In-game games are great fun, but not necessarily great games.
The genre has been dominated by a few successful titles for a while now, but they’re not always the best.
Some of the most popular titles in the genre have proven to be less than stellar, and the problem is that many of them aren’t even that great.
Here’s a look at some of the games that are being overlooked, but which actually do deserve a spot in our top five best games of all time.
For a more thorough look at what games we’re most excited about in the future, read our top 10 best games for 2018.
The top ten games of 2018, sorted by a player’s best performance.
Minecraft: the game we need to play for the first time, now, in 20182.
Super Mario Run: a first-person platformer with an engaging story, a new way to play, and a brand-new mode3.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild: A first-party take on The Legend Of Zelda, with some great content4.
Zelda: The Minish Cap: a unique take on the Zelda formula with a fun, challenging story5.
Minecraft in the house: Minecraft for kids and families6.
Super Smash Bros.: A great game for new and returning players7.
Pokemon Sun and Moon: A fun, addictive story8.
Super Metroid: The Legend Returns: a sequel to Metroid that feels like a completely new Metroid game9.
Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare: a great tactical first-time shooter10.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt: a stunningly gorgeous open world RPG