Running Through a Monster Infested Landscape with ‘Stela’

stela - side scrolling puzzle adventure game

A woman in white wakes alone in strange cavern. She crawls over boulders, up and out, and begins to run — facing a world of monsters all seeking to destroy her.

Stela is a side scrolling puzzle adventure game from SkyBox Labs, available on iOS, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, and Macintosh.  Playing as the woman in white, you transverse various dark and unsettling landscapes. Along the way, you encounter various obstacles that you need to get around — rocks to climb, traps to evade.

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The Emotionally Charged Experience of ‘What Remains of Edith Finch’

What Remains of Edith Finch

What Remains of Edith Finch (from Giant Sparrow) is en emotionally charged game —  fluctuating between thrilling, frightening, and tragic.

Edith Finch is a young woman, who returns to her family home, hoping to learn more about her family — all of whom are dead. With so many family members having vanished or met strange and untimely deaths, Edith wants to find the truth behind the question of whether the Finches cursed or just terribly unlucky.

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‘Outlanders’ Is a Charming Community Building Game, Laced with Desperate Survival

Outlanders by Pomelo Games

Outlanders is a mobile building game (found in Apple Arcade), which has the player act as the leader of a small community — a community that requires homes, food, and resources. Each leader has his or her own personality and, therefore, has their own goals, whether they be selfish, social, or otherwise. The player is required to construct and grow the community according to those requirements, while keeping their villagers alive.

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