Most racing sims are all about getting somewhere quickly, but Forza Horizon 2 is filled with moments where you can enjoy the scenery and culture surrounding the cars.
Though the new Xbox 360 certainly addresses most of the concerns we've had with the versions before it, we don't think it warrants a purchase if you already own an Xbox 360 in working order with an HDMI-out port and a hard drive.
Now that Blu-ray has become the pre-eminent high-definition standard for discs, the Xbox 360 has yet to support it, but it still remains an excellent game console with a superior game library and online experience.
If you're not ready to splurge on Logitech's wireless headset, the Plantronics GameCom Halo 2 Edition is the next best thing.
Stellar writing and a host of small improvements help Borderlands 2 stand tall on the shoulders of its predecessor.