IGN ranks the top 100 RPGs of all time

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    Everyone's favorite gaming outlet, IGN, has begun a list of what they think to be the best role-playing games of all time. Right now, it shows entries for 100-81, and the list will continually update throughout the weeks until they get to #1. The current list as of writing is:

    • 100 - EverQuest
      99 - Wizardry 8
      98 - Titan Quest
      97 - Fable II
      96 - Torchlight II
      95 - Pillars of Eternity
      94 - Front Mission 3
      93 - The Bard's Tale
      92 - Betrayal at Krondor
      91 - Freedom Force
      90 - Divinity: Original Sin
      89 - Dragon Age: Inquisition
      88 - Darkest Dungeon
      87 - Ys Book I & II
      86 - Kingdom Hearts II
      85 - Chrono Cross
      84 - Dragon Warrior VII
      83 - Final Fantasy
      82 - Ultima Underworld: The Stygian Abyss
      81 - EVE Online
    With Divinity: Original Sin, Pillars of Eternity, Kingdom Hearts II, Chrono Cross, and Dragon Quest VII so low on the list, I can only imagine the insanity to come. Get your pitchforks ready, and watch the list below for updates.

    :arrow: 7.8/10 Too Much Water
     
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    List is already trash.
    They put ff1 over kh2
     
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    this includes only launched on west or every infinite list of RPGS launched in japan? I know that GBA have a really heavy lot that keept in japan XD
     
  4. Stephano

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    Lists like this seem kind of pointless. :unsure: Everyone has their own top lists. Although these are good for getting opinions of which rpgs people should play.

    Although I am curious as to where DeS, DS, DS2, BB, and DS3 are.
     
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    I forgot
    IGN makes a lot of "Top XYZ" lists, it's just an opinion based thing, not really a "THESE GAMES ARE GOOD THIS IS FACT" type thing.

    As for the list so far, I dunno how Divinity Original Sin isn't higher in this list. Whoever is making it has shit taste confirmed ;O;
     
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    I think IGN and bad taste go hand in hand ;O;
     
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    Lists like this are usually nice to just look through, not necessarily for the ranking, but just to see if there's good games you haven't heard of/played before.
    Hey, FF1 was a lot more influential than KH2. That said, if I had to pick one of them to play nowadays... yeah.
     
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    Am I the only one who didn't like kh2?
     
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    IGN ranks the top 100 rpgs which they got most paid to list....


    IGN ranks the top 100 rpgs yeah well that's just your opinion man list..
     
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    Boooooooo, IGN sucks
     
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    Along with NeoGAFFE and Kotaku, yeah.
     
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    Meh, ranking lists have utterly no meaning since the characteristics of what they use to make it are arbitrary.
     
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    I dont really think its about what game influenced the industry more.
     
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    "88. Darkest Dungeon"
    Oh, okay...
     
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    It's not, of course, but that just makes FF1 a very notable game.
     
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    I find Kotaku to be at least tolerable.
     
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    Hmm still cringeworthy in my eyes, Eurogamer's comments are just as bad.
     
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    Oh haha I wasn't talking about comments, just the articles.
     
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    No. I dislike this game too. Most overrated JRPG from PS2 era imo.
     
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    I think gameplay was generally good, but those triangle commands make boss battles too linear patterned and the storyline was confusing and filled with 'to be continued in BbS'. I was really disappointed with kh2. I do kinda understand people who like this game, though.