3DS Role-Playing Games

Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth

Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth

Platform: 3DS
June 4, 2019
Joker Takes Center Stage - Experience a thought-provoking story from the perspective of the protagonist from Persona 5 as you along with the other Phantom Thieves meet the S.E.E.S. from Persona 3 and the Investigation Team from Persona 4 in a cinematic world!.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.7
Yo-kai Watch 3

Yo-kai Watch 3

Platform: 3DS
February 8, 2019
Mischievous beings known as Yo-kai are everywhere, and it's up to Nate and Hailey Anne to befriend, battle, and solve problems with them. Follow two parallel stories and unravel the mysteries behind strange sightings while meeting over 600 Yo-kai and using the new 3x3 grid battle system to strategically dish out or dodge attacks. More Yo-kai, more mysteries! 'Merican Yo-kai have made their way to YO-KAI WATCH 3 and they're rootin' tootin' troublemakers. Speaking of troublemakers, in BBQ, zombies rise from their graves and Nate must free the town during Zombie Night. If you're too afraid of zombies, you can always find treasure by exploring randomly generated dungeons and discover the truth about the mysterious ruins hidden all across the continent with the Yo-kai Blasters T group. * Meet Hailey Anne and Usapyon as they solve cases as Yo-kai detectives in Springdale * Explore the American-inspired location, BBQ, where 'Merican Yo-kai run rampant * Battle all-new bosses, meet over 600 Yo-kai, and use a new 3x3 grid battle system to strategically dish out attacks * In BBQ, go on a rafting adventure, try out a new Crank-a-kai, and interact with new 'Merican Yo-kai * Train up your very own Nyan, a cat like Yo-kai, in Build-a-Nyan * Bonk zombies on the head, in an all-new mode, Zombie Nightit's an invasion! * Link with versions of YO-KAI WATCH 2 and YO-KAI WATCH BLASTERS to earn special Yo-kai * Discover treasure as part of the Yo-kai Blasters T group and make your way through randomly generated dungeons
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.6
Etrian Odyssey Nexus

Etrian Odyssey Nexus

Platform: 3DS
February 5, 2019
A royal decree from Princess Persephone has prompted the gathering of the realm's greatest explorers to the floating city of Maginia. Their goal - uncovering the mysteries of the archipelago of Lemuria, home to a great Yggdrasil Tree. Recruit explorers from 19 classes spanning the entire Etrian series, including the brand new "Hero" class, before setting out to Lemuria in search of treasure and glory!
Metascore:
81
User Score:
6.7
Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey

Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey

Platform: 3DS
January 11, 2019
Laugh your way through a story told from three perspectives. Search the Mushroom Kingdom for a cure as Bowser, explore his innards as the Mario Bros., and discover the untold story of Bowser Jr.’s Journey. Overcome the fury of Fawful, action-packed battles, puzzling tasks, and giant bosses in a classic action RPG—stuffed with new content! Mario and Luigi are stuck inside Bowser, forced to accomplish unusual tasks to assist their arch nemesis with hero stuff across the land. The scenes and dialogue that ensue will have you cackling like Fawful, even in battle! Time your button presses and keep up with the action: turn the system sideways, blow into the mic, or tap the touch screen. In an all-new mode, Bowser Jr. will cross paths with our unlikely allies as he recruits Ranged, Flying, and Melee troopers to fight for his cause. Strategically form teams and pit them against enemies to reign supreme in frenetic combat.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.7
Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux

Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux

Platform: 3DS
May 15, 2018
A spatial distortion full of demons appeared in Antarctica, threatening to engulf the Earth in Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey. The United Nations responded by tasking a team of highly advanced specialists with piercing the anomaly and figuring out how to stop it from the source. Well, get ready to don your Demonica once again in this new expanded port: Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux. Expect new story content, additional endings, a new dungeon to explore, and more in the return of this sci-fi tinged SMT adventure.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
3.8
The Alliance Alive

The Alliance Alive

Platform: 3DS
March 27, 2018
The makers of The Legend of Legacy bring the classic JRPG back to form in The Alliance Alive, a new adventure that evokes the nostalgia of the JRPG greats by offering huge world-exploration, an intertwining story of 9 protagonists, and well-designed battle mechanics. One thousand years ago, Daemons invaded the world of Humans. They subjugated Humanity and created the Great Barrier to separate the realms. The world was thrown into upheaval, and the Dark Current was born. Humanity was decimated and now Daemons rule atop a hierarchical society. However, the time for resistance has come. The world is about to change yet again... [Nintendo]
Metascore:
74
User Score:
8.1
Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology

Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology

Platform: 3DS
February 13, 2018
In the midst of an unending war for dominance between two super-powers, Special Intelligence Agent Stocke is assigned to a routine escort mission that goes horribly awry.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.4
Pokemon Ultra Sun

Pokemon Ultra Sun

Platform: 3DS
November 17, 2017
A new light shines on the Alola region. Take on the role of a Pokemon Trainer and uncover new tales, and unravel the mystery behind the two forms reminiscent of the Legendary Pokemon. With new story additions and features this earns Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon the name "Ultra!" Another adventure is about to begin. New Pokemon forms have been discovered in the Aloha region in Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon! These forms are reminiscent of the Legendary Pokemon Solgaleo, Lunala, and Necrozma, first revealed in Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon. Head out on an epic journey as you solve the mystery behind these fascinating Pokemon! In this expanded adventure, get ready to explore more of the Alola region, catch more amazing Pokemon, and battle more formidable foes in Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon!
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.7
Pokemon Ultra Moon

Pokemon Ultra Moon

Platform: 3DS
November 17, 2017
A new light shines on the Alola region. Take on the role of a Pokemon Trainer and uncover new tales, and unravel the mystery behind the two forms reminiscent of the Legendary Pokemon. With new story additions and features this earns Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon the name "Ultra!" Another adventure is about to begin. New Pokemon forms have been discovered in the Aloha region in Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon. These forms are reminiscent of the Legendary Pokemon Solgaleo, Lunala, and Necrozma, first revealed in Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon. Head out on an epic journey as you solve the mystery behind these Pokemon. In this expanded adventure, get ready to explore more of the Alola region, catch more amazing Pokemon, and battle more formidable foes in Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon!
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.7
Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth

Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth

Platform: 3DS
October 17, 2017
Etrian Odyssey V chronicles the quest of a new adventurer as he or she attempts to reach the crown of the towering Yggdrasil Tree. For it is said that whoever braves the dangers of the dreaded Yggdrasil Labyrinth and reaches the summit will have their greatest wish fulfilled. Each culture has their own myth, some say great power will be granted, others believe the great mysteries will be solved. Some believe the ultimate techniques can be mastered there, and a number believe the lost treasures can be found at the top of the Yggdrasil Tree's boughs. There's a reason why no one has ever reached the top. Dangerous creatures and terrifying FOEs roam the labyrinth on every floor, so prepare to test your mettle with challenging turn-based battles. Form your own party and partner up to unleash devastating attacks. Personalize your party to work to your advantage. With endless character customization, adventurers will cast and create their own party from four unique races and ten different classes to explore the uncharted labyrinth. [Nintendo]
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.0
Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions

Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions

Platform: 3DS
October 6, 2017
Save Princess Peach's voice, the Beanbean Kingdom and ... Bowser?! The game that launched the Mario & Luigi series returns looking better than ever before. In this renewed classic, Mario and Luigi journey to the Beanbean Kingdom with Bowser to restore Princess Peachs voice. Control Mario and Luigi simultaneously, making use of their unique Bros. Moves to solve puzzles and emerge victorious in action-packed battles. Pay heed to the enemys patterns and time your reactions right to land satisfying counterblows. Included in this remake is the Minion Quest: The Search for Bowser mode, which tells the story of the game from the perspective of Bowsers minions. Recruit characters to grow your own Minion army as you fight to locate your missing leader! Features: * Mario and Luigi have access to different techniques, known as Bros. Moves, necessary for solving puzzles on their adventure. Switch between the two characters at will to pave your way and progress through new areas. * Time your button presses to skillfully dodge enemy blows, land devastating counters, and inflict increased damage in battle. Utilize Bros. Attacks that dish out massive damage! * In the brand new mode titled Minion Quest: The Search for Bowser, become the unlikely hero, Captain Goomba. Journey together with ShyGuy, Boo and other familiar Baddies. * The Minion Quest storyline takes place during Mario & Luigis classic adventure. Find out what really transpired behind-the-scenes! * Compatible with amiibo figures* from the Super Mario series, including Mario and Luigi amiibo figures. Also coming soon are brand new Goomba and Koopa Troopa amiibo. The Goomba, Koopa Troopa and Boo amiibo figures will each have read/write compatibility.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.3
Yo-kai Watch 2: Psychic Specters

