PlayStation 5

ConsoleNameDeveloperLucca's Observations
PS5Alphadia Genesis 2 (DL only)Exe-CreateSee XS
PS5Ambition Record (DL only)Exe-CreateSee XS
PS5Asdivine Saga (DL only)Exe-CreateSee XS
PS5Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends and the Secret Fairy (DL only)GustA rare direct sequel in the series; refines the gameplay found in its predecessor; lots of research and exploration to do to better your alchemical skills
PS5Babylon's FallPlatinumGamesNot even Platinum's oft-lauded combat gameplay can save this drab dumpster fire of a games-as-a-live-service model... attempt
PS5Blacksmith of the Sand Kingdom (DL only)RideonSee Switch
PS5Chroma Quaternion (DL only)Exe-CreateSee Switch
PS5Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII- ReunionSquare Enix/ToseAdds many QoL features and alters the visuals/voices to be more in line with FFVII Remake
PS5Death Stranding Director's CutKojima ProductionsAdds some Metal Gear Solid-esque story missions, as well as features like buildable racetracks and a buddy bot to help you carry things
PS5Demon's SoulsFromSoftware/BluepointRevitalizes the original Souls game, adding some handy item management QoL features; just as difficult as the original
PS5Demoniaca: Everlasting Night (DL only)AKI/EastasiasoftSee XS
PS5Disgaea 6 CompleteNippon IchiSee Switch, but with a much better framerate and all DLC included
PS5Doraemon Story of Seasons: Friends of the Great Kingdom (DL/Asia English)MarvelousSee Switch
PS5Dragon Prana (DL only)Exe-CreateSee XS
PS5Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising (DL only)Rabbit & Bear Studios/NatsumeAtariA side story side-scrolling Metroidvania-lite with additional town-upgrading elements and fun characters
PS5Elden RingFromSoftwareO you don't have the right to ignore the impact of this open-world Soulslike (with creative input from George R. R. Martin)
PS5Eternal Kingdom Battle Peak (DL only)AsobimoSee PS4
PS5Fairy Elements (DL only)Exe-CreateSee XS
PS5Final Fantasy VII Remake IntergradeSquare EnixA graphically spiffed-up version of the first part of the remake with additional story content
PS5Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker (DL only)Square EnixBrings the Hydaelyn/Zodiark story to a conclusion... ON THE MOON
PS5Final Fantasy XIV OnlineSquare EnixSee PS4
PS5Fuga: Melodies of Steel (DL only)CyberConnect2Part of the Little Tail Bronx series (Solatorobo); a turn-based RPG centering around tank combat (one tank with various controllable/upgradable turrets) and the impact of war
PS5Gale of Windoria (DL only)Hit-PointSee XS
PS5Ghost Sync (DL only)Exe-CreateA rare lady-led Kemco game with neat battle mechanics like possessing enemies and a decent skill tree system
PS5Ghostwire: TokyoTango GameworksFirst-person ARPG gameplay (complete with XP and leveling) that is both stylish and supernatural
PS5Infinite Links (DL only)Exe-CreateSee XS
PS5JudgmentRyu ga Gotoku StudioSee PS4, but with a smoother framerate and gradient changes that may not be preferable to the original
PS5Justice Chronicles (DL only)Hit-PointSee 3DS
PS5Legend of Ixtona (DL only)WorldWideSoftwareSee Switch
PS5Lost Epic (DL only)Team Earth Wars/oneoreightA Vanillaware-like side-scrolling ARPG, very grindy, Souls-like combined currency/experience that is lost on death
PS5Lost JudgmentRyu ga Gotoku StudioA dark detective story follow-up to Judgment, continues the beat-em-up gameplay from its sister Yakuza series, pettable cats, a dog can join you in your crime-solving
PS5MonarkFuRyuCreated by some of the original SMT staff with a heavy emphasis on psychology, featuring turn-based gridless tactical combat
PS5Neptunia ReVerseCompile Heart/FelistellaA definitive version of Hyperdimension Neptunia featuring a new mode with many gameplay quality and balance changes
PS5Nioh 2 Remastered - The Complete Edition (DL only)Team NinjaContains all available DLC and graphical/framerate upgrades, as well as speedier load times
PS5Nioh Remastered - The Complete Edition (DL only)Team NinjaContains all available DLC and graphical/framerate upgrades
PS5Overrogue (DL only)Exe-CreateSee XS
PS5Persona 5 RoyalAtlusSee PS4, but with spiffed-up graphics and framerate
PS5Puyo Puyo Tetris 2Sega/Sonic TeamFeatures Skill Battles wherein you must reduce your opponent's HP to 0 with the help of selected skills (and level up in other modes)!
PS5Record of Lodoss War-Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth- (DL only)Team LadybugA Metroidvania on the shorter side with shallower systems, but nonetheless satisfying elemental attacks
PS5RelayerKadokawaA slow start, but otherwise engaging mecha SRPG gameplay featuring aggro management and complicated character customization
PS5Romancing SaGa -Minstrel Song- Remastered (DL only)Square Enix/BulletsSee Switch
PS5RPGolf Legends (Asia English/DL)ArticNetSee Switch
PS5Ruinverse (DL only)Exe-CreateSee Switch
PS5Samurai Maiden (DL/Asia English)Shade Inc.It's clunky poorly-written ecchi, with affection levels raising stats and skills
PS5Scarlet NexusTose/Bandai NamcoA flashy ARPG with two different storylines to choose from and a bevy of psychic powers to play with
PS5SD Gundam Battle Alliance (Asia English/DL)Artdink/AlvionSee XS
PS5Silver Nornir (DL only)WorldWideSoftwareSee XS
PS5Sonic FrontiersSonic TeamMore of an open-world platformer (a first for the series), but the hedgehog does have various stats to increase
PS5Soul Hackers 2AtlusA modern-day interpretation of cyberpunk themes with character bonding moments and the usual demon fusion
PS5Star Ocean: The Divine ForceTri-AceA return to dual protagonists and the most dynamic combat system in the series to date
PS5Stranger of Paradise Final Fantasy OriginTeam NinjaCampy Chaos killing! An ARPG take of sorts on the first Final Fantasy game, with Nioh-like combat and many creative liberties
PS5Sword of Elpisia (DL only)Exe-CreateSee XS
PS5Tactics Ogre: RebornSquare EnixRevises the combat from the PSP version (Let Us Cling Together) and remasters the sound (but not the sprites)
PS5Tales of AriseBandai NamcoMakes changes both welcome and unwelcome to the series, including a shared pool of points used for healing/buffs, comic book-style skits, removal of post-battle banter, and the cutest Tales mascot EVER
PS5The DioField ChronicleLancarse/Square EnixReal-time (ish) strategy and political intrigue abound, battles move more quickly than expected, decent unit variety
PS5The Nioh CollectionTeam NinjaThe remastered Nioh and Nioh 2 put together in one package
PS5Undernauts: Labyrinth of YomiExperienceSee XBO
PS5Valkyrie ElysiumSoleil/Square EnixA side game (but not really) that leans far, far, far more heavily into action than RPG elements, with a skill tree to upgrade stats and general disappointment for fans of the series
PS5Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth (DL only)Square EnixSee PSP
PS5Void tRrLM();++ //Void Terrarium++Nippon IchiSee PS4, but with extra areas to explore and some cosmetic additions
PS5Wild Arms (DL only)Media.VisionSee PSX
PS5Yakuza: Like a DragonRyu ga Gotoku StudioSee XBO
PS5Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DanaFalcomSee Vita, with some slightly enhanced visuals