Best Video Games of 2005


The Top Ten

1 Resident Evil 4

This is a perfect action-adventure game for so many reasons. It modernizes and revolutionizes a classic horror franchise while making the atmosphere every bit as creepy and terrifying. It has some of the classic outlandishness and humor of a RE game. It's a game with so much nuance and detail. Every level feels handcrafted to perfection. It's linear enough for smooth pacing and progression but it's much more open than the later RE games. - marmalade_skies

Many resident evil fans find this game the best in the series. I love it too. Leon rocks here - Magnolia

Today. Still a great game. So classic that you can find this game in mine around the world!

Haven't played but I think it's good

2 God of War

My top picks for 2005:

1) Advance Wars: Dual Strike
2) Resident Evil 4
3) Animal Crossing: Wild World
4) Call of Duty 2
5) Peter Jackson's King Kong
6) Psychonauts
7) Mario Kart DS
8) God of War
9) Devil May Cry 3
10) Lego Star Wars
11) Burnout Revenge
12) Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition
13) Fire Emblem: Path of Radiace
14) Zelda: The Minish Cap
15) Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones
16) Jade Empire
17) Batman Begins
18) Timesplitters: Future Perfect
19) Nintendogs
20) Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories

- - marmalade_skies

3 Star Wars: Battlefront II

Love this game - iliekpiez

At least you don't have to pay to unlock stuff

4 Shadow of the Colossus

This is supposedly one of the greatest games of all time. I played it for an hour and was off put by the controls. Maybe I should give it a second chance. - marmalade_skies

5 Need for Speed: Most Wanted

2005 version was the peak of EA's NFS franchise

6 F.E.A.R.

Just superb game. And scary as well - Magnolia

7 Guitar Hero
8 Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II
9 Battlefield 2
10 Grand Theft Auto Liberty City Stories

The Newcomers

? SpongeBob SquarePants: Lights, Camera, Pants

The Contenders

11 Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks

Great game that differs from other mortal kombat games. Superb konquest mode - Magnolia

12 Tekken 5
13 Destroy All Humans!
14 Mario Kart DS
15 Call of Duty 2
16 Gran Turismo 4
17 Star Fox: Assault
18 Sid Meier's Civilization IV
19 NHL 2K6
20 The Warriors
21 Stubbs the Zombie In Rebel Without a Pulse
22 Shadow the Hedgehog

I actually enjoyed this one. Good bargain bin pick. - marmalade_skies

Very Disappointing Game

HELL YEAH - ThatOneRacer

23 Kingdom Hearts II
24 NHL 06
25 Shadow of Rome
26 The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap

Not one of the more innovative Zelda games but a very good 2D adventure game nonetheless. - marmalade_skies

27 Ratchet Deadlocked

This game isn't as good as the first three but still great

28 Lego Star Wars: The Video Game
29 Doom 3: Resurrection of Evil

It turned Doom into a stock corridor shooter. No thanks. - marmalade_skies

I love games about monsters and zombies - Magnolia

30 Ninja Gaiden Black
31 Mario Party 7

It was a good party game. The microphone was a gimmick. - marmalade_skies

32 Mario & Luigi: Partners In Time
33 Jade Empire
34 Nintendogs
35 Forza: Motorsport
36 Psychonauts

underrated - marmalade_skies

37 Soulcalibur III
38 WWE Smackdown vs Raw 2006

Stone Cold Steve Austin is the only reason to chose this over Resident Evil.

39 Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow
40 Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves
41 Ultimate Spider-Man
42 Tony Hawk's American Wasteland
43 Peter Jackson's King Kong: the Official Game of the Movie

Oh, I loved this one. Good visuals for its time. It's a solid FPS with lush atmosphere, some elements of suspense and horror. And you get to play as King Kong for 1/4 of the game too. - marmalade_skies

44 Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening

Best game in the series... until DMC5 came along.

45 Time Splitters: Future Perfect
46 Crash Tag Team Racing
47 Civilization IV
48 Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones
49 Pokemon Mystery Dungeon
50 Gun
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