Editors' Picks: The Best of NES
Before we begin,
let us preface these honorary game awards with a little background on the
whole ordeal. First of all, why not just another list of "top 25 NES games
of all time"? Well, because that's boring, and it doesn't really do justice
to some of the truly classic titles in the NES library. When you think
about it, is Tetris really better than The Legend of Zelda? Or are the
two games really just masters of their own domains?
is not a sports game!"
John "Big Boss"
Ricciardi throws in the towel.
up with a list of awards and narrowing down the list of nominees, we took
a staff vote on our favorite games in each category. As most of the video
game editors at Gamers.com are ardent fans of the NES, the voting process
soon became a real heated affair. Shouting matches escalated into fisticuffs,
and after it was all over, we came away with newfound appreciation for
the NES library--not to mention bruises and a couple of black eyes as well.
here that should be construed as the word of gospel. All of us being gamers
here, we simply chose our favorite games out of a library rich with classics.
So without further ado, we present to you Gamers.com's "The Best of NES"