Between the likes of Horizon: Zero Dawn, Nier: Automata and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, players have been swamped with great video games to play in 2017.
After taking the summer off to let players recuperate though, the gaming industry is back in full swing ready for the Christmas season. With amazing, blockbuster titles starting to trickle out in September like Destiny 2, the bulk of the year's biggest names have dropped over October, including some sure-fire game of the year contenders.
Boasting hugely anticipated sequels like Middle-Earth: Shadow of War and Wolfenstein 2, as well as long-awaited Nintendo Switch releases like Super Mario Odyssey, there have been enough great titles released over the past few weeks to tide players over to well into the new year.
With so much to play and big names like Battlefront and COD on the horizon, getting through everything all at once can be far too overwhelming. It's essential to distinguish between which games are must-plays and which can wait until an inevitable New Year sale, starting from worst to best with...