Chronology of tactical role-playing video games: 2005 to 2009


Chronology of tactical role-playing video games: 2005 to 2009


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This is a comprehensive index of commercial tactical role-playing games for all platforms, sorted chronologically. Information regarding date of release, developer, publisher, platform and notability is provided when available. The table can be sorted by clicking on the small boxes next to the column headings.

Contents

1980s-1994  · 1995-1999  · 2000-2004  · 2005-2009  · 2010-2014  · Unreleased


Legend

Video game platforms
CROSS Cross-platform
DOS DOS / MS-DOS
DS Nintendo DS
GBA Game Boy Advance
GCN Nintendo GameCube
iPod iPod
LIN Linux
MOBI Mobile phone
NGE N-Gage
PS1 PlayStation / PSone
PS2 PlayStation 2
PS3 PlayStation 3
PSN PlayStation Network
PSP PlayStation Portable
VC Virtual Console (Wii)
Wii Wii
WIN Microsoft Windows
X360 Xbox 360
XBOX Xbox
   
   
Types of releases
Rerel The game was re-released on the same platform with no or only minor changes.
Port The game first appeared on a different platform and a port was made. The game is like the original, with few or no differences.
Remake The game is an enhanced remake of an original, released on the same or different platform, with changes to graphics, sound and/or gameplay.
Compl A compilation, anthology or collection of several titles, usually (but not always) belonging to the same series.
Limit A special release (often called "Limited" or "Collector's Edition") with bonus collector's material. Often provided to people who pre-order a game.

List

Year Title Developer Publisher Setting Platform Notes
2005 (JP)
3rd Super Robot Wars Alpha Banpresto Banpresto Sci-Fi PS2
2005 (JP)
Angelic Vale Shinden: Ephemer Shima Kitare
エンジェリックヴェール
Chrome Six Fantasy WIN
2005 (KR)
2006 (NA/EU)
Astonishia Story[1] Sonnori Fantasy PSP (Port) Port of Astonishia Story.
2005 (INT)
Battle for Wesnoth, The[2] N/A Fantasy CROSS Open source.
2005 (JP)
Battle Moon Wars 1 Werk Fantasy WIN
2005 (RU)
2007 (NA)
Brigade E5: New Jagged Union[3][4] Apeiron 1C Company
Strategy First
Modern WIN Real-time.
2005 (JP)
Castle Fantasia: Elenshia Senki[5] Studio E-Go! Fantasy PS2 Sequel to Castle Fantasia 2: Seima Taisen.
2005 (NA)
Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, The[6] Starwave Fantasy MOBI Based on the book and motion picture of the same name.
2005 (RU)
Cops 2170: The Power of Law – Gold Collection MiST Land Post-apocalyptic
Cyberpunk
WIN (Compl) Compilation of Cops 2170: The Power of Law and its add-on.
2005 (JP)
Dragon Force[1][5]
Sega Ages 2500, Vol.18: Dragon Force
ドラゴンフォース
3D Ages Sega Fantasy PS2 (Remake) Remake of Dragon Force for SAT.
2005 (JP/NA/EU/AU)
Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance[1][7] Intelligent Systems Nintendo Fantasy GCN
2005 (NA/EU/AU)
Freedom Force vs The 3rd Reich[8][9] Irrational Vivendi Universal Superhero WIN Real-time.
Sequel to Freedom Force.
2005 (JP)
Front Mission 5: Scars of the War Square Enix Square Enix Sci-Fi PS2 Sequel to Front Mission 4.
2005 (JP)
Generation of Chaos IV[5]
新天魔界 〜GOC IV アナザサイド〜
Idea Factory Idea Factory Sci-Fi PS1 (Port) Port of Generation of Chaos IV for PS2.
Sequel to Generation of Chaos III: Toki no Fuuin.
2005 (JP)
Generation of Chaos V[5]
新天魔界ジェネレーションオブカオスV
Neverland Idea Factory Fantasy PS2 Sequel to Generation of Chaos IV.
2005 (JP)
2006 (NA)
2007 (EU/AU)
Generation of Chaos[1][5] Neverland Fantasy PSP
2005 (EU/NA)
Hammer & Sickle[10][11][12][13] Nival
Novik&Co
1C Company
CDV
Sci-Fi
Historical
WIN Set in the Silent Storm universe.
