Best Video Games of 2013


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1Grand Theft Auto 5

I love Grand Theft Auto very much but I'm surprised that call of duty and halo didn't make it on. Now Grand Theft Auto is very unique because nothing comes close to it (Saints Row doesn't feel the same as Grand Theft Auto).

Open world, new cars, featuring everything possible, good graphics, Improved overall car handling, no more boat-like when turning...

Oh my god, the best series of games has possibly the best game in the world added to it. Rockstar will do well to follow up Grand Theft Auto IV and San Andreas. But definitely excited about Grand Theft Auto V

Its all about making they Grand Theft Auto.

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2The Last of Us

I have had the honor of completing both Grand Theft Auto V and The Last of Us within one week and I can testify as an unbiased entity that Last of Us is the best game I have ever played followed by Grand Theft Auto V. Now I know that TLOS is exclusive and that is the reason it is lagging behind Grand Theft Auto but believe me when I say it: TLOS is the best complete gaming experience you can ever hope for; this coming from a guy who had the best gaming week in his life with the top two games. Other games are in the upper echelon as well but these two are playing a different sport altogether, forget the same league.

As it stands, if it were a toss up between Grand Theft Auto V and TLOS. I would give TLOS the nudge 10 out of 10 times. In terms of Gameplay, TLOS eclipses Grand Theft Auto even though the possibilities are endless. But TLOS accentuates its strengths and sticks by them. There are minute intricacies which gamers tend to look over but TLOS compelled them to take ...more

You're guys crazy if this game isn't number 1 or 2, I mean It has awesome graphics, awesome gameplay and I'm sure it will have an amazing campaign.
This game is gonna be a hundred times better than Grand Theft Auto V, it should be on the top of the list with BioShock Infinite

The only reason this isn't #1 is because it's exclusive.

If this were multiplat, it would be #1 no doubt. This is not just game of the year, it's game of the generation.

Don't get me wrong, I cannot wait for Grand Theft Auto V. That will be an incredible experience. But is it something NEW? Not really, it's just really big. The Last of Us is an entirely new concept in that no zombie (I know they're infected, not zombies but same concept) game before has focused so much on story.

Naughty Dog is the pinnacle of gaming this generation. Everything about TLoU is phenomenal. The gameplay is smooth, fun, exciting, and much more varied than in any other shooter. The graphics are among the best this gen has seen. The story is indescribable. Yes, the premise has been done before, but the way and manages to convey the story is something that MUST be experienced first hand to really appreciate it and understand why this game is so good.

Hell, even the multiplayer is ...more

The Last of Us is one of the best video games I have ever had the pleasure of playing. It's intense, moving, unique, and intriguing. - VicarSlayer23

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3Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag

Come on, at least should be in top 10! M/_

The one and only game which inspired me a lot!
This is the best game in the world...

It has the best storyline ever in gaming industries...

Hit Thumbs up if you guys agree with this - skandan12

The greatest thing about the Assassin's Creed storyline is that their is no plot-holes. None, Zippo. It also doesn't have the exact same ideas to rectify their situation. For those who have been living under a desk for the last decade, Assassin's Creed is about experiencing the lives of men and woman that live by their own CREED and lifestyle that goes by the Assassin's code.

The good thing about this series is that the Assassins you control in gameplay all come from different historic time periods. For instance, in this game. Edward Kenway (the protagonist) is living in the Age of the Pirates / The time of Blackbeard.

I'll admit, The Last of Us has better Character Development, and Graphics, but I will stop you right there.

1. As much as the storyline in LoU is touching, Naughty Dog is trying to manipulate you so your emotions take over your overall opinion. AC doesn't do that, straight up, badass, no emotion string pulling (Yes, Achilles was old we all knew he ...more

Anything newer than ACR (Revelations, not the gun ACR... lol) is trash.

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Minecraft offers a unique game-play experience in a 16bit sandbox RPG. The open-ended style of Minecraft has drawn millions of players and allows for much user-created content.


