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Steve Jackson's Sorcery!

Steve Jackson's Sorcery! review: A sprawling adventure of mind-boggling scale

The PC adaptation of Steve Jackson's Sorcery! gamebooks has some rough edges, but it's a thrilling, sprawling adventure overall.

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World of Warcraft: Legion review: The excitement returns in this online role-playing game

For the first time in several World of Warcraft expansions Blizzard is flexing its world-creation and storytelling muscles.

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Event[0]

Event[0] review: An ambitious 2001: A Space Odyssey-tinged adventure you can talk to

Event[0] isn't perfect by any means, but its experiments with text parsers might make it the most important (or at least most interesting) indie game of 2016.

ReCore

ReCore review: The first Xbox Play Anywhere game is a beautiful chore

ReCore features charming robot companions and snappy platforming, but a chore of an end-game and terrible load times make it a hard sell.

The Turing Test

The Turing Test review: A brisk, breezy test of your humanity

Every year there's a game like Portal. This year, it's The Turing Test and its lightweight philosophical pondering.

The Warlock of Firetop Mountain

The Warlock of Firetop Mountain review: Another 1980s sword-and-board adapted for the modern era

Another of Steve Jackson's circa-1980 adventure gamebooks gets a hybrid RPG/text adventure adaptation, this time by Tin Man Games—and with an excellent tabletop gaming aesthetic.

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Here's how the Xbox One S stacks up to the original

Microsoft launched the Xbox One S earlier this month, revitalizing its current-generation console lineup with some new features. Here's how it stacks up against the previous version.

Obduction

Obduction review: The captivating start of the post-Myst age

It's been ten years since Cyan's last Myst game. Can spiritual successor Obduction step cleanly into those shoes? We found out.

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided review: Human Evolution

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided feels exactly like Deus Ex: Human Revolution, for better and worse.

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Acer Predator 17X review: This gaming laptop packs attitude and speed

The Predator 17X gives you desktop gaming performance without a noise penalty.

Batman: The Telltale Series

Batman: The Telltale Series review impressions: Slow burn

Telltale's Batman adaptation starts off slow.

Xbox One S

Xbox One S review: The Xbox One moves into the 4K generation

Microsoft's Xbox One S sports a new paint job and a smaller size than its predecessor, but its real standout feature is the ability to play streamed or recorded 4K content.

Headlander

Headlander review: Metroid meets 1970s retrofuturism meets disembodied heads

Double Fine's latest game is a pastiche of 1970s retrofuturism, from Asimov to lava lamps. Oh, and you play as a disembodied head.

Song of the Deep

Song of the Deep review: Gorgeous, reflective, and not very deep

Song of the Deep is an introspective little game from a blockbuster studio.

Nvidia SLI Bridge

Tested: The payoff in buying Nvidia's $40 SLI HB Bridge

Nvidia says you need the SLI HB Bridge to get optimum performance from dual GeForce GTX 1080 GPUs. We want to know what the benchmarks say.