2013: PS3 Exclusives List


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This is the 2013 PS3 exclusives list, which will be updated periodically. If any titles have been missed, please let us know in the comments below.

Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk

Publisher: Tecmo KOEI
Developer: Gust
Release Date: March 5 2013 (NA), March 8 2013 (EU), June 28 2012 (JP)

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Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk is a JRPG developed by Gust and the 14th game in the popular Atelier series. The game is about a herbalist called Ayesha whose younger sister Nio disappears while collecting herbs. The one day, Ayesha sees Nio in a dungeon and starts her journey to find her.

Beyond: Two Souls

Developer: Quantic Dreams
Publisher: SCE
Release Date: October 8 2013 (Worldwide)

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Beyond: Two Souls is about finding what happens after death.

Deadly Premonition: The Director’s Cut

Developer: Access Games
Publisher: Rising Star Games
Release Date: April 30 2013 (NA), April 26 2013 (EU)

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Deadly Premonition: The Director’s Cut will include better controls, 3D functionality, updated HD graphics, PS Move support, DLC, and more than 100 other improvements.

Disgaea D2 – A Brighter Darkness

Developer: Nippon Ichi Software
Publisher: Nippon Ichi Software
Release Date: 20 March 2013 (JP), Fall 2013 (NA and Fall)

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Sequel to the original Disgaea released on the Playstation 2, Disgaea D2 starts with Laharl, now the King of the Netherworld after taking his father’s place. The demons under him don’t respect him, and to make things worse a group called the King Krichevskoy faction is trying to dethrone him.

Dragon’s Crown

Developer: Vanillaware/Atlus
Publisher: Atlus/SCE
Release Date: TBA 2013

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This is a Sony exclusive, since it’s coming out on both the Playstation 3 and the PS Vita. Dragon Crown is an action RPG based Norse mythology and a spiritual successor to Princess Crown released back on the Sega Saturn. The game plays like side scrolling beat em’ up where players can choose between Fighter, Amazon, Elf, Sorceress, Wizard, and Dwarf characters and use standard and as well as magic attacks.

Dust 514

Developer: CCP Games
Publisher: CCP Games
Release Date: TBA 2013

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Dust 514 is a free to play first person shooter exclusive to the PS3. The game is connected to CCP Games’ other game Eve Online, decisions taken in one game will affect the situation of the other.

Final Fantasy X | X-2 HD

Developer: Square Enix
Publisher: Square Enix
Release Date: TBA 2013

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This year we’ll be getting HD versions of both Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2 with trophies included.

God of War: Ascension

Developer: Sony Santa Monica
Publisher: SCE
Release Date: March 12 2013 (NA), March 13 2013 (EU)

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God of War: Ascension is a prequel and takes place before Chains of Olympia.

Guacamelee!

Developer: Drinkbox Studio
Publisher: Drinkbox Studio
Release Date: April 9 2013 (Worldwide)

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Guacamelee! is a beautiful Mexican inspired action platformer developed by Drinkbox Studio. Guacamelee! will be available on both the Playstation 3 and PS Vita.

Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory

Developer: Compile Hearts/Idea Factory
Publisher: Compile Hearts/NIS America
Release Date: March 21 2013 (NA), March 15 2013 (EU), August 30 2012 (JP)

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The third installment in the Hypderdimension Neptunia series, Hypderdimension Neptunia Victory is turn based JRPG released in Japan last year. This year it’ll be out in western regions for all of us to enjoy.

Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix

Developer: Square Enix
Publisher: Square Enix
Release Date: Q3, Q4 2013

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Already released in Japan, the long awaited Kingdom Hearts HD collection is here in the form of Kingodm Hearts 1.5 HD ReMIX. The HD collection will include HD remastered versions of Kingdom Hearts 1 Final Mix, Kingdom Hearts RE: Chain of Memories along with cutscenes from Kingdom Hearts 358/2 days.

MLB 13 – The Show

Developer: SCE San Diego
Publisher: SCE
Release Date: March 5 2013 (NA), March 6 2013 (EU)

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MBL 13 is this year’s installment in the Playstation exclusive baseball game series.

