As the pandemic continued, these exuberant titles looked beyond the long dark night.
From Islanders to Townscaper, a handful of titles are designed to soothe your frazzled brain with minimalist, puzzle-like calm.
The title’s three codirectors discuss bringing their TV-show-meets-adventure-game project to life.
The game—starring Daisy Ridley, James McAvoy, and Willem Dafoe—uses its time-loop mechanic to explore extreme behavior.
The game is, for the most part, a sublime seafaring sequel. Too bad it often feels like a grind.
Unspoiled wilderness meets high-speed thrills in a meditative mountain biking game that’s still picking up new fans.
A crop of new, weird, and expressive photography games get players to look around, create digital mementos, and say “I was here.”
Curated video game ecosystems pose an uncertain future for those outside the blockbuster bubble.