The Best Exploration Games for Playstation 4 - Page 2

Update, : Zorro The Chronicles added at rank #42.
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Shadow of the Tomb Raider (2018)

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Xbox Series X stadia Linux Mac OS Xbox One Playstation 4 PC Windows

As Lara Croft races to save the world from a Maya apocalypse, she must become the Tomb Raider she is destined to be.

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  • stealth
  • puzzle
  • adventure
  • exploration
  • underwater
  • action-adventure
  • combat
  • narrative
  • platform
  • action
  • survival
  • crafting
  • skill
  • open-world
  • shooter

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Mythic Ocean (2020)

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Xbox One Nintendo Switch Playstation 4 PC Windows

Teach the gods to create a better universe - or mess it all up in Mythic Ocean, a narrative exploration game where your choices shape the fate of the cosmos.


  • underwater
  • exploration
  • relaxing
  • narrative-led
  • visual-novel
  • narrative
  • atmospheric
  • emotionally-driven
  • twine
  • adventure

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Deliver Us The Moon (2019)

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

Deliver Us The Moon is a Sci-Fi thriller set in an apocalyptic near future, where Earth's natural resources are depleted. A lone astronaut is sent to the moon on a critical mission to save humanity from extinction.

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  • sci-fi
  • puzzle
  • narrative
  • walking-simulator
  • exploration
  • thriller
  • adventure
  • driving
  • stealth
  • story
  • tanks
  • platform
  • mystery

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The Pathless (2020)

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Playstation 4 Playstation 5 Mac OS PC Windows IOS iPhone

From the creators of ABZÛ, The Pathless is the mythic adventure of an archer and an eagle in a vast forest. Become the Hunter, a master of archery who travels to a mystical island to dispel a curse of darkness that grips the world.


  • open-world
  • puzzle
  • exploration
  • boss
  • boss-fight
  • stealth
  • action-adventure
  • adventure
  • discovery
  • battle
  • rhythm
  • mythic
  • narrative
  • story
  • platform

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Eastshade (2019)

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You are a traveling painter, exploring the island of Eastshade. Capture the world on canvas using your artist’s easel. Talk to the inhabitants to learn about their lives. Make friends and help those in need. Visit cities, scale summits, unearth mysteries, and discover forgotten places!


  • relaxing
  • walking-simulator
  • open-world
  • exploration
  • beautiful
  • crafting
  • rpg
  • first-person
  • atmospheric
  • story
  • fantasy
  • adventure
  • utopia
  • detective
  • grand

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Mars Horizon (2020)

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PC Windows Nintendo Switch Xbox One Playstation 4 Mac OS

Lead a major space agency as you guide humanity to Mars in this strategy simulation game. Construct a base, design and build rockets, conduct missions throughout the Solar System, and write your own history of Space exploration. Created with support from the European Space Agency.


  • space
  • mars
  • simulation
  • exploration
  • historically
  • turn-based
  • historical
  • science
  • alternate
  • management
  • strategy
  • immersive
  • logic
  • choices
  • education

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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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forma.8 (2017)

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forma.8 is a unique take on the proven Metroidvania action-adventure formula, with a striking visual style and a huge world to explore.


  • exploration
  • boss-fight
  • metroidvania
  • boss
  • puzzle
  • discovery
  • minimalist
  • adventure
  • 2d
  • awe-inspiring
  • combat-savvy
  • boost
  • long-in-development
  • maze
  • scroller

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SHEEPO (2020)

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Playstation 5 Playstation 4 PC Windows Xbox One Nintendo Switch

Explore a strange planet, collect the creatures you find, and then shape-shift into them to expand your world. Build your own path, chat with the locals, and discover the planets sprawling secrets in this quirky metroidvania platformer.


  • metroidvania
  • platform
  • 2d
  • exploration
  • open-world
  • sheep
  • colourful
  • hand-drawn
  • cute

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Active Neurons - Wonders Of The World (2021)

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A puzzle slasher that trains spatial and logical thinking. Power up your brains!


  • education
  • puzzle
  • hack-and-slash
  • abstract
  • 2d
  • turn-based
  • exploration
  • minimalist
  • tutorial
  • stylized
  • casual
  • third-person
  • maze
  • arcade
  • colourful

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