The Best Exploration Games for Playstation 4

Update, : Descend added at rank #6.
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One Last Memory (2021)

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Nintendo Switch PC Windows Playstation 4

One Last Memory is an emotional story driven exploration game about an old man who re-discovers his own past and lost memories on his journey through the beauty of nature. It is an adventure filled with joy, sadness and breathtaking locations and environments that are waiting to be discovered.


  • walking-simulator
  • exploration
  • fiction
  • emotional
  • drama
  • interactive
  • stylized
  • colourful
  • nature
  • simulation
  • story
  • adventure
  • casual
  • first-person
  • atmospheric

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Alba: a Wildlife Adventure (2020)

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Xbox Series X/s Mac OS Xbox Series X Nintendo Switch Xbox One Playstation 5 Playstation 4 PC Windows IOS iPhone

Even the smallest person can make a big difference. Join Alba, as she sets out to save her beautiful island and its wildlife. And possibly start a revolution.


  • exploration
  • open-world
  • adventure
  • relaxing
  • cartoony
  • nature
  • collector
  • creature
  • cute
  • colourful
  • family-friendly
  • construction
  • economy
  • 3d
  • table

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Submerged: Hidden Depths (2020)

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stadia PC Windows Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch

Boat, climb, interact and explore in the beautiful ruins of a sunken world.


  • walking-simulator
  • exploration
  • emotional
  • nature
  • relaxing
  • family-friendly
  • 3d
  • colourful
  • atmospheric
  • open-world
  • adventure
  • third-person
  • non-combat

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RiME (2017)

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Nintendo Switch Xbox One Playstation 4 PC Windows Xbox 360

A third-person exploratory action/adventure title in which a boy ends up on a mysterious island and makes his way through its highly stylized environments, containing puzzles and slight navigation challenges, to get to the bottom of why he's ended up there and to reach the end of the road he's inadvertently begun to travel.

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  • puzzle
  • discovery
  • exploration
  • platform
  • adventure
  • narrative
  • mystery
  • single-player
  • open-world

5

Future Unfolding (2017)

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Playstation 4 Mac OS PC Windows

Future Unfolding is an action adventure that is all about exploration. Your goal is to unfold the mysteries and solve the puzzles hidden in the beautiful landscapes around you.


  • exploration
  • procedural
  • action-adventure
  • puzzle
  • nature
  • top-down
  • watercolour
  • relaxing
  • player-driven
  • discovery
  • surreal
  • atmospheric
  • adventure

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Descend (2022)

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PC Windows Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch Xbox Series X

Descend is a faithful depiction of SCP-087.


  • horror
  • casual
  • exploration
  • walking-simulator
  • controller-support
  • adventure
  • 3d
  • first-person
  • single-player

7

Lord of the Click II (2021)

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Playstation 5 Playstation 4 Xbox Series X Xbox One PC Windows Nintendo Switch

Orcs,goblins and other evil spirits are getting closer, and very soon they will get so close that it will simply be impossible to get out of the kingdom. The king himself is ready to stop the army of dishonor. It will be difficult to determine how this battle will end if you don't help him!


  • retro
  • exploration
  • arcade
  • adventure
  • clicker
  • farming

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LOST EMBER (2019)

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Playstation 4 Xbox One PC Windows Nintendo Switch

Explore the remains of a fallen world from fascinating perspectives! Slip into the role of different animals to uncover the fate of an ancient world. Dive into deep waters, fly at lofty heights, dig underground as a mole or even climb steep cliffs with a mountain goat, there are lots of ways of getting around.


  • beautiful
  • exploration
  • walking-simulator
  • relaxing
  • experience
  • narration
  • story
  • kickstarter
  • atmospheric
  • sandbox
  • narrative
  • cute
  • adventure
  • stylized
  • short

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InnerSpace (2018)

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Nintendo Switch Playstation 4 Xbox One Linux Mac OS PC Windows

Soar through virgin skies and dive into lost oceans as you hunt for the ancient gods of the Inverse, a forsaken realm of inside-out planets. Created by a small team of seven developers and originally funded on Kickstarter, InnerSpace is a bright, colorful exploration flying game with no horizons.


  • exploration
  • flight
  • relaxing
  • submarine
  • underwater
  • puzzle
  • discovery

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Pyramid Quest (2022)

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Nintendo Switch PC Windows Playstation 4 Xbox One

Pyramid Quest is an exploration and treasure-hunting game inspired by classic platform games. The goal is to find the three parts of an artefact and open the gate to the next level while collecting diamonds and coins.


  • platform
  • exploration
  • precision
  • 3d
  • 2.5d
  • classic
  • 1990s
  • challenging
  • arcade
  • puzzle

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