The Best Emotional Games for Playstation 5

Update, : A Memoir Blue added at rank #3.
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Memories of East Coast (2021)

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Playstation 5 Playstation 4 PC Windows Nintendo Switch

A debut game of an immersive visual novel experience that brings you on a journey through memory, nostalgia and guilt. Will you accept your fate?


  • philosophical
  • immersive
  • psychological
  • visual-novel
  • emotional
  • conversation
  • romance
  • drama
  • minimalist
  • hand-drawn
  • text
  • atmospheric
  • fiction
  • story
  • choices

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Venus: Improbable Dream (2021)

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

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

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A Memoir Blue (2022)

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

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

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Sumatra: Fate of Yandi (2019)

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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

5

Evergate (2020)

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Nintendo Switch PC Windows Xbox Series X Playstation 5 Xbox One

Enter the afterlife. Overcome fate. Reclaim what was lost. This challenging puzzle platformer weaves a heart-warming story through stunning artwork, emotive music and genre-bending mechanics.


  • platform
  • 2d
  • hand-drawn
  • soundtrack
  • music
  • emotional
  • time
  • manipulation
  • linear
  • puzzle
  • child
  • colourful
  • story
  • boston
  • atmospheric

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Bai Qu: Hundreds of Melodies (2021)

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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

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The Prince of Landis (2021)

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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

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FAR: Changing Tides (2022)

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

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
  • post-apocalyptic
  • atmospheric
  • action-adventure
  • emotional
  • stylized
  • platform
  • hand-drawn
  • puzzle
  • vehicle
  • relaxing
  • underwater
  • adventure
  • linear

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A Little Lily Princess (2016)

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

Newly arrived at a boarding school in Victorian England, Sara Crewe uses her love of books and storytelling to build new relationships. But what happens to a fairy-tale princess when she loses everything?


  • romance
  • lgbtq
  • emotional
  • visual-novel
  • dating-sim
  • novel
  • multiple-endings
  • drama
  • anime
  • simulation
  • cute
  • book
  • story
  • resource-management
  • 2d

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