20 Games Like Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII()
FINAL FANTASY XIII-2 is created with the aim of surpassing the quality of its predecessor in every way, featuring new gameplay systems and cutting-edge visuals and audio. In this game the player has the freedom to choose from a range of possibilities and paths; where their choices affect not only the immediate environment, but even shape time and space!
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In Tales Of Berseria players embark on a journey as they assume the role of Velvet, a young woman whose once gentle nature has been replaced and overcome with a festering anger and hatred after a traumatic experience three years prior to the events within Tales Of Berseria imbued her left hand with a special ability. Velvet will visit a wide range of breathtaking environments as she travels the world in an all-new adventure developed by the celebrated team behind the Takes Of-series. Along her journey, Velvet will meet a whole cast of characters, including a young boy named Laphicet. If Velvet is the embodiment of “darkness,” then Laphicet is created in the image of “light” and will be an important ally to Velvet.
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THE EPIC BATTLE FOR SURVIVAL
In a dying world, legend has it that a Chosen One will one day rise from amongst the people and the land will be reborn. The line between good and evil blurs in this epic adventure where the fate of two interlocked worlds hangs in the balance.
AN EPIC ADVENTURE – Over 80 hours of gameplay in this epic, emotionally charged storyline.
REAL-TIME 3D BATTLE SYSTEM – Experience the fierce, action-packed battle system. Combine hundreds of special attacks and magic spells.
A CLASSIC ART STYLE LIVES ON – Become absorbed in endearing cel-shaded characters designed by renowned artist Kosuke Fujishima
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Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory II is a Japanese role-playing game in the Hyperdimension Neptunia series of role-playing games, developed exclusively for the PlayStation 4, a first in the Hyperdimension Neptunia series. The game is separated into three different dimensions with different stories for each dimension.
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As a deepening crisis threatens to plunge the floating world of Cocoon into chaos, a band of unsuspecting strangers find themselves branded enemies of the state. With the panicking population baying for their blood, and the military all too happy to oblige, they have no choice but to run for their lives. Join them on a desperate quest to challenge the forces controlling their fate, and prevent untold destruction.
Featuring an unforgettable storyline, a battle system blending action and strategy, cutting-edge visuals and awe-inspiring cinematic sequences, Final Fantasy XIII delivers the next step in the evolution of gaming.
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Tales of Zestiria is a Japanese role-playing game. It is the fifteenth main entry in the Tales series. As with previous entries in the Tales series, the game uses a variation of the action-based Linear Motion Battle System, with additional elements including a navigable open world, and the ability for certain characters to fuse into a single entity in battle to deliver powerful attacks. The story follows Sorey, a young man blessed with powers by a mystical spirit race known as the Seraphim who act as a stabilizing force in the land, as he travels to free the land of Glenwood from the threat of the Hellion, creatures spawned by negative emotions.
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Originally released in Japan in 2011 for the PlayStation®Portable handheld entertainment system, FINAL FANTASY TYPE-0 will be coming to the West as an HD remaster for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One®, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft..
“The voice of our Western fans was instrumental in the development of FINAL FANTASY TYPE-0, and we’re very excited to release this title soon,” said Hajime Tabata, director of FINAL FANTASY TYPE-0. “The new PlayStation®4 system and Xbox One platforms have really helped to re-envision this dynamic and turbulent world of Orience.”
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Mind Zero is an action-packed dungeon-crawler RPG. Play as Kei, a high school student whose life turns upside down when he forms a contract with a “MIND,” a weapon/being with deadly powers. With the government and other forces trailing him and his friends, Kei will need to discover the secret behind “MIND.” Will these newfound powers help him or ultimately be his doom?
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Tales of Xillia follows Jude Mathis, a clever medical student attending school in the capital city, and Milla Maxwell, a mysterious woman accompanied by four unseen beings. Players will be able to choose either Milla or Jude at the outset of their adventure through the world of Rieze Maxia, where humans and spirits live together in harmony. The kingdom of Rashugal has been experimenting with a powerful device that has been draining the mana from the world. Realizing the harm it is inflicting on the world, Milla and Jude set off on a journey to destroy it and restore the mana back to the world. Over the course of the game their lives will intersect with a vast ensemble of characters that will teach them the strength of unwavering conviction.
