The Best “Bad” PS5 Launch Game

Crushed under the weight of Demon’s Souls?

Alex Rowe
5 min readMay 15, 2024

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The sentient armor heroes of Godfall line up for battle.
PS5 screenshot taken by the author.

Sony launched the PS5 at the end of 2020, right at the weird intersection of mass audience interest and extreme production difficulty — both circumstances caused by the pandemic lockdowns and the shift to remote work.

As Microsoft floundered around and pushed back their one big launch game, Sony somehow came out of…

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Alex Rowe

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