"After four years since The Guardian of Light, Crystal Dynamics released a new overwhelming chapter for Tomb Raider spin-off series."
"This is a game that will certainly entertain the biggest WWE fans (to some extent), but if you're not one of them there is absolutely no reason to take a closer look."
"Reviewing the first episode of a Telltale Games season is always tricky."
"Tetris Ultimate is a solid title that delivers exactly what you'd expect it to; blocks that drop and aching thumbs."
"Although the game doesn't shine when it comes to originality, the new Lego Batman is a high-quality title that will provide hours of fun."
"Far Cry 4 is a huge and ambitious open-world shooter, and one of the better games of 2014."
"It seems as if Bioware have taken a lot of the criticism directed at Dragon Age 2 to heart and done all in their power to right the wrongs."
"You'll scream, swear and pound your head against the coffee table, and then you'll reload the game, because when it works, it really works."
"The game has its flaws, and the absence of some licenses remain a troublesome setback, but at least the gameplay is in the best shape it has been in years."
"If you like Halo and you've got an Xbox One, you need to buy this collection."
"Telltale are still masters of interactive dramas."
"It's a breath of fresh air in a series that has been standing still for several years."
"This has much akin to the likes of Jet Set Radio and Crazy Taxi, but still has all the polish and additions expected of a modern day video game."
"Styx has several flaws, but it makes up for them with one of the purest stealth experiences of recent years."
"The Definitive Edition proves to be a worthwhile update, and an excellent opportunity to rediscover a good game."
"It's a burger with all the trimmings, if you will. You know what to expect, but it's well put together and served with tasty sides."
"Despite a few issues, our time spent with Holmes was entertaining enough, and the different cases managed to maintain a level of tension throughout."
"Even if it drops down a few gears after a fantastic opening, Playground still offers one hell of a road trip."
"This is easily the best Lord of the Rings game released in the last decade."
"FIFA 15 is a good game, make no mistake, it's just not a great game; it looks like we're going to have to wait at least another year for that."
"While the weird stuff is wonderful, the game makes it unnecessarily difficult to digest."
'But what we have on disc feels like the opening chapter of a larger game in which the best is yet to come. We're left not just wanting more, but expecting better."
"Even with some added superhero heft, the game isn't substantially different, or better, than its predecessor."
Last year's Madden wasn't all it could have been, but this year the series truly makes the leap to new-gen consoles.
"They encourage and reward exploration and support several different styles of play. Whether you like frenetic gunfights or tactical stealth, you will find what you need here."
"The new maps in Titanfall are all decent, and if you're still playing the game, you'd do well to pick them up."
"It's a solid if unspectacular game, low on content and complexity, but ultimately playable enough for it not to be a write-off."
"While the campaign is shorter than before, Rebellion has done a decent job of fleshing out the game as a whole."
"Imagine if the Beano or Dandy devoted themselves to realistic World War I comic strips. There's no punches pulled here, and certain sub-chapters are hard to stomach."
"In the end, this is a pale copy of UFC Undisputed 2010, and lacks the fine polish, personality and balanced game modes of that title."
"Machine Games hasn't crafted the perfect shooter, but they've given it a good go and the results are decent."
"Super Time Force is one of the great exclusive titles heading to Microsoft's consoles this year."
"Typical movie tie-in fodder. What a shame."
"The bike balancing is still perfect, tracks the right side of tricky, the worlds rich in detail. And we'll go against popular consensus - the music's brilliant."
"Titanfall's a damn fine multiplayer shooter worth your time and money: that's the bottom line."
"It's a much better game than you'd think. But we can't help but feel this would have made a better case as a Xbox Live Arcade title rather than a (nearly) full-priced retail release."
"Yes, it's got issues, and no, it's not perfect, but underneath some suffocating design decisions is a really solid game."
Capcom's cyber-ninja returns on digital.
"It's hard not to be excited by this title, one that feels so fresh compared to past titles and is the best take on a movie tie-in we've seen in a while."
"For the most part it's pretty fun to play. However, there's no Master Chief and it's no masterpiece."
"It doesn't matter how pretty it is when the rest of the package is lacking in every other conceivable department."
"War as entertainment is something that we've acclimatised to through multiple generations and mediums. Prisoners of war and human trafficking however, is a different issue entirely."
"FIFA 14 on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One is not a true next-gen FIFA, however, it is a fantastic football game."
"In trying to ape something that's beautifully bad, Twisted Pixel has inadvertently made something that's not very good."
"While the combat system works fine, and is suitably gory, after a while you're just going through the motions."
"Turn 10's Xbox One racer is the next-gen launch title we've been waiting for."
"For those seeking a return to the comedy thrills of past iterations, there's enough of that original spirit here for that to still be possible, despite the grittier tone."
"Killer Instinct is a technically complicated fighter, and it's deep despite the shallow pool of characters."
"The repeated objectives and clunky controls detract from what could have been a better experience."
"There are plenty of features but it's rarely a hefty challenge. It's a game to be enjoyed at a relaxed pace, an experience to celebrate and share because it's so refreshingly pleasant."