The most surprising part about Push Me Pull You was my ability to play it with my kids - and everyone enjoyed it.
Pixels and Bits
Lizzy F dispenses weekly wisdom and wit on the history of gaming.
Hyper Light Drifter speaks volumes without saying a single word.
Each piece of Superhot comes together naturally to create a magnificent synergy that feels neither bloated nor forced.
Like two paintings fighting for control of a single canvas, Layers of Fear presents like a battle between atmosphere and narrative, with the former winning out.
That Dragon, Cancer, through its intimate and raw storytelling, invites you into Joel's short life, and his four year battle with cancer.
Pony Island is psychological horror done so incredibly right.
Of all the themes and genres that exist within the video game universe, I find myself most critical of horror titles.
While the story is told without a single word spoken, you come to realize that you have entered a world where your species is being hunted.
The only thing that makes me happier than a satirical video game is a satirical video game that plays like it means business.
I'm not entirely sure how this crazy diamond managed to shine right past me up until now, but all of that has since been remedied. And all I can muster up as an introduction is "oh my god."
Equal parts parody and tribute, the game stars Cthulhu, the ancient cosmic deity with the wings of a dragon, a beard of tentacles, and, apparently, the heart of a hero.
One part Binding of Isaac, another part Golden Axe, all parts fun.
Shipwreck is what you get when you throw A Link to the Past into a blender with Link's Awakening, then buy new copies because blenders make games unplayable.
"It's like Game of Thrones, only everyone is a fluffy animal," League of Geeks founder and director Trent Kusters told me at PAX, and I think this was a mistake.
I'm upset to admit that I did not actually hear about Woah Dave! until I was at PAX this year, despite it being released in October.