With a stunning campaign, a wealth of capable multiplayer facilities and the provisions of raw power the 360 offers, Ace Combat finally feels like it has become what it has always strived to be.
Bar the occasionally impressive combat, Beowulf doesn't have enough to make it stand out - something many movie licensed titles suffer from.
Predictably, Proving Ground falls into the 'more of the same category', but if you know you like Tony Hawk, you should certainly feel comfortable here.
Mass Effect is a triumph. A triumph for the science fiction videogame, a triumph for the action RPG and a triumph for next generation gaming.
Smackdown! Vs RAW will sell regardless of quality, but it's not going to get many newcomers if the series continues to stagnate in what can only be described as last-gen gameplay in new-gen clothes.
Complete Saga will charm the socks off Star Wars fanatics and platforming fanboys alike. You'd have to be one hell of a grouch not to have some part of your heart melted by the game.
Assassin's Creed should certainly be played by anyone who's taken the jump to next-gen, but don't expect to be playing something that will go down in history as one of the greatest games of all time.
Call of Duty 4 is everything we've come to love about the series and continues its tradition of stunning visuals and thrilling gameplay. It's more of the same, but every bit as polished as we hoped.
Kids may well find some simple pleasure in repeating the same combos over and over again, but everyone else will be looking ahead to whatever Spider-man game arrives next.
This mesmerising harmony of pastel colours and peerless audio is without doubt one of the 360's most significant RPGs, and it is essential for fans of the genre.