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What are your top 5 favorite games?

CantiCanti =/= smalltimehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9K18CGEeiI&feature=related Icrontian
edited Oct 2011 in Gaming
Just wondering.


1. Metal Gear Solid 4
2. Metal Gear Solid 3
3. Final Fantasy 7
4. Final Fantasy 8 and Final Fantasy 10 (I find it impossible for me to put one above or below the other.)
5. Metal Gear Solid 2


  • BuddyJBuddyJ Dept. of Propaganda OKC Icrontian
    edited Oct 2008
    1. TF2
    2. CounterStrike (cs_mansion and es_oilrig)
    3. Gran Turismo 4
    4. Mario Kart
    5. Mechwarrior: Mercenaries
  • SnarkasmSnarkasm Madison, WI Icrontian
    edited Oct 2008
    1.) Braid
    2.) Portal
    3.) Half Life series
    4.) Music games
    5.) TF2 or whatever flavor of the month is coming next (Mirror's Edge, Gears 2, Fable 2, Fallout 3, etc)
  • CBCB Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ @TheButterflyman Icrontian
    edited Oct 2008
    The Civilization Franchise
    The ElderScrolls Franchise
    The Final Fantasy Franchise
    The Diablo Franchise

    Honorable mention: You Have to Burn the Rope
  • WinfreyWinfrey waddafuh Missouri Icrontian
    edited Oct 2008
    No particular order...

    1. Half-Life (includes sequels, mods, ect.)
    2. Deus Ex (does not include sequel)
    3. Command & Conquer (Westwood not EA)
    4. Civilization Series
    5. Diablo Franchise
  • tmh88tmh88 Pittsburgh / Athens, OH
    edited Oct 2008
    1. the Halo trilogy
    2. CS:S
    3. TF2
    4. Skate
    5. Mario Kart 64

    If you own a 360 and have never played Skate, go immediately download the demo. It's basically like the GTA of skateboarding. You have a huge city to roam around, and when you feel like it there are "missions" to do. Every Tony Hawk game ever created for every system put together doesn't even add up to 1/4 of this game. I'm not even a huge fan of skateboarding games, but this game changed my mind. The controls are ridiculous, watch the video about them.

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  • kryystkryyst Ontario, Canada
    edited Oct 2008
    Not in any particular order, but they are my top 5

    Guitar Hero Franchise
    Eldar Scrolls Franchise - I have a hope this will be replaced by Fallout 3
    Skate - Not so much a game more like playing an experience.
    Crimson Skies
    Resident Evil Franchise
  • _k_k P-Town, Texas Icrontian
    edited Oct 2008
    3)CS pre-1.6
    4)Red Alert Aftermath
  • mas0nmas0n dallas Icrontian
    edited Oct 2008
    Chrono Trigger
    entire Half Life series
    Mass Effect
    entire Starcraft & Warcraft series
  • Gate28Gate28 Orlando, Florida Icrontian
    edited Oct 2008
    1) MGS4
    2) Battlefield series
    3) Final Fantasy VII
    4) Call of Duty 4
    5) Warhammer Online
  • BuddyJBuddyJ Dept. of Propaganda OKC Icrontian
    edited Oct 2008
    mas0n wrote:
    Chrono Trigger

    I screwed up bad. Chrono Trigger totally needs to be in my top 5. Best RPG ever.
  • jokerz4funjokerz4fun Michigan Icrontian
    edited Oct 2008
    1) Dragon Quest 8
    2) ff x
    3) Battlefield 2
    4) DrakenGard
    5) Zelda Ocarina Of Time
  • Randal-ThorRandal-Thor Australia
    edited Oct 2008
    1) Halo Trilogy
    3) Zelda Ocarina Of Time
    4) Warcraft 3
    5) Super Smash Brothers Melee
  • fatcatfatcat Mizzou Icrontian
    edited Oct 2008
    no order.