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The game takes place a year after Tales of Xillia. Elle Mel Marta is given specific instructions by her father to board a train and to find the Land of Canaan. Her train is hijacked before its departure and Ludger Will Kresnik boards it to save her. The train crashes and the two receive life saving treatment from Clanspia Inc. which puts Ludger in debt. Clanspia Inc. hires Ludger, intending to use his Kresnik powers to destroy alternative timelines because the spirit Origin can no longer sustain the abundance of souls in the worlds. While working off the debt, Ludger also searches for his brother, Julius Will Kresnik, who has been blamed for the train hijacking.
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The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel is a role-playing game and a part of the long running The Legend of Heroes series of games. The basic gameplay is nearly identical to the previous Kiseki series entries with a few changes. The biggest change to the battle system and also counting as a brand new feature is the "Tactical Link System". The "Tactical Link" allow players follow up with three different kinds of link attacks, dealing additional damage and providing various other benefits. "Tactical Link" becomes a more useful asset to the player as the story progress and characters level up their "Link Levels" with other characters. As the link levels increase, you will obtain new link abilities such as healing the link partner or increase the CP gain of the partner.
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Mugen Souls is an RPG developed by Compile Heart with collaboration from GCREST. The main protagonist of Mugen Souls, Chou-Chou, plans to conquer the universe by subjugating the seven worlds it comprises, as she thinks the planets look pretty. Gameplay revolves around exploration and turn-based, open-field combat, and the game also includes mini games and customization. Due to the questionable nature of the game's portrayal of child protagonists, certain aspects of the western release have been edited and some mini-games have been disabled.
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Fairy Fencer F is a fantasy role-playing game under Compile Heart's Galapagos RPG brand for the PlayStation 3. It features Yoshitaka Amano as a concept artist, Nobuo Uematsu as a composer, Tsunako as a character designer, Toshiki Inoue as a screen writer and the "Neptunia Team" as some of the development team. The game uses an evolved version of Hyperdimension Neptunia 's battle system. A Windows PC port for Steam is announced for an unspecified release date in 2015.
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Resonance of Fate takes place on Earth in the distant future. When atmospheric pollution nearly annihilates life on Earth, the remnants of humanity construct a purification system called Basel. In time, the surviving human population create a civilization around Basel's central tower, watched over by its mechanical core Zenith. Zenith ties human lives to quartz stones, making them immune to the pollution while giving them predetermined social status and lifespans. The three protagonists—Zephyr, Leanne, and Vashyron—form a mercenary group that take odd jobs for the populace of Basel. During their missions, they discover a plan by the city's ruling Cardinals to subvert Zenith's rule, and discover their own connections to the Cardinals' plans.
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Hyperdimension Neptunia mk2 is the second game in the Hyperdimension Neptunia franchise and the sequel to the first game. The game features the Goddesses' little sisters as the main characters, with Neptune's little sister Nepgear as the protagonist. The game features significantly changed battle mechanics compared to the first game and features 3D models instead of 2D sprites.
Trillion: God of Destruction is a strategy RPG where you must train Overlords to fight Trillion a god of destruction that is eating the underworld. Trillion sleeps after eating part of the underworld giving you a chance to train. You will have 6 attempts at stopping Trillion before the underworld is gone.
You choose from one of three Overlords to train at the start. You have a set amount of time to train and prepare for the fight against trillion to defend the underworld. You can train stats, learn skills, go into a dungeon to gather items, strengthen weapons, and rest to get rid of fatigue. You can also interact with the Overlord to raise affection points, raise affection to a certain level and events related to the Overlord will occur.
Affection points are also used in the battle against Trillion where they act as a buffer for your health and mana. As long as you still have affection points in the battle you will also have the option to retreat from the battle, giving up a section of the underworld for more time to train. If the Overlords health reaches 0 they will be able to activate a final death skill that could deal massive damage, seal one of Trillion's attacks, or stop Trillion's advance for a longer training period. The Overlords items, equipment, and seals will be passed on to the next Overlord you train along with a portion experience.
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This unique RPG features game consoles personified as goddesses, CPUs (Console Patron Units), who you can customize visually with equipment to enhance their stats. Players take the role of Neptune and follow her quest to save the captive Histoire. This leads her to face the corrupt monsters ravaging the world of Gamindustri unleashed by the evil Arfoire.
Nothing is as it seems in Square Enix's latest action adventure game, set in a crumbling world plagued by disease and dark, unrecognizable creatures. Players assume the role of the unyielding protagonist, NIER, resolute in his quest to discover a cure for his daughter, who is infected with the Black Scrawl virus. With powerful allies and a mysterious book, NIER encounters things that will confound even the mightiest of warriors. With NIER, experience seamless in-battle cinematics and explore hauntingly familiar lands, intense action-packed battles, and storytelling like only Square Enix can do