Amazon Reveals Top 10 Video Games of 2013


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Back in December, Amazon ran a poll on Facebook asking people their favorite video game of 2013. In a recent post (https://www NULL.facebook NULL.com/photo NULL.php?fbid=10153675826570261&set=a NULL.10151362562415261 NULL.817101 NULL.137830960260&type=1&stream_ref=10), they’ve announced that the top 10 has been decided–and shared a snazzy-looking pie chart of the results.

Amazon Video Games Fan Favorites of 2013

The Top 10 Games of 2013 as voted by Amazon Facebook fans are:

  • The Last of Us (https://www NULL.amazon NULL.com/dp/B007CM0K86?tag=opr-20&camp=0&creative=0&linkCode=as4&creativeASIN=B007CM0K86&adid=1ZJPDFAN6GEC7D95MXCD&)
  • Bioshock Infinite (https://www NULL.amazon NULL.com/dp/B003O6EB70?tag=opr-20&camp=0&creative=0&linkCode=as4&creativeASIN=B003O6EB70&adid=0TVN76ZE8830AMKXXAWT&)
  • Grand Theft Auto V (https://www NULL.amazon NULL.com/dp/B0050SXKU4?tag=opr-20&camp=0&creative=0&linkCode=as4&creativeASIN=B0050SXKU4&adid=1CVQ0GWJRTN8BEN9WZQB&)
  • Super Mario 3D World (https://www NULL.amazon NULL.com/dp/B00DC7G0GG?tag=opr-20&camp=0&creative=0&linkCode=as4&creativeASIN=B00DC7G0GG&adid=1VDHY8QXNYC6VTSADNF1&)
  • The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (https://www NULL.amazon NULL.com/dp/B00GANWVJE?tag=opr-20&camp=0&creative=0&linkCode=as4&creativeASIN=B00GANWVJE&adid=1KZ4NW6YD9J9X02CC2NJ&)
  • Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch (https://www NULL.amazon NULL.com/dp/B007A7UJ4S?tag=opr-20&camp=0&creative=0&linkCode=as4&creativeASIN=B007A7UJ4S&adid=1MXT2072DDE0R7KQAHQZ&)
  • Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag (https://www NULL.amazon NULL.com/dp/B00BMFIXT2?tag=opr-20&camp=0&creative=0&linkCode=as4&creativeASIN=B00BMFIXT2&adid=0Y7XPMRJQ5X88F77E84J&)
  • Tomb Raider (https://www NULL.amazon NULL.com/dp/B004FS8LYK?tag=opr-20&camp=0&creative=0&linkCode=as4&creativeASIN=B004FS8LYK&adid=1DRCZD5HZ9YEG06CZZF1&)
  • Fire Emblem: Awakening (https://www NULL.amazon NULL.com/dp/B00AKIPBNS?tag=opr-20&camp=0&creative=0&linkCode=as4&creativeASIN=B00AKIPBNS&adid=1TVWAR43PT3BSJHBSJYX&)
  • Battlefield IV (https://www NULL.amazon NULL.com/dp/B00DS0MQUQ?tag=opr-20&camp=0&creative=0&linkCode=as4&creativeASIN=B00DS0MQUQ&adid=0R6XRR3Q82TJX0F18AF1&)

Amazon’s staff has also conducted their own in-house Top 10 Video Games list. Here’s what they came up with:

