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What is the first PS3 game I have to buy?

Karl HungusKarl Hungus Registered User regular
edited March 2011 in Help / Advice Forum
So I am buying a PS3 in a couple weeks and with so many good games out there I'm not sure which one I should get first. Could you guys give me some suggestions perhaps?

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  • InHumanInHuman Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    In terms of exclusives;

    LBP2
    inFamous
    Uncharted 2

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  • SentrySentry Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Uncharted and Uncharted 2.

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  • TehSpectreTehSpectre Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    InHuman wrote: »
    In terms of exclusives;

    LBP2
    inFamous
    Uncharted 2

    Don't tell him to get Uncharted 2 without plying the original first!

    Little Big Planet 2 is awesome, though.

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  • AriviaArivia I Like A Challenge Earth-1Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    You have to buy Demon's Souls first or I will kill your children and shit down your beheaded neck.
    You don't have to buy anything.

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  • BastableBastable Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Valkiry chronicles. Ratchet and Clank games

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  • KetarKetar Come on upstairs we're having a partyRegistered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Every game mentioned so far is something you should pick up and play at some point.

    Uncharted and Uncharted 2 should be the first though.

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  • RMS OceanicRMS Oceanic Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    The PS2 games ported to HD looks spiffy, so include the God of War, Prince of Persia and Sly Cooper collections on any list.

    Seconding inFamous as well.

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  • Karl HungusKarl Hungus Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Arivia wrote: »
    You have to buy Demon's Souls first or I will kill your children and shit down your beheaded neck.
    You don't have to buy anything.

    Hahaha! You mean business sir. I respect your threatening nature. I will definitely check demons souls out. I hear Mass Effect 2 is prodigious. I love me some KOTOR sir! Infamous is one I'm going to get for sure. I was also thinking about Dragon Age, can anyone speak for it?

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  • ZombiemamboZombiemambo Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Well, get the exclusives first if you have an XBOX or a gaming PC

    stuff I think owning a PS3 is worth it for:

    - Demon's Souls
    - Uncharted 2 (you don't need to play Uncharted first, but it will enhance the experience)
    - God of War III

    that's...uh, that's pretty much all I own that I've played enough of to recommend as must-haves, but Little Big Planet, Valkyria Chronicles and Infamous often make the list

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  • QuidQuid Definitely not a banana Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    My wife and I really enjoyed Heavy Rain. though the replayability is pretty low unless you want to improve on your previous game, see the different endings, or our favorite, watch friends experience the horror anew.

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  • SillenderSillender Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Sentry wrote: »
    Uncharted and Uncharted 2.

    Agreed

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  • DekuStickDekuStick Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Metal Gear Solid 4 is super cheap and incredible.

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  • AdusAdus Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Valkyria Chronicles is a really solid SRPG.

    Are you looking for exclusive suggestions only, or do you not have an Xbox? If that's the case, Bayonetta is pretty awesome. Mass Effect 2 is now on PS3 also.

    Don't get Heavy Rain. It would be like paying 50 bucks for a really long, dull movie which requires you to press the play button every ten seconds or so.

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  • Karl HungusKarl Hungus Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Adus wrote: »
    Valkyria Chronicles is a really solid SRPG.

    Are you looking for exclusive suggestions only, or do you not have an Xbox? If that's the case, Bayonetta is pretty awesome. Mass Effect 2 is now on PS3 also.

    Don't get Heavy Rain. It would be like paying 50 bucks for a really long, dull movie which requires you to press the play button every ten seconds or so.

    I'm not necessarily looking for exclusives, just good games. I don't have an xbox, I am currently a PC gamer but I've wanted a PS3 for awhile.

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  • Mr. PokeylopeMr. Pokeylope Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Red Dead Redemption it's a lot of fun, great visuals, awesome characters and a good story

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  • Shorn Scrotum ManShorn Scrotum Man Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Demon's Souls, Red Dead Redemption, both Uncharteds, inFamous.

    Heavy Rain can be hit or miss for people. Some people hate it, some like it. I enjoy it.

    Get both Dead Space's if you haven't already played them on the computer, they are fantastic.

    The Ratchet and Clank games are pretty excellent.

