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Top 15 JRPG PS4 Games of 2016, 2017 & 2018

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Ranking the best Japanese RPGs on the Sony PlayStation 4 video gaming consoles. These are highly-rated JRPGs to play on your PS4. Support our channel by buying these games using the Amazon affiliate links below: Dragon Quest Heroes II https://goo.gl/X1wMMF Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age https://goo.gl/7k79jx GOD EATER 2 Rage Burst https://goo.gl/6TaH2s NieR: Automata https://goo.gl/vqktqw Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom https://goo.gl/BiCic8 Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir https://goo.gl/NNhWiA Persona 5 https://goo.gl/qy4zaD Tales of Berseria https://goo.gl/mRz1xt Valkyria Chronicles Remastered https://goo.gl/fXW3Jn World of Final Fantasy https://goo.gl/LL9irz Ys Origin https://goo.gl/47etU6 Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA https://goo.gl/4TR1it whatoplay updates you with the latest, the most anticipated and the best PC, PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo, iOS and Android video games today. Subscribe now at https://www.youtube.com/user/whatoplaychannel Discover all the best, new & upcoming PC, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Android and iOS video games at https://whatoplay.com. Connect with other whatoplay followers on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Google+ - https://www.facebook.com/whatoplay - https://www.twitter.com/whatoplay - https://instagram.com/whatoplay - https://plus.google.com/100536220375867144593/.
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Jaya Deska (7 hours ago)
This suck ,where FF15?
Phuzion1 (8 days ago)
Ni No Kuni 2 sucks balls. Real big disappointment. Y's Origins was way more fun.
DangerCrow (15 days ago)
These aren’t even all JRPGs
Christopher Pineda (16 days ago)
I have to tell many of them are my favs, but when u put Persona 5 first my dream come true. Is my fav fav fav, I got it recently and it's so addictive. Thanks a lot
Dan Coulson (19 days ago)
Persona 5 was brilliant. Haven't played many jrpg's, but I'm glad I decided on P5. 101 hours of engaging, gripping story line, with beautifully designed visuals. I got so attached to the characters that I never wanted the game to end.
Jose Antonio (22 days ago)
Does Rage Burst include the base game?
muhammad apriady (28 days ago)
put Dragon Quest XI amazing graphic
Adnan Syahputra (28 days ago)
trails of cold steel did not make in the list? make me sad
Ed Simmons (1 month ago)
Where Xenoblade chronicles 2? Xenoblade chronicles 2 best jrpg the last 5 years. boring top.
Ed Simmons (24 days ago)
JRPG PS4 f@ck xD sorry)
Ed Simmons (24 days ago)
Sparks Supreme,Maybe.)
Sparks Supreme (24 days ago)
Oh really, why there's no Xenoblade Chronicles 2? Maybe because IT IS NOT ON PS4, DINGUS!
Aceox (1 month ago)
God Eater looks interesting. Might give it a try. Reminds me kinda of TERA in a way.
SiMsTR eXe (1 month ago)
A shin megami tensei would be cool and digimon story cyber slueth hackers memory is cool
HARBRINGERZERO (1 month ago)
I’m only missing a few off this list.
Michael Coffey (1 month ago)
Again for any and all Persona 5 lovers and players. Can you enjoy the game and by pass all the back to high school mini games my 46 year old self has no interest? Or is that part of the joy of the title and will semi ruin it if i do not embrace that part too?
SG Panda (1 month ago)
+Michael Coffey yeah the most involved you'll be at school would be occasionally answering random trivia which you can literally get the answers to at the tap of the touch button
Michael Coffey (1 month ago)
@ Ty Thank you Ty for the knowledge and that is TERRIFIC news to read :). As it was the ONLY reason I have no bought it yet
SG Panda (1 month ago)
School honestly isnt a big part of the game. P5 is fantastic, you should totally play it
tしろ (1 month ago)
do i need to play previous series to understand valkyria chronicles ?? i'm so glad ffix got on the list, it's my fav ff series. and i'd personally put nier automata over persona 5. it's kind of a dilemma because both of them are great games and automatically on topnof my top list.
Michael Coffey (1 month ago)
Fun list thank you for all the time this took and to spot light each title.
whatoplay (1 month ago)
Thank you for watching, Michael!
DEJAVU (1 month ago)
60% of comments why ffxv not in the list. guys. ffxv is overrated. It has great visuals, i give you that but story and character development. I say mehhh. Most of its gameplay is side quests. like 20%main story then 80% side quests. Not as good as the previous ffgames.
