Although the majority of flagship titles are geared towards teenagers and adults, such as first-person shooters and RPGs, there are a lot of hidden gems you can play with your family on your PlayStation 4. These are games wherein you can have a family-friendly activity on your day offs and holidays.
Through years, Rayman has been a well-known childhood favorite game. Even though it looks quirky and cartoonish, this legend is an art of its own. The hand-drawn art emphasizes the immense 2D action, and of course, an awesome soundtrack to go with it. With co-op play with over 120 levels and rhythm-based challenges, you can play with your kid or your significant other.
With stunning visuals and an amazing soundtrack, this game will capture any child’s or adult’s attention. In this adventure, you play a silent protagonist with a red-hooded figure, and you start a journey that involves walking, flying, and sledding through various scenarios in a very cinematic trend. As you go through this journey, you might just get emotional in every step towards the end.
Overcooked 1 & 2
Do you remember the days when you used to play Cooking Mama and Diner Dash? Overcooked combines the fun and the crazy in this cooking game. The game lets you play with up to 4 players to cook a meal in the kitchen. You can play chef, but if you don’t have teamwork, anything that can go wrong will go wrong.
Ratchet and Clank
Have you seen the Ratchet and Clank movie? If yes, then forget it. Just play the game, and you will have a blast with it and make you forget its movie counterpart. When Ratchet and Clank was released for the PlayStation 2, it climbed its way to the hearts of gamers with their charming characters and great action and design. Now with enhanced graphics in the PlayStation 4, Ratchet and Clank have new gadgets and weapons to play with. This game is fun for both new players and old fans.
You can see legos everywhere. Now, you can also play it on lots of gaming consoles. You can now play everyone’s favorite building blocks on the PlayStation 4. With the Starter Pack, you can have a gateway to build, Gandalf, Batman, and Wyldstyle minifigures. You can also buy additional packs for stories based on films like Back to the Future, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and The Simpsons. Just like the original building blocks, its game counterpart is just as limitless.
With cute characters and no given objective, you can play lots of hours with your family with this game of unlimited possibilities. While the majority of the game involves solving puzzles, you can also create your own characters, levels, objects, and try them out. They also give you the option to share them with your friends and other players online. From their previous titles, they have included new characters other than Sackboy. Another plus is if you own both of the previous installments, you can use its downloadable contents (DLCs) in the game.
Whether you’re a kid or an adult, you’ve heard of this game. It may be from your gaming community or your child; this game has become popular in just a few years of its initial release. In this game, you can build your own world through pixelated objects. If you get bored of playing by yourself, you can call your family to help create your world, or to make things more exciting, you can play Survival Mode to take out the Creepers.
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy
Do you remember playing this game as a kid? Now, how do you feel like playing it again in a remastered version, which means high-definition graphics and sounds, on the PlayStation 4? While this is remastered for the modern system, it’s still the same game with additional difficulties, which will have you and your family up to those challenges. There is a new character, new time trials, and new leaderboards, so there are more ways you can enjoy this version.
From childhood favorite to new games, the PlayStation 4 offers a lot of family-friendly games you can play for any age. If you own any of these games, then you’ll be sure to have a great night with your family, even with your friends. If you own Sony’s console, then you can bring the whole family together for a fun-filled game night.