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WorthPlaying's Top Games of 2008' - Countdown, 10-1

WorthPlaying writes: "So far, we've revealed the honorable mentions, top handheld and downloadable titles, top console/PC offerings, and the countdown of games 11-20. Today we're finishing up the countdown of the top 20 titles, including what WP considers to be the best game of 2008.

10. TIE - God of War: Chains of Olympus (PSP) and Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia (NDS)

Players of the original God of War titles will find the PSP version to be scaled-down and lacking in new features. However, if you enjoy the God of War series, you'll gain some satisfaction in owning a portable version of the game. There is very little I didn't like about Chains of Olympus; I would've liked to have more camera control, and although I didn't care for the controlled Quick Time Event attacks, I'll readily admit that they offered a more cinematic experience when you're fighting the bosses. Parents should keep in mind that the game is rated "Mature" for gore, violence, nudity and sexual content. God of War: Chains of Olympus is an extremely entertaining action title that's certainly worth adding to your PSP library."

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callahan093270d ago (Edited 3270d ago )

How in the hell does Metal Gear Solid 4 not wind up in the top 20 OR in the honorable mentions list, especially considering that they put Fallout 3 as the game of the year, but in the PS3 specific section they put MGS4 above Fallout 3 in their list of the 5 best PS3 games. They also failed to put Valkyria Chronicles or Resistance 2 on the best of or honorable mentions lists. R2 was also higher than Fallout 3 on the PS3 list, and so was LittleBigPlanet (#1 on the PS3 list).
Gears 2 was number 2 for the 360 list while Fallout 3 was number 1, and yet Gears 2 was #4 on the overall best list with LittleBigPlanet only at #8. So, according to them LittleBigPlanet is better than Fallout 3, and Fallout 3 is better than Gears of War 2, but then both Fallout 3 and Gears of War 2 beat out LittleBigPlanet on the over-all list. What does any of it even mean? Oh, and on the 360 specific list, they put Left 4 Dead at #3, behind Gears of War 2, but on the overall list they magically put L4D at second place, with Gears of War 2 behind it at 4th place.

Their entire list is just stupid and filled with nonsense choices.

Graphics Whore3270d ago (Edited 3270d ago )

People's opinions don't have to make sense, some people rather have mindless action over intelligent design, that's their problem not ours.

On topic, I loved Fallout 3 but it's not nearly as big as oblivion, I'm disappointed.

callahan093270d ago

I'm just saying, how do you give us Left 4 Dead at #3 and Gears of War 2 at #2 for the 360 specific choices, then put Left 4 Dead above Gears of War 2 on the overall list? Does not compute. Among many other stupid things about their lists.

Graphics Whore3270d ago

Yeah, their structure is disorganized gotta clean it up a bit.