As is standard for december, this week is a crappy release week. However, the PS3's big releases of Orange Box and Unreal Tournament 3 make it worthwhile to make a list, even if there isn't much on other platforms.
UT3 and Orange Box in the same week? Ouch man, they're going to hurt each other.
I'll pick them both up. :)
They are the last worthy releases of the year so you have till the next year to buy both :)
I don t think because the Orange Box have only 30 frame per second and UT3 is one of the game the most waited for the PS3 fan
i could see the guys who did Black Site all cry a lil when they saw UT3's release date was the same day. poor guys, oh well. cant wait to run you guys over :D
i am 90% sure that unreal tournament is 30fps on ps3 i could be wrong. Definetly getting unreal already played half life on pc and portal dosent really interest me.
I will be picking up both of these.
stay away from Blacksite. Worst game out this year.
Sales are going to be bad with orange box on ps3.
Orange Box on PC for me (just had to get it from BestBuy when it was only $25), so I'll just be picking up UT3 for PS3.
30 fps for the OB box is not that bad. UT3 is going to be extra popular for every platform. Go get it [email protected]
Screw Orange Box...I waited forever for that damn game to come out. I gave up hope for it when they passed of the responsibility to port the game to another company. So Valve, good luck selling the game but you sure ain't getting my lunch money.
Unreal Tournament 3...got my reserve at Gamestop. I've waited 3 long years since the last. Or was it 4?
UT3 is my must buy for this week. OB can wait forever if you ask me. But it will still sell well. Not everybody reads on forums.
Unreal Tournament 3 for sure hands down but on Chirstmas or Boxing day not on release day =(
I wait with baited breath for the consumer and media reception of Orange Box. I have already purchased it for the 360 (couldnt wait until Dec to get my portal on PS3), but I am curious if EA can manage a decent port for once. As for UT3 it is on my 1st day p/up list. This will be my first experience in the UT world and I am excited to see how creative these mods can get.
I'm skipping THE ORANGE BOX and I'm getting UT3 instead, UT3 looks like a better game over all. Just look at all the weapons and vehicles that you get, and on top of all that there's the mods that you can download too.
Can anyone tell me how you will be able to download the mods to the PS3. Are you going to have to download them threw your PC then to the PS3 or will it be from the PSN to the PS3?
From the PC to PS3 via storage card, or if someone sets up a site for PS3 formatted mods you'd be able to download them directly from the PS3 browser to your hard drive. Hmmm may I should run said site. ..
If Orange box had mouse and keys, I would shell out for the both of them.
But It's crappy controller so UT3 is a given.
i know. :( i played CoD:4 last night for the first time. i think i might be the only person who hated it and didnt think the graphics were that good. that analog for aiming owns me :(
I was going to get orange box, but it got delayed and i've pretty much lost interest and It just can't compete for my money when UT3 is coming out with the ability to make user created content
I'm getting both, but if you can only pick one, go with UT3
I am sure any sane gamer that loves epic will do the same.
I CAN'T WAIT FOR THIS!!!! I can already anticipate all the nights Ill be up from this bad boy. Stellar campaign as well as bots for single player. Revolutionary multiplayer with mods. All looking gorgeous on PS3. Why can't every game be like this?
I'm getting UT3
The Orange Box, I figure there will be another box with most of the same stuff in it for EP3. And I've already played plenty of HL2. Time for something else.
But, I'll also be a bit busy playing Oblivion for the rest of this year
I will definitely buy the UT3.
Anyone know the EU date for UT3? I'd like to import but I'm not sure about region problems with servers, updates etc and if I'd get it by xmas.
Epic said that it take a few more weeks to certify it for Europe, but you should still expect it in late January. I'm not sure about server issues, but it should have no problems playing in any region around the world.
i was really looking forward to Orange Box, but after that idiot Gabe Newell's retarded remarks about the Playstation 3, then handing off development of the PS3 version of Orange Box to another (and EA) company, while they tenderly stroked the head of the PC and 360 version and read it bedtime stories with milk and cookies, i've decided screw Valve, and especially Gabe Newell and EA. as a consumer, and hardcore gamer for over 20 years (been playing strong since the NES in 1985), i refuse to just bend over and let a company say, "well, the game funs okay on the PS3," while it runs sublimely on other formats.
i'm a Playstation 3 owner. there have been *NUMEROUS ports to the Playstation 3 that run smooth as silk (ie, COD4, though i admittedly don't like that game; Oblivion, Rainbow Six Vegas, and more), so there is simply no excuse for Valve to not have put in the effort to either handle the PS3 port of the game themselves, or at least supervise it.
if the company is going to treat the Playstation 3 like a redheaded stepchild, not worthy of a glance, or the time it takes to learn the intricacies of the program, then i'm going to stick to the superior exclusive titles, and the *QUALITY multi-plat titles (ie, Unreal Tournament 3). i mean, obviously, Insomniac, Naughty Dog, Epic, and many others aren't having the problems Valve is with the PS3, so i'm not going to waste my time. gaming is *NOT a cheap form of entertainment, and i'm not going to bother with people that only put in a [email protected]
i'm really disappointed in Valve about this, and the only way i'd even *THINK about trying out Orange Box on the PS3, is if someone got it for me as a Christmas gift.
You pretty much summed up every single point about why The Orange Box shouldn't be purchased.
Heavenly Sword and Lair is not smooth as silk. In fact the majortiy of games on the ps3 suffer from framerate problems. The difference in Rainbow 6 from the 360 and the ps3 versions is night and day. The 360 is easily better.
i totally agree. im buying UT3 and gonna ask for OB for xmas. ill let someone else buy the game for me :D
as for the xbot above...leave us alone. and from the 3/4's of what ive played of HS, your a moron.
