Top Video Games

by Justin_Palmer | created - 15 Aug 2016 | updated - 3 months ago | Public

My list of the best video games of all time.

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1. Sonic the Hedgehog (I) (1991 Video Game)

K-A | Action, Adventure, Family

A blue hedgehog with supersonic speed must rescue animals from being turned into robots by a mad scientist.

Votes: 2,285

2. 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: 7,638

3. Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest (1995 Video Game)

K-A | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Kaptain K. Rool kidnaps Donkey Kong and imprisons him high atop Crocodile Isle. Diddy Kong and his friend Dixie Kong must brave pirate ships, volcanoes, swamps, demented theme parks and deep, dark forests to rescue the gormless gorilla.

Director: Tim Stamper | Star: Chris Sutherland

Votes: 1,227

4. Jet Set Radio Future (2002 Video Game)

T | Action, Sport

A group of graffiti spraying, roller blading, teens called, "The GGs", have to stop a mega corporate enterprise known as, "The Rokkaku Group" and their leader, "Gouji Rokkaku" who is the ... See full summary »

Director: Masayoshi Kikuchi | Stars: Billy Brown, Charles Martinet, Casey Robertson, Erin Clark

Votes: 211

5. Jet Force Gemini (1999 Video Game)

T | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

Twins Juno and Vela, with their dog Lupus, as members of Jet Force Gemini must free the adorably furry Tribals from the evil interstellar conqueror Mizar and his insectoid army.

Stars: Neil Gallagher, Alastair Lindsay, Eveline Fischer

Votes: 163

6. Super Metroid (1994 Video Game)

K-A | Action, Adventure, Family

Samus Aran returns to the brooding planet Zebes to recover the last metroid from the Space Pirates.

Director: Yoshio Sakamoto | Stars: Kenji Yamamoto, Dan Owsen

Votes: 1,524

7. Halo: Reach (2010 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Mystery

A highly-trained branch of the UNSC known as the Noble Team must defend the planet of Reach from a massive Covenant invasion.

Director: Marcus Lehto | Stars: Freddy Bosche, Alona Tal, Jamie Hector, Hakeem Kae-Kazim

Votes: 5,139

8. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (2018 Video Game)

E10+ | Action, Adventure, Family

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for the Nintendo Switch brings back every fighter in the history of the series, adds newcomers and over 100 stages, and introduces a new adventure mode called "World of Light''.

Director: Masahiro Sakurai | Stars: Jaz Adams, Rikako Aikawa, Justin Anselmi, Takeshi Aono

Votes: 1,117

9. Mass Effect 2 (2010 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

After being revived from death and having to join a pro-human organization without a choice, Commander Shepard must assemble a team, battle a new threat, and make tough choices in order to save the galaxy from total annihilation once more.

Director: Casey Hudson | Stars: Shohreh Aghdashloo, Maggie Baird, Adam Baldwin, Michael Beattie

Votes: 16,904

10. Sonic Adventure (1998 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Family

Sonic and Tails must collect the Chaos Emeralds before Eggman can use them to power an angry water creature known as Chaos. Meanwhile Knuckles attempts to repair the shattered Master Emerald and Amy must evade capture from an Eggman robot

Directors: Takashi Iizuka, Manabu Kusunoki, Akinori Nishiyama | Stars: Jun'ichi Kanemaru, Kazuki Hayashi, Nobutoshi Canna, Taeko Kawata

Votes: 880

11. Perfect Dark (2000 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

A female spy named Joanna Dark who received the highest grade ever from her spy training at Carrington Institute is sent to rescue a Doctor Caroll who sent a distress call to Carrington a few days before.

Director: Martin Hollis | Stars: Eveline Fischer, Chris Sutherland, Chris Seavor, John Silke

Votes: 1,323

12. Sonic Colors (2010 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Sonic the Hedgehog must journey through an Interstellar Theme Park created by Dr. Eggman in order to rescue a race of aliens known as the Wisps.

Directors: Takashi Iizuka, Morio Kishimoto | Stars: Roger Craig Smith, Kate Higgins, Mike Pollock, Kirk Thornton

Votes: 388

13. Phantasy Star Online (2000 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Your planet is dying. To escape, the citizens of your world construct two gigantic spaceships and strike out in search of a new home.

Director: Takao Miyoshi

Votes: 78

14. The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask (2000 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Family

After becoming the hero of Hyrule, Link stumbles into the enchanted land of Termina, where a falling moon will crush the world in three days.

Directors: Eiji Aonuma, Yoshiaki Koizumi | Stars: Fujiko Takimoto, Sachi Matsumoto, Kôji Tobe, Mari Maruta

Votes: 2,645

15. Super Mario Galaxy (2007 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Family

When Princess Peach is abducted as part of Bowser's galaxy creation scheme, stalwart plumber Mario must leap to her rescue, with the help of new celestial friends and powers.

Director: Yoshiaki Koizumi | Stars: Charles Martinet, Kenny James, Samantha Kelly, Mercedes Rose

Votes: 3,337

16. Metroid Prime (2002 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Horror

A Space Pirate distress signal draws bounty hunter Samus Aran to Tallon IV, a world she discovers is being consumed by a terrible poison.

