Japanese role-playing games first made rounds in the 1980s and are also known as tabletop RPGs or table-talk RPGs. From the popular game series such as Final Fantasy, Persona 5, and Pokemon, JRPGs have made it big. And if you’re quite interested in delving into the world of JRPGs, here are five awesome JPRGs you should download and try right now.
Tales of Berseria
Tales of Berseria follows the story of Velvet Crowe, a female human who was granted the powers of a Daemon and has a imbued werewolf hand. Velvet was once a young and kind woman whose demeanor was changed after a traumatic experience that happened three years prior the plot line. Now, she embarks on a journey of self-discovery. She joins a crew of pirates as they sail across the sea and visit the islands on the territory of Midgand.
Valkyria Chronicles is a tactical RPG game developed by Sega for PlayStation 3 and is now available for PCs and gaming laptop. The game is set on a fictitious continent of Europa which is divided and ruled by two powers: the Empire and the Federation. In the middle of their war is a hero by the name of Welkin, who’s fighting against the invasion of his home Gallia along with his group, Squad 7. During the ensuing war, they will discover a unique weapon known as “Valkyrur” who has an ancient power that may finally put an end to the war.
Tales of Zestiria
Tales of Zestiria features a fictional world torn by a war between two powerful nations fighting for supremacy. It follows the story of Shepherd as he goes on a journey to fight human darkness and protect the world from Malevolence. Together with the Lady of the Lake, Lailah, the Guardian of the Sacred Blade, and his best friend Mikleo, he discovers an imminent force rising in the shadows.
The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky
The Legend of Heroes is one of the largest and meticulously detailed tactical RPG series of all time. The first chapter in the Trails saga, the game takes place in the fictional world known as the Liberl Kingdom. Its story takes place 10 years after the Erebonian Empire invaded and is governed by Queen Alicia II. Estelle Bright travels throughout Liberl with her adopted brother Joshua to become Bracers, only to find out a conspiracy that threatens the regime of the queen.
Disgaea PC is a strategy game where you can train your characters up to level 9999. The game follows the story of the demon prince Laharl as he battles his way to supremacy and become the next Overlord. Joining him in this journey are Etna, his devious vassal, and Flonne, the angel trainee. Delve into the Netherworld and choose over 40 character types to complete the game.