I hate to say it, but R6V did not run smooth as silk on PS3. It was a lesser port than the 360.
And Oblivion doesn't run smooth on any platform, though the PS3 version is better than the 360.
Dirt runs better on the PS3 with better graphics, framerate and loading times.
UT3 for me!
Man! So many are going to buy this that it might rival Halo3's day 1 purchase. I doubt it'll pass it though but this is a game that has been on gamers radars for a while now.
It's gonna be great, hope the servers can handle it o.0
About 3M people purchased Halo 3 on the first day in North America alone! There are only about half that many PS3's in North America. It's a great game, a day one purchase for me, but I think due to the lack of proper marketing this game won't do as well as it potentially could. I mean, I haven't seen it in a single advertisment whether that's on TV or even in a flyer. I really hope that'll change, because a game this great easily deserves more hype than Halo 3- a 640p remake of the XBOX original.
Now your talking crazy. There is only one game that will rival HALO 3 in sales and that might be GTA4. Unreal is a good game but will not even be close. But any true Unreal fans will never purchase the ps3 version since it's alot slower. Unreal is a speed shooter.
And they will avoid the 360 version like the plauge too Firstknight? Unreal fans who dont want to buy a PC will get the PS3 version, and no this game wont outsell halo, but who cares?
Well you have a point, the "true" Unreal Experiance is on PC, but I cant use my PC for gaming, it chugs along becuase I use it for work, maybe after I get I get a newMac I will get into PC gaming, Now when the 360 version comes out Im sure it will run at the same speed as the PS3 version and a 360 owner without a PC would be foolish not too pick up UT3, but it would be too hard to play Unreal at fullspeed with any sort of controller.
and starcraft rules, Im completly butt hurt I will have too miss out on starcraft 2, looks awesome!
Oh I'm buying this game for sure. But on the PC. Even if it came out on the 360. Unreal is a speed shooter. Slowing it down for the ps3 version takes away the competitive magic that created Unreal. Hopefully they'll figure out that they made a mistake and tweak it some for the 360 version but this game will be better on the PC.
Only 2 games I play on my PC....Unreal and Starcraft.
"Unreal fans who dont want to buy a PC will get the PS3 version"
How can you be a Unreal fan and not have a PC???
If ps3 owners never tried Unreal than I can see it being a must buy. But I played Unreal 2004 to death. The double jumps, the double dashes, the translocater, etc... would be almost impossible to use on a controller. The fast frantic gunfights is what made Unreal a blast. Slowing it down is a huge blow for Unreal fans like me. But if you never tried it than I guess you'll never know what your missing.
And yes...Starcraft 2 is going to be NIIIIIIIIICE!!!!! I will upgrade my rig with this game when it comes out.
"How can you be a Unreal fan and not have a PC???"
Maybe they don't have enough money to upgrade their PC and that is why their getting it for the PS3.
"But any true Unreal fans will never purchase the ps3 version since it's alot slower. Unreal is a speed shooter."
Only a fanboy would think that the PS3 version was a downgraded port because even 1up said in it their new video episode that it feels a bit better for the PS3. Plus it will be just as slow on the 360 because it is using a controller. Well then if you feel that way I guess no one should get the 360 version either and it won't have mods either too.
there is no use arguing with someone so blind to the fact that PC > consoles. both versions are being slowed down because of teh controller config. but he is too busy putting xbox accessories in his butt to read an article on the game and get the information. im sure he is a smart guy, that acts like a moron. sad really. the more members with a brain the better.
first day buy for me!
Unreal for me. Orange Box... nah, I pass.
orange box and unreal for me. if i can find either of them in stores by the time i get off school
Hey everybody. I already have a Gears of War mod ready for the PS3 to import and will be sharing it. Im working on a Halo 3 Mod that I will call Gaylo 3's Revenge.
I think PSU.com will have a section where you can download Mods for Unreal Tournament III for free. Thats where I will be loading my Mods. Game on PS3 and thanks for having a open network unlike the XBUG360
Well thanks for the hard work bro. After I defeat the single player modes and get my feet wet in the online version, I'll pick up your mods.
December system sells will look like this because of UT III. See picture
...........THIS............... . make a MOD out of THAT beioutche
When I bought that over the PS1 and wish as I might NOTHING could save that system. Kind of like the cheap BR-palyer that can play games we got sucked into buying. Why else is all they pack in movies?
Jerkstores Mom likes man milk on her face BTW
I actually meant it's Pc and PS3 sales numbers, not just PS3s
I also wanted to compare the sales numbers to consoles owned ratio as far as the PS3 is concerned. My mistake, i was in a rush.
If ps3 owners never tried Unreal than I can see it being a must buy. But I played Unreal 2004 to death. The double jumps, the double dashes, the translocater, etc... would be almost impossible to use on a controller. The fast frantic gunfights is what made Unreal a blast. Slowing it down is a huge blow for Unreal fans like me. But if you never tried it than I guess you'll never know what your missing.-
You keep mentioning controllers as though you conveniently forgot that the PS3 has keyboard and mouse support through usb or bluetooth...
all the way, baby. Can't wait. Great graphics and the gameplay looks insane. However, it does smack of a Gears of War clone in some ways.
IVE NEVER PLAYED AN UNREAL TOURNAMENT GAME BEFORE BUT I HAVE HIGH HOPES FOR THE PS3 VERSION
THANKS FOR THE INPUT NOW COULD YOU KINDLY STFU! hehehe UT3 sales for ps3 will PLUMMET after the reviews hit.
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