Top 10 Greatest Video Games in Video Game History

Games that defined a decade.

Video Games have been around for years. Let`s take a look at some of the greatest!

1. Super Mario Bros (1985)

Ahhh, the classic. Who could forget Super Mario Bros? the game has been around for over 15 years, probably older than you are. Even now they still make new games based on Super Mario Bros. With Mario Kart 3DS being the latest.

2. Legend of Zelda (1986)

Who could forget Link? the guy with Ezlo, the green bird as a hat? Nobody. Legend of Zelda has been everyone`s favorite game for over 10 years! That is until Fighting games took over. But Legend of Zelda still remained a legend. New Zelda games still come out in 2011.

3. Super Mario Kart (1992)

Racing version of Super Mario. Gotta play it to know it but I`m pretty sure 60% of the world`s population have played this at least once. 

4. Tetris (1987)

I don`t know what makes this the greatest game ever invented but it`s just is. Pretty sure it was the challenge and the addictiveness.

5. Pac Man (1980)

Pac man is among the most famous arcade games of all times. It holds the title of The highest Grossing video game. Having generated more than $2.5 biliion US dollar in quarters. HOLY CRAP!! Where do they put all those quarters?

6. Legend of Zelda : Ocarina of time (1998)

This one gets the most vote out of all 48 game industries. 32 out of 48. It sold 860000 copies on the first year and reaching 7.6 million copies world wide with 1.14 million in its hometown, Japan. The title was considered by critics and gamers alike to be the GREATEST VIDEO GAME EVER MADE!! In 2008 and 2010, Guiness world record states that Ocarina of time is the highest rated video game ever reviewed. 

7. Super Mario 64 (1996)

With its free roaming, open world and 3D Graphics Gameplay. This game easily becomes one of the top 10 greatest. Establishing a new archetype for a genre. Hailed as Revolutionary.

8. Street Fighter 2 (1991)

Capcom`s 14th title that ran on CP system arcade hardware. Street fighter 2 is the sequel to the original street fighter in 1987. SF2 offers new playable characters each with their own special moves and the use of command based special moves and six button configuration. By 1993, This game has made over $1.5 billion in revenue. 

9. Goldeneye 007 (1997)

Sound familiar? Golden Eye 007 is a game based on the James Bond movie, Golden Eye. FPS genre that is developed by Rare and published by Nintendo, exclusively for the Nintendo 64 video game console on August 1997. Single player mode allows player to play as Pierce Brosnan as James Bond on a series of 3D free roaming. Each level requires a player to complete an objective such as destroying or finding a specific items or killing a certain person. 

10. Halo 2 (2005)

Best game on the history of Xbox has got to be one of the greatest right? Halo 2 is the sequel to Halo : Combat Evolved which was published earlier on 2001. The game features a new game engine, added weapons and vehicles and new multiplayer maps. It sold over 500 million copies by June 2006 and had over 710 hours of people playing it on Xbox live. By 2007, the number has risen to more than 5 million players. Halo 2 is declared the best selling first gen xbox game with at least 6.3 million copies sold in the U.S alone.

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