Mario Kart 7
With limited single-player appeal, multiplayer madness remains the name of the game for Mario Kart 7.
Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
Just when everyone gets ready to dismiss Wii for its recent lack of high quality games, Nintendo goes and releases a high quality game. Go figure.
LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars
PlayStation 3, Wii, Windows PC, Xbox 360
LEGO plus videogames, the Reese's Peanut Butter cups of digital entertainment, the benevolent cash cow concept that just keeps giving. What's not to like?
Alice: Madness Returns
This is what happens when a lovable demented visionary takes over someone else's lovable demented vision. Alice: Madness Returns.
In the pantheon of game publishing gods, Rockstar Games is not only among them, but now sits incontestably as top deity thanks to the Grand Theft Auto maker's latest opus, L.A. Noire.
Shift 2: Unleashed
The long-running (-out-of-steam) Need for Speed racing game series from EA has enjoyed a serious overhaul and emerged as good, solid, head-wobbling fun in Shift 2: Unleashed.
NBA Jam HD
EA Sports has taken its old NBA Jam franchise to a new level, capturing the look and feel of the original game but updating it just enough to add the thrill and excitement necessary to appeal to everyone who has an iOS device.
Evergeek's Matt Waskey is a proud owner of an iPad2. He loves it so much, he didn't even lament the blood splattered across its HD screen, gushed from his own severed finger. Digitally, anyway.