Nathan Drake has adventured through dense jungles and jagged snow-capped mountains, and now he must brave the scorching desert in search of artifacts of the past. As usual, some shady dealings land him in trouble with rival treasure hunters, where his luck and skills are put to the test. A bevy of cinematic scenes, convincing and memorable characters, and an epic story keeps you enthralled from start to finish. After the credits roll, head on over to the online multiplayer, building your character from scratch, leveling up, and expanding your arsenal.
Dishonorably discharged Sentinal Joseph Capelli is trying to eke out a family life in hiding from the Chimera, an alien force that invaded the world during the first half of the 20th Century. After hearing about a plan that could deliver a crushing blow to the Chimeran terraforming project, Capelli must trudge his way to New York City and destroy the climate-changing machine that could bring an end to human life on Earth. Smarter Chimeran A.I. will have you adjusting your combat strategy with every encounter. A strong arsenal of weapons, each with a secondary function, are yours to test against the alien force. New progression-based sixteen-player multiplayer and the return of favorite modes from past entries make for an intense online experience.
If you didn't pick up a copy of inFAMOUS 2 this past summer, then it's time to get your super human abilities on for the holidays. Take control of Cole MacGrath, one of the most powerful Conduits on the planet. You, the player, will dictate his path, with the fate of mankind hanging in the balance. Epic boss battles and stellar cinematics are set against a powerful alternate reality backdrop. The open world environment is your canvas, on which you'll unleash even more devastating powers than you did in the first game. The lengthy story is sure to make your purchase worthwhile in this single-player action adventure.
The latest entry from series creator Insomniac Games has Ratchet teaming up with nemesis Dr. Nefarious to stop his latest scheme, which has backfired. Play alone or team up with three friends in a fully cooperative adventure, with the ability to drop in and out at any time without affecting the gameplay. Action and humor permeate the story, as Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One continues this longstanding and much beloved series.
Two classics from the PlayStation 2 have been given a facelift and brought to the PS3 in a budget-friendly package. Help Ico, a boy cursed from birth with horns, as he tries to escape a sprawling castle with the frail girl, Yorda, in tow. Shadow of Colossus is a prequel in the timeline, but includes better gameplay mechanics and incredible boss battles. These elements shine with the remastered visuals, better frame rates, and stereoscopic 3D. If you missed these two gems the first time around, there's no better time to get lost in ICO and Shadow of Colossus.