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LAYTON’S MYSTERY JOURNEY: Katrielle and the Millionaires’ Conspiracy review

The next generation of Layton adventures inherits many of the same good qualities, though it’s still dogged by poor integration.

Read review Sep 18, 2017

RiME review

Blending exploration, puzzle-solving and light action, this island excursion proves that platforming adventures are far from washed up.

Read review Aug 11, 2017
PC

Little Nightmares review

More stealth-survival than puzzle-platformer, this intensely creepy side-scroller is sure to feed your horror craving.

Read review Aug 2, 2017

The Turing Test review

Although failing to properly meld its story and gameplay, this physics puzzler is a solid Portal clone in formula if not execution.

Read review Jul 5, 2017

The Walking Dead: A New Frontier review

The zombie survivor franchise is still alive with plenty of bite, though the third season covers a lot of familiar ground.

Read review Jun 5, 2017

Doorways: Holy Mountains of Flesh review

It may be the series apex, but this horror adventure finale is brought down by awkward shifts in gameplay and an incoherent story.

Read review May 22, 2017

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series - Episode One: Tangled Up in Blue review

Telltale's latest episodic series comes out gunning, though for now it hasn't reached the heights of its big screen counterpart.

Read review Apr 24, 2017
PC

INSIDE review

Limbo’s superb puzzle-platforming spiritual successor will pull you in and not let go from start to glorious end.

Read review Mar 3, 2017

Thimbleweed Park hands-on preview

We found abundant recreation in our lengthy first-hand look at Gilbert and Winnick's highly-anticipated adventure.

Read preview Feb 17, 2017

The Wardrobe hands-on preview

The supernatural comedy opens later this month, but our plum first-hand look offers a sneak peek at what's in store.

Read preview Feb 1, 2017

Maize review

Beneath its absurdist comedy flavouring is a surprisingly traditional adventure with plenty of surreal twists and turns.

Read review Jan 16, 2017

The Walking Dead: A New Frontier - Episodes One/Two: Ties That Bind review

The new season kicks off with a two-part debut that's slicker than ever, though it ventures largely through very familiar territory.

Read review Jan 6, 2017
PC

Footprints Games - Detective Gallo interview

For news of their comic-noir mystery, we went straight to the top of the pecking order for a chat with brothers Francesco and Maurizio De Angelis.

Read interview Nov 11, 2016

The Guest review

This twisted hotel puzzler provides plenty of challenge, but doesn’t have nearly enough room for a fully-rounded adventure.

Read review Oct 31, 2016
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ABZÛ review

Though light in actual gameplay, there’s nothing shallow about this breathtaking underwater excursion.

Read review Aug 19, 2016

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