Never great but rarely bad, 'Guardians' tries to make up for a lack of consistent quality with nonstop action and variety.
Epic Games must credit the black artists whose work it has appropriated.
The only meanings in 'Detroit: Become Human' are the ones it steals.
'Mafia 3' understands why the black radicals of the 1960s would turn to guns for protection.
In a year filled with debate about how to confront inequity, the heroine of 'Death of the Outsider' did so without apology.
A battle between Superman and Batman showcases the limit of the superhero allegory.
'Prison Architect' models building well, but it fails to strike at a system that routinely abuses prisoners' rights.
'Doom' and 'Inside' may be two of the most stylistically dissimilar games of 2016, but they both comment on technology's sinister side.