10 Upcoming Video Games That Could Score 10/10

Essential games on the horizon.

When a video game finds itself branded with the coveted 10/10 score, the likes of which are rarely glimpsed, the reviewer in question is essentially saying:
"This is an amazing video game. It is as close to perfection as it is possible for a video game to come. This video game offers up everything that is great about the medium of video games - and then some. You, and everyone you know should play it immediately."
Or something like that. Video games, after all, rarely manage to reach the heights of a 10/10 review (or 5 out of 5, depending on your preferred publication). A video game has to be something special to find itself on the tail end of a 10/10 - it has to push boundaries and offer up a progressive take on its genre, whilst feeling natural and comfortable to play at the same time. It's a tough thing to get right, but - generally speaking - you know a 10/10 when you play one. Each year, just a handful of games are met with 10/10 reviews. Looking ahead at the eclectic set of video games set for release across the span of 2015 (and some thereafter), here are 10 titles that just might have what it takes to nab that elusive "perfect" score...

Sam Hill is an ardent cinephile and has been writing about film professionally since 2008. He harbours a particular fondness for western and sci-fi movies.