In 2010, the video game industry experienced several significant events, including:
The launch of the iPad: Apple’s iPad was released in 2010, and its touch screen and portability made it a popular platform for mobile gaming.
The release of Red Dead Redemption: Developed by Rockstar San Diego, Red Dead Redemption was released in 2010 for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The open-world Western action-adventure game was praised for its story, characters, and gameplay.
The launch of the Kinect: Microsoft launched the Kinect in 2010, a motion-sensing peripheral for the Xbox 360 that allowed players to control games using their body movements.
The rise of social gaming: Social gaming continued to gain popularity in 2010, with games like FarmVille and CityVille attracting millions of players on Facebook.
The closure of several high-profile studios: Unfortunately, 2010 also saw the closure of several major studios, including Bizarre Creations, Pandemic Studios, and Black Rock Studio.
Overall, 2010 was a year of mixed fortunes for the video game industry, with the launch of new platforms and influential games like Red Dead Redemption, the rise of social and mobile gaming, and the closure of several notable studios.
Video Games Released in 2010:
Here is our enormous collection of video games released in 2010 and detailed information on each. As always, new games are added to this collection regularly.
Click on a game listing to find out much more about it.