John Kilhefner

Johnny is a freelance writer whose work features on PopMatters, Critical Distance, Nightmare Mode, Writer's Weekly, GlobalPost and much, much more. Um, If his mom is reading this, he says he applied at that "one place" but they're currently not hiring. Now he's telling me to tell her that he'll, uh, be back with the car by six...

Operation Supply Drop Holds Second Annual ‘8-Bit Salute to Veterans’

Operation Supply Drop is holding its second annual 8-Bit Salute to Veterans from Nov 9-10....

by   /   Oct 1, 2013

Xi3 Piston: ‘More Powerful Than Any Other Gaming Console on the Planet’

Xi3 revealed that its Piston console will release on Nov 29, offering “native triple monitor...

by   /   Oct 1, 2013

‘No Way’ Will Infinity Ward Develop Modern Warfare 4

Even Infinity Ward doesn’t think the world needs another Modern Warfare. (Whether it even needs...

by   /   Sep 26, 2013

Latest Rain Trailer Focuses on Musical Theme over Gameplay

Rain is coming to the PlayStation Network on Oct 1, and a newly released video gives us an...

by   /   Sep 26, 2013

Details About EA’s Executive Restructuring

Last week, Electronic Arts promoted EA Sports head Andrew Wilson to CEO, and now the company is...

by   /   Sep 25, 2013

Activision Goes to the Supreme Court to Finalize its Billion Dollar Vivendi Deal

The Delaware Supreme Court is no stranger to corporates duking it out within its prestigious...

by   /   Sep 25, 2013

Final Fantasy XV to Feature Less Pre-rendered Cutscenes and More Interactivity

Ever since Resident Evil 4 kicked our cinematic sensibilities in the...

by   /   Sep 24, 2013

GTA 5 to Feature Microtransactions?

Discovered in the decrepit, dark, dingy depths of Reddit and alliteration, was the (not)...

by   /   Sep 24, 2013

GTA 5 Glitch Turns Garages into Black Holes

What do you do when you wake up one morning, freshly hung over, and getting a verbal catheter...

by   /   Sep 24, 2013

Battlefield 4 Video Shows off New Tiered Reloading and Adaptive Camo

In an video interview conducted by FTW’s Matt Cuttle, Battlefield 4 Lead Core Game Designer Alan...

by   /   Sep 24, 2013

Pokemon X/Y only Partially use the 3DS’ Effects

Pokemon X and Pokemon Y are the latest games of the Poke kind coming to the Nintendo 3DS. You can...

by   /   Sep 20, 2013

AMD is Confident in Dominating PC Gaming due to Xbox One and PS4

If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em. It’s an old adage, and one that AMD seems keen on...

by   /   Sep 20, 2013

Grand Theft Auto V Sales Soar Past $800 Million

We all knew this day was coming, but that probably isn’t stopping the folks behind Grand Theft...

by   /   Sep 20, 2013

Assassin’s Creed Voice Actor Speaks on Playing Batman in Arkham Origins

The pressures of being Batman may not be as intense for the actor playing the role as it is for...

by   /   Sep 17, 2013

This GTA V Rap Remarkably Details The Character Backstories

I can’t count how many times I was following the backstory of a game and thought, “man, this...

by   /   Sep 17, 2013

Rockstar Protecting YouTube from GTA V Spoilers

Dammit, I (finally) just finished “The Last of Us,” and now here comes another landmark game...

by   /   Sep 17, 2013
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Review: iOS 7 is Brilliantly Simplistic

Apple’s iOS 7 is almost here, and on September 18 you’ll have an almost entirely new OS to...

by   /   Sep 15, 2013

Cortana is Microsoft’s Multi-Platform Answer to Siri and Google Now

Transmedia is all the rage right now. Even JK Rowling is digging it, creating a new franchise in...

by   /   Sep 13, 2013

PS4 is ‘The Best-Performing Game System in History’

Shuhei Yoshida, president of SCE Worldwide Studios, and Mark Cerny, lead system architect of the...

by   /   Sep 13, 2013

Vita TV Currently is for Asian Markets Only

Just the other day, Sony unveiled an interesting bit of entertainment tech in the PS Vita TV, a...

by   /   Sep 13, 2013

PayPal Releases Funds for ‘Yatagarasu’ Developers

PayPal has released the funds earned by the independent developers of “Yatagarasu Attack on...

by   /   Sep 11, 2013

GTA 5 is the Most Expensive Game Ever Made

The launch of “Grand Theft Auto 5” on September 17 will mark the launch of not only the most...

by   /   Sep 10, 2013

Kojima Explains his “Erotic” Comment; Succumbs to Joel Schumacher-ism

Earlier this week, the game director and creator of the Metal Gear series, Hideo Kojima, earned...

by   /   Sep 8, 2013

The Last of Us is an Impressive Failure

“The Last of Us.” It’s Naughty Dog’s post-Uncharted tale, and deserves more than to be...

by   /   Sep 4, 2013

SegmentNext Weekly Round-Up: Madden Embraces Final Fantasy To Unleash Apocalypse

Over at Segment Next, we realize long hours of work, and even longer hours of gaming, consume...

by   /   Sep 1, 2013