10th
Resident Evil 5

Resident Evil 5

With a whole heap of content to unlock, a campaign that begs to be replayed and top of the line production values there's very little to be disappointed with.

  • Platform: PC, PS3, Xbox 360
  • No. Players: 1-2
  • Rating: BBFC 18
  • Reviewed: 22 Sep, 2009
Our Score9
9th
Batman: Arkham Asylum

Batman: Arkham Asylum

Whether you fancy skulking in the shadows, smashing slow motion fists in into a goon's skull, or simply using some cool gadgets, you can do no wrong with what is Eidos' best game in years.

  • Platform: PC, PS3, Xbox 360
  • No. Players: One
  • Rating: BBFC 15
  • Reviewed: 23 Sep, 2009
Our Score9
8th
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

The single-player adventure packs in so many incredible moments that you'll be talking about it with friends for months and the multiplayer is rammed with content. A must buy.

  • Platform: PS3
  • No. Players: 1-10
  • Rating: BBFC 15
  • Reviewed: 29 Sep, 2009
Our Score9
7th
Grand Theft Auto IV: The Ballad of Gay Tony

Grand Theft Auto IV: The Ballad of Gay Tony

In parallel with the superlative Chinatown Wars, The Ballad of Gay Tony restores a sense of playfulness to the GTA franchise, cementing Rockstar's status as King of the DLC.

Our Score9
6th
Assassin's Creed II

Assassin's Creed II

The storyline is intricate, there's depth beyond the main quest, and the action is incredible at times. We've had some stunning games this year, and Ubisoft has given us another to add to the list.

  • Platform: Xbox 360, PS3, PC
  • No. Players: One
  • Rating: BBFC 15
  • Reviewed: 17 Nov, 2009
Our Score9
5th
Left 4 Dead 2

Left 4 Dead 2

Make no mistake, this is an excellent sequel that does much to build upon the foundations of the first game.

  • Platform: Xbox 360, PC
  • No. Players: 1-8
  • Rating: BBFC 18
  • Reviewed: 19 Nov, 2009
Our Score9
4th
PixelJunk Shooter

PixelJunk Shooter

PixelJunk Shooter is an enjoyable, quirky game that's yet another successful entry in the PixelJunk series.

  • Platform: PS3
  • No. Players: 1-2
  • Rating: PEGI 7+
  • Reviewed: 27 Nov, 2009
Our Score9
3rd
The Path

The Path

By leaving so much open to interpretation in the mind of the player, The Path shows a maturity that belies its roots in a child’s fairy tale.

  • Platform: PC
  • No. Players: One
  • Rating: PEGI 16+
  • Reviewed: 23 Mar, 2009
Our Score10
2nd
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars

Whether you're a GTA veteran or someone who's never played one of these games before, you should know that this is one of the best games available for your PSP.

  • Platform: PSP, DS, iPhone
  • No. Players: One
  • Rating: BBFC 18
  • Reviewed: 19 Oct, 2009
Our Score10
1st
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

With the best multiplayer shooting that money can buy, an incredibly action-packed campaign and plenty of superb two-player co-op levels, this is without a doubt a real contender for game of the year.

Our Score10
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