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New to PS3: what to buy?

Just got a PS3 this weekend, have a few games already, Mirror's Edge, Star Wars:Force Unleashed and Little Big Planet. I'd like people to write a list of the must buy games for this system. Games that you just can't live without. I know Xbox 360 pretty well but they had a special on the PS3 and we ended up getting it instead and now I'm lost.

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was it that good of a deal if your not diggin it thus far?!?!
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was it that good of a deal if your not diggin it thus far?!?!
52" Sony 1080p LCD 120hz plus PS3, one game and one Blu-Ray movie for $1450. The TV was listed on sale at Target for Black Friday at $1,500, we basically got the PS3 for free and it has a Blu Ray player built in, so yes, it was a good deal. I would just like to take advantage of the game platform aspects of the PS3 if there is anything worth playing out there.

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well shit man, the tv alone is a good buy. props on the package and you'll love the movies but the gaming is different with ps3 as your finding out... I know fish has one (or I think). You might want to ask him to see what he's working with
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Depends what kind of a gamer you are.

I have pretty much all the guitar hero/rock band stuff, it RAWKS on PS3.

there's of course Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2.

PS3 exclusive for now is the beta testing of Battlefield Bad Company 2. you can try to get the download key on their official twitter page.

in march, the game will release for PC and both other plattforms and it's gonna be a killer.

little big planet might be interesting for the little ones, i'm selling mine, it's used just once HERE on forums for $30...

People love assasin's creed I and II. I don't have enough patience to figure it out if i get stuck, and that's what happened.

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52" Sony 1080p LCD 120hz plus PS3, one game and one Blu-Ray movie for $1450.
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from where?
Best Buy I'm guessing.

They are running those, "BOOM!" advertisements that make me want to punch a puppy every time I see them

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God of war series man. Good game. Also everyone says fallout 3 is the shit.
This all day. Pick up God of War Collection... it's just a repackaging of God of War 1 & 2. But you do get to d/l the God of War 3 demo.

Batman Arkum Asylum is pretty awesome... the PS3 version has exclusive content.
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If you want some stupid fun games, go to the Sony store (on the PS3) and check out the demos for Pain and...damn, there is a bowling game that's fun as well. I also enjoyed Burnout City.

The PS3 has a hard drive, download as many demos as you can stand and see what you like before you throw $50 at a game.

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52" Sony 1080p LCD 120hz plus PS3, one game and one Blu-Ray movie for $1450. The TV was listed on sale at Target for Black Friday at $1,500, we basically got the PS3 for free and it has a Blu Ray player built in, so yes, it was a good deal. I would just like to take advantage of the game platform aspects of the PS3 if there is anything worth playing out there.
Where did you get that? I need that. Now
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Any of the classics are good - EA Sports :NCAA Football, Madden, Tiger Woods golf, etc

I also love playing MotoGP 08. It's a lil older, but still has great graphics and it's still the latest release of the game. Might be able to pick up used at GameStop if you keep your eyes open.

Gran Turismo 5 Prologue is out, still waiting for the full version whenever the hell that might be.

As mentioned before, Rockband and Guitar hero are always good.

I picked up one of these on black friday and it's a cool little addition to the entertainment center. It charges 2 chargers, has a red LED light up the clear section over the SONY on top of the controller and then turn green when they're fully charged.



I would also recommend getting an optical audio cable for it if you're running surround sound. Whatever you're getting out of your TV outputs is crap compared to what comes straight out of the system.

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I like that but didn't want the stand around when I wasn't using it (and didnt want to have to turn on the PS3 to charge controllers)



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I like that but didn't want the stand around when I wasn't using it (and didnt want to have to turn on the PS3 to charge controllers)



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It actually plugs into the wall, not the PS3. That's why I picked it up. And because it was only 20 bucks, haha!

It actually looks pretty cool when it's sitting next to the reciever. I never play the PS3 with more than me anyways so there's always something on it. Most of the time I'm using the PS3 remote control instead of the game controllers for movies (our main use for the console) so it's always got that green glow below the TV.

I will say that wall charger is pretty freakin cool tho!

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This all day. Pick up God of War Collection... it's just a repackaging of God of War 1 & 2. But you do get to d/l the God of War 3 demo.

Batman Arkum Asylum is pretty awesome... the PS3 version has exclusive content.
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The PS3 has a hard drive, download as many demos as you can stand and see what you like before you throw $50 at a game.
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I would also recommend getting an optical audio cable for it if you're running surround sound. Whatever you're getting out of your TV outputs is crap compared to what comes straight out of the system.


Its early and these guys have answered pretty well so far with Awesome reccomendations. so I really do have to +1 it all.



Uncharted,
Uncharted 2

dont forget to download that modnations beta code you got in little big planet.

killzone2
bioshock
infamous
metal gear solid 4

Ratchet and clank
Sing star, best used while dunk with a group, also see buzz quiz world for group game.

if you like baseball, MLB the show dropped down to 39 because in march 10 comes out.

god of war collection is 39.99 so its like you are buying GOW 1 and GOW 2 for 20$ a piece but now you get to play in high def instead of the PS2 versions!


im looking at my shelf so these are games I picked up


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Assassin's Creed 2 For only $39.78 shipped free.

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Any of the classics are good - EA Sports :NCAA Football, Madden, Tiger Woods golf, etc

I also love playing MotoGP 08. It's a lil older, but still has great graphics and it's still the latest release of the game. Might be able to pick up used at GameStop if you keep your eyes open.

Gran Turismo 5 Prologue is out, still waiting for the full version whenever the hell that might be.

As mentioned before, Rockband and Guitar hero are always good.

I picked up one of these on black friday and it's a cool little addition to the entertainment center. It charges 2 chargers, has a red LED light up the clear section over the SONY on top of the controller and then turn green when they're fully charged.



I would also recommend getting an optical audio cable for it if you're running surround sound. Whatever you're getting out of your TV outputs is crap compared to what comes straight out of the system.
Where did you get the charger and what brand. looks cool.


I got in a similar deal as the OP (TV + PS3) through sony style over black friday so now I have 2 PS3s. Best Buy and I think Walmart are offering similar deals.

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Where did you get the charger and what brand. looks cool.
It's made by Energizer and it's sold at GameStop. Goes for around $30.

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It's made by Energizer and it's sold at GameStop. Goes for around $30.
Thanks!

Back on topic, as far as games, Uncharted 2 and MW2.

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I been throwing the idea around of getting a PS3 lately. Do I or Dont I


No I won't waste the $$$ on XBox


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theres like. .01% but the joliet BBuy had some PS3s from black friday that had games in the box, there is a sticker on the outside. go to the middle isle and see if there is still some left on the inside of the bulk stack that everyone missed.
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I was browsing earlier on their site and said they were sold out. I just spent a crap load of $$$ over the last month. Plus I have a PS2 hardly played.


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Deal was through Best Buy, ended on Sunday though.

Thanks for the recommendations, I'll pick up a few of those games when I get home.

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I remember when PS3 first debuted... it was such a piece of shit system... it had no games! Then it started losing all the exclusives... now... it seems like everyone is buying one... or maybe it's only cause I bought one I see it that way.

Either way I enjoy my PS3 a lot.
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I got in a similar deal as the OP (TV + PS3) through sony style over black friday so now I have 2 PS3s. Best Buy and I think Walmart are offering similar deals.
Amazon. And it works great. It also has 2 USB ports to charge cameras and MP3 players or daisey chain other controllers.

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