2010 in video gaming

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2010 has seen many sequels and prequels in video games, including several new titles such as Ace Attorney, Alien vs. Predator, Army of Two, Assassin's Creed, Battlefield, BioShock, Call of Duty, Castlevania, Civilization, Crackdown, Donkey Kong, Dead Rising, Fable, Fallout, God of War, Gran Turismo, Halo, Just Cause, Kane and Lynch, Lost Planet, Mafia, Mass Effect, Medal of Honor, Mega Man, Metroid, Need for Speed, Pokémon , Prince of Persia, Red Steel, Red Dead, Skate, StarCraft, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, Super Mario, Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell and Total War. In addition, it saw the release of many new intellectual properties, such as Alan Wake, Darksiders, Deadly Premonition, Heavy Rain and Metro 2033. Many awards went to games such as Red Dead Redemption, Mass Effect 2, God of War III and Super Mario Galaxy 2. Kinect from Microsoft Game Studios for the Xbox 360 was also released this year.


Month Day Event
January 7-10 International Consumer Electronics Show 2010 was held in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA[1]
February 11-14 Microsoft X10 held in San Francisco[2]
24-27 Nintendo World Summit held in San Francisco[3]
March 9-13 Game Developers Conference 2010 held in San Francisco, CA[4]
26-28 First PAX East Coast at the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center in Boston, MA
April 15[5] Xbox Live for original Xbox console and games discontinued[6]
20-23 Captivate, Capcom's annual tradeshow was held in Honolulu, Hawaii[7]
May 4-7 The Humble Indie Bundle, an experiment into indie, charitable, cross-platform, DRM-free digital game distribution, is first released to great success.
June 15-17 E3 2010 is held at the Los Angeles Convention Center.[8]
17-19 OnLive released.
August 12-15 QuakeCon was held in the Hotel Hilton Anatole, in Dallas, Texas, USA.
16-18 Game Developers Conference was held in Europe in Cologne.
18-22 Gamescom 2010 was held at Cologne, Germany
September 3-5 Penny Arcade Expo 2010 was held at Washington State Convention Center in Seattle.
15-21 PlayStation Move was launched in North America, Europe and various Asian countries.
16-19 Tokyo Game Show 2010 was held at Makuhari Messe in Japan.
October 22-23 BlizzCon 2010 was held at Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California.
November 4-7 Microsoft's Kinect launched worldwide, starting in North America.

Console releases

The list of game consoles released in 2010 in North America.

Month Day Console
June 10 Xbox 360 S

Game releases

The list of games released in 2010 in North America.

