PlayStation 4 Turn-Based Games

Rebel Cops

Rebel Cops

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

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:
7.3
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:
5.8
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:
5.6
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:
6.5
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
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:
7.6
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:
7.4
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
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:
7.9
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
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
Regalia: Of Men and Monarchs - Royal Edition

Regalia: Of Men and Monarchs - Royal Edition

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:
5.0
Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth

Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth

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:
7.8
XCOM 2: War of the Chosen

XCOM 2: War of the Chosen

August 29, 2017
XCOM 2: War of the Chosen adds extensive new content in the fight against ADVENT when additional resistance factions form in order to eliminate the alien threat on Earth. In response, a new enemy, known as the “Chosen,” emerges with one goal: recapture the Commander. This expansion includes new Hero classes to counter the “Chosen”, new enemies, missions, environments and increased depth in strategic gameplay.
Metascore:
93
User Score:
6.5
Masquerada: Songs and Shadows

Masquerada: Songs and Shadows

August 8, 2017
Masquerada is a single-player tactical RPG adventure where real-time combat can be paused for tactics with Venetian-styled masks that grant deadly magic.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
tbd
Valkyria Revolution

Valkyria Revolution

June 27, 2017
Jutlands elite soldiers, the Vanargand, must band together to defeat the Ruzi Empire and stop death itself - the Valkyria. This grizzled anti-Valkyria squad is equipped with advanced mana weaponry and has the powerful ability to wield ragnite spells to combat this terrifying threat. The unit is comprised of soldiers who have a high affinity for ragnite, and even Jutlands own Princess Ophelia has joined the ranks. The princess carries the utmost love for her country and has answered the call of duty to liberate those who are suffering from the Ruzis tyranny. However, Amleth Gronkjaer, the commanding officer of Vanargand hides a terrible secret. Is he friend or foe to the country he has sworn to protect?
Metascore:
54
User Score:
5.8
Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception

Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception

May 23, 2017
Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception is a grand tale that will enchant the hearts and minds of players as it takes them on an incredible journey. With a beautiful visual novel story experience, intriguing characters, fast-paced SRPG combat, world-class soundtrack, and more, the game is the perfect escape for adventure gamers! Mask of Deception begins atop a snowy mountain where the protagonist awakens in an unfamiliar wilderness, surrounded by deadly creatures, with nothing but a hospital gown and a splitting headache. However, hes rescued by a beautiful girl named Kuon, who sports both adorable animal ears and a beastlike tail. Finding that the hapless man has no memory of anything, Kuon decides to take the amnesiac into her care, naming him Haku. As their journey takes them across the land, Haku will encounter colorful characters, build deep relationships, battle ruthless enemies, and find himself inexorably dragged into the political machinations of the mighty nation of Yamato.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
7.2
Chroma Squad

Chroma Squad

May 19, 2017
Chroma Squad is a tactical RPG about five stunt actors who decide to quit their jobs and start their own Power Rangers-inspired TV show! Cast actors, purchase equipment and upgrades for your studio, craft weapons, and build giant Mechas out of cardboard and duct tape. Once the cameras are rolling, control your cast of five colored-jumpsuit-clad warriors in dramatic, turn-based battles. [Playstation.com]
Metascore:
74
User Score:
6.4
Has-Been Heroes

Has-Been Heroes

March 28, 2017
Embark on an epic journey with the Has-Been Heroes, a group of legendary champions once celebrated throughout the kingdom - almost forgotten until the King has one more quest, the most epic of them all: TO TAKE THE TWIN PRINCESSES TO SCHOOL! Key features: * Meet the epic band of heroes as the young and eager Rogue, joining the company of the wise monk Metacles, the giant-wrestling warrior Crux... wait until you meet the others, incl. the Anthropologist turned Mexican Wrestler, the ever-vigilant and paranoid Bodyguard, and many more! * Unlock and collect hundreds of game-changing items and spells, boosting the heroes' powers and making each run unique! * Combine spells for devastating effects, learning the power of magic as you gain more elements. * Face countless monsters, each bigger and more menacing than the next. Can you wipe out the army of evil led by the Great Ghoul? * In roguelike fashion, die and try again - choose your heroes wisely and prepare for battle!
Metascore:
61
User Score:
6.5
God Wars: Future Past

God Wars: Future Past

March 28, 2017
GOD WARS Future Past is a tactical RPG that explores the untold history of Japan through folklore and strategic combat. Gamers will experience the traditional stories of Japan’s origin through the lens of three warring nations, with a massive expanse of options to develop their strategies from including a myriad of character classes and equipment within innovative and challenging stages.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
6.6
Dynasty Warriors: Godseekers

Dynasty Warriors: Godseekers

January 31, 2017
The final days of the Later Han Period in China... Political strife has led to unrest and the rise of rebelling peasants, known as the "Yellow Turbans", has brought ceaseless conflict to the land. Among this chaos, in the country of Changshan lives a young warrior known as Zhao Yun, who has a lore-master friend named Lei Bin. One day, Lei Bin hears a rumor about a "buried person" discovered in a "mysterious shrine" by the remnants of the Yellow Turbans, and he convinces Zhao Yun to investigate it. While Zhao Yun is more interested in the danger the rebels could pose, Lei Bin can only think of the "great historical discovery" they might make. However, what they discover inside the cave is a young woman who appears to be frozen inside a column of ice.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
6.3
Lara Croft GO

Lara Croft GO

December 3, 2016
Lara Croft GO is a turn based puzzle-adventure set in a long-forgotten world. Explore the ruins of an ancient civilization, discover well-kept secrets and face deadly challenges as you uncover the myth of the Queen of Venom.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
5.4
RONIN

RONIN

November 1, 2016
Ronin is a stylish, turn-based action platformer following the exploits of a vengeful heroine determined to strike down five prominent figures of a powerful corporation. Move with precision by meticulously planning out each silent step, soaring leap, and devastating swing of your blade. [Playstation.com]
Metascore:
71
User Score:
tbd
Nobunaga's Ambition: Sphere of Influence - Ascension

Nobunaga's Ambition: Sphere of Influence - Ascension

October 25, 2016
Experience the reality of officer life in the Warring States period, and watch with your own eyes the fighting that brought the end of an era.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
6.7

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