MMGN.com looks back at the games that helped the console recover from a slow launch. From platformers to stealth to action games, the PS3 has slowly worked its way up to be the definitive home console this generation. Which games led the way?
LBP and Uncharted without a doubt. i won't accept any other offers
U2 more than U1 imo. But LBP is just amazing. I don't think there is a game with as good community creation and sharing on consoles?
Yeah Nathan Drake is the one that shines the most, but honestly SackBoy is such a perfect mascot, who best represents community, creativity, and fun...What games should be about.
Not to raise peoples hopes but I got inside info that more Versus XIII info will be revealed next month. To be exact, there is an 80% chance that this info will be at this years Jump Festa and a 20% chance that it will be revealed on some other day in December. This should come as no suprise to fans as we know that Square always announces something at Jump Festa.
I think he may have meant the franchises as a whole, not just the first games in those franchises.
Mw3 define ps3 without doubt
i think every game/franchise has their own story to tell. For eg. Heavenly Sword, Uncharted 1 and Resistance 1 were the first gen of games to show the power of PS3. Killzone 2 had it's own challenge and controversy. MGS4 started the chain of PS3 game of the year. there was a time when PS3 exclusives won "Game of the year" title 3 times in a row. GT5 also had it's own huge expectation to live up to. inFamous, LBP series, Motorstorm series, God of War, Heavy Rain etc... all have different stories to tell us. Uncharted series is setting new bar in the gaming industry. in short, PS3 is the culmination of every exclusive game that has come out so far. PS brand has never been about single genre.
Though i didnt like the campaing ill have to say uncharted 3 has defined it from a technical stand point.
Have to agree with the list, I'd ad GT5 in there too though as it's the best selling exclusive.
There are a ton of games that define the console. Mgs4, gran turismo, infamous, resistance, r&c, i mean the list goes on and on. It really depends on what you like. Something that ive always really enjoyed about the playstation brand is the huge diverse library of different games across different genres.
Indeed. Someone else could just as easily pick risky ventures like Demon's Souls or Heavy Rain and make a valid, rational argument.
games that have been on other PS generation consoles can't 'define' the PS3. they defined the consoles they were on at the time. it should be games that appeared first on PS3 and i stand by what i said! Uncharted and LBP!!! damn you all for disagreeing! how dare you!
god of war
Killzone, Resistance and Motorstorm would have deserved a spot, but I agree with the choices. Maybe not so much R&C as the franchise had already made its mark on the PS2. (So had MGS, but MGS4 was just a fantastic, incredibly hyped and well selling game)
MGS4 defined the console for me.
It was cool but this ruined it for me: saving, loading, installing, loading, loading the loading screen, saving, loading, loading, saving, installing, etc.
Yes! MGS4 and Heavy Rain!
Uncharted series hands down, that and Killzone (2, not 3).
uncharted - if you dont know why you been under a rock GOW3 - phenomenal graphics. MGS - at the time it was showing off the ps3 when People had their doubts about the machine LBP - it was refreshing change of pace from all the shooters out there Killzone - shut the doubters of the ps3 up. not only did they reach there E3 target render, some would say they surpassed it. Infamous 2 - showing that great graphics are not limited to linear games like uncharted but ps3 has enough power to show off open world games too Wipeout HD - i included this because when ps3 launched and devz were complaining about how hard it is to program for the ps3, people thought 1080/60fps was a myth. this game accomplished back in the day.
MGS4 & UC2....EPIC....ONLY ON PS3!!
Why do they say Uncharted 2 "set the scene for a console still trying to find its feet" when the other three games in their list -LBP, MGS4, R&C:Future not to mention Uncharted1- all pre-date Uncharted 2? Uhhh, how many years of critical and commercial hits does it take to "find your feet" herpa derp? Comment has no logic behind it. I'd replace R&C with KZ2 or GOW3 too.
Heavy Rain....Was an experience no other game can offer imo.
yes mate... nothing short of spectacular!!:) i remember when i played UC2...i felt it was the closest thing to watch a movie driven game but after having played HR, mhan....terrific!
Indigo prophecy did the same thing before heavy rain
got all those games on that list sony rocks?
MGS4,LBP,UC2,KZ2 and GOW III. With Demon Souls & Heavy Rain being honourable Mentions. GOW & UC2 Shows the actual technical layer of this Black Beast capability! While LBP was unique in its own, nowhere found in other consoles... & MGS4 is MGS4.. what to say. But the Title that Stole the Show and took Gaming World by a Storm has to be Uncharted 2: Among Thieves. A Rare Achievement considering the amount of Respect & Praise PS3 has gotten due to this Title! "A Title worthy of Game of the Generation Tag" IMHO Cheers.
I don't think there is ONE game that defines a console. it's more like many games: Uncharted 1+2+3, MGS4,GOW3,LBP+2,KZ2+3,Ratchet and clank, GT5,Infamous+2 and Resistance 1+2+3 and Heavy rain.
If we consider all PS titles then: 1) MGS4 2) Uncharted If we only consider new games that didn't exist on previous PS consoles, then: 1) Uncharted
I think the exclusive catalog as a whole is what really defines ps3. Everybody can favor some franchises over others, but the overall quality and divesity is staggering: Killzone, Resistance, MAG, Socom, Infamous, Uncharted, Yakuza, Warhawk, Metal Gear Solid, White Knight Chronicles, Valkyria Chronicles, Disgaea, Demons Souls, Wipeout, Gran Turismo, Modnation Racers, Motorstorm, Ratchet & Clank, Little Big Planet, God Of War, Free Realms, DC Universe Online, Heavy Rain, MLB The Show, and a few others i probably forget.
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MGS4 miles away of any other the only game that have reached the Limbo of gaming on its final battle
Demon' s Souls Metal Gear Solid 4 Guns of the Patriots Uncharted Little Big Planet Infamous Resistance Folklore Motorstorm 3D Dot heroes Game Heavy Rain Valkyria Chronicles ... Sure the Playstation 3 has no problem of identity!
When I first played KZ2 it secured my desicion to get a PS3. I'm a sucker for pretty games. For me it will always be killzone.
The list sounds about right. Nothing for me to contest here. Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns Of The Patriots Uncharted 2: Among Thieves Little Big Planet Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools Of Destruction I would add God Of War 3 to the list.
Consoles don't need a single defining game. Just because Nintendo and MS have only two hit franchises on theirs doesnt mean this needs a single defining game. It just shows that MS and Nintendo have fewer good games.
Uncharted 1,heavenly sword,resistance 1,God of war 3,metal gear.
How about the two games that received a rare perfect score on IGN. Metal Gear Solid 4 and Uncharted 3. Two masterpieces right there.
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