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Top 10 Best PS3 Games

Updated on April 8, 2013

Have you recently got a PS3 game console as a birthday present? Choosing what PS3 game to play first can be a very big challenge with hundreds of titles available in the market today. Of course, buying all of them is a good goal for a collector’s point of view but it’s not an option for casual gamers who simply want to enjoy a few hours of intense gaming through their new console. To help you determine what game titles to purchase first, here is a list of the Top 10 Best PS3 games.

I know a lot of great games are left out in this list. Don’t despair since your favorites can still make it on stop. Simply leave a comment and a brief explanation why the PS3 game of your choice is worthy to be among the Top 10 Best PS3 games. Have a good read everyone and may you have a blast while playing these awesome PS3 games!

Bioshock PS3 cover
Bioshock PS3 cover

Bioshock will never disappoint you. I got the game out of mere curiosity and I never imagined it to be so addictive. It has a very straightforward gameplay. You need to survive at all cost as you take refuge in Rapture. This game is pure art made flesh by a first-person action scene. Finishing it won’t be a piece of cake as it comes with several hard levels and a number of chapters than can burn hours like seconds. You won’t be bored along the way so pack up your snacks and get ready for a fun-filled and thrilling ride with Bioshock for PS3!

Bioshock trailer!

Dante's Inferno PS3 cover
Dante's Inferno PS3 cover

Many claim that Dante’s inferno is just another cheap God of War rip-off. Despite having a few similarities, Dante’s inferno boasts a few features that you can’t find in the all-time favorite God of War titles. This game will lead you straight to hell and battle demons for survival and to know the true meaning of your existence. With challenging bosses and unique levels, this game can provide hours of intense gaming and satisfy your hunger for blood, gore, and fierce combat. Not a recommended PS3 game for kids but perfect for responsible adults who crave for quality games under this kind of genre.

Dante's Inferno trailer!

Street Fighter IV PS3 cover
Street Fighter IV PS3 cover

Hadouken! Street Fighter is among the most successful game franchise to date. It stated way back when pixilated games were mainstream and is still gaining a lot of patrons today with high-definition and 3D games at play. Classic characters get a touch of pretty graphic jobs in this installation which added up to the innate fun and excitement that comes with every Street Fighter battle. I personally love how they retained the classic moves and simply added a bit of graphical enhancement to make each of them look more forceful and convincing. Street Fighter IV is a PS3 game every arcade fanatic would surely want to play!

Street Fighter IV trailer!

Final Fantasy XIII PS3 cover
Final Fantasy XIII PS3 cover

Final Fantasy XIII is another amazing installment of this game franchise. Packed with an excellent plot and surprising twists along the way, Final Fantasy XIII guarantees a worthwhile gaming experience to its loyal fans. This game’s graphic beauty surpassed my expectations. It also features a wide array of characters with varied personalities which each of us can relate to. Whether you are a serious PS3 gamer who longs for hours of pure gaming action, or a casual one who simply wants to enjoy the weekend with a beautiful PS3 game, Final Fantasy XIII is without a doubt among your best options.

Final Fantasy XIII trailer!

Heavy Rain PS3 cover
Heavy Rain PS3 cover

Heavy rain is a crime and drama flick every PS3 gamer should never miss. It has all the essential elements a good PS3 game should have which include a unique plot, exciting scenes,unique game-play, and good graphics. Do you have what it takes to solve the mystery before it’s too late? This game genre is highly underrated. Some believe that Heavy Rain along with other PS3 games that focuses on the drama behind crimes are boring, but of course I disagree. Try it out for a few minutes and you’ll surely get hooked. This only proves that this game offers a lot more than mystery and thrills. It’s a complete package that every PS3 gamer will surely appreciate and a unique adventure worth spending for!

Heavy Rain trailer!