Minecraft. That game, these blocks. That man, who made it all! He's A GENIUS! He has created that idea of unlimited landscapes of forests, mountains, deserts, and added mobs and animals, and bringing people to help him do that work... To make a world that everyone would choose instead of reality. "Imagination is more important than knowledge". Einstein's proof of Minecraft's existence.

It came out in 2011 and then 12 for the Xbox

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5BioShock Infinite

Easily the number 1 game of 2013, I think this game would receive the same respect half-life 2 get and will be remembered by gamers all around the world as the greatest game of all time because of the gameplay and deep story, immersing atmosphere that became bioshock series' trademark

Although it's already obvious why everyone loves this game, I feel the need to say something different. The reason why I feel like this game should be the best of 2013 is that it goes above and beyond expectations. We all know that GTAV will have more vehicles, more missions, etc. But Bioshock Infinite goes above and beyond, it doesn't just give us a good story, it was able to take on new mechanics that not only are new to the series, but to the FPS genre in general. It's a beautiful game, with even more beautiful visuals and this game finally gave us an ending its previous games couldn't, which in my opinion, is more than enough reason to see why this game is the best of 2013.

Every great game had a massive thing that no other game of the same genre had: Half-Life (1 and 2) had a extremely awesome way to present you a story, you know, without cutscenes and all of that, it was purely gameplay.
The Elder Scrolls saga have an massive liberty...
Grand Theft Auto is pure fun.

But BioShock Infinite... Oh, BioShock Infinite has an amazing story and an amazing way to see it. The combat is fun (not THAT fun, but it makes it work), the characters are amazing, and the story is the best in a lot of years. It has flaws, as an excessive amount of combat (at least in my case, I wanted to shoot a little less, but other people will think it's alright), but however it always manage to make a compelling gameplay always directed by an amazing story. Hurrah, Irrational Games!

So unique and completely different from the original BioShock

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6Batman: Arkham Origins

I think this game is going to be an epic one

I am fully ready to play third Batman game. Lots of monsters, super-villian that Batman must kill all evil villain. - Gray18

Many people put Origins down, saying it is really bad compared to the other Arkham games, however, it's my favorite. The multiplayer is flawed, however.

No this game is not as good as Arkham city.

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7Call of Duty: Ghosts

How is it 38. Just because it's Call of Duty it should be lower. When a new one comes out everyone wants to get it. Long lines ok storylines but great online play.

Looks like it'll be a good game, from the trailers. Finally leaving the Modern Warfare storyline. - klGrime

Well, the first point is that the story of all the call of duty's games is awesome, I really like how the graphics paint a incredible gameplay and story. I think that the story should be played in a movie. It's a good choice like Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag, and Battlefield 4.

This was the worst Call of Duty guys

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8Tomb Raider

No. 8? Excuse me! This is eventually/currently the best game of 2013. How can anybody vote for Grand Theft Auto V before even releasing?... Don't you know what happened with Aliens: Colonial Marines. Tomb Raider gave me one of the best gaming gaming experience I've ever had, of course except skyrim and Batman Series but this showed me a greatest example of a power of a woman and what is the real meaning of "The Hero".

Come on no:5 are you serious! This is like the one of best game I have ever played. I loved Lara croft and her fight for survival. The graphics of the game is breathe taking. The story line is powerful. People you should really buy this game and check it out your self that a women can really be powerful and a hero

Tomb Raider explores the intense and gritty origin story of Lara Croft and her ascent from a frightened young woman to a hardened survivor. Lara must fight to unravel the dark history of a forgotten island to escape its relentless hold.

Only game I have ever 100% on

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9Battlefield 4

Just awesome, nothing more too say. One of the best battlefield games. Also the best Fps games ever.

Laugh out loud How is this below Call of Duty Ghosts. I'm sorry but I like both Call of Duty and Battlefield but Battlefield took 2013 in my opinion, no question.

