Best Video Games of All Time

Regardless of genre, platform, and age; these are the greatest video games ever created.

The Top Ten

1 Minecraft Minecraft

Minecraft inspires creativity. Minecraft has EVERYTHING. It has rpg elements, it has fighting, it has the undead, it has building, it has farming, it has exploration, it has survival, it has horror, and most importantly, it has an amazing online multiplayer mode. One thing I personally love about it is the retro graphics. This game is easy to get, and it's easy to pick up and play. This game is simply perfect.

Some people hate it because of the graphics, but they don't realize the creators intended for it to be blocky. It gives Minecraft it's own style, and it's very easy to build with.

Minecraft, the best game ever. On Minecraft you can do basically what ever you want. You can make a house, you can make a building. You can mine for the greatest Jewels and craft it with anything. Craft a pic axe to go mining. Craft a sword to fight off the monsters of the night. You can discover an abandon mine, Find lava or water. Craft an axe to chop up wood and make a house. Make what ever your imagination takes you. Craft a shovel to dig, Craft a hoe to make a farm. Collect resources to live. Mine redstone to make a machine, make a door bell or even a light bulb. Make a portal to another world. Discover new thing in the another world (the nether) or even in the real world. Kill monsters to brew new potions to heal or die. Make an enchanting table to enchant your tools to mine faster, dig faster, chop faster or make your sword more damage. Make armor to protect you, also enchant it for greater protection. Make anything with the best Jewels you mine. Have a pet animal including ...more

Oh god it's another crazy kid.

In Minecraft, you CANNOT do quests, missions, etc

In Minecraft you CANNOT create your own type of creature

In Minecraft you CANNOT do live action speech, not text, speech

List goes on - IAmNotARobot

This has to be the greatest video game of all time because it allows you to create your inner self. It is the best selling video game of all time, excluding Tetris. Heck, you can even make a version of Tetris in Minecraft using command blocks. In fact, almost any game can be made in Minecraft, including Chess, Duck Hunt, Team Fortress 2, and Super Mario Bros.

The Vanilla game is an experience you will have a hard time finding reasons to ignore. Say you want to build a giant fort out of emeralds, iron, and gold. Or you can make a crappy hut made of dirt, wooden planks, and cobwebs but has a secret layer underneath. You can fit a scale model of the PLANET 7 times in Minecraft! Or, you can replicate your entire country, state, or province. You can make a fort and create booby traps for incoming zombies, skeletons, spiders, and of course, the dreaded creeper. That's why Minecraft is AMAZING: you can do ANYTHING you want. There are no rules, no limitations, and no restrictions. You ...more

Start out in single player creative for some true fun and to escape the fanbase until you know how to deal with them. Usually by playing on underrated servers. - MChkflaguard_Yt

There is no greater game than Minecraft. It's so easy to learn to play, and once you know how to, you can let your imagination explode, and do basically whatever you want. The people who get bored of it only do because they aren't looking at it the right way. No missions? Find a villager, and go get whatever it is that he wants. I once spent an entire in-game day looking for coal to give to a villager in exchange for emeralds. People who want mods on because they think the game is boring aren't looking at it the right way either. create your own game for goodness sake. I've created countless stories in a creative world that I then played through in survival. It was amazing! This game is amazing and totally deserves the number 1 spot.

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2 The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

Even though I'm only 12, I can still say that this game is indeed, the best video game ever! The game is very long, so you like never get bored of it. Plus, it's got many cleverly thought out puzzles that are fun to solve, ^^ lastly, the atmosphere is amazing! Very, very well made game!

This game is amazing. It requires you to think and is not afraid to not hold your hand and throw you into a game with no help. It is an accomplishment to beat this game. It is timeless and so uniquely difficult (yet rewarding) that to not have this rated as the best video game ever would be a lie. I love how it makes you think for yourself and figure things out because many games today do not do that. Most games walk you through step by step and fool you into thinking that you accomplished anything challenging. Dumb people like dumb games like that, but I believe that the challenge of this game scares a lot of dumb people away. Dumb people who couldn't really even apriciate this game for what it is in the first place. Have you ever played Call of Duty after playing Zelda? It makes you feel like an idiot. Seeing the easiness and mindlessness in such a widely popular game after playing a game so challenging is enlightening. Games like Call of Duty or Halo walk you through step by step, ...more

You know, Call Of Duty and Halo DO require skill. You don't simply run in and shoot, as you will be massacred (unless you are playing on the lowest difficulty/2nd lowest in some cases). Try a Call of Duty game on hardened or veteran difficulty or a halo game on legendary or heroic. Sure, there is no puzzle solving in it, but that's not for these 2 iconic first person shooters. 2 completely different genres. Not hating on this game, as I have never played it. Might try it out on an emulator sometime
- Ballistc

One of the few games I still play and by far the best. Tomb Raider was good but nothing like this beast. - tenthsage

If You Think This Game is Bad Because It's Too Hard or Confusing, Then Go Back To Your iPhone Games! Because That's Exactly What "The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time" is All About.

This Game is Practically The DEFINITION Of The Word "Videogame" It Has EVERYTHING a Good Game Needs and More, An Interesting Plot/Storyline, Balanced Gameplay Mechanics, Well-Designed Graphics, Timeless Music, Memorable Characters, Complex Development, Beautiful Scenery, and a Fair Arsenal of Defensives, It Has Something To Offer Everyone, It Has It's Suspenseful Scenes, Romantic Scenes, Depressing Scenes, Comedic Scenes, and All The Other Emotional Scenes You Can Think of.

