List of Monster Rancher Video Games and Stats (2023)
Last Updated on: March 12th, 2022
The Monster Rancher video game franchise is a series of monster raising simulation games developed by Tecmo (now Koei Tecmo) and first released in 1997 for the PlayStation. The games are known for their unique feature where players can generate new monsters by inserting various types of CDs or DVDs into their gaming console, which the game would use to generate a unique monster based on the disc’s data.
The original game, Monster Rancher, introduced this unique gameplay feature where players could use CDs to generate monsters, and became popular for its quirky monster designs and deep gameplay mechanics. The series continued with several sequels and spin-off games, including Monster Rancher 2, Monster Rancher Advance, and Monster Rancher DS, as well as an anime and manga adaptation.
In the games, players take on the role of a monster rancher and raise their monsters, training them for battle and entering them into tournaments. The gameplay involves managing the monster’s nutrition and training, as well as exploring the game’s world and battling other monsters.
The franchise has gained a dedicated following due to its unique gameplay feature and deep mechanics, as well as its charming and diverse cast of monsters. While the franchise has not seen a new entry in recent years, it remains a beloved classic among fans of monster-raising simulation games.
Monster Rancher Video Games:
Here is our enormous collection of video games from the Monster Rancher franchise and detailed information on each. As always, new games are added to this collection regularly.
Click on a game listing to find out much more about it.