#20 That Dragon, Cancer PC

An immersive, narrative videogame that retells Joel Green’s 4-year fight against cancer through about two hours of poetic, imaginative gameplay that explores themes of faith, hope and love.

Genre: Adventure
Developer: Numinous Games
Release date: Out now!

Why it might be decent:
Unique subject matter
Feel good about your life?


#19 Seasons After Fall PC

Genre: Puzzle-platformer
Developer: Swing Swing Submarine
Release date: 2016

Seasons After Fall is an exploration game. Play as a wild fox, traveling across the countryside, through lush forests and quiet rivers, and using the surprising power to control the seasons at will. You will meet some strange creatures on the way, including the Spirits of Seasons, whose changing tempers could alter the course of your journey.

Why it might be decent:
Cute fox!
Flying jellyfish rides!
Change seasons at will!


#18 Mother Russia Bleeds PC PS4

Genre: Beat-‘em-up
Developer: Le Cartel
Release date: 2016

Mother Russia Bleeds is an ultra-violent co-op brawler overflowing with an unmistakable style and unforgettably brutal action for up to four players at once.

Why it might be decent:
Ultraviolence!
Co-op
Old school brawler


#17 Obduction PC

Genre: Adventure
Developer: Cyan Worlds
Release date: 2016

Why it might be decent:
It’s the spiritual successor to Myst and Riven!
Mysterious alien world setting


#16 Tharsis PC

Genre: Strategy
Developer: Choice Provisions
Release date: Out now

Succeeding in Tharsis requires you to make the best of what you have, even if it happens to be a pair of snake eyes. Certain factors may be outside of your control, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be overcome. Tharsis is not a game about facing the odds. It’s a game about changing them.

Why it might be decent:
Steep challenge
Some strong reviews
Interesting melding of strategy and RNJesus


#15 Allison Road PC

Genre: Survival horror
Developer: Lilith Ltd.
Release date: 2016

In Allison Road, you will take on the role of the unnamed protagonist, who wakes up one day without any recollection of prior events. Over the course of five nights it is your objective to uncover the whereabouts of your family, unravel the mysteries of the house, and face off against Lily and other dark entities that are nested deep within its walls, while the clock is relentlessly ticking towards 3:00am.

Why it might be decent:
Considered to be a spiritual successor to P.T.
Native VR support thanks to Unreal Engine 4


#14 Factorio PC

Genre: RTS
Developer: Wube Software
Release date: 2016

Factorio is a game in which you build and maintain factories. You will be mining resources, researching technologies, building infrastructure, automating production and fighting enemies. Use your imagination to design your factory, combine simple elements into ingenious structures, apply management skills to keep it working and finally protect it from the creatures who don't really like you.

Why it might be decent:
Capitalism!
Not communism!


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