PlayStation 4 Turn-Based Games

Utawarerumono: Prelude to the Fallen

Utawarerumono: Prelude to the Fallen

Platform: PlayStation 4
May 26, 2020
Prelude to the Fallen follows the story of a young man with no memories who awakens in a strange world, and is taken in by a tribe of kindhearted villagers. He is raised as one of their own, eventually receiving the name "Hakuowlo." When neighboring nations begin to encroach on his village, Hakuoro rises up against the tyrannical invaders, setting off on an unforgettable journey that lives on in the songs of legend.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
tbd
John Wick Hex

John Wick Hex

Platform: PlayStation 4
May 5, 2020
John Wick Hex is a fast-paced, action-oriented strategy game that makes you think and strike like John Wick, the professional hitman of the critically acclaimed film franchise. Created in close cooperation with the creative teams behind the films, John Wick Hex is fight-choreographed chess brought to life as a video game, capturing the series’ signature gun fu style while expanding its story universe. Players must make quick decisions and choose every action and attack they make, all the while considering their immediate cost and consequences.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
6.4
Sakura Wars

Sakura Wars

Platform: PlayStation 4
April 28, 2020
Improve the Revue Flower Division team's fortune to avoid being shut down in Sakura Wars for PlayStation 4. Set in a 1940s steampunk Tokyo, this single-player game features a dynamic LIPS dialogue system so you can build relationships through what you say and the way you say it. Lead your motivated team members to victory on the battlefield for a thrilling Sakura Wars experience.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
7.0
Element Space

Element Space

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 24, 2020
Year 2199. Assemble an elite crew and make allies as factions of the Galactic Congress grapple to determine a future for humanity’s space colonies. In this sci-fi tactical RPG, command Pietham’s squad through turn-based battles, strategize ideal positions to decimate foes in 24 hand-crafted stages.
Metascore:
48
User Score:
tbd
Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution

Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution

Platform: PlayStation 4
March 24, 2020
Experience 20 years of Yu-Gi-Oh! history with Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution! Build your Deck from over 10,000 cards and take on the most iconic Duelists from the Yu-Gi-Oh! universe. Relive the stories from the original animated series through Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS!
Metascore:
71
User Score:
6.0
Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIV

Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIV

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 28, 2020
The latest iteration of the classic tactical series is once again set during the fall of the Han Dynasty in ancient China; where battles take place in a boundary-free scramble for land.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
5.7
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics

Platform: PlayStation 4
February 4, 2020
Netflix's The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance comes to life as a tactical strategy game. In The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics, lead the heroic Gelfling to restore light to the world of Thra! Experience everything the fantasy world has to offer by playing throughand going beyondthe events of the Netflix series. Encounter never-seen-before playable characters, stories, and environments. Over the course of 80 unique turn-based campaign battles taking place across the lands of Thra, recruit new allies and customize their forces by assigning them jobs and outfitting them with new equipment. Continue the Story in an Expanded World of Thra - Delve deeper into the legend of The Dark Crystal to learn more about the Gelfling clans and their histories across more than 5 diverse, modular territories. Choose from over 15 character jobs, play through reimagined and brand-new battles against the malicious Skeksis and help lead the proud Gelfling to victory. Gelfling Tactics - Devise unique ways for the outmatched Gelfling to fulfill their prophecy in multi-layered, turn-based tactical combat. Units can be customized for specific fights with gear, upgradable abilities and a job system. Use guile, planning and cunning to overcome superior foes! Highly Replayable - Replay finished battles to earn full marks or replay the entire game! Once completed, challenge New Game+ mode, keeping all progress from the first playthrough while facing more difficult versions of battles. Rich, Dynamic Environments - The world of Thra is a living, unpredictable environment as dangerous as it is beautiful. Dynamic events on the battlefield may create opportunities or put the Gelflings at a disadvantage, necessitating rapid changes in strategy.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
3.9
Ash of Gods: Redemption

Ash of Gods: Redemption

Platform: PlayStation 4
January 31, 2020
Ash of Gods is a tactical turn-based RPG with rich lore and detailed nonlinear storyline about three heroes facing an ancient mythical evil. Captain Thorn Brenin, the guard Lo Pheng and scribe Hopper Rouley don’t yet know that the Reapers have returned and are planning to drown the world in blood so they can awaken the slumbering gods. The story can change at any time depending on your choices, sometimes leading to a character’s death. This won’t end the game, however, as the narrative continues without the hero but takes into account the consequences of his demise on future events. Don’t rely on a single tactic or a powerful team to win the game – the AI in Ash of Gods adapts to your gaming style and forces you to be more cunning!
Metascore:
65
User Score:
7.4
Sid Meier's Civilization VI

