Jailbreak The genre is ready to leave Deus Ex in the dust.
Gravity gloo Before Half-Life: Alyx, Prey merged HL2's novel use of physics with the you-can-do-anything ambition of an immersive sim.
die hard Self-imposed permadeath rules can completely transform some games in fun, rewarding (and hard) ways.
news The free update will include an asymmetric multiplayer mode called Typhon Hunter, and a new VR 'escape room.'
One For All Ignore the extreme end of games-as-service design and solo experiences are thriving.
motion slickness Here's to the tiny, wonderful animations that bring game worlds to life.