An out-of-place throwaway gag might break the mood, but if a laugh isn't earned, is it any good?
Waypoint High's Junior ROTC Military Ball has more drama than the prom itself.
"We were going to be heroes. Now we warm our hands around a barrel."
A simple narrative conceit saves 'Survival' from resembling its nihilistic peers.
Exclusives, updates, Phil Spencer almost certainly in a T-shirt/blazer combo: some of this just writes itself, doesn't it? Also: NEW CONSOLE KLAXON.
The main game in Ubisoft's MMO shooter is gorgeous but flawed. Step inside its gritty PVP area, though, and shit gets real.
It's early doors in my campaign, but already I'm having problems with my totally mute avatar, who simply does what he's told.
I Made the World Collapse in 24 Days
With its beta behind us, it's time to assess the strengths and weaknesses of one of 2016's most-hyped games.
From robot dinosaurs to realistic boob physics, via supernatural assassins and sexy math-made sci-fi worlds, this is basically gaming for the next 12 months.