Summary List PlacementWhether you were carefully outfitting a tropical island, exploring City 17 as Gordon Freeman, or something else entirely, there were a ton of great games to play in 2020. And it was quite a year for gaming, with more people than ever turning to video games as the ongoing pandemic forced millions indoors. But what's the best of the best? Here's how critics ranked the top 10 games of 2020:SEE ALSO: The 50 best video games of all time, according to critics 10. "F1 2020"
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Google Stadia 9. "Crusader Kings III"
Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux 8. "Microsoft Flight Simulator"
Platforms: PC (and coming to Xbox One and Xbox Series S|Series X) 7. "Demon's Souls"
Platforms: PlayStation 5 6. "Ori and the Will of the Wisps"
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox Series S|X, Nintendo Switch, PC 5. "Half-Life: Alyx"
Platforms: PC 4. "Hades"
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC 3. "Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition"
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC 2. "The Last of Us: Part II"
Platforms: PlayStation 4 1. "Persona 5 Royal"
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