Aside from subjecting us to the horribly off-key, tone-deaf singing of our buddies, Rock Band deserves credit for being the ultimate party game. People who won't touch a dual shock are all too eager to flail away at the drum pads.
When you find a couple other like-minded adventurers to throw down with, World of Warcraft is the most entertaining co-op game for your buck. Especially when you happen to be raiding a quiet Horde town with your band of bloodthirsty level 70's.
The star of GTA games have always been their cities, and sun-drenched Vice City is a bonafide superstar. Playing this game has made me want to actually visit Miami.
Did anyone else just about crap their pants the first time they came across Diablo, rampaging across the level in all his fury? I beelined straight for the stairwell back to the 15th floor, and sat there a good ten minutes, afraid to go back down, heart pounding out my chest. That's atmosphere, folks.
Its simple battle system and random monster encounters would make you cringe today, but the captivating storyline and memorable characters made this the best RPG of its era. Even now, the sweeping musical score has yet to be matched. And Kefka's pretty much the greatest villain ever.
For better or for worse, every other fighting game now has a stoic Japanese lead character who happens to be awesome at karate.
Before Mario had Yoshi, Wario, Baby Mario, and the entire cavalcade of Mario dignitaries, it was just him and his raccoon tail versus Bowser. This was the last, and possibly the greatest, of the "pure" Mario platformers.
Who knew such a simple concept would lead to the greatest puzzle game of all-time, one that's still spawning imitators even now?
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