What are the best Games of the Year?

asked by Denix (GG)
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    #1Super Mario Odyssey

    Super Mario Odyssey
    Super Mario Odyssey is a platformer game released in 2017 by Nintendo for Nintendo Switch console. In the game, you'll be able to explore gigantic 3D kingdoms filled with secrets and surprises, interact with diverse environments, and more. 

    Games

    Nintendo Switch

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    Keith Reyes
    Written on December 5, 2017
    "This game is very entertaining and is even different than the older versions of Mario that everyone has played. When I played the game and learned about the new gameplay features I was really excited. The game is just beautiful and very fun to play!"
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    #2The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

    The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
    The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is an open world game and the nineteenth installment in The Legend of Zelda series. It was developed for Wii U and the Nintendo Switch. 
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    Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Switch

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    Samuel Wade
    Written on December 9, 2017
    "one of the best game of all time, you need to play this game now"
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    #3Divinity: Original Sin

    Divinity: Original Sin

    Divinity: Original Sin is an isometric fantasy role-playing game developed and published by Larian Studios. It also features tactical turn-based combat, a highly interactive world, and lots of choices and consequences.

    Games

    Windows, Mac, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

    $39.99

    Brenda Palmer
    Written on December 10, 2017
    "I've been playing this for a couple of years now. I really like how interactive it is. It's a classic RPG with some great quests and fun battles. I highly recommend the enhanced version. I'm not giving it a 5 because there's definitely a learning curve to pick it up, but once you're drawn in you won't want to stop."
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    #4Assassin's Creed: Origins

    Assassin's Creed: Origins

    Assassin's Creed Origins is an open-world role-playing adventure game from Ubisoft. It is the 10th installment of the Assassin's Creed series. It is set in ancient Egypt and around the Great Pyramids in Giza.

    Games

    PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One

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    Peter Delgado
    Written on April 3, 2018
    "This award winning game fits easily under the category of Games of the Year. The game playing is action filled with great animation against the backdrop of the Great Pyramids"
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    #5Final Fantasy XV

    Final Fantasy XV

    Final Fantasy XV is an open world action role-playing video game developed by Square Enix. The plot follows a young prince Noctis, after leaving his home city of Insomnia embarks on a journey with his closest friends to reclaim his throne.

    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4

    $49.99

    Thomas Dixon
    Written on December 8, 2017
    "I am Gladiolus! And I mean business! Look out evil-doers, I am gonna send you back to the primordial dust bin you belong in! A great game from the folks that started it all. You're gonna need a bigger graphics card....hah!"
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    #6Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove

    Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove

    Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove is the full and complete edition of Shovel Knight, a sweeping classic 2D side-scrolling platform game series with awesome gameplay, memorable characters, and an 8-bit retro aesthetic.

    Games

    Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Nintendo 3DS, Xbox One

    $24.99

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    #7Undertale

    Undertale
    Undertale, one of the 2015 GOTY, is an RPG game where, if you want, you don't have to kill any of the enemies. The game changes a lot according to your philosophy and values. Oh, and prepare to cry a lot.
    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4, Mac

    $9.99

    Leonardo Zamudio
    Written on December 3, 2017
    "One of the best games I've played in a long time and highly recommend this one! Easy to see why it is one of the best games of the year."
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    #8Destiny 2

    Destiny 2

    Destiny 2 is an online-only multiplayer first-person shooter video game developed by Bungie and published by Activision. Battle with friends in multiple co-op modes or challenge others in intense multiplayer matches.

    Games

    PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One

    $99.99

    Henry Sandoval
    Written on December 7, 2017
    "Destiny 2 is one of the best games of the year. The campaign is so well done. The story really keeps your attention and the multiplayer is really easy to play which makes it more fun. It can get repetitive though."
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    #9Cuphead

    Cuphead

    Cuphead is an indie run and gun platformer action video game heavily focused on boss battles and inspired by cartoons of the 1930s. It was developed and published by Studio MDHR for both Windows PC and Xbox One gaming console.

    Games

    Windows, Xbox One

    $19.99

    Tammy Henry
    Written on December 6, 2017
    "I love this game, it's got everything I love in a game: bright colors, wacky characters, epic boss battles, and cartoons. It makes me feel like a kid again, seriously, I spend way too much time goofing around at work on this game than I should. The only downside to playing at work is I have to keep that awesome soundtrack muted, but I blast it at home. Definitely the best game of the year for me."
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    #10Bayonetta

    Bayonetta

    Bayonetta is a Hack and Slash video game. The history takes place in Vigrid, a fictional city in Europe. The game stars the eponymous character, a witch who is capable of shapeshifting and using various firearms.

    Games

    Windows

    $19.99

    Ajay Verma
    Written on July 22, 2018
    "I played the game for a while as it has some cool aspects. I'm not going to rate this game, as the game of the year or anything, but it has some unique qualities of the content of the game. Definitely worth trying the game out. "
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    #11Horizon Zero Dawn

    Horizon Zero Dawn

    Horizon Zero Dawn is an open-world action role-playing game played from a third-person view. Players take control of Aloy as she progresses through a post-apocalyptic land ruled by robotic creatures known simply as "Machines".

    Games

    PlayStation 4

    $19.99

    Victoria Salinas
    Written on November 27, 2017
    "This is one of the best games I've ever played. It is absolutely consuming my life. It's similar to a female-driven version of Assassins' Creed. The game play and graphics are amazing. It's definitely one of the best games of the year, if not ever. Buy this game. You won't regret it."
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    #12Injustice 2

    Injustice 2
    Injustice 2 is a sequel to the 2013 fighting game, Injustice: Gods Among Us. There are 16 new playable characters from DC Universe, and 13 returning characters from the previous installment.
    Games

    PlayStation 4, Android, iOS

    Free

    Michael Medina
    Written on December 9, 2017
    "Injustice 2 is another solid entry into the fighting genre by NetherRealm Studios. These guys are the ones behind the Mortal Kombat games. So, they basically have developed a Mortal Kombat fighting game but set in the super hero universe. It's awesome and so much fun to play. Do yourself a favor and get it! This has got to be one of the best games of the year."

Summary

Best What are the best Games of the Year
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Super Mario OdysseyGames 25 Paid
2The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the WildGames 21 Paid
3Divinity: Original SinGames 20 Paid
4Assassin's Creed: OriginsGames 19 Paid
5Final Fantasy XVGames 14 Paid
6Shovel Knight: Treasure TroveGames 12 Paid
7UndertaleGames 10 Paid
8Destiny 2Games 9 Paid
9CupheadGames 7 Paid
10BayonettaGames 5 Paid
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