Hands-down, the PlayStation 3 cannot catch the Wii in hardware sales for this year or next year. Fad or not, even if the Wii loses steam this fall, there's still Mario Galaxy, Mario Party 8 and Metroid Prime 3 (amongst others) that will easily pick up the slack and put the Wii back into the spotlight. That doesn't mean the PS3 can't stand toe-to-toe with the Wii when it comes to software. If Sony can at least convince people that the PlayStation 3 is a venerable, upright rival on the software front, they may be able to turn the software-side of the war in their favor. In turn, the positive press for the PS3's non-hardware could lead to actual hardware sales, and maybe then the PS3 will be back in the fight, legitimately.
Assuming these games don't meet with further delays -- because if they do it'll definitely [further] threaten the PS3's chances of success -- gamers could be bragging to their friends with Wii's about how cool an experience like Lair or Heavenly Sword is. While Wii-pers will be working out the kinks of Wii-elbow, PS3 gamers can sit tight with the top 10 following games: