Posts about Games

  • 10 Best Black Friday Nintendo Switch Deals UK 2021| Nintendo, Ubisoft, SanDisk and More

    10 Best Black Friday Nintendo Switch Deals UK 2021| Nintendo, Ubisoft, SanDisk and More

    It's now nearly five years since the Switch's original release, and the hybrid console continues to sell like hotcakes. Nintendo has since introduced the extra portable Switch Lite to their roster and, more recently, the OLED model, which offers crisp graphics and bold colours on its updated screen. If you're on the fence about buying a Switch, this Black Friday could be the perfect time to get your hands on the console while saving yourself a bit of money.There are now tons of Amazon Black Friday deals to choose from, and they vary wildly, from the incredible to the borderline offensive. Taking the Switch's recently reduced RRP into account, we're here to give you an honest rundown of the top 10 best Black Friday Nintendo Switch offers currently available in the UK, including Joy-Cons and bundles with games and accessories.
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  • Top 10 Best Monopoly Editions in the UK 2021 (Monopoly Deal, Cheater's Edition and More)

    Top 10 Best Monopoly Editions in the UK 2021 (Monopoly Deal, Cheater's Edition and More)

    Originally conceived back in the early 20th century under the name 'The Landlord's Game', it's safe to say that Monopoly board games are still one the most popular in the world. But while the classic edition still has its place, there are now over a thousand iterations, including everything from collabs with Fortnite and Friends to boards based on cities and regions around the world.So, if you're ready to shake up board game night, settle in. Alongside a quick buying guide, we've ranked and reviewed ten bestselling alternatives to the original Monopoly (including the controversial cheater's edition for those who like to bend the rules!), all available from online UK stores like Amazon, Argos, John Lewis and eBay. Who knows? It might even end in peace and harmony this Christmas.
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  • Top 10 Best PC Games for Kids in the UK 2021 (Minecraft, Spyro and More)

    Top 10 Best PC Games for Kids in the UK 2021 (Minecraft, Spyro and More)

    Finding great games for kids used to be like stepping through a minefield of poor-quality licensed games, dull educational programs masquerading as video games and condescending hand-holding through incredibly easy levels. Thankfully, those days have long passed and developers understand that most children are actually incredibly capable when it comes to understanding and playing video games.The best kids' PC games are educational while also being enjoyable, subtly teaching problem-solving skills, spatial coordination and decision-making while offering a higher amount of creative freedom than ever before. We'll help guide you towards those which have suitable content and introduce the best options for 4-year-olds, 6-year-olds and 12-year-olds alike available on Amazon, Argos, Steam and the Microsoft Store.
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  • Top 10 Best Indie Games on Switch in the UK 2021 (Hollow Night, Stardew Valley and More)

    Top 10 Best Indie Games on Switch in the UK 2021 (Hollow Night, Stardew Valley and More)

    We all know that the Nintendo Switch is home to titles like Pokémon, the Legend of Zelda and Mario Kart, but it's also become something of an industry leader when it comes to indie games. There are plenty of hidden gems featuring characters that aren't as instantly recognisable as Mario or Pikachu, but we can assure you that you'll still have plenty of fun.Luckily, even the top indie games are also considerably cheaper than first-party titles, so you won't have to break the bank to try them. Whether you're a fan of action-packed platformers, immersive exploration or a relaxing farming experience, we've found the best indie games on the Nintendo Switch available online on Amazon, eBay and Argos for you to check out from the comfort of your sofa. 
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  • Top 10 Best Video Games With Female Protagonists in the UK 2021 (Horizon Zero Dawn, Tomb Raider and More)

    Top 10 Best Video Games With Female Protagonists in the UK 2021 (Horizon Zero Dawn, Tomb Raider and More)