Director: Mark Pacini | Stars: Jennifer Hale, Vanessa Marshall

Votes: 1,594

17. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (2014 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Family

Donkey Kong is celebrating his birthday, when suddenly a snowflake blows in and extinguishes the birthday candle. He turns away and sees a group of anthropomorphic animal Vikings sail towards Donkey Kong Island.

Stars: Takashi Nagasako, Katsumi Suzuki, Toshihide Tsuchiya, Kaoru Sasajima

Votes: 381

18. Prince of Persia: Warrior Within (2004 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

A proud yet innocent prince is being chased by The Dahaka (Guardian of Time) as a consequence of his actions. He seeks aid from The Empress of Time to escape from the notion that he cannot change his fate.

Directors: Keith Arem, Richard M Dumont, David Jankowski, Felix Rocque | Stars: Monica Bellucci, Claudia Besso, Thor Bishopric, Mark Camacho

Votes: 3,206

19. Sonic Mania Plus (2018 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Family

Sonic Mania Plus is the definitive version of Sonic Mania (2017) which adds new characters Mighty and Ray, a 4-player competition mode, a new bonus stage and a new mode; Encore Mode.

Star: Lynn Harris

Votes: 758

20. Batman: Arkham City (2011 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Crime

When part of Gotham is turned into a private reserve for criminals known as Arkham City, all hell is sure to break loose, and the Dark Knight is the only one who can stop it.

Director: Sefton Hill | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill, David Kaye, Carlos Alazraqui

Votes: 24,717

21. Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 (2000 Video Game)

T | Sport

Get more air, pull off more insane tricks and unlock new characters and levels in Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2.

Stars: Dave Wittenberg, Perry Zombolas, Elissa Steamer, Chris Rausch

Votes: 1,142

22. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (2017 Video Game)

E10+ | Action, Adventure, Family

After a century of hibernation, Link reawakens to once again save a ruined Hyrule from a great evil.

Directors: Hidemaro Fujibayashi, Hiroki Hirano, Kentaro Tominaga | Stars: Kengo Takanashi, Yû Shimamura, Kôji Takeda, Noboru Yamaguchi

Votes: 3,393

23. Freedom Planet (2014 Video Game)

E10+ | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Freedom Planet is a high-speed platform game that aims to capture the spirit and raw energy of 16-bit gaming, not through unusual gimmicks but through a mix of engaging level design and ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen DiDuro | Stars: Xander Barriga, Dawn Michelle Bennett, Sean Chiplock, Stephen DiDuro

Votes: 38

24. GoldenEye 007 (1997 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Thriller

James Bond must track down agent-turned-terrorist Alec Trevelyan to stop the launch of a powerful satellite. Play the game that set the stage for the First-person shooter genre on the console.

Director: Martin Hollis | Stars: Kevin Bayliss, Ken Lobb

Votes: 4,797

25. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (2003 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

A republic soldier, training to become a Jedi Knight, is given the task of halting the conquest of Darth Malak by discovering the location of a weapon known as the Star Forge.

Director: Casey Hudson | Stars: Jennifer Hale, Raphael Sbarge, Rafael Ferrer, John Cygan

Votes: 7,119

26. Halo 2 (2004 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Mystery

As the alien Covenant invade Earth, the Master Chief must defend humanity's homeworld whilst discovering more about the rings called "Halo."

Stars: Dee Bradley Baker, Julie Benz, Hamilton Camp, Tim Dadabo

Votes: 7,717

27. Darksiders II (2012 Video Game)

Action

Death is one of the four horsemen.He embarks on a journey to get back his brother War.On his way he finds various weapons from his other brothers.

Director: Keith Arem | Stars: Michael Wincott, James Cosmo, Keith Szarabajka, André Sogliuzzo

Votes: 1,405

28. BioShock Infinite (2013 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Drama

A man is sent to the flying city of Columbia to find a missing girl. However, upon arrival he discovers that the city, its people, and his objective are all not what they seem.

Director: Ken Levine | Stars: Troy Baker, Courtnee Draper, Kiff VandenHeuvel, Laura Bailey

Votes: 16,405

29. Pokémon Blue Version (1996 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Family

Play as a young Pokémon trainer trying to catch all 151 Pokémon.

Director: Satoshi Tajiri

Votes: 741

30. StarCraft (1998 Video Game)

T | Action, Sci-Fi

In 2499 in the Koprulu sector, a ferocious collective race known as the Zerg arrives to massacre the exiled human colonies while a highly advanced race, the Protoss, intervenes to exterminate the Zerg.

Directors: Chris Metzen, Matt Samia, Mark Schwarz, Glenn Stafford, Duane Stinnett | Stars: Glynnis Talken, Michael Gough, Paul Eiding, Lani Minella

Votes: 4,673

31. Spider-Man (2018 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

When a new villain threatens New York City, Peter Parker and Spider-Man's worlds collide. To save the city and those he loves, he must rise up and be greater.

Director: Ryan Smith | Stars: Yuri Lowenthal, Tara Platt, Travis Willingham, William Salyers

Votes: 8,741



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