Yeah, yeah, I know! This very topic is enough to revive the memories of your childhood when you used to leave no stone unturned to be the king of your virtual world before your friend could in his own virtual world. And most of you must still be on a roll to master more and more number of games even today. Playstation games have been a delight for people of most ages. The unparalleled aura and the alternate reality set up by these games transported us to a different realm altogether. Let’s today revive our old memories of the games which not just drooled you but also a large fraction of gamers round the world.
10. Gran Turismo 6
The Gran Turismo 6 is a racing video game developed by Polyphony Digital and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. It was released at the end of 2013 and is the sixth major release in the Gran Turismo video game series. More than 16.85 million copies of this game have been sold. It is literally an exhilarating game for virtual speed-freaks!
The Jak and Daxter series has taken the entire world by a huge storm. The storyline has that Daxter, who is Jak’s best friend, was accidentally transformed into an ottsel (half otter, half weasel). Although some critics have called Daxter as funny, while some others called it annoying, yet the game has managed to sell 2.3 million copies worldwide.
8. MotorStorm: Pacific Rift
This is a racing video game designed by Evolution Studios and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation 3. A big treat for those speed enthusiasts who like breaking and damaging vehicles of fellow drivers on road, but can’t do so in the real world! No wonder this game has sold more than 1 million copies.
7. Tekken 5
The ultimate fighting game for mixed martial arts fans! This game created a furor in the gaming world when its first version was released. The characters of Jin Kazama, Forest Law, Paul Phoenix to name a few, have maintained the thrill of the game for years since its inception. This is one game which none in the world can play just once.
6. Grand Theft Auto V
Grand Theft Auto V is an open world video game full of action & adventure , developed by Rockstar North and published by Rockstar Games. Released on 17 September 2013, the game is the first main entry in the Grand Theft Auto series since Grand Theft Auto IV released in 2008. With the backdrop of Los Santos, San Andreas, a city based on Los Angeles in a fictional state based on Southern California, the game is played from a third-person perspective and its world is navigated on-foot or by vehicle.
5. NFS Most Wanted
Need for Speed: Most Wanted is a 2012 racing video game with nonlinear gameplay. It has been developed by Criterion Games and published by Electronic Arts. The game has received positive reviews, focusing on the world map that blended the styles of previous Burnout and Need for Speed games. I am sure you must have played this game at least once in your life. If not, then I pity your fate.
4. Final Fantasy VII
Released in Japan in December 2009, it is a famous console role-playing video game, developed and published by Square Enix for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. This thirteenth major installment in the Final Fantasy series includes fast-paced combat and a new system for the series for determining which abilities are developed for the characters called “Crystarium”, and a customizable “Paradigm” system which helps players to control the abilities to be used by the characters.
3. Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
It is an action-adventure stealth video game developed by Kojima Productions exclusively for the PlayStation 3 console. Awarded the ‘Game of the Year’ from several major gaming publications, including GameSpot, which claimed that the game is “technically flawless”, this game has sold more than 3 million copies worldwide.
2. Resistance: Fall of Man
In 2006, the world was astounded by the release of this science-fiction horror first-person shooter video game. Developed by Insomniac Games and published by Sony Computer Entertainment, this one-of-its-kind game is set in an alternate history of 1951. It has a story following Sergeant Nathan Hale whose human resistance forces attempt to drive a mysterious alien-like invasion out of Britain. However, Sony and Insomniac Games had become embattled with the Church of England for using interior shots of Manchester Cathedral. The Cathedral was required to recreate the building within the game. Anyways, Resistance did not face resistance with the critics and has always received positive critical reception, garnering particular praise in view of its status as a launch titleand winning several awards.
1. Call of Duty: Black Ops
Call of Duty: Black Ops is a 2010 first-person shooter video game. It was developed by Treyarch, published by Activision, and was released worldwide on November 9, 2010 for Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii consoles. It is believed to be the first-ever game to be set in the Cold War era and the fifth one to be set in World War II. This third series, developed by Treyarch, is also connected to the developer’s Call of Duty: World at War. Can you imagine, within 24 hours of going on sale, the game had sold more than 5.6 million copies? Only very few unfortunate young souls in the urban areas may not have played this game!