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Best year for video games.

#1pwnater777Posted 4/19/2014 6:39:38 AM
What year do you think was the absolute best for gaming? - Results (201 votes)
1980 (Pac Man, Defender, Centipede, etc.)
1.49% (3 votes)
3
1998 (Half-Life, Ocarina of Time, THIEF, etc.)
43.28% (87 votes)
87
2004 (Half-Life 2, San Andreas, Snake Earter, etc.)
22.39% (45 votes)
45
2007 (Assassin's Creed, Portal, Bioshock, Mass Effect, etc.)
17.91% (36 votes)
36
Other (comment)
14.93% (30 votes)
30
This poll is now closed.
Just curious to see what everyone thinks was the overall best year. My personal vote would probably be 1998.
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#2revolverPosted 4/19/2014 6:53:03 AM(edited)
I always thought 1998 was, which also had Starcraft and mgs1.

Edit: just checked Wikipedia and I forgot what a juggernaut of a year 1998 was. Add Resident Evil 2, Panzer Dragoon Saga, Fallout 2, Grim Fandango, Baldur's Gate, and Starsiege Tribes to the list.
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#3JavelinPosted 4/19/2014 6:50:25 AM
1998 is hard to beat.

Half-Life
Unreal
Rainbow Six
Baldur's Gate
Might and Magic VI
Grand Prix Legends
Falcon 4.0
Jane's WWII Fighters
StarCraft
Grim Fandango
Thief: The Dark Project
Sanitarium
Fallout 2
European Air War
Railroad Tycoon II
Tribes


Awesome year.
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#4MackorovPosted 4/19/2014 6:52:05 AM(edited)
2004 and 2007 were the biggest points of gaming, or the peak of each console generation. Just look at the origins of most of today's game sequels, all from 2007
#5PokenubPosted 4/19/2014 6:51:05 AM
2003. Year of the best game to ever come out. Big Rigs Over The Road Racing. But srsly, 1996-97, Diablo 1.
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#6SpazH3dPosted 4/19/2014 6:55:44 AM(edited)
You forgot the best one from 2004. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vampire:_The_Masquerade_%E2%80%93_Bloodlines
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#7doomviPosted 4/19/2014 7:16:48 AM
The next.
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#8pwnater777(Topic Creator)Posted 4/19/2014 7:19:11 AM
doomvi posted...
The next.


Actually a pretty fair answer. 2015's gonna have Witcher 3, Final Fantasy XV, The Division, and a slew of other games that look incredible.
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#9TropicMoon10Posted 4/19/2014 7:30:36 AM
Assassin's Creed 1 is awful. Last week I wanted to play through it before starting 2 and ended up head-desk'ing out of boredom after the second hour. THE CONTROLS ARE SO BRAINDEAD. I gave up. I couldn't take any more.

Just had to vent a little.
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#10crawdadPosted 4/19/2014 7:36:37 AM
Gonna Go with 04

January 13 Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel N/A N/A PS2, Xbox N/A
February 9 Metroid: Zero Mission N/A N/A N/A GBA
March 2 Ninja Gaiden N/A N/A Xbox N/A
March 9 Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes N/A N/A GCN N/A
March 9 Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Athena Sword Windows N/A N/A N/A
March 14 Battlefield Vietnam Windows N/A N/A N/A
March 16 Unreal Tournament 2004 Windows N/A N/A N/A
March 19 Sacred[1] Windows (EU) N/A N/A N/A
March 23 Far Cry Windows N/A N/A N/A
April 12 Painkiller Windows N/A N/A N/A
May 25 Thief: Deadly Shadows Windows N/A Xbox N/A
July 13 Tales of Symphonia N/A N/A GCN N/A
August 3 Doom 3 Windows N/A N/A N/A
August 30 Pikmin 2 N/A N/A GCN N/A
September 7 Burnout 3: Takedown N/A N/A PS2, Xbox N/A
September 9 Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen N/A N/A N/A GBA
September 14 Call of Duty: United Offensive Windows N/A N/A N/A
September 14 The Sims 2 Windows N/A N/A N/A
September 20 Def Jam: Fight for NY N/A N/A PS2, Xbox, GCN N/A
September 20 Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War Windows N/A N/A N/A
September 21 Star Wars Battlefront Windows N/A PS2, Xbox N/A
September 22 Katamari Damacy N/A N/A PS2 N/A
September 22 Rome: Total War Windows N/A N/A N/A
October 4 Tony Hawk's Underground 2 Windows N/A PS2, Xbox, GCN GBA
October 5 Tribes: Vengeance Windows N/A N/A N/A
October 11 Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door N/A N/A GCN N/A
October 26 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas N/A N/A PS2 N/A
November 1 Counter-Strike: Source Windows N/A N/A N/A
November 2 Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault Windows N/A N/A N/A
November 2 Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal N/A N/A PS2 N/A
November 8 EverQuest II Windows N/A N/A N/A
November 9 Halo 2 N/A N/A Xbox N/A
November 9 Jak 3 N/A N/A PS2 N/A
November 15 Metroid Prime 2: Echoes N/A N/A GCN N/A
November 15 Need for Speed: Underground 2 N/A N/A PS2 N/A
November 16 Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 N/A N/A PS2 N/A
November 16 Half-Life 2 Windows N/A N/A N/A
November 16 Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines Windows N/A N/A N/A
November 17 Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater N/A N/A PS2 N/A
November 23 World of Warcraft Windows N/A N/A N/A
December 6 Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II The Sith Lords Windows N/A Xbox N/A
December 6 The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth Windows N/A N/A N/A
December 8 The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay
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