The PS4 has given us so many outstanding games to enjoy for days, weeks, and months. Adventure games, action, shooters, RPGs, there are all genres, and it is difficult to choose which ones to keep! In League of Gamers, we have encouraged you to make a list of the 11 best PS4 games that you can play today. Get to know our list!
1. God of War
The return of Kratos happened in style, with a change of setting and a son, Atreus, to teach and take care of. Following epic battles against the Olympian Gods, Kratos now lives in Norway set in ever-striking Norse mythology. On this occasion, the story recounts a father and son journey in which they march to scatter the ashes of Atreus’ mother.
How could it be otherwise, the way to the destination is not so easy! You will have to fight left and right, and face beings taken from Norse mythology. The combat is as savage as ever, although it has matured due to a more focused and controlled Kratos. God of War is an excellent action game, with a sublime story and an unforgettable setting.
2. Persona V
For every JRPG lover, Persona 5 Royal is what we would call a must have. You must play it yes or yes! It is a long title, because it can take 100 hours to overcome it, and the audiovisual finish is unmatched. Both the artistic and sound sections complement well a plot full of intrigue, with picaresque touches and starring a somewhat … different type of thief.
The game is a combination of dungeon phases, with turn-based combat, and social phases. In the first, you will fight against enemies in turns, making use of characters with different abilities and strengths. Outside of the dungeons, you will establish relationships with various characters and you must decide who you will be closest to. There are many subplots to discover!
3. Red Dead Redemption 2
Red Dead Redemption 2 is a tremendous game set in the Wild West. You will play as Arthur Morgan, a member of the Van der Linde gang of outlaws. After an incident in a robbery, the entire group is forced to live on the run day and night, which generates tensions both inside and outside the gang.
It is a game that focuses a lot on telling a story, but it does not mislead playable mechanics at all. The scenery to be explored is extensive, represented with spectacular graphics, and there are many missions to complete. You will get to know the band in depth and you will accompany Arthur Morgan in a difficult decision: to be true to your principles or to show loyalty to the band?
For the brave who want to face a difficult challenge, Bloodborne is a title that is as challenging as it is outstanding in all respects. It is a game made by the creators of Demon’s Souls and Dark Souls, so the seal of quality is guaranteed. In this case, you will venture into a fictional city dressed in a grim Victorian style.
Every fight can be deadly if you don’t measure your movements well. It is essential to study the behavior of the enemies and their weak points. Bloodborne also features scenarios riddled with secrets, so it rewards the curious who love exploration. If you want more, don’t hesitate to play the excellent Dark Souls III.
5. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Complete Edition
The good warlock Geralt of Rivia! The third part of The Witcher saga is full of epic and unforgettable moments. The jump to the open world gives rise to an immense game with very interesting secondary stories. If we talk about the main plot, the search for Ciri is an emotional journey, full of conflicts and decisions whose consequences you will not foresee.
This edition expands the game with two other stories and adds an entirely new region. If you like to complete everything, you will play more than 150 hours! In addition to having an entertaining combat, The Witcher 3 knows how to hook you with charismatic characters, beautiful environments and countless treasures and secrets to unearth. If you like action RPGs, you won’t be bored!
6. Resident Evil 2 Remake
The Resident Evil classics are well-loved and masterpieces in the horror genre. It was difficult to bring a revamped version of the 2 that would turn heads, but Capcom pulled it off! Resident Evil 2 not only received a facelift, but some parts of the setting and gameplay were modified to give us a fresh experience.
You will be Leon or Claire in two types of scenarios that cover different portions of the plot, although with several common points. Zombies infest Racoon City and you need to lock yourself in a police station. Sooner rather than later, the protagonists realize that there is nowhere safe and that nothing is what it seems. If you dare to play it, cover your back well!
7. Marvel’s Spider-Man
This adventure of the spider man is one of the best that you can enjoy in games based on this superhero. Marvel’s Spider-Man is an action adventure game that gives you freedom to explore every corner of the city and advance through the story at your own pace. On this occasion, you will face powerful villains such as Mr. Negative, Electro or Scorpion, among many more. We must stop their feet before it is too late!
This game focuses a lot on combat, with combinations of punches and movements that are as agile as they are powerful. From time to time, the story will give you a break to do various tasks such as finding backpacks or preventing theft, among others. In addition, you can unlock different customizable costumes for Spider-Man, with which you can adapt your style of play.
8. Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
The fourth installment in the Uncharted saga is spectacular in every way. We see a retired Nathan Drake who believes he can live a quiet life with his wife. However, her brother Sam shows up and that’s just the beginning. Since then, the plot hardly puts a brake on the action, with shootouts everywhere, impossible jumps and chases both on foot and behind the wheel.
As an action adventure game, the game exceeds expectations. At the narrative and audiovisual level, a great job is noted to present a solid story that practically never decays. It feels like being in a movie and the gameplay doesn’t suffer from it. Whether you are a fan of the saga or if it is the first one you play, do not hesitate to try it!
9. Doom Eternal
Doom Eternal can be described as the Doom of 2016: pure savagery and full-throttle adrenaline. Now that the infernal hosts want to invade the earth, it is more important than ever to harness all your talents to put an end to the invasion. The pace never slows down and you will have enough weapons to destroy creatures, each one more dangerous than the last. Show no mercy, and make them fear you!
10. NieR: Automata – Game of the YoRHa Edition
Nier: Automata is a hack & slash with RPG touches that will not leave you indifferent. Humanity is forced to leave the earth due to the invasion of machines that devastated everything they saw. You will take command of the YoRHa squad, a unit of androids tasked with helping the remnants in their fight against the machines and, if possible, retaking the earth!
This action game is addictive and hooks on your particular proposal. The game has to be repeated a few times, as there are ramifications of the plot that lead us to discover the full panorama of the story. It will take a few dozen to complete, but luckily, Nier: Automata is incredibly fun!
11. Ratchet & Clank
While some franchises get remakes , others like Ratchet & Clank get reinventions. This 2016 title is a renewed and retouched version of the original video game of the saga, and it makes perfect use of the virtues of other installments. As an action adventure game, Ratchet & Clank doesn’t go wrong at any time.
The characters Ratchet and Clank work together to take on numerous enemies. For this, there is no shortage of weapons and gadgets, and you better take advantage of them against the final bosses! Aside from fighting, you need to overcome various obstacles to keep going and sometimes you will go through phases of races or even space battles. I mean, it’s Ratchet & Clank in its purest form!