An incredible passion project eschewing video game norms and wearing its heart proudly on its sleeve, The First Tree is a masterfully executed work of art and storytelling showcasing the harsh realities of life even in the face of beautiful surroundings.
With the welcome additions of online multiplayer and a versus arcade mode, Overcooked 2 provides even more opportunities to riff off your very best profanities while brandishing a frying pan for dramatic effect — a superb party game for all ages and sensibilities.
Impress your warden, yes? With strong MMO mechanics, continued punchy gameplay, a brand new Raid, outstanding PVP/PVE modes and more loot than Varik's personal stash for those willing to grind for it. Forsaken gives players both old and new the content they deserve.
Metro Exodus confidently takes the franchise into 'AAA' territory with a tense, exciting, survival horror game that balances exciting action with methodical stealth and a stunning open world. Just remember: it's not always the dark you should be afraid of.
The Division 2 is a hefty step-up from its predecessor, with a massive amount of content to keep you engaged for weeks. Massive has created a truly engaging shared world game which remembers it's the players, and not the shareholders, that come first and foremost.
The first of three new DLCs for Overcooked 2 cooks up enough indulgent chaos to satisfy even the most fussy of eaters. Campfire Cook Off is a wonderfully manic and hilarious slice of content that only adds to the already superb base game.
Oh, what a day! What a lovely day! Rage 2 comes screaming into the world adorned with pink neon and a stinking attitude problem. Big guns, fast cars, blood-soaked combat and a ridiculous sense of fun make for one of the most thoroughly entertaining games of 2019.