Weekend Open Forum: What's your favorite video game of all time?

By Scorpus ยท 139 replies
Jun 14, 2014
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  1. Xclusiveitalian

    Xclusiveitalian TS Evangelist Posts: 714   +75

    It's Battlefield 2 or Elder Scrolls Morrowind. Both were the best of their series. BF2 to this day is an amazing game to play, truly a masterpiece of gaming in my opinion that really makes you feel you are apart a of a real epic large scale battle. Morrowind was so immerse, it's insane. It brings an alien world to life, even to this day I found stuff I never saw before the game was that large.
  2. I used to play a lot of memorable games on my older pc/mac.

    Redneck Rampage
    Duke Nukem 3d
    Doom Series
    Destruction Derby
    Jazz Jackrabbit
    Terminal Velocity
    Warcraft 1/2
    Big Red Racing
    Commander Keen
    Police Quest Series
    Kings Quest Series
    Castles (1991 edition)
    Crystal Quest (Mac SE II)
    Cycles (Mac SE II)

    But I have also played games for NES/Sega Genesis/32x/Sega CD/SNES/Gameboy/Virtual Boy/Neo Geo Pocket/Game Gear/N64/Sega Saturn/Panasonic 3DO/Psx/Dreamcast/GameCube/Ps2/PSP/Xbox/Xbox360/3Ds/Modern PC games

    And I feel like ive missed a few systems somewhere...

    How can I pick a favorite game from all that?? Cant be done...cant be done.. the list would be wayy too long to pick from.
  3. Wendig0

    Wendig0 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,136   +131

    Socom: U.S. Navy Seals 1, 2, and 3
  4. I'm going to have to go with Chrono Trigger here, I love many, many games...(a lot of them have already been mentioned) but generally when somebody asks for my favorite game I have to go to it.
  5. Hexic

    Hexic TS Maniac Posts: 333   +164


    Redneck Rampage and Terminal Velocity! I didn't know anyone actually remembers those games anymore. I dropped months into terminal velocity.. and Redneck Rampage was a great shooter for laughs as well. Good times..
  6. S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series...
  7. Star Control II (Ur-Quan Masters for you noobs...) Forget that it was made before most of you were born. Just play it.
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  8. SnacksCCM

    SnacksCCM TS Rookie

    It's crushingly hard to pick just one. My gaming days are pretty much 1987 to present, but the game that sticks out in my mind like crazy is Shining Force II (Genesis).

    There are so many close 2nds, 3rds, 10ths (I wish the question was "pick one from every platform and OS")..... but that game is a damn masterpiece. It's too bad it fizzled with the Saturn and never made a comeback as a series, but damn it was awesome in its day.
  9. pretzelwagon

    pretzelwagon TS Member Posts: 22

    My favorite single player game is tied between Castlevania: Symphony of the Night and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past.

    Favorite multiplayer game would probably have to be Super Smash Bros. on the N64.

    By time invested, Counterstrike 1.6 is probably far and away the most played.
  10. spectrenad

    spectrenad TS Enthusiast Posts: 98   +18

    Idk wich one to chose, so I'll list my top games :
    Witcher 2
    Mass Effect 1
    GTA San Andreas
    Thief 1-2
    Garry's Mod
  11. Deus EX 1
    Wolfenstein 3D
  12. ET3D

    ET3D TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,376   +168

    No "favourite game", but there are some games I remember fondly. Not a comprehensive list in any way, just what crossed my mind at the moment:

    The Sentinel (C64)
    Nine Princes in Amber (C64)
    Knightmare (Amiga)
    Heroes of Might & Magic 3
    Planescape: Torment
    Neverwinter Nights
    Unreal Tournament 2003
    City of Heroes
  13. Khanonate

    Khanonate TS Booster Posts: 134   +21

    L4D2, HALO, Warcraft 1&2, C&C, StarCraft 1&2, D1 &2, MOO
  14. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 5,690   +96

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  15. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 7,182   +469

  16. mls067

    mls067 TS Enthusiast Posts: 31   +16

    Nascar Racing series by papyrus. Played it for 11 years before quitting--I just don't have the time any more to play like I need to in that game.
  17. Adventure - 2600
    Combat - 2600
    Pitfall - 2600

    Major havoc - arcade
    Tempest - arcade
    Primal rage - arcade
    Alternate reality - atari 800xl
    Pitfall II - atari 800xl
    Wing commander - pc
    Sindicate - Amiga
    Lemmings 2 tribes - Amiga
    Zork I and II - pc
    Hitch hikers guide to the Galaxy
    Half life (favorite)
    WoW - because first time I got whole family playing with me Penacle of gaming in my house five pc take over livingroom for close to five years. The share experience was the best part about it.

    Free space 1 & 2
    Total annihilation
    Grim fandago
    Home world 1 & 2
    Company of Heros
    Need for speed - when I took passenger seat from my car mounted it to a two by four frame with a force feed back steerwheel and hooked pc to living room tv, worst moment was when wife came home and saw in it in her living room... Happy and sad day....

    I'm sure there are more - behind jaggy lines, outcast... It goes on and on I enjoy games but for the love of Pete keep game play alive not rinse and repeat. never have I had such few choices in main stream gaming... Thank goodness for indie games
  18. Renrew

    Renrew TS Enthusiast Posts: 253   +19

    Doom and Popoulous
  19. Geesus

    Geesus TS Rookie Posts: 22   +15

    Wolfenstein Enemy territory...With over 5000 documented (xfire) hours of online playing time by myself since it's release. This has been my most played game ever and despite me having lots and lots of games that I paid for, this free game was the one that I fired up day after day for years on end.
    I still miss it, but there's no good servers left near me.
    Runners up would be xcom enemy unknown and the original 8 bit Elite.
  20. I always go back to Zaxxon on the C64
  21. Spykezxp

    Spykezxp TS Addict Posts: 294   +73

    Too many years of gaming to choose just one, but if I had to it would probably be Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. Also up on the list are:

    Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2
    Doom (the original)
    Wolfenstein 3D
    Legend of Zelda (NES version)
    Fallout 3
    Diablo (Series)
    Assassin's Creed (Series)
  22. grvalderrama

    grvalderrama TS Enthusiast Posts: 194

    Age of empires 2!!
  23. avioza

    avioza TS Booster Posts: 120   +54

    MechWarrior II
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  24. TheDreams

    TheDreams TS Addict Posts: 631   +68

    Amnesia: The Dark Descent.
  25. mojorisin23

    mojorisin23 TS Booster Posts: 152   +46

    Civilization II

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