GRAY MATTER (PG)
PC/Xbox 360, $49.95/$69.95
★★★ This traditional point-and-click adventure comes from game designer Jane Jensen, best known for the Gabriel Knight games. Gray Matter switches between two protagonists: an obsessive neurobiologist and a magician who unintentionally becomes his assistant. The story is a strong point, but the gameplay feels dated. Even so, fans will like this and the game features an interesting system for using sleight-of-hand tricks to solve puzzles.