5. HEAVY RAIN
Heavy rain was released on the 23rd February, 2010. The game is an interactive drama psychological thriller. The game was developed by Quantic Dream specifically for the PlayStation 3. It features four protagonists that are involved with the mystery of Origami Killer. This guy drowns his victims in rain. In 2010, this game won ‘Game of the Year’ from both CNN and Gaming Union. GameSpy and IGN awarded it with ‘Best PS3 Game of 2010’. The game is aimed at a younger than usual audience. The game is featured in 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die.
4. PORTAL 2
Portal 2 was released on the 19th April, 2011 and it is a first-person puzzle video game. The game was developed by Valve Corporation and I have to say, every second of the game was enjoyable. The retail versions of this particular game are distributed by EA. The game basically comprises of many different puzzles that must be solved by performing teleportation. That is achieved by the use of a weapon called ‘portal gun’. The game is highly interesting and keeps your head busy. If you are into puzzles, I suggest you play this game and also the first part.
3. FALLOUT 3
It is the third installment in the series and was released 28th October, 2008. Fallout 3 is an action role-playing open world video game that was developed by Bethesda Game Studios. The game takes place in the year 2077; that’s around 36 years after Fallout 2 and 200 years after the original Fallout. The game received positive reviews from critics around the world and also managed to win many ‘Game of the Year’ awards. During the month it was released, it sold over 610,000 units.
2. MASS EFFECT 2
Mass Effect 2 is an action role-playing game and was released 18th January, 2011. It was developed by BioWare and published by Electronic Arts. The game was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360. Many aspects of the game were varied compared to the first part. Long elevator rides are no longer there and it includes a very complex inventory system. In the first week of its release, Mass Effect 2 sold over two million copies around the world and it also received universal critical acclaim. It was given a score of 94 by Metacritic for PS3.
1. UNCHARTED 2
Uncharted 2 makes it to my number one spot. It was announced in January of 2009 and released in the October of the same year. The game was developed by Naughty Dog and is an action-adventure platform video game. The game is the sequel to the game released in 2007 called Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune. Uncharted 2 was a critical and commercial success according to reviews. It was named the most critically acclaimed game in the year 2009 by Metacritic. Uncharted 2 has also had the honor of winning many ‘Game of the Year’ awards.