The Witness is a game that you'd never expect. Here's why it's the perfect experience for nearly everyone.
Picturesque and mysterious, Firewatch brings a fantastic narrative that's a pleasure to experience.
Stellar writing and a host of small improvements help Borderlands 2 stand tall on the shoulders of its predecessor.
Wildly imaginative and existing in a masterfully created sci-fi world, Transistor successfully conveys a vision that is adeptly matched by a clever combat system and attack mechanic.
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.
Battlefield Hardline takes the fight to the streets, but does this new episodically framed first-person shooter take the series in a welcome direction?
If you're a fan of the franchise, or you're curious enough to dip your toe in the water, Civ VI is the best that 4X strategy gaming has to offer.
Child of Light is a brave move from a mainstream developer, and one that hopefully heralds a new way forward.
Fallout 4 is one of the year's best games -- an amazing post-apocalyptic world to explore and experience.
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.
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.
The latest entry in the Call of Duty series is all about cybernetic soldiers, increased mobility, and zombies.
Guild Wars 2 is a paradise for explorers and thrill-seekers alike, and the best online role-playing game in years.
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.
Relive the battles of "Star Wars" in Battlefront.
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.
Nevermind is a unique horror experience that steps outside the normal jump-scares to deliver something tense and personal. Although it's short, it's intense, especially if you make use of the biofeedback.
Wasteland 2 is genuine fun, packed with enough lore to make you want to keep exploring and adventuring, well past your bedtime.