The Best 10 Role-Playing Games For PS4 Of All Time

With every new PlayStation console, Sony improves graphics and processing power of the devices with groundbreaking technologies. We can safely say that the PlayStation 4, or PS4 in short, is undoubtedly the most advanced and powerful console till date.

PS4 has massive number of games in every genre. Just search on the internet and you’ll be bombarded with countless results. In this article, we have selected the top 10 list of role-playing games for PS4 which will appease your hunger for RPGs.

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First on the list is Divinity: Original Sin. It is a single-player (with a feature of cooperative multiplayer) role-playing game produced and developed by Larian Studios. The game collected at least $100,000,000 in funds on Kickstarter in 2014 for game development. The main attraction of this game is that it comes with original editor with which this game is created and has the option to create customized adventures.

It has two main lead characters, a warrior and a heroine restored to life. The game has highly addictive gameplay with very interactive and full-fledged modding tools.

Enhanced Edition is the new iteration of Original Sin introduced in 2016 with improved gameplay and scenarios and is becoming a commercial hit as we write here. Go get a copy and you can thank us later.

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The Witcher 3 is released by CD Project on 19th May 2015. It is an action role-playing game which is more than 35% larger than its previous version. It even requires its players to ride horses and sail by boats whereas option to quickly travel back to already visited places is also available.

The game has received critical acclaim where critics have praised its gameplay, design, visuals and fights. It became a financial success for creators selling almost 6.5 million copies in first three weeks.

If you love third-perspective gameplay, then this game is a must have PS4 game.

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If you like zombie’s style games, then Bloodborne series is for you. Its gameplay based on a leading role called The Hunter who is after the inhabitants of city of Yharnam, afflicted with an abnormal disease.

The Old Hunters is a third-person perspective game where gameplay is focused on weapons and destruction and exploration.

It has detailed graphics, interconnected game worlds and mesmerizing graphics. It has very fast-paced environments and it’s not for the faint-heart people. You’ll be thrilled and challenged to extreme levels. A must have PS4 game in your collection.

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Hand of Fate is an action role-playing game which is based on mainly two characters. The player takes a role of a nameless warrior who meets a strange character called Dealer. Dealer then narrates the gameplay, rewards, penalties and cards. In this game, the nameless hero must collect cards by adventuring and exploring top-notch graphics and environments with detailed geometry.

The game also has a Story Mode where you got to beat thirteen bosses, twelve cards holders and in the end the Dealer himself. Collecting cards is very important in the gameplay which resembles back to the name of the game pretty well. The nameless hero collects cards which are then converted into flying objects in fights against bosses and the Dealer himself.

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Heavensward is a sequel to A Realm Reborn and a must have in your collection. It was released on June 23, 2015 and was impressively acclaimed by critics and game enthusiasts alike. Heavensward is based on the long lasting conflict between two dragons, Holy See and Dravania. If you are into mythical world of dragons and flying creators, then you’ll love this game.

Heavensward has immensely increased the already huge on-line gameplay of Final Fantasy XIV and the main reason of size increase is due to incorporation of flying gameplay. This has made the gameplay more interested and addictive.

Go, buy a CD and you’ll be in love with Heavensward just like we are.

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transistor

The first science-fiction RPG game on the list and rightly so because it has gained popularity in PS4 players due to its unique storyline.

A famous singer, Red, was attacked by a robotic force along with a group called Camerta. She escapes and manages to get hold of a magic sword called Transistor which was originally built to assassinate her. She then embarks on a mission to defeat her enemies with the same sword meant to kill her.

It was well received by both critics and gameplayers and have received 9/10 on IGN and 83 out of 100 score on Metacritic.

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Child of Light is developed by famous Ubisoft Montreal and is an Ubisoft publication. It is based on a man child character called Aurora, who was stolen from her parents’ home. The main objective of her is to bring back the stars, the sun and the moon held captive by a Queen, the villain in this role-playing game. This game is best suited for teenagers and children’s alike due to its storyline and gameplay.

The PlayStation version of Child of Light has received 83.33% positive reviews on Metacritic.

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An Elysian Tail is developed by an independent designer Dean Dodrill and released by Microsoft Studios. Its initial release for PS4 came on October 7, 2014.

The gameplay is on 2D scrolling plane where main character called Dust tries to remember his past. Dust has a main sword like weapon and a sword guardian called Fidget. Fidget is a companion of Dust in this game and can use his magical powers in the gameplay to assist Dust winning battles. Points are raised by defeating enemies which can be used later on to buy different add-ons and receive quests.

Since the lead developer is Korean so expects Korean trade-mark elements in various food items and weapons.

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Diablo has a long history with three different iterations of the game in past. Diablo III is the third one and undoubtedly the most popular among its fans. It has mesmerized with its moment-to-moment battles, killer transitional effects and although resources hunger but amazing graphics.

Diablo III is available on almost every noticeable console and PC which depicts its popularity. It was released for PS4 on August 19, 2014.

It has normal as well as a unique Hardcore mode just like old Diablos which is to make hardcore characters. But first you have to earn level 10 to be able to create these characters. The unique thing about these character is that they can not be resurrected like in normal mode. They became unplayable when killed.

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Last but certainly not the least on the list is Dark Souls III. It is forth in the successful series of Dark Souls and was released for PS4 all around the world on April, 2016. It is also the latest in our list of top 10 RPG games for PS4.

It is a commercial hit and critics are calling it a desired and fitting conclusion to Dark Souls series. It has mesmerizing combat scenes and mechanics which were praised by even the hardcore critics. However, everything is not that great with Dark Souls III. It has received negative reviews as well due to its sometimes weaker frame rates and performance. Criticism also came into highlight due to shaky Western launch.

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