Personal top 50 games of all time

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1.
Half-Life 2 (2004 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  
Dr. Freeman is taken out of stasis by his "employer" to help rid the planet of invading aliens forces known as the Combine that entered through the portals he helped create.
Director: David Speyrer
 
2.
Ikaruga (2002 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Tenro Horai and her followers, the Divine Ones, are conquering every nation and only Shinra and Kagari can stop them.
 
3.
Final Fantasy VII (1997 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.6/10 X  
A former soldier from an evil company joins a mercenary clan to fight the company he once served.
 
4.
Super Mario World (1990 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.3/10 X  
While Mario and Luigi are vacationing in Dinosaur Land, Bowser kidnaps the Princess. During the rescue, they find a new dino friend, Yoshi.
Director: Takashi Tezuka
 
5.
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past (1991 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.4/10 X  
The wizard Agahnim has abducted seven maidens, intent on using their power to open a portal to the Dark World. Armed with a trusty sword and shield, Link begins a great and treacherous journey.
 
6.
Grim Fandango (1998 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  
Manuel Calavera is a travel agent in The Land of the Dead who has stumbled across a ring of corruption.
Director: Tim Schafer
 
7.
Resident Evil 4 (2005 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.3/10 X  
Leon S. Kennedy, now a federal agent, is hired to rescue the president's daughter from a sinister cult.
 
8.
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
 
9.
Jet Set Radio (2000 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A gang of teenagers with an affinity for underground music and graffiti artwork fight against a sinister corporation that has taken control of the city they call home.
 
10.
Okami (2006 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
A cel-shaded action game set in feudal Japan, in which the wolf deity Amaterasu defends the land from evil forces.
Director: Hideki Kamiya
 
11.
Doom (1993 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
A rogue tough space marine (referred as Doomguy) is the only survivor in a hell-infested facility. He must fight his way to uncover a bitter truth
Director: Tom Hall
 
12.
Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge (1991 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.3/10 X  
Having vanquished the ghost pirate LeChuck with a soft drink, Guybrush Threepwood now seeks the treasure of Big Whoop. During his quest he discovers LeChuck is back from the dead. Once again.
Director: Ron Gilbert
 
13.
Shadow of the Colossus (2005 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  
A young man brings his deceased love to a forbidden land inhabited by colossal beings said to house the power to revive the dead.
Director: Fumito Ueda
“ 'Shadow of the Colossus' ” - Happy_Coke_Fiend
 
14.
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: Ken Levine
 
15.
Metal Gear Solid (1998 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.7/10 X  
A crack government anti-terrorist squad takes over an obscure Alaskan nuclear disposal facility with...
Director: Hideo Kojima
 
16.
Deus Ex (2000 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.3/10 X  
In a dark cyberpunk future where poverty, disease, oppression and terrorism are widespread, J.C. Denton, a new cybernetically-enhanced special agent, finds evidence of a massive conspiracy when his brother, also an agent, goes rogue.
Director: Warren Spector
 
17.
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (1998 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.7/10 X  
A young Kokiri boy discovers that his destiny is to free the Seven Sages and save the land of Hyrule from the treacherous sorcerer Ganondorf.
 
18.
Bubble Bobble (1986 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Bub & Bob, twin dinosaur brothers, begin a fantastic journey to recover the food stolen from their people by the evil Baron Von Bubba.
 
19.
Super Metroid (1994 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
Samus Aran returns to the brooding planet Zebes to recover the last metroid from the Space Pirates.
Director: Yoshio Sakamoto
Stars: Dan Owsen
 
20.
Super Mario Bros. 3 (1988 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.3/10 X  
King Koopa has kidnapped Princess Toadstool, taken over all seven kingdoms in the Mushroom World, and put his seven kids in charge of all of them. It's the Mario Brothers to the rescue.
 
21.
Nights Into Dreams... (1996 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Claris and Elliot, two children living in the city of Twin Seeds, enter the dream world Nightopia which is being invaded by an evil creature.
Director: Naoto Ohshima
 
22.
X-COM: UFO Defense (1994 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.3/10 X  
Because aliens are attempting to invade the Earth, you will have to command X-com, an international organisation to fight the alien invasion...
Director: Julian Gollop
 
23.
Day of the Tentacle (1993 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
A disembodied tentacle is accidentally exposed to nuclear waste, giving it human abilities and an ambition to take over the world.
 
