29 Best New PlayStation 4 Games of August 2018

Sep 8, 2018


A party fighting game where everyone gets to go all-out with their fast-paced aerobatics. Select from a cast of quirky characters including indie heroes like Yooka and Laylee, Hyper Light Drifter and Juan from Guacamelee. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 6.48

All-Star Fruit Racing

A fruit-tastic kart racer for all ages! Drop into vibrant worlds and race with your opponents in monumental jumps, looping bends, and gravity defying action. It receives a Provisional PlayScore of 6.49

Warhammer 40,000 Inquisitor - Martyr

The Caligari Sector awaits and is ready for purging. This action RPG features a multitude of classes that shapes the bigger scale of the Warhammer 40K universe. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 6.54

Little Dragons Cafe

From Yasuhiro Wada, the guy behind the original Harvest Moon, comes a whole new game. Manage your own cafe, and explore the world with the help of your domesticated dragons! It has a Provisional PlayScore of 6.88

Track Lab

This Virtual Reality trip takes you into a virtual space full of musical potential. Create music by moving musical building blocks around the environment. Share your masterpiece to the world in this PSVR exclusive. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 6.90

We Happy Few

This psychological horror from Compulsion Games is finally out of its Early Access shell. A mixed bag at most, it’s set in an alternate drug-fueled 1960’s England. Fight conformity, and make it out alive in its joy-obsessed world. It has a PlayScore of 7.05

Strange Brigade

Strange Brigade takes you to 1930’s Egypt. Evade treacherous traps, solve tricky puzzles, take down supernatural forces, and loot ancient artifacts. Go on a spelunking trip with up to four of your friends. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 7.07

State Of Mind

A cyberpunk thriller from Daedalic Entertainment. Play as a young journalist determined to unearth the conspiracies of this dystopian future. With themes such as politics and transhumanism, it’s an atmospheric game with a thought-provoking story. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 7.28

Madden NFL 19

This annual entry of the American Football Sports game is now at its 30th installment. EA Tiburon’s latest title boasts a handful of improvements and a better football experience for you and your friends. It has a PlayScore 7.33

Phantom Doctrine

A turn-based strategy game with a story espionage and intrigue. Set in the year 1983, the Cold War divides the East and West. As a spy, trust no one and question everything. Humanity rests in your hands. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 7.36

Flipping Death

How does it feel to be Death? This puzzle-platformer lets you play as the master of the deceased. Fill in the role of Death, and possess the living, aid the dead and travel between worlds. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 7.49

Death’s Gambit

A challenging 2D metroidvania from White Rabbit. Coincidentally enough, you play as an agent of Death similar to our previous game. Fight off the guardians of the realm and uncover the secret of immortality. It receives a PlayScore of 7.50

Candleman: The Complete Journey

Spotlightor Interactive's story-rich indie-adventure game is the definitive edition of our little wax figure. The light is your best friend. Venture through the unsettling darkness with just 10 seconds of your power. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 7.65

Naruto To Boruto: Shinobi Striker

Bandai Namco's latest Naruto game lets you battle as a team of 4 to compete against other players online. Relive the nostalgia with your favorite Naruto characters and meet the new generation of ninja heroes. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 7.71

Arizona Sunshine: Dead Man

This downloadable content from Vertigo Games' zombie-shooter packs a mean bite to the PlayStation 4. With VR support, it offers new content with a new online co-op, new mission, and new weapons. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 7.75

The Walking Dead: The Final Season - Episode 1 - Done Running

The final season of Telltale's most successful series is nearing its end. Clementine's growth as a survivor is continuing to test her limits. Trying to build a life and become a leader, she must overcome all obstacles, including the undead infestation. It receives a Provisional PlayScore of 7.76


Konami's realistic football game offers a new experience to new and old fans. This year's edition pulls out all the stops to bring you photorealistic moments in 4K HDR, a ground up remake of their MyClub, and individual traits for each star player. It has a PlayScore of 8.18

Donut County

An unlikely game to appear in our list. This story-based physics puzzle game lets you play as an ever-growing hole. Your job is to devour every object you find, and become bigger than ever. Surprisingly though, it works. It has a PlayScore of 8.21

Fire Pro Wrestling World

Spike Chunsoft's grappling game lets you create your own wrestling fantasies. Customize your fighter, mix up the rules of each match, and join tournaments online! It has a PlayScore of 8.25

Shenmue I & II

One of SEGA's most requested games gets a re-release! Catering to a whole new generation of gamers, experience the epic story of revenge in its unique open world element. We can't wait for III! It receives a PlayScore of 8.32

F1 2018

One of the staples of the racing genre make a return. Codemaster's got more exhilarating Formula One action up their sleeves with this year's official F1 title. The game inches closer to reality, knowing Codemasters. Aside from performance enhancements, F1 2018 is also set to bring you more classic cars and a deeper career mode for all the wannabe racers. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 8.39

Overcooked! 2

The best, if not the most celebrated couch party game in the world. This sequel to Ghost Down Games cooking game is not as easy as it looks. With four of your friends, serve the perfect dish under constant pressure. From boiling, cooking, slicing, and basically everything kitchen related, you’re in for a more nerve-wracking experience. It has a PlayScore of 8.44

Guacamalee! 2

Return to the Mexiverse in this long awaited sequel to the smash hit Guacamelee! Embrace your luchador skills once again in its dazzling hand-crafted new worlds. Weave through the treacherous Mexican landscapes, living or dead. It's better than ever with a PlayScore of 8.68

Yakuza Kiwami 2

A remake of the 2006 Classic, SEGA's iconic action-adventure game is still the same as its original, but it has added a few gameplay improvements that resolve the original's confusing plot points. It has a PlayScore of 8.74

Dead Cells

One of the slickest metroidvanias out this year. A tribute to the legendary classic Castlevania, it mixes traditional platforming gameplay with the unpredictability of roguelike gaming, explore their ever changing castles with your special powers and discover new surprises with every death. It has a PlayScore of 8.79

Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom - Adventure Pack

This free adventure pack DLC lets you expand the random dungeon Faraway Forest Cave. Play as Evan and save the kingdom from Zeta and Blackhart. Additionally, the game features new outfits and items. It receives a Provisional PlayScore of 8.93

Slime Rancher

Monomi Park’s cute and adorable exploration game lets you control an ambitious slime rancher named Beatrix LaBeau. Make a living by redecorating a dilapidated ranch to its full extent. Grow crops, raise chickadoos, and use slime science. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 9.12

Far Cry 5: Dead Living Zombies

A town full of zealots? Check. An adventure on Mars? Check. What’s left for Ubisoft and their ridiculous Downloadable Content for Far Cry 5? Of course, it’s zombies. Survive the horrors of the dead living zombies in this final DLC pack. Team up with a friend and smash your way through a bloodthirsty hound of zombies. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 9.13

Divinity: Original Sin 2 - Definitive Edition

Larian Studios’ award-winning RPG is gearing up for its release in its definitive form to the PlayStation 4. This ultimate CRPG experience lets you create your own character, be it a flesh-eating elf, or an Imperial Wizard. It’s better than ever with improved turn-based controls, fantastic story, co-op and 4K support. It’s one of the finest CRPG’s ever made with a PlayScore of 9.22


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