My 30 Favourite Video Games

by TheFilmFreak1 | created - 18 Nov 2014 | updated - 4 weeks ago | Public

Listed in order of preference.

Note: I have completed and thoroughly explored the features of all these games.

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1. The Witness (2016 Video Game)

Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery

You awake on a mysterious island with no goal but to simply traverse the area's multiple landscapes, unlock new pathways and solve all of the puzzles that prevent you from escaping.

Director: Jonathan Blow | Stars: Terra Deva, Ashley Johnson, Phil LaMarr, Matthew Waterson

Votes: 360

For the PS4.

2. Hitman 2: Silent Assassin (2002 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Crime

Just when Agent 47, a former high-target hitman for an international contractor, has decided to reform himself and retire, he becomes engulfed in an elaborate conspiracy as an anonymous organization kidnaps his friend, the resident priest.

Stars: Massimo Agostinelli, Anilla Akbar, Usman Akbar, David Bateson

Votes: 2,783

For the PC.

3. Batman: Arkham City (2011 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Crime

When part of Gotham is turned into a private reserve for criminals known as Arkham City, all hell is sure to break loose, and the Dark Knight is the only one who can stop it.

Director: Sefton Hill | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill, David Kaye, Carlos Alazraqui

Votes: 25,014

The PC 'Game of the Year' release.

Note: I found the 'Harley Quinn's Revenge' DLC to be rather lackluster.

4. The Stanley Parable (2013 Video Game)

T | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

An omnipotent narrator tries to tell a story about Stanley, a silent office worker who one day discovers that everyone but him has disappeared from the office building. If Stanley tries to disobey the narrator, interesting things happen.

Director: Davey Wreden | Stars: Kevan Brighting, Lesley Staples, Aviva Pinchas, Jenny Kuglin

Votes: 1,686

The 2013 version, if it even needs to be said.

5. Hitman (2016 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Crime

When Agent 47 joins the ICA to hunt down threats to mankind, he is also pulled into a game of Cat and Mouse against a mysterious organization that is determined to stop him. All the while he is being stalked by someone from his past.

Directors: Ryan Barnard, Christian Elverdam, Jacob Mikkelsen | Stars: David Bateson, Jane Perry, John Hopkins, Philip Rosch

Votes: 1,406

For the PS4.

6. The Movies (2005 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Comedy

You play the head of a movie studio who must produce movies, manage your personnel and market your product as the technology of the medium changes over the years.

Director: Peter Molyneux | Stars: Benedict Caeser, Ben Cullum, Jamie Cullum, Kyle Eastwood

Votes: 474

Including the 'Stunts & Effects' expansion pack.

7. The Godfather (2006 Video Game)

M | Action, Crime, Drama

Set in New York from 1945-1955, Players will join the Corleone family as "soldiers" and work their way up the ranks through loyalty, fear, and any number of illegal activities. The goal is to become Don of your own mafia family.

Director: Peter Mitchell Rubin | Stars: Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, James Caan, Abe Vigoda

Votes: 3,272

For the PS2.

8. Spec Ops: The Line (2012 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Drama

Set in modern day Dubai, massive sandstorms have buried the city. As Capt. Martin Walker, you're sent in to find any survivors and learn what happened to the original rescue and evacuation team led by Lt. Colonel John Konrad.

Directors: Francois Coulon, Cory Davis | Stars: Nolan North, Christopher Reid, Omid Abtahi, Bruce Boxleitner

Votes: 2,667

For the PS3.

9. The Da Vinci Code (2006 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Mystery

Guide Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon and brilliant cryptographer Sophie Neveu through the evidence of a murder that occurred in the Louvre. Shown from a third-person perspective, the game takes you on a heart-pounding race through Paris, where you visit locations and are confronted with puzzles that aren't in the book or the film. Play as Robert or Sophie and explore Westminster Abbey, St. ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Clotworthy, Enn Reitel, Dee Bradley Baker, Jane Carr

Votes: 210

For the PS2.

10. Hitman: Blood Money (2006 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Crime

A larger more powerful agency are systematically eliminating assassins in a series of hits, who are all from Agent 47's contract killing firm, The Internatonal Contract Agency (ICA).

Director: Rasmus Højengaard | Stars: David Andriole, David Bateson, Barbara Bernád, Brian Beacock

Votes: 4,754

For the PC.

11. Batman: Arkham Asylum (2009 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Crime

You control Batman as he fights to subdue The Joker and his fellows when they seize control of the Arkham Island.

Director: Sefton Hill | Stars: Mark Hamill, Kevin Conroy, Arleen Sorkin, Tom Kane

Votes: 22,202

For the PC.

12. Hitman 2 (2018 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Agent 47 embarks on a stealth mission to track down the elusive Shadow Client while learning the truth about his past. The spy thriller takes the assassin across international locations, from vibrant Miami to dangerous rainforests.

Director: Jacob Mikkelsen | Stars: David Bateson, Jane Perry, John Hopkins, Philip Rosch

Votes: 522

For the PS4.

13. Journey (2012 Video Game)

E | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

A robed figure in a desolate world undertakes a journey towards a distant, glowing mountain.

Director: Jenova Chen

Votes: 1,964

For the PS4.

14. Destroy All Humans! (2005 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Comedy

You are Cryptospordium-137, a Furon sent to Earth to collect Furon DNA embedded in humans.

Director: Brad Welch | Stars: J. Grant Albrecht, Richard Steven Horvitz, André Sogliuzzo, Nika Futterman

Votes: 657

For the PS2.

