Features

Feb
23
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Avatar: The Last Airbender is brilliant

Avatar: The Last Airbender is a remarkably consistent piece of storytelling that retains its quality from the first episode to the last.
15 min read
Feb
14
Yoshitaka Murayama (1969 - 2024)

Yoshitaka Murayama (1969 - 2024)

Suikoden and Eiyuden Chronicle creator Yoshitaka Murayama has passed away at age 54. He leaves behind a legacy of unforgettable games.
5 min read
Jan
08
Here are a few of my favourite things in 2023

Here are a few of my favourite things in 2023

From new Makoto Shinkai to Chained Echoes, The Bear, Sea of Stars, and R.F. Kuang, 2023 was PACKED
15 min read
Nov
22
2023 Holiday Gift Guide for Geeks!

2023 Holiday Gift Guide for Geeks!

A gift for every nerd on your list! Books! Video Games! D&D! A... basketball?
16 min read
Oct
06

VGHW Excerpt: How Kazuko Shibuya's survived the "end times" and changed pixel art forever

"Gamer Girls" author Mary Kenney explores the Shibuya's groundbreaking work, the end of the end times, and the creative freedom of technical limitations
11 min read
Oct
06

VGHW Feature: And that's how you get “Shigeru Miyamoto once tried to make a Donkey Kong dating sim.”

Monster Kids author Daniel Dockery digs into the realities of writing video game history
5 min read
Oct
05

VGHW Feature: 13 Books for Japanese RPG fans

From Final Fantasy to NieR, Suikoden to Xenosaga, there's a great book for every kind of RPG lover
9 min read
Oct
05

VGHW Feature: Retro eight-bit RPG storytelling, but make it super gay.

How this award-winning SFF writer is turned to retro video games for his next story
4 min read
Oct
04
VGHW Excerpt: Japanese RPGs journey to the west with a bang in Fight, Magic, Items. Literally.

VGHW Excerpt: Japanese RPGs journey to the west with a bang in Fight, Magic, Items. Literally.

From chain smoking in a Denny's, to a volcanic explosion, and a massive Nintendo Power giveaway, this Fight, Magic, Items excerpt chronicles Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest's tumultuous journey west
12 min read
Oct
03

VGHW Excerpt: Jordan Minor runs down gaming greats in "Video Game of the Year"

"Billions of people may never have the chance to play the greatest games ever made ever again"
7 min read