Each decade is represented by up to 30 games that originally released during that timeline. All games are taken from the top 1,000 games given by those who participated in the voting event.

30 Duck Hunt 1985
29 StarQuake 1985
28 The Revenge of Shinobi
1989
27 Knightmare 2: The Maze of Galious 1987
26 Puzznic 1989
25 Golden Axe 1989
24 Ikari Warriors 1986
23 Bomb Jack 1984
22 Prince of Persia 1989
21 Penguin Adventure 1987
20 SimCity 1989
19 Super Mario Bros. 2 1988
18 Balloon Fight 1986
17 Bomberman 1984
16 Splatterhouse 1989
15 Ice Hockey 1988
14 DuckTales 1989
13 Super C 1988
12 Super Mario Land 1989
11 Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! 1987
10 Contra 1988
9 Zelda II: The Adventure of Link 1988
8 Mega Man 1987
7 Earthbound Beginnings 1989
6 Castlevania 1987
5 Metroid
1987
4 The Legend of Zelda
1987
3 Tetris 1989
2 Mega Man 2 1989
1 Super Mario Bros. 1985

30 Resident Evil 2 1998
29 The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening 1993
28 Castlevania: Symphony of the Night 1997
27 Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest 1995
26 Super Smash Bros. 1999
25 Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back 1997
24 Final Fantasy IV 1991
23 Donkey Kong Country 1994
22 Resident Evil 1996
21 StarCraft 1998
20 Yoshi's Island: Super Mario World 2 1995
19 Banjo-Kazooie 1998
18 Sonic the Hedgehog 2 1992
17 Sonic 3 & Knuckles 1994
16 Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings 1999
15 GoldenEye 007 1997
14 Earthbound 1994
13 Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped 1998
12 Mario Kart 64 1997
11 Final Fantasy VI 1994
10 Final Fantasy VII 1997
9 Metal Gear Solid 1998
8 Pokemon Red/Blue/Yellow 1998
7 Super Metroid 1994
6 Super Mario Bros. 3 1990
5 Chrono Trigger 1995
4 The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
1992
3 Super Mario 64 1996
2 Super Mario World 1991
1 The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
1998

30 Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots 2008
29 Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
2007
28 Halo 2 2004
27 Metroid Prime 3: Corruption 2007
26 Halo: Combat Evolved 2001
25 Okami 2006
24 Paper Mario 2001
23 Halo 3 2007
22 Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time 2009
21 Assassin's Creed II 2009
20 Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 2008
19 Half-Life 2 2004
18 Shadow of the Colossus 2005
17 Bioshock 2007
16 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas 2004
15 Pokemon Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald 2003
14 Super Smash Bros. Brawl 2008
13 Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater 2004
12 Final Fantasy X 2001
11 Final Fantasy IX 2000
10 Metroid Prime 2002
9 Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door 2004
8 The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask
2000
7 The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
2006
6 Super Smash Bros. Melee 2001
5 Pokemon Gold/Silver/Crystal 2000
4 Uncharted 2: Among Thieves 2009
3 The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
2003
2 Resident Evil 4 2005
1 Super Mario Galaxy 2007

30 Bloodborne 2015
29 Rayman Legends 2013
28 Bayonetta 2010
27 Sid Meier's Civilization V 2010
26 Mass Effect 3 2012
25 Pikmin 3 2013
24 Pokemon Black/White 2010
23 Dark Souls 2011
22 Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception 2011
21 MineCraft 2011
20 Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze 2014
19 Batman: Arkham City 2011
18 Bioshock Infinite 2013
17 Bayonetta 2 2014
16 Pokemon X/Y 2013
15 Splatoon 2015
14 Grand Theft Auto V 2013
13 Red Dead Redemption 2010
12 Mass Effect 2 2010
11 Portal 2 2011
10 Fire Emblem: Awakening 2013
9 XenoBlade Chronicles 2011
8 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 2011
7 The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
2011
6 The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds
2013
5 Super Mario 3D World 2013
4 Super Mario Galaxy 2 2010
3 The Last of Us
2013
2 Mario Kart 8 2014
1 Super Smash Bros. For Wii U/3DS 2014