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GoWIII Expected To Be The Best Selling PS3 Exclusive

God of War III is a little over a week away, but we already have a slew of glowing reviews and the anticipation of many, many PlayStation 3 owners.

PS3 exclusives haven't exactly heated up the sales charts in the past, but that was usually due to the much smaller user base. Even now, while the PS3 routinely outsells the 360 since the price drop, there are still about twice as many 360 owners as PS3 owners in the US. However, as the PS3 ownership group continues to grow and massive exclusives like God of War III drag down some of the highest review scores of the generation, we should expect thing to change. Said EEDAR vice president Jesse Divnich:

"Uncharted 2’s sales were unprecedented, selling more units than any other previous first-party title on the PS3, but because of its small install base great games like Uncharted 2 will always fall short in comparison to multi-platform titles and exclusives on other consoles. However, as the PS3’s install base continues to grow, we can expect future blockbusters such as God of War III and Gran Turismo 5 will set new records for the console."

That really doesn't surprise anyone, as GoWIII has a big pre-order lead and the game certainly appeals to a wide demographic of gamers. Both Divnich and Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter expect huge sales for SCEA's new masterpiece. Divnich says GoWIII could top 2 million sales in its first three months of availability, which would make it the fastest selling PS3 exclusive thus far. Pachter agrees and adds that both GoWIII and Gran Turismo 5 "have more mass market appeal than Uncharted 2." For the record, Naughty Dog's landmark title should be closing in on around 4 million sold; it was announced last month that it had surpassed 3.5 million, so...how high can it go?

Anyway, I think most of us expected GoWIII to sell the best of all the exclusives, right?

Related Game(s): God of War III

3/8/2010 9:26:52 PM Ben Dutka

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Comments (88 posts)

godsman
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 9:49:48 PM
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GT5 will definitely be the best selling PS3 game of all time. When it releases, I can say it'll outsell MW2.

GT5 has night time racing, weather effect, damage. Each factor doubles the variation and appeal than it's predecessors.

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Scarecrow
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 9:58:06 PM

Heh

Like I've said, it'll be funny and fulfilling
While there have been countless racing titles since this generation began

GT5 will make all current racing games feel like last gen games.

GT5 will easily establish itself as the best racing game of this generation*

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Ivan_PSP
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 10:21:24 PM

It won't outsell Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 or GTA IV but it will sell awesome. I might buy it if i got money left to buy it after getting SOOCM 4.

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mackid1993
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 10:25:14 PM

I don't think it [GT5] will sell more than 15+ million (Modern Warfare 2 by 2011) but it will definitely set records for exclusive games and probably reach MGS4 territory.

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shadowpal2
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 10:31:21 PM

GT5 will definitely sell as for selling more than Modern Warfare 2...uhh....it's hard to see that happen - even though I'm sure most of us would like to see that.

But hey it'll definitely promote the PS3 considering how much work Yamauchi sama is putting into that game by sort of delaying it a heck of a lot of times. I mean didn't we expect it to come out last summer? Anyway...I think it would be a nice gift this holiday season.

Don't forget Killzone 3 and Resistance 3! Oh and of course...God of War 3.

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godsman
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 10:49:38 PM

I meant GT5 will outsell PS3 version of MW2. I doubt it can outsell PS3+Xbox sales of MW2.

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Break_The_Mould
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 3:45:18 AM

Ahh, that makes more sense godsman.
One of the main reasons the GT5 delay was a great thing is that the install base has over a year since its boom last quarter to further blossom. The release of GOWIII will bring another boost of PS3s out there and hopefully GT5 will have found the best balance between waiting for the install base to grow, and not waiting too long so as to make the game stagnant.

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JSHidaka
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 1:13:20 PM

@Ivan_PSP, Read the Title again "...PS3 EXCLUSIVE" CoD: MW2 is not an EXCLUSIVE GAME

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geovanwitdakick
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 9:53:18 PM
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It can't outsell MW2. You know how people think nowdays:

Night time racing, weather effect, damage < constant glitching, camping, & 4 hour campaigns.

