2013 in video gaming

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Numerous games were released in 2013, including new installments for well-received franchises, such as Ace Attorney, Army of Two, Assassin's Creed, Batman: Arkham, Battlefield, BioShock, Call of Duty, Crysis, Dead Rising, Dead Space, Devil May Cry, Final Fantasy, Fire Emblem, Forza Motorsport, God of War, Gears of War, Gran Turismo, Grand Theft Auto, Killer Instinct, Killzone, Lost Planet, Luigi's Mansion, Mario Party, Metal Gear, Metro, Need for Speed, Pokémon, Rayman, Saints Row, SimCity, Sly Cooper, Sonic The Hedgehog, StarCraft, Super Mario, The Legend of Zelda, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell, Tomb Raider, Total War and Zoo Tycoon. In addition, it saw the release of many new intellectual properties, such as Beyond: Two Souls, Papers, Please, Tearaway, The Wonderful 101 and The Last of Us. Many awards went to games such as BioShock Infinite, Grand Theft Auto V, The Last of Us and The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds. Gaming consoles PlayStation 4 from Sony Computer Entertainment and the Xbox One from Microsoft were also released in 2013.

Major awards

Category/Organization VGX
December 7, 2013
17th D.I.C.E. Awards
February 7, 2014
10th British Academy Games Awards
March 12, 2014
14th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards
March 19, 2014
Game of the Year Grand Theft Auto V The Last of Us
Best Mobile/Handheld Game1 Mobile Plants vs. Zombies 2: It's About Time Tearaway N/A
Handheld The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds
Story & Narrative N/A The Last of Us
Art Direction N/A The Last of Us Tearaway BioShock Infinite
Audio1 Sound Design N/A N/A
Music Grand Theft Auto V BioShock Infinite
Game Direction N/A N/A Grand Theft Auto V The Last of Us
Best Character/Performance1 Troy Baker and Ashley Johnson2
The Last of Us
Ashley Johnson
The Last of Us
Special Award N/A Hall of Fame BAFTA Fellowship Lifetime Achievement Award
N/A Sam Houser, Dan Houser, Leslie Benzies Rockstar Games Ken Kutaragi

1 These awards are sometimes given as one (e.g. Best Mobile/Handheld, Excellence in Audio) or two awards (e.g. Best Mobile, Best Handheld; Audio Achievement, Best Music).
2 Awarded separately as Best Voice Actor and Best Voice Actress.


Days Event
February 20 – 22 Sony's eighth generation console PlayStation 4 (PS4) reveal held at New York City, New York.
March 22 – 24 PAX East 2013 held at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.
March 23 – 25 Midwest Gaming Classic 2013 held at the Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel in Brookfield, Wisconsin.
March 25 – 29 Game Developers Conference 2013 held in San Francisco, California.
May 21 – 23 Microsoft's eighth generation console Xbox One reveal held at Microsoft Redmond Campus, Washington.
June 11 – 13 E3 2013 was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center.[1]
June 22 – 23 Rezzed 2013 was held at the NEC Birmingham.[2]
July 18 – 21 SDCC 2013 was held at the San Diego Convention Center.
July 19 – 22 PAX Australia 2013 was held at the Melbourne Showgrounds.
August 1 – 4 QuakeCon 2013: The massive annual LAN party held in Dallas, Texas.
August 7 – 11 The International 2013 DOTA 2 Championships held in Seattle, Washington.
August 22 – 25 GamesCom 2013 held in Cologne, Germany.
August 30 – September 2 PAX Prime 2013 held at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle.
September 19 – 22 Tokyo Game Show 2013 at the Makuhari Messe in Tokyo.
September 26 – 29 Eurogamer Expo 2013 held in Earls Court, London.
October 3 – 6 Indiecade 2013 festival held in Culver City, California.
October 4 – 7 EB Games Expo 2013 held at the Sydney Showground in Sydney Olympic Park, New South Wales.
October 25 – 27 Games Week 2013 held in Milan, Italy.
October 30 – November 3 Paris Games Week 2013 held in Paris, France.
November 8 – 9 BlizzCon 2013 held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California.

Console releases

The list of game consoles released in 2013 in North America.

Month Day Console
June 10 Xbox 360 E
June 25 Ouya
July 31 Nvidia Shield
October 12 Nintendo 2DS
November 15 GameStick
PlayStation 4
22 Xbox One
December 10 MOJO

Game releases

The list of games released in 2013 in North America.

