5 Awesome PS3 Games That Don’t Need Online Or Multi-Player

Who needs online when you already have five awesome single-player games for the PlayStation 3 that are still great without it.

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The PlayStation Network is slowly coming out of its hacker-induced comma, but even if you’re still left in the online dark for the time being, that doesn’t mean you can’t at least have some PlayStation 3 fun without it. There is a satisfying amount of single-player games for the PS3 that require no online connectivity or multi-player to enjoy.

That’s why I’ve gone ahead and assembled a nice tiny list of single-player games that are personally worth a sporting try, especially during this long PSN downtime. Take a look!

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

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If you need me to tell you why Naughty Dog’s second treasure-seeking action-filled romp is worth its weight in polygons, then well, I don’t think we can be friends. Plus with Uncharted 3 coming later this year, this is the perfect time to get caught up in the on-going adventures of Nathan Drake and his salty partner in crime Victor “Sully” Sullivan.

Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time

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Okay, so remember those Daffy Duck cartoons where he stars as Duck Dogers in the 24½th Century? This game is like that, but instead you play as a cute bobcat looking creature that’s handy with a wrench, who has a robot buddy that he carries as a backpack, and roams the entire universe exploring new worlds, solving puzzles and defeating corny bad guys. Yes, I know — it fabulous!


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Now if you want your heroes in the more conventional no fuzzy ears and tails department, then how about Cole MacGrath. After a disastrous twist of fate, Cole can wield electricity through sheer will in this critically acclaimed sandbox game — where every action, either good or bad, determines the future and range of powers of our hero. Oh and inFamous 2 is soon on the way as well, so you might want get started on it.

Prince of Persia

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With the amount of Prince of Persia games that seem to come out regularly these days, sometimes a true gem gets lost in the shuffle. And the 2008 version of Prince of Persia is one such gem — filled with amazing visuals and a story that will grab you by the heart till the end, this open-world adventure game by Ubisoft is a must have.

Batman: Arkham Asylum

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This isn’t your goofy “some days you just can’t get ride of a bomb” Batman — far from it. In Arkham Asylum, this Bats must travel through the hellish depths of Gotham City’s most dangerous holder of villains petty and infamous. The game play is a sensational blend of half stealth, half brawler, and whatever half left adventurer that is one of the best games staring a comic book superhero that have come in a long while.

Other honorable mentions: Vanquish, Assassins Creed 2, 3D Dot Game Heroes, Metal Gear Solid 4, & BioShock.

If you’ve got some personal favorites, don’t be afraid to post them in the comments!

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