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LimitedVertigo
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 10:11:17 PM

We're talking about exclusives here.

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sunspider13
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 9:55:23 PM
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Well, wait for it, DUH! Sorry, but even my grandmother asked what GoW is.

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Kowhoho
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 10:31:45 PM

Awesome grandma!

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Orvisman
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 9:21:39 AM

LOL. Why would anyone thumb you down for that comment? What do they have against your grandma?

Anyway, my wife -- who will play Guitar Hero/Rock Band, racing, and fighting games (games she can easily grasp the concept of) and who owns a DS -- is interested in this game every time she sees it on X-Play or GameTrailers TV. She also thinks the upcoming Joe Danger game looks like "fun." I'm slowly turning her into a gamer.

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leonardodavanti
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 9:56:33 PM
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Of course, God of War 3 will be by far the best PS3 exclusive not even Gran Turismo 5 will top that. God of War 3 is the best PS3 action adventure game of all time.

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LimitedVertigo
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 10:16:02 PM

GT3 sold more than GOW1 and GOW2 combined.

Edit: Had to mention that your comments on here really make me laugh.

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mexgeo86
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 10:21:48 PM

Gran Turismo is Playstation's best selling franchise.

Both GoW and GT5 will be excellent titles to own but given the time GT5 has been in the works longer (more anticipation) and that GoW isn't as accessible to everyone (M rating), I think GT5 will sell more.

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MyWorstNightmar
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 10:28:11 PM

Hmmmm....trying to ponder your logic.

GT3 sold 14 million,
GT4 sold 10.5 million.
GOW sold 3.2 million.
GOW 2 sold 2.6 million.
GOW 1/2 collection sold under a million.

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LimitedVertigo
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 10:28:20 PM

leo has been talking out of his ass all night. He bases all his opinions/assumption on delusions.

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Kowhoho
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 10:28:33 PM

I too believe that this mystery racing game with no release date will outsell GOW III. I think Leo is arguing more on the basis of the quality of the title. His hearts in the right place!

Edit: whoops, posted after people got angry with him... *lays low*

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WorldEndsWithMe
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 12:36:00 AM

It's just delusions of grandeur Limited.

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LegendaryWolfeh
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 6:38:02 AM

I'm sorry, sorry to interrupt you but I gotta say something...GT is the best selling franchise for the PS franchise of all time...OF ALL TIME.
/kanye

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leonardodavanti
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 9:57:04 PM
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GOD OF WAR 3 THE BEST GAME EVER MADE.

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LimitedVertigo
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 10:12:22 PM

That you haven't played....

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MyWorstNightmar
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 10:33:56 PM

What you should have posted...

I believe that God of War III will prove to be the greatest game every made up to this point. How do you chaps feel about it?

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LimitedVertigo
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 10:35:38 PM

leo's been boasting all day about GOW3 as if he's getting paid to do so. It's annoying as hell.

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Hexen
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 11:14:03 PM

Dammit limited, don't discourage him from posting.His post have been keeping me pretty entertained.Don't listen to the haters Leo, keep promoting GOWIII like nobody's business ;D

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LimitedVertigo
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 11:36:40 PM

Oh come on Hexen, you know as well as I do that trolls are immune to discouraging words. I'm sure you'll be seeing plenty more posts from him.

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archs13
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 12:12:11 AM

seriously limited, why be a pessimist? :D

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LimitedVertigo
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 12:26:05 AM

I'm all for praising where praise is due. Saying a certain game is the greatest EVER made yet never having played it is pathetic and deserves my wrath.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 12:36:51 AM

He just wants people to think he has the game.

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Orvisman
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 9:24:26 AM

He's David Jaffe!

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Scarecrow
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 10:01:02 PM
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No doubt!

Though, ps3 owners who don't own Uncharted 2 are an embarrassment

GOWIII will be hot!, I still dislike analysts (meaningless jobs)

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mackid1993
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 10:26:52 PM

I share your hatred of those analysts. They remind me of medusa's, or t*tty monsters as I would refer to them as.

