The Best PS4 Games for Kids of All Ages

by Hilary Braaksma

The Best PS4 Games for Kids of All Ages
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Playstation 4 games are a great holiday gift for kids—and if you don’t have one, the PS4 console is a great gift idea, too. Whether you’re looking for PS4 games for kids the whole family can play together, or new and upcoming PS4 games your picky teengaers will love, these are the best Playstation 4 games for kids in 2019.

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Best for Little Kids



In Minecraft, players go out into a randomly generated world to mine for minerals used to create tools, buildings, weapons and more. There are two modes—survival mode which allows battle gameplay, and creative mode which allows kids to just relax, build and exercise their imagination.

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Best for Little Kids

Dragon Quest Builders 2

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Dragon Quest Builders 2 is a fun building and role-playing game that lets kids create custom characters that can plant, water and grow crops, explore an expansive video game world, and construct amazing structures from blocks. Kids can play single player, or play with their friends online.

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Best for Little Kids

Spyro Reignited Trilogy

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All three original Spyro video games are fully remastered for this fun and entertaining Spyro trilogy for PS4. The trilogy includes Spyro the Dragon, Spyro 2 Ripto’s Rage and Spyro Year of the dragon, which combined create over 100+ levels of fun for little kids to master.

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Best for Little Kids

Just Dance 2020


Following the super popular Just Dance 2019 for PS4 is the upcoming game Just Dance 2020. Kids and adults of all ages will have fun trying to recreate dance moves, challenging each other and dancing to their favorite songs—you can even customize your own playlist or play in kids mode with eight new little kid-friendly songs. The game is available for pre-order and arrives in early November

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Best for Big Kids

Kingdom Hearts The Story So Far


Beloved Disney characters team up with Final Fantasy characters in this game that allows players to travel to iconic Disney locations. The game is fun for both kids and adults, as the characters battle together against evil forces.

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Best for Big Kids



If your kid has already mastered FIFA 19 for PS4, it’s time to move on to FIFA 20. Designed with entirely new VOLTA gameplay, FIFA 20 lets players have a more realistic gaming experience and provides countless ways for players to customize their characters.

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Best for Big Kids

Guitar Hero Live

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The beloved Guitar Hero game has been reimagined for Guitar Hero live, which has new gameplay modes and an all-new, improved guitar controller. Live first-person view during gaming adds to the overall experience of battling friends and mastering favorite songs.

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Best for Big Kids

NBA 2K20


On the heels of NBA 2K19 for PS4 is the new and improved NBA 2K20. Older kids who love basketball will get hours of entertainment from playing as their favorite iconic NBA players of past and present, with 100 legendary teams from NBA history to choose from and an amazing soundtrack that will continue to be updated with new music for the first time ever.

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Best for Big Kids

Marvel’s Spider-Man


Step into the life of crime-fighting master Peter Parker as he fights to keep crime off the streets of NYC. As the iconic Spider-Man, New York is the player’s personal playground as they jump, parkour and battle villains all across the city.

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Best for Teens

Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition

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Horizon Zero Dawn is set in a future dystopian world where humans are no longer the dominant species and machines roam the world. Players will embark on a journey to explore this new world and discover ancient artifacts and new technologies to help determine the fate of the world.

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Best for Teens

Persona 5


Persona 5 is a Japanese-style role-playing video game for Playstation 4 that’s part of an award winning game franchise. The game follows the life of a high-school student in modern day Tokyo who develops special powers and takes on the role of a vigilante.

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Best for Teens

Playeruknown’s Battleground


PUBG for PS4 lets players start from nothing and develop into skilled soldiers. Players will battle across a variety of maps and different environments, improving their skills for each new battle.

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Best for Teens

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

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Retired fortune hunter Nick Drake is forced back into a world of thieves as he journeys across the world in pursuit of a fabled pirate treasure. Players will test the characters physical limits, strength, resolve and willingness to make sacrifices in this role-playing adventure game.

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Best for Teens

Fortnite Deep Freeze Bundle


For teens who love the Fortnite craze, this Deep Freeze bundle is a great addition to their gaming collection. The bundle comes with a free install of the video game Fortnite Battle Royale for PS4 and comes with goodies for the player’s character like a Frostbite Outfit, Chill Axe Pick-Axe and more.

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Best for Teens

Shadow of the Colossus


Shadow of the Colossus was originally made for PS2, but has been totally remastered for PS4 players to enjoy as well. A new generation of gamers will be introduced to this virtual world, but with improved gameplay and graphics. Players who enjoy fantasy games will love battling gigantic creatures and exploring a world of magic, ruins and mythical beasts.