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It was a defining showcase of the industry's most talented voices and how they upend norms to create digital treehouses we can find solace in, and how it can deliver on eccentricities no one saw coming. We're still waiting for Tom Nook and his Animal Crossing spinoff of Fyre Festival, but here are 30 titles from that will hit you with a brilliant sense of escapism.

Like this kind of stuff? Release date: March 29 Switch Yoshi's Crafted World is a feel-good follow up to 's Wooly World as it slingshots the lovable numbskull into a 2. There's egg throwing, Smiley Flowers, and a subplot that involves Kamek and Baby Bowser's quest to become BFFs, but it super-glues your heart to the wall by being an adept Mario platformer that looks like a photorealistic shoebox diorama. Every level is constructed to be explored from multiple angles literally and figuratively and it ups the fuzzies with adorable multiplayer tactics i.

Yoshi's Crafted World is a Saturday morning collectathon that's perfect for kids and adults, and it uses a remarkable dose of color and imagination to show that Yoshi wasn't explicitly designed to be kicked off a cliff.

It is deliberately old school and fundamentally sound when it comes to platforming and exploration, but most of its charm stems from its narrative of a cat using a powered up mech suit to traverse the depths of an alien underworld.

It's a little on the short side -- it's only three hours long -- but with bass-heavy tunes and an aesthetic that bleeds Downwell and It! It's a top-down, hack and slasher in which you play as a BOT-C, a robotic engineer tasked with maintaining a weather contraption that's used to protect a town from its ongoing sandstorm problem. The twist here is the massive creature that lives in the town well has broken it and the only feasible solution is to pinball your way up through a mountain and a series of thematic dungeons.

The concept has all the charm and artiness of Dead Cells and Hollow Knight combined, and it flips the loop of dungeon crawlers on its head to create a puzzler that tests your intellect and appetite for experimentation. It's out there, even for an indie, but it's a pure hit of arcade bliss. In it, players are tasked with moderating an online hub called Hypnospace in hopes of using investigative tactics to take out hackers, scam artists, copyright infringers, and corrupt GeoCities trolls.

The narrative utilizes a point-and-click puzzler to skewer politics, corruption, and social structures, and it's all encased in a customizable desktop and an online fallout of teen spaces, punk bands, virtual pets, and New Age spiritualists.

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It's delightfully BioShock as it was devised by former BioShock creators, but it's in a loop of its own as its fondness for variables and environmental randomness is warped through staple guns, cow zappers, Kittybots, trench coat horrors, and a tone that's more It's Always Sunny than Elder Scrolls. The campaign's only 12 to 15 hours long, but with Ryan Roth's score , it's an exceedingly chill dip into cel-shaded action that will keep you on your toes. The reimagining of the mainstay features traditional multiplayer, hardened Spec Ops modes, and 2v2 and 32v32 blitzes.

Modern Warfare is a technical achievement for the Call of Duty franchise that sets a new benchmark for what's next. It's a bit of a knuckle puck because of how much its Real Player Motion tech can be improved with a new console in just 14 months, but the evolution of its presentation, signature shots, and new goaltender A.

The Franchise and Be A Pro modes are still in need of a complete overhaul, but when it comes to merging sim with arcade, NHL 20 is a significant move forward that rips it to a top-shelf game. Release date: September 20 Switch 's Link's Awakening is a timeless fragment of Nintendo's history. Whereas Cadence of Hyrule is a testament to the lovable charms of the greater kingdom, the modernized Game Boy remake is a love letter to the series as a whole and its affinity for capturing your heart with music, style, and playability.

The eight main dungeons are sentimental SNES in all the right instances -- underlining why the Switch could use a few more 2-D classics that remind us of yesteryear. Release date: September 20 Switch , PC Untitled Goose Game is a villain's tale about a goose who is a total asshole to the residents of an English-inspired village. It's a slapstick-stealth-sandbox misadventure that's as internet as Kermit sipping tea and it succeeds because of its patent absurdity and House House's approach to delightful minimalism.

There's not a lot to it as you honk, waddle, flap around, steal items, and annoy the living hell out of every human being in sight, but its offbeat stealthing and harmless chaos is what makes it one of the most captivating recent titles in the Switch's library.

It's a pixelated mashup of 47 Ronin and Timecop -- cuffing a time-bending samurai quest to chic katana duels, instant deaths, interconnected rooms, and a darker '80s neon aesthetic accentuated by one of the year's best original soundtracks.

Its lush combat sequences and VHS fall into themes of trauma and life and death are here for Saturday mornings, but Askiisoft's execution is what makes ZERO a timeless paragon in its genre and on the Switch. It's a grim narrative that's full of ominous sequences and gnarled out rat infestations that swarm around as a main puzzle mechanic, and it uses the emotional pull of every environment and set piece to trace the ups and downs of a teenager who is left to care for her 5-year-old brother.

Its linearity makes it more of a stealth affair than an action-adventure soap opera, but by choice. Every maze, backdrop, companion, and smattering of alchemy is used to let the world unfold around you -- analyzing the links between innocence and resilience, and how hope will find a way to blossom in the horrors of tragedy.

