If you are new to the PlayStation franchise, and you are a big fan of gaming, then you are really missing out a lot. The PlayStation franchise has always wowed their fans with amazing games ever since the PlayStation 1 was launched. Now they have gotten to the PlayStation 4, about to release the fifth which is the PlayStation 5 console with amazing games. This content would not just give you a list of games available on PlayStation, but the Top 10 PlayStation 4 Games You Can’t Afford to Not Play.
If not for the amazing games on the PlayStation franchise, I bet I would not be as popular as it is today. PlayStation gave it fans amazing games like God of War that ran from the PSP franchise through the PlayStation 2 to 4, last of us which was one of the best PlayStation 3 games and more. And aside from God of War, there are tons of other amazing game you would find on the PlayStation that would really get your interest. So, with that, expect a top-notch list containing the best games you can’t afford to not play.
Top 10 PlayStation 4 Games You Can’t Afford to Not Play
1. God of War 4
God of war is one of the best games if not the best game on PlayStation. Its over-the-shoulder third-person style works well for both emotive storytelling and the intuitive combat system. The original three God of war games, as well as the prequel God of war ascension, is a violent over-the-top game that is focused on an anti-hero Kratos and his battles and struggles with the monsters and gods of the Greek mythology. After creating so many games the developer Santa Monica decided to make something different for the reboot, simply titled God of War.
This resulted in a more relatable hero. The combat changed, and it now focuses on strategy than blind button-mashing, and the new two-person encounter with Kratos’ son Atreus guarantees each fight still feels fresh. If you have played any of the God of War games before, well the God of War 4 gives you a new Experience and settings.
2. Uncharted (series)
Naughty dogs have proven themselves to be one of the most talented game studios on the planet with the introduction of “Uncharted series”. Following the treasure-hunting adventurer Nathan Drake in all but the recent Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, the series gives you the Indiana Jones kind of vibe, but with some added dose of adrenaline and sarcasm that really makes it look more like you are watching a movie.
3. Marvel’s Spider-Man
If you are looking for the swinging from skyscraper to skyscraper through a living, breathing New York metropolis then Marvel’s Spider-Man is what you should be looking for. although the storyline is only about 20 hours long, there is more than enough for players to see and do beyond the storyline. Spider-man offers you new suits and beautiful landmark for you to capture with your camera. Playing the game would surely make you feel like you are Spider-Man.
4. Mortal Kombat 11
Known for its violent gameplay, Mortal Kombat has gathered a worldwide recognition and is one of the most popular video games on the planet today. And now, NetherRealm studios has shocked the world once more with the astonishing Mortal Kombat 11. The game features more complex combat mechanics and a cinematic story, and the Mortal Kombat 11 builds on that success with more space-focused combat the addition of new Fatal blows. Mortal Kombat 11 is also one of the most customizable fighting games.
5. Resident Evil 2 Remake
This game improves the resolution of the resident evil 2, with some new updates for new generation gamers. But Capcom took things a lot further with the 2019 Resident Evil 2. The game tells the same story as that of the one made in 1998, but with completely redesigned Characters, Environments, combat and conversations. This game feels like it used the original framework but with a modern take on survival-horror.
Blizzard decided to take a step further outside their original games (Warcraft, StarCraft and Diablo) to create a new astonishing game called Overwatch. The game is a multiplayer based shooter with diverse character designs. Overwatch is a very big step taken by Blizzard and it has really paid off.
Overwatch is set in a world where an international team of superheroes once took down a robot revolution. The game offers more than 20 unique characters to select from, and each of them possessing their own abilities.
7. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
After a lot of call of duty games, Modern Warfare came and literally changed the game for everyone. Modern Warfare, Infinity Ward proved that the classic shooter could be re-imagined for the current generation, giving us a new story with some familiar faces along with new characters. The game is remarkably different from its predecessors but possesses enough familiarity to trigger your nostalgia. The multiplayer has a similar function, adding new modes like the ground war on top of the existing classics, all with a progression system that would not waste your time.
Am sure by now that the Fortnite Battle royale does not need that much introduction. The game has taken a worldwide recognition and has become nothing more than a worldwide phenomenon. With its dances and mechanics making their way into almost every facet of pop culture and its addictive royale gameplay that would keep players completely focused on their screen for hours. Fortnite adds buildable structures to mix, giving you the opportunity to create covers and ambush opportunities no matter where you are on the map. Fortnite is a game full of surprise, with new vehicles and weapons as well as story content. The game always has something you have not seen before.
9. Horizon Zero Dawn
From the Killzone franchise, “Horizon Zero Dawn is quite the change of pace. You play as Aloy of the Nora tribe in a third person, open-world action-RPG across a vast sprawling resembling animals apocalyptic world overrun by large mechanical beasts with the resemblance of animals. Horizon zero dawn is an absolutely stunning game with lots of environments and complex characters, but the game goes beyond environments and pretty face. The game features Fluid combat, toppling the wide array of robotic beasts consistently exciting and fresh. The games hold a lot more than what is stated here.
10. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Although there are lots of RPGs available on Sony’s PlayStation 4, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is the best among all of them. The player takes up the role of Geralt of Rivia, going into battle against the advancing Wild Hunt army in the Northern Kingdoms. Although the title remains similar in style to previous games in the series, CD Project Red added new amazing combat mechanics and significantly bolstered the customization, all of which has improved the gameplay and imbue its open-world with a greater sense of depth.
This list is my personal list of best games to play on Sony PlayStation. But aside these games, there other amazing games that even beat some of the games in my list, one of which is title “Death Stranding”. There are also other interesting games like “Monster hunter: world”, “Resident evil 3 Remake”, “Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire” and more. feel free to make your own list of best games to play on PlayStation if you feel my list is missing some top Games that needs to be on it.