Ni No Kuni – Wrath of the White Witch

Developer: Level 5
Publisher: Namco Bandai
Release Date: Jan 22 2013 (NA), February 1 2013 (EU), November 17 2012 (JP)

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Ni No Kuni is a collaboration between RPG makers Level 5 and Studio Ghibli.

Puppeteer

Developer: SCE Japan
Publisher: SCE
Release Date: TBA 2013

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Puppeteer is a platformer by the people behind The Getaway, Forbidden Siren 2 and Siren: Blood Curse. The game is about a boy name Kutaro who has his head cut off by the Moon Bear King after being turned into a Puppet. Kutaro then steal’s Moon Bear King’s magical scissors and is determined to regain his head.

Sly 4: Thieves in Time

Developer: Sanzaru Games
Publisher: SCE
Release Date: February 5 2013 (NA), March 27 2013 (EU)

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Sly 4 is available on both PS3 and PS Vita. It is one of the first games to support the PlayStation cross-buy feature. The game takes place right after the events of Sly 3. Penelope has gone missing (probably kidnapped), so it’s up the Sly Cooper to save the world again.

Rain

Developer: SCE Japan
Publisher: SCE
Release Date: TBA 2013

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Rain tells the story of an invisible world only revealed during rain. The main character is a boy who one day sees a girl’s silhouette in the rain and decides to follow her, after stepping in the rain he himself became invisible.

Tales of Xillia

Developer: Namco Tales Studio
Publisher: Namco Bando
Release Date: TBA 2013 (NA and EU), September 8 2012 (JP)

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The 13th mothership title in the highly popular Tales franchise, Tales of Xillia stars two main characters Jude Mathis and Milla Maxwell in their journey to save the world of Liese.

The Last of Us

Developer: Naughty Dog
Publisher: SCE
Release Date: June 14 2013 (Worldwide)

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After conquering the action adventure genre with the Uncharted games, Naughty Dog set out to conquer survival horror. The Last of Us is nothing like what you’ve played before as you join Joel and teenager Ellie as they journey the United States for survival.

The Guided Fate Paradox

Developer: NIS
Publisher: NIS
Release Date: Q3 2013

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Guided Fate Paradox is a strategy RPG from the Disgaea team and a spiritual successor to Z.H.P. Unlosing Ranger Vs. Darkdeath Evilman. The story mode has main character Renya Kagurazaka make people’s wishes come true by traveling the copy world which in-turn affects the real world.

The Witch and the Hundred Knights

Developer: NIS
Publisher: NIS
Release Date: TBA 2013

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The Witch and the Hundred Knights is a top down action RPG. The game’s story is of the beautiful marsh witch and the ugly forest witch fighting each other to prove their supremacy.

Time and Eternity

Developer: ImageePoch
Publisher: NIS
Release Date: Q3 2013

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Time and Eternity is a gorgeous hand drawn RPG by Japanese developed ImageePoch. The game stars Princess who’s on a mission to find out about the assassins who crashed her wedding ceremony and wounded the Knight who was to be her husband.

Until Dawn

Developer: Supermassive Games
Publisher: SCE
Release Date: TBA 2013

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Until Dawn is a PS3 exclusive adventure horror being developed by Supermassive Games. Until Dawn is about a group of teenagers who decide to spend the night at a cabin in the woods on the death anniversary of one of their friends. The gameplay is PS Move focused, which is used to control the flashlight in the game. Players can select different characters by passing around the torch.

Final Fantasy Versus XV (previously known as XIII)

Developer: Square Enix
Publisher: Square Enix
Release Date: TBA

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Announced way back in 2006, Versus XIII holds the record for the longest development period for a Final Fantasy title. The game’s story focuses on Prince Noctis Lucis Caelum who rules over a Kingdom which possesses the last crystal in the world. After the crystal is stolen, a global conflict begins as all nations try to get the crystal for themselves.

Agent

Developer: Rockstar
Publisher: Take Two
Release Date: TBA

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Agent is a game being developed by Rockstar, and that is all we know so far.

Yakuza 5

Developer: CS1 Team
Publisher: Sega
Release Date: December 6 2012 (JP), TBA (EU and NA)

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Yakuza 5 hit stores in Japan late last year, but an international release is still in question. Sega has been really silent on the game’s localization, so we doubt it’ll be out this year.

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