Top 10 Rated Metacritic Games For 2010 So Far

The first quarter of 2010 has undoubtedly seen an amazing line-up of titles from all three console manufacturers. From January to March, there were no signs of any software droughts in the forseeable future. Mass Effect 2 took the first month of the year by a record storm while games like Bayonetta, MAG, and Darksiders were all serious head turners. February, however, was not going to be outdone as games such as Heavy Rain, Bioshock 2, No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggles and Dante’s Inferno kept the excitement on full throttle.

Despite the amazing gaming experience offered from the first two months of 2010, March was arguably the best gaming month this year as the ever-popular Battlefield: Bad Company 2 started things off with a bang. Games like MLB 10: The Show, Red Steel 2, Just Cause 2, Final Fantasy XIII, Yakuza 3, Moto GP 09/10, and megaton hit GOD OF WAR III all made an appearance in March. March was crazy!

Now that all the smoke has cleared and we look ahead to the 2nd quarter of the year, let’s take a look back at how the top rated games of Q1 2010 stood up against each other. With so many great titles already on retails shelves for 2010, unfortunately all these games could not be squeezed into the top 10 highest rated games.

Based on games rated on metacritic here are the top 10 rated games of 2010, so far:

MASS EFFECT 2 – 96% – Xbox 360
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GOD OF WAR III – 93% – PS3
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MLB 10: THE SHOW – 90% – PS3
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BAYONETTA – 90% – PS3/Xbox 360
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CAVE STORY – 90% – Wii
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BATTLEFIELD: BAD COMPANY 2 – 88% – PS3/Xbox 360
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BIOSHOCK 2 – 88% – PS3/Xbox 360
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HEAVY RAIN – 87% – PS3
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NO MORE HEROES 2: DESPERATE STRUGGLES – 86% – Wii
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FINAL FANTASY XIII – 84% – PS3/Xbox 360
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Please note that these metacritic scores can change at a moments notice and might reflect averages which differ from our above listing. The above listing is according to metacritic prior to article post.

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