate experience. Velvet embarks on a journey of self-discovery and joins a crew of pirates as they sail across the sea. Mutsumi Inomata, a veteran character designer of the Tales series, has personally designed Velvet Crowe, giving her a dark and torn appearance which is representative of her tragic background story.

To continue the tradition of Tales of games, animated scenes are used to present plot sequences in Berseria. It retains the series' real-time battle system known as Liberation Linear Motion Battle System (LMBS), which can be explained in-depth here. In LMBS, characters can move in the battlefield and interact with allies and opponents during battle.

Here are the top unique features of the game:

  • Liberation Linear Motion Battle System (LMBS)
  • A tragic story of an "anti-hero" unlike the previous Tales games
  • Beautiful art and character design by veteran Mutsumi Inomata

Tales of Berseria's Velvet Crowe is driven by revenge.

Tales of Berseria has an animated opening scene.

6. FINAL FANTASY X/X-2 HD Remaster

Final Fantasy X-2 HD Remaster PC Gameplay (1080p) (Steam) 

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster is a high-definition remastered version of the Japanese RPGs Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2 developed by Square (now Square Enix) for the PS2 in 2001 and 2003. It features exclusive content from the international editions of the game, and a new audio drama set a year after the events of X-2. The PC version was released in May 2016. 

Remasters and remakes are so popular these days. But they are just too hard to resist especially when a game you loved so much gets remastered. It's like going back in time to pick your best video game memory and then placing it in a high-definition display. While most remasters don't make considerable amount of changes to the original game, they usually feature improvements on the graphics and music department. In Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster, Japanese exclusive content is now accessible to players outside of Japan for the first time.

The story of FinalFantasy X is about a teenager named Tidus who is transported to the world of Spira after an encounter with a creature known as Sin. He then encounters a summoner named Yuna and helps her save Spira from Sin. Character progression in FFX is achieved by using the Sphere Grid where skills can be improved. FFX uses the Conditional Turn-Based Battle (CTB). Final Fantasy X-2's story is set two years after the events of Final Fantasy X and features Yuna as the main character.

In FFX-2, Yuna has become an independent treasure hunter in search of spheres and her friend Tidus. FFX-2 reinvents the series by using a modified Active Time Battle (ATB) system and a classic job system in the form of the Garment Grid. Jobs can be acquired as stylish "dresspheres" which give special abilities. Dresspheres can be changed during battle. FFX-2 also includes multiple minigames such as Sphere Break and Blitzball.

Here are the top unique features of the game:

  • HD Remastered version of 2 classic Final Fantasy games for the price of one
  • Accessible content from the international edition
  • An auto-save feature and game boosters that can speed up the game and help players avoid encounters

Relive the beloved classics FFX and FFX-2 games in high-definition.

Play the HD remastered version of both FFX and FFX-2 games for the price of one game.

5. Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition 

Final Fantasy XV is an action RPG by Square Enix released in 2016 for PS4 and Xbox One. An enhanced PC (Windows Edition) was released in March 2018. As a first for the games in Final Fantasy series, FFXV features an open world environment and an action-based battle system. 

In a fantasy world named Eos, Noctis Lucis Caelum is the heir to the throne of the kingdom of Lucis.  Eos is dominated by the Niflheim empire, who seek to control the magical Crystal protected by the Lucis royal family in the city of Insomnia. Niflheim attacks the capital of Lucis during a peace negotiation and steals the Crystal. Noctis goes on a quest to rescue the Crystal and defeat Niflheim. Final Fantasy XV embraces modern video game elements such as the open world design and real time combat.

Noctis showcases FFXV's clever new combat move called the Warp Strike, where he throw his weapon and then instantly teleports to its location. If you watched the Final Fantasy XV Kingsglaive movie, then you definitely know how awesome a Warp Strike looks like. Doing sidequests and exploring the beautiful open world is never boring when party members like Prompto is by your side. He is a representation of an advanced A.I. which takes photos of your adventures.

Here are the top unique features of the game:

  • Ultra high resolution support with modern graphics tech on the PC such as HDR10
  • Online multiplayer support
  • First-person mode

Prompto takes pictures during the player's adventures and even during battles.

FFXV Windows Edition provides the best graphics.

4. The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky

The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky - PC Gameplay 

The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Skyis a classic turn-based RPG developed by Nihon Falcom and was first released only in Japan for Microsoft Windows in 2004. The English PC version was later released in July 2014. 

