Top 10 Years In Gaming History


The Top Ten

1 2007

Bad, I liked the 6th gen consoles better. - myusernameisthis

Super Mario Galaxy. Enough said. - Slither

Super Mario Galaxy, Halo 3, Call of Duty 4, and Super Smash Bros Brawl were the highlights

Super Mario Galaxy, Team Fortress 2, Super Smash Bros Brawl, Call of Duty 4, Halo 3, and so much more. - BritishGoat

2 1998

Resident evil 2

My favorite game ever, metal gear solid releases this year.

The absolute peak of video gaming. Just like 1939 for cinema. Ocarina, Metal Gear Solid, Pokemons, Half Life are the basis for all their respective genres.

Pokemon, OoT, MGS, and starcraft awesome year

3 2004

Good games like mgs solid 2

Half-Life 2, Grand Theft Auto San Andreas, Halo 2, Doom 3, Far Cry, Metroid Prime 2, WOW, KOTOR 2, CSS, Sims 2 and many more!


1. The greatest handheld of all time, The Nintendo DS was available in tech stores and online stores.

2. Roblox was made but only in it’s Alpha stage. (It was also named DynaBlocks at the time but then they changed the name to Roblox)

3. The PSP is released. - GamerBoyMike

4 2013

Grand Theft Auto V, TLOU, Tomb raider, Bioshock Infinite, Assassin's Creed IV and Batman just to name a few
Some of these games I still play until today

TLOU, Bioshock Infinite, Grand Theft Auto V, PS4

The next gen year

The Wii U came out that year and people got back into Mario again

5 2001

A ton of great gamecube games. Luigi's Mansion, Mario Kart Double Dash, Melee. Sonic Adventure on dreamcast. Those were my favorites. Other awesome games were GTA3 and halo. Xbox was released. - Slither

Xbox. Enough said. - myusernameisthis

GameCube - GamerBoyMike

Melee, Grand Theft Auto 3, And Halo Series Started - VideoGamefan5

6 2011

Skyrim, portal 2 enough said

Literally the best games in their own respective genres. Something for everyone to love.

3DS was released, MK7, Super Mario 3d, Arkham city, skyrim, etc - Slither

Skyrim, Dark Souls, Arkham City, Portal 2, Minecraft (full release), L.A. Noire, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Fight Night Champion, Mortal Kombat, Witcher 2, the Binding of Isaac, Super Mario 3D Land and Limbo. The first 3 alone make it the best year for gaming ever in my opinion.

7 2009

New Super Mario Bros. Wii - GamerBoyMike

Fallout new Vegas amazing fallout game

This was the best! Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2, Uncharted 2 Among Thieves, Minecraft, Borderlands, Batman Arkham Asylum, Assassins Creed 2, killzone 2, Infamous, and many others.

Minecraft and Graal

8 1996

Crash bandicoot, super Mario 64... dang that’s an impressive line up

The year Super Mario 64 was released.

Along with the N64

The N64 Rivaled The PS1, The Iconic Plumber In His First 3D Game Vs The New Mascot Bandicoot - VideoGamefan5

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9 1985

The year when Super Mario Bros. came out! - SpinelliFan

Saved the industry.

Nes came out saved the gaming industry

In my opinion this is the best
before 1985 gaming wasn't doing
well not well at all since 1983 with
the awful game known as et but at
1985 we got nes and it saved gaming
industry without this year we would
not have all these video games we have

10 2017

Should be #1


Ranked it higher

The Switch came out and it had some great games. - TheDelBel


The Contenders

11 2005

The year ROBLOX was published online only as a beta release. - GamerBoyMike

Need for Speed: Most Wanted - BritishGoat

Mario Kart DS was an awesome mario kart - Slither

Animal crossing wild world Mkds - LaughingJokingNumbnuts

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12 2008

Super Smash Bros, Mario Kart wii, Fallout 3, Grand Theft Auto 4, Call of Duty World at war. And this is only one of the many awesome games on this year. - Slither

2008 Because Of Mario Kart Wii. Love Mario Kart Wii

Animal crossing city folk, Smash Brawl, mkwii - LaughingJokingNumbnuts

This was a good year Fallout 3. Grand Theft Auto 4, Littlebigplanet, Call of Duty World at War, infamous, and many more too.

