20 hidden gems to discover on PlayStation Plus Game Catalogue

Looking for something totally different? From award-winning platformers to slow-burning adventures, check out a huge selection of must-play indie hits available now on PlayStation Plus Game Catalogue. 

Rogue Legacy 2

This genealogical rogue-lite features persistent upgrades and heirs - every one of them unique - and each new layout is randomly generated. However you play, your legacy defines you - so spend your inheritance, grow the family manor and give your children a better fighting chance.

For players who liked: Spelunky 2, Dead Cells

Genre: Action/adventure

Disco Elysium - The Final Cut

Become the detective of your dreams, or nightmares, in this stylish open-world role-player that takes in sex, death, taxes and disco. There’s genuine crime to be investigated, a very real murder, but the city of Revachol holds myriad delights for anyone whose attention likes to wander.

For players who liked: Divinity: Original Sin 2, Baldur’s Gate 3

Genre: Narrative/open world

Desperados III

Round up an unlikely gang of heroes and set out on a quest for redemption through America's western frontier. Using the unique skills of your newly acquainted allies, work to foil train robberies, assassinate undesirables and run rings around the lawless gangs of the Wild West, deploying stealth, strategy and creative timing to pull off the perfect operation.

For players who liked: Divinity: Original Sin 2, Disco Elysium

Genre: Strategy

Kena: Bridge of Spirits

Immerse yourself in a story-driven action-adventure set in a world rich with exploration and fast-paced combat. Play as Kena, a young Spirit Guide in search of the sacred mountain shrine. Find and grow a team of tiny spirits known as the Rot, enhance your companions’ abilities, create new ways to manipulate the environment and uncover the secrets of a forgotten community.

For players who liked: Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, Stray

Genre: Adventure/platformer


Discover a whole new way to see the world around you – and the magical things that happen when you do – in this first-person puzzle game where illusions often point the way to solutions. Shift your perspective to progress in this dream-like experience.

For players who liked: The Witness, The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe

Genre: Puzzle


Take the look and feel of 1990s FPS classics and marry that with modern game design tools, and you get Prodeus. Enjoy a hand-crafted campaign and co-op and competitive multiplayer modes in this pixels-splattering throwback to the old school. And when you're done shooting, get creative with the game's level editor.

For players who liked: Doom Eternal, Shadow Warrior 3

Genre: Action/FPS

Spiritfarer: Farewell Edition

Settle in for a cosy management sim about dying. Play as Stella, a ferry master to the deceased known as a Spiritfarer. Build a boat to explore the world, befriending and caring for spirits before finally guiding them to the afterlife. Farm, mine, fish, harvest, cook and craft your way across mystical seas.

For players who liked: Stardew Valley, A Short Hike

Genres: Narrative/simulation


Twisted religious imagery meets hack-and-slash combat in this gothic quest for redemption. Don the thorn-wrapped helmet of The Penitent One and smite your way through hordes of grizzly foes in the world of Blasphemous. Pixel art aficionados will love cleaving their way through this one.

For players who liked: Hollow Knight, Bloodborne

Genre: Action/platformer


Traverse the rocky terrain of Celeste Mountain and overcome Madeline’s personal inner struggles along the way. Combining gorgeous pixel art, pinpoint controls and hand-crafted platforming action, Celeste gives you the push you need for a leap of faith out of the darkness. Face down your fears! 

For players who liked: Hades, Life is Strange

Genre: Platformer

What Remains of Edith Finch

As Edith, the last survivor of the Finch family, explore the colossal family home - an eccentric, sprawling house in rural Washington State - searching for stories of its vanished inhabitants. Each story you uncover lets you experience the life of a lost family member on the day of their death, with stories ranging from the distant past to the present day.

For players who liked: Kona, Gone Home: Console Edition

Genre: Narrative

Metal Hellsinger

Shoot your way through demonic hordes on a journey through the eight Hells in this FPS experience where keeping the beat is an essential component of your arsenal. Take out enemies in time with epic metal tracks created with musicians from System of a Down, Trivium and Lamb of God.

