Since its launch in November 2013, the Playstation 4 has seen the addition of some incredible game titles. There are currently around 600 games available on the PS4. And ever since the PS4 changed its processor to attract more game developers, fans can rest assured new titles will continue to be launched. But how do you choose what games to play? Here’s a list of ten PS4 games we consider the best the console has to offer.
1 Batman: Arkham Knight
This final instalment in the Batman Arkham series has quickly become one of the most popular releases on the PS4. The game was released in June 2015 and was one of the most anticipated titles of the year.
Like its predecessor, Batman: Arkham Asylum, this title takes the same type of fighting styles and builds upon it with fresh moves and more challenging enemies. Batman: Arkham Knight also introduces players to a whole new way of exploring Gotham with the Batmobile.
With around 12 hours of story mode and endless replay options, this title will most likely be a PS4 hit for a long time to come.
2 Grand Theft Auto V
This fifth title in the Grand Theft Auto series has created fan frenzy ever since the moment it was announced. GTA V was released for the PS4 in November 2014 and the enhanced version, released by Rockstar Games, is played with as much passion today as it was upon its re-release for newer consoles.
GTA V takes players to the city of Los Santos and offers the opportunity to experience the lives of three different criminals who are seeking to find their share of the elusive riches the city offers.
Though the story mode gives an intense and exciting gameplay, the title is best known for its online play where players can join forces in heists or become a petty thief and rise in the ranks on their own.
3 Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
CoD: Advanced Warfare was also released in November 2014, by Activision. This eleventh title in the CoD series offers a futuristic approach to the traditional gameplay model of the CoD franchise.
Set in the year 2054, CoD: Advanced Warfare offers a completely new storyline for fans of the series to enjoy with new weapons that allow for an entirely new experience. Players can play through the story mode or continue in online matches for endless hours of fun.
4 The Last of Us: Remastered
The Last of Us was originally released on the PS3 in June of 2013. Once the PS4 was launched, Sony quickly made plans to remaster the title, making gameplay even more alluring than before.
The Last of Us comes from developer Naughty Dog, who are known for their cinematic gameplay experiences. In Last of Us, players are immediately immersed in a post-apocalyptic city in the United States.
Gameplay revolves around two central characters, Joel and Ellie, and follows their stories to allow players to experience how they progress through a changed world full of the infected.
5 The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt was developed by CD Projekt RED and released in May 2015. The open world gameplay available allows for hundreds of hours of gameplay without the experience ever growing stale.
Though it is slower to start than The Witcher Two, players soon find themselves in the midst of a wild and exciting roleplay experience when they venture on their own. Unfortunately, the main storyline is a bit on the mundane side, but the immense world allows for plenty of unbelievable gameplay action.
The Evil Within was published by Bethesda Softworks in October 2014. This third-person survival horror game tells a horrific story that centers around Sebastian Castellanos.
As players play as Sebastian, they are pulled into a twisted world that features monstrous creatures which bring terrifying twists at ever corner.
Gameplay allows players to use a melee weapons and guns to transverse this nightmarish world and avoid the traps set by enemies who are out to destroy Sebastian and all he stands for.
Minecraft was originally published by Swedish firm Mojang in 2009. It was released for the PlayStation 4 in October 2014. Minecraft has been one of the greatest hits for PS4 — and gaming as a whole — and continues to be one of the most popular titles for players of all ages.
Minecraft immerses players in a world where they are free to create anything they can imagine. With added multiplayer, survival, adventure and creative modes, players are free to enjoy the game as they see fit. The creations made by players across the world continue to stretch the limits of what this title can truly offer.
8 Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition
Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition was released for the PS4 in March 2013. This remake was originally made for the PS3 and the Definitive Edition was created as a remastered version of the original.
Fans of the Lara Croft series have eagerly followed her adventures over the years since as far back as 1996. The stunning cinematics and gameplay of this title have amazed fans who finally are able to see Lara in all her glory, doing what she does best.
This title offers hours of main storyline play along with plenty of reasons to replay it again and again.
Bloodborne was developed by FromSoftware and was released by Sony in March 2015. Players play as The Hunter, who is on a mission to find Paleblood and hopefully stop the spread of a blood-borne illness that has afflicted the inhabitants of the city of Yharnam.
As players face malicious beasts and fight their way out of a nightmare world, they seek to grasp reality in the real world. This third-person title has enthralled players ever since development began in 2012.
With challenging gameplay and high thrill levels, Bloodborne continues to be one of the most popular titles for the PS4.
10 Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor
Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor was released in September 2014 by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. This open world game focuses on continuing the story that takes place between The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.
Its Nemesis System is considered the best aspect of the game. Though some players have been unhappy with the battle bosses, the title continues to thrill fans of the Tolkien series and those who enjoy open world gameplay adventures.
Conclusion: The best PS4 Games
Every one of our ten best PS4 games offers extensive gameplay, excitement and thrills in storytelling. If you haven’t yet enjoyed these titles consider picking them up and trying them for yourself. We’re pretty confident that they’re the best of the best, so you can’t really go wrong no matter which one you choose.
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