Top 10 Things that Certain Video Games Have Almost Undeniably the All-Time Best of in Gaming History

The Top Ten Things that Certain Video Games Have Almost Undeniably the All-Time Best of in Gaming History

1 Soundtracks - Chrono Trigger

I said soundtracks outside of Final Fantasy and Xenogears - xandermartin98

2 Time-travel storylines - Chrono Trigger
3 Imitations of classic cartoon art styles (Steamboat Willie AKA Mickey Mouse in this case) - Cuphead
4 Heavy-metal soundtracks - DOOM (Original)
5 Overworlds - The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild
6 Scripted boss fights - Undertale

CLASSIC EXAMPLE FROM THE GENOCIDE RUN: Sans himself is actually by far one of the most heavily scripted boss fights to come out of gaming in a LONG time, while also one of the hardest - xandermartin98

7 Cuddly and adorable shy girls (not to mention hot redheads) - UmJammer Lammy

Yes, Lammy is indeed VERY much both of these things - xandermartin98

8 Opening cutscenes - Super Smash Bros. Melee
9 Guns - Ratchet & Clank
10 Evil teddy bears - Danganronpa

The Contenders

11 Usages of the "villain becoming hero" trope - Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story
12 Imitations of Classic Cartoon Art Styles (Ren & Stimpy in This Case) - Rayman Origins
13 Fully-3D-Rendered Anime Paintbrush Art Styles - Okami
14 Brain Levels - Psychonauts
15 Parodies of the "superhero VS supervillain" cliché - Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal
16 Arts-and-crafts art styles - Yoshi's Wooly World
17 Pre-Planet-Robobot Kirby soundtracks - Kirby Super Star
18 Samus suit designs - Metroid Prime Trilogy
19 Sword upgrades - The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time
20 Zelda dungeons - The Legend Of Zelda: Twilight Princess
21 Zelda art styles - The Legend Of Zelda: The Wind Waker
22 Anthropomorphic puppies and vegetables - Parappa The Rapper
23 Poop jokes - Conker's Bad Fur Day
24 Voice-announcer messages to emphasize how fast your character is going (APPROACHING SOUND BARRIER) - M&M's Kart Racing
25 Subversions and satires of traditional video-game cliches - Undertale
26 Memes - Team Fortress 2
27 Versions of Brinstar - Super Metroid
28 Mario soundtracks - Super Mario Galaxy
29 2D Metroid soundtracks - Super Metroid
30 Archers - Horizon Zero Dawn
31 Video game representations of superheroes - Batman: Arkham Asylum
32 Twists on the traditional fighting-game formula - Super Smash Bros.
33 Pre-MM9 Classic Mega Man soundtracks - Mega Man 2
34 16-bit imitations of classic cartoon art styles (Ren & Stimpy in this case) - Earthworm Jim
35 Hilariously insane cutscenes - Um Jammer Lammy
36 Hilariously badly-made animated cutscenes - Zelda CD-i
37 Hilariously badly-made live-action cutscenes - Plumbers Don't Wear Ties
38 Announcers - Madworld
39 Blatant Invader Zim wannabes - Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story
40 Non-directly-lethal weapons - Portal
41 Falling-block puzzle-game formulas - Tetris
42 Instantly recognizable characters and visuals - Pac-Man
43 Fake zombies - Resident Evil 4
44 Stereotypically British voice casts - Xenoblade Chronicles
45 Weeaboo stereotype characters and gratuitous usage of anime clichés - Undertale
46 Morbid, Terrifying Bosses - Kirby (Series)

Marx Soul
Zero 2
Magolor Soul
Dark Matter
And to avoid spoilers I'll just say

Somebody not only kills their allies but KILLS THEMSELVES for a reason I won't specify. - Aceto

47 Amount of Gaming Franchises in a Single Fighting Game - Super Smash Bros Ultimate
48 The Music - Sonic (Series)
49 Revival of a Dead Franchise - Kid Icarus: Uprising
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