PlayStation 4 Strategy Games

Ancestors Legacy

Ancestors Legacy

August 13, 2019
Ancestors Legacy is a squad-based real time strategy with a strong focus on tactics. Inspired by medieval European history, it brings to life four different nations and their conflicts, usually resolved by war. The game combines resource management and base building with large-scale, squad-based battles across vast battlefields.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
tbd
Age of Wonders: Planetfall

Age of Wonders: Planetfall

August 6, 2019
Age of Wonders: Planetfall is the new strategy game from Triumph Studios, creators of the critically acclaimed Age of Wonders series, bringing all the exciting tactical turn-based combat and in-depth empire building of its predecessors to space in an all-new, sci-fi setting.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
6.7
Wargroove

Wargroove

July 23, 2019
Take to the battlefield with Wargroove, a strategy game for up to 4 players. Choose your Commander and wage turn-based war on battling factions. Design and share maps, cut-scenes and campaigns with easy-to-use editors and in-depth customization tools.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
4.4
They Are Billions

They Are Billions

July 1, 2019
They Are Billions is a Steampunk strategy game set on a post-apocalyptic planet. Build and defend colonies to survive against the billions of the infected that seek to annihilate the few remaining living humans. Can humanity survive after the zombie apocalypse?
Metascore:
73
User Score:
4.0
Slay the Spire

Slay the Spire

May 21, 2019
Slay the Spire is an energetic fusion of card games and roguelikes. Choose your cards wisely. Craft a unique deck, encounter bizarre creatures, discover relics of immense power, and make your way up the ever-changing Spire.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
5.4
Fell Seal: Arbiter's Mark

Fell Seal: Arbiter's Mark

April 30, 2019
Fell Seal: Arbiter’s Mark is a turn-based tactical RPG with a focus on storytelling and strategic battles. Unfold a mature story as you progress through hand-crafted scenarios, controlling your own group of Arbiters, with each character customizable from a wide selection of classes and abilities.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
5.9
The Princess Guide

The Princess Guide

March 26, 2019
In a land torn by chaos and war, a new evil rises. Now, four princesses from four different kingdoms must learn how to lead their people to victory. Commence the Princess Knight training regimen! As an experienced knight, you will choose a princess to become your apprentice. Teach her the art of war, and push back the evil that threatens to take over the land! With your choices directly impacting the way your Princess Knight fights, The Princess Guide gives military training a whole new meaning.
Metascore:
54
User Score:
4.5
Attack of the Earthlings

Attack of the Earthlings

March 5, 2019
Attack of the Earthlings fuses turn-based combat and stealth in a dark comedic single player campaign, in which you take control of the native alien race to defend your home world from the invading humans.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
tbd
Stellaris: Console Edition

Stellaris: Console Edition

February 26, 2019
Featuring deep strategic gameplay, an enormous selection of alien races and emergent storytelling, Stellaris has a deeply challenging system that rewards interstellar exploration as you traverse, discover, interact and learn more about the multitude of species you will encounter during your travels. Etch your name across the cosmos by uncovering remote celestial outposts,and entire civilizations. Will you expand through war or walk the path of diplomacy to achieve your goals?
Metascore:
77
User Score:
6.6
Riot: Civil Unrest

Riot: Civil Unrest

February 5, 2019
Riot: Civil Unrest is a riot simulator that places the player in the heart of some of the world’s most fractious clashes.
Metascore:
43
User Score:
2.1
8-Bit Hordes

8-Bit Hordes

February 1, 2019
From the team that brought you 8-Bit Armies comes a new fantasy RTS as fast-paced and friendly as the original! 8-BIT HORDES is a colorful strategy-arcade game that is easy to learn for players of all skill levels. Collect resources, build up and defend your base, amass your army of orcs or humans and ultimately crush your opponents! 8-Bit Hordes features offline single-player missions, two-player cooperative missions, AI skirmish mode, and Player-vs-Player Multiplayer modes running on dedicated game servers.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
2.5
RollerCoaster Tycoon Joyride

RollerCoaster Tycoon Joyride

December 13, 2018
Soar through the sky with RollerCoaster Tycoon Joyride, a fully immersive coaster builder and rider exclusively for PS4 and enhanced for PS VR.
Metascore:
44
User Score:
tbd
Smash Hit Plunder

Smash Hit Plunder

December 11, 2018
Let loose your inner mage. Step into the shoes of a prodigal mage and, using the power of PS VR, tear your way through a vast castle in search of gold, treasure and a hidden family fortune. As a young mage recently returned from magic school, unleash your newfound powers on the former family home as you seek to oust a sneaky spiritual creditor who has cheated your family of their wealth.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
tbd
Jagged Alliance: Rage!

Jagged Alliance: Rage!

