Nintendo has a stable of decades-long running franchises that no matter what guarantee sales. Microsoft has… well, they still have Halo 4 to keep interest alive this generation. But Sony is in a different situation, particularly going into E3. The house of PlayStation has a number of great franchises from this console cycle, many of which I love. For the most part though, these series seem to have run their course. Instead of relying solely on past landmark franchises, Sony has developed new series that define the PlayStation 3, while also mixing in updates and sequels to classic franchises.