The 25 Best Video Games Today

A list of the top 25 best video games on the market today in my own opinion.
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1.
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
“ FemShep all the way ” - directorsdaughtr
 
2.
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
 
3.
Mass Effect 3 (2012 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
Earth is under attack by a monstrous race of gigantic living ships known as the Reapers. Even if Commander Shepard could unite all surviving species in the universe, only a miracle could save them. Then again, Shepard did come back from the dead.
Director: Casey Hudson
 
4.
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (2011 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.3/10 X  
Treasure hunter Nathan Drake embarks on a quest in search of the Atlantis of the Sands while battling an ancient, sinister organization.
Director: Amy Hennig
 
5.
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (2009 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  
After being tracked down by Harry Flynn, Nathan Drake goes on a quest for Marco Polo' lost fleet. However when things take an unexpected turn for the worst, Drake must rely on those closest to him in order to find the Cintomani Stone.
 
6.
The Sims 3 (2009 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
In the Sims 1 & 2 you were in your house all day. But now, you can step out of your neighborhood for the first time ever in The Sims 3.
Director: Will Wright
“ The Sims 3: University is the best expansion. ” - directorsdaughtr
 
7.
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune (2007 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Treasure hunter Nathan Drake, embarks in the adventure of his life searching for the legendary treasure, El Dorado while fighting a group of mercenaries.
Director: Amy Hennig
 
8.
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.
 
9.
Grand Theft Auto V (2013 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.7/10 X  
Three very different criminals team-up for a series of daring, yet very profitable, heists in the corrupt city of Los Santos.
Director: Rod Edge
 
10.
Fable III (2010 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Your journey to rule the throne of Albion begins 50 years after the events of the last chapter, and you play as the child of your hero from Fable II.
 
11.
Worms 3D (2003 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
 
12.
Rock Band (2007 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Game about being awesome on an instrument.
“ Rock Band 3 is by far the best. ” - directorsdaughtr
 
13.
The Sims 2 (2004 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
The sequel to one of the most successful PC games of all-time: The Sims. In The Sims 2, players have a wide range of new options...
Director: Will Wright
“ The Sims 2: University is the best expansion. ” - directorsdaughtr
 
14.
Bully (2006 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
After being dropped off at Bullworth Academy; mischievous 15-year-old Jimmy Hopkins has to learn the...
 
15.
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  
After escaping execution, the last living Dragonborn must grow in strength and power to defeat the dragons that have once again begun to plague the land of Skyrim.
Director: Todd Howard
 
16.
Lego Harry Potter: Years 5-7 (2011 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Journey through the second part of the LEGO Harry Potter universe.
 
17.
Lego Harry Potter: Years 1-4 (2010 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Experience the first half of Harry Potter's school life in Lego form.
 
18.
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2002 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.3/10 X  
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.
 
19.
The Sims (2000 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
"The Sims" is a close up look at a family of Will Wright's critically acclaimed "Sim City" series. In...
Director: Will Wright
 
20.
Portal (2007 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
A test subject wakes up in a scientific facility controlled by a sadistic artificial intelligence and must escape with the help of the only instrument she has--a gun that makes portals.
 
21.
Pirates! (2004 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
 
22.
Civilization IV (2005 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
players start a civilization, develop it through the ages, interacting with neighboring civilization, hoping one day to eventually rule the world.
 
23.
Halo (2001 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
Super-soldier John-117, Master Chief of the United Nations Space Command, must battle a genocidal alien race known as the Covenant following his violent crash-landing on Halo, an ancient and mysterious ring-world.
Director: Joseph Staten
 
24.
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
 
25.
Heavy Rain (2010 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  
As a child goes missing, his father tirelessly works to rescue him, while a journalist, an FBI agent, and a private detective try to identify his kidnapper known only as the "Origami Killer".
Director: David Cage