Don't-Miss Game Stories


OlliOlli review: An enthralling puzzler disguised as a skateboarding game

Tony Hawk who? This skateboarding game turns America's favorite extreme sport into a puzzler, with excellent results.

Defense Grid 2

Defense Grid 2 review: Still the best tower defense game, but the magic's missing

Defense Grid proves it's still the best tower defense series on the market, but that's mainly because everyone else stopped trying.

Never Alone

Never Alone review: The Reading Rainbow of video games

Never Alone has problems. A lot of them. But it also feels like LeVar Burton could walk in at any moment.

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Kingdom Rush Origins is this year's top Android tower defense game

Smart strategic action, ample content, and great presentation make for another excellent time sink.

Sound Blaster X7

Sound Blaster X7 review: Audiophile performance without the audiophile price

You name it, the X7 can do it: It's a high-end DAC, headphone amp, USB audio device, digital amplifier, recorder, Bluetooth host, and more.

Randal's Monday

Randal's Monday review: Pop culture jokes can't save this point-and-click's poor puzzles

You're moving into a land of both shadow and substance, of things and ideas. You've just crossed over into... Randal's Monday.

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Alienware Alpha Review: A shockingly good tiny PC and console complement

Alienware's long-awaited Alpha finally arrives, but is it really the console killer or just warmed-over hardware?

Far Cry 4

Far Cry 4 review: The most thrilling deja vu experience you'll ever play

Far Cry 4 is a fantastic thrill ride, but it's going to feel awfully familiar to fans of the series.

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Minecraft: Pocket Edition is better than ever in version 0.10.0

If you haven't loaded up Mojang's sandbox favorite in a long time, you're missing out on added content and improved performance.


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Atari: Game Over film review: Unearthing the El Dorado of video games

Atari: Game Over is the best movie about digging up trash you'll see this year, guaranteed.

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.

Dragon Age: Inquisition

Dragon Age: Inquisition review: Big, bold, and full of fetch quests

Dragon Age: Inquisition has some utterly amazing moments, but they're padded out by a fair amount of ho-hum filler.

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The Wolf Among Us offers a taut whodunit in a fairytale world gone awry

The latest episodic affair from Walking Dead developer Telltale Games is another captivating graphic adventure.