Some game recommendations for a new PS3 owner

#1 Posted by Psytek (174 posts) -

I recently bought my PS3 for MGS4. I have completed it now and I'm looking for some other good games to play.
I've already got flOw, echochrome, pixeljunk monsters, lego star wars: the complete saga, and GT5 prologue.

What would you recommend to someone looking to get some good PS3 games? I'm not to bothered about shooters, since I already have lots of shooters on my PC, I'm looking for unique games that aren't available on other platforms.

thanks :)

#2 Posted by blu_magnet (258 posts) -

Well Uncharted matches your needs pretty well. Try out Assassins Creed as well and even Burnout Paradise

#3 Posted by Ross (321 posts) -

Well I'm guessing you mean FPSs.  Uncharted is an awesome 3rd person shooter.  Heavenly Sword is really short but really awesome.  If you can pick it up for $40.00 or so it is worth it.  Warhawk is an awesome 3rd person multiplayer game.  DMC 4 is pretty good too.  And even if you are full on shooters, Resistance was the flagship title and it's sequel is coming out this fall along with Killzone 2 in February.  Hope this helps. :)

#4 Edited by Met2609 (555 posts) -

On the PSN, get Super Stardust HD. It's one of the PSN's best games and it has trophies.

As for disc-based games, you should check out Resistance, Uncharted, Ratchet and Clank Future, Call of Duty 4, Rainbow Six Vegas 1 and 2, The Orange Box now that they've patched it, etc.

I would for sure check out Resistance, since you'll want to be caught up for Resistance 2. :)

#5 Edited by Schadenfreude (206 posts) -

The only other PS3 games I own besides MGS4 are Uncharted, Ratchet and Clank Future and Resistance. They range from good to very good and are all PS3 exclusives.

If you've never played Ninja Gaiden before, Sigma might be worth checking out. Folklore is beautiful and different if you want try something really unique to the system. Warhawk is a really fun but not very friendly to beginners.

#6 Posted by Leone (145 posts) -

I second any recommendations to play/get Ratchet and Clank; I got that for a sibling and ended up playing it more than they have (so far) and had a blast (albeit there were a few frustrating bugs).

You could cash in your Pain voucher if you have one, but that kind of got boring by the time I was done with the tutorial. I'd recommend GT5:Prologue but it still needs a few more content upgrades to justify the 40 bucks for it.

#7 Posted by LtColJaxson (1138 posts) -
Met2609 said:
"On the PSN, get Super Stardust HD. It's one of the PSN's best games and it has trophies.

As for disc-based games, you should check out Resistance, Uncharted, Ratchet and Clank Future, Call of Duty 4, Rainbow Six Vegas 1 and 2, The Orange Box now that they've patched it, etc.

I would for sure check out Resistance, since you'll want to be caught up for Resistance 2. :)
"
This ^
#8 Posted by PenguinNerd (959 posts) -

Ratchet and Clank, Uncharted, Heavenly Sword, and Folklore.  All really great games and exclusive.  Ratchet and Clank is of pretty good length.  Uncharted and Heavenly Sword are short but awesome and Folklore should last you a while with different side quests and the dlc on the store.

#9 Posted by NinjaMunkey (204 posts) -

Uncharted, Ratchet and Clank TOD, Moterstorm.

#10 Posted by Philanthropy (142 posts) -

Warhawk Bad Company

#11 Posted by Willy105 (4691 posts) -

Ratchet and Clank, Warhawk, Motorstorm

#12 Posted by Mr_Ahh (19 posts) -

As a first time owner I bought Uncharted, Ratchet and Warhawk for the multiplayer fix. Later I got Burnout Paradise and Call Of Duty 4. But that was just the beginning.

#13 Posted by Krypton (337 posts) -

R&C, Cod4, MGS4, Warhawk, Resistance :D

#14 Posted by verybadbeetle (43 posts) -

Uncharted, Ratchet and Clank, Motorstorm, Heavenly Sword and Gran Turismo. And even though you said no shooters, I would still recommend Resistance 1.

#15 Posted by thelastguy (356 posts) -

Uncharted, R&C, Heavenly Sword, Motorstorm and littlebigplanet when it releases are the only unqiue games I can think of.

#16 Posted by Kermit (14 posts) -

I think "Lair" deserve also a spot, it should be pretty cheap now and with the control patch it's pretty good.

#17 Posted by Sentry (4197 posts) -

GT5, Warhawk, R&C, Uncharted (PS3 GOTY 07), Heavenly Sword, and maybe Folklore if you like RPG style games. Those are just the exclusives though..

As for PSN games, Everyday Shooter, Super Stardust HD, and Pain are a few great ones.