Video game platforms
Lin Linux
Mac Classic Mac OS / macOS
NDS Nintendo DS
PS2 PlayStation 2
PS3 PlayStation 3
PSN Unknown platform
PSP PlayStation Portable
Wii Wii
WiiWare Unknown platform
Win Microsoft Windows
X360 Xbox 360
XBLA Unknown platform
Month Day Title Platform(s)
5 Divinity II: Ego Draconis Win, X360
Bayonetta PS3, X360
Darksiders Win, PS3, X360
Fable II: Game of the Year Edition X360
6 Matt Hazard: Blood Bath and Beyond XBLA
Assassin's Creed II: Discovery iOS
11 Chronos Twins DX WiiWare
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Episodes 1 - 4 WiiWare
12 Vancouver 2010 Win, X360, PS3
Army of Two: The 40th Day PS3, X360, PSP
Daniel X: The Ultimate Power NDS
The Sky Crawlers: Innocent Aces Wii
Sands of Destruction NDS
Walk It Out! Wii
15 Secret Files 2: Puritas Cordis Win
17 Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars iOS
18 Glory of Heracles NDS
Chronos Twins DX DSiWare
Starship Defense DSiWare
19 Bejeweled Twist NDS
Dark Void Win, X360, PS3
Silent Hill: Shattered Memories PS2, PSP
20 Vandal Hearts: Flames of Judgment X360
21 Vandal Hearts: Flames of Judgment PS3
25 Playmobil Knights NDS
26 Mass Effect 2 Win, X360
Tatsunoko vs. Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars Wii
No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle Wii
Shadow of Destiny PSP
28 Thexder Neo PS3
1 Global Agenda Win
True Swing Golf DSiWare
2 White Knight Chronicles PS3
Star Trek Online Win
S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat Win
The Sims 3: High-End Loft Stuff Win, Mac
4 Silent Line: Armored Core PSP
8 Blaster Master: Overdrive Wii
Fieldrunners DSiWare
Star Ocean: The Last Hope International PS3
9 BioShock 2 Win, X360, PS3
Dante's Inferno PS3, X360
Shiren the Wanderer Wii
Super Monkey Ball: Step & Roll Wii
Scene It? Twilight NDS
World of Outlaws: Sprint Cars X360, Win
10 Stargate Resistance Win
11 Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief NDS
Dragon Ball: Origins 2 NDS
Spaceball Revolution PSP
12 World Cup of Pool NDS
Zorro: Quest for Justice NDS
15 Art of Balance WiiWare
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Justice for All WiiWare
Spaceball Revolution DSiWare
16 Tropico 3 X360
SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo 3 PSP
Aliens vs. Predator Win, X360, PS3
Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth NDS
Crime Scene NDS
Dynasty Warriors: Strikeforce X360, PS3, PSP
Ragnarok DS NDS
17 Deadly Premonition X360
19 Data East Arcade Classics Wii
22 Aura-Aura Climber DSiWare
Endless Ocean 2: Adventures of the Deep Wii
Flight Control DSiWare
Risen X360
23 Arsenal of Democracy Win
Heavy Rain PS3
Last Rebellion PS3
Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing PS3, X360, NDS, Wii, Win
Napoleon: Total War Win
M.U.D. TV Win
Metal Slug XX PSP
24 Greed Corp XBLA, PSN
echoshift PSP
1 Dante's Inferno PSP
Mega Man 10 Wii
2 Silent Hunter V: Battle of the Atlantic Win
Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Win, X360, PS3
Supreme Commander 2 Win
MLB 10: The Show PS2, PS3, PSP
MLB 2K10 Win, X360, PS2, PS3, Wii, PSP
SpongeBob's Boating Bash NDS, Wii
Sonic Classic Collection NDS
Battle of Giants: Mutant Insects NDS
Rayman 2 iOS
Alice in Wonderland NDS, Wii
Lunar: Silver Star Harmony PSP
Lips: Party Classics X360
Deca Sports DS NDS
8 Max & the Magic Marker Wii
9 Assassin's Creed II Win
BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger Portable PSP
Final Fantasy XIII PS3, X360
Yakuza 3 PS3
Rise of Prussia Win
Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition PS3
The Eye of Judgment: Legends PSP
Calling Wii
10 Street Fighter IV iOS
11 Mega Man 10 PSN
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising Win
14 Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver NDS
15 Rage of the Gladiator WiiWare
16 God of War III PS3
Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight Win
Metro 2033 Win, X360
Supreme Commander 2 X360
Resonance of Fate X360, PS3
Dragon Age: Origins - Awakening Win, X360, PS3
Infinite Space NDS
Sam & Max: Beyond Time and Space Wii
Fragile Dreams: Farewell Ruins of the Moon Wii
Sonny with a Chance NDS
17 Perfect Dark XBLA
21 Zhu Zhu Pets NDS
22 Cave Story WiiWare
23 Bakugan Battle Brawlers: Battle Trainer NDS
The Settlers 7: Paths to a Kingdom Win
Red Steel 2 Wii
Just Cause 2 Win, X360, PS3
Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey NDS
How to Train Your Dragon X360, NDS, PS3, Wii
Rooms: The Main Building Wii
Disney Stitch Jam NDS
MotoGP 09/10 X360, PS3
24 Ski-Doo: Snowmobile Challenge X360
25 Flotilla X360
Section 8 PS3
Wakeboarding HD PS3
26 Anarchy: Rush Hour PS3
28 WarioWare D.I.Y. NDS
29 Flotilla Win
Zenonia 2 iOS
30 Prison Break: The Conspiracy Win, X360, PS3
Dead or Alive Paradise PSP
Mimana Iyar Chronicle PSP
Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love PS2, Wii
