2014 in video gaming

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
            List of years in video gaming       (table)
... 2004 . 2005 . 2006 . 2007 . 2008 . 2009 . 2010 ...
2011 2012 2013 -2014- 2015 2016 2017
... 2018 . 2019 . 2020 . 2021 . 2022 . 2023 . 2024 ...
Art . Archaeology . Architecture . Literature . Music . Philosophy . Science +...

The year 2014 saw the release of numerous games, including new installments for some well-received franchises, such as Assassin's Creed, Bayonetta, Borderlands, Brothers in Arms, Call of Duty, Castlevania, Civilization, Dark Souls, Divinity, Donkey Kong, Dragon Age, The Elder Scrolls, Elite, EverQuest, Far Cry, Final Fantasy, Forza Horizon, Infamous, Kinect Sports, Kirby, LittleBigPlanet, Mario Golf, Mario Kart, Metal Gear, MX vs. ATV, Ninja Gaiden, Persona, Pokémon, Professor Layton, Shantae, Sniper Elite, Sonic the Hedgehog, Strider Hiryu, Super Smash Bros., Tales, The Legend of Zelda, The Sims, Thief, Trials, Tropico, Wolfenstein and World of Warcraft. In addition, it saw the release of many new intellectual properties, such as Destiny, Sunset Overdrive, Titanfall and Watch Dogs. Many awards went to games such as Bayonetta 2, Dark Souls II, Destiny, Dragon Age: Inquisition, Mario Kart 8, Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor and Super Smash Bros. for Wii U.

Events[edit]

Month Date(s) Event
January 6 2K Games discontinued the MLB 2K series.
7 PlayStation Now, a cloud-streaming from Sony Computer Entertainment was announced.
15 - 16 Steam Dev Days held in Seattle, Washington.
27 Microsoft acquired the Gears of War franchise from Epic Games.
February 5 Double Helix Games was acquired by Amazon.com
18 Irrational Games, the creator of the BioShock series was shut down.
March 12 10th British Academy Video Games Awards held in Tobacco Dock, London.
17 – 21 Game Developers Conference 2014 held in San Francisco, California.
18 Project Morpheus, a virtual reality initiative from Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation 4 is announced.
25 Oculus VR was acquired by Facebook for $2 billion.
28 – 30 Rezzed 2014 held at the NEC Birmingham.
April 11 – 13 PAX East 2014 held at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.
12 – 13 Midwest Gaming Classic 2014 held at the Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel in Brookfield, Wisconsin.
May 20 Nintendo discontinues the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection servers for Wii and Nintendo DS games.
29 Electronic Arts shut down Mythic Entertainment
June 10 – 12 E3 2014 held at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
12 Nordic Games acquired the publishing label of THQ.
14 – 17 DreamHack-Summer held in Jönköping, Sweden.
30 Crytek's IP's Homefront: The Revolution was acquired by Koch Media. Crytek UK, formerly Free Radical Design, and Crytek USA was shut down.
Deep Silver set up a new subsidiary known as Deep Silver Dambuster.
Electronic Arts shut down more than 50 multiplayer games.
July 10 Tony Hawk's Pro Skater's creator Neversoft was merged into Infinity Ward by Activision.
17 – 20 QuakeCon 2014: The massive annual LAN party held in Dallas, Texas.
24 – 27 SDCC 2014 held at the San Diego Convention Center.
Unknown Airtight Games was shut down approximately one month after the release of Murdered: Soul Suspect.
August 7 Activision revived the brand of Sierra Entertainment.
11 Electronic Arts launched a subscription gaming service called EA Access for the Xbox One.
13 – 17 Gamescom 2014 held in Cologne, Germany.
20 – 22 Unite 2014 held in Seattle, Washington.
25 Twitch was acquired by Amazon.com for $970 million.
28 The Gamergate controversy came to public attention due to the introduction of the GamerGate hashtag. [1]
29 Nintendo announced the New Nintendo 3DS XL.
29 –
September 1
PAX Prime 2014 held at the Washington State Convention Center.
September 18 – 21 Tokyo Game Show 2014 at the Makuhari Messe in Tokyo.
25 – 28 EGX London 2014 held in Earls Court, London.
27 Naughty Dog celebrated its 30th anniversary.
October 2 – 5 GIGACON 2014 held in Telenor Arena, Oslo, Norway.
3 – 5 EGS 2014 held in Centro Banamex, Mexico City, Mexico.
6 Ubisoft Reflections, formerly known as Reflections Interactive, celebrated its 30th anniversary.
11 – 12 Play Expo 2014 held at EventCity, Manchester.
11 – 12 FirstLook 2014 held at Jaarbeurs in Utrecht, the Netherlands.
19 2014 League of Legends World Championship was held at the Seoul World Cup Stadium
24 32nd Golden Joystick Awards was held
24 - 26 Milan Games Week held at Fieramilanocity in Milan, Italy.
November 31 – 2 PAX Australia 2014 held at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre in Melbourne, Australia.
6 Microsoft Studios acquired Minecraft developer Mojang for $2.5 billion.
7 – 8 BlizzCon 2014 held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California.
12 - 17 E-Sports World Championship 2014 was held in Baku, Azerbaijan
27 – 30 DreamHack-Winter held in Jönköping, Sweden.
December
4 2K Games announced a new subsidiary called Hanger 13.
5 The Game Awards 2014 held in Las Vegas.
6 Ralph H. Baer, credited as the creator of the Magnavox Odyssey, died at the age of 92.
6 – 7 PlayStation Experience held at The Venetian Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Game releases[edit]

