John’s 50 Favorite Games of All Time (30-21)

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Posted August 7, 2014 by John Newby in Video Games

Behold! I have been tasked with creating a list of my 50 favorite games of all time.

Now, you should know that these are not the highest rated games. Instead, I have chosen the 50 games that have meant a lot to me for various reasons. You will probably have some issues with my choices (I will admit I chose some weird games), but that’s why they are mine. Trust me, I have my reasons for choosing these games.

With that in mind, let’s get this show on the road!

 

30) Assassins Creed II

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Ubisoft took the best parts of Assassins Creed, got rid of the terrible protagonist, and dropped a likable character in the middle of a more interesting locale. Also, Leonardo da Vinci was the coolest side character ever.

 

29) Mini Ninjas

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The creators of Hitman took a break and made a game about adorable ninjas. You can turn into a G*DD*MN Panda and mess stuff up!

 

28) Marvel Ultimate Alliance

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Ultimate Alliance combined the addictive multiplayer of Gauntlet with a great universe and an interesting story. Plus, you could unlock Blade in one of those grocery store claw machines.

 

27) Witcher 2: Assassin of Kings

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This RPG features one of the best stories in a game, as well as some of my favorite side characters ever.

 

26) Mass Effect 2

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Mass Effect 2 fulfilled that nerd fantasy of cruising around a new universe while destroying enemies and nailing crewmembers.

 

25) Rock and Roll Racing

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The vehicles were cool, the announcer was ultra-cheesy, and the MIDI versions of Black Sabbath were endlessly entertaining.

 

24) Call of Duty 2

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CallofDuty2Call of Duty 2 had a fantastic campaign with an even better multiplayer mode. Deathmatch on Tujane, Tunisia using only Shotguns is the recipe for entertainment.

 

23) Bioshock Infinite

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I loved all three Bioshock games, but Infinite is the only one I played multiple times. That A cappella version of Fortunate Son was great.

 

22) Borderlands 2

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Borderlands 2 fixed some of the issues from the first game, but I wasn’t in love with the new characters or playable classes. However, it was still Borderlands, so I put hundreds of hours into it. I did love the varied environments and the upgraded weapons.

 

21) Kingdom Hearts

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I couldn’t resist a game combining Final Fantasy with Disney. More importantly, I absolutely loved the combat style of Kingdom Hearts.


About the Author

John Newby

A random dude obsessed with coffee, blue heelers, and most nerdy things. Big fan of Star Wars, Borderlands, Arrow/Flash, and a whole lotta video games. The Saboteur is underrated, and Silverado is the best movie ever made.