Nicholas's Latest Articles
‘Given Time’ is the end of a 10-year journey for JETT: The Far Shore
A project 10 years in the making, the creators of JETT: The Far Shore hope that Given Time has meaningfully…
Dead Space (2023 remake) Review
The welcome remake of Dead Space brings the grimy, snarling sci-fi horror of the classic game into sharp new relief.
Nicholas Kennedy's Top 3 Games of 2022
Games critic Nicholas Kennedy shares his personal picks for the Top 3 games of 2022.
The Callisto Protocol review - We’ve seen this gore before
A gory horror game synthesised from many parts, The Callisto Protocol tries to invoke its influences while striving for something…
The Dark Pictures: The Devil in Me review - Drag me to hell
An underwhelming plot and a lack of ideas has The Devil in Me feeling like a mild, self-sabotaging entry in…
Madison builds a palpable sense of impending doom - Review
Madison uses every trick in the psychological horror toolkit to shock you out of your seat, though it loses itself…
In Card Shark, truth and virtue get lost in the shuffle
Card Shark’s designer and writer speaks about the infamous cheats of history and visionary film directors who inspired the game.
The Quarry Review - A supermassive achievement in horror
The Quarry is a blood-soaked return to form from Supermassive Games, the makers of Until Dawn.
Opus: Echo of Starsong Review - A thoughtful rumination
Opus: Echo of Starsong is a rewarding and beautiful rumination of memory and remembrance.
Gibbon: Beyond the Trees Review - A simple message
A simple, beautiful game with a clear, admirable, and touching message concerning the endangered species.