Best Action Games for PS4 in 2022

Blaskowicz throws a hatchet into a Nazi's head
Blaskowicz throws a hatchet into a Nazi's head (Image credit: Bethesda Softworks)

The action genre, by definition, includes a multitude of varying styles. The most defining characteristic, however, is fast-paced, frenetic gameplay. Thankfully for those looking for some action, the PS4 has a ton of fantastic games in the genre to offer, accrued over the years of the console's lifecycle, and even some stretching into the newest generation. Here are some of the best PS4 action games available right now.

Action packed adventures await on PS4

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There are a vast amount of fantastic action games available on the PS4, to the point that it's nearly impossible to list them all. Highlights include new titles from beloved franchises like DOOM, and newer entries to fan-favorites from this decade, like Spider-Man: Miles Morales, giving you a chance to experience some next-gen games without upgrading.

If you want to try something new and original, explore the world of Horizon Zero Dawn. You can also enjoy some mythological thrills in God of War. Whatever kind of thrills you're seeking, one of these games will deliver some fast-paced fun.

Kelly Peirce