Games With Tournament or Arena Arcs

At least part of the arena must be required for plot purposes, not simply side content.

Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door
Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door
Jade Empire: Special Edition
Jade Empire: Special Edition
Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition
Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition
Final Fantasy IX
Final Fantasy IX
Kingdom Hearts
Kingdom Hearts
Golden Sun
Golden Sun
Final Fantasy VII
Final Fantasy VII
Final Fantasy VII Remake
Final Fantasy VII Remake
Final Fantasy VII Rebirth
Final Fantasy VII Rebirth
Ratchet: Deadlocked
Ratchet: Deadlocked
Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando
Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando
The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky
The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky
Armored Core: Master of Arena
Armored Core: Master of Arena
Dragon Quest IV
Dragon Quest IV
Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne
Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne
Live A Live
Live A Live
Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana
Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana
Super Paper Mario
Super Paper Mario
Gladius
Gladius
Xenogears
Xenogears
Octopath Traveler II
Octopath Traveler II
Mega Man Battle Network 4: Red Sun
Mega Man Battle Network 4: Red Sun
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
Metal Arms: Glitch in the System
Metal Arms: Glitch in the System
Wo Yao Da
Wo Yao Da
Tekken
Tekken
Tekken 2
Tekken 2
Tekken 3
Tekken 3
Tekken 4
Tekken 4
Tekken 5
Tekken 5
Tekken 5
Tekken 5
Tekken 6
Tekken 6
Tekken 7
Tekken 7
Tekken 8
Tekken 8
Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name
Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name
Dragon Quest II
Dragon Quest II
Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King
Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King
Breath of Fire II
Breath of Fire II
Klonoa 2: Dream Champ Tournament
Klonoa 2: Dream Champ Tournament
Lisa: The Painful - Definitive Edition
Lisa: The Painful - Definitive Edition
Sonic Riders
Sonic Riders
Pokémon Sword
Pokémon Sword
Pokémon Colosseum
Pokémon Colosseum
Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness
Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness
Summon Night: Swordcraft Story
Summon Night: Swordcraft Story
Persona 3: The Answer
Persona 3: The Answer
LEGO Racers
LEGO Racers
Street Fighter
Street Fighter
Street Fighter II
Street Fighter II
Radiata Stories
Radiata Stories
Radiant Historia
Radiant Historia
Breath of Fire III
Breath of Fire III
.Hack//G.U. Vol. 1: Rebirth
.Hack//G.U. Vol. 1: Rebirth
Custom Robo Arena
Custom Robo Arena
Battle Chef Brigade
Battle Chef Brigade
Unreal Tournament
Unreal Tournament
Mega Man Battle Network 3 White
Mega Man Battle Network 3 White
Jimmy and the Pulsating Mass
Jimmy and the Pulsating Mass
Octopath Traveler
Octopath Traveler
Guilty Gear
Guilty Gear
Mortal Kombat
Mortal Kombat
Mortal Kombat
Mortal Kombat
Mortal Kombat 1
Mortal Kombat 1
Fatal Fury
Fatal Fury
Fatal Fury 2
Fatal Fury 2
Fatal Fury Special
Fatal Fury Special
The King of Fighters '97
The King of Fighters '97
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII
Kingdom Hearts II
Kingdom Hearts II

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21 days ago

-Yakuza 2/Yakuza Kiwami 2
- Yakuza 3
- Yakuza 4
- Yakuza 5

21 days ago

Bug Fables

21 days ago

Inazuma Eleven 1 and 3 and Go Galaxy / Chrono Stones

21 days ago

You could probably put every mainline KOF here

20 days ago

Does Persona 4 Arena (not ultimax) count? It takes place basically in a tournament in the tv world where the protagonists fight each other and only the winner can progress

20 days ago

Breath of Fire III has the Contest of Champions which is plot required.

20 days ago

Colosseum: Road to Freedom

20 days ago

Oblivion

20 days ago

Oh Fable too, there's The Arena quest. Great list so far.


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