Respawn's slick multiplayer shooter is the shot in the arm the genre needs.
A decent RPG wrapped up in a grossly hilarious licence, South Park will be remembered more for its gags than its gameplay.
A showcase for the game designer's art and one of the greatest platform games of this - or any - year.
Bullfrog's strategy classic is reborn as a free-to-play Clash of Clans clone. Ouch.
Octodad's interactive slapstick is a joy to behold, but the game struggles to sustain itself.
Klei Entertainment's whimsical survival sim comes to console, with all its punishing intensity intact.
A familiar formula is invigorated by an inspired use of the Marvel licence, leading to a gleefully generous game.