The Bottom Line: BioShock Infinite is another masterful achievement in interactive storytelling and provides gamers with an overall experience unlike anything else. Read review
Specs: Mature, Irrational Games, Action
The Bottom Line: Battlefield 4's campaign is an emotional ride packed with an impressive amount of graphical prowess. If you have the right hardware, Battlefield 4 will dazzle you with jaw-dropping detail and production value. Read review
Specs: EA DICE, Action
Specs: Mature, Telltale Games, Compilation, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Microsoft's Flight Simulator X provides a mind-boggling level of depth and breadth--if you don't mind some less than stellar frame rates. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Microsoft Game Studios, Simulation, Simulation - civilian plane flight, Realistic, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Batman: Arkham Origins is still the great superhero game you've played before, but it doesn't do much to move the franchise forward. Read review
Specs: Teen, WB Games Montreal, Action
The Bottom Line: X-Plane is a fantastic sandbox that makes a terrific counterpart to the much more rigid Flight Simulator series. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Laminar Research, Simulation, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is a stupendous thrill ride that shouldn't be missed. Read review
Specs: Mature, Rockstar North, Action, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Crazy Machines is pretty similar to many other puzzle games on the PC, but the amount and quality of its content makes it worthwhile anyway. Read review
Specs: Everyone, FAKT Software GmBH, Puzzle, Miscellaneous - puzzle, Fantasy, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: You could say that Flight Simulator 2004 is still a straightforward simulation, but if you have even a passing interest in flying, you'll definitely get your money's worth from it. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Microsoft Game Studios, Simulation, Civilain Plane Flight Sim, Realistic, 1-16 Players
The Bottom Line: With exciting new content across the board and plenty of it, Left 4 Dead 2 outdoes its predecessor and makes the zombie apocalypse an absolute blast. Read review
Specs: Mature, Valve Software, Action, Action - first person shooter, Science-fiction
The Bottom Line: The latest Sims game is also the greatest, striking a terrific balance between the fresh and the familiar. Read review
Specs: Teen, The Sims Studio, Virtual Life, Miscellaneous - virtual life, Realistic
Specs: Everyone 10 and older, Criterion Games, Driving
The Bottom Line: Rome: Total War is the very definition of an epic strategy game. Read review
Specs: Teen, Creative Assembly, Strategy, Real-Time Strategy, Historic, 1-8 Players
Specs: Games - miscellaneous / entertainment / educational, Miscellaneous - compilation, Miscellaneous - arcade
The Bottom Line: This stand-alone expansion is the best iteration of Dawn of War II yet. Read review
Specs: Mature, Relic, Strategy, Strategy / tactics / wargame - real time
The Bottom Line: As befits its source material, The Battle for Middle-earth is a huge game, and there's a lot of great real-time strategy gameplay to be had in it. Read review
Specs: Teen, EA LA, Strategy, Strategy / tactics / wargame - real time, Fantasy
Specs: Everyone (6+), Games - miscellaneous / entertainment / educational, Miscellaneous - kids / children's games & entertainment, Fantasy
Specs: Games - miscellaneous / entertainment / educational, Miscellaneous - cards, Realistic
The Bottom Line: The single-player campaign is over in a flash, but the high quality of that campaign and its terrific multiplayer options make Call of Duty 4 a fantastic package. Read review
Specs: Mature, Infinity Ward, Action, Action - first person shooter, Historical, Realistic, 1 Player
Specs: Everyone, Brighter Minds, Puzzle
The Bottom Line: World in Conflict is a thrilling, spectacular strategy game, and an even better multiplayer experience. Read review
Specs: Teen, Massive Entertainment, Strategy, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Incredible storytelling, great characters, and exciting battles are just a few of the things that make this fantasy role-playing game so extraordinary. Read review
Specs: Mature, BioWare, Role-Playing, Role playing game (RPG) - third person, Fantasy, 1 Player
Specs: Mature, Gearbox Software, Action, Action - first person shooter, Science-fiction
The Bottom Line: Despite some bugs, The Temple of Elemental Evil stands as one of the most authentic PC Dungeons & Dragons experiences of the past few years. Read review
Specs: Teen, Troika Games, Role-Playing, PC-style RPG, Fantasy, 1 Player
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