50 Best Visual-novel games for Playstation 4

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The best 50 Visual-novel games for Playstation 4 daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Playstation 4. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

The latest addition in this selection are The Little Red Lie released the 6 April 2021 and ranked #12, Escape ee released the 20 March 2021 and ranked #5, How to Take Off Your Mask Remastered released the 31 January 2021 and ranked #38.

1# Milky Way Prince - The Vampire Star - 2020

Review66Score

A visual novel about an abusive relationship, idealization, and intimacy. Live a summer of dysfunctional love through branching storylines, twists, sudden changes, and an innovative mechanic where you choose which senses to use with your boyfriend.

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2# Zero Escape - 2016

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Zero Time Dilemma is the third and final entry in the acclaimed Zero Escape series. It is a story focused mystery/thriller visual novel with multiple endings that involves player choices and puzzle rooms. It is recommended that you play the games in order. The mysterious “Zero” traps 9 participants within an underground shelter, dividing them equally between 3 wards that are connected to an elevator shaft in the middle. The only way out – passing through a locked X-Door to access the elevator. Six passwords are required to unlock the door, and each password is revealed only after a participant dies. Zero’s “Decision Game” will offer teams the opportunity to kill other participants through a variety of means to obtain the necessary passwords so they may escape.

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3# Clannad - 2015

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From the world renowned visual novel studio Key, the highly rated story of CLANNAD is now available on Steam! Improved visuals, achievement integration, and Dangopedia make this the best version of CLANNAD to date.

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4# Zero Escape: The Nonary Games - 2017

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Zero welcomes you to take part in both the Nonary Game and the Nonary Game: Ambidex Edition as the award-winning escape-the-room visual novels Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors (999) and its sequel, Virtue’s Last Reward (VLR), are together for the first time. Search for clues within numerous locked rooms and solve mind-bending puzzles in order to escape. Fascinating theories and pseudo science ideas abound along the twisting, turning journey to uncover who Zero is, why everyone was kidnapped, and the shocking connection between the Nonary Games.

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5# Escape ee - 2021

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Screenshot of the video game Escape  ee
Screenshot of the video game Escape  ee
Screenshot of the video game Escape  ee

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Escape is an indie horror survival game with Lovecraftian elements. An ancient dark power is calling you and you need to follow its instructions to find an exit to escape.... or there is actually no exit you just get closer to the true fear.....

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6# Chicken Police - 2020

Review86Score

A wild tale of love, death, chickens, and redemption! Chicken Police is a buddy-cop noir adventure, with a carefully crafted world, a gritty story, and lots of absurd humor. The game mixes elements of classic adventure games with visual novel-style storytelling.

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7# Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair - 2016

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Jabberwock Island—You and your classmates were ready for fun in the sun until Monokuma returned to restart his murderous game! Trapped in a kill-or-be-killed situation, your only hope rests in solving the island’s mysteries.

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8# 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim - 2019

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"A departure from the studio’s traditional fantasy style, the game takes place in a modern setting punctuated with giant mechs. Although the world may be bleak, Vanillaware’s signature artistic shine and gorgeous aesthetics will bring the characters and story of 13 Sentinels to life."

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9# Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth - 2016

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"The epic story of Utawarerumono comes to an end in Mask of Truth, as the fate of the world will be determined by warring nations. The game features exciting SRPG battles, a colorful cast of new/familiar faces that will determine the fate of their world, a rousing original soundtrack, and the dramatic conclusion to the journey of Haku. After the events of Mask of Deception, Haku is destined to rally the nation of Ennakamuy to fight against the evil forces that now control the Yamato throne. With everything on the line, Haku and his friends must do everything in their power to ensure that the future of Yamato triumphs over the true evil that lurks in the depth of the darkness."

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10# ROBOTICSNOTES ELITE - 2020

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Thanks to the rising popularity of the PhoneDroid—a device which features augmented reality (A.R.)—the age of advanced technology has finally reached Tanegashima. On that island, Central Tanegashima High's "Robot Research Club" is about to have their club disbanded.

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11# Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Heart of the Forest - 2020

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Explore the myths and monsters of Europe’s last primeval wilderness. Play as Maia, who arrives at the ancient Białowieża Forest looking to explore her family history. Discover Rage in an adventure game inspired by the experience of the legendary tabletop roleplaying game Werewolf: The Apocalypse.

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13# Raging Loop - 2019

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Immerse yourself in a thrilling psychological horror story taking place in the secluded Japanese village of Yasumizu. A heavy mist surrounds the place, preventing everyone from ever leaving. Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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14# Steins;Gate 0 - 2015

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If you can't save the one you love… How can you save humanity? Sequel to the visual novel cult classic. Experience an alternate worldline of STEINS;GATE.

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15# Root Letter - 2016

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Root Letter (stylized √Letter) is a visual novel adventure video game that is developed and published by Kadokawa Games as the first title in their Kadokawa Game Mystery brand. In the game, the player must figure out what happened to the character of Aya, a girl who mysteriously vanished after receiving a particular letter. The gameplay will be split into two distinct parts; the adventure part, where the player interrogates characters who knew Aya in order to find more information about her, and the simulation parts, where the player relives and plays through prior interactions with Aya.

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18# ROBOTICSNOTES DaSH - 2020

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Half a year after the events of ROBOTICS;NOTES ELITE, Kaito Yashio is introduced to Itaru Hashida through Nae Tennouji. Unsettling incidents start occurring all around them, harbingers of an event that will again plunge the world into chaos.

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19# STEINSGATE ELITE - 2019

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Their experiments in pushing the boundaries of time begin to spiral out of control as they become entangled in a conspiracy surrounding SERN, the organization behind the Large Hadron Collider, and John Titor, who claims to be from a dystopian future. A New Way to Time Leap Experience the world of STEINS;GATE with this remastered, ultimate version that features newly animated sequences for certain endings. Branching Storylines Every choice you make has its own consequence, shifting the worldline closer or farther from reaching 1% divergence, providing a multitude of animated endings.

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20# Kotodama: The 7 Mysteries of Fujisawa - 2019

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Kotodama intentionally plays on classic tropes and clichs to continually twist the story and surprise the player. Continue to play the fiendish puzzles in Fantasize Mode to perfect your high scores! Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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21# Chicken Police - Paint it RED! - 2020

Review81Score

A wild tale of love, death, chickens, and redemption! Chicken Police is a buddy-cop noir adventure, with a carefully crafted world, a gritty story, and lots of absurd humor. The game mixes elements of classic adventure games with visual novel-style storytelling.

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22# Utawarerumono: ZAN - 2019

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This action-packed brawler is a reimagination of the story of Haku, a man with no memories, and the great conflict that consumes the land he calls home. Take control of over 12 legendary heroes from the world of Utawarerumono, and utilize their unique strengths and abilities to engage hordes of enemies in ferocious melee combat. Venture through dynamic battlefields, unleash devastating special moves, and experience a grand tale of war and destiny.

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24# Fragments - 2021

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Evan faces a frustrating battle with his conscience. It's one he cannot afford to lose, or he'll spend the rest of his life behind bars. Under intense scrutiny and questioning from two savvy detectives, how will he fare? That, is entirely up to you.

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