It's a feat that is held back by predictability, but it's one that will forever earmark A Plague Tale as a gorgeous rarity in emotive storytelling. Release date: June 25 PS4 Judgment is the greatest narrative drama you've never heard of. In a decade full of story-driven triumphs, SEGA's Ryu ga Gotoku Studio has made the world of Kamurocho even more niche as their post- Yakuza spinoff traces a fallen attorney-turned-private investigator who gets caught up in his attachment to the truth.

Judgment is intricate, gripping, full of heart, and it's an S-tier series starter that redefines the crime-solving genre. Their fixation with design and performance remains, but MK11 is more of a nostalgia-inducing romp than a modern classic. Story mode is an earth-shattering John Woo soap opera; the fatalities are absurd and eye poppingly gorgeous; and its lessons on attacks, cancels, frame data, zoning, and character movesets help to create one of the best fighting game tutorial that gaming has ever seen.

It's attached to the loot grind, but with old faces Liu Kang, Kitana , cult favorites Frost, Noob Saibot , and customization that digs into modular loadouts and 30 different pairs of specs for Johnny Cage, boredom in MK11 isn't an option.

It sets the bar for fighters and sequels with a budget, and it's a stunning thesis on how a studio can bring together tweens, veteran gamers, and SonicFoxes to shadow kick you in the neck. It's an example of the Fire Emblem franchise reaching its final form with lovable characters who you can invite to tea, storylines that change drastically based on your in-game choices, and a surprisingly deep grid combat system which, unlike its past counterparts, you can choose to play on a mode that doesn't kill off a teammate for good should they fall in battle.

Three Houses is basically a strategic relationship sim anchored in turn-based war scenarios and chilling with your friends that fans of the Persona and Final Fantasy series will find a lot to love. In it, you play through the lens of an artificial intelligence system, known as S. It's a point-and-click narrative that uses drone navigation and puzzle mechanics to keep your attention until a mystery practically crawls out of your ear, but the way No Code uses every retro scan line and hyper intricate exhibit of space architecture to emulate a TED Talk on machine intelligence and self awareness is what makes it an anomaly.

The lovable knucklehead is tasked with saving Mario and Princess Peach as their mid-pizza makeout sessions in a posh hotel is interrupted by King Boo who turns them into one of those Ntype paintings. It's an unpretentious narrative that sticks by its own memes and innuendos thanks Gooigi , but it's paired with Next Level Games' love for imaginative puzzles, illustrative environments, and classic film themes that make ghost hunting and ectoplasm battles an absolute treat.

Every single run demands an appreciation for experimentation, and just when you think you've figured everything out, it rewrites itself just to make you squirm. It's daunting, but on mechanics alone, Spire is one of the year's most captivating timesinks.

Release date: January 24 PS4 , XB1 , PC Life Is Strange 2 starts off on a ordinary afternoon, with two adolescent brothers who attempt to keep up with the minutiae of everyday life in Seattle, until a quick search for party supplies triggers a devastating series of events. That split second transition throws the brothers into a totally unexpected direction and the different "Roads" and "Rules" that follow show that Dontnod are committed to using human behavior and American politics to emphasize themes that flicker beyond Arcadia Bay.

Keeping spoilers to a minimum, the first two and a half episodes stand by their strengths -- stitching a beautiful narrative to your heart in hopes of hitting you where it hurts the most -- and with an updated engine and a flawless indie soundtrack that pulls from the likes of Whitney, First Aid Kit, and Sufjan Stevens, it's clear that there's no point in turning back.

Release date: March 8 PS4 , XB1 , PC Hideaki Itsuno's Devil May Cry 5 is ridiculously cool, stylish, sexy, and full-on cheesy, and as much as its narrative is about Nero's path to becoming more than just dead weight, it's a sequel that ties some loose ends together by being the action romp it deserves.

Dante is still Dante and the demons are still demons for the most part , but DMC5 slays at upending the traditional norms and stigmas of today by making a badass arcade gem feel like a theatrical masterpiece. Chompette or not, Mario Maker 2 is an unrivaled masterpiece embracing Nintendo's weirder chapters to see what you can do with a blank canvas and an everlasting bucket of wide-eyed imagination.

As the baba -- an adorable bunny-like creature -- the objective is to push aside rocks and touch the flag to complete a level. That is, until you realize every word on the screen is a movable tile and you can modify each of the cardinal rules to complete a puzzle in an entirely different way.

It's a mechanic that can become brutally difficult, but the ability to modify and remix larger X and Y statements is what makes Baba Is You an addictive timesink. It's a puzzle game within a puzzle game and one that will gut-check your preconceptions about the genre. Following Cal Kestis Cameron Monaghan , a padawan-turned-fugitive who is tasked with reassembling the Jedi Order and his own fractured past following the execution of Order 66, it's a post- Sith , pre- Rogue One narrative that echoes the original trilogy through addictive combat.