Samurai Shodown: Edge of Destiny X360
31 Mega Man 10 XBLA
1 Super Monkey Ball 2: Sakura Edition iOS
2 Again NDS
Star Wars: Cantina iOS
5 Mr. Driller: Drill Till You Drop DSiWare
8 Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West Win
10 Chaos Rings iOS
Espgaluda II iOS
12 Dark Void Zero iOS, Win
Gangstar 2: Kings of L.A. DSiWare
13 Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Conviction X360
Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City PS3, Win
14 Final Fight: Double Impact XBLA
15 Sam & Max: The Devil's Playhouse Episode 1: The Penal Zone Win, Mac, PS3
20 Monster Hunter Tri Wii
22 Homerun Hitters PSN
23 Sherlock Holmes vs. Jack the Ripper X360
26 Harvest Moon: Hero of Leaf Valley PSP
System Flaw DSiWare
27 Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Conviction Win
Dead to Rights: Retribution X360, PS3
2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa PS3, X360, Wii, PSP, iOS
Nier X360, PS3
PixelJunk Monsters Deluxe PSP
Record of Agarest War PS3, X360
Super Street Fighter IV PS3, X360
28 Tecmo Bowl Throwback XBLA
29 Kick-Ass: The Game PSN
4 Fat Princess: Fistful of Cake PSP
What Did I Do To Deserve This My Lord? 2 PSP
Iron Man 2 PS3, PSP, X360, Wii, NDS
Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West PS3
Dementium II NDS
7 Biozone Win
10 Earthworm Jim DSiWare
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Trials and Tribulations WiiWare
11 3D Dot Game Heroes PS3
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Heroes 3 PSP
Skate 3 PS3, X360
Lost Planet 2 X360, PS3
World of Outlaws: Sprint Cars PSN
12 Rocket Knight Win, XBLA
Eschalon: Book II Win
Things on Wheels XBLA
Heroes of Newerth Win, Mac, Lin
17 Bit.Trip Runner WiiWare
Frogger Returns DSiWare
18 Attack of the Movies 3D Wii, X360
Rocket Knight PSN
Split Second: Velocity Win, X360, PS3
Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands NDS, Wii, PSP PS3, X360
Trauma Team Wii
Alan Wake X360
Red Dead Redemption X360, PS3
Blue Dragon: Awakened Shadow NDS
Runaway 3: A Twist of Fate Win
Shrek Forever After iOS, NDS, PS3, Wii, Win, X360
19 Aqua - Naval Warfare XBLA
Metal Slug XX XBLA
21 Gray Matter Win
23 Super Mario Galaxy 2 Wii
24 Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney iOS
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Episode 5 WiiWare
World Poker Tour: Texas Hold 'Em DSiWare
25 Blur Win, X360, PS3
Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force: Herbert's Revenge NDS
Colour Cross NDS
ModNation Racers PS3, PSP
Pirates Plund-Arrr Wii
UFC 2010 X360, PS3
Tetris Party Deluxe Wii
26 Eschalon: Book II Mac, Lin
Ben 10 Alien Force: The Rise of Hex XBLA
31 Ben 10 Alien Force: The Rise of Hex Wii
X-Scape DSiWare
1 Backbreaker X360, PS3
The Sims 3: Ambitions Win
Alpha Protocol Win, X360, PS3
Syphon Filter: Logan's Shadow PS2
Tecmo Bowl Throwback PSN
Planet Minigolf PSN
Vectorman Win
2 Hector: Badge of Carnage - Episode 1 iOS
Hexyz Force PSP
Snoopy Flying Ace XBLA
4 FIFA Online Win
8 Cubixx PSP
Green Day: Rock Band X360, PS3, Wii
Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker PSP
Mega Man Zero Collection NDS
Disgaea Infinite PSP
9 NeoGeo Battle Coliseum XBLA
10 River City Soccer Hooligans NDS
12 Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands Win
14 A Kappa's Trail DSiWare
Legend of Kay NDS
15 100 Classic Books NDS
Dance on Broadway Wii
Toy Story 3: The Video Game PS3, 360, Wii, PSP, DS, Win
20 Young Thor PSP
21 Legendary Wars: T-Rex Rumble DSiWare
Art Style: Rotozoa WiiWare
22 Transformers: Cybertron Adventures Wii
Transformers: War for Cybertron Win, X360, PS3, Wii, NDS
24 Dream Chronicles: The Book of Air Win
25 TNA Impact! Cross the Line NDS, PSP
26 Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck's Revenge iOS
27 Sin and Punishment: Star Successor Wii
28 Despicable Me: Minion Mania iOS
Jett Rocket WiiWare
Maestro! Jump in Music DSiWare
29 10 Minute Solution Wii
APB All Points Bulletin Win
Deathsmiles X360
Lego Harry Potter: Years 1-4 Win, PS3, Wii, PSP, X360, NDS
Naughty Bear X360, PS3
Ninety-Nine Nights II X360
Runaway 3: A Twist of Fate NDS
Singularity Win, X360, PS3
Sniper: Ghost Warrior Win, X360
The Last Airbender NDS, Wii
Trinity Universe PS3
3 Moto Racer DS NDS
6 Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem NDS
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 PSP
Tournament of Legends Wii
Crackdown 2 X360
7 Blacklight: Tango Down XBLA
8 Mini Ninjas Mac
11 Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies NDS
13 DeathSpank PSN
NCAA Football 11 PS2, PS3, X360
The Sorcerer's Apprentice NDS
14 Blacklight: Tango Down Win
Deadliest Warrior: The Game XBLA
DeathSpank XBLA
19 Alien Swarm Win
Furry Legends WiiWare
20 Arc Rise Fantasia Wii
Gravity Crash PSP
21 Castlevania Puzzle: Encore of the Night iOS
Limbo XBLA
24 Doctor Who: The Adventure Games - City of the Daleks Win