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Banky A
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 4:42:00 AM

I'm an embarrassment.

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Ivan_PSP
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 10:18:52 PM
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PS3 exclusives always beat each other in sales. Soon many PS3 exclusives will surpasses like UNCHARTED 3, Resistance 3, Killzone 3 and maybe Gran Turismo 5.

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yak4life85
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 10:21:40 PM
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Mini sex game here I come!

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556pineapple
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 10:25:17 PM
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I promised myself I would buy no new games until I finished at least 5 of the games that I have already (I'm easily distracted sometimes...) But I'm afraid of what Kratos might do to me if I don't get GOWIII relatively soon...

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G8GTdriver
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 10:29:15 PM

I tell myself that all the time. NEVER happens though, lol. The only game I've finished is Uncharted 1, almost done 2. With my limited time dedicated to gaming, a quick couple matches on MAG has gotten my attention of late.

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OtisFeelgood
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 11:07:20 PM

I'm the same way. I'm in the middle of WKC, Mass Effect, Bioshock, and my second playthrough of Heavy Rain while also playing MW2 and Borderlands every once in awhile. ;\

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Cholo Gamer
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 11:33:12 PM

Im hooked with SOCOM aka crack. Im always like ok Ima try to get the trophies for Uncharted or FNR4, but sadly Im an addict :(.

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Kowhoho
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 10:25:52 PM
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Uncharted 2 was such a triumph in sales. Nobody expected it's commercial or critical success (at least the analysts didn't), it was a real underDog. ;P

So proud and happy for the Dogs.

GOW III will sell systems which is very important, as will GT5. Hopefully U2 will show some long legs and cross the 5m sold threshold along with MGS4 (fingers crossed)!

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Mavfan321
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 2:36:34 AM

I agree with everything stated here I would hope for GOW3 to be highly successful so games like MGS4 (being a huge MGS fan) will have further sales from new installs. UC2 needs to seriously sell to everyone who owns a PS3 as well it's too good to be missed.

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johnld
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 10:51:24 PM
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i have never played any god of war games at all. I've seen people playing but i usually avoided games that could easily become a button masher last gen. that and i was too busy playing all my rpgs and marvel vs capcom 2. however, i will be getting god of war 3 day one. My current video game lineup will be:
1. final fantasy XIII
2. heavy rain
3. god of war collection
4. god of war 3

and maybe a few games of bad company 2 and uncharted 2 online in between playthroughs. although i will be playing the god of war series straight....well without playing other games at least.

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MyWorstNightmar
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 11:44:06 PM

Hmmmm, thinking you will play half way through number 1, skip 2, and go right to 3. Either that, or you will cheat and play other games. One can only take so much GOW.

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big6
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 9:07:16 AM

I would highly suggest going through the GoW collection, then play GoW3 when it comes out next week! (providing you can finish both in time) =)

As for the comment above about play GoW1, then skipping GoW2, and going straight to 3... please don't. Both 1 and 2 are outstanding games that shouldn't be missed!
But if you really, really, really need to skip one of them, then I'd suggest the first one. Only because the buttons are changed slightly for the second and third games... (no more rapping on R2 to open doors!)

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johnld
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 11:19:07 AM

there will be no skipping on my god of war series playthrough. when i play, i want to know everything and dont want to start mid story.

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Naztycuts
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 10:54:52 PM
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I have friends that are die hard 360 lovers, these friends have ps3's which are still in boxes, March 16th they will be using those ps3's for the first time since they've bought them. I will be there with open arms on March 17th for they will have witnessed the power and they will come to the darkside! GoW3 - even 360 players can't diss it!

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MyWorstNightmar
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 11:46:50 PM

I would not associate with anyone who bought a PS3 that is still in a box. They need to be b*tch slapped ASAP!

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Naztycuts
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 8:07:45 AM

There's only 2 of them, and like I said they'll be converted soon.