24.
Out of This World (1991 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A freak laboratory accident transports scientist Lester Knight Chaykin to a brutal alien world, where he must work together with a strange ally to survive.
Director: Eric Chahi
 
25.
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.4/10 X  
A family tragedy prompts a man to return home, only to find it overrun by crime and corruption, which he must regain control of the streets before it gets even worse.
 
26.
Rez (2001 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
Director: Jun Kobayashi
 
27.
Cannon Fodder (1993 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Director: Jon Hare
 
28.
Silent Hill 2 (2001 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.4/10 X  
After receiving a letter from his late wife, from Silent Hill, James Sunderland makes his way to the town in an attempt to find her.
 
29.
Lemmings (1991 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Guide the hapless Lemmings back home safely in every level with the limited tools provided.
 
30.
Puckman (1980 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
This is the Atari VCS (2600) version of Pac-Man.
 
31.
Final Fantasy IX (2000 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
When bandits try to kidnap the princess, they discover that it's the princess who wants to be kidnapped. But they are chased by an evil queen and an even more powerful entity.
Director: Hiroyuki Itou
 
32.
Super Smash Bros. Melee (2001 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
As the game continues, we meet characters and new bosses to defeat.
“ 'Super Smash Bros. Melee' ” - Happy_Coke_Fiend
 
33.
R-Type (1987 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A side-scrolling space-shooter featuring various power-ups and bio-mechanical enemies.
 
34.
Beyond Good & Evil (2003 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
...On the small island civilization of Hillys, the DomZ creatures are a ruthless alien race which have invaded the Hillyan people...
Director: Michel Ancel
 
36.
Final Fantasy Tactics (1997 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
The story of a heroic squire religated to the lost pages of history.
Director: Yasumi Matsuno
 
37.
The World Ends with You (2007 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
Taking place in the fictional version of the Shibuya district in Tokyo, Japan, an antisocial teen and his allies must fight their way through a game in order to survive.
“ 'The World Ends with You' ” - Happy_Coke_Fiend
 
38.
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (2007 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  
The Call of Duty series returns this time into a modern day setting. The player takes control of a character nicknamed "Soap," for the majority of the campaign and will need to progress through many modern warfare scenarios.
Director: Jason West
 
39.
Dead Space 2 (2011 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Set three years after the events of the first, Isaac Clarke's fight against a new Necromorph outbreak on the Sprawl, a space station above Saturn's largest moon, Titan.
 
40.
Silent Hill 3 (2003 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
The third game in the Silent Hill Trilogy. The heroine of this game is teenaged Heather who is suddenly...
 
41.
Resident Evil 2 (1998 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
The deadly virus escapes into the streets of Raccoon City.
Director: Hideki Kamiya
 
42.
“ WarioWare Inc. ” - Happy_Coke_Fiend
 
43.
Rayman 2 (1999 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Not long after Polokus the god and spirit of a newly created planet. An army of Robo-Pirates led by...
 
44.
Portal 2 (2011 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  
Many years after "Portal," Chell reawakens at Aperture Science and tries to stop GLADoS once again with the help of Wheatley, who has his own plans for the historical facility.
Director: Joshua Weier
 
45.
Braid (2008 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A man, Tim, goes on a quest to save a princess from an evil monster.
Director: Jonathan Blow
 
46.
Half-Life 2: Episode Two (2007 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
Gordon Freeman, along with the help of human and non-human allies, continues his fight against the ruthless alien force known as the Combine.
Director: David Speyrer
 
47.
Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (2004 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.6/10 X  
In 1964, a U.S. government operative codenamed "Snake" must infiltrate mountainous Soviet territory to rescue a scientist building a weapon of terrible power.
Director: Hideo Kojima
 
48.
Kingdom Hearts II (2005 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  
Sora and friends face mysterious new enemies as they continue their journey to save all worlds, and find Riku and King Mickey.
Director: Tetsuya Nomura
 
49.
Pokémon Gold Version (1999 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
New and old Pokemon clash! You go to Professer Elm and get your starting Pokemon: Fire-type Cyndaquil...
Director: Satoshi Tajiri
 
50.
Amnesia: The Dark Descent (2010 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Daniel, a young man, awakes in a dreary castle with no memory of his past and discovers from notes that were left by himself...