The PlayStation 4 turns 10 years old this Wednesday (15), and one of the console’s main brands is your list of exclusive games. There were dozens of titles that helped to captivate the community even more, with some completely winning the hearts of players.
To celebrate the anniversary, the special Voxel brought you your favorite PS4 exclusives. Get ready to bring back some of your memories with the console in the following lines!
10. Ratchet & Clank
The duo Ratchet and Clank were already well known when the PlayStation 4 was launched. That’s why, Ratchet & Clank was well received shortly after its release, not taking long to become one of the console’s successes.
As seen in other titles, the proposal here is to go through several stages that mix action and platform elements. While dealing with various enemies using weapons, the game presents more details about the characters’ origin stories.
The title also allows you to switch between characters in some sections, and there is even sections where exploration on foot gives way to battle phases with ships.
9. Gran Turismo Sport
For anyone who owns a PS4 and is a racing fan, Gran Turismo Sport has become an indispensable game.
In addition to jaw-dropping visuals, the title also allows you to participate in events sanctioned by the International Automobile Federation (FIA). To do this, you can choose one of the 137 cars available in the garage and then visit 19 different locations on this journey.
Added to this, the team also added the Scapes mode for photography fans, as well as the Sport option for those who like to compete online with people from different parts of the world.
8. Shadow of the Colossus
One thing the PlayStation 4 did well was embrace improved versions of some titles released on previous platforms. In this sense, one of the prominent names on the console was Shadow of the Colossusa title originating from the PS2.
In an adventure filled with several moments of action, we have the chance to follow Wander’s story. He is a hero who ends up being convinced by a mysterious entity to kill 16 giant creatures to rescue his loved one.
With a very vast world to explore, the title gives the player a feeling of freedom to fight and explore each environment that lies ahead. Furthermore, boss battles require unique actions, making each fight special.
7. Ghost of Tsushima
When we talk about IPs that were born on PlayStation 4, one of the first remembered by many people is Ghost of Tsushima. And rightly so, since we’re talking about a great game developed by Sucker Punch, who previously worked on the franchise inFamous.
Ghost of Tsushima is an action game that draws from the same source of Dark Souls and other From Software titles. The story here gives us the chance to follow a samurai named Jin Sakai, who must face several enemies to defend the island of Tsushima during the first Mongol invasion of Japan.
The game features several areas to explore and enemies that will require varied actions during combat. Because of this complete package, it didn’t take long for it to become one of many players’ favorite games.
6. Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End ends Nathan Drake’s journey in the Uncharted universe. Like the hero’s ultimate game, expect remarkable moments of combat and many developments in the story — with the right to a satisfying ending, which we will avoid talking about here to avoid spoilers.
In addition to the main campaign, the game was also highly praised due to its multiplayer, which still manages to attract the attention of fans of good online shooting.
Another strong point of the game is its setting, which Thanks to the processing power of the PS4, it was able to generate even more beautiful and detailed scenarios.
Bloodborne is one of those RPGs developed by From Software. For those who don’t know, This is the same studio responsible for Demon Souls It is Dark Souls, So you can already imagine what’s coming next.
The proposal is to advance through the stages defeating enemies and acquiring rewards, always being careful not to be surprised by a stronger opponent. Here, the gothic and dark setting is the main difference in relation to other titles.
Another new feature is that the character now has a firearm. It appears to provide moments of counterattack, a very welcome mechanic in some situations.
4. Marvel’s Spider-Man
The Cabeça de Teia game for PS4 It is considered one of the best action films released for the console. In it, the player controls a more mature version of Peter Parker, who needs to don his costume to protect New York while facing some personal dilemmas.
In this game, the Spider goes through a lot of hardships to balance his life as a hero and a civilian, something that we follow during the main journey. At the same time, you still have to deal with several dangerous enemies in this adventure, such as Scorpion, Shocker and many others.
That way, Marvel’s Spider-Man It becomes a great treat for any PlayStation 4 owner, and even today it can be considered a beautiful and very complete game.
3. Horizon: Zero Dawn
Guerrilla Games was quite successful among PlayStation owners thanks to its work with the franchise Killzone. However, she decided to take a different approach with Horizon: Zero Dawn, and the result was a very competent game on several fronts.
Horizon introduces us to Aloy, a character who lives in a future in which human beings are no longer found in abundance on the planet. Because of this, some autonomous creatures begin to appear and become the most powerful in the world.
It is in this context that we are invited to participate in direct combat, with the right to collect loot, create new weapons and varied strategies to face opponents. All of this is also combined with a day and night cycle, changing some mechanics and even the characters you meet along the way.
2. God of War
God of War It’s a franchise that doesn’t need many introductions. After defeating all the gods of Olympus, Kratos faces new challenges in this reboot of the series, this time facing deities from Norse mythology.
One of the differences of this title is that Kratos is always accompanied by his son Atreus. In combat, it is possible to combine the skills of both to face the likes of Baldur, the Valkyries and many others who will not make progress on this journey any easier.
Another important point is an almost complete change in the arsenal used by Kratos. With the absence of blades, the protagonist starts to use an ax and other resources to show that, no matter the mythology, he will always be a killer of gods.
1. The Last of Us Part 2
We close the list with The Last of Us Part 2, a game that was highly anticipated by the community. Here, we have the chance to see a more mature Ellie who is capable of dealing with the dangers that come her way alone.
With an older protagonist, the level of violence also increased, even allowing more mature themes to be addressed in its plot.
In addition to explorations in the main campaign, you can venture into a multiplayer option with different maps, weapons and enemies, helping to extend the time invested in this vast universe created by Naughty Dog.
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