Lara Croft's latest adventure delivers a satisfying action game that also brings back some the puzzle solving and tomb raiding that the series cut its teeth on, even if it's a bit easier than what loyalists might be used to.
The latest entry in the Call of Duty series is all about cybernetic soldiers, increased mobility, and zombies.
Far Cry 4 borrows a lot from the last game, but it adds enough excitement, fresh ideas and a brilliant new landscape to warrant the return trip.
FIFA 15 is easily the most realistic soccer game out there, even if it at times feels a bit over-the-top.
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.
Grand Theft Auto V is an absolute triumph that fires on all cylinders. It's a relevant, witty, and satirical experience that's as smart as it is completely addicting.
In Gears of War: Judgment, a few new gameplay mechanics and some fresh faces add some longevity to a series that has just about run out of gas on Xbox 360.
Action-packed and suspenseful, Dead Space 3 impresses, even if it's a lot of the same.
A sinister villain, some tough choices, and a new kind of multiplayer arena invigorate the reliably intense action in Call of Duty: Black Ops II.
Tension runs high in the excellent XCOM: Enemy Unknown.
Transformers: Fall of Cybertron offers some entertaining action, lots of explosions, and few surprises.
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.