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Gameinformer: 35 Developers Share Their Picks For Best Games Of The Generation

Gameinformer: "You've dissected our picks for the best Wii and Xbox 360 games (and you'll see our PlayStation 3 list on Friday). But what do the developers think are the top games of the generation? We asked several prominent creators to share their top fives, and they obliged.

In the next several pages you can check out the lists from the creators of Call of Duty, Borderlands, Super Meat Boy, Halo, Dead Space, Left 4 Dead, Journey, Uncharted, Dishonored, Gone Home, Bastion, Dragon Age, and more. A lot of the expected games show up, but there are also more than a few surprise selections. Whose list do you agree with the most? " (3DS, Culture, Industry, Nintendo DS, PC, PS Vita, PS3, PS4, PSP, Wii, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One)

Ezz2013  +   310d ago
Uncharted,The Last Of Us,BATMAN:Arkham asylum
are getting alot of love from developers
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XiNarutoUzumaki  +   310d ago
Uncharted 2 is a technical marvel, and It was the game which pushed Sony games to another level.

I'm glad to see devs loving it too.
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tbone567   310d ago | Trolling | show
ABizzel1  +   310d ago
Top 5......I can't, I just can't bring myself to cut anyone who deserves it. I'm weak -_-

Top 5 PS3: This was a nightmare, too many to chose from -_-

1. The Last of Us
2. Uncharted 2
3. MGS4
4. God of War 3
5. Little Big Planet (Resistance, Heavy Rain, ugh so many)

Top 5 360: surprisingly easy

1. Gears of War
2. Alan Wake
3. Halo
4. Forza 4
5. Crackdown (Lost Odyssey)

Top 5 Wii: this was kind of hard too

1. Twilight Princess
2. Mario Galaxy
3. Metroid Prime Trilogy
4. Super Smash Bros. Brawl
5. Excite Truck (loved it)

Top 5 Multiplat

1. Grand Theft Auto 5
2. Arkham City
3. Borderlands 2
4. Bioshock
5. Left 4 Dead 2

This was a lot harder than I thought, and there's no way I can do a top 5 for the generation.
Ezz2013  +   310d ago

"Best game of this generation is Halo and Gears"

you forgot to add "IN MY OPINION"
lol at the rest of your comment though
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Revengeance  +   310d ago

Lol you're trying way too hard. Halo and Gears best of the generation? Hardly. Gears didn't redefine anything. It copied RE4's third-person view and stole Kill Switch's cover system. So what exactly did it redefine again?

Move along kid.

On-topic: I saw a lot of Batman Arkham Asylum on there. I enjoyed City more, but it deserves to be on people's list regardless.
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MysticStrummer  +   310d ago
I guess tbone hasn't been gaming long. He's free to have his own favorite games, but he has some funny ideas about who copied what.

OT - Demon's Souls was easily my Game of the Generation.

Dark Souls, Uncharted 2, The Last of Us, and Red Dead Redemption would probably make up the rest of my top 5.

So many great games to choose from.
bigbic  +   310d ago
My top PS3 games
1. TLoU
2. Demon Souls
3. Uncharted 2
4. Little Big Planet
5. Metal Gear Solid 4

.... I'm sorry Journey!
FamilyGuy  +   310d ago
An unnumbered, unsorted list

Uncharted 2
Castle Crashers
Gears of War
God of War 3
Heavy Rain
Fallout: New Vegas
Demon's Souls
Grand Theft Auto 5
The Last of Us
Metal Gear Solid 4
Super Mario Galaxy
Call of Duty Black Ops
Battlefield 3
Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch
Halo: Reach
New Super Mario Bros.
The Walking Dead
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diehardmetallicafan  +   310d ago
@tbone... hahaha...

my top 5 in no specific order,

- deus ex human revolution
- the last of us
- uncharted 2
- demon's souls
- dishonored

my most disappointing,

- gta v
- battlefield 3
- red faction armageddon
- res evil 5/6
- brink
- duke nukem forever
- assassins creed(all of them)
- thief
- turok
- haze
- borderland 2
guitarded77  +   310d ago
Uncharted 2 was incredible, but The Last of Us was a roller coaster of emotions. It's my pick for game of the generation.

Also, Journey is a close second for me. Both amazing in their own right.
XiSasukeUchiha  +   309d ago
True that Uzumaki Naruto.
showtimefolks  +   310d ago
Uncharted 2 is one of the best and most complete experience for me since MGS3. TLOU is the best game i have ever played in 25 years of gaming.

but my favorite game is MGS3 coming in at 1A is TLOU

for me and i know this will never happen, but imagine if ND/Kojima work together on a UC/MGS game or maybe do a new IP
bigbic  +   309d ago
Snake Eater was soooo good.
DigitalRaptor  +   308d ago
Kojima has been heavily influenced by Naughty Dog's style starting with The Last of Us, so that's as good as it's gonna get, but you can tell the way he's scenario writing for The Phantom Pain that it's going to be something very special indeed.
Ausbo  +   310d ago
Agreed. The uncharted series got the most love. Deservedly So.

interestingly enough, the naughty dog guys really liked gears.

lots of devs liked crackdown too.
Back-to-Back  +   310d ago
Poor Demons/Dark Souls didnt get much love. It's a shame so many people overlooked the game because he always had the "This game is brutal hard" stigma attached to it.

