Submitted by leonHurley 949d ago | opinion piece

7 of PS3's best multiplayer games... that aren't COD - OPM

OPM look at the greatest online games on PS3... which aren't Activision's megaton shooter. (Assassin's Creed III, PS3)

jetpacksheep  +   949d ago
No Killzone 3? that game was awesome online.
wishingW3L  +   949d ago
from all the PS3 exclusives KZ3 has the best MP after Warhawk and then Uncharted in 3rd place.

But it's really weird that this site didn't mention a single PS3 exclusive, specially Starhawk which has superior MP than all the games mentioned on this list!
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AAACE5  +   949d ago
Worst part about killzone is no one plays it online anymore. I originally got a ps3 to play killzone 2. But when i went online there were less than 100 people playing online. Later i downloaded the killzone 3 multiplayer when it was free. Played for a week then no one was there anymore. So i gave up!
Donnieboi  +   949d ago
That list sucks, heres mine (and it includes more than dumbass fps shooter games):

Metal Gear Online (RIP)
Assassins Creed 3
Fat Princess
Gran Turismo 5
Uncharted 2 online
Uncharted 3 online (plays differently from uc2)
Far Cry 3 (reviews say its better than cod, and has map editer and split screen while online)
Killzone 2/3
Ps all stars (the kill death ratio style gameplay makes it feel more competitive)
Gotham city imposter's

Etcetera, etc.

We ps3 dudes got just as many Fps games as xbox, but no other
console can rival the variety in TYPES of genres we can playonline.

It is for these reasons that COD and other generic clones are not played as much on the ps3 as they are on xbox--because we got too many games to choose from in all shapes and flavors. This article failed to show this variety.

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mayberry  +   949d ago
Killzone 2/3 are superior than anything I have played online. Warhawk/Starhawk right there too! Was there some sort of multi-console rule to this article? boardelands 1/2 are awesome too but come on.
KiLLUMiNATi_89  +   949d ago
AGREE.. I think besides BF3 killzone 3 beats all those games multiplayer wise... Wait no uncharted 2? I thought it was a unique multiplayer game!
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INMATEofARKHAM  +   949d ago
It was highly unique and much beloved by its player base... but that player base was always insanely small. And without a decent sized player base you end up with a bunch of issues that mostly revolve around lag and the developer abandoning it for green pastures. (I don't truly blame ND for doing so, though I do feel they left the party earlier, but far too many maps were left with wall glitches in them.)
jukins  +   949d ago
yea no kz3 or warhawk/starhawk. I still play warhawk and i'd play kz3 if they had more operation maps. But those are by far better than most of the games on this list.
sandman224  +   949d ago
Killzone 2/3 all day. I'm sure most ps3 owners would agree.
bubblebeam  +   949d ago
Killzone 2, Resistance 1,2,3 (loved them), Starhawk, Uncharted 3.

Never really cared much for the multi-plats online, except for Bioshock 2 which was laggy.
VonBraunschweigg  +   949d ago
What's with all the multiplats when you've got exclusives like MAG and Starhawk? Games that are unique and offer something not available anywhere else. MAG is still being played with a small but dedicated community, and the fun and diversity of Starhawk's multiplayer is off the charts.
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Sizzon  +   949d ago
Only PSABR being exclusive on that list...lol.

I would say Killzone 2 and 3 and Uncharted 2 and 3 offer some really fun and great multiplayer.

Loving classic mode in Uncharted 3.
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andibandit  +   949d ago
I think the article is adressing the "Right now" moment and not "In the PS3's lifetime".
Some of the games you listed have a really meager online community.
Y_5150  +   949d ago
I agree with you. Uncharted 2 and 3 was my go to multiplayer for years! Now I'm playing All Stars! :)
r21  +   949d ago
No starhawk? Im disappointed in the OPM staff.
Dark_Legend  +   949d ago
Dark Souls / Demon Souls for me
The_KELRaTH  +   949d ago
I guess the guy doesn't actually play mp on the PS3.
KZ3, R3, GT5, UC3, Warhawk, Starhawk, Bad Company 2 and Grid was far more fun than F1 2012 could ever be.

It's a real shame that most PS3 online games don't support AI bots as without enough players at the time someone wants to play the game dies.
There are currently more players on a psn fps game called Combat Domination just because the game uses AI bots to fill up the game server.
Abdou23  +   949d ago
I don't know if the article mentioned them or not but BC2/Battlefield 3 are my best online games this gen.
MrAnderson  +   949d ago
Wow the Killzone fanboys jumped all over this thread.
thegamingadvisory21  +   949d ago
Ac3 as number 1 wth is this. So many games should be in front Borderlands Killzon3, MAG lol not, BF3 smh.
ILive  +   949d ago
I just want people to know that killzone 3 still has a community. I find games online all the time. I found a game yesterday actually. I also wanted to mention that uncharted 2 and 3 gave me some of the best online play this generation. Kill one 2 and 3 tops the list. Assassins creed 3's online isn't bad as well.
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Master of Unlocking  +   949d ago
If only it were still possible to play matches with full player count in Warhawk :(
Dammit, I will be missing that game when the servers are shut off. I played it non-stop (well, you get my point..) during all these years since it released in 2007.
The PS3 was the system that introduced me to online gaming, it was (and to a certain degree still is) new to me.
I still mourn Motorstorm 1's online, too.

The thing with online games, or games with an online portion, is that there are too many of them, and gamers soon abandon a game almost completely to move on to the next one (typically: COD *yawn*) and, by the time I buy that game, because I'm not filthy rich and can't afford to buy them all new as soon as they release, everybody is gone and thus nearly a half of the game is lost, when it's not the whole game that is (MAG or Warhawk, at some point.

Developpers really need to implement an option so we can host online games on our system without relying on servers, ABSOLUTELY EVERY TIME they create an online game, so we can prolong the online experience forever and play whenever, as few as 1 player, is available to play!

Dedicated servers are good of course, but that shouldn't preclude devs from having to implement p2p (?) or w/e it's called. We need both!

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