List of video games considered the best

This is a list of video games that multiple video game journalists or magazines have considered to be among the best of all time. The games listed here are included on at least six separate "best/greatest of all time" lists from different publications, as chosen by their editorial staffs.

List

Publications

The reference numbers in the notes section show which of the 50 selected publications list the game.

See also

Notes

The reference numbers show which publications include the game.

  1. ^ "PC" includes Microsoft's line of MS-DOS and Windows operating systems
  1. ^ The Oregon Trail:
  2. ^ Pong:
  3. ^ Combat:
  4. ^ Zork:
  5. ^ Space Invaders:
  6. ^ Asteroids:
  7. ^ Adventure:
  8. ^ Battlezone:
  9. ^ Missile Command:
  10. ^ Pac-Man:
  11. ^ Centipede:
  12. ^ Defender:
  13. ^ Donkey Kong:
  14. ^ Frogger:
  15. ^ Galaga:
  16. ^ Tempest:
  17. ^ Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord:
  18. ^ Joust:
  19. ^ Ms. Pac-Man:
  20. ^ Pitfall!:
  21. ^ Robotron: 2084:
  22. ^ Archon: The Light and the Dark:
  23. ^ Lode Runner:
  24. ^ M.U.L.E.:
  25. ^ Star Wars:
  26. ^ Elite:
  27. ^ Marble Madness:
  28. ^ Gauntlet:
  29. ^ Ghosts 'n Goblins:
  30. ^ Super Mario Bros.:
  31. ^ Tetris:
  32. ^ Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar:
  33. ^ Arkanoid:
  34. ^ Bubble Bobble:
  35. ^ The Legend of Zelda:
  36. ^ Out Run:
  37. ^ Contra:
  38. ^ Double Dragon:
  39. ^ Dungeon Master:
  40. ^ Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!:
  41. ^ R-Type:
  42. ^ Sid Meier's Pirates!:
  43. ^ Mega Man 2:
  44. ^ Ninja Gaiden:
  45. ^ Super Mario Bros. 3:
  46. ^ Final Fight:
  47. ^ Populous:
  48. ^ Prince of Persia:
  49. ^ SimCity:
  50. ^ The Secret of Monkey Island:
  51. ^ Speedball 2: Brutal Deluxe:
  52. ^ Super Mario World:
  53. ^ Wing Commander:
  54. ^ Another World:
  55. ^ Civilization:
  56. ^ Final Fantasy IV:
  57. ^ The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past:
  58. ^ Lemmings:
  59. ^ Micro Machines:
  60. ^ Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge:
  61. ^ Sonic the Hedgehog:
  62. ^ Street Fighter II:
  63. ^ Super Castlevania IV:
  64. ^ Alone in the Dark:
  65. ^ Contra III: The Alien Wars:
  66. ^ Dune II:
  67. ^ Flashback:
  68. ^ Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis:
  69. ^ Mortal Kombat:
  70. ^ Sensible Soccer:
  71. ^ Sonic the Hedgehog 2:
  72. ^ Star Control II:
  73. ^ Streets of Rage 2:
  74. ^ Super Mario Kart:
  75. ^ Ultima VII: The Black Gate:
  76. ^ Virtua Racing:
  77. ^ Wolfenstein 3D:
  78. ^ Day of the Tentacle:
  79. ^ Doom:
  80. ^ Gunstar Heroes:
  81. ^ The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening:
  82. ^ Mega Man X:
  83. ^ Mortal Kombat II:
  84. ^ Myst:
  85. ^ NBA Jam:
  86. ^ Phantasy Star IV:
  87. ^ Ridge Racer:
  88. ^ Sam & Max Hit the Road:
  89. ^ Secret of Mana:
  90. ^ Samurai Shodown:
  91. ^ SimCity 2000:
  92. ^ Star Fox:
  93. ^ Syndicate:
  94. ^ Daytona USA:
  95. ^ Donkey Kong Country:
  96. ^ Doom II:
  97. ^ EarthBound:
  98. ^ Final Fantasy VI:
  99. ^ Sega Rally Championship:
  100. ^ Sensible World of Soccer:
  101. ^ Star Wars: TIE Fighter:
  102. ^ Super Metroid:
  103. ^ Tempest 2000:
  104. ^ Theme Park:
  105. ^ Virtua Fighter 2:
  106. ^ X-COM: UFO Defense:
  107. ^ Chrono Trigger:
