Taking Game of the Year at The Game Awards, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is well deserving of a spot on this list. Not even a painting as spectacular as this can capture the fast-paced, visceral action of the Sekiro's gameplay.
As the painting states, the entry from Senior Culture editor Charlotte Paige Boulton describes a singular but fundamental feature of the game - horseriding. While only a PC port of a release last year, this stellar title still deserves a spot on this list.
You can never go wrong with Mr. Bandicoot, and prolific Gaming writer Stacey Henley knows it. This summer title has gathered some devout following around the Courier office and deserves your time if you want a strong competitor to Mario Kart.
The Easter Season dropped the latest entry to this gory fighting classic into our laps, becoming the best selling game of April. Gaming Editor James Troughton marked it as one of his favourites of 2019.
The spookiest series in gaming made a return on Halloween of 2019, adding a multiplayer mode, and perhaps the greatest character in the Nintendo gaming canon: Gooigi. Gaming Editor George Boatfield puts a political spin on this immediate classic.