BioWare joins the ranks of developers who have learned the hard way how difficult it is to make a good loot game.
Just go play Crackdown 1 again.
This sequel offers plenty of reasons to revisit the world of assassination, whether you're an experienced hitman or just trying out the fiber wire for the first time.
Solid Tetris and the unique visual style of Tetsuya Mizuguchi fit together like two L blocks.
Red Dead Redemption 2 offers up an astoundingly engrossing world that's remarkably easy to get lost in.
This big year-two expansion irons out most of Destiny 2's wrinkles and offers some of the most mysterious, enjoyable content the series has seen so far.
Odyssey takes Origins' formula and expands it to the point of nearly breaking.
Forza Horizon 4's connected world and seasonal weather help make what's otherwise a very familiar-feeling experience feel fresh one more time.
Spider-Man combines elements from plenty of other games to deliver a game with expansive combat, exciting traversal, and a solid, authentic story.
Sony Santa Monica makes us care about Kratos in this stunning revival of the series.
Far Cry 5's story is a real let-down, but the action still makes for a solid co-op experience.
There are some elements around the edges that haven't aged all that well, but Burnout Paradise is still a fantastic racing game.
Metal Gear Survive is both a bad survival game and a bad Metal Gear game.
Electronic Arts makes missteps at every turn in this fundamentally flawed follow-up.
This rollercoaster ride of a turn-based strategy game starts out almost impossibly strong, but by the end I mostly wished it'd been over three hours earlier.
Call of Duty's return to World War II looks great, but feels flat and uninspired from start to finish.
The soul of Super Mario 64 is alive and well in the plumber's surreal and stunning new adventure.
This sequel expands on the vaunted Nemesis system in wildly entertaining ways, even as it falls short around the edges.
Parker, Stone, and Ubisoft deliver with a bigger, longer, and better follow-up to The Stick of Truth.
Come for the beautiful art, stay because you smashed all your controllers.
Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite's gameplay lives up to its predecessors, but in most other ways, it takes you for a ride.
Kingsway goes beyond being just a throwback to the past, and proves itself an entertaining game in its own right.
If you want a shooter that gives you more activities--and guns--than you know what to do with, Destiny 2 is your game.
It may share a genre and universe with Saints Row, but Agents of Mayhem is a lifeless husk of Volition's prior work.
Chloe Frazer ably steps into the lead role in a new Uncharted that's as action-packed and well written as anything in the series.
This intense exploration of a young woman's personal anguish is a triumph of interactive storytelling.
The long list of options available in Injustice 2 means that players of all skill levels should be able to find something exciting to do.
Nintendo's newest title delivers on tone and fleeting fun, but struggles to sink its hooks in.
Andromeda largely feels like a shoddily assembled facsimile of the previous Mass Effect games.
If you're the sort of person who just wants to mindlessly shoot through co-op games with a chatty group of friends, Wildlands is fine for that. Anyone else should probably look elsewhere.