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The seven best Xbox One platformers available in 2020

We've had some great additions to the platforming genre in recent years. This is a list made up of personal opinions, site ratings, and community votes, but if you're looking for a recommendation, why not start here?

Posted 26 days ago by Heidi Nicholas 58

The eight best ID@Xbox games available in 2020

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 1 month ago by Heidi Nicholas 39

The ten best Xbox One RPGs available in 2020

Huge open-worlds, well-written characters, and expansive lore can be found in RPGs of all sorts and settings. If you're looking for your next fix, here's our list of the best RPGs available on the Xbox One.

Posted 1 month ago by Heidi Nicholas 102

The five best Xbox One battle royale games

Love them or hate them, there's no disputing that the battle royale genre is still a popular in gaming today. With the list of battle royale available steadily increasing, we took a look at the very best examples.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin 67

The 20 best Xbox Game Pass games available right now

Choosing which Xbox Game Pass title to play next might seem like a daunting task, so we're here to help you narrow down the choice with our list of the 20 best Xbox Game Pass games that you should be checking out today.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin 91

The best Xbox One simulation games available in 2020

Whether it's building a rapidly expanding metropolis, exploring distant galaxies, escaping from prison or simply tending to a farm, there's an ever-expanding library of simulation games available on the Xbox One.

Posted 2 months ago by Dave Horobin 57

The Best Xbox One Family Games Available Now

It's hard to find games to entertain the whole family. We've rounded up the best family games on Xbox One. From distracting single player diversions to loud party contests, there are Xbox One family games for all tastes.

Posted 7 months ago by Heidi Nicholas

The Best Xbox Games on EA Access

EA Access first came to Xbox in 2014, and its collection of EA titles includes many highly rated by our community.

Posted 8 months ago by Heidi Nicholas 34

The Best Xbox Game Pass Games Available Right Now

Xbox Game Pass debuted back in 2017, and has only grown from strength to strength in the months since. It's arguably the best streaming subscription service on the market, in terms of cost and the quality of its catalogue.

Posted 9 months ago by Sam Quirke 38

Best Xbox One First-Person Shooters Available in 2019

From sci-fi worlds filled with futuristic weapons and alien monster to games based on real conflicts that recount some of the darkest moment in our history, here's our list of the best Xbox One first-person shooters.

Posted 1 year ago by Dave Horobin

The Best Xbox One Strategy Games Available in 2019

Though mainly considered a genre for PC gamers, strategy games have come to the Xbox in a big way this generation. If you're looking for the next one to check out, here's our list of the best Xbox One strategy games.

Posted 1 year ago by Dave Horobin

The Best Xbox One Third-Person Shooters Available in 2019

There's no shortage of third-person shooters to choose from on the Xbox One. To help you narrow down the list, these are our picks for the best third-person shooters available on the Xbox One in 2019.

Posted 1 year ago by Dave Horobin

The Best Xbox One Sports Games Available in 2019

From golf to the gridiron and motor racing to MMA, there's a huge range of titles available for sports fans to choose from. To help you decide which ones are worthy of your time, we've put together a list of the best available.

Posted 1 year ago by Dave Horobin

The Best ID@Xbox Games Available in 2019

The number of ID@Xbox games available on the Xbox One is growing at a rapid rate. To help make sure that you're not missing out on any of the hidden gems, here's our list of the best ID@Xbox available to play now.

Posted 1 year ago by Dave Horobin

The Best Xbox One Racing Games Available in 2019

If you're a fan of racing games, the Xbox One has a huge selection of top quality racing titles on offer. To help you decide which game to get behind the wheel of next, here are our picks for the best Xbox One racing games.

Posted 1 year ago by Dave Horobin

Best Xbox Survival Games to Play in 2018

Most games are made to empower players, but not survival games. This is a genre that prides itself on pushing you to learn its rules and follow them closely, with grave consequences should you fail. Here are the best on Xbox.

Posted 1 year ago by Mark Delaney

The Best Xbox Strategy Games Available in 2018

Though it's a much more popular genre on PC, strategy games have still come to Xbox in a big way this generation. For fans of looking before you leap, the strategy genre is for you.

Posted 2 years ago by Mark Delaney

The Best Xbox Turn-Based Combat Games Available in 2018

We've compiled the best turn-based combat games you can find on Xbox right now in 2018. If you're a fan of such strategic games and you've missed anything from this list, now's the time to play, before more genre hits arrive.

Posted 2 years ago by Mark Delaney

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 2 years ago by Mark Delaney

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 2 years ago by Mark Delaney

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 2 years ago by Mark Delaney

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 2 years ago by Mark Delaney

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 years ago by Mark Delaney

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 years ago by Mark Delaney

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 years ago by Mark Delaney

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 2 years ago by Mark Delaney

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 2 years ago by Mark Delaney

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 2 years ago by Mark Delaney

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 2 years ago by Mark Delaney

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 2 years ago by Mark Delaney

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 2 years ago by Mark Delaney

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 2 years ago by Mark Delaney

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 2 years ago by Mark Delaney

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 2 years ago by Dave Horobin

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 2 years ago by Mark Delaney