Top PS3 Games of 2009

Welcome to VideoGamer.com's top PS3 games of 2009, a list of the best videogames, created from editorial reviews on the site. It's the perfect tool to find that great game you haven't played yet, or even to find a gem for a friend or loved one as a gift.

Please take into account this list is in descending order! VideoGamer.com is always open to hearing about your opinion. Would your list be different? If so let us know by contacting us or tweeting us @VideoGamerCom.

  • 30.

    Mirror's Edge Review

    Mirror's Edge

    Mirror's Edge exudes cool from every pore, drips with cutting edge technical brilliance and never tries to deviate from its platforming focus. If any game was going to win an award for being cool, Mirror's Edge would be... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 3

  • 29.

    Killzone 2 Review

    Killzone 2

    Two years into the console's life cycle, the undoubted graphical potential of the machine has been realised - Killzone 2 unleashes the power of the PS3 - nothing on any console comes close. Bringing a building to its knees with a turret; nailing a gas canister and... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 3

  • 28.

    Burnout Paradise: The Ultimate Box Review

    Burnout Paradise

    For true next-gen arcade racing thrills Burnout Paradise is most definitely your best option. For many people Criterion's Burnout Paradise demonstrated for the first time... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 3

  • 27.

    F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin Review

    F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin

    F.E.A.R. 2 is a hugely satisfying shooter that'll have you clinging onto that controller or mouse throughout its tension-filled campaign. Don't fancy reading the review? Would you prefer to sit back in your chair... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 3

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  • 26.

    Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned Review

    Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned

    The Lost and Damned would be worth buying as a stand alone game, so as a sub £15 priced download it's an essential purchase. We've had a mixed bag as far as DLC goes, with developers struggling to find... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 3

  • 25.

    Flower Review

    Flower

    Conventional it may not be, but Flower possesses the kind of creative beauty that rarely surfaces in full-budget games - let alone a £6.29 PSN title. A lonely flower sits on a table in a dilapidated flat, somewhere deep in the... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 3

  • 24.

    Fallout 3: The Pitt Review

    Fallout 3: The Pitt

    The Pitt just about makes up for the snore-fest that was Operation Anchorage, and will have Fallout 3 fans dribbling with anticipation for the level-cap raising third add-on Broken Steel. Now this is more like it. After the disappointing Operation Anchorage... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 3

  • 23.

    Fallout 3: Broken Steel Review

    Fallout 3: Broken Steel

    Put simply, if you love Fallout 3, Broken Steel is an essential purchase. IMPORTANT NOTICE! The following review contains SPOILERS relating to the... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 3

  • 22.

    Plants vs. Zombies Review

    Plants vs. Zombies

    The basic gameplay isn't exactly original, but it's been executed so well on the Xbox 360 that it absolutely needs to be in your collection. It's not often a game completely exceeds our expectations. These days games... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 3

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  • 21.

    UFC 2009 Undisputed Review

    UFC 2009 Undisputed

    UFC 2009 Undisputed is stylish, fresh and deeply engaging. It is, in short, a bruising powerhouse of a game. Quinton "Rampage" Jackson is closing in on you at frightening speed. Sweat... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 3

  • 20.

    Need for Speed: Undercover Review

    Need for Speed: Undercover

    A unique control set up combined with a well-executed, well-established franchise makes this a definite must have for fans of the series and newcomers alike. Anyone still sitting on the fence as to whether iPhone gaming requires... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 3

  • 19.

    Fight Night Round 4 Review

    Fight Night Round 4

    If you're into boxing you're going to love Fight Night Round 4. The physics-based fighting is simply brilliant, the career mode will last you an age and the online functionality is solid. When it comes to beat 'em ups I'm not an expert. I can throw a dragon punch... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 3

  • 18.

    Street Fighter IV Review

    Street Fighter IV

    Basically, the PC version is the console version with a couple of new tricks, but it’s still absolutely awesome. When you think of PC gaming, you don't think of fighting games. And yet the... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 3,PlayStation 3

  • 17.

    WipEout HD Fury Review

    WipEout HD Fury

    WipEout HD Fury seems a snip at just £8. The new tracks are excellent, but it's the game modes that offer the real value for money here. Expansion packs never get me too excited. Even if they're for games I love,... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 3

  • 16.

    Marvel vs Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes Review

    Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes

    Online play makes this classic 2D fighter an essential purchase. 2009 may well go down as the year fighting games fought back. In February... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 3

  • 15.

