Ranking EVERY PS1 JRPG Ever Made! (With a Tier List)

Ranking EVERY PS1 JRPG Ever Made! (With a Tier List)

This is a COMPLETE LIST of PS1 JRPGs and my ranking of EVERY single one of them! (Only NA releases).
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  1. Grahf on January 27, 2021 at 7:59 pm

    Xenogears has to be a S just for the story alone

  2. Martin Piekarski on January 27, 2021 at 8:00 pm

    FF IX better than FF VII? Also Grandia on B tier instead of A? Are you daft, man?

  3. ronnie joly on January 27, 2021 at 8:01 pm

    You liked vandal hearts but not fft? Thats weird lol they are both good but fft is clearly a superior game

  4. Melhifady on January 27, 2021 at 8:03 pm

    Great list suikoden and Breath of Fire are fantastic series.
    Digimon World 3 is actually one of the best Digimon games ever made, don’t believe reviewers!haha

  5. Fantasy Fan on January 27, 2021 at 8:03 pm

    Good ranking , but hosigami and digimon world 2 should have been in "B" category.
    Hoshigami is difficult at first , you will nit be able to enjoy it at first cause as you said difficulty grows too fast , but there is a traning tower in the beginning of the game , there you can break game with one trick of fast Level up , you can get to max level there very fast. I understand that the game game that needs to trick it isn’t very good , but later the story and many secrets of the game will make you love it.

    Digimon world 2 also needs to be higher on the list , the only problem with the game is evolution system , but if you get how it works you will like the game.
    I played these and many other games many years ago , so i had to struggle at first with this these games . but now they are easy but still interesting.
    Also very funny that you didn’t put xenogears in S tier. Love this game , Finished it 5 times

  6. Julio Manoel on January 27, 2021 at 8:04 pm

    Breath of Fire 3 has the most pleasant soundtrack of the JRPGS ever made. Dude, its just so relaxing…

  7. Noctis Caelum on January 27, 2021 at 8:07 pm

    this one’s generally a good tier list. FF7 is clearly one of the overrated games but thats only because we’re talking about in the present time. thats at least A for me with all its fun and glory from years ago

  8. Jacoby Noctis on January 27, 2021 at 8:09 pm

    You make awesome videos man. I have to say I have a very small S tier PS1 JRPG list. Legend of Mana and Final Fantasy IX would be the only two fo me

  9. El Inrotulo on January 27, 2021 at 8:09 pm

    I Sure like very much this kind of list!! It´s nice too see someones opinion, and even more an opinion of a person who has a pretty authentic opinion and taste, I have to give you that!! A can not disagree with the S list at all! FFT however like the CRS One fella above have said is really a masterpiece! It´s epic with an overall imersion hard to see! Pumping up to see your other lists!!

  10. PImpek Veliki on January 27, 2021 at 8:11 pm

    xenogars is best

  11. Ivan Gašparević on January 27, 2021 at 8:14 pm

    I like your channel but I must admit that Vagrant Story is a fantastic game and it’s much better than kartia. S of course. Xenogears is a S Tier also.

  12. Elias França on January 27, 2021 at 8:19 pm

    I could see that what you take most into account about the game is what you feel while playing and not its qualities in itself. In some cases this is very clear, as some games could be at least 1 position up if only their unique qualities and gameplay were measured.

    Example: it is literally impossible for Vanguard Bandits to be superior in anything compared to Final Fantasy Tactics. We could discuss only the part of how they use a animation during Vangard’s attacks, but that’s about it.

  13. Fasha Wisnu on January 27, 2021 at 8:22 pm

    Do you guys know what music did he play at 5:25 ? I want to remember my childhood because that music give me nostalgic memory

  14. Eider Leonardo on January 27, 2021 at 8:22 pm

    GRANDIA On S dude wtf

  15. mysdoktorn on January 27, 2021 at 8:22 pm

    You ranked the MML games, but forgot Missadventures of Tron Bonne?

  16. Shockh on January 27, 2021 at 8:24 pm

    What game is the girl in the thumbnail from?

  17. Yuroku Solar on January 27, 2021 at 8:25 pm

    Questions who’s in the thumbnail?

  18. James Oakes on January 27, 2021 at 8:26 pm

    Given some of the other games that snuck into the list, I’m kind of surprised that Tecmo’s Deception wasn’t on here.

  19. Steven Festa on January 27, 2021 at 8:26 pm

    I remember i bought Brave Fencer Musashi because it came with an FF8 demo, even though i all ready had copied the full Japanese version for my modded ps1. But since i dont know Japanese, I had to buy BFM

  20. Miro Miro on January 27, 2021 at 8:27 pm

    Saga Frontier is an S tier game for me. The soundtrack ALONE is S tier. Kenji Ito put like 5 of the best boss themes of all time into one game!

  21. Scott Keane on January 27, 2021 at 8:30 pm

    Chrono Cross above FF7???

  22. Nguyễn Trần Duy on January 27, 2021 at 8:31 pm

    I’m so happy to see Chrono Cross on S tier.

