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Half Life 2: The Greatest Game ever made?

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According to PC Power Play, the greatest game ever is Half Life 2. I don't agree (although some of my fanboy friends do) and was wonderign waht you guys thought. On this same list though, Diablo II was #18, Warcraft 3 was #27, Starcraft was #14, Oblivion came #2, CS 1.6 was #65 and wait for it...Crysis was #5 and Oblivion was #2.

What a load of bullocks in my opinion. Overclock.net could publish a magazine way better than that! In the same issue they recommended an 9800GTX SLI set up with a QX9770 to play AoC at max. Useless worthless **** that contributes to the ignorance surrounding us.

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But seriously, they are right. HL2 is the best game ever. And once the FF mod is added... *drooool*
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I'm going to have to disagree and say Mass Effect.
That is all.

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Honeslty, HL2 was good, but best game ever? No, I'll gladly go back to Star Control 2 over it. (Classic DOS>most newer stuff.)
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Okay, I wasn't a HL2 fan and maybe it does deserve a top 10 spot. #1? Arguable. But ***BBQOMGWUT Crysis in number 5!? CoD4 was number 4 as well. I think these guys haven't been around long enough to rate em fairly.
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You will always get a large variance on where a game ranks, but it is so difficult to compare an RTS to a FPS. So i'd agree with probably the top 100 they have but in no particular order. The one i really don't like is Crysis. Sure it was a good game, but it didn't redefine anything as far as games go. like many of the others on the list. I probably would have put morrowind above Oblivion but thats just me.
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Edit:

Readers of the Australian games magazine PCPowerPlay have named their top 100 games of all time.

But here are the final 10:

10. World of Warcraft.

9. Team Fortress 2.

8. Battlefield 2.

7. Bioshock

6. Half-Life 1.

5. The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion.

4. Crysis.

3. Deus Ex 1.

2. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare.

1. Half Life 2
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Glad to see deus ex up there, but now i need to install it again and play!

I still think that most of these games are too new to be in top 10. Crysis, tf2, bf2 all should not be there. replace them with tfc, defined class based games where tf2 just redid and refined it, and bf1942, introduced an entirely new game play.
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Originally Posted by NrGx View Post
Edit:

Readers of the Australian games magazine PCPowerPlay have named their top 100 games of all time.

But here are the final 10:

10. World of Warcraft.

9. Team Fortress 2.

8. Battlefield 2.

7. Bioshock

6. Half-Life 1.

5. The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion.

4. Crysis.

3. Deus Ex 1.

2. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare.

1. Half Life 2
Agree with everything except WoW, wow goes into the crap pile (IMO).
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I'm going to have to disagree and say Mass Effect.
That is all.

-runs away-
Quoted for truth.
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