Great RPGs For the DS

A Listmania! list by Joanna
 
The World Ends with You - Nintendo DS
1.  The World Ends with You - Nintendo DS by Square Enix
The list author says:
  "One of the freshest takes on the RPG genre this generation. Presentation is very stylish too."
CDN$ 40.00   Used & New from: CDN$ 30.00
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

Chrono Trigger
2.  Chrono Trigger by Square Enix
The list author says:
  "Timeless SNES classic finally avaliable again for DS. If you can't get the SNES version (like me), this is the best next thing. No load times and some added content."
CDN$ 28.40   Used & New from: CDN$ 23.99
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies
3.  Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies by Nintendo
The list author says:
  "Lots of content; you will be playing it for a long time. I've clocked 60+ hours and have only done a little of the optional stuff."
Used & New from: CDN$ 15.23
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

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Etrian Odyssey - Nintendo DS
4.  Etrian Odyssey - Nintendo DS by ATLUS
The list author says:
  "It's an old school dungeon crawler, so it's not for everyone. But for those who like them, you'll enjoy it."
CDN$ 22.40   Used & New from: CDN$ 19.14
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Pokemon SoulSilver Version - Nintendo DS Standard Edition
5.  Pokemon SoulSilver Version - Nintendo DS Standard Edition by Nintendo
The list author says:
  "Remade classic of Pokemon Silver. Same fun gameplay with added features from Crystal and pretty graphics."
Used & New from: CDN$ 64.95
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

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Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor - Nintendo DS
6.  Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor - Nintendo DS by Atlus Software
The list author says:
  "Interesting blend of RPG & SRPG. Story is so good and it has multiple endings."
CDN$ 20.49   Used & New from: CDN$ 9.99
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Golden Sun: Dark Dawn
7.  Golden Sun: Dark Dawn by Nintendo
The list author says:
  "For fans of Golden Sun. It's also a pretty good stand-alone RPG."
CDN$ 17.08   Used & New from: CDN$ 14.00
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Final Fantasy Tactics A2 - Grimoire Of The Rift
8.  Final Fantasy Tactics A2 - Grimoire Of The Rift by Square Enix
The list author says:
  "An SRPG with addicting gameplay. The loot system was genius! If you liked the GBA FFTA then you will probably enjoy this one too."
CDN$ 34.99   Used & New from: CDN$ 23.99
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Luminous Arc - Nintendo DS
9.  Luminous Arc - Nintendo DS by Atlus Video Games
The list author says:
  "Fun little SRPG. A little on the easy side, but I found it still enjoyable."
Used & New from: CDN$ 50.00
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Luminous Arc 2 - Nintendo DS
10.  Luminous Arc 2 - Nintendo DS by Atlus Software
The list author says:
  "Second game in the series and all around much better: good difficulty, interesting story and characters, and nice music."
Used & New from: CDN$ 39.99
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon - Nintendo DS
11.  Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon - Nintendo DS by Nintendo
The list author says:
  "It's definitely the weakest Fire Emblem available in English (NES remake), but I found the gameplay alone still made the game fun. Lots of difficultly settings are a nice touch too."
CDN$ 99.99   Used & New from: CDN$ 52.99
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring of Fates - Nintendo DS
12.  Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring of Fates - Nintendo DS by Square Enix
The list author says:
  "Enjoyable Action RPG. Interesting story and great boss battles."
CDN$ 29.01   Used & New from: CDN$ 9.35
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Final Fantasy III - Nintendo DS
13.  Final Fantasy III - Nintendo DS by Square Enix
The list author says:
  "Definitely not for everyone, but if you like old school RPGs, this is basically what this game is with a nice shiny coat. I liked it."
CDN$ 39.99   Used & New from: CDN$ 14.98
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Rune Factory 3: A Fantasy Harvest Moon - Nintendo DS Standard Edition
14.  Rune Factory 3: A Fantasy Harvest Moon - Nintendo DS Standard Edition by Natsume
The list author says:
  "Fan of Harvest Moon and RPGs? Well this is your dream game then!"
CDN$ 24.99
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen
15.  Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen by Square Enix
The list author says:
  "Dragon Quest, the name you can trust for a good old turn based RPG goodness~"
Used & New from: CDN$ 52.39
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride - Nintendo DS
16.  Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride - Nintendo DS by Square Enix
The list author says:
  "One of the most beloved entries. (Haven't gotten around to playing it yet, but I don't doubt it shall be good)."
CDN$ 59.99   Used & New from: CDN$ 47.95
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation
17.  Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation by Nintendo
The list author says:
  "Not enough Dragon Quest? Never fear! Number 6 is on the way!"
CDN$ 39.99   Used & New from: CDN$ 27.99
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Radiant Historia - Nintendo DS Standard Edition
18.  Radiant Historia - Nintendo DS Standard Edition by Atlus
The list author says:
  "Another up-coming RPG that looks positively gorgeous. Plus it was made internally by Atlus Japan~"
CDN$ 17.00
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Infinite Space
19.  Infinite Space by Sega of America, Inc.
The list author says:
  "You don't usually see many of these, but it's a science fiction RPG~"
Used & New from: CDN$ 74.99
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Magical Starsign - Nintendo DS
20.  Magical Starsign - Nintendo DS by Nintendo
The list author says:
  "And also about space travel but much more light hearted with more fantasy-like feeling."
CDN$ 14.99   Used & New from: CDN$ 9.98

Rondo Of Swords - Nintendo DS
21.  Rondo Of Swords - Nintendo DS by Atlus Software
The list author says:
  "A challenging but fun SRPG. It has an entirely different take on the move via tiles. :)"
Used & New from: CDN$ 29.99

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Glory of Heracles - Nintendo DS Standard Edition
22.  Glory of Heracles - Nintendo DS Standard Edition by Nintendo
The list author says:
  "I haven't played this one yet (do have it however), but the inner nerd in me rejoices at the prospect of a RPG with Greek mythology."
CDN$ 11.90   Used & New from: CDN$ 10.10
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

The Wizard Of Oz: Beyond The Yellow Brick Road - Nintendo DS Standard Edition
23.  The Wizard Of Oz: Beyond The Yellow Brick Road - Nintendo DS Standard Edition by Xseed
The list author says:
  "Just like above. I can't resist an RPG based in Wizard of Oz~ Looks really nice too."
CDN$ 57.99   Used & New from: CDN$ 23.99

Avalon Code
24.  Avalon Code by Marvelous Entertainment
The list author says:
  "A little rough around the edges but very interesting premise."
Used & New from: CDN$ 52.00
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky - Nintendo DS Standard Edition
25.  Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky - Nintendo DS Standard Edition by Nintendo
The list author says:
  "For a pokemon spin-off, this game was well done. It's a relatively easy rogue-like (a dungeon crawler with a loot system) with an interesting story. Personally I found it fun to play."
Used & New from: CDN$ 34.45
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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Last updated: 02/02/11
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