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the ten best xbox one games 01 The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Pub­lisher bandai namco Heart­sOfS­tone and Blood­AndWine have made an al­ready out­stand­ing RPG un­miss­able. One of the most au­then­tic, en­ter­tain­ing game worlds ever. Defin­ing Mo­ment Ger­alt at a wed­ding; cue hi­lar­ity, menace, and light jig­ging.

02 Gr and Theft Auto V

Pub­lisher Rock­star games Bru­tal and beau­ti­ful in equal mea­sures, GTAV is so rich in size, scope, and spec­ta­cle it’s hard to be­lieve it was orig­i­nally built for Xbox 360. Defin­ing Mo­ment Warp­ing into the skin of Trevor—only to find he’s drunk-driv­ing a heli­copter.

03 Dark Souls III

Pub­lisher Bandai namco Get over the ini­tial dif­fi­culty hump, and you’re re­warded with a com­bat sys­tem that gives you un­par­aleled op­por­tu­ni­ties to ex­press your­self.

Defin­ing Mo­ment Tak­ing down a mon­stros­ity the size of a state school us­ing re­flexes and in­ge­nu­ity alone.

04 Bat­tle­field 1

Pub­lisher Elec­tronic arts Along­side a sur­pris­ingly af­fect­ing sin­gle-player cam­paign comes one of the most ro­bust and sat­is­fy­ing mul­ti­player of­fer­ings on Xbox One. Brave and un­for­get­table. Defin­ing Mo­ment Your first, last-ditch bay­o­net-charge kill. Have it.

05 over­watch

Pub­lisher bliz­zard en­ter­tain­ment Bliz­zard de­cides to have a go at mak­ing a mul­ti­player shooter, and some­how ends up cre­at­ing one of the best since TeamFortress2. Just be­gin­ner’s luck? We doubt it. Defin­ing Mo­ment Get­ting your first Play of the Game!

06 Ti­tan­fall 2

Pub­lisher Res­pawn En­ter­tain­men­tEA This se­quel to the ace (but mul­ti­playeronly) game com­pen­sates with ar­guably one of the best solo FPS cam­paigns ever. It’s a wall-run­ning, dou­ble­jump­ing, mech-punch­ing de­light. Defin­ing Mo­ment Scor­ing a kill and $5,000 in Bounty Hunt mul­ti­player.


Pub­lisher arkane Stu­dios This su­per­nat­u­ral stealth-em-up is a su­perb ac­tion game and a land­mark work of videogame world build­ing wrapped up in a sump­tu­ous art style.

Defin­ing Mo­menT Ex­plor­ing Kar­naca’s shift­ing clock­work man­sion and find­ing your way be­tween the walls.

08 Gears of War 4

Pub­lisher Mi­crosoft Stu­dios A soft reboot that re­spects what made Gears great, then in­tro­duces new threats and sur­prises for the best game since GOW2. An es­sen­tial en­try for Gear-heads and new­com­ers alike. Defin­ing mo­ment Fight­ing Swarm in the storm dur­ing the peaks of Act 4.

09 In­side

Pub­lisher Play­dead In this eerie, enig­matic side-scroller, a small boy must sur­vive a strange world of ro­bots, pup­pet-peo­ple, and, worst of all: Adults. Dis­cover what hap­pened to his world while try­ing to sur­vive. Defin­ing Mo­ment When our hero finds a head de­vice that can con­trol peo­ple.

10 hit­man

Pub­lisher IO In­ter­ac­tive IO’s flashy reboot adds mys­tery and menace to Hit­man’s bag of tricks. Each episode takes place in a dif­fer­ent city, and each hit is more chal­leng­ing. Eas­ily the best Hit­man game yet. Defin­ing Mo­ment Break­ing into a high-tech hospi­tal in Hokkaido.

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