Just bought a PS3... Now what to do with it?

Discussion in 'Console Gaming' started by lancer, Feb 28, 2008.

  1. lancer

    lancer There is no answer! Political User Folding Team

    FL, USA
    Ok just bought this thing, almost as much as a full upgrade for a pc after the console and two games.

    Got Lost (meh) and Uncharted (good). So far i'm not blown away. I guess if you play hi res on a pc this really doesn't impress you graphics wise.

    so any suggestions on games or cool stuff i can do to it.
  2. Petros

    Petros Thief IV

    Pacific Northwest
    Folding, Talledega Nights. Now that Blu-Ray has one the format war, you can really expect to see more success out of the PS3 within six months.
  3. BouncingSoul

    BouncingSoul Stranger Than Fiction Political User

    Sioux Falls, SD
    Buy Planet Earth on Blu-Ray. It's fantastic on stardard dvd. HD is simply stunning.
  4. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

    Between Austin and Tampa
    I'll tell you something.

    Get Sudoku, it's one of the downloads for the game.

    That thing is sooooo addictive. There is also this little game that uses the Six Axis controller, with Ducks, also addictive. And a game that reminds me of Asteroids but played to music. The more stuff you blow up, the more the music changes and it's also very trippy and addictive :D

    I have found the the little arcade games to be more addictive than anything else.

    I am personally waiting for the Shock controllers to debut, along with Gran Tourismo 5. My logitech Momo is eagerly awaiting said game so I can drive around n stuff :smoker:

    Ratchet and Clank is a good game for the ps3 btw. If you are playing on a 1080P tv, even the Gran Tourismo demo is pretty awesome :D

    Try out some of the downloads and high-def content and see if you like it. I personally am still working on hooking up all my junk to my 42" tv I got (impulse purchase, saw a decent deal on a tele, grabbed it). Will be done this weekend.
  5. tdinc

    tdinc █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User

    Sterling Heights, MICHIGAN
    First off, here is a list of the must have games available now
    my opinion

    Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
    Assassin's Creed
    The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
    Ninja Gaiden Sigma
    Burnout Paradise
    Ratchet and Clank

    must have out soon:

    Grand Theft Auto IV
    Wipeout HD
    Metal Gear Solid 4
    Soulcalibur IV
    Gran Turismo 5 Prologue
    God of War 3
    Army of Two
    Resistance 2
    Killzone 2

    as far as Blu-Ray
    Yes The BBC version of Planet Earth is better than the US version. make sure it the BBC.

    and Fold away Lancer :)
  6. Tuffgong4

    Tuffgong4 The Donger Need Food!!!! Political User

    I'm playing Uncharted Drake's Fortune now and I'm very disappointed with the game. I'm looking for something else to play when i finish uncharted...probably resistance or Army of Two.

    As for the Blu-Ray Planet Earth...it is amazing!!!!, I am wondering though if the BBC version is full 1080P because the US version is 1080I.
  7. LordOfLA

    LordOfLA Godlike!

    Maidenhead, Berkshire, UK
    I get HD Planet earth and HD blue planet on demand with cable TV :)
  8. lancer

    lancer There is no answer! Political User Folding Team

    FL, USA
    yeah the us version has sigourney weaver narrating, now whilst i like her, how the **** could you replace david attenborough.

    also i actually like uncharted, i think its a pretty good game i'd give it an 85%.

    Last edited: Feb 29, 2008
  9. synical33

    synical33 X2 & Lovin' It

    California, US
    Hack Hack Hack

  10. vern

    vern Dominus Political User Folding Team

    Minnesota, USA
    1080p should be sufficient for most mortals.

    I have the PS3 for pretty much just BluRay and exclusives. Most multiplatform games I prefer the 360.

    A few things I would do, buy some BluRay titles. Some games, I personally go through the Gamespot top games and just go through the games there.

    I would recommend signing up for Gamefly or some sort of rental service. I've used Gamefly, but their shipping centers, all three of them seemed to be located to make them strategically the farthest away possible from me (MN). They have a shipping center in Florida though, so you'd probably get your games overnight, just like I do with Netflix who has a shipping center in Minneapolis. Now I've signed up with Gameznflix. 3 out at a time for less than $20 as opposed to GF's 2 at a time for a round $22. You can also rent Bluray movies the same way you rent games at Gameznflix. The only caveat is that the game titles aren't as big as GF, but that doesn't matter to me since at 3 at a time, I usually am still playing a game before I move on to the new ones.

    If you decide to sign up for Gameznflix, tell me your e-mail add for apparently a 1 month free subscription, and a I get 1 month free. woot!

    Oh yeah, turn on folding on your PS3 and join the folding team. :)
    Last edited: Mar 2, 2008
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  11. lancer

    lancer There is no answer! Political User Folding Team

    FL, USA
    well that was a horrible experience, i went to sign up for Gameznflix, and signed up for the trial, but lo and behold in order to actually rent what i wanted i had to pay up front for the full subscription, so there isn't even a real trial. man that pisses me off..... thanks anyway.
  12. technokid88

    technokid88 Part of a System Folding Team

    In a world without windows
    Star Dust HD is the astroids type of game its pretty addictive. Its a download off the PSN network for $9.99.
  13. lancer

    lancer There is no answer! Political User Folding Team

    FL, USA
    just downloaded the demo version, i think i played it on the 360 at one stage.

    is home live yet?

    also are there any free games to download off the ps3 store?
  14. SpiceWare

    SpiceWare OSNN Junior Addict

    2nd vote for Super Stardust HD.

    Ratchet & Clank is quite well done.

    I loved Portal in The Orange Box, though if you have a PC or 360 you'll want one of those versions of The Orange Box.
  15. Khayman

    Khayman I'm sorry Hal... Political User Folding Team

    give it to me?