The Game Also Forces You To Actually Think, It's Not Just a Mindless Button Mash That's All "Kill and Destroy" But There are Plenty of Difficult Puzzles and Quests To Complete, and Once Your Used To It The Game is Even Funner, And You'll Always Feel Pride When You Defeat That Final ...more

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3 Super Smash Bros. Brawl

One of the only games left in the world (excluding Mario Kart) where you can go around to your mates for some good, fun gaming.
One of the better looking games on the Wii, the single player is decent and the replayability is near endless...
But it's the multiplayer that gives it my vote. =D
People please vote this game higher to show that Nintendo still has the ability to contend with the likes of Halo and Call of Duty! ;D

Best... Game... Ever... There is no way anything can possibly change my opinion of this game. That is, until they come out with the next Smash Bros. Game.

SSBB is my stress reliever and my life. The multiplayer's awesome, and the Subspace Emissary lasts for an impressive 9 hours.

This game fun I just got it again in june was fun unlocking everyone again - trains45

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4 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Laugh out loud its not even out yet but I know that this game will obliterate any other video game so that's why I'm casting my vote now because this game will be the best and there is no doubt in my mind that it will be amazing. No matter what anyone says. - Rando

This game is too epic to even be released to the general game public. Though it will be released (on an EPIC date: 11-11-11) soon, we already know that it is the best game ever made, and will be untill another new Elder Scrolls game will come out.

I used to be gamer like you, then I took a Skyrim into the knee. Easily one of the best games ever made with Immersive open world, amazing gameplay, but rather okay story. Mods make this game best ever. Surely deserves to be in top 10 if not top 5. - DarkKnight2005

Been playing it for years, still find things to do I never even knew I could. And I still get chills when I hear that dragon, it's go time.

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5 Grand Theft Auto V

Truly a masterpiece. I've loved the other Grand Theft Auto games but this takes it to a completely new level.

The graphics and setting are flat out astonishing. Everything in the game looks absolutely beautiful and I love just driving or flying around on free roam at night and just admiring how beautiful the game looks. It never gets old.

The story is on par with San Andreas for the best story in a Grand Theft Auto game. Franklin wants to find his parent's killer and obtain a successful life so he can escape the life of a gang member and live a normal life. Michael is a former criminal trying to enter retirement early to keep himself and his family out of harm. Trevor being an outlaw who used to take on scores with Michael found out that Michael faked his own death, escaped with all of their score money, and got his best friend Brad killed, so Trevor wants revenge on Michael by killing him. All 3 of their goals are able to blend in extremely well with the story-line to ...more

This game is awesome everything about it! I don't know where to start so I won't! I love this game.

Grand Theft Auto V is an amazing game and I had a lot of fun playing it, but I feel like the story was too short and somewhat incomplete. I think it could of benefited from having a few more hours of story to tell. Aside from that, the graphics, the map, the gameplay, the environment, everything is on point. - RogerMcBaloney

This game is just a masterpiece. Its almost like watching a really great movie. It has an incredible storyline and great gameplay!

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6 Super Mario 64

Who the hell thinks tomb raider deserves such a high place on this list. Mario kicks tomb raider's ass. - Clive888

This game is a classic! No one can forget this game. The stars, the levels, the Bowser bosses. This game is awesome! This is my favorite game and it always will be!

Why on earth is this game not higher on the list? Its way better than Call of Duty 4

Fun and freedom abound.

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7 Red Dead Redemption

By far the most fun I've had in a video game. Other than MW2 and Skyrim Nothing comes close.

I liked it more than Grand Theft Auto V - lukemcnamara72

Worst game ever and the sequel is even worse. - myusernameisthis

The voice acting in this game is excellent - ElSherlock

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8 The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask

Theories. Theories everywhere.

I love this game, Not my favorite game, but my favorite Zelda game. It has a hauntingly disturbing but glorious story, the characters feel much more easy to engage with, it brings everything we loved from Ocarina of time, and pampers that. Also, it's home to some of the best music I've heard in a video game. You have the well crafted Clock town theme, The frightening Final hour theme, and so many more. Somebody, elect this game for president and Oscar's award. Okay maybe not the first one... The game sets itself to dark, but also really enjoyable. As I said, it's not my favorite game, but definitely up there.


Hey, they announced today Smash Bros Ultimate for Switch. And guess what? They have Young Link in it. - MaxPap

Better than Ocarina of Time in my opinion, but both games are masterpieces

Best game of all time, not to mention the best atmosphere in any video game. It has a mysterious vibe and shows Nintendo is willing to show for a more mature audience.

