The Best of the Best Issue II: Platformers

Diehard GameFAN: The premise of our new “Best of the Best” column is quite simple. We’re going to take a look at all the games that have won various awards over the years and them rank them from best to worst to crown what is, well, “The Best of the Best.” The purpose of this is two-fold. The first is to generate some fun (AND CIVIL) discussions between readers and staff as they agree, disagree and make their own rankings of the award winning games. The second is to look back at the history of Diehard GameFAN and see if we can find any trends in what’s won over the years. Obviously any “Top Whatever” list is highly subjective, so keep that in mind. After all, if you give ten people a list of ten games, the likelihood that even two have them in the same exact order is quite small. So anyone taking this as SERIOUS BUSINESS and getting butt hurt that Game A is ranking higher/lower than Game B will be given a pat on the head and reminded that we’re talking about something as inconsequential to the...

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SilentNegotiator2025d ago

"Batman : The Brave and The Bold"

You've got to be kidding.

ShaunCameron2025d ago

Agreed. And I got that game.

kirbyu2023d ago

Alot of these games are some of my favorites, but how are they the BEST platformers? Where's Super Mario Bros.? Super Mario Bros. 3? Super Mario 64?

Lucario2021d ago

Did you not read the article? It's ranking the winners their of Platformer of the Year. They've only been around since 2003, and all those games you named were far older than that.