    Inclusivity is an important issue across the world – and that’s no different with video gaming. Developers, writers and designers are working harder for equal representation with more female lead characters at the forefront of not just indie games but AAA, high-budget games as well. It doesn’t matter if you own a Sony PlayStation, a Microsoft Xbox, a Nintendo Switch or a PC, there are many strong female figures for you to team up with through epic adventures. In this article, we'll take you through genre, gameplay time and other considerations and recommend our top ten picks for you to order from Amazon, Argos and eBay. 
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  • Top 10 Best Legacy Board Games in the UK 2021 (Betrayal, Machi Koro and More)

    Top 10 Best Legacy Board Games in the UK 2021 (Betrayal, Machi Koro and More)

    Legacy board games take you and your group on an entirely unique experience with an ever-changing game that spans over multiple campaign-style rounds. Although it feels rather unconventional, you will find yourself destroying game elements, tearing cards to pieces and adding stickers to your board on your path to success. The most cooperative games leave you with a distinctive end-game board that will be nothing like another player's. Whether you are looking for two-player, four-player or even solo games that will continue after several sittings, you're in the right place. We've compiled ten fantastic buys to order from Amazon and eBay including legacy classics such as Betrayal Legacy, Machi Koro Legacy and Cephalofair Games' Gloomhaven to get you started on your game as soon as possible. 
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  • Top 10 Best Escape Room Board Games in the UK 2021 (Exit: The Game, Unlock! and More)

    Top 10 Best Escape Room Board Games in the UK 2021 (Exit: The Game, Unlock! and More)

    It’s hard to have missed the increasingly popular rise of escape rooms which have seemed to have popped up in every city and town across the UK. However, one slightly lesser-known concept is the tabletop escape room in a box, which allows you the convenience and comfort of playing from home whilst putting your brains to the test with entertaining gameplay.Whether you’re a solo player looking for a challenge or a seasoned family wanting to take on a new adventure, there’s plenty of choices out there. To help you decide, we've ranked the best escape room board games to buy from Amazon, eBay and Argos with picks from Mattel as well as the ever-popular Exit: The Game and Unlock! series. 
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  • Top 10 Best Nintendo Switch Carrying Cases in the UK 2021

    Top 10 Best Nintendo Switch Carrying Cases in the UK 2021

    The Switch is still enjoying immense popularity among gamers of all ages, in part as it can be enjoyed in so many ways. However, no matter how you prefer to play, it's wise to get a protective case so you can travel with your console as well as store it safely at home. And of course, you get to pick from a range of fun and cute designs to show your devotion to Mario, Zelda or Animal Crossing. If you're feeling spoilt for choice, worry not, as we've put together a guide with top tips to help distinguish the best product for your needs. We've also ranked the 10 best Switch and Switch Lite carry cases, bags and dockable cases on Amazon, Argos and eBay from brands like Geekshare and Heyshop as well as officially licenced options from Nintendo. 
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  • Top 10 Best Chess Sets in the UK 2021

    Top 10 Best Chess Sets in the UK 2021

    The first chess sets are around 1500 years old, making this board game a decoration and entertainment staple. We now have chess sets in a wide range of unique designs to add grandeur and more practical boards for everyday use. You can even find themed chess sets with your favourite movies like Harry Potter, Star Wars and Lord of the Rings, and luxury chess sets that will become a family heirloom!Not to mention the many materials they're made of, such as plastic, wood, glass and even marble. You can feel spoilt for choice with so many options! That's why we've created our ultimate guide that will help you choose a chess set, whether you want a centrepiece or to start a new hobby. We've even put together a countdown of the Top 10 Best Chess Sets in the UK available from Argos, John Lewis and Amazon.
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  • Top 10 Best Social Deduction Games in the UK 2021 (Werewolf, Spyfall and More)

    Top 10 Best Social Deduction Games in the UK 2021 (Werewolf, Spyfall and More)

