Tears, fears and Doggos: Best PlayStation games of the past decade (2010 - 2019)

Best photo mode in games

1. Marvel's Spider-Man

Spider-Man ESU suit

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J. Jonah Jameson is famous for constantly demanding that Peter Parker "get him pictures of Spider-Man" but I don't think he pictured this was how he was going to get them. Peter is known for propping up cameras near his fights so he can get the exclusive pics the Daily Bugle desires, so of course, he does so in Spider-Man for the PlayStation 4. This allows players to live out their Spider-Man fantasies in more ways than one. Where else can you take a selfie on top of a New York historic landmark? -Carli Velocci

2. Horizon Zero Dawn

Not having a photo mode in Horizon Zero Dawn would have been borderline criminal. The world is gorgeous, and its photo mode allows you to capture it to its fullest potential. By adjusting parameters like the focus distance, aperture, and brightness (among several others) you can become an amateur photographer with ease. Getting in some quick action shots during the middle of combat is cool, too. If I want to take a picture of a robotic dinosaur grazing in the sunset off in the distance, I can. -Jennifer Locke

3. God of War

Photo modes in games are incredibly valuable for sharing unique versions of each player's experience. Few games reflect that so well as God of War. The different angles and filters available play perfectly with the character models, which are among some of the most detailed in existence. Seeing the rage of Kratos reflected in Baldur's eyes or the detail in a Valkyrie being hit with the Leviathan axe can provide some amazing images while capturing those handfuls of tender moments throughout this father-son journey is always heartwarming. -Samuel Tolbert

4. No Man's Sky

No Man's Sky photo mode

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While the Photo Mode in No Man's Sky isn't the most feature-rich, the game itself provides the backdrop for some of the best shots to come out of a video game ever. The entire game was designed to look like the front cover of a '70s sci-fi novel, and it shows in every photo you take. The colors are vivid and the vistas you can take pictures of are often mindblowing, making it difficult to actually play the game. All you want to do is take pictures of everything. Actually, you could make that the entire game. -James Bricknell

5. Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice

There are a lot of little details in Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice that you may not be able to fully appreciate until you turn on its photo mode. You might have thought it only had dark, grotesque environments judging by some of its trailers, but there's a beauty to it. Not only can you capture some stunning images, but the photo mode also gives you a moment to breathe and not worry about the world around you. -Jennifer Locke

AC Staff