Video game platforms
Lin Linux
Mac Classic Mac OS / macOS
3DS Nintendo 3DS
NDS Nintendo DS
PS2 PlayStation 2
PS3 PlayStation 3
PS4 PlayStation 4
PSN Unknown platform
PSP PlayStation Portable
PSVita PlayStation Vita
Wii Wii
WiiWare Unknown platform
WiiU Wii U
Win Microsoft Windows
X360 Xbox 360
XBLA Unknown platform
XBO Xbox One
Ouya Ouya
Droid Android
WP Windows Phone
Nvidia Shield Unknown platform


Month Day Title Platform(s)
2 Retro City Rampage XBLA
3 Code of Princess 3DS eShop
Gunman Clive 3DS, iOS
Unchained Blades 3DS
7 Kentucky Route Zero: Act I Win, Mac, Lin
8 Anarchy Reigns PS3, X360
Earth Defense Force 2017 PSVita
9 Haunt the House: Terrortown PSVita
10 Fieldrunners 2 Win
Joe Danger iOS
15 Corpse Party: Book of Shadows PSP
DmC: Devil May Cry PS3, X360
17 Final Fantasy All the Bravest iOS
Temple Run 2 iOS
Tokyo Crash Mobs 3DS
19 Super Hexagon Droid
22 The Cave PSN, WiiU
Mad Dog McCree PSN
Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch PS3
23 Strike Suit Zero Win
The Cave XBLA
24 The Cave Win, Mac
Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes iOS
Temple Run 2 Droid
25 Ace Combat: Assault Horizon Win
DmC: Devil May Cry Win
28 Tower of Saviors iOS
29 Dungeonland Win
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City PSN
Hitman: HD Trilogy PS3, X360
Let's Fish! Hooked On PSVita
Tower of Saviors Android
30 Proteus Win
Skulls of the Shogun XBLA, Win
Wizardry Online Win
31 Antichamber Win
Little Inferno iOS
Puddle WiiU
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed Win
Table Top Racing iOS
4 Fire Emblem Awakening 3DS
5 Dead Space 3 Win, PS3, X360
Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2 PS3, X360
Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time PS3, PSVita
7 After Burner Climax iOS
Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2 WiiU
8 We Sing 80s Wii
10 Brain Age: Concentration Training 3DS
12 Alien Breed PSN, PSVita
Aliens: Colonial Marines Win, PS3, X360
Mini Ninjas Mobile iOS
Omerta – City of Gangsters Win, X360
Persona 4 Arena PSN
Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 3DS
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed 3DS
13 4 Pics 1 Word iOS, Android
14 Impire Win
19 Crysis 3 Win, X360, PS3
Generation of Chaos: Pandora's Reflection PSP
Hakuoki: Warriors of the Shinsengumi PSP
March of the Eagles Win
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance PS3, X360
Urban Trial Freestyle PS3, PSVita
21 Hell Yeah! Pocket Inferno iOS
Year Walk iOS
22 Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition Mac
25 Krater Mac
26 Brütal Legend Win
Driftmoon Win, Mac, Lin
Dynasty Warriors 7: Empires PSN
Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan 3DS
Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Plus PSVita
Runner 2 WiiU, Win, Mac, Lin
27 Asphalt 7: Heat WP
Runner 2 XBLA
Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds XBLA
Super Hexagon Lin
28 Real Racing 3 iOS, Droid
Retro City Rampage WiiWare
Toy Story: Smash It! Droid, iOS
Sniper Elite: Nazi Zombie Army Win
1 Zombies Win
5 The Amazing Spider-Man WiiU
Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk PS3
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate 3DS
Fuel Overdose PSN
Major League Baseball 2K13 PS3, X360
MLB 13: The Show PS3, PSVita
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 X360, PS3
Runner 2 PSN
The Sims 3: University Life Win, Mac
SimCity Win
Tomb Raider Win, PS3, X360
7 Kersploosh! 3DS
Liberation Maiden iOS
Rayman Jungle Run Win
Sonic Dash iOS
8 Sword of the Stars: The Pit Win
12 Darkstalkers Resurrection PSN
God of War: Ascension PS3
Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 PS3, X360, Win
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm Win, Mac
13 Darkstalkers Resurrection XBLA
14 A World of Keflings Win
Chaos Rings II Droid
Ridiculous Fishing iOS
Slam Bolt Scrappers Win
Super Stickman Golf 2 iOS
18 Battle High 2 Win
Lego City Undercover WiiU
19 The Croods: Prehistoric Party! WiiU, Wii, 3DS, NDS
Gears of War: Judgment X360
Hotline Miami Mac
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate WiiU, 3DS
Need for Speed: Most Wanted WiiU
The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct PS3, X360, Win, WiiU
20 Alien Spidy Win, X360
Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition Win
Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams XBLA
Retro/Grade Win
Shoot Many Robots Droid
21 Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory PS3
Trials Evolution: Gold Edition Win
Zen Pinball 2 WiiU
22 Dead or Alive 5 Plus PSVita
Resident Evil 6 Win
24 Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon 3DS
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity 3DS
26 Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel PS3, X360
BioShock Infinite PS3, X360, Win
Final Fantasy XI: Seekers of Adoulin Win, X360
Machinarium PSVita
Slender: The Arrival Win
Terraria PSN
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14 PS3, X360
27 Saturday Morning RPG Ouya
Temple Run WP
Terraria XBLA
28 Canabalt HD Ouya
Final Fantasy V iOS
HarmoKnight 3DS
Magicka: Wizards of the Square Tablet iOS
Ms. Splosion Man iOS
Nimble Quest iOS
Race Driver: Grid Mac
Tactical Intervention Win
Wizorb Ouya


