Next-Gen has the online exclusive full list of Edge’s Top 100 Games. Click through for the best 100 games of all time, as judged by the readers and writers of Edge, as well as game industry insiders.
Edge Presents: The 100 Best Videogames is on sale in the UK today, and will be available from good bookshops and magazine stores around the world in due course. Working with Edge, Next-Gen is publishing the full list today, along with our own brief comments for each entry. To read the full stories behind these games, with lavish illustrations, be sure to pick up Edge Presents: The 100 Best Videogames. You can subscribe to Edge here. The list was drawn together by thousands of reader votes, games industry insiders and the view from Edge’s own editorial team.
A superhuman cop deals out some hardcore justice in a freeform action world.
It got little respect at retail, but this unique platformer has become a revered cult classic.
98. Sensible Soccer
This classic top-down soccer title spawned one of the most important sports game series of all time.
97. Tekken 3
The PlayStation version was one of the best arcade-to-home fighting ports when it released, with nearly arcade-perfect visuals and spot-on gameplay.
Mastering the control of the floating ships was almost as satisfying as connecting a missile to an opponent’s afterburner.
95. God of War
The epic story, big boss battles and intense combat made this one of the best action games of recent times.
94. Gitaroo Man
This rhythm game tested coordination in ways unique from other titles in the genre.
93. Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door
If the “flat” colorful visuals didn’t draw you in, certainly it was the accessible gameplay or sharp humor.
92. Resident Evil
Its big scares and overall creepiness defined survival horror—and let’s not forget the outrageous yet lovable voice acting.
91. Super Smash Bros. Melee
This fun mish-mash of Nintendo characters has earned respect in pro gaming circles.
90. Devil May Cry
An incredible combat system and a protagonist dripping with style means Dante is one of videogames’ top bad-asses.