Being more of an epilogue than a sequel, Rogue falls short of delivering a full-fat experience.
LEGO Batman 3 starts slow and then gets a lot better, and then overwhelms with so much content it's hard to be disappointed.
A superb football game held back by a frustrating flaw in its passing game, this is the best football title on new-gen. But it could have been the best of all-time.
Halo: The Master Chief Collection is an immense package, but a table falls when a leg is cut off.
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.
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.