On PS4, PS5 and XBox. Our Pick of the Best Video Games of 2020 for Christmas

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We have selected ten titles among the best video games of the year 2020

Christmas is coming and you want to give video games. Are you hesitating? You will find your happiness among these titles released in 2020, which we have tested and selected for you!

Christmas is approaching and you want to please by offering, or by treating yourself, video games, among the best released in 2020 on PlayStation 4Playstation 5  or Xbox?

You’re hesitating between a big open-world adventure game, like the highly anticipated  Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, or a fun little game for family fun, like the cute Sackboy or the irresistible Animal Crossing.

Do you prefer Spider-Man, Dragon Ball or Final Fantasy?  Or do you want to play a game of basketball on  NBA 2K21 ? No problem, we have what you need in stock, here is our selection of the  10 best video games of 2020 for Christmas!

Spider-Man Miles Morales: action and spectacle on PS4 and PS5

Spider-Man Miles Morales
Spider-Man Miles Morales (©Marvel 2020)

Spider-Man Miles Morales is a sublime game, for teens and adults, exclusively on PlayStationIf running on PS4Spider-Man Miles Morales is the big launch game for PlayStation 5 . A dime a dozen action, a great adventure also in the streets of New York, fights against criminals or against formidable bosses. A real blockbuster.

Final Fantasy VII Remake: Myths Never Die

Final Fantasy VII Remake.
Final Fantasy VII Remake. (©Square-Enix)

Originally released for the PlayStation first named in 1997, Final Fantasy VII is considered by many to be the best role-playing game (or RPG) of all time. Square-Enix, released in April 2020, Final Fantasy VII Remake, as a temporary exclusive on PS4. With its French voices and breathtaking cinematics, the game does justice to its original model, by sublimating it. The only downside: this is only the first part of the adventure, the rest will come later …

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Dress Up a Viking, on PS4, PS5 and XBox

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla.
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. (©Ubisoft)

The new Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, on Playstation and Xbox, takes us on a thrilling adventure among the VikingsA grandiose, immense, almost infinite game. With a good dose of action, infiltration as in all Assassin’s Creed of the series. Hours and hours of play, adventure, looting, in the skin of Eivor, aboard his drakkar …

Animal Crossing New Horizons: the limitless “escape” formula

Animal Crossing New Horizons.
Animal Crossing New Horizons. (©Nintendo)

He couldn’t have been better! Animal Crossing New Horizons was released on Nintendo Switch in March. He quickly became the best friend of millions of players during the lockdown. Develop your paradise island, fish, harvest fruit, decorate your village or your house, go shopping, all without enemies or game-over …. This “idleness simulator” is perfect for a change of scenery, without leaving the living room.

NBA 2K21: the cult basketball game, even more, impressive on PS5

NBA 2K21
NBA 2K21 (©DR)

Another game that will keep you busy for hours and hours. NBA 2K21 has become essential. It’s not just basketball players who love it. Many console gamers, who don’t play the sport in real life, are addicted to it. The PS5 (and Xbox) version which has just been released further enriches the game considerably, graphically speaking and in terms of content.

Dragon Ball Z Kakarot: the manga in which you are the hero

Dragon Ball Z Kakarot.
Dragon Ball Z Kakarot. (©Bandaï Namco)

While the popularity of this 35-year-old series is never empty, undoubtedly revived by its recent Dragon Ball Super sequel… With Dragon Ball Z Kakarot, Bandai-Namco serves us here the best adaptation of the Dragon Ball manga, with this RPG in open-world. Reunite with Goku, Vegeta, Piccolo and face off against Frieza, Cell or Buu in what is simply the best recreation of the original material. On PS4, Xbox One and PC.

Ghost of Tsushima: a murderous trip to the land of the samurai

Ghost of Tsushima
Ghost of Tsushima, an exclusive on the Sony Playstation

A very nice Sony exclusive on PlayStationGhost of Tsushima immerses you in the world of samurai in medieval Japan. In the shoes of Jin Sakai, you fight against the invasion of the Mongols, you liberate your island and give freedom to your oppressed people. Action, lots of sword fighting, stealth, awesome cutscenes, this game is a nugget.

Marvel’s Avengers: Superhero Costume Fits So Well

Marvel’s Avengers.
Marvel’s Avengers. (©Square Enix)

Riding on the success of the MCU in the cinema, Square-Enix and Crystal Dynamics offer us here an adventure game that plunges us alongside Thor, Iron-Man, Hulk, The Black Widow… They are alongside Kamala Khan (alias Miss Marvel), a teenage girl who must reunite the Avengers to save the worldIn this Marvel’s Avengers, despite some flaws, the action is sustained, and the story captivating, sometimes more than that of the Marvel films. To discover on PS4, Xbox One, PC and Stadia.

The Last Of Us II: one of the most anticipated games of 2020

The Last Of Us 2
The Last Of Us 2 (©Sony)

It was one of the most anticipated games of 2020, exclusive to PlayStationThe Last Of Us 2 didn’t disappoint and delighted all Ellie and Joël fans. The game is superb, the story is captivating, you fill up with emotions throughout the adventure. Long hours of play, lots of thrills, a monument of video games, which you must have done at least once in your life.

Sackboy: a platform game for the whole family, on PS4 and PS5

Sackboy A BIg Adventure
Sackboy A BIg Adventure (©DR)

Games for the whole family are not legion on PlayStation so, when you have one on hand and it’s great, you don’t miss it! Sackboy: A Big Adventure is a nice platform game for young and old on PS4 and PS5. To put it simply, we could find a lot in common with Mario Bros. You must advance your little character in a world full of obstacles, to face a nasty boss and free your friends trapped …

Yakuza: Like a Dragon, Japan larger than life

Yakuza : Like a dragon
Yakuza : Like a dragon (©DR)

We end our overview in style. You could almost say that we saved the best for last !? Radical changes for the 7th episode of the Yakuza series: the hero Kazuma Kiryu gives way to a new kid, Ichiban Kasuga, the action game becomes a role-playing game (RPG), after the district of Kamurocho, here we are in Yokohama …

With its ubiquitous humour, but serious subjects that are also discussed, with its gargantuan content, Yakuza Like a Dragon is the best episode of the series, and a serious contender for the title of game of the same year. On PS4, Xbox One and Series X / S, PC. And to learn more about the Yakuza series, you can also get this book from the French publisher Third Editions 

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