The Best Action-adventure Games for Playstation 4

Update, : Book Quest added at rank #27.
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Kena: Bridge of Spirits (2021)

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Playstation 5 Playstation 4 PC Windows

A story-driven, action adventure combining exploration with fast-paced combat. Untangle the past as Kena, a young Spirit Guide in search of the sacred Mountain Shrine. Help free the spirits trapped in a forgotten village with the help of the Rot, her adorable (yet powerful) spirit companions.


  • action-adventure
  • platform
  • exploration
  • puzzle
  • boss-fight
  • cute
  • combat
  • boss
  • souls
  • pixar
  • pikmin
  • adventure
  • battle
  • fight
  • story

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Onimusha: Warlords (2019)

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xbox ps2 Xbox One Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch PC Windows

This version includes the original game’s intense swordplay and dramatic revenge story, plus improved controls, widescreen display, a new soundtrack, and more. Experience this enhanced version of the best-selling action-adventure classic!

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  • action-adventure
  • swordplay
  • hack-and-slash
  • best-selling
  • ninja
  • fight
  • classic
  • demons
  • violent
  • survival-horror
  • side-scrolling
  • top-selling
  • historical
  • battle

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Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom (2018)

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Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch Xbox One PC Windows stadia Playstation 5

A legendary game series returns with an all-new adventure! Monster Boy is a colourful side-scrolling action adventure created in cooperation with Ryuichi Nishizawa, the creator of the Wonder Boy Monster World series (Trademark of SEGA Corporation Japan). Monster Boy is being created to bring back the enjoyment of classic games that shine by simplicity. Pure, exciting gameplay; upbeat music and smooth graphics. You'll need to overcome huge bosses, find hidden passages, discover powerful equipment and use all your wits and skills to remove a powerful curse. Monster Boy can transform into 5 different creatures, each with their own skills and abilities. Take advantage of all the unique powers to open new paths and advance in an epic story. Monster Boy is a love letter to gaming from the 80's and 90's - will you join us and celebrate together with us?


  • metroidvania
  • action-adventure
  • platform
  • adventure
  • scroller
  • motion
  • anime
  • sequel
  • colourful
  • 2d
  • action
  • exploration
  • cartoony
  • classic
  • sprite

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Ultra Age (2021)

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PC Windows Nintendo Switch Playstation 4

Slash your way through a futuristic Earth overrun with ruthless mutants and powerful robots as Age, a young soldier sent on a mission to prevent the destruction of humankind. Ultra Age is a high-speed character action title co-developed by Next Stage and Visual Dart with Unreal Engine 4.


  • robots
  • action-adventure
  • hack-and-slash
  • action
  • boss
  • post-apocalyptic
  • combat
  • third-person
  • boss-fight
  • sword-swinging
  • sci-fi
  • combo
  • conspiracy
  • fight
  • spectacle

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The Wild at Heart (2021)

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PC Windows Xbox One Xbox Series X Mac OS Nintendo Switch Playstation 4

A mysterious hidden realm. Two precocious kids fleeing hardship. Magical creatures and an oddball order of guardians who have lost their way. A stygian evil imprisoned. Welcome to the Deep Woods.


  • puzzle
  • crafting
  • hand-drawn
  • action-adventure
  • adventure
  • survival
  • atmospheric
  • exploration
  • fantasy
  • emotional
  • story
  • resource-management
  • loot
  • colourful
  • pikmin

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M.E.A.T. (2021)

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Playstation 4 Linux PC Windows

M.E.A.T. is a pixel art RPG game in a horror sci-fi setting, with renowned fight, movement and character development systems. Unravel the mystery of a sinister substance and become the hero of a small Canadian city during the Gold Rush era.


  • america
  • character
  • rpg
  • dungeon-crawler
  • first-person
  • horror
  • isometric
  • action-adventure
  • customization
  • open-world
  • pixel
  • fps
  • gore
  • exploration
  • shooter

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Narita Boy (2021)

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PC Windows Linux Mac OS Nintendo Switch Playstation 4 Xbox One

Narita Boy received "generally favorable reviews" according to Metacritic.[10]


  • pixel
  • platform
  • boss
  • retro
  • action-adventure
  • combat
  • narrative
  • exploration
  • 1980s
  • 2d
  • metroidvania
  • lore
  • adventure
  • runner
  • hand-drawn

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Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remastered (2019)

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[3][4] The game was released after several delays in development and multiple publisher changes. [5] In North America, all versions of the game were published by Atari,[6][7] while in Europe, the PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, and PlayStation 3 versions were published by Sony Computer Entertainment. [8] A separate game for the Nintendo DS with the same title was developed by Zen Studios and released at the same time, albeit with substantial differences in the gameplay and story.


  • tps
  • action-adventure
  • gun
  • supernatural
  • third-person
  • linear
  • comedy
  • 1990s
  • destruction
  • customization
  • sci-fi

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Tomb Raider (2014)

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Playstation 3 Linux Mac OS PC Windows Xbox 360 stadia Playstation 4 Xbox One

Tomb Raider explores the intense origin story of Lara Croft and her ascent from a young woman to a hardened survivor.


  • puzzle
  • adventure
  • action-adventure
  • stealth
  • third-person
  • exploration
  • action
  • platform
  • soundtrack
  • turn-based
  • combat
  • single-player
  • shooter
  • cult

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The Wonderful 101: Remastered (2020)

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Nintendo Switch PC Windows Playstation 4 wii u remastered Nintendo Switch, Playstation 4, PC Windows

Lead an army of 100 Wonderful Ones from around the world in this Unite Action spectacular!


  • superhero
  • single-screen
  • action-adventure
  • hack-and-slash
  • platform
  • villain
  • action
  • menu
  • aliens
  • timing
  • innovative
  • networking
  • half-baked
  • adventure
  • combat

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