2005 (NA)
High Seize[14] RedLynx Nokia Historical NGE
2005 (JP)
Langrisser III
ラングリッサーIII
Taito Fantasy PS2 (Port) Port of Langrisser III for SAT.
Prequel to Warsong.
2005 (NA)
Lord of the Rings, The: Tactics[1][15] EA EA Fantasy PSP Based on The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien.
2005 (JP/NA/EU)
Makai Kingdom: Chronicles Of The Sacred Tome[1]
Phantom Kingdom
ファントム・キングダム
Nippon Ichi Nippon Ichi Fantasy PS2
2005 (NA/EU)
Metalheart: Replicants Rampage[16][17][18][19] Akella
NumLock
DreamCatcher
Akella
Post-apocalyptic WIN
2005 (JP)
Namco x Capcom[1] Monolith Namco Fantasy PS2 Action.
2005 (RU)
2006 (NA)
Night Watch[16][20][21][22] Nival CDV Modern
Fantasy
WIN Based on the Russian novel and film of the same name.
Utilizes the Silent Storm engine.
2005 (??)
Rebelstar: Tactical Command[23] Codo Namco Sci-Fi GBA
2005 (JP)
Rebirth Moon[5]
リバースムーン
Idea Factory Idea Factory Fantasy PS2
2005 (??)
Rifts: Promise of Power[24] Backbone Nokia Fantasy NGE Based on the pen-and-paper role-playing game of the same name.
2005 (JP)
Sakura Taisen 3: Is Paris Burning?[1]
Sakura Taisen 3: Pari wa Moeteiru ka
Red
Overworks
Sega Steampunk PS2 (Port) Port of Sakura Taisen 3: Pari wa Moeteiru ka for DC.
Sequel to Sakura Taisen 2: Kimi, Shinitamou koto Nakare.
2005 (JP)
Sakura Taisen 4: Koi Seyo, Otome Red
Overworks
Sega Steampunk WIN (Port) Port of Sakura Taisen 4: Koi Seyo, Otome for DC.
Sequel to Sakura Taisen 3.
2005 (JP)
Sakura Taisen V: Saraba, Itoshiki Hito yo Red
Overworks
Sega Steampunk PS2 Sequel to Sakura Taisen 4.
2005 (NA)
Shadow Vault[1][16][16][25][26] Mayhem Strategy First Post-apocalyptic
Cyberpunk
WIN
2005 (JP)
Shinseiki Genso: Spectral Souls II[27]
新紀幻想スペクトラルソウルズII
Neverland Idea Factory Fantasy PS2 Sequel to Shinseiki Genso: Spectral Souls.
2005 (JP)
Shinseiki Genso: SSII Unlimited Side
新紀幻想 ~SSII アンリミテッドサイド~
Idea Factory Idea Factory Fantasy PSP Part of the Spectral Souls series.
2005 (JP)
Shinseiki Yuusha Taisen[28] Mayhem Takara Sci-Fi PS2
2005 (JP)
Spectral Force: Chronicle
スペクトラルフォース クロニクル
Neverland Idea Factory Fantasy PS2
2005 (JP/NA)
2006 (EU)
Suikoden Tactics[1]
Rhapsodia
Konami Konami Fantasy PS2 Sequel to Suikoden IV.
2005 (JP)
2006 (NA)
Super Robot Taisen: Original Generation 2 Banpresto Banpresto
Atlus
Sci-Fi GBA
2005 (JP)
Super Robot Wars Judgement Banpresto Banpresto Sci-Fi GBA
2005 (JP)
Super Robot Wars MX Portable Banpresto Banpresto Sci-Fi PSP (Port) Port of Super Robot Wars MX for PS2.
2005 (JP)
Tales of the World: Narikiri Dungeon 3 Fantasy GBA Sequel to Tales of the World: Narikiri Dungeon 2.
2005 (JP)
Tear Ring Series: Berwick Saga
ティアリングサーガシリーズ ベルウィックサーガ
Tirnanog Enterbrain Sc-Fi PS2 Sequel to Tear Ring Saga Yutona Eiyū Senki.
2005 (JP)
Tears to Tiara Leaf Aquaplus Fantasy WIN Real-time.
Eroge.
Series debuts.
