greatest ever video games yet played

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1. Grand Theft Auto IV (2008 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Comedy

9.0
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Niko Bellic comes to Liberty City, America to live the good life, but ends up having to assist his dangerously indebted cousin Roman with his financial troubles, by any (mostly illegal) means necessary.

Directors: Rod Edge, John Zurhellen | Stars: Michael Hollick, Jason Zumwalt, Timothy Adams, Moti Margolin

Votes: 25,875

what makes this better than the last instalment to the series is the environmental destruction chaos and tons of ways that you can piss off the cops with because there is nothing better than a good old fashioned chase between you and the cops where you can use the city as your equipment and weapons such as stunt jumps gasoline tanks fuel trucks open roads alleys side streets and pavements or break the window and shoot out the tires or the driver !

2. Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2002 Video Game)

M | Action, Comedy, Crime

9.3
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After being released from jail, Tommy Vercetti left Liberty City for Vice City, a city overrun by the mob. Now, Tommy is out to make Vice City his home.

Director: Navid Khonsari | Stars: Ray Liotta, William Fichtner, Tom Sizemore, Dennis Hopper

Votes: 17,646

3. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Comedy

9.4
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A family tragedy prompts gangster Carl "CJ" Johnson 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.

Director: Navid Khonsari | Stars: Young Maylay, Faizon Love, Yolanda Whittaker, Clifton Powell

Votes: 27,349

4. Grand Theft Auto III (2001 Video Game)

M | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.8
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A young bank robber escapes from police custody and works his way up through the mafia ladder of crime-ridden Liberty City, USA.

Director: Navid Khonsari | Stars: Frank Vincent, Joe Pantoliano, Michael Madsen, Michael Rapaport

Votes: 11,213

5. Batman: Arkham City (2011 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Crime

9.5
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When part of Gotham is turned into a private reserve for criminals known as Arkham City, all hell is sure to break loose, and the Dark Knight is the only one who can stop it.

Director: Sefton Hill | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill, David Kaye, Carlos Alazraqui

Votes: 20,981

6. Batman: Arkham Asylum (2009 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Crime

9.3
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You control Batman as he fights to subdue The Joker and his fellows when they seize control of the Arkham Island.

Directors: Sefton Hill, Paul Boulden | Stars: Mark Hamill, Kevin Conroy, Arleen Sorkin, Tom Kane

Votes: 18,493

7. The Matrix: Path of Neo (2005 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.5
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Play as Neo and battle your way through familiar fights and situations from the Matrix trilogy. Every choice has a consequence. From the Wachowski Brothers.

Directors: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski | Stars: Mary Alice, Julian Arahanga, David Aston, Helmut Bakaitis

Votes: 1,053

8. Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2005 Video Game)

Action, Crime

8.7
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A lone street racer must use his talents to rise to the top of the Blacklist, comprised of the 15 most elite drivers in the city of Rockport.

Directors: Dave 'Foots' Footman, Scott Henshaw | Stars: Paul Dzenkiw, Josie Maran, Dean McKenzie, Derek Hamilton

Votes: 4,612

9. Max Payne (2001 Video Game)

M | Action, Crime, Drama

9.3
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A troubled NYPD cop is framed for murder and finds himself being hunted by the police, the mob, and a ruthless corporation.

Stars: James McCaffrey, Haviland Morris, Chris Phillips, Jane Gennaro

Votes: 11,148

10. Max Payne 3 (2012 Video Game)

M | Action, Crime, Drama

8.8
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The ex-cop turned private security guard for a wealthy family in Sao Paulo, Brazil finds himself thrown into a new deadly conflict.

Directors: Rod Edge, Sergei Kuprejanov | Stars: James McCaffrey, Julian Rebolledo, Frank Rodriguez, Benedita Pereira

Votes: 7,420

11. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (2007 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Thriller

9.1
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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 | Stars: Billy Murray, Craig Fairbrass, David Sobolov, Mark Grigsby

Votes: 16,526

12. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2009 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, War

8.8
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A massacre at a Russian airport leads to a war between Russia and the United States. Meanwhile, a Task Force is sent to find the perpetrators and bring the bloodshed to an end.

Director: Jason West | Stars: Lance Henriksen, Keith David, Barry Pepper, Kevin McKidd

Votes: 17,044

13. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (2011 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, War

8.1
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The Russian Federation continues its invasion of the U.S., as well as Europe, including England, France and Germany.

Stars: Billy Murray, Bruce Greenwood, Idris Elba, Kevin McKidd

Votes: 13,513

14. Batman Begins (2005 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.2
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You play as Batman and unleash your terror into the heart of criminals battling against foes such as Dr. Crane/Scarecrow, Ras Al Ghul and Carmine Falcone.

Stars: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes

Votes: 11,030

15. Black (2006 Video Game)

M | Action, Crime, Drama

8.3
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Black Ops soldier Sgt. Jack Kellar gets interrogated about his actions in the previous four days towards an international weapons-dealing terrorist organization known as "Seventh Wave."

