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    ascholzk

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    #1  Edited By ascholzk

    i have a gaming capable PC, and a Xbox 360. but im getting a PS3 for my birthday next week. my question is, if there is one game in particular that i should play first? i bought MGS4 and Killzone 2. any other suggestions?

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    #2  Edited By Ashwyn

    I might aswell be 'THAT' guy and say Uncharted 1 and 2 because it'll blow your mind.

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    #3  Edited By ascholzk

    yup, i know that Uncharted 2 is amazing, but should i play Uncharted 1 before the second game?

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    #4  Edited By Hitchenson
    • Ratchet and Clank: A Crack in Time
    • LittleBigPlanet
    • Fat Princess (PSN)
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    #5  Edited By ascholzk

    whoa im going to be uber broke after this

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    #6  Edited By Ashwyn
    @GaLaXypwn3r: 
     
    I would say for the price the first Uncharted is nowadays it's most certainly a good buy, sure it has certain issues but to get the MOST out of the second, i'd check it out.
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    #7  Edited By TheHBK
    @GaLaXypwn3r said:
    " yup, i know that Uncharted 2 is amazing, but should i play Uncharted 1 before the second game? "
    No, just read up on the story, thats all you need.  Your better off that way.  Or at least, all you need to know is who is Sully, Drake and Elena, thats it.  Get to it.
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    #8  Edited By MiamiRedHawks

    I would get Uncharted 1 and 2. Metal Gear would be my next pick.

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    #9  Edited By ascholzk

    so not Killzone 2? because im not the biggest fan of Modern Warfare 2 and its slightly twtchy gameplay, imo

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    #10  Edited By OldGuy

    Having just gotten a PS3 at the new year I would say Uncharted 2. You can get 1 if you like, but it is not a necessary play before 2 and it has a number of gameplay shortcomings that can make it a... pain.
     
    U2 (hey, that would make a great band name!) is far and away the best exclusive on the system, but LittleBigPlanet (despite the flakiness of the running/jumping controls [which you would think would be a deal breaker in a platforming game]) is a great deal for the money because of all the content the community has created for it.

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    #11  Edited By JeevesPleez

    What kind of games do you like?

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    #12  Edited By tomte

    inFamous or Uncharted 1

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    #13  Edited By eroticfishcake
    @GaLaXypwn3r: Check the exclusives on this list and see what tickles your fancy. Personally I think Uncharted 2 is your best choice, though I've never played it before. I've heard a lot of praise for it in almost everything about it though, both singleplayer and multiplayer so there's something for everyone. Killzone 2 is pretty good but I didn't find it terribly engaging, multiplayer support is great though. MGS4 is either a hit or miss with some people but I recommend that you try it out anyway if you can find a cheap copy anywhere.
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    #14  Edited By Nasar7
    @GaLaXypwn3r: I like Killzone 2 a lot,  its not as twitchy as MW2 but its still a FPS of course. There's also Demon's Souls if you're into that and don't forget a lot of good stuff is on the horizon i.e. Heavy Rain, GoW III etc. Finally allow me to plug Valkyria Chronicles if you're into strategy jrpgs.
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    #15  Edited By CaptainObvious

    InFamous.

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    #16  Edited By ascholzk

    thanks for the help, but wow with mass effect 2 and bioshock 2 coming out, i might have to save some of these games for February break and summer vacation! :[

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    #17  Edited By Adamantium

    Depends on what games u like, but if you've already gotten MGS4, go with that (just be warned that it's waaaay heavy on the cutscenes). Then pick up Uncharted 2 when you're ready for something new.

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    #18  Edited By iam3green

    i would say get uncharted 1, the price is great. i bought it at $22. 
     
    maybe grand tirsmo  5 when it comes out.

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    #19  Edited By JJOR64

    Little Big Planet.

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    #20  Edited By Yummylee

    Remember to have some cash saved for the upcoming Yakuza 3 ;P
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    #21  Edited By defaulttag
    @GaLaXypwn3r: Uncharted 2 is a sure one. Other than that, save your money for God of War III. Or maybe Heavy Rain if that interests you. Infamous was good, but Uncharted 2 trumps everything else available on PS3 as of right now.
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    Killzone 2 was my favorite game of the year and has a great single player campaign and an amazing multiplayer feature.

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    #23  Edited By Gabriel

    Infamous

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    #24  Edited By penguindust

    Everything everyone's said here so far plus get crackin' on a few PSN downloadable games.  I suggest Wipeout HD and Everyday ShooterSuper Stardust HD is good, too but for twin-stick action, I prefer Everyday Shooter.  It's just a matter of personal taste.

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    #25  Edited By JeevesPleez

    Like PenguinDust said, there's a lot of cheap stuff on the PSN store. For example, you can't go wrong with any of the pixeljunk games (besides racer).

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    #26  Edited By rjayb89

    The only one worth playing: Haze.

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    #27  Edited By tmthomsen

    Demon's Souls. I've heard it's good for your self-esteem.

