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Here's where I get my News on Video Games, Nerdy Stuff & Important Social Commentary - Don't read into my ranking they're in No particular order - Mark the Spark Twitter: @DJStonewalker

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Geoff Keighley
Host and Producer at Gametrailers.com, VGA Awards, G4TV

Yahtzee
Creator of Zero Punctuation for The Escapist Magazine

Angry Joe
Host, Producer & Creator for The Angry Joe Show on the Internet & Youtube

Colin Moriarty
Host and Producer at Ign.com Cohost of the Podcast Beyond for Playstation

Greg Miller
Host and Producer at IGN.com Cohost of podcast Beyond for Playstation

Cam Robinson
Host and Producer at Gamespot.com

Adam Kovic
Host and Producer at Machinima on Youtube & the Internet

Daemon Hatfield
This guy is a Video Games Journalist & DJ follow him on Twitter @DaemZero or find him on the internet to follow his music

Chris Watters
Host and Producer at Gamespot.com

Kevin VanOrd
Host and Producer at Gamespot.com


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<![CDATA[The Best MOBA Games]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/best-moba-games/ranker-games
Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA), also known as Action Real Time Strategy (ARTS), or simply Hero Brawler, is distinct sub-genre of the RTS (real-time strategy) genre. Two teams of players compete against each other using a single character. This separates MOBA games from all other RTS games. What are the best MOBA games?

The nature of the competition in MOBA games naturally encourages strategy and greater collaboration than in other types of video games. Players have to use different hero's abilities together as a unit to defeat their common enemy. The genre began in 1998 when someone edited a StarCraft map, and the MOBA Sub-genre was born.

MOBA games have increased in popularity over the years, especially lately even spreading to next-gen systems. Vote up the best MOBA games below or add one of these games that you love, that isn't already on the list.
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Defense of the Ancients

Heroes of Newerth

League of Legends

Dota 2

Blizzard All-Stars

Awesomenauts

Dawngate

Realm of the Titans

Chaos Online

Arena of Heroes


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<![CDATA[The Best Free To Play Games]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/best-free-to-play-games/ranker-games
Video games are getting ever more expensive. Next gen consoles will cost gamers hundreds of dollars and the games aren't far from a $100 a pop themselves. Gaming seems to be becoming a rich man's sport, but all hope is not lost. As technology advances, the tech to make all games (from 16 bit to gorgeous 3D) gets cheaper. The advances themselves are costly, so being on the cutting edge will always carry a hefty price tag. But we live in an era of an increasing market of free to play games.

Free to play games allow any gamers with an internet connection to play, for free. Whether you're an avid gamer or just a regular guy or gal with time to kill, there is absolutely something out there for you.

Below is the list of the best free to play games, ranked by game lovers as the best. Vote up the free to play games you think are the best or add the ones you love that aren't already on the list.
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Guild Wars 2

Team Fortress 2

Dota 2

Gotham City Impostors

Blacklight: Retribution

Hawken

Tribes: Ascend

PlanetSide 2

Battlefield Play4Free

Wonderputt


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<![CDATA[The Best DLC Packs]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/best-dlc-packs/ranker-games
Downloadable Content Packs (DLCs) are add on packs distributed by the original game distributor or a third party, that add something to an already existing game. DLCs can include a whole range of things from new levels or objectives to new characters or additional worlds.

DLC's have become hugely important because it allows developers to keep working after a game is released, either fixing problems, improving general gameplay, or shaping a game more to the wants and needs of the fans.

With their surge in popularity and influence, this list of the best DLC packs has been ranked by gamers as the best packs available. Vote up the DLC packs you think are the best, that have most improved a game you love.
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Grand Theft Auto IV
The Ballad of Gay Tony DLC added incredibly well designed new missions, hours of additional game play, addictive multi-player levels, and more.
L.A. Noire
Naked City DLC includes an all new vice case (one of the best in the game), the badge pursuit challenge, and some other extras. It's worth it for the Naked City case alone.
New Super Mario Bros
New Super Luigi Bros. U DLC completely omits that other plumber, allowing you to play through entirely as Luigi, with his higher jumps, lower traction, and floaty physics. It is practically it's own stand alone game. 
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
Shivering Isles DLC added a huge, open, free-to-roam world map, with great level design, and side quests. It maintained the same level of quality with regards to visuals and story as the rest of the already near perfect game.
Battlefield: Bad Company 2
Vietnam DLC came with a HUGE map pack addition, and was well constructed with new weapons, a new tone, and a great new storyline and visuals. It's a solid DLC.
Left 4 Dead 2
The Passing DLC added a full length campaign with excellent writing, new lovable characters, and an awesome mutation.
Dragon Age: Origins – Awakening
The Awakening DLC is almost a sequel to Dragon Age, as it picks up months later, with new characters, a new base to upgrade, and new chances to re-spec without consequences.
Red Dead Redemption: Undead Nightmare
The Undead Nightmare DLC takes you from the polished cinematic (amazing) standard Red Dead game and puts you in an entire new game and genre. A separate game entirely, this DLC is expansive, and as fully formed and thought out as the regular RDR.
BioShock Infinite
Burial At Sea DLC is set in an alternate universe, and played as Booker (along with Elizabeth) in a film noir private detective style story to find a child named Sally. Fan favorite characters and insider nods are sprinkled throughout.
Dark Souls II
Artorias of the Abyss DLC added back much of the content cut from the original game including, extra weapons, spells, and armor. Also added was an additional boss battle and more enemies.

