A brainless, buggy open-world game that's forgotten the second you put down the pad.
Arkane manages to better the already exceptional Dishonored in nearly every way, creating a masterpiece of open-ended design.
Infinity Ward's return is a substantial, spectacular package, but it doesn't innovate enough to stick in the memory.
As clever and original as it is tedious and broken, Mafia 3 has the makings of a classic, but doesn't go the distance.
A cautious revival but a very worthwhile one, which creates a great foundation for future games.
Deus Ex's mix of shooting and stealth continues to flourish under Eidos Montreal, though the story isn't a match for the setting.
Plastic's PS4 debut is an uneasy but exquisite mix of demoscene artwork and platformer, lifted by a sumptuous dance vocabulary.
This Kinect swansong shows that there was strange potential lurking within the peripheral after all.
A woeful continuation of the Blood Dragon universe that splices Trials' brilliant handling with some torturously bad subgames.
Another rewarding glimpse inside the mind of London's greatest detective that's a little too old-fashioned and clumsy to shine.
Doom's superb campaign makes up for underwhelming multiplayer in id Software's remarkable comeback.