  • The Last of Us (https://www NULL.amazon NULL.com/dp/B007CM0K86?tag=opr-20&camp=0&creative=0&linkCode=as4&creativeASIN=B007CM0K86&adid=1ZJPDFAN6GEC7D95MXCD&)
  • Rogue Legacy (https://www NULL.amazon NULL.com/dp/B00E0S54BI?tag=opr-20&camp=0&creative=0&linkCode=as4&creativeASIN=B00E0S54BI&adid=0HVWXH81V0TEDCAE9354&)
  • The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (https://www NULL.amazon NULL.com/dp/B00GANWVJE?tag=opr-20&camp=0&creative=0&linkCode=as4&creativeASIN=B00GANWVJE&adid=1KZ4NW6YD9J9X02CC2NJ&)
  • Tearaway (https://www NULL.amazon NULL.com/dp/B0050SX0UY?tag=opr-20&camp=0&creative=0&linkCode=as4&creativeASIN=B0050SX0UY&adid=0W23H22Q2TV6F3P8RX55&)
  • Grand Theft Auto V (https://www NULL.amazon NULL.com/dp/B0050SXKU4?tag=opr-20&camp=0&creative=0&linkCode=as4&creativeASIN=B0050SXKU4&adid=1CVQ0GWJRTN8BEN9WZQB&)
  • Bioshock Infinite (https://www NULL.amazon NULL.com/dp/B003O6EB70?tag=opr-20&camp=0&creative=0&linkCode=as4&creativeASIN=B003O6EB70&adid=0TVN76ZE8830AMKXXAWT&)
  • Rayman Legends (https://www NULL.amazon NULL.com/dp/B00BYDKCZK?tag=opr-20&camp=0&creative=0&linkCode=as4&creativeASIN=B00BYDKCZK&adid=17BHFPRVRVPF46E29QMF&)
  • Divekick (https://www NULL.amazon NULL.com/dp/B00GM42K88?tag=opr-20&camp=0&creative=0&linkCode=as4&creativeASIN=B00GM42K88&adid=005AKHR3SJFDT5P16VF6&)
  • Super Mario 3D World (https://www NULL.amazon NULL.com/dp/B00DC7G0GG?tag=opr-20&camp=0&creative=0&linkCode=as4&creativeASIN=B00DC7G0GG&adid=1VDHY8QXNYC6VTSADNF1&)
  • Ni no Kuni: Wratch of the White Witch (https://www NULL.amazon NULL.com/dp/B007A7UJ4S?tag=opr-20&camp=0&creative=0&linkCode=as4&creativeASIN=B007A7UJ4S&adid=1MXT2072DDE0R7KQAHQZ&)

They’ve also listed some Honorable Mentions:

  • Tomb Raider (https://www NULL.amazon NULL.com/dp/B004FS8LYK?tag=opr-20&camp=0&creative=0&linkCode=as4&creativeASIN=B004FS8LYK&adid=1DRCZD5HZ9YEG06CZZF1&)
  • Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons (https://www NULL.amazon NULL.com/dp/B00FQPQGSY?tag=opr-20&camp=0&creative=0&linkCode=as4&creativeASIN=B00FQPQGSY&adid=0YC0BYXC4JJN75GJ79MX&)
  • Metro Last Light (https://www NULL.amazon NULL.com/dp/B00BU3WWOS?tag=opr-20&camp=0&creative=0&linkCode=as4&creativeASIN=B00BU3WWOS&adid=03PSAT09E29CJ20G2PD3&)
  • Fire Emblem: Awakening (https://www NULL.amazon NULL.com/dp/B00AKIPBNS?tag=opr-20&camp=0&creative=0&linkCode=as4&creativeASIN=B00AKIPBNS&adid=1TVWAR43PT3BSJHBSJYX&)
  • Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon (https://www NULL.amazon NULL.com/dp/B00CA5CGT6?tag=opr-20&camp=0&creative=0&linkCode=as4&creativeASIN=B00CA5CGT6&adid=0GP9T905VSDD5FHRNBQN&)
  • Gunpoint
  • Monaco Is Mine
  • Gone Home
  • Papers, Please
  • DOTA 2

As you can see there is a bit of overlap between the two lists. However, there are also some surprising inclusions. If you want to do some further reading on these games, we have reviews for Tearaway, Gunpoint, Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, Super Mario 3D World, The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, Assassin’s Creed: Black FlagFire Emblem: Awakening, and Rayman Legends. You can also see our hands-on impression of Divekick from PAX East 2013.

Of course, we here at oprainfall have our own reader poll going on. The preliminary vote for our Reader’s Game of the Year Award is going on now. You’ve got about a week left, so hurry up and vote if you haven’t.

Don’t forget to check out our coverage of the Top Gaming Moments of 2013. When you’re done looking back at last year, see what the staff listed as their Most Anticipated Games of 2014. And if you like reading Top 10 lists, we sure do have a bunch of those.

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A Life-long gamer going back to the Atari 2600. Eric began a quest toward JRPG fandom with the original Dragon Warrior and hasn't looked back. He took great interest in the Operation Rainfall movement when it started up and is happy be part of the team.