Don't-Miss Game Stories
Sniper Elite 3 improves on its predecessor, but is still more of a bloody gimmick than a game.
Valiant Hearts: The Great War takes on the dark subject matter of World War I, and out comes one of the grimmest, most respectful war games ever made.
Tex Murphy is back with a blast of 90s nostalgia in this old-school FMV game. Unfortunately this detective's not as good at cracking cases as he is at cracking jokes.
Always Sometimes Monsters is one of the closest things we've ever had to an existentialist text in game form. But that doesn't mean it's fun.
Every year or two they release a new Spider-Man game. Every year or two there's new cause for disappointment.
Watch Dogs is beautiful, but it doesn't do anything to change up the same core game we've seen since Grand Theft Auto III. This game is "next-gen" in the looks department only.
One super-powerful monster and four heavily armed hunters enter an environment. Meet Evolve.
Civilization: Beyond Earth isn't a true Alpha Centauri sequel for legal reasons, but it totally is.
It doesn't play like Wolfenstein, and it barely feels like Wolfenstein, but maybe that's a good thing—this is the best entry the franchise has seen in years.
Age of Wonders is back after a decade hiatus, but the otherwise-excellent game leads with its worst foot forward.
Warlock 2 isn't the deepest or the most polished 4X game on the market, but it wins points for its newcomer-friendly interface and humor.
Child of Light is all-style-no-substance. But at least it's pretty!
War of the Vikings can provide a few hours of arcade-like fun, if you don't take it too seriously, but bugs and broken systems hold it back from glory.