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Top 20 Games of 2013 According To Metacritic Scores

Featuring: A surprising number of iOS games...

'Tis the season for lists! As we all begin to think of our own "Game of The Year", let's take a moment to see what the critics had to say this year. While Metacritic is often unreliable in nature due to the aggregation of conflicting rating scales (is a "B" a 80? Who knows), it is still an interesting tool.

That said, here are the Top 20 highest rated games on Metacritic this year, excluding DLC and re-releases:

20. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS) - Score: 88

19. Rocksmith 2014 Edition (PC, Xbox360) - Score: 88

18. Pokemon XY (3DS) - Score: 88

17. Joe Danger (iOS) - Score: 88

16. Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox360, XboxOne) - Score: 88

15. The Stanley Parable (PC) - Score: 88 

14. Star Wars Pinball: Balance of the Force (Xbox360) - Score: 88 

13. DotA 2 (PC) - Score: 90

12. Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons (PC) - Score: 90

11. Spelunky (PC) - Score: 90

10. Fez (PC) - Score: 91

9. Ridiculous Fishing: A Tale of Redemption (iOS) - Score: 91

8. Asphalt 8: Airborne (iOS) - Score: 91

7. Rayman Legends (PC, PS3, Xbox360, WiiU) - Score: 91

6. Skylanders Swap Force (WiiU) - Score: 92

5. Fire Emblem: Awakening (3DS) - Score: 92

4. DEVICE 6 (iOS) - Score: 92

3. Bioshock Infinite (PC, PS3, Xbox 360) - Score: 94

2. The Last of Us (PS3) - Score: 95

1. Grand Theft Auto V (PS3, Xbox 360) - Score: 97

Anything on this list surprise you? Your favorite game not here? Let us know in the comments below!

Published Dec. 20th 2013
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