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The best games ever

We have dug us into the archives of computer game history and dig it for you forth: The best games that you should just hear times. The fact that we forgot a title that one time or another, is only human. With your help, but we follow the approach to make the list as detailed and complete as possible. so do not be shy you drain your mustard in the comments.

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1 The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (short TLoZ: Ocarina or Ocarina ; jap. ゼルダの伝説時のオカリナ, Zeruda no Densetsu: Toki no Ocarina , literally: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time ) is a video game from Japanese game developers and game console manufacturers Nintendo . It is the genre action adventure or action RPG allocated and released in 1998 as the fifth part of The-Legend-of-Zelda series for the Nintendo 64 console. The title is the first part of the series with 3D graphic.

The player assumes the role of protagonist Link. The goal is to provide the antagonist Ganondorf deter the magic Triforce tear in his favor in.

Ocarina of Time was the working title Zelda 64 of the Nintendo department Nintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development developed and from the external company SRD programmed. The series creator Shigeru Miyamoto was the producer involved. With a total of 120 participants and three years of development time is one of the largest video game productions of that time.

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time has consistently get positive reviews and is, according to some individual publications as the best video game ever. With more than 7.6 million units sold worldwide, it is the most financially successful Zelda part. Ocarina of Time did not affect only the future Zelda games, but also the action-adventure genre. On the website Metacritic , which summarizing reviews of different editors, is Ocarina of Time the highest valuation videogame with the average score of 99%.

The original version has been released since its initial publication several times on other game consoles again. In addition, there is an official amendment subtitled Master Quest . 2011 published a revised edition ofOcarina of Time for the portable console Nintendo 3DS .

2 Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is a by Infinity Ward developed first-person shooter , which on 8 November 2007 on Activision was released. The game is the fourth installment of the Call of Duty represent series and appeared for PC ( Windows ) and Mac ( Mac OS X ), Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 , as well as a modified version for the Nintendo DS . Also, the game for the Nintendo released Wii , but much later than the other versions. On 10 November 2009, the successor appeared Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 .
3 Grand Theft Auto IV

Grand Theft Auto IV (short GTA IV and GTA 4 ) is the ninth game of the Grand Theft Auto series. The game was the Scottish manufacturer Rockstar North developed and is 29 April 2008 for the Xbox 360 andPlayStation 3 appeared. The PC version was released on 3 December of 2008.

The game is about the protagonist Niko Bellic and his search for a traitor from the war . Scene of the action is mainly the city of Liberty City, which is a satirical New York maps, as well as the city Alderney, which on New Jersey based. GTA IV as its predecessors a third-person shooter with racing game -Elementen that the open-world principle follows. [2]

Already in the first week of six million units of the game have been sold, making a conversion was obtained of approximately $ 500 million. [3] In addition, GTA IV , according to the Internet Rankings GameRankings.com and Metacritic.com one of the highest rated video games. [4] [5] GTA IV was sold to 2013 more than 25 million times. [6]

4 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (short GTA: SA) is the regular part of the fifth Grand Theft Auto series, which on 26 October 2004 in the US and on 29 October 2004 in Europe for the PlayStation 2 is published. TheWindows – as well as the Xbox version appeared both on 7 June 2005 in the US and on 10 June 2005 in Europe. The game end of 2010 appeared also for Macintosh and in December 2013. for smartphones and tablets with Android and Apple iOS , and in January 2014 Windows Phone . [1] [2] The game was sold until 2008 more than 22 million times. [3 ] According to Kotaku, the game has sold to 2011 to 27.5 million units.

5 Final Fantasy VII

Final Fantasy VII ( jap. ファイナルファンタジーVII Fainaru Fantajī Sebun ) is a console role-playing game , which by Square (now Square Enix has been developed) and published in 1997. It is the seventh part of the Final Fantasy series and the first game of the series, for the Sony PlayStation and Microsoft Windows has been released. Final Fantasy VII uses the first game of the series 3D – Computer Graphics [1] and renderedcharacters before prerendered backgrounds. [2] [3] [4]

Located on the fantasy planet Gaia [5] follows the player at the beginning of a group of the resistance, called Avalanche , in their fight against the mega-corporation Shinra , who cut off the planet for the purpose of energy generation, the life energy. Throughout history escalate the conflict and the whole world is in danger of disappearing.

