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Topic # 237859 21-Jun-2018 09:57
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Hey guys,

 

I've recently got back into gaming after about 10 years off. Racing games have always been my preference, however I recently downloaded and binged on Just Cause 3 and loved it.

 

Now I'm keen to get stuck into another "open world" games, I guess you could call them? One where I don't necessary have to do Task A, Task B, then Task C...but roam about and explore etc

 

I'm on a PS4 and would rather single player games (simply because I've never tried online games on a console....maybe I should undecided ).

 

Any suggestions would be appreciated! In the meantime, I'm cracking into Trackmania.

 

Cheers!


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  Reply # 2041540 21-Jun-2018 10:02
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Fallout 4

 

Skyrim

 

Grand Theft Auto *Whatever*

 

Minecraft

 

Red Dead Redemption

 

Watch Dogs

 

Far Cry 4


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  Reply # 2041541 21-Jun-2018 10:03

GTA 5 stunt series is fun...
gran turismo sport

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 2041545 21-Jun-2018 10:04
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Hey there @McMatt!

 

 

 

I can recommend the Far Cry series from 3 onward. I'm currently enjoying FC5. GTA Online is also another good one, although you'll spend a fair amount of time grinding. 

 

Then you've got Rust. It's online only, and it's more of a survival game than anything. I quite enjoy it. You also have ATS and ETS2. They're relaxing and although you've got a task to do it is very open-world. Not sure if they're on console or not though





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  Reply # 2041554 21-Jun-2018 10:16
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TheoM:

 

Hey there @McMatt!

 

 

 

I can recommend the Far Cry series from 3 onward. I'm currently enjoying FC5. GTA Online is also another good one, although you'll spend a fair amount of time grinding. 

 

Then you've got Rust. It's online only, and it's more of a survival game than anything. I quite enjoy it. You also have ATS and ETS2. They're relaxing and although you've got a task to do it is very open-world. Not sure if they're on console or not though

 

 

What is FC5 like?

 

I've played FC3 & 4, and 1 thing that was annoying in FC4 was the packs of wild dogs that would attack, and the eagles. Do you get the same animal attacks in FC5?


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  Reply # 2041555 21-Jun-2018 10:17
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Witcher 3. Probably the greatest game you'll ever play. 




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  Reply # 2041574 21-Jun-2018 10:48
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Cheers guys. Haven't heard of GTA 5 stunt series. Will look it up, I loved the earlier GTA games.

 

Far Cry has been in my cart multiple times but I've never pulled the trigger. It's probably time I did.

 

Never heard of some of the others suggestions, but will be checking them out tonight laughing


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  Reply # 2041576 21-Jun-2018 10:55
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Rust. Say no more..

 

 





 


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  Reply # 2041589 21-Jun-2018 11:10
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Just Cause 3 is one of my favourite games! SO much run just using the grapple hook with wingsuit and parachute to traverse and blowing stuff up. Tethering cows to gas bottles and watching them rocket into the air.....hilarious fun :-).

 

As mentioned above, The Witcher 3 is one of the best examples you could find. Some areas are a lot tougher than others so in this way, the game encourages you gently towards progressing in the direction it prefers you go. Get the GotY edition for the excellent expansions and it's easily a 100hr plus game.

 

Shadow of War is awesome as well, Fallout 4, Horizon Zero Dawn, Assassins Creed: Origins (a lot more open world than previous versions), Mad Max if you like cars, open world and blowing up crap, the Saints Row series for OTT fun and more. Horizon Zero Dawn would be my pick from that list.






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  Reply # 2041730 21-Jun-2018 14:33
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Yakuza 0 kind of fits that bill?




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  Reply # 2041731 21-Jun-2018 14:34
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Rust! I've watched a good number of hilarious videos from Rust on Youtube, not sure why I didn't think of it. Thanks for the reminder laughing


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  Reply # 2041761 21-Jun-2018 15:26
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Red Dead Redemption 2 will be out later this year - made by Rockstar Games who are responsible for the GTA series. Should be an absolute cracker - the first one came out about five years ago and was brilliant.
Fits your requirements for single player and PS4.

Edit: Wrong - eight years ago. Releasing 26 Oct 18.

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  Reply # 2066508 1-Aug-2018 19:04
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+1 FC5

 

Animals remain a natural hazard, but there's a buff/enhancement to minimise that. Agree getting attacked randomly by eagles too frequently is tiresome.

 

Speaking of animals - miss the elephants from FC4. Nothing like making a little charge on an outpost with grenade launcher sidearm and elephant.


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  Reply # 2068713 6-Aug-2018 14:46
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Unturned - looks like Roblox on speed, but the engine and play is brilliant. Have a private server running that friends and I play on all the time.

 

 





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  Reply # 2069043 6-Aug-2018 23:55
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The entire Witcher series is great - they become increasingly open world, and are all well worth playing through. They've kept me busy over the past year.

I also recommend Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Sure, you'd need to purchase a Switch, but as an open world game it's up there. Right up there.

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  Reply # 2069071 7-Aug-2018 07:27
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  • horizon zero dawn
  • witcher 3
  • fallout 4
  • assassin creed origins
  • tomb raider and rise of the tomb raider (sort of... they have some open word aspect to them, but theyre excellent games)
  • batman arkham series
  • mass effect andromeda 
  • dragon age inquisition
  • infamous second  son

 

 

probably more, but thats all i can think of right now.


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