2005 (JP)
Tir-nan-og V: Eternal Hitoshi
ティル・ナ・ノーグV 〜悠久の仁〜
SystemSoft Fantasy WIN Sequel to Tir-nan-og IV: King of the Valiant for WIN.
2005 (JP)
Twelve: Sengoku Fuushinden[29]
Twelve 〜戦国封神伝〜
Konami Fantasy
Historical
PSP
2006 (JP)
Battle Moon Wars 2 Werk Fantasy WIN Sequel to Battle Moon Wars 1.
2006 (JP)
Blazing Souls[5]
ブレイジングソウルズ
Idea Factory Idea Factory Fantasy PS2 Sequel to Shinseiki Genso: Spectral Souls II.
2006 (JP)
2008 (NA)
Chaos Wars[1][30]
カオスウォーズ
Idea Factory Idea Factory Fantasy PS2
2006 (JP/NA/EU/AU)
Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories[1][31]
魔界戦記ディスガイア2
Nippon Ichi Nippon Ichi
Koei
Fantasy PS2 Sequel to Disgaea: Hour of Darkness.
2006 (JP)
2007 (NA/EU)
Disgaea: Afternoon of Darkness[1][32] Nippon Ichi Nippon Ichi
Atlus
Koei
Fantasy PSP (Port) Port of Disgaea: Hour of Darkness for PS2.
2006 (NA/EU/AU)
Field Commander SOE SOE Modern PSP
2006 (JP)
Fire Emblem: Monshō no Nazo Intelligent Nintendo Fantasy VC (Port) Port of Fire Emblem: Monsho no Nazo for SNES.
2006 (JP)
Generation of Chaos V[5]
イーディスメモリーズ 〜新天魔界GOCV〜
Neverland Idea Factory Fantasy PS1 (Port) Port of Generation of Chaos V for PS2.
Sequel to Generation of Chaos IV.
2006 (UK)
Gorky 17
Odium
Metropolis 1C Company
TopWare
Monolith
Fantasy LIN (Port) Port of Gorky 17 for WIN.
2006 (JP)
2007 (NA)
2008 (PAL)
Growlanser: Heritage of War[1]
グローランサーV
CareerSoft Atlus
Rising Star Games
Fantasy PS2 Sequel to Growlanser IV: Wayfarer of the Time.
2006 (JP)
Higurashi no Naku Koro Tactics
ひぐらしのなく頃に Tactics
Sora's Dream Sora's Dream Modern MOBI Based on the anime of the same name.
2006 (NA)
Jagged Alliance 2: Gold Pack Sir-Tech Strategy First Modern WIN (Rerel) Re-release on Steam.
2006 (JP)
2007 (NA)
Jeanne d'Arc[1][33] Level-5 SCE Fantasy PSP
2006 (JP)
Majin Tensei II: Spiral Nemesis
魔神転生II SPIRAL NEMESIS
i-revo Fantasy WIN (Port) Port of Majin Tensei II: Spiral Nemesis or Super Famicon.
Sequel to Majin Tensei.
2006 (JP)
Majin Tensei#Majin Tensei
魔神転生
i-revo Fantasy WIN (Port) Port of Majin Tensei for Super Famicon.
2006 (JP)
Makai Wars[34] Nippon Ichi Fantasy PS3
2006 (JP)
Prism Ark: Prism Heart II
プリズム・アーク 〜プリズム・ハート エピソード2〜
Pajama Soft Pajama Soft Fantasy WIN Eroge.
2006 (JP)
Sakura Taisen 1&2 Red
Overworks
Sega Steampunk PSP (Compl) Port and compilation of Sakura Taisen and Sakura Taisen 2 for SAT.
Series debuts.
2006 (JP)
Sakura Taisen 2: Kimi, Shinitamou koto Nakare Red
Overworks
Sega Steampunk PSP (Port) Port of Sakura Taisen 2 for SAT.
Sequel to Sakura Taisen.
2006 (JP)
Sakura Taisen Red
Overworks
Sega Steampunk PSP (Port) Port of Sakura Taisen for SAT.
Series debuts.
2006 (JP)
2008 (NA)
Spectral Force 3: Innocent Rage[1][35]
スペクトラルフォース3 イノセントレイジ
Idea Factory Idea Factory
Atlus
Fantasy X360 Sequel to Spectral Force II.
2006 (RU/EU)
2007 (INT)
Star Wolves 2 Xbow 1C Company Sci-Fi WIN Real-time.