The list of games released in 2014 in North America.

Video game platforms
3DS Nintendo 3DS
DC Dreamcast
Android Platform not recognized.
iOS iOS
Lin Linux
Mac Mac OS / OS X
NDS Nintendo DS
Ouya Ouya
PS3 PlayStation 3
PS4 PlayStation 4
PSN PlayStation Network (PS3)
PSP PlayStation Portable
PSVita PlayStation Vita
Wii Wii
WiiWare WiiWare
WiiU Wii U
Win Microsoft Windows
WP Windows Phone
X360 Xbox 360
XBLA Xbox Live Arcade (X360)
XBO Xbox One

January–March[edit]

Month Day Title Platform(s)
J
A
N
U
A
R
Y
2 Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed iOS, Android
7 Don't Starve: Console Edition PS4
Tiny Brains PSN
8 Consortium Win
9 Castle Doombad iOS
Chibi-Robo! Photo Finder 3DS
Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project iOS
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Win
Rhythm Thief & The Paris Caper iOS
13 Nidhogg Win
14 Age of Zombies PSVita
Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD PSN
The Banner Saga Win, Mac, Lin, iOS, XBLA
15 Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD Win, XBLA
Final Fantasy VI Android
16 F1 Race Stars WiiU
Shadow Blade iOS
Unepic WiiU
20 KickBeat Win
22 Deus Ex: The Fall Android
Insurgency Win
OlliOlli PSVita
23 Might & Magic X: Legacy Win
Tomb Raider Mac
27 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Mobile WP
Redux: Dark Matters DC
28 Broken Age Act 1 Win, Mac, Lin
Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z PS3, PSVita, X360
Rekoil Win
Soul Fjord Ouya
Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition PS4, XBO
29 Rekoil: Liberator XBLA
30 Hero of Many GameStick
Octodad: Dadliest Catch Win, Mac, Lin
31 Halo: Spartan Assault XBLA
Loadout Win
F
E
B
R
U
A
R
Y
4 Dustforce PSN, PSVita
Fable Anniversary X360
Outlast PS4
The Wolf Among Us - Episode 2: Smoke and Mirrors Win, Mac, PSN
5 The Wolf Among Us - Episode 2: Smoke and Mirrors XBLA
6 Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse - Episode 1 iOS
Double Dragon Neon Win
Final Fantasy VI iOS
Retro City Rampage DX 3DS
The Wolf Among Us - Episode 2: Smoke and Mirrors iOS
Threes iOS
7 The Lego Movie Videogame Win, PS3, X360, PS4, XBO, WiiU
Bravely Default 3DS
Jazzpunk Win, Lin, Mac
11 Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc PSVita
Far Cry Classic PSN, XBLA
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII PS3, X360
One Piece: Romance Dawn 3DS
Skullgirls Encore PS3
Toukiden: The Age of Demons PSVita, PSP
TxK PSVita
12 World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition XBLA
13 Inazuma Eleven 3DS
NaissanceE Win
Steel Diver: Sub Wars 3DS
14 The Last of Us: Left Behind PS3
LocoCycle Win, X360
18 Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag - Freedom Cry PS3, PS4
Banished Win
Earth Defense Force 2025 PS3, X360
Guacamelee! Gold Edition Mac, Lin
NASCAR '14 Win, PS3, X360
Rayman Legends PS4, XBO
Strider PS3, PS4, X360, XBO, Win
20 Plague Inc: Evolved Win
Tengami iOS
Weapon Shop De Omasse 3DS
21 Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze WiiU
El Chavo Kart PS3, X360
Rambo: The Video Game PS3, X360, Win
25 Basement Crawl PS4
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 Win, PS3, X360
Fractured Soul Win
Magus PS3
Pac-Man Museum Win, PS3, X360
Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare XBO, X360
Tales of Symphonia Chronicles PS3
Thief Win, PS3, PS4, X360, XBO
27 Resident Evil 4: Ultimate HD Edition Win
Tappingo 3DS
28 Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy 3DS
M
A
R
C
H
4 Awesomenauts Assemble! PS4
Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition PS4
Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F PSVita
Master Reboot PSN
Shadow Blade Ouya
South Park: The Stick of Truth Win, PS3, X360
The Walking Dead: Season Two - Episode 2: A House Divided Win, Mac, PSN, XBLA
6 F1 2013 Mac
7 Surgeon Simulator 2013 iOS
The Walking Dead: Season Two - Episode 2: A House Divided iOS
11 Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky PS3
Dark Souls II PS3, X360
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft Win, Mac
Titanfall Win, XBO
TowerFall Ascension PS4, Win
Vessel PS3
12 Threes Droid
14 Yoshi's New Island 3DS
15 Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse - Episode 1 Android
17 999: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Days iOS
18 Deus Ex: The Fall Win
Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster PS3, PSVita
Luftrausers Win, Mac, Lin, PS3, PSVita
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes PS3, PS4, X360, XBO
Stealth Inc: A Clone in the Dark: Ultimate Edition PS4
SteamWorld Dig PS4, PSVita
Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z PS3, X360
20 Pokémon Battle Trozei 3DS
Yumi's Odd Odyssey 3DS
21 Infamous: Second Son PS4
Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z Win
24 Escape Goat 2 Win, Mac, Lin
25 BioShock Infinite: Burial At Sea-Episode 2 Win, PS3, X360
BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma PS3
Cut the Rope: Triple Treat 3DS
Deception IV: Blood Ties PS3, PSVita
Destiny of Spirits PSVita
Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Win, Mac
Dynasty Warriors 8:Xtreme Legends PS3, PS4, PSVita
Fez PSN, PS4, PSVita
Mercenary Kings Win
Smite Win
The Witch and the Hundred Knight PS3
27 Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate HD Win
I Am An Air Traffic Controller Airport Hero Hawaii 3DS
31 Age of Wonders III Win, Mac

