Assassin's Creed Odyssey builds on everything introduced in Assassin's Creed Origins to result in a much more competent action RPG in a world that is a joy to explore.
Forza Horizon 4 is a fantastic racing game that everyone on Windows 10 and Xbox One needs to buy.
Capcom Beat 'Em Up Bundle is a good collection of some beat 'em up classics that is let down by a terrible online experience and a lack of visual options for emulation.
Valkyria Chronicles 4 is a glorious return to form for SEGA's Valkyria Chronicles franchise after a few missteps along the way and an essential purchase for Switch owners.
Hearthstone: The Boomsday Project is a welcome expansion to Hearthstone with some great new cards and the addition of my favourite pieces of singleplayer content the game has seen so far.
Marvel's Spider-Man is yet another magnificent exclusive for the PS4 in 2018 and one that happens to be the best superhero game ever with dynamic combat, great characters, and some lovely fan service.
Blade Strangers is an accessible and slick fighter that brings some fantastic characters together for a release that is packed with loads of online and offline modes.
Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate is a fantastic celebration of the Monster Hunter franchise with tons of quality content that will keep you busy for hundreds of hours.
Yakuza Kiwami 2 is the best looking Yakuza game ever with a fantastic story, great antagonist, and excellent enhancements across the board from previous games.
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Okami HD on the Nintendo Switch makes fantastic use of the Switch hardware offering multiple compelling reasons to replay this masterpiece in its new definitive version.
Code of Princess EX is a competent enhanced release of a hidden gem on 3DS that is great to play in co-op on the small Switch screen.
Mega Man X Legacy Collection 1+2 is a great collection of games that serve as a fantastic introduction to the Mega Man franchise without most of the issues of the first collection and a ton of extras.
Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection is a fantastic collection of historic fighting games with online added to some and a ton of music and concept art for fans of the franchise.
Mega Man Legacy Collection 1 + 2 brings together 10 classic games from a franchise that influenced many others but the collection could have done more to be welcoming to newer fans.
Dark Souls: Remastered is a fantastic port in every aspect on both PS4 and Xbox One platforms bringing a true classic to a new audience with perfect performance across the board.
Ikaruga was already a great game and it feels right at home on the growing best platform for shoot em ups.
Runner3 is a lovely musical platforming adventure that falls short thanks to a few issues.
Dragon's Crown Pro is the definitive version of a Vanillaware classic that is absolutely worth getting if you have never experienced it before but veteran players might not see much value in the new additions here to warrant another purchase.
Football Manager Touch 2018 for Nintendo Switch is a great version of Football Manager 2018 with a few performance issues.
God of War on PS4 is a quintessential God of War experience with superlative audio design and excellent combat that also has a great and mature story.
Far Cry 5 is an excellent open world game with stunning visuals that is a great game for fans and newcomers to the franchise.
Ni no Kuni II is an excellent game that both looks superb and runs brilliantly but is sadly let down by boring combat and its quest structure.
Yakuza 6: The Song of Life is an excellent action adventure RPG and a worthy finale to the story of the Dragon of Dojima even with the few flaws hindering one of the nicest open world esque adventures out there.