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The Best Fantasy Games of All Time  

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This is a list of the best fantasy games of all time for any console or system, including cover art pictures when available. These highly rated fantasy games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest fantasy games are at the top of the list. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these fantasy games are considered the best in the genre. This list includes all challenging fantasy games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure or new fantasy games.

List ranges from The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim to World of Warcraft and more.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best fantasy games?" and "What is the greatest fantasy game of all time?"
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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
frank-westcoatt added 2014
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is a 2015 action role-playing game developed and published by CD Projekt, based on The Witcher series of fantasy novels by Andrzej Sapkowski. It is the sequel to the ...more

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The Elder Scrolls V: Sky... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
2011
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is an action role-playing video game developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks. It is the fifth installment in The Elder Scrolls action ...more

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Dragon Age: Origins is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
tylersloeper added 2009
Dragon Age: Origins is a role-playing video game developed by BioWare's Edmonton studio and published by Electronic Arts. It is the first game in the Dragon Age franchise. The game was released ...more

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Dark Souls is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
JohnSmith1519997324812 added 2011
Dark Souls is an action role-playing game developed by FromSoftware and published by Namco Bandai Games. A spiritual successor to FromSoftware's Demon's Souls, the game is the second installment ...more
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The Legend of Zelda: Bre... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
PaulOlsen added 201
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is an action-adventure game developed and published by Nintendo, released for the Nintendo Switch and Wii U consoles on March 3, 2017. Breath of the Wild ...more

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The Elder Scrolls III: M... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
2002
The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind is an open world fantasy action role-playing video game developed by Bethesda Game Studios, and published by Bethesda Softworks and Ubisoft. It is the third ...more

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The Legend of Zelda: Oca... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
tylersloeper added 1998
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is a 1998 action-adventure video game developed by Nintendo's Entertainment Analysis and Development division for the Nintendo 64 video game console. It was ...more

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The Elder Scrolls IV: Ob... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
Mar 20 2006
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is an action role-playing video game developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks and the Take-Two Interactive subsidiary 2K Games. It is ...more

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Warcraft III: Reign of C... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
tylersloeper added 2002
2003 Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos is a high fantasy real-time strategy video game released by Blizzard Entertainment on July 3, 2002 in the U.S. It is the second sequel to Warcraft: Orcs & ...more
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Star Wars: Knights of th... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
Rackandroll added 2003
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is a role-playing video game developed by BioWare and published by LucasArts. Written by Drew Karpyshyn, the soundtrack for the game was composed by Jeremy ...more

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Diablo II is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
tylersloeper added 2000
2002 Diablo II is an action role-playing hack and slash video game developed by Blizzard North and published by Blizzard Entertainment in 2000 for Windows and Mac OS computers. The game, with its ...more

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Fable is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
tylersloeper added 2004
2005 Fable is an action role-playing open world video game in the Fable series. It was developed for Xbox, Mac OS X, and Microsoft Windows platforms, by Big Blue Box, a satellite developer of ...more

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Dragon Age: Inquisition ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
Dancer Anthony added 2014
Dragon Age: Inquisition is an action role-playing video game developed by BioWare and published by Electronic Arts. It is the sequel to Dragon Age: Origins and Dragon Age II, the third major ...more

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Dragon's Dogma Dark Aris... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
pharaun-mizzrym added PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on April 23, 2013.
This game has the best character creation in a console game!  Many elements that make it like Skyrim.  More dungeon crawling than Skyrim.  Quests can be done or ignored.  Some rules concerning the trading system with other players.  Unique pawn system which requires befriending people on your Xbox 360 or PS3.  End game goals.  Easy, Medium, and Hard modes with different benefits.  The monsters in this game come to life on the screen!  Best mob UI I've seen in any game anywhere.  Character movements are fluid and skill ups make your character practically dance in battle. 
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The Legend of Zelda is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
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The Legend of Zelda, subtitled The Hyrule Fantasy in its original Japanese release, is a 1986 action-adventure video game developed and published by Nintendo, released in North America in 1987 ...more

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The Witcher 2: Assassins... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
tylersloeper added May 17 2011
2010 The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings is an action role-playing hack and slash video game developed by Polish studio CD Projekt RED for Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, OS X and Linux. The game was ...more

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Neverwinter Nights 2: Ma... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
2007
Neverwinter Nights 2: Mask of the Betrayer is a role-playing video game developed by Obsidian Entertainment and published by Atari. It is an expansion pack for Neverwinter Nights 2. It was ...more

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Star Wars: Knights of th... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
Rackandroll added 2004
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II – The Sith Lords is a role-playing video game released for the Xbox and Microsoft Windows. It is the sequel to Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic ...more

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Warcraft III: The Frozen... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
tylersloeper added 2003
2003 Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne is a real-time strategy computer game by Blizzard Entertainment. It is the official expansion pack to Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos, requiring Reign of Chaos to ...more
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Fable II is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
tylersloeper added 2008
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Planescape: Torment is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
Dec 12 1999
Planescape: Torment is a computer role-playing game developed for Microsoft Windows by Black Isle Studios and released on December 12, 1999 by Interplay Entertainment. It takes place in ...more

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The Witcher is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
tylersloeper added 2007
2008 The Witcher is an action role-playing hack and slash video game developed by CD Projekt RED and published by Atari, Inc. The game is based on the book series of the same name by Polish author ...more

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Final Fantasy VII is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
wiabux added 1997
Final Fantasy VII is a 1997 role-playing video game developed by Squaresoft. It is the seventh installment in the Final Fantasy series and the game is the first in the series to use 3D computer ...more

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Divinity: Original Sin ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
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Gothic II is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Fantasy Games of All Time
JohnSmith1519997324812 added 2002
2004 Gothic II is a role-playing video game and the sequel to Gothic, by the German developer Piranha Bytes. It was first released on November 29, 2002 in Germany, with North America following almost ...more

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