Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China attempts to quell that clamoring with a taste of what an AC game set in this part of the world could be while also introducing a new and experimental way to play, but if this is the best they could do perhaps we're all better off with the status quo.
Every moment of Necrodancer is fun and engaging, the music is some of the best original music in any rhythm game, and the entire experience feels very original.
The Charnel House Trilogy is game that ebbs and flows. It’s a game that sucks you in and then confuses you. It takes your hand and intentionally leads you into uncertainty and fear.
Mortal Kombat X continues to launch the game to new heights. It's a bloody, gory bout of glory with intricate controls, a varied and balanced roster, and a ton of ways to play both online against peers or alone on the couch.
There are a lot of moments in Acid Nerve's Titan Souls where you need more than a good plan; you also need a lot of luck. That's not to say a great plan won't get the job done, but there's a bit of good fortune involved in slaying titans as well.
With so much more, well, work to do, the expansion bolsters a core game that was a bit sparse at launch. At the same time, it’s hindered by the limitations of The Sims 4, which make it very hard to balance careers, family, and fun.
Mix two servings of Chunsoft's Mystery Dungeon series with a heaping helping of Atlus' Etrian Odyssey series and you get Etrian Mystery Dungeon, a dungeon crawler offering deep dungeons and shallow gameplay.
Stealth Inc. 2: A Game of Clones seeks to marry sidescrolling stealth mechanics with more fast paced puzzle platforming and open world exploration. The result is a game that feels just as fresh as the original Stealth Inc. did when it was released.
Featuring its trademark simulation-style baseball, deep franchise and career modes, and a retooled Diamond Dynasty, MLB 15: The Show has improved in just about every conceivable area from its previous incarnation. So why does it feel so stale?
Visceral dialed back a bit on the outrageous action movie vibe, but added a few new wrinkles to the franchise's trademark combat and multiplayer. Even with that shift in focus and a different studio behind it all, Battlefield Hardline doesn't feel all that different from previous efforts.