Adventure games

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Tux and Fanny review – a surreal lo-fi treasure of a game
This endearing adventure feels like a fever-dream Flash game you discovered in the 00s and could never find again

Sarah Maria Griffin

05, Jan, 2022 @2:04 PM

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The 10 best video games coming in 2022
George RR Martin joins forces with the makers of Dark Souls, ghosts take over in Japan and a Nintendo sequel you could be playing all year

Keza MacDonald

30, Dec, 2021 @2:00 PM

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The 15 best video games of 2021
Whether you’re driving a supercar through Mexico or simply unpacking a cardboard box in an utterly engrossing way, the year offered plenty of gaming joy. Our critics pick the top titles

Keza MacDonald and Keith Stuart

23, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Exo One review – a joyous, otherworldly ride
Soar across alien vistas powered only by kinetic energy in this interplanetary search for the mysterious, life-giving monolith

Simon Parkin

11, Dec, 2021 @1:00 PM

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‘A safe haven’: how Dungeons & Dragons is slaying social anxiety
The world’s most successful role-playing game could provide a home amid the chaos for those struggling with post-lockdown angst

Andy Hazel

29, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy: The Definitive Edition review – an infuriating disappointment
These remasters feel less stable than the glitchy originals, with a lack of attention to detail that undermines the games’ character

Keza MacDonald

17, Nov, 2021 @3:28 PM

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The Artful Escape review – Bowie meets Hitchhiker’s in gratifying teenage space opera
You play a young guitarist exploring your prog-rock ambitions to the full in this richly enjoyable psychedelic journey

Simon Parkin

02, Oct, 2021 @12:00 PM

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‘My housemates and I are addicted’: 15 video games perfect for lockdown brain
Guardian Australia staff – and their children! – recommend games they’ve turned to for joy, diversion and much-needed escapism

Michael McGowan, Josh Taylor, Matilda Boseley, Josh Nicholas, Isaac Keneally, Alyx Gorman, Michael Sun, Nick Evershed, Ben Smee, Bertin Huynh, Karishma Luthria, Joe Koning, Miles Martignoni, Ang Nettle-Smythe and Patrick Lum

01, Oct, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Guardians of the Galaxy: where video games and Marvel truly align
Square Enix’s take on the squabbling, Avengers-adjacent crew is a winning mix of action-adventure and character-led drama – and beautifully rendered

Keith Stuart

22, Sep, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Backbone review – raccoon PI stars in a noir adventure with an inexplicable twist
Uncover a grim conspiracy and sweet-talk snooty bears in this genre-hopping indie game

Phil Iwaniuk

02, Sep, 2021 @11:15 AM

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Lake review – a small-town drama about delivering post in a picturesque place
This peaceful circuit is perfect for the kind of person who tries to observe traffic laws when playing Grand Theft Auto

Keza MacDonald

01, Sep, 2021 @2:11 PM

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From Lake to Metroid Dread: the most exciting video games for autumn 2021
Escape to 1980s Oregon, get stuck in an art deco assassin game or liberate a Caribbean island with the help of a dog in this feast of new titles

Keza MacDonald

23, Aug, 2021 @6:00 AM

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