Equal parts somber, whimsical, devastating and charming, What Remains of Edith Finch is a moving exploration of what it means to be a family, to be loved, to be missed, and how the places we call home become just as much a part of us as we are of them.
Nearly every major bit of media based in the Star Wars universe has focused on the Rebellion's fight against the evil Empire, or its successor, the First Order. This fall, EA studios DICE, Motive and Criterion will show us the other side of the coin in Star Wars Battlefront II. This fall's shooter sequel invites inside the inner ranks of the Empire as it attempts to push back against the Rebellion in the wake of the Battle of Endor.
Thimbleweed Park has more than made good on its promise, bringing the joys of pointing, clicking, and verb usage to the modern era.
For the most part the Yooka-Laylee has succeeded in meeting expectations, though a few specters from that bygone era decided to make the journey too.
With original designer Greg Johnson at the helm, Back in the Groove plays like a love letter to the 1991 release.
Perception takes narrative horror even further by throwing in a blind protagonist, whose only means of “seeing” is making noise to use echolocation—which is everything you’ve been taught not to do in horror games.
"Above the Law" examines what family means to each and every one of its primary players so deftly, it's hard not to be in awe of what Telltale's writers have accomplished.
It’s not a huge departure from the themes and gameplay of the last two Persona games, but there are enough successful tweaks to the formula that Persona 5 feels both familiar and wonderfully new.
Partially inspired by the infamous Jonestown cult, The Church in the Darkness has you seeking a nephew swept up in a South American cult's machinations.
Combining some excellent stealth gameplay, lots of exploration, and some terrific plotting, "A Criminal Past" is peak Deus Ex.