The Last Guardian might show some of the wear and tear that comes from a decade of on-and-off development, but as a whole, it's a fantastic adventure that players of all tastes can enjoy. And if you're among those who've enjoyed the developer's other games, The Last Guardian will seem like a near-perfect hybrid of those two classics.
Final Fantasy XV escaped development hell with a scratch or two, but it's well and truly worthy of the prestigious "Final Fantasy" moniker.
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.
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.
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.
Even though it is apparently cut from the same cloth, Far Cry Primal does enough to separate itself from previous iterations of the game thanks to its solid melee, hunting and taming mechanics.
Take back New York in this third-person shooter.
Picturesque and mysterious, Firewatch brings a fantastic narrative that's a pleasure to experience.
The Witness is a game that you'd never expect. Here's why it's the perfect experience for nearly everyone.
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.
WWE 2K16 is an enjoyable game for wrestling fans, but you may be better off waiting for a price drop.
Relive the battles of "Star Wars" in Battlefront.
Fallout 4 is one of the year's best games -- an amazing post-apocalyptic world to explore and experience.
The latest entry in the Call of Duty series is all about cybernetic soldiers, increased mobility, and zombies.
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.
It has all the usual "toys-to-life" bugbears, but Lego Dimensions is packed with great characters, clever puzzles and a physical experience you won't get anywhere else.
FIFA 16 continues its solid track record by improving on an already winning formula and introducing Women's International Teams for the very first time.