L.A. Noire for the Nintendo Switch is a mostly fantastic port of a great game that uses the hardware features very well but has a few performance issues.
Rocket League on the Nintendo Switch has advantages over other platforms and is a fantastic way to play the game but it needs some more work put into it.
Assassin’s Creed Origins doesn’t reinvent the franchise but it is a damn fine game with some breathtaking visuals that suffers from a few issues.
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus is a brilliant follow up to 2014’s The New Order and it sets the standard for what an FPS campaign should be with superb gunplay and a fantastic story.
Middle-earth: Shadow of War does a lot right but is held back by some poorly thought out adaptations of source material and a few other minor issues.
Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen on PS4 is a magnificent action RPG but one that could have used more effort in the remastering.
The LEGO Ninjago Movie Video Game is one of the best LEGO games available today from a gameplay and visual front but one that suffers from a horrible initial load time.
Cuphead is a fantastic game that definitely lives up to all the hype but one that might be too difficult for some people.
Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony has one of the best endings for an adventure game and only suffers due to bad pacing and length.
SteamWorld Dig 2 is an amazing experience through and through with super polished visuals and gameplay to keep you coming back for more.
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle is a fantastic strategy role playing game that rivals the best in the genre while remaining accessible and combining Mario’s charm with Rabbids’ humour.
Life is Strange: Before the Storm is a great prequel to one of my favourite games in a long time that fixes a lot of issues I had with the original.
Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA is a fantastic action RPG with sublime combat and a great way to get into the excellent Ys franchise from Nihon Falcom.
Yakuza Kiwami is a fantastic remake of the original PS2 classic and the first Yakuza game but built for PS4 with new features and enhanced visuals across the board.
Nex Machina is one of the best twin stick arcade games in a long time and one that oozes style through visuals and the soundtrack.
Forza Horizon 3 Hot Wheels is the perfect finale to one of the best racing games out there and one that truly understands the target audience and the genre.
Dragon Quest Heroes II is a fantastic hack and slash action RPG that not only builds on the strengths of the previous game but also adds variety and makes it a great experience for both fans and newcomers alike.
Puyo Puyo Tetris is a fun puzzle game with addictive gameplay modes and a great online multiplayer experience.
Horizon Zero Dawn is a superlative action RPG from Guerrilla Games that delivers a compelling narrative and one of the best looking games you can play anywhere.
Hitman: The Complete First Season is a fantastic stealth experience with tons of replayability that is only held back by a few of the levels and the plot.
Yakuza 0 has one of the most finely crafted narratives in gaming and it offers an experience you will enjoy until the end.
Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Futute Tone is the most content rich rhythm game available today and a must play for any fans of the genre as it is the closest we have gotten to the perfect rhythm game.
The plot, the narrative, and the city all come together cohesively, making Watch Dogs 2 an absolute joy to play through. Ubisoft has a lot of experience with making open-world games, but this gets the formula just right.
WWE 2K17 is more of the same and not in a good way thanks to some glaring issues outshining the few enhancements made this year.