Persona 5 Royal was the best game released in 2020, according to critics

The consensus of professional game reviewers is that Persona 5 Royal was the very best title released in the year 2020.

Review aggregator website Metacritic has published an article on the best reviewed videogames of 2020, with PlayStation 4 releases claiming the top three spots.

Gritty post-apocalyptic survival game The Last of Us Part II is in the number two position after recently dominating the 2020 Game Awards in the US, including being named game of the year.

Metacritic's list includes reviews of games released on PC, Nintendo Switch (NS), PlayStation 4 (PS4), Xbox One (XB1), PlayStation 5 (PS5) and Xbox Series X, but only includes titles with seven or more reviews from professional critics.

The top five best reviewed games of 2020:

  1. Persona 5 Royal (PS4)
  2. The Last of Us Part II (PS4)
  3. Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age (PS4)
  4. Hades (NS)
  5. Half-Life: Alyx (PC)

Honourable mentions (all the other games with an average rating of 90 or more):