Don't-Miss Game Stories

The Talos Principle: Road to Gehenna

Review: The Road to Gehenna advances The Talos Principle's deliciously provocative tale

The Talos Principle's philosophical puzzling didn't necessarily need an expansion, but we're still happy it got one.


Kerbal Space Program

Kerbal Space Program review: PC gaming's new paragon reaches the heavens

Kerbal Space Program isn't just a fantastic simulation. It's one of those games that makes you glad you play on PC, because it could only come to exist on PC.


Broken Age Act Two

Broken Age (Act Two) review: Wasted potential

Broken Age's first act was mediocre but had potential--potential that its conclusion squanders.


Cities: Skylines

Cities Skylines review: This is the SimCity you were looking for

Cities: Skylines somehow lives up to the unfair expectations heaped upon it, presenting one of the best city builders in years.


Grim Fandango

Grim Fandango Remastered review: A legendary adventure brought back to life

Nearly impossible to purchase for over a decade, you can now play Grim Fandango and understand why it's one of the best adventure games ever made.


Endless Legend

Endless Legend review: This Civilization competitor makes a stale genre feel new

Endless Legend takes the 4X genre, tweaks it, and somehow makes it all feel fresh again.


The Last Tinker: City of Colors

The Last Tinker: City of Colors review: A perfectly charming, family friendly platformer

The Last Tinker looks like claymation, plays like a simple platformer, and is perfect to enjoy with the family (or by yourself).


This War of Mine

This War of Mine review: Exploring the horrors of war through civilian eyes

This War of Mine conveys some horrific truths about civilian life during warfare, and it does so in a way that only video games can accomplish.



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.


Sound Blaster E5

Sound Blaster E5 review: This portable DAC and headphone amp is an audio powerhouse

The sound card is becoming a distant memory, but quality audio never goes out of style.