The Bottom Line: Dead Island: Riptide is a lot of the same and ultimately falls short of a what a great sequel should be made of. Read review
Specs: Mature, Techland, Action
Specs: Everyone, Game Freak, Role-Playing, Role playing game (RPG) - console-style RPG, 1-4 Players
Specs: Everyone 10 and older, Maxis, Virtual Life, Miscellaneous - virtual life, Realistic, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Dishonored reminds us a lot of the last BioShock game, with a bigger focus on stealth. Read review
Specs: Mature, Arkane Studios, Action, Role playing game (RPG) - action RPG, Role playing game (RPG) - first person
The Bottom Line: Transformers: Fall of Cybertron offers some entertaining action, lots of explosions, and few surprises. Read review
Specs: Teen, High Moon Studios, Action, Action - third person shooter, Science-fiction
The Bottom Line: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is the big, bold, and beautiful sequel you hoped for and is sure to bewitch you for countless hours. Read review
Specs: Mature, Bethesda Game Studios, Role-Playing, Role playing game (RPG) - first person, Fantasy
The Bottom Line: The Godfather: Blackhand Edition works in a smattering of new content and a brand-new control scheme with good results. Read review
Specs: Mature, EA Redwood Shores, Action, 1 Player
Specs: Mature, Gearbox Software, Action, Action - first person shooter, Science-fiction
The Bottom Line: With a bigger roster than ever, online multiplayer, and the ability to share screenshots, custom levels, and game replays with friends, Super Smash Bros. has never been better. Read review
Specs: Teen, Game Arts, Action, Action - fighting, 1-4 Players
The Bottom Line: Super Mario 3D Land eases you in with creative level design and tight controls while leaving plenty of challenging content to be discovered. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Nintendo, Action, Action - platformer, Fantasy, 1 Player
Specs: Teen, Treyarch, Action, Action - adventure, Science-fiction, 1 Player
Specs: Everyone 10 and older, Idol Minds, Compilation
The Bottom Line: Forza Motorsport 4 refines and improves upon its predecessor in a number of ways, but also feels just a little too familiar. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Turn 10, Driving, Racing / driving - GT/street, Realistic
The Bottom Line: The Sims 2: Pets for the PSP might have been a decent port of the console versions, if it would've just stopped loading for a second. Read review
Specs: Teen, Maxis, Strategy, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: How does one of the PS3's staple franchises fare on the most powerful portable around? Read review
Specs: Games - action, Action - first person shooter
The Bottom Line: If you have any interest whatsoever in off-road racing you'd do well to take this beautiful and thrilling game for a spin. Read review
Specs: Teen, Codemasters, Driving
Specs: Everyone, Activision, General
Specs: Mature, Gearbox Software, Action
The Bottom Line: Heroes Over Europe offers some enjoyable arcade dogfighting, but it lacks the depth and excitement needed to keep you coming back for more. Read review
Specs: Teen, Transmission Games, Simulation, Simulation - WWII flight
The Bottom Line: Gorgeous new visuals help make The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D the definitive version of an enduring classic. Read review
Specs: Everyone 10 and older, GREZZO, Action, Action - adventure, Fantasy, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: It's a bit rough around the edges, but ultimately Far Cry 3 closes 2012 on an excellent note, easily making it one of the year's best. Read review
Specs: Mature, Ubisoft Montreal, Action
The Bottom Line: Are there enough noticeable differences in FIFA 13 to warrant a purchase? Read review
Specs: Everyone, Electronic Arts, Sports
The Bottom Line: Disgaea 3 does a lousy job of familiarizing you with its complex mechanics, but rewarding tactical depth and goofy humor make the learning curve worth climbing. Read review
Specs: Teen, Nippon Ichi Software, Strategy, 1 Player
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