F1 2016 is a fantastic return for the racing series, delivering a deep and exciting Career Mode alongside thrilling and fluid racing and varied gameplay modes.
Worms WMD is a breath of fresh air for the Worms franchise, introducing several new gameplay elements that compliment the series’ trademark 2D gameplay nicely.
Madden NFL 17 doesn’t move the series forward in any significant ways, but it provides one of the most polished NFL football video game experiences to date.
No Man’s Sky is a game whose ambitious promises may have hurt it in the long run, but it’s hard to deny the impressive framework and gameplay loop Hello Games created.
Winning Putt has the potential to be a must-play title for anyone looking for an engrossing golf video game, but a few rough edges detract from the overall experience in its current form.
Ubisoft provides a good single and co-op experience in its video game version of the classic card game Uno, but fails to become the hit party game the physical game can be.
Bound brings a unique approach to the speedrunning platformer by putting the focus on a heartbreaking narrative and a beautiful dance mechanic to pull players through its world.
Spearhead Games’ Stories: The Path of Destinies is a fascinating jaunt through a more mature fairy tale setting that blends serviceable gameplay with remarkable wit.
Batman: The Telltale Series offers up the true Dark Knight experience, letting players make tough choices and gather clues as both Batman and Bruce Wayne.
Headlander from Double Fine Productions is a fun, quirky science-fiction Metroidvania game with engaging puzzles, strong exploration elements, and flying heads.
Ghostbusters offers a top-down co-op shooter with light RPG elements that fails to capitalize on the magic and humor of the supernatural franchise.
MilitAnt’s poorly implemented targeting system combined with its weak visual presentation and mediocre platforming gameplay squander its interesting premise.
The premise of Necropolis sounds fun, and it certainly starts off that way, but once things start to get repetitive the game slows down to a familiar grind.
I Am Setsuna may be Tokyo RPG Factory’s first game as a development studio, but its finesse and reverence of past JRPG hits makes it an absolute joy to experience.
Although Lost Sea provides fun, laid-back gameplay alongside a colourful, cel-shaded world, a lack of depth and some restrictive design choices may limit the scope of the game.
Namco Bandai’s first attempt at localizing a Gundam game in many years comes with mixed results, as Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme Vs-Force is a largely average experience.
Spike Chunsoft does it again, combining intuitive, puzzle-based gameplay with one of video gaming’s best narratives in the wonderful Zero Time Dilemma.
The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing II arrives on Xbox One and brings the franchise’s trademark humor and steampunk setting to consoles, along with a few new features.