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Famitsu Reveals Top 3 Heisei Era Games Voted By Readers

Famitsu Reveals Top 3 Heisei Era Games Voted By Readers

As Japan prepared to enter the Reiwa Era on May 1st 2019, Famitsu conducted a reader poll to determine the best game from the Heisei Era, which began 30 years ago on January 8 1989.

The poll was held from April 3 to April 8, with over 7000 votes collected in total. The top three games as chosen by these voters can be found below:

#1 Chrono Trigger (230 Votes) – By Square Enix (Then Square), released on March 11, 1995 (Heisei 7) for the Super Famicom

Comments From Readers:

“It’s a masterpiece with everything from story, scenario, and music that has yet to fade.” (Male, 30s) 

“Going on an adventure beyond time with Crono (protagonist) and the others is a memory that I’ll never forget for the rest of my life.” (Female, 30s)

#2 The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (209 Votes) – By Nintendo, released on March 3, 2017 (Heisei 29) for the Nintendo Switch and Wii U.

Comments From Readers:

“It felt as if I were living in this land called Hyrule.” (Male, 20s)
“The wonders of being able to go as far as the eyes can see.” (Female, 50s)

#3 NieR: Automata(205 Votes) – By Square Enix, released on February 23, 2017 (Heisei 29) for the PlayStation 4.

Comments From Readers:

“No game has ever moved me as much.” (Male, teens) 
“This game made me understand feelings that can’t be described by words.” (Female, 20s)

The full Top 20 results of Famitsu’s poll will be presented in this week’s issue of the weekly magazine, along with a full-length feature dedicated to the Heisei Era of gaming. We will bring further details on which games snagged the remaining 17 spots on the list as it comes.

What do you think of the top 3 results of the poll? Let us know in the comments.

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