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Playstation 4 Games?

InxInx Registered User regular
So I'm turning 30 on Monday, and since I'll likely be receiving a good chunk of change I've decided to get a Playstation 4. There's games comin out down the line that I know I want (Evolve, Assassin's Creed Unity, Bloodborne, and others), but as I rarely follow consoles I don't have, I find myself unaware of what games are even out at the moment.

Can anyone recommend games to pick up when I get the console?

Things to consider - I'm not huge on first-person shooters in the vein of Halo, so Destiny probably wouldn't be something I would enjoy, but I love third-person action/adventure games, I'm a big Assassin's Creed fan, and have been known to enjoy Dark Souls games (despite being super bad at them). I also enjoy a platformer now and again if it's done well or has a good hook to it. I love horror movies and horror games, but play them rarely due to being a big diaper baby.

Also, is the Playstation 4 not region locked in the same vein as the 3? Not a pressing issue, but there were a couple of import games I was able to enjoy on the 3 and it'll be good to know if I'll have that option moving forward.

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  • Gilbert0Gilbert0 North of SeattleRegistered User regular
    If you didn't play it on the PS3, Last of Us. It was "remastered" for the more power of the PS4.

  • azith28azith28 Registered User regular
    edited October 2014
    The new Lord of the rings game is getting pretty decent reviews. It's probably the first original game ive seen worth buying on the ps4. If you are a big asscreed fan then i assume you already have played black flag but if not ti was very very nice on the ps4 (graphically).

    Also Diablo 3 is suppose to be a really great port if you havent already played it i suggest it.

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  • Hahnsoo1Hahnsoo1 Make Ready. We Hunt.Registered User regular
    In addition to The Last of Us and Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor, I can highly recommend Infamous: Second Son for your third person action gaming. It has a standalone prequel called Infamous: Last Light that deals with one of the characters from Second Son.

    You might also like Watch_Dogs.

    The PlayStation 4 isn't region locked, AFAIK. The PlayStation 3 had region locking, but only one game was ever region locked for it (Persona 4 Arena), with all other games being region-free.

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  • AngelHedgieAngelHedgie Registered User regular
    edited October 2014
    Yeah, the D3 port for the PS4 is very nice. (One neat feature - the colors for the players are displayed on the controller as well.)

    Also, there are a lot of good indie titles on the system - Rogue Legacy, Don't Starve, Transistor, Sportsfriends (and that actually has a very fun party game you play physically - Johann Sebastian Joust).

    And if you are interested in MMOs at all, the PS4 port of FFXIV is excellent. (I may, well, perhaps be using my PS4 pretty much for playing that game...)

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  • AngelHedgieAngelHedgie Registered User regular
    Oh, and make sure to have a PS+ sub. Not only do you need it for online play, the freebies they toss at you are awesome.

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  • darqnessdarqness KCMORegistered User regular
    Have you considered Gamefly? I purchased a PS4 in December and have only used Gamefly and PS Plus for games. The savings are huge as a 1 game year subscription costs me <$200 whereas purchasing 3 brand new $60.00 games would get me up to $180.00 pretty quickly.

    Aside from that, definitely check out AC Black Flag if you haven't already, along with Watch Dogs.

  • AngelHedgieAngelHedgie Registered User regular
    Also, Kotaku keeps a well curated list of what they consider are the current top 12 titles available on the PS4. Even better, they also note which titles get added and removed when they update.

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  • InxInx Registered User regular
    Oh goodness, this certainly exploded.

    Yes, I've played The Last of Us, but I may get Remastered just because of how much I loved that game. Same goes for AC Black Flag. I've also been a PS+ subscriber for a while now because it's super hype.

    I'd forgotten about Shadow of Mordor and will definitely be getting that.

    I love MMOs but tried FFXIV and wasn't super impressed. I didnt love the first Infamous but maybe I'll enjoy Second Son.

    I'll check out that Kotaku list too.

  • DarlanDarlan Registered User regular
    It might sound ridiculous to recommend a teaser, but the Silent Hills PT demo is really worth checking out, and is one of the very few next generation games that looks like a proper step up from 360/PS3 games.

    It's also worth noting that the pc version of Evil Within apparently requires 4 GB of VRAM, so unless you recently spent a king's ransom on your PC, it's PS4 or bust there.

  • azith28azith28 Registered User regular
    The evil within looks like something i will really like..unless the reviews are utter crap or something I'll be picking it up early.

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  • InxInx Registered User regular
    I read a brief plot summary for Evil Within and I'm not sure I'm sold on it. I'll probably wait until there's a couple of LPs out that I can check.

    I'll defintiely be loading up PT, which from what I've seen must stand for Pooped Trousers.

