Our coverage of interactive experiences that heavily prioritize narrative over gameplay.
Walden, a game review
Walking a mile in Henry David Thoreau's shoes proves to be more of a tedious chore than an inspiring transcendental experience.
The Caped Crusader's second season doesn't pack the same punch as its predecessor, but does save the best for last.
Hidden Agenda review
A gritty police procedural takes over from the campy horror of Until Dark, providing thrilling multiplayer fun but still without much actual player control.
The second season stays true to the source material, but isn’t likely to build much interest outside of diehard series fans.
Finding Paradise review
While not quite reaching the heights of its predecessor, To the Moon fans won't regret their time with this thoughtful character-driven sequel.
You'll flit through these two short but lovely explorations of serene pastoral settings without ever having to walk away.
Late Shift review
In lieu of traditional adventuring, player choice drives this cinematically impressive interactive live-action crime movie.
This entertaining wintry survival adventure is a breeze to live through, though it misfires in a couple areas that lessen its impact.
Riddle us this: What has great production values, compelling characters, hard decisions, and mind-numbingly easy gameplay?
The zombie survivor franchise is still alive with plenty of bite, though the third season covers a lot of familiar ground.
Night in the Woods review
This stylish slacker drama branches into intriguing darker themes, but is too rooted in aimless repetition to build any momentum.
What Remains of Edith Finch review
This creative, emotionally powerful exploration of a family's tragic past soars to impressive storytelling heights.
Corpse Party review
The revived Japanese port is bigger and gorier than ever, though more an old-school visual novel than interactive adventure.
Batman: The Telltale Series review
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.