Kyo78245 (1 month ago)
hm I dont get why FFXV wasn't on there, I'm pretty sure it had higher rating then several of those other JRPGs
ToweringFlesh (1 month ago)
Kyo78245 because it’s by far the worst final fantasy game ever made (main titled, discounting any spinoffs like Tactics, which i haven’t played unfortunately). i’ve been playing the FF series since 1990 on nintendo 8 bit, and while there have been some missteps over the years (for example: ff5 has an amazing customization system for jobs, one that hasn’t really been seen or utilized in the same way before or since that game, but the story and characters are about as cookie cutter and generic as a game can be), for the most part all of the main numbered games are highly enjoyable - the best ones being among the best games in history (ff4, ff6, ff7, ff8, ff9 for old school; ffx and ffxii for “newer” styles). final fantasy 15 definitely has a lot of fan service type moments - it was nice to see chocobos you could ride again (as opposed to the mere “appearance” of one in ff13, if you could even call that little thing a chocobo) - and from chapters 1-7 the game has a pretty decent story, even if the all-male “guy trip” cast is a retarded idea imo (i know some people like the cast, and i am not meaning to disregard their opinions; to each their own), but from chapter 8 onward it turns into a total obscene shitshow, and serves as a fine example of effortless, awful, asinine, and incomplete story telling. the fact that the only way to possibly understand wtf is going on and what the characters are referring to when speaking about the events that took place prior to the start of the game is to watch the Kingslaive movie just goes to show how rushed and incomplete the game was upon release. the first nine games in the series really didn’t differ much from one another insofar as gameplay, yet the storytelling and narrative is what made final fantasy a perennial powerhouse in the realm of jrpgs. characters you could love and empathize with, whom you could relate to and/or become emotionally invested. the turn based gameplay was secondary to that. it was all about great storytelling (again, not EVERY one of those nine games had the best story ever, but even the ones like ff3 and ff5 - which had the weakest casts and plots - still managed to provide a complete narrative and tale). the same cannot be said of ff15. the devs either rushed the release to meet the “final” deadline date and offered an incomplete game storywise, or they intentionally released it that way knowing they could offer a “season pass” for more money, thus offering “new” content to provide a more comprehensive and acceptable story. whether it was a matter of incompetence due to rushing for a deadline, or a money grab in season pass, the game is a massive pile of garbage and completely unacceptable from a company that was always known for their groundbreaking graphics and unmatched story telling. i finished the game, the “original” incarnation of it, and it left a foul taste in my mouth. from the incomprehensible narrative (ch 8 onward), to the ease of battle against the “final” boss (seriously, has ff ever had an easier final boss than that? NO, and perhaps some enjoy easy games, but i for one would like to be challenged to beat the final enemy, not spend 4 minutes spamming the button commands that appear on screen to hold your hand through a final battle, only to then watch the clusterfuck of an ending that made ZERO sense), this was manure-grade story telling at it’s worst. sure, the gameplay was fun .....for the first 15ish hours, until one realizes the manner in which you battle the first enemy of the game is identical to how battles go for the remainder of it. no variance whatsoever. no magic (anyone who claims mixing those stupid stones to create “magic you can throw” is ignorant to how final fantasy has always worked). WHERE IS THE MAGE who can cast actual spells??? oh, right, we don’t need one since we can just buy 99x high potions and spam those to heal. WHERE IS THE BLACK MAGIC CASTER?? oh right, we don’t need one because magic isn’t needed when you can just teleport around with Noctis as your other part members moronically die (thanks awesome AI), and kill everything in sight with button mashing. suffice it to say, these are just a few of the reasons why this horrible game didn’t make the list.
Garbage Peasant (2 months ago)
FFXV should have been top 5.
Valiant Lee (2 months ago)
Why does your English sounds like Arnold's tone and ascent????
whatoplay (2 months ago)
Valiant Lee who is Arnold?
Kiriko 霧故 (2 months ago)
P5 is my jam ! I usually tend to get tired of games quite easily, so the fact that I'm at 130 hours of playing and I'm almost done with it is quite amazing
Xemnas Superior (2 months ago)
Oh yeah I LOVE Zodiac Age
Xemnas Superior (2 months ago)
Well my favorite FF is Zodiac Age.
Xemnas Superior (2 months ago)
Well my favorite FF is Zodiac Age.
Xemnas Superior (2 months ago)
I love Ys Lacrimosa of Dana and Memories of Celceta. But Origin is very nice too.
