5 PS3 games that'll kick ass this Christmas

Play-Mag Writes:

"Christmas is nearly upon us– boo! Every year, the holiday period becomes gradually more depressing as we all painfully embrace old age, but the games perennially deliver. In 2007, the 360 had BioShock, Mass Effect and Halo 3. Without a doubt, it was Microsoft's year, while Sony struggled along with Lair, Heavenly Sword, Ratchet and, to a lesser extent, Uncharted. This year, I'm a little more confident about the PS3's prospects; as well as the usual batch of exciting, exclusive titles, the range of multiformat games on the market is also more interesting than it has been in recent years. Here are our picks:

Fallout 3
Mirror's Edge
Prince Of Persia
MotorStorm: Pacific Rift

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name3456d ago

Something's missing from that list that is extremely obvious. First one to tell me what it is gets a bubble.

TheColbertinator3456d ago (Edited 3456d ago )

EDIT:Double post

TheColbertinator3456d ago (Edited 3456d ago )

...Valkyria Chronicles?

Kyo3456d ago

Resistance 2 will outsell any PS3 game on that list they picked except for LBP.

Nineball21123456d ago

I agree with Kyo. R2 will be a big seller, but not quite as big as LBP.

rosebowl233456d ago (Edited 3456d ago )

its missing all the exclusives that are better than those multiplatformers.

Fallout 3
Mirror's Edge
Prince Of Persia

haha yea right.

more like:
Resistance 2
Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm
Valkyria Chronicles
Tekken 6

and the list goes on

jwatt3456d ago

I'm interested in all those games except for Fallout 3 but alot of people are excited for it.

CrazzyMan3456d ago (Edited 3456d ago )

1. Resistance 2
2. Little Big Planet
3. Motorstorm: Pacific Rift
4. WipeOut HD
5. Valkyria Chronicles
6. Socom Confrontation
7. Naruto: Ultimate Storm
8. Disgaea 3
9. Siren New Translation
10. Ratchet & Clank Future: Quest for Booty
11. Mirror`s Edge
12. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
13. Eternal Sonata
14. Brothers In Arms Hell's Highway
15. Pure
16. Lego Batman
17. Saints Row 2
18. BioShock
19. Far Cry 2
20. Fallout 3
21. Rock Band 2
22. Guitar Hero World Tour
23. Tom Clancy's EndWar
24. WWE SmackDown! vs. Raw 2009
25. Call of Duty: World at War
26. Alone in the Dark
27. Sacred 2: Fallen Angel
28. Tomb Raider Underworld
29. Prince of Persia
30. Need for Speed Undercover
31. Red Alert 3
32. Pro Evolution Soccer 2009
33. Dead space

Andras843456d ago

It's Resistance 2 but many people said it before....

robotnik3456d ago

With so many games I dont know what to buy, Bioshock, LPB, Resistance 2, Far Cry 2 and Valkyrie Chronicles are in my want list.
But I still have a crapload of Ps2 games to finish.

juuken3456d ago (Edited 3456d ago )

Resistance 2

Honorable mentions: Valkyria Chronicles, Socom: Confrontation, Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm, White Knight Chronicles...yeah.

robotnik: So do I. O-o
I think we're gonna be busy for the entire Christmas. :D

Jake11113456d ago




Also, has this guy even played Drakes??? "To a lesser extent Drakes Fortune"???

This game was amazing. I still spin the camera in amazement when I play it and I have finished the entire game 5 times.....

Xbox360 did NOT win the holiday season last year. Not even close.

I have one and I didnt pick the controller up.

My time was spent playing


I didnt touch the 360.....


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socomnick3456d ago

naw cant be that , that games garbage. Must be socom, or cod 5.

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cmrbe3456d ago

In terms of ratings R2 will kick Gears 2 ass. Mark my words. R2 will be the shooter of the year.

jwatt3456d ago

Please don't say out sell, I think Resistance will be close in terms of scores but we all know Gears is going to sell like crazy. Keep in mind the 360 still has the install base advantage

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juuken3456d ago

Yes socomnick, because you have the game already and you've played it.
Jealousy, do your thang!

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TheColbertinator3456d ago

Prince of Persia? I don't know whether that one will be truly amazing

MassiveArrogantGit3456d ago

Fallout 3 --- Wow who the hell funded this the first two sucked ass
Mirror's Edge ---- Wow exciting a game about the edge of a mirror
Prince Of Persia ---- Umm wow overdone much ?
LittleBigPlanet ---- Mario rip off with halo 3 forge thrown in but dumbed down
MotorStorm: Pacific Rift --- Erm ok who gives its a second rate racing game

Xbox 360 line up
1. Gears of War 2
2. Banjo Kazooie
3. Fable 2

GiantEnemyLobster3456d ago

I'd rather end up getting coal this year

INehalemEXI3456d ago (Edited 3456d ago )

WKC (White Knight Chronicles) is supposed to ship on christmas day only confirmed for that date in japan though.

Its going to be PS3's big exclusive RPG. You should at least mention this game if your doing a list like this IMO.

LarVanian3456d ago

IMO after the release of WKC, I believe that there will be a huge line-up of exclusive RPGs to follow on PS3.

Palodios3456d ago (Edited 3456d ago )

Uh,yeah right. I'm as big a sony fan as anyone, but name one other exclusive rpg due out before 2010. Considering how far in advance we hear about sony's games, if there were more coming any time soon, we'd know by now.