Top 10 PS4 Games of 2018 So Far
Set in a medieval fantasy of swords and sorcery, lead for players traveling through dangerous dungeons in search for gold and adventure. Developed by Vanillaware, this 2D role-playing game boasts a strategic action experience. Choose between the game’s six heroic character types and decide whether you want to go in alone, or with a friend.
It was praised by critics for its great RPG mechanics and a challenging dungeon-crawling experience. Pro contains remastered visuals with added content and so much more. It has a PlayScore of 8.67
The seventh main entry of the acclaimed Yakuza series. This action-adventure story takes you once again to a fictional open-world Japan alongside their signature arcade goodness and over the top combat. Kazuma returns as the series’ main protagonist and the story gets more intense than ever.
Witness the drama inside Japan’s criminal underworld with flashy visuals, snazzy gameplay and a rewarding exploration element while you roam around the land of the Rising Sun. It has a PlayScore of 8.70
Neowiz’s iconic rhythm game is still alive, folks. PlayStation 4’s very own DJMax game is a reboot of some sorts, and it serves as the latest installment in the DJMax series.
The biggest thing this game offers is its wide variety of features. It contains all the songs from known classics like Portable, Portable 2, Black Square, and so much more. Even better, most of the classic background animations are polished to accomodate the 1080p resolution at 60 frames per second.
Respect features 6 modes to choose from: Arcade, Freestyle, Mission, Online, Ranking and Collection. What you pick is up to you. It has a PlayScore of 8.71
FromSoftware’s latest remake of the genre-defining Souls series is also coming to the PS4.
Git gud as usual. This totally improved version of the original Dark Souls game is better, but still brutal as hell. Face off with demonic creatures in a broken world and try not to throw your controller out of frustration. This remastered contains all content including DLC and a few surprises. It receives a PlayScore of 8.87
Beautiful as it may be, it’s not an easy game. A mix of metroidvania and platformer, with a dose of Super Meat Boy, Celeste will rock your patience and your fingers. Follow Madeline in her quest to reach the top of Celeste Mountain. Game starts off slow with little abilities but gets consistently difficult along the way.
Jump, slide, and glide from various obstacles with grace, but mind the gaps and the spikes. It receives a PlayScore of 8.87
Polyarc Inc’s action adventure slash puzzle game uses the PlayStation VR to create an immersive experience into its dynamic world. Control a brave young mouse named Quill as she explores a magical forest.
In this epic journey, guide her as she solves challenging puzzles and battling enemies using the PlayStation VR. Travel to fantastic places and physically interact with its interactive and tactile world. It’s not just a regular VR game, it features a heartfelt story and offers rich tales about myth and magic. It has sa PlayScore of 8.91
If there’s one fighting game that separates the casuals from the hardcore, it has to be this one. Arc System Works’ cel-shaded fighter oozes with style. Dominate your enemies with your snazzy button mashing skills as you increase your power level to its maximum. Choose from a selected cast of characters from the iconic Dragon Ball franchise.
Witness a well-crafted visual and mechanical experience created with Arc System’s magic. Go on a 3 versus 3 tag battle and unleash your combos in its spectacular fights. It has a PlayScore of 8.95
Embark on a brave new world in this latest Monster Hunter experience from CAPCOM. For the first time in the series, it completely improves the multiplayer co-op feature with better mechanics and convenient interactions. But the biggest thing in World is its huge variety of new things including new monsters, new worlds and a better combat system.
Choose from an arsenal of unique weapons depending on your playstyle. And just like in classic MH, Players can also craft their own armor and weapons with the monsters parts they collected. Also it’s coming out to the PC this August 9. Whoo. It receives a PlayScore of 9.16
The PlayStation 2 was home for great gems and Team Ico’s masterpiece was one of them. A remaster of the 2005 classic, enter a gorgeous open world teeming with mysterious Colossi. Save your beloved from a sickness by taking down these gigantic beasts.
In this remastered version, everything is brimming with lush visuals, smoother frames and new secrets. Find each of the Colossi’s weakness and topple them down. Ride your trusty steed, and engage in epic battles in High Definition. It has a PlayScore of 9.19
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The latest game from Quantic Dream. The team behind Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls gives you a transhumanistic story set in a bleak and beautiful sci-fi society. Control three separate characters and make meaningful choices. It has a PlayScore of 8.67
Paradise City awaits in this ultimate driving playground from Criterion Games. Rule the streets with high-octane stunts and wanton destruction because this remaster includes all the DLC’s and geared for 4K Perfection. It has a PlayScore of 8.63
Dive into a familiar yet vastly improved Ni No Kuni chapter, and witness King Evan's life-changing journey of self and redemption. Meet new people around their beautifully crafted kingdoms, and head to battle with engaging combat system. It has a PlayScore of 8.63
The ultimate version of NetherRealms’ sleek and gritty superhero fighting game. It contains all the DLC’s with a bit of fresh content. Meet your favorite characters from the DC Universe with some third-party guests and watch them fight in epic 3D visuals. It has a PlayScore of 8.49
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A critically acclaimed classic puzzle game from the legendary Tetsuya Mizuguchi. Feel the sound, and the pulsating visuals in high definition. Groove to its electric jams and feel the beat in every passing millisecond. It receives a PlayScore of 8.46
1. And the best PlayStation 4 Game this 2018 so far is God Of War
Being able to witness the birth of a whole new Kratos in this latest installment from Santa Monica Games is a worthwhile experience. Seeing the angry Demigod who murdered the entire Greek Pantheon now turns his focus to his new son, Atreus.
Considered as a soft reboot of some sort, follow Kratos and his son as they venture into the mystic Nordic lands filled with Trolls and Draugrs. For the first time in the series, we get to have a fleshed out story about Kratos’ emotional side, and a gripping new over the shoulder combat in contrast to the third-person hack and slash gameplay from previous games.
Take control of the legendary Leviathan Axe and bash foes with indomitable icy strength. Use Atreus and his magical bows to strike enemies from the distance. It’s definitely the best God of War game ever created, and it certainly deserves the top spot on this list with a PlayScore of 9.54