These days, keeping up with games can be a full-time job. So how do you separate the signal from the noise, the wheat from the chaff, the Temple Runs from the Temple Jumps? Allow us to help by regularly selecting a game You Should Play.
There’s a fine line to walk, and it goes against everything we typically assume about video games—but frustration can not only be fun, but also funny. Games that intentionally muddle your control and make it difficult to perform typical gaming tasks can generate fantastic laughs in the process. Surgeon Simulator is a prime example, but the granddaddy of the genre may well be QWOP.