- When I first heard news of Grand Theft Auto going mulitplatform I was shocked, a little mad, and admittedly a bit nervous. Next came Devil May Cry, a franchise once only available on PlayStation consoles.
After that went Tekken, along with many others. The most recent was a major shock to the gaming community, with Final Fantasy XIII going to Xbox 360. So how does all of this benefit us PlayStation 3 owners?
Sony, while always having been known for having talented 1st party developers that create quality titles such as God of War and Shadow of Colossus, suddenly had its back against the wall.
If your back is against the wall, and you are feeling cornered, your only choice is fight, or flight. Sony being the king of the consoles, certainly isn't the company to go down without a long-fought battle.
In this battle, the console wars, the tide is starting to turn. Xbox 360 is starting to slow down, and developers are starting to see the power of the PlayStation 3. And why is this? Because Sony 1st party developers have been forced stepped up their "game".
Let's take a look at the 2008 holiday line-up. For shooters, you had Resistance 2 which raised the bar for all multiplayer games with its 60 person multiplayer and its thriving community. We also had...