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The Talos Principle: Road to Gehenna review

Croteam's excellent puzzler paved the way for a funny, challenging, and highly rewarding downloadable expansion.

PS4 PC Mac Linux Aug 14, 2015

Lucius II: The Prophecy

More murder sim than adventure, the sequel is condemned by shoddy programming and hellish design decisions.

PC Jul 7, 2015

The Talos Principle review

Croteam gets serious with an inspired, Portal-styled sci-fi puzzler that will challenge you both intellectually and emotionally.

PS4 PC Mac Linux Jan 6, 2015

The Old City: Leviathan

Submerged beneath the gorgeous visuals of this surreal exploration is an abstract story that never really grips.

PC Dec 3, 2014

Enola review

There's mature psychological trauma at the heart of this indie horror adventure, but shoddy design will scare most players away.

PC Nov 14, 2014

Gods Will Be Watching

Prepare to meet your maker time and time again in this brutally and often unfairly challenging resource management simulator.

PC Mac Linux iPhone iPad Android Aug 26, 2014

Kentucky Route Zero: Act III review

The magical surrealist adventure rolls brilliantly along, delivering its first glimpse of a coherent story arc.

PC Mac Linux Jun 9, 2014

Moebius: Empire Rising review

History doesn't repeat itself, as the mildly entertaining Moebius falls well short of Jane Jensen's best efforts from the past.

PC Mac Apr 17, 2014

Jazzpunk review

This completely offbeat comedy adventure scores big with the laughs, though its story is a bit of a blank slate.

PC Mac Linux Mar 24, 2014

Guise of the Wolf review

There's no two ways about it: this shoddy werewolf adventure bites, in all the wrong ways.

PC Feb 14, 2014

Oknytt review

Like its nameless protagonist, this is an unassuming little adventure that provides a charming romp through Scandinavian-inspired folklore.

PC Nov 11, 2013

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs review

The spin-off sequel is another deliciously disturbing horror adventure, though it can't hold a candle to the panic-inducing fear factor of the original.

PC Mac Linux Sep 16, 2013

Kentucky Route Zero: Act II review

The second act of this magical realist adventure is even more surreal than the first, though it takes a shortcut through its latest detours.

PC Jul 10, 2013

Journey review

This superb PS3 exclusive is a soaring triumph of wonder and discovery, either alone or with an anonymous partner.

PS3 Mar 22, 2013

Kentucky Route Zero: Act I review

Though light on gameplay, this surreal, melancholy journey through the American South leaves virtually nothing to be desired... except for more.

PC Jan 28, 2013

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