A delightful adventure powered by toys and fun, but with a heartfelt warning. FAR: Changing Tides is a little more barbed that its predecessor, but there's hope - and surprises - to be found.
Despite a weak start, Chorus's over-the-top world and tone combine with slick dogfighting in space to make a potent package
Games that give us spaces to become familiar with have a special place in my heart and Far: Lone Sails has earned its place there. A game that offers us both a memorable journey and a place to call home. Of course, how much meaning can one have without the other? Far: Lone Sails gave me a wistful sense of both that I won't soon forget.
The story never finds its footing, its characters never feel fully realised, and as a game, all you're left with are tiresome quick time events and awkward controls, through linear corridors with tedious puzzles.
A sapphic, sci-fi fever dream that finds horror and beauty among the stars, Signalis is dense and alluring to the last.
The Cycle: Frontier is well-polished but undone by tedium and a lack of imagination.
Roller Drama is charming but undermined by technical issues and obtuse puzzles.
A gorgeous world is denied a chance to tell its own tale.
Despite the craft and heart, Tell Me Why feels like a game at odds with itself.
While it doesn't fulfil its potential, Flat Eye is an intriguing management sim that's more than the sum of its parts.
A stylish arcade throwback that delights while it lasts but has little to offer.
Despite its strengths, Solar Ash fails to skate free from the gravity of its influences.
A quality step-up for a series that's still short of greatness.
RimWorld thrives when it's at its most unpredictable, never letting you get too comfortable
Mostly delightful and sometimes punishing, Bad North is a fun alternative to more complex strategy games.
Charm and good storytelling overcome limited, experimental deck-building.
Fails to explore its themes but still delivers the series' most potent monster hunting yet.
Technical issues aside, Wo Long is a master of its craft that future soulslikes should study under.
Monster Hunter: World is one of the finest action-RPGs ever made and a rich co-op title that's only made better with the PC version's technical improvements.
One of the best to ever do it. Rollerdrome is an action showstopper.