Sid Meier's Civilization VI

Platform: PlayStation 4
November 22, 2019
Civilization VI offers new ways to interact with your world, expand your empire across the map, advance your culture, and compete against historys greatest leaders to build a civilization that will stand the test of time.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
6.5
Narcos: Rise of the Cartels

Narcos: Rise of the Cartels

Platform: PlayStation 4
November 19, 2019
Welcome to Colombia, 1980's -- the fires of El Patron's empire have been lit, its influence spanning borders, and expansion unabated. Influence and corruption is rife; cops, guards, politicians and those in between are falling into the pocket of the Medellín Cartel, and after years of production, America is finally taking notice. Narcos: Rise of the Cartels tells the story of the hit Netflix TV series, of the rise and fall of El Patron. Choose your side and ally with the DEA or conversely side with the Narcos. Explore recognisable locations from the show and take a role in pivotal world-altering events and battles that will define and shift the war on drugs. Form your team from a variety of class-specific roles, join leading characters, upgrade your skills and take part in brutal turn-based combat, where your actions will have consequence. Plata o Plomo?
Metascore:
59
User Score:
2.1
Disgaea 4 Complete+

Disgaea 4 Complete+

Platform: PlayStation 4
October 29, 2019
When the ruling powers of Hades are revealed to be corrupt, Valvatorez must spark a rebellion to bring them down! Armed to the teeth with dynamic, over-the-top gameplay and a horde of special features, this is the ultimate Disgaea.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
6.3
Rebel Cops

Rebel Cops

Platform: PlayStation 4
September 17, 2019
Lead a rag-tag squad of cops in rebellion against their town’s new criminal power, and see how long you can hold out in this unforgiving turn-based spin-off game from This Is the Police. You’ll be desperately short on supplies, and a single shot can cost a cop his life.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
tbd
Age of Wonders: Planetfall

Age of Wonders: Planetfall

Platform: PlayStation 4
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:
78
User Score:
6.6
Wargroove

Wargroove

Platform: PlayStation 4
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:
5.5
Slay the Spire

Slay the Spire

Platform: PlayStation 4
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:
6.2
Fell Seal: Arbiter's Mark

Fell Seal: Arbiter's Mark

Platform: PlayStation 4
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:
6.3
Attack of the Earthlings

Attack of the Earthlings

Platform: PlayStation 4
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:
2.0
Jagged Alliance: Rage!

Jagged Alliance: Rage!

Platform: PlayStation 4
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

Platform: PlayStation 4
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:
7.6
Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales

Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales

Platform: PlayStation 4
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:
80
User Score:
7.1
Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics

Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics

Platform: PlayStation 4
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
Space Hulk: Tactics

Space Hulk: Tactics

Platform: PlayStation 4
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

Platform: PlayStation 4
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:
7.6
Valkyria Chronicles 4

Valkyria Chronicles 4

Platform: PlayStation 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
Phantom Doctrine

Phantom Doctrine

Platform: PlayStation 4
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:
6.4
The Banner Saga 3

The Banner Saga 3

Platform: PlayStation 4
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

Platform: PlayStation 4
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
Nobunaga's Ambition: Taishi

Nobunaga's Ambition: Taishi

Platform: PlayStation 4
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:
5.6
Regalia: Of Men and Monarchs - Royal Edition

Regalia: Of Men and Monarchs - Royal Edition

Platform: PlayStation 4
April 10, 2018
Regalia: Of Men And Monarchs is a tactical RPG set in a cheerful fantasy world full of weirdness and wonder. Assemble your party, go adventuring, manage your kingdom, make new friends, and defeat your opponents in challenging turn-based combat.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
6.1
Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth

Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth

Platform: PlayStation 4
September 5, 2017
Forced to flee Yamato’s idyllic Imperial Capital, Haku and his friends now seek safety in the rural nation of Ennakamuy, only to find that nowhere is truly safe from the dark conspiracies they uncovered together.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
8.3
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