April–June[edit]

Month Day Title Platform(s)
A
P
R
I
L
1 Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate Win, PSN, XBLA, WiiU
Goat Simulator Win
Mercenary Kings PS4
MLB 14: The Show PS3, PSVita
Ragnarok Odyssey Ace PS3, PSVita
3 Don Bradman Cricket 14 PS3, X360
FTL: Advanced Edition iOS
Metroid Fusion WiiUVC
Monument Valley iOS
Rusty's Real Deal Baseball 3DS
4 Half-Minute Hero: The Second Coming Win
The Elder Scrolls Online Win, Mac
8 Kinect Sports Rivals XBO
LEGO: The Hobbit Win, PS3, PS4, WiiU, X360, XBO, 3DS, PSVita
Strike Suit Zero: Director's Cut PS4, XBO
The Wolf Among Us - Episode 3: A Crooked Mile Win, Mac, PSN
Titanfall X360
9 The Wolf Among Us - Episode 3: A Crooked Mile XBLA
10 RollerCoaster Tycoon 4 Mobile iOS
The Wolf Among Us - Episode 3: A Crooked Mile iOS
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Phantoms Win
Trials Frontier iOS
11 Contagion Win
Disney Magical World 3DS
Football Manager Classic 2014 PSVita
14 Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn PS4
15 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil PS3, X360
Backgammon Blitz PSN, PS4, PSVita
Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars PSVita, 3DS
Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition PSVita
Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Director’s Cut Mac
Moebius: Empire Rising Win, Mac
No Heroes Allowed: No Puzzles Either PSVita
Pure Chess PS4
War of the Vikings Win
16 Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse - Episode 2 Win, Mac, Lin
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft iOS
Trials Fusion XBLA, XBO, PS4
17 Agarest: Generations of War Zero Win
Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition Android
Hitman Go iOS
Secrets of Rætikon Win, Mac, Lin
18 Wargame: Red Dragon Win
22 Demon Gaze PSVita
Octodad: Dadliest Catch PS4
Skullgirls Encore XBLA
Soulcalibur: Lost Swords PSN
The Walking Dead: Season 2 - Episode 1: All That Remains PSVita
The Walking Dead: Season 2 - Episode 2: A House Divided PSVita
Warface XBLA
Fract OSC Win, Mac
23 XCOM: Enemy Unknown Android
24 Trials Fusion Win
Blackwell Epiphany Win
25 Dark Souls II Win
Dustforce XBLA
NES Remix 2 WiiU
29 Daylight Win, PS4
Gardening Mama 2: Forest Friends 3DS
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle PS3
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Win, PS3, PS4, WiiU, X360, 3DS, iOS, Android
Yu-Gi-Oh! Millennium Duels PS3
30 BloodRayne: Betrayal Win
Child of Light Win, PSN, PS4, WiiU, XBLA, XBO
M
A
Y
1 Botanicula iOS
Picross e4 3DS
Sir, You Are Being Hunted Win, Mac, Lin
2 Kirby: Triple Deluxe 3DS
Mario Golf: World Tour 3DS
République: Episode 2 iOS
6 MLB 14: The Show PS4
Sportsfriends PS3, PS4
Wordament Snap Attack Win, WP
7 Blade Symphony Win
Peggle 2 XBLA
Tesla Effect: A Tex Murphy Adventure Win, Mac
8 Lego Marvel Super Heroes Mac
The Denpa Men 3: The Rise of Digitoll 3DS
Wario Land 4 WiiUVC
9 Bound by Flame Win, PS4, PS3, X360
13 Borderlands 2 PSVita
Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Complete Edition Win
Serious Sam 3: BFE PS3
The Walking Dead: Season Two - Episode 3: In Harm's Way Win, Mac, PSN
14 Super Time Force XBLA, XBO
The Walking Dead: Season Two - Episode 3: In Harm's Way XBLA
15 BattleBlock Theater Win, Lin
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City FireOS
Hitman: Absolution - Elite Edition Mac
Table Tennis Touch iOS
Thomas Was Alone iOS
20 Ascend: Hand of Kul Win
Drakengard 3 PS3
Mugen Souls Z PS3
Transistor Win, PS4
Vertical Drop Heroes HD Win, Mac
Wolfenstein: The New Order Win, PS3, PS4, X360, XBO
21 Trials Frontier Android
22 Drawn to Life iOS
Squids Odyssey WiiU
The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition Lin
23 Distant Worlds: Universe Win
Killer is Dead: Nightmare Edition Win
Tropico 5 Win
27 Ace Combat Infinity PS3
Final Fantasy III Win
Mind Zero PSVita
Monster Monpiece PSVita
The Wolf Among Us - Episode 4: In Sheep's Clothing Win, Mac, PSN
Watch Dogs Win, PS3, PS4, X360, XBO
Whispering Willows Ouya
28 A Story About My Uncle Win
Monochroma Win
The Wolf Among Us - Episode 4: In Sheep's Clothing XBLA
29 Among the Sleep Win, Mac, Lin
The Wolf Among Us - Episode 4: In Sheep's Clothing iOS
Klonoa: Empire of Dreams WiiUVC
30 Astebreed Win
Broken Age Act 1 Ouya
Mario Kart 8 WiiU
TowerFall Ascension Mac, Lin
J
U
N
E
3 1001 Spikes Win, PS3, PS4, X360, XBO, 3DS, WiiU
Murdered: Soul Suspect Win, PS3, PS4, X360, XBO
PixelJunk Shooter PS3, PSVita
PixelJunk Shooter 2 PS3, PSVita
PlayStation Vita Pets PSVita
Worms Battlegrounds PS4, XBO
4 Hitman Go Android
Marvel Heroes 2015 Win
6 Haunt the House: Terrortown Win
Lifeless Planet Win, Mac
Tomodachi Life 3DS
9 Entwined PS4
10 Civilization V Lin
Enemy Front Win, PS3, X360
11 VVVVVV Ouya
12 Broken Age Act 1 iOS
VVVVVV Droid, iOS
17 Battle Princess of Arcadias PS3
EA Sports UFC PS4, XBO
Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack PSN
Xenonauts Win
18 Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse Android
Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack XBLA
19 Pushmo World WiiU
How to Survive WiiU
Outlast XBO
Pro Cycling Manager Season 2014: Le Tour de France Win
XCOM: Enemy Unknown Lin
XCOM: Enemy Within Lin
24 Atelier Rorona Plus: The Alchemist of Arland PS3, PSVita
BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma PSVita
Company of Heroes 2 - The Western Front Armies Win
Grid Autosport Win, PS3, X360
Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare Win
Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark Win, X360, XBO, PS4, PS3, WiiU, 3DS
Valiant Hearts: The Great War PSN, PS4
Xblaze Code: Embryo PS3, PSVita
25 Another World-20th Anniversary Edition PS3, PS4, PSVita, XBO
The World Ends with You Android
Valiant Hearts: The Great War Win, XBLA, XBO
26 Contrast XBO
Don Bradman Cricket 14 Win
Shovel Knight WiiU, 3DS, Win
27 Goat Simulator Mac, Lin
Sniper Elite III Win
30 Divinity: Original Sin Win, Mac

July–September[edit]

