Best Games from 1997

The best reviewed games from the year 1997. If you're looking for something great to play, this is where to find it! We seperate by platform here, but remember to go into your favorite platforms for more options.

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1997's Best Games top reviewed games

Game Genres Hype Rating
Final Fantasy VII Released 1997-01-31 RPG Adventure
Normal
91%
Excellent
Dungeon Keeper Released 1997-06-26 RTS Strategy
Normal
89%
Excellent
Outlaws Released 1997-03-31 Shooter
Normal
88%
Excellent
Blade Runner Released 1997-10-31 Point&Click Adventure
Normal
88%
Excellent
Riven Released 1997-07-01 Puzzle Adventure
Normal
87%
Excellent
Fallout Released 1997-09-30 RPG TBS
Normal
87%
Excellent
Age of Empires Released 1997-10-15 RTS Sim Strategy
Normal
87%
Excellent
Mega Man X4 Released 1997-08-01 Shooter Platform
Normal
85%
Excellent
Claw Released 1997-09-30 Platform Sim Adventure
Normal
85%
Excellent
Broken Sword II: The Smoking Mirror Released 1997-10-31 Point&Click Puzzle Adventure
Normal
84%
Good
The Curse of Monkey Island Released 1997-10-31 Point&Click Puzzle Adventure
Normal
84%
Good
Star Wars: Jedi Knight - Dark Forces II Released 1997-09-30 Shooter
Normal
84%
Good
Quake II Released 1997-12-09 Shooter
Normal
83%
Good
Tomb Raider II Released 1997-11-24 Shooter Platform Adventure
Normal
83%
Good
Total Annihilation Released 1997-09-30 RTS Strategy
Normal
82%
Good
Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee Released 1997-09-19 Platform Puzzle Adventure
Normal
82%
Good
Theme Hospital Released 1997-02-04 RTS Sim Strategy
Normal
82%
Good
Blood Released 1997-05-31 Shooter
Normal
80%
Good
Shadow Warrior Released 1997-05-13 Fighter Shooter
Normal
80%
Good
Need for Speed II Released 1997-03-30 Racing Sim
Normal
77%
Good
Grand Theft Auto Released 1997-10-21 Shooter Racing Adventure
Normal
75%
Good
Fighting Force Released 1997-10-09 Fighter Strategy HnS
Normal
75%
Good
Mortal Kombat 4 Released 1997-10-15 Fighter
Normal
71%
Good
Postal Released 1997-09-30 Shooter Indie
Normal
71%
Good
Turok: Dinosaur Hunter Released 1997-02-28 Shooter Adventure
Normal
70%
Good
Sonic R Released 1997-11-18 Racing Adventure
Normal
55%
Poor
Game Genres Hype Rating
Dungeon Keeper Released 1997-06-26 RTS Strategy
Normal
89%
Excellent
Riven Released 1997-07-01 Puzzle Adventure
Normal
87%
Excellent
Fallout Released 1997-09-30 RPG TBS
Normal
87%
Excellent
Age of Empires Released 1997-10-15 RTS Sim Strategy
Normal
87%
Excellent
Carmageddon Released 1997-06-30 Fighter Racing
Normal
86%
Excellent
Tomb Raider II Released 1997-11-24 Shooter Platform Adventure
Normal
83%
Good
Total Annihilation Released 1997-09-30 RTS Strategy
Normal
82%
Good
Shadow Warrior Released 1997-05-13 Fighter Shooter
Normal
80%
Good
Game Genres Hype Rating
Final Fantasy VII Released 1997-01-31 RPG Adventure
Normal
91%
Excellent
Game Genres Hype Rating
Final Fantasy VII Released 1997-01-31 RPG Adventure
Normal
91%
Excellent