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Resonance review

This impressive retro sci-fi thriller is sure to strike a chord with adventure fans, both for its complex story and challenging, multi-character gameplay.

Read review Jun 19, 2012

Corrosion: Cold Winter Waiting review

This indie horror adventure lacks the chills its subject matter demands, while the story and gameplay suffer from several key problems.

Read review Apr 2, 2012

Dear Esther review

It may not even be a game, but this beautifully surreal story-driven exploration offers plenty to write home about.

Read review Mar 9, 2012

Jurassic Park: The Game review

The snappy-paced dinosaur adventure prompts plenty of thrills, but Telltale's aging engine has bitten off more than it can chew.

Read review Nov 28, 2011

Trauma review

This surreal experimental indie is intriguing at first, but the lack of gameplay or coherent story is a blunt force blow to its interactive photographic experience.

Read review Aug 21, 2011

Back to the Future: Episode 5 - OUTATIME review

Marty and Doc's episodic adventure winds up where it started, finishing the season on a high note.

Read review Jul 1, 2011

L.A. Noire review

Rockstar's ambitious film-noir detective mystery blends realistic open-world investigation and skippable action into one fantastic storytelling vehicle.

Read review Jun 1, 2011

Back to the Future: Episode 4 - Double Visions review

The uninspired fourth episode is a step back to the oh-so-familiar territory that we've seen so often already.

Read review May 9, 2011

Back to the Future: Episode 3 - Citizen Brown review

It's still light on gameplay, but surprising story turns ensure Telltale has everything under control.

Read review Apr 6, 2011

Back to the Future: Episode 2 - Get Tannen! review

You'll breeze through its speakeasy puzzles, but the second episode is another fun ride back to 1930s Hill Valley.

Read review Mar 2, 2011

Back to the Future: Episode 1 - It’s About Time review

Twenty-five years after the first movie, the beloved series returns with a bang, feeling like it was never gone.

Read review Dec 24, 2010

Amnesia: The Dark Descent review

The new horror game from the creators of Penumbra is an even more terrifying journey that you'll surely never forget.

Read review Sep 8, 2010

The Whispered World review

This charming fantasy adventure is spot-on in most respects, and is sure to leave you with a smile on your face.

Read review Apr 30, 2010

Dark Fall: Lost Souls review

The popular horror series reaches the end of the line with a frightening but welcome return trip to Dowerton's haunted train station.

Read review Jan 11, 2010

Silent Hill: Shattered Memories review

With a new emphasis on combat-free adventuring, this reimagining of the original Silent Hill will still send plenty of shivers down your spine.

Read review Dec 31, 2009

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