25. The Witness A mix of creativity, mystery, and adventure, The Witness invites you to unravel mysteries of an abandoned island. Filled with perplexing structures and cryptic messages, it’s a vast paradise of puzzles that range from easy to complex. Solve over 500 puzzles and unlock your memories, with a PlayScore of 8.86
24. Ratchet & Clank A great contribution to our singleplayer list, Ratchet & Clank is the perfect buddy action-platformer to show you that you don’t have to do things on your own. Tying in with their latest flick, this PlayStation exclusive reboot breathes new life to the PlayStation 2 title. Play as the ragtag mechanic and robot duo, and take part in their platform shooting hijinx. It has a PlayScore of 8.87
23. Titanfall 2 Titanfall might’ve made it to the ranks through its campaign-like online multiplayer, the changes made in their latest installment has made it possible for players to enjoy their award-winning fps action offline. Control both pilot and titan, and discover the many paths of their time-bending storyline.
It has a PlayScore of 8.87
22. Celeste Become a hitchhiker to a young girl’s journey of self-discovery in this challenging platformer from the creator of Towerfall Ascension. Using his platform game skills alongside Noel Berry’s taste for adventure and together they create this beautiful title that’s equal parts punishing gameplay and touching narrative. It has a PayScore of 8.87
21. Resident Evil 7: Biohazard CAPCOM’s return to the roots of their popular horror series is rife with new ideas. This seventh installment puts their world into new perspective as you get to know the murderous Baker family in first-person view.
Step inside their main character’s shoes, roam around the Dulvey mansion, and make sure you got extra undies. It has a PlaySCore of 8.88
20. Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration Celebrating Lara Croft’s over 20 year history, Rise of the Tomb Raider shows us exactly how far technology has come through the years. From her trademark blocky bosom, her spelunking adventure is at it’s most immersive. Navigate through undiscovered caverns and decipher the environmental riddles that come before her.
Bring out the guns, and test her acrobatic skills in a quest to take down a dangerous organization. It has a PlayScore of 8.88
19. Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice Looking at the hyperrealism of this game, you’d surprised to know that this was an independent effort from the folks behind the Devil May Cry reboot. Making the impossible possible with only 15 people, play as their tormented protagonist, Senua as she braves the fires of the underworld while battling her own demons.
An audiovisual treat, it has a PlayScore of 8.89
18. Moss Enter the realm of virtual reality and dive into this storybook adventure from the eyes of their small but brave heroine. A tiny little mouse in a va evergreen kingdom, guide her through the magical forest as you uncover myths and magic while solving the puzzles in between.
An endlessly charming adventure, it has a PlayScore of 8.91
17. Dragon Ball FighterZ As popular as Bandai Namco’s DragonBall series is, things have never looked this good for the classic anime. With Arc System Works heading their return to mainstream fighting, this new title will be infused with the studio’s trademark flashy cinematics and smooth animations. Get ready for a high flying, high stakes fighting action with your favorite Dragon Ball characters as you step into the shoes of Goku, Vegeta, Piccolo and so much more. It has a PlayScore of 8.95
16. Nex Machina A twin-stick shooter in the modern age.
This cablepunk game so focused on the idea of action that you can’t even give your fingers a break. Rampage around its robot infested world and enjoy this shoot ‘em up with a friend. Its rich co-op mode promises hours and hours of relentless bullet hell action. It has a PlayScore of 8.97
15. FINAL FANTASY IX Though not as fully-fleshed out as X, this 9th installment was one of first to explore the 3D horizons.
And, with today’s tech, it finally be experienced in all its glory Remastered to look less than its low polygon self, take on the role of Zidane Tribal and follow across his adventures in the wartorn Gaia. It has a PlaySCore of 8.99
14. Sonic Mania SEGA has pulled off their return to their glory days with this throwback feature starring their famous blue hedgehog. It even went so far as beating Sonic Forces to the top bill. Featuring a handful of new surprises, roll around his HD-fied 2D stages as you uncover secret areas and square off with new bosses. It has a PlayScore of 8.99
13. Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir With this faithful remake of their PlayStation 2 classic, Vanillaware has, quite literally, outdone themselves. A tale steeped in the magic of Norse Mythology, plus a few Shakespearean tropes, Odin Sphere lets you see through the eyes of five different characters, each with their own story to tell. Packed with enhanced gameplay mechanics and skills, it’s still a winner on the PS4 with a PlayScore of 9
12. Night in the Woods An eye opening experience awaits us in Infinite Falls’ narrative adventure told through the eyes of anthropomorphic animals. Despite their choice of characters, Mae’s night in the woods is every bit a human story.
