James O'Connor

James O'Connor has written about games for a long time. He has written for games, as a narrative designer, for less time. Against his better judgement, he's on Twitter: @Jickle

James's Latest Articles


1000xRESIST review: You Can (Not) Resist

1000xRESIST is a difficult game to classify, but it's definitely something special.

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Little Kitty, Big City review: the cat's meow

If you love your weird little cats, Little Kitty, Big City is made by people who clearly love them, too.

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Open Roads review - Take Me Home 

Open Roads offers a mildly interesting journey, but the destinations aren't very compelling.

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A Highland Song review - Ain't No Mountain High Enough

Inkle's new game is another interesting, impressive experiment from the masters of branching storytelling.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Review

Call of Duty Modern Warfare III - Campaign Review 

The new Modern Warfare represents a low point for Call of Duty on numerous fronts.

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World of Horror review: Junji Ito-tation

World of Horror wears its influences on its sleeve, but can't quite match them for horror.

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Tenchu Director Takuma Endo Is Trying Something New – Interview 

The Acquire president talks about the studio's mix of AAA and indie projects, and the significant cultural differences in Japanese…

Oxenfree 2: Lost Signals Review

Oxenfree 2: Lost Signals review – Mixed Signals 

The sequel to Night School's standout narrative adventure has many of the same qualities of the original, along with some…

Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective

Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective Review – A Spectacular Spectre

Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective sees a Nintendo DS classic return with its spirit completely intact.

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Card Shark Review: A very neat trick

Card Shark carries a lot of aces, but getting them into your hand can be tedious.

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