Best free roaming/open world game/games on PS3.

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#1 Posted by MohWarfighter (20 posts) -
Hi everyone. I LOVE free roaming games and i gonna buy a new one. Which free roaming/open world game/games is the best. Please tell me your opinion. Thanks =D
#2 Posted by marcheegsr (2903 posts) -

Red dead redemption, GTA 4, Saints row 1-2, Just Cause 2, Fall out 3

#3 Posted by SgtSutton (357 posts) -

Skyrim for a fantasy game, Defiance for a shooting game, Risen 2 because its pirates. 

#4 Posted by 23Jarek23 (2617 posts) -

Here's a list of the ones I've played from this gen, some were amazing, some were great and some were just ok. I can't decide that for you though, you might hate what I love and vice versa. 


Red Dead Redemption

Sleeping Dogs

Assassins Creed series

Saints Row 2 and 3


Mafia 2

Fallout 3

La Noire




Farcry 3

Dragons Dogma

Dead Island

The Amazing Spiderman, Batman Arkham City, Deus ex: HR  - they're open but they're not. 


You can also get the old GTA games on PSN, San Andreas and Vice city. 2 of the best open world games ever made imo. 

#5 Posted by Pikminmaniac (9104 posts) -

1) inFAMOUS 2

2) Just Cause 2

3) Red Dead Redemption

#6 Posted by worlock77 (22547 posts) -

For my money Red Dead Redemption, Grand Theft Auto IV, Fallout 3 and New Vegas, and Infamous 2.

#7 Posted by sukraj (23176 posts) -

far cry 3

gta 4

saints row series

#8 Posted by marcheegsr (2903 posts) -

Soon to be GTA 5

#9 Posted by MohWarfighter (20 posts) -
Thank you for your awsers. This help me =D
#10 Posted by ShermheadRyder (83 posts) -
Skyrim, Grand Theft Auto: IV, Red Dead Redemption, Saints Row: The Third
#11 Posted by Carnikoid85 (534 posts) -

Okami HD is the best

#12 Posted by sukraj (23176 posts) -

Skyrim, Grand Theft Auto: IV, Red Dead Redemption, Saints Row: The ThirdShermheadRyder

no love for far cry 3

#13 Posted by PS4TrumpsXbox1 (1078 posts) -
red dead redemption, gta 4, just cause 2, skyrim, to name a few
#14 Posted by MonkeySpot (6070 posts) -

My Top Titles:

Saint's Row 2

Just Cause 2


#15 Posted by peruwolf93 (88 posts) -
Get the Jak and Daxter trilogy.
#16 Posted by IAAGguy (107 posts) -
Quite surprised no one suggested Borderlands and Borderlands 2 (My FAVORITE FPS Games EVER). Borderlands and Borderlands 2 are pretty much Post-Apocalyptic RPGs with millions of guns which all seem different in their own way. The game is a free-roam game, and the best free-roam/first-person shooter game I have played by far (I have played Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas, haven't played the Far Cry series) and this game is sure to not disappoint.
#17 Posted by ultimameteora (2573 posts) -
Dragon's Dogma
#18 Posted by Coolyfett (5088 posts) -

Hi everyone. I LOVE free roaming games and i gonna buy a new one. Which free roaming/open world game/games is the best. Please tell me your opinion. Thanks =DMohWarfighter
As an older gamer, the game Coolyfett recommends is Red Dead Redeption, GTA IV and maybe Dark Souls.

#19 Posted by xwestsdeaznx (121 posts) -

I really liked 'The Saboteur', it's set in WW2 France and you're an Irish guy who fights back to free Paris from the Nazi's. Plays like GTA; has veichles, lots of weapons, etc. Also in parts that are in Nazi control are black and white. Pretty picturesque. Look up some gameplay videos if you're interested, personally I highly recommend it.

Although this isn't a PS3 game, (it's from PS2) it is on the PSN store and it's called Bully! If you haven't already played it, it's sort of like the little brother to GTA. You play as Jimmy who gets sent to boarding school and it's basically GTA, but no gore violence. You attend classes, fight against bullies/nerds, wreck havoc on authority, earn money from jobs, and climb the social ladder of school!

#20 Posted by bludblade (6 posts) -

Prototype 1 and 2, saintsrow 1-4, GTA and Assassin's Creed series, LA Noire, Saboteur, the Warriors

#21 Edited by NguyenSonj (6 posts) -

far cry 3

Just Cause 2

#22 Edited by bezza2011 (2656 posts) -

Would love a new bully game, was really unique, I wonder what other game they will come up with next except from a new gta

#23 Posted by locus-solus (549 posts) -

@Carnikoid85 said:

Okami HD is the best

agree it's fantastic

#25 Posted by superstarmario1 (246 posts) -

Red Dead Redemption, GTA IV, and Just Cause 2.

#26 Edited by thirdson1812 (82 posts) -

GTA 4 & 5 and inFAMOUS series

#27 Posted by 187umKILLAH (1406 posts) -
  • Skyrim
  • Just Cause 2
  • Red Dead Redemption
  • Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen
  • Dead Island
  • Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning
  • Lego: Lord of the Rings

Had lots of fun with all of these games, the one I've gone back to the most is Skyrim though.

#28 Edited by dipdish (871 posts) -

I've just finished Mafia II, and I can't really label it as an open world game. There are no side missions or anything to do in Empire Bay, except for stealing cars to sell at junkyard and robbing a few stores to buy a couple of suits, and eat food to replenish health.

Even though there are street crimes, aka side missions, to attend to, L.A. Noire, is not an open world game, either.

Yet, these are both good games, and L.A. Noire is actually one of my favourite games.

#29 Edited by The_Last_Ride (72944 posts) -


Far Cry 3, Saints Row 3, Assassin's Creed series, Batman series, Pokemon series, Ni No Kuni, Borderlands 2 are all great games

#30 Posted by ristactionjakso (5795 posts) -

Sleeping Dogs, Skyrim, Dragon's Dogma, Kingdom of Amalur, RDR, Far Cry 3, Blood Dragon.

And some may say they don't belong in the free roaming category, but Darksiders 1 and 2 both have big worlds with many secrets to find.

#31 Posted by GuitarSmash (208 posts) -


#32 Posted by CTR360 (7161 posts) -

gtav gta iv ac4 far cry 3 sleeping dogs saints row series just cause 2 skyrim amalur fallout 3 fallout vegas borderlands1&2 redemption

#33 Edited by msulcs (43 posts) -

Practically GTA V, Red Dead Redemption, Fallout 3, Skyrim

#34 Posted by The-Apostle (12190 posts) -

Skyrim or AC4