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5 Best Dungeon Crawlers on PlayStation 5



Dungeon Crawlers allow for players to delve into the deepest dungeons and find the greatest treasures. This is wonderful, and these games greatly emphasize exploration. As well as puzzle-solving skills. These aspects of these games have led the genre to have an immensely loyal fanbase. So, whether you are a seasoned genre veteran or someone who is warming up to the genre, we hope you will enjoy our list of the 5 Best Dungeon Crawlers on PlayStation 5.

5. Enter the Gungeon

We begin today by starting off our list of the best dungeon crawlers on PlayStation 5 with Enter the Gungeon. This is a game in which players will be able to put themselves to the test. The game has a distinct art style and gameplay style that makes it stand out. Players will move throughout the world and face many enemies along the way. The weapons and items are randomized at the start of each play session, leading to endless replayability. Additionally, there are characters to choose from, each of which has a certain stat boost. Or a reason for picking them in particular.

This is wonderful, as it incentivizes player choice and allows them to delve into the game's dungeons in their own way. The bosses for this game are notoriously difficult, but with proper strategy and teamwork, they can be overcome. This gives the game a feeling that it certainly can be overcome and entices the player to do just one more run-through. Also, it should be noted that randomizing the world greatly improves variety in the gameplay as well. All in all, Enter the Gungeon is one of the best dungeon crawlers available on PlayStation 5.

4. Hades

First, Hades is an absolutely massive game that has garnered much attention for its wonderful mechanics. Second, the game as does a great job of incorporating the lore and character from Greek mythology in a powerful way. And lastly, the dungeon design and overall systems around the game are top-notch. Players who may have died throughout their playthrough will discover that Hades isn't as punishing about death as other games in the genre. This makes it a great dungeon crawler for beginners, as well as seasoned veterans.

This is fantastic, as it strikes a delicate balance between playability and rewarding difficulty. This is due to the fact that if the game were too easy, it would cease to feel rewarding. But if it's too difficult, many players would get frustrated and drop the game in its entirety. However, Hades manages to create an experience that is balanced for both players at either end of the spectrum. And for its stellar gameplay and accessibility, we consider Hades one of the best dungeon crawlers on PlayStation 5.

3. Darkest DungeonDark Fantasy Games

For our next entry, we have a title that has been highly praised for its dungeon-crawler gameplay. Darkest Dungeon is a game that lives up to its namesake. The game is a daunting challenge that players can undertake, but in the end, is an experience so rewarding that players will run through it again. For those unaware, Darkest Dungeon is a turn-based dungeon crawler that has a high level of difficulty than your standard title. This is evident from the start of the game and is a fact that remains true till the game's conclusion.

However, this should not scare players away, as the experience is worthwhile. The amount of challenge present makes the player's playtime feel rewarding with friends or even solo. This can be difficult to pull off successfully, but Darkest Dungeon manages to do so beautifully. For fans of Roguelike games, this game is a great suggestion. So, in conclusion, if you are a player that enjoys dungeon crawlers on the PlayStation 5. Then this is a game that earns its place in your library.

2. The Binding of Isaac: Repentance

Switching things up quite a bit, we have The Binding of Isaac: Repentance. For fans of dungeon crawlers, The Binding of Isaac is simply fantastic. This comes down to the stellar gameplay, and dungeon design, as well as innovative boss design. Every element of the dungeon crawler genre is present within this game, and The Binding of Isaac: Repentance even manages to make quite a few improvements. Improvements in the roguelike dungeon crawl are something that cannot be understated.

The game manages to blend together multiplayer gameplay in a way that feels fresh and new. This also is a game that beginners to the genre can understand rather easily. That being said, the game definitely retains its challenge throughout. This is at the core of what makes this game so fantastic. The difficulty of the game, coupled with its distinct visual style, makes it an unforgettable experience. So if you are someone who is not well-versed in the genre, this is a great game to pick up. In short, The Binding of Isaac: Repentance is one of the best dungeon crawlers on PlayStation 5 to date.

1. Diablo IV

And now, for our final entry, we have what is quite possibly, one of the most successful dungeon crawlers in recent memory. Diablo IV is a game that has a legacy to it, with the Diablo series being famous for its dungeon crawls. That being said, Diablo IV makes quite a few changes to the past Diablo formula that make it more accessible for newer players. This is great and includes everything from balance tweaks to a shared open world for players to explore. This is fantastic, as players can meet more experienced players and trade tips and tricks.

The game has a wealth of classes to choose from, each of which feels distinct from one another. This effectively means that there aren't any bad class choices, and allows the player to express themselves freely. The character customization in the game is also more robust than in past entries, which is great. Additionally, the game is visually stunning and has a shocking amount of content within it. So if you are someone who is curious about dungeon crawlers and wants a casual experience to warm you up to the genre, look no further. To close, Diablo IV is one of the best dungeon crawlers on the PlayStation 5.

So, what's your take on our picks for the 5 Best Dungeon Crawlers on PlayStation 5? What are some of your favorites? Let us know over on our socials here or down in the comments below.

Judson Holley is a writer that began his career as a ghostwriter. Returning to the mortal coil  to work among the living. With some of his favorite games being tactical FPS games such as Squad and the Arma series. Although this could not be further from the truth as he enjoys games with deep stories such as the Kingdom Hearts series as well as Jade Empire and The Knights of the Old Republic series. When not attending to his wife, Judson often tends to his cats. He also has a knack for music mainly composing for and playing piano.