At the humble age of 3, TJ ran away from his parents during a vacation in Colorado. They found him in an arcade, standing on a chair, playing Neo Geo's World Heroes. Years later, TJ has a passion for video games across most all genres and is particularly interested in the cultural shifts and trends of video game development. When he's not playing around on PCs and consoles, he's writing creatively and working on short stories and ideas for novels or checking out bad movies with a few friends over a few drinks and some laughs, whichever comes first.
PAX South 2017: Secrets Need Seeking in Hello Neighbor [Preview]
Hello Neighbor is a game of stealth-horror, puzzle-solving and more than a little unnerving facetime with your local creep.
PAX South 2017: Work Together to Not Kill Your Friends in Death Squared [Preview]
Death Squared is deceptively simple with an astronomically high ceiling for complexity and difficulty.
PAX South 2017: What Remains of Edith Finch is A Journey of Generations [Preview]
We went hands-on with What Remains of Edith Finch at PAX South, and what we saw was a great narrative with a variety of gameplay elements to make it both intriguing and engaging.
PAX South 2017: Tower 57’s Twinstick Chaos Will Take An Arm and A Leg [Preview]
Tower 57 is 11 Bit Studios and Pixwerk’s upcoming offering to the twin-stick shooter genre, and it did more than bring the goods when we tried it at PAX South.
PAX South 2017: Justice and Corruption Are a Merciless Tightrope in Beat Cop [Preview]
This pixelated point-and-click adventure from Pixel Crow and 11-bit Studios had us diving into the gritty city as a police officer and making tough calls to solve (or even survive) a twisted conspiracy.
PAX South 2017: Minit Will Have You Unraveling Its Secrets for Hours [Preview]
Minit is a very cute mini-adventure we're eager to keep exploring for its unusual progression, various nuances and charming retro personality.
PAX South 2017: RUINER is a Beautiful Marriage of Hotline Miami and Cyberpunk [Preview]
RUINER is a melee/shooter action game from Reikon Games very much in the same vein of control as Hotline Miami with a 3D isometric view, light-RPG elements and cyberpunk twist, and at PAX South, we got an early taste of what RUINER has to offer.
Is Zelda Going With the Flow of Action-RPGs in 2017?
As reveal after reveal exposed new wrinkles of the game, it’s made one thing very noticeable: Breath of the Wild looks less like a familiar Zelda game and more like an amalgam of other popular modern open-world action-RPGs.
10 Most Wanted Characters for Injustice 2
Whether old standards of DC lore or simply sensible to what we’ve seen going on in the Injustice storyline, any one of these characters would bring an awesome wrinkle to the game that we’d love to take against our friends. These are the 10 characters we’d love to see in Injustic…
10 Most Anticipated Multiplayer Games of 2017
These are the can’t-miss co-op and multiplayer titles expected this year: the top 10 most anticipated multiplayer games of 2017.