PlayStation “exclusive” games are those which are only available on the PlayStation consoles only. To be honest, some people only buy the PlayStation consoles to just play the amazing exclusives. Here are the 5 best PlayStation exclusives ever made.
5 Best PlayStation Exclusives Ever Made
The Uncharted series are action adventure third person shooting games developed Naughty Dog for the PlayStation consoles. The protagonist of the Uncharted series is Nathan Drake, a treasure hunter. He travels to hunt for treasure and uncover hidden mysteries during his adventure. The series includes four parts.
The first part of Uncharted series is Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune which was released in 2007 on the PS3. In Drake’s Fortune, the main character starts his journey to find the lost treasure of El Dorado with the help of journalist Elena Fisher and Victor Sullivan. Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune sold 1 million copies in 10 weeks and became on of the most successful games of the time.
The second part is Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, which was released in 2009. Drake again partnered with his old friends from the first part, Victor Sullivan, and Elena Fisher to find the Cintimani Stone and Shangri-La before the Serbian robbers. This part was also a major success, it won the game of the year award.
The third part is Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception that was released in 2011 in which Drake and his mentor Victor travel around the world in search of the lost city “Iram of Pillars”. For the third consecutive time, the game won the game of the year title and 3.8 million copies were sold on the first day.
The fourth installment in the Uncharted series called Uncharted 4: A Theif’s End. It is the last installment in the Uncharted series and it was released in May 2016. Drake is now retired from the fortune hunting. In Uncharted 4, Nathan Drake unites with his older brother Samuel Drake and his old partner Sully. Uncharted 4 featured beautiful graphics and improved gameplay mechanics. It got praised by gamers all over the world. About 2.7 million copies were sold in the first week after the release of the game.
Gran Turismo Series:
Gran Turismo Series is one of the top selling games under the hood of PlayStation brand. 76.5 million Gran Turismo game copies were sold since the series debuted in 1997. Gran Turismo has been popular for so many years due to its amazing graphics and a large number of vehicles.
At the start of the game, the player has 10,000 credits which are enough to buy a vehicle. After getting a vehicle, with the remaining cash, you can tune up your ride to increase its performance or save up to buy a better one. As you progress in the game, the races become difficult but the player also develops skills as a racing car driver. Gran Turismo series currently have 6 installments. The 7th one, called Gran Turismo Sport, is coming later this year. The game is diverse, with the 5th and 6th installments having more than 1,000 vehicles. Gran Turismo games also have many race tracks, from dirt to road.
Until Dawn is a survival horror adventure game released on the PS4 in August 2015. This game is scary and violent. It got featured on our list of “5 Most Violent games of 2015-16” too. The game also has a story which is effected by the decisions you make in-game. The story features 8 teenagers, who decide spend the night in a cabin on Blackwood Mountain. With some mysterious turn of events, the teenagers get attacked by a psychopath. As the name suggests, they must try to survive until the dawn.
Until Dawn received positive responses from the fans due to its dramatic and horror multi-play system. The game was the seventh best-selling game in the United States in August 2015. It also won the best horror game of 2015 award. Until Dawn is a must-play game if you own a PlayStation 4. This is also a deserving title in our list of 5 best PlayStation exclusives ever made.
The Last Of Us:
Well, this game is the pinnacle of the PlayStation exclusives. There is no surprise in The Last of Us being featured in our list of 5 best PlayStation exclusives ever made. This game is simply a masterpiece. The Last of Us is an another action adventure horror game released in 2013 on PS3 by Naughty Dog. In July 2014, The Last of Us Remastered launched on the PS4. The game features great graphics along with an amazing storyline. The game also has great fighting and stealth mechanics. The weapons can be upgraded as the story of the game moves on.
The game also features an online multiplayer mode which allows 8 players to play on a single map. The Last of Us got excellent feedback from all over the world and it became the highest selling game of the year. 1.3 million units were sold in the first week after the release. The game won over 200 game of the year awards. In our opinion, The Last of Us is the best game in this list of 5 best PlayStation exclusives ever made.
God of War series:
God of War first debuted in 2005 on the PS2. God of War series. This game is a true PlayStation exclusive title and it has amazing hack & slash gameplay mechanics. These games are truly amazing and they are a must-have in this list of 5 best PlayStation exclusives ever made.
God of War I was released in 2005 on the PS2. It starts with the story of Greek Spartan Warrior named Kratos who serves the Olympian Gods. Kratos got tricked into killing his wife and daughter by Ares, the God of War. Eventually, Kratos takes his revenge by killing Ares and becomes the new God of War. God of war I was the 11th best selling game of all time on the PS2.
God of War II was released in 2007 on the PS2. Kratos is betrayed and killed by Zeus, an Olympian God. God of War II featured improved gameplay and a lot of action. God of War II became 2007’s best selling game of the year.
God of War III was released in 2010 on the PS3. The story moves on. Kratos has to find Pandora, the key to open the Pandora Box in order to fight Zeus. God of War III received a lot praise due to its improved camera mechanics, new abilities and upgraded graphics. It became the best-selling game of 2009 and 2010 and it was titled the “most anticipated game of the year”. God of War III was later released on the PS4 in 2014.
God of War IV will be the next sequel of the series which is yet to be released on PS4. Kratos is now old and he has a son. God of War IV will feature 2 playable characters, Kratos and his son. God of War IV was shown at E3 conference this year and it looked absolutely amazing. The release date of the game is still yet to be announced.
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