Month Day Title Platform(s)
2 Cities in Motion 2 Win, Mac
Defiance Win, PS3, X360
Duke Nukem II iOS
Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories PSN
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories PSN
Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge PS3, X360
3 BattleBlock Theater XBLA
Injustice: Gods Among Us iOS
Ms. Splosion Man Win
4 Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing Mac
Toki Tori 2 WiiU
5 Double Dragon II: Wander of the Dragons XBLA
Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 Mac
9 Age of Empires II: HD Edition Win
Guacamelee! PSN, PSVita
Worms 2: Armageddon Droid
10 Age of Wushu Win
Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour WP
Motocross Madness XBLA
ShootMania Storm Win
11 Final Fantasy III Ouya
Gemini Rue iOS
14 Star Wars: The Old Republic - Rise of the Hutt Cartel Win
15 Little Inferno Mac
16 Darkfall Unholy Wars Win
Dragon Fantasy Book I PS3, PSVita
Injustice: Gods Among Us WiiU, PS3, X360
Pandora's Tower Wii
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers 3DS
17 Sacred Citadel Win, PSN, XBLA
18 Cut the Rope: Time Travel iOS
Papo & Yo Win
Super Little Acorns 3D Turbo 3DS
19 God Mode Win, XBLA
Surgeon Simulator 2013 Win
We Sing UK Hits Wii
21 Lego City Undercover: The Chase Begins 3DS
23 Black Rock Shooter: The Game PSP
Dead Island: Riptide Win, PS3, X360
Don't Starve Win
Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen PS3, X360
God Mode PSN
Guilty Gear XX: Λ Core Plus R PSVita
Star Trek Win, PS3, X360
Thomas Was Alone PS3, PSVita
24 Dyad Win
Fieldrunners 2 Droid
Monaco: What's Yours is Mine Win
Poker Night 2 XBLA
25 Gun Commando iOS
Iron Man 3: The Official Game iOS
Mega Man 4 3DS
The House of the Dead: Overkill - Director's Cut iOS
XCOM: Enemy Unknown Mac
26 Mars: War Logs Win
Poker Night 2 Win, Mac
29 Stealth Bastard Deluxe Mac, Lin
Zack Zero Win
30 Deadly Premonition: Director's Cut PS3
Dots iOS
Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon PSN
Katamari Damacy PSN
Poker Night 2 PSN
Soul Sacrifice PSVita
Thomas Was Alone PSN, PSVita
Zeno Clash II Win
1 Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon Win, XBLA
Fez Win
Ragnarok Online 2: Legend of the Second Win
2 Kung Fu Rabbit WiiU
Might & Magic Heroes VI: Shades of Darkness Win
Zoombies: Animales de la Muerte iOS
7 Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly PSN
8 Doritos Crash Course 2 XBLA
9 Mario and Donkey Kong: Minis on the Move 3DS
10 Carmageddon Droid
Monaco: What's Yours is Mine XBLA
14 Dust 514 PS3
Jacob Jones and the Bigfoot Mystery PSVita
Manhunt PSN
Metro: Last Light Win, PS3, X360
16 Mega Man 5 3DS
Sonic the Hedgehog iOS, Droid
Swords & Soldiers 3D 3DS
The Starship Damrey 3DS
Turbo Racing League iOS
17 Dragon's Lair Win, Mac
21 Fast & Furious: Showdown Win, PS3, X360, WiiU, 3DS
Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes WiiU
Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault PSVita
Resident Evil: Revelations Win, PS3, X360, WiiU
22 Call of Juarez: Gunslinger Win, PSN, XBLA
The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing Win, XBLA
23 Poker Night 2 iOS
24 Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D 3DS
Dust: An Elysian Tail Win
Sniper Elite V2 WiiU
28 Fuse PS3, X360
Grid 2 Win, PS3, X360
30 Mega Man X WiiU
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Justice for All iOS
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Trials and Tribulations iOS
The Denpa Men 2: Beyond the Waves 3DS
The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons and Oracle of Ages 3DS
Expeditions: Conquistador Win, Mac
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic iOS
World War Z iOS
3 Final Fantasy IV Droid
Gunpoint Win
4 Class of Heroes 2 PSP, PSVita
Eve Online: Odyssey Win
Limbo PSVita
Marvel Heroes Win, Mac
Remember Me Win, PS3, X360
The Elder Scrolls V Skyrim: Legendary Edition Win, PS3, X360
5 State of Decay XBLA
6 SpongeBob Moves In iOS
9 Animal Crossing: New Leaf 3DS
10 Commander Keen in Keen Dreams Droid
Title Bout Championship Boxing Win, Mac, Lin
11 Tekken Revolution PS3
You Don't Know Jack Ouya
12 N.O.V.A. 3 WP
Zeno Clash II XBLA
13 Mighty Switch Force! 2 3DS
Mutant Mudds Deluxe WiiU
Picross e 3DS
Rugby Challenge 2 Win, PS3, X360
Zoo Park Win, Mac
14 The Last of Us PS3
18 Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara XBLA, PSN, Win
Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two PSVita
20 Bugs vs. Tanks 3DS
Icebreaker: A Viking Voyage iOS
Magrunner: Dark Pulse Win
Max Payne 3 Mac
Neverwinter Win
New Super Luigi U WiiU
XCOM: Enemy Unknown iOS
23 Game & Wario WiiU
24 Joe Danger Win
Joe Danger 2: The Movie Win
Ride to Hell: Retribution Win
25 Company of Heroes 2 Win
Deadpool Win, PS3, X360
Hotline Miami PSN, PSVita
Muramasa Rebirth PSVita
Project X Zone 3DS
Ride to Hell: Retribution PS3, X360
Shadowgun Ouya
Super Crate Box Ouya
The Pinball Arcade Ouya
The Sims 3: Island Paradise Win, Mac
TowerFall Ouya
26 Batman: Arkham City Lockdown Droid
Spartacus Legends PS3, X360
27 Beast Boxing Turbo Ouya
BombSquad Ouya
Kokuga 3DS
Layton Brothers: Mystery Room iOS, Droid
Leisure Suit Larry: Reloaded Win, Mac
Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes Droid
Rogue Legacy Win
Samurai Shodown II iOS, Droid
Urban Trial Freestyle 3DS
28 Drakerider Chains Transcendent iOS


