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