Final Fantasy Tactics is a tactical role-playing game developed and published by Square for the Sony PlayStation video game console. It was released in Japan in June 1997 and in the United States in January 1998. The game combines thematic elements of the Final Fantasy video game series with a game engine and battle system unlike those previously seen in the franchise.
Pool of Radiance is a computer role-playing game developed and published by Strategic Simulations, Inc (SSI) in 1988. It was the first adaptation of TSR's Advanced Dungeons & Dragons (AD&D or D&D) fantasy role-playing game for home computers. It is the first in a four-part series of D&D computer adventure games. The other games in the "Gold Box" series used the game engine pioneered in Pool of Radiance, as did later D&D titles such as the Neverwinter Nights online game.
Fire Emblem is a fantasy tactical role-playing video game franchise developed by Intelligent Systems, the maker of Advance Wars (which shares some of Fire Emblem's strategic elements), and published by Nintendo. The Fire Emblem series is well-known for its innovation and for being one of the first Eastern style tactical role-playing games, with a strong emphasis on Western forms of medieval folklore.
Bahamut Lagoon is a Japanese tactical role-playing game developed and published by Square for the Nintendo Super Famicom on February 9, 1996. It was never officially released outside of Japan, but it was unofficially translated into English . It is often called Bahalag (バハラグ) in Japan. Bahamut Lagoon was released on the Wii's Virtual Console in Japan on September 29, 2009.
Curse of the Azure Bonds is a computer role-playing game developed and published by Strategic Simulations, Inc (SSI) in 1989. It is the second in a four-part series of Forgotten Realms Dungeons & Dragons Gold Box adventure computer games. The story is a continuation of the events after Pool of Radiance. The associated code for this module is FRC2. It was released as a regular module for the role-playing game and as a computer game based on the module and the AD&D game system.
Front Mission 3 is a tactical role-playing game for the PlayStation, created by Square and released in Japan on September 9, 1999, and later in North America on March 22, 2000. It is based on the near-future of the real world, circa 2112. It was the first title in the Front Mission series to be released in North America, courtesy of Square Electronic Arts.
Freedom Force is a real-time tactical role-playing game developed by Irrational Games and published by Electronic Arts and Crave Entertainment in 2002. The player guides a team of superheroes as they defend Patriot City from a variety of villains, monsters, and other menaces. A sequel, Freedom Force vs The 3rd Reich was self-published in early March 2005.
Fire Emblem, released in Japan as Fire Emblem Rekka no Ken is a tactical role-playing game for the Game Boy Advance, developed by Intelligent Systems and published by Nintendo. The game was released on April 25, 2003 in Japan, November 3, 2003 in North America, February 20, 2004 in Australia, and July 16, 2004 in Europe.
Pools of Darkness is the fourth in a four-part series of Forgotten Realms Dungeons & Dragons Gold Box adventure computer games, published by Strategic Simulations, Inc.. The game was released in 1991. The book loosely based on the game was released in 1992. The story is a continuation of the events after Secret of the Silver Blades.
Metal Gear Acid (stylized as METAL GEAR AC!D) is a turn-based collectible card video game developed by Konami Computer Entertainment Japan for the PlayStation Portable handheld game console. The game was first unveiled at E³ 2004 in May, and was released in Japan on December 16, 2004, and in North America on March 22, 2005.
The Battle for Wesnoth, or simply Wesnoth, is a turn-based strategy game designed by David White and released in June 2003. White based Wesnoth on the Sega Genesis games Master of Monsters and Warsong (also known as Langrisser). He wanted to create a freely-available, open source strategy game that had very simple rules, but had a strong artificial intelligence and was challenging and fun. The current stable release of the game is 1.6.5, released on September 10, 2009.
Phantom Brave is a tactical role-playing game for the Sony PlayStation 2 video game console developed and published by Nippon Ichi Software. It was released on January 22, 2004 in Japan, on August 31, 2004 in North America and on February 4, 2005 in Europe. The game shipped in two "editions"—Normal and Special—the Special edition coming with a free soundtrack and shortened instruction manual.
A tactical role-playing game (abbreviated as TRPG; sometimes referred to as strategy role-playing game, or SRPG) is a type of video game which incorporates elements of traditional computer or console role-playing games and strategy games. In Japan these games are known as "Simulation RPGs", a designation which might seem peculiar to native English speakers; in Japan, the term TRPG refers exclusively to tabletop role-playing games.
Tear Ring Saga Yutona Eiyū Senki (ティアリングサーガ ユトナ英雄戦記, tia ringu sāga yutona eiyū senki, lit. "Tear Ring Saga Yutona's Hero Quest") is a tactical role-playing game developed by Tirnanog, a development studio started by Shouzou Kaga, the creator of the Fire Emblem series. The game was released only in Japan on May 24, 2001 by Enterbrain. Mayumi Hirota from ' served as the character designer for the game.
Super Robot Wars (スーパーロボット大戦, Sūpā Robotto Taisen, or Super Robot Taisen, abbreviated as SRW) is a series of tactical role-playing video games produced by Banpresto, a Japanese division of Namco Bandai. Its main feature is having a plot involving multiple mecha titles, allowing characters from different titles to team up or battle each other. The first game in the franchise was released for the Nintendo Game Boy in 1991 and later games are released on various consoles and handhelds.
Vandal Hearts (ヴァンダルハーツ) is a Japanese turn-based tactical role-playing video game by Konami, developed by Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo for the PlayStation and by Konami Computer Entertainment Nagoya for the Sega Saturn. The PlayStation version was distributed in Japan, North America, and Europe. The Saturn version was never released outside of Japan. There was also a Microsoft Windows version developed and released exclusively in South Korea.