Month Day Title Platform(s)
2 Duke Nukem II Win
The Walking Dead: 400 Days PS3
3 Limbo iOS
Monaco: What's Yours is Mine Mac
Mortal Kombat Win
Napoleon: Total War Mac
The Walking Dead: 400 Days Win
4 Dark Win
Final Fantasy VII Win
5 Capsized XBLA
The Walking Dead: 400 Days XBLA
8 Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode I Ouya
Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II Ouya
9 Civilization V: Brave New World Win, Mac
Dark X360
Dota 2 Win
Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection PS3
NCAA Football 14 PS3, X360
10 Crazy Taxi Droid
11 Deus Ex: The Fall iOS
The Walking Dead: 400 Days iOS
Toki Tori 2+ Win, Mac
12 Pacific Rim: The Mobile Game iOS
Pacific Rim: The Video Game PS3, X360
16 Alien Spidy PSN
Dynasty Warriors 8 PS3, X360
Shin Megami Tensei IV 3DS
Sine Mora iOS
Time and Eternity PS3
Turbo: Super Stunt Squad WiiU, Wii, PS3, X360, 3DS, NDS
17 R.I.P.D. The Game Win, PS3, X360
18 Attack of the Friday Monsters! 3DS
Dota 2 Mac, Lin
EarthBound WiiU
Halo: Spartan Assault Win, WP
Shantae 3DSVC
Pac-Man Dash! iOS
22 Dropchord Win, Mac
23 Do Not Fall PSN
Stealth Inc. – A Clone in the Dark PSN, PSVita
The Smurfs 2 WiiU, Wii, PS3, X360, NDS
Zeno Clash II PSN
24 NASCAR The Game: Inside Line Win
Ty the Tasmanian Tiger Win
25 Picross e2 3DS
Prince of Persia: The Shadow and The Flame iOS, Droid
Shadowrun Returns Win, Mac, iOS, Droid
Tropico 4: Gold Edition Mac
TurtleStrike iOS, Droid
26 Zeno Clash II XBLA
Mars: War Logs XBLA
Princess Battles Win, Lin
30 Cloudberry Kingdom PSN
Narco Terror PSN
31 Cloudberry Kingdom Win, XBLA
Dropchord Ouya
Rise of the Triad Win
Real Racing 3 Nvidia Shield
Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II Nvidia Shield
1 Bike Rider DX 3DS
Cloudberry Kingdom WiiU
Dropchord iOS, Droid
Puddle iOS
Sonic the Hedgehog CD Ouya
3 The Drowning iOS
4 Pikmin 3 WiiU
6 Disney's Planes WiiU, Wii, 3DS, NDS
Dragon's Crown PS3, PSVita
Ibb and Obb PSN
Superfrog HD PS3, PSVita
Tales of Xillia PS3
Divinity: Dragon Commander Win
7 Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons XBLA
8 Guacamelee! Gold Edition Win
Mikey Hooks iOS
Papers, Please Win, Mac
Spelunky Win
SteamWorld Dig 3DS
11 Mario & Luigi: Dream Team 3DS
13 Angry Birds Trilogy WiiU, Wii
BreakQuest: Extra Evolution PSVita
DuckTales: Remastered PSN, WiiU, Win
Europa Universalis IV Win, Mac, Lin
Mars: War Logs PSN
Payday 2 Win, PS3, X360
Phineas and Ferb: Quest for Cool Stuff 3DS, NDS, Wii, WiiU, X360
Sine Mora Ouya
14 Charlie Murder XBLA
15 A-Men PSVita
Barbie: Groom and Glam Pups 3DS
Gone Home Win, Mac, Lin
Heavy Fire: Black Arms 3DS
Plants vs. Zombies 2: It's About Time iOS
Space Hulk Win, Mac
18 Disney Infinity WiiU, Wii, PS3, X360, 3DS
19 Race the Sun Win
20 Divekick Win, PS3, PSVita
Ms. Germinator PS3, PSVita
Saints Row IV Win, PS3, X360
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Win, PS3, X360
