It's an awesome day! You just got a PlayStation 4 or you've found yourself with a bit of spare cash to get a new game. If you're not sure what game you want to get, no worries because many of the best games have demos available in the PlayStation Store. We've found a few fantastic games for you to sink your teeth into and every one of them has a demo available. To find the demo, just check the store page for the game.
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Join the resistance against the evil company Shinra to stop them from draining the planet's life force in the new version of the classing 1997 JRPG. This is the first chapter in what will be a series of games that have updated the graphics and battle mechanics from the original, adding more real-time action. The demo provides about 30-40 minutes of gameplay, including a tough boss fight, letting you decide if you're ready to jump into the iconic series.
The remake of 1999's Resident Evil 3: Nemesis follows two survivors of a zombie outbreak in Raccoon City as they're hunted by a horrifying bioweapon created by Umbrella Corporation, a powerful pharmaceutical company trying to cover up its misdeeds. The game also features a PvP mode where one player controls a monster hunting four survivors.
Spooky scary skeleton
In this PlayStation 4 exclusive title, you'll play as the undead knight Sir Daniel Fortesque, who needs to defeat evil creatures and minions of the sorcerer Zarok. This remake of the PlayStation classic is faithful to the original game, while the graphics have been redone and support 4K on PlayStation 4 Pro.
High school dance
Persona 3: Dancing in Moonlight is a dance title starring the cast of Persona 3. Control the Specialized Extracurricular Execution Squad as they face off with a stranger at a mysterious dance party. The game includes the soundtrack of Persona 3 with remixes, with both English and Japanese VO.
Steal some moves
Persona 5: Dancing in Starlight is a dance party game starring the Phantom Thieves, the stars of Persona 5. The game includes the soundtrack of Persona 5 with remixes, with both English and Japanese VO. It also includes some VR elements.
Get jiggy with it
Who doesn't love to put on a good song and dance the night away? Just Dance has been rocking out homes since 2009 and each version of the game comes with updated music, including top hits, and all-new moves to learn. Up to six players can dance at a time using their phones to track their moves.
With the NBA's actual 2020 season canceled, the latest entry in 2K Games' hit series is the best way to still get your basketball fix. Limited-time events and daily goals will make you want to play a bit every day in order to build your dream team
Jump and shoot
Mega Man is older than most of us and the franchise has only gotten bigger. The simplicity of the game makes it easy to learn, but the progression of levels force you to build your skills and stay on your toes. This side-scroller has you dodging enemies, collecting power-ups, and taking down the big guys as you find a way to, once again, save the world.
Puzzles and dilemma
We're used to the infamous Lara Croft being the hero of the story, but now she's the reason everything is falling apart. In her efforts to prevent Trinity from getting their grubby hands on something they shouldn't she accidentally unleashed a Mayan apocalypse. Now you take the role of Lara as she solves puzzles and parkours her way around the world to stop what she started.
The hyperrealistic soccer simulator lets you hone your skills on the field and take on the role of a manager who must keep the team happy. Build a squad using more than 17,000 players from 700 teams from around the world. There's also a narrative mode for street games featuring 3v3, 4v4, and 5v5 matches.
This remake of the original Resident Evil 2 takes everything players loved and joins it with modern tech, providing one of the best survival-horror games available on PlayStation 4 right now.
Try something new
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New PS4 games can be fairly pricey so it's really nice to be able to try them before you commit. If you've never played a Final Fantasy game before or just want to see how Final Fantasy VII Remake stacks up against the original, you can get more than 30 minutes of it for free to get to know the combat system and style. For another excellent remake, turn out the lights and take Resident Evil 3 for a spin.
Sports fans will appreciate the demos for EA Sports FIFA 20 and NBA 2K20. No matter what your genre of choice, you can find a good demo to try on the PlayStation Store. Load up on PSN cash (opens in new tab) beforehand so if you find something you like, buying the full game will be as easy as possible.