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Total Nerd The Best Playstation 4 Platform Games  

Chris Abraham
326 votes 96 voters 3.4k views

Although Mighty No. 9 was a bit of a letdown, there are so many good Playstation 4 platform games that it's hard to even know where to begin. This list ranks the best PS4 platforming games, including Guacamelee!, the remake of Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee, and Shovel Knight. If you're a fan of Metroid-Vania types, then you simply must play Axiom Verge. The insane part of this amazing game is that is was created by a single person, a project that was years in the making. It's eerily similar to Super Metroid, but with enough character of its own to categorize it as more than just a clone.

It seems like '90s kids would appreciate these PS4 platformers more than current-gen gamers who play a lot of shooters, but let's not make generalizations! Vote up the platform games for Playstation 4 that you enjoyed the most, and downvote any that didn't float your boat.

1
30 7
Ratchet & Clank is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Platform Games

2
22 5
Rayman Legends is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Platform Games

3
18 8
Shovel Knight is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Platform Games

4
19 9
Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Platform Games

5
13 6
Guacamelee! is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Platform Games

6
12 7
Valiant Hearts: The Great War is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Platform Games
Valiant Hearts: The Great War

7
10 7
Rogue Legacy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Platform Games
Rogue Legacy

8
12 10
Axiom Verge is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Platform Games
Axiom Verge

9
5 3
Tearaway Unfolded is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Platform Games
Tearaway Unfolded

10
7 6
Spelunky is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Platform Games

11
6 5
Trials Fusion is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Platform Games
Trials Fusion

12
4 3
Fez is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Platform Games
Fez

13
6 6
Grow Home is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Platform Games
Grow Home

14
5 6
Tembo the Badass Elephant is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Platform Games
Tembo the Badass Elephant

15
5 7
N++ is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Platform Games
N++

16
4 6
Putty Squad is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Platform Games
Putty Squad

17
2 4
Contrast is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Platform Games

18
4 7
1001 Spikes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Platform Games
1001 Spikes

19
3 6
Skylanders Swap Force is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Platform Games
Skylanders Swap Force

20
2 5
Trine 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Platform Games

21
4 10
Mighty No. 9 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Platform Games