First person shooter as a genre has seen the survival of many games that have proved to be a mainstay in our consoles.
Compiled here is a list of the best first person shooters that you should most definitely play on the PS3. They have made our feature based on the overall judgement of their characteristics and aspects, be it graphics, gameplay or story.
Let's have a look.
Developed by Gearbox Software and published by 2K games, Borderlands 2 is an action role playing first person shooter video game; a sequel to the 2009 game Borderlands. The game was released on September 18, 2012.
Borderlands 2 contains many elements that are found in role playing games. The game borrows heavily from the gameplay elements that were introduced in the previous game of the series. There is so much of RPG elements in the game that Gearbox went to the extent of calling it a "role-playing shooter". Players get to select one of four characters, each with a specific set of skills. They gain experience by eliminating foes and completing quests.
The game was well received by critics and fans alike and rated favorably by all. Definitely one FPS title you should play.
Far Cry 3
Published by Ubisoft, Far Cry 3 is an open world first person shooter video game. It was developed mainly by Ubisoft Montreal in conjunction with Ubisoft Massive, Ubisoft Red Storm and Ubisoft Shanghai. The game was released on November 29, 2012 for Australia, November 30 for Europe, and on December 4 for North America.
The game is set on a tropical island which is somewhere near the Malay Archipelago. The storyline revolves around the protagonist Jason Brody's endeavors to rescue his friends who have been taken captive by the pirates of the island led by a pirate lord named Vaas. Although the game is primarily a first person shooter, it contains some role playing elements like experience points, a crafting system and skill trees. The story mode map of the game is about ten times larger than the previous installments of the series. Along with the main storyline, the game contains many side quests which include hunting animals for upgrading purposes.
The game was a critical and commercial success, selling about 4.5 million copies till February 13 and rated highly by critics. Definitely one FPS not to miss on the PS3.
Developed by Irrational Games and published by 2K games, BioShock: Infinite is a first person shooter which was released on March 26, 2013. The game is the third installment in the BioShock series but the storyline bears no resemblance with the previous installments of the series. The gameplay concepts and themes are, however, the same.
The game is set in an alternate reality setting of 1912 during the growth of American exceptionalism. Players assume the role of agent Booker DeWitt who is sent on a mission to the floating city of Columbia to find and rescue a young woman named Elizabeth. The player uses a combination of psychokinetic powers, weapons and gears to fight hostiles. The floating city of Columbia provides more combat challenges than the setting provided by the underwater city of Rapture in the previous installment of the BioShock series.
The plot and the visual effects of the game are much praised by fans and critics alike. With great gameplay elements, definitely a game to play.