Control: AWE teaser confirms that Alan Wake is on the scene

We’ve assumed for awhile now that the second expansion to the most excellent third-person shooter Control, entitled AWE, would somehow cross over with Remedy’s pre-Control cult hit Alan Wake. The title of the expansion is kind of a giveaway, for one thing,...

Family is a free detective game about a forgotten music scene

(Image credit: Tim Sheinman)Family is a detective game, but one where you’re investigating a music scene: a bunch of (fictional) bands that flowered in London in the 1980s, its members forming bands and splitting off, coming together and falling out....

Online Town is like a Zoom meeting set inside a JRPG scene

The thing I miss most about pre-pandemic life is hovering at the edge of conversations, waiting for a moment to crack the perfect one-liner only to surprise and deter everyone involved from ever wanting to talk to me again as I slowly slink away and pretend to text...