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This is a list of my favorite games broken out by their category.
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[[Image:Collage - Favorite Video Games.png|thumb|512x512px|A collage of my favorite video games.]]
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This is a list of my favorite games broken out by their genre. See also my [[list of favorite video games by year]].
  
 
==Action==
 
==Action==
 
Games in this category are primarily focused on action, including reflexes, thinking quickly, and processing a lot of information at once.
 
Games in this category are primarily focused on action, including reflexes, thinking quickly, and processing a lot of information at once.
  
===Beat-Em-Up===
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===[[Beat 'em up|Beat 'Em Up]]===
* [[Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!]]
 
 
* [[River City Ransom]]
 
* [[River City Ransom]]
  
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* [[Magic Carpet 2: The Netherworlds]]
 
* [[Magic Carpet 2: The Netherworlds]]
  
===Platformer===
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===[[Platformer]]===
* [[Bionic Commando]]
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* [[Bionic Commando (NES)]]
* [[Contra]]
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* [[Contra (NES)]]
* [[Mega Man 2]]
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* [[Mega Man II]]
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* [[Risk of Rain]]
 
* [[Super C]]
 
* [[Super C]]
 
* [[Super Mario Bros.]]
 
* [[Super Mario Bros.]]
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* [[Super Mario World]]
 
* [[Super Mario World]]
  
===Racing===
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===[[Racing (video game genre)|Racing]]===
 
* [[Mario Kart 64]]
 
* [[Mario Kart 64]]
  
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* [[Diablo]]
 
* [[Diablo]]
 
* [[Secret of Mana]]
 
* [[Secret of Mana]]
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===Sports===
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* [[Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!]]
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* [[Tecmo Super Bowl]]
  
 
===Strategy===
 
===Strategy===
* [[Tetris]]
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* [[Tetris (Nintendo)|Tetris]]
  
 
==Adventure==
 
==Adventure==
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===Action===
 
===Action===
* [[Adventure]]
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* [[Adventure (video game)|Adventure]]
 
* [[God of Thunder]]
 
* [[God of Thunder]]
 
* [[The Legend of Zelda]]
 
* [[The Legend of Zelda]]
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* [[VVVVVV]]
 
* [[VVVVVV]]
  
===Metroidvania===
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===[[Metroidvania]]===
 
* [[Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow]]
 
* [[Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow]]
 
* [[Castlevania: Circle of the Moon]]
 
* [[Castlevania: Circle of the Moon]]
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* [[Metroid: Zero Mission]]
 
* [[Metroid: Zero Mission]]
 
* [[Super Metroid]]
 
* [[Super Metroid]]
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* [[Wonder Boy In Monster World]]
  
===Puzzle===
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===[[Puzzle video game|Puzzle]]===
* [[I Wish I Were the Moon]]
 
 
* [[Loom]]
 
* [[Loom]]
 
* [[Shadowgate]]
 
* [[Shadowgate]]
 
* [[Space Quest II: Vohaul's Revenge]]
 
* [[Space Quest II: Vohaul's Revenge]]
* [[Today I Die]]
 
 
* [[Uninvited]]
 
* [[Uninvited]]
  
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===Action===
 
===Action===
 
* [[Ittle Dew]]
 
* [[Ittle Dew]]
* [[Limbo]]
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* [[Limbo (video game)|Limbo]]
 
* [[Portal]]
 
* [[Portal]]
 
* [[Portal 2]]
 
* [[Portal 2]]
  
===Puzzles===
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===[[Puzzle video game|Puzzle]]===
* [[7th Guest]]
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* [[The 7th Guest]]
  
===Real-Time Strategy===
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===[[Real-time strategy|Real-Time Strategy]]===
 
* [[Age of Empires]]
 
* [[Age of Empires]]
 
* [[Myth: The Fallen Lords]]
 
* [[Myth: The Fallen Lords]]
* [[Myth 2: Soulblighter]]
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* [[Myth II: Soulblighter]]
 
* [[WarCraft II: Tides of Darkness]]
 
* [[WarCraft II: Tides of Darkness]]
  
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* [[Undertale]]
 
* [[Undertale]]
  
===Simulator===
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===[[Simulation (video game genre)|Simulator]]===
* [[Sim City]]
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* [[SimCity (SNES)]]
* [[Sim City 2000]]
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* [[SimCity 2000]]
  
 
===Turn-Based===
 
===Turn-Based===
 
* [[Magic: The Gathering]]
 
* [[Magic: The Gathering]]
 
* [[Master of Magic]]
 
* [[Master of Magic]]
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==Multiplayer Co-Op==
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* [[Age of Empires]]
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* [[Borderlands]]
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* [[Borderlands 2]]
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* [[Contra (NES)]]
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* [[Diablo]]
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* [[Doom]]
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* [[Doom II: Hell On Earth]]
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* [[Left 4 Dead 2]]
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* [[Portal 2]]
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* [[Risk of Rain]]
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* [[Secret of Mana]]
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* [[Super C]]
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* [[Terraria]]

Latest revision as of 21:27, 26 August 2020

A collage of my favorite video games.

This is a list of my favorite games broken out by their genre. See also my list of favorite video games by year.

Action

Games in this category are primarily focused on action, including reflexes, thinking quickly, and processing a lot of information at once.

Beat 'Em Up

Classic Shooter

First-Person Shooter

Platformer

Racing

Role-Playing

Sports

Strategy

Adventure

Games in this category are primarily focused on exploration of interesting environments and characters.

Action

Metroidvania

Puzzle

Strategy

Games in this category are primarily focused on planning ahead to overcome obstacles.

Action

Puzzle

Real-Time Strategy

Role-Playing

Simulator

Turn-Based

Multiplayer Co-Op