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

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

Love this game - iliekpiez

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

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 Call of Duty 2
15 Gran Turismo 4
16 Sid Meier's Civilization IV
17 NHL 2K6
18 The Warriors
19 Stubbs the Zombie In Rebel Without a Pulse
20 Shadow of Rome
21 NHL 06
22 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

23 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

24 Star Fox: Assault
25 Ratchet Deadlocked

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

26 Shadow the Hedgehog

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

Very Disappointing Game

HELL YEAH - ThatOneRacer

27 Lego Star Wars: The Video Game
28 Mario Kart DS
29 Ninja Gaiden Black
30 Mario Party 7

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

31 Jade Empire
32 Nintendogs
33 Soulcalibur III
34 Forza: Motorsport
35 WWE Smackdown vs Raw 2006

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

36 Psychonauts

underrated - marmalade_skies

37 Kingdom Hearts II
38 Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow
39 Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves
40 Ultimate Spider-Man
41 Tony Hawk's American Wasteland
42 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

43 Time Splitters: Future Perfect
44 Civilization IV
45 Pokemon Mystery Dungeon
46 Mario & Luigi: Partners In Time
47 Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening
48 Gun
49 Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
50 Midnight Club
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Top Remixes (10)

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. Star Wars: Battlefront II
2. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II
3. Lego Star Wars: The Video Game

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