The game not only had great commercial success, but is still one of the most popular games of the series and is often used as the basis for the mainstream breakthrough of RPGs outside Japan considered. [6] Due to the ongoing popularity of this game decided Square Enix, a number of sequels and prequels to produce. This series has the superior title Compilation of Final Fantasy VII . By May 2006, from Final Fantasy VII sold more than 9.8 million units. [7]

Since 10 April 2009 Final Fantasy VII on the download portal PlayStation Network available in Japan [8] and, since 4 June 2009 in Europe. When costs offered there version of Final Fantasy VII is the commercial International version, which is identical in content to the western retail versions.

On 4 July 2013, the PC version has been with Steam to download re-released. [9] This version can optionally be shown in HD, but the original video, textures and backgrounds are ‘only’ extrapolated.

At the E3 2015 Sony announced a remake of Final Fantasy VII for the Playstation 4 and released a teaser. [10]

6 Super Mario 64

Super Mario 64 (スーパーマリオ64, Supa Mario Rokujūyon ) is a popular and highly successful video game from Nintendo . It was created under the guidance of Shigeru Miyamoto and was first in 1996 as one of the two starting track (next to Pilotwings 64 ) for the Nintendo 64 (N64) in Japan released.

The game is now considered a milestone, as it was able to convince not only in design and playability, but above all the genre of three-dimensional platforming Runs founded and the development of subsequent video games heavily influenced and sustainably coined.

It was first introduced as a playable version of the public Super Mario 64 , for at that time as Ultra 64 planned new console on the Nintendo Space World 1995 in Japan. Decisive for the development showed Shigeru Miyamoto in charge who made its appearance both as a director and as a producer. In essence, the development of the game dragged on for two years, although Miyamoto since Starwing ( Starfox , 1993), which theSuper-FX uses chip, concepts for a three-dimensional Super Mario game worked out. In addition, a wider audience heard first Marios voice, said to him Charles Martinet lent his voice. For the music of the game, the Nintendo-house composer showed again Kōji Kondō responsible. Super Mario 64 has approximately 11.9 million units sold the most successful Nintendo 64 game.

7 Final Fantasy X

Final Fantasy X ( jap. ファイナルファンタジーX, Fainaru Fantajī Ten ) is a computer role-playing game , which by Square was developed and published. It is the tenth part of the Final Fantasy series and the first game of the series, which for the PlayStation 2 is published console. Final Fantasy X was released in 2001 in Japan and sold worldwide 8.05 million times. [1] The game won in Japan in 2002, both the PlayStation Grand Prix as well as Sony’s double platinum PlayStation Award (awarded for 2 million to 3 million in Japan units sold in the period from May 2001 to May 2002). [2] Based on this success Square announced a publish new edition of the game. This was published in March 2014 in Europe under the title Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita [3] and in May 2015 for PlayStation 4 . [4]

Located in the Fantasy Spira follows the game a group of adventurers on their journey to a creature called Sin defeat. The game marks a turning point in the Final Fantasy constitute series because for the first time in the history of the series no prerendered used backgrounds, but were created fully three-dimensional areas. Although pre-rendered images are not completely disappeared, yet they are less interesting areas, such as the inside of buildings is limited. [5] For the first time a wide range of realistic facial expressions was used further technical developments of graphic effects, for example, the deviation display of light and shadow between different parts of the clothing of a character. [6] Final Fantasy X is the first game of the series, which was set to music with speakers and a direct sequel ( Final Fantasy X-2 ) was.

Final Fantasy X brought further important progress for the Final Fantasy series. So the scenes corresponding to the spoken dialogue were timed , [6] while previous games in the series nor scrollable possessed subtitles. Further changes were made to the design of the game world, the special attention is given to realism this time. In addition, in the game principles familiar elements were discarded and new ones introduced.

