Hudson Soft's much-loved series gets a surprise revival where great local multiplayer is balanced out by weak online and a premium price.
Guerrilla Games goes open world in this sumptuous, enjoyable yet overly generic new age sci-fi RPG.
Schlocky, supple and slicker than what's gone before, Sniper Elite 4 is a riotously entertaining WW2 stealth adventure.
An exquisite eye for detail and a nerdish passion for the sport makes this a fine foundation that's slightly undone by a handful of flaws.
Crytek's VR outing is a sumptuous theme park ride that's sadly too shallow and bland to justify the full-price cost of entry.
Battlefield remixes the formula for its move to WWI, resulting in a patchy but playable campaign and outstanding multiplayer.
VR finds its killer app in a 15-year-old Dreamcast game.
This stylish sports shooter shows that traditional multiplayer games can work in VR, but it can't quite prove that they should.
Evolution Studio's great game is stripped back for this VR standalone, losing more than it gains in the process.
A throwback to a different age, Recore's enjoyable adventure is ultimately undone by a litany of problems.
Codemasters nerds out for its most detailed, most hardcore and most satisfying F1 game to date.
Metroid's first outing in years strips away the series' isolation and exploration for a serviceable co-op experience.
A breezy sci-fi adventure emboldened by its use of VR that is undone by its mundane underpinnings.
Capcom's oddest Resident Evil spin-off yet is also its scrappiest, with uneven execution obscuring an otherwise entertaining online shooter.
DICE's reboot of a flawed modern classic fixes old problems while introducing new ones all of its own.
Vast, gorgeous (and confusingly delivered), Fire Emblem Fates sees Intelligent Systems at the very top of its game.
Platinum Games takes a quirky experiment and fleshes it out into a enjoyable Star Fox revival that's stretched a little too thin.
A slick yet hollow hybrid of television and third-person shooting, Quantum Break sees electric style winning out over a lack of substance.
Nadeo makes a concerted effort for console, resulting in a focussed, fantastic Trackmania.
Smart, stupid and scrappy, The Division is an ambitious online RPG that delivers strategy and spectacle in equal measure.
This handsome HD remaster sees Zelda at its most expansive, but also its least adventurous.
A frustrating, limited exploration game as well as a delirious celebration of one of sci-fi's greats, Californium is a fascinating oddity.
SCS Software's series has its grand homecoming, and a slim initial release doesn't quite hold back its measured majesty.
An off-road racer with an incredible amount of content, Sébastien Loeb Rally Evo is let down by its own dreariness.
An understandably personal work, That Dragon, Cancer's sentimental excesses place a minor dent in a powerful, brave game.
Hardware: Rivals is a throwback to a different era of multiplayer, though it's a little too modest to properly pull it off.
Codemasters goes hardcore with this no-frills, punishing off-road sim, resulting in its best game in years.
Rainbow Six is revived as an exciting multiplayer experience that's occasionally compromised by its eSports ambitions.
Battlefront's multiplayer-centric action is stylish and refreshingly simple, although it can feel more stunted than streamlined.
More than just a pleasant surprise, this expansion puts into focus all that's good about DriveClub.