Rewind Return to the '90s, and then one step beyond in Outcast: Second Contact.
cut above An iffy port and inconsistent level design trouble an otherwise deep and challenging samurai action RPG.
history repeats A return to the 1940s makes for a weary campaign, but the multiplayer fits like an old Modern Warfare shaped glove.
Pyramid Schemes New systems, familiar features, and a spectacular setting make for one of the strongest games in the series.
beep beep A regressive reward system nearly takes the sheen off one of the most expansive, beautiful driving sims ever.
Heart and art A joy to view but sometimes a chore to play, Last Day of June delivers a touching story that’s worth finishing.
go with the flow Project Cars 2 is the apex of apex-hitting sims, but leaves casuals behind.
Buffs and Mercs Upgrade trees, a deep career mode, and classic cars put F1 back on track.
the plort thickens A great idea that doesn't reach its full potential as a farming game.