3 in Three‘s eccentric story about the lives of numbers and letters in a computer elevates this great-to-middling collection of brainteasers.
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The disarmingly slow Idaho wilderness highlights Backpacker as a reminder to take a deep breath and appreciate a life lived restfully.
Plenty of better racing games exist than Ballistics. None can match its unbelievable, outrageous speeds.
The borderline stylistic thievery of Crazy Drake actually helps the game compare favorably to other platformers from the same period.
The incomprehensible mythology of Drowned God celebrates the seductive power of conspiracy theory logic to tame the unexplainable.
Osamu Sato’s magnum opus is unequivocally the strangest game ever made. Behind its madness, you’ll find a metaphorical tale of rebirth and self-actualization. I love that something like this was made.
Muriel Tramis’s slave rebellion strategy game confronts history with a cathartic rage never encountered in games – and it came out in the 80s.
Frogger’s first 3D outing is unexpectedly his best.
An exceptional piece of alienating design, GADGET: Invention, Travel, & Adventure terrifies and enraptures as it barrels into an uncomfortable, Kubrickian territory.
Behold, a great awful game: Gooch Grundy’s X-Decathlon‘s astounding silliness frees its nonsensical sports from the need to be good or playable.