2008 was an all around stellar year for games. With exciting releases such as Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, Fallout 3, and Grand Theft Auto IV, the year managed to check off a number of titles on fans' most anticipated list of games. However, there were others that caught people by surprise, showcasing new ways to scare, excite, and empower its players. While 2008 may not be as well regarded as the previous year, it still managed to hold its own as a standout and remarkable time for games.
GameSpot has put together a quick digest video of games--in order of their respective releases--that made 2008 a year to remember. Check out the above video to see what game has already celebrated its 10th anniversary, and which ones are still coming up. For more info on these games, check out our gallery showcasing all the key games, and along with our thoughts on each of them.
And if you want to see the standout games that celebrated their anniversary last year, be sure to check out our feature covering the biggest games that turned 10 in 2007. Also, check out our retrospective on the 20th anniversary for Xenogears, where we take a look back at one of the most captivating and intriguing JRPG titles of the original Playstation era.