The MUST OWN titles of last generation?

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#1  Edited By BoG

So, I was reading this buyers guide over at Kotaku, and it has a list of 8 games for each console considered the "must plays."  While I agree with many of them, I had some things to say about many of them. So, I'm curious, what do you all consider the "must own" games from last generation? Here's what I think:

PS2-

Shadow of the Colossus
ICO
Metal Gear Solid 2
Metal Gear Solid 3
Katamari Damacy
Zone of the Enders: The Second Runner
Persona 3: FES

Xbox-

Halo
The Chronicles of Riddick
Knights of the Old Republic
Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge
Ninja Gaiden
Rallisport Challenge 2
Panzer Dragoon Orta

Gamecube-

Metroid Prime
Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door
Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem
Resident Evil 4
Pikmin 2
The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker
F-Zero GX

Multiplatform-

Psychonauts
TimeSplitters 2
Beyond Good & Evil
SSX 3
Prince of Persia: Sands of Time

And of course, of all of them, Metroid Prime and Shadow of the Colossus are the most important, followed by ICO and Eternal Darkness. 
What do you all think?


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#2  Edited By Optiow

You got it right.
Also I would have had on there Final fantasy X, and The original god of war.
But Metal Gear solids are a must have.

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#4  Edited By MattyFTM  Moderator

That's a pretty good list. I can't think of anything I would change. They're all top games.

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#5  Edited By SmugDarkLoser

it's harder to say looking back as games have aged.  For example, it's just impossible to recommend timesplitters now, but back then it was a pretty damn fun game

I guess it boils down to ultra heavy hitters like FF10, Halo 1 and 2, and things like this and the case here

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#6  Edited By hungrynun

I don't see God Hand.

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#7  Edited By Optiow
Shazam said:
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I think I wish I hadn't sold my old xbox or gamecube....

"
bummer, I am never going to sell my Ps2, I just have so many great games on it.
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#8  Edited By kush

Persona 3/4
Shadow of the Colossus
ICO
GTA series
KOTOR
Okami
MGS3
Riddick
Jade Empire
Jak series
Odin Sphere
Just throw in all Shin Megami Tensei games...
Fugitive Hunter

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#9  Edited By hungrynun

Just gonna also add Stubbs: The Zombie.

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#10  Edited By Gargantuan

Since I only got a xbox...


Xbox-

Halo - Got all three, great games.
The Chronicles of Riddick - Awesome!
Knights of the Old Republic - Very very nice game!
Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge - Never played it
Ninja Gaiden - Didn't like it
Rallisport Challenge 2 - Only got the first one and that game was very fun
Panzer Dragoon Orta - Never played it

Multiplatform-

Psychonauts - Awesome!
TimeSplitters 2 - Never played it
Beyond Good & Evil - Super nice.
SSX 3 - Don't like snowboarding games.
Prince of Persia: Sands of Time - Great game, own all three. (And the new PoP and I also watched my brothers play the original when I was very young. :D)

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#11  Edited By LordAndrew

I'd make the list bigger. Just because I'm crazy.

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#12  Edited By Optiow
Kush said:
"Persona 3/4
Shadow of the Colossus
ICO
GTA series
KOTOR
Okami
MGS3
Riddick
Jade Empire
Jak series
Odin Sphere
Just throw in all Shin Megami Tensei games...
Fugitive Hunter"
yeah, ya gotta own the GTA series.
I am getting Vice city and no:3 on my PsP.
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#13  Edited By c1337us

I think that list is quite appropriate. But but since in this list multiplats have there own list shouldnt RE4 be there rather then Gamecube exclusive? It was available on PS2 as well, unless the implication here is that the PS2 version isnt any good and thus not a must play, I dont know. Since I have only played about 2/3 of this list and own copies of about 1/3, maybe I should be going back and getting some of those.  

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#14  Edited By Hexpane
Gargantuan said:
"Since I only got a xbox...


Xbox-

 
Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge - Never played it
 


 
Wait a second, you only had XBOX1 and never played Crimson Skies???????? I can't comprehend it.
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#15  Edited By Bartiemus

I would put teken 5 on there as well

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#16  Edited By Tordah

Looks like a great list. I still need to play several of those.

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#17  Edited By Goldenroad

i definetly agree with timesplitters 2, resi 4 and metal gear solid 3, but then again they the only 3 ive played

another few of my personal choices would be Freedom fighters, mercenaries (original not world in flames) and red faction 2 :)

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#18  Edited By Rivix

For me (only had a gamecube) the holy trinity was Wind Waker, Metroid Prime, and RE4. 

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#19  Edited By daniel_beck_90

Other must own titles :
Deus Ex
Silent hill 2
Indigo prophecy

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#20  Edited By Bullet_Jr

I say Killer7, GTA: San Andreas and Super Smash Bros Brawl, oh and Halo.

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#21  Edited By zitosilva

I agree with the list, but I'd still add tons of games to it, because there are (specially for the ps2) a lot more must own games than that.

And I'd also remove Eternal Darkness. I realy don't understand what people see in it. I thought it was dead boring and too repetitive.

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#22  Edited By Snail

I think you forgotSuper Smahs Bros. Melee and Killer 7. Other than that, I couldn't agree more.

