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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
8bitdo SN30 & SF30 Pro
4 weeks ago

8bitdo SN30 & SF30 Pro

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8bitdo released the SN30 Pro and SF30 Pro controllers in December 2017. JC and Erik paid for their own controllers. Neither reviewer was in direct contact with 8bitdo.


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Super Meat Boy
1 month ago

Super Meat Boy

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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 honest …
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Destiny 2: Room to Improve All Over Again
2 months ago

Destiny 2: Room to Improve All Over Again

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Destiny was the best-selling debut of a new intellectual property in video game history when it launched in 2014, and Bungie’s 2017 sequel was highly anticipated. Despite sentiment to the contrary …
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This Old Neon’s Games of the Year
2 months ago

This Old Neon’s Games of the Year

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By all accounts, 2017 was an exceptionally strong year in gaming. From Nintendo’s re-emergence on the console stage to strong exclusive showings across all platforms, we all had plenty to …
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Cave Story+
7 months ago

Cave Story+

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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 honest …
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Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age
1 year ago

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age

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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
1 year ago

Severed

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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
1 year ago

I Am Setsuna

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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
3 years ago

Metanet Software’s Winning Formula

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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
3 years ago

Marie-Christine Bourdua in the Indie Boardroom

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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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