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When Atlas first launched last month, it didn’t cannonball into the high seas so much as belly flop.

The resulting wet slapping sound continues to echo around in the game’s Steam review section to this day. Even though the game is still eliciting cringes and jeers from its reviewers, Atlas has somehow also become hugely popular.


Sometimes, you just need to howl into a void. Say whatever else you will about it, but 2018 provided us with no lack of voids into which to howl our agonized cries. Steam’s review section sure was one of them—and an illuminating one, at that.


It's not every day a new gargantuan space opera drops on Steam. And yet, at the start of the month, a space simulator promising all the exploration and trading you'd expect from Elite: Dangerous or Star Citizen arrived.


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On its face, Steam sensation They Are Billions appears to be about three of gaming's most-hallowed S's: survival, steampunk, and (s)zombies. That, however, is all just window dressing. Truth is, They Are Billions is a game about failure, which is where all the best stories come from. Steam users have been sharing some doozies.


One Steam review is a person shouting into the void. Two is an argument. A whole mess of them, though? That's a deep, dark look into the collective psyche of Steam users. In 2017, we rounded up the best reviews of the year's top Steam games and maybe, just maybe, learned a little something about ourselves in the process.