A list of the top 5 video games ever made for the PlayStation 3.

Video games have evolved over the years. From the first game that was launched in 1958 by the US Department of Energy, ‘Tennis for Two’, video games have become more mature and are now appealing to a wider range of audiences. Gone are the days when only children would play titles. With the addition of more consoles, developers have begun taking the medium seriously and some really crazy games are being churned out.

With the abundance of games that are being published, players are often left confused as to what game to purchase. For those, GreatestVideoGames has compiled a list of the top 5 games for the PlayStation 3.

  • Red Dead Redemption: Red Dead Redemption is a game that was released in 2010 by Rockstar Games, which initially rode on the success of the the developer’s previous title Grand Theft Auto IV. Like GTA V, Red Dead Redemption is also an open world game. However, the difference with this one is that it is set in the year 1911 during the decline of the American Frontier.
  • Batman: Arkham City: Arkham City is an action-adventure game that was developed by Rocksteady Studios and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. It was released in 2011 for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. It is a very interesting game that follows the caped crusader as he leads a charge against those who are out to destroy Gotham City.
  • FIFA 15: The latest iteration in the hit football simulation series developed and released by EA Sports. EA Sports added several new features including added celebrations, better goalkeeping abilities, more realistic gameplay and goal line technology. The game was also well received by critics.
  • GTA V: At the time of its release last year in 2013, Grand Theft Auto V was the most expensive game ever made with a combined marketing and development cost coming up to a staggering $265 million. It is an open world game, where players are able to play as three different characters.
  • Uncharted 2: Among Thieves: This is the second edition of the Uncharted series that was released in 2009. The game was developed by award-winning developer Naughty Dog. It received a metacritic rating of 96, which put it up in 3rd position. The story follows Nathan Drake as he is lured back into the treacherous world of thieves and mercenaries that are guarding a treasure.

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