Malicious PSN
26 Crystal Monsters DSiWare
27 Galaxy Racers NDS
Need for Speed: World Win
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty Win, Mac
BlazBlue: Continuum Shift PS3, X360
Clash of the Titans PS3, X360
28 Hydro Thunder Hurricane XBLA
29 SimCity Deluxe iOS
2 BlayzBloo: Super Melee Brawlers Battle Royale DSiWare
3 Crimson Gem Saga iOS
4 Castlevania: Harmony of Despair XBLA
10 Crash Team Racing PSN
Madden NFL 11 PS2, PS3, PSP, Wii, X360
Galactic Taz Ball NDS
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game PSN
11 Monday Night Combat X360
13 Victoria 2 Win
16 Monsteca Corral WiiWare
17 Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days Win, X360, PS3
Ys Seven PSP
18 Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light XBLA
24 Elemental: War of Magic Win
Grease NDS, Wii
Ivy the Kiwi? Wii, NDS
Mafia II Win, X360, PS3
25 Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game XBLA
26 Phantasy Star II iOS
Worms Reloaded Win, Mac
31 Castle Crashers PS3
Metroid: Other M Wii
Valkyria Chronicles II PSP
Ace Combat: Joint Assault PSP
Camp Rock: The Final Jam NDS
1 Alien Breed Evolution PSN
7 Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X 2 PS3, X360
Batman: The Brave and the Bold Wii, NDS
Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions NDS, PS3, Wii, X360
Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep PSP
NHL 11 PS3, X360
NHL Slapshot Wii
8 Amnesia: The Dark Descent Win, Mac, Lin
Plants vs. Zombies XBLA
10 Ninety-Nine Nights II X360
Recettear: An Item Shop's Tale Win
12 Professor Layton and the Unwound Future NDS
14 UFC 2010 PSP
Fancy Nancy: Tea Party Time NDS
Halo: Reach X360
The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest PS3, PS2, PSP, Wii, NDS
Phantasy Star Portable 2 PSP
Phineas and Ferb: Ride Again NDS
Scooby-Doo! And the Spooky Swamp PS2, Wii, NDS
Space Invaders Infinity Gene PS3
15 Gladiator Begins PSP
Hypership Out of Control XBLA
Space Invaders Infinity Gene X360
17 R.U.S.E. X360, PS3, Win
EyePet: Move Edition PS3
20 Cladun: This is an RPG PSP
21 Civilization V Win
Club Penguin: Game Day! Wii
Darksiders Win
DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue PSN
Disney Fairies: Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue NDS
Etrian Odyssey III: The Drowned City DS
New Carnival Games NDS, Wii
22 Alien Breed 2: Assault X360, Win
Blade Kitten PSN, Win, XBLA
DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue XBLA
F1 2010 Win, X360, PS3
23 Darksiders Win
24 NHL 2K11 Wii
Lost Horizon Win
27 Samurai Warriors 3 Wii
28 Atelier Rorona: The Alchemist of Arland PS3
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light PSN, Win
Dead Rising 2 Win, PS3, X360
FIFA 11 Win, X360, Wii, NDS, PS2, PS3, PSP
Front Mission Evolved Win, X360, PS3
Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock PS3, Wii, X360
MorphX X360
MySims SkyHeroes NDS, PS3, Wii, X360
Quantum Theory PS3, X360
29 Hydrophobia XBLA
30 Bit.Trip Beat iOS
Final Fantasy XIV Win
World of Tanks Win
1 EyePet PSP
3 Wii Party Wii
4 Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs DS
Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light NDS
Modern Combat 2: Black Pegasus iOS
Shantae: Risky's Revenge DSiWare
5 Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 Win, X360, Wii, NDS, PS2, PS3
Ben 10 Ultimate Alien: Cosmic Destruction X360, Wii, NDS, PS2, PS3, PSP
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow X360, PS3
Deadliest Warrior: The Game PSN
Def Jam Rapstar X360, PS3, Wii
Enslaved: Odyssey to the West X360, PS3
NBA 2K11 Win, PS3, X360 PSP, PS2, Wii, iOS
NBA Jam Wii
6 Comic Jumper: The Adventures of Captain Smiley XBLA
Cut the Rope iOS
ProtoGalaxy Win
7 Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 iOS
Kingdom Hearts Re:coded DS
11 Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 WiiWare
12 Alundra PSN
Arc the Lad PSN
Dead Space Ignition PSN, XBLA
Lost Planet 2 Win
Lucha Libre AAA: Héroes del Ring PS3, X360
Lufia: Curse of the Sinistrals NDS
Sengoku Basara: Samurai Heroes PS3, Wii
Just Dance 2 Wii
Invizimals PSP
Arcania: Gothic 4 Win, X360
Medal of Honor Win, PS3, X360
Super Scribblenauts NDS
Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 PSN
13 Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 XBLA
Vindictus Win
14 DJ Max Portable 3 PSP
17 Kirby's Epic Yarn Wii
19 Age of Hammer Wars PS3, PSP
Bakugan: Defenders of the Core NDS, PS3, PSP, Wii, X360
Blazing Souls PSP
DJ Hero 2 X360, PS3, Wii
Dragon Ball Z: Tenkaichi Tag Team PSP
Saw II: Flesh & Blood PS3, X360
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 PS3, X360
DJ Max Portable 3 PSN
EA Sports MMA PS3, X360
Fallout: New Vegas PS3, X360, Win
Flip's Twisted World Wii
Rock of the Dead X360, PS3, Wii
The Shoot PS3
Vanquish PS3, X360
20 Super Meat Boy XBLA
21 Angry Birds Seasons iOS
24 Shaun White Skateboarding PS3, Wii, Win, X360
