A fun story and cute aesthetic sets this Katamari-like apart.
Over 70 Tetris releases later, this one is easily the most ambitious and one of the best.
An unapologetic story about death beneath a vibrant façade, Spiritfarer is one of the most impactful games I’ve played in years.
Overcooked! 2 is a worthy, fast-paced sequel despite its reliance on zany level mechanics.
The beautiful month I spent playing Creepy Mutant: Magic Detective.
Rapture’s collapsing ideological dystopia provides a consistently-engaging backbone for this narrative-focused first person shooter.
A short hike becomes an at-your-own-pace adventure.
Game: The Outer WorldsMade by: Obsidian EntertainmentPublished by: Private DivisionAvailable on: Playstation 4, Windows, Xbox One A limited-length RPG set in the caustically-corporate Halcyon system, The Outer Worlds aims to be Obsidian’s spiritual successor to Fallout: New Vegas.
Game: Overcooked! Made by: Ghost Town Games, Ltd. Published by: Team17 Digital Ltd. Available on: PC, Nintendo Switch, Playstation 4, Xbox One An exercise in high-stakes teamwork masquerading as an arcadey cooking game, Overcooked! is couch co-op in its most chaotic form.
Game: Mini Metro Made by: Dino Polo Club Published by: Dinosaur Polo Club Available for: PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android This simple, minimalist puzzle game isn’t an in-depth mass transit simulator, but it’s an easy-to-learn, tough-to-master distraction perfect for limited-time play sessions.