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The 5 Best Video Games of 2014

The 5 Best Video Games of 2014

The release of the PS4 and Xbox One made 2014 an exciting time for all video game fans. The new consoles gave everyone the chance to play games in beautifully stunning graphics that had not been seen before. Great graphics and new console mean nothing if the games are not any good. Luckily, 2014 was still filled with a wide variety of great games. These are the five best video games released in 2014.


Titanfall was one of the first big games released for the Xbox One. The game is a first-person shooter that allows you to control a mechanized solider. While there is not a single player campaign, Titanfall still became one of the best games of 2014 due to a great online multiplayer mode.

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is an action-adventure game set in the same open world as the Lord of the Rings films. The time gap between the films and game means you do not need to know any back story before playing Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. The introduction of the nemesis system is something never seen in video games before. The nemesis system allows the non-playable character in the game to remember the deaths of other characters to create a truly unique experience for everyone.

Mario Kart 8

Video game fans have been having fun with Mario Kart for over 20 years, and Mario Kart 8 may be the best in the series. The beautiful graphics found in this game is what truly sets it apart from the other games released in 2014. While you can enjoy playing Mario Kart 8 online with other players, it is a lot more fun to play with a group of friends in the same room.

Super Smash Bros. 4

Super Smash Bros. 4 is another great that only gets better when you play it with a group of friends. The ability to beat up a group of friends with your favorite video game characters is a thrilling experience that you can only get with Super Smash Bros. 4.


Destiny combines first-person shooting gameplay with role-playing elements in a science fiction world to create a one of most unique games of 2014. You are forced to work with other players to advance in the story mode. You can also face off against everyone online in the competitive multiplayer modes. The massive online world in Destiny has never been seen before in a console shooter.