Ten of the Best One-Night Games

Whether it's an RPG that tells a story over dozens of hours, or a strategy game that takes months to master, games are often a considerable time investment. For many people this is central to gaming's appeal: nowhere else in art can you find such complete worlds to lose yourself in or such stern challenges to overcome. » 3/09/15 4:30am 3/09/15 4:30am

​Happy Anniversary to One of 2013's Best Games

Do you remember the moment when you learned how to play video games? When the joystick or the gamepad stop being a foreign object and started feeling like a part of your body? Maybe you do; maybe you don't. Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons is a game that puts you back in touch with that sensation, using an unorthodox… » 8/07/14 5:30pm 8/07/14 5:30pm

In This Lovely Fairy Tale Game, Your Right Thumb Is Your Little Brother

I've been waiting to see more of the world of Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons. The downloadable game looks so different than most of the games that Starbreeze has put out and seems to be an eye-catching mix of exploration and co-operative puzzle-solving. The twist, though, is that you'll need to co-operate with… » 3/08/13 1:30pm 3/08/13 1:30pm

The Next Game from the Makers of The Chronicles of Riddick Looks Like a…

You know Starbreeze. They've made sturdy, sometimes spectacular shooters like The Darkness, the Chronicles of Riddick games and this year's Syndicate. Usually, when the Swedish dev studio announces a new game, you usually expect highly stylized sci-fi violence and clever, satisfying gunplay. Their newest game doesn't… » 9/27/12 2:30pm 9/27/12 2:30pm