Child of Light is a brave move from a mainstream developer, and one that hopefully heralds a new way forward.
Magic Duels' tutorial mode is among the best ways to learn to play Magic, but interface problems and poor cross-device support mean the average player should look elsewhere for their fix.
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.
Fallout 4 is one of the year's best games -- an amazing post-apocalyptic world to explore and experience.
After 12 hours of Mass Effect: Andromeda we don't want to go any further.
Mad Max has a fair amount of issues that are guaranteed to frustrate, but there's a handful of delectable chaos inside that's worth being exposed to -- just maybe not at full price.
Battlefield Hardline takes the fight to the streets, but does this new episodically framed first-person shooter take the series in a welcome direction?
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.
There's fun to be had with Dying Light, but it's not going to breathe new life into a genre that's essentially on life support.
Certainly an acquired taste, The Evil Within is sure to satiate the horror fanatic. For those with an appetite for an investment-heavy exploit through the mind of a madman, The Evil Within is more than capable, even with a few bumps along the way.
While it will likely suffice for Assassin's Creed core fans, Unity stumbles throughout and never really finds its footing. Where last year's Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag saw the franchise reach new heights, Unity is somewhat of a sidestep that only shines sporadically.
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 if you aren't a fan of the Tolkien universe, Shadow of Mordor is a great-looking and ultra-satisfying action game filled with remarkable villains and countless memorable moments.
Most racing sims are all about getting somewhere quickly, but Forza Horizon 2 is filled with moments where you can enjoy the scenery and culture surrounding the cars.
It has all the building blocks you'd expect from the makers of Mega Man and Metroid, but ReCore gets in its own way too often.
What a week with Madden's new features and obsessive details did for my love-hate relationship with my childhood team.
Sunset Overdrive is thoroughly fun and offers a guilt-free, action-packed campaign. Both its styling and personality are impressively realized -- it's smart, and comically self-aware.