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The Best PlayStation Games Are Currently on Sale

Dave Parrack 21-02-2017

Sony is currently hosting a Critics’ Choice Sale on the PlayStation Store. This means that some of the best PlayStation games released in the last few years are currently going cheap. Most of these are PS4 games, but there are some PS3 and PS Vita PlayStation Vita Slim Review And Giveaway Is this Vita Slim (also known as the Vita 2000) better than the original? Read More games thrown in for good measure.


Video game reviewers have had it tough of late. This is many people’s dream job, which means everyone thinks they can do better. This has led to an erosion of trust in some publications and reviewers, so critics are no longer the force they once were.

However, if a game scores well across the board you can be pretty sure it’s worth buying. And Sony is reflecting that attitude with a Critics’ Choice Sale discounting dozens of PlayStation games which were well received by reviewers.

Our Pick of the Critics’ Choice Sale

We’re not going to list every game in the Critics’ Choice Sale here, because you can browse the list yourself. However, we are going to name some of our favorite titles. These are the 10 games we think you would be a fool to miss out on, especially as these heavily discounted prices.

  • Dishonored 2 — $44.99
  • Rocket League — $15.99
  • Doom — $35.99
  • Mortal Kombat XL — $23.99
  • Inside — $11.99
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt — $29.99
  • Titanfall 2 — $29.99
  • Life Is Strange Complete Season — $7.99
  • South Park: The Stick of Truth — $9.99
  • Darkest Dungeon — $12.49

Confusingly, on the PlayStation Store there are two prices listed for each game; one for PlayStation Plus members, and one for non-PlayStation Plus members. Suffice to say PlayStation Plus members are getting bigger discounts, but we have listed the higher prices just in case.

Do Your Research Before Buying

The PlayStation Store Critics’ Choice Sale is running from now until 8am PT on Tuesday, February 28. Before buying any of the games we recommend you read reviews How To Get The Most Out Of Metacritic Metacritic is one of a handful of big review aggregation sites. Its motto of, "Keeping score of entertainment" sums up what it does perfectly. Rather than focus on just one aspect of entertainment such as... Read More on your favorite gaming sites, or watch gameplay footage on YouTube. Because not every game is going to appeal to every gamer.


Do you currently own a PlayStation 4? If so, which is your favorite PS4 game of all time? Do you buy games based on review scores? If so, which publications and/or reviewers do you trust? And which do you avoid like the plague? Please let us know in the comments below!

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