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<![CDATA[The Best Online Multiplayer Games]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/best-online-multiplayer-games/ranker-games
With the invention and exponential growth of the internet, naturally online gaming has also thrived. Internet being as fast as it is today it can (mostly) keep up with even the craziest of graphics and players can play with a few or even dozens of other gamers. What are the best online multiplayer games?

Even as recently as the early 90s, gamers would have been astonished to discover they could be playing with countless other people all across the country, in real time, from their own homes. That future has arrived and gaming has been forever changed.

There are hundreds of online games, with more being created every day. This list of the best online multiplayer games has been ranked by gamers to narrow it down and determine the best of this type of game. Vote up the best games below and see how the online multiplayer games you think are the greatest rank!
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Doom 3

Halo: Combat Evolved

Killzone

LittleBigPlanet

Quake

Half-Life

Resistance 2

Mass Effect 3

Battlefield 3

FIFA 12


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<![CDATA[The Best 2 Player Fighting Games]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/best-2-player-fighting-games/ranker-games
The 2 Player fighting game: the ultimate baby sitter. There is NO better way to settle a score than to throw on one of these simple, no holds barred, beat 'em ups and have at it. Winning a one on one battle as a kid was momentous. Some of the best video games are 2 player fighting games, where you can go head to head against a friend.

So dust off your old consoles, or pop in a newer game and fight your best friend... in a nice way. Then be sure to vote up the best 2 player fighting video games, or if the 2 player sighting game you think is best isn't already on the list, add it below.
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Capcom vs. SNK 2

Dead or Alive 4

Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes

Mortal Kombat II

Street Fighter II

Tekken 2

Tekken 6

Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3

Virtua Fighter 4

Super Street Fighter IV


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<![CDATA[The Best 4 Player Fighting Games]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/best-4-player-fighting-games/ranker-games
4 player video games are the ultimate in building friendships... or tearing them apart. A good game can also make or break a party. There are few ways to settle a score quite like owning three friends by beating them all in a fighting game. While some 4 player games have you and your friends working together, these 4 player fighting games, pit you against each one another... may the best gamer win!

Sadly, 4 player games seem to be a dying art. With the gaming world moving online, fewer and fewer people sit down a plug in for a good old fashioned split screen melee. Today's gamers will tell their grandkids about summers spent with virtual grenade launchers in Goldeneye, or playing as a insane clown in an ice cream truck blowing up our friends and they'll look at them... confused.

Get your friends together for a few last battles and enjoy the world of the 4 player fighting video game. Then be sure to vote up the best of the best 4 player fighting games below, or add one you think is the best that isn't already on the list.
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Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

GoldenEye 007

Halo: Combat Evolved

Rag Doll Kung Fu

Resistance: Fall of Man

Super Smash Bros.

Super Smash Bros. Melee

Twisted Metal III

Resistance 2

Mortal Kombat


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<![CDATA[The Best 4 Player Co-op Games]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/best-4-player-co-op-games/ranker-games
Video Games by their very nature are competitive... that's kind of the whole point. But what better way to play than with a whole group of your friends? Just you crazy kids against the (virtual) world! Growing up playing video games shapes friendships and family bonds. And nothing starts or makes a party like a giant 4 player set up. 

Grab a chair (or 2 or 3), dust off an old console or grab the newest, coolest, 4 player game on the market and go crazy. Playing video games can be a fun solo endeavor, but when you're with others, it only gets more fun.

This list features the best 4 player co-op games, so you and your friends can tackle every level together as a team. Vote up the best 4 player co-op video games below, or add the one you and your friends always turn to if it isn't already on the list.

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Castle Crashers

Doom

Halo 3

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2

The Simpsons Arcade Game

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Arcade Game

Madden NFL 10

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game

FIFA 12


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<![CDATA[The Best 2 Player Co-op Games]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/best-2-player-co-op-games/ranker-games
Video games by their very nature are competitive... that's kind of the whole point. But what better way to play than WITH someone, a friend, an enemy, a relative? Just you two against the (virtual) world! Growing up playing video games shapes friendships and family bonds. And nothing brings people together (or temporarily apart) more than a 2 player co-op video game.

Cozy up next to someone on your couch, break out your old video game cartridges or the disc of a newer game and spend an evening playing video games... together. Some of the best video games of all time are on this list of the best 2 player co-op games.

Work together to beat levels and then be sure vote up the best 2 player co-op games or, if the 2 player co-op video game you think is the best isn't already on the list, add it below.
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Battletoads

Contra: Shattered Soldier

Double Dragon

Golden Axe II

Kane & Lynch: Dead Men

LittleBigPlanet

Perfect Dark

Resident Evil 5

The Lost World: Jurassic Park

Left 4 Dead 2


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<![CDATA[The Best Kickstarter Funded Video Games]]> http://www.ranker.com/list/best-kickstarter-funded-video-games/ranker-games
Kickstarter was founded on April 28, 2009 and quickly became the #1 name in crowd-sourcing and crowd-funding. More importantly, they made crowd-sourcing an at home, easy, every knows what it is, widely accepted, way of doing business.

Naturally with an internet based business comes an internet based demographic and Kickstarter rapidly became a haven for video game junkies, and video game creators. It's insanely expensive and time consuming to make and release a video game, but if successful, it's also almost endlessly profitable.

With Kickstarter being as new as it is, most of these game are either new or still in production. This list includes games that are out, games that are coming soon, and games that just received funding but are building buzz. Vote up the best Kickstarter funded video games below - it's not just the big companies that make great games these days!

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Broken Age

Star Citizen

Shadowrun Returns

Planetary Annihilation

Among the Sleep

Wasteland 2

Dyscourse

Homestuck

Clang

Godus


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