Game of the Year (by me)

by movies_hel | created - 20 Jan 2018 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

Part of my lists of favorites from each year. This is the Games list, but there's the ones for Movies, Series and Anime.

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1. God of War (2018 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Drama

After wiping out the gods of Mount Olympus, Kratos moves on to the frigid lands of Scandinavia, where he and his son must embark on an odyssey across a dangerous world of gods and monsters.

Director: Cory Barlog | Stars: Christopher Judge, Sunny Suljic, Jeremy Davies, Danielle Bisutti

Votes: 13,162

2. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (2017 Video Game)

E10+ | Action, Adventure, Family

After a century of hibernation, Link reawakens to once again save a ruined Hyrule from a great evil.

Directors: Hidemaro Fujibayashi, Hiroki Hirano, Kentaro Tominaga | Stars: Kengo Takanashi, Yû Shimamura, Kôji Takeda, Noboru Yamaguchi

Votes: 3,697


3. Persona 5 (2016 Video Game)

M | Adventure, Crime, Fantasy

A group of students who secretly call themselves the Phantom Thieves are here to stop an evil conspiracy that is not only corrupting the city of Tokyo, but the entire world too.

Director: Katsura Hashino | Stars: Jun Fukuyama, Max Mittelman, Mamoru Miyano, Nana Mizuki

Votes: 1,542

Dark Souls III

4. Bloodborne (2015 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

A traveler enters Yharnam and discovers that the city has been plagued by a disease related to a so-called "miracle cure" which has turned a lot of its people into horrifying creatures simply known as "beasts."

Director: Hidetaka Miyazaki | Stars: Daniel Fine, Joe Sims, William Vanderpuye, Andrew Tiernan

Votes: 2,864

The Witcher 3, Picross 3D: Round 2, Rhythm Heaven Megamix

5. Dark Souls II (2014 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

A cursed warrior travels to Drangleic, the forgotten land of a once-great king, hoping to find a cure before going insane.

Director: Yui Tanimura | Stars: Amy Nolan, Andrew Tiernan, Andy Beckwith, Andy Gathergood

Votes: 1,971

6. Pokémon Y (2013 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Family

Pokémon sequel for the Nintendo 3DS, introducing 72 new Pokémon species, and new features such as the Fairy type, character customization, and updated battle and training mechanics.

Director: Junichi Masuda | Star: Ikue Ôtani

Votes: 805

7. Sleeping Dogs (2012 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Crime

An Asian-American cop named Wei Shen goes undercover in Hong Kong to infiltrate a Triad organization.

Directors: Sean Horne, Kody Sabourin | Stars: Will Yun Lee, Edison Chen, Kelly Hu, Robin Shou

Votes: 5,476

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy

8. Dark Souls (2011 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

After escaping an asylum, an undead warrior treks through the dangerous kingdom of Lordran.

Director: Hidetaka Miyazaki | Stars: Adam Sopp, Andy Gathergood, Blake Ritson, Charlie Cameron

Votes: 2,867

Super Mario 3D Land, Magicka, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

9. Pokémon Black Version (2010 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Family

A young Pokémon Trainer sets out to explore the Unova region and become the Pokémon League champion. Along the way, they must battle the nefarious Team Plasma and a mysterious young man named N.

Director: Junichi Masuda

Votes: 454

10. Demon's Souls (2009 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

The great kingdom of Boletaria has fallen into disparity. King Allant has aroused the Old One from its long slumber, and a great fog descends upon the land, bringing forth great soul-devouring demons.

Director: Hidetaka Miyazaki | Stars: Aditi Tanna, Christopher Fairbank, Clare Corbett, Evetta Muradasilova

Votes: 1,057

Picross 3D, Maestro! Jump in Music

11. Ninja Gaiden Dragon Sword (2008 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Family

Set six months after Ninja Gaiden, Ryu Hayabusa has rebuilt the Hayabusa Village. When fellow villager and kunoichi, Momiji, is kidnapped by the Black Spider Ninja Clan, he is forced to ... See full summary »

Director: Yosuke Hayashi | Stars: Takeshi Aono, Hiroko Emori, Hideyuki Hori, Yuki Mizoguchi

Votes: 22

Rhythm Heaven, Audiosurf, Burnout Paradise

12. Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney (2007 Video Game)

T | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Apollo Justice, a rookie attorney, befriends a famous attorney who quit being one seven years earlier. Apollo solves four different cases as an attorney and also learns how and why that same attorney lost his badge.

