Overall, What Remains of Edith Finch is nothing short of a masterpiece. It celebrates life as well as showing you how fragile it is, and how those close to you could one day disappear as easy as they came in—to never take those around you for granted, and understand just how important it is to be a part of life, and the privilege of living. This is one gameplay experience you do not want to miss.
SpeedRunners has officially become a title I will continue to enjoy coming back to for playing with friends and for satisfying my inner speed running dreams. While the single player experience is lackluster in execution and how the bots are controlled leaves much to be desired, the real winner of this title is the multiplayer and the amount of modes to quench any fan of speed running. Its addictive gameplay and unique approach to playing party games offers hours of replayability, all the while remaining fun to play. Go and get your friends, on or offline, and enjoy one of the best multiplayer experiences of the year.
Yomawari: Midnight Shadows is everything I could want in a horror title, featuring a riveting story and a unique premise for the horror genre as a whole. Although the controls can sometimes get in the way, Midnight Shadows is an excellent adventure that will please any horror aficionado.
Q.U.B.E. 2 is an immensely satisfying first-person puzzle solving experience that is beautiful to behold and fun to play. The narrative holds it back from achieving greatness, but you can't go wrong spending an evening solving these mind-bending puzzles.
Octahedron is quite the spectacle to look at with its colorful visuals and unmatched style in the platforming genre. While the gameplay isn't exactly revolutionary, this is still an enjoyable indie title that you can keep coming back to if you need some something exciting in your life.
Reverie is a charming little indie title that you can tell a lot of love was put into. There is fun to be had exploring the island with the pop-culture references and narrative threads based on interesting New Zealand folklore. Even with the generic combat and short length, Reverie is a title any gamer should enjoy in some capacity.
Horizon Chase Turbo takes all the best aspects of classic arcade racing titles and modernizes them successfully, providing a fun and enjoyable racer. The presentation and lack of game modes can make the racing overly repetitive, but the time spent is well worth the investment, even if only a couple hours.
Moonlighter is a successful attempt at doing something new in the rogue-like genre and I applaud the developers of taking on the task. It's a charming, riveting, and a mostly positive experience that any players looking for something different should check out.