Looking back at some awesome games released for PS4 in its inaugural year in India

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Looking back at some awesome games released for PS4 in its inaugural year in India

It’s exhausting to imagine it’s been a complete decade for the reason that PlayStation 4 (PS4) swaggered onto the gaming scene in India, armed with a glossy design and sufficient processing energy to make heads spin.

By the tip of its lifecycle, the PlayStation 4 would emerge victorious towards its most direct competitor, the Xbox One. Nevertheless, you don’t should look that far to see why. The seeds of success had been sown within the first yr itself. The sport performed host to a number of superior titles in 2014 and on this piece, we’ll have a look at a few of the finest video games launched for the platform in its first yr in India.

Notorious: Second Son

Launch date: March 21, 2014

They don’t fairly make video games like Notorious: Second Son anymore. It was just about a superhero sport however with no established characters from both DC or Marvel. This meant that gamers had been free to decide on the lifepath of the principle character and make him as heroic or villainous as they needed. Sadly, Sony has not launched one other mainline sport within the sequence, since. C’mon guys…

ProfessionalsCons
Enjoyable gameplayDated morality system
Good visuals

Steel Gear Strong V: Floor Zeroes

Launch date: March 18, 2014

Floor Zeroes was extra of a prologue to The Phantom Ache. Regardless, it was an excellent sport. It launched gamers to the fundamental gameplay and ideas that gamers anticipated when Phantom Ache launched. For sure, Floor Zeroes did a incredible job of whetting the urge for food of each Steel Gear fan. Sadly, the Steel Gear sequence just about died after Phantom Ache.

ProfessionalsCons
Effectively-built worldQuick size
Encourages replayJust about a paid demo for Phantom Ache

Wolfenstein: The New Order

Launch date: Might 20, 2014

When rebooting a legendary franchise like Wolfenstein, you could ensure you get issues proper. Fortunately, MachineGames obtained it spot on. The New Order informed a narrative of an alternate Earth with the Nazis profitable World Battle 2. It’s as much as the sport’s authentic protagonist, Captain William “B.J.” Blazkowicz, to cripple the brand new regime and liberate the individuals.

ProfessionalsCons
Capturing NazisThe sport world/lore might have been explored extra
Glorious gunplay

The Final of Us Remastered

Launch Date: July 29, 2014

The remastered model of The Final of Us wasn’t only a nice sport, it additionally showcased the complete capabilities of the PS4. Certain, The Order: 1886 was additionally a graphical powerhouse, The Final of Us supplied higher gameplay and story. As a bonus, the remastered model additionally got here with a bunch of gameplay adjustments that make use of the brand new DualShock 4 controller.

ProfessionalsCons
Glorious storyOvershadowed by The Final of Us Half 1
Stunning graphics
Improved gameplay

P.T

Launch date: August 12, 2014

P.T. is healthier than what it’s imagined to be. Envisioned as a ‘Playable Teaser’ for the upcoming Silent Hills sport, it was mainly a demo. Nevertheless, it was directed and designed by Hideo Kojima in collaboration with filmmaker Guillermo del Toro and the tip consequence was spectacular. The small, L-shaped hall that served because the setting delivered extra scare and pleasure than most AAA titles. Sadly, we by no means say the tip consequence as Konami and Kojima parted methods and Silent Hills was cancelled. Not solely that however the sport was additionally faraway from the shop.

ProfessionalsCons
Nice environmentGood luck enjoying it on a PlayStation
Genuinely scary

Center-Earth: Shadow of Mordor

Launch date: September 30, 2014

Shadow of Mordor is taken into account by many to be among the best video games primarily based on the Lord of the Rings sequence and for good purpose. The fight was wonderful and traversal was not unhealthy both. The story took some artistic liberties, however it didn’t actually have an effect on the principle story an excessive amount of. Nevertheless, the icing on the cake needed to be the nemesis system that tracked particular person enemies. It was so good that it was patented. So nobody else might use it.

ProfessionalsCons
The Nemesis System is niceNo new sport in over 5 years
Fight is Good

Alien: Isolation

Launch date: October 6, 2014

The Alien franchise might be now extra of an action-oriented franchise, however it began as a sci-fi horror film. Alien: Isolation takes the primary film to coronary heart. It’s simply you and the Xenomorph just about on their lonesome in an area station. Gamers must use their wits to keep away from and evade the creature and survive.

ProfessionalsCons
Genuinely terrifying at instancesGameplay will be irritating at instances
Superior 70s retro-futuristic aesthetic

LittleBigPlanet 3

Launch date: November 18, 2014

LitteBigPlanet 3 is a cutesy puzzle platformer that was a very good choice for these on the lookout for a family-friendly sport to play on their new PS4 console. The sequence was fairly standard amongst gamers and at one level, the sport’s Sackboy character may very well be thought of a mascot for the console. In LittleBigPlanet 3, Sackboy is joined by three different characters for better flexibility. In fact, gamers additionally get the choice of making their very own ranges or downloading one created by the group.

ProfessionalsCons
Extraordinarily cute aestheticsOccasional bugs
Straightforward to create easy ranges

Dragon Age: Inquisition

Launch date: November 18, 2014

In terms of builders that make Western RPGs with deep lore, Bioware is a reputation that will probably be on high for most individuals. Baldur’s Gate I & II, Mass Impact and extra had been made by the developer. Dragon Age: Inquisition was the third sport within the sequence and boy was it standard. The sport did wonderful work in terms of world-building and the completely different characters. Nevertheless, the fight mechanics generally is a hit or a miss.

ProfessionalsCons
Glorious wold-building Fight mechanics will be divisive
Nice forged of characters

Future

Launch date: September 9, 2014

When Bungie determined to go away the arms of Microsoft and go their very own means, all eyes had been on them to see what they may provide you with. The reply was Future, a sport sequence that may change the way in which individuals have a look at looter shooters. It supplied nice visuals, wonderful gunplay in addition to a incredible soundtrack. Nevertheless, its repetitive mission construction could make the sport really feel like a little bit of a grind.

ProfessionalCons
Nice VisualsRepetitive mission construction
Goos gunplayHas since been overshadowed by Destivity 2
Superior soundtrack
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