Directors: Mitsuru Endo, Shu Takumi | Stars: Jean Pierre Kellams, Koutarou Ogiwara, Andrew Alfonso, David Crislip

Votes: 106

Moero! Nekketsu Rhythm Damashii Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan 2

Audition Online

14. Mario Kart DS (2005 Video Game)

E | Action, Family, Fantasy

Mario, Luigi and friends continue kart racing in this installment of Mario Kart for the Nintendo DS. Including the first online playability.

Directors: Yasuyuki Oyagi, Makoto Wada | Stars: Charles Martinet, Jen Taylor, Scott Burns, Nate Bihldorff

Votes: 1,449

Pump It Up Zero, Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan

15. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Trials and Tribulations (2004 Video Game)

T | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Phoenix Wright takes on more personal cases while we see how his late mentor got her difficult start in court.

Director: Shu Takumi | Stars: Ben Judd, Seon King, Christina Katano, James C. Wilson

Votes: 150

16. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Justice for All (2002 Video Game)

T | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Phoenix Wright faces off in court against an expert prosecutor seeking revenge, while he begins to question the morality of his career.

Director: Shu Takumi | Stars: David Crislip, Kou Hamasaki, Janet Hsu, Tatsuro Iwamoto

Votes: 150

17. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney (2001 Video Game)

T | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney is a video game made by Capcom in which you play the role of Phoenix Wright, a funny like able defense lawyer who has to face countless hopeless court cases against ruthless prosecutor

Director: Shu Takumi | Stars: David Crislip, Brandon Gay, Kou Hamasaki, Tatsuro Iwamoto

Votes: 249

18. Tales of Destiny II (2000 Video Game)

T | Adventure, Fantasy

Reid Hershel, Farrah Oersted, and a mysterious girl named Meredy must embark on a journey to learn the truth on the fate of their world. The story begins when Reid and Farrah attend to the ... See full summary »

Stars: Sôichirô Hoshi, Kevin Miller, Junko Noda

Votes: 52

19. Pokémon Silver Version (1999 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Family

Role playing game for the Game Boy Color, introducing the second generation of Pokémon, where you are on a quest to master Pokémon battling.

Director: Satoshi Tajiri

Votes: 760

20. Pokémon Yellow Version: Special Pikachu Edition (1998 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Family

This game draws inspiration from the Pokémon anime series. Some gameplay events and storyline aspects are added or changed, though the overall story remains the same.

Director: Satoshi Tajiri | Star: Ikue Ôtani

Votes: 1,113

21. Final Fantasy VII (1997 Video Game)

T | Adventure, Drama, Family

A former soldier from an evil company joins a mercenary clan to fight the company he once served.

Directors: Yoshinori Kitase, Yasushi Matsumura, Masato Yagi

Votes: 8,367

Claw, Little Big Adventure 2

22. Pokémon Red Version (1996 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Family

Play as a young Pokémon trainer trying to catch all 150 Pokémon.

Director: Satoshi Tajiri

Votes: 2,002

23. Tales of Phantasia (1995 Video Game)

E10+ | Adventure, Fantasy

A sinister being who calls himself Dhaos wishes to suck the earth dry of its resources. He seeks the power of the Tree of Life to create a Mana seed. Cless, Klarth, Chester, Archie, and ... See full summary »

Director: Lynn Harris | Stars: Takeshi Kusao, Satomi Kôrogi, Mika Kanai, Kazuhiko Inoue

Votes: 98

Chrono Trigger

24. Final Fantasy VI (1994 Video Game)

T | Adventure, Crime, Drama

A mysterious woman joins a group of Mercenaries in order to find out about her destiny and means of saving the world from an evil madman.

Directors: Hiroyuki Itô, Yoshinori Kitase

Votes: 2,038

25. Kirby's Dream Land (1992 Video Game)

K-A | Action, Comedy, Family

The evil King Dedede has stolen all the food from the peaceful Dreamland inhabitants. Kirby must find his way to Castle Dedede and defeat him to save his people.

Director: Masahiro Sakurai

Votes: 327

26. Sonic the Hedgehog (I) (1991 Video Game)

K-A | Action, Adventure, Family

A blue hedgehog with supersonic speed must rescue animals from being turned into robots by a mad scientist.

Votes: 2,368

27. Super Mario Bros. (1985 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Family

A plumber named Mario and his brother Luigi travel through the Mushroom Kingdom to save the princess from the evil Bowser.

Director: Shigeru Miyamoto

Votes: 4,671

28. Taz (1983 Video Game)

Unrated | Action, Family

Add a Plot

Votes: 7

29. Pokémon Sword (2019 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

A story of young adults quest to become the best Pokémon trainer in the Galar Region.

Director: Shigeru Ohmori | Stars: Ikue Ôtani, Aoi Yûki, Inuko Inuyama

Votes: 168

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