Yo-kai Watch 2: Psychic Specters

Platform: 3DS
September 29, 2017
Get wicked and complete the ultimate YO-KAI WATCH experience. The strange but friendly troublemakers, Yo-kai, are back in a time-traveling adventure, and this time their mysterious world is packed with exclusive quests, Wicked Yo-kai to befriend, new areas to explore, and a revamped Blasters action co-op mode* featuring new bosses. As the cause of life's troubles, Yo-kai are hiding everywhere! Explore the seaside town San Fantastico and the sleepy village Harrisville in search of these mischievous beings. Then travel 60 years into the past with Hovernyan to ensure the Yo-kai Watch Model Zero is created and your timeline is preserved! Battle online or via local wireless to earn in-game rewards for your adventure. Or take control of a Yo-kai in Psychic Blasters, a revamped 4-player action mode! If you own the YO-KAI WATCH 2: Bony Spirits or YO-KAI WATCH 2: Fleshy Souls game, you can transfer save data from your Nintendo 3DS family system to YO-KAI WATCH 2: Psychic Specters and pick up where you left off. Prepare yourself for the deepest and most immersive Yo-kai experience yet! * Embark on an epic adventure in Springdale with more than 350 Yo-kai to discover and befriend * Assemble and summon your team of 6 Yo-kai from your Yo-kai Watch to battle troublemaking Yo-kai, solve people's problems, and fight to end a civil war between competing Yo-kai factions * Travel back in time to discover the origin of the Yo-kai Watch and meet Classic Yo-kai from 60 years ago * For the first time, befriend Yo-kai from the Wicked Tribe as well as Boss Yo-kai and other Yo-kai exclusive to this ultimate version * Discover exclusive quests, such as the secret pasts of Darknyan, Dame Dedtime, and Whisper * Hop on the Hexpress train and explore new locations, including a Yo-kai amusement park, hot springs, and kabuki theater * Team up in an expanded version of the Yo-kai Watch Blasters local co-op mode, with powerful new bosses to defeat * Challenge your friend's team over the Internet or local wireless in 2-player multiplayer battles * Transfer game data from YO-KAI WATCH 2: Bony Spirits or YO-KAI WATCH 2: Fleshy Souls to YO-KAI WATCH 2: Psychic Specters and play from where you left off * Connect with YO-KAI WATCH 2: Bony Spirits or YO-KAI WATCH 2: Fleshy Souls to YO-KAI WATCH 2: Psychic Specters to unlock exclusive dungeons, stronger bosses, and special gleaming Yo-kai
Metascore:
73
User Score:
8.1
Monster Hunter Stories

Monster Hunter Stories

Platform: 3DS
September 8, 2017
When a monster strikes, the fearful hide, but the brave? They ride. Venture into monster nests to collect eggs and hatch a wide array of species with uniquely powerful skills. Form teams, battle alongside them, crush opponents with combo attacks, and ride into the sunset a champion. Need more muscle? Then mix and match genes to create monsters with more abilities! When a monster infected by the Black Blight attacks your remote village of riders, tragedy will thrust you into an exciting yet dangerous world, where you must bond with monsters on your adventure. As the story snakes along, you'll encounter a wealth of side quests and hours of challenging turn-based battles where you must coordinate monster skills, rider skills and enemy attack patterns. The instinctive rock-paper-scissors combat system is a series first, a breath of fresh air for veterans and newcomers alike. It's the perfect entry point into the popular Monster Hunter universe and a game unlike anything else in the series! You can even battle other players online, locally, or via the StreetPass feature. [Nintendo]
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.2
RPG Maker Fes

RPG Maker Fes

Platform: 3DS
June 27, 2017
Ready to become a game developer? RPG Maker Fes makes it easy to develop any RPG you can imagine without any programming knowledge. Simple but powerful tools let you bring to life the amazing stories in your head. Customize characters, stories, combat and more to become the next great developer. Then, share your creations and play other users' games with RPG Maker Player. RPG Maker Fes can create, upload/share, download, and play created games. You do not need Maker Player to share games or play other users' games. What story will you share? [Nintendo]
Metascore:
64
User Score:
5.8
Ever Oasis

Ever Oasis

Platform: 3DS
June 23, 2017
Explore the world to expand your oasis - and your adventuring horizons. From the team behind The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D comes a daring new adventure that expands on everything RPG fans love about the genre. As a chosen Seedling, your mission is to build a prosperous oasis by working with your partner, lsuna. Meet and ally with members of other tribes to complete your mission, while battling against the Chaos threatening peace in the desert. Battle enemies in real-time combat as you switch between three party members and explore a savage desert. Forage for materials in caves and puzzle-filled dungeons to earn dewadems, which are used to grow new shops and even grow gear! Features: * Dive into a new take on the Adventure RPG genre in a brand new IP. * Explore a savage desert, deep caves, and puzzle-filled dungeons. * Forage materials to make products at shops, or synthesize equipment and items at your treehouse. * Complete missions to recruit new villagers, each with their own shops, weapons and abilities, then bring them exploring/foraging. * Earn dewadem, currency, over time as shops sell their wares to build new Bloom Booths. * Developed by GREZZO Co., Ltd. the team behind The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D * Battle wildlife that are possessed by Chaos and other enemies in real-time combat, while actively switching between party members. * Immerse into a beautifully created world inspired by Egyptian culture/mythology.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.1
River City: Knights of Justice