Sequel to Star Wolves.
2006 (??)
Summon Night 4 Flight-Plan Banpresto Steampunk PS2 Sequel to Summon Night 3.
2006 (JP)
Super Robot Wars Advance i Banpresto Banpresto Sci-Fi MOBI (Port) Port of Super Robot Wars Advance for GBA.
2006 (JP)
Super Robot Wars XO Banpresto Banpresto Sci-Fi X360
2006 (JP/NA)
Yggdra Union: We'll Never Fight Alone[1][36]
ユグドラ・ユニオン
Sting Sting
Atlus
Fantasy GBA Sequel to Riviera: The Promised Land for WSC.
2007 (RU)
2008 (NA)
7.62 Apeiron 1C Company Modern WIN Real-time.
Sequel to Brigade E5: New Jagged Union.
2007 (JP)
Absolute: Blazing Infinity[5]
アブソリュート ブレイジングインフィニティ
Idea Factory Idea Factory Fantasy X360 (Port) Port of Blazing Souls for PS2.
2007 (JP)
Aedis Eclipse: Generation of Chaos[1][29] Neveralnd Fantasy PSP Sequel to Generation of Chaos.
2007 (JP)
Apocalypse: Desire Next Idea Factory Fantasy X360
2007 (JP)
TBD (NA)
ASH: Archaic Sealed Heat[37] Mistwalker
Racjin
Nintendo Fantasy DS
2007 (JP)
Bahamut Senki Sega Sega Fantasy VC (Port) Port of Bahamut Senki for SMS.
2007 (JP)
Battle Moon Wars 3 Werk Sci-Fi WIN Sequel to Battle Moon Wars 2.
2007 (RU)
Day Watch[16] Nival Modern
Fantasy
WIN Sequel to Night Watch.
2007 (NA)
Disgaea: Afternoon of Darkness[1][29]
Disgaea Portable
Nippon Ichi Fantasy PSP (Remake) Remake of Disgaea: Hour of Darkness for PS2.
2007 (JP)
Dragon Knight IV
ドラゴンナイト4
ELF ELF Fantasy WIN (Remake) Eroge.
Port of Dragon Knight IV for PC98.
Sequel to Dragon Knight III.
2007 (JP)
Dragon Shadow Spell[5]
ドラゴンシャドウスペル
Flight-Plan Fantasy PS2
2007 (NA/EU/AU)
Dungeons & Dragons Tactics[1] Kuju Atari Fantasy PSP
2007 (JP)
Elvandia Story
エルヴァンディアストーリー
Spike Fantasy PS2
2007 (JP)
2008 (NA/PAL/AU)
Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift[1][38][39]
ファイナルファンタジータクティクス A2 封穴のグリモア
Square Enix Square Enix Fantasy DS Sequel to Final Fantasy Tactics Advance for GBA.
2007 (JP/NA/EU/AU)
Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions[1][40] Square Enix Square Enix Fantasy PSP (Remake) Remake of Final Fantasy Tactics for PS1.
2007 (JP/NA)
2008 (PAL)
Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings[1][37] Square Enix Square Enix Fantasy DS Real-time.
Continuation of Final Fantasy XII.
2007 (JP/NA)
2008 (EU/AU)
Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn[1] Intelligent Nintendo Fantasy Wii Sequel to Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance.
2007 (JP)
Fire Emblem: Seisen no Keifu Intelligent Nintendo Fantasy VC (Port) Port of Fire Emblem: Seisen no Keifu for SNES.
2007 (JP/NA)
Front Mission[1] Square Enix Square Enix Sci-Fi DS (Remake) Remake of Front Mission for SNES.
Series debuts.
2007 (JP)
Growlanser VI: Precarious World CareerSoft Sci-Fi PS2 Real-time.
Sequel to Growlanser V: Generations.
2007 (RU)
2008 (EU)
TBD (NA)
Hired Guns: The Jagged Edge[1] GFI Russia Game Factory Modern WIN
2007 (JP/NA/EU)
Hoshigami Remix[38][41] Arc System Works ASNetworks
Aksys
505
Fantasy DS (Remake) Remake of Hoshigami: Ruining Blue Earth for PS1.
2007 (NA)
Jagged Alliance 2: Gold Pack Sir-Tech Strategy First Modern WIN (Rerel) Re-release on GameTap.
