Elijah Beahm

Elijah Beahm

I am a Freelance Writer/Video Edito

Freelance Game Critic and Prose Writer. Former Artistry in Games co-Editor-in-Chief. Former Sr. Games Editor/Video Lead for The Game Effect.

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Liege article

Tactics and Roleplaying with John Rhee Interview: Liege Interview ...

I sit down with lead developer John Rhee about his upcoming tactical role-playing game Liege, and discuss Liege's distinctive art style, tone, and combat systems.

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Interview with Martin Emborg of Ultra Ultra

Upcoming stealth-action title ECHO promises an ambitious director AI that learns from your playstyle and mimics it. I sit down with Ultra Ultra studio head Martin Emborg to discuss his team's upcoming project.

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Hot Take, Old Game: Quake

Does the classic FPS Quake still hold up after over a decade of innovations and iterations on the shooter genre? Surprisingly, yes!

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Finding Religion in Dead Space

Religion is something a lot of games avoid or touch lightly on. Others stomp on it with malice. Yet, Dead Space touches the core of religious life better than anyone could have hoped for.

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Game Journalism 101: Reviewing on a Budget with Kotaku's G.B. Burford

I sit down with G.B. Burford about being a freelance game critic, how we review games, and surviving on an extremely tight budget.

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Beer and Brawling with Vince Fennel: Bierzerkers Interview - YouTube

Designed by industry veterans behind Call of Duty and Halo 4, Bierzerkers is a game of brutal viking combat, beer, and sheep in kilts. I sit down with the project's producer Vince Fennel to talk about the studio's plans with the game, Steam Early Access, and games as inspiration.

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A Ludum Dare -- Creating Interactive Narratives with Amanda Wallace

I sit down with GameSkinny's own Amanda Wallace about her work as an indie developer.

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Halo 5: Guardians Review - YouTube

Does Halo 5: Guardians bring Master Chief to next-gen in style, or has 343 Industries failed to escape their troubled legacy on Xbox One?

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SOMA Review

SOMA terrifies more with its deep philosophical questions than with its lackluster monsters.

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A Descent Into Homeworld: Fathom Interview

The upcoming 3D shooter/RTS hybrid Fathom is set to offer something for fans of Descent and Homeworld. I had the chance to talk with the two masterminds behind the ambitious hybrid action-strategy title.

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Let's Talk with Nicholas Spargo (Melancholy Republic Interview)

I sit down with Nicholas Spargo about his upcoming JRPG Melancholy Republic. We talk about game development, building a JRPG focused on storytelling, and even briefly about religion!

Dx6 article

Everything We Know About Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

There's more to Deus Ex: Mankind Divided's initial reveal than you'd think.

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Blues and Bullets Episode 1 Review

Blues and Bullets Episode 1 shows that there's more than one studio who can put together a solid episodic adventure game.


Star Wars: The Force Unleashed PC Review

A look back on Lucas Arts' final major in-house production, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed. Does the ambitious 2008 title still hold up, or is the Force not strong in this one?

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Batman Arkham Origins Review

An in-depth review of Batman: Arkham Origins' campaign and multiplayer.