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The Best Xbox Metroidvania Games Available in 2018

Metroidvania games are one of the oldest in the home console library. That's how their genre name after all. Here's our list of the best Metroidvanias available on Xbox One in 2018.

Posted 6 days ago by Mark Delaney, 50 comments

The Best Xbox Action-Adventure Games Available in 2018

There seems to be no genre of video game more played than action-adventure. There is simply a bevy of games constantly coming out for the genre. If you're looking for a good one to play on Xbox, start here.

Posted 12 days ago by Mark Delaney, 47 comments

The Best Xbox Arcade Racing Games Available in 2018

We covered the best racing games as a whole last year, but for this week's genre spotlight we wanted to look at the more specific genre of arcade racing, for those who like the chase without all the technical know-how.

Posted 1 month ago by Mark Delaney, 38 comments

The Best Xbox Shoot 'em Up Games Available in 2018

What no one tells you about the shoot 'em up genre is just how helpful the Five Ds of Dodgeball can be. In the words of the immortal Patches O'Houlihan, "dodge, duck, dip, dive and... dodge" can go far in a shmup.

Posted 1 month ago by Mark Delaney, 34 comments

The Best Xbox Third Person Shooters Available in 2018

If third person is more your style than first when it comes to shooters, there's no shortage of games to pick from on Xbox One. We've rounded up the best third person shooters available right now on Microsoft's console.

Posted 2 months ago by Mark Delaney, 40 comments

The Best Xbox Simulation Games Available in 2018

What if our lives are just a simulation? For these poor NPCs, they are. Who wants to be the one to tell them? This is our list of the best simulation games available on Xbox in 2018. Farm, run a prison, escape one, or play God.

Posted 2 months ago by Mark Delaney, 31 comments

The Best Xbox Platformer Games Available in 2018

You're just a hop, skip, and a jump away from genre greatness. Platformers on Xbox are well represented year after year, so this has been a very tough list to pare down. Need a recommendation? Start here!

Posted 2 months ago by Mark Delaney, 53 comments

The Best Xbox Adventure Games Available in 2018

The past several years haven't seen just a revitalization of the adventure genre, it's been nothing short of a renaissance. For fans of such games, there are now so many games to play. Here are some of our favorites.

Posted 3 months ago by Mark Delaney, 59 comments

The Best Xbox Fighting Games Available in 2018

Fighting games can be among the most intimidating of genres. To be the best in such games, it feels like the hill one must climb is especially steep. Here are our favorite hills to climb in the genre. Round one . . . fight!

Posted 3 months ago by Mark Delaney, 34 comments

The Best Xbox MMOs Available in 2018

Formerly found just on PC, the MMO genre is today well represented on Xbox One. Check out our list of the best MMOs you can play on console, complete with achievements and many of them offering free to play pricing.

Posted 3 months ago by Mark Delaney, 95 comments

The Best Xbox First Person Shooters Available in 2018

First person shooters make up one of the most frequently visited genres in video games. From Randian dystopias deep under the Atlantic to future wars fought with gigantic mechs, here's a look at the best of the genre on Xbox.

Posted 4 months ago by Mark Delaney, 17 comments

The Best Family Games Available on Xbox One in 2018

Looking for video games to play with your kids, siblings, parents, or weird uncles? Look no further! We've compiled the best family games to play together, whether you're playing pass the controller or jumping into splitscreen.

Posted 4 months ago by Mark Delaney, 4 comments

The Best Xbox Stealth Games Available in 2018

Just as 2018 snuck up on all of us, so too do the protagonists in these stealth games. Inside are the best stealth games available in 2018 on your Xbox One. Put on your darkest pants and find the nearest shadow!

Posted 6 months ago by Mark Delaney, 10 comments

The Best Xbox One X Enhanced Games

The Xbox One X has arrived. By the time some of you read this, you'll already be playing in native 4K with 60 FPS, HDR, faster load times, and more. But what should you prioritize when those 4K patches download?

Posted 8 months ago by Mark Delaney, 7 comments

The Best Xbox Horror Games Available in 2017

2017 saw several memorable horror games release on Xbox One. From early favorite Resident Evil 7 to the nauseatingly nerve-racking Outlast II, here's some of our favorites from this year and years previous.

Posted 9 months ago by Mark Delaney, 3 comments

The Best ID@Xbox Games Available in 2017

The ID@Xbox program has, perhaps quietly, become one of the greatest strengths of the Xbox One. With well over 500 games and counting, it was tough to make cuts, but we picked out several of our favorites to be played in 2017.

Posted 9 months ago by Mark Delaney, 3 comments

The Best Xbox Racing Games Available In 2017

With so many Xbox One racing games to choose from already, we've put together our take on the best Xbox One racing games currently available in 2017.

Posted 10 months ago by Dave Horobin, 0 comments

The Best Xbox RPGs Available in 2017

Role-playing games are often the biggest and deepest games available on Xbox One. The genre is famous for its lore, characters, and epic stories. Here are our picks for the very best RPGs to be found on Xbox One as of 2017.

Posted 9 months ago by Mark Delaney, 10 comments