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    #28  Edited By copycatzen
    @rjayb89 said:
    "The only one worth playing: Haze. "

    u kidding
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    #29  Edited By eroticfishcake
    @copycatzen said:
    " @rjayb89 said:
    "The only one worth playing: Haze. "
    u kidding "
    Shhhh!...
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    #30  Edited By KingX

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    #31  Edited By v

    i have a ps3 that i just got, and the first game that i got that I have enjoyed quite a bit is Valkyria Chronicles... Its kind of a mash up of rts and some first person stuff, but i've been really into that, SFIV, and my roommates copy of FFIX for the PS1.  Here is the quicklook of Valkyria Chronicles, and it's pretty old so you can find it for 20 new, or less if you look around... 
     
      

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    #32  Edited By dyslekt

    Unchared1-2

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    #33  Edited By harris

    I really enjoyed Wipeout HD, so I would recommend that.

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    #34  Edited By crystalskull2
    @GaLaXypwn3r said:
    " i have a gaming capable PC, and a Xbox 360. but im getting a PS3 for my birthday next week. my question is, if there is one game in particular that i should play first? i bought MGS4 and Killzone 2. any other suggestions? "

    Get Rogue warrior. You'll break your PS3 after playing it and again be a PC player.
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    #35  Edited By b4ds33d

      GaLaXypwn3r  - i was in teh same boat as you a few months ago. i bought- LBP, MGS4, and uncharted2. i cant get into lbp, same for mgs4. i really liked uncharted 2, however i didnt find it to be this life altering experience everyone is touting. the story is cool, however nothing that hasnt already been done. the character acting/voice actors and really good though. the visuals and equally impressive. controls are great, and the camera work in certain spots is incredible. 
     
    some other games you might like to try, wipeout hd plus expansion pack. any of the pixeljunk games except racer. 

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    #36  Edited By chililili

    Play Uncharted 1 first, because if you play a lot of other games and come back to uncharted you will feel it to be a very inferior and outdated game, than if you played it first.

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    #37  Edited By LiquidPrince
    @GaLaXypwn3r said:
    " yup, i know that Uncharted 2 is amazing, but should i play Uncharted 1 before the second game? "
    Yes.
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    #38  Edited By RedCricketChase

    I just bought a PS3 as well (my first current-gen console, apart from a pretty cockrocking PC). I'm pretty much into more laidback sorts of games/ games that don't have a high level of difficulty. Could anyone recommend a game or two for this carebear? Gracias if anyone does!

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    #39  Edited By c1337us

    I am sure all the obvious ones will get a run so you should definately check out Folklore if you get a chance. Great game.

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    #40  Edited By Sushbag

    Uncharted. Then Uncharted 2.
     
    This is the reason you have a PS3.

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    #41  Edited By RedCricketChase

    Thanks, dudes! I'm probably about to purchase Uncharted 1 and Folklore... checking out PSN for good laidback games that aren;t sucky.... it's so fun to feel like a noob again. 
     
    Forgot to mention: my PSN is Moonwick, if anyone wants to add me (not really into racism or homophobia or any of that crap, so don't bother if you are) 
     


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    #42  Edited By RedCricketChase

    Going back thru GB's GOTY 2009 awards, and Shatter's soundtrack win, and listening to Shatter's soundtrack, make me almost sure to buy it at some point.

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    #43  Edited By kagekage
    @GaLaXypwn3r said:
    " so not Killzone 2? because im not the biggest fan of Modern Warfare 2 and its slightly twtchy gameplay, imo "
    There are a lot of games beside Killzone 2 that are better (not saying Killzone 2 is bad). 
    Uncharted 2 (get Uncharted 1 if possible, if not just read up the story). 
    MGS4 
    Infamous 
    LittleBig Planet 
    then I'd probably say Killzone 2 or Rachet and Clank
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    #44  Edited By TwoOneFive

    experience MGS4 first like...hour. you will be stunned. the commercials, the intro that flows right into gameplay ugh.... amazing. 

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    #45  Edited By TwoOneFive
    @RedCricketChase said:
    " Going back thru GB's GOTY 2009 awards, and Shatter's soundtrack win, and listening to Shatter's soundtrack, make me almost sure to buy it at some point. "
    its a great game dude, and i feel like my house turns into a rave whenever i play it
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    #46  Edited By Qorious

    Uncharted 2.

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    #47  Edited By gingertastic_10
    @Hitchenson said:
    "
    • Ratchet and Clank: A Crack in Time
    • LittleBigPlanet
    • Fat Princess (PSN)
    "

    Maybe thrown in some InFamous, Demon's Souls and Ratchet and Clank Future: Tools of Destruction for good measure.
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    #48  Edited By Lazyaza

    Surprised how few people mention Motor Storm Pacific Rift, easily one of the best racing games ever made and best exclusives on ps3.
    Aside from that I'd say go with peoples usual picks, Uncharted 1 and 2, Ratchet and Clank ToD and CiT, MGS4 and of course God of War 3 next month.

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    #49  Edited By get2sammyb
    @GaLaXypwn3r: Wipeout HD.
     
    @Lazyaza: Yes, MotorStorm: Pacific Rift is EXTREMELY under-rated.
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