Read the memories of objects you touch in indie puzzle-adventure Unreal Life, out nowGare – Friday, November 20, 2020 4:37 PM

Read the memories of objects you touch in indie puzzle-adventure Unreal Life, out nowOriginally released in Japanese back in May, the game stars a young girl called Hal who wakes up in a strange town without any of her memories – and to make matters even stranger, the only friendly face to greet her is an AI-equipped talking traffic light.

Wild West stealth game El Hijo gets December release dateGare – Friday, November 20, 2020 3:39 PM

Wild West stealth game El Hijo gets December release dateThe game stars the titular El Hijo, a 6-year-old boy whose mother leaves him at a monastery as a way to protect him from the bandits that razed their farm – El Hijo, however, is not content to stay in one place, and soon sets out on a perilous journey to catch up to his mother.

Slavic mythology and settlement management meet in survival game Night is ComingGare – Wednesday, November 18, 2020 7:18 PM

Slavic mythology and settlement management meet in survival game Night is ComingYou’d think trying to survive and build a settlement in the Carpathian Mountains would be challenging enough on its own, but Night is Coming, a survival/base management sim from developer Wild Forest Studio, has a lot more in store for its prospective players.

Explore a tropical island in puzzle-adventure game Call of the Sea, launching December 8Gare – Wednesday, November 18, 2020 6:08 PM

Explore a tropical island in puzzle-adventure game Call of the Sea, launching December 8Taking place in the 1930s, the game stars Norah, a young woman who embarks on a daring journey in search of her missing husband’s lost expedition, and ends up landing on a tropical island brimming with mystery and wonder.

Trine 4 gets a story-driven DLC campaign titled Melody of MysteryGare – Tuesday, November 17, 2020 5:50 PM

Trine 4 gets a story-driven DLC campaign titled Melody of MysteryThe six-level adventure takes the three well-known heroes of the franchise to the Astral Academy, where they must investigate a peculiar curse that caused all the students to fall asleep and never wake up.

Amnesia: Rebirth – A dark, but less memorable descent – ReviewGare – Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:40 PM

Amnesia: Rebirth – A dark, but less memorable descent – ReviewAmnesia: Rebirth starts not entirely unlike its predecessor, although the circumstances surrounding it are quite different. Our protagonist, one Anastasie "Tasi" Trianon, suffers a catastrophic plane crash in the middle of the Algerian desert and wakes up in the wreckage realizing that the rest of the crew is nowhere to be found – what’s more, she also has trouble remembering exactly what happened to them.

Our favorite demos from the Steam Game Festival: Autumn EditionGare – Monday, October 12, 2020 6:43 PM

Our favorite demos from the Steam Game Festival: Autumn EditionThe weather is getting chilly, the leaves are turning yellow, and the Steam Game Festival is back – and so are countless intriguing demos waiting for you to try them. Here are our personal picks:

Vaporum: Lockdown – Of steamworks and puzzles – ReviewGare – Wednesday, September 30, 2020 11:35 AM

Vaporum: Lockdown – Of steamworks and puzzles – ReviewIn Vaporum: Lockdown you follow the adventures of Ellie Teller, a scientist just trying to make it out alive from a mechanical tower called Arx Vaporum where all hell seems to have broken loose, with robots, mutated roaches and steampunk zombies attacking everything in sight.

Metamorphosis – Bugs just wanna have fun – ReviewGare – Monday, August 31, 2020 3:41 PM

Metamorphosis – Bugs just wanna have fun – ReviewFranz Kafka’s “The Metamorphosis”, a tale about a man turning into a hideous insect in his own bedroom, is probably one of the most iconic and important literary works of the early 20th century – as such, it comes as no surprise to me that a video game would attempt to use it for inspiration.

What Happened – Important message, weak execution – ReviewGare – Friday, August 14, 2020 4:13 PM

What Happened – Important message, weak execution – ReviewWhat Happened, a psychological horror game from developer Genius Slackers, touches upon a topic that I feel needs more exposure – it tells the story of a disturbed high school student, Stiles, as he struggles with severe depression and anxiety, highlighting his unstable mental health through a series of a surreal, symbolic experiences.