The Darker Story of Gone Home

Content warning: This article discusses a fictitious incident of child abuse. It's been a few years since the release of Gone Home, and the first person narrative from The Fullbright Company remains an impor...

Steam Should Be Free

There's been a growing debate over Steam Greenlight and the low quality software released on the service through questionable publishers. Valve's little virtual game store has become so big that it practically ...

Preview: Sunset

An intriguing blend of Gone Home’s voyeuristic exploration and Paper, Please’s civilian warfare aptly describes Tale of Tales’ (The Path, The Graveyard) upcoming release, Sunset. Cultivating a meaningful relati...
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Review: The Old City: Leviathan

Developer PostMod Softworks makes no secret its greatest influences: first-person exploratory games such as Dear Esther, The Stanley Parable and Gone Home. These stripped-back experiences allow for thoughtful r...
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Review: The Sailor’s Dream

Almost every medium grasps desperately for a sense of place. Novelists tirelessly document every detail of their fictive worlds, from the expression on the protagonist’s face to the wood grain on his or her fro...