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IGN's Top 25 PS4 Games

Ellery

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Hard to say, because I would never approach a list like they do since I game on more than a PS4 so that list in itself doesn't make any sense to me, because either I judge PS4 exclusives or I judge all games that I played no matter the device, but rating games that are available on PS4, no matter if they are exclusive or not, is something I personally wouldn't have thought about doing.
Also I haven't played all of those games or I played some on different platforms like Metal Gear Solid V, Control, Monster Hunter World, Resident Evil 2, GTA V.

If I had to rank the games they listed it would probably go :

1) The Last of Us Part II (GOTY, GOAT)

2) God of War
3) Bloodborne
3a) Witcher 3
4) Uncharted 4 (TLL doesn't really count. It is a smaller game and more of the same kinda. A big DLC rather)
5) Resident Evil 2 Remake
6) Final Fantasy VII Remake
7) GTA V
8) Red Dead Redemption 2
9) Metal Gear Solid V
10) Control
11) Horizon Zero Dawn



Rest I haven't played/finished.








26) Overwatch
 
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GOW where it is supposed to be, GOTG...crushes all including RDR2, Witcher and GTA which all have terrible gameplay compared to GOW.

RDR2 is too high, Witcher is too high, GTA is too high.

Spider-man and Ghost of Tsushima should be higher than Horizon and Uncharted Lost Legacy....

TLOU2 should be near the bottom of the list and TLOU1 should be near the top.

FFVIIR should be higher too.

Overwatch is a load of shit and has no business being on any 'top list'

Death Stranding should be top 10.
Spider-man and Ghost of Tsushima should be before Horizon Zero Dawn I agree and Death Stranding too IMO
 

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Well yeah, but the whole point of a discussion forum is to discuss it. I don't think anyone's upset, we just think it's a trash list.
Lists generate such terrible discussion though.

I think this should be higher, why did they put this so high ??


It's like, of course everybody is gonna have different rankings and such.....and water is wet.
 

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Imagine putting any of those games above Fortnite. STILL the most played PS4 game 3 years later.
 
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Pretty bad list, no Nioh/2, no Days Gone, no Death Stranding, and as noted the absence of TLOU1 is a glaring omission.

What's worse whole genres are sidelined; what "interactive movie" type of game are better than Until Dawn or Detroit? What shmups are better than Nex Machina or Resogun? Amongst the smaller, arty titles I'd place Rime and Last Day of June over Edith Finch.
 

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Control being that high up is laughable.

My list:

1. God of War
2. Witcher 3
3. RDR2
4. Death Stranding
5. Ghost of Tsushima
6. Nioh
7. Yakuza 0
8. GR Wildlands (PvP)
9. AC Odyssey
10. Horizon
11. Yakuza Kiwami 2
12. Yakuza 6
13. Evil Within 2
14. Jedi Fallen Order
15. Days Gone
16. SW Battlefront
17. Final Fantasy VII
18. Shadow of the Colossus
19. Judgement
20. Detroit
21. Spiderman
22. Judgement
23. Uncharted Lost Legacy
24. RE2
25. R&C
 
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25. Nier: Automata
24. Monster Hunter World
23. Apex Legends
22. Yakuza 0
21. Tetris Effect
20. Dreams
19. Final Fantasy 7 Remake
18. Overwatch
17. Ratchet & Clank
16. What Remains of Edith Finch
15. Uncharted 4: A Thief's End
14. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
13. Resident Evil 2
12. Ghost of Tsushima
11. Red Dead Redemption 2
10. Uncharted: The Lost Legacy
9. Control
8. Marvel’s Spider-Man
7. Horizon Zero Dawn
6. Grand Theft Auto V / GTA Online
5. Persona 5 Royal
4. The Witcher 3
3. Bloodborne
2. The Last of Us: Part 2
1. God of War

How many of these are exclusives to PS4?
 

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A walking sim? GTA V? Fuck naw. Multiple remakes in there too. This gen has been terrible.
word, the best games this gen have either been indie, remakes or remasters. Very few original games were memorable. The games were generally fun but I forgot them instantly and will most likely never play them again.
 
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Some great games out cause of "quotas" lol

Anyway, PS4 with the best console lineup this gen and still delivering.
 

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DOOM 2016 nowhere to be seen yet it is better than most games there. Fun and silky gameplay.

Then we have GTA V at number 6 - a clunky, wooden as fuck PS3 remake.

This list is just a who's who of popular games.
 

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4 of the top 5 and 7 of the top 10 are PS4 exclusives. I thought 99% of the best games are multi-platform.
 