This is considered one of the darkest Zelda games - ElSherlock

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9 Halo 3

People always ask the question "what makes Halo so great? " I asked myself the same question for the longest time. It isn't the multiplayer, the gameplay, the campaign, or anything else that makes halo so great as how perfectly it combines all those things together. Halo's campaign; the gameplay and storyline blew my mind. It's a game that will give you goosebumps throughout it, but will chill you to the bone with it's unforgettable ending (includes after-credits). You sit there in awe and you can't say anything. I couldn't find the worss to describe that feeling. It arguably has one of the greatest gaming storylines in history, and in my opinion, the best storyline in a game series. Halo 3 is also known for having one of the best FPS online multiplayer's to date. With all around outstanding game modes and maps that keep you searching for more. What makes halo 3's multiplayer so great is the fact that everybody, even starters have an even chance of being the best in the match. Every ...more

I have a friend at school who asked me what makes the Halos different from one another. I looked at him with the face that says, "I could explain, but it take more time than the four minutes we have in between classes." There is something about being a super-soldier, the army's best, that gets your adrenaline pumping. When you come across Marines in the games they are happy to see you and their hopes get lifted. It is one of the reasons that so many love Halo. Halo 3's campaign is a masterful story about the Chief finishing the Human-Covenant War once and for all. With so many memorable characters biting the dust in and before this game, everything ends with this. The level design of the missions is beautiful and truly capture the awe and wonder you had when you played Halo for the first time. The multiplayer might be the best in the series, with so many guns and vehicles to use and explore the uses for. A small, but great starting map selection, each one is unique and crazy in the ...more - MasterBeef

I have more great memories playing this game, with and without friends, single player or multiplayer, than any other game I've ever played. The only con I can think of was that fact that the story was a bit... Rushed, but that's only because Microsoft forced Halo 2 out of the gates before the campaign was done, so they had to cram it all into 3. Amazing game overall.

Arguably the best game from the Halo Franchise and also quite possibly the greatest FPS of all time. The online for this game is still being played all around the world, and it is still selling a lot of units. On the first day of its release Halo 3 reached $170 million dollars in the United States alone, and sold 3.3 million copies in the first 12 days and it sold 5.2 million copies WorldWide in the first two weeks and was dubbed the Best-selling Video Game of 2007.

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10 Super Mario Bros.

This is worth of number one. It was the game that ended a video game crash and recreated the whole concept of video games. It also is the second best selling all time video game. It basically started the platform genre and should be recognized for it's absolute brilliance. - Clive888

I don't care how advanced video games get, this one started it all. This game saved Nintendo from near bankruptcy and kicked off one of the greatest series of all time.

This list has way too many modern games. This was back when violence was unliked. There was no playstation whose black color resembles darkness and xbox whose green resembles vomit or slime. Just Nintendo, who was just straightforward games. But bottomline why is some piece of crud I've never heard of called Vampire something or other above this? And please tell me the guy who put Metal Gear, a game which is literally nothing but walking, dying, repeat above this. This was back when you couldn't save. You weren't simply just trying to finish the game over time, you had to finish it in one playtime. Much more awesome!

There is nothing wrong with modern video games. Also, a console's color isn't a good argument in fact I'd say it's dumbest I've ever seen in my life. People like you have too much nostalgia and are too biased to appreciate the hard work put into these modern games and how amazing they are. - RogerMcBaloney

This game saved the video game industry. People should be thankful. - Kerbiman123

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The Newcomers

? Why So Evil
? New Kind of Adventure

The Contenders

11 Half Life 2

Why is tomb raider in first place?
It only has a girl with huge boobs

you already paid 'half life' when you play Half-Life.. - faizzent

Absolute awesome gameplay, it is a must play game and very historical for all the futerer ego shooter games!

Come on we must make it top 5 - PICKLEMAN

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12 The Last of Us

Amazing graphics, awesome music, fun gameplay, really nice combat, and a whole lot more. Oh, and a beautiful story that changed my perspective and the way I think about things, and basically changed my life and who I am, no exaggeration.
A while back my brother beat the game and said, you have GOT to play the game. Since I had no intention to, he showed me the ending. Then, I went and watched a two hour movie of all the cutscenes and was amazed. I wanted to play the game so bad then, but worried that it would be boring since I knew everything that happened. I was proved wrong, the gameplay was just awesome and made the story even more effective. The game should've been so much longer. It is literally my definition of game perfection. This game was art.

A bit overrated, but It's a great game. The story is simply one of the best in gaming history, graphics are good, gameplay is interesting, not the best though, but for the kind of game that The Last of Us is, it fits perfectly. - RogerMcBaloney

A master piece of story telling

I'm surprised this game isn't higher on the list, the graphics are superb, the storyline is amazing and The characters are incredibly deep and believable. Should be on the top 5 at least.

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13 Super Smash Bros. Melee

This game really fun I remember playing this the most on my old gamecube - trains45

By far the most ingeniously developed multiplayer fighting game. With a blend of characters all across the Nintendo universe, and a nigh flawless fighting system, this game belongs on just about any top ten list.

You can wavedash (: 10/10 - nerdfestival

There are a lot of Nintendo characters to play as in this game - ElSherlock

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14 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Super Smash Bros Ultimate is a delight to play. With a vast roster of characters and stages, with new side modes this game is a blast to play with friends or by yourself. Classic mode is revamped in this game with each character having a personalized route along with training mode having many updates for advanced players. However, there are some missing modes many smash fans will know including, stage builder and stadium modes. A new adventure mode, World of Light, is also in place including a variety of challenges and some amazing boss battles. Although it is great in many ways, it starts to get repetitive after some time. Overall, even though this game has some flaws, I still consider it the best in the series so far. - JarJarz

Super Smash Bros Ultimate is better than all the other smash games in my opinion, why are all the other smash games ranked higher? Anyway, this game has the biggest and most ambitious crossover in all of film/book/video game history. Game has a vast amount of characters, stages, and modes to play on to keep players playing the game. Also the game looks like it was worked very hard on, with the way the stages move and their designs, the characters' looks and move sets, the adventure mode, etc. The games has online. adventure, added spirits, more fighters, regular smash, classic smash, a shop, a vault, DLC characters, and now virtual reality... what more could you ask for a video game? In my opinion, the greatest sequel to a video game franchise of all time.