25 Bit.Trip Fate WiiWare
Dragon Age: Origins - Ultimate Edition PS3, Win, X360
26 Backyard Sports: Rookie Rush NDS, Wii, Win, X360
Blacklight: Tango Down PSN
Crafting Mama NDS
Deca Sports 3 Wii
Disney Channel All Star Party Wii
Fable III X360
Hasbro Family Game Night 3 PS3, Wii, X360
Lego Universe Win
Red Dead Redemption: Undead Nightmare PS3, X360
Rock Band 3 PS3, X360, Wii, DS
The Sims 3: Late Night Win, OS X
The Sims 3 PS3, X360, Wii, DS
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II PS3, X360, Win, Wii, DS
WWE SmackDown vs Raw 2011 PS3, X360, PSP, PS2, Wii
Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Tag Force 5 PSP
Z.H.P. Unlosing Ranger VS Darkdeath Evilman PSP
27 Pinball FX 2 XBLA
28 Bloody Good Time Win, XBLA
FIFA Manager 11 Win
1 PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure Wii
2 007: GoldenEye Wii, NDS
Atari Greatest Hits NDS
Blood Drive PS3, X360
Combat of Giants: Dinosaurs Wii
Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage PS3, X360
God of War: Ghost of Sparta PSP
James Bond 007: Blood Stone Win, X360, PS3, NDS
Megamind Wii, X360, PS3, PSP, NDS
The Penguins of Madagascar NDS
Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 PSP
Toy Story 3: The Video Game PS2
Ys: The Oath in Felghana PSP
3 Bit.Trip Beat Win, Mac
4 Adrenaline Misfits X360
Dance Evolution X360
Kinect Joy Ride X360
Kinect Sports X360
Kinectimals X360
MotionSports X360
Sonic Free Riders X360
The Biggest Loser Challenge Wii
5 Babysitting Mama Wii
Football Manager 2011 Win
9 Beyblade: Metal Fusion NDS
Beyblade: Metal Fusion - Battle Fortress Wii
Call of Duty: Black Ops X360, PS3, Wii, Win
Knights in the Nightmare PSP
Monster Jam: Path of Destruction NDS, PS3, PSP, Wii, X360
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer NDS, Wii
Rune Factory 3: A Fantasy Harvest Moon NDS
The Fight: Lights Out PS3
The Green Hornet: Wheels of Justice iOS
The Sly Collection PS3
10 Guwange XBLA
Minute to Win It Wii, X360
12 Ghosts 'n Goblins: Gold Knights II iOS
Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X 2 Wii, Win
14 Dood's Big Adventure Wii
uDraw Pictionary Wii
16 999: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors NDS
Apache: Air Assault PS3, Win, X360
Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood PS3, X360
Crazy Taxi PSN
Create PS3, Wii, Win, X360
EA Sports Active NFL Training Camp Wii
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I Win, NDS, PS3, X360, Java ME, Wii
iCarly 2: iJoin the Click! NDS, Wii
Namco Museum Megamix Wii
Naruto Shippuden: Dragon Blade Chronicles Wii
Pac-Man Party Wii
Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit X360, PS3, Win
Sonic Colors Wii, NDS
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wii
Wizards of Waverly Place: Spellbound NDS
17 Alien Breed 3: Descent PSN, Win, XBLA
NBA Jam: On Fire Edition PS3, X360
Pac-Man Championship Edition DX XBLA
18 Game Party: In Motion X360
RAGE: Mutant Bash TV iOS
21 Donkey Kong Country Returns Wii
Raving Rabbids: Travel in Time Wii
Split/Second PSP
22 Poker Night at the Inventory Win
Worms: Battle Islands PSP
23 Arc the Lad II PSN
CSI: Unsolved NDS
Hot Wheels Track Attack NDS, Wii
Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom X360, PS3
Michael Jackson: The Experience Wii, NDS, PSP
Pac-Man Championship Edition DX PSN
Spelunker HD PSN
Splatterhouse X360, PS3
Tangled: The Video Game NDS, Wii, Win
Worms: Battle Islands Wii
24 Funky Lab Rat PS3
Gran Turismo 5 PS3
29 Cave Story DSiWare
Golden Sun: Dark Dawn NDS
30 Dead Nation PlayStation Network
Epic Mickey Wii
nail'd PS3, X360, Win
Super Meat Boy Win
1 TNT Racers PS3
Unbound Saga XBLA
3 Borderlands Mac
6 Fluidity WiiWare
Football Manager Handheld 2011 PSP
7 Alien Breed 2: Assault PS3
Hello Kitty Seasons Wii
Qlione Evolve PS3
Sackboy's Prehistoric Moves PS3
Tron: Evolution Win, PS3, X360, iOS
Tron: Evolution - Battle Grids Wii, NDS
World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Win, Mac
Yogi Bear NDS, Wii
Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's: Duel Transer Wii
8 Bomberman Live: Battlefest PSN, WiiWare, XBLA
Doritos Crash Course XBLA
Harms Way XBLA
9 Dead Rising Mobile iOS
Infinity Blade iOS
10 Chu's Dynasty X360
Greed Corp Win
11 Battlefield Bad Company 2: Vietnam X360, PS3, Win
12 Super Mario All-Stars Wii
14 A.R.E.S.: Extinction Agenda Win
Revenge of the Titans Win
15 X-Men XBLA
16 Battlefield: Bad Company 2 iOS
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light iOS
Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 iOS
World of Goo iOS
20 Frobot WiiWare
Oddboxx Win
21 Asphalt 6: Adrenaline iOS
N.O.V.A. Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance PSN
Secret of Mana iOS
Top Darts PSN
TrackMania Wii Wii
22 A World of Keflings XBLA
Back to the Future: The Game Win, Mac
23 Echochrome II PS3
29 Raskulls XBLA

