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  • FlyinHawaiian13 - July 12, 2010 5:29 p.m.

    San Andreas was an island. And it was packed with more things to do and ten times the digital girls of Zach's Island. Even if they did look horrifying.
  • EricBratcher - July 12, 2010 5:18 p.m.

    Because one of our staffers is slaving away and isn't here to mention this in person, I'm going to act as a proxy and mention both Pinata Island from Viva Pinata and the Whirlpool Islands in Pokemon. Also, any other island in a Pokemon game. There are some severe pokemon fans here.
  • garnsr - July 12, 2010 5:12 p.m.

    Having just played through the SEs of the first two Monkey Islands, as well as Tales, Monkey Island is definitely top of my list right now.
  • Clovin64 - July 12, 2010 5:05 p.m.

    Yoshis island looks bloody beautiful. In fact I might go as far to say that it puts a lot of current gen games to shame, which is pretty damn impressive for a game released way back in 1995.
  • Pruman - July 12, 2010 5:04 p.m.

    Love Yoshi's Island at #1...still the best Mario game of all time IMHO. I also agree with KnightDehumdifier on Wind Waker, although I'd cite pretty much any island from that game as they were all pretty good.
  • Forrest22x - July 12, 2010 4:57 p.m.

    Uh, Test Drive Unlimited?
  • JPorFavor - July 12, 2010 4:51 p.m.

    New Zack Island- an otaku's dream.
  • DriveShaft - July 12, 2010 4:38 p.m.

    DK Island, Vice City islands and the island from Uncharted weren't on there? also I though Monkey island would be higher up
  • robertbreedlove - July 12, 2010 4:36 p.m.

    Good list overall, but where is arkham and shadow moses?
  • Bloodstorm - July 12, 2010 4:20 p.m.

    Arkham, Liberty City, Pacific City, Pinata Island are some of my favorite islands.
  • Fata1Stryke - July 12, 2010 4:17 p.m.

    First island in my mind was the Silent Cartographer level in Halo CE. Not that it really deserves a place on this list, but it was a fun level. I'll second the Shivering Isles though.
  • TomMishkin - July 12, 2010 4:16 p.m.

    Yay, Koholint Island, of course! But in all honesty? First island that came to my mind was the one I am spending most of my time on these days: Rock Island, from iPhone's Pocket God. THAT is a serious piece of gaming that requires writing about ASAP.
  • Trifecta9000 - July 12, 2010 4:13 p.m.

    where was donkey kong island?
  • taylornolfi - July 12, 2010 4:03 p.m.

    the first thing I thought of was "Liberty City" That is an island.
  • Ninja-KiLLR - July 12, 2010 3:51 p.m.

    i was hoping for the shivering isles from oblivion or wake island from the battlefield games or shadow moses
  • CH3BURASHKA - July 12, 2010 3:51 p.m.

    An excellent Top 7, bravo gents. Too bad there are no obscure-British-game-only islands; that always makes for fun TDar segments.
  • GaryTheGuidoHunter - July 12, 2010 3:51 p.m.

    Great Article! I thought that the resort on Pokitaru from the first Ratchet and Clank should be on it because it was so bright and colourful...
  • Keegan - July 12, 2010 3:49 p.m.

    Adventure Island?? Sad panda.
  • ryno - July 12, 2010 3:43 p.m.

    Kartorga 12 should be on this list
  • 510BrotherPanda - July 12, 2010 2:48 p.m.

    Koholint Island would be nice, but it makes sense that it's not on here because it was only a DREAM. Oh, Yoshi's Island; what other place has the first boss dying of embarrassment from having his pants knocked off?

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