Sony has put an end to shipments of Play Station 3 (PS3). What was the third console of the Japanese was the one that led to the birth of mythical games for Play Station, so it is worth remembering what were the best games for PS3.
The PS3 was a console with a particularly long cycle, with more than 10 years of market launching in November 2006. After ceasing to distribute the 500 GB in 2015, apparently the PS3 will be stopped this month, but even after So much time in distribution there was some regularity in the launching of titles, in fact there are still some unpublished. We review the most successful according to score and sales.
For tastes of colors and it is clear that each one has our criterion of which has been the best and which we liked more, but starting from the data of sales that in some cases were published and of the web Metacritic (and its own valuations and by Part users), we’ve tried to make a list of the most important titles that have been released for this console. Do you find yours here? We have selected the eleven best valuation and sales they had.
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1. ‘The Last of Us’: Joel and Ellie get to love more than anyone else
This game of Naughty Dog has not been the most sold, there is left with the bronze with more than 7 million copies sold, but the fight for the survival of Joel, Ellie and other characters has managed to captivate both users (a note Average of 9.1) as well as the criticism of Metacritic (95/100) and our companions put a 9.5. Probably one of the keys to the game has been the interesting mix of components, that is, both the story, the design and the fusion between game shooter and stealth.
2. ‘Grand Theft Auto V’: The most illegal wins in the most legal way
For the users of Metacritic was notable (8.2) and for the critics own outstanding (97/100), but what was for Rockstar is a nice compensation being the best-selling PS3 after becoming the second game more Expensive in history. This release and the previous ‘Grand Theft Auto IV’ occupy the top positions of games for PS3 better punctuated by the critic and our companions.
Set in fictional cities based on existing ones, such as San Andreas (San Francisco) or Liberty City (New York), the story revolves around criminal gangs, drugs, authorities Corrupt and adjustments of accounts from the beginning varying of protagonists and scenarios in each delivery.
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3. ‘Metal Gear Solid HD Collection’: Snake did well to leave the retreat
This time it’s not a single game, but the compilation that Konami released with deliveries ‘Metal Gear Solid 2’, ‘Metal Gear Solid 3’ and ‘Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker’. The original was released in 1998, starting a saga that starts with Metal Gear and Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake and with Solid Snake as the protagonist, who has to end his retirement to neutralize the nuclear terrorist threat against the Government of the United States.
This compilation is not among the best selling games, but its fourth installment ‘Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots’ with more than 6 million titles sold. Very well scored by users of Metacritic with a 9 and by the members themselves with a 89/100, and also liked a lot.
4. ‘Red Dead Redemption’: The Wild West never goes out of style
The adventures of former outlaw John Marston to get on the side of the law also liked the critics and users of Metacritic, with 8.9 and 95/100 respectively. It is not in the top 10 of the best sellers (it’s around the 30th place which is not bad for the total number of games out there), with about 1.35 million copies sold, but anti-hero survival among corrupt officials and Criminals, horse journeys and the morality system (which places us on the side of good or evil depending on what we do) turned out to be good for Rockstar.
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5. ‘Batman: Arkham asylum’: Despite the Joker, in the end the last laugh is Batman
Difference of criterion in this case with ‘Batman Arkham city’ (later) in Metacritic, since critics punctuate this second better than ‘Arkham Asylum’ but the opposite happens with users, leaving nothing wrong with a 91/100 and an 8, 9. The game is not among the best sellers for PS3, but as we see Rocksteady Studios achieved good ratings with a Joker who ras escapes from that asylum with the help of Harley Quinn and a Batman that faces a multitude of enemies and even toxins.
6. ‘Demon’s Souls’: Millions of players recovering souls
This title is considered the spiritual successor of the saga ‘King’s Field’ and is the one that would initiate the saga ‘Dark Souls’. From Software’s action RPG makes critics and users of Metacritic match giving it 8.9 and 89/100 (almost the same as for ‘Dark Souls II’, although in this case users give it an 8.7), Selling for Forbes about 1.7 million copies.
The story of this game places us in the fictional kingdom of Boletaria, plunged into the fog after a dark ritual of his king, where the player is one of the warriors who is killing demons and recovering the souls that these would deliver to “The Elder”, A demon with great power.
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7. ‘Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction’: Joining a lynx and a robot gave a good result
In Metacritic liked pretty much the proposal of Insomniac games, giving an 8.8 and a 89/100. Also among the most sold (1.25 million copies), this was the first installment of the adventures of Ratchet and the robot Clank, with two sequels of which the third, ‘Ratchet & Clank: Armed to the Teeth’ Also liked in Metacritic (with 8.9 and 87/100).
8. ‘Uncharted 2: Kingdom of Thieves’: For Naughty Dog Nate was the treasure
To the players of PS3 that went through Metacritic liked that Nathan Drake followed the trips of Marco polo and the mysteries that the mythical marine left unresolved during the same ones, although more to critics than users putting a 96/100 and an 8, 8 respectively. Nevertheless, it gains in sales ‘Uncharted 3: The betrayal of Drake’ although “by little”, with 6.6 million games sold in front of the 6.5 of ‘Uncharted 2’. Next to ‘The Last of Us’ is another of the most iconic sagas that was born with the PS3.
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9. ‘BioShock Infinite’: Third parties are sometimes better
The third part of ‘BioShock’ receives a better score than this one in Metacritic, with 8.5 by users and 94/100 of the web. This Irrational Games FPS does not figure in the top 30 best selling games for PS3, but Booker DeWitt’s ransom of the mysterious Elisabeth in the air city of Columbia also liked Irrational Games.
10. ‘Gran Turismo 5’: The races that more millions of pilots have had
From the saga of racing games both this is the second best selling PS3 game with 11.94 million, breaking records and being the most sold PS3 history in February 2011. Gran Turismo 5 Prologue (previous) and Gran Turismo 6 (back) are also among the best-selling games, with 5.35 and 5.06 million copies respectively. ‘GT 5’ is also not badly rated in Metacritic with a 7.5 and an 84/100.
In ‘Gran Turismo 5’ cars are expanded compared to ‘Prologue’ at 1.031 and is the first game in the saga (for PS3) that includes Ferrari cars, as well as go-karts, NASCAR cars and a circuit editor. In addition, a dynamic meteorological system and transition between day and night were included.
11. ‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2’: Battles were better and noticed in sales
The sixth installment of this Infinity Ward saga is among the top-selling games with about 4.5 million copies (3.5 million in the US, 1 million in the UK and about 245,000 in Japan, though “Modern Warfare 2” follows the storyline five years after “Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare” and “Call of Duty: World at War” Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and with Joseph Allen, James Ramirez and Sergeant Gary Roach as protagonists.
In Metacritic there is division of opinions between critics and users, with 94/100 and 6.3 respectively (there is more agreement with ‘Call of Duty 4’, which has the same critical score and 8.4 for users), and the guys at the time liked them a lot.Tags: Best Games, PlayStation 3