Top Xbox One Games of 2013

Welcome to VideoGamer.com's top Xbox One games of 2013, 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.

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  • 29.

    Fighter Within Review

    Fighter Within

    Everything you'd expect it to be and less. If Ubisoft's latest is in any way indicative of the fighter within most of... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 28.

    Slender: The Arrival Review

    Slender: The Arrival

    There's almost certainly a great horror experience somewhere in all this Slender Man mythos but this isn't it. This is glorified Pac-Man in the dark. I played what was the original Slender last year after hearing all the... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 27.

    Contrast Review

    Contrast

    A great hook falls foul of terrible bugs, inconsistent mechanics, and woeful performance issues. Wonderful in theory yet terribly flawed in practice, Contrast's waste of... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 26.

    Dead Island: Riptide Review

    Dead Island: Riptide

    Riptide is another occasionally engaging but ultimately tedious grind through a zombie holocaust. Dead Island had gosh knows how many fooled the first time around. Most of... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

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  • 25.

    Deadpool Review

    Deadpool

    A great character wrapped in a standard (and short) action experience. 'Press A to make a stink pickle or press B to kill germs.' This is the... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 24.

    Zoo Tycoon Review

    Zoo Tycoon

    There’s definitely a zoo, but where’s the tycoon? Holding my arms out in front of me, I'm using the power of next-generation... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 23.

    LocoCycle Review

    LocoCycle

    At times enjoyable, LocoCycle is still a very by the numbers XBLA title. The idea for LocoCycle, given that it's an Xbox Live Arcade game, works. A... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 22.

    Killer Instinct Review

    Killer Instinct

    The combat system has potential. Shame everything else is so poor. Loitering temptingly in the Xbox One's store, Killer Instinct's freemium... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 21.

    LEGO City: Undercover Review

    LEGO City: Undercover

    It's not the game that will make the world sit up and take notice of Wii U, but Lego City Undercover is one hell of an easy game to root for. Chase McCain is a dude. He really is. As the yellow-headed undercover cop... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

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  • 20.

    Resident Evil Revelations Review

    Resident Evil Revelations

    Revelations on consoles is a great port of a good game that is well worth picking up. Resident Evil: Revelations originally came out on the 3DS last year and was... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 19.

    Halo: Spartan Assault Review

    Halo: Spartan Assault

    Spartan Assault is simple but entertaining. Resisting the temptation to simply make Halo-lite, Vanguard Games has been... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 18.

    Shadow Warrior Review

    Shadow Warrior

    Shadow Warrior is old-school in all the right ways, bringing the original into the modern era while leaving some of its less desirable aspects in the past where they belong. Shadow Warrior is as subtle as a blood-tornado spattering through your house... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 17.

    Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag Review

    Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag

    Flawed yet addictive, Assassin's Creed may be in need of a change. Editor's Note: The below review is based on the PS4 version of Black Flag.... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One,Xbox One

  • 16.

    Call of Duty: Ghosts Review

    Call of Duty: Ghosts

    Diminishing with every return, Ghosts' addictive nature is tempered by over-familiarity. On PS4 and Xbox One it may be, but Ghosts is a current-generation game. In... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 15.

    Ryse: Son of Rome Review

    Ryse

    The visual showpiece for your Xbox One. Ryse is a game that's perfectly aware of what purpose it serves. I'd wager... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 14.

    Need For Speed Rivals Review

    Need For Speed Rivals

    Excellent driving mechanics and visuals are sadly hindered by too many major issues. I want to love Need for Speed Rivals. The driving feels fantastic: fast,... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 13.

    Guacamelee! Review

    Guacamelee!

    Throwing in a suplex or piledriver for good measure is just an amusing way to relive those pro-wrestling dreams of yesteryear. In many ways, Guacamelee! is stupid. The name alone should give you that... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 12.

    Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons Review

    Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

    The best way to play the game on consoles and it's very much worth playing if you're yet to experience it. Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons could be this year's Journey. Just like the... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 11.

    Rayman Legends Review

    Rayman Legends

    Rayman Legends isn't perfect, but it's still a cracking game. After shunting the recent efforts of Mario into a lurid green U-bend, Rayman... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 10.

    Dead Rising 3 Review

    Dead Rising 3

    A better version of an already good game, Dead Rising 3 on PC is as close to the game's reveal trailer as we'll get. Worried that Dead Rising 3 might be a bit... serious? Don't be. From the... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 9.

    DmC Devil May Cry Review

    DmC Devil May Cry

    DmC Definitive Edition's customisation tools that allow the player to tweak gameplay to suit their own style is what makes this an excellent remaster for newcomers and veterans alike. Boy, do the folks at Ninja Theory have some serious cojones. In DmC's first... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 8.

    Gone Home Review

    Gone Home

    Gone Home nails the alienating sensation of feeling lost in a place that should be your home, and perfectly emulates the mild fear that comes with exploring a big dark house. When you leave home for the first time it feels strange, but coming home... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 7.

    FIFA 14 Review

    FIFA 14

    Better than the 360/PS3 versions in more than just looks, this is the best version of FIFA 14 you can buy. Inviting as FIFA 14 iOS' freemium payment structure is - especially if you... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One,Xbox One,Xbox One

  • 6.

    Skylanders: Swap Force Review

    Skylanders: Swap Force

    A brilliant, imaginative game for kids of all ages In the face of strong competition from Disney Infinity, Skylanders really... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 5.

    Grand Theft Auto Online Review

    Grand Theft Auto Online

    GTA's online offering lives up to its billing. With a launch so devastatingly crippled by server issues, it's fair to say... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 4.

    Battlefield 4 Review

    Battlefield 4

    Excellent maps, refined balancing and a greater emphasis on destruction set the scene for an exceptional online experience. While the current-gen version of Battlefield 4 fails to match the sleekness... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One,Xbox One

  • 3.

    LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Review

    LEGO Marvel Super Heroes

    The strongest Lego title yet, and the best Marvel game ever made. Lego Marvel Super Heroes is, for the most part, plastic proof that... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 2.

    Forza Motorsport 5 Review

    Forza Motorsport 5

    The bodywork is built for showing off your new machine, but there's something more substantial under the hood. You will show off your Xbox One with Forza 5. Its wonderful vistas and... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 1.

    Grand Theft Auto 5 Review

    Grand Theft Auto 5

    The definitive version of Rockstar's biggest world to date. Unless you play it for yourself, it's near impossible to grasp how big GTA 5... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One