Sean Vanaman: Telltale Games

It's a murder mystery about rival biker gangs with themes of loss and the ending of eras, set against the backdrop of the American southwest -- albeit a bizarre version of it with flying cars. Also, y...

Seppo Helava: Self Aware Games

It was one of the first instances where I felt like I'd done something in a game that I didn't think the designers had specifically intended, and it showed the flexibility & diversity of what you coul...

Thomas Riegsecker: Basilisk Games

Ultima 4 is truly an exceptional example of a near-perfect RPG. It is huge and open, with a “go anywhere, do anything” feeling, and it manages to avoid many of the clichés of the genre. It is cer...

David Warhol: Realtime Associates

Due to the nature of the genre, these games are almost 100% design, as opposed to games nowadays, where based on budgets seem to be say 20% design and 80% graphics, technology, and such. Plus, they a...

David McCaman: FunClick

Playing Chivalry on my Apple II in middle-school was one of my fondest multiplayer gaming memories. A 1983 action “roll-playing” game of rescue for up to 4 players, Chivalry consists of numerous ...

Jason “Generalvivi” Mojica: Raven Software

(Super Metroid) has some of the best game design I’ve ever seen. I really enjoyed how you would find a new weapon that would open up more paths in older areas. It also had some really awesome platfo...

Jean-Charles Gaudechon: EA Black Box

Jean-Charles is a true classic gamer playing everything from classic plat-formers to M.U.D.'s to early racing games. Check out his audio profile....

Celia Pearce: Indie-cade

It was a game that was just so different; it was just twitch you really had to use your brains....

Sean McNamara: Crave Entertainment

I've always loved the ninja turtles and with the time travel theme and tossing the bad guys at the screen effect was just too cool....

Brain Knox: En Masse Entertainment

It was the first game I ever stood in line for. It was a great game with an open colorful, vibrant world that really got you into it....

Sean McBride: Hi-Rez Studios

It was ahead of its time when released, the dungeon crawling, upgrading your character, it was just a great game....

Frank Azor: Alienware

When it was first released it was the most realistic game at the time. It had the tactics and gameplay that really got you into it....

Michael Pole: Trilogy Studios

It was the best baseball game of its time. While the graphics and features in today's game have advanced tremendously, I still believe (and play every so often) that the Sega Saturn version of World S...

Wallace Santos: Maingear

You have to be on point playing this game; it’s a fun multiplayer that never disappoints....

Garth Chouteau: PopCap Games

And finally, the main gameplay - actually descending into the nuclear reactor on each planet/space station, fighting your way to the reactor core, setting it off and dashing back to your ship - was in...

Justin Melendez: Lanslide PCs

It's timeless and perfectly balanced. I still get together every Wednesday night and play with a group of friends. You have to hand it to a game that is still going strong 11 years after its release d...

Leila Uslander: SteelSeries

A memory of being at the back of the local Pizza Hut and playing Ms. Pacman on a “broken”, free machine for hours. I rode my bike back to that same Pizza Hut the next morning to play again, and t...

Andres Martinez: baKno Games

Maybe it was the lack of other options at the time, but I remember how that game grabbed my attention so strongly that I used to dream about falling blocks. : )...

Jeffery Lee: TQ Digital

All of the games above are well designed in balance and they have a high strategy requirement if you want to play them well. Comparing to other games, their in-game graphics were the best when they we...

Travis Wannlund: Razer

For Fallout? Pure unadulterated freedom. Any game that allows me to solve any and all problems with a minigun will always have a special place in my heart. Rad scorpions attacking the town? Minigun. S...

Winnie Wong: MonkeyPlum Media

Diablo hands down... I'm patiently waiting for Diablo 3 to come out... BLIZZARD... do you hear me??? Your fans want DIABLO 3!!!!!...

Hector Penton: Origin PC

The granddaddy of FPS. Cool graphics, cool music, cool sound effects, cool story……just cool. The video gaming world was never the same again……...