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FAR: Lone Sails review

This unique vehicular side-scroller may look like a platformer, but under the hood it’s all adventure that shouldn’t be missed.

Read the review » Jul 27, 2018

The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit review

It's the indomitable human spirit of a child that's best captured in this charming FREE spin-off family drama set in the Life Is Strange universe.

Read the review » Jul 4, 2018

Leisure Suit Larry: Wet Dreams Don’t Dry game announcement

Larry is back, arousing renewed interest in the classic Sierra series with a brand new adventure coming later this year.

Minecraft: Story Mode – Season Two review

The second season stays true to the source material, but isn’t likely to build much interest outside of diehard series fans.

Read the review » Jan 26, 2018

Guardians of the Galaxy review

The Telltale-Marvel team-up has decidedly mixed results, unable to forge the proper relationships between its lead characters.

Read the review » Nov 15, 2017

Hiveswap: Act 1 review

Though not everything’s the bee’s knees, the Homestuck web comic adaptation gets off to a promising, gorgeous episodic debut.

Read the review » Nov 3, 2017

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 the 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 the review » Aug 11, 2017
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Little Nightmares review

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

Read the 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 the 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 the 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 the 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 the review » Apr 24, 2017
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INSIDE review

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

Read the review » Mar 3, 2017

Thimbleweed Park hands-on archived preview

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


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