Eschewing the normal linear nature of full-motion-video games, Murderous Muses instead offers up a randomized world where players can put their investigative and puzzle-cracking skills to the test to solve a different murder mystery every time.
Keeping the narrative side of the Borderlands series alive, New Tales From The Borderlands features all of the irreverent humor from the original title, but is packed with all new characters, exciting storylines and a few nice extras.
This week our intrepid Modern Gamer Marie Brownhill dives into the strange but fascinating world of GRUNND, a point and click adventure that tells an ambitiously complex and mysterious story.
Kandria is a story-intensive title with lots of action and platforming in a surprisingly huge post-apocalyptic world filled with corrupted androids and other hazards. With 250 individually designed rooms to explore along with a variety of quests to complete, Kandria offers a unique challenge in a 2D pixel world.
Pentiment is a visually striking game played in a colorful world that resembles inked medieval portraits. In this medieval narrative mystery, players take on the role of a 16th century struggling artist who is forced to also become an amateur detective in a storyline that spans decades.
Hindsight could almost rightly be considered more art than game, but for those looking for a unique adventure that shows how video games can address serious issues while also offering players some entertainment at the same time, Hindsight is more than worth the experience.
The science of artificial intelligence continues to evolve and grow ever smarter. So why not harness that technology and use it for gaming? In AI Dungeon, that’s exactly what the platform does, so expect a completely unique and sometimes wonderful experience playing along with an AI or in creating your own fantastic worlds.
South of the Circle is an interactive novel type of game set during the Cold War in a place that is even more frigid, Antarctica. This carefully crafted adventure is a cinematic experience with top notch storytelling.
As Dusk Falls offers narrative-based gaming where players have to make hard choices as they try to influence the story. But unlike most other games in this genre, As Dusk Falls is designed from the ground up for multiplayer fun. So, you’ll want to bring some friends along for the ride.
About an Elf is an especially bizarre game. At its heart is a visual novel following the adventures of Elven Princess Dam and her sidekick cat Roland. It’s not for everyone, but is certainly one of the most unique Switch titles our Modern Gamer has ever experienced.