River City: Knights of Justice

Platform: 3DS
June 20, 2017
Metascore:
62
User Score:
7.6
Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King

Platform: 3DS
January 20, 2017
Uncover the story of the Cursed King as you save the world from a twisted magician in this genre-defining role-playing game. Across the vast world you'll wage turn-based battles against more than 250 monsters designed by famed artist Akira Toriyama. As you level up, upgrade your warriors' skills to learn mighty attacks. Untold possibilities await. After setting off into the unknown, you'll find monsters roaming the field—these are no mere random encounters. There's a satisfying rhythm to traveling, fighting monsters, earning items, crafting something useful with them using an alchemy Pot, and returning to battle, stronger than ever. To some, it's pitch-perfect RPG gameplay, complete with additional content outside the main storyline. In the Monster Arena, you'll form and battle teams of monsters to climb the ranks. It's but one of many features that makes this RPG a classic among classics. [Nintendo.com]
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.5
Dragon Ball: Fusions

Dragon Ball: Fusions

Platform: 3DS
November 22, 2016
Dragon Ball Fusions is the latest Dragon Ball experience for Nintendo 3DS! Its an RPG action game that combines fighting, customization, and collecting elements to bring Dragon Ball to the next level. It features a huge character roster from Dragon Ball all the way to Dragon Ball Super.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
8.0
Pokemon Sun

Pokemon Sun

Platform: 3DS
November 18, 2016
Using Pokemon Bank, you'll be able to transfer Pokemon you've caught in the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console versions of Pokemon Red, Pokemon Blue, and Pokemon Yellow into your copy of Pokemon Sun or Pokemon Moon. Pokemon from Pokemon Omega Ruby, Pokemon Alpha Sapphire, Pokemon X, and Pokemon Y can also be brought into Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon in the same way.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
7.7
Pokemon Moon

Pokemon Moon

Platform: 3DS
November 18, 2016
Using Pokemon Bank, you'll be able to transfer Pokemon you've caught in the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console versions of Pokemon Red, Pokemon Blue, and Pokemon Yellow into your copy of Pokemon Sun or Pokemon Moon. Pokemon from Pokemon Omega Ruby, Pokemon Alpha Sapphire, Pokemon X, and Pokemon Y can also be brought into Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon in the same way.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
7.7
Unlucky Mage

Unlucky Mage

Platform: 3DS
November 3, 2016
From loner to savior of a nation? The various powers across the Adamantia continent have long fought one with another in an effort to gain supreme control over the vast regions of land- each ruler and monarch thinking of none but themselves and leeching mercilessly off the labor of those citizens within their borders... But that all begins to change when an untrusting young mage named Jasper, living isolated from society, finds himself involved in a chain of events that is sure to go down in history as the greatest story ever told! With a plot full of twists and turns, Unlucky Mage will have gamers on their toes trying to outsmart foes using formations and tactics in this unique turn-based RPG! Now get ready to sally forth with Jasper as he goes from zero to hero in this comical adventure that is sure to delight fans of fantasy RPGs everywhere!
Metascore:
55
User Score:
tbd
Fairune 2

Fairune 2

Platform: 3DS
October 20, 2016
Fairune is an retro-style puzzle ARPG. A girl has been chosen to become a heroine. An adventure filled with mystery awaits her. During her adventure, she'll need to find weapons to defeat monsters, and to level up. She also needs to collect items, find secret passages, and solve puzzles. Once she has unlocked three ancient statues, she has to seal a mysterious menace away forever. Other features: -8-bit graphics and sound to dazzle the eyes and ears. -Simple controls. -Addicting puzzle designs. -Exclusive maps and puzzles only for Nintendo 3DS.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
tbd
Gurumin 3D: A Monstrous Adventure

