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.

Woman Crush Wednesday: Jade Raymond

Open worldliness in our games has become an underlying theme in the early years of this millennium. Especially when we look at the libraries of our PS3s and Xbox 360s, it’s sometimes difficult to find AAA titles that are linear,…

Ramblet Episode 3

In this Ramblet, Jarrett sits down with Josh Hinke to chat about his article “Scaring Away Talent in Triple-A Development.” We talk superstar game designers, the re-education of the gaming community, and how to make the ivory tower a better…

Woman Crush Wednesday: Amy Hennig

For the first time really since their Playstation 3 debut, people looked at Naughty Dog with a furrowed-brow and a sense of mild discomfort. Usually one of the industry’s do-no-wrong white knights, many were left feeling uneasy about the sudden…

Ramblet Episode 2

On this Ramblet, Jarrett speaks with writer Drew Kohler of Cross Console Gamer about his article “The Church Hates Gamers” .

Women Crush Wednesday: Jennifer Hale

There are many reasons to make your Commander Shepard a female. Maybe you are a lady, and the best way to truly engage yourself in the narrative is to create a character as close a resemblance to you as possible.…

Women Crush Wednesday: Cara Ellison

Like the Internet, the gaming industry is a world of many faces. We have our bright, smiling 3D Marios and Call of Dutys to show to the outsiders looking in, the Journeys and the Gone Homes to pass among ourselves…

Jarrett’s Favorite Soundtrack: Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest

There are few elements to a game more important than the way it sounds. Even a game with very little story or very sparse gameplay usually has sound effects and a score. Completely silent games died with MUDs made in…

Fixing Gaming’s Blacklessness

I don’t have many vivid memories from my childhood. I don’t even have very many pictures from my youth. I recall it as a difficult time for me, as my family was larger than my mother’s income could sustain, at…

Tiny Barbarian DX Review

StarQuail has created something that could be compared to gaming comfort food. The kind of food that you, a jaded 20-something far removed from child-like wonder and ignorance, can sink their teeth into and be instantly transported back to grandmas…

Dustforce Review

Some people just take their jobs too seriously, like that barista that has no problem making you wait an extra three minutes so she can froth your latte to her satisfaction. Or maybe that pizza guy who triple counts the…