PlayStation 4 Role-Playing Games

Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning - Fatesworn

Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning - Fatesworn

Platform: PlayStation 4
December 14, 2021
The journey of the Fateless One continues. After the Crystal War has been fought and Gadlow has been defeated, the people of Amalur were hoping for peace to return to their lands. And although peace has indeed come to Amalur, rumors of a new threat are starting to spread, rising in the far west, the icy lands of Mithros. None other than Telogrus, the God of Chaos himself has awoken and is gathering followers to throw the whole world into chaos. The expansion Fatesworn offers a brand new storyline, a new environment, various new quests and missions, new Chaos Realm dungeons all over Amalur, a new gameplay mechanic, new weapons and armor, new enemies, and much more. It will raise the level cap to 50, and even features a new soundtrack by famous composer Grant Kirkhope. Fatesworn requires the base game Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
tbd
Ruined King: A League of Legends Story

Ruined King: A League of Legends Story

Platform: PlayStation 4
November 16, 2021
Rise Against Ruin. Unite a party of League of Legends Champions, explore Bilgewater and set sail for the Shadow Isles to uncover the secrets of the deadly Black Mist. Developed by Airship Syndicate and featuring the art style of legendary comic book artist Joe Madureira, creators of Battle Chasers and Darksiders, Ruined King: A League of Legends Story is the first Riot Forge game that invites you to explore the League of Legends universe. In this immersive turn-based RPG, you will have the freedom to configure your party and control an unlikely group of League of Legends champions, explore the bustling city of Bilgewater and the mysterious Shadow Isles, and experience the Lane Initiative System.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
6.8
Blue Reflection: Second Light

Blue Reflection: Second Light

Platform: PlayStation 4
November 9, 2021
Blue Reflection: Second Light follows the adventures of three students – Ao Hoshizaki, Kokoro Utsubo, and Yuki Kinjou – who find themselves transported to a mysterious floating academy, searching for clues to find their way back home, with only their names as memories. One day, a path leading to a new land appears, but when the three protagonists set off to unravel the mystery, they’re met by a series of deadly monsters. By battling the fiendish creatures, they unlock unknown powers that only seem to deepen the cryptic nature of their surroundings. Throughout the adventure, the three friends cooperate and struggle to make their everyday-life as rich and as fun as possible. While spending every day trapped in this unknown world, the characters’ true feelings and personalities will be revealed, and as their bonds grow deeper, they will acquire new strengths and abilities.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.1
Neptunia x Senran Kagura: Ninja Wars

Neptunia x Senran Kagura: Ninja Wars

Platform: PlayStation 4
October 26, 2021
Gamninjustri - a place where all manner of ninjas gather. As the struggle for control increased between the daimyos of the nations, tensions Rose between the two great nations, each of which was home to One of the major schools of martial arts. The compa style which has mastered the Ninja arts based on the command technique. The honeypa style which has mastered the Ninja arts rooted in the action technique.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
5.9
The Caligula Effect 2

The Caligula Effect 2

Platform: PlayStation 4
October 19, 2021
Dive into a reality-warping adventure from Persona scenario-writer Tadashi Satomi and director Takuya Yamanaka! A virtuadoll named Regret has created the world of Redo in order to save people from their past regrets by unknowingly imprisoning them in a simulation. However, this "Paradise" is shaken to the core when a virtual idol named X breaks into Regret's virtual reality and restores a high school student's memories of the real world. In order to escape Redo, they form the Go-Home Club, a resistance group that seeks to fight against regret and her enforcers, the Obbligato Musicians.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
5.8
The Good Life

The Good Life

Platform: PlayStation 4
October 15, 2021
Play as Naomi, a journalist from New York who moves to a backwoods British town called Rainy Woods in order to pay off her massive debt. The only way for her to escape from debt hell is to take pictures of happenings in the town and report on them. Of course, 'the happiest town in the world' is not your average town... The inhabitants of the happiest town in the world are some of the most bizarre people you'll ever come across. You'll live alongside them as you solve mysteries and experience a hearty helping of craziness. We're sure that you'll eventually come to love all the mystery, horror, and good old charm that this town has to offer.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
5.9
Dungeon Encounters

Dungeon Encounters

Platform: PlayStation 4
October 14, 2021
A new dungeon exploration RPG where you must strategize to survive. An otherworldly labyrinth has suddenly appeared on the outskirts of a quiet town. Make clever use of your abilities to chart the depths, overcome obstacles and defeat your foes in thrilling battles. From some of the key development team behind the legendary FINAL FANTASY franchise, DUNGEON ENCOUNTERS is a dungeon exploration RPG where you must strategize to survive. The streamlined interface gives you the freedom to prepare and manage your party as you strive to reach the final floor. During your expeditions, you'll discover rare and powerful items, meet lost adventurers who might just become new allies, and come face-to-face with deadly monsters. Do you have what it takes to overcome the numerous trials that await you and discover the dungeon's secrets? ■Events By uncovering and visiting spaces with white numbers, you may obtain items, unlock and change abilities, restore your party to health, find hidden merchants, and much more. Battle encounters, marked with black numbers, are hidden throughout the map. However, they can be revealed with a special ability, allowing you to choose when and where to engage your enemies. Previously discovered events will be recorded in the Event Log, a valuable resource that allows you to reference past experiences to tackle future challenges. ■Battles Test your strategies in thrilling battles, featuring the Active Time Battle (ATB) system made famous by the FINAL FANTASY series.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
7.1
Xuan-Yuan Sword 7

Xuan-Yuan Sword 7

Platform: PlayStation 4
September 30, 2021
Xuan-Yuan Sword VII is an ARPG rooted in Chinese history and mythology. Players take on the role of Taishi Zhao, a calm and reliable swordsman who was accidentally involved in a tragic fate. To protect his beloved family, he starts a journey in this chaotic realm to find the truth.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
7.0
Tales of Arise

Tales of Arise

Platform: PlayStation 4
September 10, 2021
Challenge the Fate That Binds You On the planet Dahna, reverence has always been given to Rena, the planet in the sky, as a land of the righteous and divine. Stories handed down for generations became truth and masked reality for the people of Dahna. For 300 years, Rena has ruled over Dahna, pillaging the planet of its resources and stripping people of their dignity and freedom. Our tale begins with two people, born on different worlds, each looking to change their fate and create a new future. Featuring a new cast of characters, updated combat, and classic Tales of gameplay mechanics, experience the next chapter in the world-famous Tale of series, Tales of Arise. The Next Chapter Experience the next chapter in the Tales of series, brought to life in stunning HD powered by Unreal Engine 4 Dynamic Action Dynamic Action RPG featuring an updated battle system that retains classic Tales of gameplay A New Tale Awaits Rich story featuring a vibrant world and new cast of characters Stunning Visuals High quality animation created by Ufotable
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.5
Crown Trick

Crown Trick

Platform: PlayStation 4
September 7, 2021
Enter a labyrinth that moves as you move, where mastering the elements is key to defeating enemies and uncovering the mysteries of this underground world. With a new experience awaiting every time you enter the dungeon, let the power bestowed by the crown guide you in this challenging adventure.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
Baldo: The Guardian Owls

Baldo: The Guardian Owls

Platform: PlayStation 4
August 27, 2021
A profecy came true, a pure heart child is born . The no heart creature sealed in the underworld by the wise owls is about to rise again. A journey into a magical land full of mysteries to discover. Baldo is an action adventure rpg, full of puzzles and intricate dungeons to solve. Travelling around the world, Baldo will interact with many weird and funny characters scattered everywhere, to complete the main story quest and many other sidequests. You’ll travel into an open world map discovering new towns and people, fighting enemies , locating hidden temples and collecting objects to get new weapons or items to use.
Metascore:
51
User Score:
5.6
Eldest Souls

Eldest Souls

Platform: PlayStation 4
July 29, 2021
Eldest Souls is a challenging, pixel-art boss-rush game. The Old Gods have long been imprisoned. Humanity has prospered. Great Kingdoms have arisen from the now forsaken temples of worship. But no longer… In their final act of vengeance, the Old Gods have unleashed a great Desolation upon the world. Farmlands have turned to deserts, rivers to dust. The Great Crusade sent to slay the imprisoned Gods once and for all, has all but perished, and the human Kingdoms are in disarray. A lone Crusader approaches the Citadel, ancient prison of the Gods. His objective is simple: slay them all.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
NEO: The World Ends With You

