If it isn't apparent enough, PS4 has once again held on to the top spot when it comes to gaming, and with half of 2019 already behind us, it's time to start taking stock of the best Playstation games of the year so far. the first seven months of Playstation games have given the fans nostalgic classic game remakes, heart stopping action games, visually stunning graphics and highly immersive VR experiences. For our list, we will be including games that are highly rated by various game critics.
So here are the mid 2019 best PS4 games.
Developer: Phoenix Labs
Take away the complexity from games like Monster Hunter, and what do you get? A core that is immensely fun to dive into for a quick session or hours on end. Dauntless is a very insanely fun monster-hunting action with cross-platform multiplayer and the best part is that it's free to play.
Dirt Rally 2.0
Dart Rally 2.0 is as tricky to tame as its predecessor but mastering it is as satisfying as ever. Dirt Rally 2.0 is a rally racing game for serious drivers. The game has great physics, looks good and sounds good. This game is a must for hardcore racing gamers.
Developer: 4A Games
Metro Exodus is the best Metro game to date. The game manages to take the thrill and fear inducing formula of the series and incorporates it to it's sandbox levels without losing any of it's charms that make the Metro series memorable and distinctive. This journey across a Russian Dystopia is bursting with detail and is well worth the trip for its blood-curdling action.
Team Sonic Racing
Developer: Sumo Digital
Speed and Driving Finesse, those are all that matter the most when it comes to arcade racing games, and Team Sonic Racing delivers. The new team system is a fantastic addition to the arcade racing formula that gives you a real reason to work together. Team Sonic Racing is very addictive and very fun to play, and the various customization options will ensure that you keeop coming back on the race track to earn more points.
The Division 2
Developer: Massive Entertainment
The Division 2's wonderful recreation of Washingto D.C. is a delight to explore because of it's various open-world activities, collectibles and worthwile loot, plus the game is full of impactful gun-play and missions. The Division 2 is one of the strongest launches the shared-world shooter genre has seen yet.
Kingdom Hearts 3
Developer: Square Enix
It’s so cool seeing so many characters from throughout this series interact in new ways and rekindle old bonds. Kingdom Hearts 3 is full of heart and is a fulfilling evolution and resolution of the franchise.
MLB the Show 19
Developer: SIE San Diego Studios
Complete with refinements on the defensive side of the ball, MLB the Show 19 offers fresh ways to experience the outstanding gameplay. By adding RPG-like mechanics into the player progression system, Road to the Show has evolved into one of the deepest sports career modes currently available.
Trover Saves the Universe
Developer: Squanch Games
From the makers of Rick and Morty comes a short and sweet VR game wrapped in one of the most peculiar video game stories you will ever experience. This is one game that any PSVR user should try.
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night
Exploring the castle’s many secrets is a delight, and there is a dizzying array of weapons and powers waiting to be bent to your will. Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, one of the greatest games ever made, finally has a worthy successor on PlayStation.
Apex Legends makes squad-based battle royale work better than thought possible, even when playing with a randomly matched team. Its intuitive communication system makes strategic teamplay achievable without a word. With ten unique legends to choose from, each having cool abilities, a cool sci-fi map and with continous updates, It looks like the Apex Legends will be staying on the spotlight for a very long time.
Mortal Kombat 11
Mortal Kombat 11 is as great as it is gory, Everything from the games deep combat to it's absurd story mode. The series proves that there's real fighting depth beyond its gory Fatalities.
Developer: No Code Studios
Observation is a smart science fiction story propelled by its novel approach to puzzle design and stunning attention to detail. It drives you through its beautiful labyrinth of hallways while telling a story that grips from start to finish.
Resident Evil 2
Capcom did an amazing job on resurrecting the best parts of the classic Resident Evil 2 and giving them the feeling of playing a 2019 game. The zombie combat is very satisfying and exploring the ruins of Raccoon City the second time around will give you this feeling of nostalgia. The Resident Evil 2 remake establishes a new standard of remaking classic games.
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
Developer: From Software
Sekiro evolves From Software’s formula into a stylish stealth-action adventure that emphasizes precision and skill in its combat. It walks the line between patient stealth and breakneck melee combat against threats both earthly and otherworldly. Its imaginative and flexible tools support a more focused experience that shaves down some of From Software’s overly cryptic sensibilities without losing its air of mystery. Sekiro is an amazing new twist on a familiar set of ideas that can stand on its own alongside its predecessors.
Crash Team Racing: Nitro Fueled
Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled not only succeeds as a loving and faithful adaptation of the classic PS1 release, but it has been turbo-boosted by a glut of welcome new content including characters, tracks, and modes. Though it occasionally shows its age in course design, and erratically pumps the brakes with a surprising difficulty spike, Nitro-Fueled remains a fast and fun kart racer, sure to please old fans and worthy of a test drive from new ones.
Devil May Cry 5
The question of which Devil May Cry game is the best has gotten much easier with Devil May Cry 5. The combat is the strongest the series has seen to date, and the story does a great job of balancing all three of its main characters and doling out rewarding bits of its mysterious story at an enticing pace. It’s good to have you back, Dante and Nero.
So there we have it, mid 2019's best Playstation games so far. Did we miss anything? Let us know in the comments section.
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