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  • Kids (My Nephews) Review New Super Mario Bros. Wii

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    Over the Thanksgiving holiday I brought home New Super Mario Bros. Wii to play with my nephews who are 9 and 10 years old. After spending some time with the Wii title they decided to write their own reviews on the game. I think they’re just trying... More
  • My Top 10 Time Sucks

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    Since everyone else is calling out their Top 200 snubs and personal favorites, I decided to take a different approach. Which games or series have I physically spent the most time with? These aren’t just games you play through and throw back onto... More
  • The Cutting Room Floor: Games That Didn’t Make the Top 200

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    As you are probably aware, Game Informer recently released its list of the Top 200 Games of All Time. I’m sure you thought of a game or two that should have made the list and didn’t. If it makes you feel any better, we had the same problem... More
  • Impulse: The Top Ten Downloadable Console Games of All Time

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    In honor of our big Top 200 game feature in the magazine, I thought I’d tackle the much less ambitious task of looking at the recent rise of the downloadable console game, and share my choices for the best titles that have emerged since the advent... More
  • How To Cheat The Greatest RPG Ever Made

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    Our list of the Top 200 games is full of compromises. There are some games that I personally think are glaring omissions (Myst), and others that shouldn't be on the list at all (Batman: Arkham Asylum), but there is one big victory on that list for me that makes all the imperfections worthwhile: Final Fantasy III at #8 as the greatest RPG of all time.

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  • 5 Games That Stole My Life

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    Originally, I was going to try and write my top 10 favorite games of all time. But I could not pick. I just kept changing my mind and I will end up editing this post a million times. So instead, I looked back at a few of the games that took a lot of time... More
  • Super Mario World Totally Owns Super Mario Bros. 3

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    In light of our recent Top 200 Games of All Time feature I thought I’d settle the matter on the best Mario game ever. Many people choose Super Mario Bros. 3 and don’t realize that they’re completely wrong. Super Mario World is way better... More
  • My Top 11 Games Of All Time

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    Top games of all time mean a lot of things to a lot of different people. To me, I look at not only the quality of the game, but how the game made me feel and what impact it had on my life. Sadly, many of the early 2600 games like Adventure, don’t... More
  • My Games of All Time are Better Than Yours

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    Believe me, you're not the only one up in arms about our Top 200 Games of All Time list from issue #200. From calls from my brothers to Facebook messages from dudes I went to high school with, I've been hearing about it from all quarters. Every... More
  • The Joy of Top 200

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    Top whatever lists are certainly fun to make, and perhaps even more entertaining to watch how everyone reacts to them. From the hate mail to the adoration mail, everyone comes to the table with a very stout opinion. Which always cracks me up, because... More
  • The Process Behind The Creation Of Issue 200

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    On the day Game Informer’s 100th issue went to print, I remember looking over at Andy and saying, “What are we going to do for issue 200?” He laughed and said, “What else, the 200 Greatest Games of All Time!” At the time... More
  • My Nixed Picks For The Top 200

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    Coming up with the list of the top 200 games of all time wasn't easy. Sure, there were no-brainers like Super Mario Bros. and Metroid that no one disagreed on. But other games didn’t fare as well.

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