Although it has only been in the public spotlight for a few years, episodic gaming has risen to become of one of the most popular genres of the current generation. Whether they are released weeks or months apart, each of them brings a unique window of perspective into the world in which it is set, from the politics driven bloodbath of Game of Thrones to the Victorian style humouring of Bertram Fiddle. This year has seen many different episodic adventures come to our homes, and these two games have proven themselves worthy contenders for this years crown.

Runner Up: Tales from the Borderlands (Telltale Games)

Winner: Life is Strange (Dontnod Entertainment)