expected What Remains of Edith Finch to be weird and vaguely menacing, but instead found it to be heartbreakingly sweet.
Developer Giant Sparrow is no stranger to sadness. Its previous game, The Unfinished Swan, is about a young boy coming to terms with the death of his mother. Sadness is a difficult thing to convey convincingly in a game. Grief is more easily evoked — kill off a favorite chara...
I can count on one hand how many video games have brought me to tears. And while I expected an emotional experience while playing Giant Sparrow’s What Remains of Edith Finch, I didn’t expect this exploratory first-person game to sucker punch me square in the feels before its conclusion. The story’s near-perfection depiction of a young woman coming to terms with her familyR...