frictionless Boss Key's first game is a high-speed, high-skill FPS grown in the soil of Unreal Tournament and other arena shooters.
3:10 to Humor Great writing and tons of humor make this stick-figure RPG a hootin' n' shootin' good time.
Shiverdance A wonder of sight and sound, Hellblade explores psychosis while dissecting demons.
the plort thickens A great idea that doesn't reach its full potential as a farming game.
Fire dance Supergiant Games delivers stunning art and a well-written story, but stretched across an overlong, repetitive campaign.
A Bug's Life Hollow Knight makes a strong case for renaming Metroidvania games Hollow-likes.
Above par Hits harder with more accuracy, but the ball still occasionally ends up in the rough.
Expert Finnish Focused, intense and hugely replayable, Nex Machina is the best twin-stick shooter in ages.
Rise Against Thanks to endearing characters and spectacular story, Stormblood is a triumph.
War is Hell Chaos rules in Tripwire and Antimatter's take on modern era guerrilla combat.