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Game of the Year 2020

Each year our readers vote on their favourite games by clicking the heart symbol on each game page. Parents, carers and the wider family come to make their voices heard about the games that matter to them. While this may differ from other critic-selected or more commercially minded game awards, we like to think that the Family Video Game Database game of the year is the one that families pick for themselves.

The top game of 2020 as picked by Family Video Game Database readers is:


Top 10 Games of the Year 2020

The top 10 games of 2020 as picked by Family Video Game Database readers are:


Games of the Year 2019

The top 10 games of 2019 as picked by Family Video Game Database readers are:


Games of the Year 2018

The top 10 games of 2018 as picked by Family Video Game Database readers are:


Games of the Year 2017

The top 10 games of 2017 as picked by Family Video Game Database readers are:


Games of the Year 2016

The top 10 games of 2016 as picked by Family Video Game Database readers are:


Games of the Year 2015

The top 10 games of 2015 as picked by Family Video Game Database readers are:


Games of the Year 2014

The top 10 games of 2014 as picked by Family Video Game Database readers are:


Games of the Year 2013

The top 10 games of 2013 as picked by Family Video Game Database readers are:


Games of the Year 2012

The top 10 games of 2012 as picked by Family Video Game Database readers are:


Games of the Year 2011

The top 10 games of 2011 as picked by Family Video Game Database readers are:


Games of the Year 2010

The top 10 games of 2010 as picked by Family Video Game Database readers are:


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The information on this database is designed to support and complement the in-depth discussion and advice about video game "addiction", violence, spending and online safety in the Taming Gaming book. If you have any concerns or questions in these areas, email our editor who is quick to respond or can arrange for a one-to-one conversation.

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