The Gist - 4 PS4 Games Worth Buying A PS4 To Play

Already taken the PS4 plunge or keen to try but need to know if the games are up to scratch? Jess has you covered with these excellent PS4 titles.

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224 comments
skiggy34
skiggy34

Is this a friggin joke?  I have a ps4, I owned Killzone SF and Infamous SS, I still own Resogun and I downloaded Towefall and Transistor for a day.  The ONLY reputable game is Resogun.  Infamous looks good but the game sucks!!  Super repetitive and boring! TLOU Remastered is the best PS4 game to date but its a remake and its NOT worth a PS4 purchase. NONE of these games Jess listed warrant a ps4 purchase. In fact, I am upset I bought one so early!  I still dont know why myself and 10+ million people see in this console at the moment....

pgl163
pgl163

Where is last of us?!where is killzone?!It looks like a personal interest list,not a console exclusive list,with two indies no one will play...

Lawrencevanrijn
Lawrencevanrijn

I actually did not like the list (it was not that bad). Infamous was below the line in my view and lacked several things, but it was graphically really nice. The two games I missed were Diablo 3, which is an amazing result. The game is such a jump forward from the 360, that I was happy to start from scratch! The second game is Minecraft PS4. It is smoother and faster then the PS3 and more important 30 times larger. Minecraft is one of these truly addictive games. Last is 'Last of Us'. I did not get it as I have the PS3 edition, but the sound is a lot better. These three games are worth getting a PS4 for (the last of us only if you didn't have it).

bk2fut
bk2fut

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes is my fav along with Outlast (don't like Resogun TBH)

madgame23
madgame23

*Spoilers - don't read unless you either don't care about Infamous Second Son or have already beat it*


On Infamous Second Son, the good/evil thing is really cosmetic.  My bro played it, since he doesn't work or have a life, he beat it in like 2 days.  I was joking about the no life part, :)  The only real changes are that your character bangs the neon babe, and you make some of what that video something kid does more dark and he changes his avatar power thing to demons over angels.  Other than that there really wasn't any changes.  Although I don't know how the game ends so I don't know how the ending will be affected, but some thing happens anyway the brother dies in either ending.

daveytrain
daveytrain

Infamous looks good, but that seems to be about it.  Visuals are pretty stunning.  Dang if Jess doesn't talk REALLY fast LOL

Caduceus89
Caduceus89

Sounds more like four games to pick up once you decide to get a PS4.

daveg1
daveg1

so thers no bloody reason to own a ps4 just yet then..

se007
se007

Wow. A mere 4 games, 2 of which are indie titles, that are available on pc/ps3/360, and 1 is psn title that literally 1.5-2 hours long. Now that's a true value for 400 bucks hardware! (not)

Niner0
Niner0

Since my shoulder broke down to such an extent that I cannot play PC-games anymore, I finally ordered a PS4. I'm very much looking forward to playing Infamous and Killzone (despite the luke-warm reviews, I think it looks like my cup-of-tea). Destiny is beckoning on the horizon as well.

jnw93
jnw93

sorry but buying next gen to play indie games makes no sense 

most of them look like ps2 or gamboy games and wont keep you going back to them too often...

trfe
trfe

She has to post a video about something. I guess she ran out of ideas and this was her backup piece.

Not a chance you should buy a ps3 for any of those games. Even infamous was just an above average game.

Xily
Xily

Those games are not worth buying a PS4 for. Infamous: Second Son probably, but those other games are not worth purchasing a new $400 system for unless money isn't an issue. Towerfall: Ascension and Transistor are on PC and can run on modern low-end systems. Resogun is just another arcade shooter.


The games are worth playing, but not worth buying a PS4 to play. But I guess Gamespot had to use hyperbole to get those extra clicks. It worked!

rsj2
rsj2

Once again staggered by the indie hate on these boards.  Granted they tend to be short, but they also tend to be reasonably priced and better, more innovative games than many AAAs, especially CoD or the latest by-the-numbers Ubisoft open world game.  

