Top Xbox One Games of 2015

Welcome to VideoGamer.com's top Xbox One games of 2015, 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.

  • 30.

    Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin Review

    Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin

    A worthy technical upgrade, but changes to enemy spawn locations serve to add frustration and highlight issues with the original release. I've often felt that Dark Souls 2 follows the misguided notion that more... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 29.

    Mortal Kombat X Review

    Mortal Kombat X

    Absurd, gruesome, ridiculous fun. I've just punched someone so hard in the crotch their head came off. Johnny... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 28.

    The Evil Within: The Consequence Review

    The Evil Within: The Consequence

    A welcome addition to the main game, The Consequence deepens The Evil Within while being satisfying in its own right. If The Evil Within represents - in part, at least - a gigantic, big-budget... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 27.

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood Review

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood

    Shorter, more tonally cohesive, and outright better than its predecessor. I spent a lot of time thinking about wrestling while playing Wolfenstein:... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

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  • 26.

    Project CARS Review

    Project CARS

    It's been a long road to release, but Project Cars delivers. Update: With Project Cars having now having been out for two weeks, we've... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 25.

    The Vanishing of Ethan Carter Review

    The Vanishing of Ethan Carter

    Technical issues mean the PC version wins out, but this is still a memorable, inventive adventure. A critical darling following its release last year on PC, The Astronauts'... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 24.

    Rare Replay Review

    Rare Replay

    Rare Replay is a lovely collection that I can't help but feel could have been even lovelier. 30 games plucked from the Rare's history, packaged together for £20 is... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 23.

    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 comes to new-gen consoles after being something of an indie darling... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 22.

    Zombi Review

    Zombi

    This is a reasonably priced port that is definitely recommended to anyone who doesn't own a Wii U. ZombiU is the most celebrated third-party exclusive on the Wii U, and as... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

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  • 21.

    Disney Infinity 3.0 Review

    Disney Infinity 3.0

    The Disney Infinity 3.0 Starter Pack is a great introduction that will keep kids and kidults alike entertained for a long time. Disney Infinity has, to me at least, always felt like a great idea that... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 20.

    Forza Motorsport 6 Review

    Forza Motorsport 6

    If you like yourself some Forza, Forza 6 is the Forza for you. Forza. Forza Motorsport 6 is Forza. If that doesn't sound appealing to you, stop... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 19.

    SOMA Review

    SOMA

    Soma's slowly-unfolding story, and the choices you live with, make the experience one that will stay with you for some time, the ending hitting all the right notes. Soma made me think. A sci-fi horror adventure from Frictional Games,... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 18.

    LEGO Dimensions Review

    LEGO Dimensions

    LEGO Dimensions is the most fun I've had with a LEGO video game since the whole idea was new back on the PS2. It's full of cool new ideas and a story rammed with iconic references and witty humour. LEGO Dimensions breathes new life into a series that had started to feel a... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 17.

    Minecraft: Story Mode - A Telltale Games Series Review

    Minecraft: Story Mode - A Telltale Games Series Episode 1: The Order of the Stone

    If Minecraft was around 25 years ago, this would be the Saturday-morning cartoon tie-in. And that's a good thing. The union of Mojang and Telltale is the kind of marriage that Auntie Maureen... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 16.

    Guitar Hero Live Review

    Guitar Hero Live

    In theory it sounds terrible, but Guitar Hero: Live's approximation of old-school music TV programming, coupled with the excellent hardware, makes it a winner. Perhaps the most interesting thing about Guitar Hero: Live is that it... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 15.

    Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Review

    Call of Duty: Black Ops 3

    Campaign is dull and forgettable, but multiplayer is great fun and Zombies has had some real effort poured into it. Updated review Black Ops 3's multiplayer feels, more so than perhaps ever... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 14.

    Rainbow Six Siege Review

    Rainbow Six Siege

    An FPS where your weapon should be the last thing you use, not the first, Rainbow Six Siege is a fantastic tactical shooter. Well, thank goodness for that. After a superb behind closed-doors showing at... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 13.

    Resident Evil HD Remaster Review

    Resident Evil HD Remaster

    Resident Evil remains as odd, unsettling, and unforgettable as its setting, and the HD remaster only emphasises this. Announced last year to an unwarranted - if, given the spate of recent poor... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 12.

    DmC Devil May Cry: Definitive Edition 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. Remember back in 2013 when all the internet had to get mad about was a... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 11.

    Ori and the Blind Forest Review

    Ori and the Blind Forest

    The extreme highs carry Ori and the Blind Forest through to greatness if not quite flawlessness. Rarely is a game able to be so devilish in its gameplay yet so touching in its story. My heart was pounding like I'd just ran to catch the last bus home. A... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 10.

    Axiom Verge Review

    Axiom Verge

    Whereas many modern takes on classic retro genres fall foul of style over substance, this has been built with such skill that it doesn't need to rely on our annoying fondness of the past to impress. Confession time: I've never played a 2D Metroid game. I've only even played... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 9.

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Review

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

    The Witcher 3 is vast, intriguing, and enthralling. Update: Having now spent time with the retail, patched versions of the game... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 8.

    Gears of War: Ultimate Edition Review

    Gears of War: Ultimate Edition

    One of the best third-person shooters in history returns. Gear Of War: Ultimate Edition is exactly the game you expect it to be. For... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 7.

    Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain Review

    Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain

    A fitting swansong. Update As you probably know by now Metal Gear Solid 5 ends badly: patently... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 6.

    PES 2016 Review

    PES 2016

    The best football game ever. Update It's been two weeks since PES launched, and what was a joyous... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 5.

    Halo 5: Guardians Review

    Halo 5: Guardians

    Halo 5 Guardians hits all the right notes in a campaign that is thrilling from end to end and delivers a multiplayer suite full of many delights that play impeccably. I've never thought of myself as a Halo fanboy, but I guess I am. I bought an... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 4.

    Rise of the Tomb Raider Review

    Rise of the Tomb Raider

    An awesome adventure that delivers an epic sense of discovery. On PS4 Rise of the Tomb Raider is just as gorgeous as ever and packed full with some excellent bonus content. Rise of the Tomb Raider is everything I want a video game to be. That might... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 3.

    Fallout 4 Review

    Fallout 4

    A tremendous experience that manages to continually improve upon itself with each passing hour. Fallout 4 is exactly what you hope it is, as long as you were hoping for... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 2.

    Grand Theft Auto 5 Review

    Grand Theft Auto 5

    The definitive version of Rockstar's biggest world to date. Note: Below are impressions of the technical improvements and additions... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One

  • 1.

    Batman: Arkham Knight Review

    Batman: Arkham Knight

    Batman: Arkham Knight is the best Batman game ever made and a classic in its own right. 'The Batman games wouldn't be any good if Batman wasn't in it' is a long... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox One