SCEA has had a rather stellar lineup of games in 2007. On PS3, gamers were treated to titles, such as Uncharted
and Ratchet & Clank
. On PSP, gamers could enjoy Syphon Filter
and Jeanne d'Arc
. Even the PS2 got some love, with God of War II
and some strong ports of PSP titles. Sure, it's had it's share of stinkers (what publisher doesn't?), but it managed to best the industry with the most critically acclaimed lineup of the year.Next-Gen
's Matt Matthews sorted through GameRankings data in order to gather his findings. What was undoubtedly a tiresome process becomes a fascinating read. Notice the incredible absence of prolific publishers, such as Ubisoft and Midway on this chart? Why? They're pretty far down the list.
Phil Harrison, who is moving from Sony Europe to Atari
, will have quite a task at hand. Atari currently stands with a 55.5% average. We wonder if Harrison's Atari will be able to compete against the offerings of Sony and its various Computer Entertainment first-party divisions. We doubt it.