The reality is that these games are feasible for anyone if you're willing to learn the mechanics of the game. Sadly majority of the gaming community needs immediate satisfaction(ala Call of Duty).
bullymangLer  +   310d ago
dude . . The Last of Us only gets mentioned once in this Article.

While real games like Mario Galaxy, Batman Arkhym Asylum, get multiple mentions .

Either way .

these are the real winners of Last Gen.

1. Super Mario Galaxy (series)

2. Uncharted Series

3. Red Dead Redemption (online)

4. Super Smash Bros Brawl

5. Bayonetta

6. The Last Guardian

7. etc.
InTheLab  +   309d ago
The last Guardian? So this is trolling then? Ok...
starchild  +   309d ago
Well deserved, I'd say. Naughty Dog makes incredible games.
BillmadeAGate  +   310d ago
Uncharted, Bioshock, TLOU, Batman Arkham asylum, Call of Duty , Red Dead redemption, GTA V , Borderlands, The Walking Dead , Dead Space ect.. alot of amazing games this decade an only more to come.
I_am_Batman  +   309d ago
Why are so many people picking Arkham Asylum instead of Arkham City? I love both of those games but AC is superior in almost every way imo.
Aceman18  +   309d ago
because its more like Metroid in the way you explore in the game.
-Foxtrot  +   310d ago
Uncharted has done pretty well, that's nice to see

Sad to see someone with two COD games...I mean the top 5 games of last gen and you go with two COD games lol. I know, I know opinions but it's just a little weird with all the better games out there.
AnotherProGamer  +   310d ago
hey some people picked Skyrim and IMO that game isn't very good

*runs away*
-Foxtrot  +   310d ago
Compared to Oblivion anyway...

The game was much more challenging in my opinion, of course Skyrim improved on certain things but it felt far too accessible and dumbed down for a wider audience.
InTheLab  +   309d ago
Cod4 is understandable but Zampella nominating his own game is hilarious.

Also, the guy at Sledgehammer says that MW2 is game of the generation. Makes me lose all hope that Advanced Warfare will be anything but good.
-Foxtrot  +   309d ago
See I don't think MW was good...I mean I played a lot of Counter Strike at the time so I never saw the big deal.

With all the games we've had last gen I still think MW is near the bottom of the list.
Bathyj  +   310d ago
Nice to see a diverse varied range of game tastes (from what I saw).

God I hate these articles though where they make you click through 7 slow loading pages when it could have just as easily been one. I stopped reading.
XiNarutoUzumaki  +   310d ago
Evan Well's list gave me cancer.
jjonez18  +   310d ago
What I found most interesting:

XabiDaChosenOne  +   310d ago
Sony was the best publisher last gen...the previous gen...They have been the best publisher since they came into the biz. This gen will b no different.
badboyz09  +   310d ago
Top 5
1.Heavy Rain
2.Last Of Us
3.Uncharted 2
4.GTA 5
5.God OF War 3

My Favorite: World at War Zombies
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dicemoney  +   310d ago
My fav
2 uncharted series
3 fallout 3
4 gears of war 2
5 gta 5
6 brothers a tale of 2 sons
7 cod 4
8 red dead
9 killzone 2
10 god of war 3
Jrmy84  +   310d ago
I agree with your first pick for sure, TLOU I couldn't shut my ps3 off I was so into it.
dicemoney  +   310d ago
And can't forget mgs5
zsquaresoff  +   310d ago
Hasn't released yet and if you mean ground zeroes, that doesn't count. It's not a full fledged game.
dicemoney  +   308d ago
I Meant to say mgs4
level 360  +   310d ago
{ Uncharted 2 } totally changed the face of gaming by being the first ( that I can think of ) which really crossed the barriers of game/film, cinema experience.

Very well developed storyline with charming characters that made you invest in the roles they played during the game.

As with { The Last of Us }, it simply stamped what Uncharted 2 was all about and pushed story-telling and gaming even further.

{ Journey } is a work of art.
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Zefros  +   310d ago
My list:

1: the last of us
2: Mgs4
3: uncharted 2
5:dead space 1-2
7:red dead redemption
9:God of war 3
10:sleeping dogs

great games all of them and this is only top 10, lots of other great games besides those like heavy rain, la noir,little big planet, bioshock,assasins creed 2,cod4,fallout and the list goes on.
98xpresent  +   310d ago
The naughty dog developers likes gears of war . I'm actually surprised they didnt put their own games
medman  +   310d ago
Naughty Dog knows they are the best. When you're at the top, there is no need to toot your own horn, you let others do it for you.
98xpresent  +   310d ago
Well said !!!!! Here's a bubble
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Angels3785  +   309d ago
Seriously? that's surprising?

