Top Ten Best Reviewed Games of 2015 By Platform

Determining the best game of the year is a tricky subject – the whole process is too subjective and emotional to ever find one definitive candidate, unless something truly revolutionary comes along. But an interesting exercise is to take a look at what games excited the critics and thanks to sites such as Metacritic and GameRankings, it has become much easier to quickly assess which games’ review performance really stood out. Here are the best reviewed games of 2015 by platform, as reported by Metacritic.

PlayStation 4

  1. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
  2. Journey
  3. Bloodborne
  4. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  5. Shovel Knight
  6. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Hearts of Stone
  7. Bastion
  8. Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition
  9. The Talos Principle
  10. Batman: Arkham Knight

Xbox One

  1. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
  2. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  3. Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin
  4. Destiny: The Taken King
  5. Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition
  6. Ori and the Blind Forest
  7. Fallout 4
  8. Forza Motorsport 6
  9. Shovel Knight
  10. DmC: Devil May Cry Definitive Edition

Wii U

  1. Mario Kart 8 DLC Pack 2
  2. Super Mario Maker
  3. Skylanders SuperChargers
  4. Gunman Clive HD Collection
  5. Xenoblade Chronicles X
  6. Freedom Planet
  7. FAST Racing NEO
  8. Runbow
  9. Art Academy: Home Studio
  10. Year Walk

PC

  1. Grand Theft Auto V
  2. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  3. Undertale
  4. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
  5. The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth
  6. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Hearts of Stone
  7. Pillars of Eternity
  8. Kerbal Space Program
  9. Ori and the Blind Forest
  10. StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void

While lists such as these obviously have a good deal of overlapping titles, due to the current landscape of concurrent development for multiple platforms, there are still a ton of great games for gamers who prefer any of these systems. Here’s to looking forward to an even better 2016!

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