This simulation often gets overlooked because it lacks an MLB license, but baseball fans will find an experience that rivals much bigger names.

This interstellar sci-fi adventure demonstrates the infinite possibilities videogames offer.

In the abstract, this looping mystery is fascinating and occasionally beautiful, but in practice it’s aggravating and obtuse.

“A gorilla evades captivity to a free jazz soundtrack” may sound like a cacophonous experience, but this game hits all the right notes.

This jazzy, abstract meditation on cosmology ponders big questions but doesn’t bother offering answers.

This “camping story” is more about what the characters say (and don’t say.)

Knockout City says it’s about EPIC DODGEBALL BATTLES, but in practice it feels like a new spin on a seemingly unrelated genre.

Nintendo’s approach to hardware doesn’t play by tech’s rules and videogames are better because of it.

Halo: CE claims to be about Earth’s fledgling interstellar empire and a guerilla war with an alien covenant, but it’s really about something much simpler and much grander.

An attempt at creating the most free-feeling open world game ever ends up falling well short of that goal, while still offering a few glimpses into the next generation of videogames.

Chris On Videogames

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