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Top 5 Definitive Gaming Experiences this Gen

#1MirageMew2Posted 3/29/2013 4:19:39 PM
What are the top 5 experiences of this gen in everyone's opinion? Games that made their mark in your gaming career, that made you rethink your values, or took you on a breathtaking adventure?


My top 5 would be (in no order)

1. Mass Effect 3
2. Bioshock Infinite
3. Uncharted 2
4. Far Cry 3
5. Dark Souls
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#2Perfect LightPosted 3/29/2013 4:29:06 PM
5. The Elder Scrolls V Skyrim
4. Mass Effect 2
3. Deus Ex Human Revolution
2. Red Dead Redemption
1. Grand Theft Auto IV
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#3Moon_StruckPosted 3/29/2013 4:44:42 PM
In no particular order:

Skyrim
Fallout New Vegas
Oblivion
Fallout 3

Those are really the only games that stand out as incredible to me... So I don't even have five.
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#4foodeater4Posted 3/29/2013 4:48:13 PM
Mass Effect 3
Dark Souls
Fallout 3
Gears of War
Deus Ex
#5Gunvalkyrie2Posted 3/29/2013 5:00:58 PM
NOT Bioshock Infinite that's for sure..

lets see...



5. Alan Wake
4. Condemed
3. TR2013/Uncharted 2
2. Bioshock
1. The Darkness
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#6SunDevil77Posted 3/29/2013 5:10:19 PM
Halo 3
Red Dead Redemption
Mass Effect Trilogy
New Vegas
Assassin's Creed 2
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#7MySnakesSolidPosted 3/29/2013 5:16:42 PM
Elder Scrolls Oblivion/Skyrim & Fallout 3/NV - makes sense to put all 4 together for this gen

Gears of War series - 3rd person shooter gaming at its best, definitely definitive this gen

CoD series - love it or hate it (by this stage of this gen it's old and boring now but throughout the 360 era it has brought 100s of hours of fun) no doubt CoD has been definitive this gen

Street Fighter IV series - absolutely loved it, reignited and blew up the fighting game community due to online gaming

Forza Motorsport series - taken driving simulation to the next level

shout outs to the Mass Effect series, which was pretty special as well looking back
shout outs to sandbox games like Far Cry 2 & 3, for example - they've been pretty solid this gen
#8chrish909Posted 3/29/2013 5:31:42 PM
Fallout 3
Halo 3
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#9oasisbeyondPosted 3/29/2013 5:47:56 PM
Skyrim
Fallout 3
Red Dead Redemption
Dark Souls
Tomb Raider.
#10kingPaxPosted 3/29/2013 8:59:09 PM
No Particular order
1. Gears of War 1 multiplayer. Logged more hours on that than probably all of my other games combined. Plus I met some of the best friends I have on that game
2. Fallout 3 was surprised by the sheer size and detail put into the world
3. Mass Effect series obvious reasons
4. Walking Dead the ending was the first time I ever got emotional over a video game
5. Left 4 Dead being able to play with friends as we massacre hordes of zombie is like the perfect experience for me