Sparc is a two-player game for the PlayStation VR which lets users hurl glowing balls in what the developers hope will become an official esport.
Arms is the fast-paced multiplayer game the Switch needed. Hopefully Nintendo will soon beef it up with extra content.
Real toy spaceships come to life in a video game -- complete with swappable parts and weaponry.
The best Mario Kart game ever gets even better on Switch, and its multiplayer modes make it great for groups.
After 12 hours of Mass Effect: Andromeda we don't want to go any further.
There's some brilliance in Nintendo's oddball compilation of party games for the Nintendo Switch, but it should've been a freebie pack-in with the console.
Horizon's highlight reel is unlike anything you've experienced before, but the time between these tentpole events could have been more engaging.
Resident Evil 7 is an absolute triumph that honors the series' legacy in almost every way imaginable. But it also stands confidently on its own as an amazing piece of interactive horror.
Making your own Mario levels on the go is awesome... but you can't share much with others.
Square Enix's latest epic isn't perfect, but it's a refreshing take on its most revered franchise.
If you're a fan of the franchise, or you're curious enough to dip your toe in the water, Civ VI is the best that 4X strategy gaming has to offer.
The action and chaos of New Bordeaux kicks off with a bang, but in the end Mafia III reverts back to a very familiar open-world game that never picks up enough momentum.
It has all the building blocks you'd expect from the makers of Mega Man and Metroid, but ReCore gets in its own way too often.
A handful of new improvements on and off the ice make this year's effort a solid package as the franchise continues to evolve its identity on PS4 and Xbox One.
What a week with Madden's new features and obsessive details did for my love-hate relationship with my childhood team.
A nearly infinite universe, ready to be explored: Here's what it's like to finally play No Man's Sky for the first time.
Inside is a brilliant work of atmosphere that tells a twisted and engaging story. It's smart, bizarre and one the finest gaming experiences of the year.
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End is a spectacular send-off that celebrates the franchise, all while delivering superb storytelling, acting, production values -- you name it.