PlayStation 4 Action Games

Pocky & Rocky Reshrined

Pocky & Rocky Reshrined

Platform: PlayStation 4
June 24, 2022
Pocky the shrine maiden and Rocky the raccoon are back together in the latest game in the long-running classic shooter series! As the evil Black Mantle attacks, Pocky and Rocky need to team up once again, this time with some new friends to take on the upcoming challenges! With 8 stages of high-paced shooting action, you'll have your hands full with creepy enemies, big bosses, and lots of twists and turns!
Metascore:
79
User Score:
tbd
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge

Platform: PlayStation 4
June 16, 2022
With Bebop and Rocksteady assaulting Channel 6 and stealing super gnarly devices to support Krang and Shredder's latest twisted plan, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge sees the Turtles battling across a righteous range of timeless TMNT locations. From Manhattan and Coney Island, to city rooftops and dank sewers, help the fearsome foursome trounce Foot Soldiers, Triceraton Warriors, and Rock Troops all the way to Dimension X! Enjoy stunning full-color pixel art graphics and a vintage TMNT vibe that will rock you straight back to the awesome 80s. Every character, vehicle, weapon, item, and background is directly inspired by the 1987 TV show, making you feel like you hopped into the television -- with a dope mix of killer humor and action-packed adventures!
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.7
Cotton Fantasy

Cotton Fantasy

Platform: PlayStation 4
May 20, 2022
Cotton Fantasy is a brand-new entry in the Cotton series that sees Cotton and Silk embark on another adventure, this time in HD graphics and with modernised gameplay, but true to its roots!
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
THE HOUSE OF THE DEAD: Remake

THE HOUSE OF THE DEAD: Remake

Platform: PlayStation 4
April 28, 2022
Nobody leaves here alive! The House of the Dead: Remake is a remade version of the game introduced in 1997 in arcade platform. A classic arcade rail-shooter receives a whole new entourage and gameplay changes to suit modern gaming standards. * Hordes of the undead monstrosities in a fast-paced rail-shooter. * True to the original gameplay. * Well known arcade classic with modern graphics and controls. * Multiple endings.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
tbd
Lumote: The Mastermote Chronicles

Lumote: The Mastermote Chronicles

Platform: PlayStation 4
April 21, 2022
Lumote: The Mastermote Chronicles expands on the early access PC game, Lumote, supporting Luminawesome to deliver a complete version of the critically acclaimed release that delivers additional story, creates a whole new game world playing as the mighty Mastermote, and includes a new level of challenges, puzzles, and collectibles. With a brand-new gameplay trailer, narrated by Michelle Rocha, developer and co-founder of Luminawesome Games, players are taken on a journey through The Great Depths guided by the curious and adorable protagonist, Lumote. As the trailer dives into the underwater world, players are introduced to the bioluminescent creatures, known as the Motes, who spend their lives deep in the bioverse, content with living on the rhythms found in the electronica soundscape.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
tbd
Rolling Gunner + Over Power

Rolling Gunner + Over Power

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 31, 2022
Rolling Gunner and the Over Power DLC all in one edition! Enjoy both the tried-and-true bullet hell experience of the original game and the added features of the twin-stick Over Power mode. You can even compete for high scores online for the very first time. In Rolling Gunner, you are humanity’s last hope in the defence against the now-sentient computer system BAC that is powering and controlling nearly all of the world’s engines and the planet’s population has been reduced by half. Take flight in the space craft RF-42R STORK which carries the Rolling Gun, a special weapon that was built in secret to fight against BAC in the event of a crisis. Rolling Gunner is a tough but rewarding bullet hell Shoot ‘em Up where precise play lets you climb the leaderboards. In addition, you can refine your skills in practice mode and save replays to truly analyse and master the game.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
tbd
Persona 4 Arena Ultimax

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 17, 2022
In P4AU, the characters from Persona 4 and Persona 3 once again find themselves teaming up to face off in the P-1 Climax, a series of battles which must be won before the world ends. The original cast of characters from Persona 3 and 4 are back to discover the mastermind behind the whole tournament, while a few new faces join the fight, including Junpei Iori, Yukari Takeba, Rise Kujikawa, and more. But standing in their way is the dual katana-wielding Sho Minazuki, a huge threat to everyone involved in the P-1 Climax. Worse yet, there's a Sho lookalike who can wield a Persona...
Metascore:
80
User Score:
6.6
Phantom Breaker: Omnia

Phantom Breaker: Omnia

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 15, 2022
Phantom Breaker: Omnia, a massive update to Phantom Breaker: Extra, a 1-vs-1 2D anime fighter originally released by Mages in 2013. The game features 2 guest characters, Kurisu Makise from Steins;Gate and Rimi Sakihata from Chaos;Head, as well as two brand new characters created specifically for Phantom Breaker Omnia. A mysterious man, known only as 'Phantom' appeared in Tokyothe capital city of Japanand manipulated vulnerable adolescents into fighting each other, bestowing upon them mystical weapons of great strength known as 'Fu-mension Artifacts.' In exchange, he promised to grant their wish if they survive. Unbeknownst to the combatants, the fierce clashes between Fu-mension Artifacts caused distortions in space-time, which compromised the boundaries between parallel universes. The collapse of these parallel universes would ultimately break the seal, unleashing Phantom's destructive powers.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
tbd
Andro Dunos 2

Andro Dunos 2

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 10, 2022
The sequel of the famous Shoot'em up from the Visco studio is back, 20 years after the first opus, released exclusively on Neo-Geo MVS and Neo-Geo AES in 1992. It's time to bring out your good old battle ship in ANDRO DUNOS 2! Andro Dunos is a horizontal scrolling arcade game of the shoot 'em up (shmup) family. Fight and explode hundred of spaceships thanks to various weapons such as laser, hawk... or even homing missiles!
Metascore:
71
User Score:
tbd
Young Souls

Young Souls

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 10, 2022
As orphans, Jenn and Tristan's life path brought them to a mysterious scientist, who took them in and cared for them as his own children. But one day, he disappeared under very odd circumstances. While searching desperately for him, the duo found a hidden cellar and the Moon Gate portal, transporting them to a dangerous parallel world where goblins thrive. Your adventure begins as you fight to bridge these two very different worlds. Young Souls is a gorgeous 2D brawler meets story-rich action RPG. Fight hordes of belligerent goblins, level up with hundreds of weapons and accessories, explore, and journey between worlds, as rebellious twins battle their way to save their foster father.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
3.6
Ganryu 2: Hakuma Kojiro

Ganryu 2: Hakuma Kojiro

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 9, 2022
A hack'n'slash inspired by Takezo Musashi's story from Eiji Yoshikawa's 1930s novel "The Stone and the Saber". This is one of the most famous stories in Japanese culture.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
tbd
Shadow Warrior 3

Shadow Warrior 3

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 1, 2022
Shadow Warrior 3 launches the offbeat first-person shooter series to the next level with a seamless blend of fast-paced gunplay, razor-sharp melee combat, and a spectacular free-running movement system. Fallen corporate shogun Lo Wang and his former employer turned nemesis turned sidekick Orochi Zilla embark on an improbable mission to recapture an ancient dragon they unwillingly unleashed from its eternal prison. Armed with a punishing mix of blades and bullets, Lo Wang must traverse uncharted parts of the world to track down the dark beast and push the apocalypse back yet again. All it will take is the mask of a dead god, a dragon's egg, a touch of magic, and enough firepower to hold off the impending cataclysm. Bring a Katana to a Gunfight. Conduct a symphony of death with each encounter by mixing overwhelming firepower with devastatingly precise katana strikes as you dash in and around the demonic hordes. Fancy Footwork Flow between nimble movement techniques including air dashes, wall running, double jumps, and the fancy new grappling hook busts your combat and movement options wide open in every battle. Execute Then Annihilate Execute spectacular finishing moves to claim a piece of your conquered foe and unleash its powers back on the horde in a burst of unstoppable fury and powerful magic. Dynamic Combat Arenas Each environment is lined with hazardous structures and devices that can be activated to add another layer of creative choice to the offensive strategy. Neo Feudal Japan Trek across a mythic Asian land infused with the magic and technology of ancient samurai, now overrun by the demonic yokai from Japanese folklore. Funny Business Brace for expertly delivered one-liners from Lo Wang, pointed banter with Zilla, and an intense thrill ride of absurd predicaments on the way to turning doomsday into a new day.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
5.8
The King of Fighters XV

