IGN: PlayStation 2008 Year in Review

2008 was quite the interesting year for all things PlayStation. The PS3 has just wrapped up its second full year of existence, and what a year it was, with an incredible amount of fantastic releases. The PSP had its share of stellar titles, though the amount of games people saw released for the system each month could be counted on your fingers, sometimes just one hand. The aging PS2 just saw the release of Persona 4, which will probably go down as the last great game for the system, all but signaling its unofficial death.

Yes, it was an interesting year to be a PlayStation fan, though not all for good reasons. Fortunately though, much of the PlayStation 3's year was quite positive.

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masterofpwnage3598d ago

u got to admit ps3 had one hell of a year.

this is ps3 year and if they can pull it off and i think they can 2009 to

Breakfast3598d ago (Edited 3598d ago )

It must be that LBP game...its corrupting the mines of its very few buyers.

I can now see why, parents didnt buy their children this game.


PeptoBismol3598d ago


just jealous as usual, hence your silence

Ninja-Sama3598d ago (Edited 3598d ago )

"mines"? someone needs to go back and learn their nouns.

Breakfast3598d ago (Edited 3598d ago )

Its supposed to be *minds*...i had like a minute to write that, the edit clock was running out...

Forget it. Im jealous.


solidsnakus3598d ago (Edited 3598d ago )

well concidering everything awesome from ps3 was delayed into this year then yea. this year was good. but last year... my god whoever owned a ps3 during 07 got shiited on real hard by sony. rpg players especially hard, even during 08.

masterofpwnage3598d ago

yeah i kno but even though they did they still had better games then the 360.

hmm wierd.

and now nxt year they have more heavy hitters.

omg its over son

solidsnakus3598d ago

"still had better games than the 360" ?? for 07? im pretty shure you dont mean 07.

but for 08 i think they were just about even. you guys are quick to forget NG2,lost oddysey, and the 3 jrpgs that just came out.

INehalemEXI3598d ago (Edited 3598d ago )

I want to see home unfold ...been a great year but its not over yet. Flat screen and a trophy room for christmas plz.

NG2, and lost oddysey.... those are rentals for most people. I own both but they were dissapointing. I will keep NG2 since Im a fan of NG,yet I will trade LO sometime down the road. Those 3 jrpgs where duds as well. Star Ocean looks good though and Left 4 Dead.

Yeah LO will be one of a few games I trade in come Febuary SFIV and KZ2 in the same month among others that don't look to shabby. Im going to "cull the herd" in a couple months.

Danja3598d ago (Edited 3598d ago )

2007 wasn't a bad year for me the PS3 well for me it wasn't..I had lots of games to play

Heavenly Sword
Virtual Fighter

and this year was even better , and next year is gonna be even better..XD

Jessica Alba3598d ago

The PS3 (and the 360) had a great year. We saw many good games this year, but PS3 really blossomed. LBP, R2, MGS4. Third party devs stepped up their games. Lovely year of gaming.

Figboy3598d ago

must be really, really BAD to have skewed your perspective of 2007 up so bad.

i bought my PS3 in February of 2007, and throughout the year, i enjoyed

Virtua Fighter 5
Ninja Gaiden Sigma
Heavenly Sword
Ratchet and Clank Future
Unreal Tournament 3

and some cool multi-plats like COD4, Assassin's Creed (flawed, but enjoyable outside of the intel gathering). all of the above games were excellent (in particular Heavenly Sword, Ratchet and Clank Future, and Uncharted: Drake's Fortune).

i never once felt "sh*tted on" by Sony during 2007. 2008 has been even better, however, and 2009 is looking rather epic as well.

it's kind of sad and pathetic that so many fanboys are trying to hand onto the stereotypes of the last year.

"The PS3 has no games," was dead long before 2008 came about. people that actually owned and played a PS3 last year were aware of that. only the fanboys of the other consoles believed the FUD that the console had no games in 2007. it's a shame, because there were some genuinely good games last year that got reamed by the media because of their bone to pick with Sony over the PS3's absurd price.

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Fruit Loops3598d ago

Even though there was a lot of doubt, the PS3 has endured and came out strong in the end of 08'. Get ready for 09'!
KZ2 in Feb. = Dope

locos853598d ago

Great year for PS3. I got mine in March and have been really happy with my purchase. Since July I have been using it more than my 360 (that's when I got RROD) and havent looked back since.

fuzon3598d ago

PS3 has a much better lineup in 2008

Already its 2008 lineup was the best among all consoles (IGN)

2009 will bring out the heavy hitters--games which are only possible on PS3

Uncharted 2
Ratchet 2
Yakuza 3
FF13 versus

KZ2 alone is bigger than x360's entire gaming library

Wii is not a console but a joke

Mutley4163598d ago

I like em both...It was a good ride for The the PS3. The nice thing is we don`t have to wait to play good games...there are plenty to play!!!

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