Top 5 Best Playstation 4 Exclusives You Should Play Right Now


For a very long time, the PS4 sold like gangbusters on the back of a staggeringly weak selection of exclusives. And while this lack of titles didn’t hurt its sales figures in any way, it made owning the console feel almost redundant, as you could play most of its best games elsewhere.

It wasn’t until 2015 when things began shifting up a gear, and in 2016, Sony’s machine is looking much, much better. Games like Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End brought the AAA thrills and indie-standouts like Firewatch managed to fill those smaller, no less important voids. The PS4’s lineup is now incredibly diverse, and a force to be reckoned with.

Here Are best 5!

5. InFamous: Second Son

Ever wanted to be a superhero? No? You liar. How about a supervillain? Fortunately, in either instance, InFamous: Second Son will allow you to fulfil your fantasy, giving you a number of supremely destructive abilities and letting you use them for good or evil.

Naturally, chaos will ensue, no matter which choice you make. Even if you do head down the path of righteousness, Second Son will give you plenty of opportunities to wreak havoc with your smoke, neon and concrete powers. You can explore the vast expanse of an extremely detailed Seattle, scaling buildings Assassins Creed-style and bringing the super-powered pain down on an endless army of cannon-fodder thugs.

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Second Son does lose a couple of points in the story department, but you’ll be having so much fun you probably won’t even notice. This is a game about the tiny choices you make in the moment-to-moment gameplay – will you subdue your enemies or kill them? Will you slaughter innocent civilians, or let them live?

With great power comes great responsibility, and InFamous gives you the power to reinforce that mantra. Or not.

 4. Until Dawn

It’s not often that a mainstream triple-A title manages to surprise us, but Until Dawn managed it. Prior to release, it came across as an overly cheesy, predictable teen-slasher flick – and it was! But in an endearing way. All those dumb decisions the ditzy protagonists made in films like Friday The 13th and Scream were now yours to control – and yours to mess up.

Because, as you’ll learn, it’s not as easy as you’d imagine. When there’s a serial killer stalking you and your friends, how would you react? Would you run, hide, fight? Would you sacrifice your group to save your own skin? Until Dawn forced you to make fast, difficult decisions, and this heightened the tension to an almost unbearable degree.

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The game came packing a surprisingly lengthy campaign too – it twisted and turned through many pivotal forks in the road, creating dozens of different outcomes that rewarded additional playthroughs. Will everyone live? Will everyone die? Who knows.

As long as you can live with the consequences of potentially getting innocent people killed, you’ll find Until Dawn a satisfying – and very gruesome – experience.

 3. Bloodborne

Bloodborne is definitely not for the faint of heart. If the developer’s pedigree didn’t give it away, this is one experience that’ll kill you – over and over and over again. But the real challenge is finding the strength to carry on in the face of insurmountable odds, and the game rewards those who persist when all seems lost.

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In short… try and git gud!

Bloodborne’s strength lies in its combination of freakish world design and addictive, hack-and-slash combat. The bossess and minions are a ghastly sight, and that makes each encounter frighteningly unique – your success will depend on your ability to chain together combos of heavy and light attacks, which feel unbelieveably satisfying to pull off.

Bloodborne doesn’t have a story so much as a universe that’s packed full of intriguing lore, and that’s the game in a nutshell. On the surface, it may seem like just another Dark Souls, but there’s real depth to be found for those who wish to look for it.

2. Ratchet & Clank

Ratchet & Clank represents the explosive return to form of a bygone genre. Soiled in the mid-to-late 2000s by a plethora of terrible licensed tie-ins and Activision’s acquisition of Crash Bandicoot, the 3D platformer was all but gone. Until now.

It’s an incredibly simple formula, but here, it’s stretched to its gloriously irreverent limits. Ratchet & Clank tasks you with jumping, swinging and shooting your way through a series of increasingly weird and wonderful alien worlds, using an arsenal of weapons that can only be described as a Tim Burton fever-dream.

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To give an indication of what you can expect, at one point in the game, you obtain a gun that can make your enemies drop their weapons and start dancing. It may seem ridiculous, but all Ratchet & Clank wants to do is have fun – and it’ll prove impossible for you to resist.

This PS4 iteration isn’t 100 percent brand-new – it’s based on the original game from 2002 – but Insomniac were able to add plenty new content alongside a good spit n’ polish to the experience, that you’ll barely notice.

1. Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

It’s quite hard to end a series in a way that satisfies fans of the franchise while working as a perfect entry point for newcomers, but Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End (Best Uncharted Ever) accomplishes both feats with aplomb. Serving as both a heartfelt conclusion to Nathan Drake’s tale and an enjoyable action-adventure all by itself, A Thief’s End naturally expands the Uncharted framework with a very welcome slice of non-linearity.

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Because, for the first time, the levels don’t go straight from point A to point B. They start at point A, then zig-zag off down an entirely different path, the player stealthing or shooting or puzzling their way through everything Uncharted 4’s meaty campaign can throw at them. How you get to point B is completely in your hands.

Elsewhere, the voice acting and motion-capture performances are the best in the industry, the game looks better than anything else on consoles – even trumping a good chunk of PC titles – and the third-person cover-based shooting is slick, refined and without fault.

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