With an extra year of development, Assassin's Creed: Origins is a massive triumph over its lackluster predecessors, thanks to its jaw-dropping world design and admirable protagonist
It has some strong characters and intense action sequences, but Telltale's take on Game of Thrones leaves much to be desired
Bombastically chaotic, Avalanche's third physics-defying adventure has incredible action opportunities and lovable rogues, but its technical issues and questionable design decisions deprive Just Cause 3 from reaching its predecessor's heights
Ambitious to the point of admiration yet beholden by multiple petty issues, Assassin's Creed: Unity is a good game with excellent ideas that could and should have been much, much better.
Life is Strange often shines with brilliance and emotions thanks to strong characters and interesting ideas, but its strengths are constantly hampered by weird dialogues, weak performances and technical issues
The grand finale of Rocksteady's Batman games, Arkham Knight is a decisive title that frequently stumbles between brilliance and stupidity
Abandoning the original's forced dark tone and bland protagonist, Watch Dogs 2 explodes with silly characters, a sense of fun and multiple play-styles in an excellent open world
Combining their excellent writing with the crazy world of Gearbox' flagship franchise, Telltale delivers an explosive and hilarious ride with Tales from the Borderlands
Ambitious and grandiose, and boasting tremendous production values, Final Fantasy XV is a gigantic, actionized sequel that does more than a little justice to a beloved franchise, even though it not always manages to strike all of its goals.
Though it still harbors some of the series' greatest strengths and advantages, Assassin's Creed: Syndicate is in itself, a disappointing title with little ambition or personality.