Like any other entertainment medium, games can take many forms. They can be stark and gritty and hold up startling mirrors to reality- but at the same time, they can also be fantastical and gleefully over-the-top. And there’s just something about an experience that lets you let loose with unnatural, awesome powers that can take several different forms. Here, we’re going to talk about games that do just that.
Remedy’s Control adheres to the “new weird” aesthetic from beginning to end, and that, of course, manifests in gameplay as well. From force pushes to being able to levitate, from picking up and flinging objects using telekinesis to controlling enemies’ minds, from ground slams to creating shields out of things in the environment, Control lets you use some truly incredible powers.