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Submitted by superdarrin82 653d ago | opinion piece

The Greatest New IPs Created During this Console Generation

Darrin Wright of The Game Fanatics takes a look back at some of the best new franchises we got this generation. (Assassin's Creed, BioShock, Dishonored, Gears of War, Mass Effect, PC, PS3, Uncharted Trilogy, Xbox 360)

fsfsxii  +   653d ago
Every SONY IP
Abdou23  +   653d ago
Bioshock & Dishonored for me, hell no to assassins creed
Yi-Long  +   653d ago
For me....
... Super Meat Boy, Mark of the Ninja, The Trials games, and a couple of others.

I would have mentioned Journey, but that's never going to get a sequel.

Assassin's Creed 2 was absolutely great, but the rest of the AC games weren't as good as pt. 2,

Oh, the Arkham games were fantastic! They deserve a mention as well.
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gillri  +   653d ago
you fail Mass effect for sure, then Assassins Creed,
caseh  +   653d ago
Binary Domain for me, sadly it sold so poorly i'd be surprised if the lead developer hasn't been locked in a dungeon for its lack of sales...and off the back of that no sequel/DLC. :(
InMyOpinion  +   653d ago
Loved it! Some fantastic boss fights and characters in that game.

Other than that, Mass Effect and Demon's Souls/ Dark Souls are among my favourite new IP's this gen. And Deus Ex, although technically that doesn't count but.
caseh  +   653d ago
I had to borrow a 360 just to play Mass Effect, was jaw dropping the sheer scope of the game and absolutely loved it. Slight decline as the series went on but still very playable!

Demon's Souls consumed me for a few weeks when it first come about. Couldn't get into Dark Souls though, I knew I would build a char, realise I had wasted items or skill points when leveling up and realise I would have to start a new char build...all that went through my head by the time I reached the first camp fire. :)
majiebeast  +   653d ago
I would have put Infamous,Alan wake and LBP up there.
Kyosuke_Sanada  +   653d ago
No Demon Souls!?
Bathyj  +   653d ago
LBP, without a doubt. Man I went hardcore on that game.
Vanfernal  +   653d ago
Not everybody's cup of tea... But the Souls series (Demon's/Dark Souls) is my personal favourite of this generation. It brought back frustrating yet rewarding gameplay. I really missed that from the old NES days.
Unlimax  +   653d ago
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oIITSBIIo  +   653d ago
Batman Arkham - The witcher - Bastion .
Vanfernal  +   653d ago
Also... here it says new IP's which makes sense... In the actual article it says "franchises" and Dishonored is there... A one game franchise, lol. WTF?
superdarrin82  +   653d ago
Bethesda has announced it will become a franchise.
medman  +   653d ago
Mass Effect. Best trilogy in gaming ever.
Y_5150  +   653d ago
No there are better ones. Super Mario rings a bell?
MasterCornholio  +   653d ago
OK buddy you asked for it.

First Mario isn't a trilogy because there are a ton of Mario games. And second this article is about new intellectual properties and thus doesn't include any Nintendo franchises.

And third stop being a fanboy and just admit that Nintendo isn't known fr producing great new IPS.

Thank you very much for you your time and have a glorious day.

U mad?

Anyways my favourite new IPS from this generation of consoles are.

1. Dishonored
2. Uncharted
3. Gears of War
4. Dead Space
5. Mutant Blobs
6.Sounds Shapes
7. Pinball Arcade
8. Little Big Planet
9.Infamous
10. Borderlands

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CaulkSlap  +   653d ago
You need to actually have a story arc to count as a trilogy. Super Mario 1,2,3 is just a series.
ALLWRONG  +   653d ago
I'll take Dead Space over Mass Effect any day.
Zichu  +   653d ago
I still need to play Uncharted and Mass Effect lol. Just so many games coming out that I want to play that these two franchises get pushed further back to the queue...

I will play them at some point a long with other franchises that I have missed out on.
Perjoss  +   653d ago
"I still need to play Uncharted and Mass Effect"

yes you do...
lovegames718  +   653d ago
Sony has too many to mention lol

Uncharted
Journey
Starhawk
Demon Souls
Gravity Rush
LBP
infamous
and a few other scattered around their

On multiplat side

Batman
Dishonored
and a few others....
Slient Knight 9  +   653d ago
uncharted is one of my favourite new IPs
Minato-Namikaze  +   653d ago
Uncharted, portal, Ni no kuni, Deadspace, Infamous, Pixeljunk (i know it's technically not a New IP), journey, flower, valkyrie chronicles, Gears, Littlebigplanet, motorstorm, demons souls, Lost Odyssey, white knight chronicles, sound shapes, Last of us (i know its not out but its ND), Bioshock. Pretty sure they're some that i missed
jagstatboy  +   653d ago
Borderlands.
kostchtchie_  +   653d ago
No real order, Just some the best games been made this gen

Demon Souls <--- Best game made this gen for console

Rest i think were great games

Dead Space 1
Batman
borderlands 1
Dishonored
Day Z, well mod :P
Terraria
FTL
Legends of Grimrock
Uncharted
Torchlight 2
Arma 3
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StrawberryDiesel420  +   653d ago
Demon's Souls is flat out amazing, a game crafted to perfection is pretty much an understatement and that's no exaggeration.
Venox2008  +   653d ago
Vanquish
No more heroes
Madworld
Bayonetta
Child of eden
Batman arkham asylum (if that counts)
Castle crashers
Bit.trip games
Bioshock
Dead space
StrawberryDiesel420  +   653d ago
Demon's Souls by far, the MP alone was sheer brilliance. Whoever thought that up is a genius. That game was really something else.

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