2013 in video games

Numerous video games were released in 2013. Many awards went to games such as BioShock Infinite, Grand Theft Auto V, The Last of Us and The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds. New video game consoles released in 2013 include the PlayStation 4 from Sony Computer Entertainment and the Xbox One from Microsoft.

List of years in video games

Top-rated gamesEdit

Major awardsEdit

Category/Organization VGX
December 7, 2013
17th D.I.C.E. Awards
February 7, 2014
3rd Annual New York Game Awards
February 11, 2014
10th British Academy Games Awards
March 12, 2014
14th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards
March 19, 2014
Game of the Year Grand Theft Auto V The Last of Us
Mobile/Handheld Game[i] Mobile Plants vs. Zombies 2: It's About Time Ridiculous Fishing Tearaway
Handheld The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds
Art Direction The Last of Us Tearaway BioShock Infinite
Audio[i] Music Grand Theft Auto V BioShock Infinite
Sound Design The Last of Us BioShock Infinite
Character or Performance[i] Actor Troy Baker as Joel, The Last of Us Ashley Johnson as Ellie
The Last of Us
Steven Ogg as Trevor
Grand Theft Auto V
Ashley Johnson as Ellie
The Last of Us
Actress Ashley Johnson as Ellie,The Last of Us
Game Direction Grand Theft Auto V The Last of Us
Narrative The Last of Us
Special Award Hall of Fame BAFTA Fellowship Lifetime Achievement Award
Sam Houser, Dan Houser, Leslie Benzies Rockstar Games Ken Kutaragi
  1. ^ a b c Certain award presentations combine these categories.

Critically acclaimed titlesEdit

Metacritic (MC) and GameRankings (GR) are aggregators of video game journalism reviews.

2013 games and expansions scoring at least 90/100 (MC) or 90% (GR)[1][2]
Game Publisher Release Date Platform MC score GR score
Grand Theft Auto V Rockstar Games September 17, 2013 PlayStation 3 97/100 97.01%
Grand Theft Auto V Rockstar Games September 17, 2013 Xbox 360 97/100 96.1%
BioShock Infinite 2K Games March 26, 2013 PlayStation 3 94/100 95.94%
The Last of Us Sony Computer Entertainment June 14, 2013 PlayStation 3 95/100 95.09%
BioShock Infinite 2K Games March 26, 2013 Microsoft Windows 94/100 92.62%
Flower Sony Computer Entertainment November 15, 2013 PlayStation 4 91/100 93.57%
Fez Trapdoor May 1, 2013 Microsoft Windows 91/100 93.5%
Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection Konami July 9, 2013 PlayStation 3 93/100 93.33%[3]
Super Mario 3D World Nintendo November 21, 2013 Wii U 93/100 92.56%
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons 505 Games September 3, 2013 Microsoft Windows 90/100 93.12%
Rayman Legends Ubisoft August 29, 2013 Wii U 92/100 93%
BioShock Infinite 2K Games March 26, 2013 Xbox 360 93/100 91.89%
Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Director's Cut Square Enix October 22, 2013 Microsoft Windows 91/100 92.5%[4]
Rayman Legends Ubisoft August 29, 2013 PlayStation 3 91/100 91.81%
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Nintendo September 20, 2013 Wii U 90/100 91.08%
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Nintendo November 22, 2013 Nintendo 3DS 91/100 90.55%
Spelunky Mossmouth August 8, 2013 Microsoft Windows 90/100 91%
Mass Effect 3: Citadel Electronic Arts March 5, 2013 PlayStation 3 90/100 90.67%[5]
The Stanley Parable Galactic Cafe October 13, 2013 Microsoft Windows 88/100 90.25%
Dota 2 Valve July 9, 2013 Microsoft Windows 90/100 89.27%
Rayman Legends Ubisoft August 29, 2013 Microsoft Windows 90/100 89%[6]
Rayman Legends Ubisoft August 29, 2013 Xbox 360 90/100 88.88%
Crusader Kings II: The Old Gods Paradox Interactive May 28, 2013 Microsoft Windows 88/100 90%[7]
XCOM: Enemy Within 2K Games November 12, 2013 PlayStation 3 88/100 90%[8]
Rage of the Gladiator Gamelion Studios September 19, 2013 Nintendo 3DS 88/100 90%[9]

Highest-grossing gamesEdit

The following were 2013's top ten highest-grossing video games in terms of worldwide revenue (including physical sales, digital purchases, subscriptions, microtransactions, free-to-play and pay-to-play) across all platforms (including mobile, PC and console platforms).

No. Game Revenue Publisher(s) Genre Platform(s) Business model Ref
1 Puzzle & Dragons $1,522,000,000 GungHo Online Entertainment (SoftBank Group) Puzzle Mobile Free-to-play [10]
2 Candy Crush Saga $1,460,000,000 King Digital Entertainment Puzzle Mobile Free-to-play [11]
3 World of Warcraft $1,041,000,000 Blizzard Entertainment (Activision Blizzard) MMORPG PC Subscription / pay-to-play [12]
4 Grand Theft Auto V $1,000,000,000 Rockstar Games (Take-Two Interactive) Action-adventure PS3 / X360 Buy-to-play [13]
Call of Duty: Ghosts $1,000,000,000 Activision (Activision Blizzard) First-person shooter Multi-platform Buy-to-play [14]
Crossfire $1,000,000,000 Smilegate / Tencent First-person shooter Windows Free-to-play [15]
7 League of Legends $624,000,000 Riot Games / Tencent MOBA PC Free-to-play [16]
8 Pokémon X / Y $464,000,000 Nintendo / The Pokémon Company RPG 3DS Buy-to-play [17][18]
9 Dungeon Fighter Online $426,000,000 Neople / Nexon Beat 'em up Windows Free-to-play [16]
10 World of Tanks $372,000,000 Wargaming.net Vehicular combat


Days Event
February 20 – 22 Sony's eighth generation console PlayStation 4 (PS4) reveal held at New York City, New York.
March 22 – 24 PAX East 2013 held at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.
March 23 – 25 Midwest Gaming Classic 2013 held at the Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel in Brookfield, Wisconsin.
March 25 – 29 Game Developers Conference 2013 held in San Francisco, California.
May 21 – 23 Microsoft's eighth generation console Xbox One reveal held at Microsoft Redmond Campus, Washington.
June 11 – 13 E3 2013 was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center.[19]
June 22 – 23 Rezzed 2013 was held at the NEC Birmingham.[20]
July 18 – 21 SDCC 2013 was held at the San Diego Convention Center.
July 19 – 22 PAX Australia 2013 was held at the Melbourne Showgrounds.
August 1 – 4 QuakeCon 2013: The massive annual LAN party held in Dallas, Texas.
August 7 – 11 The International 2013, the third iteration of the annual Dota 2 global esports tournament, was held in Seattle.
August 9 – 11 The Pokémon World Championships was held in Canada instead of the United States.
August 22 – 25 Gamescom 2013 held in Cologne, Germany.
August 30 – September 2 PAX Prime 2013 held at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle.
September 19 – 22 Tokyo Game Show 2013 at the Makuhari Messe in Tokyo.
September 26 – 29 Eurogamer Expo 2013 held in Earls Court, London.
October 3 – 6 Indiecade 2013 festival held in Culver City, California.
October 4 – 7 EB Games Expo 2013 held at the Sydney Showground in Sydney Olympic Park, New South Wales.
October 25 – 27 Games Week 2013 held in Milan, Italy.
October 30 – November 3 Paris Games Week 2013 held in Paris, France.
November 8 – 9 BlizzCon 2013 held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California.

