Greatness from small beginnings.
From first person to third person, from dying planets to the post-apocalypse- there was no shortage of great shooters this year.
The RPG genre was firing on all cylinders this year.
From bite-sized additions to major expansions, older games were kept alive in excellent ways this year.
A strong 12 months for PC.
The best soundtracks we've heard all year.
Racing to excellence.
Timeless classics, modernized.
These studios were on top of their game this year.
Microsoft's console had a pretty good 2019, all things considered...
The best narratives in video games this year.
Nintendo's console was firing on all cylinders in 2019.
Fans of the action-adventure genre had a lot to enjoy this year.
A solid year for Sony's system.
There have been more than a few of these.
In 2019, with the high highs came the low lows.
Some truly outstanding visual achievements this year.
Here's our countdown for the 25 greatest games we've played this past year.