It is fair to say that gamers across the globe have witnessed many exceptional games over the years, especially when it came to the 2000s.
Compiling a list of games that fans have deemed the greatest, a top 30 of the 2000s have been identified by DigitalDreamDoor.
Well, they’ve actually identified the top 125, but we’ve limited it down to the top 30.
The list features the likes of Batman: Arkham Asylum, Counter-Strike and Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare.
Do you agree with their list? Let’s find out below!
With number one being the best, here is the fan list as to which game is the best of the 2000s.
30. God of War (2005)
29. Batman: Arkham Asylum (2009)
28. The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask (2000)
27. Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2002)
26. Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2 (2000)
At 29, Batman: Arkham Asylum has always proven to be a real hit across the gaming community, especially those who are a fan of DC.
Regardless of when you were born, everyone is familiar with Grand Theft Auto.
Ranked 26th, the original Tony Hawk games have always been entertaining for all age groups.
25. Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty (2001)
24. Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (2004)
23. Halo 2 (2004)
22. Fallout 3 (2008)
21. Silent Hill 2 (2001)
Sneaking into the top 25, the Metal Gear Solid series of games has continued to catch the eyes of many across the gaming world.
Just missing out on the top 20, Halo 2 was always an iconic game for those growing up in this generation.
At 21, the Silent Hill games were always quick to scare and shock gamers.
20. Super Smash Bros. Melee (2001)
19. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (2003)
18. Portal (2007)
17. Wii Sports (2006)
16. Metroid Prime (2002)
Ranked 20th, Super Smash Bros. Melee was a classic crossover game that many across the world enjoyed.
Receiving many awards and accolades, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic provided sheer entertainment as the original Star Wars games were in high demand.
At 17, Wii Sports will go down as one of the most iconic games of all time. The game was addictive for people of all age groups.
15. Bioshock (2007)
14. Grand Theft Auto IV (2008)
13. Counter-Strike (2000)
12. Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (2009)
11. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004)
At 14, there is yet another appearance for Grand Theft Auto as the 2008 released version proved to be a real hit.
Sitting at 13, Counter-Strike is a series of multiplayer first-person shooter video games that were always a joy to play.
Just missing out on a top 10 spot, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves was an actioned packed game which received many awards and recognitions.
10. Shadow of the Colossus (2005)
9. Super Mario Galaxy (2007)
8. Deus Ex (2000)
7. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (2007)
6. Halo: Combat Evolved (2001)
Comfortably sitting at number nine, if you have not played Super Mario Galaxy, then it is fair to say that you missed out.
At seven, many gamers believe that Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is one of the best Call of Duty games to date.
Released in 2001, just missing out on the top five, Halo: Combat Evolved was awarded many accolades across the gaming world.
5. Resident Evil 4 (2005)
4. Half-Life 2 (2004)
3. World of Warcraft (2004)
2. The Sims (2000)
1. Grand Theft Auto III (2001)
Making it into the top five best games of the 2000s, Resident Evil was an instant classic and popular with many fans.
A unique multiplayer game, World of Warcraft was an instant classic for youngsters growing up and even for the older generation.
At some point in your lifetime, you would have played The Sims. With sheer nostalgic vibes, The Sims has been ranked the second-best game of the 2000s.
However, the best-ranked game of the 2000s, according to fans, is Grand Theft Auto III. As eluded to earlier, everyone will be familiar with the Grand Theft Auto series. Its freestyle game has always got fans excited, and many feel that it deserves to be ranked number one.