All posts by James Wynne

Video games media, freelance writer. I will, can, and do write for money.

Where it all began, and why I left my gig writing about video games

Man, this site is a bittersweet memory for me.  This is where I seriously started writing about video games roughly three years ago, and where my dreams of making a magazine had to be put in the deep freezer.

After starting this blog, I won a contest with my favorite of all the articles I’ve written, and was invited to a lot of small fan enthusiast sites as a contributor. Most of them have long since died, which has resulted in some of my best works being scrubbed from the web. It sucked, but eventually I got a reliable, paid freelance job at Game Zone, and that was awesome. Continue reading Where it all began, and why I left my gig writing about video games

The World of Final Fantasy demo is on PSN; Final Fantasy tries to Pokemon

World of Final Fantasy’s demo is now on PlayStation Network. If the cutesy art style has put you off to the idea of buying the game, you may want to give this free demo a shot. It’s a risk-free way of gauging your tolerance for its saccharine visuals when  weighed against the gameplay it brings to the table: Continue reading The World of Final Fantasy demo is on PSN; Final Fantasy tries to Pokemon

Review: Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Anniversary Edition

Almost a year after Rise of the Tomb Raider’s initial debut, Lara Croft finally returns to the PlayStation platform. Seeing as this is a homecoming for one of PlayStation’s most influential figures, no effort has been spared to make Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Anniversary Edition the definitive console release. Welcome back, Lara. Continue reading Review: Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Anniversary Edition

The Shadow Warrior 2 launch trailer doesn’t take itself too seriously

In case you missed it, Shadow Warrior 2’s launch trailer wants to remind you that the game doesn’t take itself too seriously. “The Touch” by Stan Bush? Yep. Gratuitous, comedic violence? Check. References to wanting some Wang? whowantssome.wang. Continue reading The Shadow Warrior 2 launch trailer doesn’t take itself too seriously