"There is not a shred of an original idea or concept anywhere to be found. No vision, no attempt to be anything but forgettable."
"The story is absolutely barmy. Narrated with goofy enthusiasm and near perfect comic timing, it's a rollercoater of wackiness that's almost impossible not to fall in love with."
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"The first Bioshock was one of the best games of this generation. In comparison, Infinite feels like a quantum leap."
"People Can Fly give good Gears. Though a lower tier entry into the franchise, it's not poor imitation."
Hot on the heels of Dante's DMC makeover comes Lara Croft's reinvention.
"Forget waiting for the next generation of graphics to appear: they're here already, and that we can thank Crytek for."
"The new abilities definitely add something to the Assassin's Creed formula, but at the same time they also take away."
"The result then is a game that falls short of expectations from both camps, but is solid enough to stand on its own two cyborg feet."
"Like a bad batch of bootlegged booze, Omerta: City Of Gangsters really feels like it needed a little more time to brew."
"All of the various strands coming together - the fiendish challenge, the art style, the rhythmic music - makes for an intoxicating experience."
"Aliens: Colonial Marines fails to alter any of our preconceived notions about licensed video games."
"Lacking the pacing to make for a successful horror, and with combat mechanics not built for straight action, the game doesn't impress in either."
There's a focus on playability, salvaging long-forgotten ideas and outfitting them in new designs. A heritage that recalls smoky arcade halls of old."
"It makes good use of simple and proven mechanics, and while it's a platformer on the surface, it's an adventure game at its core."
"Dismiss change, and you're missing out on the debut of a restored classic."
"The powers of darkness team up with the powers of good on regular basis."
"The Wii U version has gained so many new things and the game is more accessible to a wider audience: this feels like the definitive version."
"This latest Lego adventure has certainly soaked itself in the RPG genre traditions."
We return to the mushroom shaped space station at the heart of the Terminus System.
"This is a fun, accessible and well-crafted racer that deserves your attention."
"It's well worth paying a visit as Gearbox continue to prove that they best understand how DLC should look, work and cost."
"There's so much content here, it's detailed, engaging, and for the most part it hangs together perfectly."
"It stays true to the franchise and provides us with a pleasant and suitably frustrating stealth experience."
Warren Spector's Epic Mickey is back.
"It's made up of some of the most boring missions in the history of the franchise...at times this feels like a pastiche - a parody."
"New changes were ushered in last year, and perhaps this is the reason why WWE 13 seems like a game that is still in development."
"343's proved worthy stewards of the franchise, and its the biggest commendation we can give is that we're eager to see them developing their own spin on the Halo universe."
"Whether you're in the middle of an intense race, or just cruising around to explore and find cars and billboards, Fairhaven is a pleasure to drive in."
"It's that time of the year when the military shooters come raining in. First up is Medal of Honor: Warfighter."
"If you cut away at all the Bond-specific trimmings, all you're left with is a CoD clone, and not a particularly good one at that."
Spyro and his Skylanders friends are joined by Giants this time around, but is the adventure as fun as the first time around?
Id Software returns with a re-release of Doom 3, but are the tweaks and additions enough to hide its age?
"The time has finally arrived for the next chapter in the Fable saga as Lionhead unleash their Kinect-only title."
"You'll quickly remember how much you hated angles of forty-five degrees or more."
"It's a mixed bag - challenging stages and overwhelming co-driver instructions, but lacks the degree of realism when it comes to the driving physics."
"Forza Horizon is a fresh take on the genre that offers high quality in almost every regard."
"There are definitely some good levels in Sonic Adventure 2, some decent tunes, lots of chao, and it comes at an affordable price."
The aliens in Xcom: Enemy Unknown definitely don't come in peace.
The stealth genre receives a valuable new addition in the form of a fresh new IP from the creators of Arx Fatalis and Deus Ex.
"Nights stands the test of time and even now, sixteen years later, is still as original and unique as it was on its first release."
"My opponents are killing me. They intercept my passes, steal my ball, catch every rebound. This is annihilation - but beautiful to look at."
"After having spent the previous month with Tekken Tag Tournament 2 it becomes obvious how dated Dead or Alive 5 feels."
"The protagonist isn't your usual player character; he's a violent little bunny with a penchant for saw blades and mutilation."
"No Hope Left" could be the motto for Resident Evil fans predicting the armageddon of the series, rather than the advertising campaign for Resident Evil 6 teasing the in-game global apocalypse to come.
"Being able to plug in a proper electric guitar, instead of playing around with colourful plastic buttons, is a step in the right direction."
"It is a near-impossible task for EA to satisfy all FIFA fans, but they should certainly be commended for making a wholehearted attempt."
"We're impressed at how inviting this manages to be in comparison to last year's game, making it the strongest entry in the series to date."