Some of the games on this list are great. Others are downright awful. But all 52 games on this list have influenced the medium of video games in a lasting, meaningful way...even
Gran Turismo at number 48 on the list is just stupid.
Was when the said "It paved the way for Halo" in the Goldeneye bit, they totally missed out the Timesplitter Series which I thought was a massive expansion/improvement on Goldeneye.
Halo2 got higher than Halo which was a complete insult. Influential my arse! Halo2 put me off Xbox nearly for good!
Top 2 are just whack. (ie. Don't agree with them at all.)
Gotta be pretty hard to make a list like this though. I think they kinda missed the mark on many instances.
wheres virtual fighter the most infuecail 3d fighter. super mario bros should # 1 if it wasn't for that game we wouldn't be playing games today
this list sucks halo 1 is much better then 2, i would of change so much with that list
vote agree if this list sucks or disagree if its good
i think we know what it is
That's all I have to say.
I love Madden but I couldnt put it as high as no. 2? very damn questionable. GTA 3 is arguable but u cant deny the success of that game and how it opened up the industry, THPS should have been way higher than that,and where the hell is Sonic?
I can't believe Enter the Matrix ranked higher than Halo 1. Halo defined FPS for consoles and set a landmark in console and gaming history.
I already see fanboys getting upset, I don't think the order in the list matters. I'm sure they have forgotten some games but then again its only 52, so what would you take out and add? but not add to...
-I think we only need Halo on there.
-Take guitar hero and put on parappa the rappa or DDR
-So many FPS games but they all are worhty.
-Was PONG on there?
Pong and Pac-Man ARE (or were) console gaming. Without them, this sector of the industry might not exist.
Agreed, sort of:
-Only Halo necessary, just like if Quake/DOOM is listed, only the first. The front title said it all, and the laters were just expanding on that concept.
-Guitar Hero is critical today, so I'd keep that one. But listing that without Gitaroo Man, DDR, and/or Parappa is insanity.
-Yeah, lots of FPS. But there have been a LOT of influential ones. Wolfenstein3d, DOOM, Quake, Half-Life, Halo. Shooters are the benchmark of Western gaming as much as RPGs are for Japan.
Anybody that does a list and puts it at 52 is whack. Who the hell comprises a list of 52!! thats just dumb. Only time the number 52 is relevant is for a deck of cards, this guy is a dumbass
Why is Halo on this list??? It took Tribes and put it on the console with less modes, no jetpacks, and smaller maps...
Are gamers REALLY that blind?
but it looks like you are.
f1 pole position.
This guys list has to be taken lightly. Not given defender )asteroid anyone) or tetris any place in his list....yeah, right!
And packman, as said by Calderra, for that matter.
Lame list.Where the [email protected] This list absolutely licks nuts!
Dragons Lair,Punch Out,Space Invaders,Asteroids,the 1st Sonic.....common.
I used to play Pong and Spacewar in the student union. (sigh) Those were the good old days.
How the F*ck a sports sim is on that list I'll never know. But yeah, GTA III was and amazing change in gaming. I remember thinking when that was out and vice city came out, that we were living the 'golden age' of video gaming. I hope I'm wrong! I hope there is still more 'wow' moments to come.
I could go on, and on....
The great Miss Lara Croft ( Tomb Raider ) was'nt even on the list - at least third or fourth place from Pong ( 26 ) which deservedly has to be the No.1 game of all time followed by Space Invaders or Mario games., they also forgot the real Mr.Colin McRae, cult-classic rallye ace driver and the game that bears his name? Technically superior GranTurismo ( 48 )? you'ved gotta be kidding. Sure is the sign of the times that a game that glorifies/romanticizes crime and violence is on the top spot - really dissapointing.
Damn mag should just go away or fire everyone and start new.
gamepro sucks. nuff said! the list is pathetic to say the least.
You're never going to please everyone. Too many good games are missing.
I have to admit, I was just relieved Gears of War didn't win.
Kicks/kicked major a*s!,I have to disagree with the list of games Gamepro has provided,I mean Halo 1 @ #45?C'mon!:)
Firstly, it appears video games didn't start until the early 80's,then missing an whole era of Atari magic and just mentioning their tragic demise.Even worse is gta at number 1.What an insult to all intelligent gamers out there, that some mindless peice of rubbish should be placed at number one. My vote for number one is M.U.L.E on atrai 800. Well, ok thats very personal choice, but hey, its as valid a list as the one posted by that idiot.Yeah its very hard to put together a list like this, but there are enough games that really made a difference to all gamers, to make a top 100 list and not be as stupid as this one.Where's elite? Street fighter.. etc
Was really surprised that sonic wasn't on there. GTA III number one? you can do whatever you want in the first GTA aswell. Infact I got enough money to leave liberty city by barely doing any missions.
Mario was 13!? madness.
although it must be hard to make a list such as this, I really think that there are some massive problems with it.
Any list made like this will have people that agree and people that don't agree. No need to look too deep into it. IMO, they left out a game that was very important to me at the time and re-charged my love of video games, OUT OF THIS WORLD, anyone remember that game. That game was pretty damn clever, and with that vague kind of survival storyline i have been wanting to see some sort of sequal to that open ended ending. I think for me it was the amount of thinking that went into it that really got me.
Again, just an opinion from one gamer...
Its worse than ***Something-Angry-Nintendo-Ne rd-Says*** And why is it so terribe? Here are the missing games with their most important aspect:
1.Where is Sonic? No single Sonic? Sonic WAS the Genesis.
2.No Tomb Raider? Lara Craft and adventure?
Special: First and most famout FEMALE protoganist
3.No Prince of Persia (Old and new ones)? It brough time to the games.
Special: TIME mechanics and effect in games. (From old PC game to new trilogy)
4.No C&C? Command and Conquer is MISSING?
Special: STRATEGY standards.
5.No Max Payne? No Bullet time?
Special: BULLET TIME along with special cinematic (Film Noir) and comic book look and feel
6.No Baldur's Gate / Fallout / Torment / KOTOR / NWN?
Special: THE true RPG classics. Best of PC RPG
7.No Daggerfall ( later Morrowind)? It brought free roaming and huge world to games WAY before GTA3.
Special: Free and huge OPEN WORLD
That might be the worst shot at the most influential game list I have ever seen. I would have never imagined someone could even make a list that bad.
A completely retarded list. Could have been put together by an ape. Seriously.
Madde.. Just stop right there.
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