13 2010


Halo Reach. Enough said.

Red Dead Redemption, Mass Effect 2, Fallout New Vegas, FIFA 11, SVR 2011, Call of Duty: Black Ops, Battlefield Bad Company 2, Heavy Rain, Gran Turismo 5, F1 2010 and many more. - JamesNicholls

st 21 year

14 1999

Smash 64 - LaughingJokingNumbnuts

It was Counter Strike's evolution! Come on counter strike fans let's put this on the top! Remember this was the start of evolution and road to Counter Strike Global Offensive!

Hey! I was born then!

Super Smash Bros was released, this was the start of a great series

15 1997

Final Fantasy VII, Gran Turismo, GoldenEye 007, Tekken 3, Crash Bandicoot 2, Quake II, and Tomb Raider 2 give us Great Shot too.

16 2018 2018 (MMXVIII) is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2018th year of the Common Era (CE), the 9th year of the 2010s decade, the 18th year of the 21st century, and the 18th year of the 3rd millennium.

Go Fortnite!

RDR2, God of War, Spider-Man, Forza Horizon 4. - masoncarr2244

Rdr2, God of War, Spider-Man, Ac Odyssey, Far cry 5, Detroit become human... seriously do I have to say anything else

Games like spiderman gow rdr2 damn these games are too good

17 1994

THE GALAXY IS AT PEACE... - xandermartin98

18 2014

Other than Mario Kart 8 this year was wack. - AlphaQ

19 1990

Super Mario World came out that year and it remains one of my favorite games of all time

20 1980

The year Pac man was created - Kevinsidis

21 2012

2012 was the most nostalgic year in the world - LaughingJokingNumbnuts

Skyrim, Dishonored, Borderlands 2, Far Cry 3, Hotline Miami, Walking Dead, Kid Icarus: Uprising, the list goes on.

Skyrim got released 2011


22 1987

The 16-bit generation of Console Games existed - GamerBoyMike

23 2006

In August of this year, ROBLOX has it’s final release online after finishing it’s late beta stage in early 2006. - GamerBoyMike

The year bully scholarship edition came out

The year the Wii came out - Aha223

24 1993

The most legendary console war between the SNES and the Genesis. The SNES won the console war, by the way. - GamerBoyMike

25 2016 2016 (MMXVI) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2016th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 16th year of the 3rd millennium, the 16th year of the 21st century, and the 7th year of the 2010s decade.

Overwatch, Doom, Uncharted 4, And Pokemon Sun & Moon. - masoncarr2244

Watch dogs 2, Battlefield 1, Titanfall 2, mafia 3, skyrim remastered, ezio collection, nba 2k17, doom remake, dishonored 2, and firewatch.

Titanfall 2, Battlefield 1, watch dogs 2
And best of all, overwatch

26 2000

Legend of zelda majora's mask came out for the n64 - LaughingJokingNumbnuts

Diablo 2, Deus Ex, Playstation 2, need to say more? - LeetHaterz

Majora's Mask was released and the PS2 - Lord28

The year PS2 came out. Need I say more?

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27 2003

Nascar racing 2003 season is the best nascar game of all time

Jim Stevens registers the DynaBlocks domain. (It was renamed to ROBLOX a year later.) - GamerBoyMike

Simpsons hit and run came out

28 1992

Start of one of the best videos game frachise of all time mario kart - LaughingJokingNumbnuts

Are we forgetting games like a link to the past and sonic 2?

29 2019
30 2002
31 1955

Yes they were. Videogames were invented n 1947

Can sombody tell me why this put on here? Video games werent even invented yet at this time.

32 2015

Witcher 3
Fallout 4

Mario Maker, Yoshi's woolly World

Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon was released due to 10th anniversery of the series

Undertale. That is all. - WarioAndWaluigi

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33 1995

Chrono trigger was released...that's it.
Sure there were other games and the ps1, but Chrono Trigger alone makes it the best.

34 1984
35 1972

Pong - LaughingJokingNumbnuts

The birth of video games! Get this higher!

The first video game console was released, need to say more? - LeetHaterz

36 1991
37 1983

Famicom/NES. Enough said. - GamerBoyMike

38 1981

Donkey Kong. Enough said. - GamerBoyMike

39 1982
40 1986
41 1988
42 1989
43 1973
44 1974
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49 1979
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