Don't-Miss Game Stories
Firewatch is full of excellent dialogue, breathtaking moments, and stunning vistas, but ultimately amounts to nothing much at all.
Agatha Christie's famed Inspector Poirot fills in for Holmes in this point-and-click murder mystery.
Inkle's digital adaptation of Steve Jackson's Sorcery! is a glorious tribute to the paper gamebooks of yesteryear
Anemic guns, shoddy platforming, and a mountain of bugs make Bombshell hard to recommend.
The Witness is a brilliant puzzle game, ensuring you'll never look at a five-by-five grid the same way again.
The Westport Independent is a "censorship simulator" about running a newspaper in a fascist country. It's [redacted].
Resurrecting a series as legendary as Homeworld? After twelve years? That's an unenviable task—but Blackbird Interactive pulled it off with Deserts of Kharak.
The Vive is the only VR setup I've tried immersive enough to trigger my incredible fear of heights during a demo at CES 2016.
The reason VR makes you queasy is that your brain thinks you're moving but you're not. The Virtuix Omni gets your feet moving so you can run and gun without thinking you're going to hurl.
"Tear down these walls," said Ronald Reagan. And now there's a video game about that.
Just Cause 3 embraces the series' dumb thrills to create a ridiculous sandbox orgy of wingsuits, tethers, and explosions.
Assassin's Creed Syndicate is a "return to form," but maybe a change would do the series some good.
News flash: Gamers want more than Shasta cola and a Rush mix tape. These five killer gifts will make any PC gamer gush
Battlefront looks and sounds amazing, but we're not convinced there's enough here to keep you interested past the initial oohs and ahhs.
Fallout 4 goes down easy, but only because we've already played this exact game twice before.
The latest in Ubisoft's long-running city-builder series takes players from Earth to the moon and back again.
Don't just write off the Hearts of Stone expansion as "More Witcher 3." It's an often-funny, often-poignant, always-earnest look at what it's like to be Geralt, Professional Monster Hunter—and shows The Witcher 3 at its best.
Batman's technical troubles were just the beginning of Arkham Knight's woes.