The Best Emotional Games for Playstation 5

Update, : The Outbound Ghost added at rank #5.
1

Hindsight (2022)

View Similar Games
73
Review score
Logo of Hindsight Screenshot of Hindsight Screenshot of Hindsight Screenshot of Hindsight

Android Xbox One Xbox Series X Playstation 4 Playstation 5 PC Windows Mac OS IOS iPhone Nintendo Switch

What if the physical objects of everyday life, the possessions we hold close, were actual windows to the past? Peer into distant memories and unseen futures in Hindsight.


  • narration
  • narrative
  • cinematic
  • emotional
  • point-and-click
  • story
  • exploration
  • hidden-object
  • interactive
  • stylized
  • drama
  • fiction
  • relaxing
  • colourful
  • puzzle

2

Sumatra: Fate of Yandi (2019)

View Similar Games
95
Review score
Logo of Sumatra: Fate of Yandi Screenshot of Sumatra: Fate of Yandi Screenshot of Sumatra: Fate of Yandi Screenshot of Sumatra: Fate of Yandi

Xbox Series X PC Windows Nintendo Switch Playstation 5 Playstation 4 Xbox One

Lost and alone after a terrible landslide, Yandi must find his way home in this old-school point and click adventure set deep in the Sumatran jungle! Will he make it out alive?


  • investigation
  • point-and-click
  • emotional
  • thriller
  • nature
  • drama
  • psychological
  • story
  • old-school
  • pixel
  • mystery
  • 2d
  • exploration
  • atmospheric
  • puzzle

3

Bai Qu: Hundreds of Melodies (2021)

View Similar Games
95
Review score
Logo of Bai Qu: Hundreds of Melodies Screenshot of Bai Qu: Hundreds of Melodies Screenshot of Bai Qu: Hundreds of Melodies Screenshot of Bai Qu: Hundreds of Melodies

Nintendo Switch Xbox One PC Windows Mac OS Linux Playstation 5 Xbox Series X

While visiting his sick father, college student Wei Qiuwu accidentally encountered a girl playing a concertina. Until one day someone unveils to Wei Qiuwu the cruel truth hidden under a fairy-tale cover Features * A storyline of 8 to 12 hours, * Multiple routes and endings. * An extraordinary story, themed with love and caring in an ordinary slice of daily life.


  • 2.5d
  • philosophical
  • choices
  • emotional
  • multiple-endings
  • romance
  • visual-novel
  • beautiful
  • realistic
  • modern
  • anime
  • colourful
  • cute
  • story
  • atmospheric

4

FAR: Changing Tides (2022)

View Similar Games
89
Review score
Logo of FAR: Changing Tides Screenshot of FAR: Changing Tides Screenshot of FAR: Changing Tides Screenshot of FAR: Changing Tides

Nintendo Switch Xbox One Xbox Series X PC Windows Playstation 5 Playstation 4 Xbox Series X/s

An atmospheric vehicle adventure that follows the emotional journey of a boy and his ship as he embarks on a voyage to find a new home.


  • 2.5d
  • atmospheric
  • post-apocalyptic
  • vehicle
  • action-adventure
  • emotional
  • puzzle
  • adventure
  • platform
  • stylized
  • hand-drawn
  • relaxing
  • warm-hearted
  • underwater
  • cross-section

5

The Outbound Ghost (2022)

View Similar Games
65
Review score
Logo of The Outbound Ghost Screenshot of The Outbound Ghost Screenshot of The Outbound Ghost Screenshot of The Outbound Ghost

PC Windows Playstation 5 Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch

The Outbound Ghost is an adventure RPG about helping ghosts ascend to the afterlife. Battle the past using figments of your personality. Craft aspects to earn abilities. Explore a town of troubled spooks and discover life can be tough, even when you're dead.


  • wholesome
  • rpg
  • turn-based
  • emotional
  • party
  • multiple-endings
  • supernatural
  • choices
  • stylized
  • crafting
  • story
  • exploration
  • mystery
  • action-adventure
  • combat

6

Seed of Life (2021)

View Similar Games
ND
Review score
Logo of Seed of Life Screenshot of Seed of Life Screenshot of Seed of Life Screenshot of Seed of Life

Nintendo Switch PC Windows Playstation 5

SEED OF LIFE is a relaxing puzzle game in which you create beautiful and enlightening spirographic patterns.


  • emotional
  • puzzle
  • platform
  • 3d
  • faith
  • philosophical
  • colourful
  • action-adventure
  • psychedelic
  • science
  • software
  • surreal
  • relaxing
  • aliens
  • exploration

7

Venus: Improbable Dream (2021)

View Similar Games
ND
Review score
Logo of Venus: Improbable Dream Screenshot of Venus: Improbable Dream Screenshot of Venus: Improbable Dream Screenshot of Venus: Improbable Dream

Mac OS Xbox Series X Xbox One Playstation 5 Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch PC Windows

Venus: Improbable Dream is an immersive visual novel experience focused on mental health and personal identity. Guide Kakeru’s decisions as he takes steps towards facing inner fears and reclaiming his life. Player choice affects how the narrative will progress, including special dialogue to discover for key scenes.


  • visual-novel
  • choices
  • emotional
  • multiple-endings
  • fiction
  • anime
  • romance
  • drama
  • narration
  • conversation
  • music
  • dark
  • interactive
  • casual

8

Innocence Island (2022)

View Similar Games
ND
Review score
Logo of Innocence Island Screenshot of Innocence Island Screenshot of Innocence Island Screenshot of Innocence Island

Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch Playstation 5 PC Windows

Legend has it that the three rays of light in the sky are emitted by a prism that grants happiness to the one who obtains it. You never believed in that, but it is your last resort...You do not keep any recollection of the things you were able to do before, but you will be able to recall them through observation and to do them again. Innocence Island will evolve according to your choices.-Watch the people and animals around you to regain some abilities such as fishing, forging or even combat techniques from your opponents.-Solve puzzles, help the inhabitants and unlock past memories.-Traverse a beautiful island comprised inside a sphere by foot or harness the power of the Spell Statues and ride animalsâ spirits!-You can play Innocence Island with different art styles; apart from the default Low-poly style, you can also select Oil Painting or Chunky Pixels!


  • emotional
  • multiple-endings
  • action-adventure
  • relaxing
  • diplomacy
  • choices
  • exploration
  • atmospheric
  • souls
  • abstract
  • story
  • lore
  • stylized
  • adventure
  • open-world

9

The Prince of Landis (2021)

View Similar Games
ND
Review score
Logo of The Prince of Landis Screenshot of The Prince of Landis Screenshot of The Prince of Landis Screenshot of The Prince of Landis

Nintendo Switch Xbox One PC Windows Playstation 5 Xbox Series X

In the year 198X, young Evan must survive a bleak life in the snowy backwater of Landis, Oregon. One fateful day, his existence is forever changed by the dark influences of a strange visitor from another world. With the guidance of his new ally, can Evan stand up against schoolyard bullies? Will he have the courage to stand up for himself? The Prince of Landis combines the character-driven story and dialog of a visual novel with the exploration and puzzle-solving of an adventure game. Features: * Shocking character-driven story * 2d exploration and puzzle-solving * Original art and sound


  • character-driven
  • visual-novel
  • conversation
  • horror
  • exploration
  • emotional
  • point-and-click
  • 1980s
  • hand-drawn
  • choices
  • psychological
  • action-adventure
  • drama
  • crime
  • cartoony

10

A Memoir Blue (2022)

View Similar Games
ND
Review score
Logo of A Memoir Blue Screenshot of A Memoir Blue Screenshot of A Memoir Blue Screenshot of A Memoir Blue

Nintendo Switch Mac OS PC Windows Playstation 5 Playstation 4 Xbox Series X Xbox One Xbox Series X/s

A song from years ago triggers a flood of memories for champion swimmer Miriam. Embark on an evocative journey through her turbulent childhood and the complicated relationship she shared with her devoted mother.


  • fiction
  • interactive
  • emotional
  • casual
  • 3d
  • 2d
  • adventure
  • colourful
  • atmospheric
  • hand-drawn
  • story

Not seeing your game?