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The 10 Best Unreleased Games

Over the years, there have been many games that were finished, or nearly finished, but for some reason were never released. Some of these games were highly anticipated, with gamers eager to purchase t...

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The 10 Best Capcom Fighting Games

Capcom is known for making great games, but they are probably best known for their fighting games. In total Capcom has released 83 fighting games, and nearly all of them are fantastic. With so many ti...

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The 10 Best Games That Let You Play As A Ninja

Ninjas have always been popular protagonists in video games. They are mysterious, deadly, and just plain cool. They’re so cool that in some areas, the word “ninja” has been banned in the past. That’s ...

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The 10 Best Offbeat Sports Titles

Sports games are among the most popular titles out there. EA built its empire with its Madden series, and 2K Games is most known for its NBA 2K series. Sports games give us a chance to relive past glo...

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The 10 Best Games By Atlus

Some game developers and publishers have a reputation for releasing quality titles. Nintendo is probably the best example; every game Nintendo releases is generally of the highest quality. Another gam...

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The 10 Best Survival Horror Games

In the early days of gaming, survival horror games were probably the most underrepresented category. As graphics got better, which allowed for more realistic environments, the genre has become more an...

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The 10 Best LucasArts Games - Ranked

When Disney purchased Lucasfilm in 2012 one of the casualties of the deal was LucasArts. LucasArts was the electronic entertainment division of George Lucas’ empire. During its heyday LucasArts was on...

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The 10 Best Modern Beat 'Em Ups, Ranked

Beat ‘em ups were once one of the most popular genres of video games. If you could go back in time and visit an arcade you would instantly notice the games with the largest crowd around them were beat...

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Every Street Fighter Game, Ranked (Best to Worst)

Capcom’s Street Fighter franchise is perhaps the most famous video game series of all time. It began in 1987 with the original Street Fighter (also called Fighting Street) and has since grown to a poi...

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The 10 Best Console Exclusive Games, Ranked

We are living in an age where most game consoles have similar specs, and most games are released on multiple consoles. Some games are exclusive to a particular console however. These console exclusive...

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The 10 Best Games That Let You Play As A Cowboy

The success of the recently released Red Dead Redemption 2 left many gamers wondering what other great cowboy/western themed games are available. Early examples of games with the cowboy/western theme ...

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The 10 Most Iconic Mascots In Gaming

In the early days of video gaming, mascots were a big deal. Every game studio had to have a mascot. Some are very well-known, like Nintendo’s Mario, but for every Mario there are a hundred Bubsy the B...

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The 10 Best Games That Let You Play A Vampire

As popular as vampires are—or were a decade ago, anyway—it is somewhat surprising that there aren’t more video games that let you play as one. It seems like a perfect match. Video games are about esca...

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Top 10 Games That Let You Play As A Pirate

Pirates are cool. The romanticized versions of pirates we have invented are, anyway. As children, many of us wanted to be pirates; we yearned for the open seas, the adventure, and the treasure. Unfort...

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10 DOS Games That Are Still Worth Playing

Before Windows ’95 started the change to a GUI-only operating system, playing games on PCs meant dealing with DOS. Games from this era were much like games of today but required much more configuratio...

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