Top PS4 Action Games of All Time

Welcome to VideoGamer.com's top action games of all-time, 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.

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  • 30.

    SOMA

    Soma's slowly-unfolding story, and the choices you live with, make the experience one that will stay with you for some time, the ending hitting all the right notes. Soma made me think. A sci-fi horror adventure from Frictional... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS4, PC

  • 29.

    Call of Duty: Black Ops 3

    Campaign is dull and forgettable, but multiplayer is great fun and Zombies has had some real effort poured into it. Updated review Black Ops 3's multiplayer feels, more so than perhaps ever before, like a suite of modes and... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

  • 28.

    Rainbow Six Siege

    An FPS where your weapon should be the last thing you use, not the first, Rainbow Six Siege is a fantastic tactical shooter. Well, thank goodness for that. After a superb behind closed-doors showing at E3 2014, Rainbow Six... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

  • 27.

    Hitman Episode One – The Showstopper

    A strong start to the campaign, marred by some annoying technical issues. In Hitman's Paris level - the opener for this 'season' of episodic content - you can eliminate your targets, a CEO and his ex-model partner, by pushing... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

  • 26.

    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... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

  • 25.

    DOOM (2016)

    DOOM is an excellent and exceptionally fun first first-person shooter. That's all you need to know. Using words to review some games is utterly ridiculous. DOOM is one of those games. With that in mind... Version Tested:... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS3, PC

  • 24.

    Hitman Episode Three – Marrakesh

    It doesn't hit the heights of Sapienza, but Marrakesh is another sterling Hitman episode. There's a strong le Carré vibe to the latest Hitman episode, a broadening of intrigues that makes the hits in Paris and Sapienza seem... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

  • 23.

    Hitman: Summer Bonus Episode

    An interesting and imaginative remix. Playing these bonus missions, it's hard not to wonder how many of the Hitman team have read Easy Riders, Raging Bulls. Or maybe Tom Shone's Blockbuster. Or just watched Fitzcarraldo.... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

  • 22.

    Hitman: Episode 4 - Bangkok

    A familiar setting makes for some excellent kills in Hitman's latest episode. In Hitman's newest mission, Club 27, Agent 47 finds himself - or can find himself - in a penthouse bedroom, sitting behind a modest dressing screen,... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

  • 21.

    Watch Dogs 2

    DedSec are the kids in America, (woah!) Watch Dogs 2 has launched without full multiplayer functionality. While you can invite friends to play co-op, the seamless multiplayer caused enough lag issues that mean it's down until... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One

  • 20.

    Horizon: Zero Dawn

    Bots not to like? For more detailed thoughts on Horizon Zero Dawn check out the video and feature below Horizon Zero Dawn's Aloy could be the icon Sony wanted Leading up to reviews, Sony and Guerrilla were so confident... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS4

  • 19.

    Typhon Filter: Morgan's Shadow I was strutting around the Talos-1 space station like an absolute hero — I was practically weighed down by the abundance of shotgun shells in my back pocket, and for a brief period I knew I... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One

  • 18.

    Grand Theft Auto 5

    Vidas paralelas. Não existe como negar o impacto sociocultural que Grand Theft Auto tem atualmente no mundo. A série da Rockstar Games é um fenómeno à escala mundial, não importa se são ávidos jogadores ou não, todos conhecem... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS4, Xbox One

  • 17.

    Battlefield 4

    An exceptionally gorgeous and superbly-balanced multiplayer game marred only by a hollow single-player campaign. Editor's note: Click here to read the current-generation review of Battlefield 4. 'Levolution' may've made it... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS4, PC

  • 16.

    LEGO Marvel Super Heroes

    The strongest Lego title yet, and the best Marvel game ever made. Lego Marvel Super Heroes is, for the most part, plastic proof that familiarity works - providing a game still has the love and imagination to retain the excitement... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS3, PC

  • 15.

    Resogun

    Amidst a pretty lukewarm lineup of launch titles across both platforms, Resogun absolutely shines. Resogun is a simple game in many respects. But don't be fooled into thinking it's just another good-looking shmup with a lively... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS4

  • 14.

    Alien: Isolation

    CA has finally nailed the true horror of Alien in video game form. It's only taken 35 years. A masterwork of atmosphere and environmental design, Alien: Isolation may be standing on the shoulders of giants, but it's also... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS3, PC

  • 13.

    Grand Theft Auto 5

    Mais encanto no regresso. Há cerca de um ano, Grand Theft Auto V batia recordes de vendas e era visto como um sério candidato a ocupar a primeira posição das tabelas referentes às melhoras obras do ano. Chegado à PlayStation... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS4, Xbox One

  • 12.

    Resident Evil HD Remaster

    Resident Evil remains as odd, unsettling, and unforgettable as its setting, and the HD remaster only emphasises this. Announced last year to an unwarranted - if, given the spate of recent poor HD re-releases, somewhat understandable... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS3, PC

  • 11.

    DmC Devil May Cry: Definitive Edition

    DmC Definitive Edition's customisation tools that allow the player to tweak gameplay to suit their own style is what makes this an excellent remaster for newcomers and veterans alike. Remember back in 2013 when all the internet... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS4, Xbox One

  • 10.

    Hitman Episode Two – Sapienza

    A superb second instalment, and one which shows off Hitman's greatest strengths. If IOI still has something to prove with this episodic version of Hitman - and judging by the amount of people saying they'll wait and see how... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

  • 9.

    Overwatch

    The more you play Overwatch the more you realise Blizzard thought of basically everything you might criticise it for. It's not clear if a bunch of developers got the same memo about team shooters, or if they accidentally... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

  • 8.

    Rise of the Tomb Raider

    After a year-long wait, PS4 owners finally get to play one of the best games of this generation. Tom and Colm discuss what's new in Rise of the Tomb Raider on PS4.What exactly do you get in Blood Ties and Lara's Nightmare?... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, PS4, Xbox One

  • 7.

    Battlefield 1

    More refinement than revolution, but after the disappointing Hardline this is Battlefield back at its best. Battlefield 1's Operations mode perfectly captures the chaos of war DICE's shooter sets itself apart with its... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One

  • 6.

    Titanfall 2

    Shooter fans have plenty to choose from this autumn, but Titanfall 2 doesn't deserve to be overlooked. Titanfall 2's single-player campaign is a winning combination of Call of Duty, Mirror's Edge & Avatar As well as being... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One

  • 5.

    Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare

    With a campaign worthy of every shooter fan's time, Infinity Ward's latest heralds a stunning return to form. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare is a difficult game to score Infinite Warfare's familiarity poses a problem,... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One

  • 4.

    Weird and wonderful This review was kindly done for us by Adam Cook. Find other cool stuff he's been doing by visiting his Twitter. For more thoughts on NieR: Automata check out the video and features below. The wonderful... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC, PS4

  • 3.

    Grand Theft Auto 5

    A beautiful, intelligent remaster that is worth double-dipping for. Editor's Note: Below is a rundown of the technical accomplishments of GTA 5 on PS4, and how they affect the game itself. Also featured is an overview of... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS4, Xbox One

  • 2.

    Batman: Arkham Knight

    Batman: Arkham Knight is the best Batman game ever made and a classic in its own right. 'The Batman games wouldn't be any good if Batman wasn't in it' is a long cited, stupid criticism of the Arkham series. By that notion,... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

  • 1.

    Dishonored 2

    Dishonored 2 has earned my first VideoGamer 10. 5 things Dishonored 2 is doing so right After a few hours playing The Clockwork Mansion level of Dishonored 2 at preview, Alice was unreasonably excited at the prospect of... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One