Sony is having a tough year so far in 2009 with the slow sales of the Playstation 3. However, the video game company is planning to make up a lot of ground this holiday season. Along with a new price point and redesigned slim model, the Playstation 3 is also getting plenty of excellent games (most of which are exclusive to the system) this autumn. Here are the top five Playstation 3 games coming in autumn of 2009.
5. Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2
Publisher: Tecmo, Developer: Team Ninja, Release Date: September 29
Many thought that Ninja Gaiden II was exclusive to the Xbox 360. Fortunately, Tecmo is giving an enhance remake of the intense action game exclusively for the Playstation 3. In addition to having better graphics and fixing numerous problems, Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 will also come packed with new content such as bosses, playable characters and an online cooperative mode. So while Playstation 3 gamers didn’t get the game until this autumn, the wait will be well worth it.
4. Ratchet and Clank Future: A Crack in Time
Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment, Developer: Insomniac Games, Release Date: October 27
The latest Ratchet and Clank game on the Playstation 3 is looking to be the best in the series yet. In addition to awe-inspiring graphics that rival many computer-generated animated movies, Ratchet and Clank Future: A Crack in Time also brings sidekick Clank to the spotlight with numerous time-bending puzzles. You can expect an epic end to the trilogy this autumn.
3. Demon’s Souls
Publisher: Atlus, Developer: From Software, Release Date: October 6
The cult hit Japanese title is finally making its way to North America this autumn. Demon’s Souls is the spiritual successor to the King’s Filed series. At its core, the Playstation 3 exclusive title is an action role-playing game where you fight some of the most menacing monsters every seen in a video game. With several innovative online multiplayer modes to boot, Demon’s Souls is easily the best role-playing game on the Playstation 3 this autumn.
2. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Publisher: Activision, Developer: Infinity Ward, Release Date: November 10
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare became one of the most popular games on the Playstation 3 when it was released in the autumn of 2007. Two years later, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is set to do the same. In addition to an action-packed single-player experience, the popular online multiplayer has been expanded to add even more depth. Add in a new two-player co-operative mode and you get one incredible package.
1. Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment, Developer: Naughty Dog, Release Date: October 13
Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune is already one of the best games on the Playstation 3. The sequel is shaping up to be better in just about every single way. Uncharted 2: Among Thieves is easily one of the best-looking games ever. Furthermore, it also added cooperative and competitive online multiplayer to the mix. Uncharted 2: Among Thieves has all the makings to become the best Playstation 3 game released this autumn and maybe the entire year of 2009.