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Posts tagged “Kieron Gillen”

Feature: None more goth

“An entire universe of art”: Kieron Gillen on what comics and games can learn from each other

Autumn. Nature renews itself. Green shades turn to warm reds. The air gets chiller, the days get shorter. Kids return to school. Columns come and go. Games journalists become narrative designers. It's the circle of life.But autumn is also the season when the laws of nature gets tweaked, and the dead wake up again to haunt the living for a day. Let's salute this column…

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An Evening With The Old Men Of New Games Journalism

Older readers (and writers) may recall that, in the dim and distant days before Rock, Paper, Shotgun, our hallowed co-founder and now acclaimed comics writer Kieron Gillen proposed a profound change to games journalism: leave the pretence of objectivity behind, step away from the dry scores, the thinly-disguised marketing and the focus on facts and technicality, and embrace subjectivity, anecdote and emotion. His angry, passionate,…

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Feature: Hardcore Analysis

Verdict: Saints Row 4 Trailer

Deep Silver put out a trailer announcing Saints Row IV (that's FOUR to you people who can't read Roman) yesterday! It launches on 20th August 2013 in the US and 23rd August 2013 in the boring parts of the world. Me and Ye Olde Man Gillen had a look at it with a cynical eye, KG's cat gently humping him on the leg throughout.

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UK Writers’ Guild Noms: Go Go Gillen & Stern

The Writers' Guild of Great Britain - a rather different entity to the US Writers' Guild - last week announced its nominees for assorted mediums' most lauded writers. Included are the obscure likes of 'television', 'theatre', 'books' and 'radio', but fortunately Best Videogame keeps things relevant to our little corner of the internet. This is a prize given only to UK writers, so who do…

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Indies, Dr Gillen Will See You Now

Or more accurately: you will see him. But you can understand why I went for that headline, right? World Of Love is happening for the second time on Friday, and we're going to be there. We were at the last one, too. In fact, former RPS editor Kieron Gillen even talked about how indies should use and abuse the games press while he was there,…

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Night-time Story: The Curfew Less Wobbly

The Curfew's been in Beta for a few weeks now with all the four episodes running, but they've been a bit twitchy. However, as the end of its Beta approaches, it's basically in a good enough state for me to feel happy to link to it - which is pretty much what Curfewer in arms Simon Parkin said last night. As in, my saved game…

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