Sony has recently hinted that the launch of the next-generation console is right around the corner. So, this might be the best time to discuss and analyze the features of the Best PS4 Games that set them apart from the others. Since 2013 many amazing PS4 games have come out which have pushed the PS4 to its fullest limit. Given the veracity of the games, it can get daunting when it comes to choosing which one to play first. Here in this feature, we have, after thorough research, listed out 25 Best PS4 Games to help you update yourself with all the new, modernized and easily available PS4 games. We have endeavored to include games from different genres and include main and special features that will facilitate you in making an informed decision. Needless to mention, the given list will be updated and revised with time so keeping visiting [our website].
KINGDOM HEARTS III
This game brings to the player an interesting combination of around seventeen years of storylines which not only gives a very satisfying RPG (roll playing game) experience but also provides an evolving and exciting series with Disney theme. The story revolves around the protagonist, Sora, who has lost his power and is trying to regain the same. This game has amazing new combat options as well as intriguing landscapes. There is a sense of momentum and forward movement as the hero launches right into the battlefield with Hercules after losing its power which makes it better than Kingdom Hearts II. The various new features make every fight a spectacle which is rarely played out the same way.
|1. A generous variety of onscreen platform with a large world.|
2. Different combat options with several interesting transformations.
3. High-quality audio with voices of many Disney and Pixar characters.
SEKIRO – SHADOWS DIE TWICE
This game brings a stealth action experience, one that is more cohesive, focussed and forgiving. It maintains its predecessor’s difficulty and showcases some amazing bloody executions, fantastic monster fights, and secret field areas. In short, it is an amazing journey with intriguing options with respect to skills, which need to be mastered. From the Katana and Shinobi prosthetic arm feature of the protagonist, Wolf, to the interconnection between levels, this game brings an overall fast-moving combat experience. The game gives the player the option to eliminate enemies by providing certain stealth features. This game does not have a multiplayer option.
|1. It allows a single killing blow by using the Katana and an advanced prosthetic arm.|
2. Stealth elements.
3. Resurrection at the same point instead of earlier checkpoints.
4. Gorgeous 16th Century background world.
This game brings to the player several exciting web-swinging and web gadgets helping in providing an amazing action sequence. The game focuses on both Spiderman as well as Peter Parker and is a thrilling adventure. This game succeeds in making you feel like a Spiderman. As a gamer advances, the game swinging features allows the player to swing around New York gives the extraordinary skill of the Superhero. Spiderman’s gadgets and dodges are stealth and updated and help in having very satisfying combat. Insomniac Games are best known for their gadgets and skill upgrades. They are also known for very efficient service.
|1. Swinging through the city makes you feel like Spiderman and has amazing visuals.|
2. Astounding web punches and wed gadgets
3. Witty one-liners of Peter Parkers
4. Provides marvel experience
GOD OF WAR
This game is a non-stop experience of bloody actions and emotions. The game brings a skillful composition of exceptional interlocking characters. The twenty-five hours storyline has a one-shot camera that never loses focus and revolves around the magnificent protagonist kratos and his son Atreus. The father-son dynamic portrayed between Kratos and Atreus has been designed in such a way that it provides its players very stirring human moments. Post the death of Kratos wife, the duo sets out on a quest to fulfill Atreus’s mother’s last wishes. The two protagonists are supported by a wonderful ensemble cast.
|1. Incredibly beautiful landscape and background world|
2. Satisfying combat actions
3. Stimulating gameplay
4. A dramatic representation of the father-son duo making it relatable for the players
5. Excellent character and skillful upgrades
6. Negligible load glitches
RED DEAD REDEMPTION 2
This game is developed in the background of the western tales consisting of loyalty, conviction and the price of infamy. This game completely lacks in compromise and brings to its players’ so many characters, so many gameplays, and so many onscreen worlds. The game begins in 1899 when the American outlaws are in trouble and becoming endangered. Set out in the open world, this game gives an experience of freedom and at the same time that of the wild west. It has everything ranging from snowy peaks to alligators’ swamps to thick forests to open plateaus.
|Key Features/ Reasons to buy|
|1. A bounty system that includes the law enforcement in hunt of the outlaws|
2. Won the perfect scores and awards, including the “Critics’ Choice Award” at the 2018 Golden Joystick Awards also the “Best Narrative” and “Best Score/Music” at The Game Awards 2018.