    Some board games are all about clever strategies, others are about playing your cards right. Social deduction games require you to think on your feet and use clever questioning to discover the traitor in your midst. Also called Hidden Role games, they've become hugely popular over the last decade or so, and are great for those who like to think on their feet If you want to try Social deduction games, but aren't sure sure where to start, then this guide is for you. We’ll help you choose between the best games for deception and deduction, like Ultimate Werewolf and Resistance, before sharing our ranking the top 10 in the UK on Amazon and eBay. So, put on your best poker face and watch your body language as we dive into ten of the best-hidden role games!
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  • Top 10 Best Open World Video Games in the UK 2021 (Minecraft, Zelda and More)

    Top 10 Best Open World Video Games in the UK 2021 (Minecraft, Zelda and More)

    Open world games are truly video gaming at its finest, offering immersive realms into which you can escape, explore and pave your own adventure for hours at a time. The incredible thing is, as gaming technology develops, these virtual worlds only continue to expand and increase in detail, meaning there's never been a better time to get into them.Before you embark upon hundreds of hours of gameplay, it makes sense to find a world that you're truly itching to explore, whether that's a medieval past, a dystopian future or a good old sandbox. For a perfect escape from the day-to-day stresses of adult life, read on for our top 10 open world games currently available on PC as well as Xbox, Switch, PS4 and PS5.
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  • Top 10 Best Cooperative Board Games in the UK 2021

    Top 10 Best Cooperative Board Games in the UK 2021

    Board games are more popular now than ever before, with experts predicting that the global industry will be worth more than £9 billion by 2023. While many people think of board games as something that causes family arguments over the holidays, there are a number of great collaborative variations on the market that promote working and winning together.If you’re not a fan of board games because you seem to find yourself losing to a friend or sibling, take a look at our selection of the best cooperative games to buy on Amazon, John Lewis and eBay. We've included plenty of options for 2 players, families and beginners from some of the most well-known names in the industry like Fantasy Flight Games, Cephalofair Games and Z-man Games. 
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  • Top 10 Best Multiplayer Switch Games in the UK 2021 (Mario Kart, Animal Crossing and More)

    Top 10 Best Multiplayer Switch Games in the UK 2021 (Mario Kart, Animal Crossing and More)

    The Nintendo Switch has now sold a whopping 80 million units worldwide, which means there's a good chance that you, and someone you know, owns one. The Switch's immense popularity is surely due to its ability to appeal to gamers of all ages, and this makes it the perfect console for playing with friends and family both at home and on the go. Whether you prefer online, co-op or competitive play, there are tons of great multiplayer games on the Switch. It can be tough to tell from the title alone which ones are worth investing in, though, and that's why we've created this guide. We'll show you how to choose and recommend ten titles available to order right now from Amazon, Argos, eBay and more. 
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  • Top 10 Best PS5 Sports Games in the UK 2021 (FIFA, Tony Hawk and More)

    Top 10 Best PS5 Sports Games in the UK 2021 (FIFA, Tony Hawk and More)

    As a nation of football, rugby and cricket lovers (to name a few), it's no surprise that sports games have a special place in many of our hearts. With the release of the newest generation of consoles, these games have been taken to the next level – they look, feel and play much slicker, which only enhances the experience. Thankfully, even though the console hasn't been around long, there are already plenty of exciting titles you can get competitive on, whether you decide to play locally or take your skills online. To help you find your new favourite, we’ve curated a list of some of the best titles around, including action sports games, those with engaging career modes, and even a few honorary PS4 titles with PS5 updates. 
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  • Top 10 Best PS5 RPG Games in the UK 2021 (Assassin's Creed, Final Fantasy and More)

    Top 10 Best PS5 RPG Games in the UK 2021 (Assassin's Creed, Final Fantasy and More)