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Silent_J
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 @ 10:28:52 AM

I told my friends that I would play this in front of them then shut it after a badass part.One has a 360 and the other has been putting off buying any consoles.

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Mornelithe
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 11:05:58 PM
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As much as I love God of War, and have God of War 3 on preorder, I have to disagree and I speak not only by personal preference but also from sales history perspective.

The best selling exclusive for Sony should be Gran Turismo 5, without a doubt. Look at the history, GoW (1+2+COO) has sold...less...in it's lifetime than any _1_ of the full GT releases.

GT1 - 10.85 mil
GT2 - 9.37 Mil
GT3 - 14.89 mil
GT4 - 10.52 Mil

GoW 1+2+COO (This includes sales of the God of War Collection) - 8454000

I strongly believe (and seriously hope) that GoW3 does much much more strongly than it's predecessors. But, to say it has a chance against GT5...I dunno, seems a bit daft. Either way, both are fantastic exclusives to have launching in the same year!

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LimitedVertigo
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 11:15:44 PM

What I took from Ben's article was this.

Ben isn't saying GOW3 will sell more than GT5. He's saying it could become the best selling PS3 exclusive CURRENTLY.

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Mornelithe
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 11:28:07 PM

I wasn't necessarily calling Ben daft, more the analyst who came to this conclusion. Guess I kind of did though, sorry Ben.

I don't think there's any question about whether it will or won't. I'll call it right now, it'll be in the top 5 within weeks. For exclusives*, the PS3 really hasn't sustained huge sales on a title for very long. Right now the highest selling exclusive title MGS4 is only at 4.59 million units sold. So, as I said, it shouldn't have any problems getting into that crowd with the publicity it's seeing.

*Don't really have access to PSN#'s, but it's highly possible that the best selling PS3 exclusive is GT5 Prologue, the retail versions at 3.6 mil and it's been avail for D/L since launch.

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Jonesy555
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 11:19:52 PM
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Breaking News: God of War III will be the best selling PS3 exclusive!

In other news, poo left out in the sun too long stinks really badly. More at 10.

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just2skillf00l
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 11:20:07 PM
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My older brother's Xbox 360 died yesterday. LOL. He's 21 and I'm 2 years younger than he is. He has about 15-20 games for his 360. When he informed me about his second 360's YLOD, I said to him, "that's what you get when you buy sh*** technology". Today he tells me he's tired of his 360s dying and says he's gonna get a PS3. Next thing I know he walks into the apartment with a Slim in his hands. He borrowed our other roommates UC2 and has being playing it nonstop. I guess these 360 owners are finally coming to their senses. On average it takes about 2 breakdowns before a Xbot realizes which system is superior. Well, I will say at the very least that their dedication is admirable.

On a more related note, GOW3 FTW!

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Snaaaake
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 11:27:01 PM

Some people even said they're on their 5th and they still haven't got a PS3.

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kraygen
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 12:17:34 AM

@Snaaaake

I've said it once and I'll say again, some people have the intelligence of a pea.

I feel sorry for them, but what can we do?

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Bloodysilence19
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 11:22:51 PM
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defently going to be the best selling game for ps3. guaranteed at least 2 or 3 mil in one week maybe more, as long as Sony starts marketing it it this week like a fat kid on a cupcake. i mean commercial it like crazy put ads on websites or paying Wal-mart, Kmart, best buy etc to put it in their mail ads, etc.this is Sony biggest game this year besides GT 5 and other games unannounced this year

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Snaaaake
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 11:25:37 PM
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I really don't see GOWIII become the best selling exclusive.
And I'm also disappointed at the review score GOWIII got, sure it's high but UC2 and ME2 are near-perfect.
I expected the score to be UC2-like but I guess this will do.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 12:44:09 AM

Erm, it's the same score as UC2.

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Snaaaake
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 12:59:22 AM

I'm talking about multiple reviews, right now UC2 averaged higher than GOWIII.

I'm not saying the score isn't high enough for GOWIII, but for something this epic and amazing, shouldn't it get the same average score as UC2?

