Editors' Choice

We review hundreds of products in a wide range of categories each year. Here's the best of the best in games.

XCOM 2 review

XCOM 2 avoids the “sophomore slump” and improves upon an already excellent game with this hotly-anticipated sequel to XCOM: Enemy Unknown. See Full Review »

Our Score 10

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Need for Speed (2015) Review

  • Gorgeously stylized game world
  • Multitude of tweakable car characteristics
  • Engaging visual customization options
  • Cool soundtrack
  • FMV
  • Repetitive mission types
  • Aloof AI
Our Score 6

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Review

  • Multiplayer has a new flavor
  • Zombie mode sets a great mood
  • Plenty of ways to play and things to try
  • Confusing cooperative mode
  • Disjointed plot doesn’t make much sense
Our Score 6

Fallout 4 Review

  • Massive, inviting world
  • Deeply flexible character development
  • Smoother gunplay makes it a more viable action…
  • New crafting integrates smoothly without obtruding…
  • Greater visual variety than Fallout 3
  • Overly simple dialog and limited role playing
  • Solid, but predictable genre storytelling
Our Score 8

Halo 5: Guardians Review

  • Huge new multiplayer battles in Warzone
  • Smart new REQ system
  • Campaign mode encourages playing with friends
  • Utterly inconsequential story
  • Campaign is a slog when playing alone
Our Score 6

Skylanders: Superchargers Review

  • Innovative vehicle element makes for in-game fun…
  • Online multiplayer feels simple but secure
  • A well-crafted, compelling story for kids and…
  • Great compatibility with all of the previous…
  • Controlling vehicles can get tricky in certain…
Our Score 9

Super Mario Maker Review

  • Robust level-creation toolkit spurs creativity
  • Boasts thousands of downloadable, custom-made…
  • Nintendo's aesthetic design sensibility is…
  • Missing features limit creative potential
  • Content unlocking process is unnecessarily…
  • 100 Mario Challenge is a wasteland of bad design
Our Score 8

Disney Infinity 3.0 Review

  • An impressively robust world-building mode
  • Rich, narrative-driven sandbox environments
  • Excellent replay value
  • Occasional control and camera quirks
  • Limited in-game interaction between characters
Our Score 9

Batman: Arkham Knight Review

  • Mind-bending, thoughtful narrative
  • Batmobile provides new challenges and gameplay…
  • Tons upon tons of side missions
  • Combat is too complex for its own good
  • Many Batmobile sequences come up short
Our Score 9