Finally got round to completing this earlier today. It was worth the four year wait just for the train sequence
Today, It’s part two of my initiative to get other people writing on this blog, as we chronicle some of the most important games of all time. I covered the efforts of Microsoft in this article, and today it is the turn of Stephen Jackman to present his case for Sony. Stephen is a good friend of mine from Lincoln University, where he holds the enviable position of being the reigning champion at the Gaming Society I help to run (trust me – its a big deal). So, take it away…
Top 10…Most Important Games On Sony Consoles
I just want to thank Mr Cooke for allowing me to post on his blog as I always find it enjoyable to write about games, since most of the time they are pretty awesome. As someone who grew up with Sony and the Playstation console line, starting back in 1997 with a package deal along with the not so stellar title of Bubsy 3D (one of the times when games aren’t awesome), up to the present day with the Playstation 3 and my acquisition of Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception, I have seen a selection of great titles come and go with some leaving a large impact on the games industry and becoming a huge benefit, if not a major means of success, for Sony and their endeavours into the games industry.
Whereas the first console played a lot of copycat with the N64, for example the introductions of analogue sticks and the controller rumble feature, it had some strong titles that allowed it to reach the level of success that it did. The Playstation 2 built on what the original foundations the Playstation set out and ended up having one of the largest selections of titles any console ever supported. The most current iteration of the console, the Playstation 3, is a powerhouse of a machine and the most powerful console on the market at the moment, bringing high definition with blue ray among many other features.
From each Playstation console I have had a chance to play a fair amount of the games. From when the older titles were new on shelves and not yet nostalgic memories, as well as the newer releases, I feel I am able to look back at Sony’s history and find a top ten of important titles. As with Darren my aim was to give preference to console exclusives over multi platform releases, or at the very least the console the game launched on and what it was well known for. Continue reading Top Ten…Most Important Games On Sony Consoles
Imagine the scene – a new game has come out, and you can’t wait to get your hands on a copy. Then as you approach the shop, you fish around in your pockets and realise that you don’t have quite enough money to pay for the pleasure. Don’t feel bad; it’s happened to us all. And with new games rising in price again, it may well happen again to many individuals looking to get the next AAA title in the next three months. Fortunately, there is a solution of sorts: why not wait a week or two to see if the price comes down, and in the meantime get yourself acquainted with some gaming bargains? There are some terrific games on offer at the moment for a mere fraction of the £40 you would be paying for a brand new game, and in this article I intend to point you towards a few of the offers you can partake in.
As a disclaimer, all prices were correct as of the day of article publication. All the prices are quoted from Play.com, which I tend to buy from as they are reliable with deliveries. Continue reading Bargain Price Games To Play This Winter