God of War 3 PS3 cover
God of War 3 PS3 cover

God of War 3 takes Kratos to a battlefield like no other. Hard levels and bosses, awesome fight scenes, stunning graphics, and an exhilarating plot made this game worthy of a spot in this list of Top 10 Best PS3 games. He first and second God of War games were decent but its 3rd rendition is pure awesome. Only Kratos is brave enough to stand up against the mighty gods and it’s all up to you to guide him towards victory. Though this game is a bit too easy for me and I suppose for hardcore PS3 gamers as well, its entertainment value is no less than what I expected. Show of your killer moves and slay anything that hinders you! This is the basic gameplay of God of War 3 which might be dumb for some but an addictive showcase for many!

God of War 3 trailer!

Metal Gear Solid 4 PS3 cover
Metal Gear Solid 4 PS3 cover

The Metal Gear Solid franchise managed to release 4 series out of several reasons and one of them is that this PS3 game is the most addictive I’ve ever played. You simply can’t get enough of the intense action and drama that comes with Metal Gear Solid. The franchise promised a new and improved game for its 4th release and they nailed it! Metal Gear Solid 4 carries you to an adventure like no other. This game’s unpredictable plot makes you look forward to every scene and stay tuned for hours. You won’t be bored since intense action is guaranteed as you go through one mission after other unlocking new features along the way to improve your battle proficiency. This game is best played with your friends and can completely change a family’s once boring weakened.

Metal Gear Solid 4 trailer!

Assassin's Creed 2 PS3 cover
Assassin's Creed 2 PS3 cover

Do you want to experience an assassin’s cruel and demanding life? No PS3 game can lead you straight to every hardship a true assassin needs to face other than Assassin’s Creed 2. The first release of this game franchise was widely welcomed by video gamers across the globe which is why the release of its second chapter was not a big surprise. Nevertheless, Assassin’s Creed 2 surpassed the expectations of many. It now hosts a lot of interesting features and boasts a unique and intriguing plot. Whether you want to be a stealth killer or a brutal one is for you to decide. Assassin’s Creed is the best choice for video gamers who can’t get enough of carefully planned and stealthy assassinations that come with superb and realistic special effects.

Assassin's Creed 2 trailer!

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 PS3 cover
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 PS3 cover

Tired of playing the role of a soldier in a war that took place more than a century ago? Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 won’t disappoint you! This war game is set in the current time featuring new war machines and guns. War games aficionados across the globe who fell in love with the first Modern Warfare game will surely find its second rendition a lot better. With improved graphics, plot, and new features, a war game experience simply can’t better than this! More new guns! More new guns! This is basically what every war game fan wants and what Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 delivers. To think that this game is not worthy to be among the Top 10 Best PS3 games is totally absurd!

Call of Duty 2: Modern Warfare 2 trailer!

Uncharted: Among thieves PS3 cover
Uncharted: Among thieves PS3 cover

Uncharted: Among Thieves is a highly underrated PS3 game. Some claim that it’s like the common Tomb Raider knock-off with a male protagonist but it’s definitely a lot more. Even a few minutes of experience with this game can convince any gamer that this is in fact the best PS3 game to date. This game caused me hours of sitting and probably took a considerable amount of time from my life! Hahaha. Nonetheless, playing this game is totally worth it! Uncharted: Among Thieves left me at the edge of my seat from the first chapter until the last. No boring moments here! Only a few PS3 games today perfectly combined a good plot with high-end graphics and perfect camera angles, and it’s good to know that Uncharted: Among thieves belongs to them. This is a must play for every PS3 avid fan who wants hours of pure video gaming action like you never experienced before!

Uncharted: Among thieves trailer!

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    • MountainManJake profile image

      MountainManJake 4 years ago from Seattle

      This is a good list, but certainly not the best. Not listing Twisted Metal on here will hinder you from getting a thumbs up but I will label it interesting. Stop trying to sell so much and actually write!

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      Victor W. Kwok 4 years ago from Hawaii

      Nice hub. I think Final Fantasy XIII is the best, though.