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WolfCrimson
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 2:04:05 AM

Snaaaake, think about this: most gaming sites are jokes nowadays, mostly 360-fanboy sites. 360 fans did not think that the Uncharted franchise was a big franchise, i.e. it wouldn't do much in bringing glory to the PS3, and the reviewers of aforementioned sites therefore judged it fairly. GoW franchise is famous, and it is a HUGE franchise. Don't you think the fansites would purposely try to down-hype and sabotage GoW3? I mean look at the complaints about the game in these sites. "Uneven story"? "Samey gameplay"? Nothing more than crap.

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tazbrat
Monday, March 08, 2010 @ 11:32:56 PM
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You can't hit a game website without seeing Kratos period, its M rating isn't going to stop anyone from buying it and those funny sales numbers show four MILLION less in sales cause GT1 was a better game then GT4 sad but true most people bought that game and cried at the money they lost. I hope GT5 is a return to greatness for the series (i stil play GT1,2,3) but graphics don't make great games

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archs13
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 12:17:01 AM
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i don't really care which one will be the best selling one because i'm buying both if it goes down to GT5 and GOW3.

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kraygen
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 12:20:27 AM
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I'm just glad the ps3 and it's games are finally starting to get the recognition it deserves. I had discussion after discussion with all my friends before it and 360 came out, tried to the best of my ability to convince them.

Sadly I stood alone . . . . Oh well at least I stood alone on the right side. =D

Ps3 for the win!

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LimitedVertigo
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 12:28:14 AM

"Fu$k em"

I gave up on my 360 friends a long time ago. They're idiots when it comes to gaming.

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kraygen
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 4:24:42 AM

Amen brother, luckily some of them have since then come around, but even they still insist on buying shooter after shooter.

Ugh, where do I find these people?

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___________
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 12:29:57 AM
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9 more days than the torture will end, and there will be nothing but chaos!

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WorldEndsWithMe
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 12:47:46 AM
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If we are going to turn this into a debate on racing vs action I don't understand it. Aren't there more action fans than racing fans? Yet the numbers do tell the tale of the tape. Either way GOWIII and GT5 are going to come with a massive attack as system sellers. And well, whatever that thing is Ben has hidden up his sleeve apparently.

*Dangles a hundred dollar Bill in front of Ben*

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Alienange
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 1:39:12 AM
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Well I certainly hope the sales are through the roof. GoW is a fantastic franchise that should not be missed by anyone. Can't go wrong with any of Sony's exclusives, but this one is a must play. Can't wait to see what happens to the sales numbers.

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Kai200X
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 2:20:11 AM
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It better be.

All kidding aside, I wish nothing but the best for all PS3 exclusives!

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Mavfan321
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 2:30:45 AM
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I'm excited about GOW3 I'm not too into racing games at all, but I will always be partial to Uncharted 2. This might not be a popular sentiment but UC2 just rang so well with me from single player to multiplayer it was an overall gaming experience I will cherish. In other words I wish it sold a trillion copies.

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TheRaPtuRe
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 4:53:50 AM
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I dont think it will, gow isn't as well known as some people think.

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Oyashiro
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 6:11:48 AM
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I don't know. Perhaps at its launch it might get that title, but it most likely will lose it come time GT5 is released.

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tanner1
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 6:45:17 AM
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If the sales of G.O.W 3 arent sh** hot in the U.S.A, im sure the rest of the planet will more than make up for it ;-)

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Richy
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 8:00:07 AM
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hello ...

it's nearly impossible for an exclusive to beat a multiplat game, unless if it is on WII ;) ...

GOW 3 & GT5 will sell well, yet i hope that they do move the console sales, then even UC2 & others will see their sale rise...

I know for sure where at least 2 God of War 3 & GT5 are going (yeah, me & one of my friends are already on it LOL) ...

cheers!

cheers!

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erislocker
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 8:38:38 AM
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i played the GOW3 demo yesterday...
am i the only one that doesn't care for this game? there was a lot of epic action (truly)...
but as any button masher i got bored rather quickly.
and to say that it has the same score as UC2 is strange to me cause i find UC2 so much deeper in many aspects...

