Sony’s beast PlayStation 5 has delivered its promise of premium gaming at the highest resolution, a faster loading speed and the latest gaming technology. If you have gotten your hands on one of these bad boys, you know there are some PS 5 exclusives and other cross-platform games that have proven absolutely magical. And what better way to fully experience 4K display, 3D audio effect and that DualSense controller, but to play some RPGs with ultimate next-gen visuals? So here is your list of 7 RPGs for PS5
We can’t start this list without talking about the PS5 exclusive Demon’s Souls! A PlayStation classic, this action RPG got a ground-up remake by Bluepoint Games and SIE Japan Studio to reintroduce new generation gamers to this PS3 classic! The game debuted with the launch of PS5 and brought with it some new items, armor, weapons and the iconic dark, hyper-realistic fog world of Boletaria. The game also has a massive, immersive gameplay that fully utilizes what PS5 has to offer. Demon’s Souls has since been acclaimed as the best game of the Demon’s Souls series.
Yakuza like a Dragon
This title is one of the most loved RPGs for PS5. Ichiban Kasuga, a yakuza grunt betrayed by the man he trusted most, enters the underground world and rises from an underdog to a dragon in this dynamic RPG combat. Available for PS4 as well as PS5, Yakuza like a Dragon has a step-up from the original release and gives an overall better experience with higher resolution, better frame rate and faster load times. A game with a great story, Yakuza like a Dragon is a treat to play on the PS5.
Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade
An enhanced and expanded version of the award-winning Final Fantasy VII Remake, PS5 introduces an exhilarating new story and numerous gameplay additions for you to enjoy. Intergrade includes both Remake and a new episode featuring Yuffie. In her episode, you can play as the spirited ninja after she arrives in Midgar. FF7R takes advantage of the latest generation technology and includes a wealth of graphical upgrades, new combat and gameplay additions, and system upgrades for PS5. The DualSense wireless controller, with its haptic feedback integration, helps you get transported in the middle of the action.
One of the most interesting of Japanese RPGs for PS5 Scarlet Nexus from Bandai Namco is described as a ‘brain-punk’ by the developers of the game. When deranged mutants known as Others began to descend from the sky with a thirst for human brains, Psionics, or those with acute extra-sensory abilities, recruited by Other Suppression Force (OSF) went to fight the onslaught from above. You take on the role of Yuito Sumeragi, a new recruit to the OSF who is armed with a talent in psycho-kinesis, and explore the futuristic city of New Himuka to uncover the mysteries of a Brain Punk future caught between technology and psychic abilities. With a story this interesting coupled with some of the best graphics and character design, you cannot go wrong!
Disco Elysium: The Final Cut
Disco Elysium, the already cult-favorite RPG is enhanced in The Final Cut as you make your way through Revachol, as a detective, and try to make sense of all the mysteries with your new skill set. In this upgrade, the developers elongate the already long script, add several outstanding characters, and new political vision quests that unlock more characters and scenarios. This upgrade offers greater freedom of choice. Beautiful visuals and increased frame rate make this game a must play on your PS5!
Judgment is a standalone spinoff to the Yakuza series, where you play as Takayuki Yagami, a private detective in the underworld of the Yakuza. Critics have termed Judgement as the best Yakuza game on PS5 because of its out of the world graphics, brilliant storyline and an amazing cast. This psychological thriller has a deeply varied combat style with dual audio and subtitle options for Japanese and English.
NIOH 2 REMASTERED: THE COMPLETE EDITION
Nioh 1 & 2 are remastered with all add-ons and expansions in this complete PS5 edition. This action-RPG adventure is set in Sengoku-era Japan where you face bloodthirsty warlords and otherworldly demons as you master the way of the samurai and Defy Death. With 120fps and ultra-fast loading time, this is a masterpiece you don’t want to miss!
Which of these RPGs for PS5 have you tried your hands on?
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