Top 10 amazing video games

In two more years, video games will have their 30th aniversary. Wow, that's old! Anyways, there has been many video games, and some were just plain
February 24, 2006
10. Sonic the Hedgehog (Sega Genesis)

I know a lot of you think that Sonic the Hedgehog 2 was better, but this one started it all. This game had superb graphics and many, many, many, many sprites, which featured lots of different angles of him in the air. It was very fast and and it had memorable music and stages (who could forget the classic Green Hill stage and music.) Lot's of people thought this game was short, but it took a crapload of time to get all 7 chaos emeralds for the showdown with Robotnik. This game is, without a doubt, the best game ever by Sega.

9. Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (N64)

This game was said to be the best game ever by Nintendo Power. I don't think it was the best game ever, but it was close. This game finally featured Legend of Zelda in 3-D. It had a wonderful story that untied the denouement of stories from the other games. In this game, you traveled through time once you got the Ocarina of Time. It also had the colorful polygons we all loved that today's games don't have. This game was pretty lenghty, so it made it even better. It would take a long time to list all the amazing things this game achieved, such as the great bosses and the difficult puzzles, but for now I'll just say this game is GREAT!!!

8. Banjo-Kazooie (N64)

Ah, Rareware. The wonderful British video game company is one of the reasons people shouldn't be calling England gay. One of the most memorable games they created, was called Banjo-Kazooie. First note is there stinkin' weird imagination. A bear who wears pants and has a backpack with a cheeky bird who shoots (and poops) her own eggs. I bet not even Shigeru Miyamoto could think of that. Anyways, this game's story is a witch named Gruntilda captured Banjo's pretty sister Tooty and is uses a machine to swap beauty. Banjo and Kazooie go on an adventureto save Tooty. They most go through different worlds an collect puzzle pieces called "jiggies" to get trough Gruntilda's lair. This game has many memorable characters like the stupid Mumbo Jumbo who turns you into different animals, and Bottles the geeky mole who tells you special moves. I sometimes still play this wonderful, lengthy game when I have the chance.

7. Banjo-Tooie (N64)

I know I just talked about this games prequel,Banjo-Kazooie, but this game is so totally awewome!!!
The first note is this game has a much better story. Grunty's sisters, Mingella and Blobleda, revive her and she wants revenge. She runs to Banjo's house and uses a spell to kill everyone in there. Banjo and Kazooie escape and she ends up killing Bottles (Wow, that's harsh for an E game.) Then she returns to her new lair and uses a machine called the Big O'l Blaster, also known as the B.O.B., and sucks the energy from the Isle O' Hags to get regain her beauty. Banjo and Kazooie goes and tries to stop the B.O.B. Also, there are many characters. There's Humba Wumba, an indian who now turns you into animals (and is also Mumbo's rival.) Jamjars now teaches you moves with a price of musical notes. There's King Jingaling who is the king of the jinjos, and turns into a zombie. And there's also Master Jiggywiggy, who handels your jiggies this time. And there's lots of more moves and eggs than the prior game. Well, it looks like Rareware did it again.

6. The Legend of Zelda (NES)

Okay, this game started all of the Zelda games, so you got to give at least a little credit. If any of you think these graphics are sucky, you must be young. If you've ever played any other games from 1987, you may change you're mind. It was like cheese to my eyes whenI was little. Anyways, enough with the graphics, let's get to the story. This game had a great story, heck, it took two pages long to tell the story in the instruction manual, which is quite long for even today's games! This game had lot's of equipping, which to me is a wonderful element to a video game. It had wonderful world with amazing gameplay. This game, was actually my first video game, and like everyboady's first video game, it's one to remember!
5. Super Mario 64 (N64)

Shigeru introduced Mario to a new 3-D world in this classic. This was my first 3-D game, and I didn't think it was crap like most of today's games, not because it was my first time to see depth in video games, but it's gameplay mixed with it's graphics probably the most smoothly in the history of video games. It brought many old enemies back, not to mention lots of new ones, like The Mariochucker and Bullies. The story may be quite cliche' (rescue the princess), but it's doodad collecting adventure inspired some other great games like Banjo-Kazooie and Tooie. And the most remarkable thing about this game is the music. I go to just so the Jolly Roger Bay song could relax me or the final Bowser song could excite me! If there is any word to explain this game, it would be 'classic.'

4. Super Smash Bros. (N64)

What do you get when a bunch of Nintendo characters beat the crud out of each other in a brawl? A really awesome video game, that's what. I know you think that Super Smash Bros. Melee was way better, but just like Sonic theHedgehog and The Legend of Zelda, this game started it all. HAL must of been a genious when they created this game. You could be your favorite characters (which by the way has a lot of moves) and if they were already picked, you could be a different color version (I always loved being a brown Mario.) Then there are the stages, each with their own hazards, which must be remarkable because SMBM used some of them. And the best part of the gameare the wacky items. This fighting game would be half as great if all the crazy items. This has to be the best fighting game EVER!

3. Final Fantasy (NES)

If my memory serves me right, this game was in Japan-only. Probably, it was too good for America. Luckily, my Grandma sent me a cartridge. Anyways, this game was one of the best RPGs ever. I think it started the heavenly turn-based fighting system that is too great for words. It featured equipping things, which I'm obsessed with, to make the game more fun. The story is pretty good, unfortunately I don't remember it, but I do remember it was good. It also featured lots of of times you had to use good thinking, which was what I was good at (I'll admit I suck at any other games.) This game had many other great games to follow it, but this one will always be the best!

Credit to gravelstudios, the guy who took this screenshot

2. Super Mario Bros. (NES)

Before 1985 (what a wonderful year), all video games were just trying to get a lot of points in one single screen, and there was no cameraman. I'm not saying those video games weren't fun, it's just they weren't as fun as this particular game. This game featured an epic adventure where you had to save the princess, now known as Peach. It featured fun courses to jump around on and squish baddies. This game wasn't all about points, this game had many, many screens, this game had a cameraman, and it most importantly changed gaming as we know it!

1. A boy and his blob (NES)

I see your face (okay, not really), you're making that "WHY IS THIS GARBAGE #1!!!" face. This game was extremely underrated, and now I'm making it to where it's extremely overrated. If you actually played this game for a few hours, you would agree with me. As you know, I love games where you have different abilities, but you can only have one at a time. Well, this game also featured jellybeans and a different character tha takes form (which is Blobert.) This game probably inspired Kirby. And it also featured platforming. How cool is that: A platformer where you have a buddy that takes form with jellybeans. And you also could play on Earth and Blobonia. I don't know about you, BUT THAT IS THE BEST CONCEPT EVER!!! And if you still disagree with me, just remember, it's amazing games, not best games.
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