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The 10 most technically impressive games of 2016

The 10 most technically impressive games of 2016

Today, we want to call out the year's most impressive games. Each of these titles have noteworthy technical accomplishments, but this isn't a pixel count and frame rate competition. Instead, we want
I Just Returned To The Witness And Boy Am I Lost

I Just Returned To The Witness And Boy Am I Lost

A year ago, I played around six hours of the brilliant puzzle game The Witness. Then I stopped. Last weekend, I decided to go back and play some more. It’s been a rude awakening. Read more...

The excellent puzzle game The Witness is out today for iPad and iPhone.

The excellent puzzle game The Witness is out today for iPad and iPhone. Ten bucks gets you one of our favorite games of 2016, a game that’s best described as a Metroidvania where all the tools are in
The Ultimate Gift Guide for PC games

The Ultimate Gift Guide for PC games

The holiday shopping season is upon us, and I know that because I have eight games in my shopping cart on Steam. As we move into the big holiday shopping weekend here in the United States, Valve has
April’s free Xbox Games With Gold include ‘The Witness’ and ‘Dead Space 2’

April’s free Xbox Games With Gold include ‘The Witness’ and ‘Dead Space 2’

Microsoft announced the free games Xbox players will get in April through the Games With Gold program and they are not too shabby. Acclaimed adventure game The Witness is among the freebies. The post
Jonathan Blow: how Thekla is moving beyond The Witness

Jonathan Blow: how Thekla is moving beyond The Witness

Jonathan Blow and his team at Thekla took more than seven years to make The Witness. It was a small indie project, but the long puzzle game made a big impact, cementing Blow’s reputation for doing