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What are the Best Xbox One Games?

Which Xbox One games are the best? Our complete list of releases sorts out the ones you shouldn't miss from the ones you need to forget. And if that isn't enough, the USG team reveal their own personal Xbox One winners.

Want to know which Xbox One games you should buy and which ones you should avoid? This is what this article is all about. We've created a comprehensive list of Xbox One releases that sorts out the hits from the misses. Additionally, the USgamer team members have also posted their personal recommendations, and explain why those games are their favorites.

Directly below are games we've rated 5 stars

  • If you want to want to see which games are rated 4.5 stars, click here.
  • If you want to want to see which games are rated 4 stars, click here.
  • If you want to want to see which games the USgamer team personally recommends, click here.
Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare

The Best - 5 Star Rated

Forza Horizon 2: A meticulously crafted, marvelous-looking and superbly designed racer that dishes up an absolute feast of automotive madness and mayhem. Sheer brilliance through and through.

Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare: Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare's bright colors, cartoon graphics and humorous approach are the antithesis of most first-person shooters. But don't be fooled. It's as good as any out there - and very likely an awful lot more fun.

Watch Dogs

Watch Dogs: Watch Dogs combines an astonishingly detailed world, a gripping storyline, creative game mechanics, a myriad of missions and activities, and improvisational tactical sandbox gameplay to create a truly next-generation open world game. Phenomenal. No other word for it. (PS4 review: Xbox One version is the same)

Diablo III: Reaper of Souls - Ultimate Evil Edition: Perhaps the definitive version of Diablo III, Reaper of Souls Ultimate Evil Edition is streamlined, buttoned-down and an absolute joy to play - especially so when you start adding friends. (PS4 review: Xbox One version is the same)

Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin

Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin: From Software once raised the bar for game design; now, they've done the same for HD remakes. Rest assured, this isn't just a lazy repackaging of old content. Even if you know the Kingdom of Drangleic like the back of your hand, you're in for many new surprises. And if you've never played Dark Souls II before, your patience has paid off: This is simply the best version of it you'll ever play.

Need for Speed: Rivals: Need for Speed: Rivals takes some of the best features from prior franchise entries and combines them with a seamless single-multiplayer mode to create an absolutely terrific, utterly bonkers race-and-chase game that looks and sounds as good as it drives. (PS4 review: Xbox One version is the same)

Up next are the games we've rated 4.5 stars. Click here to go to that page.

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