100 Greatest Video Games

I spent the best part of year combining over 1300 lists to create a definitive list of the best video games ever created. For now I will be looking to complete the top 100 with room to increase the list once completed (should I ever complete it).

Interested in the whole list? Visit Play That Game and see where your favourite is.

Rank Name Year
1 Tetris 1985
2 Super Mario 64 1996
3 The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 1998
4 Doom 1993
5 Half-Life 2 2004
6 World of Warcraft 2004
7 Final Fantasy VII 1997
8 BioShock 2005
9 Metal Gear Solid  1998 
10 Resident Evil 4 2007
11 Super Mario Bros.  1985 
12 Deus Ex 2000
13  GoldenEye 007 1997
14 The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past 1991
15  Super Mario World 1991
16 Street Fighter II 1991
17 Half-Life 1998
18 Halo: Combat Evolved 2001
19 Chrono Trigger 1995
20 Portal 2007
21 Super Metroid 1994
22 Grand Theft Auto III 2001
23 Super Mario Bros. 3 1990
24 Red Dead Redemption 2010
25 Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare 2007
26 Mass Effect 2 2010
27 Starcraft 1998
28 Shadow of the Colossus 2005
29 The Legend of Zelda 1986
30 Metroid Prime 2002
31 The Last of Us 2013
32 Uncharted 2: Among Thieves 2009
33 Castlevania: Symphony of the Night 1997
34 Super Mario Kart 1992
35 Super Mario Galaxy 2007
36 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 2011
37 Minecraft 2011
38 Portal 2 2011
39 Final Fantasy VI 1994
40 Pac-Man 1980
41 Fallout 3 2008
42 Space Invaders 1978
43 Pokemon Red/Blue 1998
44 Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2003 
45 The Sims 2000
46  The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker 2002
47 Sid Meier’s Civilization 1991
48 Ico 2001
49 Resident Evil 1996
50 Diablo II 2000
51 Tomb Raider 1996
52 Donkey Kong 1981
53 Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater 2004
54 Pong 1972
55 Grand Theft Auto V 2013
56 Sonic the Hedgehog 1991
57 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas 2004
58 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City 2002
59 Team Fortress 2 2007
60 Baldur’s Gate II 2000
61 Silent Hill 2 2001
62 Dark Souls 2011
63  The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion 2006
64 Super Smash Bros. Melee 2001
65 Mass Effect 2007
66 Quake 1996
67  Grim Fandango 1998
68 Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time 2003
69 The Secret of Monkey Island 1990
70 Okami 2006
71 Counter-Strike 2001
72 Braid 2008
73 Wii Sports 2006
74 Batman: Arkham Asylum 2009
75 System Shock 2 1999
76 Grand Theft Auto IV 2008
77 SimCity 1989 
78  Mega Man 2 1989
79  Final Fantasy X 2001
80 The Walking Dead 2012
81 Journey 2012 
82 Punch-Out!! 1987
83 Yoshi’s Island  1995 
84 UFO: Enemy Unknown 1993 
85 God of War 2005
86 Super Mario Galaxy 2 2010
87  Diablo 1997
88  Halo 2 2004
89 Wolfenstein 3D 1992
90 Halo 3 2007
91 The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess 2006
92  Sid Meier’s Civilization IV 2005
93 The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 2000
94 Batman: Arkham City 2011
95 Sid Meier’s Civilization II 1996
96 Dune II 1992
97 Secret of Mana 1993
98 Gears of War 2006
99 Ms. Pac-Man 1981
100 Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness 1995

 

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