Halo 5 Guardians hits all the right notes in a campaign that is thrilling from end to end and delivers a multiplayer suite full of many delights that play impeccably.
London is wonderful, but Assassin's Creed's inherent problems ensure Syndicate never comes close to doing its world justice.
A very good offshoot for the Zelda series, it's best – and in many ways should only be – played with friends. Fun, but a little shallow.
If you're bored of relentless jump scares in horror games, you'll probably get a nice kick out of this paranormal adventure.
Imagine Contra meets Kid Chameleon via Super Meat Boy, with a touch of Sensible Software's irreverence, and you're there. One the most enjoyable couch multiplayer games I've played in quite a while.
If Minecraft was around 25 years ago, this would be the Saturday-morning cartoon tie-in. And that's a good thing.
Bedlam: The Game isn't particularly well made, nor much fun to play, but it is interesting. I've played far better games that I'll remember less.
I'm happy Transformers Devastation exists and thoroughly enjoyed the time I spent with it, but it's not quite the game I imagined as an idealistic child. And it's four hours long.
The most refined version of Rock Band yet, but not as essential as it once was.
Skylanders Superchargers is another solid entry in a franchise that has done gangbusters for Activision, and fans will enjoy the new vehicle gameplay and adventure-strewn story.