15. Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen

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Publisher: Capcom / Developer: Capcom
Release Date: 3rd Oct 2017 (USA) / 3rd Oct 2017 (UK/EU)

One of the very best action RPGs of modern times, Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen is better than ever on PS4, where its last-gen framerate issues are put to the sword. Subtle storytelling combines with a dark fantasy world to create an enthralling experience, and the combat is still miles ahead of almost everything else in the genre. A game deserving of far more praise than many are prepared to give.

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14. Yakuza 0

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Publisher: SEGA / Developer: SEGA
Release Date: 24th Jan 2017 (USA) / 24th Jan 2017 (UK/EU)

Half brawler, half RPG, Yakuza 0 just makes it onto this list, and to be honest, we're glad that it's here. Most traditional RPGs would kill to have a story even half as good as this, and its incredible cast of characters only bolster its gripping narrative. The Yakuza series has always been brilliant, and 0 is the perfect place to start a love affair with Kamurocho's finest.

13. Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir

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Publisher: Atlus / Developer: Vanillaware
Release Date: 7th Jun 2016 (USA) / 24th Jun 2016 (UK/EU)

Beautiful to behold, Odin Sphere: Lefithrasir is a top notch action RPG. It's bursting at the seams with character, and its wonderfully told story is pulled straight from a bedtime book - except most books have never looked this good. Slick controls, some brilliant boss fights, and a luscious world ensure that this overlooked remake sits near the top of the pile when it comes to PS4 RPGs.

12. Dark Souls III

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Publisher: Bandai Namco / Developer: FromSoftware
Release Date: 12th Apr 2016 (USA) / 12th Apr 2016 (UK/EU)

From Software's punishing format may have been old hat by the time Dark Souls III deployed, but even three entries in, the studio's stranglehold on great level design remains as strong as ever. The final part of the trilogy, this uber-polished action RPG possesses the same stunning art and deliberate combat as its predecessors, but it's the abundance of fanservice that will most please those who've prayed at the altar of the sun since the series' very start.

11. Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age

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Publisher: Square Enix / Developer: Square Enix
Release Date: 11th Jul 2017 (USA) / 11th Jul 2017 (UK/EU)

One of the PS2's swansongs, Final Fantasy XII is lovingly remastered as The Zodiac Age on PS4. A fantastic adventure from start to finish, it's one of the best ever entries in Square's series - and that's saying a lot. Its combat system may take some getting used to, but the depth that's offered here -- partly due to a brilliant job system -- is something that very few other Final Fantasy titles can match.