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A look at the top 50 best-reviewed video games of the past decade

Posted on December 6, 2019 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch, Wii, Wii U

With the 2010s coming to a close in just a few weeks, Metacritic has taken a look at the top 50 best-reviewed video games of the past decade. A few Nintendo games are at the top with an average score of 97: Super Mario Galaxy 2, Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and Super Mario Odyssey.

Here’s the full list:

Game/Platform/YearScore
1Super Mario Galaxy 2 (Wii, 2010)97
2The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Switch, 2017)97
3Red Dead Redemption 2 (PlayStation 4, 2018)97
4Grand Theft Auto V (PlayStation 4, 2014)97
5Super Mario Odyssey (Switch, 2017)97
6Mass Effect 2 (Xbox 360, 2010)96
7The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Xbox 360, 2011)96
8The Last of Us (PlayStation 3, 2013)95
9The Last of Us Remastered (PlayStation 4, 2014)95
10Red Dead Redemption (Xbox 360, 2010)95
11Portal 2 (Xbox 360, 2011)95
12God of War (PlayStation 4, 2018)94
13Batman: Arkham City (Xbox 360, 2011)94
14The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D (3DS, 2011)94
15BioShock Infinite (PC, 2013)94
16Pac-Man Championship Edition DX (Xbox 360, 2010)93
17Divinity: Original Sin II (PC, 2017)93
18Super Mario 3D World (Wii U, 2013)93
19Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty (PC, 2010)93
20Persona 4 Golden (PlayStation Vita, 2012)93
21Persona 5 (PlayStation 4, 2017)93
22Mass Effect 3 (Xbox 360, 2012)93
23Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (PlayStation 4, 2015)93
24The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (Wii, 2011)93
25Rock Band 3 (Xbox 360, 2010)93
26Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End (PlayStation 4, 2016)93
27Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Switch, 2018)93
28INSIDE (Xbox One, 2016)93
29Forza Horizon 4 (Xbox One, 2018)92
30God of War III (PlayStation 3, 2010)92
31Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception (PlayStation 3, 2011)92
32Bloodborne (PlayStation 4, 2015)92
33Celeste (Switch, 2018)92
34Super Street Fighter IV (PlayStation 3, 2010)92
35The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (PlayStation 4, 2015)92
36Undertale (PC, 2015)92
37Fire Emblem: Awakening (3DS, 2013)92
38Divinity: Original Sin II – Definitive Edition (PlayStation 4, 2018)92
39Super Smash Bros. for Wii U (Wii U, 2014)92
40Journey (PlayStation 3, 2012)92
41Xenoblade Chronicles (Wii, 2012)92
42Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch, 2017)92
43The ICO & Shadow of the Colossus Collection (PlayStation 3, 2011)92
44The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine (PC, 2016)92
45LittleBigPlanet 2 (PlayStation 3, 2011)91
46Overwatch (PC, 2016)91
47Bayonetta 2 (Wii U, 2014)91
48Forza Horizon 3 (Xbox One, 2016)91
49Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers (PC, 2019)91
50Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition (Switch, 2019)91

Metacritic says games must have reviews from at least 15 critics to qualify for inclusion. It also included the version with the most reviews in its database if released on multiple platforms.

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