Guides to the biggest games of 2015

By Staff, Tuesday, 22 December 2015 15:24 GMT

Getting stuck into the big games over the holidays? Here’s extensive guides to Fallout 4, The Witcher 3 and GTA Online Heists.


Hot damn, 2015 was a hell of a year for big releases.

We’ve played the majority of them, and what’s more, mapped out all the important missions, side-quests, hard-to-find weapons, secrets, easter eggs, alternate paths, cheats, perks, nerfs and buffs.

My god, we’re tired. But now we want you to get the most out of your games. Whether you’ve just received one of these as a gift, or you started a game earlier in the year and haven’t yet returned to complete it, here’s our monster guides from 2015.

The Fallout 4 guide to perks, crafting, weapons and romance

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Tracking down exceptional weapons, crafting your own deadly arsenal, base-building, exploring the Commonwealth, making friends and eventually getting them in bed. Fallout 4 has it all.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt complete guide and walkthrough

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The Witcher 3 was so big we had to split it up. This first chunk contains a walkthrough to all the main quests from Acts 1, 2 and 3 and the important side quests too, including how to complete the Witcher Contracts.

The Witcher 3: Gwent guide


The game within a game, Gwent is the fiendishly addictive card game that you play against the characters of The Witcher across White Orchard, Novigrad, Velen and Skellige. It’s hard but rewarding, and we have the ultimate guide right here.

The Witcher 3: How to get the best ending

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The Witcher 3 is so big that many of the decisions you make throughout your 100s of hours in the game have an effect on your relationships with other major characters and the final endgame. This guide maps out the possibilities and choice you’ll make to reach a satisfactory conclusion.

GTA Online: Heists


Heists changed GTA Online for the better. These five grand missions are built of multiple parts, with players completing jobs before approaching the final big payday. This guide helps you with advice, timing, tactics and short-cuts to ensure you flee the scene of the crime with swag bags bursting.

Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain walkthrough


Did you finish Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain? Not to worry, neither did the developers, right? Here’s our guide to Kojima’s last game for Konami, including help with Motherbase, higgen tapes, collectibles, blueprints and more.

Bloodborne guide: conquer Yharnam


The guide that nearly broke a writer: Bloodborne is easily the best new game on PS4 in 2015. Here’s our massive, detailed guide to one very tough game. Master the boss battles and defeat your enemies once and for all.

Destiny: The Taken King


Destiny became a different game with The Taken King release this year. This guide gives you everything: leveling, quests, strikes, legendary weapons, raids, runes, exotics – the whole flippin’ lot. Put Oryx in the ground.

Assassin’s Creed Syndicate Secrets of London visual guide


Victorian London is massive. This guide will help you find EVERY Secret of London with ease. Just follow the simple visual trail and you’ll unlock some new coll gear and kudos from your friends.

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