While the PS4 remains our overall preferred choice in the next-gen console race, the Xbox One's significant first-year course corrections -- including a welcome holiday price drop -- make it a better deal than ever, and a much better bargain than when it first debuted.
It's finally time we can recommend purchasing a new or next-generation console. PlayStation 4 and Xbox One have officially hit their stride and odds are you can find a starter bundle that won't break the bank either.
Sunset Overdrive is thoroughly fun and offers a guilt-free, action-packed campaign. Both its styling and personality are impressively realized -- it's smart, and comically self-aware.
Dragon Age Inquisition isn't perfect -- but pretty close and very easily the best in the series by a wide margin.
Certainly an acquired taste, The Evil Within is sure to satiate the horror fanatic. For those with an appetite for an investment-heavy exploit through the mind of a madman, The Evil Within is more than capable, even with a few bumps along the way.
The Xbox One Media Remote is a must-have accessory that makes it much easier to accept a gaming console as the hub of your living room.
FIFA 15 is easily the most realistic soccer game out there, even if it at times feels a bit over-the-top.
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.
There's fun to be had with Dying Light, but it's not going to breathe new life into a genre that's essentially on life support.
This USB tuner means Xbox One owners can watch TV via their console without switching TV input, and use voice controls too.
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Watch Dogs manages to impress at times, but its overly ambitious promise is never fully realized. There's a lot of fluff baked into the experience that might leave some disappointed and wanting more.