Month Day Title Platform(s)
J
U
L
Y
1 Child of Light PSVita
Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Reborn PS3, PSVita
Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition PS4
Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake iOS, Win
Puddle PS4
Sniper Elite III PS3, PS4, X360, XBO
2 Civilization Revolution 2 iOS
Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition X360, XBO, WiiU
3 Armillo WiiU
Bike Rider DX2: Galaxy 3DS
Monster Hunter Freedom Unite iOS
Squids Odyssey 3DS
8 One Piece: Unlimited World RED 3DS, WiiU, PS3, PSVita
The Wolf Among Us - Episode 5: Cry Wolf Win, Mac, PSN
9 The Wolf Among Us - Episode 5: Cry Wolf XBLA
Whispering Willows Win
10 Quest for Infamy Win, Mac, Lin
Sonic Jump Fever iOS, Android
The Wolf Among Us - Episode 5: Cry Wolf iOS
Urban Trial Freestyle iOS
15 Shantae: Risky's Revenge Win
21 Freedom Planet Win, Mac, Lin
22 Entwined PSN, PSVita
Forza Motorsport 5 Racing Game of the Year Edition XBO
Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty! PS4
OlliOlli Win, Mac, Lin
The Walking Dead: Season Two - Episode 4: Amid The Ruins Win, Mac, PSN, PSVita
23 Happy Wars Win
The Walking Dead: Season Two - Episode 4: Amid The Ruins XBLA
Traps n' Gemstones iOS
Unrest Win, Mac, Lin
24 Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse Mac
Gods Will Be Watching Win
Modern Combat 5: Blackout iOS, Android
Siesta Fiesta 3DS
The Walking Dead: Season Two - Episode 4: Amid The Ruins iOS
Trine Enchanted Edition Win
25 Sharknado: The Video Game iOS
27 Lethal League Win
28 The Room Win
29 Firefall Win
Lego Ninjago: Nindroids 3DS, PSVita
Pure Pool PS4, Win
Rogue Legacy PS4, PSN, PSVita
The Last of Us Remastered PS4
The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky Win
30 Thomas Was Alone Android
31 Colin McRae Rally Win, Mac
Crazy Taxi: City Rush iOS
Steel Empire 3DS
Total War: Shogun 2 Mac
A
U
G
U
S
T
5 Killzone Shadow Fall Intercept PS4
Metrico PSVita
Road Not Taken PS4
Sacred 3 Win, PS3, X360
Table Top Racing PSVita
The Swapper PS3, PS4, PSVita
Ultra Street Fighter IV PS3, X360
6 Crazy Taxi: City Rush Android
Rules! iOS
7 Godus iOS
8 Ultra Street Fighter IV Win
Five Nights at Freddy's Win
11 Mini Metro Win, Mac, Lin
12 Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed PSVita, PS3
Disgaea 4: A Promise Revisited PSVita
Gravity Crash Ultra PSVita
Hohokum PSN, PS4, PSVita
My Singing Monsters PSVita
Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds PSVita
Risen 3: Titan Lords Win, PS3, X360
Surgeon Simulator: Anniversary Edition PS4
13 Phineas and Ferb: Quest for Cool Stuff WiiU, Wii, 3DS, NDS, X360
14 Pinball FX 2 XBO
Surgeon Simulator Android
WWE SuperCard Droid, iOS
19 CounterSpy PS3, PS4, PSVtia
Crimsonland PSVita
Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition PS3, PS4, X360, XBO
Hotline Miami PS4
Kung Fu Rabbit PS3
Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare PS3, PS4
Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment PSVita
Sword Art Online: Infinity Moment PSVita
Tales of Xillia 2 PS3
The Golf Club Win, XBO
The Last Tinker: City of Colors PS4
21 BlazBlue: Clone Phantasma 3DS
Xtreme Sports 3DSVC
25 Super Time Force Ultra Win
26 Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 PSVita
