Saying goodbye to PS4: the 5 best-looking video games of the final era

Ghost of Tsushima – very good recreation (picture: Sony)

A reader seems to be again on the most graphically spectacular PlayStation 4 titles and wonders if the very best is but to return.

It is Christmas time quickly and I do know what I will get: a PlayStation 5. Contemplating every part that is occurring, I should not, but when I do not get one now, I feel I won’t get an opportunity anyway. dangerous issues will occur. no level in ready It’s Black Friday, so I pre-ordered the beast from Amazon and it will be right under the tree when it rises.

I’m very excited, but I’m also feeling a little nostalgic about the PlayStation 4 because I’ll have to put it in a box and see if I can sell it. This took me on a little trip down memory lane and, inspired by the current talk about God Of War Ragnarök and this possibly the last great cross-gen game, I thought I’d go back and take a look at the most graphically impressive games. PlayStation 4.

Honestly, I haven’t played every game, but I’ve played many that I think will continue, so I hope this doesn’t miss something very obvious. If you think differently, I’d love to hear it, but I’ve doubled down on some games like The Last Of Us and Uncharted, so they don’t all come from the same developers.

5. Ghost of Tsushima

I’m a sucker for historical games and I wish there were more, especially if they look this good. I have no idea if the real island of Tsushima is this beautiful, but the island in the game is like a paradise. The grass swaying in the wind, the beautiful colors of the trees and plants, the cute animals and foxes, and the people that look so realistic are great as a re-enactment of old-fashioned Japanese buildings.

It really feels like you’re traveling back in time and seeing how things used to be, and I love that. The distant future or the past is always more interesting to me than the modern day – show me something that I have not seen and could not experience otherwise!

4. Ragnarök, God of War

I haven’t finished it yet, so maybe better chapters will come later, which will top this list, but Ragnarök is a great looking game already. The two new realms both look great, and I like the semi-linear design that, while not open world, can afford to be much more detailed with more unique areas and buildings.

If this is the last big-name PlayStation 4 game, it’s a great way to get out, because at first and second glance it’s hard to even tell the difference between it and the PlayStation 5 version. This shows how hard PlayStation 4 is and how far PlayStation 5 has to go.

3. The Last of Us Part 2

I’m going to double this for all Naughty Dog games because everything they do is amazing. Uncharted 4 is also a great game, but I think The Last Of Us Part 2 impressed me more because the locations are a bit less and the characters look more realistic.

Ragnarök actually let me down a bit in terms of facial animation, and I think that’s definitely what Naughty Dog is at its best, especially when combined with its excellent dialogue and acting. This is a game that definitely won’t need a PlayStation 5 remake.

2. Horizon Forbidden West

This is easily my least favorite game in the game but I would say this is the best looking game Sony has ever produced. I love the designs of the robots and the game world, and even though it’s a bit small by open world standards, everything looks very real and alive. A game where everything feels very solid and heavy, as if you are walking in its own world.

Like I said, I don’t think the facial animation is as good as Naughty Dog (all the characters have weird, puffy cheeks) but it’s still good and definitely well above average compared to other games. I feel the combat is a bit bland and the story a bit boring, but that’s not what I’m comparing to right now.

1. Red Dead Redemption 2

The only non-Sony game on my list but still number one. I think this is almost no-brainer, especially given that the open world is absolutely huge and absolutely every inch of it looks almost photorealistic, as it looks so much better than any comparable game. Going down from the snowy mountains to the felled forests and then down to the town or the swamps… In Ghost of Tsushima, I said how much I love historical things, and it’s even better.

It also leaves little hope that more great looking games may be coming to PlayStation 4, as third parties are more likely to stick with both formats than Sony. I’m assuming GTA 6 will be next-gen only, but that’s not a guarantee, so maybe the best looking game is out yet!

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