Author Archives: John Kilhefner

About John Kilhefner

Johnny is a freelance writer you may have read in Five Out of Ten, Unwinnable, Pop Matters, The Arcade Review or elsewhere. Follow him on Twitter @jkilhefner.

July 19th

July 19th, 2016 | Posted by John Kilhefner in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on July 19th)

Kept you waiting, huh? Much like how Kiefer Sutherland replaced David Hayter, I’ll be filling in for Zoya this week, so welcome to This Week in Videogame Blogging! Let’s get started: Pokemon Go The flavor of the month, Pokemon Go, drove the majority of both website and real-world traffic: Pokémon Go Succeeds Where it Counts …
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November 15th

November 15th, 2015 | Posted by John Kilhefner in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on November 15th)

There wasn’t a whole lot whirring out of the videogame criticism engine this week, but don’t call it getting by on scraps, these delectable morsels are more than satisfying enough. Contents within presented without filler. Welcome to This Week in Videogame Blogging! Rise (and fall) of the Tomb Raider Carolyn Petit reviews Rise of the Tomb …
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October 18th

October 18th, 2015 | Posted by John Kilhefner in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on October 18th)

Is there really anything you look forward to more on a Sunday than our roundup? I think not. Welcome to This Week in Videogame Blogging! Why Do You Keep Coming Back? Over at Video Game Heart, Grayson Davis doesn’t find bad design in videogames to be all that bad: Bad design isn’t always always without value. On the …
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June 28th

June 28th, 2015 | Posted by John Kilhefner in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on June 28th)

Facebook feed getting you down? Clear those tabs and get ready to open a bunch more, it’s This Week in Videogame Blogging! What’s Old is Shenmue Again Stu Horvath explains how the enthusiasm (or lack thereof) surrounding both Metroid Prime: Federation Force and Shenmue 3 are two sides of the same bad penny, but David …
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May 17th

May 17th, 2015 | Posted by John Kilhefner in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on May 17th)

Whoa, talk about a lot of good writing to get through in This Week in Videogame Blogging! Let’s get right into it. In trying to figure out what to say this week, and by say, I mean figure out how to structure what these other writers were saying in such a way as to best …
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March 29th

March 29th, 2015 | Posted by John Kilhefner in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on March 29th)

What’s up, fellow crit enthusiasts? If you’re looking for Easter candy, you’re a week too early, but we’ve got plenty of goodies from a slew of amazing writers to keep you content until then. So, welcome to This Week in Videogame Blogging! What It Means to be Indie Luke Pullen reacts to Offworld’s printing of …
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January 18th

January 18th, 2015 | Posted by John Kilhefner in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on January 18th)

Hi! For the sake of avoiding that awkward conversation where you pretend to remember the stranger enthusiastically greeting you, it’s This Week in Videogame Blogging! GamerGate: Picking up the Pieces It’s 2015 and GamerGate is still in the conversation, so let’s start this week off with Ian Miles Cheong’s interview with developer Caelyn Sandel discussing the nefarious …
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Uncharted 2

March 16th, 2012 | Posted by John Kilhefner in Critical Compilation: - (1 Comments)

Editors note: This is the first Critical Compilation we’ve hosted in a long while, and it comes to us from our newest contributor, John Kilhefner. It’s been called visually stunning, a revelation in character writing and the greatest movie ever played. Regardless, the real meat of the Uncharted 2: Among Thieves experience isn’t in the …
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