Call of Duty: Black Ops II's single player campaign aims to move beyond linear storytelling and the game's online component appears equally ambitious, with developer Treyarch innovating upon some of the core game systems in what could be the biggest overhaul to Call of Duty's online gameplay since the original Modern Warfare launched in 2007.
It may be early days, but from what we've seen of Black Ops II it's clear that Treyarch isn't resting on its laurels by playing things safe.
Imaginative, fresh and different - not words often associated with videogaming apocalypse, but Tokyo Jungle is the exception that proves the rule. And it does it with style, humour. And a whole lot of clucking.
The Bat is back in this fresh expansion pack for Xbox LIVE and PlayStation Network; trouble is so is Harley Quinn. And the Joker's main squeeze is suitably enraged (and even more cutely psychotic than usual) about how things turned out for the love of her life at the end of Batman: Arkham City...
Featuring high definition updates of 2001's Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, 2004's Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater and 2010's Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker, the Metal Gear Solid HD Collection is a love letter to fans of the series and a brilliant way for those who haven't been exposed to it to experience some of the best stealth games ever made, and indeed some of the finest gaming moments of all time.