2007 (NA)
Jagged Alliance 2: Wildfire[1] I-Deal Strategy First Modern WIN (Rerel) Re-release on GamersGate.
2007 (JP)
Langrisser II[1]
Der Langrisser
ラングリッサーII
Fantasy VC (Port) Port of Langrisser II for GEN.
Sequel to Warsong.
2007 (JP/NA/PAL)
Luminous Arc[1][38]
ルミナスアーク
Image Epoch Marvelous
Atlus
Rising Star
Fantasy DS Series debuts.
2007 (JP)
Magician's Academy
まじしゃんず・あかでみい
Enterbrain Enterbrain Modern
Fantasy
PS2 Based on the anime of the same name.
2007 (JP)
Majin Tensei Blind Thinker
魔神転生 blind thinker
Atlus
BBMF
Fantasy MOBI
2007 (JP)
Mist of Chaos[34] Neverland Fantasy PS3
2007 (JP)
2008 (NA)
Operation Darkness[1][37] Success Fantasy
Historical
Xbox
2007 (JP)
Prism Ark: Prism Heart II – Remastered Edition
プリズム・アーク 〜プリズム・ハート エピソード2〜 (リマスター版)
Pajama Soft Pajama Soft Fantasy WIN (Limit) Eroge.
Limited edition version of Prism Ark: Prism Heart II.
2007 (JP)
2010 (NA)
Record of Agarest War[34][42]
アガレスト戦記
Idea Factory Compile Heart
Red
Fantasy PS3
PSN[42]
X360[42]
2007 (JP)
2008 (NA)
Rondo of Swords[1][43][44]
偽りの輪舞曲
Success Success Fantasy DS
2007 (JP)
Seireiki Rayblade
聖霊機ライブレード
Winkysoft Winkysoft Sci-Fi PSN (Port) Port of Seireiki Rayblade for PS1.
2007 (JP/NA/PAL)
Shining Force: The Legacy of Great Intention
Shining Force
シャイニング・フォース 神々の遺産
Sega Fantasy VC (Port) Port of Shining Force: The Legacy of Great Intention for GEN.
2007 (JP/NA)
2008 (EU)
Soul Nomad & the World Eaters[1][45] Nippon Ichi Nippon Ichi Fantasy PS2
2007 (JP)
Spectral Gene Idea Factory Fantasy PS2
2007 (JP)
Super Robot Wars A Portable Banpresto Banpresto Sci-Fi PSP (Remake) Remake of Super Robot Wars A for GBA.
2007 (JP)
Super Robot Wars Original Generation Gaiden Banpresto Banpresto Sci-Fi PS2 Sequel to Super Robot Wars Original Generations.
2007 (JP)
Super Robot Wars W Banpresto Banpresto Sci-Fi DS
2007 (JP)
Super Robot Wars: Original Generations Banpresto Banpresto Sci-Fi PS2 (Remake) Remake and compilation of Super Robot Wars: Original Generation and Super Robot Wars: Original Generation 2 for GBA.
2007 (JP)
Tears to Tiara: Kakan no Daichi Leaf Fantasy PS3 (Port) Port of Tears to Tiara.
2007 (JP)
Treasure Hunter G Sting Square Fantasy VC (Port) Port of Treasure Hunter G for SNES.
2007 (NA/EU)
UFO: Extraterrestrials Chaos Concept Try Synergy
Paradox
Sci-Fi WIN Spiritual successor to X-COM.
2007 (??)
Urban Legend[46] ELENS Sci-Fi WIN
2007 (JP)
2008 (NA)
Wild Arms XF[1][47]
ワイルドアームズ クロスファイア
Media.Vision SCE Steampunk PSP
2007 (NA)
X-COM: UFO Defense Mythos Take-Two Sci-Fi WIN (Rerel) GameTap re-release.
2008 (??)
Arc the Lad III[34] ARC Fantasy PSN (Port) Port of Arc the Lad III.
2008 (JP)
Battle of Sunrise: Limited Edition
バトル オブ サンライズ ~リミテッド エディション~
Sunrise Sunrise Sc-Fi PS2 (Limit)
2008 (JP)
Battle of Sunrise
バトル オブ サンライズ
Sunrise Sunrise Sc-Fi PS2 Limited edition version of Battle of Sunrise for PS2.