For players who liked: Doom Eternal, Beat Saber

Genre: Rhythm/shoot ‘em up

Oddworld Soulstorm - Enhanced Edition

Embark on a brand-new adventure into Oddworld. Take on the role of Abe - an unlikely hero and the celebrated saviour of the Mudokons - as he sets out on an ambitious quest to hijack a train and make a bid for freedom. A modern evolution of the series' classic puzzle-platform design, Oddworld: Soulstorm is a witty and impressive marriage of traditional and contemporary.

For players who liked: Salt and SacrificeLimbo

Genre: Platform/puzzle


This inky-black, card-based odyssey blends deckbuilding roguelike elements, escape-room style puzzles and psychological horror into a blood-laced smoothie. Darker still are the secrets inscrybed upon the cards...

Acquire a deck of woodland creature cards by draft, surgery and self-mutilation; unlock the secrets lurking behind the walls of Leshy's cabin; and embark on an unexpected and deeply disturbing odyssey.

For players who liked: Balatro, Slay the Spire

Genre: Puzzle/roguelike


Take control of Nara on a quest to destroy the dark cult that created her. Unlock devastating weapons and mind-bending abilities in a modern evolution of the sci-fi shoot 'em up genre. Along with Forsaken, her sentient starfighter, explore ancient temples, engage in exhilarating zero-g combat, and venture beyond waking reality.

For players who liked: No Man's Sky, Resogun

Genre: Shoot 'em up

The Gardens Between

Lost in a mysterious realm where cause and effect are malleable, two friends - Arina and Frendt - find that time is flowing in all directions. Solve puzzles through clever manipulation of time to reach the apex of each isle. Unpack and explore significant moments the pair have spent together and uncover a bittersweet narrative about history, friendship and letting go.

For players who liked: Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, Journey

Genre: Puzzle/adventure

Enter the Gungeon

Live for the thrill of sidestepping, bullet-hell combat? Then get ready for Enter the Gungeon! Lap up the charm of 16-bit sprites as you blast foes to bits. Use a diverse arsenal to stick it to the Gundead, either solo or with a friend.

For players who liked: Sol Cresta, Resogun

Genre: Roguelike/shoot 'em up

Hollow Knight: Voidheart Edition

Venture into the 2D world of Hollow Knight if you dare; you might find yourself ensnared in a web of stunning artistic achievement and addictive gameplay. Don’t be fooled by what might look like a straightforward action-platformer: Hollow Knight is packed with surprises and delights in equal measure – all lying there in wait to coax you deeper into the Hallownest…

For players who like: Cuphead, Dead Cells

Genre: Action/platformer

Cursed to Golf

Swing your way out of purgatory in this singularly strange golfing adventure. Play randomly ordered courses where sand bunkers are out and TNT explosions are in. Gain abilities in order to beat previously impossible holes, putting within par or your curse will make you do it all over again.

For players who liked: WHAT THE GOLF?, Golf Club Nostalgia

Genre: Roguelike, sport

Paradise Killer

Interrogate the colourful citizens of Paradise Island in this otherworldly murder mystery. Assume the role of ‘investigation freak’ Lady Love Dies and gather all the evidence you can before making your accusation. With neon-kissed visuals and a city-pop-inspired soundtrack, Paradise Killer is a detective adventure like no other.

For players who liked: AI: The Somnium Files, Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy

Genre: Puzzle, indie

Overcooked! 2

Following hot on the heels of the hilarious break-out hit Overcooked!, this sequel ups the culinary odds even further with brand new recipes to master, new kitchens and locations to traverse, and new twists to the chaos, such as teleporters, moving platforms and dynamic kitchens that evolve as you cook!

For players who liked: Moving Out, Minecraft Dungeons

Genre: Party/co-op