Overrated if you ask me. Sure it's a good game like all of it's predecessors, but here's the thing: Aside from the very slightly improved graphics, the game is basically the same as the other Smash games. This is yet again a case of Nintendo doing the same thing over and over again, milking their franchises instead of innovating. - RogerMcBaloney

The game is good, but I can't understand how is it higher than so many legendary games like: Final Fantasy VII, portal 2, batman arkham city and Zelda: breath of the wild. - Votebotingsucks

Yes it has everything, except waluigi duh

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15 Super Mario Galaxy

Best Mario game in my opinion. Even though it was inspired by super Mario 64, it is an extremely unique game, with so many different kinds of game mechanics that were revolutionary at the time. The soundtrack for this game was also phenomenal, with much work put into composing the music tracks. Overall, this game set the standards for all Mario games proceeding it, and is currently one of my favorite games of all time!

The star guy on the cover makes me mad for no reason - nerdfestival

Best game ever I love big yes

Should be number 1

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16 Final Fantasy VII

This game is absolutely fantastic, and anyone who says otherwise probably hasn't even played it. It is amazing and is my third favorite game. Go to any list of 'best video games' and this one will not only be on it but high up. Get your trash out of here this game made literal history for the video game industry. - SheWolfCloud

The plot of this game is great - ElSherlock

While both Ocarina of Time and Tomb Raider (1) are exceptional, it has to be said that the depth, ingenuity and imagination that went into creating Final Fantasy VII puts it leagues beyond its' opposition.

Should be way lower, this game is horrible. Hope the remake fixes it. - TriggerTrashKid

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17 Super Smash Brothers - Nintendo Wii U

This game fun played it lots on the wii u - trains45

Captain Falcon Punch is Very Powerful But Captain Falcon is Not faster than sonic Mario Final smash Mario Finale Day of Light is Powerful Bowser Ganondorf Donkey Kong And Wario has strong mood day android and iOS They Weakest Frontier island has Not was super time for IOS users of google Game And Galaxy

Pac-Man and Mega Man appear as guest characters in this game - ElSherlock

After almost 30 years, this game lets us do what we have always wanted to do: Give the Duck Hunt Dog a long deserved falcon punch.

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18 Roblox Roblox

Please just stop. I don't even consider this a game, isn't it just a website and a mobile app game. Dear God I really don't get it. I played en it when I was like 7 or so, and it was good. For a 7 year old. Kids older than that should play real games. Also it's changed a lot over the years.
Not trying to hate though. People are into different things. - SheWolfCloud

This game is the best game I have ever played, I love how many mini games there are on it and there's endless entertainment at this point all I do in life is go to my park, play roblox, play minecraft! Hey but at least I exercise.

It is a game most people just see the website version you can download roblox on the microsoft store

By far the best GAME website ever. Has got so many choices to play - ZombieRush

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19 Kingdom Hearts II

One of the greatest and most complicated story lines ever made. A story of a boy who undergoes many hardships just to keep his world and his friends safe. Sora has a big heart and will do anything just for his friends even if it means giving up his own life. He confuses friendship and love with Kairi and is very dedicated to find his friend Riku. When he eventually does, he breaks down into tears. Truly and heart touching story. The perfect crossover video game one could play. A great role playing game suitable for all ages. This game should be ranked much higher.

I totally love this game. The story mode will leave you in tears. The whole kingdom hearts saga is great. I am so excited to get kingdom hearts 3. Kingdom Hearts is the best game I ever played. Whenever you play this game, you are filled with suspense and you are curious to know what will happen later on. This game is not that popular right now, but once Kingdom Hearts 3 comes out, it's going to be the most popular game ever. It will overcome all the popular games, including Fortnite and Grand Theft Auto 5. Trust me, you won't be able to find a better game than Kingdom Hearts.

Easily the best game on the PlayStation 2 as well as the best game of the sixth generation of consoles. It holds up so well after all these years and it will continue to hold a special place in the hearts of many.

The story of this game is amazing - ElSherlock

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20 Mass Effect 2

Its great well space alien game must play - KrauserFear

The combat system is hugely improved over the first game - ElSherlock

In this game I am so beautiful and it makes a mass effect on every one so I become a gamer girl model queen - GamerGirlPrincess

There are some Great Games above me here, some of the Greatest I've ever played! Fallout 3, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 1 & 2, Resident Evil 4, Half Life 2, Grand Theft Auto IV AND San Andreas AND MANY MORE... But these are more or less the ones I have more experience playing, and I'm not saying that anything above, mentioned or not, is crap or anything pertaining to such thoughts, but once you've played Mass Effect, YOU KNOW Gaming doesn't get any better.

