11 of the best gaming logos of all time

Four of the best gaming logos on a blue gradient background
(Image credit: Epic Games / Rockstar Games / Bandai Namco Entertainment / Psygnosis)

The best gaming logos have become as iconic as the games they identified, often transcending the gaming world to become wider cultural references that are instantly recognisable. Sometimes they capture the mood and theme of the game, while others tapped into the fashions of their day. 

The best video game logos can be a good source of inspiration for anyone looking for a gamer logo for their streaming operation or for a look for their own game. Below we round up some of our favourites, including all-time classics and more recent icons. Also see our pick of the best social media logos for more inspiration.

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Tom May

Tom May is an award-winning journalist and editor specialising in design, photography and technology. Author of the Amazon #1 bestseller Great TED Talks: Creativity, published by Pavilion Books, Tom was previously editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, and deputy editor at net magazine. Today, he is a regular contributor to Creative Bloq and its sister sites Digital Camera World, T3.com and Tech Radar. He also writes for Creative Boom and works on content marketing projects. 

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