Director: Alexander Ward | Stars: Jackie Gonneau, Martin Papazian, Paul Pape, Cree Summer

Votes: 561

16. Red Faction (2001 Video Game)

M | Action, Sci-Fi

7.8
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Rebels band together to bring down a power-hungry corporation controlling the world government with a violent iron-fist.

Stars: Dale Inghram, Loredo Sheperd, Susan Messing, Ilyssa Fradin

Votes: 518

17. Red Faction Guerrilla (2009 Video Game)

M | Action, Sci-Fi

7.5
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Play as Alec Mason and the rebellious Red a faction to take back Mars.

Directors: Keith Arem, Colin J. Hodges, Michael McCormick, Robert Taylor | Stars: Troy Baker, Kari Wahlgren, Michael McConnohie, Tom Virtue

Votes: 729

18. Infamous 2 (2011 Video Game)

T | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.5
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After the Beast destroys Empire City, Cole MacGrath flees to the city of New Marais to search for a scientist, who could upgrade his powers.

Directors: Nate Fox, Sean Stanek | Stars: Eric Ladin, Caleb Moody, Dawn Olivieri, Michael Ensign

Votes: 2,085

19. WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 2008 (2007 Video Game)

T | Short, Action

7.3
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Wrestle with the 2008 roster.

Stars: Joshua David Brown, Ken Anderson, Steve Austin, Scott Barrows

Votes: 457

20. Resistance: Fall of Man (2006 Video Game)

M | Action, Sci-Fi

8.2
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Sergeant Nathan Hale along with the human resistance forces attempt to drive a mysterious alien-like invasion out of Britain.

Director: Brian Hastings | Stars: Cornelia Hayes O'Herlihy, Peter Jessop, David Kaye, Jonny Rees

Votes: 1,298

21. Fracture (2008 Video Game)

T | Action, Sci-Fi

6.5
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Add a Plot

Director: Darragh O'Farrell | Stars: Will Beckman, Brian Bloom, Noah James Butler, Miguel Angel Caballero

Votes: 39

22. Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction (2007 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.6
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Ratchet and clank find their home world attacked by the infamous emperor Tachyon and must go on the run while trying to find the other lombaxes.

Director: Brian Allgeier | Stars: James Arnold Taylor, David Kaye, Jim Ward, Andy Morris

Votes: 842

23. Star Wars: Battlefront II (2005 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.8
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Play as the foot soldier of the galaxy's greatest factions and wage war across countless planets.

Director: Eric 'Giz' Gewirtz | Stars: Bob Bergen, Christina Rumbley, Corey Burton, David Boat

Votes: 4,648

24. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (2008 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.1
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Darth Vader's secret apprentice, codenamed Starkiller, is trained in the Dark Side to defeat the enemies of the Empire, but must find his own path when his master betrays him.

Directors: Haden Blackman, Steve Stamatiadis, Darragh O'Farrell, Martin Stoltz | Stars: Sam Witwer, Nathalie Cox, Cully Fredricksen, David W. Collins

Votes: 5,146

25. Far Cry 2 (2008 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.0
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A mercenary is hired to travel to an African country to eliminate a notorious arms dealer called, The Jackal, only to be caught in the crossfire of a civil war.

Stars: Dwayne Hill, Andy Marshall, Bayo Akinfemi, Carlos Diaz

Votes: 2,717

26. Gears of War (2006 Video Game)

M | Action, Sci-Fi

8.7
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Mankind's epic struggle for survival against a dominating Locust Horde, a nightmarish race of creatures that surface from the planet's vortex.

Stars: John DiMaggio, Carlos Ferro, Lester Speight, Fred Tatasciore

Votes: 6,967

27. Spider-Man 3 (2007 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.7
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Spider-Man is back to save the city with his usual hero work, only this time he bonds with an alien substance known as symbiote which turns his hero days and personal life into something ugly.

Director: Margaret Tang | Stars: Tobey Maguire, James Franco, Topher Grace, Thomas Haden Church

Votes: 2,349

28. Stranglehold (2007 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.1
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A third-person video game set in Hong Kong and Chicago where a tough cop battles the mob.

Directors: John Woo, Martin Stoltz | Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Rio Ahn, Henry Milton Chu, Jeremy Dunn

Votes: 1,545

29. Just Cause 2 (2010 Video Game)

Action

7.6
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Rico Rodriguez, a CIA agent, travels to the infamous and beautiful island of Panau and joins various tribes bent on destroying each other. What follows is a story of politics, greed and exploration throughout the huge open world of Panau.

