Fans crown Uncharted 2 "Greatest PlayStation Game Ever"

01/10/10– UK PlayStation gamers have named Naughty Dog’s Uncharted 2: Among Thieves as the greatest Sony PlayStation game ever– narrowly beating the classic Metal Gear Solid to the top-spot.

 

The poll was carried out to jointly celebrate the 15 th anniversary of the first Sony PlayStation console in the UK and the 50 th issue of Future’s Official PlayStation Magazine .

 

The US developed Uncharted 2: Among Thieves went on sale in late 2009 for the PlayStation 3 console and was awarded 10/10 in Official PlayStation Magazine .  In the poll of gamers, it beat Metal Gear Solid, Konami’s 1998 PlayStation title and Square Enix’s Final Fantasy VII top the honour, in a poll which saw thousands of votes cast.

 

Official PlayStation Magazine’s Greatest PlayStation Games Ever

1 Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

2 Metal Gear Solid

3 Final Fantasy VII

4 Grand Theft Auto Vice City

5 Metal Gear Solid 4

6 Metal Gear Solid 3

7 Call Of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

8 Shadow Of The Colossus

9 Red Dead Redemption

10 Resident Evil IV

 

The poll recognises the very best games of the last decade and a half of PlayStation gaming, across the three generations of console, with two Rockstar Games titles, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and Red Dead Redemption making the list. While Konami’s Metal Gear Solid missed out in the top spot, the gaming series was singled out for praise by fans, with three of the games appearing in the top 10.

Ben Wilson, Editor of Official PlayStation Magazine , said: 

 

“Since it came out in late 2009 we’ve maintained that Uncharted 2: Among Thieves is the best game not just on PS3 but every console around, so it was little surprise to see our readers vote it the number one PlayStation game of all time. It has everything you could want from an action-adventure, and then some: An engaging story full of cinematic twists, a charismatic and funny lead character, brilliant voice acting, masses of clever gameplay ideas, and a host of strong multiplayer modes. It’s the complete videogame, and much deserving of the top spot.”

 

The full top 50 rundown of the Greatest PlayStation Games Ever is in issue 50 of Official PlayStation Magazine , on sale now across the UK, with a coverprice of£5.99.

 

ENDS

 

About Future

Future plc is an international special-interest media group that is listed on the London Stock Exchange (symbol FUTR). Founded in 1985 with one magazine, today we have operations in the UK, US and Australia creating over 180 special-interest publications, websites and events for people who are passionate about their interests. We hold strong multi-media market positions in games, technology, film, music, cycling, automotive and crafts. Our biggest-selling magazines include Total Film, T3, Classic Rock, Digital Camera, Guitar World, Official Xbox Magazine, Official Playstation Magazine, Nintendo Power, Maximum PC and MacLife. Our websites include gamesradar.com, bikeradar.com, techradar.com, musicradar.com and photoradar.com. Future sells more than 3 million magazines each month; we attract more than 27 million unique visitors to our websites; and we host 27 annual live events that attract hundreds of thousands of enthusiasts. In addition, Future exports, syndicates or licenses its publications to 90 countries internationally, making us the UK’s number one exporter and licensor of monthly magazines.

 

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Will Guyatt, Media Relations Manager, Future UK 01225 822517 or 07788 576505


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