Top Games of 2017

Welcome to VideoGamer.com's top games of 2017, a list of the best videogames, created from editorial reviews on the site. It's the perfect tool to find that great game you haven't played yet, or even to find a gem for a friend or loved one as a gift.

Please take into account this list is in descending order! VideoGamer.com is always open to hearing about your opinion. Would your list be different? If so let us know by contacting us or tweeting us @VideoGamerCom.

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  • 30.

    Looking for love in all the right places. For more detailed thoughts on Kitty Powers' Matchmaker check out the video review and let's play! ​ more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC, iOS, PS4, Xbox One

  • 29.

    Horizon: Zero Dawn

    Bots not to like? For more detailed thoughts on Horizon Zero Dawn check out the video and feature below Horizon Zero Dawn's Aloy could be the icon Sony wanted Leading up to reviews, Sony and Guerrilla were so confident... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS4

  • 28.

    The little probe that could. Forma.8 is one of our top picks for February indie games! Forma.8 features in our February 2017 Indie Weirdspo and Revue! Hit the link to get some more thoughts on Forma.8, and find some other... more

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  • 27.

    Night in the Woods

    A series of unfurtunate events For more detailed thoughts on Night in the Woods check out the video and feature below Growing up is hard to do in Night in the Woods Twenty-year old Mae Borowski is back in Possum Springs... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC, PS4

  • 26.

    The Changing God is in the details. For more thoughts on Torment: Tides of Numenera check out the video and feature below Torment: Tides of Numenera is beautifully detailed Alice was really impressed by the detail that's... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One

  • 25.

    Use money on Thimbleweed Park One of the most joyful things about point and click adventures is that you can construct the most wonderfully ridiculous sentences around them. Like: 'I can't figure out how to turn off the radio.... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC, Xbox One

  • 24.

    Crime passionnel. Lafcadio Boone is a mysterious man. He's trapped playing out the same 12 hour long Masque, over and over again, in a mansion that's as hostile as it is stylish. Everyone is masked, of course, but only his... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One

  • 23.

    Typhon Filter: Morgan's Shadow I was strutting around the Talos-1 space station like an absolute hero — I was practically weighed down by the abundance of shotgun shells in my back pocket, and for a brief period I knew I... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One

  • 22.

    The Good, the Bad, and the Paintball. There's something inescapably joyous about the Splatoon series (for it is a series now, of course), so that even if you're consistently splatted by the same player over and over again... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo Switch

  • 21.

    Oliver twists the knife Antihero is a small, elegantly formed strategy game, played like a board game set in Victorian London. As a master thief, you must get five victory points quicker than your opponent — these are won... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC

  • 20.

    In space, no one can hear you going through their stuff. I really liked Tacoma, but in the spirit of making this review as useful as possible to the largest potential number of people, I'll start by saying that if you didn't... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC, Xbox One

  • 19.

    A Touch of Frostbyte The first time you initiate a conversation on the Circular line you’re met with an inquisitive ‘Hello?’ If you live in a major city, you know that you keep yourself to yourself on public transport, and... more

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  • 18.

    Rabbid try movement There’s a number of people who see evil when they look in a Rabbid’s eyes. They don’t see the playful nature of a mischievous scamp, they see a Bugs Bunny that’s befriended Trainspotting’s Sick Boy. For... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo Switch

  • 17.

    It's a funny old game Having fewer teams than its biggest competitor, as well as dodgy kits, hasn’t bothered fans of Pro Evolution Soccer, and why would it? Over the past number of years Konami’s offering has been the superior... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS4, Xbox One

  • 16.

    In space, no one can hear you kapow, blam, pew. Destiny 2 opens with your home city being spectacularly invaded by the Red Legion, an unfriendly bunch who look like the Space Marines from Warhammer 40K crossed with potatoes... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One

  • 15.

    Getting the ball rolling Just when you think the series attached to football’s governing body can’t get any more glamourous, it does. There’s a smidgen more pizzazz and an extra dollop of razzle-dazzle added annually and,... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

  • 14.

    Mug test Cuphead is difficult. Phew. I’ve said it — we can all relax now. It’s a game that will test your patience more than your skill, though. By the time I reached the second world I’d died over 100 times. I’d had bouncing... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC, Xbox One

  • 13.

    What is it good for? When someone goes on Dragon's Den, clutching a sheet of five year projections in one sweaty hand and a ukulele to make the presentation 'fun' in the other, the one thing they definitely do need is a USP.... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One

  • 12.

    Onwards and upwards. I have now spent many hours in Assassin's Creed Origins, and I will probably spend many more. Initially I thought the game was too big, the vastness of the map overwhelming because I would never do all... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One

  • 11.

    The queen is dead When Reigns: Her Majesty – sequel to the Game of Thrones meets Tinder medieval decision-making game Reigns – was first announced I was pleased because Reigns is a good game, but curious as to how the game... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC, iOS, Android

  • 10.

    Something grave but colourful. For more detailed thoughts on She Remembers Caterpillars check out the features below Our picks for January indie games She Remembers Caterpillars is one of our featured games for the Indie... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC, iOS

  • 9.

    Link is out on his grandest adventure yet. For more thoughts on The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the wild check out the video and feature below Version tested: Nintendo Switch Hearing the call of the wild The untamed world... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii U, Nintendo Switch

  • 8.

    Weird and wonderful This review was kindly done for us by Adam Cook. Find other cool stuff he's been doing by visiting his Twitter. For more thoughts on NieR: Automata check out the video and features below. The wonderful... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC, PS4

  • 7.

    The stuff that horrible dreams are made of, Little Nightmares is frightening. Not in a jump scare way, like turning a corner in Outlast and having an angry man yell at you, but in a way that gets under your skin. A way that... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One

  • 6.

    Scattered memories Most families have untold stories that are kept secret from younger members. It’s understandable, because certain memories can cripple the innocence of those whose main worry is whether or not George and... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC, PS4

  • 5.

    The hero game we need right now. Injustice 2 is a responsive, fun, meaty fighting game, which is what we probably all expected from it. But I did not expect that this game, more than any other yet, would make me think 'Oh,... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS4, Xbox One

  • 4.

    The beauty of the world. The paragon of animals. Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice is the sort of game that you'll either really hate, or really love. It will be polarising. It is a jar of marmite, and one that I would encourage... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC, PS4

  • 3.

    Killing a god is dirty work. Death of the Outsider feels like the beginning of the end for a particular period of the Empire of the Isles. A period of murder and magic and whale bones. A period that, in a few years, will... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One

  • 2.

    Fast and Fuhrious The words of Dee Snider’s semi-rebellious teenage anthem have rarely felt more emotive than they do at the end of Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus. The original version of We’re Not Gonna Take It is a light... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

  • 1.

    If the cap fits One must evolve to maintain longevity. Nintendo has been mindful of that when it comes to the mustachioed fella in the red hat. Whether he’s been strolling around planets without fear of falling off, or made... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Nintendo Switch