The PlayStation has been around since the late 90’s so you might have missed and felt nostalgia when you think about the game you played on the PlayStation years ago. However, the majority of the older games require older game consoles, so unless you collect older consoles, you might not be able to play these older games.
With this being said, developers and publishers have found an easier and preferable method to allow us to play these older games with modern consoles. This is through remasters and remakes which are like repackaged games.
The term remastered means that the quality is enhanced rather than modified. So, a remastered video game means that the quality of an older video game won’t be as pixelated and low-quality on a high-resolution gaming laptop or console.
We selected 8 of the most popular remastered games on the PlayStation 4 in no particular order.
Resident Evil HD Remaster
Resident Evil is one of the most well-known games around the world. It is a survival horror video game that Capcom Production Studio 4 created and published. It follows the story of unusual murders that have been plaguing the quiet midwestern town of Raccoon City.
With all of the murders going on in the city, the police finally enlist the help of the S.T.A.R.S. (Special Tactics and Rescue Squad) teams to look further into the situation.
The Alpha team soon discovers that scientists have been working on dangerous virus experiments which as the T-Virus. The T-virus eventually got loose in the air. It was kept hidden until a leak on Monday, May 11th, 1998, when the T-Virus polluted the estate, infecting everyone and turning them into zombies, causing a zombie apocalypse.
The Last of Us Remastered
Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us is an action-adventure survival horror video game produced by Sony Computer Entertainment. The Last Of Us Remastered is the PS4 version of the PS3 version of The Last Of Us. It includes all of the improved features that come with playing it on a PS4, such as its higher resolution, fps, and aesthetics.
The game takes on with the player taking control of Joel, a man charged with transporting Ellie across a post-apocalyptic America. The Last of Us is a third-person shooting game in which players defend themselves against violent individuals and zombie-like creatures infected by a mutated strain of the Cordyceps fungus with firearms, makeshift weapons, and deception.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered
Almost everyone knows the game “Call of Duty” with how popular it became. It is indeed a household game in the gaming industry. Raven Software and Activision released this first-person shooting game in 2016.
The game starts with a single-player campaign, the player can take control of multiple characters, switching between them between objectives. It’s true high-definition, with upgraded texturing, graphics, and high-dynamic-range lighting, among other things, to give the games’ fans a new generation experience.
God of War III Remastered
Santa Monica Studios God of War III is an action-adventure hack-and-slash video game produced by Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE). The original God of War III was already a fantastic game, but there were a few aspects that many gamers may have overlooked. And, because God of War III is one of the most popular PS3 games, God of War III Remastered was produced so that fans could experience it on a far better gaming console.
Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Remaster
The Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster is a high-definition remaster of Square Enix’s role-playing video games Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2. Final Fantasy X and its sequel, Final Fantasy X-2, are both included in the HD remaster. The first game tells the story of Tidus, a youngster who is sent to the world of Spira after meeting a creature known as Sin.
Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster is a legendary Japanese RPG that deserved to be remastered in high quality for the PlayStation 4. So, even if it isn’t as popular as it once was, this classic game is still enjoyable.
Dark Souls Remastered
Dark Souls is a 2011 action role-playing game released by Namco Bandai Games and developed by FromSoftware. Dark Souls is set in the country of Lordran, and players play the part of a cursed undead character on a journey to learn about their kind’s future.
Dark Souls: Remastered, a remastered version of the game, was published globally for PlayStation 4 in May 2018 after receiving “generally good” reviews from critics with its improved visuals and performance. Dark Souls isn’t a game that was made for everyone so it can be hit or miss depending on who’s playing. But to those who play Dark Souls, cheers to you.
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Anniversary Edition
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Anniversary Edition is 2021 remaster of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, the fifth chapter in The Elder Scrolls series, which was released in 2011. Bethesda Game Studios developed and released the game.
The Skyrim Anniversary Edition includes the Skyrim Special Edition as well as all Creation Club content available at the time of the Anniversary Edition’s release, including new quests, armor, and gameplay modes.
The game includes all expansion packs as well as 74 Creation Club mods that are officially incorporated in the game, bringing the total number of additional gameplay features for Skyrim to about 500.
WipEout Omega Collection
WipEout Omega Collection is a futuristic racing video game compilation released by Sony Interactive Entertainment in 2017 and co-developed by XDev, Clever Beans, and Creative Vault Studios.
Wipeout Omega Collection is a remaster of Wipeout HD and Wipeout 2048, the first two games in the Wipeout series. It’s one of the few gaming genres that our generation has largely forgotten about. Despite the fact that it is no longer as popular as it was before, it is still a game that you will enjoy if you play it.
Each of the games mentioned above is a masterpiece in its own right, whether dying hundreds of times in Dark Souls, getting an “arrow in the knee” in Skyrim or slaying Cronus all over again in the remastered version of God Of War III. Let us know in the comments your favorite PS4 remastered games!