Giant Machines 2017 puts you behind the wheel of some of the biggest vehicles ever created by mankind. The problem is that, as in real life, these things move very, very slowly – so that initial gargantuan-fueled excitement may run out of gas pretty quickly.
Root Letter is one of the new visual novel type games, and ties in a puzzling mystery about a missing pen pal with a deep story and unique gameplay elements. It’s a beautiful example of why these games are so popular.
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are back in a board game with an incredible 45 plastic figures, 23 dice, 132 status tokens, 46 prop tokens and six double-sided maps. See how our playtesting went at the local comic book store.
Fan-favorite The Walking Dead had a bit of a stumble on the videogame side with a mixed Season Two story. But now they are back with The Walking Dead Season 3: The New Frontier, and so is the magic!
Destroy All Humans is a re-release of an old PlayStation 2 and Xbox 360 game. As such it’s about what you’d expect, now with supped-up graphics and sound for extra alien destruction. All the crazy humor remains solidly inside the game, though that may be a bit of an acquired taste.
In Shadow Heroes, players are put into a world where magic is feared. Players must amass an army to defeat these magical enemies and protect their home from waves of enemy forces. A challenging Real Time Strategy game, the key here is simply to survive.
Unlike most role-playing games, Tyranny puts you in the role of a villain working for an even more corrupt government. It’s a refreshing change of pace with a very deep story, lots of great gameplay, and a plot where your choices really do matter.
Pavilion is a hauntingly beautiful puzzle game with a gorgeous art style and some interesting levels, plus a surreal, dreamlike quality. Anyone who enjoyed Monument Valley, or who loves unique puzzle experiences in general, should certainly give Pavilion a go.
Just as great as the original 2010 title, Darksiders: Warmastered Edition also offers a rich ride-along with one of the badass horseman of the apocalypse. The remastered version brings better graphics and few new features to the front for an even better hardcore slasher.
Watch Dogs 2 isn’t a revolution, but it’s a clear improvement on the original, which gave us a bland hero with nothing to say. Ubisoft adds a much needed dose of fun to Watch Dogs 2, elevating it above the first game by adding bright, energetic graphics and some engaging characters, whilst also giving it a moral heart.