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Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Game Informer's List of Games From This Generation That You Shouldn't Miss Out On

in the latest GI magazine they have a list of current gen games they believe are "must plays" and that you should not miss out on.

here they are: 

Open Word/Sandbox:
  • Grand Theft Auto IV
  • The Elder Schools IV: Oblivion
  • Fallout 3
  • Assassin's Creed Series (Honorable Mention: Assassin's Creed II)
  • Red Dead Redemption
  • inFAMOUS Series (Honorable Mention: inFAMOUS 2)
  • Call of Duty Series (Honorable Mention: Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare)
  • Battlefield Series (Honorable Mention: Battlefield 3)
  • BioShock Series (Honorable Mention: BioShock)
  • The Orange Box (Half Life 2: Episode Two, Team Fortress 2 and Portal)
  • Halo: Reach
  • Uncharted Series (Honorable Mention: Uncharted 2: Among Thieves)
  • The Legend of Zelda Series (Honorable Mention: The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword)
  • Batman Arkham Series (Honorable Mention: Batman: Arkham City)
  • Cave Story
  • Shadow Complex
  • Ratchet & Clank Series (Honorable Mention: Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time)
  • Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of The Patriots
  • Heavy Rain
  • Castlevania: Lords of Shadow
  • Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow
  • God of War Series (Honorable Mention: God of War III)
  • Pinball FX 2
  • Mass Effect Series (Honorable Mention: Mass Effect 2)
  • Dragon Age: Origins
  • Final Fantasy XIII
  • Fable II
  • Lost Odyssey
  • World of Warcraft
  • Left 4 Dead Series (Honorable Mention: Left 4 Dead 2)
  • Borderlands
  • Dead Island
  • New Super Mario Bros. Wii
  • Gears of War Series (Honorable Mention: Gears of War 3)
  • Castle Crashers
  • Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light
  • Forza Motorsport Series (Honorable Mention: Forza Motorsport 4)
  • Gran Turimo 5
  • Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit
  • Burnout Series (Honorable Mention: Burnout Revenge)
  • Mario Kart Series (Honorable Mention: Mario Kart DS)
  • NBA 2K12
  • Fight Night Champion
  • NHL 12
  • MLB 11: The Show
  • FIFA 12
  • Punch Out!
  • Portal Series (Honorable Mention: Portal 2)
  • Braid
  • Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords
  • Professor Layton Series (Honorable Mention: Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box)
  • Lumines II
  • Ilomilo
  • Limbo
  • Picross 3D
  • Valkyria Chronicles Series (Honorable Mention: Valkyria Chronicles)
  • Civilization V
  • Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions
  • Total Warfare: Shogun 2
  • Plants vs. Zombies
  • Starcraft II
  • Super Mario Bros. DS
  • Super Mario Galaxy Series (Honorable Mention: Super Mario Galaxy)
  • LittleBigPlanet Series (Honorable Mention: LittleBigPlanet 2)
  • Donkey Kong Country Returns
  • Super Meat Boy
  • Kirby's Epic Yarn
  • Super Street Fighter IV
  • Super Smash Bros. Brawl
  • Mortal Kombat
  • Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds
Survival Horror:
  • Dead Space Series (Honorable Mention: Dead Space 2)
  • Amnesia: The Dark Descent
  • Resident Evil 5
  • Guitar Hero Series (Honorable Mention: Legends of Rock)
  • DJ Hero Series (Honorable Mention: DJ Hero)
  • Rock Band Series (Honorable Mention: Rock Band 3)
  • Dance Central

and there you have it

so, what do you guys think of this list? agree? disagree? somewhere in the middle? please share.

as for me, I agree with most of them, some really good games on that list, however they missed a few I think.

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