Make your festive season go with a big budget bang, thanks to these spectacular titles on PlayStation 3.
For that big match atmosphere...
Play in a star-studded epic whenever the fancy takes you. We're not talking about a Hollywood tie-in here but the most realistic simulation of football yet. EA SPORTS FIFA 12 on PlayStation 3 features a host of new features to make it feel just like the sport you live and breathe.
Pro Player Intelligence, Tactical Defending and the Player Impact Engine combine to make positioning, tackling and all-round play feel smooth, spontaneous and exciting. And with Head to Head Seasons Mode via PlayStation Network, you can keep track of every aspect of matches played against your friends.
Sunshine and sporting excellence come together in Virtua Tennis 4, meanwhile, which allows you to take command on court by grabbing a PlayStation Move motion controller. Play in dramatic settings such as an ocean liner and a desert oasis, and add the spin, swerve and power to your shots that will bamboozle your opponents thanks to the precision of PS Move.
For a sprinkling of Hollywood magic...
See the world from the comfort of your own living room by diving into The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, the game inspired by the Steven Spielberg movie. And what a world: exotic, dangerous lands await beyond imaginative puzzles, and you'll be scurrying through Arabian courtyards, tackling pirates or dogfighting in the skies. Get even closer to Tintin's escapades by using a PS Move motion controller.
L.A. Noire isn't a movie tie-in, but it does tell the story of Hollywood. Several stories in fact, for you play as detective Cole Phelps, investigating a number of challenging cases. Thanks to the seedy nature of these files, this is strictly a game for adults, who will need all their wits to interrogate suspects, follow clues and engage in gun battles around 1940s Los Angeles.
For a battle against incredible odds...
Almost 90 per cent of the world's population has been wiped out or enslaved by alien occupiers in Resistance 3. Against this stark backdrop, you'll discover a deeply personal tale, as Joseph Capelli leaves his family in Oklahoma and treks to New York City to deliver a crushing blow to the Chimera.
Inventive weapons, all of which feature wildly varying secondary modes, help tip the balance in your favour, while stereoscopic 3D compatibility highlights battle-scarred America and its brutal invaders.
Just as fierce and altogether more terrestrial, the enemies in Battlefield 3 can be taken on with clear thinking under pressure and the co-operation of your squad mates. As well as a thrilling single player campaign, vast multiplayer maps can be braved via PlayStation Network, with fighter jets, sea craft and heavy armour at your disposal.
Suspicion and greed are your adversaries in the city of New Marais, where inFAMOUS 2 protagonist Cole MacGrath must decide whether to help citizens or hurt them. As The Beast approaches, leaving splintered towns behind him, you must explore this huge melting pot for the powerful firepower needed to fend off this destructive force.
As you harness your burgeoning power, you are faced with a string of tough decisions that will ultimately lead you to save the world, or destroy it.
For the ultimate adventurer...
Step into the boots of the most intrepid explorer on PS3 in Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception and enjoy a cinematic journey packed to bursting with action. When hero Nathan Drake travels deep into the Middle East in search of a city buried in the desert, he finds far more than he bargained for...
Criss-cross the globe in search of unimaginable fortune, and as you close in on the legendary Atlantis of the Sands, the full scale of the lost city and its terrible secret begins to dawn.
If you're in the mood to splash out this festive season, why not give Drake's most perilous adventure yet the stage to truly dazzle from? Hook up the Surround Sound System (for PlayStation 3) and listen to Nathan Drake's trademark quips and stirring orchestral score in grand style. And indulge your eyes by viewing Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception through the latest, most technologically advanced stereoscopic 3D TV from Sony.
No matter which title you choose, you'll be guaranteed triumphant gaming memories that will stay with you forever thanks to PlayStation 3.