Spiritfarer takes its players through the difficult emotions surrounding death and dying with a rather – believe it or not – cheerful disposition.
The sexiest thing about Fires at Midnight is its layered storytelling. Even the obligatory nasi lemak in this Malaysian game is more than meets the eye.
Days Gone is flawed but there is still freaking good fun to be had. Especially if you are willing to take a a slow and occassionally bumpy ride with it.
Death Stranding added a photo mode, and our writer found her journey through the cinematic landscape turned into a creative experience.
Fallen Order does what other Star Wars game has never done: make playing a Jedi feel small and vulnerable — in a story that requires it.
Detective stories are often power fantasies. Disco Elysium thumbs its nose at the ‘usual’ to become a failure fantasy instead.
Stardew Valley is the ideal remedy if you can’t handle social distancing and isolation.
The protagonist of Death Stranding is no samurai, soldier or superhero. He has an ordinary job, and he does it doggedly well. This may very well make him the game hero we need for our time. (Partial nudity in this post, in case this matters)
Hideo Kojima’s Death Stranding is not shy about telling a grandiose political story, but its strength is in telling small, human ones.
Hideo Kojima’s Death Stranding gives our writer some wheels and a life lesson.