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The 100 greatest videogames: No. 51 - No. 100

ROLLER COASTER TYCOON
ROLLER COASTER TYCOON

51 Contra
(PC, NES, 1987)

52 Wing Commander 1 & 2
(PC, 1990/1991)

53 Mike Tyson's Punch Out!!
(NES, 1986)

54 NBA Jam
(Arcade, 1993)

55 Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six
(Multiplatform, 1998)

56 Lemmings
(Multiplatform, 1990)

57 Tempest
(Arcade, 1981)

58 Virtua Fighter 4
(PS2, 2002)

59 Baldur's Gate & Baldur's Gate II: Shadow of Amn
(PC, 1998/2000)

60 Star Wars: Jedi Knight -- Dark Forces II
(PC, 1997)

61 Panzer Dragoon Saga
(Saturn, 1998)

62 Max Payne
(Multiplatform, 2001)

63 R-Type
(Arcade, 1988)

64 Samurai Shodown
(Neo Geo, GameBoy, 1993)

65 Devil May Cry
(PS2, 2001)

66 Mechwarrior 2: 31st Century Combat
(PC, PS, Saturn, 1995)

67 Tennis 2K2
(Dreamcast, 2001)

68 Roller Coaster Tycoon
(PC, Xbox, 1999)

69 Centipede
(Arcade, 1981)

70 Homeworld
(PC, 1999)

71 Bust-a-Move 2
(PS, 1998)

72 Animal Crossing
(GameCube, 2002)

73 Driver
(PS, PC, 1999)

74 Robotron 2084
(Arcade, 1982)

75 Wave Race 64
(Nintendo 64, 1996)

76 Phantasy Star (series)
(Sega Master System, 1988)

77 Saturn Bomberman
(Saturn, 1997)

78 Defender
(Arcade, 1980)

79 King's Quest (series)
(PC, 1984)

80 Silent Hill 2
(PS2, 2001)

81 Gauntlet
(Arcade, 1985)

82 Ghouls 'N Ghosts
(Arcade, 1988)

83 Daytona USA
(Arcade, 1994)

84 Asteroids
(Arcade, 1979)

85 Prince of Persia
(PC, 1989)

86 Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo
(Arcade, 1996)

87 Battlezone
(Arcade, 1980)

88 FIFA Soccer 2003
(Multiplatform, 2002)

89 Castle Wolfenstein
(PC, 1984)

90 Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped
(PS, 1998)

91 Spy Hunter
(Arcade, 1983)

92 Super Star Wars
(SNES, 1992)

93 Joust
(Arcade, 1982)

94 IL-2 Sturmovik
(PC, 2001)

95 Golden Axe
(Arcade, 1988)

96 M.U.L.E.
(Commodore 64, 1983)

97 Secret of Mana
(SNES, 1993)

98 Frogger
(Arcade, 1981)

99 X-COM: UFO Defense
(PC, 1994)

100 Missile Command
(Arcade, 1981)

EDITED BY Wook Kim WRITTEN AND REPORTED BY Mark Brooks, Amy Feitelberg, Geoff Keighley, Emily Mead, Leah Reisman, Kimberly Reyes, Noah Robischon, Adam B. Vary, Gary Eng Walk, Erik Wolpaw

Originally posted May 08, 2003