Pata pata pata PON! One of PSP's most unique series has been upscaled and brought to PS4, and they remain an utterly unique combination of real-time strategy and rhythm action. You'll build up your army of eyeball creatures and send them out on missions to hunt for resources or wage war with your enemies. Using a series of rhythm-based chants to send orders, there's a real ebb and flow to strategy here, making for an engaging and addictive tactical title.
Frostpunk is a harsh, brutal strategy title about helping a community survive the deadly cold. This is a battle against nature and the effects it has on your populace; you'll be making lots of tough decisions for the greater good. It's a unique strategic experience that really makes you fight for survival.
This War of Mine is a survival simulator set during a horrific war. Your role is simple to survive while the war plays in the background. You'll scavenge for valuable resources, take care of others, and make some very difficult decisions.
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Ganbare! Super Strikers is a turn-based strategy game like Advance Wars, but the twist is that you’re playing soccer games. With RPG-inspired attributes and a challenging roster of opponents, this interesting adaptation adds a little grey matter to the beautiful game.
Invisible, Inc. combines stealth with strategy to create an awesome agent infiltration game that would put James Bond to shame. You have to break into the world's most dangerous corporations to loot them. There are ten agents to unlock, each of which has its own items, augments, and programs, which makes replaying levels super fun and unique each time.
Disgaea 5 is yet another turn-based strategy RPG, but this one features an absolute ton of content. Seriously, it's pretty much never-ending. You'll recruit heroes, level them up to an insane 9,999 then do it all over again thanks to the rebirth system. Ridiculous, charming, and stupidly addictive.
Defense Grid 2 is a dynamic tower defence game that offers many different ways to beat each level, so you can get creative. There are co-op and competitive options too, for those that like to play with – and against – others.
When Valkyria Chronicles first launched on the PS3, it was a breath of fresh air as far as strategy is concerned. Mixing real-time movement and shooting with tactical turn-taking, this often gorgeous title was an early highlight of the generation. And now, it's been remastered on the PS4, and you know what? It's still really damn good.
The third and final instalment in the Banner Saga trilogy, The Banner Saga 3 is an emotional roller coaster as you watch the characters that you've come to know and love have their fates sealed. It can be a brutal experience, but the game does a superb job of wrapping everything up, and the strategic scenarios that it places before you are better than ever.
A glorious return to the series' roots, Valkyria Chronicles 4 is quite easily one of the best strategy titles available on Sony's system. It improves on the Valkyria formula in a number of ways, with more in-depth character interactions, some excellent map design, and a meaty selection memorable scenarios. As far as tactics go on PS4, you'll be hard pressed to find a more enjoyable war.
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