Jarrett Green
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A game enthusiast since he could walk, Jarrett prides himself on his deep attraction to Japanese beat-em ups, and his god-like Bushido Blade talents. He provides insightful commentary from experienced eyes out of the deep darkness of South Jersey.

Samurai Gunn Review

The best martial arts movies know how to wrap drama around a simple act of violence. A teahouse shootout thanks to a character’s inborn recklessness, for example. Samurai Gunn is the simple acts of violence, and you and three of…

Jarrett Green’s Top 10 of 2013

Time for 10 games with some personal words attached.

The Walking Dead: Season Two Episode 1- All That Remains Review

Telltale is a company synonymous with tension and drama; they have no problem taking their narrative to dark, dangerous places, and their characters through many levels of hell. All That Remains should be considered by fans of the first season…

The Real Next Gen

The United States is aflame with Next-Gen fever this month. People are lining up to be the first through the threshold of the new console generation, and in our excitement we are letting ourselves be blinded. Or at the very…

How to Survive Review

Survival horror is one of those genres that has lost itself over time. Where’s the tension? Where’s the desperation? Most of the genres flagships have embraced third person shooting  and explosions as the new things-that-go-bump-in-the-night. Allow 505’s How to Survive…

Rain Review

Acquire’s moody tale is a metaphor for many things, including my feelings about the title. The storms channel the sadness of this world that’s been built, and though subtle, the words and phrases are selectively McCarthyian in their weight and…

Orc Attack: Flatulent Rebellion Review

I had a dangerous epiphany about three hours into Orc Attack: Flatulent Rebellion: This game will never get better. I’ve seen everything I was going to see, did everything I was going to do, and any further steps I take into…

Top Ten Swan Songs

The video game industry has always been a volatile and unstable place to make a living. It was dangerous in the 80’s, and maybe even more so now. Games cost vast amounts of money, and has become a business model…

The Unfair War Against the AAA Publisher

Almost without fail, when you mention one of gaming’s giant publishers, “educated” gamers coil like snakes, and proceed to rattle off the many reasons that they won’t let these mega corps tread on them. “Annualised games are killing the business.”…

Player Agency: The Myth and Legend

What is player agency? Are developers doing it right, or are they looking at everything in the wrong light?

Kickstarter Pick: Hyper Light Drifter

From the first stills of this hopeful from Director and Art Designer Alex Preston (AKA Heart Machine), the art direction’s isolating and dangerous, neon, dark wave vibe holds your eyes in it’s hypnotizing allure. It’s color palette is never settling,…