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21 The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

As much as I would like to pick one of the kirby games, I know that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the wild (botw) is one of the most enjoyable games I have ever played. Even though I am not that much of a fan of the actual franchise, I still enjoy this games extremely great physics and the variety of weapons and just exploring everything. It is actually quite addicting and I played over 460 hours on it in the first half year getting it. I know that it's the actual game I like rather than the franchise but that's fine. There are lots of different enemies and terrain, There is so much cool armour that you can upgrade, There are the annoying 900 korok seeds which take forever and you get a big yellow poop for your efforts, The list of all the awesome things in this game are almost endless and even though I am already 53 % through the game, I still feel like there is so much to do because there is so much to do with the variety and yeah I guess I'll shut up now I don't know what I'm ...more - ShadowDedede

Nintendo did an amazing job like always when it comes to Zelda games. My only complaint on Breath of the Wild however is that the world is a bit empty and the quest are pretty much all the same, but aside from that, really fun to play! - RogerMcBaloney

Breath of the Wild is by far the best video game I have ever played. I know it definitely won't get 1st place considering how much longer Ocarina of Time has been around, but it definitely deserves to be in the top ten. Most open-world games hold your hand, tell you what to do, and give you a false sense of progression by giving you new items or tools to get to certain areas that you couldn't get to before. Breath of the Wild gives you all the tools you need at the beginning of the game. You can literally beat the game right after you finish the tutorial. Every divine beast, shrine, and Korok seed is completely optional. The only shrines you need to do are the first four on the Great Plateau. Other games don't give you that sense of discovery. Other games treat you like a child and tell you what to do, but in Breath of the Wild, you don't have to have that special weapon or power to get somewhere or defeat something. Every thing you need to do that is handed to you in the first hour ...more

This game will never get old it is an evolution to gaming

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22 Super Mario World

Yoshi is great to ride on in Mario gamers but a crap character as a stand alone. - RobertWisdom

Yoshi is hella gay

This should be number one!

The game that debuted the best character in Mario!

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23 Batman: Arkham City

Great beginning, great ending, nice memorial for his parents, good villains, cat-women is hot

This is the game that started my love of games that weren't FIFA or Burnout. This spawned my addiction to video games so much that it made me a proper gamer- all because of this masterpiece.

I don't know how to describe this game and to persuade you to play it other than "If you don't, you'll regret it". The story is like a comic book movie on the level of Dark Knight and the gameplay makes you feel like you are wearing the cowl. And not to mention the boss fights which are imaginative and ingenious. Especially a certain one which has become one of the greatest boss fights in video game history (I won't spoil which one)

This is my all time favourite game and I have endless praise for it. Itself,and the other two Arkham games, are games you have to play before you die.

This game has a good story with one of the most shocking endings of all time - ElSherlock

Either Nintendo is killing it, or everyone on this site is a hardcore Nintendo fan. Probably both. Anyway, Arkham City is a very good game. Music, combat, shadows/ lighting, character models and world design are all very good. The concept alone is fascinating: a prison city where inmates can do whatever they want inside. A few powerful inmates form gangs that control parts of the city and wage turf wars with each other. It's just a really good premise. - ShuhBanggg

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24 Chrono Trigger

I had to pick this one because it's my favorite game of all time, right now, even though Fallout 3, Final Fantasy VI and Skryim were pretty close, this one just spells epic and classic all the way from beginning to end. With amazing chatacters, colorful graphics and an easy story to follow this one is just one of those games that you just want to keep playing and repeating. The multiple endings gives it a great replay value and I have yet to see a game that just makes me cry with its soundtrack alone and I haven't even started with all the emotional scenes in it. For me Chrono Trigger is timeless and it deserves the praise its got has one of the greatest RPGs of all time and one of the best video games of all time. - Skuller

Not my number one of all time but had to vote for it very slept on

Widely regarded as (and in my open is without a doubt) the best RPG of all time. It came out in 1995 with unprecedentedly good graphics, which even today are nothing to laugh at. The story is... Well, AWESOME. Though, typically, it is slightly cheesy, it is obviously well thought out. It has many different time periods that you can go into and countless side-stories.
Another interesting feature is that the main character, Chrono (or whatever you choose to name him) never speaks without your prompting and decision on what he DOES say. He is, in effect, YOU. You choose how the adventure progresses across time; your actions determine what outcome will occur. There are THIRTEEN possible endings; that is not only unprecedented, but has not been rivaled to this day.
The action is great; it was one of the first RPGs to have battle on the main map; also, battle is not random, an annoying feature of most RPGs. Through a variety of special attacks, even combinations combining Chrono and ...more - Malorian

The soundtrack is very good - ElSherlock

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25 Portal 2

Both games are a masterpiece of video game engineering. The perfect blend of comedy, storytelling and gameplay. - RogerMcBaloney

This game is fantastic. Although I agree that orcarina deserves its place, this should be much higher. Valve once again made a masterpiece. The voice acting is amazing, as it usually is in valve games. The graphics are also amazing, and there is a lot of small little details put in, like the vines growing from walls, cracks in the flooring, and even parts going down conveyer belts. The puzzles are also hard to solve, but not so hard that your gonna want to punch a hole through the screen. And the ending was fantastic, and quite a sad ending, with 2 amazing songs bringing closure (? ) to the series. And that last clip at the end nearly had me in tears, but laughing at the same time. The co-op mode is also fantastic, having to make you actually rely on your companion to get through the puzzles. The game also has an amazing fanbase, creating new levels every day. All in all, it is a fantastic game. I'd give it a 97%, and a spot at 3 on this list. - StormingShadow