  • BobbleBobble Registered User regular
    Guessing you already played it on PS3, but Tomb Raider got a port to PS4 and it was a damned good game.

  • InxInx Registered User regular
    I have not, and I had forgotten it existed. I'll certainly remember to grab it as I enjoy a good game and the fiancee will appreciate having it because I think she wanted to play it too.

  • azith28azith28 Registered User regular
    Might wanna let her play it first. otherwise she might get the impression you like abusing women by playing that game :)

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  • InxInx Registered User regular
    If she jumped to those conclusions about me, she wouldn't be fiancee :biggrin:

    But I might let her play first because she'll be more excited about it than me and sometimes when I've played a game I can get kind of "coachy" and while nobody's ever said anything about it I'd be it can be kind of annoying.

  • CaptainNemoCaptainNemo Registered User regular
    Well, here's what I have that I think are pretty cool:
    Diablo 3: Ultimate Evil Edition
    Infamous: Second Son/First Light
    Watch Dogs
    Shadow of Mordor
    The Last of Us Remastered
    Transistor

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  • DhalphirDhalphir don't you open that trapdoor you're a fool if you dareRegistered User regular
    I play a hell of a lot of NBA 2K14 on my ps4. If you like sports games, basketball, or both, it is a slick game.

  • BillyIdleBillyIdle What does "katana" mean? It means "Japanese sword."Registered User regular
    I had a blast playing Rayman Legends with my girlfriend, maybe that would be of interest to you? The art in the game is worth the cost alone, and the level design and mechanics were really fun. A lot of diversity between the worlds, and tons of content to unlock.

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  • useless4useless4 Registered User regular
    Rayman Legends (I play the WiiU version though) is absolutely a blast and probably the best fun I have had with a game in years.

  • azith28azith28 Registered User regular
    I picked up Shadows of Mordor this weekend, played a good bit. it plays a lot like the Batman Arkham series. If you felt what was missing from AA was batman beheading the crooks i recommend it.

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  • BobbleBobble Registered User regular
    Dhalphir wrote: »
    I play a hell of a lot of NBA 2K14 on my ps4. If you like sports games, basketball, or both, it is a slick game.

    Isn't 2k15 coming soonish?

  • firewaterwordfirewaterword Satchitananda Pais Vasco to San FranciscoRegistered User regular
    I got a PS4 a few weeks ago, and can vouch for Shadows of Mordor for sure. Great game; starts off way fun and only gets better and better the more you play.

    I know you mentioned not being a fan of FPS games, but I'd recommend renting Killzone Shadowfall if only to see how goddamn amazing it looks. I picked it up used for like $15 from gamefly, and while the gameplay itself is whatever, the vistas and set pieces (at least in the first few missions, haven't played much yet) are incredible.

    I also really enjoyed Ground Zeroes; I played the hell out of it on PS3, then bought it off of PSN (still might be on sale for like $13) to play more of. Looks great, fun systems to goof around with. It's basically a big demo, and if you beeline through it you'll be done in under an hour. However, there are a bunch of really fun side missions, things to collect, and little easter eggs and secrets to find. I'd recommend it, even if you're not an MGS fan.

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  • VeeveeVeevee WisconsinRegistered User regular
    Bobble wrote: »
    Dhalphir wrote: »
    I play a hell of a lot of NBA 2K14 on my ps4. If you like sports games, basketball, or both, it is a slick game.

    Isn't 2k15 coming soonish?

    Today, actually

  • InxInx Registered User regular
    Got the PS4, got Shadow of Mordor, enjoying the hell out of it. I'm gonna write down a bunch of the other suggestions from you guys as time goes on.

    The system looks so nice, and I love the controller.

  • Dr. FrenchensteinDr. Frenchenstein Registered User regular
    Borderlands Pre Sequel drops next week. i don't like FPS games, but i love that one.

    speaking of... can PS3 people play with PS4 folks? i assume not, but figured i'd ask.

  • Gilbert0Gilbert0 North of SeattleRegistered User regular
    Borderlands Pre Sequel drops next week. i don't like FPS games, but i love that one.

    speaking of... can PS3 people play with PS4 folks? i assume not, but figured i'd ask.

    Pretty sure the Pre Sequel is only PS3 / 360 / PC. Nothing "next-gen" yet.

  • firewaterwordfirewaterword Satchitananda Pais Vasco to San FranciscoRegistered User regular
    If it's like Destiny, probably not.

    Also, @Inx, if you travel much, maybe consider picking up a PSVita - remote play is the coolest sort of digital witchcraft. That, plus a shed load of "free" PS+ games makes it a pretty amazing companion gadget.

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  • Dr. FrenchensteinDr. Frenchenstein Registered User regular
    ah, crap, you are right! no PS4

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