Even though the PlayStation 4 console has come out, some gamers still play games on the PlayStation 3 platform. With excellent graphics, the excitement of playing PS3 games is no less than its competitors, namely the Xbox 360 and Nintendo Wii.
You can play various types of games on PS3, from RPG (role-playing game), sports, racing, survival, adventure, etc. PS3 brings lots of exciting games to play in. But for real gamers, you might have completed some of the games that have been released.
Batman: Arkham City
If you are a fan of Batman or games full of action, Batman: Arkham City is the most recommended game on the PS3. You will control Batman to go around Gotham City and enter the old buildings there. His job is to recapture the big criminals there.
There are some sidequests that you can take when you are bored to continue playing the main quest. The sidequest is unique, from collecting signs from Ridler or popping balloons with a Batarang.
Mass Effect 2
Mass Effect 2 is one of the most popular PS3 games of all time. This game presents a continuation of the story of Commander Shepard in fighting aliens and maintaining peace in the galaxy.
The second series of Mass Effect is said to be the best series because it has exciting action, captivating world views, and a tense plot. When playing this Mass Effect 2 game, it is guaranteed that you will feel addicted and find it difficult to stop.
Metacritic also provides a rating of up to 94 points in this game, so you shouldn’t hesitate to play it.
This game made by 2K has a theme that is quite different compared to other games on the market. The theme of the underwater world of Bioshock has successfully made this game well remembered today.
The combination of the story and the exciting gameplay makes many people unable to stop playing this FPS game with RPG elements until the ending is discovered.
As for the score itself, Metacritic gives a Bioshock score of 94, indicating that the quality of this PS3 game is indeed above average.
Red Dead Redemption
Red Dead Redemption is one of the best games available on the PS3. Through detailed graphics, the open-world concept in this game is quite a feast for the eyes.
In the plot of the story, this game offers an exciting adventure because it takes the time of the cowboy era. You will play as John Marston. He is a former criminal who is looking for his criminal friends.
You can navigate the world in this game using a horse. To follow the storyline, you can go to the people who have been marked on the map.
Grand Theft Auto V
Before being released on PC and PS4, GTA V was present on several consoles such as PS3 and Xbox 360. This one game is eagerly awaited for its release. This is because GTA V offers the latest features that you have never found in previous Grand Theft Auto games.
Many improvements are presented in this best-selling game from Rockstar Game. One of them is the more realistic graphics. Also, what distinguishes GTA V from the previous series is the number of playable characters. You will play as three protagonists, each of whom has different characters and skills.
The Last of Us
Games about zombies or disease outbreaks that attack humans are always fun and tense to play. The Last of Us has a story about a plague that turns humans into deadly monsters. You will go on an adventure looking for answers to the epidemic. For stories, this one game is a champion.
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This game will have a follow-up story later. However, before you play the next game, you should return to the story of The Last of Us on PS3.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
This game, released in 2007, is a series of war games set in a fascinating modern setting. As a game player, you will be assisted by Sergeant Soap against a Russian terrorist named Imran Zakhaev.
You will be carried away by the atmosphere of war which is so tense, because of the many explosions and hand-to-hand actions in the campaign.
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
Maybe you are tired of hearing the Uncharted game as the best game. However, some of the PS3 war game series deserves to be categorized as the best game.
This exciting gameplay with a tense story can bring players into the game world without remembering the time.
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves continues Drake’s adventure into the wild while fighting his enemies and uncovering mysteries hidden in a remote place.
This one game combines FPS, fighting, and platforming elements so you won’t feel bored when you play it.
Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception
The same as the previous series, this game still tells the story of Drake’s adventures in finding treasure. In this third sequel, he will be in an arid desert to find artifacts from the 16th century.
From a game point of view, Uncharted 3 still presents exciting fighting actions. You will fight more with enemies targeting the same item.
This game will make it even more intriguing and curious because there are lots of puzzles to solve. To continue the walkthrough, you can’t help but be able to solve the mystery.
Also, Uncharted 3 offers an online multiplayer mechanism. You can play it with your friends to undergo missions simultaneously.
Final Fantasy XIII
Final Fantasy XIII is the only Final Fantasy series released on PS3. The gameplay mechanism is also somewhat different from the previous Final Fantasy, although it still uses a separate battle arena from the map. The main character is a girl named Lightning.
On this adventure, Lightning will be accompanied by several friends such as Hope Estheim, Oerba Dia Vanille, Oerba Yun Fang, Sazh Katzroy, and Snow Villiers. Still, like its predecessor, there is a summon that you can use in every battle.
Ni no Kuni: Wrath of The White Witch
For those of you who like anime from Studio Ghibli, you must play this game. Level-5, the developer of this game, teamed up with Studio Ghibli to create a game genre role-playing that is very fun. The characters that were brought were very adorable.
To complete it, it took more than 20 hours. Well, you certainly have nothing to lose when buying this game. After all, you can play it on and linger with the story.
God of War III
This game, which is the 3rd sequel to the God of War series, tells the story of Kratos fighting gods in Greek mythology. You will be invited to act as a Kratos character and have a unique weapon called the Blade of Exile.
This weapon is believed to be able to eradicate enemies with just one combo slash. Uniquely, the God of War III storyline uses the setting of Mount Olympus, which has been controlled by many gods.
As the main player, you also have to fight monsters using the cool cinematic style that is the hallmark of this game.