8 Gothic

The Gothic series is a series of fantasy – computer role-playing games . Currently, there are four parts with several add-ons , and a mobile game. The majority of the games, with switchable ego or third-person perspective and real-time running off event, by keyboard and mouse or joystick controlled. Could Taken together, the series Gothic sell 1-4 over three million copies and is one of the most successful German computer game productions ever. Parts 1 to 3 of Piranha Bytes published exclusively for Windows PC , along with a mobile offshoot called exists The Beginning . Arcania was next to the PC on Xbox 360 , PlayStation 3 andPlayStation 4 released.

9 Tetris

Tetris ( Russian  Тетрис ) is a puzzle-like computer game of Russian programmer Alexey Paschitnow , of the first playable version on June 6, 1984 [1] on a Elektronika-60 computer [2] ready made. Tetris is now considered worldwide computer game legends, [3] has now sold over 100 million copies, [4] has received many awards [5] and is computer platforms appeared for more than 65th [6]

10 Fallout 3

Fallout 3 is a computer role-playing game of the US game developer Bethesda Game Studios in the post-apocalyptic game world of the eponymous Fallout range of titles . It is the fifth publication in the series and afterFallout and Fallout 2 , the third game of the main series. The venue is the city hostile become of nuclear war and the outskirts of Washington, DC , which the player character by his growing up in a nuclear shelter in search of his father for the first time explored. Fallout 3 was on 28 October 2008 in the US and October 31 published in 2008 in Europe. It has over 4.7 million copies delivered (as of November 2008), [3] as a result have been published several DownloadPlugins. Two years later, the appeared of Fallout 3 detached offshoot New Vegas: Fallout .

11 Metal Gear Solid
12 Diablo II
13 World of Warcraft
14 Warcraft III
15 The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
16 Gothic 2
17 Crysis
18 Halo
19 Super Mario Bros.
20 Assassin’s Creed II
21 Half-Life
22 Assassin’s Creed
23 Metal Gear Solid 4
24 Counter Strike 1.6
25 Final Fantasy VIII
26 Half-Life 2
27 Super Mario World
28 Super Smash Bros. Brawl
29 Halo 3
30 GTA: Vice City
31 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
32 Battlefield 2
33 Kingdom Hearts II
34 The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
35 Age of Empires II
36 Bioshock
37 Day of the Tentacle
38 The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
39 Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
40 Secret of Mana
41 Mass Effect
42 Uncharted 2
43 Mafia
44 Super Mario Kart
45 Super Mario Bros. 3
46 Call of Duty 2
47 God of War
48 Mass Effect 2
49 Super Mario Galaxy
50 Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
51 Team Fortress 2
52 The Legend of Zelda: Majoras Mask
53 Splinter Cell
54 Terranigma
55 Fahrenheit
56 Final Fantasy X-2
57 Kingdom Hearts
58 Command & Conquer
59 Counter-Strike: Source
60 Final Fantasy XIII
61 Left4Dead
62 Mario Kart 64
63 Metal Gear Solid 2
64 Shadow of the Colossus
65 StarCraft
66 Halo 2
67 Fable II
68 GTA 2
69 Mirror’s Edge
70 Super Metroid
71 The Legend of Zelda
72 Civilization IV
73 Dead Space
74 Devil May Cry
75 Dragon Age: Origins
76 Far Cry 2
77 Max Payne 2
78 Portal
79 Resident Evil 4
80 Unreal Tournament
81 Deus Ex
82 Fallout 2
83 Final Fantasy XII
85 Guild Wars
86 League of Legends
87 Risen
88 Conker’s Bad Fur Day
89 Heavy Rain
90 Prototype
91 The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
92 Batman: Arkham Asylum
93 God of War II
94 The Secret of Monkey Island
95 Need for Speed: Underground
96 Pokémon Gold und Silber
97 Ratchet & Clank
98 Red Dead Redemption
99 Resident Evil
100 Die Sims 3
Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis
Baldur’s Gate
Street Fighter II
Silent Hill 2
Dune II
Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines
System Shock 2
Anno 1602
Chrono Trigger
Dark Project: Der Meisterdieb
Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast
Sim City
Company of Heroes
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
Guitar Hero
Wind Commander III – Heart of the Tiger
Duke Nukem 3D
Jagged Alliance 2
Contra III: The Alien Wars
Heroes of Might and Magic