50 Best 2D games for Playstation 4

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The best 50 2D games for Playstation 4 daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Playstation 4. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

The latest addition in this selection are Battle In The City released the 6 April 2021 and ranked #33, The Little Red Lie released the 6 April 2021 and ranked #10, Caveman released the 3 April 2021 and ranked #14.

1# Foregone - 2020

Review75Score

Foregone is a fast and fluid 2D action-platformer packed with legendary loot and stunning pixel art. Collect an arsenal of powerful weapons and unravel a compelling story of regret and conspiracy as you slice your way through hordes of enemies to save Calagan.

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2# Earth's Dawn - 2015

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Earth’s Dawn is looming and the fate of the planet hangs in the balance! Dive into frantic side-scrolling combat and take the fight to the alien horde before destroying hulking bosses!

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3# Seraph - 2016

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Seraph is a skill based, acrobatic side-scrolling shooter. Play as an angel, known as Seraph, who is fighting to restore her lost power and ultimately escape a prison infested with demons. Dark magic has trapped the angel inside her human Vessel: if the Vessel dies, so will Seraph.

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5# Unto The End - 2020

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Unto The End is a hand-crafted cinematic platformer about a desperate journey home. Master combat through improvisation and observation in intense sword fights. Spot opportunities to use artifacts and trade supplies. An adventure told through your actions, how will you make it home?

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6# A Day - 2021

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Screenshot of the video game A Day
Screenshot of the video game A Day
Screenshot of the video game A Day

In A Day you'll be able to control 8 different characters in a 2D side-scrolling open map: give them life by chaining their actions and reach for the highest score possible! This day is yours to make!

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7# Sonic Mania - 2017

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Sonic Mania is an all-new adventure with Sonic, Tails, and Knuckles full of unique bosses, rolling 2D landscapes, and fun classic gameplay.

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8# Speed Limit - 2021

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Speed Limit is a non-stop genre-warping arcade experience that never slows down. No cuts, no lapses in the chaos, Speed Limit is an old-school action extravaganza boiled down to its core elements: Hard. Fast. Addictive.

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9# Iconoclasts - 2018

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Join renegade mechanic Robin and uncover the secrets of a dying planet. Explore a big world filled with intricate puzzles, interesting characters and menacing bosses in a beautiful platform adventure that tells a personal story about faith, purpose and the challenge of helping people.

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12# ICEY - 2016

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ICEY is a 2D side-scrolling action game and a META game in disguise. As you follow the narrator's omnipresent voice, you will see through ICEY's eyes and learn the truth about her world. The narrator will constantly urge you in one direction, but you must ask, "Why? Why am I following his directions?“ Obey? Rebel?

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13# Spooky Chase - 2020

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A game that makes YOU your own worst enemy! Run from enemies that you created, capture the flag, survive your past decisions in this challenging 2d platformer game!

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14# Caveman - 2021

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Screenshot of the video game Caveman
Screenshot of the video game Caveman
Screenshot of the video game Caveman

caveman is a side view runner, you play as a caveman running away from a dangerous predator.

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15# Bladed Fury - 2018

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An action game set in the Ancient China, bringing players addictive experiences with its unique Chinese traditional art-style and sound design.

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16# Splasher - 2017

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Splasher is a 2D platformer that offers arcade action. With a powerful and surprising paint canon the player will have to face great challenges and use all his skills to rescue the Splashers. These little fellows are working as peons in a big factory, Inkorp. The Evil ruler of the company, Le Docteur, has insane plans that threatens them all with a terrible fate. Along his journey, the player will have to master the power of his paint cannon. He will soon find out that each color offers special abilities, from crazy bouncing to sticking to walls, or even tricking encounters and changing their behaviour. The game will offer more than twenty levels, a time attack mode with leaderboards, epic boss fights and many other cool features.

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17# Horned Knight - 2021

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Horned Knight is a challenging 2D action-platformer where you must overcome all fears, enemies, and traps as the Hero Knight. Rewrite destiny, with your trusty sword, young Knight - the realm depends on it!

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18# Elliot - 2020

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Elliot is a colourful 2D platformer inspired by 16-bit classics, with a touch of hardcore. Don't be misled by appearances: it's a colorful game, but really it's technicolor hell!

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19# Double Pug Switch - 2020

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Double Pug Switch is the debut title of The Polygon Loft, Two pugs are better than one in this stylised, challenging platformer putting you in control of a mischievous dog with a unique dimension-swapping power! Challenge yourself with side-scrolling alternative dimension switching mania requiring lightning quick reflexes to jump, hop, and dimension swap your way to victory. Whether you’re a seasoned platformer or just can’t get enough of pugs, Double Pug Switch has something for you.

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22# The Lost Cube - 2021

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Screenshot of the video game The Lost Cube
Screenshot of the video game The Lost Cube
Screenshot of the video game The Lost Cube

Ulrik must find the magical red cube that combined with his guitar can breathe life back into his village. Patience and focus will be your guide as you face the evils that stand in your way.

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23# Gravity Heroes - 2021

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Gravity Heroes is a fast paced, chaotically beautiful 2D platform shooter; fuelled by retro arcade nostalgia with an electrifying soundtrack and popping pixel art style. Enjoy an action-packed, Gravity-shifting solo campaign, or local multiplayer madness for up to four friends.

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24# Alchemic Jousts - 2016

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- Single and Multiplayer gameplay. Play vs AI and advance through the game's campaign, discovering new Skills and new game modes or challenge a friend with either local or on-line multiplayer. - Strategic combat, where your actions and skill of execution matter as much as your choices before the match starts! - Over 180 skills and upgrades to discover. Combine your known skills to discover new ones and expand your arsenal. - Multiple game modes with different objectives that will make you change the way you play as much as the skills you choose. Those include Combat, Endless, King of the Hill, Attack, Capture... - Random Global Effects, which change the general rules of each match in subtle or radical ways. The varying rules will keep the game play fresh and require you to consider the Skills you use to approach them!

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25# Paw Paw Paw - 2020

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Paw Paw Paw was a peaceful and prosperous kingdom. Until one day, when the King had decided to enforce everyone to wear pants. We are the resistance. We are the Antipants.

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