Alwa’s Awakening isn’t just a “retro-inspired” game, but one that combines a modern design sense with the technical limitations (and creativity) of the NES.
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Dragon Ball Fusions takes Dragon Ball back to its roots, in terms of both a rich history of RPGs and the early manga’s quirky satire.
Horizon Zero Dawn is a remarkable achievement in world-building, but it undermines that with a weak story and too much open-world bloat.
The standout part in Kingdom Hearts 2.8: Final Chapter Prologue is a short-form sequel to Birth by Sleep that distills the series to its essence.
Sniper Elite 4 is an excellent stealth action game, but despite its efforts, it can’t shake a subtextual glorification of war.
Jupiter Corporation has long been the only name in picross games, but they finally have some competition: Tomlab Games’ Pictopix.
Despite the limitations of the visual novel form, Root Letter delivers one of the most compelling experiences of digital tourism ever seen in a game.
Gravity Rush 2 is every bit as unique and creative as the original Gravity Rush, but with the scope to really bring those ideas to fruition.
With Headlander, Double Fine brings ’70s sci-fi eccentricity to a Metroidvania. The result is a bizarre, outlandish, glorious trip.
Bard’s Gold is a fun, simple roguelike platformer, but something’s lost in how (unintentionally, I assume) easy it becomes.