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10 Best PlayStation 4 Exclusive Games
Sony has always surprised the fans with their absolutely unique and visually pleasing exclusive games. No wonder people are switching over from Xbox to Playstation to experience the outstanding exclusive line-up Sony has to offer. But there are many people (like me) who bought the PS4, without knowing much about the excellent exclusive games that are available for it. So here are the best PS4 exclusive game titles that are a must-play for every PS4 owner.
Bloodbourne is an action role-playing game developed by FromSoftware. It was hyped up for being a PS4 exclusive. Like most RPG games, Bloodbourne is a third-person game with a highly complex customizing system for the main character. It has basic RPG elements like a well-written main story along with tons of side quests.
It is a competitor to the Dark Soul series due to the similar gameplay and the "brutal" difficult mode it has to offer. It has won several awards till now and it is the 9th best-selling PS4 game to date. It is a marvel in gaming for its exotic environment and surreal graphics, a must have for RPG fans.
2. Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy
When an old school gamer hears the words "Crash Bandicoot" , they experience a bittersweet nostalgia, a flashback to all those nights of frustration trying to beat that level and that sense of accomplishment that you can conquer the world after you finally succeed in completing that level.
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy contains the remasters of the of the following Crash titles:
- Crash Bandicoot (1996)
- Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back (1997)
- Crash Bandicoot: Warped (1998)
All these titles were developed by Naughty Dog in the late 1990's. Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy is simple compilation of the remasters of these games. It features Crash utilizing the techniques of jumping and spinning to defeat his enemies. It is a real simple game yet so hard and difficult sometimes. It may not appeal to the newer generations but it will bring back some really beautiful and infuriating memories for old school gamers.
The title of the game is pretty self explanatory, it includes driving and clubs. This is a racing video game developed by Evolution Studios. It has a tour mode which is essentially a campaign mode. The player can race in a wide variety of different races like time trials, drifting races etc. Whereas it also provides an online mode where players compete with other players, to increase their respect and become the best club online.
The game provides the most immersive experience of racing through stunning graphics and satisfying audio. It is truly a state-of-the-art racing video game available on PS4. The game offers a huge variety of cars, enough to make a car nut even more crazy, paired with the gorgeous graphics, car nuts will drool over virtual cars. Highly recommended to car enthusiast people.
4. Killzone Shadow Fall
Killzone Shadow Fall is the first of the Killzone series to be launched on Sony's PS4. It is much more different than the rest of the Killzone series installments. The developers decided to change it up than the normal pattern they used in the previous games and made the campaign more open-ended. They also significantly increased the role of stealth-based gameplay.
This game is loved for it phenomenal graphics and the extraordinary art design. It properly utilizes the power that is packed deep inside the PS4. The online mode offers a customizable weapon class system to enhance the personalization element within the game. It is definitely an out-of-the-norm game but worth every penny.
5. Infamous Second Son
Infamous Second Son is a third-person action-adventure game developed by Sucker Punch. The main character possesses superpower abilities which are used in many ways like fighting the enemies or simply travelling across the city. As you progress in the game, you acquire new and upgraded powers.
The game has a morality system implemented within it, meaning that the player can choose whether to become a good guy or evil guy depending on the actions and choices he makes. The game is praised for its outstanding design and visuals. It is a very unique game with a thrilling story-line. The Infamous series is adored by the Playstation community. It is played ritually by every PS4 owner.
6. The Last Of Us Remastered
The Last of Us is an action-adventure survival horror game developed by Naughty Dog. It was originally launched on the PS3 in 2013. The setting of the game in a post-apocalyptic time where the world is overridden by zombies. The zombies are basically humans mutated due to an outbreak of a virus. It is a third-person game that involves shooting guns, crafting special weapons and med-kits.
The game is tilted towards more of a stealth side because you cannot simply go guns-blazing towards a bunch of zombies and expect to survive it. If you fail to be stealthy, then you are to use your firearms. This game is considered the greatest game of all time for its bold story-line and the development of the relationship between the main characters Joel and Ellie. It has won several game of the year awards because the amazing narrative, top-of-the-line visuals and audio design.
The Last of Us Remastered is the enhanced edition of the original game made for the PS4, it maximizes the potential of the hardware in the console to provide the highest quality graphics at 60 frames per second. It is indeed one of the best games to ever grace the gaming consoles. You should not even buy a PS4 if you are not going to play this game.
7. Uncharted 4: A Thief's End
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End is an action-adventure game developed again by Naughty Dog. It is the final installment in the Uncharted series to feature the protagonist Nathan Drake. The plot is somewhat similar to the previous installments, it features Nathan Drake in search of a lost treasure along with some side characters.
This game is much larger and more open, the players are able to take out enemies using stealth ways. They have freedom in exploring the world and progress in combat. It is loved for its emotional depth in the story, the fluent multiplayer mode and almost-realistic graphics. It was a much awaited game by the Playstation community. It sold over 2.7 million copies in its first week to become the best selling Playstation game to exist.
8. Until Dawn
Until Dawn is an interactive survival horror game. It features a really simple gameplay system corresponding to many of the TellTale games. You are given 4 possible choices throughout the game regarding the character you are playing at the moment. Every choice you make leads to a different outcome, therefore, every player may have a different ending to the story due to the choice system. This adds a layer of personalization to the game as it is tailored around your choices.
It features 8 characters who go to live in a mansion the mountains where a girl disappeared 2 years ago. They soon find out that they are being hunted by a psycho. The objective for you is to make the characters survive until dawn. The game is loved for its superb story and the "choice" system it has to offer. A must-try for horror game fanatics.
9. The Order 1886
The Order 1886 is a third-person action-adventure game set in the steam-punk London. The story is of the Knights of the Round Table trying to protect the world from mythical creatures like werewolves and vampires while also trying to contain the rebels who are protesting against the government.
The gameplay is based around cover-based shooting system along with a wide variety of weapons. Quick time events and melee takedowns add a burst of interesting moments for the player. The game was criticized for the length of the story and the replay value but some people loved the mesmerizing graphics. If you want to be captivated by a game then you must buy it.
10. Horizon Zero Dawn
Horizon Zero Dawn is an action role-playing game set in a post-apocalyptic world where humans are left in small numbered hunter-gatherer tribes and machines have taken over the world. The game features a main story which leads the main character Aloy through the entire open-map while there are many other tribes which present side-quests for Aloy to take upon.
It features a rich vibrant world which is overrun by fearsome highly-advanced mechanical creatures. Even though the game is set in the future, due to the loss of civilization, the humans have taken up the primitive ways of hunting through the use of ranged weapons like spears and stealth-based weapons to take out the mechanical creatures. It surely one of the artistic games giving us a different take on role-playing games with the introduction of machines. The game is loved for its open-world and visual design. A big recommendation for the RPG lovers.
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