2008 (JP)
2009 (NA)
BLEACH: The 3rd Phantom[48] Treasure Sega Fantasy DS Based on the anime and manga of the same name.
2008 (JP)
2009 (NA)
Blue Dragon Plus[43][49] Feel Plus AQ
Ignition
Fantasy DS Real-time.
2008 (JP/NA)
Disgaea 3: Absence of Justice[1][34]
魔界戦記ディスガイア3
Nippon Ichi Fantasy PS3 Sequel to Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories.
2008 (NA)
2009 (PAL)
Disgaea DS[1][50]
Makai Senki Disugaia Makai no Ōji to Akai Tsuki
魔界戦記ディスガイア 魔界の王子と赤い月
Nippon Ichi Atlus Fantasy DS (Port) Port of Disgaea: Afternoon of Darkness for PSP.
2008 (??)
Drone Tactics[51] Success Atlus Fantasy
Modern
DS
2008 (JP/NA)
Eternal Poison[1][5][52]
Poison Pink
ポイズンピンク,
Flight-Plan Banpresto
Atlus
Fantasy PS2
2008 (JP/EU)
2009 (NA)
Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon[1] Intelligent Nintendo Fantasy DS Remake of Fire Emblem: Ankoku Ryū to Hikari no Ken for NES.
2008 (JP)
Fire Emblem: Thracia 776[1] Intelligent Nintendo Fantasy VC (Port) Port of Fire Emblem: Thracia 776 for SNES.
Midquel to Fire Emblem: Seisen no Keifu.
2008 (NA)
Jagged Alliance 2: Gold Pack Sir-Tech Strategy First Modern WIN (Rerel) Re-release on GamersGate.
2008 (??)
King's Bounty: The Legend[1][53][54] Katauri 1C Company Fantasy WIN Spiritual successor to King's Bounty.
2008 (JP)
2009 (NA)
Knights in the Nightmare[55][56] Sting Sting
Atlus
Fantasy DS
2008 (JP/NA)
Luminous Arc 2: Will[1][57]
ルミナスアーク2 ウィル
Image Epoch Marvelous Fantasy DS Sequel to Luminous Arc.
2008 (JP)
Prism Ark: Prism Heart II
プリズム・アーク 〜プリズム・ハート エピソード2〜
Pajama Soft 5pb.Games Fantasy PS2 (Port) Eroge.
Port of Prism Ark: Prism Heart II for WIN.
2008 (NA/EU)
Song Summoner: The Unsung Heroes[58] Square Enix Square Enix Fantasy iPod
2008 (JP)
Super Robot Wars A Portable Banpresto Banpresto Sci-Fi PSP (Remake) Remake of Super Robot Wars A for GBA.
2008 (JP)
Tears to Tiara: Kakan no Daichi Aquaplus Aquaplus Fantasy PS3 (Port) Eroge.
Port of Tears to Tiara for Windows.
2008 (JP)
Tir-nan-og V Alfa System Fantasy PS2 (Port)
PSP (Port)
Port of Tir-nan-og V for WIN.
Sequel to Tir-nan-og IV: King of the Valiant.
2008 (JP/NA/EU)
Valkyria Chronicles[1]
Battlefield Valkyria: Gallian Chronicles
戦場のヴァルキュリア
Sega Sega Fantasy PS3
2008 (JP)
2009 (NA/EU)
Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume[59][60]
Varukirī Purofairu Toga o Seou Mono
ヴァルキリープロファイル 咎を背負う者
tri-Ace Square Enix Fantasy DS
2008 (INT)
X-COM: Complete Pack MicroProse 2K Games Sci-Fi DOS (Compl)
WIN (Compl)
Compilation of all X-COM titles to date.
2008 (NA)
X-COM: UFO Defense Mythos Take-Two Sci-Fi WIN (Rerel) Steam re-release.
2008 (JP/NA)
Yggdra Union: We'll Never Fight Alone[1]
ユグドラ・ユニオン
Sting Sting
Atlus
Fantasy PSP (Port) Port of Yggdra Union: We'll Never Fight Alone for GBA.
Sequel to Riviera: The Promised Land for WSC.
2008 (JP/NA)
Zoids Assault[1][37][61] Atlus Atlus SciFi X360 Part of the Zoids franchise.
2009 (NA/EU)
Jagged Alliance[1] Cypron Empire Modern DS (Port) Port of Jagged Alliance for DOS.