3. Interactive open world
UNCHARTED 4: A THIEF’S END
Developed by Naughty Dog, this game brings to its players an action-oriented adventure of the protagonist of the game, Nathan Drake. The game has multiple frantic combat sequences with stealth parkour movement and outrageous action choreography. The story revolves around two brothers who get together in their adulthood to discover treasure. It’s fifteen hours amazing graphic experience lets the player jump through multiple exciting gameplays. Competitive multiplayer feature is available in the game wherein players can play different characters from the storylines. Being a treasure hunt game, it has a vast array of the explorable landscape. The enemies have better tactics and are more responsive.
|Key Features/ Reasons to buy|
|1. won various Game of the Year awards from several gaming publications and award events|
2. Exciting Gameplays
3. The clever design of the world
4. The visuals and upgrades are amazing
5. The good dynamic between the brothers
MORTAL KOMBAT 11
Since its inception in 1992, the Mortal Kombat series has developed as the game series where one can easily rip off their enemy’s head. It is still the same but much more. With its advance into the MK 9 and MK X, NetherRealm Studios has promoted this game up on the board with its single and multiplayer options providing advanced and equipped combat sequences. This game brings to its player pure fighting sequences with over the top violence by its characters. Just like its predecessors this game is 2.5 D fighting game.
|1. Fatal blows and Krushing blows – these are special blows that deal with a large amount of damage|
2. There is a provision for character customization
3. Amazing and ever stimulating gameplay
4. Powerful uppercuts for every character
5. The swapping of items and weapons of characters allowed
This game is another creation of theNetherRealm Studios that deserves to be on the list of Best PS4 Games. Being a fighting game based on the DC Universe, this game provides to its users an extraordinary experience of combat and fighting and at the same time makes them feel like superheroes. The world looks amazing and the fight mechanics are exceptional. There is a vast array of content and captures the strengths of Gods among us of 2013. The game provides the players with over the top super moves and new versions of attacks. There is a faster movement of actions which makes it feel quick. The impressive mechanical aspect of these games is the various exceptional combo options.
|1. Superhero experience|
2. Quick combats
3. Impressive gameplay
4. Gear system – an award system that rewards its players with costume items
The SoulCalibur series is developed by the Bandai Namco Studios which includes a two-combatant battling against each other. It is a tale of souls and swords and is narrated in the game. This game is a much-awaited return in the 3D fighting genre after a long six years wait. It portrays its unique weapon-based combat with the right amount of new fight mechanics which makes its part of this 25 Best PS4 Games list. This version of the SoulCalibur series provides two very intriguing and worthwhile storylines. SoulCalibur 6 provides the players with a well-balanced fighting system consisting of vertical and horizontal attacks which are extremely satisfying.
|1. Amazing visual and good-looking world|
2. Various contents and two new storylines
3. Advanced weapon combat and new refined mechanics
4. Easy to gain control and pick up the movements
THE WITCHER 3: WILD HUNT
CD Projekt has developed this game unlike its predecessor wherein a player would dive right into an intriguing story of betrayal. This game advances and develops into a wild and open and exhilarating fantasy role-playing experience. Even after the hundred hours of this game, the player would feel that there is a lot to learn and do. The game encompasses an excellent combat sequence with exciting mechanics. The onscreen landscape is massive and extremely intimidating and provides a satisfying experience. The Witcher 3 provides new skill sets and new alternate casting modes for spells. The storyline basically captures the protagonist Geralt looking for information with respect to his missing adopted daughter.
|1. Huge and very immersive game environment|
2. The engaging storyline of Geralt
3. The main character is a good sympathetic lead which makes the storyline engaging
4. There are several quests and side quest which leaves the player wanting more
THE LAST OF US: REMASTERED
This game was enhanced by Sony to make it compatible with PS4. This amazing game is developed by Naughty Dog as an advanced version of The Last of Us which was designed for PS3. It is an absolute masterpiece of all time. The difference between the PS3 and PS4 version is not remarkable with respect to contents but one can make out the difference and in The Last of Us: Remastered run at 60 frames per second which double the rate of the version for PS3. Everything looks smoother and clearer and better lit. This is arguably one of the best-looking games for PS4 with amazing graphics. More fluid combats are another advanced feature.
|1. Clearer graphics and cleaner edges|
2. The extremely immersive storyline and gameplay
3. Good character development
4. Double frame rate than the last version
HORIZON ZERO DAWN
This game finds its place in this 25 Best PS4 Games because of its exciting and interactive plot which revolves around Aloy, the hunter in a world dominated by machines. The game is full of stealth action features, an amazing collection of weaponry and a reward system by way of a skill tree which allows the player to upgrade his/ her skill and abilities. Guerrilla Games has overall done a very good job at presenting to the video game lovers an opportunity to enjoy a beautiful open world, clear visuals, hands down combat sequences and amazing characterization.