People with remotely any class don't pick their own work.
zsquaresoff  +   310d ago
My top 5.

Last of us.
Uncharted 2
Mass effect 2
Arkham city
Far cry 3

Honourable mention.

Alan wake
God of war 3
Gta v
Heavy rain.
Resident evil 4.

So many great games. I hope the current gen will be equally good.
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Patrick_pk44  +   310d ago
1) Uncharted 2
2) Red Dead Redemption
3) Fallout 3/NV (has to be modded because vanilla is shit)
4) Last Of Us
5) Metal Gear Solid Collection
AnotherProGamer  +   310d ago
1)Monster Hunter Freedom Unite
2)Dragon's Dogma
3)STALKER Shadow of Chernobyl
4)Dark Souls
5)Mount & Blade: Warband
PiNkFaIrYbOi  +   310d ago
Hmmm, pretty much all western developers. Only one from an eastern developer.

Four female developers and three non-white male developers. The rest were basically what you would expect white male developers.
OtakuDJK1NG  +   310d ago
My Top 5 + 5: original titles
Xenoblade Chronicles
Legend of Zelda Skyward
Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Bayonetta X360
Left 4 Dead 2 X360

Super Mario Galaxy 2
Tales of Vesperia
Metroid Prime 3
Sonic Colors
Tomb Raider X360

Top 5 Handheld:
The World End With You
Mario & Luigi Bowser Inside Story
Pokemon Diamond
Zelda Spirit Tracks
Dissidia Final Fantasy
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Skankinruby  +   310d ago
1. Uncharted 2-3
2. The last of us
3. Bioshock
4. Motorstorm
5. Heavy rain
MrDead  +   310d ago
Mine, in no order:

Uncharted 2
Red Dead
Brütal Legend
Last of us
Heavy Rain
BioShock (PC)
Tales of Monkey Island and Sam & Max (PC)
F.E.A.R. (PC)
Borderland 1&2 (PC)
Fallout 3 (PC)

I want to add more, but these are the ones that still get played.
MrDead  +   310d ago
I forgot Yakuza 3! I blame the deafening thunderstorm that’s been shaking London since fecking 2am...... need sleep....
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Ezz2013  +   310d ago
Yakuza 4 was better IMO
it was just soo damn good and the story was really well done
JimCom95  +   310d ago
My top 5:

1. The Last of us
2. Uncharted 2
4.Heavy Rain
5.Little Big Planet
DCfan  +   310d ago
1-Valkyria Chronicles
2-Yakuza 3
3-Resonance of Fate(One of the finest RPG experiences ever)
5-Dragon's Crown
"May the bloodline live forever"

Honorable mentions:
-Persona 4 Arena
-Muramasa Rebirth
-Killer is Dead
-Batman: Arkham City
Thats all i can think of because there is so many
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MrDead  +   310d ago
AAAAHH! I forgot Yakuza 3!!!
OtakuDJK1NG  +   308d ago
-Muramasa Rebirth is current gen not 7th unless you are talking -Muramasa The Demon Blade on Wii
salazarnaruto52  +   310d ago
My top 5 is
1. The Last of Us
2. Uncharted 2
3. Metal Gear Solid 4
4. Fallout 3
5. Uncharted 3
SpiralTear  +   310d ago
I don't see how anyone can like the first Uncharted over Among Thieves. The difference is night and day.
Dmd  +   310d ago
Evan well's n.1 game of generation:
Wii Sports Resort...
He's trolling, right?
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InTheLab  +   309d ago
well, trying to place myself in his mindset for a second, the game did insanely well selling like 20+m and it did bring on board a lot of new gamers. It remains to be seen how many of those continue to game today, but the game was a huge success.

One of my favorite games on the NES was Track and Field with that big ass mat I still have. While it's not in my top 5 for that gen, it's certainly in my top 10...
stefan771  +   310d ago
My top 3 in no particular order:
Volkama  +   309d ago
Not one mention for Rumble Roses XX? Article is fake. Remove it.
Kryptix  +   309d ago
My top 5 (that I have played)

1. Uncharted 2
2. Gears of War 2
3. Fallout 3
4. MGS 4
5. Mass Effect 2

Too many to name and I could of done a top 10, even a top 20 list, but decided to save all that time thinking with a top 5. Last generation had so many great games and yes, I will be picking up The Last of Us on the PS4 to experience that masterpiece for the 1st time. I know I been missing out...
Gardenia  +   309d ago
Just to name a few

Fallout 3
Uncharted 2
Red Dead Redemption
Killzone 2
Deus Ex

Damn I had a lot of fun with these games. It's seems like so long ago though. I'm feeling old
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Tedakin  +   309d ago
My favs in random order

God of War 3
Uncharted 2
Gears of War Trilogy
Mortal Kombat 9
Dead Rising
Red Dead Redemption
Halo 4
COD4 Modern Warfare
Elder Scrolls 4 Oblivion

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