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.
Stellar writing and a host of small improvements help Borderlands 2 stand tall on the shoulders of its predecessor.
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.
The latest entry in the Call of Duty series is all about cybernetic soldiers, increased mobility, and zombies.
F1 Race Stars is a competent kart racer that fails to go that extra mile and, as a result, outstays its welcome sooner rather than later.
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.
Battlefield Hardline takes the fight to the streets, but does this new episodically framed first-person shooter take the series in a welcome direction?
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.
Child of Light is a brave move from a mainstream developer, and one that hopefully heralds a new way forward.
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 next generation of gaming won't only be defined by flashy graphics. They'll need to offer something that current games can't.
Anarchy Reigns' tight combat and over-the-top action are brilliant in places, but tiresome in others.
Dead Island: Riptide is a lot of the same and ultimately falls short of a what a great sequel should be made of.
Action-packed and suspenseful, Dead Space 3 impresses, even if it's a lot of the same.