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist Win, PS3, X360, WiiU
21 Flashback XBLA
22 Asphalt 7: Heat Win
Asphalt 8: Airborne iOS, Droid
Skullgirls Win
23 Electronic Super Joy Win
26 He-Man: The Most Powerful Game Droid
27 Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Win
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Win, PS3
Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F PS3
Killer is Dead PS3, X360
Lost Planet 3 Win, PS3, X360
Madden NFL 25 PS3, X360
Spelunky PSN, PSVita
28 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows Win, XBLA
29 BioShock Infinite Mac
Guardians of Middle-earth Win
Pokémon Rumble U WiiU
SimCity Mac
Terraria iOS
29 868-HACK iOS
30 Arcania: The Complete Tale PS3, X360
3 Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons Win, PSN
Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse HD Remake PSN
Chaos Code PSN
Dance Dance Revolution Hottest Party U WiiU
Diablo III PS3, X360
Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate PS3, X360
Rayman Legends Win, PS3, WiiU, X360, PSVita
Total War: Rome II Win
One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 PS3
4 Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse HD Remake Win, XBLA
Outlast Win
5 Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara WiiU
Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams WiiU
TNT Racers WiiU
10 Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs Win, Mac, Lin
Dragon Fantasy Book II PS3, PSVita
Killzone: Mercenary PSVita
Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix PS3
Metro: Last Light Mac
NHL 14 PS3, X360
Puppeteer PS3
11 DuckTales: Remastered XBLA
12 ARMA 3 Win
Superfrog HD Win
13 Terraria Droid
The King of Fighters XIII Win
Volgarr the Viking Win
15 The Wonderful 101 WiiU
17 Grand Theft Auto V PS3, X360
MechWarrior Online Win
18 Broken Sword: The Serpent's Curse Win, Mac, Lin, iOS
Dragon's Prophet Win
Foul Play Win, X360
Infinity Blade III iOS
Ironclad Tactics Win
The Lord of the Rings: War in the North Mac
Urban Trial Freestyle Win
19 Angry Birds Star Wars II iOS, Droid, WP
Hakuoki: Memories of the Shinsengumi 3DS
Rage of the Gladiator 3DS
20 Marlow Briggs and the Mask of Death Win, X360
The Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures Win
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD WiiU
Hot Wheels: World's Best Driver PS3
23 FIFA 14 iOS, Droid
24 Alien Rage Win
Armored Core: Verdict Day PS3, X360
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 3DS, NDS
FIFA 14 Win, PS3, X360, Wii, PS2, PSVita, 3DS, PSP
Lone Survivor PSN, PSVita
Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 Win, PS3, X360, PS2, 3DS, PSP
Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure WiiU, 3DS, Win
The Mark of Kri PSN
25 Ascend: Hand of Kul XBLA
Day One: Garry's Incident Win
Final Fantasy V Droid
26 Shadow Warrior Win
Shadowrun Returns iOS, Droid


