Articles by Nathaniel Berens:
The Talos Principle review
Croteam gets serious with an inspired, Portal-styled sci-fi puzzler that will challenge you both intellectually and emotionally.
Submerged beneath the gorgeous visuals of this surreal exploration is an abstract story that never really grips.
There's mature psychological trauma at the heart of this indie horror adventure, but shoddy design will scare most players away.
Prepare to meet your maker time and time again in this brutally and often unfairly challenging resource management simulator.
Kentucky Route Zero: Act III review
The magical surrealist adventure rolls brilliantly along, delivering its first glimpse of a coherent story arc.
Moebius: Empire Rising review
History doesn't repeat itself, as the mildly entertaining Moebius falls well short of Jane Jensen's best efforts from the past.
This completely offbeat comedy adventure scores big with the laughs, though its story is a bit of a blank slate.
Guise of the Wolf review
There's no two ways about it: this shoddy werewolf adventure bites, in all the wrong ways.
Like its nameless protagonist, this is an unassuming little adventure that provides a charming romp through Scandinavian-inspired folklore.
Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs review
The spin-off sequel is another deliciously disturbing horror adventure, though it can't hold a candle to the panic-inducing fear factor of the original.
Kentucky Route Zero: Act II review
The second act of this magical realist adventure is even more surreal than the first, though it takes a shortcut through its latest detours.
This superb PS3 exclusive is a soaring triumph of wonder and discovery, either alone or with an anonymous partner.
Kentucky Route Zero: Act I review
Though light on gameplay, this surreal, melancholy journey through the American South leaves virtually nothing to be desired... except for more.
This unique synthesis of jungle island simulator and survival horror adventure is tense and deeply immersive, though it's stalked by a variety of glitches.
This post-apocalyptic sci-fi indie proves its mettle in a robot adventure that's bursting with personality.