List of Neon Genesis Evangelion video games

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Neon Genesis Evangelion has spawned a number of computer games, as well as making numerous appearances in other titles such as the Super Robot Wars series by Banpresto. None of these games has been officially released outside Japan.

RPG/Adventure[edit]

Game Release Platform
Neon Genesis Evangelion: 1st Impression March 1, 1996[1] Sega Saturn
Notes: The first Evangelion video game, released shortly after the TV series's run. The story is set after the episode ASUKA STRIKES!, with Shinji badly injured and suffering amnesia as the result of an Angel battle and needing to retrain (by sparring with Asuka in Unit-02) and having to defeat the Angel to regain his memories. The game features RPG elements and FMV clips for combat; most of the animation is original to 1st Impression (with the voices of the original Evangelion voice actors and some other content recycled from the TV series).[2]
Neon Genesis Evangelion: 2nd Impression March 6, 1997[3] Sega Saturn
Notes: A game that focuses mainly on Shinji and Mayumi Yamagishi, with RPG-style gaming and combat in the structure of an episode.[4] A highly anticipated title, it met with strong sales upon release.[5]
Girlfriend of Steel/Iron Maiden 1998 Sega Saturn, PlayStation, Windows, Macintosh
Notes: A Gainax game released as an extra 'episode' of the series, positing the further development of a series of manned Jet Alone robots. It focuses mainly on Shinji and Mana Kirishima.
Neon Genesis Evangelion 64 June 25, 1999 Nintendo 64
Notes: Released by Bandai, it covers the major battles throughout the TV series and movies as a combat and RPG game. It uses multiple voice clips and images recycled from the original series.
Neon Genesis Evangelion 2 2003 PlayStation 2, PSP
Notes: Released by Bandai/Alfa System, covering the entire run of the TV series and movies, with RPG style story interaction and combat. Items such as F-Type equipment and a new version of the Jet Alone project are included in the game.
Shinji Ikari Raising Project (碇シンジ育成計画, Ikari Shinji Ikusei Keikaku) 2004 Windows
Notes:
Girlfriend of Steel 2/Iron Maiden the 2nd 2005 PlayStation 2, Windows, Macintosh
Notes: A Gainax game set in an alternate, "normal life" universe glimpsed in the final episode of the Evangelion TV series (it later inspired a spin-off manga series, Neon Genesis Evangelion: Angelic Days).
Secret of Evangelion December 21, 2006 (PS2)
2007 (PSP)
PlayStation 2, PSP
Notes: An RPG/adventure retelling the end of the Evangelion storyline, introducing the new characters NERV investigator Kenzaki Kyouya and dummy-plug research scientist Kaga Hitomi.[6]
Detective Evangelion January 18, 2007 PlayStation 2
Notes: A non-canonical Broccoli game released on January 18, 2007 (after being delayed from its original release on November 22, 2006, with early orders later coming with picture puzzles as a result) as a combination of mecha battling and a whodunit murder mystery.[7] The game introduced the Evangelion First-Type and Evangelion Second-Type and was the first to use both Evangelion Unit-01 and Shinji Ikari as playable characters. A manga based on the game was serialized in Shōnen Ace, starting in December 2006.[8]
Evangelion: Battle Orchestra June 28, 2007 PlayStation 2, PSP
Notes: A fighting game produced by Broccoli.
Puchi Eva: Evangelion @ Game March 20, 2008 DS
Notes: By Bandai Namco Games
Evangelion: Jo June 6, 2009 PlayStation 2, PSP
Notes: By Bandai Namco Games

Mahjong games[edit]

Game Release Platform
Neon Genesis Evangelion - Eva and Good Friends The Stripping Project! (新世紀エヴァンゲリオン - エヴァと愉快な仲間たち : 脱衣補完計画) 1998 Windows[9][10]
Notes: A strip mahjong game
Neon Genesis Evangelion Mahjong Hokan Keikaku 2000 Game Boy Color
Notes:
The Stripping Project Complement / Eva and Good Friends: CDROM (脱衣補完計画/シンジと愉快な仲間たち セレクトCD-ROM) 2000 Windows & Macintosh[11]
Notes: A strip mahjong game.
The Stripping Project Complement / Eva and Good Friends: CDROM2 (脱衣補完計画/シンジと愉快な仲間たち セレクトCD-ROM2) 2001 Windows & Macintosh[12]
Notes: A strip mahjong game.

Card games[edit]

Game Release Platform
Shinji and Good Friends 1999 Windows
Notes: A series of different computer card games.
Neon Genesis Evangelion Digital Card Library 1997 Sega Saturn
Notes:
Daifugo (シンジと愉快な仲間たち 爆烈大富豪, Eva and Good Friends) [13]
Notes:

Miscellaneous[edit]

Game Release Platform
Neon Genesis Evangelion: Collector's Disk Series
Notes: A three disk collection of official Evangelion artwork, advertisements, TV series animation cels, OP animation, sound clips, and a downloadable screen saver.[14]
Neon Genesis Evangelion: Typing Project-E 1999 Dreamcast, PlayStation 2
Notes:
Neon Genesis Evangelion: Shito Ikusei 1999 Bandai Wonderswan
Notes:
Neon Genesis Evangelion: Typing Hokan Keikaku 2001 Dreamcast
Notes:
Ayanami Raising Project (綾波育成計画, Neon Genesis Evangelion:Ayanami Rei Ikusei) 2001 Windows & Dreamcast
Notes: A game similar to the Princess Maker game series, with the player is tasked with looking after Rei (their decisions affecting her personality and development, as well as the Evangelion storyline, including its outcome).
Ayanami Raising Project with Asuka Complement Project (綾波育成計画 withアスカ補完計画, Ayanami Ikusei Keikaku with Asuka Hokan Keikaku) 2003 PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS
Notes: A game similar to the Princess Maker game series, with the player is tasked with looking after Rei or Asuka (their decisions affecting her personality and development, as well as the Evangelion storyline, including its outcome).
Misato Katsuragi's Reporting Plan 2009 PlayStation 3
Notes: A strategy/puzzle game[15][16]
Evangelion: Locus of the Soul June 3, 2010 PSP, Nintendo DS
Notes: A pachislo game[17][18]
Easy Victory Pachinko * Pachi-Slot Walkthrough Series Portable Vol. 1: Neon Genesis Evangelion[19] 2010 PSP
Notes:
Evangelion MAGI Angel Attack 2010 iPhone/iPod Touch
Notes: An Evangelion-themed memory game
Evangelion 3nd Impact 2011 PSP
Notes: A music-based game produced by Grasshopper Manufacture.[20]
Browser Evangelion Shin Gekijōban 2012 Internet browser
Notes: A web browser game, based on the Rebuild movies, announced in October 2011 for a 2012 release.[21] The game will be free, but supported by microtransactions.[22]

GAINAX is planning to release a game for mobile phones and has begun a contest for designing a new character that will be introduced in the game.[23]

References[edit]

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