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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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Darkest Dungeon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
Darkest Dungeon Role-Playing, Dungeon Crawl
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Journey is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
Journey Adventure, art game
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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Undertale is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
Undertale is a role-playing video game created by American indie developer Toby Fox. The player controls a child who has fallen into the Underground: a large, secluded region under the surface ...more

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What Remains of Edith Fi... is listed (or ranked) 4 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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Don't Starve is listed (or ranked) 5 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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Limbo is listed (or ranked) 6 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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Firewatch is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
Firewatch Adventure
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Little Nightmares is listed (or ranked) 8 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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Superhot is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
Superhot First Person Shooter
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Subnautica is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
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Subnautica is an open world survival adventure game developed and published by Unknown Worlds Entertainment. It allows the player to freely explore the ocean on an alien planet, known as planet ...more

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Guacamelee! is listed (or ranked) 11 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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The Vanishing of Ethan C... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
The Vanishing of Ethan Carter Adventure
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The Banner Saga 3 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
The Banner Saga 3 Tactical Role-Playing
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No Man's Sky is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
No Man's Sky Adventure, Survival
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Kingdom Come: Deliveranc... is listed (or ranked) 15 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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SOMA is listed (or ranked) 16 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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Outlast is listed (or ranked) 17 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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Ark: Survival Evolved is listed (or ranked) 18 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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Night in the Woods is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
sapphho added
Night in the Woods is a 2017 single-player adventure game developed by Infinite Fall. It is a story-focused exploration game in which players control an anthropomorphic cat named Mae, who ...more

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Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 20 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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Outlast 2 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
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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Kerbal Space Program is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
Kerbal Space Program Space Flight Simulation
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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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Hello Neighbor is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
Hello Neighbor Stealth, Survival Horror
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Layers of Fear is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Indie Games
Layers of Fear Psychological Horror