The Bottom Line: The Last of Us is brutally realistic, often shocking, but undeniably fun to play. It's easily one of the year's best games and the strongest console exclusive in a long time. Read review
Specs: Mature, Naughty Dog, Action
The Bottom Line: Beyond: Two Souls undoubtedly deserves credit for its great story and unique take on interactive software, even if it conflicts with what many believe constitutes a video game. Read review
Specs: RP, Quantic Dream, Adventure, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception continues where its predecessor left off, delivering a memorable adventure that pleases on all fronts. Read review
Specs: Teen, Naughty Dog, Action, Action - adventure, Action - third person shooter, 1-2 Players
Specs: Guerrilla, Action
The Bottom Line: How does one of the PS3's staple franchises fare on the most powerful portable around? Read review
The Bottom Line: Infiltrating enemy territory and tactically eliminating evildoers is tense and enjoyable in Unit 13. Read review
Specs: Teen, Zipper Interactive, Action
The Bottom Line: This accessible but realistic driving simulation is both sublime and subpar. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Polyphony Digital, Driving, Racing / driving - GT/street, Realistic
The Bottom Line: Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time completely nails the style and feel of the original trilogy, but doesn't do much to separate itself as a reimagined franchise. Read review
Specs: Everyone 10 and older, Sanzaru Games, Action, 1 Player
Specs: SCE Japan Studio, Action
The Bottom Line: Issues aside, MLB 12: The Show demonstrates a bright future for portable baseball games. Read review
Specs: Teen, SCEI, Sports
The Bottom Line: Incredible production values and plenty of thrilling moments help make Uncharted an action-packed adventure, in spite of some slightly uneven gameplay. Read review
Specs: Teen, Naughty Dog, Action, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Resistance: Retribution successfully migrates the series' exciting action to the portable platform, with only a few bumps along the way. Read review
Specs: Mature, Sony Bend, Action, Action - third person shooter, 1-8 Players
The Bottom Line: The racing in Little Big Planet Karting is enoyably off the wall, but a poor level editor tutorial saps some of the game's potential. Read review
Specs: Everyone, United Front Games, Driving, Racing / driving - arcade
The Bottom Line: Incredible freedom of movement, intense combat, and an enthralling story make Infamous an impressive open-world action game. Read review
Specs: Teen, Sucker Punch, Action, Action - adventure, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: With its solid single-player mode and numerous online additions and improvements, SOCOM II easily replaces SOCOM as the console's best online action game. Read review
Specs: Mature, Zipper Interactive, Action, Tactical Third-Person Shooter, Modern, 1-16 Players
The Bottom Line: God of War: Ascension doesn't break any barriers, but it's still a top-of-the-line action game that will most likely please veteran fans of the series. Read review
Specs: Mature, SCE Santa Monica, Action
The Bottom Line: Resistance successfully combines many of the best qualities from other great first-person shooters with spectacular visuals and a few novel twists. Read review
Specs: Mature, Insomniac Games, Action, Action - first person shooter, 1-4 Players
The Bottom Line: Weighty shooting action and magnificent visuals collide in this great follow-up. Read review
Specs: Mature, Guerrilla, Action, Action - first person shooter
The Bottom Line: Twisted Metal's lightning-fast vehicular combat and large-scale destruction are gleeful, pulse-pounding fun. Read review
Specs: Mature, Eat Sleep Play, Driving, 1-4 Players
The Bottom Line: When GT4 works to its strengths, it delivers like few games of this console generation. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Tamsoft, Driving, Arcade Racing, Realistic, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: MAG's big battlefields are a great place to wage war, as long as you can handle some of the rigors of combat. Read review
The Bottom Line: MLB 08: The Show does very little new, but most everything it does is done very, very well. Read review
Specs: Everyone, SCEA San Diego Studios, Sports, Sports - baseball simulation, 1-2 Players
The Bottom Line: SOCOM is surprisingly deep but extremely easy to get into, making it an excellent game regardless of whether you've played other multiplayer shooters before. Read review
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