Stars: Jason Chan, Jules de Jongh, Paul Courtenay Hyu, Junix Inocian

Votes: 1,998

30. Burnout 3: Takedown (2004 Video Game)

T | Sport

8.3
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From what I've played, it's basically just a racer where you smash stuff. And yes, it does make gran tourismo look like a leisurely drive with a grandparent behind the wheel of an old Mercedes

Director: Alexander Ward

Votes: 612

31. Fallout 3 (2008 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

9.2
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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 | Stars: Liam Neeson, Malcolm McDowell, Ron Perlman, Odette Annable

Votes: 14,562

32. Gran Turismo 5 (2010 Video Game)

Sport

8.3
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Gran Turismo 5 marks the first entry in the series with online races with support for up to 16 players. Over 1,000 cars, 26 different locations, and 71 tracks. Rally Championship, and night racing returns, and a damage model is introduced.

Stars: Jeff Gordon, Tony Jardine, Sebastien Loeb, Bob Reid

Votes: 603

33. GoldenEye 007 (1997 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Thriller

9.2
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James Bond must track down agent-turned-terrorist Alec Trevelyan to stop the launch of a powerful satellite. Play the game that set the stage for the First-person shooter genre on the console.

Director: Martin Hollis | Stars: Kevin Bayliss, Ken Lobb

Votes: 4,292

34. Saints Row 2 (2008 Video Game)

M | Action, Crime

8.1
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Several new upstart gangs have been able to sweep in and make their mark on Stilwater. As leader of the Saints, you'll have to do whatever it takes to protect the members of your gang from ... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Carrigan | Stars: Brian Tee, Daniel Dae Kim, Eliza Dushku, Jaime Pressly

Votes: 2,269

35. The House of the Dead: Overkill (2009 Video Game)

M | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.4
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Special Agent G -- is given his first assignment fresh out of the AMS academy. Teamed up with hard-boiled Detective Washington, they are sent to investigate stories of mysterious ... See full summary »

Stars: Will Sierra, Sora Connor, Anthony Aroya, Armand St. Juste

Votes: 124

36. The Godfather (2006 Video Game)

M | Action, Crime, Drama

8.4
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Set in New York from 1945-1955, Players will join the Corleone family as "soliders" and work their way up the ranks through loyalty, fear, and any number of illegal activities. The goal is to become Don of your own mafia family.

Director: Peter Mitchell Rubin | Stars: Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, James Caan, Abe Vigoda

Votes: 2,924

37. The Godfather II (2009 Video Game)

M | Action, Crime, Drama

7.6
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A video game in which players control a new member of the Corleone crime family who is rising through the ranks.

Directors: Steve Coallier, Don Regan, John Salera | Stars: Chris Cox, Robert Duvall, Carlos Ferro, Calum Grant

Votes: 872

38. Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven (2002 Video Game)

M | Action, Crime, Drama

9.3
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You play a 1930s mobster as you act out your confession of your rise in the ranks of organized crime.

Director: Daniel Vávra | Stars: Michael Sorvino, William DeMeo, George DiCenzo, Matt Servitto

Votes: 4,069

39. Mafia II (2010 Video Game)

M | Action, Crime, Drama

8.5
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The chronicles of Vito Scalletta, a young Italian immigrant who joins the Italian mafia, but soon gets in over his head when illegal drug dealing and deception take place.

Stars: Rick Pasqualone, Robert Costanzo, Ray Iannicelli, Roger Rose

Votes: 6,624

40. Transformers: The Game (2007 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.8
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This game consists of decepticons flying and autobots rolling out.

Director: Jon Burton | Stars: Peter Cullen, Mark Ryan, Andrew Kishino, Daniel Ross

Votes: 735

41. Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.0
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The Autobots hunt what scraps of Decepticons remain around the Earth, and make a deadly discovery that revives an ancient Decepticon menace known as Shockwave.

Director: Sean Miller | Stars: Peter Cullen, Fred Tatasciore, Steve Blum, Isaac C. Singleton Jr.

Votes: 158

42. Bionic Commando (2009 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.6
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Time has not been kind to Spencer: 10 years after his heroic defeat of the Imperials, he has been betrayed by the government he swore to serve, imprisoned for crimes he didn't commit, and ... See full summary »

Director: Lars Bonde | Stars: Mike Patton, Steve Blum, Gabrielle Carteris, Robert Pine

Votes: 154

43. Turok (2008 Video Game)

M | Action

7.2
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Former Black Ops commando Joseph Turok's ship is shot down during a mission to hunt down a war criminal.Turok and the rest of his squad are scattered across an alien planet inhabited by ... See full summary »

Director: Josh Holmes | Stars: Gregory Cruz, Ron Perlman, Timothy Olyphant, Powers Boothe

Votes: 623

44. Jurassic Park: Operation Genesis (2003 Video Game)

Action, Adventure

8.6
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Jurassic Park: Operation Genesis is a construction and management simulation video game based on the Jurassic Park series and released for Windows, Xbox, and PlayStation 2.

Stars: Christopher Kirby, Marcella Russo, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell

Votes: 217

45. Transformers Animated: The Game (2008 Video Game)

E | Action

7.4
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The courageous Autobots race to stop another Decepticon world domination plan.

Stars: Jeff Bennett, Corey Burton, Lance Henriksen, David Kaye

Votes: 31