34 Best New PS4 Games of September 2018

Immortal: Unchained

Aiming to live up to the standard of Dark Souls' punishing gameplay, Toadman Interactive shot for the moon...but ultimately failed. Dubbed as dark souls with guns, it manages to translate the atmosphere but apparently not the combat mechanics. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 5.13

Fishing Sim World

Dovetail's venture into digital fishing didn't work as well as their popular Train Simulation. Though delivering on graphical quality, it seems to be lacking in fish varieties. Boring--or way TOO realistic, it has a Provisional PlayScore of 5.98

V-Rally 4

The classic offroad racer comes back shinier than ever before. It's been a long time since its last installment, but, beautiful as it is, V-Rally's return is marked with clumsy handling that isn't all too enjoyable. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 6.04

SNK HEROINES ~Tag Team Frenzy~

The iconic heroines from the SNK universe have come together for this massive 2v2 fighting game. Play with friends on or offline and choose from their wide assembly of favorite characters. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 6.09

Downward Spiral: Horus Station

Built for the immersive VR experience, travel to outerspace on the Horus Station and become enveloped by atmospheric delights. Having to deal with Zero Gs does get old though and the mystery isn't all that rewarding. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 6.36

Ninjin: Clash of Carrots

This popular beat ‘em up and Shoot ‘em Up game lets you play Ninjin, a ninja bunny who must do whatever it takes to recover his precious carrots from the Shogun. Perhaps a little too repetitive though, it has a Provisional PlayScore of 6.56

Black Clover: Quartet Knights

Bandai Namco goes big with this four on four fighting game. Stretching the possibilities with added spells and effects, partake in the excitement alongside friends and take victory for yourselves. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 6.56

This Is the Police 2

The tale of THQ Nordic's story driven adventure continues in this newest sequel. Become the small-town sherrif with big town problems as you make tough choices to protect the citizens and yourself in tactical combat. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 6.98


All the epicness of Final Fantasy packed into pocket sized proportions, bite into the adventure of the chibified bunch as they explore their urban wilderness. A charming way to navigate their fantasy tales, it has a Provisional PlayScore of 7.03

Labyrinth of Refrain: Coven of Dusk

Another dungeon crawling RPG form Nippon Ichi Software, play as a wily witch's legendary book and guide her as she traverses the halls of her underground labyrinths. Wrapped in signature anime artstyle, it has a Provisional PlayScore of 7.06


Ubisoft’s upcoming psychological thriller takes you to a swirling vortex of riddles, and multi-branching narratives. Unfold a mystery in dream-like locations to find secrets and evidence about a family’s history. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 7.09

Metal Max Xeno

The sixth installment of Kadokawa Game's Metal Max series makes its debut on western shores. Roam around TOKIO's desert wastelands and sound the rally cry in the war against machines. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 7.15


Adrian Lazar's breathtaking indie game innovates on the platforming genre with its majestic 3D landscapes. Stumbling just a bit on the balance between form and function, it has a Provisional PlayScore of 7.27


Monster Games' stock car racing returns and it expands the racing action by introducing dirt-oval roots to its career mode. Inching its way to a premier racing title with competitive onlines modes and more, it has a PlayScore of 7.31

Shadows: Awakening

Revisit the days of isometric RPGs with this stellar attempt from Kalypso Media Digital. A nostalgia trip in terms combat and perspective, it also nails the modern feeel with detailed environments. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 7.34


Return to the ice rink in EA’s annual hockey game. This year, EA takes you to the world of CHEL, delivering improvements in the overall hockey experience. It has a PlayScore of 7.51

428: Shibuya Scramble

A visual novel adventure headed by Spike Chunsoft, it's altogether more familiar for fans of their last titles. Take on the shoes of detective, virus expert, or weirdo in a catsuit and follow each of them on their way to solve a mysterious case. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 7.61

