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The 5 best videogames of all times

From the first platform to the latest video console, the world of games has definitely evolved. Whether it’s for recreational play or simply a loss of time, the best videogames of all times is a list you’ll likely remember with a pang of nostalgia and a real excitement. Let us face it, a world without videogames is difficult to imagine as it has become part of a lot of people's daily lives. For some, it is a way of life to challenge, master and conquer the objective of the game.

Arcade games were popular in the 70's and continued well in the 90's with such games as Pong, Breakout, Space Invaders, Battlezone, Defender, Stargate, and Zork very popular. PacMan, a yellow circle eating dots and fruits and chased by ghosts was an unforgettable 1980 arcade game that was simple yet so much fun. Then along came computer platform games such as the 1970’s Oregon Trail and Hunt the Wumpus. The rest is history as new game platforms emerged from Atari and Sega to Wii, Playstation, and Xbox.

Our best videogames of all times

  • Thief: The Dark Project

This is a 1998 stealth game for Windows. It is a first person gameplay in 3D and the object of the game is to go unnoticed while doing tasks. Effective strategies and ingenuity are essential if Garrett (the protagonist) will successfully accomplish his dark mission.

  • The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

First released in 1998 as a game for the Nintendo Game Cube, Ocarina of Time is an action-adventure involving Link in the fictional kingdom of Hyrule. He is given an ocarina of time by Princess Zelda to help him find the Master Sword in the Temple of Time.

  • Grand Theft Auto San Andreas

For a lot of serious GTA players, this action-adventure version might be the best of the 3D game series. It is available for play on PSP2 and 3, Windows, Mac Os X, Xbox and Xbox 360. It has a lot of variety and the dialogues are simply amazing. The adventure begins when gangster Carl “CJ” Johnson comes home to attend the funeral of his mother. Gang fights and clashes with corrupt law enforcers are a few of the adventures in this game.

  • God of War

Played on a PSP platform, this first person gameplay involves lots of combat, puzzle solving, and doses of magical tricks and powers. Set in ancient Greece, Kratos, the main protagonist, is a warrior tasked by the goddess Athena to confront Ares, the God of War.

  • Unchartered 2 Among Thieves

This video games uses a third person gameplay on the PSP 3 platform. The plot revolves around the quest of Nathan Drake to recover missing treasure from the ships of Marco Polo’s expedition and eventually find the lost city of Shambala or Shangri-la. Drake is a certified thief.

Honourable mention

The best videogames of all times have everything that makes them extraordinary gameplays. In addition to numerous awards received for creativity and innovation, there are also several criteria that make them outstanding games such as amazing plots, fantastic graphics, incredible story lines and dialogues. We would also like to mention top drawers such as World of Warcraft, The Sims, Mario Kart for Wii and Call of Duty: Black Ops.

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