The Many Pieces of Mr. Coo review – Gorgeously absurd hand-animated puzzler suffers from mechanical disconnect

The Many Pieces of Mr. Coo

At first the unusual art style and uncanny hand-animated world of The Many Pieces of Mr. Coo feels uniquely captivating, but delve a little deeper and its raw mechanics and unclear puzzle design make for a gameplay experience as fragmented as its protagonist.

We Were Here Expeditions: The FriendShip review – Popular co-op puzzle franchise embarks on fun new spinoff series

We Were Here Expeditions: The FriendShip

With a new storyline and new tweaks to the series’ co-op gameplay, We Were Here Expeditions: The FriendShip is an excellent start to this multi-part franchise installment.

Valiant Hearts: Coming Home review – No charge for short but stunning WWI mobile sequel available only through Netflix

Valiant Hearts: Coming Home

Valiant Heart: Coming Home’s limited release strategy is a self-inflicted wound, but this beautiful WWI side-scrolling sequel is a fairly fun, lightly educational little three-hour engagement free to those equipped to play it.

Dreams in the Witch House review – Spellbinding concoction of RPG, resource management and retro adventure ingredients

Dreams in the Witch House

Live the life of a starving student or investigate dark occult secrets. It’s your choice in Dreams in the Witch House, a roleplaying/resource management/point-and-click adventure hybrid that makes for a very challenging, occasionally frustrating but often fun balancing act.

Beacon Pines review – Charming visual novel-styled animal adventure features clever branching path mechanic to dig deeper

Beacon Pines

Gameplay and player agency may be limited, but as an interactive storybook, Beacon Pines is a charming, intriguing mystery with a great cast, gorgeous art, and a fun branching path mechanic.

Repella Fella review – Hilarious, distinctly Aussie postapocalyptic comedy for those not turned off by violently dark humour

Repella Fella

Laughs are at the forefront of Repella Fella, a crude, gory, and yet occasionally earnest adventure. Ease of play allows the jokes to come fast and furious, and despite some issues with the pace of storytelling, this game is sure to provide hours of delight to its intended audience.

Beyond the Wall review – Charming, beautifully hand-drawn fantasy adventure too short to take players very far

Beyond the Wall

Its length – or rather its extreme lack of it – is difficult to overlook, but Beyond the Wall is a cute and charming little adventure in the same style as many of the classic Amanita games.

Killer Frequency review – Choice-driven thriller slickly executes a remote survival horror experience anyone can enjoy

Killer Frequency

Killer Frequency is a compelling choice-driven, non-action-oriented survival horror game that demands you keep your wits about you. If you really want to become the hero, you’ll enjoy every tense minute of it. Fail or consciously turn to the dark side, however, and you’re awarded with funny deaths and dark humor. Either way, it’s well worth giving it a spin.