Infamous: First Light PS4
Madden NFL 15 PS3, PS4, X360, XBO
Metro Redux PS4, XBO, Win, Mac
OlliOlli PSN, PS3, PS4
The Golf Club PS4
The Walking Dead: Season Two - Episode 5: No Going Back PSN, Win, Mac, PSVita
27 BioShock iOS
The Walking Dead: Season Two - Episode 5: No Going Back XBLA
Five Nights at Freddy's Android
28 SteamWorld Dig WiiU
The Walking Dead: Season Two - Episode 5: No Going Back iOS
29 Azure Striker Gunvolt 3DS
Dedede's Drum Dash Delxue 3DS
Kirby Fighters Deluxe 3DS
Mighty Gunvolt 3DS
Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney 3DS
S
E
P
T
E
M
B
E
R
2 Dance Central Spotlight XBO
Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair PSVita
Don't Starve: Giants Edition PSVita
Joe Danger PSVita
The Sims 4 Win, Mac
Velocity 2X PS4, PSVita
Warframe XBO
Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate PS4, PS3, XBO, PSVita
4 Angry Birds Stella WP, iOS, Android
Mikey Boots iOS
Cubemen 2 WiiU
Minecraft PS4
Tappingo 2 3DS
Valiant Hearts: The Great War iOS
5 Dead Rising 3 Apocalypse Edition Win
Minecraft XBO
Planetary Annihilation Win, Mac, Lin
9 Destiny PS3, PS4, X360, XBO
Hack 'n' Slash Win
NHL 15 PS3, PS4, X360, XBO
11 Teslagrad WiiU
The Keep 3DS
Five Nights at Freddy's iOS
Spider-Man Unlimited iOS
12 Fable Anniversary Win
Mega Man 7 WiiUVC
Terraria WP
13 Shovel Knight Mac
14 Anomaly 2 PS4
16 ArcheAge Win
Cooking Mama 5: Bon Appetit! 3DS
Fairy Fencer F PS3
Goat Simulator iOS, Android
KickBeat Special Edition PS4, WiiU
Murasaki Baby PSVita
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution Win, PS3, X360
Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call 3DS
Total War: Rome II Mac
17 Age of Empires: Castle Siege Win, WP
Final Fantasy IV Win
Plunder Pirates iOS
18 Elminage Gothic Win
Endless Legend Win
Roundabout Win, Mac, Lin
19 D4 XBO
Tropico 5 Mac, Lin
Wasteland 2 Win, Mac, Lin
23 Ar nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star PS3
Arcana Heart 3: LOVE MAX!!!!! PS3, PSVita
CastleStorm: Definitive Edition PS4, XBO
Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies Win
Defense Grid 2 Win, XBO, PS4
Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes PS3, PS4. Win, WiiU, X360. XBO, iOS
FIFA 15 Win, PS3, PS4, X360, XBO, Wii, PSVita, 3DS, Android
Flockers Win, PS4, XBO
Frozen Synapse Prime PSVita
Gauntlet Win
Slender: The Arrival PSN
Stronghold Crusader II Win
24 Fenix Rage Win
Slender: The Arrival XBLA
25 Grid 2 Reloaded Edition Mac
Just Dance Now iOS, Android
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Mac
The Vanishing of Ethan Carter Win
Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL World Duel Carnival 3DS
26 Hyrule Warriors WiiU
KickBeat Special Edition XBO
Neverending Nightmares Win, Mac, Lin, Ouya
28 Massive Chalice Win, Mac, Lin
29 Outland Win
Starwhal: Just the Tip Win, Mac, Lin
30 Borderlands 2 Lin
Chariot PS4
Forza Horizon 2 XBO, X360
Futuridium EP Deluxe PS4, PSVita
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Win, PS4, XBO
Natural Doctrine PS3, PS4, PSVita
Persona 4 Arena Ultimax PS3, X360
Pier Solar HD Win, Mac, Lin, Ouya, PSN, PS4
Ranko Tsukigime's Longest Day PS3
Second Chance Heroes PS4
Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments Win, PS3, PS4, X360, XBO

