Drop-in multiplayer and hectic open world racing gives the Need for Speed series a much-needed nitrous boost
Graphically superior but lacking in content compared to the current generation
Solo play and sprawling cities and are so 2003, as you'll need social skills and more focused designs to prosper in this excellent update
Nothing ground-breaking, but ticks most of the FPS boxes and the online co-op mode is fun
It isn’t such a technical leap forward as the first game, but Crysis 2 ups the ante with its action-packed gameplay.
In spite of the crude humour and short campaign, Bulletstorm is a fantastic FPS. It’s not big or clever, but it is a whole lot of fun.
Shocking and certainly not for children, Dead Space 2 is unrelenting but massively fun to play.
Don’t be fooled by the name, this is a pure arcade racer from the Burnout series.