The King of Fighters XV

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 17, 2022
Since its debut in 1994, the KOF fighting game series has been driving the world to excitement with its appealing characters and unique game system. Six years have passed since the last title in the series, and now KOF XV surpasses all of its predecessors in terms of graphics, systems, and online experience! '- A total of 39 characters are participating! Classic popular characters, revived characters, new characters, and more! The most epic dream match in KOF history is about to begin! - KOF's story reaches its climax! The latest KOF Saga continues from the previous title in Story Mode. This time, the story is coming to an explosive climax! - The culmination of the series' battle system Inheriting the series' traditional 3-on-3 team battle, KOF XV also features a new system. Enjoy an unprecedented sense of speed and freshness! - Easy and versatile online play Rollback netcode has been adopted to reduce lag in online matches. There are also a variety of battle options that allow you to choose how you want to play! - KOF is fully packed with content to enjoy Includes a Gallery with movies and voices, and a new DJ STATION with over 300 popular songs from the KOF series and more.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
6.8
Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires

Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 15, 2022
Empires, a unique "Romance of the Three Kingdoms" experience. Dramatic stories of officers on different sides. All 94 officers who have appeared in DYNASTY WARRIORS 9 are playable. In addition, players can control all 700 common officers. A major change from previous series titles, areas around castles become battlefields, evolving into “Storming the Castle” instances. Employ strategic Secret Plans and balance Army Affinity to break through the enemy's gate. Defeat the enemy commander in Decisive Battle mode to claim victory of the castle. The Empires series' signature domestic system is back. With a high degree of flexibility, set long and mid term kingdom goals, recruit new officers, procure logistics, and execute a variety of military, economic and diplomatic commands to strive to unify China.
Metascore:
58
User Score:
9.3
Infernax

Infernax

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 14, 2022
Infernax is the adventures of a great knight who returns to his homeland only to find it plagued with unholy magic. Uncover the mysteries of the curse and face the consequences of your actions.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
7.6
In My Shadow

In My Shadow

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 11, 2022
In My Shadow takes you on a wonderous journey through the mind of Bella in pursuit of reconciliation with her past. The game features 4 rooms with a total of more than 50 puzzles to solve. Each room offers a different glimpse into her memories, exploring the changing relationships in her family. The shadows within each level must be manipulated via objects to progress and there is often more than one solution to a challenge. In My Shadow is more than a cleverly designed puzzle platformer; it is a heart-warming story into the mind of a young woman looking for answers to questions in her past. Her childhood memories come to life as shadows on the wall of her house, and you must use those shadows to solve unique puzzles and help Bella try to let go of her past.
Metascore:
57
User Score:
tbd
OlliOlli World

OlliOlli World

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 8, 2022
OlliOlli World is a bold new skateboarding action-platformer that’s bursting with personality. Flip and flow through the vivid and vibrant world of Radlandia, meeting colorful characters as you grind, trick, and air your way to discover the mystical skate gods on your quest for Gnarvana. Traverse a delightful and weird world as you take on missions, challenges, and make new friends along the way. Customize your character’s looks, tricks, and style while you experience explorable levels with multiple paths that provide an array of opportunities for player expression. Challenge the world in Leagues or dare a friend to beat your best tricks on one of millions of sharable levels. Experience the accessibility, depth, and player freedom as you dive into the signature flow state gameplay of OlliOlli World. OlliOlli World marks the third entry in the critically-acclaimed OlliOlli series from Roll7, the BAFTA and multi-award-winning independent studio. Key Features: • Welcome to Radlandia!: Take a trip across a lush skateboarding utopia that is filled to the brim with eccentric characters and vibrant locations that are begging to be explored. Find your grind in Inflatable Alley or blaze down Los Vulgas to discover new paths, fresh side quests, rad rewards, and epic trick opportunities. All perfectly complemented by a hand-picked compilation of IDM and Electronica tracks. • Play at your level: Super tight controls combine with highly refined gameplay to ensure a silky smooth ride. Not a Pro? Don’t worry – OlliOlli World welcomes you with open arms, allowing new players to tear down streets and pull off sick method grabs without fear of faceplanting the curb. Think you’ve got what it takes? Achieve mastery through millions of unique levels in sandbox mode or compete against rivals around the globe in leagues with a hugely deep combo system with over 100 moves to master and combine in your battle for the highest score. • Freedom of expression: Cruise through Radlandia's epic skate-haven and prove your skills to unlock special rewards that let you customize your character’s looks, tricks and style. Want to skate in your flip flops… go for it. Want to wear a bumble bee onesie …ok then… no judgement. In OlliOlli World as long as you’re on board anything goes!
Metascore:
86
User Score:
7.5
SIFU

SIFU

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 6, 2022
Sifu is a stylish yet gritty beat-em-up, featuring visceral hand-to-hand combat in a contemporary urban setting. From Sloclap, creators of acclaimed PS4 fighting game Absolver, Sifu follows a young kung fu student on a path of revenge, hunting for the murderers of his family. One against all, he has no allies and countless enemies. He will have to rely on his unique mastery of kung fu to prevail and preserve his family’s legacy.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
7.7
Risk System

Risk System

Platform: PlayStation 4
January 11, 2022
In the distant future, humanity has discovered a method to replicate matter through the use of a Dimensional Gate. Industry is revolutionized overnight and a short period of chaos gives way to all warring factions uniting under a common banner. A few years pass and the peace brought about by Gate Technology crumbles once a new threat appears; a race of energy parasites that have crossed through the Dimensional Gate by mimicking the very materials humanity had believed they were replicating. Mankind is quickly overtaken as their technology is turned against them and the energy emitted by the parasites begins to take control of those exposed. In an act of desperation, the experimental RSK9 is constructed, a ship made of Pre-Gate materials and technology with the ability to absorb parasite energy and use it to power its incredible arsenal. Piloting the RSK9 is Alys, an ace pilot previously missing in action that has returned seemingly immune to parasite control. Her skill and resistance to the parasite energies influence make her the only pilot capable of preventing the extinction of mankind.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
tbd
Clockwork Aquario

Clockwork Aquario

Platform: PlayStation 4
December 14, 2021
The side-scrolling action game can either be played alone or with a friend in co-op. Players can choose from three different characters, each of them with her/his individual moveset: Huck Londo, the daring ghost hunter, Elle Moon, the brave adventuress and Gush, the warmhearted giant robot.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
tbd
Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon

Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon

Platform: PlayStation 4
December 13, 2021
Delve with Shovel Knight into the depths of the Pocket Dungeon in an action-packed puzzle adventure mashup like none other! Delve with Shovel Knight into the depths of the Pocket Dungeon in an action-packed puzzle adventure mashup like none other! Join your mysterious guide Puzzle Knight as you shovel through scads of foes, procure new equipment, and battle bosses both familiar and new. Explore a tale with endless twists and turns, quest as your favorite heroes, and even challenge a friend for fast-paced head-to-head competition in Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon! Enter a world of falling block puzzle games, with a dungeon-crawling twist! Bump into enemies to battle them and trade damage in a unique combat system. An all-new hybrid that’s never been seen before. Group foes together for massive chain attacks while grabbing keys, power-ups, and potions to refill your health! Take control of more than 10 of your favorite heroes from the Shovel Knight universe, each with a unique power and play style. Take control of more than 10 of your favorite heroes from the Shovel Knight universe, each with a unique power and play style. Equip yourself on the fly with a treasure trove of items and equipment. Mix and match your loadout to prepare for any encounter. Play in a variety of ways with Story Mode, 2 player competitive Versus Mode, a Daily Challenge, and much more! A bold new visual style complements a new story. Learn the ropes from your pal Puzzle Knight as you attempt to escape the mysterious Pocket Dungeon. Shovel Knight’s signature storytelling and humor are on full display! Using your Shovel Knight series Amiibo allows you to call upon a familiar fairy friend to keep you company on your perplexing puzzle adventure!
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
After the Fall

After the Fall

Platform: PlayStation 4
December 6, 2021
From Vertigo Games (Arizona Sunshine) comes an epic VR action FPS with intense cross-platform co-op gameplay that pits up to 4 players against relentless hordes and larger-than-life bosses in a bid to take back the city. 2005, LA. A generation has passed since the ferocious snowbreed began to infest our cities, collapsing civilization. You, one of the remaining survivors of mankind, are sent out to explore and scavenge the remains of a civilization ground to a halt in an alternate 1980s.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
5.6
Asterix & Obelix: Slap Them All!

Asterix & Obelix: Slap Them All!