It's so cool

I'd play this again just to see GlaDos again

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26 Star Wars Battlefront II

This game is super fun I played it the most on my orignal xbox - trains45

The game has tons of content to satisfy fans of the franchise - ElSherlock

This game is ps4 why does it say ps2 on it - nerdfestival

Better than EA's garbage. - TriggerTrashKid

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27 Grand Theft Auto IV

I love that this game Rockstar Games focused on the story before the world I like San Andreas in San Andreas they made the map and then they made the story that's why the story is so dull in that game even though I admit Grand Theft Auto V is definitely the best game ever made Grand Theft Auto IV is my favorite game of all time

I really hated the dull, trashy and boring outlook of Grand Theft Auto 4's Liberty city. The sky looks too grey and too dark that we can almost see nothing what is going on. It also had one of the most overrated storyline ever and Niko was so boring. Grand Theft Auto 4 fanboys are even worse. They call this is best because it so realistic and bashes games like Grand Theft Auto 5! lol! Realism is boring. We play video games for entertainment not to get bored by it. To escape the from the pressures of real life we play video games for fun. So what is the point of a realistic game? In my opinion it was one of the downgrades of Grand Theft Auto 4. I even enjoyed Grand Theft Auto 3 more than this. And Vice City was the best and kicks Grand Theft Auto 4's ass any day. Tommy Vercetti was way better and more memorable than Niko Bellic. For me, Grand Theft Auto 4 sucks and is my least favourite n the series. Again I am just expressing my opinion.

Playing Grand Theft Auto 4 feels like if we are watching a day of the foreign country. Video game city has never been that alive before

Best Grand Theft Auto game

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28 Call of Duty: Black Ops

Black ops is easily the best Call of Duty game! - oceanbreezetheawesomewarrior

The story of this game is amazing - ElSherlock

The nostalgia from this game makes it deserve #1

In this game I get a call from my friend duty and wear a beautiful black dress with ops - GamerGirlPrincess

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29 Bioshock

Something as diverse as Gaming is bound to forever divide, more so then perhaps Film, Television, and MAYBE even Music! But to see a Game as Beautifully Written as this one, not necessarily LOW, but without doubt LOWER then it should... Just hurts.

There are some Great Games above me here, some of the Greatest I've ever played! Fallout 3, Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 1 & 2, Resident Evil 4, Half Life 2, Grand Theft Auto IV AND San Andreas AND MANY MORE... But these are more or less the ones I have more experience playing, and I'm not saying that anything above, mentioned or not, is crap or anything pertaining to such thoughts, but once you've played Bioshock, YOU KNOW Gaming doesn't get any better. And this goes beyond 'Controls' and menial stuff like that! As far as I'M concerned, so long as I can control my Character WELL, then I'm sweet. I don't care much for Graphics and all that either, just so long as I can discern my Character and he flows smoothly, everything is ...more

Once you've played games like bioshock and fallout nv you know gaming. They are extremely fun, innovative, and practically limitless and challenge you like never before. The best games are not the easiest but the ones that leave you with the best satisfaction at the end of the day while leaving you hungry for more. I though call of duty was the greatest thing ever but now I see it as a joke. These games are for intense gamers and it will pull you in, putting you at the edge of your seat and questioning if this game could be actuality or if it's all just in your head.

But I'll let you decide that for yourself...

This is was like the worst video game ever made I prefer Gears of War is a lot better!

This is an excellent FPS game - ElSherlock

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30 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

Anyone who says this game is overrated clearly has never played this game. - Not_A_Weeaboo

Call of Duty is one of the most overrated game franchises out there. I've seen a ton of them. There are half a million of them and most of them are just about killing communists and terrorists and most recently Latin Americans (? ). The plots are recycled. The gameplay is mediocre. It seems all the game designers need to do to make another Call of Duty game is to improve the graphics, occasionally get a new engine, add more gory and violent special effects and more interesting ways to kill people and re create the old plot accept by adding a new one dimensional villein to fight and maybe some more sexy chicks. Some redeeming qualities include the graphics and the combat, but this game defiantly shouldn't be on here.

So, that's your mind about games. Sexy chicks. You didn't like the mind-blowing story. Play the guy game. - zxm

It's good. - TriggerTrashKid

They seriously need to make a remastered version of this game! I would love it if they would make this game backward compatible on the Xbox One, but if not, I would gladly buy the game again for the remastered version. This is the only one in the entire Call of Duty franchise that I actually loved playing. This game has a fantastic story mode and the multiplayer part of this game is phenomenal. Anyone can play for hundreds of hours just on the multiplayer mode. Hopefully Call of Duty: WWII will be more like this one. The other games kind of suck.

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31 Super Mario Odyssey

One of the best games and one of the best Mario games I have ever played! - Limeyy

I liked the galaxies a lot, but this is better. The games are really linear, and the purple comets kind of suck. In odyssey you can basically collect the moons in any order. I thought the purple coins would be a pain to collect like in the galaxies, but somehow they even managed to perfect that as they are placed in clever hiding spots and always feel rewarding to find...unlike a certain vacation themed mario game with hundreds of blue coins, and more importantly, the pachinko level... - bigchungus11

One of the best Mario games ever - ElSherlock

Best mario game

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32 Doom

Bloody but good. Seems really fun to play.

