Over the years, numerous video games have been released with many enjoying resounding success. Many were touted as the best in the time of their release. And there were the stand-outs that have become an integral part of many gamers’ experience. Choosing the best games from among hundreds is a tall order. But here are some that have cemented their status as among the top-rated games of all time.
Highlights: Exploration is the main theme of this hugely popular action role-playing game. It takes you to a compellingly mysterious, intricate, and realistic world. There are different areas and paths to be explored. Overall it is a game with a rich and engaging history and characters that will pull you in.
Grand Theft Auto 5
Highlights: Beautiful and detailed environment that make everything breathtakingly realistic. The colors and music add to what already is a compelling world replete with its share of nastiness. The attention to detail is impressive that further adds a sense of realism that leave you feeling more engaged in the game.
Highlights: Half-Life 2 is technically superior. The first-persons shooter experience is even more amazing. This game puts a premium to player experienced from its story and characterization to all the action that unfolds as the game progresses.
Red Dead Redemption
Highlights: Playing this game brings you into a virtual world that leaves you in awe for all its realism and sense of isolation. The exquisite details add to the overall feeling. It is hard to play this game without getting emotionally invested.
Resident Evil 4
Highlights: Resident Evil 4 is a tactical game in an environment where strategic thinking and the ability to improvise gives you an edge. It may not match the technical superiority of more recent games, but it still delivers the rush and a sense of fulfillment for successfully playing the game.
Super Mario Galaxy 2
Highlights: Super Mario Galaxy 2 boasts of impressive design and fun three-dimensional game experience. Every stage might as well be a stand-alone game for its novelty. The game’s progression is fairly simple but no less engaging and fun.