When the PS3 launched in late 2006, the console struggled to find a game that best described the platform. Sony made several promises in regards to the console and with a mediocre advertising campaign, struggled to maintain a foothold in the market.
Really glad the playstation has lived up to its promises, eventually. I'm loving my PS3 for the last few months. If Microsoft retalliate effectivley then gamers everywhere are gonna be swamped with great games this year. *Joygasm*
This is probably THE MAINE THING that made me choose a PS3 over the 360. Diversity.
maybe Tekken 7 will be exclusive again? The sales of Tekken6 is heavily in favor of the ps3, and the additional hype and marketing push from Sony will do wonders for the series
They should buy snk/playmore and whats left of am2, give them a fat budget and see what pops out.
i love the ps3, and it's love that pc or xbox cant offer uncharted2- best game ive ever played (and i play mostly all games for each platform) lbp- most creative game that is out GT5- (soon to be) the greatest racing sim ever and etc... its easy to see why the ps3 has gained such a foothold
Strong words. I wouldn't say Uncharted 2 is the best game this gen, but it's certainly in the top 5. Metal Gear Solid 4 and Bioshock trump it, IMO.
In my 30 or so years of gaming I've never played a better game than uncharted 2. It was just more fun than anything else, and for me that is the most important aspect of a game. I just couldn't stop playing it and still play it often. Though with all the other great games that have come out in the last 6 months it's not getting as much time as it should.
bioshock got a very good story and atmosphere but the gameplay is boring.that the only thing bad about it yet it the biggest thing a game should have
I'd much rather have the option of playing games like MAG, White Knight Chronicles, Yakuza 3, Heavy Rain, GOW, Modnation Racers, etc. It's better than being stuck with shooter after shooter after shooter after shooter. Go ahead, prove me wrong. Mass Effect 2, Splinter Cell, Crackdown 2, Alan Wake, and Halo Reach. Shooter after shooter after shooter after shooter after shooter.
"Go ahead, prove me wrong. Mass Effect 2, Splinter Cell, Crackdown 2, Alan Wake, and Halo Reach. Shooter after shooter after shooter after shooter after shooter." No one has to "prove" you wrong and no one ever will. You can't "prove" that PS3 exclusives are better than 360 exclusives, or vice versa. And even if we did attempt to "prove" that one set of exclusives is better than the other, the way that makes the most sense is by a random poll taken in some random college campus or sumthin'. In this case, the Wii or 360 would win just by popularity alone. Do u see how u can't "prove' one is better than the other? Its preference. Just because YOU don't like being bombarded by shooters doesn't mean other people feel the same way and judging from the fact that MW2 was the best selling/most played PS3 game of 2009, PS3 owners like shooters very much :)
"Go ahead, prove me wrong. Mass Effect 2, Splinter Cell, Crackdown 2, Alan Wake, and Halo Reach. Shooter after shooter after shooter after shooter after shooter." He's got a point ya know lol
I remember when people would say " sony's lying when they said everything is going according to plan". Where are they now? oh yeah, they're waiting for exclusives every 9 months. LOL
Since 2007/08 Sony has only been getting better and better, every year and it seems to be getting harder for Sony to top the year before but they always seem to do it. Can't wait for E3 2010 to see what Sony has up it's sleeves.
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Jack, you really know Best....
That's the Best Thing about the PS3, the Exclusive Games are Amazing, the Amount of variety is Huge, the Quality is Outstanding and that's Great for Gamers...
When the ps3 started it sucked, high price and only a few good games. It's been nice watching it get better and better. P.S. Where's GR8? Kinda miss his troll-ness
a mental institution being sedated.
He probably made a new account, like last week he actually asked people for bubbles in his post and threatened to make a new account. Either that or he's been arrested for posesing a bomb.
He's taking a trip to Redford, Texas to get his 360 repaired.
But they've made up for it by over-delivering! And by giving us Kevin Butler :D
Boom! to the power of Boom.
did you mean : pew pew pew pew ? /s
yea i would trade my 360 in for a ps3 any day i think its time for this flame war to stop and everyone just acsept ps3 has the better games 360 has the better online but when it comes down to it games are more important and psn will have a primium service pretty soon... both great consoles xbox wins in sales but i think we all know who the true winners are...
Sony by far is a greater system (not perfect or the best) quality games is where its at. Not to trash the 360 but when i owend a 360 all of the "Top" exclusives where poorly made, seemed like they made games with the thought "we can always patch it later" in mind and im not talking about story or gameplay im talking about bugs, and all the glitching players do to cheat online etc etc. like you hear so much about M$ banning people for using glitches and stuff.
