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Game Franchises You Will Always Play

Obviously, there's no such thing as the long-running flawless video game franchise (typically, there are one or two stinkers even in the most revered franchises), but for some, certain names have an immediate impact on a player. And the impact I'm talking about is the "yep, if that name is on the box, I'm buying it" impact.

Over time, the "must-buy" franchise tends to dissipate because something could happen: maybe the aforementioned stinker comes out, or maybe the series simply takes a turn for the worse. For example, despite the early days, Arnold sobbed uncontrollably for months when he learned that the great blue streak might never reclaim his former glory. No, seriously. Sobbing. He almost had to go to a mental ward for a while (;), Arnold). Anyway, this type of thing can happen. But are there still franchises out there that make you rush to the store whenever a new installment arrives, regardless of what any friend or critic has to say? Back when I was a lot less diverse and really only cared about RPGs, I would've said I'd always play anything with Final Fantasy, Suikoden, Wild ARMs, Lunar, and Star Ocean in the title. Then, we got stuff like Suikoden IV in the PS2 era, they didn't make any more Lunars, and Wild ARMs just went downhill on the PS2. But FF...

Now, I'm not talking about spin-offs like Chocobo Dungeon or Crystal Chronicles; I'm talking about the actual entries in the main franchise. This means I absolutely would get Final Fantasy XIII with no questions asked. Final Fantasy Versus XIII, on the other hand...I might have to do a little research first. So I'm going to count FF as one franchise that I will always reward with my hard-earned money. Another franchise that gets this kind of automatic attention from me is Gran Turismo. Actually, it's one of the very few franchises that have never suffered from a merely average installment; they all kicked ass and redefined the simulation driving genre as we know it. GT5 will do the same thing, I'm sure, so there's no question there, either. As for Grand Theft Auto, I'm going to count that one because I've adored every single one from GTAIII on, and I will buy GTA5. Again, no questions asked. But I have to point out I never played a GTA before GTAIII. Lastly, I'm going to include God of War. Any game with that name on the box, and I'm definitely buying it.

In the future, I'd like to say I'll buy anything with Metal Gear, Gears of War and Resistance in the title, although I can't say that with 100% accuracy right now. Thing is, I wasn't into MGS back in the PS1 days (never even played MGS2), and both Gears and Resistance are a little too new. I will say that MGS3 and MGS4 were so incredible that there's a 99.99% chance I will buy any new game with Metal Gear in the title. Besides this, there's not much else out there...I almost always have to see the reviews first. Devil May Cry is a fantastic franchise and I'm really looking forward to DMC5, but remember DMC2...? RE5 will rule just like RE4 did, but I wasn't so enamored with RE3... I've played every Onimusha, so I might be very willing to buy another entry if Capcom decided to do one, but it wouldn't be crazy high on my priority list. I'd like to put Uncharted on the "no questions asked" list at some point, but again, it's too early, and the last possibility is Prince of Persia. I've played them all from Sands of Time on, and I've really loved them all, buuut...you never know.

So that's mine. What about yours?

1/30/2009 Ben Dutka

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Schmitty
Friday, January 30, 2009 @ 10:39:51 PM
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killzone hopefully will become a big franchise

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MirrorSoul
Friday, January 30, 2009 @ 10:42:17 PM
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I agree with God of War, wherever Kratos is i'm along for the ride. Final Fantasy will always be on my list because as long as it is an entry in the main series I know it will not dissapoint.

I will also always pic up any game with the Title Metal Gear, Rachet and Clank ,and Jack n Daxter. Those games are of the highest pedagree and NEVER FAIL TO EXITE AND BRING FUN.

Last and not least is Twitsed Metal,I dont care what yall say I WILL ALWAYS PIC THOSE UP!!

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ps92117
Friday, January 30, 2009 @ 10:43:05 PM
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technically team ICO's games are a franchise(storys are connected), defenetly one that I would get, and final fantasy but lately have been doubting it(yes I know immature). Outside of ps3 I would say starcraft and warcraft rts, and the zelda franchise is also a must for me.

