Mixing futuristic tech with established fundamentals, Sledgehammer has created the first truly impressive Call of Duty in years.
Sunset Overdrive has some excellent ideas, but its triumphs are sadly suffocated beneath ultra-repetitive mission design and unsatisfying enemy encounters.
Lords presents an enticing world, but staggered combat and numerous bugs leave it in the shadows of its rivals.
Not just 'Civ 5 in space', but excellent series additions are offset by problems old and new.
Bayonetta 2 is a system seller. It's a Nintendo-published game that is rarely seen, and a game that will legitimately make non-Wii U owners jealous.
Does exactly what a Borderlands game should: offer great shooting and fun looting, and the introduction of moon-based combat has added some spice to general gameplay.
F1 2014 contains the same fun and exciting racing as the rest of the series, but sadly also contains the same UI, cutscenes and animations, too, while lacking the Classic Content of 2013.
A Mikami megamix of sorts that doesn't hit the heights of the director's previous work, but is enjoyable all the same.
Activision's toys-to-life series is still wonderfully entertaining, but Trap Team's relentless encouragement to buy new toys can be draining on your enthusiasm – and your wallet.
Finally the game it promised to be at launch, DriveClub is one of the most exciting racers available on PS4.