There still aren't many traditional jrpgs for it. My room mate has valkyria chronicles but that is more of a strategy rpg and he also has demon souls but that seems closer to a wrpg than a jrpg. The only rpgs I am looking forward to on the system are final fantasy vs 13 and maybe white knight chronicles 2 if they release it in the west in a timely manner. Sony doesn't seem to be investing in rpgs like they did in the ps2 and ps1 era. I hope they address this issue at e3 and the tokyo game show this year.
You can try importing from Asia, they have loads of JRPGs there which are not released in the West. You may have to spend a few minutes going through the options looking for the English language but when you have done this a few times you know what symbols to look for that represent the words Options, Language, English and OK.
Ps3 is a beast u can do so much with it. Thank you Sony for giving us diverse games. Playb3yond
Have you no shame?
Computer Entertainment System (AKA PlayStation 3) it only does everything.
I'm having a blast on the PS3 and I haven't even played a Uncharted or God of War game yet. I will get those soon hopefully.
Twisted metal God of war Legend of dragoon PaRappa the Rapper SingStar Gran Turismo Omega Boost SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Infamous MLB 09: The Show Warhawk Siren Lemmings Shadow of the Colossus Buzz! EyeToy Wipeout Uncharted Intelligent Qube Ratchet & Clank LittleBigPlanet MotorStorm Hot Shots Golf Lair Tourist Trophy The Getaway Heavy rain ModNation Racers EverQuest Syphon Filter Ape Escape Killzone Jak and Daxter Fat Princess Sly Cooper Afrika Eyepet Eye of judgment Free Realms The Agency Untold Legends now check out the rpgs.. Wild Arms Rogue Galaxy Dark Cloud Folklore Arc the Lad Alundra Okage: Shadow King White Knight Chronicles Legend of Legaia Beyond the Beyond Legend of dragoon Demon's Souls yeah ill say Sony is pretty good and diverse with franchises..all they are lacking is a true 1st party developed fighting game franchise and we're good. as for the list though its incomplete, but at this rate if i keep going ill never stop so...ill keep short here for now.
The PS3 definitely has a diverse library of exclusive games. The article mentioned great games but left out other great ones like the Ratchet n Clank series, Pixeljunk monsters and Shooter, MLB The Show and GT5
I have been a faithful ps fan since ps1. I know playstation games would never disappoint me.
Look at PS3 exclusive franchises: Killzone 2 (FPS) Uncharted 2 (Action/Platformer) White Knight Chronicles (RPG) Yakuza 3 (Action Adventure) God of War III (Action/Hack N Slash) Ratchet & Clank ACIT (Platformer) ModNation Racers (Kart Racer) Gran Turismo 5 (Simulation Racer) Heavy Rain (New Genre) MAG (FPS/256 Player Support) Metal Gear Solid 4 (Stealth Action) Resistance 2 (FPS) The Last Guardian (Adventure) Agent (Sandbox) Socom 4 (TPS) Now if you look at the 360's top exclusive games: Halo ODST/Reach (FPS) Crackdown (Sanbdox Shooter) Gears of War 2 (TPS) Mass Effect 2 (TPS) Fable III (RPG) Forza 3 (Racing) Splinter Cell (TPS/Stealth) Banjo Kazooie (Platformer) Too Human (RPG/TPS) I can't name many more 360 franchises personally, well known ones that is or ones that have stood out but, my point is, although 360 has killer games, it saturated with shooters be it FPS or TPS. Personally that's why I haven't bought one and why I continue to empty my wallet out on the PS3. It just ticks all the boxes.
