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Games I used to be completely obsessed with. I'm going with just a few for now, but we could add PLENTY more. I mostly ranked them by hours of gameplay, though I think Lethal Enforcers should get special recognition for introducing me to the wonderful, wonderful world of arcade light-gun games. And few people might remember Comix Zone on Genesis, but that was one of the most ingenious games when it first came out. Show it some love.

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Vick's Video Game Picks
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Release: 2002

Developer: Rockstar North, iNK stories

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Action game, Racing video game

Series: Grand Theft Auto

Publisher: Rockstar Games, Capcom

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox, PlayStation 2

Game Engine: RenderWare

Sequels: Grand Theft Auto III

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Halo: Combat Evolved is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Vick's Video Game Picks
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Release: 2001

Developer: Gearbox Software, Bungie Studios, MacSoft Games

Genres (Video game): Shooter game, Action game, First-person Shooter, Science Fiction

Series: Halo

Publisher: Microsoft Studios, MacSoft Games

Platform: Xbox, OS X, Microsoft Windows, Macintosh Xbox 360

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GoldenEye 007 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Vick's Video Game Picks
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Release: 1997

Developer: Ashby Computers and Graphics Ltd., Rare Ltd

Genres (Video game): Shooter game, Action game, Stealth game, First-person Shooter

Series: James Bond in video games

Designers: Martin Hollis

Publisher: Nintendo

Platform: Nintendo 64, Wii

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General Chaos is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Vick's Video Game Picks
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Release: 1994

Developer: Game Refuge Inc.

Genres (Video game): Isometric projection, Real-time tactics, Action game, Strategy video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

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Comix Zone is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Vick's Video Game Picks
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Release: 1995

Developer: Sonic Team, Sega Technical Institute

Genres (Video game): Action game, Beat 'em up

Designers: Peter Morawiec

Publisher: Sega

Platform: Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360 Sega Mega Drive, + more

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The House of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Vick's Video Game Picks
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Release: 1996

Developer: Sega Wow

Genres (Video game): Light gun, Horror, Shoot 'em up, Zombie Film Survival horror, + more

Series: The House of the Dead

Designers: Atsushi Seimiya

Publisher: Sega, Sega Europe Limited

Platform: Personal computer, PC booter, Commodore 64, 3DO Interactive Multiplayer Sega Saturn, + more

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The House of the Dead III is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Vick's Video Game Picks
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Release: 2002

Developer: Sega Wow

Genres (Video game): Horror, Shoot 'em up, Survival horror, Rail shooter

Series: The House of the Dead

Publisher: Sega

Platform: Personal computer, Wii, Arcade game, Xbox Microsoft Windows

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Lethal Enforcers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Vick's Video Game Picks
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Release: 1992

Developer: Konami

Genres (Video game): Shooter game, Light gun, Shoot 'em up, Action game Light gun shooter, + more

Publisher: Konami

Platform: Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Arcade game, Sega Mega Drive, PlayStation

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