The PS3 has a ton of 'AAA' franchises. Here are few of the console's most under appreciated epics.
I agree, also I'd just like to say that Infamous 2 is my second favorite game of this generation (next to Uncharted 3). It's just a shame that I2 didn't sell very well compared to other exclusives. I'm still expecting a third Infamous game though.
Here here! I felt the EXACT same about these titles. They really deserve mote attention and praise.
I would LOVE a 3rd Infamous. Festival of blood was freakin' awesome.
Despite what fans on this site would like to believe i think PS3 really only has Uncharted as a great exclusive, other than that there isnt much worth mentioning. Shooters are a dime a dozen. Games like Resistance, Killzone, Infamous etc are very ordinary tbh. Sure the fans here are gonna flame me for saying this, however Major part of PS3 exclusives are vastly over rated. @yesmynameissumo So why are KZ servers dead if the game is so good? Id list ya games from 10years back which still have servers populated simply because they are that dam good. Lol at multiple accounts spamming disagree.
@reynod Spoken like a person who hasn't played any of the games you listed. Thanks for the laugh. EDIT: Why am I playing KZ online right now if the servers are dead? Every game sees a decrease in online activity as MORE games release. It's the nature of things. Good games still have a community and life in them. Demon's Souls, KZ2/3, U2, hell Resistance 2 is still played.
@yesmynameissumo Couldn't have said it better myself. Let him believe what he wants to, though.
@reynod - You could say the exact same thing about Xbox exclusives since it's all shooters and the same thing about most multiplatform games. Modern Warfare 3 is pretty much the same as it has always been and not much different from any other shooter. You're hilarious, you downplay PS3 games yet it's the same way for any other platform(except for maybe the Wii). *Edit* At below, so that would mean you hate all games because PC exclusives and multiplatform games have everything you just complained about.
@estranged Oh i agree, Xbox exclusives are way overated, Specially games like Gears of war 3 are terrible. In fact I dont think Xbox has any exclusive worth mentioning at all. Point being exclusives are over rated in general its only fuel for the fanboys. @mendicant People blindly support exclusives of their platform as if its the holygrail i quite dont see the reasoning behind it though, actually its mostly just people on this site. In the real world aside afew handful of exclusives not many sell well. MS has a way of hyping some of their exclusives, yet aside those i dont see anything selling in the multi million mark.
@reynod, I'd have to agree with your original comment. And even then, I wasn't thrilled with UC3. If anything I'd say that ps3 exclusives are overrated.
Reynod Nobody here gives your opinion any credence. If you dont like whats out there then fair enough but dont tlk sh*t. I, like many others, play the good to the great games whether they're exclusive or multi. I cant eat beluga caviar every day...or watch something of the level of memento every time i go cinema. Sometimes a tasty burger or an action film will feed my need. You sound bitter to the point you talk about empty servers like you just checked. Thanks for the laugh @mendicant. If i remember correctly you dont like much of what comes out of sonys stables. Each to their own. Im not a fan of everything they churn out either but thank fcuk they have MORE choice of a higher quality to play on top of the wide choice of good to great multiplatform games and the few 360 exclusives. Kinda makes me a winner. I dont get pissed when the 360 crowd hype games.....we're all gamers... and whats wrong with expressing that.....seems the only overhyped games are on the 'other' console for some people....funny that
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@reynod/mendicant Taste is subjective and I won't fault you for what you don't like, but to write off so many games without some sense of objectivity will always earn you disagrees. Multiple accounts need not apply. LBP sells millions, wins several GOTYs including the Academy of Interactive Arts&Sciences', and is one of the highest rated series this gen (including this year) but isn't worth mentioning? That's worth a disagree I'd say. The GodofWar series has equally high scores & sales along with MGS4 & GT5, which itself has outsold the behemoth that is GearsofWar. The ol' guard still has its audience among the industry's contemporary leaders. Heavy Rain taking a risk, selling 2 mil' and winning awards is forgettable? There'd be no Dark Souls had Demon's Souls not exploded. You don't consider Demon's Souls an exclusive worth mentioning? Resistance & Killzone being critically and technically right up there at or near the top of the FPS genre (eg. 2011 Rage, F3AR, Duke, Bulletstorm, Flashpoint, Homefront, Crysis, Brink, Section8, BF3, Goldeneye Reloaded) isn't an accomplishment? Surely breaking the FPS 90% meta barrier with COD & Halo is worth some props. inFamous being ordinary and overrated? I don't know of a lot of open world non-crime dramas this gen that also double as million selling non-licensed superhero games. I think it's unique enough in that regard. KZ servers aren't "dead" either. But if I haven't been on lately you'll have to forgive me as I've had a busy year that's also included ICO/SOTC, GOW Origins, Motorstorm, Yakuza, & DCUO. Then there's the multiplats. Time is at a premium. AC Revelations is out next week.
its selling more than IF1.. I guess for me thats all that matters. This game will reach 2milion eventually.
I hope so. What a great series.
Infamous 2 was an amazing game. The evil ending for me what so well put together it was un-real
if you dont tear up in the roof scene, i question yout possession of a soul. lol
I would say inFamous 2 and kz3. Both some of the most fun I've had this year and neither set the world on fire like they should've.
KZ3 is trash. KZ2 > KZ3
Infamous 2 had great review scores just like R3 but neither sold really well unfortunately so I don't know if you could consider it "underrated".
Yep, you saved me from typing the same thing.
@Reynod Infamous is ordinary? Have you actually played it? I can safely say I haven't seen anything like Infamous
Infamous 2, for me, was amazing.
Resistance 3 was my favorite FPS this year and by far the best in the series. It was fantastic!
I agree Resistance 3 was a very solid game it's a shame it got overshadowed this year and people didn't have the money to buy it.
