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Alien: Isolation

Alien: Isolation review: The best, most terrifying Alien experience in nearly 30 years

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

Assassin's Creed: Unity review: Let them eat cake

Assassin's Creed: Unity would already be a mediocre game, but the quality of this PC port brings the series to new lows.

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Traps n' Gemstones blends Metroid and Indiana Jones with sharp results

Scaling down the formula from classic 2D adventures, this platform-action quest sends you underground in search of stolen treasure.

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République makes console-like stealth action memorable on mobile

This gorgeous episodic adventure puts a touch-based twist on the sneak-and-shoot genre—without the shooting.

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South Park: Pinball is one of the best games the show has ever produced

Far from a lazy cash-in, this Zen Pinball-powered affair includes two great tables and plenty of amusing fan service.

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Civilization: Beyond Earth review: Absolutely stellar

The space-themed Beyond Earth is polished, deep, and addictive—what more could you want from a Civilization game?

Spoiler Alert

Spoiler Alert review: This game starts at the end and goes backward from there

This platformer's neither polished nor long enough to warrant your attention, despite the cute concept.

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CounterSpy heats up the Cold War with tense sneaking and shooting

Duck behind cover, stealthily attack guards, and avert a nuclear crisis in this slick spy adventure.

A City Sleeps

A City Sleeps review: A rhythmic, heavenly twist on bullet-hell shooters

Harmonix's rhythm-based shoot-em-up A City Sleeps is nightmarishly difficult, but that shouldn't stop you from playing.

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel review: Borderlands 2 in space

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is basically Borderlands 2 in space--a fun little stopgap game for fans to play while Gearbox works on Borderlands 3.

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The Vanishing of Ethan Carter Review: The joy is in the journey

The Vanishing of Ethan Carter is all about the journey, and the journey here is spectacular both visually and narratively. This game is something special.

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Leo's Fortune offers charming and challenging platform action

Designed for smartphone screens, this attractive side-scroller is well tuned for touch and provides ample replay value.

Ryse: Son of Rome

Ryse: Son of Rome (PC) review: This gorgeous game tests your system and your patience

Crytek brings its Xbox One launch exclusive over to the PC and it's not great. But you should probably buy it anyway.