From Animal Crossing: New Horizons to Spider-Man: Miles Morales, which title will claim the top spot?
A breathtaking proof-of-concept for the DualSense's amazing haptic feedback and "Adaptive" triggers. Astro's is also a marvelous little platformer in its own right. Oh, and it's free!
A first-person shooter of dazzling brutality. As Doom Slayer strides and saunters around each battleground, players must think on their feet to stay a step ahead of Hell's endless armies.
This left field battle royale came out of nowhere to capture the gaming word's attention. A rib-troubling chortle of a game, Fall Guys stubby-legged physics provide countless moments of mirth.
COD takes on the battle royale genre? Of course Warzone was going to take over the world. From its hyper-realistic shootouts to nerve-shredding 1v1 face-offs in the gulag, this is the most relevant Call of Duty in years.
A compelling historical setting and soulful characters give Tsushima an edge that cuts through tiresome open-world checklist syndrome. Its sharp combat model also has a touch of the Arkham trilogy's brutal flair.
Nintendo's lovely life simulator has seen vibrant player communities spring from nothing, aiding the trading of turnips, DIYs recipes, or tips on how to make the perfect island. A joy of a game.
Miles takes you on a thrillingly vivid virtual tour of New York City during the holidays. We're not quite sure why, but there's something extra satisfying about webbing up goons when it's snowing.
Assassin's Creed... but with slightly less assassinating and loads more axes. Valhalla's huge, immersive world is full of mysteries to solve and big decisions to make. A bloody success on all fronts.
The fact such a bleak game has given such comfort to so many during these bleakest of times is testament to Naughty Dog's talent as a supreme storyteller. The most uncompromising big budget game in recent memory.
An adventure that takes the repetitive nature of the roguelike and smooths out all the frustrations inherent to the genre. In this deliciously funny journey through the Underworld, death is an invaluable, intoxicating teaching tool.
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