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.
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.
dueling banjo A spiritual successor to Banjo-Kazooie that inherits both its successes and its flaws.
apocalypse now One of the best series of the last decade goes quietly into the night.
Beating down You'd be forgiven for giving up after an hour, but for those who persist, Rain World is a singular experience.
Robot wars An action RPG that takes you to a ruined Earth ruled by robots, then asks you to fight them all.
Lots in space The road is rocky in places, but Mass Effect: Andromeda takes BioWare's beloved space adventure to a new frontier.