The abstract early 3D graphics in Alpha Waves complement its fast-paced yet meditative platform gameplay.
Clockwiser takes a simple concept — moving puzzle blocks around in a circle — and sends it in an unexpected, hypnotic direction.
After a phenomenal introduction, this murder mystery loses sight of its resonant message about change and time amid a setting that sidelines those forces.
The expectations of the adventure genre weigh on this game that otherwise has a blast chasing the non-logic of an increasingly absurd dream.
Six years after designing Tetris, Alexey Pajitnov followed up his beloved puzzle game with a bizarre misfire about stacking faces.
Muriel Tramis’s slave rebellion strategy game confronts history with a cathartic rage never encountered in games – and it came out in the 80s.
Scream in terror at this adventurous platformer inspired by earnest 1950s horror movies! Tremble at its spooky sound design! Wade through its trial-and-error gameplay!
Bill Williams’s ridiculously ambitious “cultural simulation” game tries to create an entire society and its religion. It’s hard to understand, a chore to play, and incredible in scope.
Bradley W. Schenck’s terrific blend of the ordinary and the surreal stages a one-of-a-kind world that elevates an otherwise by-the-numbers adventure.
Enter the human brain in Mind Walker, a multi-layered, genre-hopping trip through the subconscious that gets lost in its own metaphors.