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25. Nier: Automata
24. Monster Hunter World
23. Apex Legends
22. Yakuza 0
21. Tetris Effect
20. Dreams
19. Final Fantasy 7 Remake
18. Overwatch
17. Ratchet & Clank
16. What Remains of Edith Finch
15. Uncharted 4: A Thief's End
14. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
13. Resident Evil 2
12. Ghost of Tsushima
11. Red Dead Redemption 2
10. Uncharted: The Lost Legacy
9. Control
8. Marvel’s Spider-Man
7. Horizon Zero Dawn
6. Grand Theft Auto V / GTA Online
5. Persona 5 Royal
4. The Witcher 3
3. Bloodborne
2. The Last of Us: Part 2
1. God of War
IGN 😓 Switch 14 and 6 and 12 and 2...
 

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1.The Witcher needs to be lower on that list, it was good but extremely overrated IMO.
2.Final Fantasy 7 is at least top 5
3.GTAV? No thanks.
 
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25. Nier: Automata <> The Last of Us: Part 2
24. Monster Hunter World <> Control
23. Apex Legends
22. Yakuza 0 <> Uncharted: The Lost Legacy
21. Tetris Effect
20. Dreams
19. Final Fantasy 7 Remake <> Persona 5 Royal
18. Overwatch
17. Ratchet & Clank
16. What Remains of Edith Finch
15. Uncharted 4: A Thief's End
14. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
13. Resident Evil 2 <> Horizon Zero Dawn
12. Ghost of Tsushima <> Monster Hunter World
11. Red Dead Redemption 2 <> Yakuza 0
10. Uncharted: The Lost Legacy <> Ghost of Tsushima
9. Control <> Bloodborne
8. Marvel’s Spider-Man <> Red Dead Redemption 2
7. Horizon Zero Dawn <> Grand Theft Auto V
6. Grand Theft Auto V / GTA Online <> Marvel’s Spider-Man
5. Persona 5 Royal <> Resident Evil 2
4. The Witcher 3 <> God of War
3. Bloodborne <> Nier: Automata
2. The Last of Us: Part 2 <> The Witcher 3
1. God of War <> Final Fantasy 7 Remake

Fixed
 

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1. Bloodborne
2. God of War
3. Persona 5
4. Rocket Leauge
5. Witcher 3
6. Astrobot
7. Horizon Zero Dawn
8. Ghost of Tsushima
9. Last of Us Part 2
10. Hollow Knight
11. Nioh
12. Infamous Second Son/First Light
13. Dark Souls 3
14. Ratchet and Clank
15. Nier Automata
16. Red Dead Redemption 2
17. Until Dawn
18. Days Gone
19. Detroit Become Human
20. Uncharted 4
21. Spider-Man
 
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Ghost > The Witcher 3 >>>>>> RDR2

No Sekiro is a bad joke. No Death Stranding is a travesty.

List is well dodgy. Do they even play games over there at IGN?
 
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I like how dreams was going this gigantic piece of software that would reshape the entire industry.

haha.

Also i like how fortnite isn't on the list.
 
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ULTROS!’s top 25 PS4 games (no order):

25. Persona 5
24. Danganronpa Trilogy
23. God of War
22. Detroit: Become Human
21. Resident Evil 4
20. Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Collection
19. Trials of Mana
18. Final Fantasy VII Remake
17. Dragon Quest XI
16. Dragon Quest Builders
15. Nier: Automata
14. Final Fantasy XV: Royal Edition
13. Control
12. Gravity Rush
11. Resident Evil: Origins
10. Ace Attorney Trilogy
9. Kingdom Hearts III
8. Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night
7. Until Dawn
6. Two-Point Hospital
5. Bayonetta + Vanquish 10th Anniversary
4. Ys Origin
3. Stardew Valley
2. Tales of Berseria
1. Castlevania Anniversary Collection

... seriously a lot of the games in the IGN list are meh or just okay to me, and Nier: Automata and FFVIIR are way too low for me in that list.


How is the Two Point Hospital port now? Is it stable? I've been waiting for a few patches to finally grab it.
 

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How is the Two Point Hospital port now? Is it stable? I've been waiting for a few patches to finally grab it.

I’ve been playing it last March and it was fine with me!
 

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Crazy i think how much the PS4 didnt gave me personally the excitement i was having with my PS3. When i look at that list i understand why. My top games?(well the one i enjoyed playing for a while )

- Bloodborne
- Witcher 3
- Gran Turismo Sports
- CoD MWR
- Dark Souls 3 ( was a bit of a let down compare to everything before for me )
- The Pinball Arcade ( with all WMS tables before the license lost )
- Spelunky
- Fortnite ( when it started. When the map start changing with the meteor, left it )

Was disappointed by God of War, read some bad stuff about TLOU 2 and will wait its 20$ to give it a try, Borderlands 3 suck really hard imo compare to 2 , even sold it after 2 days. Only game im waiting to be at a good price i think i will enjoy is Resident Evil 2 and 3 remakes, but these are...remakes.

