Looking for a new title to add to your collection. Learn about the top-rated games for PS4 and find your new favorite game.
Are you looking to expand your PlayStation 4 (PS4) game library? There are a ton of entertaining games to choose from, ranging from the newest sports games, to first-person shooters and role-playing classics. Originally launched in 2013, Sony’s PS4 features the next version of classics like Assassin's Creed, FIFA and Grand Theft Auto V. But the big-name titles don’t stop there.
Continue reading to learn more about the best PS4 games available today and find your new favorite title.
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Newest Edition of Gaming Classics
If you’ve been gaming for a while then you are surely familiar with titles such as Resident Evil and Wolfenstein. The PS4 hosts the newest versions of the games, which have become a hit with gamers, especially Resident Evil 7: Biohazard. Typical to previous installments of this smash hit originally released in 1996, attacking and healing supplies are hard to obtain. You’ll be engaged in a tough battle for survival throughout your storyline and everything can be enhanced with the PlayStation VR support.
Wolfenstein was originally released in 1981 for the Apple II, and this newest edition, Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus, lets you kill more Nazis than ever before. You can recruit new members along the way and build an army ready to fight for liberty and freedom against an evil government.
The NieR series is probably not as well known as these classic titles, but its newest version, NieR Automata, is much more successful than the original release for the PS3. In fact, the 2010 release was actually a follow-up to the popular Drakengard series, which was originally launched in 2003 for the PS2.
In the newest installment of this series, invaders from another planet have unexpectedly invaded Earth with new weapons known as machine lifeforms, forcing mankind to take refuge on the Moon. You control the newest unit of android infantry called YoRHa to take down these new weapons and take back control of the planet.
Perhaps the most popular game for the PS4 is its platform-exclusive Horizon Zero Dawn. In this action RPG you play as Aloy, an experienced hunter and archer who is living in a world overrun by machines. The game is universally praised by both gamers and critics, with more than 2,000 5-star reviews on Amazon. Many users specifically noted the game for its story line, character development and overall gameplay.
Another of the most popular PS4-exclusive games is the newest edition of a fan favorite from the PS3, The Last of Us Remastered. The original version introduced gamers to Joel and Ellie, an unlikely team forced together in order to survive in a post-apocalyptic world ravaged by a global pandemic. Users note that this game’s storyline is its strongest feature, with one reviewer calling it a “16-hour Zombie movie.” It was the winner of more than 200 Game of the Year Awards, and with full 1080p, higher-resolution character models and improved gameplay, this newest version is sure to deliver a gripping gaming experience.
Many of the most popular games on PS4 have been recognized with a variety of awards from a host of organizations, ranging from GameSpot and Eurogamer, to The Game Awards and Electronic Gaming Monthly’s end-of-the-year “Best Of” lists. In fact, some titles have become so popular, they have had media adaptations, such as anime specials and manga. The Persona series is a great example of this, with its 1996 title getting new, award-winning updates, spinoffs and much more.
Persona 5, is the 6th-installment of this role-playing game, and was originally released for the PS4 in 2016. It lets you play as a player-named student who transfers to the fictional Shujin Academy, in modern day Japan. You help cultivate a group of young vigilantes, known as the Phantom Thieves of Hearts, that aim to remove any evil intent from the hearts of adults.
It sold over 2 million copies in 2017 alone and has won a variety of awards, including the 2017 Game of the Year at the Game Awards. Other notable award categories that it won or was nominated for include the best original dramatic score, best graphics, and best writing in a drama. The wide range of awards and recognition only hammer home to users that this is an all-around masterpiece.
Persona 5 has also had several media adaptations, including an anime special, anime series, manga and most recently, a Dance Dance Revolution-style rhythm game called Persona 5: Dancing Star Night.
The PS4 has a host of award-winning titles for all types of gamers—there is certainly something new for you to try. Whether you want to save the world from zombies or just sit down for the newest FIFA title, it’s easy to find the highest-rated games. Use our Top 10 list to see which games are truly fan favorites, and which game you should pick up next.