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Mass Effect trilogy
Dragon Age Origins
Gears of War 2
Dark Souls
Alan Wake

Edit: Shit, I forgot Red Dead lol

Too many great games last gen

Last edited by Angelus - on 06 June 2018

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Mario Kart Wii
GTA V
Batman Akrham Asylum
Ratchet & Clank: Crack in Time
Dragon Age: Inquisition (Ok I played the ps4 version... but....)



LTD: PS4 - 125m, Switch - 110m, XBO - 51m

2020: PS4 - 9m, Switch - 22.5m, XBO - 2.5m, PS5 - 4.5m, XBX - 2.8m

1 - The Last Of Us
2 - Red Dead Redemption
3 - Uncharted 2
4 - Elder Scrolls: Skyrim
5 - GTAV



In alphabetical order:

Alan Wake - Overall, it was a very solid experience with some nice atmosphere and writing.

Assassin's Creed - Gameplay-wise, the first one in this series is battling only with Unity for the worst place, but the atmosphere and setting... Almost no other game in the series has come even close. Unity came close in some regards but butchered the experience with some horrible gameplay designs. Origins comes quite close, but doesn't quite match this one. The first Assassin's Creed gets a place on my list almost solely because of its atmosphere and setting. Whereas the later games in the series have mostly been more lighthearted, I loved the first game's more serious tone. I still wish the other games had more of that.

BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger - I'm not a fan of fighting games, yet the first BlazBlue was one of my most pleasant gaming experiences ever. I'm not even sure what it is that got me. I suspect it's a combination of gameplay, graphics, characters, and story.

Journey - This games deserves almost all the praise it gets. There isn't much more to say about it.

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves - Strictly speaking, the first one impressed me more due to novelty, but Among Thieves just improves everything - and most importantly, it has better story and it's way more diverse. I think it's the most balanced game in the series, and it's also my favourite game in the series.

Skyrim kind of deserves a place on my list but I probably can't enjoy it very much without mods, so that excludes the console versions. I also though about Red Dead Redemption, but I was late to the party and it didn't really hit me that hard despite me ending up liking it quite a bit. It's possible I would've enjoyed it more had I played it earlier but I didn't, and then there's the shooting part that I mostly loathe on consoles (says the guy with Uncharted on his list). Then there's other PC games that would definitely get a spot on my list, but they're PC games.

Last edited by Zkuq - on 06 June 2018

1. Dark Souls
2. Demon's Souls
3. God of War 3
4. Red Dead Redemption
5. Batman: Arkham City



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I don't see what's the point of excluding the DS and PSP but whatever

1. Xenoblade Chronicles
2. Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
3. Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
4. Super Mario Galaxy 2
5. Ni no kuni: Wrath of the White Witch



difficult off the top of my head, but looking at some things here:

Xenoblade Chronicles
Fire emblem: Radiant dawn
Fallout 3
Tales of Vesperia
Mass effect trilogy

With this said, the Wii U should be considered part of that gen aswell and i'd add:
Xenoblade X

Last edited by Nem - on 10 June 2018

5 - Sonic Colors
4 - Super Mario Galaxy 2
3 - Dead Space 2
2 - Super Smash Bros. Brawl
1 - Alan Wake



In no particular order

Nier
Mass Effect Trilogy
Dragon age Origins
Dragons Dogma
Demons Souls

Though there are a bunch of other games I'd consider for the top 5 as well.



Fallout: New Vegas
Red Dead Redemption
Borderlands 2
Gears of War 2
Assassin's Creed II