The PlayStation 3 got off to a slow start when the console first launched in 2006. Since then, it has picked up some serious steam and has come into its own. Is now a good time to take the plunge? [UPDATED for the fall season of video games.]
Counter question -- Should we even go to this worthless site to find out?
This is a rhetorical question?
n as biased as ever check out this quote for lolz "But What If I've Already Got A Xbox 360? Should I Buy One Now? No. Well, unless you have money to burn, that is. One high-end system is probably enough, and more and more games are released on both the Xbox 360 and the PS3. To decide between the PS3 and the Xbox 360, it's best to decide on the console exclusives. If you feel that you must have titles like God of War III or Metal Gear Solid 4, then the PS3 is the console for you" lol should b keep to your 360 if all you wanna play is halo fable n gears if you want variety and the best exclusive its only on the ps3.
lmao at the person who posted: "no I already have a wii". and to the guy who responded:" Should you buy a car? No I already have Roller blades"...you are my hero.
Of course you should. There are way too many great games on the PS3 to be without it.
Yeah, I read the 360 version of this article when I was contemplating getting a 360 just to get a list of older games I could get at a bargain. This article is about as objective as Kotaku gets. Unfortunately, when you juxtapose this with the Move launch article, the GT5 slowdown articles, etc, it probably leads to most people thinking this isn't the most credible site for this sort of stuff.
If you call yourself a gamer then yea, you should own one. PS3 is the only place you'll find the GOTYs for 2008 and 2009 along with a very large variety of genre-pushing titles. Without a 360 you miss out on Halo and Gears. Without a PS3 you miss out on everything.
"everything." I bought a PS3 for the exclusives, and I don't regret it. But you, sir, are definitely overstating it. The 360 has variety, too, you just have to look for it.
i dont know why u said that... there is no variety on that console whatsoever. and if u actually find it it comes from third party studios... and guess what.. those make ps3 games aswell oh wait.. 360 exclusives also come from third party studios.. and end up on ps3 eventually aswell... just accept it people.... the only excuse for buying a 360 is being a fanboy...
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i was actually going to give 'props' to kotaku(for the fist time ever)until i got the part which states.. "PS3s support Bluetooth and USB headsets, but the lack of a packed-in headset with new systems has diminished the likelihood that people with whom you play an online game even have a headset plugged in." Are people still making this comment? ok yeah there wasnt many mics for awhile, but now almost every game i join has people with mics like 95% of the time.. and games like COD, during the sort of hardcore player gametypes such as search & destroy/headquarters/dominatio n etc have pretty much a full lobby of mics most games. its quite annoying that people still use and say this.. even worse so-called 'respectable' websites lol its like because the ps3 has made such good progress and proving itself over and over against all the BS claims and stuff, they just resort to things like "well ps3 has no headsets" "psn is laggy" "ps3 multiplats are terrible" lol dont get me wrong i play pc/ps3/360.. but the ps3 for some reason does get alot of 'hate' when i see it as the best CONSOLE on the market :/
The last thing I want to do is turn on my PS3, and hear some fat sweaty kid talk about how his online gaming prowess, equates to his sexual conquests.
The article should be about whether you should bother to buy a 360.
There is an article from kotaku about that . http://n4g.com/news/615676/... Its on the main page.
Everybody who owns a HDTV should.
@Baltis - I agree I am not gonna bother they are the biggest 360 fanboy site around..
that was never comfirmed as a fall 2010 launch it was always spring 2011
''What Are The Best Games On The PS3? ANSWER UPDATED'' Even with an updated answer, the author ignore other best Games for PS3, let me add some: Demon's Souls ModNation Racers Heavy Rain R&C Games Infamous Sport Champions And a lot more biggest games. Also the author should add Gran Turismo 5 also, this game define the PlayStation Franchise.
He didn't mention Demon's Souls? For shame! The others are all great games as well (except ModNation Racers... it was good, but not great. Not enough freedom to allow users to give their levels a truly unique visual style. Every level, despite having unique features, course lines, etc., still LOOKED too similar to the others in terms of visual presentation. And the load times were pretty long. I liked the game, but didn't love it).
He did mention Demons Souls (as mentioned below by jerethdagryphon). I'd also add, and I'll get some shit for a title, the following: Exclusives: -Heavenly Sword - sick game, wish trophy support would come and a sequel. -MLB The Shows - how do you omit the BEST baseball franchise out there, hell, the only baseball franchise out there imo. -Ninja Gaiden Sigmas -Resistances - how in the hell did they omit these???? -HD Remakes such as GOW series and next year SOTC -Lair W/ THE CONTROLLER DL - this will be where I get shat upon. I personally couldn't play Lair at first. I bought it early b/c Factor 5's Rogue Squadron games on Gamecube were sick. I just never touched it after a few tries but then the DL came. After that, loved the game. Non-Exclusives (they, after all, listed some): -If they list Oblivion for Xbox, which they did, list it for PS3 as its a far better version and includes DLC (I unfortunately don't have it, I did EVERYTHING and had all DLCs for the Xbox version but lately have seriously contemplated buying the PS3 version as well b/c it may just be my fave game this generation). -Soon to be ME2
I do believe that there is a huge chunk of dlc missing on the ps3 version, perhaps thats why they listed it for xbox
Sport Champions really? How about MAG!
they list a few heavy hitters not a ocmplete collection demons souls is mentioned once gt5 is released and reviewed if 'worthy' it will be added surprising there answer is most likly unless you have a 360
If you want a console that does more than shooters, get a ps3.
