The Best Science Fiction Video Games Released For PlayStation 4

Video games often give players new worlds to dwell in as they run into a setting unlike their own. Within this list we’re going to shed some light on a few great science fiction based video game titles on the PlayStation 4. You’ll find all sorts of different video game titles from big triple AAA releases to small indie games among various genres. Take a look at our picks for the best science fiction themed video game titles on the PlayStation 4 down below.

Likewise, you’ll want to keep this list bookmarked as we’ll continue to update it. With that said, you can also find some bonus games on the following pages after you reach the end of this list.


#20 Mega Man 11

  • Developer: Capcom
  • Publisher: Capcom

The Mega Man franchise received a brand new installment. There is certainly a strong following with the franchise and we know that this eleventh installment, Mega Man 11 will once again feature Mega Man as he embarks on a quest to defeat Dr. Wily.

Within the game Dr. Wily will have his eight Robot Masters ready to stop players as they progress through the game. However, it looks like Mega Man will have a few new tricks such as the ability to manipulate time along with delivering a more powerful attack.

Outside of the new features being added in for Mega Man, players will also find that there are a few game modes included in the title such as Time Trials and Missions. Likewise you can find yourself battling it out with your friends or other players on the Global Leaderboard.

#19 Life is Strange
  • Developer: Dontnod Entertainment
  • Publisher: Square Enix

Life is Strange was developed under the studio Dontnod Entertainment. This is a mature adventure game that was broken up originally as an episodic format but now that the full game is out, players can enjoy all the episodes rather seamlessly.

Within the game, players take on the role of a female student named Max Caulfield who returns to her hometown in order to attend a prestigious academic school. Early on, Max discovers the ability to manipulate time.

Now with this new supernatural attribute at hand, Max can aid her best friend Chloe in discovering what happened to a local missing girl along with finding the meaning behind her sudden visions of a coming storm. Likewise, this narrative will focus on choices players make, altering the story narrative as you progress.

#18 Warframe
  • Developer: Digital Extremes
  • Publisher: Digital Extremes

Developed by Digital Extremes, Warframe is a cooperative free-to-play third person shooter that puts players in teams of four highly sophisticated Tenno commandos to take on a host of enemies throughout the solar system. Players can engage foes in melee and ranged combat through a variety of weapons.

The game is as mentioned earlier a free-to-play title which can give players a similar gameplay experience to something such as the Destiny franchise from developers Bungie. With that said, players don’t have to rely on friends to jump on and play through the campaign as you can enjoy the game alone or with other online gamers.

#17 Alien: Isolation
  • Developer: Creative Assembly
  • Publisher: Sega

For fans of the horror film franchise Aliens, owning a copy of Alien: Isolation is automatically a must-have. However, if you’re unfamiliar with the film, you can still find some enjoyment from this video game title. Launched back in 2014, developers Creative Assembly has released this survival horror title for a variety of platforms over the years.

In terms of the film franchise, Alien: Isolation is set fifteen years after the events of Alien, where players will take on the role of Amanda Ripley, the daughter of Ellen Ripley who is on an investigation of tracking down the mysterious disappearance of her mother.

Much like the old school survival horror titles, Alien: Isolation has an emphasis on players avoiding the hostile alien enemy and instead, gamers must rely on some stealth mechanics to maneuver around the game.

#16 Transistor
  • Developer: Supergiant Games
  • Publisher: Supergiant Games

Transistor was an indie hit when it initially launched back in 2014. Developed under Supergiant Games who was previously known for Bastion, players are taken to a science fiction future with action RPG and turn-based strategy elements.

Through the game, players take on the role of a famous female singer named Red who becomes a prime target by an android force. Managing to escape, Red stumbles upon a sword known as the Transistor that has captured her voice. The duo must then work together in order to defeat the android force that’s after them.