The VGU.TV staff discuss what they believe are the best gaming trilogies of all time.
As soon as Half Life 3 comes out BAM End of Debate! but right now STALKER Shadow of Chernobyl STALKER Clear Sky STALKER Call of Pripyat is my favorite trilogy!
I have to admit I never saw what was so special about Half Life. My vote would go for Mass Effect if they didn't completely botch the third one, but since they did... Probably Xenosaga or God of War.
Same here, played the Orange Box back in the day and didnt see what the heck all the hype was about.
Half Life 1 for its time ws EPIC and amazing. I never felt that way to extremes in part 2.
"didn't completely botch the third one, but since they did..." You mean if Bioware didn't botch the series after Mass Effect 1. I can't even remember what happened in ME3, but IK the game it looked pretty.
You guys never saw anything special about the games physics, AI, story, level design, the ingenious physics based environmental puzzles, lengthy campaign, gravity gun. I'll understand not to like the game heck it's your opinion, but to say that you cant's see the appeal is kinda ignorant
flOw, Flower, Journey checkmate
Wouldn't trilogies have to be games that ended after 3 games?
@Eyeco, No, I didn't see anything special about any of that stuff. I thought it was one of the most bland, boring, and generic shooters I ever played. It was one of VERY few games I actually left unfinished because it was awful.
i give it to uncharted, god of war, mass effect
Warcraft 1,2,3 enough said.
Great games but Warcraft 3 let me down.
I just really don't like it... it seems for kids... only Blizzard Universe I can't get into no matter how hard I try OH... PS-trick question. there is none, its all opinions.
This is a hard question to answer unless somebody just sat down and played through every trilogy.
god of war for me personally
No idea how you got so many disagrees. Personally, I absolutely loved the STALKER games.
STALKER is wonderful and too bad Consolers missed out on that Wonderful experience as Consolers DO NOT have an Open World FPS/RPG. Also lot of them have said they find nothing special about Half Life 2. OMG HL2 only ushered in about 50 different gaming innovations from Facial Expressions to the gravity gun along with the Sandbox game style. I can't wait for Survarium (Open World FPS/RPG/MMO) from the Dev team that made STALKER Late 2013 or mid 2014
I've actually been following Survarium very closely since it was announced. It's a bit of a shame that virtually nothing has really been mentioned of the game.
Unless you can call Borderlands open world we have that, and unless you can Fallout 3 an FPS we have that to, but yeah I agree I've always wanted to play STALKER, it looked scary as fuu
Halo & Mass Effect. In that order.
God of War imo
a very good choice indeed but I'll stick with Xenosaga trilogy XENOSAGA!!!!
They need make an hd remake of xenosaga
I agree with you on that. Kratos is my favorite videogame character.
God of War and Prince of Persia.
I find God of Incest to be overrated. Dumb story and main character.
God of incest???........do u know anything about Greek mythology? You are lucky that's all that gets referred to ( albeit BARELY ) from that time.....Watch Sparticus , it makes any of GoW sexual references seem mild **even though u are clearly trolling**
@Rainstorm, accidentally gave you a disagree, sorry :/ But yeah, Kalowest is trolling too hard.
uncharted is pretty good
What is with this site? Say a PS series and you get tons of up votes, say a xbox series and you get down voted. I think many forget that these are people's OPINIONS!
Don't take it to heart, it's just the way of N4G is. It doesn't mean your opinion is wrong. I understand your annoyance though.
Not really there is alot of downvotes on the PS side as well.
Maybe he got down voted because Halo isn't a trilogy.....it's a saga...or will be Hence Halo 1-6....all direct sequels of each other
Septic's posting of Halo proves you wrong. 15agrees/14disagrees. Perception and reality rarely line up when it comes to this site.
this generation..gears of war.
Nah I say Uncharted by far. Gears was great, but once Uncharted 2 came out, the Uncharted series was in another arena artistically, story-wise, ect.
Agreed. Whilst Uncharted never really was a contender against Gears as far as multiplayer is concerned, as a whole, Uncharted trumps it as a more memorable series.
uncharted is definitely a solid trilogy but it lost some points, in my opinion, with how bad uncharted 3 was. it was nothing like 1 or 2.
Number-Nine It wasn't perfect but it was still amazing....not as a good as Uncharted 2 but how can you top the best when people will have very high expectations. @Below They do reference past games though Elena in Uncharted 3 to Drake "No Cursed treasure" (Drakes Fortune) "Nope" "No Diabolical Warlords" (Among Thieves) "Nooooo" Then when your in the airfield and Elena gives you a lift where Drake jumps on top of the car "Hey Déjà vu right" "haha Yeah" (Jumping on the train in Uncharted 2)
I don't really consider uncharted to be a trilogy because not much carries over from one to the other. The possibility of UC4 is pretty much open. Could probably swap UC3 around with UC2 and not much would change, especially with the way characters show up and disappear. While a series like GodOfWar carries over and the final entry is a culmination of previous events.
