Favourite Video Games by Year

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1.
Supêsu Inbêdâ (1978 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The object of the game is to shoot the alien invaders and keep them off the ground.
 
2.
Galaxian (1979 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
 
3.
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.
 
4.
Donkey Kong (1981 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Jumpman must save Pauline from the giant ape Donkey Kong.
 
5.
Time Pilot (1982 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
 
6.
Mario Bros. (1983 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Two plumber brothers, Mario and Luigi, come across unearthly creatures while searching sewer pipes, so they must do their job and clear the pipes.
 
7.
Punch-Out!! (1984 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Bronx kid Little Mac is trained by ex-boxer "Doc" Louis so he may gain a name for himself in the World Video Boxing Association, in hopes he can fight the legendary Mr. Dream.
 
8.
Space Harrier (1985 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
 
9.
Alex Kidd in Miracle World (1986 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
 
10.
Shinobi (1987 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The Ninja children of the Iga clan were kidnapped by Zeed, a syndication of evil Ninjas and outlaws...
 
11.
Double Dragon (1987 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Martial arts siblings Billy and Jimmy Lee must battle a tough gang known as the Black Warriors in order to rescue Billy's girlfriend, Marian.
 
12.
Final Fight (1989 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Metro City is the most dangerous place in the world. Mayor Mike Haggar's daughter:"Jessica" is kidnapped by the Mad Gear gang. So it's up to Haggar, Cody, and Guy to rescue her.
 
13.
Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake (1990 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Solid Snake has retired from FOX-HOUND, but is called back to active duty to infiltrate the heavily armed nation "Zanzibar Land" and rescue a kidnapped inventor.
Director: Hideo Kojima
 
14.
Streets of Rage (1991 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A horizontal side-scrolling beat-em-up. You fight your way through hordes of enemies, collecting weapons along the way.
 
15.
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (1992 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Sonic the Hedgehog teams up with Miles "Tails" Prower to stop Dr. Eggman from taking over the world with his new space fortress, the Death Egg.
Director: Masaharu Yoshii
 
16.
Secret of Mana (1993 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
Director: Kôichi Ishii
 
17.
Lunar: Eternal Blue (1994 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
When long-time friends Hiro and Ruby discover a strange visitor from another world, they find themselves...
 
18.
Chrono Trigger (1995 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  
Crono, a young boy, is thrust to adventure by destiny to destroy an oncoming threat that will destroy the world in 1999.
 
19.
Resident Evil (1996 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  
Something bizarre is happening in Raccoon City. People are being eaten with no clue why. S.T.A.R.S....
 
20.
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.
 
21.
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.
 
22.
Shenmue (1999 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.6/10 X  
Ryo, a respected Japanese student sees his father killed in front of his own eyes. He sets out to find the man in charge of his fathers death and the mystery of who and why?
Director: Yu Suzuki
 
23.
WWF SmackDown! (2000 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
 
24.
Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty (2001 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  
Two years after the death of Solid Snake, a rookie FOX-HOUND agent, on his first mission, infiltrates an offshore decontamination facility to rescue the President.
Director: Hideo Kojima
 
25.
Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance (2002 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  
A remake of Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty; adding VR missions, 5 Short-Story missions with Snake at the helm, "Skater Mode" and more.
Director: Hideo Kojima
 
26.
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2003 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
A young prince with expert fighting skills acquires the Dagger of Time, and unknowingly releases the powerful Sands of Time with it. Now he is trapped in a palace with sand creatures and most undo the unfortunate deed he has done.
 
27.
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
 
28.
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.
 
29.
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (2006 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
Link, a young man from a small farming village, finds Hyrule is being consumed by an otherworldly twilight. Guided by a strange pixie named Midna, he endeavors to return light to the land and confront the usurper king Zant.
Director: Eiji Aonuma
 
30.
Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII (2007 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
This game appears to take place around the events of Nibelheim outlined in Last Order: Final Fantasy VII.
Director: Hajime Tabata
 
31.
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (2008 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.6/10 X  
"MGS4" brings a totally new concept and situation, resulting in the toughest "Metal Gear" infiltration mission ever devised. The game is set after the events of "MGS2" and players will reprise the role of top secret agent Solid Snake.
Director: Hideo Kojima
 
32.
Resident Evil 5 (2009 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 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.
 
33.
Vanquish (2010 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In the near future, Sam Gideon and a team of soldiers are hired by the president of the United States to recover a space station that's been taken over by a Russian ultra nationalist.
 
34.
Catherine (2011 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Vincent Brooks, who is being pressured into marriage by his current girlfriend, is plunged into a surreal nightmare world every time he falls asleep after having an affair with a mysterious girl named, Catherine.
 
35.
Dragon's Dogma (2012 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A dragon snatches away the heart from the chest on a warrior. Now, not dead, nor alive, the warrior must go on a quest to find the dragon and kill it to end the curse. However, there's much more at stake.