The very best video games (of the 7th generation)

The best video games of the 7th generation. The 7th generation started in 2005 with the release of Microsoft's Xbox and is the current generation. (as of 2011)
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1.
Mass Effect (2007 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.3/10 X  
In a technologically advanced future, an elite human soldier takes command of a prototype star ship and works to defend the galaxy from danger.
Director: Casey Hudson
 
2.
Mass Effect 2 (2010 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.6/10 X  
After being revived from death and having to join a pro-human organization without a choice, Commander Shepard must assemble a team, battle a new threat, and make tough choices in order to save the galaxy from total annihilation once more.
Director: Casey Hudson
 
3.
Fallout 3 (2008 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.3/10 X  
Centuries following nuclear war, a teen leaves the safety of an underground vault in order to find their father, who left in hopes of creating a water purifier.
Director: Todd Howard
 
4.
Fallout: New Vegas (2010 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
After surviving two bullets to the head, Courier Six traverses the post-apocalyptic Mojave desert in search of the men who wronged him, while making an impact on thousands in the process.
Director: J.E. Sawyer
 
5.
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion (2006 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  
After being freed by the Emperor of Tamriel, the hero must prevent the gates of Oblivion from spreading throughout the Empire.
Director: Todd Howard
 
6.
Resident Evil 5 (2009 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Sent in by the BSAA, Chris Redfield has a new mission. It takes him into South Africa where he encounters a new horror and relives an old past.
“ aka Resident Evil 5 ” - bartblommaert
 
7.
Battlefield: Bad Company (2008 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
As part of a doomed yet light hearted quartet of misfit army men, fight your way through a war torn countryside in single or multiplayer campaigns.
 
8.
BioShock (2007 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
In 1960, a lone survivor of a plane crash named Jack discovers an abandoned underwater utopia, only to find out that the mystery behind its creation is much more sinister than he first believed.
Director: Paul Hellquist
 
9.
Dragon Age: Origins (2009 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
After 400 years since the last Blight, a new Archdemon seeks to destroy the land of Ferelden. It is up to the player - as one remaining legendary Grey Wardens - to unite the divided armies of Ferelden and save humanity.
Director: Dan Tudge
 
10.
Dragon Age II (2011 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The medieval world of Thedas is invaded by demonic Darkspawn. Hawke and Hawke's family are saved by a powerful mysterious witch Flemeth. They end up in a foreign city where racial, religious and political tensions threaten to tear it apart.
Director: Mark Darrah
 
11.
Battlefield 3 (2011 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
In Battlefield 3, players step into the role of the elite U.S. Marines. They will experience heart-pounding...
Director: Tom Keegan
 
12.
Red Dead Redemption (2010 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  
John Marston, former outlaw, is forced by the federal government to hunt down the members of his old gang.
 
13.
Dead Rising (2006 Video Game)
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Photojournalist Frank West finds himself trapped in a shopping mall overrun by flesh eating zombies.
 
14.
Halo 3 (2007 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Master Chief and the Arbiter must join together to attack the Covenant and destroy the Flood.
 
15.
Gears of War (2006 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Mankind's epic struggle for survival against a dominating Locust Horde, a nightmarish race of creatures that surface from the planet's vortex.
 
16.
Quake 4 (2005 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Continuing the storyline from Quake 2, once again it's up to you to engage the alien race known as the Strogg.
Director: John Carmack
 
17.
Enemy Territory: Quake Wars (2007 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Director: Ben Smedstad
 
18.
Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars (2007 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
You are in command of the armies of either GDI or NOD with the fate of Earth in the balance.
 
19.
Dead Space (2008 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
Engineer Isaac Clarke and his crew get stranded on a large, abandoned mining ship. There, Clarke needs to repair the giant ship while battling nasty aliens and solving the mystery of what happened to the ship.
 
20.
Wolfenstein (2009 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
In this 2009 release, B.J is sent to Isenstadt to find and retrieve the Thule Medallion and 4 crystals to prevent the Nazis from using it
 
21.
The Witcher (2007 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
In medieval times, Geralt of Rivia, a member of a fading order of professional monster slayers known as Witchers, is on trail of Salamandra, a secretive crime syndicate that stole dangerous alchemical formulas from Witchers' fort.
“ aka The Witcher (Enhanced Edition) ” - bartblommaert
 
22.
Deus Ex: Human Revolution (2011 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
After a shadowy black ops team kidnaps several scientists security manager Adam Jensen was sworn to protect, he must harness the power of his new-found cybernetic augmentations to save their lives.
 
23.
Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
While drinking at their local pub, three social outcasts attempt to navigate a time-travel conundrum. (83 mins.)