Console releasesEdit

The list of game consoles released in 2013 in North America.

Month Day Console
June 10 Xbox 360 E
June 25 Ouya
July 31 Nvidia Shield
October 12 Nintendo 2DS
November 15 GameStick
PlayStation 4
22 Xbox One
December 10 MOJO

Series with new entriesEdit

Series with new installments in 2013 include Ace Attorney, ARMA, Army of Two, Assassin's Creed, Batman: Arkham, Battlefield, BioShock, Call of Duty, Crysis, Dead Rising, Dead Space, Devil May Cry, Final Fantasy, Fire Emblem, Forza Motorsport, God of War, Gears of War, Gran Turismo, Grand Theft Auto, Killer Instinct, Killzone, The Legend of Zelda, Lost Planet, Luigi's Mansion, Mario Party, Metal Gear, Metro, Need for Speed, Pokémon, Rayman, Pikmin, Saints Row, SimCity, Sly Cooper, Sonic The Hedgehog, StarCraft, Super Mario, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell, Tomb Raider, Total War, and Zoo Tycoon.

In addition, 2013 saw the introduction of several new properties, including Beyond: Two Souls, The Last of Us, Papers, Please, Tearaway, and The Wonderful 101.

Game releasesEdit

The list of games released in 2013 in North America.

Video game platforms
Lin Linux
Mac Classic Mac OS / macOS
3DS Nintendo 3DS
NDS Nintendo DS
PS2 PlayStation 2
PS3 PlayStation 3
PS4 PlayStation 4
PSN Unknown platform
PSP PlayStation Portable
PSVita PlayStation Vita
Wii Wii
WiiWare Unknown platform
WiiU Wii U
Win Microsoft Windows
X360 Xbox 360
XBLA Unknown platform
XBO Xbox One
Ouya Ouya
iOS iOS/iPadOS
Droid Android
WP Windows Phone
Nvidia Shield Unknown platform


Month Day Title Platform(s) Genre(s)
2 Retro City Rampage XBLA Action-adventure
3 Code of Princess 3DS eShop Action role-playing, hack and slash
Gunman Clive 3DS, iOS Platform
Unchained Blades 3DS Role-playing game
7 Kentucky Route Zero: Act I Win, Mac, Lin Point-and-click adventure
8 Anarchy Reigns PS3, X360 Beat 'em up, hack and slash
Earth Defense Force 2017 PSVita Third-person shooter
9 Haunt the House: Terrortown PSVita Action, puzzle
10 Fieldrunners 2 Win Tower defense
Joe Danger iOS Racing, platform
15 Corpse Party: Book of Shadows PSP Survival horror
DmC: Devil May Cry PS3, X360 Action-adventure, hack and slash
17 Final Fantasy All the Bravest iOS
Temple Run 2 iOS Endless runner
Tokyo Crash Mobs 3DS Puzzle game
19 Super Hexagon Droid Action, twitch
22 The Cave PSN, WiiU Puzzle, platform, adventure
Mad Dog McCree PSN Single-player
Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch PS3 Role-playing
23 Strike Suit Zero Win Space combat simulator
The Cave XBLA Puzzle, platform, adventure
24 The Cave Win, Mac Puzzle, platform, adventure
Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes iOS Puzzle, adventure, role-playing
Temple Run 2 Droid Endless runner
25 Ace Combat: Assault Horizon Win Combat flight simulator
DmC: Devil May Cry Win Action-adventure, hack and slash
28 Tower of Saviors iOS Puzzle, RPG
29 Dungeonland Win Moba
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City PSN Action-adventure
Hitman: HD Trilogy PS3, X360 Stealth
Let's Fish! Hooked On PSVita Sports game
Tower of Saviors Android Puzzle, RPG
30 Proteus Win Exploration
Skulls of the Shogun XBLA, Win Turn-based tactics
Wizardry Online Win Massively multiplayer online role-playing game
31 Antichamber Win Puzzle-platform
Little Inferno iOS Puzzle
Puddle WiiU Platform, puzzle
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed Win Racing
Table Top Racing iOS Racing
4 Fire Emblem Awakening 3DS Tactical role-playing
5 Dead Space 3 Win, PS3, X360 Survival horror, action-adventure
Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2 PS3, X360 Beat 'em up
Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time PS3, PSVita Platform, stealth, action-adventure
7 After Burner Climax iOS Combat flight simulator, shoot 'em up
Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2 WiiU Beat 'em up
8 We Sing 80s Wii Music
10 Brain Age: Concentration Training 3DS Puzzle, Edutainment
12 Alien Breed PSN, PSVita Run and gun
Aliens: Colonial Marines Win, PS3, X360 First-person shooter
Mini Ninjas Mobile iOS Action-adventure
Omerta – City of Gangsters Win, X360 Simulation game
Persona 4 Arena PSN Fighting
Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 3DS Sports
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed 3DS Racing
13 4 Pics 1 Word iOS, Android Word game, puzzle
14 Impire Win Strategy, dungeon management game
19 Crysis 3 Win, X360, PS3 First-person shooter
Generation of Chaos: Pandora's Reflection PSP Tactical RPG
Hakuoki: Warriors of the Shinsengumi PSP
March of the Eagles Win Grand strategy
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance PS3, X360 Action, hack and slash
Urban Trial Freestyle PS3, PSVita Racing
21 Hell Yeah! Pocket Inferno iOS
Year Walk iOS Adventure
22 Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition Mac Role-playing
Old School RuneScape Win, Mac MMORPG
25 Krater Mac Role-playing
26 Brütal Legend Win Action-adventure, real-time strategy
Driftmoon Win, Mac, Lin Adventure, Roleplaying
Dynasty Warriors 7: Empires PSN Hack and slash, Action
Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan 3DS Role-playing, Dungeon crawler
Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Plus PSVita Hack and slash, action-adventure
Runner 2 WiiU, Win, Mac, Lin Platform
27 Asphalt 7: Heat WP Racing
Runner 2 XBLA Platform
Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds XBLA Beat 'em up
Super Hexagon Lin Action, twitch
28 Real Racing 3 iOS, Droid Racing
Retro City Rampage WiiWare Action-adventure
Toy Story: Smash It! Droid, iOS
Sniper Elite: Nazi Zombie Army Win Tactical shooter, stealth
1 Zombies Win Turn-based strategy
5 The Amazing Spider-Man WiiU Action-adventure
Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk PS3 Role-playing
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate 3DS Action-adventure, hack and slash
Fuel Overdose PSN
Major League Baseball 2K13 PS3, X360 Sports
MLB 13: The Show PS3, PSVita Sports
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 X360, PS3 Fighting, action
Runner 2 PSN Platform
Scribblenauts Collection NDS Emergent, puzzle, action
The Sims 3: University Life Win, Mac Life simulation
SimCity Win City-building
Tomb Raider Win, PS3, X360 Action-adventure
7 Kersploosh! 3DS Puzzle
Liberation Maiden iOS Compilation, role-playing game, shoot 'em up, simulation
Rayman Jungle Run Win Platform
Sonic Dash iOS Endless runner
8 Sword of the Stars: The Pit Win Roguelike
12 Darkstalkers Resurrection PSN Fighting
God of War: Ascension PS3 Action-adventure, hack and slash
Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 PS3, X360, Win Tactical shooter, stealth
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm Win, Mac Real-time strategy
13 Darkstalkers Resurrection XBLA Fighting
14 A World of Keflings Win City-building game
Chaos Rings II Droid Role-playing
Ridiculous Fishing iOS Action, sports
Slam Bolt Scrappers Win Puzzle, Action
Super Stickman Golf 2 iOS
18 Battle High 2 Win
Lego City Undercover WiiU Action-adventure
19 The Croods: Prehistoric Party! WiiU, Wii, 3DS, NDS
Gears of War: Judgment X360 Third-person shooter
Hotline Miami Mac Top-down shooter
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate WiiU, 3DS Action role-playing game
Need for Speed: Most Wanted WiiU Racing
The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct PS3, X360, Win, WiiU First-person shooter
20 Alien Spidy Win, X360 Platform
Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition Win First-person shooter
Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams XBLA Puzzle-platformer
Retro/Grade Win Rhythm, shoot 'em up
Shoot Many Robots Droid Shooter
21 Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory PS3 Role-playing
Trials Evolution: Gold Edition Win Platform, racing
Zen Pinball 2 WiiU Pinball
22 Dead or Alive 5 Plus PSVita Fighting
Resident Evil 6 Win Action-adventure, third-person shooter
24 Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon 3DS Action-adventure
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity 3DS Roguelike
26 Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel PS3, X360 Third-person shooter
BioShock Infinite PS3, X360, Win First-person shooter
Final Fantasy XI: Seekers of Adoulin Win, X360 MMORPG
Machinarium PSVita Graphic adventure
Slender: The Arrival Win Survival horror
Terraria PSN Action-adventure, sandbox
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14 PS3, X360 Sports
27 Saturday Morning RPG Ouya Role-playing
Temple Run WP Endless runner
Terraria XBLA Action-adventure, sandbox
28 Canabalt HD Ouya Endless runner
Final Fantasy V iOS Role-playing
HarmoKnight 3DS Rhythm, platformer
Magicka: Wizards of the Square Tablet iOS Action-adventure
Ms. Splosion Man iOS Platformer
Nimble Quest iOS Action role-playing game
Race Driver: Grid Mac Racing
Tactical Intervention Win First-person shooter
Wizorb Ouya Breakout clone


