Video Games

Bloodborne (PlayStation 4)
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Bloodborne ( PlayStation 4)

Meticulously designed for a very specific hardcore audience, Bloodborne is a marvel along those parameters. But if you're the type of player looking for a way to unwind through a game, look the other way.

The Order: 1886 (PlayStation 4)
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The Order: 1886 ( PlayStation 4)

The Order: 1886 is a beautiful and impressive technical achievement, but it's also chock-full of frustrating control issues. Odd pacing and a less than compelling storyline don't help either.

Dying Light (Xbox One)
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Dying Light ( Xbox One)

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.

Evolve (PC)
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Evolve ( PC)

Evolve is a welcome evolution from the Turtle Rock Studios team and a refreshing kind of title that you likely haven't experienced before, introducing excellent four-versus-one action that can be enjoyed on- or offline.

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker (Wii U)
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Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker ( Wii U)

It's not the meatiest offering that Nintendo games usually offer, but Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker is totally accessible and undeniably fun to play. The games ends a little sooner than we expected and a few control scheme decisions have us wishing for more customization.

Kingdom Rush Origins (iPad)
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Kingdom Rush Origins ( iPad)

Fast and exciting strategic gameplay makes Kingdom Rush Origins a must-have pick for tower-defense fans.

5 stars Editors' rating on December 2, 2014
3 stars User rating out of 1 vote

MSRP: $4.99

Nintendo Wii U Deluxe Set
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Nintendo Wii U Deluxe Set

The Wii U has shaken off some of its initial growing pains to become a superior kid and family console, with a limited but excellent lineup of exclusive games you won't find anywhere else.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on November 26, 2014
3.8 stars User rating out of 21 votes
WWE 2K15 (PlayStation 4)
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WWE 2K15 ( PlayStation 4)

WWE 2k15 is a hard game to recommend to someone who isn't a wrestling fan and it's not without its issues, but if you know the difference between an Enziguri and a Senton there's a lot of fun to be had.

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U (Wii U)
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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U ( Wii U)

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U is the total package that delivers on nearly every level. With a seemingly endless amount of replay value, Super Smash should be the one staple in every Wii U library.

LittleBigPlanet 3 (PlayStation 4)
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LittleBigPlanet 3 ( PlayStation 4)

LittleBigPlanet 3 is a paradise for creativity that provides an impressive array of tools and possibilities. Its included adventure is fresh, and the new characters and items are a welcome evolution.

Far Cry 4 (PlayStation 4)
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Far Cry 4 ( PlayStation 4)

Far Cry 4 borrows a lot from the last game, but it adds enough excitement, fresh ideas and a brilliant new landscape to warrant the return trip.

Assassin's Creed: Unity (PlayStation 4)
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Assassin's Creed: Unity ( PlayStation 4)

While it will likely suffice for Assassin's Creed core fans, Unity stumbles throughout and never really finds its footing. Where last year's Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag saw the franchise reach new heights, Unity is somewhat of a sidestep that only shines sporadically.

Sony PlayStation 4 Killzone Bundle
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Sony PlayStation 4 Killzone Bundle

The PlayStation 4's beautiful graphics, smart interface, blazing performance, near-perfect controller and better indie offerings give it a slight edge over the Xbox One as both consoles enter their second year.

4 stars Editors' rating on November 7, 2014

MSRP: $519.97

Dragon Age: Inquisition (Xbox One)
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Dragon Age: Inquisition ( Xbox One)

Dragon Age Inquisition isn't perfect -- but pretty close and very easily the best in the series by a wide margin.

Sony PlayStation 3 Super Slim (500GB) God of War: Ascension Legacy Bundle
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Sony PlayStation 3 Super Slim God of War: Ascension Legacy Bundle ( 500GB)

While it will begin to cede its position to the PS4 in 2015, the PlayStation 3 still delivers impressively strong value for gaming and video entertainment.

4 stars Editors' rating on November 6, 2014
Sunset Overdrive (Xbox One)
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Sunset Overdrive ( Xbox One)

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.

4.5 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Bayonetta 2 (Wii U)
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Bayonetta 2 ( Wii U)

While it should be reserved strictly for a mature audience, Bayonetta 2 is a masterful action game brimming with vibrant visuals and a larger-than-life presence.

5 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Skylanders: Trap Team Starter Pack (Android/iOS)
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Skylanders: Trap Team Starter Pack ( Android/iOS)

Skylanders: Trap Team is a return to a simpler form, with new elements that prove the franchise is definitely around for the long haul.

The Evil Within (PlayStation 3)
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The Evil Within ( PlayStation 3)

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.

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel! (PC)
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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel! ( PC)

It's not the best Borderlands experience out there, but The Pre-Sequel is a solid entry that will satisfy Borderlands diehards most. If you've never played a Borderlands game though, try starting with Borderlands 2.