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‘Her Story’ Asks You to Learn Your Story

The game only ends when you let it end, when you’re satisfied that you’ve gotten all of its story, or when you’re simply satisfied with its story.

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Rebuild 3: Gangs of Deadsville

Rebuild 3 is a game about city management, managing that city's populace, its food supply, its resources, and the zombie hordes that surround it.

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‘Sunset’ Is a Tale of Objects

Sunset is an experiment in telling a story through the objects that people interact with.

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Hacking Reality with ‘Axiom Verge’

Axiom Verge is the best game you won't remember playing.

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‘The Weaponographist’: A Casual Roguelike?

The Weaponigraphist approximates a hardcore gaming experience, while not really actually being all that hardcore.

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‘Toren’ and the Art of Mythmaking

Toren does everything that games are supposed to be excellent at while also providing all the things that games need most right now. It looks stunning, it sounds incredible, and every moment of play is filled with importance.

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Don’t Shoot Yourself!

A game with this many bullets shouldn’t be this boring.

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Brother Against Brother: The Drawing of the Sword

The game doesn't portray brothers fighting brothers. It shows pieces on a map easing into firing range of one another with the objective of causing more casualties than they suffer.

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Life Is Strange, Episode 2: Out of Time

Life Is Strange is a frustrating little game. I hope it gets over its terrible twos.

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Game of Thrones, Episode 3: The Sword in the Darkness

The Sword in the Darkness continues the thread of mischief management associated with the Game of Thrones and does so with real panache.

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Resident Evil: Revelations 2

The Revelations spin-off series is officially the crazy younger sibling of the Resident Evil franchise.

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Dreamfall Chapters, Book Two: Rebels

Dreamfall Chapters is about power and its abuse.

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Final Fantasy Type-0 HD

Unfortunately, the chief interest of Final Fantasy Type-0 HD is not the game itself, but the demo for Final Fantasy XV that it comes bundled with.

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Tales from the Borderlands, Episode 2: Atlas Mugged

Yeah, the manic murder fantasy playground of Borderlands gets more subtle moments of humanity than the grand tragedy of Telltale's catalog, The Walking Dead.

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Morningstar: Descent to Deadrock

Morningstar plays like a Star Trek episode that forgot to add in a moral message about the nature of humanity at the end.

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‘Disorder’ Is Disordered All Right

Disorder doesn't know how to balance its gameplay with its story or its art with its gameplay. It's a game whose individual pieces work well on their own, but when mixed together, they only break what was in the beginning a pretty fun game.

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Game of Thrones, Episode 2: The Lost Lords

Game of Thrones is giving us something different in the adventure game genre. We are finally engaging with intrigue.

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‘The Guilt and the Shadow’: Very Dark Fluff

The Guilt and the Shadow is more of a tone poem than a puzzle game.

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Life Is Strange, Episode 1: Chrysalis

Max wants to make friends, survive high school, and impress her famous photography teacher to jump start her art career, the kinds of human and relatable stories not often seen in video games.

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‘Blackguards 2’: A Good Kind of Evil

Blackguards 2 makes it feel good to be bad, but being bad also comes with a lot of responsibility.

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