Overall Top 20 Editor's Picks
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
The Hall of Shame

Neal Chandran's Top 10

10) The World Ends With You

9) Tales of Symphonia

8) Trace Memory

7) Hourglass of Summer

6) Final Fantasy IX

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

4) Persona 2: Eternal Punishment

3) Phantasy Star Online

2) Anachronox

1) Ever 17: Out of Infinity

I have to admit, narrowing down my favorites of the decade was not easy. I wanted to include a cross-section of both RPGs and graphic adventures on various platforms, but in trying to be objective, I found that I had little room for many of my personal favorites. So, I tossed all objectivity out the window and formulated my list purely on instinct and gut feeling. This is not the best of the decade, but rather Neal Chandran's favorites of the decade.

I also found actually sitting down and starting my list overwhelming, so I started like this: Every top 10 RPG list needs to include a Final Fantasy title, so I just chose my favorite FF of the last decade, went from there, and my final list looks a little something like what you see above.

And just for fun, here are my three least favorite games of the last decade. I have nothing to say about them except that they're terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad games.

3) InuYasha: Secret of the Divine Jewel

2) Astonishia Story (PSP)

1) Lufia: Ruins of Lore (Game Boy Advance)


Coming Up on Twitch

World of Final Fantasy
Oct. 30 • 10am PDT/1pm EDT

Taking the week off!
Every Monday • 5pm PDT/8pm EDT

Star Wars: KotOR Continues!
Every Tuesday • 10am PDT/1pm EDT

Batman: The Telltale Series Ep. 3
Thursday • 5pm PDT/8pm EDT

Extra Life 24-Hour Stream
Saturday, Nov. 5 • 10am PDT/1pm EDT

Featured Content
Extra Life 2016
Extra Life 2016
World of Final Fantasy Review
World of Final Fantasy
Batman: The Telltale Series - Episode 3 Review
Batman: The Telltale Series - Episode 3
original arrange sound track Persona Q: Sound of the Labyrinth Review
original arrange sound track Persona Q: Sound of the Labyrinth
Exist Archive Hands-On Preview
Exist Archive: The Other Side of the Sky
The Vanishing of Ethan Carter OST Review
The Vanishing of Ethan Carter OST
RSS Feeds & More
Complete Feed
Reviews Feed
Media Feed
Random Encounter
Rhythm Encounter
Retro Encounter