Sunset Overdrive's a blend of Crackdown and Jet Set Radio - and it's delivered with winning enthusiasm.
Beyond Earth isn't a sequel to Alpha Centauri, and it isn't quite an expansion of Civ 5, either. It's richer - and far darker.
Kuru Kuru Kuruin meets gleefully silly FMV in this wonderfully tactile arcade game.
Ultimate Evil is Blizzard's ARPG at its most lavish - and it works beautifully on console, too.
A ground-up remake of Abe's Oddysee, this strange game has lost none of its ornery charm or righteous anger.
Transistor's confusing, artful and ultimately dazzling - and it's wrapped around a combat system that rewards experimentation.
Super Time Force is an ingenious massively single-player shooter that allows you to fight alongside ghostly recordings of your own soldiers.
Shadow of the Colossus meets Angry Birds? David, it turns out, is very much its own beast.
Blek's a puzzle game about creativity and expression, and it's a bit of a marvel.
Luftrausers is a breathless arcade delight - video game dogfighting has rarely been better.
Hectic local multiplayer madness ensues in this punkish flurry of colour and violence.
Resogun may be the secret star of the PS4 launch line-up - a shooter built with energy, precision and voxels.
Beneath the warm familiarity of 3D World lies one of the strangest Mario games in years - and that's wonderful news.