Platform: PlayStation 4
December 2, 2021
Asterix & Obelix are back in a brand-new adventure full of slaps! Play as Asterix and Obelix and enjoy the most iconic landscapes of the saga while battling a hundreds of enemies in a Beat Them Up game filled with action… And lots of slaps!
Metascore:
69
User Score:
5.0
The Smurfs: Mission Vileaf

The Smurfs: Mission Vileaf

Platform: PlayStation 4
November 16, 2021
Go on an adventure to save your forest!Gargamel, the evil sorcerer just created the EVILEAF, a plant that has the ability to attract and capture the Smurfs... but it's also TOXIC!Embody 4 iconic Smurfs and heal the plants on your way to Gargamel's hovel: the whole forest depends on you!
Metascore:
69
User Score:
7.0
Marsupilami: Hoobadventure

Marsupilami: Hoobadventure

Platform: PlayStation 4
November 16, 2021
Punch, Twister and Hope are three Marsupilamis living a peaceful life in Palombia. Their lives are about to take a drastic turn when they accidentally open a sarcophagus whilst playing with debris on a beach, releasing a mysterious ghost cursing all the animals! Thankfully, our three Marsupilamis are immune to the curse and decide to set out on an adventure and find the ghost and reverse the curse. Inspired by the comic book Marsupilami from Franquin, this 2.5D platformer will take you on a colorful journey through the Palombian jungle, a coastal city and even an abandoned temple. Jump, punch, dash and swing with your tail like only Marsupilamis do. While mainly targeting a younger audience, the most dedicated gamers would be delighted to learn a Time Attack mode will challenge them to finish each level as fast as they can. And for the completionist, a beautiful artwork gallery will be unlocked after collecting hidden feathers and visiting secret dojos.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
6.3
Panorama Cotton

Panorama Cotton

Platform: PlayStation 4
October 29, 2021
Panorama Cotton is an addictive, pseudo-3D rail shooter, adding an intriguing new twist to the Cotton franchise. When a burnt willow suddenly appears in the Queen's garden, the behavior of her highness begins to get stranger and stranger. Cotton and Silk go on a journey to find the evil willow burner and bring an end to the disaster.
Metascore:
46
User Score:
tbd
Okinawa Rush

Okinawa Rush

Platform: PlayStation 4
October 27, 2021
The Black Mantis clan has come to Okinawa... Take on the role of the martial arts master Hiro, Meilin, or Shin as they face off in a desperate fight for their lives against the Black Mantis clan. DOUBLE THE MAYHEM: Bring a friend and battle against ninjas, demons, and more in the 2-player local co-op mode of this action-adventure platformer set in a mystical, fantasy version of Okinawa. The fast, fluid combat system brings with it many moves, combos, juggles, and an intuitive parrying system. Fight to gain the top spot on our online scoreboard!
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba - The Hinokami Chronicles

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba - The Hinokami Chronicles

Platform: PlayStation 4
October 15, 2021
Players can relive the story of Tanjiro Kamado as depicted in the TV anime Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba. Its episodes start from the “Kamado Tanjirou Risshi Arc” of the TV anime, in which Tanjiro joins the Demon Slayer Corps and faces off against various demons, and end at the “Mugen Train Arc” of the feature film, in which Tanjiro joins the Flame Hashira Kyojuro Rengoku on a mission. Enjoy the battles against the demons from the anime with beautiful graphics and expression. Versus Mode Form a tag team of two characters from the characters who fought in intense battles in the TV anime Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, including Tanjiro Kamado and Nezuko Kamado, as well as from six characters who appeared in the official anime spin-off Chuukou Ikkan!! Kimetsu Gakuen Monogatari, for a total of 18 characters. Enjoy battles with your ideal tag team, be it a combination of characters who fought alongside each other in the anime, or a dream team that did not. Two-player online play is also supported.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
6.8
BPM: Bullets Per Minute

BPM: Bullets Per Minute

Platform: PlayStation 4
October 5, 2021
BPM is a rhythm-action FPS rogue-like where you must shoot, jump and dodge to the beat of an epic rock soundtrack. Delve into a randomly generated dungeon where one missed note can lead to your death. Gain game-changing abilities and loot powerful weaponry to defeat your ancient enemy: Nidhogg.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.0
Rainbow Billy: The Curse of the Leviathan

Rainbow Billy: The Curse of the Leviathan

Platform: PlayStation 4
October 5, 2021
Rainbow Billy: The Curse of the Leviathan is a wholesome, creature capture, 2.5D Adventure-Puzzle-Platformer with RPG elements. It is a family-friendly and openly accessible adventure in which you must save whimsical creatures by bringing back color to the world you once knew! Rainbow Billy tells a universal coming of age story about dealing with changes in the world and accepting ourselves and the others around us! Sometimes it only takes a conversation, empathy, and a new point of view to make a world of a difference. EXPLORE A WONDROUS WORLD! From dark caverns on secret islands to hidden coves off in the stormy seas, explore a rich world filled with treasure, fish (because every great game has a fishing minigame!), friendship and... danger! SOLVE ENVIRONMENTAL PUZZLES! Each world is filled with clever challenges and secrets that unlock new areas to explore! BEFRIEND CURIOUS CREATURES! Meet over 60 strange, lovable creatures and help them with their problems in non-violent encounters! Create your own unique team to save the day! RECOLOR THE WORLD! Restore color to a monochrome world and help your friends find the courage to be their true selves in a story about empathy and growth.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
Insurgency: Sandstorm

Insurgency: Sandstorm

Platform: PlayStation 4
September 29, 2021
Insurgency: Sandstorm is a team-based, tactical FPS based on lethal close quarters combat and objective-oriented multiplayer gameplay. Experience the intensity of modern combat where skill is rewarded, and teamwork wins the fight.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
6.5
G-Darius HD

G-Darius HD

Platform: PlayStation 4
September 28, 2021
"...G. Darius is the best U.S. 32-Bit shooter to date." -EGM Destined to be the definitive shooter for the PlayStaion game console, G. Darius is a worthy successor to the proud Darius heritage of arcade shooters. BATTLE 28 HUGE BOSSES CHOOSE YOUR PATH - 5 DIFFERENT ENDINGS MULTIPLE WEAPONS AND POWER-UPS CONQUER 15 ENORMOUS LEVELS "The game is truly revolutionary..." -EGM "...a spectacular shooter..." -Official PlayStation Magazine
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
Flynn: Son of Crimson

Flynn: Son of Crimson

Platform: PlayStation 4
September 15, 2021
Flynn: Son of Crimson is a handcrafted 2D action platformer that will take you on a journey of discovery and redemption.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.0
Ultra Age

Ultra Age

Platform: PlayStation 4
September 9, 2021
Change Your Blade, Change Your Destiny. Ultra Age is a high-speed, sword-swinging action game set in the far future that follows the story of young warrior Age, who embarks on a mission to save humankind from extinction. Use your blades to cut through robotic and mutant foes, explore futuristic locales, and unravel a vast conspiracy concerning the fate of the planet. Far in the future, the resources of Earth have become insufficient, its ecosystem long ago changed irrevocably by a passing meteor. Humankind has divided into two: the people who have escaped Earth and relocated to the space colony, 'Orbital Arc,' and the others who have remained on Earth in a facility called ‘The Shelter.’ Humanity vanished from Earth after civilians from The Shelter failed an experiment that was meant to be the last hope for humanity, while people from Orbital Arc sent expeditions to Earth in search of resources. Failing to find any signs of life, a young sword-wielding warrior named ‘Age’ falls down from orbit to Earth. Accompanied by his floating android, Helvis, he must find the indispensable key to the survival of humankind. -Unleash Combos with Blade-Changing Action- Slash through foes with a variety of blades in high-speed, stylish action! Change blades on the fly with powerful moves to create linkage and run devastating combos. Different attributes and varied actions call for unique strategy against different types of foes. -Narrow Gaps Using the Wire- Launch the wire skill to pull smaller enemies toward you, or Quantum Warp to get instant access to larger foes! Use the wire to strategically overcome numerical inferiority, traverse gaps on land and quickly grab items. -Get the Edge with Skills- Gather elements to enhance your blades, expand your skills, and learn new combos. Install modules and power gear to level up Age and increase your arsenal of blades to take down the toughest of enemies. Use Helvis to burst into Critical Rage, cast Healing Pocket to recover, or Time Shift to loot more items. -Experience a Post-Apocalyptic Earth- Follow Age on his journey in the year 3174. Experience cutscenes that tell the story of Age’s mission across futuristic mecha, forests and deserts developed with Unreal Engine. Encounter mysterious characters and overcome menacing bosses to uncover the story behind the fate of humankind.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
7.2
F.I.S.T.: Forged In Shadow Torch

F.I.S.T.: Forged In Shadow Torch

Platform: PlayStation 4
September 7, 2021
Six years ago, the Machine Legion invaded and colonized the Torch City, which was originally inhabited by animals. Rayton, the former soldier in the resistance war, has been living in seclusion since then. After his friend is forcibly arrested, Rayton reclaims his mechanical fist and steps to his journey fighting back. And he never expects that he has been involved in a bigger scheme between the mafia, the rebellion, and the legion. Exploring the Metroidvania game world with a dozen of areas with distinguishing vision themes and level designs. Earning the rewards by conquering the challenges of combats, puzzles and platformers in countless chambers, tunnels and shortcuts. Interconnected and automatically loading game map makes the detailed Torch City more convincing and beautiful.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
7.0
Sonic Colors: Ultimate

