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BEST: 10. Papers, Please
In a fictional communist country located somewhere between Soviet Russia and Kafka’s brain, you play an immigration officer struggling with a mountain of paperwork. Creator Lucas Pope’s ”dystopian document thriller” is a throwback puzzler with big ideas about humanity and the information age. More impressive: It’s a game about boredom that’s actually fun.
December 20 2013 — 12:00 AM EST