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MirrorSoul
Friday, January 30, 2009 @ 10:47:57 PM

I back you up 100% on Team ICO, can't believe I forgot about them. Blizzard is also very wonderful with the quality of there games ,and tend to never rush there prodject. AS they say for there motto "When it's done it's done.It will be released, nothing more nothing less" lol

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somethingrandom
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 1:06:36 AM

Blizzard is the best. I can't vouch for Warcraft's quality, but Starcraft 2 and Diablo 3 will be the first in their respective series' for over 10 years. If it takes THAT long, it has to be good.

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Reccaman18
Friday, January 30, 2009 @ 10:54:28 PM
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Final Fantasy, Tekken, Gran Turismo, Resident Evil, Grand Theft Auto, Street Fighter, and any thing related to Star Wars.

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Akuma07
Friday, January 30, 2009 @ 11:10:37 PM
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wait...wait...wait....

you NEVER played mgs or mgs2?

WOAH!
man MGS1 is in my top5 alltime favourite game list.
*edit* MGS1 and MGS4 are tied equally on that list.
mgs2 was an awesome game aswell.

my must have list:

Final Fantasy, Metal Gear, Killzone, Dragon Ball Z, Ace Combat, Call of Duty(but only ones that arent WW2), Resident Evil, Street Fighter, Half Life, Warcraft (rts), Starcraft, Warhammer40k DOW, Command & Conquer, Quake, Doom, Kingdom Hearts.

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Friday, January 30, 2009 @ 11:34:20 PM

No, I played MGS, just not until recently.

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Aftab
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 5:32:19 AM

I played 1 and 2 in the last week of the year, then played the 4th. I have yet to play the 3rd, and was wondering if it is worthwhile, considering that I've been spoiled by the 4th. I still got a nostalgic effect, especially during the return to Shadow-Moses part, and it was pretty cool to see how far the tech came along over the years.

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 10:29:46 AM

To be fair, I never talked about MGS as if I "grew up on it." In fact, I've really only talked about MGS4 from a personal standpoint.

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Jed
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 9:15:37 PM

"Call of Duty(but only ones that arent WW2"

So that leaves one game.

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LightShow
Friday, January 30, 2009 @ 11:16:55 PM
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Jak & Dax, Ratchet and Clank, Team ICO games, Battlefield, Burnout, Soul Calibur, and top-down Zelda games.

and @ akuma, there's only one COD out so far that isn't WWII =D

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eLLeJuss
Friday, January 30, 2009 @ 11:18:13 PM
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Mine is just Final Fantasy and MGS games :)

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rjmacready
Friday, January 30, 2009 @ 11:23:21 PM
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I'd have to say certain sports ones of course - MLB: The Show and Madden.

Elsewhere, I'd go with Resident Evil first. I agree with you Ben that RE3 could cause one to question the franchise, but RE4 was so great, that it sucked me in to anything Resident Evil again. RE has me for good now.
Grand Theft Auto is pretty much a gimme after GTA4.
I'm also going to include Uncharted. I know it is awfully young in it's "franchise" lifespan, but Uncharted was good enough to me, that anything Uncharted has me for life....until we see something subpar from them, and I doubt we will.

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somethingrandom
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 1:09:28 AM

You mean you buy EVERY Madden game?!

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rjmacready
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 8:24:47 AM

*somethingrandom, No I guess I haven't buy every Madden game so that might not count. I have 07 on the PSP and 09 on the PS3.
After 09 though I might. 08 was a letdown on the PS3, but 09 brought it back.

MLB: The Show is the main sports franchise that I'll always buy into. It's the best baseball game I've ever played.
That probably doesn't matter to too many people on this site as most people on here don't seem to be into sports games as much as I am, but that's ok...

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K ASH
Friday, January 30, 2009 @ 11:46:45 PM
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Absolute must have would be THE KING OF FIGHTERS series it a 2d fighting game that boast a total of about 20 releases accross different platform and its the only fighting game with a coherent and has a excellent story. I cant wait to get the knew one (KOFXII) which is the rebirth of the series & sporting new hi-def graphics. fighting games are my bread & buttre. Second will be the amazing Virtua Fighter ever since vf4 this game is at the top of 3d fighters list. Other games will be Uncharted,KILLZONE,RESISTANCE,GOW,FF SEREIS,JAK & DAXTER, R&C. Hope they make another Kane&lynch i love't.