Sonic Colors: Ultimate

Platform: PlayStation 4
September 7, 2021
The evil Dr. Eggman has built an interstellar amusement park – but he’s powering it with a captured alien race called “Wisps.” Use Sonic’s speed to free the Wisps and gain their amazing powers as you explore six colorful unique worlds.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
5.6
Golf Club: Wasteland

Golf Club: Wasteland

Platform: PlayStation 4
September 3, 2021
Human life is wiped out. Earth is now a golf course for the ultra-rich. The rich fled to Mars but venture back to a desolate Earth for a round of golf. Each hole in the wasteland offers its own little story and possible puzzle to sink the perfect shot. Play through destroyed brutalist monuments, crumbling shopping malls, and abandoned museums as neon signs and poignant graffiti take swings at current events, Silicon Valley culture and humanity. Piece together the full story of how humanity fell through three distinct sources. Details from the lone golfer’s story, who's come back to Earth for one last game. The Radio Nostalgia From Mars broadcast that gives a glimpse into the lives of those who escaped. And the narration of a “secret spectator” watching from a distance...Be accompanied by a purposefully composed soundtrack as well as personal stories broadcasted on Radio Nostalgia From Mars. The station caters to citizens of Mars, nostalgic for Earth as they listen to music from the 2020s, and dial in to share their memories of the planet. A smooth-voiced radio DJ keeps the show flowing with updates and announcements hinting at a not-so-glamorous life on Mars. Three distinct modes mean every golfer can find something for their tastes. Casual players can focus just on the story and a relaxing scenic round of golf in Story Mode. Those looking for an extra challenge can beat each hole under par using skill and puzzle solving through Challenge Mode. While the total pros can try Iron Mode, where there’s almost zero room for error. Easy-to grasp controls and a minimalist UI underpin the whole game so anyone can easily pick up and play at their own pace.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
6.8
Clid the Snail

Clid the Snail

Platform: PlayStation 4
August 31, 2021
Clid The Snail is an innovative top-down shooter with a narrative focus and a methodical, mindful approach to combat. Players will join the troublesome snail Clid and help him and a peculiar gang of outcasts defeat the slug plague that is ravaging their world. In addition to a delightfully grim environment ready to be explored, players will experience a vast array of weapons, mechanics, and puzzles that will encourage creative and strategic gunplay.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
7.3
Traffic Jams

Traffic Jams

Platform: PlayStation 4
August 26, 2021
In this wacky VR game, control traffic your way in the face of outrageous events, flagrant road rage and up to 4 non-VR friends in party mode. Starting out on a quiet corner in a small town, job offers start pouring in from around the globe. Guide rude pedestrians, impatient drivers, and the occasional meteorite along before road rage strikes. Sound easy? Think again! This wacky VR game is full of monsters, (un)natural disasters, and something called 'cheese bowling'? In Traffic Jams, you'll be taken under the wing of Dennis, the self-proclaimed world's best traffic controller EVER! Armed with dreams of superstardom, a sassy attitude and fresh dance moves, he will take you on a jam-packed global adventure on the road to friendship.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
tbd
Psychonauts 2

Psychonauts 2

Platform: PlayStation 4
August 25, 2021
Razputin Aquato, trained acrobat and powerful young psychic, has realized his life long dream of joining the international psychic espionage organization known as the Psychonauts! But these psychic super spies are in trouble. Their leader hasn't been the same since he was kidnapped, and what's worse, there's a mole hiding in headquarters. Raz must use his powers to stop the mole before they execute their secret plan--to bring the murderous psychic villain, Maligula, back from the dead.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
5.2
Mayhem Brawler

Mayhem Brawler

Platform: PlayStation 4
August 19, 2021
Mayhem Brawler is an urban fantasy themed beat 'em up that brings back the 90s arcade vibe to present day. With comic book style art and kick-ass soundtracks, it offers a unique experience that you can tackle solo or as co-op with friends while defining the next step in the story with your choices.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
6.3
Quake Remastered

Quake Remastered

Platform: PlayStation 4
August 19, 2021
The remastered version of Quake is here.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
5.7
Axiom Verge 2

Axiom Verge 2

Platform: PlayStation 4
August 11, 2021
Life. Afterlife. Real. Virtual. Dream. Nightmare. It’s a thin line. It’s Axiom Verge 2. The sequel to Axiom Verge, Axiom Verge 2 expands on the universe with completely new characters, abilities, and gameplay.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
5.8
Synth Riders

Synth Riders

Platform: PlayStation 4
August 10, 2021
Synth Riders is your freestyle dancing VR rhythm alternative. Lose yourself in the incredible music, ride the rails, meet friends in the multiplayer, and become a part of the VR rhythm revolution!
Metascore:
89
User Score:
6.5
Spelunker HD Deluxe

Spelunker HD Deluxe

Platform: PlayStation 4
August 6, 2021
The legendary game "Spelunker" is back with a full remake! Overcome difficult obstacles in search of the legendary treasure! It's time to embark on an unknown adventure! The cave is full of dangers such as various creatures and nasty traps! The slightest mistake will result in a failure! Use items like bombs, flashes, fans and Spelunker's signature jumping technique to overcome these obstacles! Enjoy beautiful 3D graphics with a nostalgic 8-bit classic mode! Play with your friends, online and offline!
Metascore:
68
User Score:
tbd
Trigger Witch

Trigger Witch

Platform: PlayStation 4
July 28, 2021
Magic and firearms make a deadly combo. Recalling the visual style and intuitive gameplay of 16-bit action-adventure classics, Trigger Witch puts an ultra-violent spin on cute and colorful pixel art. With a compelling and original narrative, puzzling environments to explore, a dynamic soundtrack, twin-stick shooter mechanics and a vast array of enemies to blast into smithereens, this is a tale that will grip you from start to bloody finish. From the creators of Reverie, Trigger Witch is a stylized 2D twin-stick action game set in an odd open world where magic is outdated and firearms are the new way of life. Players assume the role of Colette, a prospective graduate from the Stock, an academy for Witchcraft and Triggery. After a mysterious man invades her realm, events are set in motion that turn Colette’s life upside-down, casting her as the sole heroine with enough firepower to restore peace.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
tbd
Samurai Warriors 5

Samurai Warriors 5

Platform: PlayStation 4
July 27, 2021
Experience exhilarating action set in a dramatic historical setting in Samurai warriors 5. As the latest numbered entry in the Samurai warriors franchise, the story, characters, and visuals have been re-imagined to set the stage for a thrilling new series. The story takes place after the ōnin war during the Golden age of the Sengoku period, and features a story that centers on the lives of two of the most representative military commanders of this era: nobunaga oda and mitsuhide akechi. Choose from a number of new and returning characters while utilizing new abilities to take on evolving enemy forces. Experience electrifying Musou action like never before in Samurai warriors 5! Features: • announced and showcased on Nintendo direct with over 1.4mm real-time viewers. Featured on this week on Xbox. • experience an intense historical drama set during Japan's Sengoku period, told from the perspective of this era's foremost military commanders: nobunaga oda and mitsuhide akechi. • 27 playable characters - both returning heroes and brand new characters have received re-imagined designs in order to Showcase the captivating world of the Sengoku period. • Enjoy exhilarating strategic action on an evolved Battlefield. Enemy forces continue to evolve as time passes in the story, making full use of a number of different military tactics to take on the player.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
7.5
Dariusburst: Another Chronicle EX+

Dariusburst: Another Chronicle EX+

Platform: PlayStation 4
July 27, 2021
Taito's Darius series began with the titular arcade game, Darius, in 1986 and comprises numerous side-scrolling shooting games released in arcades, many of which were later ported to game consoles. This game is a port of the 2010 arcade game, DariusBurst Another Chronicle EX, including the final update and exclusive new features for this version. It adds the previously omitted Event Mode, with brand new events too, and also includes the Murakumo ship, playable across all modes.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
tbd
Akiba's Trip: Hellbound & Debriefed

Akiba's Trip: Hellbound & Debriefed

Platform: PlayStation 4
July 20, 2021
AKIBA’S TRIP: Hellbound & Debriefed is the precursor to AKIBA’S TRIP: Undead & Undressed, the smash hit that introduced a Western audience to the seedy underworld lurking in the shadows of the haven of “otaku” culture in the Akihabara district of Tokyo. Released as AKIBA’S TRIP Plus in Japan, players explore a rich setting based on the famous “Akiba” district circa 2011, hunting vampiric foes and tearing off their clothes to expose them to sunlight. This remaster brings the game up to modern HD graphical standards, all while retaining the charm of the original classic that sparked a cult hit series.
Metascore:
52
User Score:
5.3
Fallen Knight

Fallen Knight

Platform: PlayStation 4
July 20, 2021
Take the role of an elite knight, Lancelot the 49th, and battle your way through action-packed levels with intense sword fighting gameplay in this neo-classic side scrolling action platformer. Lancelot must save his city from an evil organization, The Purge, that intends to reveal the 'truth' of what is hidden below the city. His journey will not only shine light onto the secrets hidden in the dark but also challenge what it truly means to be a knight. Enjoy nostalgia fuelled gameplay that players have come to know and love, with a unique parry and disarm system. Fight punishing bosses and protect the truth you were sworn to guard!
Metascore:
48
User Score:
tbd
Cotton Reboot!