2009 (JP/NA)
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor[62][63]
Megami Ibunroku Devil Survivor
女神異聞録デビルサバイバー
Atlus Atlus Sci-Fi DS
2009 (NA)
Song Summoner: The Unsung Heroes - Encore[64] Square Enix Square Enix Fantasy iPhone (Port) Port of Song Summoner: The Unsung Heroes for iPod.
2009 (NA)
Spectral Force Genesis[65] Idea Factory Ignition Fantasy DS

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  15. ^ "Lord of the Rings: Tactics, The". Metacritic. http://www.metacritic.com/games/platforms/psp/lordoftheringstactics. Retrieved 2010-02-04. "Return to Middle-earth in this tactical RPG where you decide the fate of The Third Age. Build a Fellowship of heroes or create the ultimate force of evil with hundreds of skill, weapon, and ability upgrades at your disposal." 
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  24. ^ "Rifts: Promise of Power". IGN. http://ngage.ign.com/objects/682/682885.html. Retrieved 2010-02-04. "Genre-defying RPG based on the popular pen-and-paper roleplaying game from Palladium Publishing. ... The game has been adapted into an isometric tactical RPG but at the same time retains all of the rules and ideas of the original." 
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  30. ^ "Chaos Wars for PS2". GameSpot. http://www.gamespot.com/ps2/strategy/chaoswars/index.html. Retrieved 2010-02-04. "A tactical role-playing game set in a fantasy world." 
  31. ^ Porter, Jason (September 20, 2006). "Game Chronicles Review". Game Chronicles. http://www.gamechronicles.com/reviews/ps2/disgaea2/cursedmemories.htm. Retrieved 2010-02-04. "After an absence of several years, possibly the most beloved world in the history of tactical RPGs (though this may change after FFXII puts Ivalice front and center again) is making a comeback in the form of a direct sequel to the original surprise cult hit, Disgaea: Hour of Darkness." 
  32. ^ "Disgaea: Afternoon of Darkness". GameSpy. November 1, 2007. http://psp.gamespy.com/playstation-portable/makai-senki-disgaea-portable/832061p1.html. Retrieved 2010-02-04. "A portable and enhanced version of one of the best, deepest tactical RPGs ever released, Afternoon of Darkness is just one more reason you'll never get around to reading on your commute." 
  33. ^ Flick, Jason (September 4, 2007). "Game Chronicles - Review". GameChronicles. http://www.gamechronicles.com/reviews/psp/jeanne/darc.htm. Retrieved 2010-02-04. "Jeanne d’Arc is the best tactical RPG that I have played in a long time. The amount of skill customization and various character types with their own weapon types and skills is amazing as is the sheer level of detail in ever facet of the presentation. And I still can’t get that opening movie out of my head." 
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  35. ^ Welhouse, Zach. "Spectral Force 3". RPGamer. http://www.rpgamer.com/games/spectral/sf3/sf3prev.html. Retrieved 2010-02-04. "This swords-and-sorcery tale is a straightforward tactical RPG that presents one look at how the genre adapts for the current generation of systems." 
  36. ^ Moehnke, Mike. "Yggdra Union - Staff Retroview". RPGamer. http://www.rpgamer.com/games/other/gba/yggdra/reviews/yggdrastrev2.html. Retrieved 2010-02-04. "Yggdra Union, instead of doing something else along that line, reinvents the tactical RPG with a variety of concepts that are found nowhere else." 
  37. ^ a b c d Cunningham, Michael. "What Kind of RPG Are You?". RPGamer. http://www.rpgamer.com/editor/2008/q2/061008mc.html. Retrieved 2010-02-04. "The subbranch of Tactical RPGs is not immune to diversity either. ... These were the days of Shining Force and later on Final Fantasy Tactics. ... Not only do we have what could be dubbed the traditional Tactical RPG, we now have games featuring real-time combat such as Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings and the upcoming Blue Dragon Plus. ... Also newer games are trying to blend the tactical side with traditional RPG elements as seen in Archaic Sealed Heat. ... Throw in some Tactical RPGs featuring mechs such as Front Mission and Zoids Assault as well as off-the-wall titles like Operation Darkness, that stars Vampires, Werewolves, Army soldiers, and Nazis." 