|1. Exciting fight mechanics like Tripcaster, spears, arrows and machine components like electricity|
2. Enemies with cloaking technology that evades Aloy’s focus vision which makes the game an exciting hunt
3.Future world setting with technological advancement
4. Immersive gameplays around hunter-gatherers and robots
FromSoftware presents this highly advanced weapon-based combat game which is played from a third-person perspective. This game has exceptional gameplay with high-level difficulty and an amazing soundtrack. The interconnection between the world and the design of the onscreen environment is also worth a mention. The availability of new mechanics makes the combats fast-paced and provides the players with a sense of momentum. The game begins with the player customizing a character, the hunter. Variety of customization option is provided which enables the player to form their version of the hunter.
|1. This game was nominated for many awards and accolades, thus making it one of the best RPG in recent times|
2. Customization option, giving more freedom to the player in designing the main character
3. Fast-moving combat with surprise elements
4. Trick weapons
DEVIL MAY CRY 5
An exciting adventure journey full of hack and slash is what this game is. This game is a new addition to the PS4 family and has in the short span captured many players’ attention. This version of the series introduces two new protagonists, namely, Dante and Nero. This game and the other games in this series have the same theme which is love. The graphics present are very photo realistic which gives the players a very realistic experience. The developers of this game have put immense emphasis on creating a world that feels very real including the way a character dress up.
|1. Advanced technology helping it deliver 60 frames per second.|
2. A realistic feel – open-world very great visuals.
3. Different immersing gameplays – the two characters have two different gameplays.
4. Interesting characters – with different skills and mechanics.
An action-packed game set out in the post-apocalyptic world that was presented to the players in the original Nier. This game brings to its players a looming dark environment that very cleverly branches out into different storylines. This has a futuristic appealing setting. The game is the war between the human developed android and machine invaders from an alien world. One distinctive feature of this game is that the androids are not individually named and are devoid of any emotions. The story is divided into the chapter, each chapter more difficult than the last one.
|1. The game has a very interesting narrative making the players totally engrossed into the game|
2. Extremely detailed characterization and amazing designs
3. There is an appropriate mixture of different gameplays
4. Excellent combat movements and intriguing theme music
YAKUZA 6: THE SONG OF LIFE
The seventh entry in the Yakuza series, this game brings to its players over the top action sequences and great adventure experience. The plot revolves around Kazuma Kiryu, who after a time served in prison finds out that Haruka is in a coma and has an infant son. Unsure of what to do, he embarks upon a journey to find out what happened to Haruka. The combat sequences are extremely fluid making it a very suitable game for the newcomers. The storyline is very enthralling and captivates players new as well as old.
|1. Kiryu’s story – this game provides an emotion-filled story with a spectacular ending making the players very satisfied.|
2. Emotions in the storyline do not affect the combats – the combats are extremely brutal.
3. The open world of two different cities, beautifully designed.
WOLFENSTEIN II: THE NEW COLOSSUS
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus is a game set out in an alternate history and gives its players the first-hand experience. This game is from the first-person perspective and the character throughout navigates on foot. After retrieving B. J. from the Deathshed Fortress and terminating the same with a nuclear cannon, this game really takes off. This game has a very engaging storyline with various relatable characters and an emotional display of affection. In this genre, this is one of the best RPG shooter game. There is a health system that can be replenished vide health packs.
|1. Features like ambush attacks make it a very interesting combat game|
2. Very tactical and advances combat mechanics
3. This game was nominated for 35th Annual Golden Joystick Awards and has also won for “Best Action Game” in 2017
4. Weapons can be dual-wielded
This seven-chapter action-adventure game keeps the players on their toes. It is very quick-paced and gives a sense of momentum to the players. It is a markable improvement over its last version. The storyline remains the same, wherein the players control the protagonist Agent 47, who is a contract assassin for the International Contract Agency. The world in this game gives the players an experience of several cities such as Columbia, Mumbai, Vermont, and North Atlantic. In addition to controlling Agent 47, players can also play as two other characters namely, Knight and Stone who have access to ammo that is different and provides more exciting results.
|1. Agile stealth mode – providing a very immersive experience|
2. Advanced snipper mechanics
3. A Vast world with amazing visuals
4. Quick actions and distinctive weapon features
GRAND THEFT AUTO V
What sets this game apart from the others is the fact that this game makes you feel like anything can happen. In the city of San Andreas, this game provides the players with a vast array of adventure. The story that a player follows through this game is spellbinding and gives incredible freedom to a player to explore exciting new sequences. This game is full of small and big moments that make it a perfect rollercoaster ride. From crashing into planes to walking down the mountain path – this game literally has everything. Needless, to mention the combat actions are world-class.
