This officially sanctioned modification of Half-Life catches the shooter genre mid-growth, sandwiched between a history of dark corridors and the promise of expansiveness.
Technical constraints and a very brief length prevent Hell Cab from being more than a roller coaster ride with an attitude.
The Journeyman Project has a brilliant vision of the future, a standout among games of its time, that tackles a great paperback science fiction premise with maturity and hope.
Bradley W. Schenck’s terrific blend of the ordinary and the surreal stages a one-of-a-kind world that uplifts an otherwise by-the-numbers adventure.
The only game from Women Wise, a company dedicated to software for women, The Legend of Lotus Spring takes you an overflowingly emotional journey of loss and remembrance.
For a game that admittedly cribs most of its design from Myst, Lighthouse has its own take on how to build a haunting, empty world.
Cyberflix’s sci-fi opus – an early stab at a narrative-driven shooter – largely fails as both an action game and an adventure game, though there’s glimpses of something innovative under the surface.
Noir recreates the world of a generic 1940s detective story with incredible production values and the genre’s trademark convoluted plotting.
Not all who wander are lost, but in Obitus, you will always be lost. For this otherwise simple and charming RPG, either prepare to draw your own maps or don’t bother playing.
As you go deeper into the triumphantly bizarre world of Obsidian, the rules of reality twist and change. It’s a game about why we dream – and how dangerous following your dreams can be.