Mr. Shifty's action-packed adventure about a teleporting hero offers a similar adrenaline high as Hotline Miami and Superhot.
Yoko Taro's eccentric action RPG gets a follow-up that's every bit as surprising as its predecessor with a little help from Platinum Games.
This delicious blend of Ninja Gaiden and Dark Souls isn't quite a masterpiece, but it's a stirring return to form for Team Ninja.
Evocative and visually inspired, Ashes of Ariandel is a brief but masterly amalgamation of the Dark Souls series' greatest strengths.
Attack on Titan: Wings of Freedom isn't very deep, but its wonderful movement system and presentation make it exhilarating in short doses.
Double Fine's head-spinning sci-fi puzzler has plenty of style but not enough substance to sustain its lengthy adventure.
A stylish, mechanically polished boss rush game, Furi effectively channels the spirit of Punch-Out!! to make for an unexpected gem.
A beautiful throwback that's just a touch too shallow.
The Walking Dead: Michonne brings little fresh to the table, and most of what it does, Telltale's done better before in previous seasons.
1979 Revolution's rough edges don't obscure its ambition in a worthwhile, enlightening narrative adventure.
Wordless, beautiful and languid, the latest Samorost is a fine adventure game, even if it's not particularly adventurous itself.
Salt and Sanctuary is a derivative Dark Souls clone - but it's a shockingly good one.
Vlambeer's latest pocket of panicky delight is an intense arcade roguelike that rivals Spelunky and The Binding of Isaac.
Telltale's well-worn adventure formula finds a perfect fit in the politicking of Westeros.
An interesting attempt at recapturing the thrill of first love, Cibele is ultimately too clumsy for its own good.
Both witty and touching, Tales of the Borderlands sees Telltale at its very best.
Don't let appearances deceive you - Downwell's retro chic aesthetic is the wrapper for an incredibly deep, satisfying game.
The second game from the creator of The Stanley Parable is an intensely personal character study and one of the most daring games in years.
Stark and beautiful, Feist is a platformer that provides much adventure with its limited means.