  23. cr i on January 27, 2021 at 8:32 pm

    i really hope you get someday a chance to enjoy vagrant story ! <3

    great tier list tho 🙂

  24. evelyn retiza on January 27, 2021 at 8:32 pm

    For me my no.1 is xenogears coz it is the only game that has a manly charracter and not to mention its greatness and no.2 is bof 3,4.no.3 grandia no.4 arc the lad 2,3…

  25. Shelby Timbrook on January 27, 2021 at 8:32 pm

    FFT should be S tier. I’m very sad to hear that you didn’t even beat it. It has a fantastic story and it has a darker theme that most other games I’ve played. Such a great story and gameplay.

  26. The Game Stampede on January 27, 2021 at 8:33 pm

    How dare you put my beloved king’s field 2 in class D.

  27. GetWreckedNoobs on January 27, 2021 at 8:34 pm

    FF8 Junction System is Terrible and Squall is A Terrible Protagonist

  28. Mr. Horseshoe on January 27, 2021 at 8:34 pm

    I did cringe a few times, but I still respect your opinions.

  29. Korpyat on January 27, 2021 at 8:34 pm

    I’ve never even had a PS1 and I still enjoyed this video so much.

  30. Edge-of-Sanity on January 27, 2021 at 8:36 pm

    Pretty good list.
    Though I’d have put the Lunar’s and FF7 in S tier. From what I understand, Lunar’s are one of the most beloved franchises. As for FF7, it changed the RPG landscape.

  31. Ivan Čeh on January 27, 2021 at 8:36 pm

    Vagrant story rules especially battle sytem its one of those its not about game but battle/control system some LoOVE it and some HATE it for me its great game at least try it u eother gonna hate it or u gonna luv it

  32. Bojan Tomic on January 27, 2021 at 8:37 pm

    I’ve never disagreed stronger with anything on YouTube 😅 We clearly share nothing in matters of taste… Still, respecting your choices, as wrong as they are 😁

  33. C. B. on January 27, 2021 at 8:37 pm

    Fantastic job man!!! Like it so much… 😄

  34. TNT on January 27, 2021 at 8:39 pm

    I always appreciate things like this, because every once in while you’ll see a game you never heard of or played before and get introduced to a old new game.
    For me that would be Valkyrie profile and the suikoden games. They look real fun just stupid expensive.

  35. Jose Partida on January 27, 2021 at 8:39 pm

    overall a good tier list. i’ve had ff9 since forever, it was given to me by a neighbor that moved away…must confess, just gave up o it. not that it’s hard but i lose focus. i think i need to give it another shot. everyone says it’s the best FF of the ps1. and as far as saga frontier, i wanted to like it but it is hard as fuck. i really need to get more rpgs for my ps1 collection.

  36. rune on January 27, 2021 at 8:40 pm

    wtf digimon on D hahahaha

  37. Green Greenieee on January 27, 2021 at 8:40 pm

    Hi can you share your list? I want to try playing through some of these

  38. Fawkk YuTuu on January 27, 2021 at 8:40 pm

    ………. *S Tier* ………..
    *#1.* Valkyrie Profile
    *#2.* Akumajō Dracula X: NITM ( SS Version of SOTN )
    *#3.* Deception III
    *#4.* Deception II
    *#5.* Suikoden II
    *#6.* Star Ocean The Second Story
    *#7.* Parasite Eve
    *#8.* Parasite Eve II
    *#9.* Chrono Cross

  39. KevinLYT1 on January 27, 2021 at 8:42 pm

    I’d put digimon in A tier just because I’m a fan of the franchise, but I def don’t think you should put it on the list cause you never played them.

  40. Ron Silk on January 27, 2021 at 8:43 pm

    Omg kings field i finished both of them like 5 times. I love those two games. Tons of secrets to unlock

  41. Adrien Plate on January 27, 2021 at 8:45 pm

    No FFVIII ? Not liking it ?

  42. neoneode lilibeth on January 27, 2021 at 8:45 pm

    5:23 Legend of mana music starts playing… love it ♥

  43. Gabriele Porcelli on January 27, 2021 at 8:45 pm

    How about Shadow Madness?

  44. Gabriele Porcelli on January 27, 2021 at 8:46 pm

    Saga Frontier remaster has been announced. Aren’t you excited? Because I am. 🥳

  45. Klavres on January 27, 2021 at 8:46 pm

    For me Xenogears is S and Front Mission 3 is C

  46. Zealous on January 27, 2021 at 8:47 pm

    wow didn’t like tactics huh? ive beaten that game 6 times over the course of my life and is my favorite strategy rpg of all time. :/ I even ended war of the lions on psp with 5 dark knights at level 99. Anyone who has made a dark knight in that game know just how stupidly long it takes to get them.

  47. Awesome Reviews on January 27, 2021 at 8:50 pm

    Vandal Heart 2 story is so good. The game is under rated.

  48. Count Quackula on January 27, 2021 at 8:52 pm

    It sounds like your not into too many PS1 games. And your being to critical on FF7 just because it didn’t wow you the second doesnt mean the game in overrated.

  49. Maxie Plays RPGs on January 27, 2021 at 8:55 pm

    Damn… even if I liked Jade Cocoon very much (it really IS that charming) I agree that it should be in the C-tier. Not to mention how short the gane is!

  50. Joshua Westerman on January 27, 2021 at 8:57 pm

    Kartia was such a wonderful game