We run down the best games of the last 12 months
Infinite celebrates a 20-year legacy with style and smartly outlines the foundations for future expansion. It's the best Halo has been in quite some time.
47's delightful puzzle box sees the assassin hanging off skyscrapers in Dubai, DJing at a Berlin club, and even playing detective in a murder mystery.
Double Fine's long-awaited platformer/puzzler sequel meets expectations, delivering a cerebral caper that proves blisteringly original.
A surprisingly good take on everyone's favorite MCU team, Eidos Montreal's adventure gives its Guardians plenty of intriguing backstories.
A game that absolutely justifies the PS5's price tag. From huge firefights to thrilling platforming, it's impossible to get bored in Ratchet.
A polished remaster of the iconic trilogy with a fresh coat of paint that shines like the Normandy's hull.
An intensely clever shooter with the Arkane immersive sim secret sauce and an addictive time loop mechanic that's as delightful as it is tricky to master.
This sequel builds on the best parts of the iconic series, with the result being an RTS that's a treat for casual commanders and history buffs alike.
Xbox's impeccable sandbox racer is stuffed full of so many wonderful distractions it could make even the most dedicated ecoterrorist guzzle gas.
Almost the perfect co-op game. Whether it's turning you into a plant or gifting you anti-grav boots, every part of this Pixar-esque quest is charming.
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