Total Nerd The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games  

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Everyone loves a good indie title, so let's rank the best indie games for PlayStation 4. Many are returning games from the previous console, but they're still good indie games that are must-haves for PS4 owners.

Outlast 2 is a pretty great PS4 indie game.  Released in early 2017, the newest installment in the Outlast series goes back to survival horror roots in a game that is both horrifying and compelling. If you never played Journey, it's a must-play indie game for any PlayStation 4 owner. Other options include Gang Beasts, SOMA, and Hello Neighbor.

All these indie games are currently available on the PlayStation Store, regardless of release date. Vote up your favorite indie game for PlayStation 4, or simply use this list as a recommendation guide if you're looking for more titles to play.

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9 3
Journey is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games

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7 2
Kingdom Come: Deliverance is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
Action Role-Playing
Kingdom Come: Deliverance is an action role-playing video game developed by Warhorse Studios and published by Deep Silver for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. It is set in the ...more

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7 2
Limbo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
Puzzle game, Platform game, Action game
Limbo is a puzzle-platform video game, the first title by independent Danish game developer Playdead. The game was released in July 2010 as a platform exclusive title on Xbox Live Arcade, and ...more

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7 2
Undertale is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
Undertale is a 2017 role-playing video game created by American indie developer and composer Toby Fox. In the game, players control a human child who has fallen into the Underground, a large, ...more

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6 2
Firewatch is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
Firewatch Adventure

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6 2
What Remains of Edith Finch is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
What Remains of Edith Finch is a 2017 first-person narrative adventure video game developed by Giant Sparrow and published by Annapurna Interactive. As Edith Finch, Jr., the youngest child of ...more

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5 1
Darkest Dungeon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
Darkest Dungeon Role-Playing, Dungeon Crawl

8
4 0
The Vanishing of Ethan Carter is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
The Vanishing of Ethan Carter Adventure

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6 3
Little Nightmares is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
Little Nightmares is a puzzle-platformer horror adventure game developed by Tarsier Studios and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and ...more

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3 1
Guacamelee! is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
Platform game, Action game
Guacamelee! is a 2013 action platforming video game developed and published by DrinkBox Studios. The game was originally released for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita in April 2013, and was ...more

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4 3
Ark: Survival Evolved is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
Action-Adventure, Survival
Ark: Survival Evolved (stylized as ΛRK) is a 2017 action-adventure survival video game developed by Studio Wildcard in collaboration with Instinct Games, Efecto Studios, and Virtual Basement. In ...more

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4 4
No Man's Sky is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
No Man's Sky Adventure, Survival

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3 3
Outlast is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
Action-adventure game
Outlast is a first-person survival horror video game developed and published by Red Barrels. The game revolves around a freelance investigative journalist, Miles Upshur who decides to ...more

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2 2
SOMA is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
Survival horror, Science Fiction
Soma is a science fiction survival horror video game being developed by Frictional Games. It is expected to be released in early 2015. The game will take place on the PATHOS-2, an underwater ...more

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2 2
Airheart is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
Airheart Rouge-like, Top Down

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2 2
The Banner Saga 3 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
The Banner Saga 3 Tactical Role-Playing

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2 2
Outlast 2 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
Outlast 2 Survival Horror
Outlast 2 (stylized as OU⸸LASTII) is a first-person survival horror video game developed and published by Red Barrels. It is the sequel to the 2013 video game Outlast, and features a journalist ...more

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1 1
Mothergunship is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
Mothergunship First-Person Shooter

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1 1
Superhot is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
Superhot First Person Shooter

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1 1
Don't Starve is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
Don't Starve is a 2013 action-adventure video game with survival and roguelike elements, developed and published by the indie company Klei Entertainment. The game was initially released via ...more

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1 1
Layers of Fear is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
Layers of Fear Psychological Horror

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1 1
Wasteland 2 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
Role-Playing
Wasteland 2 is a post-apocalyptic role-playing video game developed by inXile Entertainment with additional development by Obsidian Entertainment and published by Deep Silver for Microsoft ...more

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3 4
Gang Beasts is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
Gang Beasts Party, Beat 'em Up

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2 3
Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
Open world, Action game, Sandbox
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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1 3
Kerbal Space Program is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
Kerbal Space Program Space Flight Simulation