A defining moment for RPGs back in the PS2 era, Final Fantasy X is packed with emotion and memorable characters. Its somewhat traditional gameplay has stood the test of time, and going up against the many open world RPGs of today, its linear approach is actually quite refreshing, especially since it allows the story and cast to push to the forefront of the experience. The divisive but still fun Final Fantasy X-2 is merely the icing on the cake here.
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Doubling down on the RPG elements that were introduced in Assassin's Creed Origins, Assassin's Creed Odyssey is a more involved open world adventure thanks to things like branching dialogue options and lots of lovely loot. The combat system is also refined, a more in-depth skill tree lets you fully customise your play style, and a range of mythical boss battles keep things spicy. One of Ubisoft's finest.
BioWare may have lost its edge over the last few years, but Dragon Age: Inquisition is still one of the best Western RPGs on PS4. Its main draw is its great cast of characters, every single one of them bringing something different to the table. Sprinkle a healthy helping of player choice on top of solid writing, and you've got a fantasy adventure that's begging for your input as the Inquisition seeks to leave its mark on the land of Thedas.
Originally a technical mess on PS3, Skyrim returns to the PlayStation Nation with the remastered and reworked Special Edition on PS4. Featuring mod support and all of the original game's downloadable content, this is the definitive way to experience one of Bethesda's best titles on a Sony system. Incredibly detailed and memorable, the land of Skyrim is still right up there with the best open worlds that video games have to offer.
Incredible artwork, a stunning musical score, and a hugely addictive gameplay loop make Dragon's Crown Pro a must for anyone looking to grind. Superbly polished, this Vanillaware RPG is a glorious loot-infused throwback to the very best sidescrolling beat-'em-ups. What's more, up to four player co-op means that you can join up with friends -- both online and offline -- whenever you like.