Don't-Miss Game Stories
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus deftly blends social commentary with riding robo-dogs through Nazi-occupied streets.
Destiny 2 just launched on PCs and it's glorious, with gorgeous graphics and tight gunplay.
South Park: The Fractured But Whole builds off its predecessor's excellent foundation, with deeper combat, a stronger story, and vulgar jokes galore.
The Evil Within 2 might not be perfect, but it opens much stronger than its predecessor—and handles quite a bit better too.
Forza Motorsport 7 isn't the most exacting racing simulator around, but it's sim enough for me.
Pseudo-sequel Total War: Warhammer II is a more daring take on fantasy than its predecessor, but it's a less daring Total War game.
Pyre, the latest from Bastion and Transistor developer Supergiant, is as gorgeous and creative as anything the studio's done—but repetitive.
Those who loved The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind will find the latest Elder Scrolls Online expansion full of fond memories. Everyone else? Well, it's still Elder Scrolls Online.
Sometimes a bit shallow, Endless Space 2 nevertheless manages to charm thanks to its unique factions and engaging quest system.
Exploring Prey's mammoth Talos I space station and discovering its secrets is a constant source of joy, even when the combat and story falter.
Everything asks you to contemplate your place in the universe by experiencing the point-of-view of hundreds of other creatures, plants, and objects.
Outlast 2 has a few solid horror moments, but undermines those scares with tedious gameplay.
Introversion's Prison Architect follow-up is a highly experimental art piece about navigating a dark cave with a handheld LIDAR scanner. Scanner Sombre's weird and unsettling, if ultimately a bit one-note.