Top 10 Best Video Games of 2019

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  • Published on Dec 8, 2019
  • I think it’s safe to say; 2019 had no shortage of amazing games. What a way to close off the decade. Welcome to WatchMojo, and today, we’re counting down our picks for the Top 10 Best Video Games of 2019. For this list, we’re naming off our favorite games that consider to be the best of the best of 2019. Normally for our best of the year, we exclude any late ports, remasters or expansions of any kind. However, in the case of Resident Evil 2, we ruled that since it’s gameplay doesn’t resemble the original in any way; It will appear on this list.
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  • Dave Thibault
    Dave Thibault Month ago +718

    Holy moley you guys, this year was incredibly tough to bring down to just 10, there were so many games I wanted to add on here but couldn't cause the list was too full; Outer Wilds, Cadence of Hyrule, Borderlands 3, Metro Exodus, Anthem, Bloodstained ... Nah I'm just kidding about that 2nd last one. But still, let me know what your top 10 Games of the Year are.

    • Goldpluto
      Goldpluto 6 days ago

      Is it just me that I know this is sooo fake in TheXvid rewind what about minecraft and fortnite burh

    • Akirex 5000
      Akirex 5000 26 days ago

      Astral Chain

    • MLG GAMER
      MLG GAMER 27 days ago

      Also I don't understand something. Death Stranding was an honourable mention but nobody in the office liked it? So why's it a honourable mention? *scratches head* I guess to avoid bias I suppose. Also totally love the suit dude.

    • MLG GAMER
      MLG GAMER 27 days ago

      Totally understand. When you have a really good year of gaming, ranking is tough. This might have been one of the best years if even you guys had a tough time debating the list. Definitely a great way to end the year and the decade

    • Baby Yoda
      Baby Yoda 28 days ago

      Dave Thibault jedi fallen order

  • Darth Kermit
    Darth Kermit 17 hours ago

    So many times I’ve thought of refunding my Cyberpunk 2077 pre-order..

  • Dannii Carter
    Dannii Carter Day ago

    I wonder why watch MOJO didn't like death stranding

  • The More You Know
    The More You Know 3 days ago

    Ayy my boy Sekiro at number 1! 🔥 Would appreciate if you check my first vid out on my channel and tell me what you think!

  • AlveTraZ
    AlveTraZ 4 days ago

    Is control made by 505 games? Isnt that terraria's maker?

  • Erik akos Löfgren
    Erik akos Löfgren 4 days ago

    5 astral chain
    4 luigi's mansion 3
    3 dmc 3
    2 fire emblem three houses
    1 star wars jfo

  • Andrea Jasmine
    Andrea Jasmine 6 days ago

    exiraordinary

  •  6 days ago

    Responsibie

  • Caroline Aaliyah
    Caroline Aaliyah 6 days ago

    Nice Games

  • Hircine
    Hircine 7 days ago

    My dumb brother says Forknife and League of Garbage are "best games ever" because they have the most player base by numbers OMEGALUL dumbest thing i've ever heard

  • Finnegan Laurin 27
    Finnegan Laurin 27 7 days ago

    Holy crap. I think I almost had a heart attack when I saw Super Mario Maker 2 in the honorable mentions.

  • Michael Man
    Michael Man 7 days ago

    They show anime hentai and indie ahahaha.....where are the masterpieces?... where is Metro Exodus.... what a joke of channel

  • Adalynn Faith
    Adalynn Faith 7 days ago

    Imaginative Games

  • Isla Sophie
    Isla Sophie 7 days ago

    Supportive Games

  • Creeper Craft
    Creeper Craft 10 days ago +1

    Roses are red, Dantdm is blue
    I like video games and you do too!

  • tager 520
    tager 520 11 days ago

    Sekiro is so hard but i have trainer 🤗

  • Jensboy007
    Jensboy007 11 days ago

    No days gone

  • roblox noob
    roblox noob 13 days ago

    Roblox!

