2009 is shaping up to be a big year for the Sony PlayStation 3. Sony is already calling this the year that the PlayStation is returning to the top of the gaming heap. This is the first year that the PS3 beat the Xbox 360 in sales numbers. It was also the first time, although short-lived, that the Nintendo Wii was knocked from the top of the Japanese gaming charts, again by the PlayStation 3.
With some big titles coming up in the fourth quarter of the year, 2009 is looking good for Sony Entertainment.
But the games that are coming this holiday season have been expected for more than a year, so they’re really no surprise. Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, Modern Warfare 2, Rock Band: Beatles, Brutal Legend and Tekken 6 are some of the big-name titles that are already on most PS3 owners’ want lists.
But what’s coming after 2009?
Are there any big games that สล็อต are going to help strengthen Sony’s grip on the market in 2010?
Here are three of the biggest game franchises landing on the PS3, all of which are expected to be blockbuster titles.
1. God of War III (March 2010). God of War has become the flagship property of Sony, and it’s coming to the PlayStation 3. The third installment of the series will have Kratos – the God of War – battling forces from the Underworld and the wrath of other gods in worlds at the back of the long-vanquished Titans. Yes, ENTIRE worlds on the surface of the back of Titans means this is going to one large-scale game environment. The technical demo showed the camera panning in and out with no apparent loss of framerate, showing Kratos knocking off some monsters in a forest one moment, the back of a Titan the next. This is expected to be one of the biggest selling games of 2010, and is in the early running for the Game of the Year (GOTY).
2. Final Fantasy XIV (2010, right after FF XIII is released). Final Fantasy XI was the first true MMORPG of the series. It’s been seven years since its release, and it still boasts over 2 million active subscribers – a number that is looked at with envy by most of the more advanced MMORPGs of today. The next entry in the FF franchise is scheduled for 2010. Final Fantasy XIV Online is planned to be exclusive on the PS3.
3. Heavy Rain. This PS3 game really shows off the technical power of the PlayStation 3, with some of the most impressive graphics ever seen in a video game. It’s a story-driven game that puts you in the shoes of a detective investigating a mystery that has ramifications for all existence. Heavy Rain is another one of the most highly anticipated PS3 titles for 2010.