The 12 Best Video Games Of 2020

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2020 is over, which is great, even if it doesn’t mean everything terrible about this year is now in our collective rearview mirror. Video games played a bigger role in many of our lives than they have in years past, which made picking Kotaku’s top games pretty tricky. But, as always, here are our favorite 12 games of the year, in alphabetical order.

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13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla

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Crusader Kings III

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Fall Guys

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Final Fantasy VII Remake

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Hades

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Kentucky Route Zero

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Ori and the Will of the Wisps

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Paper Mario: The Origami King

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Spider-Man: Miles Morales

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Spiritfarer

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Yakuza: Like A Dragon

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DISCUSSION

hiemoth
Hiemoth

I continue to be so torn on if I should give Hades a shot or not. Everything I’ve read praises the game, yet I also know that I utterly loathe Rogue-likes.

Fortunately there are so many good games out there while I ponder on it.