Jinhunter Slay (2 months ago)
Sorry, but I don’t like Berseria. It’s gameplay and story is so convoluted that I never even finished it. The weapon system, for example, is unnecessarily complicated even by JRPG standards with so many stats, so many different status effects, and having different effects on different enemies! Why couldn’t it be more like Persona 5 which kept things simple with only 2 stats: “accuracy” and “damage”. Easy to understand, nice and simple.... ....and don’t get me started on how the game forced you to grind each and every weapon in the game to “level up” your character
09 RetsamEdalb (19 days ago)
Jinhunter Slay gameplay I understand but the story is killer
Jinhunter Slay (1 month ago)
If you like Berseria over P5, that's cool. After all, everyone said that it's clearly not for newcomers or people not familiar with Tales (more specifically, Zestiria) lore. The story and lore is super confusing to me though. Here's where it gets ridiculous: I play P5 in Japanese (my third language) but Berseria in Chinese (my mother tongue)....yet, I have a easier time understanding Persona's lore than ToB, and it's in my MOTHER TONGUE!!!! In just the first couple minutes, you're greeted with a bunch of lore like Malaks...energy flow.....diseases, or curse....bla bla bla.....it's overwhelming. Then there's this shirtless dude who keeps butting into my story and I don't even know WHY, mainly just because he's some guy from the prequel which I never played! That guy interrupted *THREE* BOSS FIGHTS! xD
Yuri Ikutsuki (1 month ago)
lol it's not meant to be easy the battle system not much of an upgrade to the previous best battle sys ( but it's still playable and 'simple' enough for a newcomer to play it I'd say it keeps the battle interesting If you just play as Velvet for the whole story then I don't think it should be a problem because her burst lliterally changes her mode to every enemy's weakness she's hella OP if you want to finish the game easier also storywise and characters Berseria>>>>>>>>>P5 P5 concept is good but I feel that it lacks the good storytelling charm
jeff jackson (1 month ago)
I agree with you. My main problem with Berseria was I really didn't care for the majority of the characters. I know they were trying to play them off as "edgy anti-heroes" but they just came off as whiney and melodramatic IMO. Tales of Zestiria had a much better 9and funny as hell) cast, and I actually enjoyed it much more, although most all critics try to say Berseria was a better game.
Jinhunter Slay (2 months ago)
Berseria also have a horrible habit of wasting time: I remember clearly how the game made me fight across a HUGE and tedious map (the Aldina Grassland for you Tales fans) for no reason. It doesn't progress the story at all, and to add insult to injury, it makes you think you're at least going to fight a Dragon boss and get some special item just to have that boss fight be a fake one as your fight got interrupted (by Zaveid) and you gained nothing; not even exp. The only reward you get from that whole chapter is a hoverboard that makes you walk faster...that's it.
Luca D?Innocenzio (2 months ago)
I was thinking to try Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA. Do I need to play all the older titles before it or is it enjoyable by itself?
ToweringFlesh (1 month ago)
Luca D?Innocenzio absolutely not! even as an avid jrpg fan of 25+ years, i had somehow never heard of (or possibly overlooked) the Ys series. picked this game up on a whim after reading a few reviews and trying the free demo (which is still available on the ps store btw), and i can honestly say it is one of the best jrpgs i’ve ever had the pleasure of playing. the main protagonist - Adol - has apparently been the main character in all of the games (excluding Ys Origins, which is set a few hundred or thousand years before Adol’s first journey, thus he is not featured in it), and while he’s been in 7 games prior to this, you need not have played any of the others to become fully engaged and engrossed in Ys VIII. i’m sure that for longtime fans of the series who have played one or more of the prior games, VIII likely has a good bit of fanfare/fan service insofar as recurring characters and references to things that have happened before the events of VIII. however, none of the games are direct sequels or continuances from one to the next beyond the fan service/references i mentioned. VIII can be played as a standalone title, and it should be played by someone like you (and myself!) - any jrpg fan will adore this game as much as i have.