#18 Posted by RVonE (4687 posts) -

Definitely Uncharted. That game is one of the best on the platform.

#19 Posted by microwavedapple (160 posts) -

Uncharted, Warhawk, Folklore, R&C and The Orange Box.

#20 Posted by tec3297 (1170 posts) -

Ratchet & Clank, Uncharted, Heavenly Sword, Folklore, Assassins Creed, Viking: Battle for Asguard, The Orange Box, Dragonball Z: Burst Limit, Grand Theft Auto IV, Burnout: Paradise

#21 Posted by kyrom (25 posts) -

Uncharted is an easy pick and probably the best ps3 game behind mgs4.  I would also get ratchet and clank future the game is gorgeous and fun

#22 Posted by Logan_Aybara (70 posts) -

I'm in the same boat as you.  I bought the MGS4 bundle, and once I finished MG4, I went looking for games to purchase.  So far I've gotten Folklore, which is beautiful, and pretty fun to play, and I've played the Uncharted demo, and plan to pick that up as soon as I finish Folklore.

#23 Posted by tanline (168 posts) -

Call of Duty 4

#24 Posted by Buzzer_Beater (200 posts) -

Some good games to get are COD4, Uncharted, Resistance, and Warhawk.

#25 Edited by sgthalka (55 posts) -

If you like baseball or sports games, MLB 08: The Show will blow your mind.

#26 Posted by phatkav (304 posts) -

Wait until LittleBigPlanet comes out. Pretty much, the only unique exclusive game coming tot he PS3 this year that isn't a shooter.

#27 Posted by Lava (672 posts) -

Ratchet and Clank Future: Tools of Destruction
Call of Duty 4

Maybe Resistance: Fall of Man, it's controls are a little odd, but it's a good game overall.

#28 Posted by djwoodgrain (6 posts) -

Orange Box and Assassins Creed I think are both 29.99 new at most retailers, and I think the PS3 greatest hits games are on the way. If your looking for the most bang for your buck.

#29 Posted by Palaeomerus (355 posts) -

Uncharted: Drakes Fortune 
Ratchet and Clank Future: Tools of Destruction
Folklore
Motorstorm
Resistance: Fall of Man


#30 Posted by ShogunofHarlem (39 posts) -
sgthalka said:
"If you like baseball or sports games, MLB 08: The Show will blow your mind.
"
I Love this Game!
#31 Posted by Raspinudo (265 posts) -

Ratchet
Resistance
Uncharted
MGS4
GTA IV

#32 Posted by CaptainCoke (100 posts) -

I bought GTA4 and UEFA 08, but when I beat GTA, I traded both those games at GameStop for FIFA 08 and Burnout Paradise.

Super Stardust HD is tons of fun + trophies! Burnout Paradise will have trophies soon, even backward compatible ones. I will get Resistance: Fall of Man next week because they are lowering the price to 29.99, sweeeet.

#33 Posted by Gr00v3r (6 posts) -

Uncharted

Ratchet and Clank Future:ToD
GTA4
Rock Band

PSN games
Tekken 5 DR
Pixel Junk Monsters
Super Stardust HD

#34 Posted by Psytek (174 posts) -

Wow! thanks for all the suggestions guys. I think I'll definitely take a look at uncharted and ratchet and clank, I briefly played one of the previous ratchet and clank games and I remember liking it.

Might also check out ninja gaiden, but I'm not sure, since I plan to get Soul Calibur when it comes out, and I don't want two fighting games (I know they are different, but stll)

I'm loving flOw right now btw.

#35 Posted by XJGunz (60 posts) -

Ratchet and Clank future: Tools of Destruction and Uncharted: Drake's Fortune

#36 Posted by 7arek (4 posts) -

Umm... Resistance, Uncharted, Warhawk,  R&C, and if you don't already have it GTA.

#37 Posted by LiquidPrince (16119 posts) -

Uncharted, Ninja Gaiden, Devil May Cry 4, Assassin's Creed, Warhawk, Heavenly Sword, and Folklore.

#38 Posted by Buzzer_Beater (200 posts) -
Psytek said:
"Wow! thanks for all the suggestions guys. I think I'll definitely take a look at uncharted and ratchet and clank, I briefly played one of the previous ratchet and clank games and I remember liking it.

Might also check out ninja gaiden, but I'm not sure, since I plan to get Soul Calibur when it comes out, and I don't want two fighting games (I know they are different, but stll)

I'm loving flOw right now btw.
"
Get Ninja Gaiden when it comes to greatest hits. It'll be $29.99
#39 Posted by grainger (330 posts) -

without a doubt uncharted: drakes fortune, you won't regret it, especially if you ever played like tomb raider/tomb raider II on the psx thats like the greatest comparison

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