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#17-15
#14-12
#11-9
#8-6
#5
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Andrew Barker
Neal Chandran
Eric Farand
Patrick Gann
Sam Hansen
Derek Heemsbergen
John P. Hussey
Josh Lewis
Abraham Ashton Liu
Liz Maas
John McCarroll
Stephen Meyerink
Kyle E. Miller
Dennis Rubinshteyn
Michael Salbato
John Tucker
Kimberley Wallace
Dave Yeager
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John McCarroll's Top 10

10) The Witcher: Enhanced Edition

9) Grandia II

8) Front Mission 5 (PS2)

7) Tales of the Abyss

6) Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

5) Chrono Cross

4) Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4

3) Fallout 3

2) Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn

1) Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga 1 & 2

It was interesting trying to compile this list, because it wasn't so long ago that we compiled lists of the best games of the last generation. I look at my top five list from that feature, and I see a game that wouldn't make this list – Final Fantasy X. It's not that Final Fantasy X wasn't a vanguard game – that's why it made my list then. It was a title that set the pacing for a great deal of the JRPGs that have come since. This list, however, is a list of my favorites. The games that I would play again (if I haven't already played them more than once). That's why it includes a game in a language I don't understand (Front Mission 5 was just that good), a game from a console long dead (please bring Chrono Cross to PSN so that I can play it on the PSP), and a PC game that I first played when I was sixteen. These games are the best, in my mind, because of their fun factor and because of nostalgia. These are the games that I look at from the past decade and say, "Yeah, that's what it was about." Hope you enjoy them.



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