NEO: The World Ends With You

Platform: PlayStation 4
July 27, 2021
"Only the possibility of you can change our fate". A long-awaited new story in The World Ends with You series has arrived. Rindo comes to the grim realization that his life is on the line when he is forced to compete in the so-called "Reapers' Game." There's no telling how this tale will unfold—but it's up to you to find out! Put your psychic prowess to the test as you duke it out on the stylishly animated streets of Shibuya. Features: Delve into a vividly illustrated Shibuya, animated with style, music and monsters. Collect and wield hundreds of Psych abilities to battle surreal threats. Investigate the world around you and beat the "Reapers' Game" to survive.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.4
Blightbound

Blightbound

Platform: PlayStation 4
July 27, 2021
The world lies in peril. Decades ago, a band of legendary warriors slayed the dreaded Shadow Titan after a long and ferocious struggle, but their celebration was short-lived. The Shadow Titan's true intentions revealed themselves when from his broken husk flowed the Blight; a corrupting fog that alters any living creature exposed to its evil. Blightbound is a multiplayer dungeon crawler that tasks three heroes to venture down from their mountain refuge to face the abominations of the Blight - a mysterious and corrupting fog that enshrouds the land. Explore handcrafted dungeons, fight a terrifying cadre of mystical and monstrous enemies, grab valuable loot and recover fallen heroes to expand your roster of available warriors. Each player will fulfill a specific role on the team - warrior, assassin, or mage - to overcome colossal bosses and solve clever puzzles. Can you collect and complete all the challenges, and conquer the Blight once and for all?
Metascore:
61
User Score:
tbd
Cris Tales

Cris Tales

Platform: PlayStation 4
July 20, 2021
Cris Tales is a gorgeous, indie love letter to classic JRPGs with a new perspective. Peer into the past, act in the present, and watch as your choices dynamically change the future -- all on one screen as you play! Join the newly awakened Time Mage Crisbell and her fantastical companions on their journey across a dark, fairytale world facing a grim future. Crisbell must embark across Crystallis and the four Kingdoms in a bid to stop the powerful Time Empress and rewrite the future of the world and all those living in it. Along the way, she'll meet and recruit powerful allies with their own unique stories and skills like Matias the Frog and Willhelm the Child Mage. As she explores the world and meets her unique companions, Crisbell will have to make choices with far-reaching consequences for the people she meets consequences that will impact the world you'll experience in real-time throughout your journey. Each companion will be invaluable as you face these choices and the myriad enemies who stand in your way. Will you buffet them with attacks, or discover creative ways to use Crisbell's time powers to alter the reality of each fight?
Metascore:
70
User Score:
6.3
Scarlet Nexus

Scarlet Nexus

Platform: PlayStation 4
June 25, 2021
Unleash the Power of the Mind - In a far distant future, a psionic hormone was discovered in the human brain, granting people extra-sensory powersand changing the world as we know it. Just as humanity was entering this new era, deranged mutants known as Others began to descend from the sky with a thirst for human brains. Highly resistant to conventional attack methods, extreme measures needed to be taken to battle the overwhelming threat and preserve humanity. Those with acute extra-sensory abilities, known as psionics, were our chance to fight the onslaught from above. To this day, psionics have been scouted for their talents and recruited to the Other Suppression Force (OSF), humanity's last line of defense. Take on the role of Yuito Sumeragi, a new recruit to the OSF aiming to become an elite psionic like the one who saved him as a child. Armed with a talent in psycho-kinesis, explore the futuristic city of New Himuka and uncover the mysteries of a Brain Punk future caught between technology and psychic abilities in SCARLET NEXUS. KINETIC PSYCHIC COMBAT Using psycho-kinetic abilities, the world around you becomes your greatest weapon. Lift, break and throw pieces of your environment to build your attack combos and lay waste to your enemies. EXTERMINATE THE OTHERS Deranged mutants that descended from the sky, immune to conventional weapons and defenses. Tormented by the constant pain of their mutation, they seek brains of living organisms to calm their madness. DISCOVER A BRAIN PUNK FUTURE Explore and protect a futuristic Japanese landscape that combines inspirations from classic anime and western science fiction. DEEP STORY DRIVEN EXPERIENCE Dive into a complex story of bonds, courage and heroism crafted by minds behind the iconic Tales of Vesperia.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.8
Legend of Mana Remastered

Legend of Mana Remastered

Platform: PlayStation 4
June 24, 2021
Create your World. In ancient times, the world was saved from destruction by sealing locations and events within magical artifacts. Now, you have the chance to recreate this world as you desire by discovering artifacts, placing them, and exploring the mysteries inside. > Construct a unique world map and story by carefully placing artifacts > Explore areas in any order, encountering nearly 70 different gameplay scenarios > Battle enemies in real-time with special attacks and customizable controls > Control every aspect of your new world: raise faithful pet monsters, create powerful golems, forge mighty weapons, and refine magical instruments > Adventure with a friend by having tyem importing their Legend of Mana character from a MEMORY CARD, or take control of an NPC
Metascore:
72
User Score:
6.6
Biomutant

Biomutant

Platform: PlayStation 4
May 25, 2021
Biomutant is an open-word, post-apocalyptic Kung-Fu fable RPG, with a unique martial arts styled combat system allowing you to mix melee, shooting and mutant ability action. Your actions play a major part in the unfolding of a story where End is coming to the New World. A plague is ruining the land and the Tree-of-Life is bleeding death from its roots. The Tribes stand divided, in need of someone strong enough to unite them or bring them all down... Although you are guided through the world by a Storyteller that narrates every step of your journey, it's your actions and choices that'll decide how your story of survival ends.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
6.8
King of Seas

King of Seas

Platform: PlayStation 4
May 25, 2021
King of Seas is an Action Role playing game set in a procedural pirate world. An epic adventure awaits you in a fantastic world, dotted with fights, lost islands and treasures. A universe that will keep you anchored as you struggle to become the king of all pirates.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
tbd
Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster

Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster

Platform: PlayStation 4
May 24, 2021
Reawaken your inner demon in a modernized version of the acclaimed ATLUS classic, Shin Megami Tensei III Nocturne HD Remaster. What begins as a normal day in Tokyo turns out to be everything but, when the Conception – an ethereal apocalypse – is invoked. The remains of the world are swallowed by chaos, as a demonic revolution descends into a broken city. Caught between a battle of Gods and demons, the choices you make can bring life, rebirth, or death, and determine who triumphs. This genre-defining, infamously punishing RPG is back and now includes: Remastered 3D models and backgrounds Additional difficulty settings for players of all skill levels Suspend save -- save your progress whenever you need! Voiced audio -- choose between Japanese and English VO
Metascore:
76
User Score:
7.5
NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139...

NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139...

Platform: PlayStation 4
April 22, 2021
Get ready to experience where the NieR series all began - NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139...Set in a post-apocalyptic world, NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139 is puts you in the role of the titular Nier, a young man on a quest to cure his sister Yonah of a deadly disease. What they discover will make them question everything they thought they knew The original NieR release has an interesting history. In Japan, there were two versions of the game: NieR Replicant and NieR Gestalt. NieR Replicant focused on Brother Nier and his sister Yonah. In NieR Gestalt, the main character was Father Nier, and Yonah his daughter. Only NieR Gestalt released in the West (under the name NIER) - so excitingly, this will be the first time many people will have played the Replicant version of the game.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.5
SaGa Frontier Remastered

SaGa Frontier Remastered

Platform: PlayStation 4
April 15, 2021
The 1998 PlayStation® classic is back: SaGa Frontier is remastered. The team of eight have returned – now with Fuse added as a playable character. Choose your favorite character and embark on your own unique journey. Each of the eight characters have different goals and endings. Your choices will affect how events unfold using the Free-Form Scenario System. This in-depth system will allow you to manipulate and expand a story all your own. Challenge yourself in nail-biting battles by using “glimmer" as well as learning new skills such as the ability to fire consecutive special attacks from multiple team members.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
6.3
Poison Control

