#1 Posted by Animasta (14820 posts) -

I don't know about you, but I enjoy good names of things. It's a thing I have I don't know I'm weird.

Anyway, what would you say is your favorite game name? Currently the best one I can think of is Sins of a Solar Empire. Too bad I don't like the game at all, but still.

#2 Posted by Abendlaender (2984 posts) -

I'm pretty sure there was a game on Greenlight called "War Battles" which is a pretty fantastic name but I can't find it anymore

#3 Edited by SunBroZak (1687 posts) -

Red Dead Redemption always had a nice ring to it, in my opinion. I also admire the to-the-point title the Hitman games sport, along with pretty nice grandiose subtitles like Contracts, Blood Money and Absolution.

#4 Posted by BabyChooChoo (5203 posts) -

I wouldn't say it's my favorite, but every time I see Blade Symphony in my Steam library, I sorta nod my head, do a golf clap, and whispered "well played."

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#6 Posted by Masterherox (68 posts) -

Dong Dong Never Die.

It's fun to say.

#7 Edited by Soapy86 (2673 posts) -

Dudebro: My Shit Is Fucked Up So I Got to Shoot/Slice You II: It's Straight-Up Dawg Time

Kenka Bancho: Badass Rumble

#8 Edited by JackSukeru (6083 posts) -

My answer to this question is the same as it always is.

Suck my dick or die!

#9 Posted by Dixego (403 posts) -

Magenta Nutcase Kitchenfloor.

If you get the reference, you're a cool duder.

#10 Edited by BeachThunder (13093 posts) -

Sword of the Stars is pretty good.

Also; I always find Squid Yes, Not So Octopus to be an amusing name.

Bonus answer: I Have No Mouth, And I Must Scream - which shouldn't really count, as its name is taken directly from a short story.

#11 Posted by spankingaddict (2814 posts) -

I don't know ... Shadow of the Colossus or The Last of Us ?

Titles like Ilomilo and Ibb & obb are pretty cute . Or even Ratchet & Clank .

#12 Posted by sawtooth (524 posts) -

Binding of Isaac is a favorite, especially with the expansion surname of Wrath of the Lamb. I know they're stolen directly from other sources, but still great.

#13 Posted by StarFoxA (5256 posts) -

Off the top of my head, Chrono Trigger, The World Ends With You, Castlevania subtitles (e.g. Symphony of the Night, Aria of Sorrow, etc), Hotline Miami, Mass Effect, and Geometry Wars are all good names.

#14 Posted by falserelic (5721 posts) -

Rapelay

#15 Posted by Animasta (14820 posts) -

@starfoxa said:

Off the top of my head, Chrono Trigger, The World Ends With You, Castlevania subtitles (e.g. Symphony of the Night, Aria of Sorrow, etc), Hotline Miami, Mass Effect, and Geometry Wars are all good names.

I totally forgot about the world ends with you.

That one is also super mega good.

#16 Posted by audioBusting (1725 posts) -

Narco Terror comes to mind.

#17 Posted by DonutFever (3797 posts) -

Jet Set Radio, Ace Attorney, Divekick, Ghost Trick, Hotline Miami, Fallout, Mirror's Edge, Portal, Zeno Clash?

#1 is probably Divekick.

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#18 Posted by Daneian (1306 posts) -

Hotline Miami is incredibly evocative.

#19 Posted by Hailinel (25787 posts) -

Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War is very evocative of what the game is about.

#20 Posted by Clonedzero (4206 posts) -

Mass Effect.

Its the core principle around the technology in the sci-fi universe the game takes place in. It's an interesting term that calls for investigation, and its a snappy phrase. It's brilliant really.

#21 Edited by Vextroid (1451 posts) -

DEFCON: Everybody Dies.

#22 Posted by Elwoodan (925 posts) -

The World Ends With You is a personal favorite, I also really like Dragon's Dogma.

#23 Posted by Strangestories (129 posts) -

Sins of a Solar Empire as well

#24 Posted by Animasta (14820 posts) -

I was looking up upcoming games and I'm pretty sure adventure time: explore the dungeon because I DONT KNOW is the best game name and I don't even watch adventure time.

but i'm pretty sure it's cheating for me to give the right answer so...

#25 Posted by csl316 (10686 posts) -

Doom

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#26 Posted by GunstarRed (5797 posts) -

Melty Blood.

#27 Posted by Artikay (135 posts) -

Final Fantasy.

I love that title.

#28 Posted by stonepawfox (237 posts) -

Two Crude Dudes

#29 Posted by Ravenlight (8057 posts) -

Metal Wolf Chaos rolls off the plate just so.

#30 Posted by believer258 (12713 posts) -

Chrono Trigger and The World Ends With You are both pretty striking and interesting names.

#31 Posted by abara (233 posts) -

Kenka Bancho: Badass Rumble is soooooo good though...

#32 Posted by Video_Game_King (36566 posts) -

@animasta said:

I don't even watch adventure time.

WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU?!

Also, Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together.

#33 Posted by SoldierG654342 (1863 posts) -

Dejectile

#34 Edited by Irvandus (3060 posts) -
  • Planescape: Torment
  • Half Life
  • Thomas Was Alone
  • Torchlight

Edit: Monaco: What's yours is mine is mine. Another fantastic name I forgot.

#35 Edited by TheManWithNoPlan (6271 posts) -

Westerado - Metal Gear Solid - Castlevania Symphony of the Night - The Last of Us - Fist Puncher - Dive Kick

#36 Edited by Omnomnivore (2935 posts) -

SimCity. Short and to the point. No pretentious subtitles, and you know what you're getting even if all you have available to you is a department stores barcode sticker!

#37 Posted by MonetaryDread (2353 posts) -

Skate

Its short, its to the point, and I know exactly what I am getting.

#38 Posted by TheBluthCompany (444 posts) -

Octodad: Dadliest Catch roped me in with it's title alone./

#39 Posted by TheHT (12309 posts) -

Just Cause. Why you ask?

JUST CAUSE. EHEhAHAEHAEHEUHEUE.

http://media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m70oga8OGO1rt166j.gif

#40 Edited by BigJeffrey (4996 posts) -

Should of Been called just ODST

but it need the Halo name behind it.

So the best video game name is a fictional titled game i wish game would of been called

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#41 Posted by ILikePopCans (820 posts) -

Halo 3

#42 Edited by MariachiMacabre (7097 posts) -

@thebluthcompany said:

Octodad: Dadliest Catch roped me in with it's title alone./

It's a really dumb/great name.

I will also say I think Sins of a Solar Empire is badass title.

Papers, Please is really good too.

Edit: Oh yeah! And I think Enemy Unknown is a really badass name for a game.

#43 Posted by TangoUp (327 posts) -

Assassin's Creed

Red Dead Revolver, Red Dead Redemption

Revengeance (in Metal Gear Rising)

Mirror's Edge

Bulletstorm

#44 Edited by Capum15 (5106 posts) -
@ravenlight said:

Metal Wolf Chaos rolls off the plate just so.

BELIEVE IN YOUR JUSTICE!

Or if you prefer: HOW DO YOU LIKE ME NOW?!

Biggest ham ever.

Minecraft says what you do. Command and Conquer as well. X3: Albion Prelude just sounds nice to me, even though I've still only played Terran Conflict. Sins of a Solar Empire is also good.

I also like the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. subtites - Shadow of Chernobyl, Clear Sky, Call of Pripyat.

#45 Edited by Ryuku_Ryosake (220 posts) -

I was always a fan of Demon's Souls because of its very specific singular and plural usage.

Also Hyperdimension Neptunia mk.2 for sheer dumb.

Can't forget Bravely Default: Flying Fairy for most japanese.

Even though it didn't last so it doesn't really count but The Next Great Sequel in the Saint's Row Franchise is the best title.

#46 Edited by Vermisean (159 posts) -

Octodad: Dadliest Catch gets my vote as well. So brilliant... or dumb. Either way, it's fantastic.

Also Phantasmagoria. WHAT DOES THAT EVEN MEAN?

#47 Posted by Hailinel (25787 posts) -

Octodad: Dadliest Catch gets my vote as well. So brilliant... or dumb. Either way, it's fantastic.

Also Phantasmagoria. WHAT DOES THAT EVEN MEAN?

From Wikipedia:

Phantasmagoria ( American pronunciation(help·info), also fantasmagorie, fantasmagoria) was a form of theatre which used a modified magic lantern to project frightening images such as skeletons, demons, and ghosts onto walls, smoke, or semi-transparent screens, frequently using rear projection. The projector was mobile, allowing the projected image to move and change size on the screen, and multiple projecting devices allowed for quick switching of different images. Invented in France in the late 18th century, it gained popularity through most of Europe (especially England) throughout the 19th century.

#48 Edited by Animasta (14820 posts) -

@animasta said:

I don't even watch adventure time.

WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU?!

Also, Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together.

Netflix only has the one season! There are 5 seasons of that show you know!

#49 Posted by believer258 (12713 posts) -

@animasta said:

I don't even watch adventure time.

WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU?!

Also, Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together.

I like the name "Tactics Ogre" a lot just because of the way it sounds, but the subtitle kind of ruins it. Makes it sound all pretentious and uppity.

Just "sounds", by the way, I don't know if the game itself is.

#50 Posted by Animasta (14820 posts) -

@video_game_king said:

@animasta said:

I don't even watch adventure time.

WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU?!

Also, Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together.

I like the name "Tactics Ogre" a lot just because of the way it sounds, but the subtitle kind of ruins it. Makes it sound all pretentious and uppity.

Just "sounds", by the way, I don't know if the game itself is.

Let Us Cling Together ties the whole title together.

I love pretention in moderation.