Don't-Miss Software Stories
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.
The best software for creating and recording music, as well as live performance. A bit pricey, but worth it.
Far Cry Primal starts with a fantastic premise but quickly falls into the same traps as its predecessors.
Superhot's time-freezing antics are finally a full-length game, and it's the most innovative shooter we've played in years.
Unravel looks beautiful, but it's ultra-slick sheen with nothing much to say. Faux-emotional, if you will.
Layers of Fear masterfully toys with your sense of reality, when it's not throwing cheesy jump scares in your face.
The White March's second half salvages the slow pacing of the first and ultimately redeems Pillars of Eternity's expansion.
Dying Light's massive expansion is the unholy mashup of Dukes of Hazzard and Death Race 2000. We love it.
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