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Best Games 2015: Top rated titles of the year

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Originally reviewed by Stuart Andrews 15 April 2015

Platform: PC, PS4, Xbox One (also Xbox 360 and PS3, but they are inferior versions)
We originally called the Xbox One and PS4 versions of GTA 5 the definitive editions. But then the PC version came along.
If you’ve got a high-end gaming PC rig you’re in for a visual treat, plus you’ve got new music options and the superb video capture and editing tools on hand. It’s definitely a must have for PC gamers.
Of course, the Xbox One and PS4 versions don’t quite match the visual glory of the PC edition, but you still get a superior experience and brand new features over the Xbox 360 and PS3 alternatives.

See also: Best GTA 5 PC Mods

Our Score



July 3, 2015, 3:41 pm

CS:GO and Dota 2 are still the best.

Brian Blair

October 13, 2015, 12:55 pm

Why is Battlefield Hardline on the list? Nobody likes that stupid game! It's just a bunch of buy this and buy more spend a fortune on our stupid repeat of Battlefield 4! And super Mario and the other crap politically correct Nintendo games? Nobody builds a gaming rig to play friggin Nintendo games! Nor do they like being all pc and corrected by failed politics from nazi germany!

Matthew Bunton

October 16, 2015, 2:49 pm

A lot of rage there.


October 21, 2015, 12:21 pm

Ori and the blind forest is not in the list... So I don't trust it

Orlando Eeckhout

November 3, 2015, 9:00 pm

When I bought my NVIDIA graphics card, I got a code for metal gear solid V for steam, but steam games from steam don't work properly on my PC because when I start up the game or play it for 10 minutes my PC and my screen disconnect so I hear some noises but I don't see anything. I think it is because of windows 10

Matt Savage

November 10, 2015, 5:18 pm

>no Undertale


November 11, 2015, 11:01 am

Does that happen only when you play games? It sounds like a hardware issue. Have you checked your display cable is securely connected from the GPU to the screen? Also have you tried a different cable entirely, just to be sure


November 11, 2015, 11:05 am

Wow. Is all I can say.

You're allowed an opinion, but don't flip out so much when someone else thinks different. I'm no fan of Battlefield but it sells well for a reason.

You're right that nobody buys a gaming rig for Nintendo games though... They buy a Wii U or 3DS...

Orlando Eeckhout

November 11, 2015, 12:24 pm

Thank you for answering. It only happens when I play games that care connected to steam (so metal gear solid V, napoleon total war (I did buy the dvd rom) those games crash altought; I could play the prologue of metal gear).
When I play stronghold crusader (old but very nice game) I can play it, but when there is a notification I have to start the game again.
I got a BenQ EW 2440 screen and with that I got a hdmi cable which I connected to my gpu (it is the only cable I connected to my screen). It can be that this can be easily fixed, I come from an iMac so I don't know so much about pc's but I build my own pc (windows 10) but I don't think it has to do with my building because I really searched for information (more than 1 year).


November 11, 2015, 9:33 pm

If you havent found the source yet:
I bought the nvidia gtx 970 for witcher 3; while playing i heard a terrible noise in my headphone who came somewhere from my pc-hardware. Because i coulndt find the where it came from, I buckled on my 44pound pc to my store-of-trust. We located the error in the power adapter. It was to old and the card needed more power. After replacing with a new one, the noises were gone. Sometimes its just the best to go to a store with Pros in it, who can help locate the error. Just an idea.

Orlando Eeckhout

November 12, 2015, 5:36 pm

well, thank you for responding. I've heard that I have to download new updates (I did instal a new one but I didn't try it out yet) and maybe it has to do with my cable. My power supply is a corsair cs550m (550watt) http://www.corsair.com/en/powe...|.


November 13, 2015, 4:58 am

Dumb. I think that the nominees will be between mgs5, fallout 4, Rise of the tomb raider, the witcher 3, xenoblade chronicles x (maybe), bloodborne, and Mario maker. The winner? MGSV. The only true masterpiece this year. No need for all of the other games on this list.

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