The best Mario Kart game ever gets even better on Switch, and its multiplayer modes make it great for groups.
Assassin's Creed: Syndicate is a captivating adventure game that rebounds happily from the disappointment that was last year's Unity. Syndicate makes great use of its setting, doesn't overwhelm the player with mindlessness and stands on its own as a great open world game, even if its core is slowly growing tired.
Just Cause 3 provides a satisfying over-the-top action experience that is guaranteed to thrill, even if it falls short in a few sub-categories.
Sonic's new racing adventure speeds past its predecessor and delivers a kart racer that can keep up with the best in the genre.
It's insanely fun to swing around Manhattan and fight as Spider-Man, but the game's depth may come up short for players who are looking for more than just fan service.
BioShock Infinite is another masterful achievement in interactive storytelling and provides gamers with an overall experience unlike anything else.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is already on a short list of 2015's best games.
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.
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.
A wealth of new content and gameplay additions make a modern role-playing classic better than ever in Persona 4 Golden.
Battlefield Hardline takes the fight to the streets, but does this new episodically framed first-person shooter take the series in a welcome direction?
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.
Majora's Mask looks great on the 3DS, but if you've already had the pleasure, there's not much new content worth a second go.
Dead Island: Riptide is a lot of the same and ultimately falls short of a what a great sequel should be made of.
Dragon Age Inquisition isn't perfect -- but pretty close and very easily the best in the series by a wide margin.
The latest entry in the Call of Duty series is all about cybernetic soldiers, increased mobility, and zombies.
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.
Even if you aren't a fan of the Tolkien universe, Shadow of Mordor is a great-looking and ultra-satisfying action game filled with remarkable villains and countless memorable moments.