Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (PS4)

FromSoftware's latest hasn't been setting the gaming world alight like its Soulsborne cousins, but its focus on action and agility doesn't look any less impressive. Sekiro seems like a halfway house between Dark Souls and more action-oriented titles, and it's looking very promising from what we've seen so far. The shinobi prosthetic provides an array of combat options, and a more immediate death mechanic will get you back in the fight much sooner. This isn't Dark Souls, but we wouldn't count it out just yet.

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Shenmue III (PS4)

There’s still a long way to go for Yu Suzuki’s long, long awaited sequel, but finally it’s getting somewhere. Fresh off renewed enthusiasm for the franchise, Shenmue III’s latest trailer is its best yet, with thick atmosphere and even one or two unexpected character reveals. The best news is that it’s now just about a year away, so if Ys Net can really get its head down and polish the strong foundations it appears to have in place, then there’s hope for the next chapter in Ryo Hazuki’s sprawling story.

SoulCalibur VI (PS4)

SoulCalibur VI will feature not one, but two story modes. The newly revealed 'Libra of Soul' mode lets you create your own custom character and embark on a journey across the land, potentially adding a healthy dose of single player content to this very promising fighter. With just a couple of months until release, we're really hoping that this soul still burns.

The Sinking City (PS4)

Frogwares is taking everything that it’s learned from several years working on the Sherlock Holmes series for its new Lovecraftian open world, The Sinking City. Without map markers or hand holding, it’ll be down to you to play detective in this gothic fantasy world – but will you be able to stop yourself from succumbing to the madness?

Twin Mirror (PS4)

Twin Mirror sees you play as an investigative journalist named Sam, as he returns home to attend the funeral of an old friend. When he wakes covered in blood with no recollection of the night before, though, he’s forced to explore both his surroundings and his mind in order to determine just what has been going down. Developed by DONTNOD and scheduled to release episodically, this is shaping up to be an engaging narrative adventure.  

What do you think was the best PS4 game at Gamescom 2018 so far? Do you have any favourites not on our list, or are you loving what we're loving, too? Hop aboard the hype train in the comments section below.