Yeah, I Cheated In A Puzzle Game, Don't Judge Me

January is a great month for catching up on last year's games, and I've been using the lack of new releases to make my way through Croteam's fiendish puzzler, The Talos Principle. Everything is not what it seems in The Talos Principle, but if there's one constant, it's how difficult the puzzles become as you progress.… » 1/14/15 2:15pm 1/14/15 2:15pm

You Just Can't Trust Puzzle Games Anymore

I saw two inventive, perception-centric games at PAX last week that got me thinking about how much we take for granted when playing games in a first-person perspective. In one of them, you're playing as someone who think he's a god. In the other, you're getting yelled at by one. Both of them challenge you to believe… » 9/03/14 6:30pm 9/03/14 6:30pm