|1. Extreme experiences that leave a player spellbound|
2. Better controls over the cars and weapons
3. Mission checkpointing – thus eradicating the long tedious back journey post-mission failure
4. More intriguing narration
DARK SOULS 3
The beauty of this game is that no matter how many times a player is pushed back, its engrossing storyline and the spectacular world pulls the player back into the vicious circle. This game presents to the players the most difficult challenges. The obstacles are hard to overcome and the same requires a level of skill for such adventure-based games. This is by far the grandest version of this series. FromSoftware has set itself apart by providing unparalleled visual quality, exciting mechanics and a beautiful open world. The world is extremely detailed to give the best possible realistic experience for the players.
|1. Enthralling narrative captivating the players.|
2. High-quality mechanics and visuals.
3. Better tactic and weaponry as compared to older versions.
4. Exciting new challenges at every turn.
METAL GEAR SOLID 5: THE PHANTOM PLAN REVIEW
With engaging gameplay and a sole mission – to get the prisoner out of the prison, this game manages to keep the players at the edge of their seats. Nothing in this game is pre-determined. The player chooses the path it wants to take to rescue the prisoner and from there the incredible gameplay of this game comes into action. Creating a story for oneself is a satisfying experience. At the outset, the game may appear a little daunting but as the player keeps moving ahead the beautifully designed gameplay unravels and the puzzle starts getting untangled.
|1. Solution-oriented approach to puzzle-like situations.|
2. Very flexible gameplay. It gives an opportunity for the players to direct a game.
3. An intelligence team to help plan the rescue.
FINAL FANTASY XV
As the opening credit for this game states, this game is dynamic and caters to both the fans and the first-timers. The four protagonists, namely, Prince Noctis, Gladiolus, Ignis, and Prompto are close friends and their bond is very palpable to the players. It is this bond between these friends that provide this game with its certain uniqueness. The cohesiveness that it `brings between the four players during almost real like gripping combat sequences just makes this an exceptional game. This game can act as a very good bonding device for friends and families.
|1. Extremely interesting fun game for friends.|
2. Amazing visual with advance mechanics and fast-moving real-time combats.
3. Fun features like cheering up for each other and helping each other get up when fallen.
Arkane has developed this beautiful bizarre world where at every level a player finds itself using a new and different approach. Multiple layers of the game keep the player at their toes and provide an array of storylines and gameplays. This version gives an opportunity to the players to decide their protagonist. In addition to the original protagonist of the series, Corvo Attano, this version also has his daughter Emily as a protagonist. Each character’s skill has been masterfully designed and has its own upgrade capabilities. Both protagonists have an excellent approach in both stealth and aggressive mode.
|1. Two amazing characters to pick from.|
2. Both stealth and aggressive mode with advanced mechanics.
3. Gorgeous world design and engrossing storyline.
4. Extra gimmicks and tactics are specific to the characters such as teleportation.
RISE OF THE TOMB RAIDER
It is safe to say that Lara Croft is one of the most famous video game characters. Lara Croft displays the highest level of superhero qualities which can easily be seen in her moves. She is extremely confident and clever and has an unquestionable intuition. But what makes this game so interesting and in this list of Best PS4 Games is not just the protagonist but the highly advanced design, mechanics, visuals, thematic music, combat sequences, and engaging gameplay. The impending danger and the wide deceitful world leave the players wanting for more. Simply, it’s the story of a girl and her father.
|1. Strong motivating protagonist which makes a player feel like a superhero.|
2. Excellent gameplay with cunning twists at every corner.
3. Advancement in mechanics and visual from the last version.
Overwatch is an amazing cross-section between advanced tactical design and artistic representation of the magical realm. This game provides its users with thrilling action sequences with fast-moving combat and quick movements. The wide range of diversified characters (twenty-one in number) gives a player ample choice to choose a character matching their personality. Each character has a range of special tactics and their specific upgrade capabilities. No two characters are alike making it a fun multiplayer experience. Different characteristics help in managing and developing a team to cover as many fighting techniques in a group as may be possible.
|1. Multiple character options – a good multiplayer game for friends.|
2. Extraordinary and moderately flexible gameplay.
3. Top-rated visual and designing4. Intriguing magic works.
4. Intriguing magic works.