Josh Adams (2 months ago)
Dragon quest hereos 2 is boring asf aye
Nasser Almulaifi (2 months ago)
How a childish game like persona 5 beats the life of ffxv and ffxiii and ffxii and ffix, final fantasy games are the behemoth of an rpg how is persona 5 beats them the game looks so childish I should let my 9 years old kid play it, it doesn't deserve that score, that score deserve for final fantasy games
Nasser Almulaifi (2 months ago)
Sofaris woow dude relex I love p5 so much and I didn't find what u say was true that comment was a just test of how many people replies since everytime on youtube I say something no body replies, but now I said fuck it let me say something bad about my favourite game of all time, and I have few people got the trick and noticed me 😂😂😂 p5 has a very heavy theme and a well written characters I actually related a lot to them especially the protagonist and mishima, they both have the same dark past as me I was a weak person who everyone put the blame on and make fun off but when I played this game it gave me courge and now i'm a changed person this game changed my life completely and that's why it was always going to be my favourite game of all time no game did that to me and I'm just playing ffxii now for the first time and the game is amazing with loveable characters my favourite is balthier 😍😂😂 I love him, but as much as I love ffxii it never going to beat persona 5 to me
Sofaris (2 months ago)
I dont know about this. I personally love P5 way more than Final Fantasy. I did not played to many FFs but FFX and FFXII are in my opinion not half as amazing as P5. But it does has a ähm how do I put this? It has a lot of Kids Anime vibes. It explores dark stuff like blackmale, abuse, sexual harassment, corruption, suicide and stuff like that but its not like that a Kids Anime can not be dark ore have deep themes ore well written Characters. I honestly wonder if Persona 5 ore Digimon Tamers is darker. I would say from the fell and style of it P5 is like playing a Kids Anime. I mean its not aimed fore kids. Its rated M after all but it gives this feel Animes like Digimon ore Detektive Conan/Case Closed gave me when I was a Kid. It has this whimsicalness. I personally dont found thats a bad thing. Its actually pretty awesome. I mean look at Avatar Last Airbender. Its a Kids Show and it has been prized to high haven. Most people Adults and Kids love that show to death. Now I personally love P5. Its the best game I have played to this day. And I am not the only one who loves it. But it could be that its not your cup of tea. Maybe this Video can help you finding that out. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xShDf09KHJc&t=946s
Nasser Almulaifi (2 months ago)
Prince Mwamba what??!! Am I hearing that correct no dlc!! For a new game jeez woow well I guess I need to try it and see if I like it or not thanks for telling me that
Prince Mwamba (2 months ago)
Nasser Almulaifi dude it took me over 100 hours to beat the game no DLC involved the only dlc is costumes, soundtrack, and themes nothing important
Nasser Almulaifi (2 months ago)
Prince Mwamba oh okay, but it probably gonna be one of those games they give u a 10 hours of story and then the rest is all Dlc i'm not buying an game incomplete then the rest of the story contents is dlc's like ffxv which is fine I can pay but nah not again
Jason dp (2 months ago)
Lost sphere any good
Keith A (2 months ago)
great list bro. I'm a hardcore fan of JRPGs. I'm gonna head to gamestop now to get any 2 of those on your list. probably tales of berseria and nier automata
Papa & Lía (2 months ago)
No he entendido una mierda pero me ha gustado ver el video..
chelsea6671 (2 months ago)
I would love to play Nier so much but there are no retailers in my area that sell it.
Then you but a copy off ebay or amazon
Sayd Monirul Islam (2 months ago)
chelsea6671 ONLINE
David C (2 months ago)
There are many games that I want to get!! But There are many games that I need to finish. It's keep stacking up!
GoatGod AJ (2 months ago)
Wait, does anyone know of a game called Akiba's beat
jeff jackson (1 month ago)
It's terrible. I bought it and returned it a week later. DON'T waste your money on it.
Kar8eem (1 month ago)
I know that game. But i didnt like it
Ghost Detective (2 months ago)
GoatGod AJ i got that game
Ben Tice (2 months ago)
I'd put nier above persona 5 in all honesty, as much as i enjoyed persona 5 at points it felt bland ranking up some of the confidents. Nier, I didn't stop playing for a month, never bored, even with the grinding.
Geoff TuckFrump (2 months ago)
Is it just me, or does NIER have a real shitty map system? However, everything else is great.
Geoff TuckFrump (1 month ago)
Kar8eem I ADORE the fighting and its mechanics. The dodges are awesome, as they remind me of The Matrix a little.
Kar8eem (1 month ago)
I agree with that hhhh xD. The map system is stupied in Nier but the game is pretty awesome lol
Rolias .Duck (2 months ago)
Ni No Kuni II is the best
Türkbalasi (2 months ago)
Ys viii lacrimosa of Dana fucked up ending
DankGamer _aob (2 months ago)
*Don't press read more* Read more
sentient oven (3 months ago)
it's surprising that prices for Ys 8 don't appear to have fallen since its release like, what, almost TWO YEARS ago.