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convergecrew
Friday, January 30, 2009 @ 11:46:49 PM
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Just one: MGS.

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Ogibillm
Friday, January 30, 2009 @ 11:57:44 PM
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twisted metal almost makes the cut, and i'm still a fan of syphon filter.

and not too long ago i would have said the guitar hero franchise... but i'm burned out on that one now.

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bebestorm
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 12:07:41 AM
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Good one Ben! For me Final Fantasy,GTA,Star Ocean,Hitman & The Sims!

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somethingrandom
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 1:11:41 AM

I don't understand how someone can be a fan of GTA AND The Sims.

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bebestorm
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 11:00:49 AM

What's wrong with liking both??

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Banky A
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 12:08:29 AM
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I'll keep buying/enjoying/borrowing/playing:

Jak & Daxter
Ratchet & Clank
Dragon Ball Z (well, only if it's mad fun)
Star Ocean
Gran Turismo
(Now) Resistance
(Hopefully) Killzone
Final Fantasy
(Hopefully) Kingdom Hearts
Halo (Bungie FTW lol)
God of War
Grand Theft Auto
Zone of The Enders!
(Though not a series) Legend of The Dragoon!!!

:)

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MirrorSoul
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 9:01:22 AM

LEGENDS OF DRAGOON ROCKED HARD CORE lol, its was the first PS1 RPG i played next to Final Fantasy 7 and the combo system made you forget all about it being turn based. The only reason I think it got low review scores was that everyone back then was in a Big FF7 craze and any other RPG couldn't hold a candle to it.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 1:21:21 PM

I'd get a Legend of Dragoon 2 if they'd just make the damn thing.

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NoSmokingBandit
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 12:22:49 AM
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•Ratchet and Clank. Thats the reason i even own a ps3.
•GTA as well for me, though i did find 4 to be a bit annoying (i later figured out i could turn off my phone, lol), it was much better than SA, so they are moving back to the right direction.
•Final Fantasy. Nothing to explain here :D

I used to buy every Tony Hawk game, but after 4 it went downhill fast. I bought Underground, but not Underground 2. Neversoft let me down.

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Banky A
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 2:13:13 AM

Yeyahahah.
Ratchet AND Clank = win.
I can't even imagine how cool the multiplayer 'could' be with PSN and PS3 o_O

;)

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MadPowerBomber
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 12:40:53 AM
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Metal Gear, Street Fighter, TEKKEN, King of Fighters, Grand Theft Auto, Resident Evil, Soul Calibur, Samurai Shodown, God of War. I'd also easily pick up sequels to Dead Space, Uncharted, and Bioshock.

Oh, and Afro Samurai. Just because it's Afro Samurai.

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smileys_007
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 12:46:45 AM
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For me, Final Fantasy, Metal Gear, Resident Evil, Star Ocean, Suikoden and God of War are the game franchises that i'll always buy. no questions asked. I just hope that there will be a suikoden VI and star ocean 4 will be ported to ps3. As for the Gran turismo series, i never played any of those games but i think i'll buy GT5 once it been released.

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weeee
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 12:59:29 AM
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Final Fantasy hands down. Star Ocean was amazing on the ps2. how many were there on the ps2? just one? cuz i remember i couldnt keep all characters :S. anyways final fantasy is always a must from how they have new characters,storylines,animations,weapons,etc,etc. lol.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 10:05:41 PM

Just SO: Till The End of Time, and that game was truly epic, loved the matrix-yness aspect.

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Scarecrow
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 1:01:21 AM
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No Street Fighter? :O

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somethingrandom
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 1:21:06 AM
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Call of Duty (only modern warfare variety), Resistance, Unreal Tournament, Diablo, Starcraft, The Elder Scrolls, Killzone, probably Neef for Speed, and even a couple of series's that I've never played. Is it that hard to believe that I've never played a Final Fantasy? The reason I said some that I've never played is cuz when the first ones came out, I was too young to have enough money to buy them.

