Writing Portfolio

2017

Deja-View: How Architectures Influences Our Favourite Game WorldsKotaku UK

The Completionist’s Toughest ChallengesRed Bull

Use These Mods To Make Dark Souls As Difficult As PossiblePC Gamer

How PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Became A Twitch Success StoryTelegraph

Flinthook Is Infuriating. Here’s Why I Can’t Stop PlayingPaste Magazine

7 Slasher Games That Will Have You ScreamingPaste Magazine

How Scanner Sombre Immerses The Player In A Pitch-Black CaveGamasutra

The 10 Best Zelda DungeonsPaste Magazine

7 Tips On How To Become A Better Mario Kart PlayerPaste Magazine

8 Top PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds TipsRed Bull

The Making Of Paradigm, A Surreal Adventure GameZam

Thimbleweed Park WalkthroughGamesRadar

How To Get All The Endings In Nier AutomataPaste Magazine

Ranking The Robots Of Nier AutomataPaste Magazine 

Crafting An Evocative Score For Hollow KnightGamasutra

Nioh Boss GuideZam

12 Best Supporting Characters In Zelda GamesGamesRadar

Lights, Camera, Distraction: The Problem With Virtual Camera SystemsWaypoint

Video Games Aren’t Just Entertainment, They’re How I Go OutsidePolygon

Designing An Engaging Crafting System For AstroneerGamasutra 

7 Tips For Succeeding At Lovers In A Dangerous SpacetimeGamesRadar

7 Video Games Inspired By Twin PeaksZam

11 Calming Games To Help You RelaxIGN

The 10 Most Stylish Noir GamesPaste Magazine

2016

The Making Of Burly Men At SeaZam

Super Rad Raygun’s Self-Imposed Constraint -A 2-Bit Color PaletteGamasutra

Out Run Proves That Style MattersPaste Magazine

Going Underground With The Bunker, The Full Motion Video Horror GamePaste Magazine

Why Fans Are Still Making Custom AmiiboInverse

Are Fan Games Illegal? Kotaku UK

10 Best Spy Games Of All TimeGamesRadar

Fleshing Out ClusterTruck’s High Concept Into A Satisfying GameGamasutra

Autobiographical Memoir En Code Finds Game Mechanics In Daily LifeGamasutra

I’ll Never Love Another Console Like I Loved The GameCubeVICE

The People Who Love Gaming’s Most Hated ConsolesUnwinnable Monthly Issue #83

The Evolution Of The Video Game Death ScreenPlayboy

The 10 Most Fiendishly Difficult Puzzle Games We’ve Ever Played – Shortlist

The 20 Greatest Beat ‘Em Ups Of All Time –Shortlist

The 20 Greatest Rhythm Games We’ve Ever Played – Shortlist

GTA Without The Guns: Meet The Pacifist Players That Refuse to KillAlphr

8 Video Game Characters Based On Japanese FolklorePaste Magazine

7 Unforgettable Video Game Boss FightsPlayboy

The People Obsessed With Uncovering Gaming’s Deepest, Darkest Secrets Kotaku UK

Easter Eggs: The Hidden Secrets Of Video GamesPaste Magazine

The Weird World Of Relationships According To Video Games – VICE

Top Five Best Introductions In Gaming – ZAM

The Man Who Brought Tetris To The West – Playboy

When Gamers Jammed Radio Phone Lines And Almost Got a Developer Sued – Playboy

Nintendo, I Loved You But You’re Bringing Me Down: Animal Crossing Amiibo Festival Sucks – Malcontent

2015

Mental Illness In Video Games And Why We Must Do Better – Alphr

Ready Player Two: Growing Up Gaming With Older Siblings – Malcontent

The Importance Of Trivia In Metal Gear Solid V – Unwinnable Weekly #70/71

Breaking Bad: 6 Video Games Where You’re Actually The Bad Guy – Playboy

The Making Of The Oregon Trail – Paste Magazine

The Guy Who Made The ‘Worst Game Ever’ Has Nothing To Apologise For – Playboy

The Most Beautiful Video Games Inspired By Famous Artists – VICE

 

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A selection of reviews, blog posts and other jottings of interest.

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