So are the PS3 collections worth it?

#1 Posted by Kenshinfan818 (60 posts) -

I'm bringing my ps3 into my dorm room next year and I was thinking of getting the god of war collection, the shadow of the colossus and ico collection and the sly cooper collection. Are they worth the cash?

#2 Posted by shivermetimbers (765 posts) -

I can't talk for Sly Cooper, but the other two are certainly worth it.

#3 Edited by Yummylee (21547 posts) -

I can at least attest that the GoW collection is great; both games still hold up splendidly, though given that the series has always largely played the exact same across each game, that probably shouldn't come as a surprise. Solid ports all around, 60 frames, no notary bugs or glitches or anything like that, and there's a bonus behind-the-scenes video looking at the development of GoW2.

#4 Posted by TentPole (1858 posts) -

Al of those collections are great.

Beware Silent HIll and beware anything Ubisoft.

#5 Posted by Yadilie (380 posts) -

@Kenshinfan818:

If you haven't played them and don't have a PS2 or a 60GB PS3 then yes they're worth it. I think the SotC and Ico ones are solely worth it just because they're cheaper and fix some of the problems the PS2 versions had. Sly Cooper is probably the best deal of all. They're basically bargain bin prices but upscaled versions of the old games.

#6 Posted by Skyfire543 (678 posts) -

They're all great. The Shadow of the Colossus/ Ico one is especially great because a lot of the frame rate issues from the PS2 versions have been fixed.

#7 Posted by hwy_61 (922 posts) -

I would say go for Ico/SoTC first. It includes some behind the scenes extras.

#8 Posted by Demoskinos (14778 posts) -

I've put almost 200 hours into the Devil May Cry collection. Best $40 I've spent this year.

#9 Posted by Redbullet685 (6036 posts) -

Those three collections are all great. Highly recommended.

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#10 Posted by Ujio (565 posts) -

@Kenshinfan818 said:

I'm bringing my ps3 into my dorm room next year and I was thinking of getting the god of war collection, the shadow of the colossus and ico collection and the sly cooper collection. Are they worth the cash?

If you've never played any of those games before, the HD collections are a fantastic way to experience them now. I can only speak for the GoW pack personally, but this is coming from someone that played those games when they originally came out as well. I mainly got it for the trophies XD

#11 Posted by Turtlebird95 (2365 posts) -

The only PS3 collection I've bought was the Jak and Daxter collection, and it was totally rad.

#12 Posted by Dom (436 posts) -

I hate those collections. The only one I have is Silent Hill mostly because of the lack of horror games available.

#13 Posted by Soapy86 (2620 posts) -

The Ico collection is probably the best one of these HD updates anyone has put out due to the improvement in performance as well as all the extras they put on the disk. The Sly collection is great as well.

#14 Posted by RecSpec (3805 posts) -

The Ico one is good, and the MGS one is great as well.

#15 Posted by MetalBaofu (1374 posts) -

Definitely. Especially if you have never played/finished them before.

#16 Posted by Grillbar (1818 posts) -

yep. sly 2 is kinda bad through but sly 1 makes up for it

#17 Posted by Hizang (8532 posts) -

The Sly Cooper collection is great I suppose, its art style ages really well.

#18 Posted by Sackmanjones (4688 posts) -

I've only played 2 on those list but I know for a fact that almost every Sony hd collection is very well made 

#19 Posted by GunstarRed (5126 posts) -

Ive only played Sly 1 in the collection and it still looks really sharp and I assume the sequels look better. The Ico collection is also great.

#20 Posted by JasonR86 (9659 posts) -

The God of War Collection is really good. If you're into platformers the sly collection is good too.

#21 Posted by SlightConfuse (3963 posts) -

only played sly and ICO and both were great

#22 Posted by Jazzycola (662 posts) -

I got the Sly Collection for 10 bucks and I gotta say its not worth it unless you have nostalgia of when you played it on your PS2. I tried to play Sly 1 and the gameplay is just bad. The platforming is broken at times. The art style holds up but apart from that it does not hold up. I cannot speak on Sly 2 or Sly 3 but coming from my experience of Sly 1 I say pass on it. GoW collection i suspect that holds up. The games mechanics haven't changed since the first one so I suspect its worth it.

#23 Posted by Terranova (586 posts) -

I have the God Of War collection,Team Ico collection, the Sly cooper collection and the Jak & Daxter collection and they are great so yeah go for it.

#24 Posted by Kidavenger (3534 posts) -

They are all single player games, 90% of the video games I played when I was in the dorm were multiplayer, leave your door open, people come in, play, and make friends.

fighting games, sports games, rhythm games, arcade racers/kart games, and puzzle games like tetris/bubble bobble/lumines, all did very well.

#25 Posted by Ujio (565 posts) -

@Kidavenger said:

They are all single player games, 90% of the video games I played when I was in the dorm were multiplayer, leave your door open, people come in, play, and make friends.

fighting games, sports games, rhythm games, arcade racers/kart games, and puzzle games like tetris/bubble bobble/lumines, all did very well.

Yes, but some of us are anti-social, thank you very much.

#26 Posted by PokeIkzai (385 posts) -

All 3 of those are rather good collections. Just avoid crap like the Prince of Persia HD/Splinter Cell HD/Silent Hill HD collections. They were rather poor 'updates'.

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