Subtle refinements and a great campaign boost WWE '13.
Stellar writing and a host of small improvements help Borderlands 2 stand tall on the shoulders of its predecessor.
Sonic's new racing adventure speeds past its predecessor and delivers a kart racer that can keep up with the best in the genre.
BioShock Infinite is another masterful achievement in interactive storytelling and provides gamers with an overall experience unlike anything else.
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.
Making your own Mario levels on the go is awesome... but you can't share much with others.
There's some brilliance in Nintendo's oddball compilation of party games for the Nintendo Switch, but it should've been a freebie pack-in with the console.
With the exception of a cast change, The Lost Legacy ultimately delivers more of the same for Uncharted fans.
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.
After 12 hours of Mass Effect: Andromeda we don't want to go any further.
Arms is the fast-paced multiplayer game the Switch needed. Hopefully Nintendo will soon beef it up with extra content.
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.
This year's Madden football for Xbox 360 feels more like a throwback than a true step forward.
Black Flag is arguably the most accessible and open-world Assassin's Creed game to date even if it comes with some repetitive gameplay and frustrating difficulty.
Suffering from boring, uninspired gameplay, Thief is nearly dead on arrival. Plain and simple, it's just not fun to play.
Nintendo Land's varied attractions offer plenty of family-friendly fun and make great use of the Wii U's capabilities.
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.
Square Enix's latest epic isn't perfect, but it's a refreshing take on its most revered franchise.