"Amnesia: Rebirth" is a fine example of why the Swedish development studio Frictional Games is among the more notable storytellers at work in the gaming industry.
'Star Wars: Squadrons' falls well short of its full potential.
One of the goals of “I Am Dead” is to re-enchant things that everyday life has made overly familiar by tasking players with looking through common objects to find traces of emotional resonance.
Imagine 'Fortnite' in virtual reality.
A careful blend of modern touches while maintaining the spirit of an older series makes this platformer one you won't want to miss.
The only thing from the "Star Wars: Squadrons" story that's really memorable is the controls.
There are few updates worth noting and even the rosters have stayed stagnant due to the covid-19 delay in the 2019-20 season.
Good writing can rescue you from routine.
Can you be enamored with a game and downright horrible at it? “Spelunky 2” proves the answer can be a perverse “yes.”
A darkly funny game about the kind of work we do today.
In "Tell Me Why," the character work delivers. A lot of the rest doesn't.
“Creaks” takes one of the great primordial fears of childhood (that there is a world of strange sights and dangers behind your bedroom walls waiting to be discovered) and runs with it.
Facebook's VR headset makes a leap forward in tech, and remarkably, downward in price. There is a bit of a hidden cost, however.
"Spellbreak" may have the magic touch to break through the glut of battle royales.
A video game like "Raji: An Ancient Epic" can get a lot of mileage out of a novel setting and a fetching art style.
Its ambitions outweigh what it does good — and it does a lot of good.
The new "Metamorphosis" video game is a splendid homage to one of the supreme literary figures of the 20th century.
The final product makes a stronger impression than the beta.
The many (many) added modes and options feel like justification to younger gamers to buy a new version each year, but the core things that made the franchise great still sing in "Madden 21."
“Tell Me Why” doesn’t quite hit the same high notes as the Life is Strange series, but its moment-to-moment storytelling makes it worth your time.