Poison Control

Platform: PlayStation 4
April 13, 2021
This shooter-meets-action title combines high-octane gameplay and a grim-yet-charming art style into one unforgettable adventure. Use Poisonette's powers to purify poison mires while blasting away enemies as her gunslinging vessel. You can also customize your gameplay experience by choosing between a male or female vessel, unlocking weapons and enhancements with each world you purify, and increasing certain stats of Poisonette through choice-based dialogue. A poisonous partnership: swap between the poison-absorbing Poisonette and her gun-wielding vessel, and combine firepower and zone control to destroy the creatures of the poison mires. Enigmatic encounters: uncover the mysterious circumstances that set Poisonette and her vessel on the poisonous path towards redemption. Corrupt and colorful: with an art style that's as grim as it is charming, this twisted tale practically jumps off the screen! From vivid stages to vibrant gameplay effects, this adventure is as much a visual experience as it is visceral.
Metascore:
62
User Score:
tbd
Disco Elysium: The Final Cut

Disco Elysium: The Final Cut

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 30, 2021
Disco Elysium is about a detective who wakes up in a rundown coastal district with a banging headache and only a few dregs of memory left. You set out to discover what happened to him inside the unique world we have created. We’ve thrown together disco music, early motor carriages, and post-revolutionary angst for our setting, and brought it all to life with actual oil paintings.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
7.8
Black Legend

Black Legend

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 25, 2021
Lead a band of Mercenaries into a city covered by a mysterious deadly fog. Face a cult that has formed around the creator of this fog. Piece together stories from the few survivors, items and locations to discover the truth behind the situation, and stop the spread.
Metascore:
58
User Score:
tbd
The Outer Worlds: Murder on Eridanos

The Outer Worlds: Murder on Eridanos

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 17, 2021
The second and final expansion to the sci-fi role-playing game. The core of Murder on Eridanos is to solve a crime… and murder is just the beginning of what you will find. You will have to interrogate witnesses, learn about potential alibis, and argue who you believe is responsible. This also leads to some entertaining outcomes as it is up to you to decide what to do. Do you falsely accuse an innocent spectator? Do you present a poor case with lack of evidence? How will others respond? What happens if you try to convince people that you somehow are responsible for the murder? Yes, even that is possible. [Obsidian]
Metascore:
64
User Score:
6.9
Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Heart of the Forest

Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Heart of the Forest

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 24, 2021
Explore the myths and monsters of Europe’s last primeval wilderness. Play as Maia, who arrives at the ancient Białowieża Forest looking to explore her family history. Discover Rage in an adventure game inspired by the experience of the legendary tabletop roleplaying game Werewolf: The Apocalypse.
Metascore:
62
User Score:
6.6
Curse of the Dead Gods

Curse of the Dead Gods

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 23, 2021
You seek untold riches, eternal life, divine powers -- it leads to this accursed temple, a seemingly-infinite labyrinth of bottomless pits, deadly traps, and monsters. Your greed will lead you to death, but that is not an escape. Rise to fight again. Delve deeper again. Defy the malignant deities that linger in this place. Battle through hordes of enemies in dark, cavernous passages filled with traps and secrets of all sorts -- fire-spewing statues, explosives, hidden spikes, and worse. Collect mystical Relics and an arsenal of weapons to make yourself unstoppable. Corruption builds in you with every step -- encourage or ignore it, but each powerful curse can be a double-edged sword.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.6
Persona 5 Strikers

Persona 5 Strikers

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 19, 2021
The sequel to the international smash-hit Persona 5 (3.2 million copies world-wide) is now available as the series' first action RPG! Featuring an all-new story set up half a year after the events of P5! Travel Japan! Following the events of P5, the Phantom Thieves of Hearts gather once more during their summer break to solve the mystery behind new change of heart cases that are occurring all over Japan! Persona 5 is now an action RPG! The new action battle system makes hitting enemy weak points to activate a 1 More or All-Out Attack, which fans have come to love, even easier! You can even use Baton Pass to play as other characters! In the newly introduced Jails, you can switch controls between characters at any time! Clear the game with style by using different characters in unique situations! New character! Who is this new mysterious girl you meet in the Shibuya of the other world? Find out as she fights alongside you as the newest member of the Phantom Thieves of Hearts!
Metascore:
83
User Score:
7.8
Fallen Legion: Revenants

Fallen Legion: Revenants

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 16, 2021
In a world covered in miasma, a floating castle is the last refuge for mankind. The earth is scarred with creatures altered by the plague while Welkin Castle is isolated in the sky from the horrors below. Lucien, a charismatic politician protected within the castle’s walls, discovers an ancient book where he learns of the Exemplars, weapons that can turn into sentient soldiers. He joins forces with Rowena, a revenant determined to find a way to come back to life to raise her living son, and the two reluctantly make a pact to overthrow the mad tyrant controlling Welkin.
Metascore:
54
User Score:
tbd
Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Earthblood

Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Earthblood

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 4, 2021
A unique experience full of savage combat and mystical adventures, inspired by the famous role-playing game. You are Cahal, a powerful Garou who chose to go into exile after losing control of his destructive rage. On his quest for redemption and blood, Cahal plays a crucial role in the great war between the Garous and Endron, a powerful oil company that serves the Wyrm, whose destruction is ravaging the planet. He can transform into a wolf and a Crinos, a huge ferocious beast. Each form has its advantages: the wolf can sneak around undetected, Cahal as a human can interact with other people, and the Werewolf can unleash its rage to tear enemies apart.
Metascore:
42
User Score:
3.9
Ys IX: Monstrum Nox

Ys IX: Monstrum Nox

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 2, 2021
Renowned adventurer Adol “the Red” Christin and his companion Dogi arrive at Balduq, a city annexed by the Romun Empire, only for Adol to be detained before setting foot inside. While imprisoned, he meets a mysterious woman named Aprilis who turns him into a Monstrum, a being with supernatural Gifts and the power to exorcise monsters. Now, Adol must ally with his fellow Monstrums to fend off the fearsome threats emerging from a shadowy dimension called the Grimwald Nox, as well as unravel the mysteries of the Monstrum curse, and the truth behind the unrest within Balduq.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.2
Disjunction

Disjunction

Platform: PlayStation 4
January 28, 2021
Disjunction features unique stealth-action mechanics and abilities for each of its three playable characters, giving players the freedom and flexibility to choose the playstyle that suits them. Tackle encounters in lethal, high-octane combat, or use your wits to stick to the shadows, utilizing distraction techniques and non-lethal attacks to reach your objective.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
tbd
Sword of the Necromancer

Sword of the Necromancer

Platform: PlayStation 4
January 28, 2021
Help Tama to save Koko using the powers of the forbidden Sword of the Necromancer. Turn your foes into allies and reach the depths of the Necromancer's dungeon. Defeat the guardians to gain enough soul power to bring Koko back from the dead, no matter the cost.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
7.3
Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy

Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy

Platform: PlayStation 4
January 26, 2021
Ryza returns in the lead role, making her the first character in the history of the long-running Atelier franchise to take on the hero role in two successive entries. This all-new adventure, set three years after her heroic efforts in Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout. This dynamic sequel revolves around Ryza’s journey to the Royal Capital of Ashra-am Baird as she explores ancient ruins while seeking the truth behind the mystery of the lost legends.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.7
Nioh 2: The First Samurai

Nioh 2: The First Samurai

Platform: PlayStation 4
December 17, 2020
The thrilling conclusion to the Nioh 2 story and the third and final DLC expansionThe First Samurai. Brace yourselves to take on some of the most challenging missions and formidable foes in the entire series, along with an added difficulty level that will give even the most seasoned veterans a run for their money. A flash of light from Sohayamaru whisks the protagonist back to the past as a Visitor for the third and final time. They are brought back to the place their mother spoke of when they were very young, the land of the fabled youth that defeated an oni. Otakemaru's past, the secret of Sohayamaru, and the truth behind the first samurai. All of these mysteries will be revealed, and the protagonist's long journey will finally come to a climactic end.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
7.0
Cyberpunk 2077

Cyberpunk 2077

Platform: PlayStation 4
December 10, 2020
Cyberpunk 2077 is an open-world, action-adventure story set in Night City, a megalopolis obsessed with power, glamour and body modification. Assume the role of V, a mercenary outlaw going after a one-of-a-kind implant that is the key to immortality. You can customize your character’s cyberware, skillset and playstyle, and explore a vast city where the choices you make shape the story and the world around you. Become a cyberpunk, an urban mercenary equipped with cybernetic enhancements and build your legend on the streets of Night City. Take the riskiest job of your life and go after a prototype implant that is the key to immortality.
Metascore:
57
User Score:
3.7
Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition

Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition

Platform: PlayStation 4
December 4, 2020
The Definitive Edition includes all the content from the original release of the acclaimed DRAGON QUEST XI, and adds extra character-specific scenarios, the choice of playing with the original soundtrack or a grand orchestral version of the music, the ability to switch between 2D and 3D graphic modes, a Japanese voice-acting option, and much more.
Metascore:
91
User Score:
8.1
Morbid: The Seven Acolytes

Morbid: The Seven Acolytes

Platform: PlayStation 4
December 3, 2020
Morbid: The Seven Acolytes is a Horrorpunk Action RPG filled with Lovecraftian horrors and Cronenbergian gore.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
6.9
Heroes of Hammerwatch - Ultimate Edition

Heroes of Hammerwatch - Ultimate Edition

Platform: PlayStation 4
December 1, 2020
Action RPG rogue-lite Heroes of Hammerwatch is finally out on PS4 in its most complete form, as this Ultimate Edition comes with all the DLCs. Encounter endless hordes of enemies, traps, puzzles, secrets and tons of loot, as you battle your way through procedurally generated levels to reach the top of the Forsaken Spire. Upgrade to grant your persistent heroes with various enhancements that will further help you in your quest, and even bring them to your friends game!
Metascore:
81
User Score:
tbd
Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin

Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin

Platform: PlayStation 4
November 10, 2020
Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin combines side-scrolling action with deep crafting and farming simulation. Players take on the role of Sakuna, a spoiled harvest goddess banished to a dangerous island with a group of outcast humans. As she explores the beautiful, forbidding environments of the island, she will also find a home in a mountain village, proving herself worthy of her title by harvesting rice and bettering the lives of humans. In addition to being a fresh take on Japanese mythology and a love letter to action games, Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin is an ode to rice and an engrossing simulation of the craft behind the agriculture.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
7.8
Yakuza: Like a Dragon

Yakuza: Like a Dragon

Platform: PlayStation 4
November 10, 2020
RISE LIKE A DRAGON. Become Ichiban Kasuga, a low-ranking yakuza grunt left on the brink of death by the man he trusted most. Take up your legendary bat and get ready to crack some underworld skulls in dynamic RPG combat set against the backdrop of modern-day Japan.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.1
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV

Platform: PlayStation 4
October 27, 2020
The Erebonian Empire is on the brink of all out war! Taking place shortly after the ending of Trails of Cold Steel III, the heroes of Class VII find themselves against the full force of the Empire in an attempt to stop its path of total domination. Further, the hero of the Erebonian Civil War and Class VII's instructor, Rean Schwarzer, has gone missing. Now, the students of Class VII, old and new, must unite with heroes from all over the continent to create the only chance the world has to be spared from total destruction.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.7
Nioh 2: Darkness in the Capital

Nioh 2: Darkness in the Capital

Platform: PlayStation 4
October 15, 2020
Darkness in the Capital features new storylines, overwhelmingly powerful new bosses, tricky new Yokai, new Guardian Spirits, skills, Ninjutsu, Onmyo Magic and Soul Cores. And to top it all off, this new chapter will present electrifying new armor sets and a weapon that fans of hand-to-hand combat will surely relish. [Team Ninja]
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.1
Torchlight III

Torchlight III

Platform: PlayStation 4
October 13, 2020
It's been a century since the events of Torchlight II, and the Ember Empire is in decline. In Torchlight III, Novastraia is again under threat of invasion and it's up to you to defend against the Netherim and its allies. Gather your wits and brave the frontier to find fame, glory, and new adventures! Travel the Frontier Explore the wilderness, party with friends, gather materials to craft gear, or use magic to enter unknown dungeons! There's always something to do in the new frontier. Build & Upgrade Your Fort It's time to rebuild and that includes you! Enjoy your very own fort, where you can upgrade gear and renovate your fort to show off to your friends and the world. Collect Epic Gear Whether it's armor, weapons, dyes, recipes, ember cores, or even new pets...there's always more to find as you battle through dungeons and take on dangerous foes. Pets Are Back Fight your way to fame and glory with your loyal companion! Add skills and equip them with gear to make them stronger. Each species comes in a myriad of colors and styles, so make sure to collect them all! Build Your Hero With four unique classes to choose from, players can utilize class-specific mechanics to maximize damage and their odds of survival. Combine epic gear, Relic powers, and class abilities to customize your playstyle.
Metascore:
62
User Score:
3.0
Ikenfell

Ikenfell

Platform: PlayStation 4
October 8, 2020
A turn-based tactical RPG about a group of troublesome magic students. Use timing mechanics to power your spells and block attacks, explore the twisted halls of a vast magic school, fight challenging monsters and bosses, and uncover dark secrets never meant to be found.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
tbd
Costume Kingdom

Costume Kingdom

Platform: PlayStation 4
September 30, 2020
Costume Kingdom is a Halloween themed turn based action-adventure game set in a open world environment and played from a third-person perspective. The player takes on the role of “Rain” a young child on a quest to beat the Apex Cup while unknowingly saving Halloween. The Apex Cup is a competition held on Halloween night where the children of Monkchester use their Hallowmon in a tournament to see who is the champion! Build your team of Hallowmon and trick-or-treat your way through the breathtaking Monkchester. It is essential to collect costumes & complete quests to unlock mystical abilities that will aid you in defeating Pineapple & saving Halloween, This is a holiday experience that will warm the hearts of adults and children alike.
Metascore:
51
User Score:
7.6
Genshin Impact

Genshin Impact

Platform: PlayStation 4
September 28, 2020
Welcome to the beautiful fantasy world of Teyvat. Step into a huge open-world of adventure and mystery, where heroic quests await. As a traveller from another world, you must find your lost sibling and unravel Teyvat's many secrets. Joined by Paimon, a kind-hearted sprite guide, your mission takes you through beautiful forests, bustling towns, and treacherous dungeons. And while your journey may put you into the path of merciless foes and fiendish puzzles you can count on numerous playable allies to join your custom party of four, harnessing the power of the elements to overcome all obstacles. Key Features: Explore Teyvat however you want Fly across the open-world, swim in a massive sea, climb mountains, and stray off the beaten path. Whether you decide to follow the storyline or just enjoy the gorgeous environment, Teyvat is yours to discover. Add up to four party members Choose who fights by your side, with over 30 characters to meet and create your party witheach possessing different abilities, personalities, and combat styles. Will you pick Jean, the acting grand master of the knights? Or Lisa, a witch harnessing the raw force of lightning? Master the seven elements Control and combine Pyro, Hydro, Electro, Anemo, Dendro, Cryo, and Geo to solve challenging puzzles and unleash powerful attacks. Travel alone or hunt together Charge head-on into battles by yourself, or invite your friends to join the fight against dangerous monsters, and discover the secrets of this vast world together.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
4.7
13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim

13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim

Platform: PlayStation 4
September 22, 2020
A departure from the studio's traditional fantasy style, the game takes place in a modern setting punctuated with giant mechs. Although the world may be bleak, Vanillaware's signature artistic shine and gorgeous aesthetics will bring the characters and story of 13 Sentinels to life.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
9.0
The Outer Worlds: Peril on Gorgon

The Outer Worlds: Peril on Gorgon

Platform: PlayStation 4
September 9, 2020
The Outer Worlds: Peril on Gorgon takes place on the Gorgon asteroid, which was the site of one of the most ambitious scientific undertakings in Halcyon: the development and synthesis of Adrena-Time, a drug intended to improve the productivity of workers across the Halcyon colony.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
6.3
Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning

Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning

Platform: PlayStation 4
September 8, 2020
The hit RPG returns! From the minds of the bestselling author R.A. Salvatore, spawn creator Todd mcfarlane, and Elder Scrolls IV: oblivion lead designer Ken rolston, comes kingdoms of amalur: re-reckoning. Remastered with stunning visuals and refined gameplay re-reckoning delivers intense, customizable RPG combat inside a sprawling game world. Uncover the secrets of amalur, from the vibrant city of rathir to the vast region of dalentarth to the grim dungeons of the brigand Hall caverns. Rescue a world torn apart by a vicious war and control the keys to immortality as the first Warrior ever to be resurrected from the grips of death. * Build the ideal character for the most intense combat, choosing from a countless combinations of skills, abilities, weapons and pieces of armor * The revolutionary destiny system allows you to continuously evolve your character class to your style of play * Seamlessly Integrate magical and melee attacks as you take on scores of enemies in grand fight sequences and finish them Off with brutal fate shift kills * Extend your experience in amalur with all DLC from the original release, from teeth of naros to Legend of Dead kel and more! * Hundreds of hours of RPG play await! Travel from the vibrant city of rathir, to the vast region of dalentarth, and the grim dungeons of the brigand Hall caverns as you uncover the secrets of amalur!
Metascore:
72
User Score:
6.8
Wasteland 3

