A solid entry in the fighting franchise known for its "realistic" physics, Dead or Alive 6 again embraces its fundamentals, with an emphasis on fun.
Black Desert is a highly addictive and layered experience with great combat, but it mimics too many other MMORPG games to be truly great.
City of Brass brings its mix of challenging roguelite gameplay and Persian fantasy to the Nintendo Switch, but control issues mar the experience.
The definitive version of 2017's experimental classic, NieR: Automata Game of the YoRHa Edition packs in DLC and a few fun extras on PS4.
The perfect gameplay of the series is as flawless as ever, but some horrible design decisions cripple what should have been the best Trials game yet.
EXOR Studios' X-Morph: Defense arrives on Nintendo Switch with the same fun emphasis on wild-but-smart chaos but the port is far from perfect.
Singularity 5 is an eye-catching wave-shooter for VR platforms, offering intense and chaotic firefights in a strangely serene robot paradise.
Moondrop's Degrees of Separation offers a fun cooperative platformer experience but it never quite capitalizes on its novel concept and is too buggy.
The Jaws.io mobile game is fun for a short while, but it seems that it's just another simple casual game in an ocean full of simple casual games.
Below Unexplored: Unlocked Edition's tricky surface lies a mesmerizing experience that manages to be frustrating, relaxing, and exciting, all at once.
Sumo Digital and Microsoft Studios' Crackdown 3 is thoroughly fun, but also entirely unremarkable and a perfect title for the Xbox Game Pass.
Far Cry: New Dawn is not a revolution for the series, tweaking the Far Cry formula for mixed levels of success with the series' first direct sequel.
Metro Exodus is the crowning achievement of the series, offering a post-apocalyptic experience that's terrifying and beautiful all at once.