December 6, 2018
Jagged Alliance returns with a new take on turn-based tactics, adventure elements and the well-known quirky mercenaries. Set 20 years after the first Jagged Alliance, this spin-off lets you experience a road trip into a jungle hell to test your mind and body to the limits. This time it’s just you and a few allies versus an entire island ruled by a drug overlord and his crazed army. Do you have what it takes to rise to old glory?
Metascore:
54
User Score:
3.4
Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden

Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden

December 4, 2018
A tactical adventure game combining the turn-based combat of XCOM with story, exploration, stealth, and strategy. Take control of a team of Mutants navigating a post-human Earth. Created by a team including former HITMAN leads and the designer of PAYDAY.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
7.5
Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales

Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales

December 4, 2018
From the creators of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt comes a brand new tale set in the brutal and twisted universe of witcher Geralt of Rivia. The world stands on the verge of chaos, as the tensions between the power-hungry Nilfgaardian Empire and proud Northern Realms grow. Facing an imminent invasion, Meve — war-veteran Queen of Lyria and Rivia — is forced to once again enter the warpath, and set out on a dark journey of destruction and revenge.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.2
Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics

Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics

November 20, 2018
Explore the Lovecraft-meets-WW2 universe of Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics, a turn-based tactical strategy game set in the award-winning Achtung! Cthulhu universe.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
tbd
Swords & Soldiers II: Shawarmageddon

Swords & Soldiers II: Shawarmageddon

November 13, 2018
Take command of mighty Vikings, sly Persians or brutish Demons. Smash your opponent’s base to rubble while defending your own in this action-packed side-scrolling strategy game.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
tbd
Space Hulk: Tactics

Space Hulk: Tactics

October 9, 2018
Space Hulk: Tactics is a faithful adaptation of the board game Space Hulk, bringing a unique twist to the cult classic formula. Battle as either a squad of Terminator Space Marines or the deadly alien Genestealers.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
tbd
Disgaea 1 Complete

Disgaea 1 Complete

October 9, 2018
The Overlord is dead. The Netherworld is in turmoil. Time to kick some ass! Netherworld Prince Laharl awakens to fight for his throne and it's up to him and some unlikely allies to defend what is rightfully his. Together with his devious vassal Etna, the angel trainee Flonne, and a whole cavalcade of explosive characters, Laharl will slash, shoot, and punch his way to the top. Build your squad to level 9999 and unleash crazy special skills, team attacks, and spells to deal millions of points of damage in this zany high-definition remake of an RPG classic.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
7.5
Valkyria Chronicles 4

Valkyria Chronicles 4

September 25, 2018
A Continent Engulfed in the Bitter Flames of War. Commander Claude Wallace and his childhood friends set out to fight in a desperate war, but bone-chilling blizzards, waves of imperial soldiers, and the godlike powers of the Valkyria stand between them and victory.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.0
8-Bit Armies

8-Bit Armies

September 21, 2018
8-Bit Armies is Petroglyph's first game in the 8-Bit RTS series. It commemorates the first Command & Conquer games with its accessible gameplay mechanics while providing a fun and timeless art style that introduces new players to the genre. A unique console controller scheme makes it easier than ever to build bases and command large armies without complex button memorization. FEATURES: * Jump right in with easy to understand modern military units and structures. * Play cooperatively or versus the AI choosing from multiple difficulty options. * Use classic RTS Base-Building mechanics to construct the ultimate HQ from which to attack your foes. * Explore a variety of locales, destroying everything that gets in your way with devastating superweapons. * Two campaigns with a total of 40 single-player combat missions for many hours of gameplay. * Join your friends to play 12 co-op missions against a variety of AI opponents. * Gather up to 8 online players to team up in one of the dozen multiplayer/skirmish maps.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
tbd
Little Dragons Cafe

Little Dragons Cafe

August 24, 2018
Little Dragons Cafe is the brand new simulation title from Yasuhiro Wada, father of the Harvest Moon series. Manage your own cafe, work together with the quirky staff members and raise your dragon in order to save your mum from her sudden deep sleep. Features: * Raise your very own dragon: Embrace your nurturing instincts and raise your own dragon! Through wise decisions, proper nutrition, and empathetic nurturing show the world the true potential of your dragon companion! * Create culinary masterpieces and run a successful cafe: Learn new recipes and master the art of cooking while running your cafe. Explore the world, discover new ingredients, and expand your menu (and your restaurant!) while catering to the whims of your customers. * Farm the land and harvest nature's bounty: The best dishes use the freshest ingredients, and the best way to ensure that is to grow your own produce. Till the land and fish the rivers, and gather the most flavourful fixings for your signature dishes. * Serve the townsfolk, make them happy: Not only cook for the people in your town, but also help them with their problems to increase your popularity and the general happiness of everyone around you.
Metascore:
57
User Score:
4.3
Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr

Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr

August 23, 2018
Enter the Chaos-infested Caligari Sector and purge the unclean with the most powerful agents of the Imperium of Man. Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor Martyr is a grim Action-RPG featuring multiple classes of the Inquisition who will carry out the will of the Emperor even in the darkest reaches of the Imperium. THE NEXT MILESTONE IN THE EVOLUTION OF ARPGS. The first Action-RPG set in the grim future of the 41st Millennium takes the genre to its next level: an open-world sandbox game with a persistent universe with a huge variety of missions, tactical, brutal combat encounters in destructible environments and a storyline influenced by the community of players. Use the cover system for tactical advantage, shoot off limbs and perform executions in epic boss battles and become a Protector of any solar systems with your glorious actions! INQUISITORS: SECRET AGENTS AND SPECIALISTS Forge your own playstyle with different character classes and specializations: hold your ground with the Crusader Inquisitor while enemies close in on you, bring in your finesse and cunning with the Death Cult Assassin background, or use the unspeakable powers of the Warp with the Primaris Psyker background. Choose from three specializations for each classes that fit your playstyle. TRAVERSE A WHOLE GALACTIC SECTOR Explore the Star Map of the vast Caligari Sector, travel in different subsectors and explore an immense amount of solar systems, visit a growing number of unique points of interests: investigate on different planets with distinctive terrain conditions, fight your way through corridors of infested Void Stations, abandoned Star Forts and other diverse environments! FIGHT THE CORRUPTION TOGETHER You can go solo as a lonely Inquisitor, but you can also assemble a team of your friends! Play missions in co-operative mode with up to 4 team members, blast away your foes together claiming great rewards, and form Cabals to gather your close allies! Inquisitorial Cabals are groups of Inquisitors working together. Cabals can progress just like characters do, and being a member can often grant special missions. The Inquisition has a lot of different factions with different agendas, and Cabals sometimes clash with each other in the shadows. IMPROVE YOUR WEAPONS, CRAFT MISSIONS AND TWEAK YOUR SKILLS Looking for a specific loot or reward? Use Uther's Tarot to set the conditions of your next mission, collect Blueprints and use Crafting to improve your equipment, and use the Inoculator to fine-tune your different skills. Choose your loadout to your advantage for each mission! A LIVING, EXPANDING WORLD Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor Martyr is an ever-growing, long-lasting experience. Expansions and regular free updates will introduce new enemy factions, new terrain settings, new missions and mission types, new story-driven investigations and new gameplay features. Seasons are big, free updates that will introduce longer story arcs in which players can shape the persistent world of the Caligari sector with their actions. Daily Quests, Tiers and Power Levels ensure new challenges there's always something new to explore or to collect!
Metascore:
64
User Score:
6.6
Phantom Doctrine

Phantom Doctrine

August 14, 2018
The year is 1983. The world teeters on the verge of destruction as the Cold War tightens its icy grip. East or West: trust no one, question everything. The fate of humanity rests in your hands as you pit spy versus spy in tactical Phantom Doctrine.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
6.3
The Banner Saga 3

The Banner Saga 3

July 26, 2018
The pack contains a rank 10 Dredge Stoneguard character called Kivi, the unique Tank combat ability, the 'Sculptor's Tools' item, an exclusive Dredge Heraldry, a heroic tale called 'Shield Cleaver,' and an exclusive Banner Saga 3 overture track from Austin Wintory.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.2
Insane Robots

Insane Robots

July 10, 2018
Fight to the DEATH in this unique card battler. Compete in intense one-on-one duels. Lead a riotous robot rebellion through randomly generated survival arenas. Overthrow a malevolent robot despot in the epic 15+ hour single-player campaign. Insane Robots is card battling... HACKED! Master the 22 token battle deck and develop your strategies in super-accessible local two-player, online two-player, and single-player robotic skirmishes. Deploy HACKS and GLITCHES in the heat of battle. Use all your cunning to terminate the competition. Climb the leaderboards and conquer the robot world. Battle with a collection of 46+ deliciously diverse robots in five hostile environments. Augment the devious droids as you go, to become increasingly formidable. Embark on an epic journey filled with peril and twists as a decaying robot dystopia reveals itself over eight replayable tournaments. Trade cutting, robotic insults as you fight. Obliterate the competition in relentless overkill.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
6.3
Jurassic World Evolution

Jurassic World Evolution

June 12, 2018
Place yourself at the heart of the Jurassic franchise and build your own Jurassic World. Take charge of operations on the legendary islands of the Muertes archipelago and bring the wonder, majesty and danger of dinosaurs to life. Build for Science, Entertainment or Security interests in an uncertain world where life always finds a way. Bioengineer dinosaurs that think, feel and react intelligently to the world around them. Play with life itself to give your dinosaurs unique behaviours, traits and appearances, then contain and profit from them to fund your global search for lost dinosaur DNA. Control the big picture with deep management tools or go hands-on to confront challenges on the ground or in the air. Expand your islands and choose your own journey in an all-new narrative featuring iconic characters from across the franchise and decades of Jurassic lore at your fingertips.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
6.9
Nobunaga's Ambition: Taishi

Nobunaga's Ambition: Taishi

June 5, 2018
Nobunaga's Ambition: Taishi is the 15th and latest in the historical simulation game series Nobunaga's Ambition. Where a warrior's resolve exceeds their ambition. We offer the grandest warring states experience to all the fans out there.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
4.8
Defender's Quest: Valley of the Forgotten DX Edition

Defender's Quest: Valley of the Forgotten DX Edition

May 24, 2018
Defender’s Quest is a tower-defense RPG hybrid which focuses on tactical depth, customization, and story. That means no random encounters, no spikey-haired emo kids, no forced time sinks, and no tedious, repetitive battles.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
3.6

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