Month Day Title Platform(s) Genre(s)
2 Cities in Motion 2 Win, Mac Business simulation
Defiance Win, PS3, X360 Third-person shooter, action role-playing
Duke Nukem II iOS Platform
Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories PSN Action-adventure
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories PSN Action-adventure
Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge PS3, X360 Action-adventure, hack and slash
3 A͈L͈P͈H͈A͈B͈E͈T͈ Win, Mac, Lin Experimental
BattleBlock Theater XBLA Platform
Injustice: Gods Among Us iOS Fighting
Ms. Splosion Man Win Platformer
4 Evoland Win Action-adventure, role-playing
Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing Mac Racing
Toki Tori 2 WiiU Platform, puzzle, Metroidvania
5 Double Dragon II: Wander of the Dragons XBLA Beat 'em up
Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 Mac Tactical first-person shooter
9 Age of Empires II: HD Edition Win Real-time strategy
Guacamelee! PSN, PSVita Metroidvania, platformer, beat 'em up
Worms 2: Armageddon Droid Artillery, strategy
10 Age of Wushu Win Action MMORPG
Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour WP First-person shooter
Motocross Madness XBLA Vehicle simulation, Racing
ShootMania Storm Win First-person shooter
11 Final Fantasy III Ouya Role-playing
Gemini Rue iOS Graphic adventure
14 Star Wars: The Old Republic - Rise of the Hutt Cartel Win Massively multiplayer online role-playing game
15 Little Inferno Mac Puzzle
16 Darkfall Unholy Wars Win MMORPG, online RPG
Dragon Fantasy Book I PS3, PSVita Role-playing
Injustice: Gods Among Us WiiU, PS3, X360 Fighting
Pandora's Tower Wii Action role-playing
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers 3DS Role-playing
17 Sacred Citadel Win, PSN, XBLA Action, beat 'em up
18 Cut the Rope: Time Travel iOS Puzzle
Papo & Yo Win Adventure, puzzle
Super Little Acorns 3D Turbo 3DS
19 God Mode Win, XBLA Third-person shooter
Surgeon Simulator 2013 Win Simulation
We Sing UK Hits Wii Music Video game
21 Lego City Undercover: The Chase Begins 3DS Action-adventure
23 Black Rock Shooter: The Game PSP Action RPG
Dead Island: Riptide Win, PS3, X360 Action role-playing, survival horror
Don't Starve Win Survival
Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen PS3, X360 Action role-playing, hack and slash
God Mode PSN Third-person shooter
Guilty Gear XX: Λ Core Plus R PSVita Fighting game
Star Trek Win, PS3, X360 Action-adventure, third-person shooter
Thomas Was Alone PS3, PSVita Puzzle-platformer
24 Dyad Win Racing, Puzzle, Shooter, Music
Fieldrunners 2 Droid Tower defense
Kairo Win, Mac, Lin, iOS, Android Adventure
Monaco: What's Yours is Mine Win Stealth, action
Poker Night 2 XBLA Card video game
25 Gun Commando iOS
Iron Man 3: The Official Game iOS Endless runner
Mega Man 4 3DS Action, platform
The House of the Dead: Overkill - Director's Cut iOS Rail shooter
XCOM: Enemy Unknown Mac Turn-based tactics, tactical role-playing
26 Mars: War Logs Win Action role-playing
Poker Night 2 Win, Mac Card video game
29 Stealth Bastard Deluxe Mac, Lin Platform, stealth
Zack Zero Win Platform-adventure
30 Deadly Premonition: Director's Cut PS3 Survival horror
Dots iOS
Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon PSN First-person shooter
Katamari Damacy PSN Puzzle, action
Poker Night 2 PSN Card video game
Soul Sacrifice PSVita Action role-playing
Thomas Was Alone PSN, PSVita Puzzle-platformer
Zeno Clash II Win Action role-playing, beat 'em up
1 Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon Win, XBLA First-person shooter
Fez Win Puzzle-platform
Ragnarok Online 2: Legend of the Second Win Massively multiplayer online role-playing game
2 Kung Fu Rabbit WiiU Platformer
Might & Magic Heroes VI: Shades of Darkness Win Turn-based strategy
Zoombies: Animales de la Muerte iOS Shooter
7 Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly PSN Survival horror
8 Doritos Crash Course 2 XBLA Platform
9 Mario and Donkey Kong: Minis on the Move 3DS Puzzle
10 Carmageddon Droid Vehicular combat, Racing
Monaco: What's Yours is Mine XBLA Stealth, action
14 Dust 514 PS3 First-person shooter
Jacob Jones and the Bigfoot Mystery PSVita Puzzle / Adventure
Manhunt PSN Stealth, survival horror
Metro: Last Light Win, PS3, X360 First-person shooter, Survival horror
16 Mega Man 5 3DS Action, platform
Sonic the Hedgehog iOS, Droid Platform
Swords & Soldiers 3D 3DS Real-time strategy
The Starship Damrey 3DS Compilation, tank sim, survival horror, life sim
Turbo Racing League iOS
17 Dragon's Lair Win, Mac Fantasy, animation
21 Fast & Furious: Showdown Win, PS3, X360, WiiU, 3DS
Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes WiiU Action-adventure
Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault PSVita Platform, tower defense
Resident Evil: Revelations Win, PS3, X360, WiiU Survival horror
22 Call of Juarez: Gunslinger Win, PSN, XBLA First-person shooter
The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing Win, XBLA Action role-playing
23 Poker Night 2 iOS Card video game
24 Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D 3DS Platformer
Flappy Bird iOS Arcade
Dust: An Elysian Tail Win Action role-playing, hack and slash, Metroidvania
Sniper Elite V2 WiiU Tactical shooter, stealth
28 Fuse PS3, X360 Third-person shooter
Grid 2 Win, PS3, X360 Racing
30 Mega Man X WiiU Action, platform
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney − Justice for All iOS Adventure, visual novel
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney − Trials and Tribulations iOS Adventure, visual novel
The Denpa Men 2: Beyond the Waves 3DS Role-playing
The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons and Oracle of Ages 3DS Action-adventure
Expeditions: Conquistador Win, Mac
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic iOS Role-playing
World War Z iOS First-person shooter
3 Final Fantasy IV Droid Role-playing
Gunpoint Win Puzzle-platform
4 Class of Heroes 2 PSP, PSVita Role-playing video game
Eve Online: Odyssey Win Space simulation, massively multiplayer online role-playing game
Limbo PSVita Puzzle, platform
Marvel Heroes Win, Mac Massively multiplayer online role-playing, action role-playing
Remember Me Win, PS3, X360 Action-adventure
The Elder Scrolls V Skyrim: Legendary Edition Win, PS3, X360 Action role-playing
5 State of Decay XBLA Action-adventure, Survival horror, Stealth
6 SpongeBob Moves In iOS City-building
9 Animal Crossing: New Leaf 3DS Social simulation
10 Commander Keen in Keen Dreams Droid Side-scrolling platformer
Title Bout Championship Boxing Win, Mac, Lin Sports simulation
11 Tekken Revolution PS3 Fighting
You Don't Know Jack Ouya Party game
12 N.O.V.A. 3 WP Action-adventure first-person shooter
Zeno Clash II XBLA Action role-playing, beat 'em up
13 Mighty Switch Force! 2 3DS Action, puzzle, platformer
Mutant Mudds Deluxe WiiU Platform
Picross e 3DS
Rugby Challenge 2 Win, PS3, X360 Sports/Rugby Union
Zoo Park Win, Mac
14 The Last of Us PS3 Action-adventure, survival horror
18 Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara XBLA, PSN, Win Beat 'em up, action role-playing video game
Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two PSVita Action-adventure, Platform
20 Bugs vs. Tanks! 3DS Compilation, tank sim, survival horror, life sim
Icebreaker: A Viking Voyage iOS Puzzle
Magrunner: Dark Pulse Win Action, puzzle
Max Payne 3 Mac Third-person shooter
Neverwinter Win MMORPG
New Super Luigi U WiiU Platform
XCOM: Enemy Unknown iOS Turn-based tactics, tactical role-playing
23 Game & Wario WiiU Party video game
24 Joe Danger Win Racing, platform
Joe Danger 2: The Movie Win Racing, platform
Ride to Hell: Retribution Win Action-adventure
25 Company of Heroes 2 Win Real-time strategy
Deadpool Win, PS3, X360 Action-adventure
Hotline Miami PSN, PSVita Top-down shooter
Muramasa Rebirth PSVita Action role-playing
Project X Zone 3DS Tactical role-playing game
Ride to Hell: Retribution PS3, X360 Action-adventure
Shadowgun Ouya Third-person shooter
Super Crate Box Ouya Shoot 'em up
The Pinball Arcade Ouya Pinball
The Sims 3: Island Paradise Win, Mac Life Simulation
TowerFall Ouya Action
26 Batman: Arkham City Lockdown Droid Action-adventure
Spartacus Legends PS3, X360 Fighting
27 Beast Boxing Turbo Ouya
BombSquad Ouya
Kokuga 3DS Shoot 'em up
Layton Brothers: Mystery Room iOS, Droid Adventure, Puzzles
Leisure Suit Larry: Reloaded Win, Mac Point-and-click adventure
Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes Droid Puzzle, adventure, role-playing
Rogue Legacy Win Platformer, roguelike, Metroidvania
Samurai Shodown II iOS, Droid Fighting
Urban Trial Freestyle 3DS Racing
28 Drakerider Chains Transcendent iOS


