10 Of The Most Graphically Impressive Video Games You Should Play

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Gaming has come a long way and if you're still sticking to previous-gen titles, it's time to come out of your comfort zone and try something new. Today, video games are capable of pushing your PS4 Pro, Xbox One X, or PC to its maximum potential and the results end up astonishing. With games reaching striking levels of photorealism, it is time that you grab hold of one of these games on this list and immerse yourself in a world of technological wonder.

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There are many reasons why you need to pick up Control and experience its ultimate gameplay and visual fidelity. The game draws its inspiration from literature like The Southern Reach Trilogy. Control has to be Remedy's best game since Max Payne 2.

Metro Exodus

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Although the previous two Metro titles were not open-world, 4A Games has nailed the open-world setting in Metro Exodus. Immersed in the wonder of post-apocalyptic Russia, you will find yourself treading across icy shores of the Volga, catch a sliver of a demon in the moonlight, and hear Artyom's heavy breathing and the crunching of ice as you walk on snow-covered paths. Metro Exodus is a true testament of pushing beyond benchmarks.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

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Modern Warfare is darker, more grim, and follows a similar theme that players enjoyed nine years ago in Call of Duty 4. Infinity Ward, the developer of the new Modern Warfare, has done a phenomenal job in pushing the PS4 and PS4 Pro to its limits and the results are astounding. The game is set before the events of the original Modern Warfare and you will find many noticeable faces and names across the gritty campaign.

Red Dead Redemption 2

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Although Rockstar Games takes their time when creating games, the end product always sets the bar high for all developers out there. This is true for GTA V and especially for Red Dead Redemption 2. This game is downright gorgeous and words aren't just enough to explain how I feel about. With that said, you truly need to experience Red Dead Redemption 2 to understand what I mean.

Battlefield V

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As long as there are lists for graphically impressive games, you are sure to find a Battlefield title in it. Developer DICE absolutely nails it when it comes to delivering top-notch graphical fidelity in their Battlefield games. Battlefield V offers an experience that is set in the World War II era and tops it all off with incredibly photorealistic graphics.

Assassin's Creed Odyssey

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Although Assassin's Creed Odyssey feels and plays like its predecessor, Assassin's Creed Origins, the team behind Odyssey has pushed limits when it comes to delivering a photorealistic experience. With incredible draw distance and highly detailed models, sometimes you may even wonder if you're playing a game or watching a movie.

Hitman 2

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What's incredible about Hitman 2 is that not only it is incredible to look at, it's also less taxing on your console's hardware. By uncapping the framerate on your PS4 Pro, you can easily achieve smooth 60fps while assassinating your targets in unthinkable ways.

Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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Even though Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is five years old now, it still holds up to the current graphical standard. The game looks incredible and IS incredible overall. If you haven't played Witcher 3: Wild Hunt yet, you better give it a shot before upcoming titles try taking over its glory.

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

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The launch of Shadow of the Tomb Raider took the gaming community by storm. The game presented incredible textures, amazing volumetric fog, advanced anti-aliasing, enhanced water reflections, and environmentally reactive foliage that completely made the game a memorable adventure. Even to this day, many gamers consider Shadow of the Tomb Raider a graphical marvel.

God of War

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God of War not only knocked the socks off the God of War fanbase, but also the entire gaming community as well. Santa Monica Studio has done a phenomenal job in creating a photorealistic and cinematic experience for God of War. As they say, the devil is in the details and God of War proves what the metaphor means. If you pay close attention to some of the intricate details in God of War, you'll find Kratos' beard reacting to the wind, his veins popping out when activating the Spartan Rage and also the finest details within the game's world. God of War is truly an testament to great art, story telling, and gameplay that you shouldn't miss out on.

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