#43 Quake III: Arena
Quake III: Arena
Quake 3 was a game that stepped outside of the box, excluded a single player component, and let gamers just pick up the controller and shoot people. Its got a minimalist design to emphasize the importance of its meticulously balanced fast-paced combat, which the game focused around.
As Quake 3 was a game designed specifically for multiplayer, naturally a large community of competitive players began flocking to it. Eventually the game was featured at several major eSports competitions,
including the Cyberathlete Professional League and the World Cyber Games.
Top 100 Video Games of All Time #43 - Quake 3