I'm Planning on buying a PS4, which games do you recommend?

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#1 Posted by SamanthaK (215 posts) -

I'm planning on buying a PS4 from my friend but i want to know if there are any good exclusives on it.

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#2 Posted by Darth_Navster (817 posts) -

This list is probably what you're looking for. Of that list, I'd personally recommend Uncharted 4, Ratchet & Clank, Until Dawn, and InFamous: Second Son. Hope that helps!

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#3 Posted by SamanthaK (215 posts) -

@darth_navster: Thanks for the list and your recommendations, im very interested in Until Dawn because it looks like a slasher movie and i love those :)

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#4 Posted by owen99 (64 posts) -

recommend uncharted and infamous. Infamous has a pretty good standalone expansion aswell that you could probably get really cheap.

And if you are into arcade style games, resogun if really great.

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#5 Posted by SamanthaK (215 posts) -

@owen99: Do i need to play the first infamous to understand second son?

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#7 Posted by Darth_Navster (817 posts) -

@samanthak: Until Dawn is fantastic. It's basically a David Cage game except, y'know, good.

Note: I actually like Quantic Dream games, even if they're janky and half baked.

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#8 Posted by IndeedCodyBrown (562 posts) -

All of my favorite games on my PS4 aren't PS4 exclusive so I don't really know.

MGSV and Assassin's Creed Syndicate should not be shipped if you haven't played them elsewhere.

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#10 Posted by madman356647 (801 posts) -

@samanthak: the only thing for Infamous you need to know: people have superpowers. :)

But really, it does its own thing with maybe a callback to the first games (but I haven't played them)

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#11 Edited by Nux (2816 posts) -

If you like the souls games you should get Bloodborne.

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#12 Posted by BigSocrates (1801 posts) -

It would be helpful to know what other platforms you have so we can know what counts as an "exclusive." For example if you have a PS3 then Journey is on that, but otherwise I would recommend Journey. If you have a PC then Abzu is on that, but otherwise I would recommend Abzu (those two games are pretty similar, but they're just examples.)

Do you have a Vita? If not then Gravity Rush Remastered is supposed to be a pretty cool time, and Gravity Rush 2 (which is not out yet) looks great.

To add a "true" exclusive, if you like 3D platformers then a lot of people gushed over the new Ratchet and Clank, and I think it's pretty cheap at this point.

If you're getting a PS4 you kind of have to get Uncharted 4 (well you don't HAVE to, but it's a great game that really shows off what the system can do.) It does sort of rely, storywise, on having played previous games in the series, but the Nathan Drake Collection should get you caught up and Uncharted 2 and 3 are pretty fantastic in their own right. I'm not sure I can fully recommend Uncharted 1. I beat it in 2010 and it was already showing its age (in gameplay more than graphics) at that point. I'm not sure it would be fun today.

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#13 Posted by OurSin_360 (5002 posts) -

Imfamous second son is good but not as good as the first 2, but it's probably cheap now so worth it.

Bloodborne is probably the best exclusive so far, Until Dawn seems pretty good but i've only ever seen playthroughs of it myself.

Warframe is a good thing to download if you need something to play, it's F2P and pretty damn good if you ask me. It's kinda like destiny but a lot better IMO.

Diablo 3 is a good one to get if you don't have it on anything else.

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#14 Posted by Nasar7 (3210 posts) -

Don't sleep on Rocket League if you haven't already checked it out.

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#15 Posted by EvilCalvin (79 posts) -

I just got a PS4 (I already have an Xbox) so I was looking for more exclusives. I picked up:


Last of Us Remastered

Uncharted 4

Until Dawn

I also got The Witness (no longer an exclusive), No Mans Sky, Grand Kingdom (good turned based strategy), and Deadly Tower of Monsters (campy B-movie style top-down shooter).

Still want to get Ratchet and Clank, and the Heavy Rain/Beyond Two Souls Collectors game

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#16 Posted by SamanthaK (215 posts) -

Ok thanks to everyone for their recommendations i appreciate it.

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#17 Posted by The_Ruiner (1634 posts) -

Shadow of Mordor


Batman Arkham Knight


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#18 Posted by citizencoffeecake (1415 posts) -

If you never played Last of Us get the remastered one for sure.

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#19 Edited by NTM (10144 posts) -

Are you looking for exclusives, or at least prefer those? There are some good suggestions above. One I would add is Soma. You might like Until Dawn, though going in with certain expectations (like, wanting a slasher story) isn't really what you're going to get, as it does something more interesting with it. That said, I didn't personally have much fun with it, and I felt the twists, even as well presented as they are, were pretty predictable. The funnest I get out of it was just missing all the QTE's. It's a funner experience when it's not taken seriously. Outlast is a good one. I'm just trying to name some that aren't mentioned yet. It just depends on what you're interested in. The Last of Us is probably the got-to PlayStation exclusive.

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#20 Edited by IBurningStar (2275 posts) -

Bloodborne is the must own exclusive. You need to get Bloodborne. Until Dawn and Uncharted 4 are also worth picking up.

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#21 Edited by Spoonman671 (5833 posts) -

I've been playing a ridiculous amount of Paragon for months now. It's not everyone (as in, it's a moba), but it's free, so there's no harm in trying it.

I'll also side with everyone who is saying Until Dawn. The more time passes, the more I think it might be my favorite game of this generation.

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#22 Posted by JohnnyBeeGoode (3 posts) -

Battlefield I. Far Cry 4/Far Cry Primal. Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. Until Dawn. Bloodborne. Uncharted 4/Uncharted: Nathan Drake Collection.

Enjoy the PS4, it's a marvel!

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