The Descendant: Episode 1: Aftermath

This post-apocalyptic thriller generates plenty of cinematic tension, but the first of five episodes barely unlocks its potential.

PC May 25, 2016

Rusty Lake Hotel review

This offbeat puzzler has a killer premise, but its lack of story and nonsensical puzzles aren't a recipe for success.

PC Mac iPhone iPad Android May 23, 2016

King’s Quest

A romantic comedy done right, the middle installment stands as a towering triumph of choice-based adventuring.

Xbox One PS4 PC PS3 Xbox 360 May 20, 2016

The Beginner’s Guide

The Stanley Parable's Davey Wreden leads a thought-provoking, experimental reflection of games-as-interactive-art.

PC Mac May 18, 2016

The Walking Dead: Michonne

The now-completed three-part miniseries has a compelling protagonist, but the formula may be starting to outlive its welcome.

Xbox One PS4 PC Mac iPhone iPad Android PS3 Xbox 360 May 16, 2016

GDC 2016 round-up

The Game Developers Conference was packed with visitors, including Sherlock Holmes, Viking ghosts, burly sailors, and frustrated creators.

All May 13, 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.

PC Mac iPhone iPad Android May 11, 2016

 

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Hype-o-Meter™

1

Thimbleweed Park

An all-new old-school adventure by the creators of Maniac Mansion.

2

Silence: The Whispered World 2

Daedalic returns to the fantasy world introduced in 2010.

3

Obduction

A new adventure from the creators of Myst.

4

Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter

The eighth installment starring the Great Detective from Frogwares.

5

Unavowed

A dark urban fantasy by Dave Gilbert, creator of the Blackwell series.

6

The Last Crown: Blackenrock

The middle installment of Jonathan Boakes's ghost-hunting trilogy.

7

Syberia III

A new Kate Walker adventure by Benoît Sokal and Microïds.

8

Finding Paradise

A sequel to Freebird Games' indie hit To the Moon.

9

Detroit

A new game from the developers of Heavy Rain.

10

The Devil’s Men

A 19th century steampunk adventure from Daedalic Entertainment.
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What's New?
27 May
The Descendant charges Into the Storm

Second installment of five-part cinematic series available to download.

26 May
Duke Grabowski added to Xbox but split into pieces of five

Publishing agreement with Alliance Game Studios pushes first of five installments to November.

23 May
Developer video highlights Kate Walker’s new journey

Long-awaited third Syberia installment slated for December 1, 2016.

21 May
The Grandfather descends on Steam

Story-driven horror "about torment and sorrow" available now for download.

19 May
First seeds sown for absurdist comedy Maize

Upcoming sentient corn adventure promises mix of Monty Python and X-Files.

18 May
New video, screenshots offer clues to Bohemian Killing

Courtroom drama set in 19th century steampunk Paris due out early July.

 


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