Quarterly Report: The 25 Best PlayStation 4 Games

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  • Publish Date: September 30, 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 January.

Best-reviewed PS4 games of all time (as of September 30th)

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

  Game   Metascore
1The Last of Us Remastered (2014) NEWBuy From Amazon95
2flower (2013)  91
3Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition (2014) NEWBuy From Amazon90
4Rayman Legends (2014) Buy From Amazon90
5Fez (2014)  90
6Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition (2014) NEW 87
7TowerFall Ascension (2014)  87
8FIFA 14 (2013) Buy From Amazon87
9Velocity 2X (2014) NEW 86
10Final Fantasy XIV Online: A Realm Reborn (2014) Buy From Amazon86
11Resogun: Heroes (2014)  86
12Battlefield 4 (2013) Buy From Amazon85
13Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (2014) NEWBuy From Amazon85
14NBA 2K14 (2013) Buy From Amazon85
15Rogue Legacy (2014) NEW 85
16Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition (2014) Buy From Amazon85
17The Swapper (2014) NEW 84
18Resogun (2013)  84
19Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee - New 'n' Tasty (2014) NEW 84
20Trine 2: Complete Story (2013)  84
21Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (2013) Buy From Amazon83
22Transistor (2014)  83
23LEGO Marvel Super Heroes (2013) Buy From Amazon83
24MLB 14: The Show (2014) Buy From Amazon83
25Metro Redux (2014) NEWBuy From Amazon83

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 September 30, 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 (3)

  • 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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