Month Day Title Platform(s) Genre(s)
2 Duke Nukem II Win Platform
The Walking Dead: 400 Days PS3 Graphic adventure
3 Limbo iOS Puzzle, platform
Monaco: What's Yours is Mine Mac Stealth, action
Mortal Kombat Win Fighting
Napoleon: Total War Mac Turn-based strategy, real-time tactics
The Walking Dead: 400 Days Win Graphic adventure
4 Dark Win Stealth, action role-playing
Final Fantasy VII Win Role-playing
5 Capsized XBLA Platformer, run and gun, Metroidvania
The Walking Dead: 400 Days XBLA Graphic adventure
8 Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode I Ouya Platformer
Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II Ouya Platformer
9 Civilization V: Brave New World Win, Mac Turn-based strategy, 4X
Dark X360 Stealth, action role-playing
Dota 2 Win MOBA
Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection PS3 Action-adventure, stealth
NCAA Football 14 PS3, X360 American football
10 Crazy Taxi Droid Racing, action
11 Deus Ex: The Fall iOS Action role-playing, first-person shooter, stealth
The Walking Dead: 400 Days iOS Graphic adventure
Toki Tori 2+ Win, Mac Platform, puzzle, Metroidvania
12 Pacific Rim: The Mobile Game iOS Fighting
Pacific Rim: The Video Game PS3, X360 Fighting
16 Alien Spidy PSN Platform
Dynasty Warriors 8 PS3, X360 Hack and slash, Action
Shin Megami Tensei IV 3DS Role-playing
Sine Mora iOS Shoot 'em up
Time and Eternity PS3 Role-playing
Turbo: Super Stunt Squad WiiU, Wii, PS3, X360, 3DS, NDS
17 R.I.P.D. The Game Win, PS3, X360 Third-person shooter
18 Attack of the Friday Monsters! 3DS Compilation, tank sim, survival horror, life sim
Dota 2 Mac, Lin MOBA
EarthBound WiiU Role-playing
Halo: Spartan Assault Win, WP Twin-stick shooter
Shantae 3DSVC Platformer, Metroidvania
Pac-Man Dash! iOS Endless runner, Platformer
22 Dropchord Win, Mac Music, puzzle
23 Do Not Fall PSN
Stealth Inc. – A Clone in the Dark PSN, PSVita Platform, stealth
The Smurfs 2 WiiU, Wii, PS3, X360, NDS
Zeno Clash II PSN Action role-playing, beat 'em up
24 NASCAR The Game: Inside Line Win Auto racing, Sim racing, Arcade, Racing
Ty the Tasmanian Tiger Win Platform
25 Picross e2 3DS
Prince of Persia: The Shadow and The Flame iOS, Droid Cinematic platformer
Shadowrun Returns Win, Mac, iOS, Droid Tactical role-playing
Tropico 4: Gold Edition Mac Construction and management simulation, political simulation
TurtleStrike iOS, Droid Strategy, turn-based tactics, turn-based strategy, wargame
26 Zeno Clash II XBLA Action role-playing, beat 'em up
Mars: War Logs XBLA Action role-playing
Princess Battles Win, Lin Visual novel
30 Cloudberry Kingdom PSN Platform
Narco Terror PSN
31 Cloudberry Kingdom Win, XBLA Platform
Dropchord Ouya Music, puzzle
Rise of the Triad Win First-person shooter
Real Racing 3 Nvidia Shield Racing
Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II Nvidia Shield Platformer
1 Bike Rider DX 3DS
Cloudberry Kingdom WiiU Platform
Dropchord iOS, Droid Music, puzzle
Puddle iOS Platform, puzzle
Sonic the Hedgehog CD Ouya Platform
3 The Drowning iOS First-person shooter
4 Pikmin 3 WiiU Real-time strategy, puzzle
6 Disney's Planes WiiU, Wii, 3DS, NDS
Dragon's Crown PS3, PSVita Action role-playing, beat 'em up
Ibb and Obb PSN Puzzle, Platform
Superfrog HD PS3, PSVita Platform
Tales of Xillia PS3 Role-playing video game
Divinity: Dragon Commander Win Real-time strategy, turn-based strategy, third-person shooter, political simulation
7 Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons XBLA Adventure
8 Guacamelee! Gold Edition Win Metroidvania, platformer, beat 'em up
Mikey Hooks iOS
Papers, Please Win, Mac Puzzle, simulation
Spelunky Win Platformer, roguelike
SteamWorld Dig 3DS Platformer, action-adventure, metroidvania
11 Mario & Luigi: Dream Team 3DS Role-playing
13 Angry Birds Trilogy WiiU, Wii Puzzle
BreakQuest: Extra Evolution PSVita Action, brick buster
DuckTales: Remastered PSN, WiiU, Win Action platformer
Europa Universalis IV Win, Mac, Lin Grand strategy
Geometry Dash Droid, iOS Platformer
Mars: War Logs PSN Action role-playing
Payday 2 Win, PS3, X360 First-person shooter
Phineas and Ferb: Quest for Cool Stuff 3DS, NDS, Wii, WiiU, X360 Platformer
Sine Mora Ouya Shoot 'em up
14 Charlie Murder XBLA Action role-playing game, Beat 'em up
15 A-Men PSVita
Barbie: Groom and Glam Pups 3DS
Gone Home Win, Mac, Lin Adventure, exploration
Heavy Fire: Black Arms 3DS Rail shooter
Plants vs. Zombies 2: It's About Time iOS Tower defense
Space Hulk Win, Mac Turn-based tactics
18 Disney Infinity WiiU, Wii, PS3, X360, 3DS Toys-to-life, action-adventure, sandbox
