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Guide To Games

Guide To Games
Guide To Games

Dystopian Strategy Game 'Alpha Centauri' is a Little Too 2017

The classic strategy title has never felt more relevant.
Rob Zacny
5.31.17
Guide To Games
Guide To Games

'Brütal Legend' is the Most Metal Game of All Time

Double Fine's second game is a love letter to metal-ass-metal.
Danielle Riendeau
5.23.17
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Guide To Games

'LA Noire' Almost Got Detective Games Right

'LA Noire' is big. It's the games that got small.
Danielle Riendeau
5.17.17
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Guide To Games

'The Last Express' Is the Most Honest End-of-the-World Game

Jordan Mechner's singular 1997 adventure invites you to re-live the final hours before World War I ended an era.
Rob Zacny
5.9.17
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Guide To Games

'Flower, Sun, and Rain' Is Suda 51's Most Slept On Game

Before he made 'No More Heroes,' the Japanese designer made even more experimental games.
Austin Walker
4.25.17
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Guide To Games

'The Witness' is a Beautiful Game with a Shitty Attitude

In this week's Guide to Games, we look at the puzzling, cold, and oh-so-rational 'The Witness.'
Danielle Riendeau
4.19.17
Guide To Games
Guide To Games

The True Terror of 'SOMA' is Existential Despair

Frictional Games' underwater horrors have no bound.
Danielle Riendeau
4.12.17
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Guide To Games

'Anodyne' Is the Best Zelda Game You Probably Haven't Played

When it comes to 2D Zelda games, 'Anodyne' is the secret frontrunner.
Danielle Riendeau
4.4.17
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Guide To Games

'Psychonauts' is the Best Psychic Adventure of All Time

Double Fine's first game has a special place in my heart and my brain.
Danielle Riendeau
3.28.17
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Guide To Games

'Frontier: Elite II' Let Me Explore a Huge, Colorful Galaxy Long Before 'No Man's Sky' or Mass Effect

Before any other game, 'Frontier' offered me a massive universe that retained a sense of "place."
Austin Walker
3.21.17
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Guide To Games

'Phantom Dust' Was Ambitious, Beautiful, And Messy

If only every apocalypse looked this good.
Danielle Riendeau
3.14.17
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Guide To Games

Crackdown Revitalized the 3D Platformer

Sometimes, jumping just feels right.
Danielle Riendeau
3.7.17