    LittleBigPlanet 1&2 are a bit of a mixed bag. Playing solo/with PUGs is kinda boring. If you have people who will come over for co-op it is a good time. And building stuff is fun.

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  • Karl HungusKarl Hungus Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Demon's Souls, Red Dead Redemption, both Uncharteds, inFamous.

    Heavy Rain can be hit or miss for people. Some people hate it, some like it. I enjoy it.

    Get both Dead Space's if you haven't already played them on the computer, they are fantastic.

    The Ratchet and Clank games are pretty excellent.

    LittleBigPlanet 1&2 are a bit of a mixed bag. Playing solo/with PUGs is kinda boring. If you have people who will come over for co-op it is a good time. And building stuff is fun.

    Cool, thanks for the suggestions. Little big planet sorta reminds me of Mario party, ie good times with friends/boring shit by yourself. Heavy Rain is intriguing, although it does sort of seem like an interactive movie. Do you have any real control of the events or are you just along for the ride? In ther words do your actions in the game effect the outcome of the story?

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  • AwkAwk Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Mass Effect 2
    Final Fantasy VII (Sony Store)
    Final Fantasy IX (Sony Store)

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  • bsjezzbsjezz Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Little big planet sorta reminds me of Mario party, ie good times with friends/boring shit by yourself.

    it's pretty well the opposite - particularly if you're at all creative, you'll be so entrenched in your machinations that you'll want nothing more than an uninterrupted stretch of 27 hours to just tweak that last trigger, wait, maybe you should add a crunching sound effect, and that platform there isn't quite positioned right for the player's death leap, should it be adjuste-ding-shouldn't it be adjusted to the right a bit? so that-ding ding-fuck, pizza? i ordered pizza? i'll just pretend i'm not home so i can finish decorating this tree here with a little flower and an apple maybe, one that explodes, or shoots at you then explodes...

    that said, buy uncharted and uncharted 2

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  • Karl HungusKarl Hungus Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Awk wrote: »
    Mass Effect 2
    Final Fantasy VII (Sony Store)
    Final Fantasy IX (Sony Store)

    I beat final fantasy VII so many times already. IX on the other hand I never tried... And mass effect 2 is at the top of my list I think :)

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  • Donovan PuppyfuckerDonovan Puppyfucker A dagger in the dark is worth a thousand swords in the morningRegistered User regular
    edited February 2011
    I will always shill for Resident Evil, so if you don't already have it, get RE5 for the PS3. And any others that are on the Playstation Store.

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  • SentrySentry Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    You keep not mentioning Uncharted in your responses OP, is there a reason?

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  • Karl HungusKarl Hungus Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Sentry wrote: »
    You keep not mentioning Uncharted in your responses OP, is there a reason?

    There is no good reason, I just don't know much about it. From what ive seen it looks like an indiana jones/tomb raider adventure/puzzle game. But I could be wrong. I've never been onto those types of games but I'm willing to give it a try.

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  • KirbithKirbith I appear to be made of delicious cake. Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Arivia wrote: »
    You have to buy Demon's Souls first or I will kill your children and shit down your beheaded neck.
    You don't have to buy anything.

    Hahaha! You mean business sir. I respect your threatening nature. I will definitely check demons souls out. I hear Mass Effect 2 is prodigious. I love me some KOTOR sir! Infamous is one I'm going to get for sure. I was also thinking about Dragon Age, can anyone speak for it?

    I had a ton of fun with Dragon Age on ps3! It can be a bit glitchy, especially with a few trophies, but it really is a fun game. Mage is the way to go for AOE killing fun. ;-)

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  • Bionic MonkeyBionic Monkey Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited February 2011
    Unharted and Uncharted 2 are definitely a must and should be the first games you pick up. If you're a fan of old school Zelda, check out 3D Dot Game Heroes sometime.

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  • NappuccinoNappuccino Surveyor of Things and Stuff Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Motorstorm games a pretty great.

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  • QuidQuid Definitely not a banana Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Heavy Rain is intriguing, although it does sort of seem like an interactive movie. Do you have any real control of the events or are you just along for the ride? In ther words do your actions in the game effect the outcome of the story?