15. Alien: Isolation (2014 Video Game)

M | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Set fifteen years after the events of Alien (1979), gamers play as Ripley's daughter and embark on a mission to find her missing mother.

Director: Alistair Hope | Stars: Andrea Deck, George Anton, Kezia Burrows, Richie Campbell

Votes: 3,752

For the PS4.

16. The Simpsons: Hit & Run (2003 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Comedy

When mysterious surveillance equipment, mind control cola and aliens terrorize Springfield, only the Simpsons can find out why and save the town.

Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,918

For the PS2.

17. The Matrix: Path of Neo (2005 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Crime

Play as Neo and battle your way through familiar fights and situations from the Matrix trilogy. Every choice has a consequence. From the Wachowski Brothers.

Directors: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski | Stars: Mary Alice, Julian Arahanga, David Aston, Helmut Bakaitis

Votes: 1,208

For the PS2.

18. The Last of Us: Left Behind (2014 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Drama

Find out what set Ellie on her course to the life changing events in The Last Of Us, whilst filling in the gaps during winter with Joel.

Directors: Neil Druckmann, Bruce Straley | Stars: Ashley Johnson, Yaani King Mondschein, Troy Baker, Chris Jai Alex

Votes: 5,670

For the PS4.

19. L.A. Noire (2011 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Crime

Cole Phelps, a war hero and rookie cop, moves up the ranks and solves dark cases in 1940s Los Angeles.

Director: Brendan McNamara | Stars: Aaron Staton, Michael McGrady, Adam J. Harrington, Sean McGowan

Votes: 13,306

For the PS3.

20. Uncharted 4: A Thief's End (2016 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Drama

Thrown back into the dangerous underworld he'd tried to leave behind, Nathan Drake must decide what he's willing to sacrifice to save the ones he loves.

Directors: Neil Druckmann, Bruce Straley | Stars: Nolan North, Troy Baker, Richard McGonagle, Emily Rose

Votes: 17,849

For the PS4.

21. Life Is Strange (2015 Video Game)

M | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

An awkward photography student named Max discovers her ability to rewind time, and reunites with her estranged best friend Chloe to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a local girl.

Directors: Raoul Barbet, Michel Koch | Stars: Hannah Telle, Ashly Burch, Nik Shriner, Dani Knights

Votes: 8,505

For the PS4.

22. Splinter Cell: Blacklist (2013 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Crime

Sam Fisher and his Fourth Echelon must stop a dangerous terrorist group known as the Engineers who threaten several terrorist attacks on American soil to force the US Military to pull out of its overseas bases.

Directors: Dave 'Foots' Footman, Maxime Beland, Patrick Redding | Stars: Eric Johnson, Kate Drummond, Dwain Murphy, David Reale

Votes: 2,220

For the PS3.

23. Hitman: Contracts (2004 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Crime

In Paris, the wounded Hitman 47 remembers his missions he best remembers.

Stars: David Bateson, Ulle Bjørn Bengtsson, Joost Alexander Van Der Berg, Barbara Bernád

Votes: 2,551

For the PC.

24. The Vanishing of Ethan Carter (2014 Video Game)

Adventure, Horror, Mystery

Paul Prospero, a detective who receives a disturbing letter from Ethan Carter who has vanished in the wake of a brutal murder which Paul quickly figures out might not be the only local murder worth looking into.

Directors: Adrian Chmielarz, Michael Csurics | Stars: Marty Allen, Jake Amigo, Sebastian Cybulski, Leszek Filipowicz

Votes: 588

For the PS4.

25. Heavy Rain (2010 Video Game)

M | Adventure, Crime, Drama

As a child goes missing, his father tirelessly works to rescue him, while a journalist, an FBI agent, and a private detective try to identify his kidnapper known only as the "Origami Killer".

Director: David Cage | Stars: Pascal Langdale, Jacqui Ainsley, Judi Beecher, Sam Douglas

Votes: 10,703

The 'Move' Edition.

26. The World Is Not Enough (2000 Video Game)

T | Action, Thriller, Adventure

The game follows the storyline of the movie. Bond must fight the international terrorist Renard, who plots to use nuclear weapons to achieve his dark objectives.

Stars: John Cleese, Adam Blackwood, Andrew Burt, Caron Pascoe

Votes: 1,234

For the PS1.

27. Destroy All Humans! 2 (2006 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Family

Crypto is back with the Furons to take over in all parts of the world.

Directors: John Passfield, Ali Donovan | Stars: J. Grant Albrecht, Richard Steven Horvitz, Anthony Head, Courtenay Taylor

Votes: 382

For the PS2.

28. The Simpsons: Road Rage (2001 Video Game)

T | Action, Comedy, Family

Mr. Burns has bought all transit systems in Springfield, the citizens must use their own cars as a means of safer public transport and earn money in an attempt to pay back Burns.

Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 617

For the PS2.

29. Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (2009 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

After being tracked down by Harry Flynn, Nathan Drake goes on a quest for Marco Polo' lost fleet. However when things take an unexpected turn for the worst, Drake must rely on those closest to him in order to find the Cintomani Stone.

Directors: Amy Hennig, Bruce Straley | Stars: Nolan North, Emily Rose, Claudia Black, Richard McGonagle

Votes: 18,529

For the PS4.

30. The X Files: Resist or Serve (2004 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Horror

Survival horror game set during season 7 of The X-Files (1993). Scully and Mulder travel to Red Falls, Colorado to look for two missing teenage girls accused of witchcraft only to find the place infested with black oil zombies.

Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi, Tom Braidwood

Votes: 538

For the PS2.



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