Don't-Miss Software Stories
Freed from the chains of our world, Paradox creates thousands and takes grand strategy to space.
It's not that the second part of a trilogy is always mediocre—but if there's a mediocre part of a trilogy, it's almost always the second part.
Put that slick Surface Pen to work with these ink-happy tools for your laptop-tablet hybrid.
The biggest new feature is support for streaming to set-top boxes such as AppleTV, Roku, and Chromecast.
Day of the Tentacle is on sale again for the first time in over a decade, wrapped in new artwork and music. But does it hold up?
Microsoft's push into PC gaming continues to be hobbled by shoddy PC ports, as driven home by the otherwise excellent Quantum Break.
Though its extreme flexibility will win converts, the new Vivaldi browser is still a little pokey for general use.
Tom Clancy's The Division is a grind in every sense of the word.
Siege of Dragonspear feels like a long-lost (and polished-up) chapter of the original Baldur's Gate—like it belonged from the start.
It's tax season. Which online tax app should you use? You might be surprised with our pick.
It's not quite Blood Money 2—not yet anyway—but Hitman's new episodic killing spree lands closer than we expected.
This is certainly the best Need for Speed PC port in years, but the game itself isn't that great. Come for the racing, stay for the dumb live-action scenes.
Shardlight's post-apocalyptic point-and-click adventure is very grim, very adult, and very-in-need-of-a-new-engine. Much like Wadjet Eye's last game.
For professional recording engineers, Pro Tools is this industry standard, but creative types will find it surprisingly suitable—there's even a free version to get you started.
This is one of the premiere programs for music creation, recording, and production.