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 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

4 Star Wars: Battlefront II

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

5 F.E.A.R.

Just superb game. And scary as well - Magnolia

6 Need for Speed: Most Wanted

2005 version was the peak of EA's NFS franchise

7 Guitar Hero
8 Grand Theft Auto Liberty City Stories
9 Destroy All Humans!
10 Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks

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

The Contenders

11 Tekken 5
12 Battlefield 2
13 Call of Duty 2
14 Gran Turismo 4
15 Sid Meier's Civilization IV
16 NHL 2K6
17 The Warriors
18 Stubbs the Zombie In Rebel Without a Pulse
19 Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II
20 NHL 06
21 Ratchet Deadlocked

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

22 Shadow the Hedgehog

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

Very Disappointing Game

HELL YEAH - ThatOneRacer

23 Mario Kart DS
24 Shadow of Rome
25 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

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 Mario Party 7

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

28 Jade Empire
29 Nintendogs
30 Soulcalibur III
31 Forza: Motorsport
32 Ninja Gaiden Black
33 WWE Smackdown vs Raw 2006

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

34 Psychonauts

underrated - marmalade_skies

35 Kingdom Hearts II
36 Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves
37 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

38 Star Fox: Assault
39 Time Splitters: Future Perfect
40 Ultimate Spider-Man
41 Civilization IV
42 Pokemon Mystery Dungeon
43 Mario & Luigi: Partners In Time
44 Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow
45 Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening
46 Gun
47 Lego Star Wars: The Video Game
48 Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
49 Midnight Club
50 Midnight Club 3: Dub Edition
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1. Resident Evil 4
2. Tekken 5
3. Call of Duty 2
1. Grand Theft Auto Liberty City Stories
2. NHL 2K6
3. Gran Turismo 4
1. Need for Speed: Most Wanted
2. Guitar Hero
3. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II

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