Riven: The Sequel to Myst
It's a leisurely paced, all-encompassing, mentally challenging experience. If you enjoyed Myst, you'll thoroughly enjoy Riven.
Bust A Groove
If PaRappa left you wanting more games in that vein, Bust A Groove makes for a good follow-up.
Bust-A-Move 2 Arcade Edition
This is an OK game with a fair amount of gameplay - if you like puzzle games.
Dragon Warrior VII
If you know you're in the market for a very lengthy and ultimately satisfying RPG and know you can get over the visuals, you owe it to yourself to give Dragon Warrior VII a try.
Dragon Warrior Monsters
If you've already "caught 'em all," and you're looking for a game to tide you over until Pokemon Gold and Silver are released near the end of the year, Dragon Warrior Monsters is exactly what you're looking for.
Eggs of Steel: Charlie's Eggcellent Adventure
While the synthesis of cinema, computer animation, and console gaming was an inevitability for the games industry, Eggs of Steel clearly stands as a victim of unfulfilled ambition.
Game Arts has put together a solid RPG with Grandia II, even if it isn't as deep or difficult as the original.
Mischief Makers is a good game that will leave players wanting more.
Know that a clear understanding of Japanese is a must for Planet Laika, so it might be worth waiting to find out whether Enix intends to bring the game to the States.
Those looking for a great party-game fix should give Rakugaki Showtime a look.
Star Ocean: The Second Story
Star Ocean might not be compelling enough to play through twice, but the first time is as engaging as any RPG you're likely to play.
Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria
Valkyrie Profile is a complex, ambitious, and gorgeous title that offers much to like: beautiful aesthetics, an entertaining battle system, engaging characters, and a creatively balanced "dual" scenario.
Wonder Project J2
If nothing else, Wonder Project J2 will make you realize just how different the US and Japanese game markets truly are.
IMPORT: An understanding of the Japanese language is a must, and there are a lot of cultural references in the game, which may really look odd for the American audience.
Torneko: The Last Hope
Torneko is a charming little adventure that manages to push the nostalgia button without feeling overly dated.
Dragon Warrior I & II
Dragon Warrior may seem like just an appetizer for the full-featured RPG experience in Dragon Warrior II, but the ability to play both games in succession and witness the interaction of their storylines greatly enhances the satisfaction gleaned from both titles.
Dance Summit 2001: Bust A Move
IMPORT: If you can disregard the single-minded soundtrack and the shallow gameplay, Dance Summit 2001 can provide some interesting Japanese-laced entertainment.
Dragon Warrior III
DWIII is a worthy port of its old NES ancestor, but its firm grounding in the RPG old-school means that only the hard-core need apply.
It somehow manages to come off as incomplete despite taking a very long time to finish.
Dragon Quest IV
Five heroes are brought together by fate to battle an evil demon in this fourth installment of the Dragon Quest series.
Robot Alchemic Drive
While Robot Alchemic Drive is sometimes hampered by its nostalgia, it successfully and entertainingly captures the feel of controlling a giant robot like no other game has in the past.