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.
Red Dead Redemption 2 is a marvelous achievement in nearly every sense and a shoo-in for one of the best games of this generation.
Horizon's highlight reel is unlike anything you've experienced before, but the time between these tentpole events could have been more engaging.
With the exception of a cast change, The Lost Legacy ultimately delivers more of the same for Uncharted fans.
God of War is a staggering achievement in gaming -- the sort of must-play title that we only get two or three times in a console's lifespan.
Dragon Age Inquisition isn't perfect -- but pretty close and very easily the best in the series by a wide margin.
Axiom Verge is an indie game that mixes equal parts Metroid and Castlevania to make for a fantastic throwback adventure.
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.
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.
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.
Picturesque and mysterious, Firewatch brings a fantastic narrative that's a pleasure to experience.
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.
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.
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.
Overall, NHL 15 is a bittersweet event. It regularly exudes shades of brilliance and heightened moments of action that truly captures the best parts of hockey. But alas, it's soiled by a harsh truth. NHL 15 is missing an awful lot of features.
WWE 2k15 is a hard game to recommend to someone who isn't a wrestling fan and it's not without its issues, but if you know the difference between an Enziguri and a Senton there's a lot of fun to be had.
It's not without its shortcomings, but NHL 16 is a significant step in the right direction, laying the groundwork for even more improvement in the future.
The latest entry in the Call of Duty series is all about cybernetic soldiers, increased mobility, and zombies.