has released the results of Japanese gamers' votes for the 100 best games of all time with Final Fantasy X
sitting pretty at the top of the heap--and Western games almost getting completely shut out.
blogger thrills to the high placement of a strategy RPG like Tactics Ogre
in the list, there's an odd amount
of cultural shock in seeing at least 7 of the top 10 being traditional RPGs, something you'd rarely see in a similar
Western list. And has anyone heard of Machi: Unmei no Kousaten
for the Sega Saturn? It's apparently #5 on the
At any rate, to compensate for our sorry Western developer showing with Japanese
gaming otaku today, here's a list of other lists compiled a lot closer to America (okay, they're probably all from
America) that better fit our gaijin
sensibilities. Wait, the original Super Mario Bros.
is #21 on the
Japanese list? That's just crazy, man... ker
-razy! (Crazy like a raccoon?)