    While the gaming world has slowly shifted over to online multiplayer games, largely due to the popularity of FPS, that doesn’t mean that RPG’s have been forgotten. In fact, many of the most prestigious and critically acclaimed titles are RPG’s. Combine these captivating stories with the cinematic graphics of the Playstation 5, and players are bound to be hooked in no time!  However, taking a punt on any random game could prove to be a costly mistake. That's why we've put together this guide to the best RPGs the new generation console has to offer. Combining the latest PS5 masterpieces with familiar franchises and remastered classics from the likes of Square Enix, Ubisoft and Atlus, we've even curated a ranking of the top 10 available in the UK on Amazon and eBay.
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  • Top 10 Best PS5 Multiplayer Games in the UK 2021 (Sackboy, COD and More)

    Top 10 Best PS5 Multiplayer Games in the UK 2021 (Sackboy, COD and More)

    The PlayStation 5 is Sony’s newest console and, if you’re lucky enough to have gotten your hands on one, there are already a number of fantastic games you can pick up and play right now. While PlayStation are well known for their immersive and unforgettable story-driven single-player experiences, the fun of gaming with friends or a loved one is hard to beat.Our buying guide will help you find your perfect match, whether you’re looking for a split screen co-op to sit on a couch and play with your partner or whether you want to crush your friends online in a competitive setting. From FIFA to Fortnite, we’ll be listing the best two-player and multiplayer PS5 games you can find on Amazon, Argos and eBay.
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  • Top 10 Best Video Games for Kids in the UK 2021 (Super Mario 3D World, Minecraft and More)

    Top 10 Best Video Games for Kids in the UK 2021 (Super Mario 3D World, Minecraft and More)

    Buying a video game for a child can be a tricky proposition. In the modern world many kids already know about video games, but the most popular titles aren't always the most suitable. So how do you know which games are appropriate for kids?In this article, we share the 10 best child-friendly games on console and PC available to buy online in the UK on Amazon, Argos and eBay. So whether you're looking for a world building creativity, a computer-based puzzle game that's suitable for a 7 year old, or the top titles on the Nintendo Switch, in this article we show you how to choose!
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  • Top 10 Best PS4 Accessories in the UK 2021 (Sony, Astro and More)

    Top 10 Best PS4 Accessories in the UK 2021 (Sony, Astro and More)

    Although the next generation PS5 has already been released, that doesn’t mean there isn’t a place for our beloved PS4. After all, they served us so well for so long, and they’re still one of the most competent consoles around with some of the best games ever made. So why not spruce it up a bit?  Luckily there are plenty of cool accessories on the market, so whether you’re looking to battle inconvenience, upgrade your ability to chat to friends or simply have a better playing experience, there’s something out there for you. All that’s left to do is find it on our list of bestselling controllers, headsets, VR bundles and more available on Amazon, eBay and Argos.
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  • Top 10 Best Nintendo Switch Accessories in the UK 2021 (Nintendo, BigBlue and More)

    Top 10 Best Nintendo Switch Accessories in the UK 2021 (Nintendo, BigBlue and More)

    The Nintendo Switch is the most versatile console on the market at the moment, being both a home entertainment system and a portable handheld; it is also currently the most popular, having sold over 70 million units worldwide. This massive popularity combined with the adaptability of the console has resulted in a plethora of various accessories, some of which are even tailor-made for specific games!There’s no doubt that the Switch is a fantastic console in its own right, but picking up a few accessories can make playing Pokémon Sword & Shield, Mario Kart, and Super Smash Bros. even more fun. From holders, cases, covers and pads and even bundles, we're here to guide you through which accessories are a necessity and which are more specific. 
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  • Top 10 Best VR Headsets in the UK 2021 (Oculus, HTC and More)

    Top 10 Best VR Headsets in the UK 2021 (Oculus, HTC and More)

    If the weight of the world has been getting you down, escaping into the fantasy lands of VR may suddenly seem very appealing. Starting with Oculus' Kickstarter campaign in 2012, consumer VR has advanced immensely in recent years, and virtual reality entertainment is now more accessible than ever with a range of headsets available for game consoles, smartphone and PC. In this article, we compare the best of the market leaders from the Rift S to the HTC Vive and Pimax 5K Plus, including models compatible with PlayStation, iPhone iOS and Samsung, as well as budget options, too. Whether for gaming, watching movies, or VR chat, stay tuned for the best VR headsets to buy online from Amazon, Argos and eBay!
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  • Top 10 Best Nintendo Switch Games for Adults in the UK 2021

