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When I was younger I played quite a bit of computer games on my computer and when I got a little older played on other people’s gaming consoles then my own. Today I don’t have time to play too many games, so I do apologize if these seem a little lame.
One of the people I follow on the internet is Josh Taylor. He is one of the Youtubers on the channel, Blimey Cow. Josh made a list of the top 12 video games. I was inspired make a list of my own.
12. Wii Bowling
I am not the sporty person, but I could get into this! This was the first Wii game I played and have never stopped loving it! I have a secret strategy of getting the most strikes. Just make sure you have wrist strap on to have a ball at bowling.
11. Roller Coaster Tycoon 1 & 2
Thanks to my brother, I had a lot of fun with these games(and others as we will see). What is it we enjoy about Tycoon games? Is it the management aspect or is it building the rides. Building the rides of course!(if you had the money) I liked the assortment of the free parks in the second one, it made for more creative game play. After hours of staring at you screen, you will always have the energy to scream for more mayhem (also crashing the rides was fun).
10. John Deere American Farmer/Drive Green
These are a tie for the tenth place. American farmer is an interesting agricultural game with weird character development. You have one guy who always complains and the guys whose elevator doesn’t go all the way to the top if you know what I mean. I actually never completed the game, but overall I enjoyed it.
Drive green was much more of a 3D game with a lot more interaction. You do projects like planting a field and gain Deere Dollars of you keep up a good pace. You can also explore the farm and go into the back woods and even find fossils! Both farming games are great!
9.Super Smash Bros Melee
This is probably one of my favorite fighting games. I am not a professional like my friend Gary, who competes in tournaments but it is sill entertaining. The music quite often will be stuck in my head. I like to play as Dr. Mario (there’s a back story to it) I do terrible but what ever, the point is to have fun!
8.Just Cause 2
This is one unique game. To be honest have never completed this game either. I have played the demo plenty of times on Gary’s Xbox. You explore the city while completing missions. When you complete the whole game, the world expands. We had a blast, maybe I’ll beat Just Cause 2, when I have more time.
7.Mario Kart DS/ Wii
These two games are quite the racing games. Mario Kart DS was fun because you had all the fun of a Mario game on a portable device. It felt more realistic than the GBA version. The quality was good and the controls felt great, if your buttons didn’t wear out.
Mario Kart Wii was just an updated version of the DS. This game was better with multiplayer mode in my opinion. The courses were cool and the battle stages were pretty fun. Overall everything was fun and games, till you got hit with a blue shell.
6.Monster Jam Urban Assault
I love Monster Jam (that’s another future post) and I enjoy their games but this one I played the most. It’s fun and engaging. You race on road courses, play mini games, and do lots of freestyle. I always had a little tour series I would make up and would always get to Las Vegas at the end. The fun would never end!
5.Mario Kart Double Dash
This is no doubt my favorite Mario Kart game out of the whole series. It’s the only one that two player mode could be on one cart, thus you worked as a team and not against each other in a sense. The courses were fantastic! It was an interesting move in the Mario Kart series. They haven’t gone back to that same format but it was good switch and always loads of competition.
This is probably my favorite first person shooter game. The graphics and story are great. My favorite part is the multiplayer. If you have done multiplayer mode with me, you know what I always do. I will jump on a mongoose and non stop use the horn. I’m not the greatest at it(my little brother does better than me) but who cares?
3.Monster Truck Madness 2
Monster Trucks! This game is just so freaking cool. You race around on courses and in multiplayer (which sadly I was unable to do) the trucks can do rumble courses based of WWE. I actually did more freestyle then racing. I would have all the trucks do a 15 minute freestyle with 5 minutes bonus time. I would score all the trucks and see who was the best. Another cool feature was saving highlights. Maybe one day I can make a montage of the best crashes. Once again my older brother got me into this one. Also the music was pretty awesome. Who knew you could waste hours at a time with monster trucks.
2.Super Mario Brothers 3
This is by far the best Mario game ever made! It’s fun and engaging, but most it’s just purely nostalgic. This is probably the most sensible game on the list. The levels are memorable. This game also has some of the best music of any game( you can tell I enjoy video game music). Fantastic is the one word that would Describe Super Mario Bros 3.
1.Midtown Madness 2
OH MY WORD! What a game, Mark! I had so much fun with this game. The cars were amazing the graphics were alright, but the best part was the ability to download extra content. (I know, you can do this in many other games as well) This was another game my older brother got me interested. There is a cruise mode where you can drive around town. I probably played half of my childhood on this game. One of my favorite downloadable vehicles was the Knight Rider.
This car was indestructible , super quick, and my ticket to completing all the races.
Microsoft, you did something right, you developed in my opinion is the best game of all time. If you could make this compatible with the new Windows OS, THAT WOULD BE AWESOME!
This is why Midtown Madness 2 made number one on my list.
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