Partisans 1941 is one of the newer generation of real-time, small unit tactics stealth games where your outnumbered squad must sneak around and carefully overcome overwhelming odds. Set during the early days of World War II, you will have no shortage of enemies to wage your guerilla warfare against.
Visage is a first-person psychological horror game loosely based on the venerable P.T. title. You explore a mysterious and ever-changing house in a slow-paced, atmospheric world that combines both uncannily comforting and horrifyingly realistic environments.
Wingspan is a deeply strategic card game about helping wild birds survive and thrive in different habitats. The subject matter should help it appeal to a wide audience of players, while the strategic depth will keep everyone playing and competing.
Chicken Police Paint It RED is a unique detective story game where all of the main characters are represented as animals with human-like features. The main character is a hardboiled chicken detective that, other than the feathers, hits all of the film noir tropes.
Werewolf: The Apocalypse Heart of the Forest is the first game from The World of Darkness to feature a werewolf as the main character. Can these big, furry titans give the vampire games a run for their undead lives?
Anyone looking for adventure should sail no further than Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla. This latest Assassin’s Creed game takes everything good about the series and wraps it up in an exciting and beautiful Norse-flavored package that is packed with brutal Viking combat.
Looking for a beautiful gaming distraction to close out your year? Our open world game reviewer has looked at them all in 2020, and is solidly declaring Ghost of Tsushima as the best. Sink into this wonderful game, which looks great even running on a PS4.
The only game set 100 years prior to Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Hyrule Warriors Age of Calamity takes many core elements from that game, but presents a more lighthearted, and in some ways deeper, story within this fascinating franchise.
Set in prohibition-era Chicago, Empire of Sin combines the turn-based strategy of XCOM with the empire building of Civilization. It’s a fun title, but waters down the fun gangster combat part of the game with a pretty complex and completely unnecessary business management simulation.
Cyberpunk 2077 is clearly a masterpiece, but also a heavily flawed one. We reviewed it on a high-end PC, which let the game put its best foot forward. But your mileage will vary. It’s almost unplayable on the PlayStation 4, but starts to shine when given enough hardware to drive Night City’s massive world.