Favourite Video Games by Year

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1. Space Invaders (1978 Video Game)

Unrated | Action, Sci-Fi

The object of the game is to shoot the alien invaders and keep them off the ground.

Votes: 605

2. Galaxian (1979 Video Game)

Unrated | Action, Sci-Fi

Face waves of aliens descending on your spaceship and clear the screen to achieve victory.

Votes: 157

3. Pac-Man (1980 Video Game)

Not Rated | Action, Family, Fantasy

Navigate Pac-Man through a maze escaping ghosts and eating Pac-Dots.

Votes: 1,705

4. Donkey Kong (1981 Video Game)

Unrated | Action, Adventure, Family

Jumpman must save Pauline from the giant ape Donkey Kong.

Director: Shigeru Miyamoto

Votes: 1,501

5. Time Pilot (1982 Video Game)

Action, Sci-Fi

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Votes: 18

6. Mario Bros. (I) (1983 Video Game)

Unrated | Action, Family, Fantasy

Two plumber brothers, Mario and Luigi, come across unearthly creatures while searching sewer pipes, so they must do their job and clear the pipes.

Director: Shigeru Miyamoto

Votes: 1,123

7. Punch-Out!! (1983 Video Game)

Sport

Bronx kid Little Mac is trained by ex-boxer "Doc" Louis so he may gain a name for himself in the World Video Boxing Association, in hopes he can fight the legendary Mr. Dream.

Director: Genyo Takeda

Votes: 478

8. Space Harrier (1985 Video Game)

Action, Sci-Fi

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Votes: 92

9. Alex Kidd in Miracle World (1986 Video Game)

Adventure, Family, Fantasy

A young martial artist named Alex Kidd one day learns of a villain who has kidnapped his son and sets out on a quest to rescue him.

Votes: 113

10. Shinobi (1987 Video Game)

Unrated | Action, Fantasy

The Ninja children of the Iga clan were kidnapped by Zeed, a syndication of evil Ninjas and outlaws. Joe Musashi, a master of Ninjutsu amd other martial arts must penetrate single-handedly ... See full summary »

Votes: 153

11. Double Dragon (1987 Video Game)

Unrated | Action, Family, Fantasy

Martial arts siblings Billy and Jimmy Lee must battle a tough gang known as the Black Warriors in order to rescue Billy's girlfriend, Marian.

Directors: Yoshihisa Kishimoto, Shinichi Saitou

Votes: 1,124

12. Final Fight (1989 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Crime

Metro City is the most dangerous place in the world. Mayor Mike Haggar's daughter:"Jessica" is kidnapped by the Mad Gear gang. So it's up to Haggar, Cody, and Guy to rescue her.

Directors: Akira Nishitani, Akira Yasuda

Votes: 384

13. Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake (1990 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Thriller

Solid Snake has retired from FOX-HOUND, but is called back to active duty to infiltrate the heavily armed nation "Zanzibar Land" and rescue a kidnapped inventor.

Director: Hideo Kojima

Votes: 965

14. Streets of Rage (1991 Video Game)

Unrated | Action, Adventure, Crime

A horizontal side-scrolling beat-em-up. You fight your way through hordes of enemies, collecting weapons along the way.

Directors: Hiroaki Chino, Hiroshi Momota

Votes: 827

15. Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (I) (1992 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Family

Sega Genesis version of Sonic the Hedgehog 2. Sonic teams up with Miles "Tails" Prower to stop Dr. Robotnik from taking over the world with his new space fortress, the Death Egg.

Director: Masaharu Yoshii

Votes: 2,034

16. Secret of Mana (1993 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Drama

The story of a boy who pulls out a rusty sword and is banished from Potos. He meets a girl and a Sprite. Together, they journey to gather 8 Mana seeds to save the Mana tree and stop Thanatos and his empire from taking over the world.

Director: Kôichi Ishii

Votes: 511

17. Lunar: Eternal Blue (1994 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Comedy

When long-time friends Hiro and Ruby discover a strange visitor from another world, they find themselves on a long journey to find the goddess Althena and stop the mad godlike Zophar from ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Ireland | Stars: Hikaru Midorikawa, Chisa Yokoyama, Kumiko Nishihara, Aya Hisakawa

Votes: 120

18. Chrono Trigger (1995 Video Game)

Action, Family, Fantasy

Crono, a young boy, is thrust to adventure by destiny to destroy an oncoming threat that will destroy the world in 1999.

Directors: Yoshinori Kitase, Akihiko Matsui, Takashi Tokita, Nao Ito

Votes: 2,444

19. Resident Evil (1996 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Horror

The RPD are investigating strange cannibalized corpses on the outskirts of the city. The Alpha squad, Jill and Chris, are sent to locate missing team members. While there mutated dogs cause them to flee into a supposedly abandoned mansion.

Directors: Shinji Mikami, Mitsuhisa Hosoki | Stars: Charlie Kraslavsky, Inezh, Greg Smith, Linda

Votes: 4,594

20. Final Fantasy VII (1997 Video Game)

T | Adventure, Drama, Family

A former soldier from an evil company joins a mercenary clan to fight the company he once served.

Directors: Yoshinori Kitase, Yasushi Matsumura, Masato Yagi

Votes: 8,370

21. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (1998 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Family

A young Hylian boy discovers that his destiny is to free the Seven Sages and save the land of Hyrule from the treacherous sorcerer Ganondorf.

