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Chase: Cold Case Investigations - Distant Memories

This extremely short and disappointing 3DS detective mystery from former Cing designers never really builds up any momentum.

3DS Nov 21, 2016

Quadrilateral Cowboy

It's hip to be square in Blendo Games' unique retro cyberpunk heist simulator, even if it doesn't quite finish the job it started.

PCMacLinux Nov 2, 2016

Bolt Riley: A Reggae Adventure - Chapter 1

This two-part sunny island sojourn to Jamaica neither drags nor gets too high in its all-too-brief Early Access prologue.

PCMacLinux Aug 31, 2016

Blues and Bullets

The second installment continues hitting all its story and visual marks, but incessant gunplay may leave you seeing red.

Xbox OnePS4PCMacLinux Jun 8, 2016

Black Island

This brief slideshow excursion hints of a dark FMV mystery to come, but its story leaves you stranded before really being explored.

PCMaciPhoneiPadAndroid May 11, 2016

Order of the Thorne: The King’s Challenge review

A new fantasy anthology will be music to the ears of classic Sierra fans, though its debut works better as a standalone quest.

PCLinux Apr 11, 2016

Jerry McPartlin: Rebel with a Cause review

Though we dig the setting, this slice of 1950s Americana is dragged down by its simplistic gameplay and uninspired production values.

PCMacLinux Dec 2, 2015

Alum review

The impressive production quality of this substantial retro adventure can't fully atone for its pervasive religious message.

PCMacLinux Jul 20, 2015

The Wolf Among Us: Episode Five - Cry Wolf review

The finale caps an uneven series with a bloody good time and a worthy addition to Fabletown lore.

The Wolf Among Us: Episode Four - In Sheep’s Clothing review

The penultimate episode is a disappointingly toothless affair that's all dressed up with nowhere to go.

The Wolf Among Us: Episode Three - A Crooked Mile review

The middle installment's story intensity grows by leaps and bounds, with some meaty confrontations to really sink your teeth into.

The Wolf Among Us: Episode Two - Smoke & Mirrors review

This disappointing sheep in wolf's clothing took longer than usual to arrive but will take quicker than usual to finish.

The Wolf Among Us: Episode One - Faith review

A brilliant debut installment has made us believers in Telltale's adaptation of DC Comics' twisted modern fairy tale.

PCMacPS3Xbox 360 Oct 18, 2013

Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller - Episode 4: The Cain Killer review

The series finale is able to end on a high note, but not before triggering some "what were they thinking?" storytelling disappointments.

PCMac Sep 27, 2013

Face Noir review

This slow-burning crime mystery is impressively steeped in film noir atmosphere, but only gets halfway through its dark tale of destiny.

PC Jul 19, 2013

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