The lights are on
Sure, streaming, television, and video recording are great features to have in a console platform. They aren’t what gets you to open your wallet and bring home an expensive piece of gaming hardware. We’ve heard your pleas. You want games.
That’s why we’ve put together a quick rundown of the games to look forward to. We'll continue to update this list, and if you see something missing, please let us know. Here is everything we know that's planned for the PlayStation 4 in 2014.
Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes - September 23This year's installment focuses on Marvel Comics' pantheon of heroes. It will be out this fall.
FIFA 15 - September 23EA Sports returns to the pitch this year with a host of improvements for its football franchise.
Flockers - September 23The creators of the Worms franchise bring us a new Lemmings-type puzzle game starring sheep on the run.
Natural Doctrine - September 26NIS America is bringing this strategy RPG to all three PlayStation systems, complete with cross-save.
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor - September 30Shadow of Mordor’s most compelling feature is the “nemesis” system. Major enemies will have memories of their past encounters with Talion (and bear the scars of those meetings). The hero also controls wraith abilities, giving him an edge in combat.
Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments - September 30The master detective returns to unravel strange mysteries with his keen powers of deduction.
Skylanders: Trap Team - October 5The fourth Skylanders game will let players trap over 40 villains and then use them in battle.
Alien: Isolation - October 7The last Alien game wasn’t terribly good. OK. It was downright bad. However, Creative Assembly is taking the franchise back to its roots. One, super powerful, terrifying alien will stalk you throughout the entire game.
Driveclub - October 7After missing its original release alongside the PlayStation 4, Evolution has been working to improve the game. We don’t have a release date yet, but this one should be out in 2014.
NBA 2K15 - October 7After last year's strong first outing on new consoles, NBA 2K15 is a guarantee for PS4.
The Evil Within - October 14Shinji Mikami’s return to survival horror is shaping up to be the scarefest we expect from the creator of Resident Evil.
Just Dance 2015 - October 21Ubisoft's annual dance franchise is a huge seller, and it's no wonder it'll be back.
The Legend of Korra - October 21Nickelodeon's hit cartoon is getting the video game treatment courtesy of Activision and Platinum Games.
Samurai Warriors 4 - October 21Tecmo Koei is delivering a huge helping of Musou this year. This branch of the franchise takes place in Japan.
Lords of the Fallen - October 28Players will take on the role of Harkin, humanity's last hope against a crushing tide of demons.
NBA Live 15 - October 28EA is giving its basketball title another shot this year. This time, it's going head-to-head with 2K Sports.
WWE 2K15 - October 28Wrestlng fans step into the ring on PlayStation 4 for the first time this fall.
Costume Quest 2 - "Halloween"While not tagged with a specific date, Double Fine has promised to deliver the game around Halloween. Whether that means right on the day or shortly before, we don't know yet, but we're confident the studio will hit the mark.
The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth - November 4Nicalis has retuned and added to the hit PC indie title, now coming to both PS4 and Vita.
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare - November 4Sledgehammer Games takes the reins for the first time in this year's Call of Duty title. The game takes place in 2054 and stars Kevin Spacey as the leader of the world's largest PMC.
Assassin’s Creed Unity - November 11This Assassin’s Creed title will be PC and new-gen only. After a leak forced Ubisoft’s hand, we got our first look at Assassins during the French revolution.
The Crew - November 11Ubisoft’s open-world racer will finally be making an appearance this fall. Will the social features be the hook that the publisher hopes?
Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham - November 11Batman and friends take on Brainiac in an all new Lego adventure.
Dragon Age: Inquisition - November 18BioWare's upcoming return to Thedas is one of this fall's most anticipated titles.
LittleBigPlanet 3 - November 18LittleBigPlanet 3 is under development at Sumo Digital, who has added three new characters with their own abilities.
Far Cry 4 - November 18The action moves from the tropics to the Himalayas this year.
Project CARS - November 18Slightly Mad's racing title will be going head-to-head with Ubisoft's The Crew and, possibly, Sony's Driveclub this fall.
Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris - December 9Lara is back in a new, four-player adventure. The sequel to Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light will be out this December.
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Read on for a list of titles that are confirmed, but don't yet have a release date.
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