Nintendo covers new ground with messy colour in Splatoon - and creates one of its finest games in a generation in the process.
With its sweeping changes and fresh additions, House of Wolves is the best thing to happen to Destiny since its launch.
A warm-hearted, endlessly inventive revival of a modern classic, Kirby and the Rainbow Curse is another Wii U exclusive charmer.
Affordable Space Adventures is an inventive, charming environmental puzzler that makes full use of the Wii U's many quirks.
An effective effort at making a Gran Turismo for bikes, Ride doesn't do quite enough to convert non-believers.