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@gradient: Sony: PS3 Shooter= KZ2, Resistant, Haze, UC2, Mag, MGS4, warhawk, socom, agent, valkyrie chronical, MS: x360 shooter = Halo3, Gears, SC conviction, ME, crackdown, alan wake, left for dead, Shadow Run, Who has more shooter this gen? I put VC as a shooter instead of SRPG because technically it is a shooter if you consider ME a shooter (they both use guns strategically). Try and prove me wrong (both Gradient, lionhead, or anyone else) if you can using Gradient's logic of a shooter game. Shouldn't you guys feel more tires of shooter on PS3? Here is more nonfanboyish category: Sony: PS3 [Shooter]: KZ2, Resistant, Haze, UC2, Mag, MGS4, warhawk, socom, agent [RPG] = FF13vs(?), Demon Soul, WKC, VC, last rebellion, Rorona no Atelier,Disagea, folklore, [platform] = LBP, rachet & clank, [Sandbox] = infamous, [Horror/mystery] = heavy rain, last Guardian, siren blood curse? [Racing] = motorstorm, GT, modnation, wipeout HD [RTS] = ? [action] = gow, yakuza, untold legend, heavenly sword, Lair, genji, [fighting] = naruto: ninja storm [sport] = mlb [music] = singstar [simulator] = ? [PSN/arcade/Misc/puzzle] = The last Guy, cuboid, shatter, crash commando,snake bomb, astro tripper, echochrome, FF7, Tekken 5, flower, Fat princess, Pixel Junk Monster, Super Stardust HD, Calling all cars, 3D Dot Heroes, comet crash, burn zombie burn, time crisis, lemming, elfunk, mushroom wars, africa? MS: x360 [Shooter]= Halo3, Gears, SC conviction, Left for dead, [RPG] = Lost Odyssey, ME, Blue dragon, fable, Infinite undiscovery, Kuf:cod, last remanent (still not on PS3, i think they cancel it), magna carta (?), vanetica, Too human, [Platform] = Banjo kazooie,viva pinata, Kameo element of power, Crash, [sandbox] = crackdown [horror/mystery] = alan wake, [Racing] = Forza, Project Gotham, Test Drive Unlimited, Race Pro [action] = Dead rising, Ninja blade, ninety-nine night, [fighting] = dead or alive, naruto: rise of ninja/the broken bond, samurai showdown? [RTS] = KuF2, Halo wars, [sport] = topspin, rockstar table tennis? [music] = lips [simulator] = ace combat, Battle Station, [Live/arcade/misc/puzzle]= Portal: Still alive, Perfect Dark, Undertow, Rocket Riot, Trial HD, Fatal Fury: Mark of the Wolves, Geometry wars, axel & pixel, shadow complex, cloning&clyde, explosion man, hydrophobia, limbo, alien hominid, assault hero, N+, miss adventure of mister pB, small arms, The Maw, Omega 5, Raiden Fighters, Robo Blitz, ikaruga, meteor wars, I don't know about u guys, but both systems have variety of games. However MS does seem to have a little bit more games (PS3 has more games in action category or mystery/horror, but MS has more games in RPG, RTS, fighting, platform, live, simulator). Don't believe me, just go on to metatric for list of games on both systems. Stop repeating the same sh#$#% that Gradient or other Sony Fanboys like it is a fact. Being loyal to one console is utterly ignorant. Be a gamers man, not coporate fanboy.
The PS3 proves that you don't need a hundred shooters or thousands of shovelware titles on your console to make it successful. Diversity really is one of the reasons why so many people like the PS3.
i think you guys are selling the 360 short. now please hold all the fan boy crap. i own all three systems, and the ps3 is my favorite as of now, but that can change. i owned a wii first, and i think it my least favorite. it gest the least play time, but when i do play it it's okay. then i've owned a ps3, and i have the most games for ps3, many diverse ones as you all mention. but just yesterday, i bought a 360, and even tho i'm missing the wifi my other two systems have, i'm loving the system. i bought the 360 for such games like: gears of war splosion man the maw shadow complex south park lets go tower defense mass effect dead rising undertow now thats a list that is pretty diverse. if the system only had shooters i wouldn't buy it, b/c i'm not much of a shooter fan. but if it only has shooters i'd be stupid to buy it since i don't like shooters. but the fact that i a non shooter fan bought the systems goes against what's being said on this thread that 360 is only shooters. also, there are great games that add to the diversity of both systems, such as braid for example, with is a multi plattform. there no rule that says when you buy a system you only have to buy exclusives of that system. lastly, the 360 is helping me become a more diverse game player cus i'm going to buy and play games i wasn't willing too on the ps3. for example, i said i'm not a shooter fan, but half life seems really interesting and i wanted to try it out, but on ps3 it was such a crappy game, and we all know how gabe and valve feel about our system (the ps3) so i wasn't going to bother get the orange box. but now for 19.99 i'll pick it up since it plays nicely on the 360 and i may enjoy it that it may boost me into other shooters. plus the elite came forza 3 and halo odst. i wasn't interest in odst, as i said, not much of a shooter fan, but i'll try it. and i am a racing fan, but haven't played a racing game sinec burnout takedown, and i'm really enjoying forza. graphics and controlls are tight. as well, now that i have a 360, i'm going to pick up bayonetta. thats not a new game type for me, cus i love button mashers like god of war. and i feel like i'm about to commit blasphemy here, but as a long time god of war fan, played, 1, 2, and just passed 3. after a few hrs of mass effect 1, i think i might like it better. all in all, i'm not a fan boy, i love my ps3 and top exclusives like uncharted 1/2 (which i've platinumed), metal gear 4, and the like, but i feel 360 also has a wide veriety of games to choose from, and against the main claim in this fourm, it's actually diversified the games i played. i've never played a rpg before, but now i'm totally loving mass effect. but i would never try a rpg like final fantasy, or white knight b/c those universe's there don't interest me. so the main thing to remember is that just like what games you like, diversity of games you play will be subjective to ur preference. it's subject.
There was so many titles I didn't mention, but I think you got the general idea from the article.
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