The Gardens Between

Traverse an array of beautiful and mysterious gardens along with the games two main characters. Bask in its vibrant world, and create ripples along your fate as you move forwards and backwards through time. A moving puzzler, it has a Provisional PlayScore of 7.62


A sandbox exploration game much like Minecraft, but with a dedication to detail and its fantastical settings. Meet new friends in its MMO environments and forge on your own path in its colorful civilizations. It has a PlayScore of 7.77


Inspired by RPGs of the 90s, take on a story driven adventure that revolves around the unnatural passing of time. A platformer taking on the intricate of task of space and time-bending, it has a Provisional PlayScore of 7.81

NBA Live 19

Going head to head with 2K Sports, EA games takes another shot at the crown with this installment of their annual basketball game. Create everything from squads, courts, and rules in one of the most personalized basketball experiences yet. It has a PlayScore of 8.02

ZONE OF THE ENDERS: The 2nd Runner - M∀RS

Konami's acclaimed mecha game from way back 2003 makes an explosive entrance into the modern age with 4K support and a virtual reality mode. Set two years after the original, get to meet their newest character and watch the events unfold. It has a PlayScore of 8.03

Capcom Beat 'Em Up Bundle

One for the children of the 90s, Capcom brings you back to the arcade days with this glorious bundle of their best beat 'em ups. Clean up the streets of Final Fight, Knights of Round, Captain Commando, and so much more, with a Provisional PlayScore of 8.07

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

The third and possibly the final entry of the rebooted Tomb Raider series from Crystal Dynamics. Lara Croft's ventures in South American comes with survivalist features like hunting, gathering and crafting. It has a PlayScore of 8.18

NBA 2K19

Still coming up top in the fight for digital basketball supremacy, 2K sports celebrates its 20th year with an improved version of the Neighborhood. Pushing boundaries with its open world fun, it has a PlayScore of 8.28


First breaking boundaries with Crysis, Crytek Games puts on the warpaint for their world renowned shooter. Bringing the PC experience to the consoles, dive into the online battlefield of co-op or PvPs. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 8.4

Life is Strange 2: Episode 1

The emotional rollercoasters continue with DontNod's sequel to their quicktime adventure series. With magical themes rounding off their dive into the dark themes of family and race in the USA, it's got all the seriousness its known for with a Provisional PlayScore of 8.48


FIFA 19 has your gaming needs covered with their latest slew of developments. Get to set your strategies set for the field using the new Game plans feature, and master the art of timing to get those precious goals. It has a PlayScore of 8.49

Destiny 2: Forsaken

It's open season in the regions of Tangled with Bungie's latest DLC. Packed with new locations, enemies, and abilities, it improves on the whole Destiny adventures and it has a Provisional PlayScore of 8.61

Valkyria Chronicles 4

SEGA’s unique take on the tactical shooter genre blends well with RPG elements. This upcoming sequel dazzles you with new strategic mechanics and courageous new story. It has a PlayScore of 8.69

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age

Back with a refreshed, high def universe, the Dragon Quest series reaches its eleventh installment with a young woman at the helm of the epic quest. With some big shoes to fill, start your journey with a Playscore of 8.88

Creed: Rise to Glory

Boxing for the VR, Creed puts you in the shoes of Adonis and right smack in the action of the canvas. Pulling the punches with responsive controls, realistic fighting, and plenty of game modes to choose from, it has a Provisional PlayScore of 9.0

Marvel's Spider-Man

What everyone was patiently waiting for has finally arrived, bringing with it, the open world excitement of Spidey's New York. Slinging webs and banter at their lineup of classic villains, it has a PlayScore of 9.19

And the best PS4 game for September is Hollow Knight Voidheart Edition

A special edition for the PS4 and Xbox One, the critically acclaimed metroidvania platformer was looking to win more hearts with its move to the console. Regrouping the base game and adding its four content packs--the hearts have seemingly been won, and it has a Provisional PlayScore of 9.52



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