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9 Finest PlayStation 4 Action and Adventure Playing Games List to Buy in 2018

Best PlayStation 4 Adventure and Action Games in 2018
Written by Bidyut Ji

Gamers all around the world went through a lot of games. Different fans have different choices, some loves horror, some loves action or shooting and some gamers are into stealth games. For the past couple of years, all play station platforms have been providing us all these genres. PS4 has also offered us some action-packed games that we all enjoyed.

In this list, we will check out some best action adventure games in play station 4 generation. So sit back in your comfy chair and get your consoles ready.

 

1. UNCHARTED: A THEIFS END

Developed by Naughty Dog and published by Sony Computer Entertainment, Uncharted a thief’s end is an engaging action-packed game for Play Station 4.

The Uncharted series maintained its amazing gameplay and high octane action with this 4th installment. The visual quality and improved graphics with a touch of depth make this game a classic among all the fans. From shooting to the car chase, water dive to intense fist fights and exploring amazing mysterious places, Uncharted has it all.

It’s an action lover’s paradise. Standing over pure storyline with a lot of action and adventure, Uncharted: a thief’s end is one of the best action adventure games of Play Station 4.

 

2. BATMAN: ARKHAM KNIGHT

For all the Batman lovers, Arkham Knight is a revolutionary game. The Arkham series has been giving the fans their money’s worth with all the previous Batman games. This time Rocksteady Studios gave the fans more action with a more interesting story and a lot of Batman.

Gotham city is much more exploring in this game; also players can use the Batmobile to explore Gotham. There are plenty of missions for the Batmobile throughout the game. The combat system remains the classic Arkham style, with a lot of fist and hand to hand combat. Use of new gadgets and new suits gave the players more adrenaline rush.

In short Batman: Arkham Knight is the perfect Batman game. With great combat and gadgets and outstanding gameplay, Batman: Arkham Knight is one of the best action adventure games and tills now the best superhero game for Play Station 4.

 

3. GRAND THEFT AUTO 5

The Grand Theft Auto series is a fan favorite. Every GTA game offered something different in terms of gameplay, story and new characters. Grand Theft Auto 5 scored the highest numbers in terms of everything.

With new and much more versatile characters, GTA 5 offers the players to choose from different characters as the game progresses. Explore the huge city with new vehicles and amazing handling of cars. A great story with everything in it, Grand Theft Auto is truly a great action adventure game. Developed by Rockstar North GTA 5 was originally out on PS3, but the popularity of this game made its place on the PS4. The best Grand Theft Auto game, GTA 5 is one of the best action adventure games.

4. GOD OF WAR 3: REMASTERED

When we are talking about action and adventure, gamers all around the world can’t leave the God of War series. The most successful franchise in terms of action adventure gaming scored high with its third installment, God of War 3. Originally out for Play Station 3, this game is remastered for Play Station 4.

Developed by Santa Monica Studio and published by Sony Computer Entertainment, God of War 3 is a game where gamers take control of Kratos and helps him finding his path to revenge. Similar style of gameplay like the previous God of War games is there, but with some unique weapons and some great levels of boss fights. If you are looking for adrenaline-pumping action-packed gaming with a great combat option, God of War 3 is for you. With amazing quick time events used in fights and a fantastic storyline to keep the gamers busy all day, God of War 3 is one of the most famous action adventure games for Play Station 4. Let the rage of Sparta be with you.

5. RISE OF THE TOMB RAIDER

The iconic Lara Croft is brought back to life in gaming many times. Rise of Tomb Raider, a sequel to the 2013 game, Tomb Raider, is a treat to all the action adventure game lovers. Developed by Crystal Dynamics, this game allows the players a thrilling ride filled with adventure and great gameplay. From solving complex puzzles to fighting intense battles with enemies.

Rise of The Tomb Raider is a complete game. The realistic graphics and new amazing technique of gaming is the main key of this game. Players can make weapon collecting from the environment and also use the new crafting system for their advantage. The combat system is specialized for stealth actions. With eye-catching graphics and a fabulous storyline with a lot of adventure, Rise of Tomb Raider is your classic action adventure game.

6. MIDDLE EARTH: SHADOW OF MORDOR

Related to the world famous Lord of Rings series, Middle Earth Shadow of Mordor is sword fighting action adventure game. This open world game is developed by Monolith Productions. Shadow of Mordor is a game where players can wander into the land of magic and amazement full of adventure. Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor has a very stylized melee combat system which players can use in different battles.

There is also the wrath ability of the protagonist, Talion which gamers can experience in the combat system. The open world design of this game and many options of decorating your character give the players an interesting side to enjoy. Gamers who love action adventure games based on classic storylines and stylized combat system will find this third person open world game very interesting. Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor is a stylized combat and stealth-based action adventure game.

7. WATCH DOGS 2

A sequel to the 2014 PS3 game watchdogs, watchdogs 2 carries the similar style of approach but this time with more great visuals and the vaster open world. Gamers get many options from different vehicles to new exciting side missions.

The story of the game takes the players to a whole new level of new characters and adventurous missions throughout the fictional city of San Francisco Bay Area. The games combat system is largely based on stealth and clever use of gadgets. Players can hack almost anything and can upgrade their gadgets. Developed by Ubisoft Montreal, Watchdogs 2 is a perfect game for those who love open world, stealth and lots of exciting adventure.

8. THE WITCHER 3: WILD HUNT

If you want to be a sword swinging monster hunter in a magical land, than The Witcher 3 is your game. Sequel to the 2011 game, The Witcher 2 Assassins of kings, The Witcher 3 is an action role-playing game. Players control the prime character Geralt also known as The Witcher. This third-person perspective game allows players a variety of options in the combat system.

A great collection of weapons with amazing gameplay gives the players what they deserve in the name of a monster hunter. Gamers can also use magic attacks in battles against enemies. With heart pounding battles and mysterious quests, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is one of the best action adventure games for Play Station 4. Who’s up for monster hunting?

9. MAD MAX

Intense car battles and a madman with vengeance in his eyes, this is mad max. Inspired by the Academy Award-winning movie, Mad Max Fury Road, this third-person game takes players in a post-apocalyptic deserted land.  Players control max in the unforgiving wasteland, where max gets some help form Chumbucket. Largely based on car fights, Mad Max gives the gamers many options to customize their car and build The Magnum Opus.

The combat system is similar to Arkham series, where players can fight with fists and also can counter an enemies attack. Gamers can also use weapons in battles. 60% of the game is based on car driving and vehicular battles but gamers also get to fight hand to hand combat to defeat certain enemies. With new skill points Max’s abilities can be upgraded. This car battle wasteland game is a must have for any action adventure games lover. Drive your way through with Max.

 

The action-adventure genre is a very enchanting and engaging genre among players. The larger than life feel in these action adventure games can make the players go uneasy with countless hours of gaming. There are plenty of action adventure games for Play Station 4, but these games are my pick and recommendation for all the action adventure game lovers who own a Play Station 4. So just go ahead and try these games, I’m sure that you will not be disappointed. till then, keep pressing those buttons.

 

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