Our coverage of interactive experiences that heavily prioritize narrative over gameplay.
Batman: The Telltale Series feature
The Bat-season is now complete, exposing both the light and dark elements of a somewhat uneven five-part thrill-ride.
The new season kicks off with a two-part debut that's slicker than ever, though it ventures largely through very familiar territory.
This unique "privacy invasion thriller" has a thought-provoking surveillance concept that is hindered somewhat by its suspect dialogue and imposed linearity.
Burly Men at Sea feature
This charming Scandinavian folktale may be lite on gameplay but offers a surprisingly hefty choose-your-own-adventure experience.
These stylistically different him-and-her games are both emotionally powerful but broken down by largely non-interactive storytelling.
This extremely short and disappointing 3DS detective mystery from former Cing designers never really builds up any momentum.
Though light in actual gameplay, there’s nothing shallow about this breathtaking underwater excursion.
Batman: The Telltale Series - Episode One: Realm of Shadows archived preview
The first episode pulls its punches somewhat, but gets the series off the ground with a solid stage-setting debut.
1979 Revolution: Black Friday feature
Iran's struggle for independence is recounted in cinematic style, though providing just a partial picture with little to actually do.
The Beginner’s Guide feature
The Stanley Parable's Davey Wreden leads a thought-provoking, experimental reflection of games-as-interactive-art.
The Walking Dead: Michonne feature
The now-completed three-part miniseries has a compelling protagonist, but the formula may be starting to outlive its welcome.
Knee Deep feature
The unique swamp noir theater mystery takes the final plunge with a bizarre third act performance.
Minecraft: Story Mode feature
Building on Mojang's colourful world, Telltale's five-part season is now complete, with one bridge piece left over for expansion.
That Dragon, Cancer feature
Pulling no punches, this exploration of one family's courageous battle against terminal illness is a deeply moving experience.
The slickly presented, narrative-driven horror story is effectively tuned into the authentic teenage experience