I still generally prefer big games, but I have nothing but respect for hard-working, creative indies who make games because they love them.  They push our hobby forward artistically, and dignify it with their passion and integrity - qualities that are often lacking by comparison in the AAA space.

ijackoffpaper1
ijackoffpaper1

I know it`s obvious, but honestly, I do wish that I would`ve waited till 2015 (God willing) before buying a Ps4, because that again, obviously, the true year for gaming. K bye.

runningman5ksmak
runningman5ksmak

ps4 is getting better with more  indies which I think suck to old school for me 

Darkangel2154
Darkangel2154

Any game that is considered an Indie is never a reason to buy a $400 thing, because as I hope everyone knows Indies are so short and become boring way to quick.

Lykanthropie
Lykanthropie

... i think it would make more sense to tell why NOT TO BUY A PS4, 3 Indie Games and one exclusive ... thats a joke or isn't it?


the first time the PS4 will have some must have games is far away.

But there are enough people who just buy the console for games like, Cod, BF, AC, Fifa, now Watch Dogs and many other multiplatform titles that are popular, and why not let them have fun with it.


I simply prefer a good gaming PC, thanks to console business, the Pc doesn't need to be upgraded every 2 years.

Ps4 and Xone are not strong anyway. 4-5 year old PCs with new GPUs could live another 5-6 years.


Thats 3x times higher life rate for a PC compared to those i used 10-15 years ago.


I only own a WiiU yet, its the only system where to find enough great exclusives for houndreds of hours of gaming.


I want to see if Project Beast really goes exclusive, that could be a good reason to buy the PS4, but i also would like to see a real nextgen God of War and not the boring stuff we saw in Ascension, FF XV as exclusive (like it was announced for PS3 for about 5-6 years) would also give me another look at the console., What about Last Guardian will it ever come out?.

PS4 now have a much bigger potential then PS3 to get better exclusive support, while the PS3 even had the better exclusives compared to X360. In a few mounths PS4 will sold 2x more then Xone.

Each big exclusive release would add another few Million Buyers.

There will be upgraded Ps4s when the bigger games come out.

I hope Sony will have a great E3 with a lot of games to show, cause i nearly see nothing coming in the next 2 years that might get my interest.





Gooeykat
Gooeykat

SS was okay, it just didn't grab me like others.  WD is much better IMHO.

elbauto
elbauto

Don't get the point of showing a new console's potential by indies.

elbauto
elbauto

Indies, Indies everywhere...

youre_a_sheep
youre_a_sheep

Games my PS3 could easily run are not a reason to buy a PS4.  They look fun and are on my list to get later, but are not a reason to jump now rather than wait for the inevitable revamped console, bigger hard drive and games that actually feel next gen.

SPBoss
SPBoss

As a PC Gamer I'm pretty disappointed so far with my PS4 I've hardly used it. All I have bought is Infamous Second Son. The rest of the games available on PS4 are generally multiplat so I bought those on PC instead. Anyway, I'm really hoping for some PS4 exclusives to be announced at E3 otherwise my PS4 will start gathering dust..

McNeelyJ39
McNeelyJ39

Any predictions on the Xbox One list?  My guess:

1) Titanfall

2) Dead Rising 3

3) Below (Assuming this is done post the release of that game - If not Killer Instinct)

4) Killer Instinct

5) Super Time Force

6) Forza 5

7) Ryse (I really enjoyed this game, I liked it more than Forza)


All are solid titles although best visuals so far are likely NBA 2K.  It is sick on next gen.

guitarpete462
guitarpete462

I don't know why people always skim over Killzone:SF. It's the best Killzone game of them all, the graphics are incredible, the game play is the tightest of the whole series, and even the multiplayer is fun.

Yes it's kind of a slower paced shooter, but the little flying thing you have really adds a neat dimension to the game and increases the tactical nature of the combat.

It's like people give it such a hard time because it plays differently than BF and Cod. Sad.

This is actually a really good reason to own a PS4,in my opinion, especially at a low price.

