Top PS3 Games for Christmas 2011 - 2012

So real Gamers know it’s that time again -- it’s time to find the Top Playstation 3 Action Games for Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Christmas. Imagine that it’s getting cold outside, or at least cooler, and you have more time for indoor fun - well then the PS3 has new titles you can play that will maker your holiday season great: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (MW3), Battlefield 3, Uncharted 3, and Batman: Arkham City. Honestly as it gets cooler, or colder, outside -- it’s the perfect time of year to grab a snack and saddle up in front of the screen for some hardcore action adventure gaming fun.

This is really a great year for new games for Sony’s Playstation 3 console, and these are the top four games you need to own, buy, or put on your wish list from Santa for Christmas 2011. If you’re shopping for a gamer -- these are the titles they want! Can you see the pattern? Not only are these ALL sequel games to successful, high-power, predecessor games, but except Batman, these are all the third installments.

PS3 Game Choice Number One: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

If you thought Call of Duty: Black Ops was a gaming blockbuster, just wait until you try Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3! Developed by Infinity Ward, Sledgehammer Games and Raven Software, this first-person shooter game one is everywhere -- you’ve probably even noticed the amazing TV commercials already (the live action trailer features Jonah Hill, Sam Worthington, and Dwight Howard). The game still Playstation-Top-PS3-Games-Christmas-MW3-Batmanfeatures the evil character Makarov -- picture Wall Street NYC, but add cruise missiles and attack helicopters, plus the Russian Army and you’ve got the idea. Later in the game play, you’ll also find our favorite commandos from Britain here again as well, Soap and Price on a very cool tracking mission. Deal with the enemy face to face in New York, Paris, Berlin, and more - all with amazing visuals and audio. The fights on the airplane, and at the stock exchange trading floor are pretty cool. In addition to the title for PS3, there are versions for the Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, and Microsoft Windows platforms. Two play modes are available for Call of Duty: MW3: single-player and multiplayer. This game is Rated M for mature (17+) by the ESRB.

PS3 Game Choice Number Two: Battlefield 3

This game from Electronic Arts, which is also available in Xbox and Windows versions, puts a unit of United States Marines in Iran. Battlefield 3 is a pretty solid shooter game, with a high-octane multiplayer mode where you compete with other gamers over the internet. This is your best choice if you want to fight with your friends online! There’s a great array of vehicles of control in the “all-out vehicle warfare” of this game: helicopters, jets, tanks, jeeps, and more! This game is Rated M for mature (17+) by the ESRB.

PS3 Game Choice Number Three: Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception

Created by Naughty Dog this game was also just recently released (November 1, 2011). Think deserts, seaching for Atlantis of the Sands (yes a lost city!), and you get the idea what the heroic Drake and Sully are searching for in a stunningly visual game. Nathan Drake and Victor Sullivan travel the world including the Rub’ al Khali desert looking for Iram of the Pillars, “City of a Thousand Pillars”. But can they get there first? Lots of action, fighting, and gun play, but with a good amount of clues and fun treasure-seeking -- Uncharted 3 is a very solid new game. Uncharted 3 is action-adventure, third-person shooter game with four modes: single player, online multi-player, online co-op, split-screen co-op. This game is rated T for Teen by the ESRB.

PS3 Games Choice Number Four: Batman: Arkham City

Obviously based on one of our favorite DC Comics superheroes, the timeless Batman finds himself the central character in this great Batman: Arkham City PS3 game developed by Rocksteady Studios. The sequel to last year’s successful Batman: Arkham Asylum, this new game has tons of great city landscapes, great characters, and lots of main and side missions. The range of playable characters (Batman, Catwoman, and others), super weapons, plus great voice-actors (including Mark Hamill from Star Wars!), and music make this a great choice for Christmas. The Batman: Arkham City game is really amazing. It’s also available for Xbox 360 and Microsoft Windows. Expect a Nintendo Wii version sometime in 2012. This game is rated T for Teen by the ESRB.


The top action video games for Black Friday, Cyber Monday 2011, and Christmas this year are all available for the PlayStation 3. So what do you want for Christmas this year? Have you been naughty or nice? Does is matter? Choose Batman: Arkham City, Uncharted 3, Battlefield 3, and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (MW3) as the Top PlayStation 3 Action Games for Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Christmas.