19 Best Digimon Video Games to Play Right Now

Best Digimon Video Games

Bandai Namco Entertainment publishes the Digimon video games role-playing series and other genres (such as fighting, action, and card battling) (formerly Bandai).

Namco Bandai Games developed most of the games, with some titles being developed by Griptonite Games and Dimps.

The games are available for many home and handheld game platforms, including the PlayStation, Nintendo DS, and Bandai’s own WonderSwan.

The Digimon monsters and their human “Tamers” star in the series. The latter serves as both player and non-player characters depending on the game.

With or without Tamers, Battles between Digimon are the game’s focus. The organisms can “Digivolve” between multiple evolutionary forms.

Digimon has had a rivalry with the Pokémon series due to its comparable features and mechanics. However, it has a devoted following.

Read on as we discuss some of the Digimon video games not in any order.

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1. Digimon World

Digimon World is a PlayStation video game about the Digimon virtual pets released in 1999 by Bandai. It was followed by a slew of sequels for PlayStation and other platforms.

Jijimon has brought a human to File City on File Island to rescue the island. The city has fallen into disarray as Digimon loses their memories and becomes feral.

As embodied by an unidentified little kid. The player aims to save the island by assisting Digimon to regain their memories and returning to the city.

Furthermore, the game concentrates upon raising a single Digimon from its egg form and hatching it into a Fresh, progressing through the levels of In-Training, Rookie, Champion, and Ultimate with practice.

In addition, the editors of the Japanese Weekly Famitsu magazine gave Digimon World 23 out of 40 overall scores.

2. Digimon World 2

Digimon World 2 is a PlayStation dungeon crawler game developed by BEC and published by Bandai as part of the Digimon franchise.

It was launched in Japan in July 2000. And in North America in May 2001 and is the sequel to the original Digimon World.

Akira lives in Digital City, a town in the imaginary “Directory Continent,” where Digimon once lived in peace. However, when wild Digimon invade Akira’s hometown, Akira joins a guard force tasked with maintaining the region’s peace and security.

Furthermore, this is one of the Digimon video games that reviewers for the Japanese Weekly Famitsu magazine gave Digimon World 2 a total score of 27 out of 40. Metacritic, an online review aggregator, scored 42 out of 100 average scores.

3. Digimon Battle Series

Digimon Tamers: Digimon Battle Spirit is a fighting video game initially published by Bandai. And developed by Dimps for Japan’s WonderSwan Color portable system.

Spirit of Combat while structured similarly to a traditional fighting game. Digimon Battle Spirit is more of a barebones portrayal of the genre.

Owing to the constraints of the handhelds on which it was released. Each character can only conduct a limited number of special attacks—the two action buttons, A and B, allowing them to jump or attack.

4. Digimon Rumble Arena

Digimon Rumble Arena, one of the Digimon video games, is a PlayStation-exclusive crossover fighting game.

It was developed and published by Bandai in collaboration with Hudson Soft. On December 6, 2001, it was released in Japan, and on February 24, 2002, it was released in North America.

Digimon Rumble Arena features 24 playable characters from the Digimon Adventure and Digimon Tamers anime series.

Six characters can only be unlocked by completing some tough challenges. And only one of them can be opened by code, but you must first obtain the other five characters to activate it.

In addition, When Digimon Rumble Arena was released, it garnered mixed reviews, with a Metacritic score of 64 percent.

6. Digimon Tamers: Battle Spirit

Digimon Tamers: Battle Spirit Ver. 1.5 is a fighting game developed and published by Bandai for the WonderSwan Color portable console, released exclusively in Japan.

It s a follow-up to Digimon Tamers: Battle Spirit (also known as Digimon Battle Spirit in the US and Europe), and it includes a slew of new features and characters.

However, Digimon Tamers: Battle Spirit Ver. 1.5 had everything from the previous edition, plus some new characters, a longer “storyline,” and a few additional extras.

7. Digimon Battle Spirit 2

Digimon Battle Spirit 2 is a combat video game for the Game Boy Advance developed by Dimps. Bandai published it based on the Digimon Frontier fourth season.

It’s a battle game in which one of the Human Spirit Digimon battles the other. Unlike most fighting games, the winner is chosen by the number of blue or red “D-Spirits” unleashed by the player whenever they strike their opponent.

When you’ve done enough damage to your opponent to fill the top gauge.

The character’s Beast Spirit is activated every time they attacks, allowing them to digivolve to a higher level and attack with more force.

8. Digimon World 3

Digimon World 3 is a PlayStation role-playing game created by BEC and Boom Corp and distributed by Bandai. It’s the third installment in the Digimon World series.

And it was initially released in North America in June 2002 and followed by Japan in July 2002 and Europe in November 2002.

Junior begins playing an MMORPG called “Digimon Online” with his buddies, but when terrorists attack, Junior and the other players are stuck inside the game. They must use their Digimon partners to discover a way out.

In addition, The editors of the Japanese Weekly Famitsu magazine gave Digimon World 3 a total score of 27 out of 40. According to the video game review aggregate website Metacritic, the game garnered “generally poor” reviews from Western critics.

9. Digimon Rumble Arena 2

Digimon Rumble Arena 2, often known as Digimon Battle, is a Digimon fighting video game developed by Bandai and released in 2004 for the PlayStation 2, GameCube, and Xbox. It’s the sequel to 2001’s Digimon Rumble Arena, and it plays similarly to Super Smash Bros. Melee, except for a health meter.

Furthermore, Digimon Rumble Arena 2 is based on Digimon using Digivolving techniques to compete in a battle royale to find the strongest Digimon.

10. Digimon World 4

Digimon World 4, also known as Digimon World X, is an action role-playing video game developed by BEC and released by Bandai as part of the Digimon franchise for the PlayStation 2, GameCube, and Xbox.

