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4 amazing video games to play in December

  • Of course we’ve included titles for the new XBox and PlayStation 5
  • From cute and cuddly, to Marvel superheroes and full-out war games, there’s something for every gamer’s tastes
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Become the webslinger in Spider-Man: Miles Morales. Photo: Sony Interactive Entertainment/TNS)

Each month, we pick four awesome games for you to play. This December, play as the youngest incarnation of the friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man, Miles Morales, or do on-ice battle in the world’s most famous ice hockey tournament.

Spider-Man: Miles Morales

A celebration of New York City, and a chillingly foreboding vision of Covid-19 and the Black Lives Matter movement, the latest Spider-Man game for the PS5 makes powerful social statements while excelling in graphics and character-building.

Read our review here and buy a copy here.

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War

Travel back in time to both the Vietnam war and 1980s USSR in this single-player, first-person shooter that combines espionage, strategy and plenty of missions.

Ready our review here and buy a copy here.

Sackboy: A Big Adventure

This LittleBigPlanet spin-off is a cute, good vs evil tale without too many complications, but with some spectacular level design and gameplay. Buy it for younger siblings, then hog it all holiday.

Read our review here and buy a copy here.

NHL 21

The latest edition of the popular ice hockey game feels closer to the real-life sport than ever. The artificial intelligence delivers smart goalies, responsive opponents, and a bevy of moves iconic to the NHL.

Read our review here and buy a copy here.

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