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#23  Edited By Gameboi

It's a great list, but Viewtiful Joe is sorely missing from the lineup.

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#24  Edited By BoG
zitosilva said:
"And I'd also remove Eternal Darkness. I realy don't understand what people see in it. I thought it was dead boring and too repetitive."
Then you lack anything remotely resembling taste.
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#25  Edited By zitosilva
BoG said:
"zitosilva said:
"And I'd also remove Eternal Darkness. I realy don't understand what people see in it. I thought it was dead boring and too repetitive."
Then you lack anything remotely resembling taste."
Good to see you can accept different opinions.
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#26  Edited By Whisperkill

Persona 4 as well

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#27  Edited By Whisperkill

oh, and that list needs DMC 1 and 3

AND OKAMI
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#28  Edited By BiggerBomb

The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind/Bloodmoon/Tribunal
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II - The Sith Lords
Halo: Combat Evolved
Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge
Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker
God of War
Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver II
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

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#29  Edited By SpinCookie

I'd add wave race blue storm to the GC list.

Also maybe one of the Sly Cooper games to the ps2 list.

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#30  Edited By brukaoru

"zitosilva said:

"And I'd also remove Eternal Darkness. I realy don't understand what people see in it. I thought it was dead boring and too repetitive."
I love Eternal Darkness, but I could see why it doesn't appeal to some other people.

I'd add these games to Kotaku's and your (BoG's) list:
  • Devil May Cry
  • Resident Evil REmake
  • Shin Megami Tensei Franchise
  • Burnout 3: Takedown

On another note, I've heard great things about Panzer Dragoon Orta and I would like to obtain it someday.
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#31  Edited By clubsandwich

The lack of REmake is disturbing.

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#32  Edited By Black_Rose

PS2

Shadow of the Colossus
Okami
God of War
God of War 2
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3
Sled Storm 2
Metal Gear Solid 3

Xbox

Halo
The Chronicles of Riddick
Forza Motorsport
Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge
Ninja Gaiden Black
Jade Empire

Gamecube

Metroid Prime 2: Echoes
Wave Race: Blue Storm
Super Smash Bros. Melee
Resident Evil 4
Super Mario Sunshine
The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker
F-Zero GX

Multiplatform

SSX 3
Prince of Persia series
007: Everything or Nothing
Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30
Devil May Cry
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#33  Edited By SmugDarkLoser
Hexpane said:
"Gargantuan said:
"Since I only got a xbox...


Xbox-

 
Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge - Never played it
 


 
Wait a second, you only had XBOX1 and never played Crimson Skies???????? I can't comprehend it."
Crimson Skies wasn't that good imo.
It was only good because it was the first live game most played I think.

For me it was Mechassault?  Halo 2 got me into it though.  Mechassault was my introduction.
On consoles that is.  A casual pc onlin egamer
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#34  Edited By Hughes

How about PC games? Like

Half-Life 2
CS:S
FEAR

and others.

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#35  Edited By Whisperkill

PS2-

Shadow of the Colossus
ICO
Metal Gear Solid 2
Metal Gear Solid 3
Katamari Damacy
Zone of the Enders: The Second Runner
Persona 3: FES
Devil May Cry
Devil May Cry 3
Okami
Persona 4
Jak 2
Fatal Frame 2
Silent Hill 2
God of War
God of War 2

Xbox-

Halo
The Chronicles of Riddick
Knights of the Old Republic
Knights of the Old Republic 2
The Elder Scrolls 3: Morrowind
Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge
Ninja Gaiden
Panzer Dragoon Orta
Halo 2
Conker: Live and Reloaded
Fable
Jade Empire
Stubbs the Zombie

PC 
Half Life 2
F.E.A.R.
Counter Strike source


Gamecube-

Metroid Prime
Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door
Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem
Resident Evil 4
Pikmin 2
The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker
F-Zero GX
Super Smash Bros Melee
Mario Kart Double Dash
Metroid Prime 2
Super Mario Sunshine
The legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

Multiplatform-

Psychonauts
TimeSplitters 2
Beyond Good & Evil
SSX 3
Prince of Persia: Sands of Time
Grand theft Auto 3
Grand theft Auto: Vice City
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
Killer 7
Indigo Prophecy
Burnout 3
007: Nightfire

I might be missing some, but these are my favorites, and I dont play PC games too much so there is an abscence of them on my list
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#36  Edited By BoG
zitosilva said:
"BoG said:
"zitosilva said:
"And I'd also remove Eternal Darkness. I realy don't understand what people see in it. I thought it was dead boring and too repetitive."
Then you lack anything remotely resembling taste."
Good to see you can accept different opinions."
I can, just not when they talk down on Eternal Darkness.
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#37  Edited By bombHills

awesome list, but I would add Splinter Cell.

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#38  Edited By zitosilva
BoG said:
"zitosilva said:
"BoG said:
"zitosilva said:
"And I'd also remove Eternal Darkness. I realy don't understand what people see in it. I thought it was dead boring and too repetitive."
Then you lack anything remotely resembling taste."
Good to see you can accept different opinions."
I can, just not when they talk down on Eternal Darkness."
Well, I've already sent you a message. When you do have the time, I'd really like to know why you love it so much.
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#39  Edited By CoolDrMoney

I would totally slip Burnout 3 on there.