The Walking Dead: Episode 2

This is going to be a short one. In my review of the first episode, I detailed the praise and complaints I have about Telltale's episodic adventure adaptation of The Walking Dead - the poor interface, the lazy ...
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Endless Space

Explore. Expand. Exploit. Exterminate. These are the four tenets of 4X video games; the four pillars upon which an entire genre of gaming rests. You scout through the fog of war and discover new lands. You pl...

Game Of Thrones

A Song of Ice and Fire boasts of one of the most detailed and masterfully crafted worlds in the history of fiction. Even before its recent propulsion into the public eye with the popularity of the television ...

Splice

I honestly can't think of any soothing puzzle games. Not serious ones, at least. I mean, there's Quell Reflect for mobiles, but can you name even one puzzle game for PC that manages to be both tough as nails ...

Avernum: Escape From The Pit

Wait - are we back in 1997? What happened? Did someone reach 88 miles per hour? If you'll excuse my horrible intro (I never was good at them), Avernum: Escape from the Pit will totally convince you that yes, in...

Vessel

Strange Loop Games are a funny bunch. While the majority of developers these days are using advancements in technology to improve lighting mechanics, draw distance, and texture resolution, Strange Loop are ha...

Risen 2: Dark Waters

Oh man. A pirate RPG. With the Inquisition. What a fantastic concept. And the Kraken is an antagonist, no less. Could the premise behind Risen 2 be any more perfect? In all honesty, however, while the potenti...

Civilization V: Gods & Kings

Here's a scenario that I'm sure plenty of you, my dear readers, will be familiar with. "Oh, I'll just play half an hour of Civilization before starting that ultra super important busy work that I have to do."...

Krater

Post-apocalyptic Sweden. Am I the only person who finds that to be such a strange setting for a game? Krater is a top-down action RPG from Fatshark, the studio behind Lead and Gold and the upcoming War of the...