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Monday 20 October 2014

World's 50 best video games - from Angry Birds to Gran Turismo

How much fun can you have on your sofa?

Gran Turismo 5
The most realistic driving sim ever not only includes hundreds of painstakingly modelled motors, but also sets them loose on perfectly replicated versions of the world's best race tracks, from Suzuka Circuit to the Nürburgring Nordschleife.
Platform PS3 How much £49.99
L.A. Noire
'Cases in this 1940s cop thriller get more captivating as the game progresses,' says Caleb Cox. 'Comb crime scenes, chase suspects and finally interrogate them. The unbelievable facial graphics and well-written script set it apart.'
Platform PS3, Xbox 360 How much £44.99
Call of Duty: Black Ops
While Black Ops' largely forgettable single-player campaign might have faded into obscurity, its multiplayer lives on. Recent downloads add ever more varied content.
Platform PS3, Xbox 360, PC How much £54.99

Click 'More Pictures' to launch our guide to the 50 best video games.

This week's panel:

Guy Cocker is editor of gaming website GameSpot UK (;

Caleb Cox writes about games and gadgets for top tech website Reg Hardware (;

Rob Hearn is editor of mobile and handheld gaming website Pocket Gamer (

Do you agree with our panel's top 50? Leave your comments and suggestions below.

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