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Fane1024
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 2:02:02 AM
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Silent Hill, Splinter Cell, FFTactics, and Team ICO games are must-buys, though I have (nearly) all the MGS, SOCOM, GTA, Ace Combat, POP, and FF games (PS/PS2 era only).

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fundando
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 2:03:36 AM
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Final Fantasy but 11 didn't count because I don't play mmorpgs.
Metal Gear.

that's it right now

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ps92117
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 2:31:11 AM
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ben, does the franchise have to be of a video game origin, cause any game with the title evangelion is a must for me. heck if they made an rpg based on the show exclusively for 360 I would denounce the title of ps3 fanboy and go 360 worshipper.

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BeezleDrop
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 3:27:28 AM
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Final Fantasy, Tekken, Street Fighter, Gran Turismo, Silent Hill, Unreal, Quake, Half Life, Diablo, Metal Gear, Resident Evil, and WipEout. All games I grew up on and have evolved but sometimes not in great ways. It would be nice for Wild Arms to come back on the ps3, the first one was awesome. Oh yes and Xenogears.

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Willcome2Urf
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 3:35:48 AM
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Spyro! I was between games, and I couldn't help myself. I was just nostalgic. I tried to pass it off as a gift for my wife, but that was wrong. Sonic, Spyro...I think I learned my lesson.

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Geobaldi
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 4:19:31 AM
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Silent Hill; Fatal Frame; Resident Evil; Metal Gear; Twisted Metal; any NHL series; Metal Slug; Diablo; Samurai Shodown; DOOM; Dawn of War; Final Fantasy; Zelda; Fallout; Hitman; Hot Shots Golf; Xenosaga; Warcraft (RTS); Tomb Raider; GTA; Heroes of Might and Magic; Champions of Norrath; Dragon Quest; Castlevania; Sims; Rollercoaster Tycoon.

Among others lol

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WorldEndsWithMe
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 1:23:32 PM

Castlevania FTW

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Godslim
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 5:04:46 AM
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games i will always play are
mgs
jak and daxter
uncharted
timesplitters (if it ever does see the light of day)
god of war
call of duty
gta (as over rated as it is....i'll buy it everyone else does lol)
resident evil ( didnt like the old ones at all but resi 4 was epic)
and now final fantasy( was never really into rpgs i h8 the anime stuff but then my mate finally got my to play final fantasy X about 2 years ago and i luved it! also liked 12)


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Naga
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 5:26:51 AM
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Aye but there is an long-running flawless franchise » Gran Turismo :D

I be playing DMC heck every game that I had in the past I still be getting the sequels

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Aftab
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 5:46:27 AM
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Wipeout, Gran Turismo, GOW (and possibly Gears), Uncharted, possibly DMC (though I liked the 3rd a lot more than the 4th), anything Insomniac (especially Ratchet), Ninja Gaiden (although I don't think we'll be seeing anymore of those anytime soon). Basically, I get every game in a favorite genre that rates at 9, and any game in other genres that rates 9.4 and above. So reviews are important to me, though, with some games you are sure about the score, even before review (Killzone 2, GOW).

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CH1N00K
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 7:35:17 AM
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I agree with the Onimusha series, I never rushed out to buy them on release day, but my hand always gravitated towards the case if I saw it on the shelf. Another one I loved was the Tenchu series, If they ever come out with a good one on the PS3 I'll probably buy it, although I hear they did a crappy job on the one they put on the 360 so maybe that series has dried up already.

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Fane1024
Sunday, February 01, 2009 @ 4:01:40 AM

I would love a good Tenchu game (or any game that treats ninja like, you know, ninja).

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Riku994
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 8:45:39 AM
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Right now I'd have to say FF. But I will be buying resident evil5 , just not right off the bat... Oh and Guitar Hero as well! If Guitar Hero is in the title, Im there. Except for Guiter Herosmith (thats right that just happened) that one didn't appeal to me, because it's aerosmith and it wasn't hard enough... Guitar Hero Metallica though, I'm getting that release day. And about your RE splurge Ben, RE3 happens to be my favorite out of the main series lol.