    Both. The game itself is mostly quick time events and dialog with some exploring/investigating sprinkled in.

    But your decisions definitely affect the events in the game to significant degrees.

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  • Karl HungusKarl Hungus Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Quid wrote: »
    Heavy Rain is intriguing, although it does sort of seem like an interactive movie. Do you have any real control of the events or are you just along for the ride? In ther words do your actions in the game effect the outcome of the story?

    Both. The game itself is mostly quick time events and dialog with some exploring/investigating sprinkled in.

    But your decisions definitely affect the events in the game to significant degrees.

    Right on.

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  • AdusAdus Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    There should be a demo on PSN. I suggest you try that first. I don't want to sound like an ass, but I just think it's an awful game with an insultingly poor story and it worries me when people are lured in by its false promises of something unique.

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  • MichaelLCMichaelLC In what furnace was thy brain? ChicagoRegistered User regular
    edited February 2011
    There's a shitton of stuff on PSN as well. A fan of any genre can find a lot to keep themselves amused.

    As for disc-based, recently I've been having fun with blur and Darksiders, both of which are cheap(er) now. GoW III is great, AssCreed 2 I think is supposed to be quite a bit better than 1.

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  • Karl HungusKarl Hungus Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    MichaelLC wrote: »
    There's a shitton of stuff on PSN as well. A fan of any genre can find a lot to keep themselves amused.

    As for disc-based, recently I've been having fun with blur and Darksiders, both of which are cheap(er) now. GoW III is great, AssCreed 2 I think is supposed to be quite a bit better than 1.

    I think I'm going to download final fantasy tactics as well as final fantasy 6 if it's available.

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  • Karl HungusKarl Hungus Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    I was also considering bioshock. Can anyone speak for it?

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  • MichaelLCMichaelLC In what furnace was thy brain? ChicagoRegistered User regular
    edited February 2011
    I was also considering bioshock. Can anyone speak for it?

    Very awesome.

    1 has the atmosphere, 2 has better game play. Start with 1.

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  • Karl HungusKarl Hungus Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    MichaelLC wrote: »
    I was also considering bioshock. Can anyone speak for it?

    Very awesome.

    1 has the atmosphere, 2 has better game play. Start with 1.

    I'll do that. I'm really looking forward to the new Deus Ex. I played the one on xbox and loved it!

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  • AriviaArivia I Like A Challenge Earth-1Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    if you have a capable PC, get Dragon Age for that instead.

    FFXIII
    Resonance of Fate
    Arkham Asylum

    Also Assassin's Creed 1 is really good, it's just that 2 is awesome. Get 1 first.

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  • JasconiusJasconius sword criminal mad onlineRegistered User regular
    edited February 2011
    You should probably rent Demon Souls first to see if you like it.

    A lot of people jerk off on it, but it is definitely not for everyone.

    I vote for Borderlands and Batman Arkham Asylum. Those are two purchase-worthy games.

    Dragon Age is also a good purchase if you are into those types of RPG's.

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  • Karl HungusKarl Hungus Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Arivia wrote: »
    if you have a capable PC, get Dragon Age for that instead.

    FFXIII
    Resonance of Fate
    Arkham Asylum

    Also Assassin's Creed 1 is really good, it's just that 2 is awesome. Get 1 first.

    Final fantasy XIII is definitely on my list. I have played a FF since X and I like that one, except for tidus, he was a whiny bitch. But auron was the man!

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  • JasconiusJasconius sword criminal mad onlineRegistered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Also Bioshock 1 is decent but there are better shooters out there if you are just looking to frag things.

    Namely Borderlands. Or Killzone 2.

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  • AriviaArivia I Like A Challenge Earth-1Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Yeah, Bioshock is not a shooty shooter. Elements of survival horror and rpgs. It's a spiritual successor to System Shock, and gets shelved with Dead Space and Deus Ex.

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  • KitsunaKitsuna Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    They've all been mentioned, but Batman: Arkham Asylum and Darksiders for multiplatform games and Valkyria Chronicles and Infamous for PS3 exclusives are definitely worth looking at.

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