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 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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4 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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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 Mario Kart Wii
7 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

I can finally kick batman's butt! - aeromaxx777

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 Contenders

11 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

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

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

17 Mass Effect

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

18 Army of Two
19 God of War: Chains of Olympus

This game is awesome it should be #1 - Slasher

20 Okami
21 WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2009
22 No More Heroes
23 Saints Row 2
24 NHL 2K9
25 Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures
26 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

27 Mario Super Sluggers
28 FIFA 08
29 Lego Batman
30 Devil May Cry 4
31 Tomb Raider: Underworld
32 Star Wars Force Unleashed
33 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)

34 Soul Calibur IV
35 Ninja Gaiden II
36 Burnout: Paradise
37 Spore

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

Should be WAAAY higher

38 Naruto Ultimate Ninja: Storm
39 Lego Batman: The Videogame
40 Braid
41 Enemy Territory: Quake Wars
42 Viva Pinata: Trouble in Paradise
43 Destroy All Humans: Big Willy Unleashed
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 Mega Man 9
50 Madden NFL 09

I like all the Madden games - waterboy51

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1. Fallout 3
2. Grand Theft Auto IV
3. Gears of War 2
1. Grand Theft Auto IV
2. Super Smash Bros. Brawl
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1. Grand Theft Auto IV
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