Voeris (3 months ago)
Number 2 is Ner: Automata
Borko Borko (3 months ago)
I just don't like turn based games. Persona is not for me i guess
ErrorPlayerIsAFK (1 month ago)
Honestly, I don't like turn-based games either but I fell in love with P5. It's really good and I recommend you still try it if you haven't. There is a lot of reading to do though.
Blazikentube (1 month ago)
Well if you don't like turn based games try the Ys series ,it has amazing combat and music
Borko Borko (2 months ago)
cramitycramcram jrpg or rpg does not need to be turn based per se, no. It's just that you are used to them being turn based, like final fantasy for example.
cramitycramcram (3 months ago)
Borko Borko turn based is like the quintessantial root of jrpg though?? Sooooo
Reversed Kawaii (3 months ago)
Bro this is a good list
CorranHorn84 (3 months ago)
Star Ocean 3: Til the End if Time... "beautiful story?" This game and its plot twist ruined the franchise going forward. I'd rather have Star Ocean 2: The Second Story/ Evolution, which has a PS4 digital release in Japan only.
john askins (3 months ago)
I know these were based on on ratings the games all got, but I couldn't see how Persona 5 is the top JRPG on the system. Some of the games on this list were not only better, but a lot better than it in my opinion. It also pales in comparison to Tokyo Xanadu Ex+ which released near the end of last year as well, but didn't have the popularity of Persona 5. These ratings are more of what is the most popular, instead of what is actually the best of the games.
john askins (2 months ago)
cramitycramcram yes I have played Persona 5 and after playing Tokyo Xanadu Ex+ I felt that a game like Persona 5 would have been about a million times better if set up like Tokyo Xanadu Ex+. Persona 5 felt like a chore to play through, being a fun game sure didn't seem like it was the point of the game at all. Personally I would rate Persona 5 maybe on a scale of 1 to 10 around the 4-6 range myself. Combat wasn't bad but the dungeons were a chore to play through and personally watching paint dry is about the level of fun I would say the game was, which is sad because I love turn based rpg's.
cramitycramcram (3 months ago)
Cough cough have u even tried persona 5
Donald William Jack (3 months ago)
Persona 5 is my first persona and so far I am in love with this game.
Sayd Monirul Islam (2 months ago)
Donald William Jack SPOILERS ahead Shido is the guy that sued you and he is gonna be the 2nd last boss of this game
Wakane (3 months ago)
FF15 isn't there? Is it bad? (I haven't played it)
Satoshi (1 month ago)
it's an action jrpg like Nier Automata, it has great characters and a kinda cool story, if you only like turn-based jrpg you will dislike it, if you like action jrpg, go for it, its a great game
jeff jackson (1 month ago)
The battle system (esp. with the bosses) is what killed it for me. It's just broken, and the camera spins around so fast and at all the wrong angles, who just end up mashing buttons not knowing what the hell is going on half the time. It does have beutiful graphics, and the open world is awesome (esp. a s bad as they screwed it up on FF13 and made it too linear). The characters as OK, but you don't really end up feeling attached to any of them and their background.
YUNSHYNE (1 month ago)
If I get the royal edition I still have 2 pay for future dlc!?!?!?!
bee pot (3 months ago)
Wakane it's not bad. It's actually a pretty decent final fantasy title. I just got bored and really realllly disappointed in the later chapters. If you grind even a little bit, you are probably going to be op for the end of the game. Not a bad thing but I would've liked more of a challenging end of game. Some of the areas, like costlemark tower are just fucking frustratingly bad level design. Tight hallways where your group is constantly in your way and a shit ton of the same enemies in an area you can easily spend 2+ hours on if you want to find everything or if you, like I did, get lost constantly lol. The most fun part about the game is the visuals and wandering around on chocobos. I fucking loved riding the chocobos probably more than the average person lol. The story is meh. Feels rushed and kind of barren. Which sucks because I really love the characters. All and all, good game but disappointing. It's worth playing.
Jaison McQuade (3 months ago)
It's the first FF game I truly hated. It is best used as an example as to how not to do open world games. Story is meh, characters annoying, and combat is so-so.
Hamza Khairi (3 months ago)
Persona 5 is ass for one reason only it has that shitty cat morgana. I wish I could turn it off. The music art style and battles are on point tho
2nd2 (4 months ago)
No Digimon ? No Sword Art Online ?