I love how you get disagrees for YOUR OWN OPINION. I bet everyone who disagreed has never played Gears of War because its awesome.
Or because they simply didn't like the game for one reason or another. And disagreeing with another person's opinion is totally fine considering nobody is attacking him.
Finally somebody with brains, Gears is easily the best trilogy out right now.
1. Metal Gear Solid 1-3 2. Fallout 1-3 3. Tie between Uncharted 1-3, Halo 1-3, God of war 1-3
Um trilogies by definition is a series of three....THREE parts. Halo and MGS are past their 4th iterations with a rumored MGS5 and Halo 5 and 6 in production.
Yeah you could still consider Halo 1-3 as a trilogy though, as 3 wrapped it up nicely (the flood). The new trilogy is venturing off somewhere else. I get what you mean, but for arguments sake let's just allow it.
Like I used to think Star Wars the best trilogy.....until episodes 123 were made Then it became the LoTR trilogy......but now they are making the hobbit movies. All these stories TE in so its difficult to look at it as a "Trilogy", can't just choose three and say hey that's my trilogy, I'll just disregard the other entries. Can't ignore what exists
Gears of War Resistance (for me personally) Uncharted The best duo-logy is probably the infamous series.
Final Fantasy 13
LOL come on man you did that on purpose :p
Trilogy hmm... For me Personally it would have to be the XCOM trilogy (Enemy Unknown, Terror From The Deep and Apocalypse) :)
man loved loved loved Xcom and terror. But all other Xcom games were awful imo except new one. I still play Xcom 1 &2 on PC once a year they are most likely 2 of my top 5 games of all time.
I agree with the rest being pretty awful (Except Apocalypse) however they weren't strategy games, I remember 1 being a space shooter type thing and another a TPS, and as such I don't count them with the first 3. Apocalypse wasn't bad, it was just different, some parts were good and some were bad, but I'm guessing it was pretty hard to follow on from the greatness of the first 2 :)
Halo is by far the best.
Sorry man I love Xbox but Halo 4 was aweful! You fought the same enemies every level and when finally getting to the end,instead off a boss battle it was cinema. I will not be buying the next one.
In terms of story then I'd say the Mass Effect trilogy. The characters, worlds and technology are all fantastically realised, regardless of how it eventually ended. For pure single player gameplay this gen I'd say the Uncharted trilogy, and for co op my vote goes to Halo 1-3. Amazingly fun playing split screen with a mate.
Mgs, gow and uncharted.
this is tough,personally,FOR ME ONLY,IN MY OPINION sands of time trilogy god of war trilogy sly trilogy jak trilogy
Uncharted. I love that series
Uncharted, when I saw that game on the PS3 for the first time I knew next gen was here....but when I played Uncharted 2 I was blown away with how much effort they put into it. With Uncharted 3 I loved how they still managed to push things.....even the little things like the water/sand effects and Drakes movemtns, e.g Drake putting his hand on things as he's passing them Great characters, great character development, great story telling, great gameplay I could go on. I would of said Mass Effect but after the third game and how action like it got in ME2 while leaving it's RPG roots behind I don't think so...
Half-Life. Half Life 1, Half-Life 2 and 2 episodes - trilogy.
The Shadow Hearts or Fatal Frame Trilogy.
Shining Force 1 2 3 Original Panzer Dragoon Trilogy on Saturn
Uncharted is the best series (trilogy) in this generation and Gran Turismo 1-3 is the best trilogy ever !
I would say MGS but they are not a trilogy.
Mass Effect and Halo are good choices. I think you could vote for any of the Naughty Dog Trilogies (Crash/Jak/Uncharted) along with the PS1/2 Insomniac Trilogies (Spyro/Ratchet). Going retro Super Mario Bros and Sonic are names worth bringing up, and as my name hints I think Mega Man 1-3 and Mega Man X1-X3 are notable too. Looking back at last gen, I think the Metroid Prime series has become under appreciated (Prime being the highest rated FPS ever on Metacritic, Prime 2/3 both being 90+) and God of War 1-3 are all 92+. Looking toward the future, I think The Batman: Arkham trilogy will be a big name if the 3rd game lives up to expectations and if Valve ever makes a Half Life 3 or Portal 3 then it too will be on the table.
I'd say Halo, but that is only my personal opinion and I can understand why some wouldn't agree. Also loved the Mass Effect trilogy as well.