If previously there was Demon’s Soul, now is the famous game Dark Souls which always successfully annoys its players.
You will fight enemies and bosses with different characters. To be able to defeat them, you have to be patient and learn the enemy’s movements.
Your only place of refuge is Bonfires. Apart from playing against enemies in single-player mode, this game can also be a PS3 multiplayer adventure game where you and your friends go on an adventure to destroy common enemies.
Far Cry 3
Far Cry 3 carries a first-person shooter (FPS) mode and combines it with the concept of a survival game. The storyline of this game focuses on a character named Jason.
He and his friends suffer bad luck while on vacation on Rook Island. A pirate named Vaas Montenegro and his men suddenly managed to kidnap him and his other friends.
Jason finally managed to escape, and the game began. Save his friends and survive becomes a critical mission in this game.
Jason can assemble anything to use as a weapon against his enemies. Apart from fighting the pirate’s army, you have to be vigilant because several forest monsters are ready to interfere with your primary mission.
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
Metal Gear Solid is one of the best-selling game series designed by Hideo Kojima. The gameplay in the fourth series is a little different. This is because the camera focuses on a third-person perspective.
In this fourth sequel, you will face Liquid Ocelot. You will be a little surprised to see Snake’s figure because Snake in the fourth sequel looks old and gray. However, even though he looks frail, Snake is still agile and reliable.
If you have always been a fan of the Persona game, it is believed that you will fall in love with Persona 5. For new players, it is thought that you will love this J-RPG game.
The reason is, Atlus, the developer, still presents a formula that makes the Persona game so loved. You will act as a high school student in Japan who suddenly gets superpowers to defeat monsters.
You will control the life of the high school boy character, from finding additional jobs (which are sometimes quite strange jobs), making friends with other characters, and building relationships that can make you stronger in Metaverse – a parallel world filled with evil monsters.
Journey is one of the best PS3 games thanks to its unique gameplay and its beautiful and straightforward concept.
This platformer game manages to hypnotize its players in a mysterious adventure in a small world that it creates.
XCOM: Enemy Unknown
This PlayStation 3 game is perfect for those of you who like strategy. XCOM: Enemy Unknown is a game set in science fiction that carries a turn-based style of play.
However, this turn-based game is not like Final Fantasy or Dragon Quest. You can give each character orders to occupy a specific location while taking cover behind pillars or other objects.
When aiming at the enemy, there will be information in the form of a percent that determines whether the attack can hit the enemy or not. You have to try to get closer to the enemy while trying so that your opponent doesn’t find an opening to attack.
This PS3 game is a game called Heavy Rain. This game has a pretty exciting gameplay. You will play as a protagonist named Ethan Mars, who tries to save his son from a kidnapper.
In this game, you will be required to solve a lot of puzzles that are quite challenging. To play Heavy Rain, you only need to choose options where each option will change the storyline.
A criminal named Aiden Pearce hacked the operating system in the City of Chicago. He uses it for illegal things, such as stealing money and taking public information.
For his action, he was chased by a mysterious organization, which eventually resulted in his nephew’s death. Since then, he plans to take revenge against them, and Pearce’s adventure in this game begins.
To find this mysterious organization, in this game, you can hack via smartphone. Not only that, street fights with gunfire colors the whole storyline.
Watch Dogs carries an action-adventure game with an open world concept, so you can go around the city to carry out main missions and additional missions.
The Evil Within
The story of The Evil Within tells of Sebastian Castellanos, who is trapped in a mysterious world. This happened after he investigated a mass murder case. Now he must try to find a way out of that other world.
The Haunted is the name for the creepy creatures that you will meet in this game. They were quite ruthless enemies, and would not hesitate to kill.
During the game, you can use various weapons, such as pistols, arrows, knives, axes, and other tools—your ability to survive while in this mysterious world will be truly tested.
Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag
In this game, you will play Edward Kenway. At first, he worked for the British Empire, but eventually, he betrayed and became a pirate.
When playing his new role, Edward managed to defeat an Assassin. He then took the identity of his victim and changed his identity again. The adventure as an Assassin with various missions begins right away.
Edward, who has now turned into an Assassin, is targeted by the Templars. He has the main mission to find someone known as “Sage” and an Observatory object.
As an Assassin and a pirate, you will explore the vast Caribbean ocean. The character you play can hijack enemy ships to serve as a war fleet.
The second sequel to the Infamous game is no less exciting than the first series. Cole MacGrath will remain the main character. After searching for the truth about the electric power he got, he met himself from the future.
Cole then learns that there will be a threat emerging from the monster called The Beast, who will plan to destroy the entire world.
Cole does have electric power due to the Ray Sphere explosion that occurred in his first game. This power becomes more developed in this game.
It can change electricity like the power of a grenade and throw it as strong as a missile explosion. He can also fire electricity like a gun. You have to save on using it if you don’t want to lose electrical power.
Are you interested in platformer games? LittleBigPlanet is guaranteed to make you addicted to its unique levels and offers an exciting background atmosphere.
Even some of the levels are inspired by the real world, such as the urban setting of New York, the desert, and so on. LittleBigPlanet also has online and local multiplayer modes. This is a game that is suitable for playing on the sofa when hanging out with family and friends.
That’s a discussion about some of the best PS3 games that are fun and challenging to play. You may also be interested in reading about Best Nintendo DS (NDS) Games of All Time and Best PS1 Games of All Time with Stunning Story.