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Social Opinion Community Your Favorite Video Games of the '10s (2010-2019)

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So, there might be too many games for this decade, so each post I make will be for a year...

2010

1. Fallout: New Vegas




My favorite RPG ever and possibly my favorite game ever.

2. Just Cause 2




Pretty much as fun as open world games get.

3. Lost Planet 2



One of the most underrated and overlooked games ever made. Not a long campaign but incredibly replayable.

4. Metro 2033




I really love this game and this franchise. Dealing with humans is fun, dealing with monsters is fun, the graphics are awesome and the pacing is spot on.

5. Starcraft II




One of the only RTS games I still spend time playing, really fun stuff.

6. Alan Wake




This game needs a real sequel, such a great horror game with simple but satisfying combat mechanics.


7. Mass Effect 2




Best entry in this franchise.

8. Red Dead Redemption




I can't know what it'd be like to re-play this after having the sequel exist but the story is one of my favorites in all of gaming.

9. Battlefield: Bad Company 2




While the campaign kinda sucked the multiplayer was a slight evolution over the amazing Bad Company 1 with better destruction. To this day this would not be usurped by further franchise installments.

10. Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days




Underrated and depraved shooter experience.

Other games I enjoyed from 2010 not in order...



Medal of Honor - This wasn't too much above average but it was fun, it's funny how many identity crises these games went through
Army of Two: 40th Day - Really stupid game but it had co-op, and holy shit those moral choices
Aliens vs Predator - Not everything I could hope for but fun all the same, sorta like the movies
Crackdown 2 - They just re-did the first game with stupid zombies... still fun
Transformers: War for Cybertron - If I had had this game as a kid I would have freaked out
Dante's Inferno - Poor man's God of War, still fun, neat concept to wrap it around
Singularity - I like time travel
Darksiders - Fun game!
Split/Second - Pretty neat racing game, too bad it never got a sequal
Splinter Cell: Conviction - My favorite entry
Dead Rising 2 - At the time I thought it wasn't as good as the first, now I cling to it as the last time the franchise was great
Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit - Just a really well done racing game
Call of Duty: Black Ops - One of the better entries
Heavy Rain - I enjoyed this despite how stupid it is
Mafia II - Good sequel
Alpha Protocol - One of the best choice RPGs ever made, doesn't quite hold up gameplay-wise, though
Mega Man 10 - Fun throwback but a bit easy
BioShock 2 - A bit of a retread but well done
Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock - Great list of songs
God of War III - Epic fun
Vanquish - Pretty neat game
Halo Reach - The last time Bungie made a Halo game, the last time a Halo game was truly good.
Deadly Premonition - I think I'd have a higher opinion of this weird-ass game if not for it killing my hands during its ridiculous QTE segments.
Rock Band 3 - The last hurrah for me in this genre, not as good as 2 but then you could import 2 into it so... you know...

 
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1. Bloodborne

The rest in no particular order:
Dark Souls
Witcher 3
BOTW
MGSV
Mass Effect 2
Alien Isolation
Persona 5 Royal
Resident Evil 2 Remake
Dead Space 2
 
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2011

1. Dark Souls




One of the greatest games ever made.


2. Deus Ex: Human Revolution




What a fantastic game. After the lull that was part 2 they came roaring back after a significant gap of time mind you. Hopefully this franchise isn't dead and after the misfire that was Mankind Divided we're in for another game like this.

3. Crysis 2




I wear my bias on my sleeve, I like shooting things and I like the shooter to be pretty.


4. Resistance 3




The best in the franchise.

5. Killzone 3




The jetpack stuff was simply sublime.

6. RAGE




Really underrated game that deserved a better sequel than it got.

7. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim




I'm not really on the hype train the way other people are but the game is huge and great.

8. Dead Space 2




This felt like they took the first and combined it with an Uncharted game, which is fine but I prefer the first.

9. Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception




Takes some time to get going but once it does it's a wild ride.

10. Driver: San Francisco




10th place was a tight race, not sure this belongs above Retribution but then Retribution is essentially DLC and while I'm mostly avoiding doing DLC it IS DLC I spent ungodly numbers of hours with. But still, this should take the spot, very unique take on the driving genre.



