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Submitted by jaredhart 1521d ago | news

2010: The Year in Gaming... So Far

We've passed the halfway point of the year and its been a good six months for the video game industry. Between a bevy of high profile releases and an amazing E3 that highlighted gaming's past, present and future, it's a good time to be a gamer. (E3, Industry, Nintendo DS, PC, PS3, PSP, Wii, Xbox 360)

SupaGamer  +   1521d ago
Good analysis. PS3 baby!
NeutralGamer  +   1521d ago
Am I the only one to find it ironic that the highest rated PS3 game on metacritic so far is a multiplatform?

I mean multiplatforms for sony fanboys is like garlic, silver bullets and wood cross for vampires...

Imagine garlic as the highest rated food in a vampire magazine...

EDIT:

Also found it ironic that the Xbox 360 had 69 released games and the PS3 have 57... Now everyone (inclusive me) knows that PS3 got more exclusive, then how the hell is this possible?
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KingJFS  +   1521d ago
The answer is that the PS3 doesn't have more exclusives
45 multiplatform games appeared on both systems in the first half of 2010.

PS3 had 12 games that didn't appear on the 360 list:

3D Dot Game Heroes
God of War III
Grand Theft Auto: Episodes From Liberty City
Heavy Rain
MAG
MLB 10: The Show
ModNation Racers
Star Ocean: The Last Hope International
Super Bike World Championships SBK
Trinity Universe
White Knight Chronicles
Yakuza 3

The Xbox 360 had 24 games that didn't appear on the PS3 list:

Attack of The Movies 3D
Autobahn Polizei
Backyard Sports: Sandlot Sluggers
Bass Pro Shops: The Hunt
Blood Bowl
Borderlands: Double Game Add-On Pack
Deadly Premonition
Deathsmiles
Divinity II: Ego Draconis
Field & Stream: Outdoorsman Challenge
Lips: Party Classics
Mass Effect 2
Metro 2033
N3II: Ninety-Nine Nights
Naval Assault: The Killing Tide
Record of Agarest War (on PS3 as a downloadable title)
Risen
Samurai Shodown Sen
Sherlock Holmes vs. Jack the Ripper
Sniper: Ghost Warrior
Supreme Commander 2
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Conviction
Tropico 3
World of Outlaws: Sprint Cars (on PS3 as a downloadable title)
HarryM  +   1521d ago
@KingJFS
Nicely said. Don't worry if you get disagrees, fanboys get hurt easily. :)
SwiderMan  +   1521d ago
PS3 has BETTER exclusives as of late.
KingJFS  +   1521d ago
RE: PS3 has BETTER exclusives as of late.
True, but the numbers don't lie. So everyone disagreeing can, in the words of everyone's favorite cartoon robot, bite my shiny metal ass.
jneul  +   1520d ago
oddly enough that game has the highest rated game on x360 as well....
still I think it's overated and uncharted 2 is much better in my view, definately the best game so far in this generation, alongside with GOW III and Heavy Rain, to be honest more better quality exclusives have come out for PS3 this year so, sony does quantity and quality, that is something which the 360 is not doing right now as to be honest the only game worth getting that is exclusive was ME2 and that you can play on PC.
Michael-Jackson  +   1520d ago
nice list of Shovelware and PC/360 games. I'm so totally gonna get a 360 for those games :) ,Thanks.
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jetlian  +   1520d ago
nope
mass effect 2 at 96
ChickeyCantor  +   1520d ago
"BETTER" = Subjective
jaredhart  +   1521d ago
And a good year it's been so far.
mobijoker  +   1521d ago
AC2 highest rated!WTF!
ME2 has currently got 94 for pc on metacritic.Even its dlc Overlord got 86.How can these brainless kiddies call them reporters?A complete disgrace!N4G should filter these bullsh*t sites which cannot do a simple search on metacritic.
Xeoset  +   1521d ago
Bubbles for common sense.
Cajun Chicken  +   1521d ago
I didn't realise this many good games had been announced. It's a habit of thinking when Naughty Dog or Insomniac don't release a game, it's a rubbish year for gaming. However, how much I am mistaken, I still haven't played GoW3 (despite being an utter Kratos fanboy), ME2, Mario Galaxy 2 (let alone 1), No More Heroes: Desperate Struggle, Alan Wake, Bioshock 2 or Modnation Racers. I still want to play Dark Void too.

Looks like a lot of ex-rental/secondhand catching up for me to do.

Still, next year is going to be incredible; Infamous 2, Killzone 3, Rage and Bulletstorm.
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jetlian  +   1521d ago
hmm
mass effect 2 is highest game on meta with 96 on 360
theEnemy  +   1520d ago
Great games
have been released on the half of 2010..

and we still got half of it left.

No doubt those will also be great on all systems.

November is gonna do so much damage on cash for me. :(
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