    Guild Wars
    Max Payne
    Team Fortress 2
    Quest for Glory series
  • TiberiusLazarusTiberiusLazarus Icrontian
    edited Oct 2008
    Deus Ex
    Dark Cloud 2
    Titan Quest
  • UPSLynxUPSLynx Top EA shill, The Dean of Computer Graphics Redwood City, CA Icrontian
    edited Oct 2008
    Half-Life series (undisputed #1)
    Civilization 2
    Red Alert + expansions
    Beyond Good and Evil
    Chrono Cross (don't hit me! I liked it more... :( )

    Honorable mention - Max Payne series, Fallout 2, Mechwarrior, D2)
  • edited Oct 2008
    Favorites(no order)..

    Call of Duty series
    Far Cry

    The list could go on..
  • MrTRiotMrTRiot Living in the North Icrontian
    edited Oct 2008
    1) Oblivion
    2) Master Of Orion 2 [such a classic]
    3) Planetside [Before they added BFR's...]
    4) Civilization 3 & 4
    5) Fallout: Tactics
  • UPSWeezerUPSWeezer Behind you... GENTLEMEN Icrontian
    edited Oct 2008
    1) TF2
    2) Rockband
    3) Crysis
    4) Zelda: Ocarina of Time
    5) Pokemon: Red
  • garfield619garfield619 Philippines
    edited Oct 2008
    1) Half Life 2
    3) COD series
    4) Warcraft III DOTA
    5)Mineswiper ^^

    -not in order, just my faves-
  • GnomeWizarddGnomeWizardd Member 4 Life Akron, PA Icrontian
    edited Oct 2008
    Half life 2 series
    lineage II
    Warcraft II
    NFS most wanted
    Unreal tournament
  • ThraxThrax Professional Shill, Pokémaster, Watch Slut Austin, TX Icrontian
    edited Oct 2008
    No order:

    Warcraft III
    Quake 2
    EverQuest (Not II)
  • -tk-tk Detroit, MI USA Icrontian
    edited Oct 2008
    No particular order:

    Civilization IV
    Final Fantasy IX (XII is a close second)
    Rogue Squadron II: Rogue Leader
    Final Fantasy III (American III)
    X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter
  • edited Oct 2008
    GTA: SA
    Emperor: Battle for Dune
    Diablo 2
  • CantiCanti =/= smalltime http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9K18CGEeiI&feature=related Icrontian
    edited Oct 2008
    -tk wrote:
    TIE Fighter
    My first PC game, good times.
  • WingaWinga South Africa Icrontian
    edited Oct 2008
    Halo series
    Call of duty 2
    call of duty 4
    Warcraft III + Frozen Throne for custom game.
    Half Life 2 series
  • UPSLynxUPSLynx Top EA shill, The Dean of Computer Graphics Redwood City, CA Icrontian
    edited Oct 2008
    Tie Fighter and MoO2... how could I forget those?! Timeless classics.
  • ColgereColgere Cincinnati, OH Icrontian
    edited Oct 2008
    Hmm, how to answer this...

    First, I'll have to divide it into two groups - Console games vs. PC games.

    Then I'll have to divide it by genre.

    With that said, here it is.

    Console Games:

    Action\Adventure: This is tough, as I love the Zelda and Mario series of games, but I have to go with Metroid, particularly Metroid Prime (GameCube). I could change this to Metroid Prime 3: Corruption, once I get a chance to play it. smiley.gif
    RPG: Well, my favorite series is Final Fantasy, but to pick a favorite would be a toss-up between FFVI(SNES) and FFVII(Playstation). I think in the end, I have to go with FFVII, only because it was in large part responsible for the popularity of the Playstation back in the day.
    FPS: This is is the same answer as the one for Actions\Adventure - Metroid Prime(GameCube). Before this, the series was not an FPS genre, but after the Prime trilogy, that changed (and in a good way smiley.gif )
    Strategy: Final Fantasy Tactics (Playstation version). This game had a complex, entertaining story (despite the poor original translation from Japanese to English), along with great game mechanics.

    PC Games:

    Action\Adventure: A little old school for this one. I have to say Prince of Persia (the original for the PC). A really addictive (and sometimes frustrating game).
    RPG: A toss-up between Baldur's Gate series, the Ultima series, and the Elder Scrolls series, but I have to gp with Ultima VII: The Black Gate. This game (for its time) was incredible in the story, and as well as the way the world was opened up for manipulation, much like how Morrowind and Oblivion are today.
    FPS: Halo. I don't like a lot of what Microsoft does, but I'll give them credit when it's due, and this game was great.
    Strategy (single and multi-player): Starcraft. Hands-down, the best RTS I've ever played. 10 years after its release, I still play it, and I can't wait until SC2 comes out! grin.gif
    MMORPG: Guild Wars. Beautiful graphics, great gameplay, and no monthly fee!