Unlike previous Digimon World titles, it offers action-based hack and slash gameplay and allows up to four players.

The game is partially based on the 2005 film Digital Monster X-Evolution, with footage from the film used in the game. In the PAL region, the Gamecube version was not released. 

In addition, Critics have given Digimon World 4 mixed to negative reviews. On IGN, it has a rating of 6.1 out of ten.

11. Digimon World DS

Digimon World DS, also known as Digimon Story in Japan, is a Nintendo DS role-playing game developed by BEC and released by Bandai Namco Games.

Despite its name, this game is not in the Digimon World series, as its English title suggests, but it does resemble Digimon World 3.

Furthermore, In the game, the player takes control of a Digimon tamer and sets out on a quest to find, tame, grow, train, and command over 230 different Digimon. To rise, evolve, and converse with Digimon, the user can construct Digi-Farms.

Players can engage by transferring Digimon, fighting, and pooling resources to build rare Digimon using Wi-Fi and a local DS wireless connection. 

In addition, The game received a 30/40 rating from Famitsu, with cross review ratings of 8, 7, 8, and 7, respectively, as well as a “must buy” recommendation for the month.

12. Digimon World Dawn and Dusk

Digimon World Dawn and Digimon World Dusk are two Digimon video games for the Nintendo DS portable gaming device, initially released in Japan as Digimon Story Sunburst & Moonlight.

They were released on March 29, 2007, in Japan and September 18, 2007, in North America. Furthermore, this is one of the Digimon video games.

The plot of this game starts when a weird virus causes an earthquake in the Sunshine and Darkmoon districts. Destroying the Digital World’s access points and suddenly turning numerous Digimon into Digi-Eggs.

The tragedy has sparked speculations in Dawn that the Night Crow caused the incident from Darkmoon City.

In addition, The reviews for Digimon World Dawn and Dusk have been mixed to good. Dawn has a Metacritic score of 68 out of 8 reviews, while Dusk has 67 out of ten reviews.

13. Digimon Story Lost Evolution

Digimon Story: Lost Evolution is a Nintendo DS role-playing game produced by Bandai Namco Games. It’s the handheld’s fifth Digimon game and the third in the Digimon Story sub-series.

Players take on the roles of male and female Japanese fifth-graders who have recently moved to a new neighborhood.

They are sent to the Digital World after witnessing a luminous object falling into the mountains during a fireworks display, where they meet their Digimon partners.

In addition, In the Japanese Weekly Famitsu magazine Digimon Story: Lost Evolution scored a total score of 30 out of 40, based on individual evaluations of 8, 8, 7, and 7.

14. Digimon World Re: Digitize

Digimon World Re: Digitize is a 2012 video game developed by tri-Crescendo and published by Bandai Namco Games for the PlayStation Portable.

The player follows and controls “Taiga,” a 16-year-old male protagonist who is transferred to the digital world of Digimon, which in his universe is nothing more than an online game, similar to Digimon World.

People in the Digimon universe nurture creatures known as Digimon, identical to Tamagotchi in concept.

Furthermore, the Japanese Weekly Famitsu magazine gave it a total score of 31 out of 40.

15. Digimon All-Star Rumble

Digimon All-Star Rumble is a fighting video game for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 video game consoles, created by Prope and released by Bandai Namco Games.

It features Digimon from all of the series’ versions, just like its spiritual forebears. It was released in North America, Europe, and Australia in November 2014.

Furthermore, Digimon All-Star Rumble has 32 forms and 12 playable Digimon (6 from Digimon Adventure, two from Digimon Adventure 02, 2 from Digimon Tamers, and two from Digimon Fusion).

Six of the base forms and their Digivolutions were shown in the game’s announcement.

16. Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth

Media has released Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth, a role-playing video game. Developed by Vision and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment on PlayStation Vita and PlayStation 4.

Foll wing 2011’s Super Xros Wars is the fifth game in the Digimon Story series and the first to be released on home platforms.

However, Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth is a third-person role-playing game in which players control a human character who has the power to command Digimon, digital monsters with their distinct talents who battle other Digimon.

In addition, On the review aggregate Metacritic, the game has a 75/100 rating, meaning that it has received mostly positive feedback.

17. Digimon World: Next Order

Digimon World: Next Order is a Digimon role-playing video game for PlayStation Vita and PlayStation 4 developed by BB Studio and released by Bandai Namco Entertainment.

This is a third-person role-playing game set in an open-world environment where players control a human character joined by two Digimon companions.

At the game’s outset, the player selects one of ten possible starting companions. Throughout the story, they develop and evolve by participating in battles and interacting with their owner.

In addition, the Japanese Weekly Famitsu magazine gave Digimon World: Next Order a 33 out of 40 ratings, based on individual ratings of 8, 8, 9, and 8.

18. Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth- Hacker’s Memory

Media has released Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth – Hacker’s Memory, a role-playing video game. Bandai Namco Entertainment’s Digimon series was developed by Vision and published on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita by Bandai Namco Entertainment.

Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth. Digi on Story: Cyber Sleuth – Hacker’s Memory is a third-person role-playing game where the player controls Keisuke Amasawa.

A Digmon tamer who may lead up to three of his friends into battle against other Digimon.

At the start of the game, the player can choose between Gotsumon, Betamon, or Tentomon as their partner, with more becoming available as the tale progresses.

19. Digimon Survive

This year, Hyde will release Digimon Survive, a visual novel video game featuring survival strategy role-playing aspects for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and Microsoft Windows, developed by Hyde and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment.

Furthermore, the player’s choices influence the story’s course and Digimon’s digivolution process. Different routes and digivolutions can result after multiple breakthroughs.

There will be numerous endings in the game, and characters will be killed if they make bad decisions.

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