Lawrencevanrijn
Lawrencevanrijn

@madgame23 is is also extremely linear! once you have cleaned the first island there is no reason to look back, they could have been creative and let the powers (light and video) be cause to do additional cleaning on the first island. what starts great looks like a dropped ball in the end.

skiggy34
skiggy34

@Caduceus89 Agreed!!  Right now, PS4 is a hype FAD.  I dont even thing anyone knows why they are buying them. I bought a ps4 at launch because I was being told by Sony Planetside 2 would be out soon after launch.  I also have an Xbox One and each day I can play something different and exclusive throughout the week.  Xbox One I definitely see a launch purchase, PS4 could have waited 2yrs...

swedishfriend
swedishfriend

@se007 Calling All Cars and Wipeout HD have gotten the most play on my PS3. ResoGun and Towerfall are those kind of games that can be played forever...

swedishfriend
swedishfriend

@Niner0 Killzone I used to barely like because of the way the action was set up (level and enemies, etc.). Now it also controls better (supposedly) so I am hopeful for that one.

swedishfriend
swedishfriend

@jnw93 Looks is the last thing that matters to making a game addictive. I wonder how many and which games I will have ready for download in my PSN account (free from PS+)  by the time I actually have a PS4? There are many reasons to aim for PSN based consoles these days. Free (subscription) games and cross-buy and cross-save are cool features. Maybe today will be the day I fix my PS3 so I can play some Wipeout HD again.

swedishfriend
swedishfriend

@trfe The Ps3 with PS+ is the deal right now. You can still pick up all those free or cheap PS4 and Vita games to prepare for the future...

sadface1234
sadface1234

@rsj2 when you title a video "4 PS4 Games Worth Buying A PS4 To Play" and 3 of them are indie games not taking utilizing the Ps4 to its potential I can understand peoples reaction. But to your point it should be more focused at the video itself not the indie developers. Indie Devs are great for the gaming community and I will support them when ever I like an idea in their games. 


but this was a stupid video that was click bait, these are NOT reasons to buy a Ps4...

jflkdjs
jflkdjs

@rsj2 I couldn't have said it any better myself :)

swedishfriend
swedishfriend

@Darkangel2154 Valve is an independent studio, would no valve game be worth buying a console for? Wipeout HD is made by a small team that is not independent but is worth the cost of a PS3 considering that the game is still my favorite to play... People who love ResoGun can play that game for years to come for example.

Zloth2
Zloth2

@Darkangel2154  I get what you're trying to say but... (Zloth looks over at Star Citizen and Elite: Dangerous) I don't think "indie" is really the term to use.  How about "low budget"?

swedishfriend
swedishfriend

@elbauto Valve is an independent studio. Perhaps you mean smaller games? Lower budget games?

Zloth2
Zloth2

@elbauto  It's easier for independent developers to work with?

swedishfriend
swedishfriend

@elbauto Sony now has got game people in charge in almost every position of power. I am expecting great things for the future for them.

KillaGinjaNinja
KillaGinjaNinja

@SPBoss I have a preference for PC as well, and like you I do enjoy some of the console exclusives. However, since good exclusives don't come out nearly often enough to justify buying a new console at or near launch, I wait not only for a few exclusives to hit the market but also for a console price drop. In the meantime I enjoy the multiplats on my platform of choice.

Dannystaples14
Dannystaples14

@SPBoss Buying a console just for exclusives is always a waste of money. Exclusives come out what? Twice a year? If that? You pay a lot of money just to play it twice a year.

Same for any platform I suppose.

Darkangel2154
Darkangel2154

@swedishfriend Idk it takes a good game no matter what kind it is to make me want to spend anything over $60 to be able to play. But your opinion is valid and have fun playing Wipeout :) good game but not a system buyer.

SPBoss
SPBoss

@Dannystaples14 so what you're saying is that every PC gamer who owns a console for its exclusives is wasting their money? That's just me and a few million other like-minded people then.. lol. 


I would say you're wrong though because when I bought a PS3 I thought it was a good investment and it had plenty of exclusives. The same will happen with the PS4, all in good time though

Dannystaples14
Dannystaples14

@SPBoss Yeah I do think that is the case.

PS3 did have plenty of exclusives but they were pretty far between. If you buy a console and you play the multiplatforms on it as well as the exclusives you are using it a hell of a lot but just for the exclusives it ends up like you said, the console sits there not being played in between the exclusives.

I mean I don't know about you but I have better things to spend money on than a dust collector that occasionally plays games.

5SI-GonePostal
5SI-GonePostal

You are half right but consider things like: wife needs to work, most Sport games, coop games with the kids. Yes i prefer the pc for fps/strategy but most the others i prefer console, and of course the exclusives.