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Gabriel Knight: Sins Of The Fathers, 20th Anniversary Edition Review

The welcome return of a genuine classic

Gabriel Knight: Sins Of The Fathers 20th Anniversary Edition Review Screenshot

HIGH Still one of the best adventure games ever made.

LOW Janky animations destroy what looks beautiful in a screenshot.

WTF How does Gabriel's 1993 phone not have a "redial" button?

The Old City: Leviathan Review

Pretentious, Prosaic, Post-Apocalyptic Fiction

The Old City: Leviathan Review Screenshot

HIGH Some genuinely tense, unnerving moments in the first chapter.

LOW Everything after the first chapter

WTF An entire novella's worth of backstory is included as optional collectibles.

Grey Goo Review

Nanomachines, Commander.

Grey Goo

HIGH Rolling a fully-equipped Hand of Ruk right over the enemy base

LOW Feeling more like a power line repairman when playing as Human against a harassment-focused opponent

WTF Those freaky little baby arms on the Beta characters' torsos

Super Mega Baseball Review

Old school is new again!

Super Mega Baseball

HIGH The walkoff win out of nowhere!

LOW Errors at the worst time thanks to manually controlling a fielder

WTF That roster. Those names. Those faces. The umpire strike calls.

The Detail, Episode 1: Where The Dead Lie Review

Future Uncertain

The Detail

HIGH The wonderful art design.

LOW We get it, he hates his job...

WTF Don't detectives have more strategies than "good cop, bad cop"?

Splice Review

Recombinant

Splice

HIGH It's sublimely elegant.

LOW I had no idea what was going on for the first 20 minutes.

WTF Where's the Vita version?

Never Alone Review

Brave the Blizzard

Never Alone

HIGH: Successfully reaching the top of the ice giant's body.

LOW: Several cheap deaths in the second half.

WTF: The chattering of the Little People make them sound like minions from Despicable Me.

Doorways: The Underworld Review

Time's not on your side

Doorways: The Underworld Review Screenshot

HIGH The first time seeing subject 1201 loom out of the darkness.

LOW The final challenges require split-second timing and are achingly repetitive.

WTF Man, the story going on in these notes sure seems interesting. Wish I was playing it.

Wings: Remastered Edition Review

Tarnished Knights of the Sky

Wings Remastered Edition Review

HIGH Watching a dreidekker fall to pieces and spin out of sight just in time to keep me from crashing into it.

LOW Playing essentially the same mission for the 85th time.

WTF How is strafing still this bad twenty years later?

Doorways Chapters 1 & 2 Review

Scatterbrain

Doorways

HIGH An unexpected reaction when I tried to grab a key out of a statue's hand.

LOW Ending chapter one without confronting its villain.

WTF What is actually going on in this game?

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