15. 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.

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14. 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.

13. Judgment (PS4)

Judgment (PS4)Judgment (PS4)
Publisher: SEGA / Developer: Yakuza Studio
Release Date: 25th Jun 2019 (USA) / 25th Jun 2019 (UK/EU)

A Yakuza spin-off of sorts, Judgment embraces the same general gameplay structure as SEGA's crime-filled series, but it adds a delicious detective spin to proceedings. Playing as rough and ready private detective Takayuki Yagami, you chase leads (sometimes literally), examine evidence, and question suspects. With a gripping story and a cast of excellent characters, Judgment is yet another win for Yakuza Studio, and its completely standalone narrative acts as a perfect starting point for those interested in the franchise.

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. Yakuza: Kiwami 2 (PS4)

Yakuza: Kiwami 2 (PS4)Yakuza: Kiwami 2 (PS4)
Publisher: SEGA / Developer: Yakuza Studio
Release Date: 28th Aug 2018 (USA) / 28th Aug 2018 (UK/EU)

Yakuza: Kiwami 2's PS2-era story may not be on the same level as Yakuza 6's masterful tale, but it's still amazingly dramatic, and the game itself is absolutely stuffed with brilliant distractions. Kiwami 2 is the most content-rich Yakuza title on PS4, constantly tempting you to get lost in its neon-lit world for hours at a time. On top of that, the Dragon Engine has been further refined with this instalment, making it the best looking title in the series so far.