Now before I get attacked by PS3 fans and Xbox fans come in for the attack, this is my serious look at the PS3 exclusives and whether the PS3 has really set itself apart as a console a gamer must have. I will get to the 360 soon. Also keep in mind, I have a PS3 and have no regrets buying one, it is in my view the best hardware of this generation (from a purely technical standpoint).
Having had my PS3 for quite a while now, I was thinking about what sets it apart from the 360. Most of the games available are available on both consoles, so unless one or the other (or both) have enough great (a personal perspective) games not available anywhere else, then one could easily survive on a single console, rather than both (I could never be satisfied with one).
When I am looking around for games to add to my collection, I really find it difficult to get excited about the PS3 library. I might add that the PS3 is my choice of console for multiplatform games, unless there is a decent price difference. It is also my choice for games that require the 360 to go with multiple discs, such as Final Fantasy XIII. In respect to the exclusives, I really struggle to get interested in much that Sony has exclusive rights to. Consequently I thought I would list those games that I wouldn't want to miss out on this generation by not having a PS3:
- Demon Souls
- Disgaea 3
- Disgaea 4
- Gran Turismo 5
- Tales of Xillia (if we get the translation)
- Valkyria Chronicles
That's it. Not exactly a plethora of titles is it? Hardly worth owning a PS3 for in my case. Yet I wouldn't want to have missed out on the 5 of those I have and thoroughly enjoyed. So I throw the question open in the form of:
Can you name 10 exclusive PS3 titles worth owning the PS3 for?
Be honest, just go for the games you just have to play, not the ones you kind of like.