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An 'Uber, but for Mental Health' App Is an Unsettling Therapist in 'Eliza'

A software engineer changed the world. Now she has to find out whether she improved it.
Rob Zacny
8.14.19
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The Cruel World of 'Nowhere Prophet' Has a Saving Grace: Hope

Striking a balance between a grim world and a hopeful message, 'Nowhere Prophet' is a roguelike deckbuilder that posits community and altruism as one of the vanguards of the future.
Ricardo Contreras
8.7.19
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'Fire Emblem: Three Houses' Is the Reinvention the Series Needed

By making combat more transparent and giving you more time with the world's characters, Nintendo has revitalized its tactical RPG franchise once again.
Austin Walker
7.25.19
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'Wolfenstein: Youngblood' Has a Lot of Nazis to Shoot But Not Much to Say

Review: The newest ‘Wolfenstein’ game is a huge departure from 'Wolfenstein: The New Colossus.'
Matthew Gault
7.25.19
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Watch a City’s Politics Shift Through the Rear View Mirror of Your Cab in ‘Night Call’

It's not much of a detective story, but 'Night Call' does have some great mysteries.
Rob Zacny
7.19.19
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'F1 2019' Knows That Good Fights Make the Best Racing

Ruthless AI and a fascinating car simulation have made Codemasters' F1 series into an essential racing game.
Rob Zacny
7.15.19
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‘Dragon Quest Builders 2’ Is a Giant To-Do List, and I Love It

It's better than the original in nearly every way.
Cameron Kunzelman
7.11.19
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‘Sea of Solitude’ Is a Beautiful but Imperfect Exploration of Loneliness

A stunningly atmospheric world is held back by an inconsistent story.
Nicole Clark
7.5.19
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'Mario Maker 2' Is Brilliant, But I Hope Nintendo Doesn't Fail the Community

Nintendo has, once again, built something to let players live out the fantasy of designing a Mario level, but questions linger on what they've learned from the first time around.
Patrick Klepek
6.26.19
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'The Sinking City' Uses Lovecraft's Racism as Raw Material for a Messy Game

The new detective game from the team behind the Sherlock Holmes series is full of hard choices and complicated morality.
Matthew Gault
6.25.19
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‘Outer Wilds’ Is a Captivating Sci-Fi Mystery About the End of the World

Explore a handcrafted solar system and contemplate mortality in this wondrous, ecological adventure.
Austin Walker
5.29.19
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'Three Kingdoms' Is the Best 'Total War' Game in a Decade

Turns out a little 'Dynasty Warriors' is just what Total War needed
Rob Zacny
5.23.19
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