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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.
Help us plant 3,000 trees, with the help of Resideo
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.
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.
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.
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 pad...
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.
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 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.
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.
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 Xbox One X is a pricey package but is by far and away the most capable 4K games console around. Until Project Scarlett becomes a reality anyway.
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?
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?
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...
The Switch exclusive is a side-crolling platformer that can be played forwards and backwards. But is it just for kids or does it have wider appeal?
Is Days Gone the game that showed so much promise on its E3 debut in 2016? Or has its ambition been snuffed out?
The sequel to the games-as-service original is back and well crafted from the off. A great multi-player and open-ended finale spell a bright future.
Blending the magical realm with the real, you have to save the world from the Calamity in the latest AR game from Niantic
It's been over 10 years since DMC's last true outing, with DMC5 a true return to form for the series.
You might want to call it Far Cry 5.5 - but New Dawn's colourful reimagination of its predecessor is a lot of fun if you give it enough time.
We’re throwing our two pennies worth into the large brimmed hat and giving you our perspective on one of the best games of the last 12 months.
The third instalment in the single-player shooter series, Exodus adds great weapons customisation without losing its thought-provoking appeal.
The 2019 remake of the 1998 classic horror game isn't just a quick re-rub, it's a total reimagination that's an exceptional horror title.
Sandbox fun with repetitive missions full of mass destruction like no other. It's mindless rather than high-brow - but sometimes that's just perfect.
The wasteland evolves into a massive multiplayer online game, but it's not got the narrative to feel like a Fallout title, plus there are lots of bugs
A splendid slice of mid-90s gaming fun that comes with a great selection of games. There are notable absentees in the games list, however.
An epic WWII first-person shooter that impresses by its storytelling, yet which lacks parts of the game which we won't see untiul March 2019...
Agent 47 returns for another brilliant outing of assassination, fun and frolics all across the world.
Available in Pikachu and Eevee forms, the Nintendo Switch's epic Pokemon RPG is compatible with the Poke Ball Plus controller and can be co-op played.