Directors: Eiji Aonuma, Yoichi Yamada, Yoshiaki Koizumi, Shigeru Miyamoto, Tôru Ôsawa | Stars: Nobuyuki Hiyama, Fujiko Takimoto, Jun Mizusawa, Takashi Nagasako

Votes: 7,778

22. Shenmue (1999 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Crime

Ryo, a respected Japanese student sees his father killed in front of his own eyes. He sets out to find the man in charge of his fathers death and the mystery of who and why?

Directors: Keiji Okayasu, Yu Suzuki | Stars: Hiroshi Fujioka, Masaya Matsukaze, Corey Marshall, Robert Jefferson

Votes: 1,000

23. WWF SmackDown! (2000 Video Game)

T | Action

The first WWF game on the PlayStation to be published by THQ, SmackDown! marked the start of a long running series of WWE video games from THQ, then continued by 2K Sports and rebranded as WWE 2K.

Director: Toshihiko Kitazawa | Star: Danny Gimondo

Votes: 239

24. Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty (2001 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Drama

Two years after the death of Solid Snake, a rookie FOX-HOUND agent, on his first mission, infiltrates an offshore decontamination facility to rescue the President.

Director: Hideo Kojima | Stars: David Hayter, Quinton Flynn, Christopher Randolph, Lara Cody

Votes: 7,466

25. Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance (2002 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Drama

A remake of Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty (2001); adding VR missions, 5 Short-Story missions with Snake at the helm, "Skater Mode" and more.

Director: Hideo Kojima | Stars: David Hayter, Quinton Flynn, Christopher Randolph, Lara Cody

Votes: 1,905

26. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2003 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Family

A young prince with expert fighting skills acquires the Dagger of Time, and unknowingly releases the powerful Sands of Time with it. Now he is trapped in a palace with sand creatures and must undo the unfortunate deed he has done.

Director: Patrice Désilets | Stars: Yuri Lowenthal, Joanna Wasick, Barry Dennen, William Frederick Knight

Votes: 4,331

27. Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (2004 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Crime

In 1964, a U.S. government operative codenamed "Snake" must infiltrate mountainous Soviet territory to rescue a scientist building a weapon of terrible power.

Director: Hideo Kojima | Stars: David Hayter, Suzetta Miñet, Jim Piddock, Heather Halley

Votes: 8,870

28. Resident Evil 4 (2005 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Horror

Six years after the events in Raccoon City, Leon Kennedy, now a federal agent, is sent to a rural part of Spain to rescue the U.S. President's kidnapped daughter, Ashley Graham from a sinister cult.

Directors: Kuniomi Matsushita, Shinji Mikami | Stars: Paul Mercier, Carolyn Lawrence, Rino Romano, Salli Saffioti

Votes: 9,965

29. The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (2006 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Crime

Link, a young man from a small farming village, finds Hyrule is being consumed by an otherworldly twilight. Guided by a strange pixie named Midna, he endeavors to return light to the land and confront the usurper king Zant.

Director: Eiji Aonuma | Stars: Akira Sasanuma, Akiko Kômoto, Hironori Miyata, Junji Kitajima

Votes: 4,188

30. Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII (2007 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Taking place around the events of Nibelheim outlined in Last Order: Final Fantasy VII (2005), Crisis Core focuses on Zack Fair, a member of the paramilitary organization SOLDIER, who is assigned to look for the missing soldier Genesis Rhapsodos.

Director: Hajime Tabata | Stars: Rick Gomez, Andrea Bowen, Steve Burton, Stefan Marks

Votes: 1,083

31. Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (2008 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Crime

When the nations of the world rely upon private military companies to fight their battles for them, renegade Liquid Ocelot emerges as the head of a potent coalition of mercenary powers. Solid Snake returns to save the world once again.

Director: Hideo Kojima | Stars: David Hayter, Josh Keaton, Peter Lurie, Paul Eiding

Votes: 9,554

32. Resident Evil 5 (2009 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Drama

Sent in by the BSAA, Chris Redfield has a new mission. It takes him into South Africa where he encounters a new horror and relives an old past.

Directors: Yasuhiro Anpo, Kenichi Ueda | Stars: Roger Craig Smith, Eva La Dare, D.C. Douglas, Patricia Ja Lee

Votes: 6,910

33. Vanquish (2010 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Drama

In the near future, Sam Gideon and a team of soldiers are hired by the president of the United States to recover a space station that's been taken over by a Russian ultra nationalist.

Directors: Shinji Mikami, Olivier Deslandes, Orine Fukushima, Scott Martin Gershin, Michael Hülsmann, Guillermo Reinlein, Alessandro Ricci, Shinobu Shindo, Chris Southall, Mitsuru Toda | Stars: Ken'ichirô Matsuda, Chieko Honda, Teruyuki Tanzawa, Hitoshi Bifu

Votes: 518

34. Catherine (2011 Video Game)

M | Action, Fantasy, Horror

Vincent Brooks, who is being pressured into marriage by his current girlfriend, is plunged into a surreal nightmare world every time he falls asleep after having an affair with a mysterious girl named, Catherine.

Director: Katsura Hashino | Stars: Kôichi Yamadera, Kotono Mitsuishi, Miyuki Sawashiro, Takehito Koyasu

Votes: 704

35. Dragon's Dogma (2012 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

A dragon snatches away the heart from the chest on a warrior. Now, not dead, nor alive, the warrior must go on a quest to find the dragon and kill it to end the curse. However, there's much more at stake.

Directors: Hideaki Itsuno, Kiyoshi Yamamoto | Stars: Troy Baker, Laura Bailey, Sergia Louise Anderson, JB Blanc

Votes: 449



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