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Papo & Yo review

This courageous PS3 blend of platforming adventure and allegorical child abuse story is both moving and monstrous at times.

Read the review » Sep 17, 2012

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 the 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 the 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 the 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 the 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 the 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 the 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 the 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 the 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 the 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 the 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 the 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 the 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 the 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 the review » Jan 11, 2010

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