19 Race the Sun Win Endless running
20 Divekick Win, PS3, PSVita Fighting
Ms. Germinator PS3, PSVita
Saints Row IV Win, PS3, X360 Action-adventure
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Win, PS3, X360 Tactical shooter
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist Win, PS3, X360, WiiU Action-adventure, stealth
21 Flashback XBLA Platform
22 Asphalt 7: Heat Win Racing
Asphalt 8: Airborne iOS, Droid Racing
Skullgirls Win Fighting
23 Electronic Super Joy Win Platform
26 He-Man: The Most Powerful Game Droid Side-scrolling, Action-adventure
27 Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Win Action-adventure, hack and slash
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Win, PS3 MMORPG
Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F PS3 Rhythm game
Killer is Dead PS3, X360 Action, hack and slash
Lost Planet 3 Win, PS3, X360 Third-person shooter, action-adventure
Madden NFL 25 PS3, X360 Sports
Spelunky PSN, PSVita Platformer, roguelike
28 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows Win, XBLA Action-adventure
29 BioShock Infinite Mac First-person shooter
Guardians of Middle-earth Win Multiplayer online battle arena
Pokémon Rumble U WiiU Action role-playing
SimCity Mac City-building
Terraria iOS Action-adventure, sandbox
29 868-HACK iOS Roguelike
30 Arcania: The Complete Tale PS3, X360 Action role-playing
3 Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons Win, PSN Adventure
Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse HD Remake PSN Platform
Chaos Code PSN Fighting game
Dance Dance Revolution Hottest Party U WiiU
Diablo III PS3, X360 Action role-playing, hack and slash
Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate PS3, X360 Fighting
Rayman Legends Win, PS3, WiiU, X360, PSVita Platform
Total War: Rome II Win Turn-based strategy, real-time tactics
One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 PS3 Action-adventure, Beat 'em up
4 Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse HD Remake Win, XBLA Platform
Outlast Win Survival horror
5 Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara WiiU Beat 'em up, action role-playing video game
Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams WiiU Puzzle-platformer
TNT Racers WiiU Racing
10 Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs Win, Mac, Lin Survival horror
Dragon Fantasy Book II PS3, PSVita
Killzone: Mercenary PSVita First-person shooter
Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix PS3 Action role-playing
Metro: Last Light Mac First-person shooter, Survival horror
NHL 14 PS3, X360 Sports
Puppeteer PS3 Platform
11 DuckTales: Remastered XBLA Action platformer
12 ARMA 3 Win Tactical shooter
Superfrog HD Win Platform
13 Terraria Droid Action-adventure, sandbox
The King of Fighters XIII Win Fighting
Volgarr the Viking Win Platform
15 The Wonderful 101 WiiU Action-adventure, hack and slash
17 Grand Theft Auto V PS3, X360 Action-adventure
MechWarrior Online Win Vehicle simulation
18 Broken Sword: The Serpent's Curse Win, Mac, Lin, iOS Point-and-click adventure
Dragon's Prophet Win MMORPG
Foul Play Win, X360 Beat 'em up, action-adventure
Infinity Blade III iOS Action role-playing
Ironclad Tactics Win Strategy
The Lord of the Rings: War in the North Mac Action role playing, hack and slash
Urban Trial Freestyle Win Racing
19 Angry Birds Star Wars II iOS, Droid, WP Puzzle
Hakuoki: Memories of the Shinsengumi 3DS
Rage of the Gladiator 3DS Fighting game
20 Marlow Briggs and the Mask of Death Win, X360 Action-adventure, Hack and slash
The Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures Win
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD WiiU Action-adventure
Hot Wheels: World's Best Driver PS3
23 FIFA 14 iOS, Droid Sports
24 Alien Rage Win First-person shooter
Armored Core: Verdict Day PS3, X360 Third-person shooter, real-time strategy
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 3DS, NDS
FIFA 14 Win, PS3, X360, Wii, PS2, PSVita, 3DS, PSP Sports
Lone Survivor PSN, PSVita Survival horror
Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 Win, PS3, X360, PS2, 3DS, PSP Sports
Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure WiiU, 3DS, Win Puzzle, action
The Mark of Kri PSN Action-adventure
25 Ascend: Hand of Kul XBLA Role-playing
Day One: Garry's Incident Win First-person shooter, survival horror, survival
Final Fantasy V Droid Role-playing
26 Shadow Warrior Win First-person shooter
Shadowrun Returns iOS, Droid Tactical role-playing