Wasteland 3

Platform: PlayStation 4
August 28, 2020
In Wasteland 3 you take command of a squad of Desert Rangers, lawmen and women in a post-nuclear world, trying to rebuild society from the ashes. More than a century after the bombs fell, you’re fighting a losing battle to keep your beloved Arizona alive. Then the self-proclaimed Patriarch of Colorado radios, promising aid if you'll do a job he can only entrust to an outsider—rescue his land from the ambitions of his three bloodthirsty children. You’re dispatched on a desperate quest from the scorching deserts to the snowy mountains to start from scratch, building a new base, finding a snow-worthy vehicle, training new recruits, and fighting your way through hostile frozen wastes. All the while, you'll have to decide who to trust in this land torn apart by corruption, intrigue, warring factions, crazed cultists, cutthroat gangs, and bitter sibling rivalries. Build a reputation for yourself by making decisions that will profoundly impact Colorado, its inhabitants and the story you experience. Will you be Colorado’s savior or its worst nightmare? Wasteland 3 is a squad-based RPG from inXile entertainment, featuring challenging tactical turn-based combat and a deep, reactive story full of twists, turns, and brutal ethical decisions that will keep you hooked whether you’re a Wasteland veteran or new to the series. Create a squad of up to six Rangers and customize them with perks and abilities geared to your playstyle. You even get your own battle truck, which you can upgrade into a hardened war beast, bristling with weapons, to help mow down your enemies.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
6.7
Nexomon: Extinction

Nexomon: Extinction

Platform: PlayStation 4
August 28, 2020
Nexomon: Extinction is a return to classic monster catching games, complete with a brand new story, eccentric characters and over 300 unique Nexomon to trap and tame. The world is on the brink of extinction as mighty Tyrant Nexomon fight for dominion over humans and monsters. Join the guild of tamers and begin an epic journey to restore balance before all hope is lost Begin Your Journey Leave the orphanage you grew up in, choose your first Nexomon and start your life as a Tamer. Explore a world teeming with Nexomon Trap and tame over 300 brand new Nexomon from eleven elemental types, with powerful evolutions. Join the Fight Tyrant Nexomon roam free and the Guild of Tamers is stretched to the limit, can you change the tide of the battle? Battle Trainers and Tyrants Step up and take on would-be challengers and dangerous foes in beautifully animated turn-based battles. Discover Diverse Regions From arid deserts to freezing tundra, navigate challenging environments and manage their effects on your Nexomon. Immerse yourself in the world of Nexomon Uncover secrets, stumble upon side-quests and encounter a raft of eccentric characters. Train hard to become the greatest Dynamic difficulty will see the world around you get more challenging as you progress, as even defeated trainers come back stronger than before and ready to battle again!
Metascore:
73
User Score:
7.6
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Remastered Edition

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Remastered Edition

Platform: PlayStation 4
August 27, 2020
The Return of a Masterpiece FINAL FANTASY CRYSTAL CHRONICLES is back and more beautiful than ever on Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4, fifteen years after the classic original. FINAL FANTASY CRYSTAL CHRONICLES Remastered Edition follows a young group, known as the Crystal Caravans, as they embark on an epic journey to search for myrrh, a precious and rare liquid needed to cleanse and maintain a crystal protecting their world from the deadly gas, miasma. Team up with faraway friends to take down fearsome foes! Enlist comrades to your crystal caravan in an online multiplayer mode for up to four players.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
5.0
Death end re;Quest 2

Death end re;Quest 2

Platform: PlayStation 4
August 25, 2020
In collaboration with Corpse Party scenario writer Makoto Kedouin, this horror RPG follows Mai Toyama’s search for her sister in a quiet lakeside town. She’ll unravel clues to the town’s past by day, and battle Shadow Matter by night. Can you uncover the truth before reality is consumed by darkness?
Metascore:
74
User Score:
6.7
Mortal Shell

Mortal Shell

Platform: PlayStation 4
August 18, 2020
Mortal Shell is a deep action-RPG that tests your sanity and resilience in a shattered world. Your adversaries spare no mercy, with survival demanding superior awareness and precision. Possess lost warriors, discover hidden sanctums, and face formidable foes.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
6.9
Pathfinder: Kingmaker - Definitive Edition

Pathfinder: Kingmaker - Definitive Edition

Platform: PlayStation 4
August 18, 2020
Pathfinder: Kingmaker is the first single-player isometric CRPG set in the world of a top-selling D&D type role-playing game by Paizo. Being a tribute to such classics as Baldur's Gate and Neverwinter Nights, it brings back memories of beloved gameplay mechanics and embarks the player on a hand-crafted, story-driven adventure. Become introduced to the rich universe of Pathfinder as a newcomer or explore famous locations familiar to any fan of the original tabletop game. Walk your path through the legendary Stolen Lands and meet iconic characters, ready to accompany you on your arduous journey. Gather the perfect party, dive into a great variety of dungeons, and defeat some of the deadliest creatures this world has ever seen. Witness how your decisions affect the environment and the people inhabiting it. Establish your kingdom to bring peace, hope, and prosperity to the land or take everything for yourself and drive it into darkness. The choice is only yours! THE MAJOR FEATURES: COMPANION FOCUSED STORY Experience the adventure alongside living and breathing companions, each with deep stories and decisions of their own. Love them, adore them or hate them for who they are. CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT Customize your character and companions with a multitude of options available in Pathfinder to make the perfect party capable of overcoming insurmountable challenges. KINGDOM Establish your kingdom in Stolen Lands, claim new territories, and build towns and cities. Be a wise ruler or a heavy-handed tyrant.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
5.1
Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Familia Myth Infinite Combate

Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Familia Myth Infinite Combate

Platform: PlayStation 4
August 11, 2020
This JRPG follows the story of the anime DanMachi, and adds brand new content! Enter the fantasy world of Orario, where gods live amongst humans and protect them in their Familia and become the greatest adventurer through dungeon-crawling, real-time RPG combat and date events.
Metascore:
46
User Score:
tbd
Fairy Tail

Fairy Tail

Platform: PlayStation 4
July 31, 2020
Fight for Your Guild with Powerful Magical Abilities in FAIRY TAIL. FAIRY TAIL, based on Hiro Mashima's best-selling manga and anime series of the same name, follows the spell-binding plot from "The Grand Magic Games" story arc -- enabling gamers to re-live, or experience for the first time, the exciting episodes of this fan-favorite storyline. Not only will they be able to experience stories previously told in the manga and anime, but they will even be able to enjoy never before seen story and quest elements. Throughout their journey, players will be able to form a party from a selection of over ten iconic characters, including: the fire dragon slayer, Natsu Dragneel; the celestial mage, Lucy Heartfilia; the ice-make mage, Gray Fullbuster; the fairy queen 'Titania', Erza Scarlet; and the young sky dragon slayer, Wendy Marvell. With a wealth of guild members to recruit to their party, players can form their own dream team even including an unlikely group of allies for their own unique adventure. The fiery and intense magical battles from the series are breathtakingly brought to life in FAIRY TAIL's environment; with a diverse range of magic available for the extraordinary characters to wield. Renowned moves from the series light up the screen, with some characters such as Natsu being able to take advantage of mode changes like utilizing the eye-popping Lightning Fire Dragon Mode. In addition, some guild members will be available to support in battle; including the Fairy Tail Guild Master, Makarov Dreyar, who can be called in to provide powerful aid on the battlefield. In FAIRY TAIL, completing battles and quests will not only level up party members, it will lead to character bonding scenarios, provide options to upgrade the guild, and eventually raise the 'Guild Rank' enabling players to take on more challenging missions in their quest to become the greatest guild in Fiore.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
5.8
Hellpoint

Hellpoint

Platform: PlayStation 4
July 30, 2020
Hellpoint is an intense action RPG taking place on Irid Novo, a derelict space station soaked in an intoxicating dark sci fi atmosphere. Fight dreadful creatures, face the Cosmic Gods and unravel their twisted story. Should the challenge be too great, play with a friend in local or online coop.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
6.8
Nioh 2: The Tengu's Disciple

