The sequel to Blizzard's popular action-RPG features a larger and more varied world, new playable classes, and expanded skill trees. Even moreso than its predecessor, Diablo II would provide a blueprint followed by many later RPGs and action games.
The follow-up to Ocarina of Time sees the series stalwart Link embark on a journey to save the land of Termina from being crushed by the moon in three days. To defeat the Skull Kid, Link has to live the same three days over and over again.
Pokémon Stadium is the second in a series of console Pokémon battling games in Japan and the first installment for the rest of the world. Players can transfer their rosters from the first generation of games to battle it out in a 3D environment.
Originally created as a modification of the original Half-Life, Counter-Strike has since become its own franchise, setting new standards in online team-based shooters, and was at one point the single most-played online game in the world with a huge competitive following.
The second Mario themed RPG, Bowser has stolen the Star Rod and has now has near limitless power. Mario goes on a quest to save the Seven Star Spirits, and retrieve the Star Rod from Bowser in order to save Princess Peach and the Mushroom Kingdom.
Crazy Taxi (2000) (3.34 average Grouvee user rating)
Mario Party 2 was the first in what would become a long line of sequels to Nintendo's successful crack at the party game genre. Mario Party 2 included new boards and the same original six playable characters from the first game, along with a ton of new mini games.
Spyro: Year of the Dragon is the third game in the popular Spyro the Dragon series and the last to be made by Insomniac. In this adventure, Spyro is tasked with getting dragon eggs back that have been stolen by the evil Sorceress.
The Longest Journey puts the player in the shoes of 18-year old April Ryan as you face various challenges to find the Guardian and restore Balance between the two distinctly different worlds of Stark and Arcadia.
American McGee's Alice is a pseudo-sequel to Lewis Carroll's classic. Alice, scarred by a horrific childhood trauma, must return to a dark, nightmarish version of Wonderland. Alice must restore its former harmony by defeating the Queen of Hearts in order to vanquish her own inner demons.
The fourth Monkey Island game and the first to be in 3D. Escape tells the tale of Guybrush Threepwood's attempts to get Elaine reelected and defeat both LeChuck and his new ally, the evil Australian Ozzie Mandrill.
Dark Cloud (2000) (3.53 average Grouvee user rating)
Released early in the life of the Playstation 2, Dark Cloud is an RPG with tradional dungeon hack gameplay, mixed with the very unique Georama world construction system, and interesting weapon development mechanics.