You haven't gamed if you haven't experienced the PS3 exclusives. They truly are in a league of their own. Notice how every dev is trying to get their game on par with Uncharted 2, because Uncharted 2 is the pinnacle of games.
n they all fall short lol enslave castlevania etc etc starting to think no multiplat will ever touch it.
GOW3, I think, surpassed Uncharted 2. Both great games!!
spring time's comin, more exclusives on the way.
"Yes, but be advised that the holiday line-up of exclusive games is weak for the PS3".. that is the dumbest thing I have ever heard!
True because if you're just buying one now the back catalog is enough to last until next year! *insert list here*
Should we give a s**t about Kotaku?
as many systems as their budget allows them.
true. own both and can say that both are great systems. ps3 might have better graphics on a few of their exclusives but the 360 is a great system and their exclusives are amazing even if people claim the graphics arent as good. doesnt matter to me because a game doesnt have to look the best to be great.
Well put. Though I must say, I can afford a Wii, I just don't care to have one. When Nintendo puts out an HD console (with no BS attached to it) then I'll be interested.
I will get Move to experiment with it a bit and see what happens.
if you like it duh! one hd console either one is fine but there are many great exclusives for each that are worth buying for
If you don't have a PS3 by now, you're missing out on some of the greatest games of this generation. IMO the standout PS3 exclusive titles define this generation.
This is no longer a question to even ask. The question is, why don't you have a PS3?
i think the question you should really ask is should we buy a second console wether it be ps3 or 360. thats a way more usefull question many of us ask. for me the answer is no.
lol no kotaku we ask you why do you pretend your team owns a ps3 and post made up reviews... lolz would explain why most of their reviews are not very well informed except about the content in the game which they could easily research. anyway we all know kotaku loves MS.... PS3 is the one of the best consoles I have ever owned and I have owned alot of consoles in my life varying from a C64. PS1, PS2, N64, GameCube, X360, Wii, I sold my x360 and will sell my wii soon.
money for a second controller... stupidest thing ive ever read.
Yes - Demon's Souls. Enough said. If thrown into the ninth circle of hell and that crazy devil from the tenacious D episodes jumped out and said I may play but only 1 game for the rest of my life and that game must be from this gen, I'd be deciding b/w Souls and Oblivion......both on PS3 and the better version of Oblivion graces the PS3.
and I don't regret it. PS3 has good exclusives, but I use it primarily for single player games. I don't use the online much, but then I have my xbox 360 for that. I'm not knocking PSN, or anything. Just, I already paid for XBL, I'm not going to let it go to waste. But, anyways, they're both good systems. They both have fun exclusives. They both have extras that come with the system. Get both. :)
You are what being a gamer is all about but your missing the PC and Wii unless you already have those too. I find that it's ok the nic pic about each system if you own those systems. If you don't own those systmes and you bitch an moan about other systems you're being a fanboy or troll. Nothing is perfect even my fav the PC has it's issues but I own a gaming PC so it's ok. It's kinda like voting, I feel the only people who have the right to complain are the people who actualy vote.
and my mother let me borrow her Wii to take to college. I have everything, literally, except the handhelds.
I have a DS but no PSP, my PS3 is a 60gb, elite 360 and a black Wii. My PC is custom built by me.
....Bitch. I never buy crapboxes from the store. And the Halo System. Win. :)
Although that is a choice each individual needs to answer for themselves, but for my 2 cents, hellz yeah. All the other platforms are well and good, I enjoy them, but PS3, I guess I just enjoy a little more (at least until the 3DS comes out, maybe).
LMAO...This is such a pathetic attempt. We are almost 4 years into the Playstation 3's life span and they come up with this article? No doubt, I'm sure they had written similar articles in the past but come on. 4 freaking years in........ I don't even care if the article ultimately says that YES, you should buy a PS3. The article alone is enough to call these bunch of morons running the site out as a pathetic attempt to gain hits.
But them posting up a similar article relating to the xbox or wii is perfectly justifiable lol I'm glad this was approved cause all you fanboys and trolls came out in full swing to defend with the same things you say everyday on this site On topic I got a ps3 but I would of personally much rather waited for versus cause I don't play it much these days.
Kotaku LMFAO... go back to trashing PS3 exclusives thats what your best at.I think everyone knows if you have 299+ tax and want to buy a console PS3 is the obvious choice..
You just can't compete with sony. Now if you want to pay to play online and get some neat little unified operating system features, then go for the xbox. I still don't see the party system as a "MUST HAVE, MUST PAY" kind of thing. The Ps3 has evolved far too far for something so minute.
Name one gaming system that plays both Mass Effect 2 and Uncharted 2. There's your answer.
Another great news story that isnt news... nor New.
kotaku: should u eat steak ? no since u already eat shit, it should be more than enough for u
why do articles from Kotaku get approved here... oh yea... for yuks the bashing comments have more content and substance than the articles.
What gets me are the PS3 fanboys cring and whining about this article when there is another that says "should you buy a 360" on the same page. Jesus STFU and grab a freaking tissue.
No brainer... ps3 FTW
no, if you read kotaku the answer is no
should I buy a 3rd ps3? Yea prob, that move bundle ps3 looks fwcking tasty!!
Yes you should buy a PS3. It's the best console on the market right now.
PS3 is all you need this generation.