Month Day Title Platform(s) Genre(s)
1 Atelier Meruru Plus: The Apprentice of Arland PSVita Role-playing
Grand Theft Auto Online PS3, X360 Action-adventure
Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl 3DS Role-playing
Flashback PSN, Win Platform
NBA 2K14 PS3, X360, Win Sports
Painkiller: Hell & Damnation X360 First-person shooter
Rain PSN Adventure
Rune Factory 4 3DS Role-playing game
2 A.R.E.S.: Extinction Agenda XBLA Action, platform
3 Marvel Puzzle Quest iOS Puzzle
Picross e3 3DS
Agarest: Generations of War Win Tactical role-playing
The Cave iOS Puzzle, platform, adventure
Transport Tycoon iOS, Droid Business simulation game
7 Hero of Many Ouya Action-adventure game
8 Beyond: Two Souls PS3 Interactive drama, action-adventure
Disgaea D2: A Brighter Darkness PS3 Tactical role-playing
F1 2013 Win, PS3, X360 Racing
Just Dance 2014 Wii, WiiU, X360, PS3 Music game
Mimpi iOS Adventure game, Puzzle video game, Platform game
10 Costume Quest iOS Role-playing
Hero Academy Droid Turn-based tactics
11 The Wolf Among Us: Episode 1 – Faith Win, XBLA Graphic adventure
12 Pokémon X and Y 3DS Role-playing
13 Skylanders: Swap Force Wii, WiiU, X360, PS3 Toys-to-life, role-playing, platform
15 Fist of Awesome iOS, Droid, Ouya Beat 'em up
The Wolf Among Us: Episode 1 – Faith PSN Graphic adventure
Valhalla Knights 3 PSVita RPG
16 140 Win, Mac, Lin Platform
Rogue Legacy Mac, Lin Platformer, roguelike, Metroidvania
17 Device 6 iOS Interactive fiction
Mega Dead Pixel iOS Arcade game
Mighty Switch Force! 2 WiiU Action, puzzle, platformer
Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers PS3 Fighting
Sega Superstars Tennis Mac Sports game
The Stanley Parable Win Interactive story, adventure
18 Alien Rage X360 First-person shooter
21 Monaco Lin Stealth, action
Warface Win First-person shooter
22 Alien Rage PS3 First-person shooter
Beyblade Evolution 3DS
Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Director’s Cut WiiU, Win, PS3, X360 Action role-playing, first-person shooter, stealth
Hometown Story 3DS Simulation, role-playing
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Win, WiiU, X360, PS3, 3DS, NDS Action-adventure
Magrunner: Dark Pulse PSN Action, puzzle
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Full Burst Win, PS3, X360 Fighting, action
Nickelodeon Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3DS, Wii, X360
Rocksmith 2014 Win, Mac, PS3, X360 Music video game
SpongeBob SquarePants: Plankton's Robotic Revenge WiiU, 3DS, X360, PS3, Wii, NDS Action-adventure, platformer, third-person shooter
The Sims 3: Into the Future Win
23 Dead Trigger 2 Droid, iOS First-person shooter, survival horror, action role-playing
How to Survive Win, XBLA Action role-playing, survival horror, survival
Path of Exile Win Action role-playing, hack and slash
Plants vs. Zombies 2: It's About Time Droid Tower defense
24 Monster High: 13 Wishes 3DS, NDS, Wii, WiiU
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies 3DS Adventure, visual novel
25 Batman: Arkham Origins Win, PS3, X360, WiiU Action-adventure
Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate PSVita, 3DS Action-adventure, beat 'em up, stealth, Metroidvania
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate HD XBLA Action-adventure, hack and slash
Enslaved: Odyssey to the West: Premium Edition Win, PS3 Action-adventure
FIFA Manager 14 Win Sports
Magrunner: Dark Pulse XBLA Action, puzzle
The Dark Eye: Demonicon Win Role-playing
Wii Party U WiiU Party
29 Angry Birds Star Wars PS3, X360, Wii, WiiU, PSVita, 3DS Puzzle
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag PS3, X360, WiiU Action-adventure, stealth
Battlefield 4 Win, X360, PS3 First-person shooter
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate HD PSN Action-adventure, hack and slash
Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut Win Survival horror
Doodle Jump Adventures 3DS, NDS Platform
Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures Win, PS3, X360, WiiU
Regular Show: Mordecai and Rigby in 8-Bit Land 3DS Action-adventure, space shooter, top down shooter, platform, shoot 'em up
Sonic Lost World WiiU, 3DS Action-adventure, platformer
The Typing of The Dead: Overkill Win Rail shooter
WWE 2K14 PS3, X360 Sports
31 Football Manager 2014 Win, Mac, Lin Sports
Runner2 iOS Platform
Sniper Elite: Nazi Zombie Army 2 Win Tactical shooter, stealth
Bubsy 3D: Bubsy Visits the James Turrell Retrospective Win, MacOS Platform game, Art game
1 Blood Knights XBLA Action role-playing
Chucky: Slash & Dash iOS Endless runner
Shadowgun GameStick Third-person shooter
Wii Fit U WiiU Exergaming
5 Call of Duty: Ghosts Win, X360, PS3, WiiU First-person shooter
Final Exam Win, PSN Hack and slash, Shooter, platform
How to Survive PSN Action role-playing, survival horror, survival
Metro: Last Light Lin First-person shooter, Survival horror
Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 3DS Platform
Pictlogica Final Fantasy iOS
State of Decay Win Action-adventure, Survival horror, Stealth
The Guided Fate Paradox PS3 Roguelike, role-playing
Zumba Fitness: World Party WiiU, Wii, X360 Exergaming
7 Lego The Lord of the Rings iOS Action-adventure
Rayman Fiesta Run iOS
Spec Ops: The Line Mac Third-person shooter
Toki Tori WiiU Platform, puzzle
8 Final Exam XBLA Hack and slash, Shooter, platform
Risk of Rain Win Platform
12 Barbie Dreamhouse Party 3DS, NDS, Wii, WiiU
BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea – Episode 1 Win, Mac, PS3, X360 First-person shooter, stealth
Book of Potions PS3 Augmented reality
Diggs Nightcrawler PS3 Augmented reality
Flower PSVita Adventure, art game
Frozen: Olaf's Quest 3DS, NDS Platform
Injustice: Gods Among Us – Ultimate Edition Win, PS3, X360, PSVita Fighting
Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus PS3 Platformer, action-adventure
Walking with Dinosaurs PS3 Augmented reality
World of Warplanes Win Action, MMO
XCOM: Enemy Within Win, Mac, PS3, X360 Turn-based tactics
13 Asphalt 8: Airborne Win, WP Racing
Jett Rocket II: The Wrath of Taikai 3DS Platformer
The King of Fighters '97 iOS, Droid Fighting
14 Senran Kagura Burst 3DS
Football Manager 2014 iOS, Droid Sports
My Talking Tom iOS Virtual pet
Oceanhorn: Monster of Uncharted Seas iOS Action-adventure
