The best games of 2010

We shortlist the best video games and gaming gadgets of the year

2010 was a huge year for gaming - arguably the biggest in recent memory. In addition to the hoopla surrounding motion-control, there was a dizzying array of great titles vying for gamers' attention. Mass Effect 2, Red Dead Redemption, Starcraft 2, Fallout: New Vegas, Bioshock 2, God of War III, Halo Reach, Mario Galaxy 2: the list goes on and on. It was also a year filled with a few surprises, including PlayStation Move not sucking, Bad Company 2 being a better game than Call of Duty: Black Ops, the iPod dominating as a handheld games device and Gran Turismo 5 finally arriving at the tail-end of the year.

In the following slideshow, we pay tribute to our personal favourite games of 2010, with supporting links to our original reviews. Mark our words: many of the games listed in this feature are destined to go down as all-time classics. But enough of our mindless gushing: let's take a look back at the year's best games.

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Sony Gran Turismo 5

After an extremely long gestation period and seemingly endless delays, Gran Turismo 5 is finally here. Was it worth the wait? Here's where you can find out!

  • Review Date:
  • Reviewer:
  • Manufacturer:
  • 25th Nov., 2010
  • Jaz Rignall
  • Sony
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  • Price:
  • 4.50
  • $ 119.95
  • Pros:
  • Mind-boggling number of racing challenges, cars, tracks and features; superb online mode
  • Cons:
  • Inconsistent graphic quality; slow and sometimes frustrating user experience; its sheer size and complexity means GT5 is not a particularly accessible driving game for more casual players
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