Knock, knock Most doors just open and close, but these doors go above and beyond.
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.
At Risk Immersive sims have been held up as the pinnacle of PC game design, but falling sales may mean the genre is endangered.