Right here we’re for our second put up celebrating the perfect video games of 2021! In case you missed the earlier put up for our greatest video games of the yr, you’ll be able to evaluation it proper now: 2021 PS4Blog.web Gaming in Overview – Ceidz.
My Sport of the 12 months: Ghost of Tsushima (PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5)
So many nice video games got here out in 2021, however the one which took the highest spot for me on the PlayStation 4 was one which launched in 2020, which I solely received to play this yr. It’s the unimaginable Ghost of Tsushima. Every little thing from the story to the gameplay is nice, making it a must-play on the console. Talking of which, I haven’t but gotten an opportunity to play the DLC, however it will likely be one in every of my high priorities as we dive into 2022, and I gained’t hesitate to play it over again on PlayStation 5!
Together with the sport that takes the highest spot, others additionally stood out through the yr. It was already my recreation of the yr for 2020, however enjoying the DLC for Streets of Rage 4 made it climb again to the highest of the record for the video games I loved this yr, because it actually added some gameplay to an already unimaginable recreation.
I additionally actually loved UnMetal, a recreation that has a pleasant mixture of stealth and blended with an awesome humorousness, paying homage to the old-school video games within the Metallic Gear sequence.
Honorable Point out: Doki Doki Literature Membership Plus (PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5)
And together with these video games, the one which I had additionally had an opportunity to evaluation and that may take second place on the PS4 this yr for me is Doki Doki Literature Membership Plus. This was a type of video games that completely caught me off guard, particularly contemplating it’s a visible novel. Saying anything about it might spoil the expertise for you, however relaxation assured that it’s undoubtedly one that’s price enjoying.
And right here we’re a yr later with the PlayStation 5. Though I didn’t get the prospect to play the brand new God of Struggle recreation, because it was pushed again to 2022, there have been loads of video games on Sony’s console that left an impression on me. I began the yr with Miles Morales after finishing the earlier Spider-Man recreation, which was such an incredible expertise, each for the gameplay and the story. I can’t wait to see what the following entry will carry to us in a few years.
My Sport of the 12 months: Returnal (PlayStation 5)
After which we’ve titles that scored excessive on my record – all exclusives – that at the moment are a part of an incredible catalog to play on PS5. First, there was Returnal, which took Housemarque’s strengths and elegance, boosted them to the following stage, and made nice use of the DualSense controller.
Then someday later, the brand new entry within the Ratchet & Clank sequence got here out, and though it didn’t blow me away like I used to be anticipating, it was nonetheless a strong entry within the sequence that additionally put to good use the DualSense and the extremely superior SSD drive of the console.
Honorable Point out: Hades (PlayStation 5)
Though not a PlayStation 5 unique, Hades lastly landed on PlayStation in 2021. Hades from Supergiant Video games is a roguelike that discovered a approach to make the gameplay really feel satisfying, with loads of selection and depth, whereas nonetheless being approachable for rookies -as against punishing video games just like the additionally nice Returnal. And even when this strong gameplay loop may’ve been sufficient to take a high spot, they discovered a approach to inform a narrative intertwined with the truth that you’ll die on this recreation – so much – so there was as a lot pleasure enjoying the dungeons as there was dying to have the ability to proceed the story. In case you haven’t performed this recreation, it was by far top-of-the-line video games I performed on the PlayStation 5 this yr.
As for what’s coming in 2022, I’ll play Ghost of Tsushima a second time whereas I await the large titles that can come out subsequent yr. Count on me to dive into Horizon Forbidden West in February, and I’m sincerely hoping that we gained’t see different delays and that I’ll lastly have the ability to get my palms on God of Struggle: Ragnarok. My hopes are excessive for these two, however I’m certain we’ll get the prospect to see different nice video games through the yr for our beloved Sony consoles.