Ed Simmons (24 days ago)
JRPG PS4 f@ck xD sorry)
Sudaca Gamer (24 days ago)
@Ed here`s an idea, why don`t you read the title of the video
Ed Simmons (28 days ago)
No Xenoblade chronicles 2?
Mr.J (1 month ago)
No disgaea?
2nd2 (3 months ago)
Jason dp Ds cyber sleuth and Dw next order.. both of them are great.. Cyber sleuth for story 'like persona ..and DW Next order is like tamagochi thing with training and digivolving..
bubbaXzone (4 months ago)
if i gonna get a JRPG for my bday i thinking between these games YS origin YS VIII: I am setsuna tales of beseria otherers i either have (like nier) or not intrested in them. i not interested in persona 5....looks complicated and i dont get it. with the talking to people and somone at gym said it changed him. What makes this game so great? somone please explain!
Luca D?Innocenzio (2 months ago)
Trust me, I am kind of a casual gamer and P5 was my first of the series...it is not complicated at all, I mean if you want to 100% complete it yes, it may be a bit, but you can really enjoy the game without getting crazy. Just pay attention to time management. If you still don't have it I highly recommend it., I spent around 250 hours on it before getting bored (finished it 3 times, still miss 8 trophies).
Mr Linguini (3 months ago)
JUST GET PERSONA 5. I thought it was super weird too. But it’s seriously my favorite game of all time now
Jac Ho (4 months ago)
bubbaXzone Yeah, best JRPG, if not understand the story, you can go watch the Persona5 animation, coming in this season. Just that, if u watched, u knew the all story of the games. Last week I just bought this games, none stop to play, addicted!
bubbaXzone (4 months ago)
Wilfredo Quiles i guess ill have to pick it u
Wilfredo Quiles (4 months ago)
bubbaXzone bro I know it sounds off because I even thought the same but please... please trust when we say it is the best. Amazing game hands down..
Dávid (4 months ago)
what about bloodborne and nioh
SpikeLawliet (1 month ago)
Marc Lenray Magdaraog I remember having a lot of pain with Automata, but of the psychological one.
Marc Lenray Magdaraog (4 months ago)
darksouls series games shouldn't be in this list... they're of a different world my dear... those games are world of pain..
belfosama (4 months ago)
Final Fantasy XII. One of the most overrated games of all times.
Druido Bianco (3 months ago)
Sayd Monirul Islam it all depends from poins of view. I didn’t like ffXII at all, and i played every final fantasy from 1 to 10: 12 in my opinion is the first really shitty one. I liked the witcher 3 a lot
Sayd Monirul Islam (3 months ago)
belfosama nah, witcher 3 is the most overrated game of all time
Akiin Moonlight (4 months ago)
belfosama stfu what a pointless comment
Ragnar (5 months ago)
Where's Digimon Cyber Sleuth? C'mon...
whatoplay (5 months ago)
Hello Ragnar! Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth didn't make it on this list with a Playscore of 8.21. See the full breakdown on our website: https://whatoplay.com/ps4/digimon-story-cyber-sleuth/
Adriana Vieira (5 months ago)
Do you know the best part of this list? Only Persona 5 is the a true exclusive. All the others games you can play on PC.
Maopeng Chen (2 months ago)
odin sphere is also an exclusive... but I barely admit it's jrpg.
Aman Kumar (2 months ago)
Adriana Vieira with emulator you can even play p5 on pc.
Aman Kumar (2 months ago)
Jacob Maxwell on ps4 as well.
Jacob Maxwell (2 months ago)
persona 5 is on ps3 my dude
Big Red (3 months ago)
Adriana Vieira agreed!
dana lucis (5 months ago)
thanks very much... 😉
Naygen (5 months ago)
Almost half of these games aren't even from the years mentioned.
suiken (5 months ago)
IKR. Mostly remastered and PSN re-release
The Killer (5 months ago)
Persona 5 takes the W
Tamikuz (5 months ago)
wow first time i agree with a list >.> beside one is missing here and thats Trails of Cold Steel 1-2 came out january 2016 >.>
Jason dp (2 months ago)
That on console
Yas, (5 months ago)
Yes, Nier and Persona at the top is how it should be.
