If the tedious and ill-constructed patchwork gameplay of Black Mirror (2017) doesn’t drive you to face-desking, drooling nuttery, then the numerous bugs, clumsy story, and staggeringly drunk
Kalypso Media and RealmForge’s Dungeons 3 is near and dear to my cold, shriveled (Dungeon) Heart—and not just because it continues the legacy of its
Perception (The Deep End Games) is an intriguing and tantalizing tapestry of terror that marries a rich story with innovative game play. It’s genuinely scary
Arkane Studios’ Prey, published by Bethesda Softworks, is a competent spiritual successor to virtually all the prominent PC games that ever had “shock” in their
I loved Red Barrels original Outlast, and it has been a perpetual favorite of mine in the survival horror game genre. Unfortunately, Outlast 2 doesn’t
Holy Potatoes! We’re in Space?! is a lighthearted turn-based strategy game rife with riffs on pop culture and a generous helping of vegetable puns. Although
The ham-fisted narrative of a dethroned empress, her dad, and the path to revenge may have taken little more than a broken pencil and a
The demo for Through the Woods because it showcased the game’s taut atmosphere and horror elements very well. So how does the complete game hold
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided doesn’t stray far from the established formula of Deus Ex: Human Revolution, but it’s still an engaging, engrossing, and entertaining sequel that is
Punch Club may look like an old-school 16-bit fighting side-scroller, but it’s actually an addictive strategy and time management game.
Kholat is rarely terrifying, but its story is fascinating and the environments beautifully rendered. You can almost feel the cold…
Layers of Fear is more fascinating than terrifying, but it screws with you in novel, twisted ways that most games of its ilk usually don’t.
Lara Croft, video games’ favorite archaeological femme fatale, returns to perfect form in Square Enix‘s Rise of the Tomb Raider, the first sequel to the
Frictional Games’ SOMA is a superb horror game with an equally superb story that doesn’t rely on cheap scares or shock value. The real terror
Avalanche Studios’ Just Cause 3 is probably the explodiest game of 2015—a carefully constructed cornucopia of things that to detonate and the tools to ignite them. It’s a caustic, unstable powder keg — and you are the king of matches.