/ PLATFORMS / PlayStation 4
PlayStation 4 was the successor to the PlayStation 3 and launched 2013. It offered enhanced visuals and sound as well as playing 4K films from its Blueray player. Although some older PlayStation games are ported or emulated on the new hardware, you can't play any previous PlayStation disc games on it. You can't use previous PlayStation DualShock controllers on this system. Its DualShock 4 added a touchpad and Options and Share buttons. However, the Move motion controllers that launched during PlayStation 3 era can be used on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation VR. The DualShock 4 was updated when the Slim and Pro models released, which could be used plugged in with a cable as well as wirelessly.
Release Date: 21/10/2015
Platforms: Mac, PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One and iOS
Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds
Kingdome is a retro-look strategy game where you must defend your town from the nightly attack of zombies as you develop your technology and civilisation day-by-day. But unlike other tower-defence games – where you set up defences and fend off waves...
Release Date: 31/10/2018, updated in 2018
Platforms: Android, Mac, PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One and iOS
Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds
Bad North is a stylised strategy fighting game. You control an army defending an island and must train and develop your forces efficiently. The simple visuals and knife-edge Viking combat along with the jeopardy of losing precious troops make this a lot...
Release Date: 28/05/2020
Platforms: PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One
Atomicrops is a farming game where you also have to defend your crops from mutant attackers. It sounds like a strange combination, but the shooting and the tending work well to counterbalance each other.