Best Video Games of 2008


The Top Ten

1 Grand Theft Auto IV

Best game ever

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

2 Super Smash Bros. Brawl

While not being as good as Melee, I wiil admit, I actually miss playing this game.

Plus, it was the first Super Smash Bros game I played. - GehennaTheSecond

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

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

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)

I love both Grand Theft Auto and metal gear solid but this game must be number one

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

My Favourite Video game of all time

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 Dead Space
9 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

10 Battlefield: Bad Company

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

The Contenders

11 Gears of War 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 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

14 Mass Effect

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

15 Saints Row 2

Saints Row is the Best Video Game of 2008.More thank Grand Theft Auto IV

This is way better then Grand Theft Auto iv

16 Midnight Club: Los Angeles
17 Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2
18 Need for Speed: Undercover
19 Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures
20 Haze
21 God of War: Chains of Olympus

This game is awesome it should be #1 - Slasher

22 Okami
23 Mega Man 9
24 Condemned 2: Bloodshot
25 No More Heroes
26 WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2009
27 NHL 2K9
28 Devil May Cry 4
29 Fable 2
30 Mario Super Sluggers
31 Lego Batman: The Videogame
32 FIFA 08
33 Tomb Raider: Underworld
34 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)

35 Army of Two
36 Soul Calibur IV
37 History Channel Civil War: Secret Missions

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

38 Burnout: Paradise
39 Lego Batman
40 Spore

Graphics are better than some new games.

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

Should be WAAAY higher

41 Star Wars Force Unleashed
42 Naruto Ultimate Ninja: Storm
43 Turning Point: Fall of Liberty
44 Braid
45 Spider-Man: Web of Shadows
46 Enemy Territory: Quake Wars
47 Viva Pinata: Trouble in Paradise
48 Destroy All Humans: Big Willy Unleashed
49 Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity
50 Guitar Hero World Tour
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