1. Watch Dogs
"Everything is connected and connection is power," reads the mantra from the developers of Ubisoft's new open-world cyber-noir thriller. in it, players take on the role of a gun-toting masked hacker whose smartphone seems to be able to hack any electronic device in existence. In light of the recent Prism scandal, Watch Dogs looks as exciting as it does timely.
Release date: November 22nd
Current gen platforms: PC, PS3, Wii U and Xbox 360
Next gen platforms: PS4 and Xbox One
Next Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
With the Xbox One and PS4 scheduled for release at the end of this year, the next generation of video games is almost upon us. But if you think that it's time to retire you PS3 or Xbox 360 to the attic, think again.
The remainder of this year is chock full of top notch titles that will be made available on current gen. In fact, looking at the line-up - which contains the likes of GTA 5, COD: Ghosts, Battlefield 4, FIFA 13 and Assassin's Creed: IV: Black Flag - its quality may just stall the launch of the next-generation.
Here, we take a look at the best reasons to hang onto your current console.