    Colin McRae: DiRT 2 Review

    Colin McRae: DiRT 2

    Wrap up an enjoyable rally experience with the best racing game visuals we've ever seen and DIRT 2 becomes a must-buy game. If review scores were handed out for slickness alone Codemasters' Colin... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 3

  • 14.

    The Beatles: Rock Band Review

    The Beatles: Rock Band

    If you have even a passing fondness for John, Paul, George and Ringo, this game will make you an extremely happy bunny. Rock-rhythm games are an increasingly tricky proposition for your humble... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 3

  • 13.

    Red Faction: Guerrilla Review

    Red Faction: Guerrilla

    Even with some flaws, though, Guerrilla is a great game that comes highly recommended, in no small part to some superb multiplayer game modes that should see the game gain quite a following. Red Faction Guerrilla is all about control, and more importantly how you... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 3,PlayStation 3

  • 12.

    Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Review

    Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2

    This is action gaming at its very best, although with the toned down carnage during combat there's a nagging sense that Sigma 2's not quite the ultimate edition of the game it could have been. We always hear from developers that they've upped the scale, scope and... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 3

  • 11.

    Resident Evil 5 Review

    Resident Evil 5

    With a whole heap of content to unlock, a campaign that begs to be replayed and top of the line production values there's very little to be disappointed with. Following one of the greatest games of all time can't be easy. For many... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 3,PlayStation 3

  • 10.

    Batman: Arkham Asylum Review

    Batman: Arkham Asylum

    Whether you fancy skulking in the shadows, smashing slow motion fists in into a goon's skull, or simply using some cool gadgets, you can do no wrong with what is Eidos' best game in years. Super heroes appeal because they are usually men and women who are capable... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 3,PlayStation 3

  • 9.

    Guitar Hero 5 Review

    Guitar Hero 5

    The core gameplay mechanics are as good as ever, the presentation has been toned down for the better, there are some brilliant new multiplayer options, and everything is more streamlined than before. It's hard to believe that we've seen so many Guitar Hero games released over... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 3

  • 8.

    FIFA 10 Review

    FIFA 10

    FIFA 10 is a simulation in the truest sense, and is sure to solidify FIFA's leading position in the two-horse race with PES. Last year I said FIFA 09 was the best FIFA ever created. Now, 12 months on,... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 3

  • 7.

    Uncharted 2: Among Thieves Review

    Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

    The single-player adventure packs in so many incredible moments that you'll be talking about it with friends for months and the multiplayer is rammed with content. A must buy. Don't get me wrong: I really enjoyed the original Uncharted, but the... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 3

  • 6.

    DJ Hero Review

    DJ Hero

    It may still be finding its feet in the world, and it certainly has room to improve, but for a first effort it's managed to do almost everything right. Just about everyone in the world has at some point attempted to play a... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 3

  • 5.

    Grand Theft Auto IV: The Ballad of Gay Tony Review

    Grand Theft Auto IV: The Ballad of Gay Tony

    In parallel with the superlative Chinatown Wars, The Ballad of Gay Tony restores a sense of playfulness to the GTA franchise, cementing Rockstar's status as King of the DLC. "I have a deep sadness in me, Luis. Will you join me, please, for an orgy of... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 3

  • 4.

    LittleBigPlanet Review

    LittleBigPlanet

    LittleBigPlanet on PSP is flawed in places, but it's still one of the PSP's best games and an absolutely essential purchase. Rumours about LittleBigPlanet for the PSP emerged before the PS3 game even... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 3

  • 3.

    Assassin's Creed II Review

    Assassin's Creed II

    The storyline is intricate, there's depth beyond the main quest, and the action is incredible at times. We've had some stunning games this year, and Ubisoft has given us another to add to the list. Assassin's Creed was a massive commercial success, yet it received the most... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 3

  • 2.

    PixelJunk Shooter Review

    PixelJunk Shooter

    PixelJunk Shooter is an enjoyable, quirky game that's yet another successful entry in the PixelJunk series. Japanese developer Q-Games should be sued under the Trade Descriptions Act.... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 3

  • 1.

    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Review

    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

    With the best multiplayer shooting that money can buy, an incredibly action-packed campaign and plenty of superb two-player co-op levels, this is without a doubt a real contender for game of the year. I felt like I needed a rest after I finished the single-player campaign in... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 3