    All-Time: Final Fantasy VII over (barely) Ultima VII.
  • TiberiusLazarusTiberiusLazarus Icrontian
    edited Oct 2008
    Just realized I forgot the King's Quest series :o . Not even sure what to remove from my list to add that, but it definitely deserves to be on there.
  • CBCB Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ @TheButterflyman Icrontian
    edited Oct 2008
    Colgere wrote:
    I have to say Prince of Persia (the original for the PC). A really addictive (and sometimes frustrating game).

    Would be the best game ever except for one small detail: Level eleven makes me want to throw the PC out the window, and jump after it.
  • ColgereColgere Cincinnati, OH Icrontian
    edited Oct 2008
    CB wrote:
    Would be the best game ever except for one small detail: Level eleven makes me want to throw the PC out the window, and jump after it.

    I understand this sentiment.... Believe me, I do...
  • Idiot_SlayerIdiot_Slayer Member
    edited Oct 2008
    Anything from Valve
    the Total War series (Empire looks Amazing)
    Company of Heroes
    Wolfenstein/Doom (the ID games basically)
    Warcraft III/Dawn of War

    That's more than five, and I have more to add. I can't seem to think of an RPG I really liked... Perhaps Oblivion or Knights of the Old Republic, but it's a toss up. I can only stand wrpgs and even then not much.
  • edited Oct 2008
    Counter strike
    call of duty 4
    final fantasy VII
    Red Alert
  • GrayFoxGrayFox /dev/urandom Member
    edited Oct 2008
    1. Half Life Series (all of the half-life games are amazing)
    2. Deus Ex (Original)
    3. Metal Gear Solid PSX
    4. Portal
    5. BioShock
  • suitesugarsuitesugar florida
    edited Oct 2008
    I guess I will take this question as "what 5 games can you play over and over " because I love a lot of games but could never see myself wanting to play them a million times. Of course I'm talking about actually playing the game and not puttering around on it every now and then (ie fighting, racing, shooting, WoW...etc.) since I tend to do that. :grumble:

    It's not that these are the BEST games i've played(some are) but ones I find myself playing often.

    metriod series
    zelda series
    final fantasy VII
    megaman series (can't get enough!)
    tie between mario series and resident evil series :X

    i'm so lame....
  • edited Oct 2008
    1)BlackSite:Area 51
    2)Halo 3
    4)GTA IV
    5)StarFox: Assault
  • KoreishKoreish I'm a penguin, deal with it. KCMO Icrontian
    edited Nov 2008
    Zelda (NES)
    The Orange Box
    Legend of Dragoon (Don't hurt me)
    Final Fantasy (Any of the first 7 except 3)
    Smash Bros. (64 and Melee)

    *Anything with replay value really
  • airbornflghtairbornflght Houston, TX Member
    edited Nov 2008
    1. Metal Gear Solid
    2. Metal Gear Solid 4
    3. Medal of Honor
    4. Grand Theft Auto 4
    5. GTA Vice City
  • rolleggrollrolleggroll Next to a bowl of rice
    edited Nov 2008
    1) Final Fantasy Tactics (Original or Remake)
    2) Suikoden II
    3) Xenogears
    4) The many different iterations of Street Fighter
    5) The many different iterations of Street Fighter
  • ThrallThrall steinbach MB Canada
    edited Nov 2008
    1: The half life series (The G Man)
    2: Portal
    3: Oblivion
    4: Diablo
    5: Bioshock

    and many more....

