Editors' Choice

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

‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ review

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is a loving tribute to Nintendo and video game history. It’s a terrific multiplayer fighter that also has plenty for single-player fans to love this time around. See Full Review »

Our Score 9

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Into the Breach Review

  • Exquisitely tight, strategic gameplay
  • Timeless, charming pixel aesthetic
  • Near endless variety from relatively simple…
  • Tough, but fair challenge that scales well
  • Prepare to lose. A lot.
Our Score 10

Red Dead Redemption 2 Review

  • Brilliant story, characters, and writing
  • Impeccable level of detail
  • Endlessly exciting missions
  • Excellent gunplay
  • Vibrant, lifelike world filled with engaging…
  • Fishing mechanics get somewhat dull after a few…
Our Score 10

Celeste Review

  • Excellent, evolving platforming mechanics
  • Brilliant level design filled with secrets
  • Moving, important story centered on mental illness…
  • Catchy, pitch-perfect soundtrack
  • Welcoming assist options
  • Easy to miss loads of extra content
Our Score 10

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons Review

  • Gut-wrenching story and lovely character work.
  • Surprising level of control with simple inputs.
  • Beautifully conceived world.
  • None.
Our Score 10

FTL: Faster Than Light – Advanced Edition…

  • Standout iPad controls make that the version to…
  • Advanced Edition to content makes a great game…
  • This is not the true sequel you were hoping for
Our Score 10

Sunset Overdrive Review

  • Immediately enjoyable controls
  • Scads of complex systems that layer on top of one…
  • Sharp, forward-thinking writing
  • Superb dynamic punk rock soundtrack
  • Not for gaming beginners
Our Score 10

The Walking Dead game, Season 1 Review

  • Exceptional storytelling
  • Choices matter in unpredictable ways
  • Utterly compleling
  • Not enough of it
Our Score 10

XCOM 2 Review

  • Everything great about Enemy Unknown, made better
  • Deep and rewarding strategic complexity
  • Punishing but fair challenge
  • Beautiful presentation
  • Full modding support at launch
  • None
Our Score 10