Quarterly Report: The 25 Best PlayStation 4 Games

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  • Publish Date: December 31, 2014

Our "Quarterly Reports" provide a handy list of the 25 best games for each platform, both for the current year so far and for all time. There's a separate report for each platform, and they will be updated again during the first week in April.

Best-reviewed PS4 games of all time (as of December 31st)

Games released during the last three months (if any) are marked with a NEW symbol.

  Game   Metascore
1Grand Theft Auto V (2014) NEWBuy From Amazon96
2The Last of Us Remastered (2014) Buy From Amazon95
3flower (2013)  91
4Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition (2014) Buy From Amazon90
5Rayman Legends (2014) Buy From Amazon90
6Fez (2014)  90
7Dragon Age: Inquisition (2014) NEWBuy From Amazon89
8Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition (2014) NEWBuy From Amazon89
9The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth (2014) NEW 88
10Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition (2014)  87
11TowerFall Ascension (2014)  87
12Tales from the Borderlands: Episode One - Zer0 Sum (2014) NEW 87
13FIFA 14 (2013) Buy From Amazon87
14Velocity 2X (2014)  86
15Final Fantasy XIV Online: A Realm Reborn (2014) Buy From Amazon86
16Resogun: Heroes (2014)  86
17Battlefield 4 (2013) Buy From Amazon85
18NBA 2K14 (2013) Buy From Amazon85
19Rogue Legacy (2014)  85
20Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions (2014) NEW 85
21Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition (2014) Buy From Amazon85
22ZEN Pinball 2: South Park: Super-Sweet Pinball (2014) NEW 84
23Far Cry 4 (2014) NEWBuy From Amazon84
24Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (2014) Buy From Amazon84
25The Swapper (2014)  84

Note that games are ranked by Metascore prior to rounding. The Metascore is a weighted average of critic reviews on a scale of 0 (bad) to 100 (good). All scores are from December 31, 2014. Games with fewer than 7 reviews are not eligible for inclusion.

For a complete list of all PS4 high (and low) scores, visit Metacritic's PlayStation 4 section.

Comments (5)

  • Kastle  

    The fact that most of the top rated PS4 games are just remastered old PS3 or PSVita games, just really shows how truly poor this last year was for the PS4.

    Looking forward to all the good actual PS4 games coming out this year.

  • Karlwood  

    what a super game on amazon i found best PS 4 and Xbox 1 game for me and my little bro ..
    via http://www.howtoisolve.com/play-station-4-gone-for-deals

  • lemminguk  

    Glad to see the a lot of PS+ games high up. Couldn't understand all the complaints about them (especially don't starve which is brilliant). Seems like everyone was better off getting those free than something like Knack or Killzone which are both fairly poor for big launch titles.

  • Plasmaneedle  

    I can't believe flower is on the list much less on the top

  • M9ki  

    Well i really though thief would be on that list despite the errors many people had with the game.

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