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10,000 Fans Chime in On Their Favorite PlayStation Games

posted on by Bamboo Dong

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of PlayStation, over 10,000 Japanese video game fans were asked to chime in on some of their all-time favorite games.

Here's what they picked as their top 10 favorite games:

  1. Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride
  2. Final Fantasy VII
  3. Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen
  4. Final Fantasy X
  5. Resident Evil
  6. Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King
  7. Final Fantasy
  8. Dragon Quest VII: Warriors of Eden (Dragon Warrior VII)
  9. Puyo Puyo
  10. Tetris

Breaking down the outer demographics a little more, here are the top ten, as picked by gamers in their teens:

  1. Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King
  2. Kingdom Hearts II
  3. Monster Hunter Portable 3rd
  4. Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G (Monster Hunter Freedom Unite)
  5. Kingdom Hearts
  6. Boku no Natsuyasumi
  7. Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
  8. Dynasty Warriors 2
  9. Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride
  10. Resident Evil

Here is the top ten for fans in their 40s:

  1. Resident Evil
  2. Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride
  3. Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen
  4. Final Fantasy VII
  5. Final Fantasy
  6. Final Fantasy X
  7. Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King
  8. Puyo Puyo
  9. Dragon Quest VII: Warriors of Eden (Dragon Warrior VII)
  10. Tetris

As for the video games that moved the players more than a movie or a novel, here's the top ten:

  1. Final Fantasy X
  2. Final Fantasy VII
  3. Resident Evil
  4. Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride
  5. Final Fantasy
  6. Final Fantasy IX
  7. Final Fantasy VIII
  8. Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen
  9. Arc the Lad
  10. Dragon Quest VII: Warriors of Eden (Dragon Warrior VII)

Fans also voted on the video games that pumped them up the most:

"Showa age" (born 1926-1989) "Heisei age" (born 1989+)
  1. Momotarō Dentetsu 11: Black Bombee Shutsugen! No Maki
  2. Momotarō Dentetsu 7
  3. Everybody's Golf (Hot Shots Golf)
  4. Puyo Puyo
  5. Momotarō Dentetsu
  1. Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G
  2. Monster Hunter Portable 3rd
  3. World Soccer Winning Eleven 8 (Pro Evolution Soccer 4)
  4. Taiko no Tatsujin: Appare Sandaime
  5. Momotarō Dentetsu 7

Here's the same list sorted by gender:

Male Female
  1. Momotarō Dentetsu 11: Black Bombee Shutsugen! No Maki
  2. Everybody's Golf
  3. Momotarō Dentetsu 7
  4. Monster Hunter Portable 3rd
  5. World Soccer Winning Eleven 8
  1. Puyo Puyo
  2. Momotarō Dentetsu 11: Black Bombee Shutsugen! No Maki
  3. Momotarō Dentetsu
  4. Dance Dance Revolution
  5. Momotarō Dentetsu 7

Fans were also asked for the games they'd most want to be remade using the latest technology, or games they'd most like a sequel of.

  1. Final Fantasy VII
  2. Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King
  3. Resident Evil
  4. Final Fantasy
  5. Gran Turismo 6
  6. Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride
  7. Resident Evil 6
  8. Kingdom Hearts II
  9. Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen
  10. Arc the Lad

Here's the same list (top five) sorted by gender:

Male Female
  1. Final Fantasy VII
  2. Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King
  3. Gran Turismo 6
  4. Resident Evil
  5. Final Fantasy
  1. Final Fantasy VII
  2. Final Fantasy
  3. Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King
  4. Kingdom Hearts II
  5. Resident Evil
What are some of your favorite PlayStation games of all time? Let us know in the forums!

Source: PlayStation Japan via Yaraon; images from Dragon Quest V Official, Final Fantasy X HD Official, Final Fantasy VII PC


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