God Of War is one of Sony’s premier franchises. This first game in the series started out on the Playstation 2. It would eventually be ported to the Playstation 3 along with God Of War 2.
Have you heard of Xbox Live? Playstation Network? How about Steam?
If you haven’t heard of any of these, you most likely live under a rock – on the moon – with noise-cancelling earphones on. If you have, you’re like almost every gamer and participate in online gaming. That’s right grandpa, you can play video games with other people through the Internets. The younger generations grew up with this gift. Others experienced multiplayer gaming by gathering all of your friends at the house of whoever had the Nintendo Entertainment System (yes, that means leaving your cave), blowing on the cartridge and taking turns playing Super Mario Bros or Metroid.
In the months leading up to the Nintendo 3DS launch one of the most highly anticipated games was the return of Pit in Kid Icarus Uprising. The game for many felt like it took forever to come out. Thanks to its interesting control scheme, when it was first released it came with a special stand for your 3DS.
Transformers Prime was a hit TV show that kind of fused the modern movie transformers with some aspects of the retro Transformers. It was a huge hit and spawned a ton of merchandise including a video game that was released on all the available Nintendo platforms including this 3DS version.
The Last Of Us was brought to us by the guys at Naughty Dog who are famous for the phenomenal Uncharted series of games. And if you want to go old school, they are the studio who created Crash Bandicoot.
River City Ransom is one of the most popular scrolling beat em ups to be released on the NES. The game has a very strong cult following and it has an army of dedicated fans still to this day.
Killzone 2 was billed as one of the most serious rivals to the Halo franchise, but it met a somewhat disappointing reception in North America. Under a forced comparison, it may not measure up to Halo’s innovative gameplay. However, it does easily pass the high standards that Halo set for the industry and remains one of the best first-person shooters in the Playstation 3 catalog.