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February 27, 2009 at 7:44 am #7163AnonymousInactive
Guinness’ pick of the top 50 console games ever..
1. Super Mario Kart
3. Grand Theft Auto
4. Super Mario World
5. Zelda Ocarina of Time
7. Resident Evil IV
8. Final Fantasy XII
9. Street Fighter II
11. Super Mario 64
12. Tomb Raider
13. Metal Gear Solid
14. Call of Duty 4
15. Sonic the Hedgehog 2
16. GTA San Andreas
17. Super Mario Bros
18. Zelda: A Link to the Past
19. Gran Turismo
20. Final Fantasy VII
21. Pro Evolution Soccer 4
22. The Orange Box
23. Lego Star Wars Complete Saga
24. Tekken 2
25. Wii Sports
26. Pokemon Red/Blue
27. Guitar Hero
28. Project Gotham Racing 4
29. Super Mario Galaxy
30. Resident Evil
32. Chrono Trigger
33. Gunstar Heroes
34. Soul Calibur
35. Advance Wars
36. Ridge Racer
37. Super Metroid
38. Castlevania: Symphony of the Night
39. GTA Vice City
41. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
42. The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening
43. God of War
44. Sega Rally Championship
45. Starfox 64
46. Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
47. WarioWare Inc
48. Saturn Bomberman
49. Crash Bandicoot
50. Outrun 2
Nintendo’s titles feature prominently (Mario Kart at #1!!!).
GTA at #3???
Halo at #6??? (Sorry, but for me Halo was just a GoldenEye remake, with a warthog…)
Res Evil IV at #7?
Street Fighter II surely should be further up the charts than #9. Surely!
Anyway, I’m sure this list has been written with the sole purpose of starting flame-wars on bulletin boards by fanboys.
wait a minute….doh!
February 28, 2009 at 2:33 pm #43521AnonymousInactive
I disagree with a lot of this list, but I’ll hold my tongue :)
February 28, 2009 at 3:02 pm #43522AnonymousInactive
February 28, 2009 at 4:02 pm #43523AnonymousInactive
Oh. Here was me thinking it was the actual brewery that put the list together. I had my dry punchline all prepared…
"Carlsberg don’t make irrelevant games lists, but if they did they’d be a damn sight better than this one."
March 1, 2009 at 10:19 am #43525AnonymousInactive
This list looks 100% accurate to me.
March 1, 2009 at 2:23 pm #43526AnonymousInactive
Not a bad list. Good to see Halo very high up.
March 2, 2009 at 7:31 am #43528AnonymousInactive
How about a "Game Developers.ie" Top 10/20/50/100 games of all time?
I suppose it should be a stand-alone thread, and maybe a poll.
Or should it be top 10 games of the 80’s, 90’s, and so on?
Or by platform?
March 2, 2009 at 9:17 am #43532Jamie McKeymaster
I’m glad to say I’ve played about 90% of that list through the years, I’m surprised Ico wasn’t higher considering what a cult favourite it is, and shadow of collossus isn’t on the list.
But for anyone too young to remember, mario kart changed what the snes was, it deserves to be number 1, tetris was the best game for years on the gameboy and it had the link cable so you could play one on one against a mate in the schoolyard, gta was so much craic running over all the little guys, super mario world was and still is one of the best platformers.
metropolis street racer should have been on it though, why haven’t car games kept the feature where the time it is on your console is the time its in your game. it was cool playing tokyo at dawn, san francisco at night, and london during the day.
March 2, 2009 at 9:52 am #43533AnonymousInactive
Ok I’ll bite.
18. Zelda: A Link to the Past [/quote:2d6e709d17]
March 3, 2009 at 6:33 am #43535AnonymousInactive
I’m soooo with you on Zelda Link to the Past coming in at 18.
Defo a top 10.
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