Best Video Games of 2008


The Top Ten

1 Grand Theft Auto IV

This game changed lives its considered one of the greatest video games of all time, not the best GTA though - roblist

it's like your playing a real live person - pierrerock

Has one of the best stories of all time. Set the graphical benchmark. Plus its NYC atmosphere is really faithful. - marmalade_skies

Changed my life

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2 Super Smash Bros. Brawl

best nitendo game ever EVER and where is call of duty 5 this and that shood be #1 and #2 - edhemsoccer

for me its the most fun I ve had but mgs4 is the best game of 08 - edhemsoccer

Brawl all the way - winfreyb

Hahaah Grand Theft Auto iv really? - PeeledBanana

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3 Metal Gear Solid 4

This game has an exponential amount of variety. With a realistic rag doll engine, varying battle sounds (extremely varying), a stress factor that affects your actions in combat, Dualshock 3 that brings you even further into the battle, and a lot more. I do see why Grand Theft Auto would be pretty cool, but since I got MGS4, I haven't put GTA4 back in the Playstation. - props2tails

Grand Theft Auto 4 is so overrated, MGS 4 is the masterpiece of 2008. - Raizulee

I thought it would be #1 it should be - denverdez

This should be number 1 by a landslide

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4 Fallout 3

Brilliant. Only game that I've ever deeply felt in the place of the character while playing. It immerses you completely. 10/10 greatest game I've ever played, and I've played my fair share of video games, from NES to the Wii U, this is gaming's magnum opus.

Needs to be number 1, As it is the only video game that has ever made me cry. An underrated masterpiece.

Amazing, you just call in love with many characters! RIP James and line wander (if you put him into project purity reaction chamber)

Really wished there was some sarah, Amata, and lone wanderer three some doe

- every perverted fat gamer every who drinks code red and plays MLG no scopes - Jermaineb12

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5 Call Of Duty: World At War

This game should be on no.2 or number 1... It is the best game of 2008 in my opinion. It is great!

best shooting game, best ps3 game ever its better than call of duty 4

My favorite Call of Duty game of the 7th gen - marmalade_skies

This game should be the at least no.3

6 Mortal Kombat vs DC Universe

OK, this franchise has many better games but I love its graphics and the story isn't that bad. It was interesting to see MK fighters against Batman, Superman, Catwoman, Wonder Woman, Joker etc - Magnolia

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7 Mario Kart Wii
8 Left 4 Dead

Best multiplayer games
Now a days game depend on graphics rather than gameplay

This showed how play as a team

It's has Very Amazing Multiplayer Games
Francis is my favorite character in this game

9 Dead Space
10 Gears of War 2

The Newcomers

? History Channel Civil War: Secret Missions

More or less Call of Duty if it was set during the American Civil War. - jezza0

The Contenders

11 Fable 2
12 LittleBigPlanet

Great game but where is castle crashers

Unresistable, all of the LBP games (except LBP Karting) are the best games of actual time,... Besides the Mario games :3

13 Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2
14 Midnight Club: Los Angeles
15 Army of Two
16 Need for Speed: Undercover
17 Battlefield: Bad Company

So Addictive Could Have Been So Much More Famous If Cod Wasn't So Overrated. - rjhype

18 Mass Effect

Best game in first half of 2008... Prob. will stay best till the end of year... - Kalle

19 WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2009
20 Saints Row 2
21 NHL 2K9
22 Lego Batman
23 Mario Super Sluggers
24 Soul Calibur IV
25 God of War: Chains of Olympus

This game is awesome it should be #1 - Slasher

26 Devil May Cry 4
27 FIFA 08
28 Star Wars Force Unleashed
29 Rock Band 2

Yeah this game lets you go around the world with your friends and play 84 songs on disc and has over 1000 songs as dlc

The best RB of the series... shame it's this low. This game marked the peak of rhythm gaming for the Rock Band Series and the beginning of the decline of the GH series (GH:WT released that year as well)

30 Okami
31 Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures
32 Ninja Gaiden II
33 Mirror's Edge

Possibly has to be the greatest first person free running game of all time, with great graphics, and one of the best story lines ever. Should really be in the Top 10

34 No More Heroes
35 Burnout: Paradise
36 Tomb Raider: Underworld
37 Naruto Ultimate Ninja: Storm
38 Spore

Needs to be higher. Possibly one of the greatest of 2008 despite it being the most pirated.

Should be WAAAY higher

39 Viva Pinata: Trouble in Paradise
40 Braid
41 Enemy Territory: Quake Wars
42 Resistance 2
43 Lego Batman: The Videogame
44 Guitar Hero World Tour
45 Spider-Man: Web of Shadows
46 Condemned 2: Bloodshot
47 Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit
48 Pro Evolution Soccer XI
49 Destroy All Humans: Big Willy Unleashed
50 Deca Sports
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