Top PS4 Action Games of 2016

Welcome to VideoGamer.com's top PS4 Action games of 2016, a list of the best videogames, created from editorial reviews on the site. It's the perfect tool to find that great game you haven't played yet, or even to find a gem for a friend or loved one as a gift.

Please take into account this list is in descending order! VideoGamer.com is always open to hearing about your opinion. Would your list be different? If so let us know by contacting us or tweeting us @VideoGamerCom.

  • 15.

    Shadow of the Beast Review

    Shadow of the Beast

    Shadow of the Beast is enjoyable, its combat smooth and rewarding, but high-score chasing isn't going to keep many players around for long once the credits roll. Shadow of the Beast, a side-scrolling reimagining of the much-loved (but a... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 4

  • 14.

    PlayStation VR Worlds Review

    PlayStation VR Worlds

    PlayStation VR Worlds impresses with its cinematic experiences and arcade thrills, but its lack of replayability means it should have been included free with the PS VR headset. PlayStation VR Worlds' best mini-game is the one you're least excited for... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 4

  • 13.

    TRON RUN/r Review

    TRON RUN/r

    TRON RUN/r is one of the most entertaining and spectacular runners around, but that has come at a price. TRON RUN/r is an odd little game. Set inside the gloriously neon, digital... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 4

  • 12.

    Far Cry Primal Review

    Far Cry Primal

    Far Cry Primal is a great spin-off for the Far Cry franchise, but it doesn't do anything drastically new. Very much a 'take the previous template and make it feel primal' approach,... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 4

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  • 11.

    Enter the Gungeon Review

    Enter the Gungeon

    An interesting and fun roguelike, albeit one which doesn't capitalise on its potential. Forget the name: Enter the Gungeon may be one of the few games with a pun in... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 4

  • 10.

    LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens Review

    LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    It captures the spirit of Star Wars, but will feel very familiar if you've played a Lego game recently Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens is the latest Traveller's Tales Lego game,... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 4

  • 9.

    Furi Review

    Furi

    Furi is an interesting game, if not an essential one. When it works it nails that moreish blend of challenge and reward. However it's easy to find yourself being frustrated. In Furi you fight bosses. You also wander about through some pretty... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 4

  • 8.

    Song of the Deep Review

    Song of the Deep

    Annoying puzzles aside, Song of the Deep is an excellently put together Metroidvania with a sweet tale to tell. Song of the Deep isn't your usual Insomniac fare. This is a 2D underwater... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 4

  • 7.

    Headlander Review

    Headlander

    Headlander is entertaining, looks and sounds excellent, and gives off a cool vibe, but this isn't quite a classic. Headlander is a Metroidvania. Of sorts. While this Double Fine and Adult... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 4

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  • 6.

    Batman: Return to Arkham Review

    Batman: Return to Arkham

    Arkham Asylum and Arkham City are two superb action games that are essential for Batman fans. The ports in Return to Arkham have good intentions but fall short of the greatness required. Batman: Return to Arkham shows how remastering is a tricky business... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 4

  • 5.

    The Flame in the Flood Review

    The Flame in the Flood

    The Flame in the Flood is beautiful, desolate, and it will kill you again and again. The Flame in the Flood is a roguelike survival game, but given that... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 4

  • 4.

    Dark Souls 3 Review

    Dark Souls 3

    Dark Souls 3 relies too much on former glories to reach the heights of Bloodborne or the original Dark Souls, but that doesn't stop it being another superb adventure. Editor's Note: Now that Steve has had some time with the multiplayer side of... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 4

  • 3.

    Hitman: Summer Bonus Episode Review

    Hitman: Summer Bonus Episode

    An interesting and imaginative remix. Playing these bonus missions, it's hard not to wonder how many of the Hitman... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 4

  • 2.

    Watch Dogs 2 review

    Watch Dogs 2

    Watch Dogs 2 is missing a bit of refinement, and has had issues with multiplayer, but joining DedSec is still a riot and a half. It's high energy fun with engaging characters, and you can make an entire city your playground. Watch Dogs 2 has launched without full multiplayer functionality. While you... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 4

  • 1.

    Rise of the Tomb Raider 20 Year Celebration Review

    Rise of the Tomb Raider

    An awesome adventure that delivers an epic sense of discovery. On PS4 Rise of the Tomb Raider is just as gorgeous as ever and packed full with some excellent bonus content. Tom and Colm discuss what's new in Rise of the Tomb Raider on PS4.What... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 4