Playstation console made headlines with the cool next-gen features that were unprecedented in the industry. The DualSense controller along with the PS5 exclusives helped gain PlayStation the lead in the Best Gaming Platform race.
Here are ten highly-rated PlayStation games you should think about:
- The Last of Us Part II is a post-apocalyptic action-adventure game that features compelling characters and emotional storytelling.
God of War is an action-adventure game that follows Kratos, a former Greek God, as he battles creatures from Norse mythology.
The sequel takes place five years after the events of the first game and follows Ellie, a teenage girl who is immune to the virus that has transformed the majority of humanity into zombie-like creatures. Ellie embarks on a journey of vengeance against a group of people who have wronged her, but as she progresses, she begins to question the morality of her actions, as well as the toll they take on her and those around her.
2. Bloodborne is an action role-playing game set in a dark and gothic world filled with difficult enemies and secrets to discover.
Horizon Zero Dawn is an open-world action role-playing game that follows Aloy, a hunter in a post-apocalyptic world populated by robotic creatures.
Set in the gothic city of Yharnam, the game follows the player character, known as the Hunter, as they search for a cure to a mysterious illness that has befallen the city’s inhabitants. The gameplay is known for its fast-paced combat, challenging difficulty, and Lovecraftian horror themes. The player must battle through hordes of grotesque monsters and powerful bosses, using a variety of weapons and special abilities to survive.
3. Horizon Zero Dawn is an Open-world action role-playing game created by Guerrilla Games and released by Sony Interactive Entertainment. For the PlayStation 4, it was made available in February 2017.
The setting of the game is a post-apocalyptic world where robot creatures known as “machines” are posing a threat to humanity, which has returned to a tribal way of life. Aloy, a skilled hunter who embarks on a quest to learn more about her past and the origins of the machines, is controlled by the player.
4. God of War is an action-adventure game developed by Santa Monica Studio and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment. It was released for the PlayStation 4 in April 2018.
The game follows Kratos, a former Greek God, as he embarks on a journey with his son, Atreus, to scatter the ashes of his deceased wife. Set in a new Norse mythology-inspired world, the game features a third-person perspective with an emphasis on exploration, puzzle-solving, and combat.
The game’s combat system is known for its variety and depth, with players able to use different weapons, abilities, and magic attacks to defeat enemies. The game’s story has been praised for its emotional depth, character development, and exploration of father-son relationships.
5. Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End is an action-adventure game developed by Naughty Dog and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment. It was released for the PlayStation 4 in May 2016.
The game follows the adventures of Nathan Drake, a retired treasure hunter who is called back into action for one last job. Set several years after the events of Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception, the game features a mix of third-person shooting, exploration, and puzzle-solving.
Uncharted 4 is known for its cinematic presentation, engaging story, and likable characters. The game features stunning visuals and detailed environments, with the player traveling to a variety of exotic locations around the world. The game’s story explores themes of loyalty, betrayal, and the consequences of a life of adventure.
6. Persona 5 is a role-playing game created by Atlus and released by Sega. In April 2017, it was made available for the PlayStation 4.
The game follows the Phantom Thieves, a group of high school students as they navigate both the real world and the Metaverse, a supernatural realm. Dungeon crawling, turn-based combat, and social simulation are all present in the game.
Persona 5 is renowned for its chic graphics, catchy soundtrack, and compelling characters. The narrative of the game investigates themes of rebellion, societal pressures, and the results of one’s deeds. The social simulation components of the game enable the player to develop bonds with their team members and other characters, which may have an impact on the plot and resolution of the game.
7. The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt is an action role-playing game developed by CD Projekt Red and published by CD Projekt. It was released for the PlayStation 4 in May 2015.
The game follows Geralt of Rivia, a monster hunter known as a Witcher, as he searches for his adopted daughter, Ciri, who is being pursued by a powerful force known as the Wild Hunt. The game features a large open world with a variety of quests, side activities, and monsters to hunt.
The Witcher 3 is known for its immersive world, complex characters, and mature storytelling. The game’s choices and consequences system allows the player to make decisions that impact the story and the relationships between characters.
8. Shadow of the Colossus was created by Team ICO and released by Sony Computer Entertainment. It was first made available for the PlayStation 2 in 2005, and in February 2018, the PlayStation 4 received a remastered version.
In order to save a girl named Mono, Wander, a young man, must slay 16 enormous creatures known as Colossi. The game’s gameplay is centred on exploration and puzzle solving and has a simple narrative.
Epic boss fights, a menacing atmosphere, and striking visual design are all hallmarks of Shadow of the Colossus. The world of the game is vast and empty, and the player rides a horse between each Colossus. Every Colossus presents a different challenge, and the player must find and exploit their weak points in order to defeat them.
9. Spider-Man is an action-adventure video game published by Sony Interactive Entertainment and developed by Insomniac Games. In September 2018, it was released for the PlayStation 4.
The game follows an older and wiser Peter Parker as he struggles to balance his personal life and his responsibilities as Spider-Man. The game has an open world set in New York City that the player can explore and complete a variety of side activities and missions.
The game also features a variety of villains from Spider-Man’s rogues gallery, each with their own unique abilities and challenges. The game also introduces a new character, Mary Jane Watson, who is playable in certain sections of the game.
10. Hogwarts Legacy is an upcoming action role-playing game developed by Avalanche Software and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. It is set in the Harry Potter universe and is scheduled to be released for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PC in 2022.
The game is set in the late 1800s, before the events of the Harry Potter series, and follows a student at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The game features an open world, with the player able to explore Hogwarts and the surrounding areas, attend classes, learn spells, and interact with characters.
The game’s story will involve a mystery that the player must solve, with choices and consequences affecting the outcome. The game will also feature a variety of creatures and magical beings, as well as familiar characters from the Harry Potter series.