Stealth Inc: A Clone in the Dark iOS Platform, stealth
15 Angry Birds Star Wars PS4 Puzzle
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag PS4 Action-adventure, stealth
Battlefield 4 PS4 First-person shooter
Call of Duty: Ghosts PS4 First-person shooter
Contrast Win, PS3, PS4, X360 Puzzle, platform
DC Universe Online PS4 Massively multiplayer online, action
Deadfall Adventures Win, X360 First-person shooter, action-adventure
FIFA 14 PS4 Sports
Flower PS4 Adventure, art game
Injustice: Gods Among Us – Ultimate Edition PS4 Fighting
Just Dance 2014 PS4 Music game
Killzone: Shadow Fall PS4 First-person shooter
Knack PS4 Platformer, beat 'em up
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes PS4 Action-adventure
Madden NFL 25 PS4 Sports
Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games WiiU Sports, party
NBA 2K14 PS4 Sports
Need for Speed: Rivals PS4 Racing
Resogun PS4 Side-scroller, shoot 'em up
Skylanders: Swap Force PS4 Toys-to-life, role-playing, platform
Sound Shapes PS4 Music, platform
Super Motherload PS4
Trine 2: Complete Story PS4 Puzzle-platform, action-adventure
Warframe PS4 Action role-playing, third-person shooter
X Rebirth Win Space trading and combat simulator
19 Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Win Action-adventure, stealth
BandFuse: Rock Legends PS3, X360 Music video game
Deer Drive Legends WiiWare Sports
Eve Online: Rubicon Win Space simulation, massively multiplayer online role-playing game
NBA Live 14 PS4 Sports
Need for Speed: Rivals Win, PS3, X360 Racing
Soulcalibur II HD Online PS3 Fighting
The Amazing Spider-Man PSVita Action-adventure
Young Justice: Legacy Win, PS3, X360, 3DS Action-adventure, action role-playing, Superhero
20 Soulcalibur II HD Online XBLA Fighting
21 Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse iOS Platform
Demon Tribe iOS
Hunger Games: Catching Fire - Panem Run iOS
Injustice: Gods Among Us Droid Fighting
Regular Show: Ghost Toasters iOS
The Mysterious Cities of Gold: Secret Paths 3DS, Droid, iOS, WiiU, Win Puzzle, stealth
22 Angry Birds Star Wars XBO Puzzle
Ashes Cricket 2013 Win Sports
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag XBO Action-adventure, stealth
Battlefield 4 XBO First-person shooter
Call of Duty: Ghosts XBO First-person shooter
Crimson Dragon XBO Rail shooter
Dead Rising 3 XBO Action-adventure, survival horror
FIFA 14 XBO Sports
Fighter Within XBO Fighting
Forza Motorsport 5 XBO Racing
Just Dance 2014 XBO Music game
Killer Instinct XBO Fighting
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes XBO Action-adventure
LocoCycle XBO Racing, vehicular combat
Madden NFL 25 XBO Sports
Mario Party: Island Tour 3DS Party
NBA 2K14 XBO Sports
NBA Live 14 XBO Sports
Need for Speed: Rivals XBO Racing
Powerstar Golf XBO Sports
Ryse: Son of Rome XBO Action-adventure, hack and slash
Skylanders: Swap Force XBO Toys-to-life, role-playing, platform
Super Mario 3D World WiiU Platformer
Tearaway PSVita Platformer, adventure
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds 3DS Action-adventure
Zoo Tycoon XBO Business simulation
Zumba Fitness: World Party XBO Exergaming
25 M.U.L.E. Returns iOS Turn-based strategy
26 Sonic Dash Droid Endless runner
Ys: Memories of Celceta PSVita Action role-playing
Painkiller: Hell & Damnation PS3 First-person shooter
27 Skulls of the Shogun iOS Turn-based tactics
28 3D Space Harrier 3DS Rail shooter
3D Super Hang-On 3DS
3 The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Mac Tactical shooter
The Cave Ouya Puzzle, platform, adventure
Escape Plan PS4 Puzzle
Rainbow Moon PSVita Tactical role-playing game
Tiny Brains PS4
4 Broken Sword: The Serpent's Curse – Episode 1 Win, Mac, Lin Point-and-click adventure
The Wolf Among Us: Episode 1 – Faith iOS Graphic adventure
5 3D Altered Beast 3DS Beat 'em up
3D Sonic the Hedgehog 3DS Platform
Assassin's Creed: Pirates iOS, Droid
Heroes of Dragon Age iOS, Droid Role-playing
Space Hulk iOS Turn-based tactics
SteamWorld Dig Win Platformer, action-adventure, metroidvania
6 Gran Turismo 6 PS3 Sim racing
9 Peggle 2 XBO Puzzle
10 Doki-Doki Universe PS4, PSN, PSVita Adventure
Sorcery Saga: Curse of the Great Curry God PSVita Role-playing
The Novelist Win, Mac, Lin
11 Angry Birds Go! iOS, Droid, WP Racing
Tiny Brains Win
Rust Lin, Mac, Win Survival
12 3D Ecco the Dolphin 3DS Action-adventure
3D Galaxy Force II 3DS Rail shooter
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Mobile iOS Action-adventure
Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga iOS Action-adventure
Rayman Origins Mac Platform
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 iOS, Droid Platform
The Room 2 iOS
Velocity Ultra Win Shoot 'em up, puzzle
17 Dementium II HD Win, Mac First-person shooter, survival horror
Eufloria HD PSVita Real-time strategy
Flow PS4, PSVita Life simulation
Furmins PSVita Puzzle, platformer
Minecraft PSN Sandbox, survival
Mutant Mudds Deluxe PSN, PSVita Platform
Ridge Racer Slipstream iOS, Droid
Runner 2 PSVita Platform
Terraria PSVita Action-adventure, sandbox
The Walking Dead: Season Two: Episode 1 – All That Remains Win, Mac, PSN Graphic adventure
Toki Tori PSN Platform, puzzle
Tomb Raider iOS Action-adventure
18 Broken Sword: The Serpent's Curse – Episode 1 PSVita Point-and-click adventure
Fightback iOS
Ratchet & Clank: Before the Nexus iOS, Droid
The Walking Dead: Season Two: Episode 1 – All That Remains XBLA, iOS Graphic adventure
Wii Sports Club: Golf WiiU Sports
19 3D Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master 3DS Platform
3D Streets of Rage 3DS
Colossatron: Massive World Threat iOS
Cut the Rope 2 iOS Puzzle logic
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Mobile Droid Action-adventure
Killing Floor: Calamity Ouya
Knytt Underground WiiU Adventure, platform
Mimpi Droid Adventure game, Puzzle video game, Platform game
République: Episode 1 iOS Action-adventure, stealth
The Cave Droid Puzzle, platform, adventure
The Stanley Parable Mac Interactive story, adventure
20 Max: The Curse of Brotherhood XBO Puzzle, platformer
Temple Run 2 WP Endless runner
24 Halo: Spartan Assault XBO Twin-stick shooter
Zen Pinball 2 PS4 Pinball
26 CastleStorm WiiU Tower defense
29 Final Fantasy III WP Role-playing
31 Dr. Luigi WiiU Puzzle

