Game Informer’s top 50 games of 2009

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4 years ago by (@NE_Brian)

Game Informer has revealed their top 50 games of 2009 in their latest issue. We’ve posted the list in alphabetical order below.

A Boy and His Blob
Assassin’s Creed II
Batman: Arkham Asylum
Battlefield 1943
Beatles: Rock Band, The
Borderlands
Brutal Legend
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Dawn of War 2
Demon’s Souls
DiRT2
DJ Hero
Dragon Age: Origins
Empire: Total War
FIFA 10
Fight Night Round 4
Flower
Forza Motorsport 3
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars
Grand Theft Auto: Episodes From Liberty City
Guitar Hero: Metallica
Halo 3: ODST
Halo Wars
House of the Dead: Overkill, The
Infamous
Killzone 2
King’s Bounty: Armored Princess
Left 4 Dead 2
Little King’s Story
Madden NFL 10
MadWorld
Mario and Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story
New Super Mario Bros. Wii
NHL 10
Plants vs. Zombies
Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box
Punch-Out!!
Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time
Red Faction: Guerrilla
Resident Evil 5
Retro Game Challenge
Scribblenauts
Shadow Complex
Sims 3, The
Skate 2
Street Fighter 4
Trine
Tropico 3
UFC Undisputed 2009
Uncharted 2

Thanks to Charles J for the news tip!

  • Name

    Dragon Age: Origins
    i thought this was a very good game compared to most of these if you forgot about it please put it in because it is a great game and deserves to be recognized

  • http://asktiava.com Name

    Barbie Island Adventure
    i thought this was a really good game too compared to crap like killzone 2 and call of duty
    please put it in because it is a great game and deserves to be recognized
    my name is bobby and i am 8 years old

  • David Macphail

    They managed to miss out Pokemon Platinum, Pro Evolution Soccer 2010, Smackdown Vs Raw 2010, SAW and Wanted: Weapons Of Fate? Yet they put in crap like Halo, Forza and Call Of Duty? For shame……

    • person

      this is a 2009 list not 2010. Next time actually read the title

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  • http://www.gamingparodies.com Dusk Golem

    Lack of silent Hill: Shattered Memories has me sad. =(

  • Zigidias

    Uncharted 2 FTW

  • http://www.metalkids.fr/Halford-III-Winter-Songs.html halford III

    Beatles: Rock Band… not very original game…

  • http://Moneyonlineonyourtime.blogspot.com Raj

    Wow, this is actually a damn good list. As for underrated games on this list,you all must check out:

    A boy and his Blob
    Flower
    Demon Souls
    Plants Vs Zombies

    All of these games are good, and have been somewhat under the radar, make SURE you guys pick them up. These games deserve a sequel.

  • Waldo

    Agreed. Uncharted 2 rules them all. Best game I’ve ever played.

  • T_ConX

    The omissions of SMT: Devil Survivor, SH: Shattered Memories and Torchlight DEEPLY sadden me…

  • http://www.likemyscreenshot.com marcus

    That is one sick list though i dont think
    Red Faction: Guerrilla should be on there its an alright game, but nothing special
    http://www.likemyscreenshot.com

  • http://www.thirteen1.com Turkeysaladboy

    Wow, I actually forgot how busy 2009 was in terms of new releases. Of course, the term “new releases” is an ironic one since the bulk are either strong licenses or sequels. That said, its refreshing to see innovative titles like Plants vs Zombies in there. Woot!

  • CDilly

    Game Informers top 50 list is pretty much a list of games Gamestop is sure to have for ya in stock if you get bored of what you are playing. Printed game reviews have been dead for a while.

  • http://www.ballbustingpornstars.com Eric Jover

    Red Faction Guerilla is like GTA4 but with destructible environments and just all-out badassery. There’s no fluff in this game… just pure destruction and action . That list is no joke.

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