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  39. ^ Cunningham, Michael "Macstorm". "Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift - Staff Review". RPGamer. http://www.rpgamer.com/games/ff/ffta2/reviews/ffta2strev2.html. Retrieved 2010-02-04. "Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift is a tactical RPG for the Nintendo DS developed by Square Enix. In a pattern much akin to six degrees of separation, this latest title is a distant relation to Yasumi Matsuno's Tactics Ogre, first for the Super Famicom in Japan and then remade for the PlayStation. As Matsuno's initial turn-based tactical RPG, full of political and social intrigue, Tactics Ogre reshaped the tactical mold into something that was to be used over and over again. Upon Matsuno leaving Quest and joining Square Enix, Tactics Ogre next begat Final Fantasy Tactics, another classic tactical RPG with a heavy focus on story and solid gameplay." 
  40. ^ Joynt, Patrick (October 5, 2007). "Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions". GameSpy. http://psp.gamespy.com/playstation-portable/final-fantasy-tactics/825393p1.html. Retrieved 2010-02-04. "The most important part of War of the Lions is its slug-it-out brutal turn-based tactical fantasy combat. Minor quibbles (which we'll pick to the last nit, below) can't hobble one of the best tactical RPG systems out there." 
  41. ^ Platt, Dylan (July 10, 2007). "Hoshigami Remix Review". GameZone. http://nds.gamezone.com/gzreviews/r32126.htm. Retrieved 2010-02-04. "The tactical strategy/RPG, which has been around since the original Fire Emblem on NES in Japan, gained popularity in America with Final Fantasy Tactics for PlayStation. ... While it shares most of the problems that plagued its forerunner, it’s still a solid choice for anyone with an itch for a DS tactical title." 
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  45. ^ "Soul Nomad and the World Eaters". GamePro. September 25, 2007. http://www.gamepro.com/article/reviews/136328/soul-nomad-and-the-world-eaters/. Retrieved 2010-02-04. "The young hero of our story is, naturally, charged with saving the world. He is given a sword that has the soul of a demon god named Gig trapped inside of it, and once you touch it he merges his soul with yours, giving you the power to kill anything and everything. It's a nice twist on a tactical RPG, but I found myself wanting the game to end in five minutes because of it, because once you kill anything taking on the power of Gig, the game ends." 
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  48. ^ "SEGA Ships BLEACH: The 3rd Phantom For Nintendo DS". GameZone. September 15, 2009. http://www.gamezone.com/news/09_15_09_11_48AM.htm. Retrieved 2010-02-07. "BLEACH: The 3rd Phantom delivers an authentic anime experience with a deep story and tactical RPG gameplay." 
  49. ^ Bozon, Mark (January 13, 2009). "Final Fantasy Creator on New DS RPG". IGN. http://ds.ign.com/articles/944/944492p1.html. Retrieved 2010-02-04. "Blue Dragon Plus is a tactical RPG. The DS already has a few serious TRPGs out there, including Final Fantasy Tactics Advance 2 (a turn-based design) and also Final Fantasy XII DS, which is a real-time design. What does Blue Dragon Plus bring that's unique?" 
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  51. ^ Platt, Dylan (May 30, 2008). "Drone Tactics Review". GameZone. http://nds.gamezone.com/gzreviews/r34322.htm. Retrieved 2010-02-04. "Atlus’ new kid-friendly tactical RPG has enough depth and strategy to satisfy older genre fans, too." 
  52. ^ Welhouse, Zach. "Eternal Poison - Staff Review". RPGamer. http://www.rpgamer.com/games/other/ps2/ppink/reviews/ppinkstrev1.html. Retrieved 2010-02-04. "Once upon a time there was a tactical RPG that was called Eternal Poison. It was blessed with the graces of being a gothic fairytale and all that the name granted. Unfortunately, the classification carried a great curse." 
  53. ^ Brudvig, Erik (2007-07-12). "E3 2007: King's Bounty: The Legend First Look". IGN. http://pc.ign.com/articles/804/804593p1.html. Retrieved 2008-06-13. 
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  56. ^ Petit, Carolyn (June 22, 2009). "Knights in the Nightmare Review". GameSpot. http://www.gamespot.com/ds/strategy/knightsinthenightmare/review.html?tag=mncol;txt. Retrieved 2010-02-07. "Knights in the Nightmare is a rich tactical role-playing game that tells the tale of the kingdom of Aventhiem..." 
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