Video game-based film and television releasesEdit

Title Date Type Distributor Franchise Original game publisher(s) Ref.
Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures June 15, 2013 Anime series 41 Entertainment Pac-Man Namco (Japan)
Midway Games (international)
Genesect and the Legend Awakened July 13, 2013 Anime film Toho (Japan) Pokémon Nintendo
The Pokémon Company
The Smash Brothers October 11, 2013 Documentary series East Point Pictures Super Smash Bros. Nintendo [23]
Bayonetta: Bloody Fate November 23, 2013 Anime film Gonzo Bayonetta PlatinumGames [24]

See alsoEdit


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  3. ^ "Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection for PlayStation 3". GameRankings. Retrieved September 4, 2019.
  4. ^ "Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Director's Cut for PC". GameRankings. Retrieved September 4, 2019.
  5. ^ "Mass Effect 3: Citadel for PlayStation 3". GameRankings. Retrieved September 4, 2019.
  6. ^ "Rayman Legends for PC". GameRankings. Retrieved September 4, 2019.
  7. ^ "Crusader Kings II: The Old Gods for PC". GameRankings. Retrieved September 4, 2019.
  8. ^ "XCOM: Enemy Within for PlayStation 3". GameRankings. Retrieved September 4, 2019.
  9. ^ "Rage of the Gladiator for 3DS". GameRankings. Retrieved September 4, 2019.
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  12. ^ Pereira, Chris (July 18, 2014). "WoW Was the Top Subscription MMO in 2013, Star Wars: The Old Republic #4". GameSpot. Retrieved February 1, 2021.
  13. ^ "Confirmed: Grand Theft Auto 5 breaks 6 sales world records". Guinness World Records. October 8, 2013. Retrieved January 15, 2020.
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  19. ^ "Attendance and Stats". IGN. Retrieved May 21, 2015.
  20. ^ "Rezzed 2013: full developer schedule announced". VG247. Retrieved June 6, 2013.
  21. ^ 41 Entertainment Named Worldwide Distributor for PAC- MAN 3D 41 Entertainment September 26, 2011
  22. ^ "Pokémon: Shinsoku no Genesect Film to Open on July 13". Anime News Network. December 12, 2012. Retrieved December 13, 2012.
  23. ^ Michael, Cale (November 23, 2020). "Super Smash Bros. Melee "Metagame" documentary to begin airing on Dec. 11". Dot Esports. Retrieved February 6, 2023.
  24. ^ "Bayonetta: Bloody Fate Anime Film's Full Trailer Posted". Anime News Network. Retrieved February 6, 2023.

External linksEdit

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