Month Day Title Platform(s)
1 Atelier Meruru Plus: The Apprentice of Arland PSVita
Grand Theft Auto Online PS3, X360
Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl 3DS
Flashback PSN, Win
NBA 2K14 PS3, X360, Win
Painkiller: Hell & Damnation X360
Rain PSN
Rune Factory 4 3DS
2 A.R.E.S.: Extinction Agenda XBLA
3 Marvel Puzzle Quest iOS
Picross e3 3DS
Agarest: Generations of War Win
The Cave iOS
Transport Tycoon iOS, Droid
7 Hero of Many Ouya
8 Beyond: Two Souls PS3
Disgaea D2: A Brighter Darkness PS3
F1 2013 Win, PS3, X360
Just Dance 2014 Wii, WiiU, X360, PS3
Mimpi iOS
10 Costume Quest iOS
Hero Academy Droid
11 The Wolf Among Us: Episode 1 – Faith Win, XBLA
12 Pokémon X and Y 3DS
13 Skylanders: Swap Force Wii, WiiU, X360, PS3
15 Fist of Awesome iOS, Droid, Ouya
The Wolf Among Us: Episode 1 – Faith PSN
Valhalla Knights 3 PSVita
16 140 Win, Mac, Lin
Rogue Legacy Mac, Lin
17 Device 6 iOS
Mega Dead Pixel iOS
Mighty Switch Force! 2 WiiU
Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers PS3
Sega Superstars Tennis Mac
The Stanley Parable Win
18 Alien Rage X360
21 Monaco Lin
Warface Win
22 Alien Rage PS3
Beyblade Evolution 3DS
Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Director’s Cut WiiU, Win, PS3, X360
Hometown Story 3DS
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Win, WiiU, X360, PS3, 3DS, NDS
Magrunner: Dark Pulse PSN
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Full Burst Win, PS3, X360
Nickelodeon Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3DS, Wii, X360
Rocksmith 2014 Win, Mac, PS3, X360
SpongeBob SquarePants: Plankton's Robotic Revenge WiiU, 3DS, X360, PS3, Wii, NDS
The Sims 3: Into the Future Win
23 Dead Trigger 2 Droid, iOS
How to Survive Win, XBLA
Path of Exile Win
Plants vs. Zombies 2: It's About Time Droid
24 Monster High: 13 Wishes 3DS, NDS, Wii, WiiU
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies 3DS
25 Batman: Arkham Origins Win, PS3, X360, WiiU
Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate PSVita, 3DS
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate HD XBLA
Enslaved: Odyssey to the West: Premium Edition Win, PS3
FIFA Manager 14 Win
Magrunner: Dark Pulse XBLA
The Dark Eye: Demonicon Win
Wii Party U WiiU
29 Angry Birds Star Wars PS3, X360, Wii, WiiU, PSVita, 3DS
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag PS3, X360, WiiU
Battlefield 4 Win, X360, PS3
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate HD PSN
Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut Win
Doodle Jump Adventures 3DS, NDS
Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures Win, PS3, X360, WiiU
Regular Show: Mordecai and Rigby in 8-Bit Land 3DS
Sonic Lost World WiiU, 3DS
The Typing of The Dead: Overkill Win
WWE 2K14 PS3, X360
31 Football Manager 2014 Win, Mac, Lin
Runner2 iOS
Sniper Elite: Nazi Zombie Army 2 Win
Bubsy 3D: Bubsy Visits the James Turrell Retrospective Win, MacOS
1 Blood Knights XBLA
Chucky: Slash & Dash iOS
Shadowgun GameStick
Wii Fit U WiiU
5 Call of Duty: Ghosts Win, X360, PS3, WiiU
Final Exam Win, PSN
How to Survive PSN
Metro: Last Light Lin
Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 3DS
Pictlogica Final Fantasy iOS
State of Decay Win
The Guided Fate Paradox PS3
Zumba Fitness: World Party WiiU, Wii, X360
7 Lego The Lord of the Rings iOS
Rayman Fiesta Run iOS
Spec Ops: The Line Mac
Toki Tori WiiU
8 Final Exam XBLA
Risk of Rain Win
12 Barbie Dreamhouse Party 3DS, NDS, Wii, WiiU
BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea – Episode 1 Win, Mac, PS3, X360
Book of Potions PS3
Diggs Nightcrawler PS3
Flower PSVita
Frozen: Olaf's Quest 3DS, NDS
Injustice: Gods Among Us – Ultimate Edition Win, PS3, X360, PSVita
Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus PS3
Walking with Dinosaurs PS3
World of Warplanes Win
XCOM: Enemy Within Win, Mac, PS3, X360
13 Asphalt 8: Airborne Win, WP
Jett Rocket II: The Wrath of Taikai 3DS
The King of Fighters '97 iOS, Droid
14 Senran Kagura Burst 3DS
Football Manager 2014 iOS, Droid
