Ten Best Games of This Generation

Bag of Games takes a look at the ten best games of this console generation.

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ShugaCane1817d ago

"Our ten favourite games of this generation" would be a more accurate title.

Rob_P1817d ago (Edited 1817d ago )

It goes without saying that any "best" list is going to be subjective though.

ShugaCane1817d ago

I definately agree on that. But when I read "Bag of Games takes a look at the ten best games of this console generation", I can't help thinking "Well...that's YOUR opinion" lol. Anyway, you're right.

MikeMyers1816d ago

My top 10 in no order

1. Uncharted
2. Bioshock
3. Assassins Creed
4. Borderlands
5. Mass Effect
6. Forza
7. Super Mario Galaxy
8. Demon Souls (and Dark Souls)
9. Batman
10. NHL

omi25p1816d ago (Edited 1816d ago )

10. Uncharted 2
9. Call Of Duty 4
8. Halo 3
7. Bioshock
6. Fallout 3
5. Mass Effect 2
4. Batman Arkham City
3. The Walking Dead
2. Red Dead Redemption
1. Grand Theft Auto IV

Honorable mentions, Max Payne 3, Gear of war 2, Infamous 2, Portal 2,Battlefield 3 (Multiplayer), Assassins Creed 2, Alan Wake, Dead Space.

JoySticksFTW1816d ago

No love for MGS4? Maaaan...

Top 10 for me so far would be like Demon's Souls or MGS4 for the top spot, followed by Uncharted 1, Mass Effect 1, Gears 1, Infamous 1, Oblivion, Fallout 3, Burnout Paradise, and Dragon Age Origins, in no particular order.

MGS4 was a love letter to MGS fans, with uncompromising fan service.

Demon's Souls was a love letter to the hardcore gamer, with uncompromising (yet fair!!) challenge and difficulty.

I think the "uncompromising" factor needs to be looked at by more devs. Don't try to COD-ize everything to appeal to the mass market.

Just make the game you want to make. Not everyone is going to understand your vision, but being different will give it a chance to stand out from all of the other cookie-cutter crap.

After all, Haters gonna hate anyways (da cut scenez!! da difikulty!!). You might as well show them your idea of fun.

Rob_P1816d ago

@JoySticksFTW Demon's Souls and MGS4 would definitely be worthy of the list as well. It also bugs me that Red Dead Redemption didn't quite make the cut. Ultimately, boiling it down to just 10 is really hard.

charted1816d ago

1. GTA San Andreas (not sure which gen, but the best)
2. Assassin Creed
3. Bioshock
4. Uncharted 1 (Because it layed the footsteps for the next 2 games.)
5. Red Dead Redemption

+ many more.

JoySticksFTW1816d ago (Edited 1816d ago )


How'd I forget Red Dead?!

Jeez, I've been gaming since Atari 2600 and this gen was truly something special.

I don't think you really can go wrong with a top 10 list. Might need a top 25!

And Rob_P, your site gets a rate up for not putting one game per page for ten pages. Can't stand that junk. Thanks! :D

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shutUpAndTakeMyMoney1816d ago (Edited 1816d ago )

Ni No Kuni.. And The Last of US might be on the next list just before next gen.

StrongMan1817d ago

Great list!

The PS3 dominated the list with three of top the ten games being PS3 exclusives, one was a Wii exclusive, and the remaining six games were multi plats.

Walker1816d ago

Uncharted 2 should be on Top 3 !

GusBricker1816d ago

I think you mean 2 PS3 exclusives.

He put Dark Souls not Demons Souls.

charted1816d ago

How can someone disagree with you?

Are they retarded?

GreenRanger1816d ago (Edited 1816d ago )

Oblivion was better than Skyrim in all but graphics, IMO.

GusBricker1816d ago

Disagree. Having to go to Oblivion so many damn times got boring and tedious.

GreenRanger1816d ago (Edited 1816d ago )

You're only forced to go to Oblivion three times.
The Oblivion gate at Kvatch, the one near Bruma that you enter with Captain Burd, and the Great Gate north of Bruma.
Every other gate can be avoided.

GusBricker1816d ago

Yeah, well, I'm a completionist. Gotta finish everything.

Kezwar1816d ago

I loved Obligations Oblivion but Skyrim is better in every way. Skyrim feels so much more organic. I honestly can't think of a single area where Oblivion is better.

BitbyDeath1816d ago

I prefer Skyrim over Oblivion cause I didn't like how everything leveled up with you. (Enemies, weapons, etc)

Skyrim gave a bit more room with some enemies being near impossible while others only took one slash.

Same goes for weapons where you could find absolute treasures in Skyrim but Oblivion just gave you whatever was needed to fight the next guy coming at you.

xPhearR3dx1816d ago

Skyrim is my #1. I have over 300 hours into the Xbox version and purchased all the DLC. Recently switched to PC gaming, bought Skyrim and all the DLC again and close to 100 hours. The vast amount of mods for Skyrim and the quality of work put into them is amazing. Really makes the game perform better, and feel like a completely new experience.

Gamer-401816d ago (Edited 1816d ago )

The Witcher 2?
Zelda SS?

2 hours Journey better than this three games?

Hicken1816d ago

Yep. It is. In fact, for me, it's better than all the other games on their list.

-GametimeUK-1816d ago

You underestimate the appeal of Journey. I wouldn't knock someone who said it was their best game of all time. I find it to be an amazing experience.

Gamer-401816d ago

Journey nice and beautiful music, but not better GAME than Witcher 2, Zelda, Xeno.

Well, i think Limbo better arcade game than Journey.