Hyper Light Drifter is a highly original work, one that through the graphics, sound and music really separate it from others on the PS4. There are some flaws that prevent it from being a terrific experience, with difficulty spikes, directionless exploration and very minimal storytelling, but overall Hyper Light Drifter is a terrific experience.
Until Dawn is much less a traditional game by design than its contemporaries. Despite this, Until Dawn finds more gameplay mechanic variety to combine with its stellar cinematic influence than most other experiences, especially in the adventure genre it occupies.
Helldivers is one in a long line of recent twin stick shooters, and also one of the best in a genre striving for AAA status. Helldivers Starship Troopers inspired settingbrings an unmatched level of tactics to a genre that had little previously.
Broforce is a straight forward, side-scrolling action game built off of the mindless action movie tropes of the 80s and 90s. It's not exactly clever and the chaotic action sometimes ruins the experience but Broforce is a fun throwback to a simpler time.
Previews of the game looked gorgeous, as was the entire concept; Arthurian knights fighting mythical beasts such as werewolves and vampires set in a steam-punkish version of London, but gameplay previews were ho-hum and rumors of the game's length doomed it prior to release.
I love The Lord of the Rings, and I enjoyed the Batman Arkham series, and Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor almost perfectly combines the two in a game which really exceeded expectations.
Batman: Arkham Knight is the third Batman game released by developer Rocksteady. It's also the first developed for the latest generation but the extra horsepower hasn't led to a jump in gameplay.