Last gen must have games

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#1 Edited by HipHopBeats (2850 posts) -

I'm still stuck in 7th gen playing catch up. What games would you recommend experiencing that really stood out to you last gen?

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#2 Edited by Lucianu (10283 posts) -

What consoles do you have?

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#3 Posted by HipHopBeats (2850 posts) -

I'm on PS3.

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#4 Posted by Lucianu (10283 posts) -

@HipHopBeats said:

I'm on PS3.

Ok, i bought and played a crap ton of PS3 games at my collegue's place, here's what i highly recommend:

  • Bayonetta
  • Yakuza 3
  • Valkyria Chronicles
  • Little Big Planet 2
  • God of War Collection + God of War 3
  • Demon's Souls
  • Ninja Gaiden Sigma (not as balanced as Ninja Gaiden Black, but still an incredible game)
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#5 Posted by SirWander (5176 posts) -

You should most definitely check out:

  • Dark Souls
  • Okami
  • Final Fantasy XIII
  • Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance
  • Tales of Xillia
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#6 Edited by speedfreak48t5p (12855 posts) -

Anything with Forza in the title will serve you well. Also:

GTA 5

Vanquish

Midnight Club Los Angeles

Portal 2

Fallout New Vegas

Call of Duty 2

Burnout Paradise

Need for Speed Hot Pursuit

Binary Domain

Just Cause 2

PGR 4

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#7 Edited by Flubbbs (4948 posts) -

id throw Max Payne 3 in there

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#8 Edited by pcty (367 posts) -

Sony PS3

  1. Souls Series (Demon's Souls & Dark Souls
  2. Senjou no Valkyria
  3. Ni no Kuni Wrath of the Withe Witch
  4. Gran Turismo 5

Nintendo Wii

  1. Fire Emblem Radiant Dawn
  2. The Last Story
  3. Pandora's Tower
  4. Super Mario Galaxy 1/2
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#9 Posted by HipHopBeats (2850 posts) -

Nice picks so far. Keep them coming.

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#10 Posted by Minishdriveby (10520 posts) -

There are too many to list. The Last generation spanned almost a decade.

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#11 Posted by benleslie5 (8680 posts) -
  • Uncharted Series
  • BioShock 1 and Infinite
  • Okami
  • Demon's Souls
  • Valkyria Chronicles
  • Metal Gear Solid 4
  • Folklore
  • Portal 1 and 2
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#12 Posted by ChiefvsGordon (1085 posts) -

red dead redemption

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#13 Posted by HuggyBear1020 (467 posts) -

My personal favorites of the PS3/X360 Generation

1. Mass Effect series (you can't get the first one on PS3, but it does have some type of interactive coming you can do in the second one)

2. Gears of War series (again, you'll need a 360 for this)

3. Oblivion / Fallout 3/ Skyrim (I lump them together because they are all massive open-world rpg's made by Bethesda, and each one is fantastic)

4. Bioshock series

5. The Orange Box / Portal 2 (portal 1 is included on the orange box)

6. Dragon Age: Origins

(If you don't play anything else this generation, play those)

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#14 Posted by contracts420 (1956 posts) -

Hitman Absolution

Dead Space

Dishonored

Deus Ex Human Revolution

Infamous

Dead Island

Splinter Cell Blacklist

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#15 Posted by ZZoMBiE13 (22931 posts) -

If you dig Superhero stories:

  • inFamous
  • Batman: Arkham City
  • Batman: Arkham Asylum

If you dig open world games:

  • Red Dead Redemption: Game of the Year Edition
  • Saints Row 2
  • Dead Island

Just some random games that I really enjoyed:

  • Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine
  • Dead Rising 2 (all the Dead Rising games are fun, but only this one and Dead Rising 2: Off the Record are on PS3)
  • Ratchet & Clank: Tools of Destruction and Ratchet & Clank: A Cra

If you dig shooters...

  • I play most of them on Xbox or PC so you may want to ask someone else. :)
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#16 Edited by HipHopBeats (2850 posts) -

@huggybear1020: Just finished Mass Effect 1 on PS3.

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#17 Posted by sukraj (27501 posts) -

GTA V

Far Cry 3

TLOU

Metro Last Light

Tomb Raider

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#18 Posted by Smashbrossive50 (3915 posts) -

for me of course,I would have these picks(sans the 3DS,because I don't have it myself,yet the picks were telling me to get it)

WiiPS33DS
Super Mario Galaxy 1,2Red Dead RedemptionSonic Lost World
Sonic ColorsSonic & Sega All Stars Racing TransformedAnimal Crossing: New Leaf
Super Smash Bros BrawlThe Last of UsSonic Generations
M & S at the Olympic Games series
Sonic & Sega All Stars Racing
Animal Crossing: City Folk
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#19 Posted by IndianaPwns39 (5037 posts) -

@huggybear1020 said:

My personal favorites of the PS3/X360 Generation

1. Mass Effect series (you can't get the first one on PS3, but it does have some type of interactive coming you can do in the second one)

The original Mass Effect is available on the PS3 as either a digital download or boxed in a set with the other two games.

Great series.

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#20 Posted by VintAge68 (529 posts) -

The Mass Effect series, the Uncharted series, the Yakuza series, the Dead Space series, the Sly Cooper series...

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#21 Edited by 23Jarek23 (2647 posts) -

Assassins Creed 2

Deus Ex: Human Revolution

Dishonored

Mass Effect Trilogy

Batman Arkham Asylum and City

Uncharted 2 (even the whole series, but 2 is the must play game)

The Last of Us

Max Payne 3

GTA 5 (I'd also include 4 but a lot will disagree)

Skyrim

Dragon Age Origins

Red Dead Redemption

Sleeping Dogs

The Saboteur

Modern Warfare 2 (again, most will disagree but I love the campaign)

Battlefield Bad Company 2

Metal Gear Solid 4

Trine

Mafia 2

Demons Souls

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#22 Posted by HuggyBear1020 (467 posts) -

@HipHopBeats said:

@huggybear1020: Just finished Mass Effect 1 on PS3.

I'm assuming you mean Mass Effect: Genesis, correct?

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#23 Edited by The_Last_Ride (76371 posts) -
  • Mass Effect Trilogy
  • Dragon Age: Origins
  • Tomb Raider,
  • Little Big Planet 2
  • God of War 1-3
  • Batman Arkham Asylum and City
  • Journey
  • flower
  • Assassin's Creed: Ezio trilogy
  • Far Cry 3 and Blood Dragon
  • Walking Dead
  • Borderlands 2
  • Ni No Kuni
  • Dirt 3
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#24 Posted by Jacanuk (13058 posts) -

@HipHopBeats said:

I'm still stuck in 7th gen playing catch up. What games would you recommend experiencing that really stood out to you last gen?

So your asking what games in the 8year period that is great?

There are simply too many to mention but a few is

RDR, Bully, Heavy Rain, The last of us, Beyond, Uncharted, Halo, Killzone, Gears of War, and a ton of other titles.

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#25 Edited by HipHopBeats (2850 posts) -

@Jacanuk: Exactly, I'm going to be gaming on PS3 for a while once I upgrade the HD. I can't even see the 'all time' ranking for games on this site anymore since the new layout, unless they removed it from the sorting options.

No plans for next gen until the 1st few waves of consoles pass the technical hiccups and games I'm actually interested in are released. As far as next gen launch games, I would pay no more than $20 to play.

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#26 Posted by HipHopBeats (2850 posts) -

@huggybear1020: No, the actual game Mass Effect 1 is available for PS3 now.