How in HELL is this #10? Probably the BEST fps game I've ever witnessed. Looking forward to this and AC: Black Flag for the holidays. In my opinion, this is my top ten list; 1-Grand Theft Auto V
2-The Last of Us
3-Assasin's Creed: Black Flag
4-Battlefield 4
5-Tomb Raider
6-Dead Rising 3
7-God of War: Ascension
9-Call of Duty: Ghosts
10-Batman: Arkham Origins

Notice how BF4 is the best fps game. I'm sure quite a bit of you agree. Plus, I agree with some Battlefield fans; how is this below Call of Duty: Ghosts? I've seen both trailers. My best friend got both and he enjoyed Battlefield 4 WAY more than Call of Duty Ghosts.
If you disagree and hate this comment, you're most likely a Call of Duty fanboy. If you are, read this; I used to love Call of Duty, but when I got MW3, I swear, that was IT for me! I was ready to move on to a game where there were no 6-12 year old noobs, a game where there was no such thing as a camper, a game where ...more - omgfranz

This is way much better than Call of Duty ghost

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10FIFA 14

This is a chance for a person who doesn't play football, to have the feeling to be on the pitch. Fabulous, realistic graphics. Feel the game!

When you play the game, I feel comfortable, enjoyment, it erases my thoughts, I forget my problems. It expands my brain which helps my brain thinking capacity. It gives a chance for someone to have the knowledge of football. I think my brain is made of football. I thank the organizer of fifa13.

Crazy amazing game! The passion, game-play, graphics, features, are all to die for! It puts you right in the middle of everything! Simply the best game ever (till fifa15 @least)!

Are you kidding me the controls are awful, the game itself is incredibly boring. Shouldn't be on the list in my opinion.

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The Contenders

11Injustice: Gods Among Us

Who is the idiot that didn't make this number 1? Are you blind or something, this game was legendary, it went where no fighting game has gone before and think about it, if the DC heroes ever battled like this, all of that destruction would happen. Injustice really turned around my feelings about Aquaman, Nightwing and some of the others. This game will also show you some heroes or villans of DC you may have never heard of like Soloman Grundy or Black Adam. The animation of this game was stunning especially the stage transitions and super moves. It was made by the creator of Mortal Kombat But they took a huge step forward and created the best game ever.

WHY IS THIS NOT NUMBER 1? ITS A FIGHTING GAME WITH INTERACTIVE OBJECTS AND SUPER EPIC LEVEL TRANSITIONS, WHAT MORE DOES THIS GAME NEED TO BE NUMBER 1? This game was probably loved by everyone, and I think I speak for a lot of gamers out there, I love this game because it's taking a break from all the war games out there which most people like me are getting tired of. Injustice Gods Among Us for the win

This game should be on top... This game have everything - X-zilus

It's not only the best of 2013 but the best ever! - ICanSeeYou

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12Pokemon X

Can't compete with Grand Theft Auto V but I think this would also be the best for everybody (But for matures is Grand Theft Auto V). I mean don't regret it. It is now going to be on 3DS. With enhanced graphics because there is no more pixelated stuff! Gameplay? It is pretty much the same though but more to come for this game. Can't wait for October 2013!

Sorry for out, but Pokemon is one of the greatest things to happen in my life. I am mature, but Grand Theft Auto will never be able to compete with ANYTHING from Pokemon (anime and all. It doesn't come close to anything Nintendo. )

I can't wait to try this game, I am sure this is the best game even though I haven't played it yet! Haha.

This has enhanced graphics, but the gameplay, isn't the best. I'd rather choose omega ruby

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13Saints Row 4

Before I played Saints Row the Third, I was mainly a Grand Theft Auto fan. After I finished SR3, I knew that I HAD to use my money on Saints Row IV. Besides, it'll occupy me until Grand Theft Auto V is released. They're only about a month apart. August 20th, I cannot wait for you

I've always wanted to see superpowers in saints row and this game has is it is going to be no doubt a best seller this game now has it all. 10/10 from me

I don't care about what people say about the new saints row game but I know it's gonna be amazing

There's an evil soda can.