    I would love too put Chrono Trigger in there but i don't have the room :(
  • edited Jan 2009
    In no particular order:
    1) Final Fantasy 7 (series)
    2) Chrono Trigger
    3) Metal Gear Solid
    4) Dragon Quest 8
    5) Super Mario 64
  • shwaipshwaip bluffin' with my muffin Icrontian
    edited Jan 2009
    civ series
    ocarina of time
  • GuyuteGuyute Gamehenge
    edited Jan 2009
    I am getting seriously hooked on Fistful of Frags, a Wild West Source mod. I loooove the exploding arrows!!!
  • RyanFodderRyanFodder Detroit, MI Icrontian
    edited Mar 2009
    1. TF2
    2. Civ4
    3. Empire: Total War
    4. Dystopia
    5. L4D
  • foolkillerfoolkiller Ontario
    edited Mar 2009
    So many to choose from...

    1. Dragon Warrior (Original NES) / Final Fantasy (Original NES)
    2. Quake III
    3. Daggerfall (PC)
    4. Crusader: No Regret (PC)
    5. Lemmings (PC)

    My god, I wasted so much time blowing up lemmings as a kid, heh.

    Crusader I didn't play until later, but it's awesome just running around vaporizing people in all sorts of interesting ways.

    Daggerfall: The only Elder Scrolls game where you have a pocket ship. It was the most conventient item you could have. Simply press a button, and pull your double decker ship right out of your pocket and store your loot on it. They seriously need to remake this game using 3D Graphics, mucho fun!

    Quake III Arena: I still play this lots. It's never lost it's appeal and keeps on being just as much fun as when it was released...except now instead of 24 FPS, I get over 600.

    Dragon Warrior and Final Fantasy I lumped into one since Dragon Warrior was so short to me. I'm going to kind of ignore it and talk about FF for a sec though.

    My first party was on a friend's NES cart, so I started playing FF using Fighter, Blackbelt, Redmage, Thief. Needless to stay, I still enjoy a nice difficult RPG nowadays. If only I had of known back then that a RIBBON would have saved me from all of CHAOS attacks, heh.
  • _k_k P-Town, Texas Icrontian
    edited Mar 2009
    Lemmings w00t, hours and hours of pointless maps resulting in thousands dead....I am sorry I failed you all now you must die so the level can restart.
  • floppybootstompfloppybootstomp Greenwich New
    edited Mar 2009
    1) Quake
    2) Return To Castle Wolfenstein
    3) Call Of Duty 2 Online
    4) Half Life 1 & add-ons
    5) Oblivion: Elder Scrolls IV

    Hard choice, still not sure.
  • KrazeyivanKrazeyivan Newcastle, UK
    edited Mar 2009
    1) Mario Kart (SNES Edition)
    2) Dungeon Master & Chaos Strikes Back
    3) IK+
    4) Stunt Car Racer
    5) Dune 2 - Battle for Arrakis

    God so many more I could name - My Old Spectrum +2 had some legends!

    Who can forget Frogger!
  • SoLoSoLo DirtySouth, USA
    edited Mar 2009
    There are soo many games that i have just loved to play but if i had to pick 5 of the most leet games it would be these..

    1. Bioshock
    2. Metal Gear Solid 4
    3. GTA 4
    4. Fallout 3
    5. Tribes
  • ShortyShorty Manchester, UK Icrontian
    edited Mar 2009
    1. Half Life 1 + 2 + Team Fortress 2. Raised the bar of story telling in games. TF2 is the most fun you can have in FPS online. EVER.

    2. Max Payne 1 + 2. Incredible storyline, absorbing action. Utterly addictive. Classic. Dark and compelling.

    3. Call of Duty 4. Brilliant single player. Awesome online playing.

    4. GTA 3 (4 is good but 3 is a classic). As if you need to ask why?!

    5. Syphon Filter (1, 2 and even 3). Had this on Playstation1. Great solid plot, intuitive controls. Downloaded it for PS3 last week, crap graphics now but gameplay remains spot on. Can't wait for 5 on the PS3!

    and that's a hard choice when I need to add in things like...

    Silent Hill
    Resident Evil 1, 4, 5
    Railway Tycoon
    Sim City

    ... and so on...
  • FearmyblinkFearmyblink California Member
    edited Jul 2011
    no particular order:
    WoW (pre-cata, didn't play vanilla or BC)
    CS:S (best pc shooter ever, never played any of the quakes.)
    Cod 2 and 4 (two best console twitch shooters ever.)
    Total war (only played Rome total war and Shogun 2)
    Starcraft for the N64
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