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About J.C. Cawley

A writing instructor and editor for the past 10 years, J.C. received an MA in postcolonial literature and pursued a PhD in culture studies & postmodern critical theory before accepting a position in college communications. He has been gaming ever since his father introduced him to a local mall’s Ms. Pac-Man machine.
Latest Posts | By J.C. Cawley
Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age
6 months ago

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age

By  •  Columns

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age has a North American release date of 11 July on Sony PlayStation 4. Square Enix revealed the date as part of their Final Fantasy …
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Severed
10 months ago

Severed

By  •  Reviews

This Old Neon strives to publish reviews with at least two opposing voices: one largely positive or sympathetic, and the other more critical and demanding” (Review Policy). Both reviewers provide …
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I Am Setsuna
10 months ago

I Am Setsuna

By  •  Reviews

This Old Neon strives to publish reviews with at least two opposing voices: one largely positive or sympathetic, and the other more critical and demanding” (Review Policy). Both reviewers provide …
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Metanet Software’s Winning Formula
2 years ago

Metanet Software’s Winning Formula

By  •  Interviews

For Raigan Burns and Mare Sheppard, the masterminds behind Toronto indie studio Metanet Software, N++ represents the culmination of over a decade of hard work. It all started in 2004 …
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Marie-Christine Bourdua in the Indie Boardroom
2 years ago

Marie-Christine Bourdua in the Indie Boardroom

By  •  Interviews

Ottawa-based indie studio Breakfall recently released Starwhal, a narwhal space combat game, on PlayStation platforms. As players settle in and discussion turns to the merits of the game’s quirky neon presentation …
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Holiday Gaming Reflections
3 years ago

Holiday Gaming Reflections

By  •  Editorials

For many of us, our passion for gaming is firmly rooted in childhood. Christmas and the winter holidays are often a time of fond memories and nostalgia that nurture this …
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Striking a Major Chord
3 years ago

Striking a Major Chord

By  •  Interviews

On 1 October, Minor Key Games released PC platformer Super Win the Game to little fanfare. Despite flying under the critical radar and underperforming commercially at launch, the game hints …
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Setting the Tone
3 years ago

Setting the Tone

By  •  Editorials

I am pleased to have the benefit of being able to write an introductory editorial at the end of the year, providing a perfect opportunity for reflection and plenty of …
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