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14Dead Space 3

Primarily set on a frozen planet called Tau Volantis, the game will follow protagonists Isaac Clarke and Sergeant John Carver as they attempt to stop the Necromorph scourge for good. There is also an improvement over the weapon system. The 'Bench' weapon upgrade system from Dead Space and Dead Space 2 has been upgraded to a new upgrading system called 'Weapon Bench'. Here, player are able to construct new weapons from parts that Isaac collected throughout his adventure. - winner333

No Dead Space game yet truly captured the open world potential of a horror. I love Dead Space 1 and 2, but the scares in them are all fixed, and if you miss them, you miss them. In Dead Space 3 you have bigger areas to explore, and they actually revved up the difficulty and scares to feel like you're in a bad spot. Solid game.

Brillant art graphics hard works persons.
I like fans Dead space 3 now best, I was old dead space 1,2 bit no good something.

This a good game and so scary but still fun it would be better if it was crysis edition

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15Call of Duty: Black Ops II

Its good, the game has great graphics, dlc, and originality to its self. Its actually a very popular game too. But its much like all the other call of duties, but is still very different. You can even get things like target finders, laser pointers, and best of all diamond guns, who doesn't want a diamond gun!

Its the best game ever! You can play it for like 6 hours non stop because of the awesome graphic and the story of the campaign, The black ops 2 Zombies is just awesome, its really fun and cool, playing it with friends will make the game much funnier and much cooler. Black ops 2 is a GREAT game for people who love action and zombie games!

Why is this so low? Seriously I love this game, I mainly play it for the zombies =w= I'd say Samuel, Marlton and Harper is my favorite characters, I love the new map pack, this should be in the top 10... Somewhere in the top 10.

This game didn't came out on 2013

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Should just vote to put Aliens at the bottom

This is the rare game that really focuses on comedy. I've played plenty of games and the only laugh I got was from irony, or the lame joke that comes up. This is filled with laughs, great graphics and is the best game of 2013.

Why does Minecraft think it deserves such a high place? This game is better.

This was so like deadpool, funny, cool, slick, and FUN great game

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17Super Mario 3D World

It makes you feel awesome with playing this game, and looks amazing, feels like it's gonna bring you to a fantasy world.

Should be #1. Grand Theft Auto V may be fun, but there's so many bad things about it. This game is amazing! Great graphics, music, fun and creative levels, cool twist on story, and I love the new Cat Suit and Double Cherry power-ups. This game is so awesome!

This is my best game of 2014,2013 had sonic generations - PPPPPPINGAS

I am such a Mario fan. I love all the games. This is especially was brought to my attention. Loved the cat suit power-up. - Daffodil9

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18God of War: Ascension

God of war Ascension combines sheer fun and a fluid fighting mechanics with a deep story line providing a creative narrative that let's you release your inner beast whilst feeling remorse for the victims that lay victim to your incredible rage. Dis Game be Raw!

This really brings the origins of the God of War series. Remember, always watch or play prequels first. - cwf123

Just like all the others. Fun! This game has an insane story behind it and the gameplay is paramount.

Games is more you can

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19WWE '14

WWE games is better than other games

Man I bet this game is going to be the bomb and when It comes out

This has not came out yet
It comes out oct.29,2013
And al wwe games are better than
All games
So ha

I hope it is good.

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20The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

This sequel of the twenty year old 'A Link to the Past' was one of the best video game experiences of all time!

Brilliant story, brilliant gameplay, my favorite game of 2013 and one of my favorite Zelda games to date.

I prefer Skyward Sword and Wind Waker, but I also like A Link Between Worlds.

This should be higher on the list

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