    Top 10 Best Nintendo Switch Games for Adults in the UK 2021

    Did you know the average age of a gamer is 34? Nintendo surely did when they were making the Switch, their now infamous hybrid console. So, alongside the usual cute kid's characters that make up a Nintendo roster, they, and other developers, have gladly made space for some less-than-savoury characters and quests to entertain mature audiences, too. However, picking the right game is tough. How are you supposed to know what you like? As new video games are released annually, it can be hard to see what's on offer! Luckily, our nifty guide will take you through step by step discussing things like genre types and gameplay functions then honing in on our chosen top 10 easily available from retailers such as Amazon, Argos and eBay.
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  • Top 10 Best Family Board Games in the UK 2021

    Top 10 Best Family Board Games in the UK 2021

    With all of us having separate screens, it's all too easy in this day and age to spend time in the same room yet all be lost in our own digital worlds. If you want to get everyone together and bring back face-to-face family fun, a board game night is a perfect solution. Whether it's a holiday or just a family gathering or party, a board game can give you the structure to make sure everyone feels included and, most importantly, like they're having a great time! But where to start? We've looked at a range of options, suitable from families with the smallest toddlers to the oldest adults, so you can find something for everyone. 
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  • Top 10 Best Jigsaw Puzzles in the UK 2021

    Top 10 Best Jigsaw Puzzles in the UK 2021

    There's a good chance you're stuck inside, looking for an escape from the strain of the mundane. Jigsaw puzzles offer you a great chance to sit down and unwind. Plus, if you have a family with kids dashing around begging for your attention, these wooden or board puzzles are a great remedy to your despair, and take little effort to set up and get started.Jigsaws come in a mishmash of shapes, sizes and difficulties, and you don't want to feel short changed when your package arrives at the door. So, we've turned the internet upside down to shake out all the information the experts have to offer. We'll also reveal our top 10 puzzles for both adults and kids from leading online retailers like Amazon and Argos, including quality brands like Ravensburger and Galison.
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  • Top 10 Best Racing Games for PS4 in the UK 2021 (The Crew 2, Gran Turismo and More)

    Top 10 Best Racing Games for PS4 in the UK 2021 (The Crew 2, Gran Turismo and More)

    If you fancy yourself as the next Lewis Hamilton, but would rather not run the risk of a hefty speeding fine, worry not as we've found the best racing games for Sony's PS4 for both beginner and pro car fanatics alike. With some of the leading realistic driving simulations and arcade racers to choose from, you won't even need a license to play these fast-paced titles!Before heading down to our top 10 ranking, read our buying guide to help you select the perfect title for your collection, whether that's a VR compatible racer, open world and free-roaming fun, or multiplayer kart chaos! If you're unsure where to find them in the UK, we've provided handy links to the best prices on Amazon, eBay and Asda.
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  • Top 10 Best Nintendo Switch Games for Kids in the UK 2021

    Top 10 Best Nintendo Switch Games for Kids in the UK 2021

    Having started out as a toy and game manufacturer in the late 1800s, Nintendo knows a thing or two about entertaining youngsters. With family fun remaining one of their core values, you'll be spoiled for choice picking from the list of awe-inspiring Nintendo Switch games for kids!Whether you're looking for a beginner title for nursery children and toddlers, or a more challenging one for older children, between Pokémon, Animal Crossing, and Mario Kart 8, there's something for everyone! Finding a game for a 4-year-old can be hard if you are not well versed in the world of video games. But fret not, we've ranked 10 of the best kid-friendly picks all available to order to your door from Amazon, eBay, Argos, and Asda.
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  • Top 10 Best Board Games for Adults in the UK 2021

