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The top 10 video games of 2017

Mario ran amok in New Donk City, a cat dropped out of college, and Angel Carter haunted What Remains of Edith Finch. But it was the mighty Zelda who took video gaming – and cooking – to a new dimension
Landmark title … The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Photograph: Nintendo

10. Uncharted: The Lost Legacy (Sony, PS4)

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy Photograph: PR Company Handout

When Uncharted hero Nathan Drake strode off into the sunset last year, it seemed the great cinematic adventure series was over. But no! Developer Naughty Dog has crafted an exciting and amusing new title around two of Drake’s cohorts – Chloe and Nadine – as they hunt down a holy relic in wartorn India. While the game has a “greatest hits” feel in its use of familiar destructive set pieces, the dynamic between the leads and some new gameplay features ensure that this standalone spin-off truly does stand alone.

9. Nex Machina (Housemarque, PC/PS4)

Nex Machina
Twin-stick blaster … Nex Machina.

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