The best modern remakes on PS4 and PS5

Rediscover some of the most celebrated titles from the past four generations of console gaming, entirely rebuilt with modern hardware.

Survival horror

Yesteryear's biggest spine-tinglers make a horrifying jump to the modern age. They scared you back then, do you have the courage to face them now?

Resident Evil 4

Resident Evil 4, 2005’s legendary action-horror game, is brought fully up-to-date in this ground-up remake.

Six years after the events of Resident Evil 2, Raccoon City survivor Leon Kennedy has been dispatched to a secluded European village to investigate the disappearance of the US president’s daughter. What he discovers there is unlike anything he has faced before.

Every aspect of the classic game has been updated for the current generation, from modernized graphics and controls to a reimagined storyline that may surprise even hardened fans of the original game.

Dead Space

2007's break-out survival horror hit comes to the current hardware with jaw-dropping visual fidelity, suspenseful atmospheric audio and gameplay improvements, all while staying faithful to the original game’s thrilling vision.

Isaac Clarke is a seasoned deep-space engineer on a mission to repair a vast mining ship, the USG Ishimura. Once onboard, he discovers something has gone horribly wrong: the ship's crew has been slaughtered and Isaac’s partner, Nicole, is lost somewhere on board.

Alan Wake Remastered

An award-winning cinematic action-thriller from Control creator Remedy Entertainment, Alan Wake follows a troubled author as he embarks on a desperate search for his missing wife, Alice.

Explore the seemingly ordinary town of Bright Falls with stunning new visuals and tweaked gameplay, searching for traces of your missing wife while peeling back the surreal secrets hiding beneath the surface of this Pacific Northwest community.

Resident Evil 2

After an unforgettable debut on PlayStation back in 1998, returning to the zombie-infested streets of Racoon City is more terrifying than ever with stunning new visuals and remastered audio.

But it isn't just the horrifically good presentation that brings Resident Evil 2 up to date – a new over-the-shoulder viewpoint, refined controls, and rebuilt environments all ensure you're getting a modern revamp of the iconic survival horror experience.

Enduring icons

Relive some of the most iconic and influential titles from generations past, entirely rebuilt with modern graphics technology.

The Last of Us Part I

Experience the emotional storytelling and unforgettable characters in The Last of Us, winner of over 200 Game of the Year awards, entirely rebuilt for PlayStation 5.

In a ravaged civilization, where infected and hardened survivors run rampant, Joel, a weary protagonist, is hired to smuggle 14-year-old Ellie out of a military quarantine zone. However, what starts as a small job soon transforms into a brutal cross-country journey.

Diablo II: Resurrected

Diablo II: Resurrected is the definitive remastering of Diablo II and its Lord of Destruction expansion - two hallmark entries in Blizzard Entertainment’s genre-defining action role-playing series. 

Veteran players, as well as those who missed out when the original game was first released 20 years ago, can now experience Diablo II’s timeless gameplay with modern visuals and audio that take advantage of PS4 and PS5.

Demon's Souls

Demon's Souls, From Software's ground-breaking action-RPG that kicked off a long-running trend for brutal, combat-driven adventure games makes the leap to PlayStation 5.

A faithful and visually breath-taking recreation of 2007's seminal release, Demon's Souls returns the players to the iconic locations of Boletaria and beyond to face down dragons, demons and inhuman hordes in a quest to break the deathly curse which has fallen upon the land. 

Shadow of the Colossus

The 2018 remake of Team ICO's (The Last Guardian) classic retained everything that made it such a hit on PlayStation 2 while rebuilding its visual assets from the ground up.

The result is an incredibly beautiful action adventure that enhances its original, haunting tale with rich HD graphics and revamped control options. Best go into this one knowing as little about it as possible for maximum impact.


Share some of your favourite childhood classics with today's youngsters, fully revitalized for modern sensibilities.

Ratchet & Clank

An in-house recreation of Insomniac Games beloved PS2 action-platformer, Ratchet & Clank combines all the game's original charm with modern perks and presentation.

This spectacular reimagining packs in the zany humour and over-the-top adventuring of its precursor with a fresh retelling of how furry Lombax mechanic Ratchet and rebellious Sentry-bot Clank became best of buds.

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy

Spinning an influential path through 3D platform adventures, Naughty Dog's (Uncharted, The Last of Us) world-famous marsupial was an instant hit on PlayStation in 1996, preceding a variety of follow-ups to satisfy fan fervour.

This glossy PS4 return to the original three games delighted players as Crash Bandicoot, Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back, and Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped all got a HD makeover. Fur shaders, more detailed environments, and dynamic lighting are but a few of the enhancements, along with smoother controls to match.

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled

Not to be left in the dust by Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, this high-speed remake of the hit PlayStation kart racer came power-sliding onto PS4 to make sure Crash fans had plenty to get revved up for.

While all the classic tracks and racers are present, the glossy new visuals, online multiplayer, and global leaderboards make this a Crash Team Racing fan's dream.

Spyro Reignited Trilogy

The plucky little dragon created all the way back in 1998 by Insomniac Games (Marvel's Spider-Man, Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart) brought the heat once again on PS4 in a collection of three fan-favourite action platformers: Spyro the Dragon, Spyro 2: Ripto's Rage! and Spyro: Year of the Dragon.

Remastered with vibrant textures and character models for a dazzling contemporary look and improved controls, this is the best way to wage hot war against Gnasty Gnorc, Ripto, and other villainous foes across the realms of Dragon World. 

Japanese RPGs

Japan's golden age of narrative-driven adventure games laid the foundations for modern titans of the genre. Revisit some of the most influential entries, reimagined for current hardware.


Another game which had been on fans' wishlists for decades, Square Enix finally answered their prayers with a return to the city of Midgar that left jaws agape.

No expense has been spared to bring back Cloud, Tifa, Barret, and their friends in this iconic RPG featuring a fleshed-out story, staggering visuals, and voice acting that captures the essence of the original. Not only that, but the combat system has been overhauled to retain the classic feel while incorporating exciting real-time action with lots of options on how you play.


Discover the story of SOLDIER operative Zack Fair, a young warrior who discovers the truth behind his employer's secret experiments. Meet familiar Midgar residents, master new materia and unleash Zack's full combat potential with the updated battle system.

Fully remastered graphics, voiced dialogue and a dynamic, newly arranged soundtrack from the original game's composer Takeharu Ishimoto breathe new life into this gripping prequel to FINAL FANTASY VII.


With the original only released outside of Japan in 2019, for many this vibrant remake is their first encounter with the sequel to classic 16-bit action-RPG Secret of Mana.

Delivering a stunning 3D version of the original's beautifully drawn 2D graphics, TRIALS of MANA takes an epic tale of six heroes in a world on the brink of destruction and revamps it for a modern age. Voice acting, a remastered soundtrack, an upgraded battle system, and other extras make this an unmissable feast for JRPG fans.

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Discover the one-of-a-kind prequel to the critically-acclaimed masterpiece NieR: Automata. Upgraded for PlayStation 4, experience lovingly revived visuals and fully overhauled gameplay alongside NieR's fascinating sci-fi fantasy narrative.

In a distant, apocalyptic future, humanity is on the brink of extinction, threatened by strange beasts and a deadly black scrawl disease. Follow a brother's quest to save his sister Yonah - his only blood relative - from a deadly illness.