Cotton Reboot!

Platform: PlayStation 4
July 20, 2021
Japan's favorite shooter mascot finally gets a worldwide release as a beautiful HD game with stunning graphics and remixed soundtracks. This is the original "Cute em' up", and will test your skills as well as tug on the heartstrings as Cotton and her friends are finally back in the ultimate celebration of one of Japan's most beloved gaming mascots. Choose between the HD Reboot mode or go legit with the X68000 original mode with pixel perfect graphics from the iconic Japanese home computer.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
tbd
Streets of Rage 4: Mr. X Nightmare

Streets of Rage 4: Mr. X Nightmare

Platform: PlayStation 4
July 15, 2021
The fight continues in Wood Oak City. After the events of Streets of Rage 4, our heroes wanted to prepare themselves for future threats. Axel, Blaze and their mates will start a very special deranged training with the help of Dr. Zan, who built an AI program from the remnants of Mister X’s brain that simulates every kind of danger they could be facing. With this new DLC, get ready for: • 3 new playable characters • A new Survival mode with weekly challenges • Character customization: build your own fighting style with new moves • New weapons and enemies!
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.2
Sniper Elite VR

Sniper Elite VR

Platform: PlayStation 4
July 8, 2021
A brand new addition to Rebellion's multi-million selling Sniper Elite series. You will experience a powerful World War II story through the eyes of an Italian Partisan, rising with your brothers and sisters to protect your homeland from the fascist forces that threaten to destroy your homeland.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
6.3
ENDER LILIES: Quietus of the Knights

ENDER LILIES: Quietus of the Knights

Platform: PlayStation 4
June 22, 2021
Long ago, in the distant reaches of Land's End, an unforeseen rainfall transformed all living things into frenzied undead monstrosities known as the Blighted. Faced with a calamity far beyond their understanding, the kingdom fell into ruin with no end to the accursed rain in sight. Meanwhile in the remnants of this devastated land, a young woman named Lily awakens in the depths of a church Unravel the mystery of the kingdom destroyed by the Rain of Death. Journey through the sprawling and hauntingly beautiful Land's End, traversing a submerged forest, a sealed-off contaminated underground cavern, and a grand castle. Formidable bosses await that will gladly claim your life given even the slightest chance. Defeat these powerful foes and release them from their unending curse to recruit them as allies. Overcome the challenges before you and search for the truth with powerful knights at your side.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
7.7
Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX

Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX

Platform: PlayStation 4
June 22, 2021
Since his first appearance in 1986 with Alex Kidd in Miracle World, the iconic Alex Kidd makes his return to smash rocks, collect coins and tackle bosses once again in Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX! Return The Kingdom of Radaxian to its former glory and destroy the evil Janken the Great! Comprising of all levels from the original title as well as brand new levels which expand the lore of Alex Kidd, experience Miracle World like you've never seen it before with new animations, graphical detail and gameplay improvements.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
6.5
Chivalry 2

Chivalry 2

Platform: PlayStation 4
June 8, 2021
Chivalry 2 is a multiplayer first person slasher inspired by epic medieval movie battles. Players are thrust into the action of every iconic moment of the era - from the thunder of cavalry charges, to storms of flaming arrows, sprawling castle sieges and more. Catapults tear the earth apart as players lay siege to castles, set fire to villages and slaughter filthy peasants in the return of grand Team Objective maps. Ride to war on horseback and claim glory by your blade. Are ye a heroic warrior, or a blood-soaked murderer? Keep fighting and gurgling out battlecries even when wounded, bleeding out and missing limbs. Enhanced player expression brings thousands of hilarious new voice-lines and deep character customization. A revamped, faster and more fluid combat system offers an expanded range of creative choices, allowing players to perfect their playstyle. Immersive sound and effects ensure every blow lands with the sickening thud of steel sinking into bone.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
4.7
Guilty Gear -Strive-

Guilty Gear -Strive-

Platform: PlayStation 4
June 8, 2021
“Guilty Gear -Strive-“ is the latest entry in the Guilty Gear fighting game franchise. Created by Daisuke Ishiwatari and developed by Arc System Works, “Guilty Gear -Strive-“ upholds the series’ reputation for groundbreaking hybrid 2D/3D cell-shaded graphics and intense, rewarding gameplay. There is a fully voiced story mode diving deep into the Guilty Gear universe, new characters joining fan favorites, and robust rollback net code. The cutting-edge 2D/3D hybrid graphics pioneered in the Guilty Gear series have been raised to the next level in “Guilty Gear -Strive-“. The new artistic direction and improve character animations will go beyond anything you’ve seen before in a fighting game! ◆New Revolution in Fighting Games! Guilty Gear -Strive- brings a number of new and innovative game play mechanics designed to allow players new to the series to quickly learn the fundamentals while maintaining the deep, creative gameplay Guilty Gear is praised for. New additions to the series such as a wall-breaking mechanic will allow for new and exciting approaches to battle. ◆The fate of the universe will be determined… The story of Guilty Gear, spanning over 20 years, will finally come to a conclusion in “Guilty Gear -Strive-“. The trials and tribulations of the series’ heroes and villains will finally be resolved. Discover the astonishing truth awaiting at the end of all things.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.1
Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2

Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2

Platform: PlayStation 4
June 4, 2021
Sniper Ghost Warrior players have never taken down targets from such extreme distances before. Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 introduces fans to a dramatic single-player campaign where the stakes are at their highest, deep inside enemy territory. Players take on the role of Reaper, contract sniper assassin, operating in the heart of a lawless region of the Middle East along the Lebanese and Syrian borders. Tasked with a seemingly impossible mission - to topple an insidious criminal syndicate and bring them to justice. For the first time, Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 delivers precision long-range shooting campaign with targets over 1,000 meters away. Developed by the same studio behind the highly celebrated original Contracts, Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 pushes boundaries with the most realistic and challenging experience that the studio has ever created.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
6.7
Necromunda: Hired Gun

Necromunda: Hired Gun

Platform: PlayStation 4
June 1, 2021
The Hunter’s Bounty pack, available with all pre-orders of Necromunda: Hired Gun! Take down marks in style, with a unique knife, stub gun, and outfit skin, as well as a new look for your mastiff’s toy. This product entitles you to download both the digital PS4™ version and the digital PS5™ version of this game. Navigate an ocean of crime and corruption to balance the bloody ecosystem of Necromunda as a merciless hired gun. The money’s good, the dog’s loyal, and the gun’s reliable – but can you survive the hunt? Necromunda: Hired Gun is an indie fast-paced, violent, and thrilling FPS set in the darkest reaches of Warhammer 40,000’s most infamous hive city. For the right price, eliminate the most notorious gangers and mutants. Your armory is a sprawling arsenal. Your body is enhanced with a dozen customizable augments to run on walls and leap over chasms. Your cyber-mastiff will sniff out and kill enemies for you, while your grappling hook allows quick, agile traversal of the massive environments. - An indie fast-paced FPS in the Warhammer 40,000 universe - Upgrade and fight alongside your loyal cyber-mastiff - Endless weapon and augment customisation - Upgrade, advance, and level up as you collect bounties
Metascore:
49
User Score:
3.9
Ghosts 'n Goblins Resurrection