Trails in the Sky is known as Nihon Falcom's best-selling and most popular game. The story takes place in fictional place called the Liberl Kingdom, 10 years after it was invaded by the Erebonian Empire from the north. Currently, the kingdom thrives by using advanced technology which is eyed closely by the surrounding nations. The Legend of Heroes is a very popular series in Japan. The English translations were being released at a slow pace due to the massive amount of Japanese texts in the game. This clearly shows how much detail was put into the dialogue of NPCs.

Much has been said about how the NPCs have their own unique names and that they don't have a singular, robotic dialogue. Trails The Sky is indeed a meticulously detailed JRPG.

Here are the top unique features of the game:

  • Supports all resolutions on PC
  • Additional voices during battles
  • An average of over 50 hours of game time

The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky is a meticulously detailed turn-based JRPG.

The 2014 PC version supports a variety of widescreen resolutions.

3. GOD EATER 2 Rage Burst

GOD EATER 2 Rage Burst - PC Gameplay First 45 Minutes [1080p & 60 fps] 

God Eater 2: Rage Burst is an enhanced version of the original God Eater 2 released for the PS Vita and PS4. It was released in August 2016 and is developed by Shift. It is an action RPG similar to the Monster Hunter Series.

In a post-apocalyptic world where monsters known as the Aragami have destroyed the majority of the world, individuals called God Eaters are made to hunt the Aragami. God Eaters use the God Arc, a special weapon made from Aragami material, making it the only weapon which can damage the Aragami. A more engaging plot and deeper relationships between characters is what separates God Eater from Monster Hunter. No, God Eater isn't a rip-off. It even has extended dialogue and dialogue choices like the Persona series.

Here are the top unique features of the game:

  • Steam special edition includes God Eater Resurrection for free
  • New Variant Scythe God Arc
  • Blood Rage/Rage Burst system

Compared to Monster Hunter, God Eater has a more engaging plot with dialogue choices.

The God Arc is a unique weapon that can transform at any time.

2. Nier Automata

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Nier: Automata is an action RPG developed by Platinum Games for PS4 and PC and released in Japan in February 2017, and worldwide the following month. Nier: Automata is a sequel to Nier, a 2010 video game. Although the game features a mix of different genres, its fast paced combat is similar to the Devil May Cry games.

NieR: Automata is about the battle of androids 2B, 9S, and A2 to reclaim the abandoned, post-apocalyptic Earth overrun by powerful alien machines. Humans were driven from the Earth by mechanical alien beings. To take it back, the human resistance group sends a force of android soldiers to destroy the invaders. Nier Automata's fast paced and action packed combat is similar to games like Devil May Cry and Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. Use melee or ranged attacks or even both at the same time. Be skilled in both hack and slash action and classic top down shooter style gaming as the game switches between different modes. Nier Automata's complete plot is separated into multiple endings, starting with 2B's story.  An epic, intense, and melancholy soundtrack makes Nier: Automata an instant classic.

Here are the top unique features of the game:

  • Fluid and fast paced action that switches into different game modes
  • Well-crafted story and characters
  • Multiple endings

Nier Automata is an excellent and fast paced action game.

Nier Automata's strangeness contributes to its epic experience.

1. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

Metal Gear Solid V: The Definitive Experience | PC Gameplay | 1080p HD 

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is a cinematic, stealth action-adventure game directed, written and designed by Hideo Kojima and Kojima Productions. It was released worldwide for PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One on September 2015. The game uses a custom FOX ENGINE to provide a photorealistic visual appearance and to create one of the best stealth games ever made. 

The game takes place nine years after the events of MGS V: GROUND ZEROES and the fall of Mother Base. Snake, a.k.a. Big Boss, awakens from a coma. Snake is guided by Revolver Ocelot and establishes a new private army as he returns to the battlefield. The Phantom Pain provides players a first-rate stealth gaming experience like no other. For the first time in the Metal Gear series, Phantom Pain uses an open world design. Its stealth system is unparalleled. The sound of just slightly brushing past chairs can be heard by enemies.

Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima is known for infusing mature themes in his games such as the psychology of warfare and its devastating effects to humans. The Phantom Pain is one of Kojima's critically acclaimed masterpieces and it needs no further introductions.

Here are the top unique features of the game:

  • Open world game design
  • Cinematic story
  • Photorealistic graphics
  • Stealth system like no other

Snake creates his own private army.

The Phantom Pain is known as one of the best stealth games ever made.

 

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