Uncharted 4

Best PS4 Exclusive Games

Sony’s newest console has no shortage of excellent exclusive games, including cross-generation launch titles, numerous killer indie games available via PS Plus, beautiful PS3 remasters and some fantastic exclusives. These are the very best exclusive PS4 games.

Note: Our definition of a Playstation, Xbox or Nintendo exclusive is that it is not available on competing platforms. Games that have appeared cross-gen or on PC can be eligible.

6. Sportfriends

Sportsfriends

Sportsfriends is a multiplayer video game created by the Danish independent developer collective Die Gute Fabrik. It consists of four games: Johann Sebastian Joust (J.S. Joust), Super Pole Riders, BaraBariBall, and Hokra. The game was funded through Kickstarter and received over US$150,000 from backers.

If you’ve got a room full of buddies and a handful of controllers, Sportsfriends is a delightful party game that will have everyone smiling and elbowing each other in the ribs – GamesRadar

Rating: 83.4%
First released: 2014

5. Transistor

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Transistor is a sci-fi themed RPG where you assume the role of a young woman who gains control of a powerful weapon after a mysterious group of assailants nearly kills her with it. Transistor was praised by reviewers for its compelling story and replayability.

Transistor is a wildly smart action-RPG that places all of its trust into your intelligence – IGN

Rating: 86%
First released: 2014

4. Towerfall: Ascension

Towerfall: Ascension screenshot

TowerFall Ascension is the definitive version of the hit archery combat game. Inspired by classics from the golden age of couch multiplayer, it’s a 4-player local party game centering around fun but intense versus matches.

Towerfall Ascension is a fantastic multiplayer game that offers a ton of variations on its enjoyable archery combat – GameSpot

Rating: 86%
First released: 2014

 3. The Last of Us Remastered

The Last of Us Remastered

The Last of Us Remastered is an enhanced remake of 2013’s The Last of Us, released for the PS4 in 2014. Among minor gameplay additions, the game features enhanced graphics and rendering upgrades including increased draw distance, an upgraded combat mechanic and higher frame rate.

The game is set twenty years after an outbreak destroyed much of civilization, exploring the possibility of a fungi infecting humans . The single-player story follows Joel, tasked with escorting the young Ellie across a post-apocalyptic United States, in an attempt to create a potential cure against the infection.

The Last of Us was originally considered an exceptional game, and reviewers of Remastered were further impressed with the graphics upgrades, praising all of the enhancements and additions.

The Last of Us remains a must-play, genre-defining action survival game, and the Remastered version brings with it plentiful tweaks and additional content that make it well worth the asking price – GamesRadar

Rating: 90%
First released: 2014

2. Bloodborne

bloodborne

Bloodborne is an action role-playing game developed by From Software and released exclusively on the PlayStation 4.

Combat in Bloodborne is fast paced and requires an offensive approach in order for players to combat dense hordes of enemies. Bloodborne also features multiplayer where players can summon other players by expending a consumable item to help with boss battles or large groups of enemies.

Bloodborne delivers an exhausting and exhilarating journey into the depths of madness – IGN

Rating: 91.2%
First released: 2015

1. Uncharted 4

Uncharted 4

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Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End is an action-adventure game developed by Naughty Dog and published by Sony, exclusively for the PS4.

Uncharted 4 was widely acclaimed by video game publications, with critics praising the game for improved gameplay mechanics over previous entries in the series, narrative, emotional depth, visual design and the multiplayer.  It won year-end accolades, including Game of the Year and Best Action-adventure awards from several gaming publications.

…it’s one of the best games I’ve ever played – TrustedReviews

No PS4 should be without this – Official Playstation Magazine

Rating: 92%
First released: 2016