October–December[edit]

Month Day Title Platform(s)
O
C
T
O
B
E
R
1 Chariot XBO
3 Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS 3DS
5 Skylanders: Trap Team 3DS, PS3, PS4, Wii, WiiU, X360, XBO
7 Alien: Isolation Win, PS3, PS4, X360, XBO
Costume Quest 2 Win
Divekick: Addition Edition + PS4, XBO
Driveclub PS4
Dust: An Elysian Tail PS4
NBA 2K15 Win, PS3, PS4, X360, XBO
Pix the Cat PS4, PSVita
Project Spark XBO, X360, Win
Spelunky PS4
Styx: Master of Shadows Win, PS4, XBO
Tenkai Knights: Brave Battle 3DS
Vib-Ribbon PSN, PSVita
9 Art of Balance WiiU
Final Fantasy XIII Win
10 Ryse: Son of Rome Win
11 The Keep 3DS
14 Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel! Win, PS3, X360
Defense Grid 2 Mac, Lin
Lone Survivor: The Director's Cut PS4
Minecraft PSVita
Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2 3DS, PS3, WiiU, X360
Peggle 2 PS4
Petz Beach 3DS
Petz Countryside 3DS
Poptropica: Forgotten Islands 3DS
Senran Kagura: Shinovi Versus PSVita
Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition PS4, XBO, Win
Tears to Tiara II: Heir of the Overlord PS3
The Evil Within Win, PS3, PS4, X360, XBO
The Walking Dead PS4, XBO
15 Angry Birds Transformers iOS
Killer Instinct: Season 2 XBO
Legend of Grimrock II Win
16 Paper Monster Recut WiiU
Lone Survivor WiiU
Sentinels of the Multiverse: The Video Game Droid, iOS
The Legend of Dark Witch 3DS
17 F.E.A.R. Online Win
20 République: Episode 3 iOS
21 Dreamfall Chapters: The Longest Journey Win, Mac, Lin, PS4
F1 2014 Win, PS3, X360
Fantasia: Music Evolved XBO, X360
Jagged Alliance: Flashback Win, Mac, Lin
Just Dance 2015 PS3, PS4, Wii, WiiU, X360, XBO
Need for Speed Rivals: Complete Edition PS3, PS4, Win, X360, XBO
Race the Sun PSN, PS4, PSVita
Samurai Warriors 4 PS3, PS4, PSVita
Shadow Warrior PS4, XBO
The Legend of Korra PSN, PS4, Win
The Voice: I Want You PS3, Wii, X360, WiiU
The Walking Dead: Season Two PS4, XBO
22 The Legend of Korra XBLA, XBO
23 Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones WiiU
Shantae and the Pirate's Curse 3DS
24 Bayonetta 2 WiiU
Civilization: Beyond Earth Win, Mac, Lin
Fantasy Life 3DS
Majestic Nights Win, Mac, iOS, Android
Pokémon Art Academy 3DS
26 How to Survive XBO
27 Dungeon of the Endless Win
Spacebase DF-9 Win
28 Big Hero 6 3DS
Costume Quest 2 PSN, PS4
Deadfall Adventures PS3
Freedom Wars PSVita
Lords of the Fallen Win, PS4, XBO
MX vs. ATV Supercross Win, X360, PS3, Mac, Lin
NBA Live 15 PS4, XBO
Power Rangers Super Megaforce 3DS
Skulls of the Shogun Ouya
Sunset Overdrive XBO
The Legend of Korra: A New Era Begins 3DS
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Danger of the Ooze PS3, X360, 3DS
The Unfinished Swan PS4, PSVita
WWE 2K15 PS3, X360
30 Angry Birds Transformers WP, Android
Costume Quest 2 Mac, Lin, WiiU, XBLA, XBO
Rock Zombie WiiU
Run Sackboy! Run! iOS
Transistor Mac, Lin
Woah Dave! 3DS, iOS, Win
31 Winx Club: Saving Alfea 3DS
N
O
V
E
M
B
E
R
3 Depth Win
4 BioShock Infinite: The Complete Edition X360, PS3
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Win, PS3, PS4, X360, XBO
Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley 3DS
How to Survive PS4
MotoGP 14 Win, PS3, X360, PSVita, PS4
Planes: Fire & Rescue Wii, NDS, WiiU, 3DS
Rocksmith 2014 PS4, XBO
The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth PS4, PSVita, Win, Mac, Lin
The Wolf Among Us PS4, XBO
6 Pier Solar HD WiiU
The Sailor's Dream iOS
The Swapper WiiU
7 Civilization Revolution 2 Android
Football Manager 2015 Win, Mac, Lin
11 Assassin's Creed Rogue PS3, X360
Assassin's Creed Unity Win, PS4, XBO
Candy Crush Soda Saga iOS, Android
Digimon All-Star Rumble PS3, X360
Five Nights at Freddy's 2 Win
Halo: The Master Chief Collection XBO
Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Win, PS3, PS4, WiiU, X360, XBO, 3DS, PSVita
Retro City Rampage DX PS4
Senran Kagura: Bon Appétit! PSVita
Shape Up XBO
Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric WiiU
Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal 3DS
Tales of Hearts R PSVita
Terraria PS4
Toybox Turbos Win
Tropico 5 X360
Valkyria Chronicles Win
12 Chariot Win
13 Five Nights at Freddy's 2 Android
Picross e5 3DS
Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 Win, PS3, PS4, X360, XBO
Tengami WiiU
World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor Win, Mac
XCOM: Enemy Within iOS, Android
14 Pure Pool XBO
Terraria XBO
This War of Mine Win, Mac, Lin
Toybox Turbos PSN, XBLA
18 Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom 3DS, PS3, PSVita, Win, X360
Company of Heroes 2 - Ardennes Assault Win
Dragon Age: Inquisition Win, PS3, PS4, X360, XBO
Escape Dead Island Win, PS3, X360
Far Cry 4 Win, PS3, PS4, X360, XBO
Grand Theft Auto V PS4, XBO
Grand Theft Auto Online PS4, XBO
Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F 2nd PS3, PSVita
LittleBigPlanet 3 PS3, PS4
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor PS3, X360
Never Alone Win, PS4, XBO
Rabbids Invasion: The Interactive TV Show X360, XBO, PS4
Rollers of the Realm PS4, PSVita, Win
Watch Dogs WiiU
WWE 2K15 PS4, XBO
20 Alphadia Genesis WiiU
Five Nights at Freddy's 2 iOS
Shadows: Heretic Kingdoms Win
21 Kinetic Void Win, Mac, Lin
Pier Solar HD XBO
Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire 3DS
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U WiiU
Thomas Was Alone XBO
25 Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed PS4
Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions Win, PSN, PS4, Mac, Lin
Haunted House: Cryptic Graves Win
Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth 3DS
Penguins of Madagascar 3DS, WiiU
Tales from the Borderlands - Episode 1: Zer0 Sum Win, PSN, PS4
Thomas Was Alone PS4, WiiU
Valiant Hearts: The Great War Android
26 Civilization: Beyond Earth Mac
Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions XBLA, XBO
Tales from the Borderlands - Episode 1: Zer0 Sum XBO
27 Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath iOS
Proun+ iOS
Godus Android
28 Emergency 5 Win
D
E
C
E
M
B
E
R
1 Class of Heroes 2G PS3
2 Fantasy Hero Unsigned Legacy PSVita
Final Horizon PS4, PSVita
Game of Thrones - Episode 1: Iron From Ice Win, Mac, PS4
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix PS3
Secret Ponchos PS4
The Crew Win, PS4, XBO, X360
3 Chivalry: Medieval Warfare PS3, X360
Game of Thrones - Episode 1: Iron From Ice XBO, X360
I Am Bread Win
Tales from the Borderlands - Episode 1: Zer0 Sum XBLA
Tomb Raider II iOS
4 Dead State Win
Game of Thrones - Episode 1: Iron From Ice iOS
5 Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker WiiU
Five Nights at Freddy's WP
Five Nights at Freddy's 2 WP
Limbo XBO
NES Remix Pack WiiU
Ultimate NES Remix 3DS
Threes XBO
9 Game of Thrones - Episode 1: Iron From Ice PS3
Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams - Director's Cut PS4
Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris Win, PS4, XBO
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy 3DS
Suikoden PSN, PSVita
Suikoden II PSN, PSVita
10 Elegy for a Dead World Win
Marvel Contest of Champions Droid, iOS
Minecraft WP
11 BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend Win
Candy Crush Saga WP
Final Fantasy XIII-2 Win
Hazumi 3DS
Scrolls Win, Mac, Android
The Talos Principle Win, Mac, Lin
Xeodrifter 3DS
12 Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams - Director's Cut XBO
The King of Fighters '98 Ultimate Match Final Edition Win
Metro 2033 Redux Lin
Metro: Last Light Redux Lin
16 Elite: Dangerous Win
Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- PS3, PS4
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft Android
Loadout PS4
Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee HD PSVita
SimCity BuildIt iOS, Android
17 Brothers in Arms 3: Sons of War iOS, Android
Kalimba XBO
18 Civilization: Beyond Earth Lin
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars Android
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Win
Plenty of Fishies WiiU
19 Assetto Corsa Win
Sportsfriends Win
20 Luftrausers Amazon Fire TV
21 The Telltale Games Collection XBO
23 Resogun PS3, PSVita
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Android
Trine Enchanted Edition PS4
25 Duck Hunt WiiU
Mario Party Advance WiiU
Shantae and the Pirate's Curse WiiU
Super Mario World: Super Mario Advance 2 WiiU