I will be picking it up R3,infamous 2 and other games i missed during black friday.
Well I did notice it was coming back up the charts on Amazon so it might do decent this holiday if people are buying it for presents.
I think Infamous 2 will be my favorite game of the year. I couldn't put it down until I got the platinum.
It's a shame these games don't sell more.... http://www.gamejudgment.com...
Why not brag? It's good to have a variety of games to chose from, then one or two. Some are going to do better then others. That's a given. I always thought that article was nothing more then flamebait when it was first submitted, and my opinion still hasn't changed. I think this article is a continuation of that one somewhat.
I think your flame bait. Seriously though, why not brag? Because it accomplishes nothing and the statistics show that the majority of PlayStation owners aren't buying these titles. Sales stats don't lie.
If gamers from the other console always purchased games youd think more would be released yoy NOT less. For every gears theres an alan wake and people seldom have worldwide figures just north america usually then the devs release the actual figures but by then its old news...u know like the tiny retraction newspapers print on page 9 to appologise about printing misinformation which they put on front page a month ago..... Another net phenomenon is the notion that the 300 or so fans of x y or z console that you meet on gaming forums equate to 6 million or so gamers out there so those 300 braggers should somehow magically equate to 5 million sales day 0... Isnt it obvious we are but a fart in the wind compared to how many types of countless gamers out there. We're just the types that come to places like n4g...surely people shold be able to work out we dont represent everybody out there....surely?? For me games like yakuza 3 and 4 should get more exposure and recognition. I put a lot into both and found them solid even after countless hours. More should give them a try.
I wish MAG wasn't forgotten, it was in my mind the best military shooter this gen. I'm predicting the sequel of MAG will hit on PS4 and will be able to really gain traction there.
MAG was excellent and very under rated. I played it almost daily for a solid 6 months before I finally moved on to other games. And that had nothing to do with MAG, it's just that there are too many other games to play. I'm hoping that MAG 2 goes even bigger in scale, 1000's of players in massive days long battles would be awesome.
Until BF3 came out.
Killzone 3, Infamous 2 and Resistance 3 all were great in their own ways, and I bought all 3 of them. But my favourite ps3 exclusive this year is Uncharted 3, then Infamous 2, then Killzone 3 I think, but Resistance 3 is tied third. Hopefully Killzone 3 comes up to 2 million sales soon, as some buy's used copies.
Loved Infamous 2. Only problem was not enough variation in enemies as in the first one. Preferred the gangs with different conduit abilities.
Huh? inFAMOUS had like 3-5 types per the only 3 factions and the few bosses. inFAMOUS 2 has a great deal more enemy variety.
But infamous 2 definitely. The controls can be annoying AT TIMES, but it's very playable, Story was great, Gameplay amazing, graphics really good. Just the way you traverse thhrough the game is fun on it's own.
underrated? I think you mean undersold, I dont know why PS3 gamers dont buy the ps3 exclusives as much as they buy multiplats.
I loved Infamous 2. I'm not sure I'd call it underrated. I thought it did well critically and sales-wise, but I don't pay much attention to game sales so I could be wrong. I can understand Resistance 3 though. I played the new single-player demo and was surprised at just how good it was. I'll get it, but I'm up to my eyeballs in shooters at the moment. I'd say MotorStorm Apocalypse was the most underrated. It's not quite as good as Pacific Rift, but still a great game. It's too bad arcade racers don't be much attention nowadays. There have been a lot of good, creative ones in the past few years (Blur, Split/Second, MotorStorm).
motorstorm apocolypse is defintely underated. that game is so much fun and is visually outstanding. infamous 2 also. that was one of my favourite games this year next to uncharted 3. festival of blood was also great.
I didn't have that experience with those games. Infamous2, Killzone 3 and Resistance 3 are three of the most overrated games I bought this generation. UC3 is right behind them. If ps3 is rocking your world then more power to you. This year has been let down after let down for me on the ps3 exclusive front. If it weren't for all the blurays I own and two more titles I'm holding out for, I'd trade mine in. And yes I own a ps3 and bought those games (psn: BookofJob) and no, I don't care if you get upset.
What games DO you like to play then if trading it in is something you're considering? Such a busy year, hard to imagine someone not enjoying themselves at some point.
infamous 2 did (and is doing pretty well) in fact it was the best selling game in June or was slightly surpassed by duke nukem (which is multiplatform). It was the most downloaded game on PSN.
I LOVED infamous 2 great damn game. While Reistance 3 wasnt a bad game by any stretch i just found it kinda boring. Good game but not great IMO
why the hell didn't sony advertise the hell out of killzone 3, it was really really good!
I agre. sony's games are awesome but the marketing often fails to match the quality of the software. It's a major disservice because many of these exclusive games are incredible.
KZ3 is trash. KZ2 is better
no its not.
I can't wait to dive into inFamous 2 especially now that it has move support.
Lair and Haze do not get a mention. Those two games were the most under rated games ever.
Resistance 3 was another generic shooter game that did not stand out against other high profile shooter games already on the PS3. Killzone 3 same as Resistance 3. Did not stand out against other shooter games in an over saturated genre. Infamous 2, gamers were disappointed by Infamous and overlooked Infamous 2. These three games missed out on the sales they deserved.
killzone and resistance generic?? both games are driven on their uniquely crafted stories. In fact, these two FPS are the reason why we still have solid campaigns, not your tick tacked COD campaigns. however in Kz3 i felt like i was constantly pulled out of the experience with all those cutscenes.. i much prefer what they did in kz2. Resistance 3 story was amazing, even for its shortness, but the ending was a drop off a cliff. i have both games. have yet to plat any of them, but will be doing so when i have time :).
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