These were the unexpected highlights of an excellent year for gaming.
Sunday's awards ceremony had its share of winners, but the show itself was not among them.
Assassin's Creed: Syndicate gives you the freedom to tell your own story in a fantastic London playground.
The mission structure and gameplay in Assassin's Creed: Syndicate give players unprecedented freedom to determine the protagonists' personalities.
Mad Max, Mass Effect, Battleborn, and more in our gallery of cool stuff from PAX 2015.