Ghosts 'n Goblins Resurrection

Platform: PlayStation 4
June 1, 2021
GHOSTS 'N GOBLINS IS BACK FROM THE GRAVE. Watch as this nostalgic yet completely reimagined storybook world unravels before your very eyes. Taking cues from both Ghosts 'n Goblins and Ghouls 'n Ghosts and giving birth to something entirely new, Resurrection is a title worthy of its name. Don't be fooledthis picturesque storybook world, while gorgeous, is a love-letter to the original titles and maintains the same punishing gameplay that fans have come to expect. So go on and test your mettle, for the gauntlet has been thrown! Story A long time ago... In a far off land our tale begins, its beauty matched by none. The knight, Arthur, and the princess there, bathed in midday sun. ...but suddenly something's amiss, the town is up in flames, a cloud of darkness does emerge, the palace it does claim. The shadow then extends its reach, to the Umbral Tree divine. Its color fades, its vigor drained by powers most malign. And with this chaos wrought, the Demon Lord plays his vile hand. While Arthur's back is turned, the princess he kidnaps as planned. In haste does Arthur don his armor, to save his maiden fair. To the Demon Realm he does depart, so demons best beware. Gameplay Just like its predecessors, Ghosts 'n Goblins Resurrection makes use of simple controls that anyone can enjoy. Use them to your advantage as you fight your way through weird and spooky stages filled with unique enemies in this enchanting world brought to life with modern technology and game design philosophy! Ghosts 'n Goblins is, well, hard. Its unyielding difficulty has been a defining characteristic of the series, and Resurrection pays respect to that legacy. You'll die, and you'll die again, but you'll dust yourself off and get better with every attempt as you learn more about your foes and further craft your strategy. You'll struggle, but you'll also bask in glory once you do eventually emerge victorious. That is Ghosts 'n Goblins. In Resurrection, Arthur can obtain 8 types of weapons, each with its own unique characteristics. Fell your foes with old favorites such as the Lance and the Dagger, shoot shockwaves with the Hammer to launch enemies, or send a Spiked Ball crashing along the ground to bowl them over instead! Use theseand moreto your advantage as you form your plan to progress through the Demon Realm! In addition to his large arsenal of weapons, Arthur can also learn a magnitude of magic and skills. Use Thunderstorm to unleash a hailstorm of bolts in four directions, or learn Kitted Out to increase Arthur's inventory space and carry more weapons. With tons more available, be sure to make room for magic and skills in your strategy! Make full use of Arthur's weapons, magic, and skills as you brave the ordeals of the Demon Realm to bring the princess home safely. Muster every ounce of grit you possess; you're going to need it!
Metascore:
69
User Score:
6.9
Virtua Fighter 5 Ultimate Showdown

Virtua Fighter 5 Ultimate Showdown

Platform: PlayStation 4
June 1, 2021
Challenge the greatest fighters in the world in the ultimate remaster of the classic 3D fighter, now featuring gorgeous HD graphics, new online features, and all the bone-crunching, martial arts combat of the renowned original. Master your fighting style to defeat all challengers in the Fifth World Fighting Tournament and become a Virtua Fighter legend!
Metascore:
77
User Score:
6.6
Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World

Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World

Platform: PlayStation 4
May 28, 2021
An icon in adventure gaming history is back! Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World becomes a real Wonder Boy adventure that stays true to its roots as the latest part of the legendary and successful series, that dates back to 1986. Asha is tasked to free the four spirits being confined by evil forces whose origin she discovers throughout her journey. Luckily, she does not have to face this adventure alone, as early on she finds her new companion, a special blue Pepelogoo. The players can experience the adventures of the dynamic duo like never before thanks to cell-shaded 3D graphics and 2D gameplay as well as enhanced visuals and refined play content. Especially in the event scenes the performance is deepened and the world view is reproduced vividly and colorfully. Plus, for the first time in the series, it comes with a character voice by the popular and talented Japanese voice actress Ai Fairouz.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
5.7
Earth Defense Force: World Brothers

Earth Defense Force: World Brothers

Platform: PlayStation 4
May 27, 2021
A new battlefield appears in the "EDF" series. This time, the world becomes the square Earth. The name of this game is "EARTH DEFENSE FORCE: WORLD BROTHERS". This game takes place in the 3D voxel world, which everything is made up of square pieces. In this world, the Earth is not round but square. And now, this voxel Earth is fallen apart into square pieces, breaking its blocky peace. But whether round or square, the Earth must be the Earth. So now, the player and the "EARTH DEFENSE FORCE" must rise to the occasion and save the day to restore a shattered Voxel Earth to one peace.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
tbd
Super Bomberman R Online

Super Bomberman R Online

Platform: PlayStation 4
May 27, 2021
Blast it out in a 64-player battle royale with SUPER BOMBERMAN R ONLINE. Now with the unique Battle 64 mode, take on dozens of players like never before in this explosive frenzy to be the last one standing! With the new Battle 64 mode, players will automatically be placed in one of many areas at the start of each match, and must battle it out against other players in the same area. Areas will begin to close down as the clock ticks and players must pass through the gates to the other remaining areas before the timer runs out. Those who make it to the last remaining area must battle it out to become the last one standing.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
tbd
Knockout City

Knockout City

Platform: PlayStation 4
May 21, 2021
Rule the city through lightning-fast multiplayer matches featuring mind-blowing dodgeball mechanics. Increase your attack by passing to power up dodgeballs, targeting your opponents with a variety of specialized balls, or “balling up” at any time to get thrown by teammates. Assemble an All-Star dodgeball Crew with your friends for multiplayer matches in a seamless cross-play experience! Together, knock out opponents in 3v3, 4v4, or free-for-all matches. Pass, throw, and strategize to dominate as a team and unlock distinctive, Crew-only rewards. [Electronic Arts]
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.0
Jay and Silent Bob: Mall Brawl

Jay and Silent Bob: Mall Brawl

Platform: PlayStation 4
May 20, 2021
Jay and Silent Bob Mall Brawl, an all new side-scrolling brawler set in the world famous and beloved View Askewniverse, is now available as a fully functional cartridge compatible with the original NES. This cartridge is a full game playable by either one or two players! There are three color variants available - Silent Bob Green, Jay Yellow, and NES Grey. Each copy of Jay and Silent Bob Mall Brawl comes in a retro box that has been painstakingly crafted to be as authentic as possible. The box is printed on the same material as original retro boxes and matches the same flap design at the top. The metallic gold ink on the "Limited Run" seal has also been matched to the original seal's ink. Included in the box is a retro manual, dust sleeve, and of course, a styrofoam block to hold the cartridge up inside the box. Each copy of the game will arrive shrinkwrapped. The game itself was programmed by Tomas Guinan from Spoony Bard Productions. This game is region free!
Metascore:
46
User Score:
tbd
R-Type Final 2

R-Type Final 2

Platform: PlayStation 4
April 30, 2021
Wave Cannon attacks by trans-dimensional fighters equipped with firepower equivalent of that of a battleship. This game is thoroughly focused on expressions of how enemies are destroyed. The feeling of exhilaration in the destructions is thoroughly pursued.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
5.9
Star Wars Pinball VR

Star Wars Pinball VR

Platform: PlayStation 4
April 29, 2021
For the first time ever, Star Wars Pinball surrounds us in virtual reality! Star Wars Pinball VR collects 8 AMAZING TABLES: The Mandalorian Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Star Wars Rebels Masters of the Force Classic Collectibles The fully customizable FAN CAVE houses your "virtual" pinball table and items you earn. TOTAL IMMERSION MODE allows you to experience everything at table level. 360-DEGREE MINIGAMES surround you with iconic Star Wars set pieces.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
tbd
Smelter

Smelter

Platform: PlayStation 4
April 22, 2021
You are Eve, fresh out of Eden and armed with a living suit of armor. Explore a dangerous new world, battle its bizarre denizens and expand your empire in a desperate journey to find Adam. Smelter is a strategy, action-platformer combo inspired by classics from the 16-bit era. Lead Smelter and his faithful Zirm forces by expanding Smelter’s territory across the Rumbly Lands in top-down strategy levels, then dive into thrilling side-scrolling action stages after annexing key locations. Build, attack and advance your army -- unlock, upgrade and unleash elemental action skills against vicious enemies, perilous environments and dangerous bosses. Release the power of Smelter! Story: After the untimely destruction of the Garden, Eve finds herself in an unfamiliar world with her beloved Adam nowhere to be found. In her search for Adam, she encounters Smelter, an unusually over-confident, winged creature with the powerful ability to transform and fuse with others, giving them incredible powers. Offering his apparently “invaluable” assistance, Smelter transforms and fuses with Eve. They depart on a journey to the treacherous Rumbly Lands. There, they expand Smelter’s territory, allowing them to reach further into the various domains to find out what happened to her Adam, hoping to find him in one piece and find a way back home to their peaceful lives...
Metascore:
65
User Score:
tbd
ScourgeBringer

ScourgeBringer

Platform: PlayStation 4
April 22, 2021
From the developers of NeuroVoider, ScourgeBringer is a fast-paced free-moving roguelite platformer. Set in a post-apocalyptic world where a mysterious entity wreaked havoc on all humanity, ScourgeBringer puts you in the shoes of the deadliest warrior of her clan: Kyhra. Help her to explore the unknown and slash her way through ancient machines guarding the seal of her past, and maybe the redemption of humanity.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
World Splitter