HappyPorts (5 months ago)
I knew I t.. I played nier and persona 5 and until now there my mst favorite jrpg f all time
Luna Alphinaud (5 months ago)
FFXV > FF1-14 The other FFs are boring, repetitive and the story is super predictable :P fight me
Kar8eem (1 month ago)
Well, i am with you. I played all final fantasy games except 1,2, and 11. And i say i liked all of them. I bought 15 day 1 and finished the story in 2 days. Well the game is pretty good but the story is not complete. I still play 15 from time to time. I am glad that they are completing the game and still releasing dlc till now. I hope season pass 2 would be the last thing they release for the game. Plus FFXIII trilogy are great games especially FFXIII-2. That game is underrated!
Luna Alphinaud (3 months ago)
Little Anime Monster Eh, that’s your opinion ;3 I enjoyed travelling through the world and the character interactions, I enjoyed doing the secret dungeons and the different activities around the world. We both have different opinions, you might think the game is a mess but I don’t....
Little Anime Monster (3 months ago)
King Sora How can you say that any of the older games had "limitations" and then go on to say that XV's combat was any better? Like, you can use three moves and beat the entire game; heck, you can use one (circle) and call it a day. Magic is pretty much non-existent and you can't even summon at will... You can't use other characters outside of battle, even after all those updates... the game is a mess.
Luna Alphinaud (3 months ago)
eric lin I played Day One as well, I admit the game was released unfinished but if you were to replay it now you’d have way more fun. Also the FFVII remake is using the same combat system and graphics as FFXV.
eric lin (3 months ago)
i played day one , dont know if u can play others character now , but they should let u play since day one and no on updates... dont get me wrong , i supported the game too FFseries , wishing they doing more games ... like ffVII remake. I tried to like it , but just feels off for me.
blackstarGOaT (5 months ago)
World of final fantasy is SOOO underrated. Easily the best final fantasy game since FF12 back in 2006.
jeff jackson (1 month ago)
I loved the gameplay, but hated the cheesy dialogue with the characters. I was though really impressed by the very dark ending, that really threw me off, but it made for a really good story in the end.
Josh Adams (2 months ago)
Ff15 is better imo
Ann (5 months ago)
LOL FFXV didn’t make the list but two FF remasters did. Square Enix really needs to make some changes :/
Xemnas Superior (2 months ago)
Yes XV is no JRPG. Neither Type Zero or Xiii trilogy
azoth775 (3 months ago)
Pyra That's because FFXV isn't a JRPG. It's more like a WRPG(although it being developed by Square)which makes sense why a WRPG wouldn't make it on a JRPG list.
Pyra Wait.... Why is a Switch character here😂😂Does Rex know you're here😂😂
Zach (5 months ago)
I personally wasn't a fan of XV but it's a way better game than World of Final Fantasy
Tamikuz (5 months ago)
well they making changes >.> and are fucking up the game and story more more >.> they should let the game die already
Hottacos29 (5 months ago)
Oh yeah, p5 for the win
Ghost in The shell (5 months ago)
persona 5 is the best hands down easy.
Sayd Monirul Islam (2 months ago)
Ghost in The shell yup
Sir Galahad (5 months ago)
*#whatoplay** how about a list of under the radar upcoming games?*
Taylor Cox (5 months ago)
I don't agree with all these of course but glad to hear of a few that I missed like Tales of Berseria and I am setsune. Persona 5 is easily my favorite jrpg of all time next to Final Fantasy VII
Luna Alphinaud (5 months ago)
Superman Fan It’s overrated....end of.
Ghost in The shell (5 months ago)
Jungkookie Oppa it's really not. any bioware rpg after jade empire is overrated
Luna Alphinaud (5 months ago)
Taylor Cox Final Fantasy VII is overrated
Ghost in The shell (5 months ago)
Taylor Cox it's amazing
Anthony Cirami (5 months ago)
I love NieR Automata
09 RetsamEdalb (19 days ago)
Davicito same. Well, I liked literally everything but the plot. The characters are all nice and so is the dialogue, but the ending was weird. You just learn that 2b was made to kill 9s, and they reveal this out of nowhere. Though the final fight was cool, letting you choose who to fight.
Davicito (5 months ago)
I found it kinda boring, any tips?
Anthony Cirami (5 months ago)
Kingdom Hearts ??
Sofaris (2 months ago)
I dont know about this. Kh 1 and 2 are pretty awesome but they are pretty old. I mean they got releases but the originally they are around fore a while. This Video is more about recent RPGs
Ann (5 months ago)
I agree. 1.5+2.5 Remix should’ve def been on this list.