Gurumin 3D: A Monstrous Adventure

Platform: 3DS
October 13, 2016
Gurumin stars a strong-willed girl named Parin, who is sent to live with her grandfather in a small mining town while her parents are off excavating an ancient ruin. With no other children living in this town, Parin is surprised one day to encounter a young girl being tormented by a stray dog. After Parin drives off the mongrel, she is shocked to discover the young girl is actually a monster, and like all monsters, invisible to adults. Parin is soon invited to pass through a crack in the wall behind her home and enter Monster Village. Parin has just started making monster friends when evil spirits, known as the Phantoms, invade the village and monsternap most of the inhabitants. Parin soon learns of the Legendary Drill, a weapon hidden underneath the village and, in the right hands, powerful enough to destroy the Phantoms. Thus begins Parin's quest to reclaim the Legendary Drill and set the world right. Features Non-linear game play set in vast world with a variety of stages in different environments. 23 non-player characters, 48 unique enemies, and over 90 items to collect. Destroy everything in your path with your legendary drill: almost all objects are destructible, and many hide money and valuable items.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
7.6
Yo-kai Watch 2: Bony Spirits

Yo-kai Watch 2: Bony Spirits

Platform: 3DS
September 30, 2016
A pair of sinister Yo-kai have arrived in Springdale, and they’re up to no good. Can Nate and his friends stop them?
Metascore:
72
User Score:
7.6
Yo-kai Watch 2: Fleshy Souls

Yo-kai Watch 2: Fleshy Souls

Platform: 3DS
September 30, 2016
A pair of sinister Yo-kai have arrived in Springdale, and they’re up to no good. Can Nate and his friends stop them?
Metascore:
70
User Score:
7.6
Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse

Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse

Platform: 3DS
September 20, 2016
The story of Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse depicts the remnants of Tokyo, ravaged by a catastrophe. Demons and humans co-exist, but in this state, the remnants of humankind are just a prize being fought over by the higher deities. One lone Hunter, the game's protagonist, meets an early demise and through a pact with a lesser god, is brought back to life in exchange for his pledge of servitude. From there, the protagonist allies with other Hunters in the ruins of post-apocalyptic Tokyo beginning a plot that crosses over with the events of the original Shin Megami Tensei IV.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
4.8
Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past

Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past

Platform: 3DS
September 16, 2016
You plan to become a humble fisherman of peaceful Estard Island, the only land in a world of ocean. But when you discover the artifacts from an ancient land, you tear the fabric of time and unveil the world that once was. Transported to past lands, you must solve their mysteries and break the spell of annihilation. Prepare for your destiny!
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.3
Adventure Labyrinth Story

Adventure Labyrinth Story

Platform: 3DS
September 1, 2016
Adventure Labyrinth Story is a rogue-like RPG that challenges you to tackle an unknown dungeon. To bring back the legendary treasure, you’ll need to enter the depths of the dungeon, find weapons and shields, and use magic rods and potions to fight against monsters and raise your level. Each time you enter the dungeon, its structure changes along with the items and monsters within it. You can challenge the dungeon again and again, even if you’ve already cleared it. If you’re defeated, the items you obtain will all be lost, and your level will be reset to 1. The ingredients you collect from the dungeon can be cooked in the bar to make food, granting positive effects and EXP for the next adventure. Use all sorts of items to deal with the monsters, find rare treasures and reveal the mystery of the labyrinth!
Metascore:
55
User Score:
tbd
Monster Hunter Generations

Monster Hunter Generations

Platform: 3DS
July 15, 2016
Monster Hunter Generations is the most customizable Monster Hunter experience to date, and serves as a fitting tribute to the last decade of the series with a blend of brand new areas and monsters, and returning fan-favorites that have been updated and adapted to the newest generation of gameplay. Monster Hunter Generations introduces new gameplay mechanics including Styles and Hunter Arts that can further refine a very personalized playstyle. Mount monsters from mid-air using the Aerial style or make the most out of the advantageous Hunter Arts abilities with the Striker style. Hunter Arts are visually striking, indispensable combat skills and power-ups that hunters using any style or weapon can equip. Along the hunter's journey, players must defend each of the game's four villages from new major threats—the Fated Four. With hundreds of quests in store, there are tons of challenges to tackle in a solo adventure, and also via local or online play with up to three other hunters. [Nintendo]
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.0
7th Dragon III Code: VFD

7th Dragon III Code: VFD

Platform: 3DS
July 12, 2016
In the year 2100, dragons have descended upon earth and humanity is at the mercy of these terrifying beasts. However, not all is lost. As the protagonist, the player will team up with Nodens Enterprises-a video game company dedicated to stopping the dragon menace-to become a dragon hunter and eventual savior of the universe. Although times are bleak, Nodens Enterprises has found a way to tip the scales in favor of mankind: By traveling through time to three different eras, the protagonist can upset the balance of the dragons' power. This will give them the edge to defeat the True Dragons, and stand a chance against the most powerful one of them all... the 7th Dragon: VFD.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
7.9
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