Nioh 2: The Tengu's Disciple

Platform: PlayStation 4
July 30, 2020
Nioh 2: The Tengu's Disciple is a Role-Playing game, developed by Team Ninja and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
7.9
void tRrLM(); //Void Terrarium

void tRrLM(); //Void Terrarium

Platform: PlayStation 4
July 14, 2020
void tRrLM(); //Void Terrarium is a roguelike adventure set in a post-apocalyptic world where humans have supposedly gone extinct. The player takes control of a scrapped janitorial robot on his journey to explore the desolate wasteland in search of food, medicine, and crafting supplies in order to keep a defenseless human girl alive. Confront wasteland creatures and rogue robots in procedurally generated levels where no two expeditions are alike. The fate of mankind rests in your hands.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
7.1
Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris

Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris

Platform: PlayStation 4
July 10, 2020
For the first time ever, players can experience SWORD ART ONLINE's anime storyline in game format with SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris! Play as the protagonist Kirito and immerse yourself in "Underworld," a mysterious virtual world set in the anime's Alicization arc. Featuring intense battle action, stunning JRPG visuals, and an expansive world to explore; your journey through the latest VRMMO SWORD ART ONLINE game is ready to begin!
Metascore:
58
User Score:
6.0
CrossCode

CrossCode

Platform: PlayStation 4
July 9, 2020
A retro-inspired 2D Action RPG set in the distant future. A story about the distant future of gaming - from an unexpected angle. Plenty of characters and plot twists included. Master the bouncing ball mechanics and solve a whole bunch of puzzles. CrossCode has fast, action-packed combat filled with damage numbers. And we still managed to squeeze some strategy in there. Be a proper avatar and master all 4 elements: Cold, Heat, Shock and Wave. What, those are not the right elements? No idea what you are talking about. Being a proper RPG, CrossCode comes with tons of skills, equipment, items, NPCs, quests and all those fun little things consuming your precious time. CrossCode is full of awesome: huge hostile cyborg crabs, a seaman with a jetpack and head-banging meerkats.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.4
The Elder Scrolls Online: Greymoor

The Elder Scrolls Online: Greymoor

Platform: PlayStation 4
June 9, 2020
A YEAR-LONG GOTHIC ADVENTURE Stop a powerful Vampire Lord from enslaving Tamriel in the Dark Heart of Skyrim, a gothic tale of sinister secrets and deadly betrayals. The Elder Scrolls Online: Greymoor is the next stage in the epic story that begins with the Harrowstorm DLC and continues throughout the entire year. EXPLORE WESTERN SKYRIM Venture through an iconic land, almost 1000 years before the events of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. Traverse the frozen tundra and snowy mountains of the Nord homeland and delve into the perilous depths of long-forgotten Blackreach. AN ANCIENT EVIL Terrible monsters, led by a Vampire Lord, rise from the depths of Blackreach, intent on devouring souls to fuel their fiendish plans. As darkness consumes the land, Skyrim needs heroes to restore the light. DISCOVER TAMRIEL'S HISTORY Travel across Tamriel to recover lost artifacts with the new Antiquities System. Scry the location of ancient relics and excavate them to uncover Tamriel's hidden history and become a world-renown Archaeologist! ALL-NEW ADVENTURES Explore the land of the Nords and encounter a people as unique and stalwart as Skyrim itself! This all-new zone features a macabre main story, exciting side quests, terrifying world bosses, dangerous delves, and more. A NEW TRIAL: KYNE'S AEGIS Defend the island bastion of Kyne's Aegis in a massive 12-player trial and protect the besieged villagers from invading Sea Giants. Battle hordes of monstrous raiders and three challenging bosses in this new PvE group challenge. NEW WORLD EVENTS: HARROWSTORMS Supernatural Harrowstorms plague Western Skyrim, draining the life energy of anyone caught within and transforming them into ravenous monsters or mindless zombies. Band together and shut down these world events before the very soul of Skyrim is lost. NEW REWARDS: SKYRIM'S BOUNTY Earn, unlock, and loot a massive selection of new and unique rewards found within the snow-swept region of Western Skyrim, including six armor sets, tons of collectables, Achievements, items, and more!
Metascore:
73
User Score:
5.3
Ys: Memories of Celceta

Ys: Memories of Celceta

Platform: PlayStation 4
June 9, 2020
In Ys: Memories of Celceta, developer Falcom revisits the land and characters of Japanese cult favorite Ys IV for its first ever North American debut. This re-envisioning of the fourth installment in the Ys series takes a brand new approach, changing and framing the story of Ys IV within an all-new tale of conspiracy, deception and mystery. Featuring an updated version of the party-based battle system from Ys Seven, as well as the largest and most varied overworld in series history, Ys: Memories of Celceta brings a greater sense of adventure to the Ys universe than has ever been seen before.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
7.2
Bug Fables: The Everlasting Sapling

Bug Fables: The Everlasting Sapling

Platform: PlayStation 4
May 28, 2020
Follow Vi, Kabbu, and Leif as they uncover the secrets of the Land of Bugaria. Explore and combine your team’s abilities to solve puzzles, defeat powerful enemies and find ancient treasures.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.9
Minecraft Dungeons

Minecraft Dungeons

Platform: PlayStation 4
May 26, 2020
What exactly is Minecraft: Dungeons? It's an all-new action-adventure game inspired by classic dungeon crawlers, where you'll constantly discover new weapons and items that will help you defeat a ruthless swarm of new-and-nasty mobs. You'll fight or flee through canyons, swamps and of course mines. You can brave the dungeons alone, or team up with friends. Up to four players can battle together through action-packed, treasure-stuffed, wildly varied levels, all in an epic quest to save the villagers and take down the evil Arch-Illager.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
6.3
Dread Nautical

Dread Nautical

Platform: PlayStation 4
April 29, 2020
Welcome aboard a cruise liner called Hope. Supernatural forces have taken over the ship. With mysterious malevolent monstrosities aboard, you’ll need to seek out other survivors, track down food and other resources, and manage your safe haven in this tactical turn-based RPG from Zen Studios. Work your way across all 20 decks to unlock the mysteries of the ship to make it out alive and escape this vacation from hell.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
5.0
Trials of Mana

Trials of Mana

Platform: PlayStation 4
April 24, 2020
When the world was shrouded in darkness, the Goddess of Mana drew forth the Sword of Mana to smite the eight Benevodons, monsters of destruction. She sealed the horrors inside the eight Mana Stones, bringing the realm back from the brink. Weakened from rebuilding the world, the Goddess changed herself into a tree and fell into a deep sleep for many years. However, the forces of evil soon sought to free the Benevodons to gain control of the world. They started a terrible war to further their plot and destabilize the kingdoms. Peace was at an end. Mana itself began to disappear from the world and the Mana Tree started to wither...
Metascore:
76
User Score:
7.5
Fallout 76: Wastelanders

Fallout 76: Wastelanders

Platform: PlayStation 4
April 14, 2020
In addition to introducing fully voiced NPCs to the world of Fallout 76, Wastelanders brings a brand-new main questline, new locations, new enemies, new weapons, a new reputation system and much more.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
6.0
Final Fantasy VII Remake

Final Fantasy VII Remake

Platform: PlayStation 4
April 10, 2020
Long ago, we looked upon a foreboding sky. The memory of the star that threatened all burns eternal in our hearts. In its wake came an age of silence. Yet with each fond remembrance, we knew those encountered were not forgotten, that some day we would see them again. Perhaps it was no more than wishful thinking. But after the long calm, there are the beginnings of a stir. The reunion at hand may bring joy, it may bring fear, but let us embrace whatever it brings. For they are coming back. At last the promise has been made.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.1
Persona 5 Royal

Persona 5 Royal

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 31, 2020
Prepare for an all-new RPG experience in Persona 5 Royal based in the universe of the award-winning series, Persona! Don the mask of Joker and join the Phantom Thieves of Hearts. Break free from the chains of modern society and stage grand heists to infiltrate the minds of the corrupt and make them change their ways! Persona 5 Royal is packed with new characters, confidants, story depth, new locations to explore, and a new grappling hook mechanic for stealthy access to new areas. With a new semester at Shujin Academy, get ready to strengthen your abilities in the metaverse and in your daily life. Persona 5 Royal presents a unique visual style and award nominated composer Shoji Meguro returns with an all-new soundtrack. Explore Tokyo, unlock new Personas, customize your own personal Thieves Den, discover a never-before-seen story arc, cutscenes, alternate endings, and more! Even for the most seasoned Phantom Thieves among us, Persona 5 Royal is a new challenge to defy conventions, discover the power within, and fight for justice. Wear the mask. Reveal your truth.
Metascore:
95
User Score:
8.5
Operencia: The Stolen Sun

