Autumn is when game studios trot out their big-name stuff, and this time around we couldn't wait to discuss all the offerings. The list has something for everyone, from zombie scares and monsters that lurk on an abandoned spaceship to band-in-a-box karaoke and tongue-wagging rag dolls.
In the following pages, PC World's two gaming experts--Matt Peckham, writer of the popular Game On blog, and Darren Gladstone, PC World's Casual Friday columnist--dissect an assortment of hotly anticipated sequels, like Epic's tactical run-and-gunner Gears of War 2 and Bethesda's gleefully violent Fallout 3, as well as promising first-timers such as Media Molecule's ridiculously adorable LittleBigPlanet and EA DICE's gleamingly dystopian Mirror's Edge.
The slide show is arranged according to when each game is expected to go on sale. Let's get started.