The Sims 3: Supernatural is filled with charm and ambition, but issues with zombies and lunar cycles cast a shadow over its best parts.
Darksiders II merges action, exploration, and loot-driven progression into an excellent and sizable adventure.
Legends of Pegasus borrows liberally from other 4X games, but little of the good stuff survives the transfer.
Guild Wars 2 is a paradise for explorers and thrill-seekers alike, and the best online role-playing game in years.
Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time weaves a complex and captivating tale, but the combat doesn't pull its weight.
The Political Machine 2012 updates the Beltway players and the hot-button issues, but keeps the same gameplay as its 2008 predecessor.
Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance is an enjoyable but flawed adventure through a magical Disney universe.
The Vita version of Little Big Planet is the best yet, and makes great use of touch and tilt controls to boot.
In the realm of online combat, Battlefield 3 provides thrills that few games can match.
Harry's adventure into Lego land is exactly what you'd want it to be: charming, fun, and chock-full of secrets.
Beaterator is an excellent piece of software, but be sure you know exactly what it is before you hand over your cash. Those looking for a rhythm game will be very disappointed.
The Xbox already has some great racing titles available, but Forza Motorsport looks set to outdo them all. Is Forza going to be a GT4 killer?
If you've never played Super Mario 64, then what are you waiting for? This DS version is great fun.
Paper Mario: Sticker Star's many charms make it a sweet and worthwhile adventure, though a few flaws interfere with its feel-good attitude.