Other games I enjoyed:

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II - Retribution
Portal 2
The Witcher 2: Assassin of Kings
L.A. Noire
Saints Row: The Third
Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine
Need for Speed: The Run
Serious Sam 3: BFE

Dragon Age II
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
Payday: The Heist
Hard Reset
Dead Island
Battlefield 3
Bulletstorm
Red Faction: Armageddon
F.E.A.R. 3
Homefront
 
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2012






1. Max Payne 3
2. Far Cry 3
3. XCOM: Enemy Unknown
4. Dishonored
5. Hotline Miami
6. Awesomenauts
7. Mass Effect 3
8. Spec Ops: The Line
9. Borderlands 2
10. Syndicate

Other games I enjoyed:


Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Resident Evil 6
The Darkness II
Binary Domain
Guild Wars 2
Darksiders II
Diablo III
Call of Duty: Black Ops II
Kingdoms of Amular: Reckoning
Need for Speed: Most Wanted
Hitman: Absolution
Halo 4
Deadlight
Alan Wake's American Nightmare
FEZ
The Walking Dead: Season One
Spelunky
Dragon's Dogma
Sleeping Dogs
McPixel
Medal of Honor: Warfighter
Resident Evil: Revelations
Skullgirls
 

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Oh wow, Mass Effect 2 was January 2010?! Pretty sure I put that in my 2000s list!

Okay umm

Mass Effect 2
Skyrim
Witcher 3
Red Dead Redemption 2
Monster Hunter World
Devil May Cry V
GEARS 5
Dragons Dogma
Tekken 7
Soul Calibur 6
South park stick of truth
Doom
NHL 13 / NHL 20
Madden 25 / Madden 20
Minion Masters
 
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2013

Top 10:

The Last of Us
Grand Theft Auto V
Metro: Last Light
Earth Defense Force 2025
Payday 2
Crysis 3
Killzone: Shadow Fall
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
BioShock Infinite
Tomb Raider


Other Games I Liked:

Battlefield 4
Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon
Dead Space 3
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance
Guacamelee!
The Walking Dead Season Two
Resogun
Call of Juarez: Gunslinger
Saints Row IV
State of Decay
Dead Rising 3
Dead Island: Riptide
Call of Duty: Ghosts
 
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2014

Top Ten

Dark Souls II
Destiny
Alien Isolation
South Park: The Stick of Truth
Wolfenstein: The New Order
Dragon Age: Inquisition
inFamous Second Son
Watch_Dogs
Strider
Far Cry 4


Other Games I Enjoyed:

This War of Mine
Dungeon of the Endless
D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die
Sunset Overdrive
Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor
Wasteland 2
The Evil Within

Titanfall
Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel
Murdered: Soul Suspect
Game of Thrones
Sniper Elite III
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
Thief
 
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2015

Top Ten

Bloodborne
Fallout 4
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt
Destiny: The Taken King
Axiom Verge
Ori and the Blind Forest
Pillars of Eternity
Dying Light
Until Dawn


Other Games I Enjoyed:

Rocket League
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege
Life is Strange
Broforce
Mad Max
Helldivers
Just Cause 3
Call of Duty Black Ops III
Warhammer The Endtimes Vermintide
Star Wars Battlefront
The Order 1886
Battlefield Hardline
Evolve
 
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2016

Top Ten

Dark Souls III
Doom
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End
XCOM 2
Dishonored 2

Titanfall 2
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
Watch_Dogs 2
Tom Clancy's The Division
Battlefield 1

Other Games I Enjoyed:

Quantum Break
Tyranny
Killing Floor 2
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
The Witness
Overwatch
Battleborn
Gears of War 4
 
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2017

Top Ten

Prey
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
Hollow Knight
Horizon Zero Dawn
Destiny 2
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands
South Park: The Fractured But Whole
Nier Automata
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus
Battlefront 2


Other Games I Enjoyed:

Nioh
The Evil Within 2
Immortal Redneck
STRAFE
 
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2018

Top Ten

Red Dead Redemption 2
God of War
Far Cry 5
Destiny 2: Forsaken
Monster Hunter: World
Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon
Fallout 76
Detroit Become Human
Vampyr
Call of Duty Black Ops IIII


2019

Top Ten

Days Gone
Resident Evil 2
Metro Exodus
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night
The Outer Worlds
Tom Clancy's The Division II
Blasphemous
Rage 2
Far Cry: New Dawn
 
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Overall Top 10 of the Decade:

1. Fallout: New Vegas
2. Bloodborne
3. Dark Souls
4. Dark Souls II
5. Prey
6. Red Dead Redemption 2
7. The Last of Us
8. Max Payne 3
9. Dark Souls III
10. Deus Ex: Human Revolution

...probably...
 
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