  • Saika Asashi
    Saika Asashi 13 days ago

    Okay with everything beside Gear V for being your commin AAA games franchise that became stale 3 year ago, and Sekiro for being technically faulty as hell.

  • Everybody Hates Kevin
    Everybody Hates Kevin 14 days ago

    a plague tale: innocence?

  • Maj Aquino
    Maj Aquino 14 days ago +4

    2019 was the peak of Remastered games, it was awesome

  • Prince Vegeta
    Prince Vegeta 15 days ago

    Does anybody think there should be any call of duty games

  • cavalierSpace 30
    cavalierSpace 30 15 days ago

    Where is Astral chain? It was incredible!

  • Wrenchguy
    Wrenchguy 15 days ago

    Capcom lowkey really did have the best games last year and i feel like no one is talking about it. Well they are but it doesn't feel like it

  • cavalierSpace 30
    cavalierSpace 30 15 days ago +1

    Top 10 mimics in video games?

  • Vince Chrudimák
    Vince Chrudimák 16 days ago

    Metro exodus?? Anybody remembers it??

  • Gian Marzo
    Gian Marzo 16 days ago +2

    Cod mw 2019 😢

  • Lambdadelta
    Lambdadelta 16 days ago +4

    if nobody in the office liked Death's Stranding, then why is it on the Honorable Mentions list? 🤔

    • Clint Beasthood
      Clint Beasthood 7 days ago

      Because his fan base can be a bit.. rabid. I'm sure they also have to give credit to the production value of the game. It was a really big budget game, even if it was absolute monotonous garbage.

    • Samantha Clyde
      Samantha Clyde 13 days ago +1

      My thought exactly.... You know, Watchmojo, you can dislike a Kojima game, it is not against the law! :p

  • Crazy Jay
    Crazy Jay 16 days ago

    wth where is Call of Duty Modern Warfare????

  • Arzhang Game
    Arzhang Game 17 days ago +3

    Wow. Metro Exodus is not even an honorable mention.
    Disappointing. That game was great.

  • Front Row Reviews
    Front Row Reviews 17 days ago +2

    Apex Legends has the same weapons as Titanfall 2

  • favourite dogegamer
    favourite dogegamer 17 days ago

    I was Just comin here to check if apex was on the list cause it deserves to be

  • Chingun Mendbayar
    Chingun Mendbayar 18 days ago +2

    2 respawn entertainment games in one list. I salute fellas at Respawn.

  • João Carvalho
    João Carvalho 18 days ago

    "About Death Stranding... no one liked it". Whelp, disliked! The game is a masterpiece.

  • 9Ice By Miro
    9Ice By Miro 18 days ago

    If these are really top 10 games very disappointed

  • Aran Erem
    Aran Erem 18 days ago

    Resident evil 2 remake was the best

  • Jackaboyy
    Jackaboyy 18 days ago

    1. Baba is You

  • MH
    MH 20 days ago

    trash LULW

  • perindukalbu -
    perindukalbu - 20 days ago

    Dante is so cool & badass , I like every cutscene from DMC ..

  • Blitzkrieg1605
    Blitzkrieg1605 20 days ago

    Veteran of Dark Souls 1-3 and all their DLC. Sekiro is a big steaming pile of shit. I am not some pansy ass afraid to say it. Just one way to play it with no character customization, reliance on parry (you don't parry you fail), requires insane twitchy reflexes from a 12 year old on monster energy, recycled mini bosses with meaningless rewards, utterly BROKEN stealth (I simply can't take it seriously as a stealth game. I had so many laugh out loud moments because of the stupidity of the AI during stealth), they decided to use the Souls camera style in a game where you fight multiple enemies instead of the DMC style camera thus making you constantly die from enemies off screen. And the worst part. Every failure/ success feels like luck. I never feel like I'm improving after getting smacked by a boss 50 times or by a random group of mobs. It always feels like RNG. Did the boss take a break after that attack? Did he do that strong difficult to avoid attack multiple times or just once? Did I miss that parry by 5 milliseconds? Do I have only one or three off camera enemies? I swear, 90% of the people who praise Sekiro like this haven't beaten it even once.

