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Whenever someone starts talking about their guilty-favourite games on Twitter, they're usually thinking of something tame, like one of the weirder Metal Gears or that one Metroid that everyone thinks is bad.

But mine comes with a lot more guilt than most - an appropriately Catholic amount of guilt, in fact, because my guilty favourite is Dante's Inferno, a game based on the namesake epic poem that describes a journey into the depths of hell.


If at any given moment you visit the Steam store's front page, there's a strong chance you'll get an eyeful of exposed skin from some lewd adventure or action game's listing. Steam doesn't allow pornographic games, but in the Steam Direct era, they keep appearing on Valve's service anyway -- until they're taken down, that is.


I'm really looking forward to Return of the Obra Dinn, the next game from Papers, Please creator Lucas Pope. The version at PAX West is much improved from the early demo you may have played, with a much more extensive "ship's log" interface that lets you keep track of all the murder mysteries you have to solve by reliving people's moments of death as you explore a ship in classic Macintosh-style monochrome. It shouldn't be long now before it's out.