  108. ^ Command & Conquer:
  109. ^ MechWarrior 2: 31st Century Combat:
  110. ^ Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness:
  111. ^ Wipeout:
  112. ^ Worms:
  113. ^ Yoshi's Island:
  114. ^ Civilization II:
  115. ^ Command & Conquer: Red Alert:
  116. ^ Duke Nukem 3D:
  117. ^ Mario Kart 64:
  118. ^ Nights into Dreams...:
  119. ^ PaRappa the Rapper:
  120. ^ Pokémon Red and Blue:
  121. ^ Quake:
  122. ^ Resident Evil:
  123. ^ Super Mario 64:
  124. ^ Tomb Raider:
  125. ^ Wave Race 64:
  126. ^ Wipeout 2097:
  127. ^ Age of Empires:
  128. ^ Castlevania: Symphony of the Night:
  129. ^ Diablo:
  130. ^ Fallout:
  131. ^ Final Fantasy Tactics:
  132. ^ Final Fantasy VII:
  133. ^ GoldenEye 007:
  134. ^ Gran Turismo:
  135. ^ Grand Theft Auto:
  136. ^ Quake II:
  137. ^ Star Fox 64:
  138. ^ Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II:
  139. ^ Tekken 3:
  140. ^ Total Annihilation:
  141. ^ Ultima Online:
  142. ^ Baldur's Gate:
  143. ^ Crash Bandicoot: Warped:
  144. ^ Dance Dance Revolution:
  145. ^ Fallout 2:
  146. ^ Grim Fandango:
  147. ^ Half-Life:
  148. ^ The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time:
  149. ^ Metal Gear Solid:
  150. ^ Panzer Dragoon Saga:
  151. ^ Resident Evil 2:
  152. ^ Soulcalibur:
  153. ^ StarCraft:
  154. ^ Suikoden II:
  155. ^ Thief: The Dark Project:
  156. ^ Age of Empires II:
  157. ^ EverQuest:
  158. ^ Homeworld:
  159. ^ Planescape: Torment:
  160. ^ Pokémon Gold and Silver:
  161. ^ Quake III: Arena:
  162. ^ Shenmue:
  163. ^ Silent Hill:
  164. ^ System Shock 2:
  165. ^ Unreal Tournament:
  166. ^ Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn:
  167. ^ Counter-Strike:
  168. ^ Deus Ex:
  169. ^ Diablo II:
  170. ^ Jet Set Radio:
  171. ^ The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask:
  172. ^ Perfect Dark:
  173. ^ Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes:
  174. ^ The Sims:
  175. ^ Thief II: The Metal Age:
  176. ^ Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2:
  177. ^ Vagrant Story:
  178. ^ Advance Wars:
  179. ^ Animal Crossing:
  180. ^ Devil May Cry:
  181. ^ Final Fantasy X:
  182. ^ Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec:
  183. ^ Grand Theft Auto III:
  184. ^ Halo: Combat Evolved:
  185. ^ Ico:
  186. ^ Ikaruga:
  187. ^ Max Payne:
  188. ^ Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty:
  189. ^ Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney:
  190. ^ Rez:
  191. ^ Silent Hill 2:
  192. ^ Super Smash Bros. Melee:
  193. ^ Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3:
  194. ^ Battlefield 1942:
  195. ^ The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind:
  196. ^ Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem:
  197. ^ Grand Theft Auto: Vice City:
  198. ^ Kingdom Hearts:
  199. ^ The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker:
  200. ^ Metroid Prime:
  201. ^ Soulcalibur II:
  202. ^ Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell:
  203. ^ Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos:
  204. ^ Beyond Good & Evil:
  205. ^ F-Zero GX:
  206. ^ Max Payne 2:
  207. ^ Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time:
  208. ^ Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic:
  209. ^ WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgames!:
  210. ^ Burnout 3: Takedown:
  211. ^ The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay:
  212. ^ Dragon Quest VIII:
  213. ^ Gran Turismo 4:
  214. ^ Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas:
  215. ^ Half-Life 2:
  216. ^ Halo 2:
  217. ^ Katamari Damacy:
  218. ^ Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater:
  219. ^ Rome: Total War:
  220. ^ The Sims 2:
  221. ^ World of Warcraft:
  222. ^ Call of Duty 2:
  223. ^ Civilization IV:
  224. ^ Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening:
  225. ^ God of War:
  226. ^ Guitar Hero:
  227. ^ Psychonauts:
  228. ^ Resident Evil 4:
  229. ^ Shadow of the Colossus:
  230. ^ Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory:
  231. ^ Company of Heroes:
  232. ^ The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion:
  233. ^ Gears of War:
  234. ^ Hitman: Blood Money:
  235. ^ The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess:
  236. ^ Ōkami:
  237. ^ Wii Sports:
  238. ^ BioShock:
  239. ^ Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare:
  240. ^ God of War II:
  241. ^ Halo 3:
  242. ^ Mass Effect:
  243. ^ Peggle:
  244. ^ Portal:
  245. ^ Rock Band:
  246. ^ Super Mario Galaxy:
  247. ^ Team Fortress 2:
  248. ^ The World Ends with You:
  249. ^ Braid:
  250. ^ Burnout Paradise:
  251. ^ Dead Space:
  252. ^ Fable II:
  253. ^ Fallout 3:
  254. ^ Gears of War 2:
  255. ^ Grand Theft Auto IV:
  256. ^ Left 4 Dead:
  257. ^ LittleBigPlanet:
  258. ^ Persona 4:
  259. ^ Rock Band 2:
  260. ^ Spelunky:
  261. ^ Street Fighter IV:
  262. ^ Super Smash Bros. Brawl:
  263. ^ Valkyria Chronicles:
  264. ^ Angry Birds:
  265. ^ Assassin's Creed II:
  266. ^ Batman: Arkham Asylum:
  267. ^ Bayonetta:
  268. ^ Borderlands:
  269. ^ Demon's Souls:
  270. ^ Dragon Age: Origins:
  271. ^ League of Legends:
  272. ^ Left 4 Dead 2:
  273. ^ Plants vs. Zombies:
  274. ^ Uncharted 2: Among Thieves:
  275. ^ Civilization V:
  276. ^ God of War III:
  277. ^ Heavy Rain:
  278. ^ Limbo:
  279. ^ Mass Effect 2:
  280. ^ Red Dead Redemption:
  281. ^ Rock Band 3:
  282. ^ StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty:
  283. ^ Super Mario Galaxy 2:
  284. ^ Super Meat Boy:
  285. ^ Xenoblade Chronicles:
  286. ^ Batman: Arkham City:
  287. ^ Dark Souls:
  288. ^ The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim:
  289. ^ Minecraft:
  290. ^ Portal 2:
  291. ^ Borderlands 2:
  292. ^ Dishonored:
  293. ^ Far Cry 3:
  294. ^ Fire Emblem Awakening:
  295. ^ Hotline Miami:
  296. ^ Journey:
  297. ^ The Walking Dead:
  298. ^ XCOM: Enemy Unknown:
  299. ^ BioShock Infinite:
  300. ^ Dota 2:
  301. ^ Grand Theft Auto V:
  302. ^ The Last of Us:
  303. ^ Papers, Please:
  304. ^ Alien: Isolation:
  305. ^ Destiny:
  306. ^ Hearthstone:
  307. ^ Shovel Knight:
  308. ^ Bloodborne:
  309. ^ Rocket League:
  310. ^ Undertale:
  311. ^ The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt:
  312. ^ Dishonored 2:
  313. ^ Inside:
  314. ^ Overwatch:
  315. ^ Stardew Valley:
  316. ^ Uncharted 4: A Thief's End:
  317. ^ Fortnite:
  318. ^ The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild:
  319. ^ Super Mario Odyssey:
  320. ^ God of War:
  321. ^ Red Dead Redemption 2:
  322. ^ Super Smash Bros. Ultimate:
  323. ^ Disco Elysium:
  324. ^ Hades:

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