Anthony Cirami (5 months ago)
How did Final Fantasy XV not make the list ?
alip yande (1 month ago)
Trips 487 dude chill just look at tales of berseria its not turn based combat but people love it and ni no kuni 2 and nier also not turn based combat. its not the battle system dude
Blazikentube (1 month ago)
Dude with games like Ys lacrimosa and Ys origin and persona 5 ffxv stands no chance of being on this list
Jaison McQuade (3 months ago)
Trips, I hate ff 15 and it has nothing to do with the combat, the combat is it's only saving grace, and even that is only ok. The story is lame, the characters are even worse. It is a representation of the worst way to do open world. Get a quest to go check the onions on a guys farm, drive there for literally 5 minutes, fight one monster, drive back for another 5 minutes, get a follow up quest to go check carrots at the same farm...
Trips 487 (3 months ago)
same goes to you. Just bc you don't like FFXV bc it's not turn based crap doesn't mean it's a shit game.
Trips 487 (3 months ago)
why bc it's not turn based out dated garbage? Can't stand nostalgia freaks like you. Turn base isn't bad but get over it the times have changed and just bc a game isn't turn based doesn't mean it's garbage.
Tuấn Trần Anh (5 months ago)
this top 15 have many game that are remaster so sad to see my favorite genre dying (remember the ps1 and ps2 era )
Amir Naqiuddin (3 days ago)
aaaahh suikoden 2
jeff jackson (1 month ago)
It's not dying, just the FF series (which has gone downhill after FF X IMO). The Tales series, Persona series, and now the Dragon Quest series have made some of, if not the best of, their franchise on the current consoles. Square just has to get their head out of their asses, they are going down the same road Capcom did with the Resident Evil series, which is not listening to their fanbase.
Sir Galahad (3 months ago)
*#studster87** 10 - 4*
studster87 (3 months ago)
Sir Galahad they're offline games/ all of em/ sword art online online is kinda like the . hack series, being an offline game telling a story of a fictional online game/ if u have any internet connection on your PS4 than u don't need ps plus to download any title off the ps store/ even the f2p doesn't require a membership- jus sux that basic full price games do 4 multiplayer/ anyway, if u wanna check em out I'd suggest getting em used online through GameStop, or gamefly/ maybe Amazon with it's next day shipping/
Sir Galahad (3 months ago)
*#studster87** / I'll check out the Tales games sooner or later since they always catch my attention but I never find them in stores anymore, I only have a PS4 & I do not play online at all*
Aphiet Aprianto (5 months ago)
the first entry of best JRPG is.......an action game? do you know what is an RPG. Yes Dragon Quest 2 has some RPG element but it is no means considered as JRPG
jeff jackson (1 month ago)
JRPG, just means RPG games developed in Japan with anime style characters in them. They aren't all turned based, in fact most of the newer ones are action based.
john askins (3 months ago)
Aphiet Aprianto sorry but Dragon Quest 2 is considered a JRPG. It is an action JRPG, not all JRPG's are turn based. The action, turn-based, and strategy are all sub categories to JRPG. Can't think of any turn-based WRPG's though offhand, but there are WRPG's that are strategy and action based both. WRPG and JRPG are main categories where as action rpg's, strategy rpg's, and turn-based rpg's are all sub-categories.
foras592 (5 months ago)
I never said they were
Ghost in The shell (5 months ago)
foras592 star Ocean and tales are not dynasty warriors clones
foras592 (5 months ago)
Aphiet Aprianto so star ocean and tales of aren't jrpg because they are action games?
Marvin Gomez (5 months ago)
No bloodborne?
Felix S. (11 days ago)
Ghost in The shell it is an rpg, simpleton. Learn your facts and learn how to define genres.
Sayd Monirul Islam (2 months ago)
Marvin Gomez nope, not a jrpg
Ondor's Lies (2 months ago)
Jacoby Nero this.
Jacoby Nero (3 months ago)
Marvin Gomez bloodborne isn't an rpg. It's an action game.
neme6ben (3 months ago)
Free Markets hes right though, bloodborne and dark souls arent jrpg...
Esfar (5 months ago)
Pereona 5 all the way.
AMV for the players (1 month ago)
I was about 2 look for that comment 😂
Sayd Monirul Islam (2 months ago)
Esfar P5 is the best jrpg
Geoff TuckFrump (2 months ago)
Remember peeps, you can always delete/correct your comments.
I-CON ELITE (2 months ago)
Never heard of it.
Blue Spirit (5 months ago)
Please correct your error
Adam Ez Aldeen (5 months ago)

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