  • Alexander Ström
    Alexander Ström 21 day ago

    A plague tale innocence was fire as well

  • Garrett P
    Garrett P 21 day ago

    Very shocked KH3. Why would you put Death Stranding on the list if none of you liked it?

  • visioncom15
    visioncom15 22 days ago

    no modern warfare.........ok

  • Amanda Medina
    Amanda Medina 22 days ago +2

    Wow......the fact that no one like Death Stranding in the Mojo office is just.......pitiful. Sure the game isn't for everyone but it is none than less a masterpiece. Sorry but apparently they can only handle the NONE COMPLEX games.

    • Amanda Medina
      Amanda Medina 20 days ago

      @Jeremy Allen I loved the game the instant I popped that disc into my PS4. I'm not being bias because I'm a Kojima fan girl, I loved the game for it's narrative and uniqueness. This game is just like "Journey" from the PS3. The only difference is that Death Stranding has more concept and it's story driven. Journey was more simplistic but yet it was praised by critics and players being called a "Masterpiece". Death Stranding is just like Journey only 20 times bigger. 🤷🏼‍♂️ This is what I mean by Bias critics.

    • Jeremy Allen
      Jeremy Allen 20 days ago +1

      I agree. Once I started playing Death Stranding I had to finish it before touching any other game, just couldn't tear myself away from it. I played offline, so I had to build and repair everything myself. Felt more rewarding that way. That last delivery was rough.

  • solid
    solid 22 days ago

    LOL Fallen order is on the list!?!? Its buggy, unpolished and the combat and exploration feels like its just stolen from games like uncharted and god of war. Not even to mention that you only get like 10 minutes of story inbetween 4 hours of gameplay every time and with boring characters

  • Zeemanhuismerk
    Zeemanhuismerk 22 days ago +2

    Control is much better then people make it out to be

  • pizza punk
    pizza punk 23 days ago

    dave?

  • Bryan Turnbow
    Bryan Turnbow 24 days ago +2

    I was outraged that Breath of the Wild wasn’t featured... I realized my mistake...

  • waypointavenger
    waypointavenger 24 days ago +3

    Even though I found World War Z to be a really fun and challenging game of 2019, I was surprised to see it didn't make it onto this list.

  • mysteryman1085
    mysteryman1085 24 days ago

    You have to want to play Death Stranding to enjoy it

  • Desmond Kelly
    Desmond Kelly 24 days ago

    Gears 5 would be in my top ten, also Void Bastards

  • Jay scorpion gaming Anderson

    where the hell is fortnite

  • George Stan
    George Stan 24 days ago

    damn you are a genuine geek , youre pics are shityy

  • Michiel Debrabandere
    Michiel Debrabandere 24 days ago

    Days gone???

  • Dinyo Ivanov
    Dinyo Ivanov 25 days ago

    do you know what is hospital?

  • SUVOJIT MAITY
    SUVOJIT MAITY 25 days ago

    cartoon games, haha

  • Chipster321
    Chipster321 25 days ago +13

    “For these reasons Resident Evil 2 will be eligible for this list.”
    Me: So in short, it’s on the list and don’t question it. Got it.

  • Saad Faisal
    Saad Faisal 26 days ago +1

    Is no one going to talk about how terrible their apex legends gameplay was

  • Shay Kitoffe
    Shay Kitoffe 26 days ago +1

    2:55 "its been a long time since we've had a good Star Wars game. When was the last Star Wars game??"
    -BattleFront II on the PS2.
    -Knights Of The Old Republic on regular Xbox and PC. I guess I know what you mean.... That was a long time ago....

  • Akirex 5000
    Akirex 5000 26 days ago +5

    Astral Chain should at least have been an honorable mention