I've always wondered what my top ten games of all time were, and here they are. Now due note, I only use one game per series, otherwise there would be like only two different game series on this.
10. Pikmin (Nintendo GameCube)
This was my very first strategy game. It requires plenty of multitasking, but it was a lot of fun and when you finally collect all thirty ship pieces, it's a big sigh of relief, awarding the player with the best ending.
9. Conker's Bad Fur Day (Nintendo 64 / XBOX)
Not only was this game downright hilarious, it was fun and made the player feel at home with it's distinct and unnecessary world! Conker the Squirrel is by far the best squirrel there will ever be. This game is just great.
8. Golden Sun Dark Dawn (Nintendo DS)
It took what was great about it's GBA predecessors, and made them much better. Sure, the battles were easier than in previous games, but the puzzles were geniusly designed and clever. I love puzzles, and I had so much fun with this game, this is definitely a must-have for any RPG fans.
7. Paper Mario The Thousand Year Door (Nintendo GameCube)
Although it wasn't a big step up for the series, and played very similar to the original game, the story was fantastic, the music was great, and the chapters were all great in their own way, such as going from getting revenge on a dragon, to becoming the champion of the ring, to being on the moon. It was so much fun, and is by far the greatest Mario game of all time.
6. Pokemon Gold and Silver (Nintendo GameBoy Color)
These weren't my first Pokemon games, but they were by far my top Pokemon games. The story hasn't changed much, but replaying the classics with the good ol' 8bit sound of the GBC is very nostalgic today, and it was just so addicting. Best handheld game ever!
5. Final Fantasy VII (PlayStation 1)
When I was little, I always thought that seeing the opening to this game with Cloud getting off the train was awesome. I finally got myself a copy in 2010, and then I finally beat it about a few months later. The story is confusing, but epic, the battles can be tricky, and some of Nobuo Uematsu's best work is put into this game. By far one of the greatest RPGs out there, especially compared to today's RPGs.
4. Okami (Nintendo Wii)
My friends told me this game was great, and my friend on Youtube, Tyrant, said this is his favorite game ever. I decided to get a copy, and once I started playing, I will admit I wasn't hooked up until the 17th hour, and then I played the game for 15 hours in a day, and 3 hours the next day and finally beat it, so it may have started off slow, but then it gets really intense. It plays and feels like a Zelda game, and the art style is gorgeous!
3. Halo Reach (XBOX 360)
I had so much fun with the campaign in this game. I haven't played the online too much (due to not having XBL), but I've spent countless hours on Firefight, and on this game period. I may not enjoy FPS games that much, and get annoyed with them, but this is the best FPS game there will ever be to me. I'm not even sure if the new Halos will be better (because of 343i taking over, and such), but this game will always be one of the best.
2. The Legend of Dragoon (PlayStation 1)
This is a long game. It takes about 45+ hours to beat, and there are four disks and each disk serves it's own purpose within the entire story, from starting off in a war, to going to find the leader of an extinct race. It's music is great, it's story is the best in any RPG, and the battle system felt very refreshing (especially after beating it right after I beat Final Fantasy VII). This is the best game on any PlayStation platform, and always will be.
1. The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword (Nintendo Wii)
Obviously it was this game. I've been a fan of Zelda ever since I was two / three years old. I waited for this title for such a long time, but when it finally came out, I've never had so much fun with a game in my life. The story was the best ever, the graphics are beautiful (even IF they aren't all HD like their "HD counterparts"), the gameplay was AMAZING and so much fun, and everything else about this game was perfect. This will go down through the ages as a true classic.