The Greatest Games of All-Time - It's hard to narrow down the five greatest games of all-time, but we have a mix of old and new in our top five.
Cool list but I'd change mass effect 3 with 2.
Yeah, I’d change 3 with 2 as well. Mass Effect 2...one of my favorite games of all time.
Crappy list.. feels like he was trying to choose something.. Street Fighter 2 God of War Streets of Rage FF6 Doom (father of FPS) ...Deserve to make the list
Pretty boring list. Only popular games.
I’d change 3 to 1 .
Damn good list! Except replace ME3 with 2.
Mass Effect 3 really? This list sucks.
I'm glad I got to see THE list of the greatest games of All-Time before I died. What a wonderfully deep and thorough list of games that was. My mind have been melted and I just can even. But I think you forgot Death Stranding. I heard it invented a new genre.
"I heard it invented a new genre." I wouldn't go that far. The "hook" isn't entirely new. What Kojima has done is take what was started in games like Dark Souls and push those ideas further. It's just a different take on asynchronous multiplayer. And while I really am enjoying the experience for what it is, DS is not one of the greatest games of all time. I think a sequel potentially *could* be depending on how Kojima tweaks the formula.
Death Stranding is absolutely nothing like Dark Souls. Only the online interaction part is somewhat similar.
People are really offended by nothing today... Plus you made a valid point. Unless the list is made after asking it to a very large panel of people, every articles like this should start by 'My' or 'Our'.
Mostly Nintendo games TIMELESS CLASSICS!!!!!
Author is a Nintendo Fanboy. He s**ts on most games that aren't Nintendo
Not to mention in the article he states he used to think Last of Us was overrated. He obviously changed his mind because of the backlash and people leaving his site. In his profile he mentions twice that he loves anime.
If that's the case then, this list is invalidated by that one fact.
Dont forget the fact that Nintendo is the best dev ever and are responsible for most of the best games of all time.
This isn't even remotely true. If you name the top 6 games of all time and 4 of them are Nintendo games, you need to rethink your list and broaden you focus if your list is to be even slightly credible.
eddie you mean that's your opinion? they have been doing the same games for how many decades now? compare sony's list of IP's from PS1 to present and it't not even close between sony and nintendo. sony atleast takes chances
Nintendo has their fair share of best of all time, but I wouldn't say most.
This is a pretty milktoast list.
whatever that means..
It means this list is pretty much just full of popular games, and the author doesn't even give any nuanced or interesting opinion on them. If someone makes a list of what they consider to be the best games, I at least expect something interesting to be said about why they feel those games deserve to be considered the best games. The opinion is so mild it barely deserves recognition. Ultimately this is a fluff piece.
Timesplitters 2 MGS3 Half Life 2 Gran Turismo 3 Battlefield 2 Socom 2 GTA Vice City
What a random list
My top 5: -The Last Of Us -Medal Of Honor Alied Assault -Legend Of Kage -Street Fighter -Uncharted series And i have some mention: Alan Wake, Singularity, GOD OF War, Teken 3, Battlefield bad Company 2, GTA Vice City, Mafia 1, MAX Payne, Half life.
Great list! Really like how the author stated they sold TLOU short only to discover the magic of it! Really a breath of fresh air. I'd swap ME3 with ME2 and Mario World with Mario 3. Ocarina of Time is still one of my favorite games! Even today it's a blast to play through. I love love the atmosphere and nothing compares to to feeling I had walking onto Hyrule Field for the first time! The battles with Gandondorf and Ganon are incredible. I especially love the battle with Phantom Ganon! But the final battle with Ganon is freaking epic! TLOU is another watershed moment for me. Not sure I can put into words how I felt when the credits rolled. I was sad, happy, angry and shocked! Part 2 has some mighty big shoes to fill! If anyone can do it though, it's ND. Edit: I'd also have to have God of War(2018) and Half Life 2 on my list as well!
