All posts by Jonathan Kaharl

Freelance games and anime writer, lover of indie games and old point and clicks. Bi, male, will go on forever about existentialism if given the chance.

Orcs & Elves

Hey! Did you know that in the FAR OFF YEAR 2000 John Carmack and his wife, Katherine Anna Kang, founded

Aces Wild: Manic Brawling Action!

Tyra Doak’s Aces Wild is an interesting beast. As more indie games have come out since the boom began, a

Back in 1995

Something that’s been a constant with the retro throwback fad is this sense of capturing the past but better. Push

Project Warlock

We are in a golden age of classic FPS send-ups, from the haunting DUSK to the revival of DOOM. Indie

Quake 4

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Quake

Quake 4 was the last game with a proper single player campaign in the franchise, and the game that perfectly

Riddled Corpses

Do you like anime? Do you like shooting zombies? Well then your pickings for video games have mainly been garbage

Quake III: Arena

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Quake

Releasing just a month after Epic beat them to the punch with Unreal Tournament, Quake III: Arena is the moment

Quake II

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Quake

Screenshots taken were made with the source part Yamagi Quake II. Shortly after Quake was done, Romero left id Software


This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Quake

Screenshots taken were made with the source port Mark V. Wolfenstein 3D and Doom are heralded as some of the

Jade Empire

After getting their foot in the door in the RPG world with their Baldur’s Gate games, BioWare brought out two

EYE: Divine Cybermancy

On the outer edges of the gaming world, there are a few games beloved for just how strange, obtuse, or

Paradise Killer

At some point in time, a mobile dev named Phil Crabtree and a big game industry vet named Oli Clarke

Advent Rising

There are a few games out there with a sort of legendary status behind them for the most unfortunate of

Phantom Dust

Yukio Futatsugi has had a really strange career. He’s shown extremely impressive creativity, but he’s tended to stick around major


If you’re familiar with DUSK, you should probably be familiar with the second major FPS New Blood put out. If

Shadow Warrior 2

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Shadow Warrior

Note: Screenshots were taken on low settings, keep this in mind when judging the graphics displayed here. Shadow Warrior 2

Shadow Warrior (2013)

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Shadow Warrior

It’s hard to get a clear understanding of who actually owns Shadow Warrior these days, but Devolver Digital is handling

Shadow Warrior (1997)

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Shadow Warrior

The legendary Apogee Software re-branded to 3D Realms in 1996 and released Duke Nukem 3D, a challenger to the massively

Shogo: Mobile Armor Division

Shogo: Mobile Armor Division was the fourth game from Monolith Productions, the people behind Blood and Claw, and it is

Behold the Kickmen

After the Ben and Dan duology and before the eventual third game in the series, Dan Marshall ended up playing

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