Top 10 Xbox One Games So Far
DONTNOD returns with a brand new chapter to the Life is Strange universe. A prequel to Life is Strange 2 of some sorts, follow the life of young Chris and his dad as they relax in their quaint little home inside fictional Beaver Creek located in Oregon. Explore the wonders of his imagination as you stop the evil Mantroid from taking over the world.
It’s a short experience, but it’s something you can’t simply forget. It’s packed with gorgeous hipster designs, and a pleasing art style to boot. Not to mention the game knows how to pick REALLY GOOD MUSIC. We can’t wait for Life is Strange 2! Captain Spirit has a PlayScore of 8.22
I think it’s safe to say Arc System Works’ fighting games are casual filters. FighterZ is a whole new take on the fighting genre that mixes the stellar atmosphere of the Dragon Ball franchise with Arc’s brilliant and fluid game designs.
Dominate your enemy’s power levels in FighterZ and choose from a massive roster of your favorite Dragon Ball characters, witness a well-crafted visual and mechanical experience created with Arc System’s magic. Go on a 3 versus 3 tag battle and unleash your combos in its spectacular fights. It has a PlayScore of 8.26
8. A Way Out
From the dude that made the 2017 Game Awards memorable, A Way Out is a new game with heavy emphasis on co-op. You can’t play this game alone. Tag a friend along and enjoy a story about two prisoners trying to find their way out of a maximum prison.
It’s scripted, of course. But each level brings unique surprises for you and your mate to work together. It’s an action-packed experience with a depth of drama to the relationship between these two buddies. It has a PlayScore of 8.28
Indie developer Cellar Door Studios returns to the spotlight with this exciting new title. Dubbed as a "true-cooperative" action RPG, it offers a stimulating cartoon environment for organized violence. Bring along up to three of your friends to the crazy misadventures, and struggle together against the ferocious monsters of this world.
Pick from their collection of classes, each with their own set of skills and abilities. Keep on your toes and watch each other's backs as you fend off wave after wave of colorcoded baddies together. It receives a PlayScore of 8.30
The best and the biggest Monster Hunter game on the market. Travel to a brave new world with whole new monsters, ecosystems and weapons. For the first time in the series, it provides a huge emphasis on the multiplayer co-op system. Gather up to four party members and sharpen your swords while you work together and take down massive beasts from CAPCOM’s bestiary.
Choose from a wide arsenal of weapons and find the perfect gear for your hunting adventures. It has a PlayScore of 8.38
2B’s adventure around the desolate Earth was a major success. This latest edition brings out the best version of Yoko Taro’s hack and slash RPG adventure. Considering it was once a Sony exclusive, Square Enix managed to give the Xbox users a chance to enjoy a gripping story about AI’s and humanity.
Short skirts aside, roam around its gorgeous open world and take control of these protagonists as they find out what it means to be human. It’s an existentialists nightmare, and not to mention it offers a ton of endings. It has a PlayScore of 8.49
FromSoftware’s latest remaster of the genre-defining Souls series is also in the Xbox One.
Praise the Sun this total overhaul. Return to Lordran and witness a beautifully refined remastered. Watch the embers burn in high definition detail. This totally improved version of the original Dark Souls game is better and still brutal as hell. Face off with demonic creatures in a broken world and try not to rage quit every now and then. Git gud.
This remastered contains all content including DLC and a few surprises. Although it kinda suffers from its expensive price tag. It has PlayScore of 8.52
3. Pit People
A fast-paced, turn-based, co-op adventure game from The Behemoth. Turn your comedic charms to strategic maneuvers in a wild mix of fighting and exploration. Find awesome loot, customize your fighters and recruit strange species because in this game, positioning matters.
Engage in a fun single player story mode with a friend, or alone. It features a realistic death mode where your characters remain dead in story mode. It’s a high risk and high reward experience with a PlayScore of 8.82
A mix of metroidvania and platformer. Don’t be fooled by its quirky design and lovable pixel art visuals. Celeste will murder your fingers, and drain your patience. Follow Madeline in her quest to reach the top of Celeste Mountain. With each passing level, the game gets continuously difficult.
Work on your reflexes as you jump, slide, and glide from various obstacles with grace. Be careful when dealing with the game’s massive amount of literal difficulty spikes. Though it may not be a horror game, this game is not for the faint of heart. It has a PlayScore of 8.84
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11. Unravel Two
A whole new chapter of the Unravel series. Electronic Arts’ adorable physics-based puzzle platformer offers players a whole new way to get tangled. Yarny is no longer alone. Solve puzzles and make your way through various objectives with your new partner in a fun co-op experience. It has a PlayScore of 8.21
12. The Council
An episodic interactive mystery game with RPG elements. The game takes place in the year 1793. As a part of this eerie secret society, make difficult choices that will define who you are. It features a tale of intrigue, deceit, manipulation and so much more. It receives a PlayScore of 8.19
This is definitely a unique Assassin’s Creed experience from Ubisoft. This time around, you play a sa rogue Templar named Shay Cormac. Set after the events of III, and before Unity, follow him as he gets torn between two sides of the coin. It has a PlayScore of 8.17
14. Far Cry 5
Ubisoft’s biggest and its most ambitious Far Cry game to date. No longer set in the frozen wilderness, or a dangerous island, travel to the fictional Hope County set somewhere in Montana. Deal with a zealot that tries to take control of their society and put a stop to it, or not. It features a dynamic open world, fun first person shooting elements and a story that’s not as bad. It has a PlayScore of 8.12
Canada in a nutshell. Well, Rocketcat Games turns all that around as we take a tour around their Canadian post apocalypse. It's a randomly generated road trip, jam packed with cities to explore and zombies to extinguish. It has a PlayScore of 8.00
Paradise City awaits in this ultimate driving playground from Criterion Games. Rule the streets with high-octane stunts and wanton destruction because this remaster includes all the DLC’s and geared for 4K Perfection. It’s the definitive Burnout Paradise Experience. It receives a PlayScore of 7.91
17. Laser League
Vaporize your enemies in Roll7’s latest indie-sports co-op. Set in a glowing neon-lit future, test your reflexes as you evade from enemy colored walls. Play with friends and form unique team tactics. It has a PlayScore of 7.88
A one of a kind take on the roguelike genre. Play as a storekeeper by day and sell items to your loyal customers, and by night, travel to a mysterious portal and slay waves and waves in procedurally generated rooms. Rinse and repeat. It has a PlayScore of 7.82
The Sequel to Koei Tecmo’s action-packed adventure of the hit anime. This title encompasses Season 2 of the series with added content and improved fluid combat. Control over 30 playable characters from the Attack on Titan universe and watch them take down colossal titans. It has a PlayScore of 7.73
20. Surviving Mars
The team behind Cities Skylines and Stellaris comes up with another simulation game. Go Martian and create your own sci-fi settlement deep in the heart of Mars. Manage everything from space agencies, infrastructures, research and more to create a thriving Martian civilization. It receives a PlayScore of 7.61
Celtic Hell awaits you in this psychological action-adventure game from Ninja Theory.
Throughout Senua’s journey, she encounters creatures to fight and puzzles to solve. The game is torn between these two modes. Use your blade to eliminate the creeping darkness, and use your wits to get past complex obstacles. It’s brilliant sound design gave a whole new life to the game, even a BAFTA Award.
It’s one of the rarest type of games in this decade, and it has a PlayScore of 8.93