I dunno about Greatest of All Time, but I'm addicted to Fortresscraft Evolved on Steam again... I've put in 972 hours total. Think Factorio, Minecraft, and tower defense. It's designed for production to be automated but I'm still learning. I spent 100s of hours years ago doing things inefficiently so now I'm learning how to play "the right way". It's definitely a grind to get started but it's very satisfying. There's a lot to learn but all of the YouTube videos are old and websites don't offer much help, so I ask the people on Discord. I'm thinking of making some up-to-date YouTube tutorials once I figure it all out, lol
Where is Metal Solid 3?
In stealth mode by hiding in a cardboard box
Short but sweet. Leave your "that's what she said" comment below.
That's what he said
For me Final Fantasy 7 Street Fighter 2 Legend of Zelda The Last of Us Horizon Zero Dawn
I agree with the last of us and legend of Zelda. My other top 5 would be Fallout 3 God of war 3 Pixeljunk monsters Zelda is my goat. You have a great list though. Loved those games
Knight lore on zx spectrum & space ace on Amiga 1500 played both those games to death back in the 90s
well thats one minute of my life ill never get back......what a waste of time
Diablo 2 Final Fantasy 7 Witcher 3 The Last of us Fable 2
My personal list of greatest games of all time : Super Mario 64 Half Life 2 Skies of Arcadia Final Fantasy VII Super Mario World Sonic The Hedgehog 2 Streets of Rage 2 God of War 2 Resident Evil 2 Crazy Taxi Metal Gear Solid 3 Timesplitters 2/3 Uncharted 2 The Last of Us God of BOI- I mean, War. and finally Resident Evil Outbreak file 1 and 2, back when the online mode was active.
Okami & ESPN NFL 2K5
My top 5 are. 1. Last of us. 2. FFVII. 3. Uncharted 2. 4. Red dead redemption. 5. Horizon zero dawn.
I've been gaming since just after the invention of electricity so it's hard to come up with a top games list. But here goes in no particular order: GTAV Age of Empires Dark Souls Dying Light Bad Company 2 Galaga Missile Command Tempest Assassin's Creed 2 Sins of a Solar Empire Supreme Commander Forged Alliance Command & Conquer: Kane's Wrath Fallout 3 Rise of Nations
ANY list that's talking about the greatest games of all-time and does NOT mention Halo: CE is a fake ass list indeed.
FACTS!!! If your list don't include halo CE it's rubbish. No if and or buts.
No doubt about it. Halo all day everyday!
Halo games were decent enough but this whole narrative that it defined the FPS genre to gamers is hyperbole. I had been playing games like Goldeneye well before Halo and had played countless shooters on PC before Halo came along. I thought they were really good but, personally, quite overrated.
Not a bad list. I'm one of the probably few that believe that Mass Effect 3 is the ultimate Mass Effect entry. I really loved all 3 and 2 brought a host of improvements, but the whole time I felt like I was playing a side story.
Battlestations Pacific for me amazing.
No Baldur’s Gate on the list?
Another list of 90% Nintendo games. While I understand everyone is entitled to their own opinion(s), to have a copy/paste listing of the majority of the same games does raise a flag.
GTA SA Halo 1 Halo 3 GTA V RDR2 I bet money I have more hours clocked in those games than you have in any of your top 5 by at least 2x. Content amount tops just about any game you can name, replay value, great story, history making, and have MP*
It's an opinion piece but I agree that they are all great games. Personally (in no order), I would swap TLOU with Uncharted2 (there's actually an end boss instead of a doctor) SMB3 instead Super Mario World: more secret, more power-ups (and if it was SM world as the best game then Sonic2 is Omega supreme of all time (Nobody seems to remember that Sonic 1 was called the Mario killer by lots of mags at the time) Zelda Link to the Past or Zelda link between worlds 3ds (How come nobody cares for a handheld when making theses list?) MGS1! COD modern warfare! Hey, we can all hate Activision but when all the majority of competitive shooters are still based on the rules established by Cod and the games keep selling millions after millions each year, well, perhaps there's a reason for that.
