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Sony Games & Hidden Gems

My PS5 Games So Far (70+ games)

Perfect for the long holiday weekend: highlights from my PS5 (PlayStation 5) game collection. This is an update to a video I released back in 2023 and so far I have 70+ games for the console. Lots of popular games, hidden gems and more!

GAMES SHOWN:
Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora
Neon White
Prodeus
Cyberpunk 2077 v2.0 Phantom Liberty
FRONT MISSION 1st: Remake
Shadowrun Trilogy
Soul Hackers 2 Collectors Edition
Star Wars Jedi Survivor
Kena: Bridge of Spirits
Jet’s n Guns 2
Gunborg: Dark Matters
Prince of Persia The Lost Crown
We Love Katamari
Power Wash Simulator
Air Twister
Resident Evil Village VR
Resident Evil 4 VR
HORROR TALES: The Wine
Haunted House
Wanted: Dead
Nickelodeon Kart Racers 3: Slime Speedway
Art of Rally
Lego 2K Drive
Gran Turismo 7 VR
Star Wars Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge Enhanced
Moss II
Horizon Call of the Mountain
Kayak VR
Switchback VR

The appeal of the PlayStation 5 lies in its cutting-edge technology, offering a leap in gaming performance and visual fidelity with its powerful hardware, including the custom AMD Ryzen processor and RDNA 2-based GPU. It supports stunning 4K resolution and high frame rates, ensuring immersive and smooth gameplay. The innovative DualSense controller enhances the experience with haptic feedback and adaptive triggers, providing a more tactile and responsive feel. The PS5 also boasts a robust library of exclusive titles, backward compatibility with PS4 games, and a sleek, futuristic design. Additionally, its fast SSD significantly reduces load times, making for a seamless and dynamic gaming experience.

Sony PS2 Buying Guide + Great Games & Hidden Gems!

Radical Reggie is back w/ a brand new Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) BUYING GUIDE for 2024: Main Consoles, HDMI video solutions, Accessories + Best Games & HIDDEN GEMS! Do you still play or collect for the mighty PS2?!

As of my last update in January 2022, the top 10 best-selling PlayStation 2 games were:

1. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas – This open-world action-adventure game from Rockstar Games became a cultural phenomenon, offering players a vast sandbox to explore and causing a stir with its mature themes and gameplay mechanics.

2. Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec – Developed by Polyphony Digital, this racing simulator set a new standard for realism in console racing games, featuring a wide range of cars and tracks for players to master.

3. Gran Turismo 4 – The sequel to Gran Turismo 3, this installment further refined the series’ realistic racing experience, boasting even more cars, tracks, and improved graphics.

4. Grand Theft Auto: Vice City – Another entry in Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto series, Vice City took players to a fictionalized version of Miami in the 1980s, featuring a captivating storyline and memorable characters.

5. Grand Theft Auto III – Often credited with popularizing the open-world genre, GTA III allowed players unprecedented freedom in a sprawling, crime-ridden city, setting the stage for the series’ future success.

6. Final Fantasy X – This critically acclaimed RPG from Square Enix combined stunning visuals, a compelling story, and strategic turn-based combat, cementing its place as one of the most beloved entries in the Final Fantasy series.

7. Tekken 5 – The fifth installment in Namco’s long-running fighting game franchise, Tekken 5 introduced new characters, improved graphics, and refined gameplay mechanics, attracting both casual and competitive players.

8. Kingdom Hearts – A collaboration between Square Enix and Disney, Kingdom Hearts blended action RPG gameplay with beloved Disney characters and worlds, creating a unique and charming experience that resonated with players of all ages.

9. Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty – Hideo Kojima’s cinematic stealth-action masterpiece pushed the boundaries of storytelling in video games, offering complex narrative themes, innovative gameplay mechanics, and stunning graphics.

10. Final Fantasy XII – Another standout RPG from Square Enix, Final Fantasy XII featured a vast and immersive world, a complex political storyline, and a revamped real-time battle system that garnered praise from fans and critics alike.

Please note that sales figures may have changed, but these titles were among the best-selling games on the PlayStation 2 during its lifespan.

PlayStation 4 / PS4 Games Hidden Gems (also play on PS5)

Brand new PlayStation 4 Hidden Gems that also play on the PlayStation 5!
GAMES SHOWN:
Gravity Rush 2
Ketsui Deathtiny
Steel Rats
Paper Beast (VR Game)
MediEvil (2019 video game)
Gundam Breaker 3
Hotshot Racing
The Order: 1886

More PS4 Hidden Gems: https://youtu.be/12X-_QEWIdU

The success of the PlayStation 4 (PS4) can be attributed to several key factors. Firstly, Sony’s strategic focus on delivering powerful hardware at an affordable price point was pivotal. The PS4 boasted significantly upgraded specifications compared to its predecessor, offering improved graphics, processing power, and memory capacity. This allowed developers to create visually stunning games with immersive gameplay experiences, captivating both hardcore gamers and casual players alike. Additionally, Sony’s commitment to building a robust ecosystem around the PS4, including a diverse library of exclusive titles, innovative features such as remote play and Share Play, and an intuitive user interface, further enhanced the console’s appeal. By prioritizing consumer preferences and consistently delivering high-quality gaming experiences, Sony was able to cultivate a loyal fan base and maintain a competitive edge in the gaming market.

Furthermore, Sony’s adept marketing strategies played a crucial role in the PS4’s success. The company effectively capitalized on social media platforms and traditional advertising channels to generate hype and create widespread anticipation for the console’s release. Leveraging strategic partnerships with game developers and publishers, as well as exclusive content deals, Sony ensured that the PS4 remained at the forefront of the gaming conversation. Additionally, the company’s emphasis on community engagement and user feedback fostered a sense of belonging among gamers, strengthening brand loyalty and driving sales. Ultimately, Sony’s comprehensive approach to product development, coupled with savvy marketing tactics and a focus on user experience, propelled the PS4 to become one of the best-selling consoles of all time, solidifying its position as a dominant force in the gaming industry.

PS1 Japan Import Hidden Gems – No Language Barrier!

This is a selection of some of my personal favorite PS1 Japan imports from my collection. I tried to pick games that can be easily played without the need to know Japanese. All games are accompanied by gameplay, box art and the most commonly translated name for the game (if applicable).

Games featured in this video (in order of appearance): 1. Gear Fighter Dendoh 2. Odo Odo Oddity 3. Lucifer Ring 4. OH NO! 5. EGG 6. Kaze No Notam 7. Granu-Shimai Daibouken 8. Ten Made Jack

 

The PS3 games I STILL play all the time!

These PS3 games are still great after all these years! Which ones do you still go back and play on the PlayStation 3 all these years later? Which ones did I miss?

Games Shown:
Folklore
Tornado Outbreak
Resistance 2
Killzone 2
Puppeteer
MotorStorm: Pacific Rift
NFS: The Run
Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
3D Dot Game Heroes

The PS4 is a SHOOT ‘EM UP fan’s DREAM MACHINE! 😍

There are so many great arcade-style shoot em ups (shmups) on the PlayStation 4. And many got a physical release! 

GAMES SHOWN:

Shikhondo – Soul Eater

Battle Garegga

Raiden V

Pawarumi

Ketsui Deathtiny

R-Type Dimensions EX

Psyvariar Delta

ESP Ra.De. Psi 

Dangun Feveron

Sisters Royale

Sine Mora EX

Dimension Drive

Caladrius Blaze

Jamestown+