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FFX, BEST storyline and i loved the graphics.
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Skyrim. 296 hours in and I don't ever see an end in sight.
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Single player: Without a doubt S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Shadow of Chernobyl

Multiplayer: Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield
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best game i ever played?

well that one time with my ex, a few bottles of after shock a twister i tell you what i...........what. you mean pc game?

well thats easy age of empires 1. i still play it from time to time. so many memories
    
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HλLF-LIFE 2
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I posted this in June 2008 in another forum. I'll post it again here.


1. Master of Orion 2
Ever played a game that could make you stay up for an entire week without the use of narcotics. This is it folks. This game took the best of civilization 1, Simcity, and the original Master of Orion and stuck it all together. Producing what is hailed by serious 4x strategy players as the best strategy game of all time. This is a must have for any experienced gamer.

2. Doom
Killing the undead with a chainsaw... I think thats self explanatory.

3. The Elder scrolls 3 : Morrowind
Tired of RPG's that are linear and give you no real choice.. No way to really roleplay *hence the term RPG* the story... This is the game for you... 1500 hours after beating the main story line you can still find yourself searching the mountains or caves or even the ocean for new and exciting things to do. This is a must have for those that claim to love RPG's


4. Ultima Online
The first 3d mmorpg. Sure it had flaws.. But it was an MMORPG and has lead to many successful ripoffs.

5. Super Mario Brothers
One of the best console games of all time. from 4 years old to 75 Every person can get some sort of gratification out of Super Mario brothers. adding the yoshis and a few extra elements along with the beautiful colors made this a must have.

6. Rainbow six: Rogue Spear
FPS is a beat to death genre.. But in 1997 Rogue spear put it to the next level... With such detail as the type of ammo to the awesome mod collection... This game was intense and fast paced even for the 56k dialup era.. Hours of amusement.. And the singleplayer Campaign was tough.

7. Myst
A real adventure game for the inquisitive at heart. Myst takes you through time and space as it shows you how in depth an adventure/puzzle game came be. Resident Evil was almost a direct ripoff of this idea. Myst was as beautiful to look at as it was slow to load But It was worth it.

8. X-wing Versus Tie Fighter
This game put the best of CFS and star wars together.... Way ahead of its time... and probably a little too much for the computers of the day.. A remake of this is definitely overdue.. This game was everything the kids from the late 70s and early 80s wanted.. to fly a tie fighter or an x wing (and some of the other fighter/bombers too!!)

9. Grand Theft Auto 3 Vice City
Car Jacking, picking up prostitutes, beating up random people, and just causing citywide mayhem... I think this really doesnt need much more of an explanation.. GTA3 has saved the police departments world wide trillions in pent up aggression. Thankyou rockstar games Thankyou.

10. Total Annihilation
I know a lot of you were expecting to see Command and conquer or Warcraft 2 here... unfortunately total annihilation was so much better once you had it no C and C or WC game would fill the void... naval, ground, air, long range artillery. My first map game lasted 27 hours. The modding was excellent.. This game is still so popular there is an open liscence project full release. And its got even better graphics than the first one.


Games of note that didnt make the list
Xcom UFO defense
Simcity 2000
Civilization 4
Star Fox
Grand Turismo
NBA Jams
Madden Football
Asteroids
Galaga
Diablo
Ogame
Goldeneye
Zelda The Ocarina of Time
 
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I feel the same way. Too many great games over the years to really compare. But there would be more older games than newer games on the list. They just don't make them like they used to. wink.gif
With 30 years of gaming you have me beat. I didn't think it was possible, haha! I believe I started gaming in 1984. So like 28 years.
Atari... oh man! Would probably have to be Joust for me, or maybe Pitfall, or maybe Donkey Kong. I played well over 100 games on Atari but I don't remember River Raid for the life of me. I remember having towers of black game cases stacked up. That doesn't mean much though. I can't remember half of the games I played on that system. Too many years ago.

For your nostalgiac pleasure. River Raid. Back when Activision was awesome.
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Football Manager Series for sure

Pirated every year between 1995-2000
bought the game every year from 2000 to present
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half life 2
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I am currently knee deep in X3: Reunion. It has to be one of the better space sims I have ever played. It's complexity is very comparable to EVE.

I have EVE, X3:Reunion and X3:Terran Conflict. I don't play them anymore. But they are the best space sims available imo. The only thing that killed the game experience with X3 to me is that "out of sector" battles are not "live" battles. They are like dice rolls every 30 seconds or something like that. So your tough as nail battleships can get beat down by ships that normally wouldn't put a dent in them if you were in sector with it while the battle was happening.

That's the only aspect of the game that I didn't like. I'd like to be on the other side of the universe with half of my army while my other half is plowing through the other side unattended. But this problem doesn't really show itself early in the game since you are pretty much alone and stick close to whatever army you have managed to muster. It's late game that you'll start seeing the side effects of it. Overall, still a great game though. Even better if you use a controller for piloting. wink.gif
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