Operencia: The Stolen Sun

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 31, 2020
Operencia: The Stolen Sun embraces everything you love about classic first-person dungeon-crawlers, enhancing the old-school turn-based RPG experience with modern sensibilities. Gather your team of memorable characters and guide them through a world inspired by Central European mythology, where history meets legend.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
5.6
Nioh 2

Nioh 2

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 13, 2020
Master the lethal arts of the samurai as a mysterious half-human, half-supernatural Yokai warrior, in this challenging action RPG sequel. Explore violent Sengoku-era Japan and the deadly Dark Realm, both plagued with grotesque, merciless demons. Unsheathe your deadly weapons and cut down all enemies in your path using a revamped combat system and the ability to transform into a full Yokai to unleash devastating paranormal powers.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.9
Dead or School

Dead or School

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 13, 2020
Join Hisako's fight for survival against the zombie infestation overrunning Tokyo and defend her right to a normal school life in this fast-paced 2.5D adventure. Forced into isolation underground by the zombie apocalypse, Hisako has little understanding of the world above. After hearing stories about schools aboveground, Hisako dons her grandmother's school uniform and takes up arms against the undead horde with one goal in mind: to become a school girl! Travel across Tokyo visiting iconic locations such as Shinjuku, Asakusa and Roppongi using the subway system and take on gruesome bosses in both close and ranged combat. Upgrade Hisako's weapons and abilities for even more destructive force and find collectables that reveal the truth behind the zombie apocalypse. Will Hisako be able to find salvation at SCHOOL, or is the world just DEAD? Find out in DEAD OR SCHOOL!
Metascore:
60
User Score:
4.9
Katana Kami: A Way of the Samurai Story

Katana Kami: A Way of the Samurai Story

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 20, 2020
The Way of the Samurai is forged in battle! Play as a ronin during Japan’s Meiji Restoration. The swordsmith Dojima falls into debt and his beautiful daughter is taken as collateral. Help repay the debt by crafting swords by day and exploring the mysterious, twisting dungeons of the Ipponmatsu Cave for valuable materials at night.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
7.1
Darksiders Genesis

Darksiders Genesis

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 14, 2020
From the dawn of creation, the council has maintained the Balance across existence. Carrying out their orders are the Horsemen, Nephilim (powerful beings spawned from the unnatural union of angels and demons) who have pledged themselves to the Council and been granted immense power. However, this power came at a tragic cost: the Horsemen were ordered to use their newfound strength to wipe out the rest of their kind. What followed was a bloody battle on Eden where the Horsemen, obeying the will of the Council, annihilated the Nephilim. Darksiders: Genesis is an action/adventure that tears its way through hordes of demons, angels, and everything in-between on its way to Hell and back with guns blazing and swords swinging. Genesis gives players their first look at the world of Darksiders before the events of the original game, as well as introduces the horseman Strife.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
7.3
Arc of Alchemist

Arc of Alchemist

Platform: PlayStation 4
January 30, 2020
Quinn Bravesford and her squad are sent on a quest to find the Great Power — the key to save humanity. Is there hope within the desert or is it merely a mirage?
Metascore:
46
User Score:
3.5
Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire

Platform: PlayStation 4
January 28, 2020
Pursue a rogue god over land and sea in the sequel to the multi-award-winning RPG Pillars of Eternity. Captain your ship on a dangerous voyage of discovery across the vast unexplored archipelago region of the Deadfire. Bend the world to your will, as you explore the depths of infinite possibilities, including detailed character customization, total freedom of exploration, and more meaningful choices at every turn. Features: * Immerse yourself in a deeper single player RPG game experience -- enriched with cutting edge technology and features, Deadfire builds on the foundation of classic D&D gameplay with vastly improved graphics, deeper game mechanics and a whole new hand-crafted adventure where choices truly matter. * Discover the new region of the Deadfire -- plot your own course by ship and explore the rich and exotic islands of the archipelago region, discovering new places interacting with their inhabitants and engaging in a variety of quests at every port. * Build your party and customize your companions -- choose from 7 different companions to join you on your quest and assign multiple classes and deeper abilities for each. Witness their personal relationships and interactions unfold with the addition of the new companion system. * Captain your ship across the seas -- as your stronghold on the seas, your ship is much more than simply a vessel for exploring. Upgrade your ship and crew and choose what skills you improve in order to survive dangerous encounters along the way.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
4.8
Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire - Ultimate Edition

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire - Ultimate Edition

Platform: PlayStation 4
January 28, 2020
The god Eothas awakened from his sleep, erupting from beneath your castle, killing your people and stealing a piece of your soul. Now only you and your companions can uncover the rogue god’s machinations as he tramples over the Deadfire Archipelago. The award-winning RPG from the masters at Obsidian Entertainment finally arrives, featuring all major updates and expansions.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
4.5
Kingdom Hearts III - Re Mind

Kingdom Hearts III - Re Mind

Platform: PlayStation 4
January 23, 2020
Re Mind—The other tale that unfolded during the climax of KINGDOM HEARTS III. Determined to rescue Kairi, Sora travels to the Keyblade Graveyard a short time before the final battle was to take place. Lacking a corporeal form, he traces the hearts of the seven guardians of light. Through experiencing their personal battles firsthand, Sora is about to discover truths that he has never before imagined.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
6.1
Shadow Legend VR

Shadow Legend VR

Platform: PlayStation 4
January 21, 2020
Shadow Legend is an action-adventure game exclusively designed for virtual reality where you play as the Grand Master of the Knights Templar in a story-driven medieval crusade. Freely explore densely filled worlds and use your sword, bow, and magic skills to save your kingdom from the destruction of Lord Adaroth.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
6.9
Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot

Platform: PlayStation 4
January 17, 2020
Relive the story of Goku in DRAGON BALL Z: KAKAROT! Beyond the epic battles, experience life in the DRAGON BALL Z world as you fight, fish, eat, and train with Goku. Explore the new areas and adventures as you advance through the story and form powerful bonds with other heroes from the DRAGON BALL Z universe. Experience the Story Experience the story of DRAGON BALL Z from epic events to light-hearted side quests, including never-before-seen story moments that answer some burning questions of Dragon Ball lore for the first time! Iconic DRAGON BALL Z Play through iconic DRAGON BALL Z battles on a scale unlike any other. Fight across vast battlefields with destructible environments and experience epic boss battles that will test the limits of your combat abilities. Increase your power level and rise to the challenge! Don't Just Fight As Goku Live as Goku. Fish, fly, eat, train, and battle your way through the DRAGON BALL Z sagas, making friends and building relationships with a massive cast of DRAGON BALL characters.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
7.9
Star Ocean: First Departure R

Star Ocean: First Departure R

Platform: PlayStation 4
December 5, 2019
Space Date: 346. From a power yet undiscovered, a new generation will be born. Our tale begins on the primitive planet of Roak where Roddick lives in the peaceful and uneventful town of Kratus. As a member of the village’s local “Defence Force” tasked with the protection of Kratus, Roddick learns of a mysterious disease that has broken out in the neighboring town. Those infected turn to stone, but continue to live on in a petrified state. Roddick, along with his two friends Millie and Dorne, make their way to the neighboring town. Informed of a cure for the sickness, they head to Mt. Metorx where a healing herb is rumored to grow. When they reach the summit, the party encounter Ronyx and Ilia, who appear before them in a pillar of light. Thus, the story of STAR OCEAN begins...
Metascore:
73
User Score:
6.5
Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition

Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition

Platform: PlayStation 4
December 3, 2019
Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition adds all-new enhanced features to the playable content of Neverwinter Nights Diamond Edition. Slink through the shadows as a deadly half-elven rogue, wield fearsome magics as a powerful gnomish sorcerer, vanquish your foes as an armor-clad dwarven paladin... whatever hero you create, incredible adventures await. Discover magic, wonder, and danger at every turn on your own or with friends in these classic Dungeons & Dragons adventures. Enhanced Features: - Mobile Play: A new virtual joystick and context sensitive button makes gameplay easy - Improved Display: Featuring a new re-engineered UI for tablet and phone play. Portrait, combat bar, inventory, and other UI elements adjust in size based on device resolution, and can be scaled to your liking. - Advanced Graphics Options: Pixel shaders and post-processing effects make for crisper, cleaner visuals. Enable contrast, vibrance, and depth of field options as preferred. - Community Endorsed: Original developers have teamed with key members of the Neverwinter Nights community to curate important fan-requested improvements to support players, storytellers, and modders. - Backwards Compatibility: Works with save games, modules, and mods from the original Neverwinter Nights. A galaxy of community created content awaits. - Cross-Platform Multiplayer: Experience vast persistent worlds and game online with friends playing on mobile or desktop. All the playable content of Neverwinter Nights Diamond Edition: - The original Neverwinter Nights campaign: Find yourself at the center of intrigue, betrayal, and dark magic in Neverwinter Nights. Journey through dangerous cities, monster filled dungeons and deep into uncharted wilderness in search of the cure for a cursed plague ravaging the city of Neverwinter. Two expansion packs: - Shadows of Undrentide: Another adventure begins in Shadows of Undrentide! Charged by your master to recover four ancient artifacts, travel from the Silver Marches to unravel mysteries of a long-dead magical civilization. - Hordes of the Underdark: Continue the adventure started in Shadows of Undrentide and journey into the ever-more bizarre and hostile depths of Undermountain to challenge a gathering evil.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
3.6
Heroland

Heroland

Platform: PlayStation 4
December 3, 2019
You’re invited to a magical theme park where anyone can be a hero — except for you. You just work there! Conjured from your 16-bit dreams by the legends of Japanese RPGs, this whimsical tale of princes and part-timers guarantees excitement that cannot be forgotten.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
tbd
SaGa: Scarlet Grace - Ambitions

SaGa: Scarlet Grace - Ambitions

Platform: PlayStation 4
December 3, 2019
Originally released in Japan in 2016, SaGa SCARLET GRACE lets you pick one of four distinct heroes - each with their own unique storylines. That means you essentially have four RPGs in a single game. The version that launches in the West as SaGa SCARLET GRACE: AMBITIONS improves things further, with enhanced graphics, character voiceovers, new skills to learn and much more.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
6.3
Romancing SaGa 3

Romancing SaGa 3

Platform: PlayStation 4
November 11, 2019
Originally released in 1995 for the Super Famicom (the Japanese name for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System) Romancing SaGa 3 is one of the greatest adventures of its time. It was developed by some of the biggest names in RPG development, including the legendary Akitoshi Kawazu, director of Romancing SaGa, SaGa Frontier and THE FINAL FANTASY LEGEND. You pick a lead character from eight unique heroes, and recruit additional members to your party as the adventure continues. You'll be able to take up to six characters into battle at a time, and engage in tactical turn-based combat against some truly fearsome foes. This new remastered version of the game features absolutely beautiful HD visuals with newly drawn art and entirely new pictures, all created by illustrator Tomomi Kobayashi - famed for her work on the SaGa series. It also adds a new dungeon to explore and battle in, new scenarios and a new game+ feature.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
6.3
Conception Plus: Maidens of the Twelve Stars

Conception Plus: Maidens of the Twelve Stars

Platform: PlayStation 4
November 5, 2019
The baby boom is back as this Star-Filled RPG is reborn on Steam! The main protagonist, Itsuki Yuge, is suddenly summoned to the magical world of Granvania to save it from evil Impurities. As the savior from another world known as "God's Gift," Itsuki and his Star Children, born between him and the 12 Star Maidens, are the only ones capable of banishing these Impurities. To return to his own world, he must save this one with the help of his Star Children! KEY FEATURES * The Stars Have Aligned Deepen your bonds with the 12 Star Maidens to birth a new generation of Star Children with updated graphics! * Bred to Fight Form a party up to 13 characters strong and fight through stimulating positioning-based battles! * Adapt and Conquer with the Power of the Stars Featuring Stardust Labyrinths that transform every time you step inside! * The More, the Merrier Flourish a new bond with a newly conceived character, Alfie the trainer!
Metascore:
62
User Score:
4.4
Citadel: Forged with Fire

Citadel: Forged with Fire

Platform: PlayStation 4
November 1, 2019
Citadel: Forged With Fire is a massive online sandbox RPG with elements of magic, spellcasting and inter-kingdom conflict. As a newly minted apprentice of the magic arts, you will set off to investigate the dangerous world of Ignus. Your goal: create a name for yourself and achieve notoriety and power among the land’s ruling Houses.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
6.7
Dusk Diver

Dusk Diver

Platform: PlayStation 4
October 29, 2019
When an unstable dimensional rift brings together Gods, Phantoms and Humans, headstrong highschool girl Yang Yumo must step up to protect the neighborhood. Fight alongside your guardians as part of a dynamic action-oriented combat system in the bustling streets, stores, personalities and even cuisines of Taipei.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
7.2
Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout

Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout

Platform: PlayStation 4
October 29, 2019
The beautiful role-playing game follows the exploits of teenage tomboy Ryza, who dreams of escaping her mundane village lifestyle, alongside her band of mischievous friends. One day, as they explore a forbidden island in search of adventure, they meet an elderly magician who will change their lives forever.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
8.2
The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

Platform: PlayStation 4
October 25, 2019
The Outer Worlds is a new single-player first-person sci-fi RPG from Obsidian Entertainment and Private Division. Lost in transit while on a colonist ship bound for the furthest edge of the galaxy, you awake decades later only to find yourself in the midst of a deep conspiracy threatening to destroy the Halcyon colony. As you explore the furthest reaches of space and encounter various factions, all vying for power, the character you decide to become will determine how this player-driven story unfolds. In the corporate equation for the colony, you are the unplanned variable.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.9
Cat Quest II

Cat Quest II

Platform: PlayStation 4
October 24, 2019
Cat Quest II is a 2D open-world action-RPG set in a fantasy realm of cats and dogs. Under threat from a continuing war between the cats of Felingard and the advancing dogs of the Lupus Empire, Cat Quest II tells the tail of two kings, brought together against their will, on a paw-some journey to reclaim their thrones.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.2
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III

Platform: PlayStation 4
October 22, 2019
The end of the civil war led to the turning point of a new era for the Erebonian Empire. Centering on Rean Schwarzer as the Ashen Chevalier, the young man who came to be seen as a hero within the country, a new story of young heroes will unfold.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.7
Children of Morta

Children of Morta

Platform: PlayStation 4
October 15, 2019
Children of Morta is a narrative-based roguelike hack’n slash game for PC, Mac and Linux which will involve you in the adventures of a family.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.4
Indivisible

Indivisible

Platform: PlayStation 4
October 8, 2019
INDIVISIBLE is inspired by classics like Valkyrie Profile and Metroid, and has the unique character, world, and gameplay depth Lab Zero is known for. Meet Ajna, Indivisible protagonist. Ajna is a headstrong girl raised in a remote village. Her father, the town's guardian, has trained her to be strong in mind and body to prepare her for things to come. Ajna discovers a mysterious power in herself, and sets off on a world-spanning journey. Along the way, a number of unique heroes will join her on her quest.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
6.8
The Alliance Alive HD Remastered

The Alliance Alive HD Remastered

Platform: PlayStation 4
October 8, 2019
An age of darkness has befallen the world. The Dark Current, a cataclysmic event caused by the Daemons’ emergence, has decimated the population and divided land into separate regions, leaving the survivors to be subjugated by Daemonic overlords.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
5.1
Code Vein

Code Vein

Platform: PlayStation 4
September 27, 2019
In the not too distant future, a mysterious disaster has brought collapse to the world as we know it. Towering skyscrapers, once symbols of prosperity, are now lifeless graves of humanity's past pierced by the Thorns of Judgment. At the center of the destruction lies a hidden society of Revenants called Vein. This final stronghold is where the remaining few fight to survive, blessed with Gifts of power in exchange for their memories and a thirst for blood. Give into the bloodlust fully and risk becoming one of the Lost, fiendish ghouls devoid of any remaining humanity. Wandering aimlessly in search of blood, the Lost will stop at nothing to satisfy their hunger. Team up and embark on a journey to the ends of hell to unlock your past and escape your living nightmare in Code Vein.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
7.8
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