Highest critically reviewed games (Metacritic)[edit]

Number Video Game Developer Publisher Platform Release Date Average score Number of reviews Refs
1 Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Sora Ltd.
Bandai Namco Games
Nintendo Wii U November 21 92 68 reviews [2]
2 Dark Souls 2 From Software Namco Bandai Games Playstation 3 March 11 91 69 reviews [3]
3 Bayonetta 2 Platinum Games Nintendo Wii U October 23 91 68 reviews [4]
4 Kentucky Route Zero - Act III Cardboard Computer Cardboard Computer PC May 6 91 6 reviews [5]
5 Shovel Knight Yacht Club Games Yacht Club Games Nintendo 3DS June 26 90 9 reviews [6]
6 Dragon Age: Inquisition BioWare Electronic Arts Playstation 4 November 18 89 43 reviews [7]
7 Out of the Park Baseball 15 Out Of The Park Developments Out Of The Park Developments PC April 21 89 8 reviews [8]
8 The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth Nicalis Nicalis PC November 4 89 7 reviews [9]
9 Child of Light Ubisoft Montreal Ubisoft Playstation 3 April 29 89 6 reviews [10]
10 Mario Kart 8 Nintendo EAD Nintendo Wii U May 30 88 82 reviews [11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://twitter.com/AdamBaldwin/status/504801169638567936
  2. ^ "Reviews for Super Smash Bros. fot Wii U". Metacritic. Retrieved 2015-01-13. 
  3. ^ "Reviews for Dark Souls 2". Metacritic. 
  4. ^ "Reviews for Bayonetta 2". Metacritic. Retrieved 2015-01-13. 
  5. ^ "Reviews for Kentucky Route Zero - Act III". Metacritic. Retrieved 2015-01-13. 
  6. ^ "Reviews for Shovel Knight". Metacritic. Retrieved 2015-01-13. 
  7. ^ "Reviews for Dragon Age: Inquisition". Metacritic. Retrieved 2015-01-13. 
  8. ^ "Reviews for Out of the Park Baseball 15". Metacritic. Retrieved 2015-01-13. 
  9. ^ "Reviews for The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth". Metacritic. Retrieved 2015-01-13. 
  10. ^ "Reviews for Child of Light". Metacritic. Retrieved 2015-01-13. 
  11. ^ "Reviews for Mario Kart 8". Metacritic. Retrieved 2015-01-13. 

External links[edit]

  • Most popular 2014 video game articles viewed on Wikipedia, with user comments on traffic jumps - The latest statistics can be found on Wikitop