My personal top 10 includes: Starcraft (plus BroodWar expansion) Mass Effect 2 Halo:Combat Evolved Uncharted 2:Among Thieves Red Dead Redemption Ninja Gaiden Black Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Half-Life Warcraft 3 (plus FrozenThrone Expansion) Star Wars: Knights of The Old Republic
Completely subjective. Only one of those games would make my list
Morrowind , Baldurs Gate Demons Souls Tales of Vesperia Suikoden 2 XenoGears Persona 4 I could do this all day
For me it's about emotion and memorable story. My top 5 is: MGS 1 Earthbound Heart of Darkness Final Fantasy 7 System Shock
These lists always end up in debates. Favourite games ever lists are very personal like favourite albums and movies. Not sure why people argue about it.
list should be called greatest games hes ever played because its seems the writer hasnt played an extreme variety of games based on lack of diversity of this list.
Take LoU and ME3 out of there and replace them with Doom and ME2 and you've a decent list there. Maybe replace ALTTP with something else (Resident Evil?) because Ocarina is in there for fairness and balance. When we talk about the greatest games ever, we're talking about games that not only were incredible for the time, but still stand up today, and have had a lasting influence on the industry as a whole. Games like TLoU just haven't done that. Decent enough game, but massively, massively overrated. I recently replayed through Ocarina of Time since it's release, and was amazed at how good it still is. That battle with Ganon in the end is still amazing.
Well, this is very subjective matter, but I'll try: 1. WoW (a majestic adventure to another life. Playing with your friends in a powerful guild is something unbelievable!) 2. TLoU (wow, the script got me surprised and I really liked the gameplay, great experience! Can't wait for the 2nd part) 3. GoW II (is the best in the series, but I like them all) 4. Quake series (especially Q1 and Q3 - the best MP shooters of all time) 5. GeoW series (best TPS shooters in existence, you can play with friends in coop, the series is pretty hard too!) 6. Uncharted series (the second best TPS shooter series, beautiful, great script, hard, no coop thought) 7. Resident Evil 4 (hands down the best of them RE games. The horror, the monsters, fantastic level design. True classic) 8. Dead Space series (all of them. Sci-fi horror at its best, the 2nd part is the scariest game I've ever played. Adrenaline rush is guaranteed with every encounter) 9. Mass Effect series (the best sci-fi RPG series ever. ME2 is something unreal, but all parts are important for the script, which is very strong) 10. Streets of Rage 2&3 (beautiful graphics, one of the best soundtracks of any game in existence, best beat'em ups for my taste, very hard) Bonus: Planescape Torment (I've never seen such a plot in any video game. Plot, plot and plot.) Half-life series (Where is the 3rd part??? :)) Diablo 2 (the best action-rpg to date) Doom series (we all know the importance of this series!) Ninja Gaiden series (the best ninja games ever, gory, outstanding action) Halo series (Cute graphics, coop, music (awww), hard, very cool)
Great taste in games dude, Planescape Torment is amazing!
Tough list to put together and mine would look very different. I think age is an important aspect to factor into this as gaming has drastically changed over time.
That is a pretty darn good list. Number one for me is The Last of US. That is THE GREATEST GAME I HAVE EVERY PLAYED IN MY ENTIRE LIFE ON THE PLANET EARTH IN THE MILKY WAY GALAXY OF THIS UNIVERSE.........
Love to see how varied other people's choices would be, there are some absolute corkers in these comments. I do struggle to limit myself but I reckon my choices would be along the lines of: The Last of Us Bloodborne Bioshock Commandos: behind enemy lines Battlefield 1942
Last of Us is only game in this list I’ve played. Last is my fav game ever with HZD a close 2nd. I’ve never been so immersed into a story as I was with those games.
Last of us Resident Evil 2 remake
Mass Effect 2 over Mass Effect 3 but I'd also add Chrono Trigger, Xenogears, Legend of Dragoon,The new God of War, for sure.
Take out Mario Galaxy with Shadow of the Colossus, and you'll have a great list.
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