So total, for exclusive new stuff, the PS4 really gave me good feeling with Bloodborne and Witcher 3. Its perhaps the reason im often looking at my PS4 collecting dust and wondering if i should just sell it ( but i know ill regret it for losing Bloodborne ) It felt a weaker generation for me compare to PS3.
 

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Kingdom hearts 3 over FF VII remake? I’m a huge KH fan but sorry that game was trash in comparison. Also, uncharted lost legacy over 4? Any opinions on this one? I might get the game idk.
 

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Gonna keep it simple and list my Top 5 PS4 games:

5. Ghost of Tsushima
4. Horizon Zero Dawn
3. FFVII: Remake
2. God of War
1. Bloodborne


If Witcher 3 was a PS4 exclusive, it'd be my #1.

Bad list for a bad gen.

Nah this was a pretty damn good gen if you ask me. Don't know what makes you think it was bad.
 
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Nah this was a pretty damn good gen if you ask me. Don't know what makes you think it was bad.

All the other generations that came before it. Too much focus-tested AAA, not enough breakthrough games or subgenres. Pound for pound, the density of classics is not here. Even indies lost their luster from last generation.

This was the first time in my life I ever felt apathy at the thought of turning on my console or continuing my latest save, and I felt that for a lot of games on these lists. I know some of that might be me getting older, but there's still a lot of new stuff on PC that sink their hooks in me, some of which were console titles that felt much more at home on PC.
 
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manfestival

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Hard to say, because I would never approach a list like they do since I game on more than a PS4 so that list in itself doesn't make any sense to me, because either I judge PS4 exclusives or I judge all games that I played no matter the device, but rating games that are available on PS4, no matter if they are exclusive or not, is something I personally wouldn't have thought about doing.
Also I haven't played all of those games or I played some on different platforms like Metal Gear Solid V, Control, Monster Hunter World, Resident Evil 2, GTA V.

If I had to rank the games they listed it would probably go :

1) The Last of Us Part II (GOTY, GOAT)

2) God of War
3) Bloodborne
3a) Witcher 3
4) Uncharted 4 (TLL doesn't really count. It is a smaller game and more of the same kinda. A big DLC rather)
5) Resident Evil 2 Remake
6) Final Fantasy VII Remake
7) GTA V
8) Red Dead Redemption 2
9) Metal Gear Solid V
10) Control
11) Horizon Zero Dawn



Rest I haven't played/finished.








26) Overwatch
If you are going to include GTA 5 then you may as include last of us remastered and put it in 2nd place.
 

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Metal Gear 5 has no business in any Top 25 games list.

Spyro > Ratchet and Clank.

Ratchet and Clank was a decent tie in movie game, but that is just it.
 
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There you go Sonybros, I reduced the list to the games worth playing:

5. Nier: Automata
24. Monster Hunter World
22. Yakuza 0
14. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
13. Resident Evil 2
11. Red Dead Redemption 2
 

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I don't know about top 25, seems a bit much but a top 15 for me would be:

1. Bloodborne
2. Nier Automata
3. God of War
4. Sekiro
5. Horizon
6. Dark Souls 3
7. Uncharted Lost Legacy
8. Final Fantasy XV
9. Alien Isolation
10. Detroit Become Human
11. The Evil Within
12. The Last Guardian
13. Resident Evil VII
14. The Witcher 3
15. Uncharted 4

Haven't played The Last of Us 2, Final Fantasy VII or Ghost of Tsushima. I think they would probably score a place on the list somewhere.
 
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Fair play to them. It's their list and their opinion after all. They obviously have a massively different taste to what I have. I'm the type of guy to have Shovel Knight in my top 5 and I don't even care. Haha.
 

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All the other generations that came before it. Too much focus-tested AAA, not enough breakthrough games or subgenres. Pound for pound, the density of classics is not here. Even indies lost their luster from last generation.

This was the first time in my life I ever felt apathy at the thought of turning on my console or continuing my latest save, and I felt that for a lot of games on these lists. I know some of that might be me getting older, but there's still a lot of new stuff on PC that sink their hooks in me, some of which were console titles that felt much more at home on PC.

I would say this gen has been better than last. You bring up too much focus-tested AAA, but I would say that was a bigger problem last gen. At least with this gen we saw a resurgence in genres that didn't get much love last gen, like Survival Horror, Jrpgs, and Srpgs.