2013 in video gaming

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  • Numerous games were released in 2013, including new installments for well-received franchises, such as Ace Attorney, 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, Lost Planet, Mario Party, Metro, Need for Speed, Pokémon, Rayman, Saints Row, Shantae, SimCity, Sly Cooper, Sonic The Hedgehog, StarCraft, Super Mario, The Legend of Zelda, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell, Tomb Raider, Total War and Zoo Tycoon. In addition, it saw the release of many new intellectual properties, such as Beyond: Two Souls, Papers, Please, Tearaway, The Wonderful 101 and The Last of Us. 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. Gaming consoles PlayStation 4 from Sony Computer Entertainment and the Xbox One from Microsoft were also released in 2013.

    Events[edit | edit source]

    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.[1]
    June 22 – 23 Rezzed 2013 was held at the NEC Birmingham.[2]
    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 DOTA 2 Championships held in Seattle, Washington.
    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 releases[edit | edit source]

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

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

    Game releases[edit | edit source]

    The list of games released in 2013 in North America.

    Video game platforms
    Lin Linux
    Mac Mac OS / OS X
    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
    Droid Android
    WP Windows Phone

    January–March[edit | edit source]

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

    April–June[edit | edit source]

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

    July–September[edit | edit source]

    Month Day Title Platform(s)
    2 Duke Nukem II Win
    The Walking Dead: 400 Days PS3
    3 Limbo iOS
    Monaco: What's Yours is Mine Mac
    Mortal Kombat Win
    Napoleon: Total War Mac
    The Walking Dead: 400 Days Win
    4 Dark Win
    Final Fantasy VII Win
    5 Capsized XBLA
    The Walking Dead: 400 Days XBLA
    8 Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode I Ouya
    Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II Ouya
    9 Civilization V: Brave New World Win, Mac
    Dark X360
    Dota 2 Win
    Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection PS3
    NCAA Football 14 PS3, X360
    10 Crazy Taxi Droid
    11 Deus Ex: The Fall iOS
    The Walking Dead: 400 Days iOS
    Toki Tori 2+ Win, Mac
    12 Pacific Rim: The Mobile Game iOS
    Pacific Rim: The Video Game PS3, X360
    16 Alien Spidy PSN
    Dynasty Warriors 8 PS3, X360
    Shin Megami Tensei IV 3DS
    Sine Mora iOS
    Time and Eternity PS3
    Turbo: Super Stunt Squad WiiU, Wii, PS3, X360, 3DS, NDS
    17 R.I.P.D. The Game Win, PS3, X360
    18 Attack of the Friday Monsters! 3DS
    Dota 2 Mac, Lin
    EarthBound WiiU
    Halo: Spartan Assault Win, WP
    Shantae 3DSVC
    Pac-Man Dash! iOS
    22 Dropchord Win, Mac
    23 Stealth Inc. – A Clone in the Dark PSN, PSVita
    The Smurfs 2 WiiU, Wii, PS3, X360, NDS
    Zeno Clash II PSN
    24 NASCAR The Game: Inside Line Win
    Ty the Tasmanian Tiger Win
    25 Picross e2 3DS
    Prince of Persia: The Shadow and The Flame iOS, Droid
    Shadowrun Returns Win, Mac, iOS, Droid
    Tropico 4: Gold Edition Mac
    TurtleStrike iOS, Droid
    26 Zeno Clash II XBLA
    Mars: War Logs XBLA
    Princess Battles Win, Lin
    30 Cloudberry Kingdom PSN
    Narco Terror PSN
    31 Cloudberry Kingdom Win, XBLA
    Dropchord Ouya
    Rise of the Triad Win
    Real Racing 3 Nvidia Shield
    Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II Nvidia Shield
    1 Bike Rider DX 3DS
    Cloudberry Kingdom WiiU
    Dropchord iOS, Droid
    Puddle iOS
    Sonic the Hedgehog CD Ouya
    3 The Drowning iOS
    4 Pikmin 3 WiiU
    6 Disney's Planes WiiU, Wii, 3DS, NDS
    Dragon's Crown PS3, PSVita
    Ibb and Obb PSN
    Superfrog HD PS3, PSVita
    Tales of Xillia PS3
    Divinity: Dragon Commander Win
    7 Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons XBLA
    8 Guacamelee! Gold Edition Win
    Mikey Hooks iOS
    Papers, Please Win, Mac
    Spelunky Win
    SteamWorld Dig 3DS
    11 Mario & Luigi: Dream Team 3DS
    13 Angry Birds Trilogy WiiU, Wii
    BreakQuest: Extra Evolution PSVita
    DuckTales: Remastered PSN, WiiU, Win
    Europa Universalis IV Win, Mac, Lin
    Mars: War Logs PSN
    Payday 2 Win, PS3, X360
    Phineas and Ferb: Quest for Cool Stuff 3DS, NDS, Wii, WiiU, X360
    Sine Mora Ouya
    14 Charlie Murder XBLA
    15 A-Men PSVita
    Barbie: Groom and Glam Pups 3DS
    Gone Home Win, Mac, Lin
    Heavy Fire: Black Arms 3DS
    Plants vs. Zombies 2: It's About Time iOS
    Space Hulk Win, Mac
    18 Disney Infinity WiiU, Wii, PS3, X360, 3DS
    19 Race the Sun Win
    20 Divekick Win, PS3, PSVita
    Ms. Germinator PS3, PSVita
    Saints Row IV Win, PS3, X360
    The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Win, PS3, X360
    Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist Win, PS3, X360, WiiU
    21 Flashback XBLA
    22 Asphalt 7: Heat Win
    Asphalt 8: Airborne iOS, Droid
    Skullgirls Win
    23 Electronic Super Joy Win
    26 He-Man: The Most Powerful Game Droid
    27 Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Win
    Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Win, PS3
    Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F PS3
    Killer is Dead PS3, X360
    Lost Planet 3 Win, PS3, X360
    Madden NFL 25 PS3, X360
    Spelunky PSN, PSVita
    28 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows Win, XBLA
    29 BioShock Infinite Mac
    Guardians of Middle-earth Win
    Pokémon Rumble U WiiU
    SimCity Mac
    Terraria iOS
    29 868-HACK iOS
    30 Arcania: The Complete Tale PS3, X360
    3 Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons Win, PSN
    Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse HD Remake PSN
    Chaos Code PSN
    Diablo III PS3, X360
    Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate PS3, X360
    Rayman Legends Win, PS3, WiiU, X360, PSVita
    Total War: Rome II Win
    One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 PS3
    4 Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse HD Remake Win, XBLA
    Outlast Win
    5 Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara WiiU
    Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams WiiU
    TNT Racers WiiU
    10 Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs Win, Mac, Lin
    Dragon Fantasy Book II PS3, PSVita
    Killzone: Mercenary PSVita
    Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix PS3
    Metro: Last Light Mac
    NHL 14 PS3, X360
    Puppeteer PS3
    11 DuckTales: Remastered XBLA
    12 ARMA 3 Win
    Superfrog HD Win
    13 Terraria Droid
    The King of Fighters XIII Win
    Volgarr the Viking Win
    15 The Wonderful 101 WiiU
    17 Grand Theft Auto V PS3, X360
    MechWarrior Online Win
    18 Broken Sword: The Serpent's Curse Win, Mac, Lin, iOS
    Dragon's Prophet Win
    Foul Play Win, X360
    Infinity Blade III iOS
    Ironclad Tactics Win
    The Lord of the Rings: War in the North Mac
    Urban Trial Freestyle Win
    19 Angry Birds Star Wars II iOS, Droid, WP
    Hakuoki: Memories of the Shinsengumi 3DS
    Rage of the Gladiator 3DS
    20 Marlow Briggs and the Mask of Death Win, X360
    The Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures Win
    The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD WiiU
    Hot Wheels: World's Best Driver PS3
    23 FIFA 14 iOS, Droid
    24 Alien Rage Win
    Armored Core: Verdict Day PS3, X360
    Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 3DS, NDS
    FIFA 14 Win, PS3, X360, Wii, PS2, PSVita, 3DS, PSP
    Lone Survivor PSN, PSVita
    Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 Win, PS3, X360, PS2, 3DS, PSP
    Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure WiiU, 3DS, Win
    The Mark of Kri PSN
    25 Ascend: Hand of Kul XBLA
    Day One: Garry's Incident Win
    Final Fantasy V Droid
    26 Shadow Warrior Win
    Shadowrun Returns iOS, Droid