Highest critically reviewed games (Metacritic)

Number Video Game Developer Publisher Platform Release Date Average score Number of reviews Refs
1 Super Mario Galaxy 2 Nintendo EAD Nintendo Wii May 23 97 88 reviews [9]
2 Mass Effect 2 BioWare Electronic Arts Xbox 360 January 26 96 98 reviews [10]
3 Red Dead Redemption Rockstar San Diego Rockstar Games Xbox 360 May 18 95 96 reviews [11]
4 Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty Blizzard Entertainment Blizzard Entertainment PC July 27 93 82 reviews [12]
5 Rock Band 3 Harmonix MTV Games Xbox 360 October 26 93 57 reviews [13]
6 Pac-Man Championship Edition DX Mine Loader Software Namco Bandai Games Xbox 360 November 17 93 43 reviews [14]
7 God of War III SCE Santa Monica Studio Sony Computer Entertainment PlayStation 3 March 16 92 101 reviews [15]
8 Super Street Fighter IV Dimps/Capcom Capcom PlayStation 3 April 27 92 58 reviews [16]
9 Halo: Reach Bungie Microsoft Game Studios Xbox 360 September 14 91 99 reviews [17]
10 LIMBO Playdead Microsoft Studios Xbox 360 July 21 90 89 reviews [18]


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