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Game Informer Greatest Games

The winners of the Game Informer Game of the Year are chosen by Game Informer editors. During their earlier years of publication they would give awards for the best game on each console available at the time, occasionally giving an award to the overall best game of the year.

Here's a complete list of the awards:

  • Galaga 1981
    Arcade, Atari 7800, Famicom Disk System, NES, Game Boy, GameTap, MSX, SG-1000, TRS-80, iOS, 3DS, Roku, N64, NDS, PS2, Xbox, GameCube, GBA, Windows, PSP, PlayStation, Dreamcast, Xbox 360, PS3, Wii
  • Ms. Pac-Man 1982
    Arcade, Mini-Arcade, Atari 2600/5200/7800, Atari 8-bit, CD-i, Game Boy Color, Xbox Live Arcade, iOS
  • Lode Runner 1983
    Apple II, VIC-20, C64, PC booter, Spectrum, Atari XL/XE, SG-1000, XBLA, Windows, iPod, Macintosh, VC, PSN, BBC Micro, Lynx, PSone, NES, SNES, Amstrad
  • Excitebike 1984
    NES, NEC PC-8801, Sharp X1, Arcade, Game Boy Advance, GameCube, Virtual Console, Nintendo eShop
  • Super Mario Bros. 1985
    Nintendo Entertainment System, Famicom Disk System, Arcade, Super Nintendo, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, Virtual Console
  • The Legend of Zelda 1986
    Famicom Disk System, Nintendo Entertainment System, Nintendo GameCube, Game Boy Advance, Virtual Console
  • Contra 1987
    Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, MSX2, Spectrum, Amstrad, Commodore 64, DOS, PS2, XBLA, NDS, Virtual Console, Mobile, PSN
  • Bionic Commando 1988
    Nintendo Entertainment System
  • Mega Man 2 1989
    Nintendo Entertainment System, PlayStation, Mobile, Virtual Console, iOS, PlayStation Store
  • Super Mario Bros. 3 1990
    Nintendo Entertainment System, Arcade, Super Nintendo, Game Boy Advance, Virtual Console
  • Street Fighter II 1991
    Arcade, SNES, Sega Genesis, Master System, Amiga, Atari ST, C64, Spectrum, PC, Game Boy, PlayStation, Saturn, PSP, iOS, PS2, Xbox, Virtual Console
  • The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past 1992
    Super Nintendo, Game Boy Advance, Virtual Console
  • Doom 1993
    DOS, Windows, Mac OS, Linux, SNES, Jaguar, 32X, PlayStation, 3DO, Saturn, N64, GBA, Xbox, iOS
  • Final Fantasy VI 1994
    Super Nintendo, PlayStation, Game Boy Advance, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network
  • Chrono Trigger 1995
    Super Nintendo Entertainment System, PlayStation, Mobile, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network, iOS


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