    October–December[edit | edit source]

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

    Highest critically reviewed games (Metacritic)[edit | edit source]

    Number Video Game Developer Publisher Platform Release Date Score Number of reviews Refs
    1 Grand Theft Auto V Rockstar North Rockstar Games XBOX 360 September 17 97 58 reviews [3]
    2 The Last of Us Naughty Dog Sony Computer Entertainment Playstation 3 June 14 95 98 reviews [4]
    3 BioShock Infinite Irrational Games 2K Games PC March 26 94 68 reviews [5]
    4 Super Mario 3D World Nintendo EAD Nintendo Wii U November 22 93 82 reviews [6]
    5 Fire Emblem: Awakening Intelligent Systems Nintendo Nintendo 3DS February 4 92 72 reviews [7]
    6 Rayman Legends Ubisoft Montpellier Ubisoft Wii U September 3 92 35 reviews [8]
    7 The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Nintendo EAD Nintendo Nintendo 3DS November 22 91 81 reviews [9]
    8 Dota 2 Valve Software Valve Software PC July 9 90 32 reviews [10]
    9 Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons Starbreeze Studios 505 Games PC September 3 90 9 reviews [11]
    10 Rocksmith 2014 Ubisoft Ubisoft Microsoft Windows October 22 89 7 reviews [12]

    References[edit | edit source]

    1. "Attendance and Stats". IGN. Retrieved May 21, 2015. 
    2. "Rezzed 2013: full developer schedule announced". VG247. Retrieved June 6, 2013. 
    3. "Reviews for Grand Theft Auto V". Metacritic. Retrieved January 13, 2015. 
    4. "Reviews for The Last of Us". Metacritic. Retrieved January 13, 2015. 
    5. "Reviews for BioShock Infinite". Metacritic. Retrieved January 13, 2015. 
    6. "Reviews for Super Mario 3D World". Metacritic. Retrieved January 13, 2015. 
    7. "Reviews for Fire Emblem: Awakening". Metacritic. Retrieved January 13, 2015. 
    8. "Reviews for Rayman legends". Metacritic. Retrieved January 13, 2015. 
    9. "Reviews for The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds". Metacritic. 
    10. "Reviews for Dota 2". Metacritic. Retrieved January 13, 2015. 
    11. "Reviews for Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons". Metacritic. Retrieved January 13, 2015. 
    12. "Reviews for Rocksmith 2014 Edition". Metacritic. Retrieved January 13, 2015. 

    External links[edit | edit source]

    • Most popular 2013 video game articles viewed on Wikipedia, with user comments on traffic jumps - The latest statistics can be found on Wikitop