This is the reason video games blew up

Well this game was probably the first game to make Christians die of lung cancer this game is really fun and even it having 0 graphics back then and only pixels it was great. - SkyRimLegend21

Best game ever I played it in 2018 also dlc plus u can easily find it in doom 3 bfg edition - KrauserFear

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33 Luigi's Mansion

The boss battles are awesome and cool - ElSherlock

This should be #1. - pepezh

No. It's just Nintendo's generic attempt to make a horror game and make money. - TriggerTrashKid

It's better than the sequel - MarioBros11

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34 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

This masterpiece it's even better than that crappy Grand Theft Auto v - pLix33

I'm a 12 year old and played this like 8 times. Way better than V, infact, V is kinda overrated. - Fuziion

Even though Grand Theft Auto San Andreas came out 14 years ago, I still don't think Rockstar Games has released anything that tops it. This game is a lot better than Grand Theft Auto V in so many ways. Even though Grand Theft Auto V has three playable characters, they're all pretty dull and one-dimensional: Trevor's a psychopath, Michael's going through a mid-life crisis, and Franklin's just a typical gangsta. On the other hand, CJ's character goes through many changes throughout the story as he meets different kinds of people and, unlike most other Grand Theft Auto protagonists, he's not some psychopath who kills people for fun. Also, in Grand Theft Auto V, the only way you can customize any of the protagonists is by giving them tattoos or different hairstyles. In Grand Theft Auto San Andreas you can literally change anything about CJ besides his race or gender. Grand Theft Auto San Andreas also has many more crazier and diverse missions and this keeps the game from getting boring ...more - rapaddict97

This is the first game in the series that you can swim in the water - ElSherlock

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35 Fallout 3

This is the best game I have ever played. You can easily spend 200 hours in this game and still not. Done everything there is to do. I love the VATS gameplay, the story is very good. The graphics almost look real! I know this game came out like I don't know like five years ago I think? But it's still very good. In fact, at the time that It came out, it was the biggest video game world ever. I also love the amount of outcomes and paths you can go with in this game, there are so many possible endings, and also, if you have the broken steel add on, then the game never ends. It's like usually you die but if you have the broken steel add on then it's like the explosion made you go into a coma and you wake up 2 weeks later. I mean there are so many different paths, you can choose to go with the enclave, the brotherhood of steel, Reilly's rangers, the outcasts, and so many over groups you can choose to work with, or you can play the game solo. It is also free roam, so aside from the main ...more

New Vegas is better in terms of story. 4 is better in exploration. But other than that, it's pretty good. - TriggerTrashKid

This is the first Fallout game to feature 3D graphics - ElSherlock

Put more than 500 hours at least on this game. It's my favorite video game no doubt. I also like Oblivion and Morrowind and New Vegas and Skyrim... Man Bethesda wins! - TheCamoGhost

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36 Fallout: New Vegas

The storyline of this game is great - ElSherlock

Best game in the series it's so much better than 3 in game play and story

best - KrauserFear

Better than 3. - TriggerTrashKid

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37 Fortnite: Battle Royale

It does not deserve to be in the top 100. Hell even the top 150. Its Battle Royale the most lazy idea ever. I tried to play it for as long as I could but I couldn't stand it. I kept becoming bored I even played with friends we were all bored. About everyone says "Do you play and or like fortnite." so quit the game. - Silence4101

If this is your favorite video game, you live a sad life - jameshoward

If you judge people by what video game they enjoy, you also live a sad life. - MrCoolC

It's a great game (despite its fanbase) not the best but good - Unnamed Google User Remade

Its crap it was once good bit was ruined by the devs - Codename47

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38 Team Fortress 2

I still hate how Call of Duty is above tf2, people who play tf2 has SKILL, people who play Call of Duty has NO SKILL, they think its fun because killing is so easy. Welcome to the world of team fortress 2, where only the skilled can kill and the non skilled gets killed

The graphics of this game are decent - ElSherlock

And Roblox is higher. - TriggerTrashKid

The old classic fps shooter - SkyRimLegend21

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39 Mario Kart Wii

The maps are really cool it's a fun family game - nerdfestival

Mario Kart 8 sucks compared to this, it's just overwhelming and with Mario Kart Wii it's easier to make custom tracks


This game is bad. It only gives the good things to the people in the back and I was playing with someone who fell off the edge 2 times and I fell off 0 times, and was in first almost the entire game and finished second

This game was my childhood. Mario kart 8 will never be better than this - Mattblue66

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40 The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

This was my first Zelda game and it was insanely fun, challenging, and mind-blowing. And I hadn't even been to the second temple yet!

Incredibly creative, highly innovative, and greatly passionate game. From the storyline to the gameplay, it is almost flawless.

The graphics of this game are amazing - ElSherlock

It's cool, Midna's helpful, just overall a very good game. - MarioBros11

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41 Super Mario Galaxy 2

The bosses are amazing - ElSherlock

The original is better... - MarioBros11

A rare coincidence where the first in a series and the second are almost equally amazing. I mean, the first one was, statistically, the best video game ever, and I agree. This doesn't miss the mark by much. - ICader

What B1ueNew said. - TriggerTrashKid

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42 Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

Make this higher

The visuals of this game are amazing - ElSherlock


Awesome story.real cool gameplay.this is the best Call of Duty game ever.Ask any gamer any real gamer like me who has played every single game and he will tell you what a game means.

