58 Best Single Player Video Games Of This Generation So Far

Note: This article was updated in July of 2019.

There may be a trend lately with online multiplayer video games with battle royale modes flooding the marketplace, but it’s always a treat to sit back alone and get lost into a unique world. Single player video games are still thriving today with so many incredible journeys for players to go through and gameplay narratives that can be family friendly to mature. Regardless, if you’re looking for another fantastic journey to enjoy between a big video game launch then let us lend a hand.

In this list, we have compiled some of the best video game titles that are perfect for playing alone. Likewise, these games are available on today’s latest generation platforms such as the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and lastly, the Nintendo Switch. Likewise, we’ll continue to update this list with new titles as they are released. In the meantime, take a look at the best single player video games you can pick up and play today. Lastly, please note that these games are not ranked in any particular. These are just some awesome games we recommend checking out if you haven’t already.


#58 Days Gone
  • Developer: SIE Bend Studio
  • Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment

Days Gone may have flown under the radar for some gamers. Developed exclusively on the PlayStation 4, the game follows after the events of an apocalypse disease that released into the world. Essentially this is a zombie survival horror game where players take the role of a biker named Deacon St. John. There’s a good portion of this game that deals with managing resources and keeping items in stock as you embark on your journey around the world facing zombies and other hostile threats. This is a lengthy game campaign with several side quests to take part in. Outside of just the main campaign, players can freely explore the open world, gather resources, and make upgrades to their skillsets along with their main trainsportation motorcycle.

#57 Devil May Cry 5
  • Developer: Capcom
  • Publisher: Capcom

Devil May Cry 5 is one of the few titles currently out right now for the spring releases. This title puts players into the shoes of a few different characters such as Nero who was present in Devil May Cry 4 and we have to say the game is very fluid with its combat, much like the previous installments. In terms of the narrative, the game picks up after the events of Devil May Cry 4 which follows Nero, Dante and a new character named V as the have to deal with a new powerful demonic invasion. We won’t spoil too much here and we suggest checking out our Before You Buy episode upload on the game posted above.

#56 Metro Exodus
  • Developer: 4A Games
  • Publisher: Deep Silver

In Metro Exodus game players will be going through the world after a nuclear war leaving most everywhere in shambles. Likewise, players will still be dealing with a wide variety of hostilities such as the creatures that lurk about. Within the game, you will be stepping into the shoes of Artyom following the events of Metro: Last Light. Artyom is seeking to travel east in order to start a new life though the journey to achieve this new life will span across a year. The Metro series is not one to really be a big triple AAA release but this installment felt the most visually and fine-tuned. The game also has plenty of exciting environments to explore and moments that will have you on the edge of your seat. Take a look of our Before You Buy video upload posted above to see some of the gameplay in action along with some more pros, cons and personal opinions.