Every subtle detail in the art -- from BD-1's charm to the swells of Stephen Barton and Gordy Haab's score to the way Stormtroopers react to the lightsaber chaos around them -- interweaves into commanding environmental design. It's a Zelda scroller with an undying love to feel every synth, and it all adds up to a classic action RPG and a map full of super-cute Bokoblins, Wolfos, Lynels, and Gibdos.

Every sprite, puzzle, slap of the bass, and adorbs nod to Crypt of the Necrodancer reinforces the lovable charms of Hyrule and the fact that this 2D spinoff is a win for video games.

Skirmishes can erupt into non-stop bullet storms, and its use of 3v3s, ping systems, character powers, verticality, and top-shelf weapon design amplify it to new heights. It's a rock-em, sock-em shooter, and while it's still finding its legs, Apex isn't wasting any time in becoming a contender for top battle royale game on the market.

And loot boxes be damned -- it's free to play. It's part art project that shouldn't work as it takes the frameworks of Metal Gear Solid IV and V and crams them into Hideo Kojima-sized colloquies about parenthood, isolation, and the pending extinction of humanity.

It's heavy stuff for being essentially a walking sim, but when the social system clicks, it's transcendent, driven by great acting. Even for a head trip, the surrealness can be a bit of an overkill, but Death Stranding 's ability to augment the simple joy of exploration puts it in a league of its own. It's high art with pizza delivery missions, and it's worth obsessing over.

Release date: January 25 PS4 , XB1 , PC 's Resident Evil 2 was a cultural phenomenon; 's Resident Evil 2 is Capcom's attempt at hitting everyone with a noise complaint for yelling about some trenchcoat-wearing bogeyman who views race walking as an American pastime. Claire is still a leather-clad badass; Leon still looks like he belongs on the cover of Bop Magazine; and in between all the awkward flirting and cheesy one-liners is a renewed passion for collectibles, sound design, and survival horror that uses perfectly detailed environments to scare you senseless.

It's a third-person shooter in a world painted in shades of Kubrick, Lynch, and Nolan that digs into the story of a female lead who is searching for answers after being tapped as the new Director of the Federal Bureau of Control and disarming a supernatural threat in The Oldest House -- a "shifting place" in New York that's lined with Elle Decor ideas and alternate dimensions. What follows can only be described as a beautiful mindfuck. Remedy's intricate smear of sci-fi and mystery is rendered through breathtaking Twin Peaks -esque set pieces and cerebral approaches to lighting and sound design.

Then there's the telekinetic powers, mold people, cursed mirrors, possessed flamingos, and Hideo Kojima doing ASMR about potato chips and the impoliteness of voyeurism.

It's a thread that keeps unraveling as time goes on, but the way it's all seamlessly intertwined is what makes Control a stimulating crash into the paranormal. It's a euphoric exploration of top-tier world building, interconnected storytelling, and a crash landing into genre-breaking territory.

In its plus hours, you'll take on the role of a loyal shinobi who is left for dead in the late s Sengoku-era of Japan. What follows is a lonesome revenge tale in a visually breathtaking world that invites curiosity, exploration, and lore-mongering.

But being a FromSoftware game, it severs itself from the "Soulsborne" genre to subject you to a different kind of heartless that emphasizes patience and precision. That invitation is what makes Shadows Die Twice one of the most compelling video games of this past decade.

Its white-knuckled combat forgoes stat builds and arms you with a single katana, a grappling hook, and a modular prosthetic arm, forcing you to study the ins and outs of parrying and how all three tools correlate with timing, spacing, and movement.

When that finally clicks, Sekiro wastes no time in rewarding you with some dope anime-esque ninja shit. It's a weird, unforgiving, and downright harrowing game, but it's an example of how a director and a studio can challenge their own values and principles to compose a complete work of art.

Find him on Twitter over at blaremag. Share on Facebook Tweet this article Pin it Email. The Outer Worlds Obsidian Entertainment. Share on Facebook Pin it. Void Bastards Release date: May 29 XB1 , PC Blue Manchu's Void Bastards is a first-person roguelike in which you inhabit minor criminals who have been dehydrated into space Lunchables in order to explore procedurally generated shuttle wrecks and carry out seemingly impossible tasks, like building a new PC for the HR department.

Life Is Strange 2 Release date: January 24 PS4 , XB1 , PC Life Is Strange 2 starts off on a ordinary afternoon, with two adolescent brothers who attempt to keep up with the minutiae of everyday life in Seattle, until a quick search for party supplies triggers a devastating series of events.

Devil May Cry 5 Release date: March 8 PS4 , XB1 , PC Hideaki Itsuno's Devil May Cry 5 is ridiculously cool, stylish, sexy, and full-on cheesy, and as much as its narrative is about Nero's path to becoming more than just dead weight, it's a sequel that ties some loose ends together by being the action romp it deserves.

Resident Evil 2 Release date: January 25 PS4 , XB1 , PC 's Resident Evil 2 was a cultural phenomenon; 's Resident Evil 2 is Capcom's attempt at hitting everyone with a noise complaint for yelling about some trenchcoat-wearing bogeyman who views race walking as an American pastime.

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