Favorite PS3 Games Among Gamers – A Preview

Whatever game genre the hardcore or casual player wants, the Playstation 3 has got it! And with new games being released all the time, the variety just keeps on growing. Not only can every imaginable type of game be found on the PS3, but also the game quality is becoming more and more impressive. New standards are constantly being set and game manufacturers keep on rising to the
challenge of creating better visuals and gaming experiences.

Sony PlayStation 3 Slim Favorite GamesAfter recently being focused on the release of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play, aka the Playstation phone, what’s new on the scene for the Playstation 3 in 2011? There’s plenty in store for everyone. Up and coming is Batman: Arkham City, due for release on October 18. The game looks set for success after the release of Batman: Arkham Asylum in 2009, which took the video game industry by
storm. Batman: Arkham City further builds upon the intense and highly atmospheric foundation of its predecessor, with exciting new gameplay features.

Rage, the new action first-person shooter game from id Software is due for release this September and looks quite literally like it might blow people away! The game takes place in a post-apocalyptic world following an asteroid impact and is likely to resemble other popular video games such as Fallout, with racing and driving influences from MotorStorm and Burnout.

The Last Guardian, an adventure game created by the highly reputed Team Ico, could well be Playstation 3‘s newest elite game if the previous ICO and Shadow of the Colossus games are anything to go by. The game, following a story about a young boy who befriends a mysterious creature and travels through a strange world, is expected to be on the market in Q4 of 2011.

Killzone 3, a first-person shooter game released earlier this year, is selling well, partly thanks to the popularity of its predecessors. The visuals are reported to be stunning and the gameplay varied and satisfying.

Dead Space 2, a horror third-person shooter game released this January, is not for the faint-hearted! This scary game is reported to be greatly superior to the first game, with slicker combat, exemplary story flow and fantastic graphics.

Infamous 2 by Sucker Punch Productions, due for release in June 2011, is a highly anticipated third-person sequel game set in a post-apocalypse world. The first game Infamous, is considered to be one of the best PlayStation games to date. The game is based on a superhero character, Cole MacGrath, who develops super electrical-based powers after an explosion that devastates Empire City. Players find Infamous highly addictive and critics have praised it for outstanding precision and riveting story lines.

For the platform lovers, Little Big Planet 2 by Media Molecule, released this January, is an action-packed game of running, jumping, shooting, grabbing and flying through 30 story levels to save the day! The game reports a clever selection of new additions, to improve the platforming experience.

In the final quarter of 2011, gamers can expect the last in the Mass Effect trilogy series; Mass Effect 3. Mass Effect is an award winning and bestselling series to date, with a science fiction base and a role-play third-person shooter format. The series is based around a mission to save the galaxy from the Reapers, a race of evil mechanical beings. The last game is likely to be centred round a final
Reapers battle.

Exclusive for the Playstation 3, Uncharted 3 from Naughty Dog is the next in the Unchartered series due for release soon. The games are a combined mix of genres including third-person shooter, action-adventure and platforming. The series tracks the adventures of Nathan Drake, a new-age treasure hunter. The Unchartered series has proven so popular that several non-gaming adaptations have been developed including a novel, motion comic and feature length film!

These mouth-watering examples are just a small sample of fantastic Playstation 3 games. Of course game choices are down to personal preference, but every PS3 gamer will find something to impress them in 2011.

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