World Splitter

Platform: PlayStation 4
April 21, 2021
World-Splitter" is a 2D² puzzle platformer, challenging you with multidimensional puzzles. You'll travel through wonderful and fantastic worlds that are beautifully animated and full of tricky challenges. The game features a unique gameplay mechanic: A combination of jump & run elements and logical thinking puzzles. Each level consist of two parallel worlds separated by the 'Dimension Rift'. The character can move freely through the Rift and interacts only with the visible parts of both worlds. You have to master the Rift and make it pave your way through the worlds!
Metascore:
76
User Score:
tbd
Lost Words: Beyond the Page

Lost Words: Beyond the Page

Platform: PlayStation 4
April 6, 2021
An atmospheric narrative adventure written by Rhianna Pratchett. Set between the pages of a diary and a fantasy story where you run on words and use them to interact with the world around you.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
7.3
Star Wars: Republic Commando

Star Wars: Republic Commando

Platform: PlayStation 4
April 6, 2021
You can be part of an elite squad of soldiers in Star Wars Republic Commando. Play as one of a team of republic troops in the time between Star Wars episodes II and III. Your squad will be assigned a variety of missions ranging from hostage rescue to assassination on many recognizable worlds from the Star Wars universe. You can play multiplayer game modes such as capture the flag and deathmatch online.
Metascore:
58
User Score:
7.6
Outriders

Outriders

Platform: PlayStation 4
April 1, 2021
Outriders is a 1-3 player co-op RPG shooter set in an original, dark and desperate sci-fi universe. As mankind bleeds out in the trenches of Enoch, you'll create your own Outrider and embark on a journey across the hostile planet. With rich storytelling spanning a diverse world, you'll leave behind the slums and shanty towns of the First City and traverse forests, mountains and desert in the pursuit of a mysterious signal. Combining intense gunplay with violent powers and an arsenal of increasingly twisted weaponry and gear-sets, Outriders offers countless hours of gameplay from one of the finest shooter developers in the industry People Can Fly.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
4.8
UnderMine

UnderMine

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 30, 2021
An action-adventure roguelike with a bit of RPG tossed in. Adventure deep into the UnderMine and discover powerful relics, deadly enemies, hidden secrets, and a few friends to help along the way. Delve deep into the UnderMine and discover its secrets, one peasant at a time! UnderMine is an action-adventure roguelike that blends combat and dungeon crawling with rpg-like progression. Mine gold, die, upgrade yourself, and try again! Discover hundreds of items including relics, potions, blessings, and curses that all combo and stack for a new experience every run. Challenge dangerous bosses and rescue helpful characters that provide new upgrades for your adventure. Decipher the cryptic messages of the Undermine's residents and unfold the mystery at the heart of the dungeon. Build Item Combos Discover relics, potions, prayers, blessings, and even curses to forge that perfect run. Watch as items pop off and combo with one another to make a god peasant of destruction. Rescue Characters Discover friendly (and some unfriendly) characters in need of rescue. After returning them safe to the mine's hub they will offer powerful upgrades that can be used from run to run. Discover Secrets Explore every nook and cranny to discover hundreds of secrets. New relics, potions, characters, and story bits lay behind the statues, rocks, and walls of each floor. Deadly Bosses Each area of the UnderMine contains one (or more!) deadly boss that will test planning, patience, strategy, and skill. Prepare well, because a test awaits! Wickedly Lighthearted UnderMine has a rich world to explore and discover with charming characters and a plot full of intrigue. Experience the plight of the poor Delvemore peasants. Told to brave extreme danger for a boss that doesn't quite care about them or their safety. A pretty funny situation when you think about it and something we can all relate to.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
DOOM 3: VR Edition

DOOM 3: VR Edition

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 29, 2021
The game arrives March 29 for PlayStation 4 and is backwards compatible on PlayStation 5. Take your Aim controller in hand, put on your PS VR headset, and step into the armored boots of The Doom Marine. Fight for your life as one of the few survivors left in a UAC facility overrun by demons. Doom 3: VR Edition features Doom 3 and its expansions, Resurrection of Evil and The Lost Mission, retooled for PS VR technology. Uncover the secrets of the UAC’s unholy experiments, encounter uncanny monstrosities in claustrophobic environments, and wield an arsenal of iconic (and even otherworldly) weaponry with new textures, shaders and sound effects as you survive against the forces of Hell across over 15 hours of heart-stopping action. [Bethesda Softworks]
Metascore:
67
User Score:
7.3
Kaze and the Wild Masks

Kaze and the Wild Masks

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 26, 2021
Unleash the skills of the Wild Masks to get powers from the tiger, eagle, lizard and shark. Uncover the secrets of the Crystal Islands in 30+ levels with over 50 bonus levels. Relive your childhood memories of classic platformer with high quality frame by frame pixel art. Pave your way through a satisfyingly smooth, but challenging platformer.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
7.0
Balan Wonderworld

Balan Wonderworld

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 26, 2021
Balan Wonderworld is a wondrous action-platformer game themed around a mysterious musical theatre. The stars of the show will use special abilities from a multitude of characterful costumes as they adventure in the bizarre and imaginary land of Wonderworld. Here memories and vistas from the real world mix with the things that people hold dear. Twelve different tales await our stars in Wonderworld, each with their own unique quirks. They will explore all corners of these labyrinthine stages, using all the tricks and gimmicks hidden along the way, to get to the heart of each touching story.
Metascore:
44
User Score:
6.1
DOOM Eternal: The Ancient Gods Part Two

DOOM Eternal: The Ancient Gods Part Two

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 18, 2021
Unite the Sentinel armies and take the war to the stronghold of the Dark Lord himself in one last effort to seal away evil once and for all. With the all-new Sentinel Hammer in hand, the Slayer will rip, tear and now smash every demon in his path across ancient Sentinel settlements, devastated Earth cities and beyond, tackling stronger new enemy variants as he nears his final battle. Everything you've fought for has led to this moment. Your war against Hell ends here.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
6.0
COLLAPSED

COLLAPSED

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 13, 2021
So what happened to the world? Why was everything destroyed? At first, these questions are left unanswered but as you complete levels and the game grows more challenging, the history of the world begins to be revealed. You can also come across snatches of the backstory in memory clusters which are randomly scattered throughout the universe. These contain notes, diaries and other interesting recordings which shed light on the events that took place in certain locations. Enjoy numerous unique locations with procedurally generated levels, hordes of dangerous enemies, and deadly traps. Combat in heated battles will test your skills and reaction time.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
7.3
POSTAL Redux

POSTAL Redux

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 5, 2021
POSTAL Redux is a high definition remake of The Postal Dude’s infamous first foray into the world. Prepare to experience his psychological journey with faithfully recreated high resolution visuals, remastered music, sounds, and dialog, and revamped and modernized gameplay. Crazed gunmen out for your blood await you around every corner. The only choice is clear: Get them before they get you. Fight back with a devastating arsenal as you make your way through a violence-stricken town.
Metascore:
57
User Score:
7.2
Mail Mole

Mail Mole

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 4, 2021
Mail Mole is a charming 3D platformer featuring Molty, the fastest delivery mole, in his quest to save Carrotland from disaster! Explore magical worlds, from the calm beaches of Coconut Islands to the freezing heights of Yeti Ridge, make new friends, race against unusual mech-rivals, solve puzzles and find all of the delicious collectibles scattered around Carrotland, as Molty (the mail mole!) embarks on an adventure to make his most important delivery yet... before it's too late! Running through the underground, climbing walls and soaring the skies, there's no place our hero can't reach! Traveling with Cannon Lines, Molty will take on the most demanding and varied platforming challenges to reach Carrotland's furthest and oldest Mailboxes: endless pits, giant boulders, steep slopes, bouncing platforms, sharp spikes..... tough roads! But when the power is out, you can't send an e-mail!
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
Yupitergrad

Yupitergrad

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 25, 2021
Brave dream of VR gaming. Grappling hooks, wacky humor, spatial stunts, motion sickness countermeasures, Dieselpunk adventure, space acrobatics, and out-of-the-box puzzles. Yupitergrad has it ALL.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
7.0
Pumpkin Jack

Pumpkin Jack

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 24, 2021
Pumpkin Jack is a Spooky Scary 3D platformer in which you embody Jack, the Mythical Pumpkin Lord! Dive into an Epic Adventure through otherworldly landscapes and help the Evil annihilate the Good!
Metascore:
76
User Score:
7.3
PUSS!

PUSS!

