The A.V. Club's favorite games of 2017

Every December, instead of searching for a group consensus, Gameological looks back at the year in games through individual perspectives. These are the staffers’ personal takes on a few games that have stuck in their minds for whatever reason—big or small—and does not represent any sort of institutional expression.…

The A.V. Club’s favorite games of 2017 so far

Video games are an incredibly expensive, time-consuming hobby, and the sad reality is none of us have the time to play everything we’d like or ought to—a fact that’s especially hard to swallow in 2017, a year so rich in great and ambitious games. So rather than pretending like we have played everything and presenting…

A video game, a card game, and a figurine to play with (or keep in the box)

As our own Matt Gerardi pointed out in his terrific game-in-progress dispatches, Resident Evil 7: Biohazard wears its horror-movie influences on its bloodied, mold-encrusted sleeve: Genre fans who fight their way through Capcom’s latest booby-trapped funhouse will be rewarded with subtle (and not-so-subtle) references…

Now’s a good time to check back in with Resident Evil 7’s wacky Baker family

Hello there, Gameologerinos, and welcome to our weekly thread for the discussion of weekend gaming plans and recent gaming glories. This weekend, I’m finally going to clear out some time to dive back into Resident Evil 7 and check out its second set of downloadable content, Banned Footage Vol. 2. The first suite was a…

Pt. 1—Resident Evil 7 is the confident, crazed revival this series has been dying for

Welcome to our Game In Progress review of Resident Evil 7: Biohazard. Over the next two weeks, Gameological Editor Matt Gerardi will be playing through Capcom’s latest nightmare and checking in to comment on how the game is shaping up. This first entry covers the beginning of the game through the third boss fight…

Press start to continue: Our most anticipated games of 2017

In 2016, a deep well of excellent, surprising releases made gaming a bright spot in an otherwise miserable year. With its breadth of ambitious originals, daring sequels, a new console from Nintendo, and the possible release of two of the most anticipated games of all time, 2017 has us even more jazzed. Here, we’ve…

Capcom unveils Resident Evil 7, and it’s looking very different

Resident Evil is back, and it looks like it loved P.T. just as much as everyone on the internet did. Announced last night at Sony’s E3 conference, Resident Evil 7 Biohazard will be played from a first-person perspective, meaning you’ll be taking in all the frights from the viewpoint of your character. That isn’t a…