Dragon Age Inquisition isn't perfect -- but pretty close and very easily the best in the series by a wide margin.
Destiny is a victim of the hype machine created around it. It's a refined console shooter that feels great during the action, but goes stale during just about every other component of the game.
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.
Child of Light is a brave move from a mainstream developer, and one that hopefully heralds a new way forward.
It's far from perfect, but I'm not sure there's another game out there that can cram in the sheer amount of addictive absurdity that Saints Row IV manages to pull off.
The Last of Us is brutally realistic, often shocking, but undeniably fun to play. It's easily one of the year's best games and the strongest console exclusive in a long time.
Remember Me is a beautifully realized depiction of a futuristic Neo-Paris set in the year 2084 where memories are a commodity.
BioShock Infinite is another masterful achievement in interactive storytelling and provides gamers with an overall experience unlike anything else.
If you can bypass Crysis 3's lack of an engaging storyline, you'll likely enjoy a lot of what it has to offer.
Complex but repetitive and grating, Mugen Souls is overwhelming for all the wrong reasons.
Dishonored reminds us a lot of the last BioShock game, with a bigger focus on stealth.
Madden NFL 13 trots out the same basic experience one more time, creating an enjoyable game without any major improvements.
The King of Iron Fist tournament returns in Tekken Tag Tournament 2, a well-executed and punishing fighter.
Far Cry 3's intelligent and elegant open-world structure balances exciting action with the joys of free-form adventuring, making it one of the best shooters of the year.