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 19, 2021
In PUSS! you have to get through mazes without touching walls to reach the exit portal. All the levels are randomly sequenced, so every run is different. The game’s visuals are based on different elements of modern art: glitch art, surrealism, psychedelic art, web punk, vaporwave, naive art, etc.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
tbd
Natsuki Chronicles

Natsuki Chronicles

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 18, 2021
New dramatic horizontal shoot ’em up that takes place in the same setting as Ginga Force. An immersive story that follows protagonist Natsuki. Discover the story of her past as a rookie pilot up to present day with events that are parallel to those in Ginga Force.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
5.5
Speed Limit

Speed Limit

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 16, 2021
A daily train commute gone wrong: Speed Limit is a one take, non-stop arcade experience that never slows down. An old-school shooter boiled down to its core elements: Hard. Fast. Addictive. As soon as you think you’ve learned how the game works, it changes to a completely different genre, taking you through the history of the golden arcade era. Running. Driving. Flying. Dying (many, many times!). From the moment you click play to the moment you die, you are in control. And you will die. A lot.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
tbd
Habroxia 2

Habroxia 2

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 3, 2021
Blast off for a sequel that pushes every facet of 2D shoot'em ups to escape velocity. In the aftermath of a brutal attack on Free Space, humanity sends scout ships to the star system that was at the source of the assault. But when one of the pilots doesn’t return home, it’s up to his daughter -- the talented starpilot Sabrina -- to find him. Habroxia 2 is a non-linear, old-school space shooter with upgrades, boss fights, and even New Game+, all wrapped in a retro package combining pixel graphics, chiptunes, and stellar gameplay.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
6.8
Bonkies

Bonkies

Platform: PlayStation 4
January 29, 2021
Bonkies is a jolly, couch co-op party game with a pinch of construction building! Gather your prime mates, equip your banana-fuelled jetpack and robo-arm, and raise wacky buildings all over the cosmos for the glory of apekind! Become the CHIMPion of space construction.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
tbd
Olija

Olija

Platform: PlayStation 4
January 28, 2021
Your PS4, a powerful gate to other worlds, will take you to Terraphage, a wild land filled with new challenges and ancient tales.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
Cyber Shadow

Cyber Shadow

Platform: PlayStation 4
January 26, 2021
The world has been taken over by synthetic lifeforms. A desperate plea for help sets Shadow on a journey to uncover what started the path to perpetual ruin. Slash through the techno hordes, leap past traps, and nimbly navigate the ruins of Mekacity.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.1
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game - Complete Edition

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game - Complete Edition

Platform: PlayStation 4
January 14, 2021
Play as Scott Pilgrim, Ramona Flowers, Stephen Stills, Knives Chau, and more. Level up your characters and unique abilities as you fight your way through waves tough enemies. Team up with 3 of your friends locally or online, combine your skills in battle or compete with them in awesome mini-games to see who ends up on top! Can you defeat Ramona's League of Evil Exes as you try to win her heart? Epic battles with Lucas Lee, Gideon Graves, and more await Scott Pilgrim and his friends. Zombie hordes? Dodgeball? Battle Royale? Just a few of the things you'll find playing through this Complete Edition. Compete in sub-space mini-games, experience a killer soundtrack, and much more as you re-live the beloved story of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
6.4
Windfolk: Sky is just the beginning

Windfolk: Sky is just the beginning

Platform: PlayStation 4
January 13, 2021
Eurian is a world at war. The Coalition seeks to control all the trydian, the priceless mineral that keeps the islands floating in the air. Esen, a soldier in the rebel forces, must face them to protect the planet and have her revenge. Windfolk is an intense action adventure where you can fly using your jetpack and battle against enemies to achieve victory. GAME MODES – Campaign mode with 8 different stages. Arcade mode with 7 stages featuring diverse game modes. FREE AERIAL MOVEMENT- Test your flying skills. Become the fastest person in Eurian and don´t let the enemies stop you. Use barrel rolls and acrobatic movements to fly as fast as you can. CREATE YOU OWN COMBAT STYLE- Battle in a unique environment where you have to keep moving in order to dodge the enemies’ attacks. Combine your weapons and skills to create unique effects that will help you defeat your enemies. UNIQUE WORLD – From the tropical seaside with floating islands to the scorching deserts that hold the ruins of an ancient civilization, discover the wonderful world of Eurian. Go behind enemy lines and explore every corner of each stage. ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK – Enjoy beautiful melodies while exploring Eurian and plunge into action with the intense combat tracks. The music adapts to each combat scenario and each stage has its own unique music. Flying, fighting and exploring will be a new experience to your ears.
Metascore:
51
User Score:
tbd
Override 2: Super Mech League

Override 2: Super Mech League

Platform: PlayStation 4
December 22, 2020
Override is a 3D fighting game with local and online multiplayer modes that is perfect for competitive players, mech fans, or casual brawlers. This newest entry to the series features a fully online Career Mode, improved combat systems, and tons of multiplayer modes.
Metascore:
52
User Score:
tbd
Space Invaders Forever

Space Invaders Forever

Platform: PlayStation 4
December 11, 2020
Space Invaders Extreme has arrived to invade consoles with greatly improved graphics and interactive sound to deliver a new immersive experience. Packed with vibrant visuals and a pulsing soundtrack. Space Invaders Extreme comes with 16 stages, packed with devious invaders and fiendish boss fights. Practice individual stages in Free Play, then boost your high score to new heights in Arcade Mode! Can you find all the countless, hidden bonuses? Welcome to the new invasion!.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
tbd
Bubble Bobble 4 Friends: The Baron is Back

Bubble Bobble 4 Friends: The Baron is Back

Platform: PlayStation 4
November 17, 2020
Our heroes Bub and Bob set out to free their sweethearts from the hands of the nasty Baron. The cute Dragons have the ability to capture enemies and reach high platforms by shooting bubbles. Back in the 80s, players jumped either solo or in two-player co-op mode through variously arranged platform levels. In this latest entry of the Bubble Bobble Saga, a 4-player co-op mode is included to let even more friends bubble it out together in this timeless gameplay experience! All in all, there will be a lot to discover and tinker with for you during your journey through the 100+ all-new stages of Bubble Bobble 4 Friends. As an added feature to celebrate the video game heritage shared by millions of gamers worldwide, the original Bubble Bobble Coin-Op version from 1986 will also be included – this means that there will be 100+ more stages to enjoy! Can you hear the theme song playing in your head?
Metascore:
75
User Score:
tbd
Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate

Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate

Platform: PlayStation 4
November 17, 2020
Experience 2 robust and critically acclaimed story campaigns from Mk11 & Mk11: aftermath. Play as the complete 37-character roster including newly added fighters mileena, RaiN & rambo. Thousands of Skins & weapons & Gear for an unprecedented level of Fighter customization. Includes all previous guest fighters such as Terminator Joker spawn & robocop. Every mode included.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
6.5
Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory

Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory

Platform: PlayStation 4
November 13, 2020
Experience the music of kingdom hearts like never before. Melody of memory features 20+ characters, 140+ music tracks, and online vs multiplayer mode. Explore the music and memories from the kingdom hearts series! Play as familiar faces from the kingdom hearts series, including Disney guest characters who will appear to Lend you a hand. Enjoy a massive variety of music from both the kingdom hearts series and Disney, with a collection of over 140 songs. Dive into rhythm-action gameplay with memorable tunes in this musical journey.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
7.3
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War

Platform: PlayStation 4
November 13, 2020
Black Ops Cold War will drop fans into the depths of the Cold War's volatile geopolitical battle of the early 1980s. Nothing is ever as it seems in a gripping single-player Campaign, where players will come face-to-face with historical figures and hard truths, as they battle around the globe through iconic locales like East Berlin, Vietnam, Turkey, Soviet KGB headquarters, and more. MULTIPLAYER Engage in deniable operations and signature combat in the next generation of Multiplayer. ZOMBIES Players will bring a Cold War arsenal of weapons and equipment into the next evolution of Treyarch's signature Zombies co-operative experience. WARZONE Black Ops Cold War will also support and build on the hit, free-to-play experience Call of Duty: Warzone. Cross Play, Cross-Progression and Cross-Generation Enabled. NEXT-GEN Unlock the power of next-gen Call of Duty experiences with higher framerate, hardware-based ray-tracing, shorter load times and more.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
3.6
Let's Sing 2021

Let's Sing 2021

Platform: PlayStation 4
November 13, 2020
Strong playlist with 30 international hits and original music videos. singing analysis has now been included giving the player a sense of reward in a meaningful and personalized manner. Not only will you get the Medals but now the game will give you some well-deserved feedback! Sing solo or up to four players. a new solo game mode with 16 challengers, 3 basic challenges and a final battle against each antagonist. This mode Serves as a progression incentive for players. PS4: choose between within maximum of 4 Smartphones or 2 usb-mics + 2 headsets or 2 usb-mics + 2 singstar-mics.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
tbd
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