I also agree with your Onimusha comments. My favorite was definately dawn of dreams, the co-op was amazing I clocked in many hours of that playing with my dad, and that cut scene at the end where you go super onimusha is without a doubt the best graphics I've seen on a PS2 game, and that DOES include FF12.

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pavlovic
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 8:54:07 AM
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Fifa, every single year I wait anxiously for the new entry.

Socom, no matter what I'll be getting this game.

Nowadays, Resistance and Gears of War... they're new franchises, but I'll be getting any new entry.

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Deleted User
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 9:36:36 AM
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Heres are the TITLES that no gamer should be without.

Gran Turismo: I dont even say why. If you love cars you love this game.

GTA: It takes you in its own world. The music, people, and things to do make it a must have for anyone.

Halo: A epic FPS. It will forever be a legend.

Call of Duty: If you love realistic Warfare where you fight IN the battles. This is the benchmark for greatness.

Forza/PGR: These titles just keep getting better and better. A must play for any car nut.

Gears: A badass storyline and great gameplay make this title a must play.

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ps92117
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 11:03:56 AM

lol you don't give up man.

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Deleted User
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 11:10:04 AM

I keep bringen the HEAT. For those who cant handle it it stay out of the oven.;)

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ps92117
Sunday, February 01, 2009 @ 2:46:24 PM

I don't see it as heat just persistence ignorance, heat is spartan boy calling ppl retards now that gets me mad.

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LividFiction
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 9:51:56 AM
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Back in the day:
•Crash Bandicoot - went downhill in 2001
•Test Drive - went downhill with 6
•Tony Hawk's Pro Skater - went for a roller-coaster ride after THPS4

For current series I'd have to say:
•Jak and Daxter - assuming it's still in development
•Ratchet & Clank - good lord, I spent so much time on the very first one. That game sucked me in and wouldn't let me go.


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Deleted User
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 10:29:37 AM

Agree with the earlier ones. Crash was the sh** back then haha.

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somethingrandom
Sunday, February 01, 2009 @ 12:41:03 AM

Test Drive was a good series for me. I have 3, 5, and 6.

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Zorigo
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 9:53:12 AM
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the only franchise i've been with at the start. Uncharted.

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Dan
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 10:36:47 AM
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Final Fantasy & God of War for me. I'll be getting a PS3 when one of these two (one of these three to be more precise ;) ) is available.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 1:24:56 PM

You should have a price drop by then too

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Dan
Sunday, February 01, 2009 @ 1:51:06 AM

I sure hope so.

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tlpn99
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 11:04:37 AM
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Ben I played the demo of RE5 and I wasn't that impressed with it. To me it was RE4 but in Africa. Chances are I will buy it and it will stay with me as has RE4 but I was a bit disappointed with what I seen. Before anyone points out yes I know it was a demo and sometimes demo's are not the full game indeed.

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 11:12:43 AM

Yes, but I KNOW it's basically RE4 in Africa. ...and I have absolutely no problem with that whatsoever.

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Robochic
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 11:22:03 AM
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Resident evil is to me still going strong compared to some franchises from the PS1-Ps2 days. Final fantasy i don't play except the chocobo dungeons and crystal chronicals which to me is still a franchise in it's own little way, but my husband love final fantasy especially 7 and i do like watching him play the franchise it's great!

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crapreviews
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 12:58:36 PM
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I guess my always buys are: Final Fantasy (just the FF ones with exception to FF vs XIII. its looking good), Street Fighter, Mortal Kombat (even though MD vs DC was kinda a let down), Grand Theft Auto (you would be crazy not to), Dynasty Warriors (always liked the reg DW games. guess im weird), and im sure there's others.

