The halfway point of 2014 has arrived, and along with the World Cup, the KimYe wedding, and the explosion of "Happy", we've also been treated to a pretty good slate of big-name video games. Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, Titanfall, and Watch Dogs all lived up to their considerable expectations, and of course, we can't forget about the smaller, but still beloved, titles like Nidhogg or Octodad: Dadliest Catch. All in all, it has been a solid half-year for gaming, and with Destiny, The Sims 4, and Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U and 3DS still on the way (along with a gang of other killer titles), 2014 as a whole figures to be another classic year in video game history. 

But before we get to the end of the year, it's time that we figure out the best video games of 2014 up to now. What are the greatest and most recent games that you should be playing right now? Who is winning the console war? You're about to find out.  

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