Best Video Games of 2013

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The Top Ten

1
Grand 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
[Newest]One of the best games ever. I think, look at this open world! It is amazing. I love everything about this game. I also like BioShock Infinite and Battlefield 4.
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2The Last of Us
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
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 notice. Eg. Anyone who has played will maintain in no uncertain terms that the trivial segment where Ellie and Joel see a Giraffe and the enthusiasm on her face just protrudes onto you. Grand Theft Auto on the other hand is almost as competent when it comes to creating a connection between the player and the three characters and the experience is surreal. There are so many things going on that the myriad will leave you befuddled. It's like that buffet spread at your favourite restaurant, you just don't know what you want to eat first. But Grand Theft Auto's modus operandi is what is usurped by Last of Us in terms of the sheer storyline driven mentality. The intensity of emotional involvement is unprecedented and the pontificated gameplay as opposed to Grand Theft Auto's vast options act as the clincher. As Bruce Lee once said: 'I don't fear the 1000 moves you practice one time, I am afraid of the one move you practice a thousand times'; in case you haven't realised it yet, TLOS is the latter.

As far as the storyline goes, I don't think it's even a competition really. TLOS snatches the trophy and then some. The emotions on the faces of the characters transfer on to the controller. I still haven't gotten over that ending (Whoosh! ). Grand Theft Auto V is close enough in terms of continuity but the fact that it is trodden territory gives it an early disadvantage right away. If it weren't for that though, if Rockstar (who according to me is the Naughty Dog of cross-platform gaming) absolutely came up with a nerve-wracking experience then it would have given TLOS a run for its money.

The only aspect where Grand Theft Auto outshines TLOS for me is the character switch element. You can effortlessly change between two characters at almost any given point of time (unless you f'd up somehow, like being wanted) is the coup-de-grace for the game but in all honestly that isn't good enough to clinch the zenith of the podium for me.

Once again, this is my perspective and solely my opinion. Keeping all of that aside, indubitably this has been the best couple of weeks for me as a gamer. I know comparisons will always rise and I will always try to look at both sides of the weighing scale but for now, I am too busy reveling in the glory that is TLOS and Grand Theft Auto V.

Hopefully there are sequels or prequels or whatever quels floats their boats. Naughty Dog, Rockstar give your self a Barry Horowitz-esque pat on the back and a cookie. You deserve it, oh and thank you.
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 damn addicting.
It's a shame this isn't at least up there with Grand Theft Auto. It sure as hell beats AC and BS:I in my book.
[Newest]Why is Grand Theft Auto 5 in first place this is much better
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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 best game ever in the world!
[Newest]Great Game! I wish the story was a little bit better and had me feel more involved.. but the gameplay was too good to dislike this game.. so much to do and so much say.. Get this game if you want to have a fun unique experience
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4Minecraft
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.
BEST GAME IN THE UNIVERSE! I BET THAT ALIENS PLAY THE GAME! EVERYONE LOVES THE GAME! MINECRAFT IS SO SUPER COOL! I"M NOT JUST SAYING THAT! BEST GAME EVER
Minecraft is the best in the world I don't know why it's not number 1😜
[Newest]Because that is my favorite game
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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!
[Newest]Terribly overrated game with boring gameplay and hole-ridden story.
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6Batman: Arkham Origins
I think this game is going to be an epic one
Ready for the new arkham game?
I am fully ready to play third Batman game. Lots of monsters, super-villian that Batman must kill all evil villain.

Gray18

[Newest]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.

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.
[Newest]What? This is always the same
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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.
[Newest]I absolutely love this game! I've recently been telling everyone looking for anew game to buy this. It truly deserves to be on the top 10
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9Battlefield 4
EA better not mess this up...
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.
[Newest]Great game then... Better game now!

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10FIFA 14
Can't wait for FIFA 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!
Dopest most realistic game out there a feel me?!
[Newest]Soccer is the best

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

[Newest]It's not only the best of 2013 but the best ever!

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!
It will be beautiful... POKEMON X AND Y SHOULD BE AT THE TOP EVEN IF IT ISN'T OUT YET! IT WILL BE IN OCTOBER!
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.
[Newest]18...18! In case you haven't noticed, a game doesn't have to be amazing because somebody dies every 7 seconds!

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
[Newest]I've played this game for about 32 hours and I've already finished the campaign and I have all the dlc, best game in 2013.

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.

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


15Deadpool
Come on... It's Deadpool.
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.

16Call of Duty: Black Ops II
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!
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!
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.
[Newest]This is not a 2013 game anywhere in the world

17God of War: Ascension
I love god of war and I. A girl!
God of war is a great game to play.
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!
[Newest]Games is more you can

18WWE '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
[Newest]I think this because the graphics the roster it has a lot of comparison from the last WWE game

19Super 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!
And why is it 73
[Newest]Why don't you want Princess Daisy to be in this game instead of the pathetic & skill-lacking Princess Peach?!

Agreed. Did you understand that Princess Peach was not originally not going to be in this game?

20Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3
Another good fighting game from the Ultimate Ninja series.

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This is the far best entry in the series (graphically and sportively), it improves the aesthetics and the controls are smoother, some of you are crazy for choosing "watching dogs" instead of Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm 3. After all that's why it became famous: for being ' awesome!
I don't hate this game or anything. But I started cracking up when I saw it was in the top 10.
[Newest]The best game ever. Great story depth great graphics and what else to say... Can't express it in words. Three cheers for Bandai

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