    Top 10 Best Board Games for Adults in the UK 2021

    It can often be tempting to spend a little too much time bingeing series on Netflix, but if that's leaving you feeling a little square-eyed, why not break out a board game? More and more of us are looking for fun ways to get away from our screens and there's a whole new era of board games that bring something new to the table — whether it's a two-player, tabletop or family game you're looking for. From drinking games to strategy showdowns and some not-so-trivial-pursuits, we've ranked 10 of the best board games for adults to keep you and your family (or friends) entertained. We've made sure there are some two-player options for those with a partner or housemate too and all of our picks are available from Amazon, eBay, John Lewis and Argos. We're certain that some of these first-rate games for grown-ups are bound to become all-time classics!
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  • Top 10 Best Horror Games for PS4 in the UK 2021

    Top 10 Best Horror Games for PS4 in the UK 2021

    If you're a fan of the frightening, savour the supernatural or you're simply mad about the macabre, horror games are an interactive and immersive way to scare yourself silly! This article will help you get your virtual chills and thrills with the best horror games for PS4 to buy online, whether you're a dedicated video gaming pro or simply a new fan of indie titles. Before you spend too much time sifting through spoiler-ridden reviews, we've found a selection of 10 blood-curdling classics for PlayStation 4. You'll find VR exclusives, FPS, multiplayer, 2-player, action, survival, and sci-fi themes, all available from Amazon and eBay and ready to be delivered to your door. Read on, if you dare, for our guide on how to find the creepiest console games, guaranteed to make the hairs stand up on the back of your neck!
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  • Top 10 Best Party Games in the UK 2021

    Top 10 Best Party Games in the UK 2021

    Your party is fast approaching, and you're looking for some prime entertainment to keep the guests happy. What do you do? Whether you're hosting a quiet night indoors with friends, a wild birthday shindig, a hen or stag night or an outside garden family BBQ, choosing the best party game can make your bash one to remember. Picking the right product for the occasion can be a daunting task when the merriment sits on your shoulders. Do you plump for a challenging mental board game, something a little more physical, a funny card game, or a drink-orientated activity to loosen the guests up? Perhaps kids are attending, and you want to cater for all ages, from 3-year-olds to teenagers. We're here to help, so we've put together a buying guide to answer all your questions. Plus, we've chosen our top 10 party games to buy online at Amazon, eBay and John Lewis.
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  • Top 10 Best 2-Player Board Games in the UK 2021

    Top 10 Best 2-Player Board Games in the UK 2021

    If you're looking for something to entertain yourself on an afternoon or evening in the house or even in the garden, a board game is a perfect way to keep yourself entertained; adults love them just as much as kids! Ones that have been designed especially for two players are a great option for couples or if you fancy a quick game with a friend.There are so many different types of board games to choose from though – should you go for a cooperative strategy game or a horror-themed competitive one? To help you out, we’ve created a guide alongside a list of recommendations to buy at Amazon, John Lewis and eBay from brands like Lookout Games, Fantasy Flight Games and Asmodee.
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  • Top 10 Best JRPGs for PS4 in the UK 2021 (Final Fantasy, Dragon Quest and More)

    Top 10 Best JRPGs for PS4 in the UK 2021 (Final Fantasy, Dragon Quest and More)

    JRPGs, or Japanese role-playing games, are a staple of the RPG genre that has been around since the 1980s. Sony’s PlayStation remains a go-to console for Japanese RPG developers for its cutting-edge graphics and easy to use controls, with the PS4 boasting some of the highest acclaimed titles from Square Enix, Atlus, Sega and many more.Our buying guide is here to help newbies know where to start and showcase some excellent titles JRPG veterans may have missed. From Final Fantasy to Dragon Quest, in this article, we share with you our ranking of the top 10 JRPGs for the PS4. Read on for tips on what you should look for when shopping online on Amazon, Argos and eBay.
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