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Milonakis
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 9:03:28 AM

It's more about the visuals for the game. All the blood and ripping things apart. Plus that demo only encompasses a very small part of the game that has been edited to remove spoilers. I think the real game will have much more depth.

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big6
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 9:21:52 AM

I thought the same thing, that is... *before* I actually sat down and played it from the beginning of GoW1.
I was still luke-warm on it, until about maybe 3 hours in... Then, it just CLICKED!

The GoW games just plain rock! Their production value, attention to detail, and amazing graphics just captures you.

I'm also a huge fan on UC2, and I normally hate button mashers, too. I was never into the DMC or Bayonetta... which are similar games to GoW.

But GoW is something special. You need to judge it on more than just a demo. Borrow or rent a copy of the GoW Collection, and play either one for a few hours. I think you might enjoy them! =)

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Milonakis
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 9:06:08 AM
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I still think Katamari Forever should have outsold Modern Warfare 2. It had all the right stuff. If that can't beat a multi plat than Gran Turismo sure can't.

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erislocker
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 12:37:45 PM
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@big6
right on...
i'll try that... could just be a personal taste, you know?

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nogoat23
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 4:10:15 PM

I felt the same way about Uncharted 1. I played the demo, but it didn't click for me, so I passed on it. Then Uncharted 2 started getting all kinds of recognition. My roommate brough home Uncharted 1 in anticipation of the sequel, and I played through it and was hooked.

I understand that not every game is for every player (I'm personally not very excited for GT5. I prefer arcade racers to sims.), but I'd agree that GOW3 is still worth a rental even if you didn't like the demo.

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BlackBriar
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 2:09:49 PM
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Can't wait!, This game defines the Playstation and thats what is exciting and even better in the years to come.

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Solaris Knight
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 4:49:20 PM
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Three things GoW III has going for it: 1.) It looks incredible; 2.) The story is very engaging and though Kratos is a savage, he is still a very likable character; 3.) It's not a FPS/TPS!

Playstation 3 has some great exclusives and most of them are not shooters. I mean Demon's Souls; God of War III; Heavy Rain; Infamous and Valkyria Chronicles are some of the best games I've played this console generation (Minus GoW III since I haven't played it yet, but I'm sure it will live up to my lofty expectations) Could you imagine if we only had Wii and 360 to choose from? I don't want too...

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BikerSaint
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 6:34:43 PM
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One thing missing here, is that Sony really needed to ramp up it's PS3 production before GOW3 is out, just so it could be a system seller in it's own right.

I mean, all the 35+ stores(& 3 malls) that carry it in my area alone, are all out of 120 & 250 consoles just as soon as they're in stock,
And it's been that way for at least a couple months now.

Just think how higher PS3's sales figures would be skyrocketing too,if only every single store had a much higher stockpile in
which to sell from.

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FxTales
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 @ 8:19:03 PM
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Year of the PS3. Again.

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Robochic
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 @ 12:31:19 AM
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@kraygen.. With you on that I have tried for ever to well inform my friends how amazing the PS3 is and still nothing they are living in their fantasy land of 360 still till this day thinking they are getting GOW III later this year or early next year... I think they live in LALA Land.

Honestly for "bestselling" exclusive I can see it being real close with GT5 and GOW III but if GT 5 keeps getting pushed more and more they could loose a little bit, since GOW has not been pushed back, developers have been on target with this game since announcing it but time will tell we really can't predict who will be the Bestselling exlusive till both are on those pretty shelves.

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tazbrat
Thursday, March 11, 2010 @ 5:31:07 AM
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Just finished GOW3 not very impressed at all, the game itself was great but when i got to the end i was expecting the next part to load and the credits started to roll. I'm not impressed with the replay value either or how easy the trophies are to get I think I have 5 or 6 to go after one play through. After all the debate and hype I wanted an epic iconic finish to the series and it didn't happen, now i'm just wondering why it got a 9.8 here?

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