Panzer Dragoon Saga

Panzer Dragoon Saga

Rightfully called one of the best RPGs of all time, Panzer Dragoon Saga finds itself in the highly praised company of ‘Suikoden II’ and ‘Chrono Trigger’, but unlike these staples of the genre it gets a lot less attention and has never seen release outside of its original appearance on the short lived Sega Saturn.

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Shining Force III

Shining Force III

Of all the lost opportunities on Sega’s part, the one that strikes a blow to the heart is that the western world only received the first instalment of the epic three-game experience that was Shining Force III. That it hasn’t seen remastering and release onto a modern mobile platform speaks volumes of the split between Camelot and Sega over this decision.

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Grandia

Grandia

Whilst the Grandia series has won a lot of respect for its excellent (and often replicated) battle system, the individual game titles are somewhat forgotten gems on the Playstation systems. Solid and well-made RPGs in their own right, the original had the misfortune of launching on the Sega Saturn just as Final Fantasy VII was launching on the PSOne and garnering a lot of attention, despite receiving excellent reviews at the time. The original Grandia is a 2-Disc epic that manages to mix action and adventure with the spirit of fun.

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