Even though i so despise SE as of now, I still will get FF. This is one game that is just a must have for any TRUE RPG'er. i still remember my NES/SNES days of playing FF's.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 1:27:23 PM
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I don't want to make this a PS3 vs 360 thing but I seriously wonder how many people (especially kids) are gonna buy Halo Wars just for having that name on it and go "What the eff is this?" Mainly because RTS isn't exactly for everybody.

For me the only series I will always always buy even if SE's CEO personally molested me is Final Fantasy. I have been with it since the very first one on the NES and never looked back.

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Deleted User
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 2:46:18 PM

I used to play those a lil bit back. But I think it will do alright. On live people could build armies and beat the hell out of others. I think that would be fun till ODST comes around.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 6:06:00 PM

I have no doubt the game will shine but it's still a niche market that some don't have the patience for and no offense to you personally but xboxers would buy a turd if you slapped the Halo name on it.

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Deleted User
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 7:28:43 PM

Every Halo so far has been amazing. I have no dought this will follow.

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ps92117
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 8:40:43 PM

joshua lets suppose that every halo has indeed being amazing, you have to consider the fact that every halo has been made by bungie in a fps type of style, usually with some cost and development time. I think people are excited about osdt and wars the same way I am excited bout anything with the name evangelion no matter how crapy it seems I will always be excited bout it.

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Deleted User
Sunday, February 01, 2009 @ 8:40:21 AM

I read a interview with a developer of the game. Many people dont realize how much MS employees are Halo fans. He was quoted as much time and work has been put into it.

He said it will not be the "Episode 1" of Halo. I have high hopes MS will deliver.

And ODST is going to be made by Bungie.

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ps92117
Sunday, February 01, 2009 @ 2:43:16 PM

ahh what?

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Skatejimmy5
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 1:38:02 PM
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I'll buy anything that has Call of Duty, Elder Scrolls or Fallout in the title. In the future, the same will probably be for Skate and Uncharted, but they're too new.

Although, I have also played every single Tony Hawk game, except Downhill Jam, but I don't intend to get another.

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Qwarktast1c
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 1:54:40 PM
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This is my 1st post!

hey Ben, i agree with you on Onimusha. My favorite one is 3: demon seige, because i think the action and the story are the best of the three


the games that i will always play are...

Final Fantasy -(7,8,10, and 10-2 are the best for me, and i loved Crisis Core)
Ratchet and Clank- hence the screen name
Resistance (pretty much anything from Insomniac)
Mortal Kombat- cause i grew up playin those
Onimusha- as noted
Kingdom Hearts- FF + Disney = EPIC WIN!!
Jak and Daxter- always fun
Killzone- loved the first, can't wait for 2
God of War- KRATOS!!!! lol
GTA- from 3 onwards, cause i never played it b4 that


and hopefully Bioshock, cause the 1st was great

i am waiting for FF13 and FFvs13 cause i think that they will revitalize the series
(i thought 12 sucked, lol)

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WorldEndsWithMe
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 2:41:54 PM

Welcome to the carnival Qwark!

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Deleted User
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 4:23:28 PM

Welcome to the jungle.

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Qwarktast1c
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 7:49:46 PM

thanks

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PS3_Wizard
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 8:34:30 PM

Welcome to PSX homie. I'm the Token black guy (along with Troy and Aaron) So Ill close this out with a "Holla back Yo"

lol just kiddin. My friend told me to write it.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Sunday, February 01, 2009 @ 11:14:51 AM

Is Mirrorsoul a brother?

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Qwarktast1c
Monday, February 02, 2009 @ 1:47:32 AM

lol, you dudes are funny

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Banky A
Tuesday, February 03, 2009 @ 2:50:49 AM

Qwarktastical, again.

!!!

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Ogibillm
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 4:34:31 PM
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i forgot to mention wing commander. i've all but given up on a new wing commander game, but i'll be first in line if a new one is announced.

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shadowpal2
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 5:26:51 PM
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I would always play games of the Metal Gear franchise, Gran Turismo franchise, Final Fantasy franchise, Jak & Daxter franchise, Kingdom Heart franchise, and to be honest almost any JRPG there is - and some RPGs. There weren't really any FPS games that I needed to buy on the PS2 or the PS1 - but I now know that Killzone 2 and Resistance 1 & 2 are ones I should look out for once I get a PS3. But of course when I get a PS3...I will get it with Metal Gear Solid 4 - since I just have to play it.

