enraptured Arkane returns with atmospheric immersive sim Prey. Is it a BioShock beater?
Quaintly Quakey A roguelike FPS that channels the rad ‘90s but harshes major on new ideas.
the strife aquatic Nautical-but-nice sailing game Man o War: Corsair sinks under the weight of its own ambition.
Dead Diary A masterful story full of misdirection and sadness that's worth experiencing, even if your control over it is trivial.
eldar strolls A strong spectacle with divisive hero characters and a mediocre campaign.
illuminating A beautiful, brief, and unexpected follow-up from the developer of Prison Architect.
Jesus Christ First-person horror makes up for frustrating trial-and-error stealth with brutality and beauty.
Nine lives A glorious modernisation of two classic visual novels that makes for essential reading.
Groundhog Slay Stop a series of grisly murders in this stylish time-loop adventure game.
Guardiyawns Telltale's latest isn't funny enough, or exciting enough, to do the Guardians of the Galaxy justice.
Devil in the details Platinum's ultra stylish hack-'n-slash is finally on PC. Was it worth the wait?
high frequency A low-budget sci-fi game with smarts, The Signal From Tölva is a cerebral treat.
Ascendant Stellaris' first expansion makes a few of the same mistakes, but adds weird, wonderful directions to take your alien race.