Let’s face it. However cool and cutting-edge your gaming console is, it is only as good as the games you play on it. So, if you are an esteemed owner of the Sony PlayStation 4 or actively mulling over buying one, our list of 10 most exciting PS4 games should serve you well. We know this is quite risky business to get into simply because one gaming freak’s go-to PlayStation 4 games list will be quite different than another gamer’s.
But being avid gamers ourselves, this list is filled with our likes and prejudices which may be quite different than yours. If the below mentioned games for ps4 roughly reflect your list, well and good. If it doesn’t, let us agree to disagree. So, here is the run-down of what we think are the top PS4 games that should proudly sit in every console owner’s library:
10. Sniper Elite 4
To all the third-person tactical shooter fans world over, Sniper Elite 4 comes as a pure treat. Do not mistake this one for just blind shooting scuffles. It is all about sniping and ballistics with surgical accuracy and methodical traversal mechanics amidst exquisitely detailed World War 2 environments set in the incomparable vistas of mainland Italy.
9. For Honor
Out of all the melee combat PS4 games, For Honor stands out hands down. This third-person action adventure transports the player to a chaotic, intense and gory battlefield featuring three of the greatest warrior factions of legend: Knights, Vikings and Samurais. You can be one of them and take on your enemies with the innovative Art of Battle combat system at the crossroads of thrilling storyline and groundbreaking multiplayer modes.
8. Gravity Rush 2
This is one of the few PlayStation 4 games in the action genre that renders the vast open-world environment by blending French comic book style with Japanese anime. The plot revolves around protagonist Kat the kitten trying to solve the mystery behind her identity. She defies gravity at her own will and soars through the skies to take on mighty enemies. And the DUALSHOCK 4 motion sensors will pump your adrenaline and keep you immersed.
7. FIFA 2017
There is absolutely no doubt that FIFA 2017 is one of the top PS4 games in the sports genre. What makes it so? Well, the depiction of the footballing world and all the characters within in the most true-to-life realism ever. The Frostbite engine is largely the reason behind this. Plus, the all-new cinematic story mode ‘The Journey’ lets you experience an authentic life on and off the pitch as if you were the rising prospect set to make it big.
6. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
The gritty, military-boots-style action is back with the all-new Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. In this rich and immersive action game, you will find yourself playing in Campaign, Multiplayer, or Zombies mode with a mission to take to grand-scale war which has spread beyond Earth and into the solar system. Never before seen multi-planetary environments, deadly weaponry, and all-new player abilities string together nicely with relatable characters and gripping storyline.
5. Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
Out of many treasure-hunt adventure games for PS4, this one can arguably go down as the best one ever. It features an emotionally grappling storyline on how Nathan Drake, the protagonist and retired fortune hunter has no option but to get back into the hunt for personal reasons. As a player, you get to trot the globe, through beautiful deep forests, urban skyscapes and snow-capped peaks to unearth the fabled pirate wealth by testing your resolve physically and mentally while doing major trade-offs along the way.
4. Yakuza 0
If hard-boiled criminal drama and the underworld are your thing, Yakuza 0 fits you perfectly; even if it isn’t, this action adventure wouldn’t let you down a bit. Set in the glitz, glamour, and vices of 1988’s Japan, the drama revolves around mainstay protagonist Kazuma Kiryu and series regular Goro Majima beat up denizens of Tokyo and Osaka in thrilling hand-to-hand close combats to establish their presence in Yakuza. Beyond combats, players can use everything from discos and SEGA arcades to hostess clubs in order to distract the goons and thugs of the neon-lit world.
3. Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
For those who crave for bone-chilling and horror-ridden PS4 games, Resident Evil 7: biohazard comes as a genre-defining blockbuster. For the very first time in this series, players experience immersive and photorealistic horror directly from the first-person perspective as they traverse through an ominous plantation mansion set in modern day rural America. A new VR compatible development engine powers the game while taking its signature ingredients of puzzles exploration, and terrifying atmosphere to the next level.
Many gaming freaks have called Nioh a masterpiece role-playing title. No wonder it is one of the most popular PlayStation 4 games worldwide. If you admire Samurai combat styles, this should be a match made in heaven for you. Players are transported all the way back to the dark age of Warring States of 16th century Japan. Whether alongside or against legendary figures of the Sengoku period, you are tasked with mastering a range of combat styles using authentic Samurai weapons and fight merciless, monstrous foes — both humans and demons alike.
1. Horizon: Zero Dawn
The apex spot of the top PS4 games list goes to Horizon: Zero Dawn without a doubt. This action role-play title brilliantly places the facets of ancient civilization next to the elements of modern more-mechanized world. Built exclusively for the PlayStation 4 console, this game makes players explore how exquisitely detailed environments, characterized by forests, mountains, and atmospheric remnants of a bygone civilization blend in with a technologically advanced world of changing weather systems and the like. As a skilled hunter of the ancient age, players take an emotional journey to unearth mysteries of tribe clans, age-old relics and advanced technologies that will determine the fate of this planet, and of life itself.