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43 The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker

Get every game above Fortnite

I love this game, it has a great open world!

One of the most amazing games in the zelda series

The graphics are amazing cel-shaded and one of the best for any game - ElSherlock

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44 Call of Duty: Black Ops II

Simply the greatest

The acting of this game is superb - ElSherlock

Get this higher than fortnite

Campaign is excellent, the multiplayer and the zombies is sensational( apart from tranzit and die rise of course) and I still play it a lot to this day

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45 Pokemon Emerald

In my opinion, this is the best Pokemon game I have ever played. It was able to take everything in Ruby and Sapphire and make it even better by adding new features like the Battle Frontier and being able to catch Kyogre, Groudon and especially Rayquaza. Not only that, the game is based in one of my favorite regions (the Hoenn region). The graphics and soundtracks are also really good even for a GBA game! If you have never played a Pokemon game and you are planning to do so, I would defiantly recommend Pokemon Emerald for starters. - platty864

decent - nerdfestival


Emerald is one of the best of the Pokemon games (this is my favorite Pokemon generation) and it should be at least number 10. One of the best stories, unique that it charms both adults and children. I played my first Pokemon game, Pokemon Sapphire, at age six with my friend; we sat their for hours with our game boy advances just leveling up Pokemon. Pokemon Emerald existed back when the Pokemon games were hard; like, actually hard. I find Pokemon Emerald harder than games like Skyrim or Tomb Raider.

The gameplay is challenging but not infuriating at all; the game flows smoothly and there are no major issues (other than walking indoors, something incorporated in later games) Pokemon Emerald doesn't have all of the extra things like Mega Evolution, 3d lands and 600+ Pokemon. Although I like how diverse and open to everyone Pokemon now is, its nice to remember when Pokemon was simple but amazing, as shown with ...more

Should be in top 10 at least. Pokemon is one of the most memorable and fun games I have ever played. I remember me playing this game years ago and it does make me happy to think about.

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46 Super Mario Bros. 3

Love the numerous power ups you can use

Crap I accidentally clicked vote.

How do you accidently click a button that is 5 inches from the name? - Kerbiman123

The graphics are incredible - ElSherlock

In this game I have 3 gamer boy prince brothers all named mario - GamerGirlPrincess

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47 Resident Evil 4

Classic horror zombie game ever Legend - KrauserFear

This game has numerous enemies - ElSherlock

I could give a Million reasons why this should be #1/#2 behind ocarina of time. This game is absolutely immersive. The level design is brilliant, the controls are very fluid. The story and characters are awesome. The diversity of bosses is crazy. Each level, chapter and stage in the game is different. You never really feel like you're doing the same thing again. I could go on and on, and in much greater detail but I don't fell like typing that much as the game speaks for it's self. - Azian

Should be on the top 5

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48 Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door

I like the old one better but this one is pretty good 2 - nerdfestival

This is my favorite game of all time. Just wow. I knew not that many people love it this much (although the majority of people who have ACTUALLY PLAYED IT love it) so I wasn't as upset as I could've been as I scrolled down past many other great games (and maybe not-so-great games) looking for it. Anyway, I found it, and here I am! I don't know where to start with this game. It combines the amazing aspects of Mario with the complexity, atmosphere, intensity, and immersiveness (is that a word? ) of an RPG. Frankly, the main RPG games I play are the Mario ones, since they really are that fantastic and Mario is my favorite franchise. This game is as close to perfect as you can get. The gameplay is amazing, improving on the great battle system of the original Paper Mario. The characters are original and great, the dialogue is funny and can also be serious, the story is so deep and thought out (especially when compared to most Mario games), the bosses are fun, the levels are unique, and the ...more

The final battle with the Shadow Queen is amazing - ElSherlock

The first Paper Mario warmed up our gamer hearts, opened our mind and prepared us to one of the greatest Mario adventures of all-time. When the second installment was announced, people expected VERY much of this game. We weren't disappointed. Nintendo and Intelligent Systems threw us this game that marked a "before" and an "after". One of the best installment of the series.

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49 Halo: Combat Evolved

This sounds probably my favourite Halo game. It has awesome graphics, storyline and was just generally a fun game to play! - oceanbreezetheawesomewarrior

This game has two types of grenades - ElSherlock

This was literally the best game of all time, and still is. The Graphics, sound, plot, action and gameplay are all things which are completely outstanding both for its time period and for all time. This was my favorite game I ever played, and most people didn't even play it in this generation, which is sad. When there was no online multiplayer, no one knew how to do that except to link up an Xbox through some online bs... This game is by far the best of all time, the best there ever will be, far superior than even its sequels.

Best game because it started the best franchise ever known to man. It doesn't get any better than halo

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50 Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

The train sequence from this game is one of the most iconic scenes in video game history - ElSherlock

While some would say it is overrated, I firmly believe that this is the closest gaming has ever come to emulating a cinematic, summer, action flick. The audiovisual presentation is mindblowing. - montreal45

Hands down. - TriggerTrashKid

One of the Best stories in gaming. - B1ueNew

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