I caught up with the self-declared “pretentious hipster nerd guy” behind Thomas Was Alone and John Wick Hex at the Yorkshire Games Festival.
Rather than accepting them into its back, like the Famicom did.
I spoke to former developers at Pyro Studios for a huge feature in Retro Gamer issue 204.
A rather belated rundown of the games we’re looking forward to this year.
I spoke to the folks behind some of the leading retro gaming podcasts for a feature in issue 203 of Retro Gamer.
I can’t stop touching my Dark Samus. Send help.
It’s been a busy year.
I wrote about the anarchic 2000s TV show for this month’s issue.
Check out this huge feature in the 200th issue of Retro Gamer.
But it’s gonna take money / A whole lot of spending money / It’s gonna take plenty of money / To do it right, child.
Beyond a Steel Sky! Iron Man VR! Eastward! More! All the greatest games from EGX London.
It turns out it might have had something to do with Germany.
Hey there little fella.
For a massive six-page feature in Retro Gamer.
I spoke to the legendary Julian Gollop about the past, present and future of X-COM.
Bigging up Northeast England.
Animal Crossing, Watch Dogs Legion and Link’s Awakening are just some of our stand-outs.
The Link’s Awakening amiibo is ADORABLE.
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The MIGHTY BEINGS of Amiga Power DISSEMINATE ESSENTIAL INFORMATION on how the magazine was made.
I spoke to indies about the effect that Google Stadia and its ilk will have on the industry, in an article for GamesRadar+.
I wrote a feature for Kotaku UK on the crushing disappointment of this much-hyped game back in 1994.
This new Commandos-alike from Russian devs Alter Games is shaping up brilliantly.
I spoke with the design director of Lego Star Wars as part of a feature for Kotaku UK.
Hundreds of games are now released every month, while ‘games as a service’ ask ever more commitment from players. Surely something has to give?
I wrote a feature for Retro Gamer about the Casio Loopy, an utterly fascinating Japan-only 1990s console that was aimed solely at girls.
And from TV programmes, too, not to mention a sort of proto-Internet run by the Post Office. The 80s were crazy times. I wrote about it all in a feature for Wireframe magazine.
I wrote a couple of chapters and a few other bits and bobs for Convergence, Charlie Fink’s excellent new book about augmented reality.
Guntastic! Partisans 1941! Afterparty! LUNA! Here’s my pick of the greatest games from this year’s EGX Rezzed.
This is it, old friend.
James once again bravely plunges into the Steam new-release list, and resurfaces clutching an excellent horror point-and-click adventure. He is also covered in anime girls.
James Keen, Esq. has been trawling Steam’s new releases in search of fresh delights – but mostly turns up rotten stinkers.