Reminiscent of Cyan's style of storytelling and puzzle design, Quern is an excellent Myst or Riven homage in an era suddenly packed full of them.
Plus: CPY cracks Resident Evil 7's Denuvo protection in five days, Stellaris teases a Dyson sphere expansion, Deus Ex reportedly gets put on ice, and more. This is gaming news for January 30 to February 3.
Video game installation sizes are out of control on the PC, causing hard drives and data caps to beg for mercy.. There could be an answer, if game vendors follow the lead of the PC software industry.
Oculus didn't steal VR secrets, but it also didn't emerge unscathed. The jury agreed that Palmer Luckey violated an NDA, and ZeniMax was awarded $500 million as a result.
Got a beastly PC and need something to really push it? Bethesda's adding 58GB of textures to Fallout 4. Yes, 58GB.
Plus: Star Wars hits Planet Coaster, Ni No Kuni II is coming to PC day-and-date with the PS4, the Pillars of Eternity doc goes free to everyone, Bossa announces a skateboarding game, and more. This is gaming news for January 23 to 27.
After a week of very obvious teases, Obsidian unveils Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire and the titular Deadfire Archipelago.
If you've ever lamented the lack of Monster Hunter games on the PC, Dauntless hopes to fill that hole with a big ol' Owlbear and other deadly creatures.
Fan of the old tactics-heavy games? Doesn't seem to be much of that in Ghost Recon: Wildlands. There is, however, quite a lot of chaos.
If a riverboat journey up the Mekong River seems like a weird fit for a video game, well, you're right. It is. But hey, at least Josh Sawyer is involved in Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now game.
If you've ever wanted to roleplay inside of a transdimensional slug city, or fall into a maze seemingly hidden in your own subconscious, then Torment: Tides of Numenera is for you.
A Steam update late last week makes it so you can finally move a game to a new drive from within the client, rather than dragging the folder manually. Good news for SSD owners.
Plus: Mario does (terrible) backflips in Grand Theft Auto IV, Overwatch dangles a Lunar New Year event, and the Oculus v. Zenimax trial gets proper nasty. This is gaming news for January 16 through 20.
The fourth entry in everyone's favorite Nazi-sniping series moves to much larger maps, and becomes a smarter stealth game in the process.
If you're hoping Halo Wars 2 manages to make a real-time strategy campaign feel fresh, you'd better hope harder. Our first hands-on? A good ol' "attack-these-three-points" mission.