Don't-Miss Game Stories
Based on the classic novel, this interactive fiction experience blends excellent writing with empowering decision-making.
If you need seasonal flair in every part of your life, these games can fill that void.
Finally available on Android, this tactical combat and resource management game features a grim but gorgeous campaign.
Get in a round of poker, solve a puzzle, or save a knight from an onslaught of enemies.
One of the year's most striking Android games is well worth revisiting thanks to the Forgotten Shores add-on.
Smart strategic action, ample content, and great presentation make for another excellent time sink.
If you haven't loaded up Mojang's sandbox favorite in a long time, you're missing out on added content and improved performance.
Alien: Isolation has its issues, but by-and-large it's the best stealth game of the year and a stunning tribute to Ridley Scott's universe.
Assassin's Creed: Unity would already be a mediocre game, but the quality of this PC port brings the series to new lows.
Scaling down the formula from classic 2D adventures, this platform-action quest sends you underground in search of stolen treasure.
This gorgeous episodic adventure puts a touch-based twist on the sneak-and-shoot genre—without the shooting.
Far from a lazy cash-in, this Zen Pinball-powered affair includes two great tables and plenty of amusing fan service.
The space-themed Beyond Earth is polished, deep, and addictive—what more could you want from a Civilization game?