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Crytek's gorgeous game is back with a fresh lick of paint, but how has it aged in the meantime?
Hideo Kojima's visionary game is at turns baffling and exciting, but doesn't manage to quite balance. But you have to try Death Stranding to know.
Three Super Mario titles in one - 64, Sunshine, Galaxy - gives the Nintendo Switch yet another classic. But is it more nostalgia than a must-buy?
After a not-so-hot multiplayer beta the full game release shows-off a spectacular single player campaign. We think it'll only improve over time too.
Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 won’t just appeal to old Hawks hacks like us and newcomers to the series, it marks a reboot for the franchise full
The Switch is a revolutionary console, bridging the gap between TV and portable play. Its exclusive Mario and Zelda titles make it extra special too.
Dlala's reimagining of Rare Software's 1991 classic functions as a clever showcase of all that was great about games in the 90s. It's a great homage.
EA was once king of the triple-A golf game, having dominated the genre with its Tiger Woods and PGA Tour licensed games for more than two decades.But ...
Developer Sucker Punch's first major departure from its Infamous series is a brave take on Japanese cinema. Has its PS4 exclusive gamble paid off?
Clever tweaks to this F1 title mean we can all feel like Formula One drivers now, regardless of talent. So is it the best racing game of 2020?
It's here! The most highly-anticipated game of a generation has arrived. Does it live up to its hype?
With the creative weight of one of Halo's creators behind it, Disintegration rocks up as an interesting blend of shooting and strategy, with a surpris...
Isometric view old-schol stealth-action tactical gaming at its best. It may look old, but this is as up to date as such games come.
Role-playing games don't come better than this: The Witcher 3 is one of the finest examples of an RPG. It's available on console (inc. Switch) and PC.
Obsidian crafts a beautiful sci-fi world, with perfectly pared-down action-RPG elements, in what is a surprise hit game. It's truly sublime.
Nintendo wants to get you off the sofa and exercising - again. But is the Ring Fit for Switch as groundbreaking as Wii Fit was some years ago?
The Xbox One X is a pricey package but is by far and away the most capable 4K games console currently available.
A fantastic 4K HDR games console with heaps of exclusive titles to play. You'll need a 4K TV, of course, to maximise its potential.
Switching to digital-only makes sense when Xbox is moving towards an online future, but is the disc-free console cheap enough to justify the move?
Fancy yourself a hand at motorbike racing? MotoGP 20 is more authentic than ever, arriving at the perfect time to deliver some much-needed motorsport.
The remake to 1997's Final Fantasy VII is a stone-cold classic. Here's why you'll want to relive it again.
This remake of the 99 original is a classic. For once, a Resident Evil game is released into a world in which it seems prophetic rather than fanciful.
When the news of Half-Life: Alyx first appeared people grumbled that it wasn't Half-Life 3. But Alyx, experienced in VR, is so much more.
Not massively original, but a beautifully constructed, hugely satisfying Dark Souls-style action-RPG. Ideal for self-isolation gaming sessions.
There's a thin line to tread, when creating any piece of art, when taking inspiration. In games, when it comes to modes of gameplay, and genre tropes,
Nintendo has taken its time over Animal Crossing for Switch, to ensure that not only will it match the fanbase’s expectations - but excel them.
Doom Eternal continues the trend of recent Doom outings with a strong focus on glorious gory glory killing goodness and plenty of demon-slaying fun.
The official Back Button Attachment attaches to an existing DualShock 4 controller, so doesn't cost anywhere near as much as buying a separate pro
Zombies are slow and shuffling, with the stench of decay and an aura that makes all around flee in terror. Zombie Army 4: Dead War is the opposite.
Classics and mega-rarities abound in this memorial to the glory days of the games arcades. A pricey but thrillingly authentic resurrection.
The 2019 game shares the name of the 2007 classic, and this is the strongest COD game we've seen for years. Here's the single and multiplayer lowdown.
Nobody thought they would ever play Shenmue III. But here it is, roughly 18 years after it was due.
We've seen a few false starts when it comes to cloud gaming, but Stadia is the first to make us sit up and take notice. Find out why in our review.
The Nintendo Switch's Pokemon game - the eighth in the JRPG series - has some glitches, but is undeniably adsorbing. Here's all you need to know.
A lovingly re-crafted romake of the 25-year-old Game Boy / SNES original, Link's Awakening is a sublime slice of Zelda gameplay for the Switch.
Under publisher Bungie's command, Shadowkeep shows how the persistently online shooter is panning out ahead of Destiny 3.
After numerous bug fixes we're now getting the FIFA 20 we should have had. But the next big question is whether that's enough?
Luigi's lead role comes to the Switch for the first time, bringing fun on the big screen or when on-the-go. Is it a spooky must-have for your Switch?
A cheaper, more portable Nintendo Switch was always on the cards. Now that it's here, is it worth considering over the fully featured sibling?
Borderlands 3 is a funny and frenetic FPS that more than impresses even without a PVP mode. It also does so without purchasable loot boxes. Hurrah!
The mini console boom continues with Sega's first effort and, thanks to the benefit of hindsight, we can safely say it's the best of the genre.
A new protagonist, open-world sections and a heart rarely found in a Gears game, could this be the best yet?
This isn't your average third-person shooter. Instead it's the most gloriously bonkers paranormal action imaginable.
We got to play with the new pro-standard controller at Gamescom to find out if it feels or behaves any differently to the first-generation model.
The annual update for the Formula One videogame really is the best implementation we've ever played. Here's why:
We got the chance to play with Project xCloud long before the public beta and this is what we think about the potential of the cloud gaming platform.
The entertainment centre for the whole family: whether 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, Netflix/Amazon support, or access to a raft of games, it's all here.
The slimmed-down update to the original PS4 is affordable and a great entry point into Sony's exclusive games and third-party ones too.
The 1993 SNK classic is reborn for 2019, bringing a total revamp to the graphics. Is it worth investing your time in if you love beat-em-ups?
With the Cricket World Cup and Ashes series upon us in 2019, it's time for a new cricket video game. Which is great, except for one huge catch...