If you are shopping for PS3 games for that special female in your life, here are a few suggestions. I asked a numerous amount of female gamers what their favorite PS3 games were, and I received consistent replies. So yes, there are many PS3 games out there that could interest that special girl in your life, and maybe even turn her into a gamer. I’ve narrowed the list down to the top five games to get you started. (And yes, I am a girl).
5. Katamari Damacy Developed by Namco:
This game’s plot consists of a young prince on a mission to rebuild the moon, the stars, and the constellations after they were destroyed by his father, the King of All Cosmos. This is achieved by rolling an adhesive ball called a “Katamari” around and capturing as may objects as you can until it grows big enough to become a star. There are also animals that chase the ball and try to knock off objects as you try to collect them. This game works on a time limit and can be very challenging at times. Another big plus for this game is that you can have two players and it can be a great way to introduce your special someone to the PS3.
This game is available through Play-Asia.
4. Heavenly Sword Developed by Ninja Theory:
Heavenly Sword is an action adventure game with the main character being a woman, Nariko, who uses a weapon called “Heavenly Sword.” In this game, the heroine has to protect the sword from falling into the wrong hands, like King Bohan, who it for himself. This game is full of action from start to finish. In some of the stages you play as Kai, a sniper who uses her crossbow to pick off enemies. There are also stages where you have to destroy catapults, fight off an evil looking fish lady, and much more. The graphics for this game are phenomenal, and the controls are very easy to use. This is the kind of game that anyone can enjoy. Buy from Amazon: Heavenly Sword.
3. Soul Calibur 4 Developed by Namco:
Not just your ordinary fighting game, Soul Calibur gives a wide range of added bonuses with the character-creation mode, new moves for old characters, new additions, and the new tag-team feature. By allowing you to create your own character, that special someone in your life will really enjoy playing this game with a fighter they made from the ground up. This game is fast paced, and has numerous levels of fighters. Some fighters have weapons while other fighters rely solely on martial arts. Also, being able to play online is another big plus for this game, which allows you to not only play but chat with friends who live far away. Buy from Amazon: Soul Calibur
2. Heavy Rain Developed by Quantic Dream:
Heavy Rain is a drama filled game where you play the parts of four protagonists who are involved in trying to solve the case of the Origami Killer. In each level you have to find clues that help you track down the identity of the Origami Killer. The storyline of this game is top notch and each character is so well developed that you can relate to whichever one you’re playing at the time. In this choose your own path type of game, any of the characters can die at any given time depending on the choices you make. The game has many outcomes– so it’s like playing a new game every time you pick it up again. Buy from Amazon: Heavy Rain
1. Little Big Planet Developed by Media Molecule:
Last, but far from being least, is Little Big Planet. This seems to be at the very top of most females’ list of games they love. In this game you are a Sackboy or Sackgirl, and you explore a dreamed up world and completes missions. The game starts off in your own space which you can decorate with stickers found in each level you play. There are many levels you can play and unlock with themes such as; Japanese garden or Mexican desert. During your game play you can find different stickers, clothes for your Sackboy or Sackgirl, and collectible keys to unlock mini levels. There are so many great features about this game from character creation, level creation, and online community play. One of the best features is being able to create your own levels and let the online community play them, and then they get to tag the level. This game is way too cute and so much fun to play and is a must have in your gaming collection because not only will your lady friend love this game, you will too. Buy from Amazon: Little Big Planet (Game of the Year Edition) You can also pre-order the much anticipated; “Little Big Planet 2“!
All in all, if you are really interested in getting the female in your life into gaming, these are just a few of the games you might want to try. This is a great range of different games and you can have fun playing together.