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The Best PlayStation 4 Adventure Games 

Chris Abraham
Updated May 18, 2020 2k votes 371 voters 8.9k views 54 items

With the arrival of No Man's Sky, it's time to rank the best PlayStation 4 adventure games released on the console so far. Although it suffered from being announced too early and gigantic expectations, No Man's Sky is clearly one of the best adventure games for PS4. You take away what you put into it, with potentially thousands of hours of gameplay at your fingertips if you feel like really role-playing a very specific character.

Other good PlayStation 4 strategy games include Until Dawn, and the artistically beautiful ABZU, a game that many are calling "Underwater Journey." There is also Firewatch, one of the more talked about adventure games for PS4, which is admittedly short but tells a captivating story. You certainly can't talk about adventure games for PlayStation 4 without mentioning Uncharted 4, a game that finally gave us an ending to Nathan Drake's story.

Vote up the best PS4 adventure games that you've played so far, and downvote any titles you've gotten your hands on but didn't really enjoy.

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Horizon Zero Dawn is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Adventure Games
Released: 2017 (Guerrilla Games)
Horizon Zero Dawn is a 2017 action role-playing video game developed by Guerrilla Games and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment. The plot revolves around Aloy, a hunter and archer living ...more
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The Last of Us is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Adventure Games
Released: 2013 (Naughty Dog)
The Last of Us is an action-adventure survival horror video game developed by Naughty Dog and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. It was released for the PlayStation 3 on June 14, 2013; an ...more
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Uncharted 4: A Thief's E... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Adventure Games
Released: 2016 (Naughty Dog)
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End is a 2016 action-adventure game developed by Naughty Dog and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. It is the fourth main entry in the Uncharted series. Players ...more
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Uncharted 2: Among Thiev... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Adventure Games
Released: 2009 (Naughty Dog)
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves is a 2009 action-adventure third-person shooter platform video game developed by Naughty Dog and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation 3. It is ...more
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Rise of the Tomb Raider ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Adventure Games
Released: 2015 (Crystal Dynamics)
Rise of the Tomb Raider is an upcoming action-adventure video game and the sequel to the 2013 video game Tomb Raider. The game is developed by Crystal Dynamics, and published by Microsoft
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Tomb Raider is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Adventure Games
Tomb Raider Released: 2013 (Crystal Dynamics)
Tomb Raider is a 2013 action-adventure video game published by Square Enix. Tomb Raider is the fourth title developed by Crystal Dynamics in the Tomb Raider franchise.
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Until Dawn is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Adventure Games
Released: 2015 (Supermassive Games)
Until Dawn is a horror adventure video game developed by Supermassive Games and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for PlayStation 4. It was originally scheduled to be released for ...more
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Uncharted: Drake's Fortu... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Adventure Games
Released: 2007 (Naughty Dog)
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune is a 2007 action-adventure third-person shooter platform video game developed by Naughty Dog, and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for PlayStation 3. It is the ...more
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Heavy Rain is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Adventure Games
Released: 2010 (Quantic Dream)
Heavy Rain is an interactive drama action-adventure video game developed by Quantic Dream and published by Sony Computer Entertainment exclusively for the PlayStation 3 in February 2010. The ...more
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Life Is Strange: Before ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Adventure Games
Life Is Strange: Before the Storm is an episodic graphic adventure video game developed by Deck Nine and published by Square Enix. The three episodes were released for Microsoft Windows, ...more
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Middle-earth: Shadow of ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Adventure Games
Released: 2014 (Monolith Productions)
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is an open world action-adventure video game developed by Monolith Productions and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. The game was released for ...more
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The Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Adventure Games
Released: 2012 (Telltale Games)
The Walking Dead is an episodic interactive drama graphic adventure video game developed and published by Telltale Games. Based on Robert Kirkman's The Walking Dead comic book series, the game ...more
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Tales from the Borderlan... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Adventure Games
Tales from the Borderlands is an episodic interactive comedy graphic adventure sci-fi video game based on the Borderlands series. The player is able to move the game's two playable characters, ...more
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Journey is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Adventure Games
Journey Released: 2012 (Thatgamecompany)
Journey is an indie adventure game developed by Thatgamecompany and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. It was released for the PlayStation 3 via PlayStation Network in March 2012 and ...more
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Batman: The Telltale Ser... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Adventure Games
Batman: The Telltale Series is a 2016 episodic point-and-click graphic adventure video game developed and published by Telltale Games and distributed by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment ...more
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Assassin's Creed Syndica... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Adventure Games
Assassin's Creed Syndicate is an action-adventure video game developed by Ubisoft Quebec and published by Ubisoft. It was released on October 23, 2015, for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and on ...more
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South Park: The Fracture... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Adventure Games
South Park: The Fractured but Whole is a 2017 role-playing video game developed by Ubisoft San Francisco and published by Ubisoft. The story follows the New Kid, who has recently moved to the ...more
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The Walking Dead: Season... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Adventure Games
Released: 2013 (Telltale Games)
The Walking Dead: Season Two is an ongoing episodic graphic adventure based on Robert Kirkman's The Walking Dead comic book series and developed by Telltale Games. It is the sequel to The ...more
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Inside is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Adventure Games
Released: 2016 (Playdead)
Inside (stylized as INSIDE) is a puzzle-platformer adventure game developed and published by Playdead in 2016 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Microsoft Windows. The game was released for iOS in ...more
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Firewatch is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Adventure Games
Released: 2016 (Campo Santo)
Firewatch is an adventure game developed by Campo Santo and published by Campo Santo in partnership with Panic. Firewatch is an adventure game played from a first-person view that takes place in ...more
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The Wolf Among Us is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Adventure Games
The Wolf Among Us is an ongoing episodic graphic adventure video game based on Bill Willingham's Fables comic book series. It is developed and published by Telltale Games and distributed by ...more
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Sherlock Holmes: The Dev... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Adventure Games
Sherlock Holmes: The Devil's Daughter
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The Walking Dead: Michon... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Adventure Games
The Walking Dead: Michonne is an episodic interactive drama graphic adventure survival horror based on Robert Kirkman's comic book series by Telltale Games. Taking place between issues 126 and ...more
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Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Adventure Games
Released: 2009 (4J Studios)
Minecraft is a sandbox independent video game originally created by Swedish programmer Markus "Notch" Persson and later developed and published by the Swedish company Mojang. The ...more
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Dreams is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Adventure Games
Released: 2020 (Media Molecule)
Dreams is a game creation system developed by Media Molecule and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment for the PlayStation 4. The game puts focus on 'play, create and share', and allows ...more