Jon Hill

I'm a 28 year old husband, father of 3, Christian DJ, PlayStation fanboy, and retro video game collector from Chesapeake, VA.

Review: Spider-Gwen #1

By Jon Hill / March 5, 2015 /

Writer: Jason Latour Artist: Robbi Rodriguez Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: February 11, 2015 Price: $3.99 Spider-Gwen first appeared in Edge of Spider-Verse #2 where, on Earth-65 (in an alternate dimension), Gwen Stacy is bitten by a radioactively mutated spider instead of Peter Parker, giving her all of the well-known Spider-Man powers. She also plays…

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Review: Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- (PS4)

By Jon Hill / February 25, 2015 /

Developer: Arc System Works Team Red Publisher: Aksys Games Platform(s): PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 Price: $59.99 (PS4); $49.99 (PS3) Release Date: December 16, 2014 Guilty Gear is a long-running, one-on-one fighting game franchise designed by the talented artist/musician Daisuke Ishiwatari. The Guilty Gear series is known for its sound and character design, greatly influenced by…

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Review: Gunslugs (PC)

By Jon Hill / January 24, 2015 /

Developer: OrangePixel Publisher: OrangePixel Platform(s): Steam, The Humble Store, Chrome OS, The App Store, Google Play, OUYA Price: $4.99 Release date: January 15, 2015 Gunslugs 2 is a hectic, arcade-style, run-and-gun game with retro flair and 80’s action flick attitude. Developed by OrangePixel, a one-man indie developer named Pascal Bestebroer, this is the ambitious follow-up…

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Preview: Drift Stage

By Jon Hill / January 13, 2015 /

[youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ESM4JkOXSis” hd=”1″ rel=”0″ showinfo=”0″] The future-retro style inspired by the 1980’s are nothing new to video games. Titles like Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, FarCry 3: Blood Dragon, and Hotline Miami have given gamers neon and synthesizers before, but a hyper-stylish new PC racing game has fans clamoring for more pixels and pastels; this…

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Leelah Alcorn: The Real Injustice Is Not Discrimination

By Jon Hill / December 31, 2014 /

On the morning of December 28th, transgender 17-year-old Leelah Alcorn (born Joshua Alcorn, but associated as a female) took her own life by stepping in front of a tractor trailer on the highway in Warren County, Ohio. She left behind a suicide note on tumblr, citing her parents’ Christianity as what pushed her to the…

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