Why I Love Metal Gear Solid 5's endless upgrades
maxed-out Taking Snake from rookie to superhero.
poke and prod An unremarkable action in real life, yet oddly compelling when done in-game.
Why I love Sex, death, and personal demons. Silent Hill 2 has monsters that matter.
Why I love Fine futuristic heisting in the Palisade property bank for the super-rich.
Why I love There's more to Los Santos than shooting and stealing.
Raid group For one glorious month, World of Warcraft was the game I always wanted.
A game with a view A game with a view, please.
Mood music A pure, unfiltered hit of atmosphere can create moments that will be remembered forever.
Art of darkness Why your character's catastrophic actions make for an unforgettable shooter.
Why I Love Multi-talented heroes can be more fun than specialists.
But what if... Suspending belief is fine, but what if disaster could strike?
for the emperor Space Marine's finely honed violence is still enjoyable nearly five years on.
Peace and quiet Running from your problems isn't always the worst option.
Mud and wine The world existed before Geralt, and it'll be there long after a gryphon finally takes off his head.