Oceanhorn: Monster of Uncharted Seas iOS
Stealth Inc: A Clone in the Dark iOS
15 Angry Birds Star Wars PS4
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag PS4
Battlefield 4 PS4
Call of Duty: Ghosts PS4
Contrast Win, PS3, PS4, X360
DC Universe Online PS4
Deadfall Adventures Win, X360
Flower PS4
Injustice: Gods Among Us – Ultimate Edition PS4
Just Dance 2014 PS4
Killzone: Shadow Fall PS4
Knack PS4
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes PS4
Madden NFL 25 PS4
Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games WiiU
NBA 2K14 PS4
Need for Speed: Rivals PS4
Resogun PS4
Skylanders: Swap Force PS4
Sound Shapes PS4
Super Motherload PS4
Trine 2: Complete Story PS4
Warframe PS4
X Rebirth Win
19 Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Win
BandFuse: Rock Legends PS3, X360
Deer Drive Legends WiiWare
Eve Online: Rubicon Win
NBA Live 14 PS4, XBO
Need for Speed: Rivals Win, PS3, X360
Soulcalibur II HD Online PS3
The Amazing Spider-Man PSVita
Young Justice: Legacy Win, PS3, X360, 3DS
20 Soulcalibur II HD Online XBLA
21 Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse iOS
Demon Tribe iOS
Hunger Games: Catching Fire - Panem Run iOS
Injustice: Gods Among Us Droid
Regular Show: Ghost Toasters iOS
The Mysterious Cities of Gold: Secret Paths 3DS, Droid, iOS, WiiU, Win
22 Angry Birds Star Wars XBO
Ashes Cricket 2013 Win
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag XBO
Battlefield 4 XBO
Call of Duty: Ghosts XBO
Crimson Dragon XBO
Dead Rising 3 XBO
Fighter Within XBO
Forza Motorsport 5 XBO
Just Dance 2014 XBO
Killer Instinct XBO
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes XBO
LocoCycle XBO
Madden NFL 25 XBO
Mario Party: Island Tour 3DS
Need for Speed: Rivals XBO
Powerstar Golf XBO
Ryse: Son of Rome XBO
Skylanders: Swap Force XBO
Super Mario 3D World WiiU
Tearaway PSVita
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds 3DS
Zoo Tycoon XBO
Zumba Fitness: World Party XBO
25 M.U.L.E. Returns iOS
26 Sonic Dash Droid
Ys: Memories of Celceta PSVita
Painkiller: Hell & Damnation PS3
27 Skulls of the Shogun iOS
28 3D Space Harrier 3DS
3D Super Hang-On 3DS
3 The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Mac
The Cave Ouya
Escape Plan PS4
Rainbow Moon PSVita
Tiny Brains PS4
4 Broken Sword: The Serpent's Curse – Episode 1 Win, Mac, Lin
The Wolf Among Us: Episode 1 – Faith iOS
5 3D Altered Beast 3DS
3D Sonic the Hedgehog 3DS
Assassin's Creed: Pirates iOS, Droid
Heroes of Dragon Age iOS, Droid
Space Hulk iOS
SteamWorld Dig Win
6 Gran Turismo 6 PS3
9 Peggle 2 XBO
10 Doki-Doki Universe PS4, PSN, PSVita
Sorcery Saga: Curse of the Great Curry God PSVita
The Novelist Win, Mac, Lin
11 Angry Birds Go! iOS, Droid, WP
Tiny Brains Win
Rust Lin, Mac, Win
12 3D Ecco the Dolphin 3DS
3D Galaxy Force II 3DS
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Mobile iOS
Rayman Origins Mac
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 iOS, Droid
The Room 2 iOS
Velocity Ultra Win
17 Dementium II HD Win, Mac
Eufloria HD PSVita
Flow PS4, PSVita
Furmins PSVita
Minecraft PSN
Mutant Mudds Deluxe PSN, PSVita
Ridge Racer Slipstream iOS, Droid
Runner 2 PSVita
Terraria PSVita
The Walking Dead: Season Two: Episode 1 – All That Remains Win, Mac, PSN
Toki Tori PSN
Tomb Raider iOS
18 Broken Sword: The Serpent's Curse – Episode 1 PSVita
Fightback iOS
Ratchet & Clank: Before the Nexus iOS, Droid
The Walking Dead: Season Two: Episode 1 – All That Remains XBLA, iOS
Wii Sports Club: Golf WiiU
19 3D Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master 3DS
3D Streets of Rage 3DS
Colossatron: Massive World Threat iOS
Cut the Rope 2 iOS
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Mobile Droid
Killing Floor: Calamity Ouya
Knytt Underground WiiU
Mimpi Droid
République: Episode 1 iOS
The Cave Droid
The Stanley Parable Mac
20 Max: The Curse of Brotherhood XBO
Temple Run 2 WP
24 Halo: Spartan Assault XBO
Zen Pinball 2 PS4
26 CastleStorm WiiU
29 Final Fantasy III WP
31 Dr. Luigi WiiU

Highest critically reviewed games (Metacritic)

Number Video Game Developer Publisher Platform Release Date Score Number of reviews Refs
1 Grand Theft Auto V Rockstar North Rockstar Games Xbox 360 September 17 97 58 reviews [3]
2 The Last of Us Naughty Dog Sony Computer Entertainment PlayStation 3 June 14 95 98 reviews [4]
3 BioShock Infinite Irrational Games 2K Games PC March 26 94 68 reviews [5]
4 Super Mario 3D World Nintendo EAD Nintendo Wii U November 22 93 82 reviews [6]
5 Fire Emblem: Awakening Intelligent Systems Nintendo Nintendo 3DS February 4 92 72 reviews [7]
6 Rayman Legends Ubisoft Montpellier Ubisoft Wii U September 3 92 35 reviews [8]
7 The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Nintendo EAD Nintendo Nintendo 3DS November 22 91 81 reviews [9]
8 Dota 2 Valve Corporation Valve Corporation PC July 9 90 32 reviews [10]
9 Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons Starbreeze Studios 505 Games PC September 3 90 9 reviews [11]
10 Rocksmith 2014 Ubisoft Ubisoft Microsoft Windows October 22 89 7 reviews [12]


  1. ^ "Attendance and Stats". IGN. Retrieved May 21, 2015.
  2. ^ "Rezzed 2013: full developer schedule announced". VG247. Retrieved June 6, 2013.
  3. ^ "Reviews for Grand Theft Auto V". Metacritic. Retrieved January 13, 2015.
  4. ^ "Reviews for The Last of Us". Metacritic. Retrieved January 13, 2015.
  5. ^ "Reviews for BioShock Infinite". Metacritic. Retrieved January 13, 2015.
  6. ^ "Reviews for Super Mario 3D World". Metacritic. Retrieved January 13, 2015.
  7. ^ "Reviews for Fire Emblem: Awakening". Metacritic. Retrieved January 13, 2015.
  8. ^ "Reviews for Rayman legends". Metacritic. Retrieved January 13, 2015.
  9. ^ "Reviews for The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds". Metacritic.
  10. ^ "Reviews for Dota 2". Metacritic. Retrieved January 13, 2015.
  11. ^ "Reviews for Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons". Metacritic. Retrieved January 13, 2015.
  12. ^ "Reviews for Rocksmith 2014 Edition". Metacritic. Retrieved January 13, 2015.

External links

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