Jess Joho


E3 Opened to the Public, and the Public Loved It

For the first time ever, 15,000 die-hard gamers were allowed into the industry’s most exclusive trade show—and they are so pure and full of hope.
Jess Joho
SMW Central

Why 'Super Mario Maker' Didn’t Kill the Mario Hacking Community

A niche community of heroes keeps the crude hacker spirit alive in Mario.
Jess Joho

Relive the Torrid Human Dramas of Old AIM Chats in 'Emily Is Away Too'

A game that rethinks nostalgia.
Jess Joho
the legend of zelda

Finding All 900 Korok Seeds in 'Breath of the Wild' Is a Journey Into Madness

Take it from the players hundreds of hours in: do not try this at home, kids.
Jess Joho
crazy legs

These Incredible Game Animations Were Made With a Neural Network

Here’s to hoping it leads to Assassin’s Creed and Mass Effect characters that move around like humans rather than twerking robots.
Jess Joho

Here's How Nintendo Can Turn the Switch Into a VR Headset

A YouTuber hacked together a proof of concept.
Jess Joho
Genre Lifestyle

Was Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Really the 2nd Best 'Wii Tennis' Player in the World? An Investigation

We have some questions.
Jess Joho

What Will Happen to Gaming's Most Ambitious Experiment When Its Creators Die?

The 'Dwarf Fortress' developer duo ensures the future of their decades-long simulation development project by gifting the code to archivists in their will.
Jess Joho
VR 420

I Got High and Schwifty Inside 'Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality' for 4/20

The nausea-inducing, mind-bending, meta narrative never ends in Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality.
Jess Joho
Buddy system

Let This Electric Love Potato onto Your Desktop and into Your Soul

We spend our days in a virtual wasteland of loneliness, so why not take this desktop-enabled Potato companion along for the ride?
Jess Joho
Senran Kagura

Nintendo of Japan's YouTube Channel Is Doing Boob Stuff

Nintendo's horny now?
Jess Joho
What Remains of Edith Finch

A Video Game That Finally Engages with Death and Succeeds

Facing personal loss and existential terror with a demo for the upcoming What Remains of Edith Finch.
Jess Joho