Also I desperately would love to play FFXIII - since it just looks absolutely beautiful with the graphics, the story seems quite interesting, voice acting (Japanese) is well-done, and mainly IT'S FINAL FANTASY!!! I always like it. I don't care if it went multiplatform - it doesn't matter at all. If the game was downgraded due to it going multiplatform ok - then THAT WOULD SUCK. But it wasn't. Square Enix did their job with the PS3. I can't wait to get my hands on it. I mean heck...I SUCK at Final Fantasy. I finish only like 20% of each game. I have FFX, FFX-2, and FFXII. FFX-2 I'm quite far in actually but FFXII and FFX lol...oh god.

But I still love playing it, it's just an awesome feeling to the game. If there was an MGS 5 I know it will me without Kojima and Snake but hey - I'll still check it out and see how it goes.

BRING JAK 4!!!!!

Gran Turismo 5 will own no matter what.

As for God of War - I haven't really tried that out. But I have played a PSN demo which I downloaded for free. God of War: Chains of Olympus. It was pretty fun and the graphics look pretty nice on the PSP. And since it's a prequel what better way to start of the franchise that buying that?

Oh and as for Final Fantasy Versus XIII - I'm going to be buying it since it will be a lot like Kingdom Hearts. It's done by Nomura, KH team, and Advent Children team - AWESOME!!! The story looks gritty, dark, and intense. Although there wasn't gameplay footage - there was real-time footage in the latest trailer out at the ending with Stella and Noctis. It looked amazing - and I bet the game is at like Pre-Alpha. I will be getting that even if there was a single bit of gameplay I haven't seen so far.

God...I think I just love video games in general. With the exception of Halo =) - Gears is badass though.

KZ2 - IGN - 9.4/10 WOOT! And for guys who are complaining - that's outstanding considering the fact the first one was poorly rated. And also since it is another step of Playstation 3 on the FPS side. But I would love to see RPGs!

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Prevent
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 5:59:57 PM
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GTA,MLB the show,ZoE(if more games come out),tekken,need for speed,FF,Street fighter,Persona,Shin megami tensi,star ocean,shadow hearts, and much much more

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jlch777
Saturday, January 31, 2009 @ 10:01:49 PM
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GRAN TURISMO SERIES!!!._.

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Im The Man
Sunday, February 01, 2009 @ 1:47:11 AM
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ZELDA!!!!!!!!

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Wage SLAVES
Sunday, February 01, 2009 @ 8:21:23 AM
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Yeah, I LOVE Gran Turismo and in my opinion, they are the only franchise I've Never had gripes with. No stinkers there! It is always an awesome feeling to play each entry for the first time.

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tlpn99
Sunday, February 01, 2009 @ 8:57:35 AM
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Don't forget the Sonic franchises, ok the last couple have been not as good as previous Sonic games but I always try the next one out just to see if it is any good.
Kinda like I do with the Crash games too.

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BikerSaint
Monday, February 02, 2009 @ 12:30:51 AM
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I've always stuck with these......
Ace Combat,
Call to Duty,
Ghost Recon,
Gran Turisimo,
Medal of Honor,
Metal Gear Solid,
Naval Ops,
Silent Scope,
Socom,
Syphon Filter.

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BigBoss4ever
Monday, February 02, 2009 @ 4:17:24 AM
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My list goes as below:

FF franchise
Chrono franchise
Metal Gear franchise
Resident Evil franchise
Devil May Cry franchise
Castlevania franchise
Fatal Frame franchise
ICO franchise
God of War franchise (you forgot this Ben)

+ a few more random titles within the franchises or standalone titles.

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Cheap WoW Gold
Tuesday, February 10, 2009 @ 12:57:41 PM
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World of Warcraft is a great one. Many are addicted to the <a href="http://wowgoldpig.com" title="wow gold">wow gold</a> grinding game. heheh.

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