Uncover the secrets behind the recent phenomena and pick up a few life lessons along the way. It has a PlayScore of 9
11. Horizon Zero Dawn One of the latest slew of juicy PlayStation 4 exclusives, this open world marvel delivers a spectacle of past meets future. Set in time supposedly ahead of our own, take control of the young Aloy as she masters the primitive, cybernetic wilderness.
Craft makeshift weapons and slay robotic beasts with a PlayScore of 9.01
10. What Remains of Edith Finch Giant Sparrow’s narrative adventure game isn’t exactly a horror game, but you’d be wrong to think you can roam around the halls of the Finch Manor without so much as a tingle in your spine. The youngest of their ill-fated ancestry takes center stage as she tries to decode the mystery of her family’s curse. Praised for its chilling visuals and moving story, it has a PlayScore of 9.01
9. NieR: Automata Come for the sexy android, stay for the bizarre philosophical metanarratives. Yoko Taro spreads out his signature oddities with this spinoff to the popular Drakengaard series. A gorgeous and fluid hack and slash game with over 20 different endings that range from weird to mindblowing, it has a PlayScore of 9.04
8. OKAMI HD Another gem from the PlayStation 2 Days, the sweet brushstrokes of Amaterasu finds its way to the modern consoles. Playing on the traditional artstyle of Japan, Okami challenges you to rebuild the land of the rising using nothing but a magical paintbrush. Bring the darkness out of Nippon and defeat Orochi once and for all. HD or not, this game is a videogame masterpiece and it has a PlayScore of 9.09
7. Dark Souls III The third and final chapter to FromSoftware’s groundbreaking action RPG. If you can bear the torment of their infamous combat system, then by all means, Dark Souls will welcome you into their freakishly beautiful gothic universe. Chan ging the gaming world one death a time, it receives a PlayScore of 9.12
6. Monster Hunter: World Speaking of Dark Souls, here comes the original standard for badass gaming. This latest entry marks Capcom’s opening of the gates, so to speak, as they escape from Nintendo exclusivity and expand their online horizons. The singleplayer campaign is just as enjoyable as ever, letting you try out an arsenal of new weapons against the diverse creatures of each biome.
It has a PlayScore of 9.15
5. Shadow of the Colossus Boy did we love the PlayStation 2. Shadow of the Colossus breaks into the modern generation in Team Ico’s mastercrafted makeover.
Not just any simple remaster, this jump to the PS4 delivers a brand new experience for both newbies and veterans. While the story is no different, its detailed visuals and smooth framerates bring vibrance to the familiar world.. It has a PlayScore 9.19
4. Undertale A newcomer to the PlayStation roster, Toby Fox’s imaginative RPG has been making waves on the PC since its release. Despite its simplistic graphics, Undertale has gained universal acclaim for its maverick portrayal of the usually violent genre. Navigate through its jazz-backed universe and go for diplomatic path in their all too charming monster encounters.
It has a PlayScore of 9.21
3. Persona 5 Uh-oh did somebody say Jazz? Well, Atlus has got just the game for you. The latest in their renowned Persona series, this strictly single player series will cast you as gang of Phantom Thieves. Play the double life of high schooler and society savior as you steal hearts in their famed turn-based combat system.
Whether its beautiful waifus, sweet combat, and acid jazz soundtracks, there’s something for everyone in this one of a kind JRPG, with a PlayScore of 9.44
2. Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End The last hurrah for Naughty Dog’s debonair Nathan Drake, A Thief’s End sails him off on a grand quest for a legend-are-pirate treasure. A proper sendoff for their beloved poster boy, this is considered to be one of the biggest titles in the whole series so expect nothing but the best of their high-risk adventures. It has a PlaySCore of 9.45
1. And the best PS4 Singleplayer of 2016 to 2018 is God of War It’s been masterpiece after masterpiece for the PlayStation and, recent as it is, God of War is no different. Following on from an already stellar series revolving around Greek Myth, this installment sees Mister Personification of Strength dealing with fatherhood and the troubles of the Norse mythos. Absolutely stunning is what this game is, with its reworked combat that adjusts to Kratos’ newest Leviathan Axe. Shaking Olympus AND the Nine Realms, it has a PlayScore 9.49.