Stephen Gillespie

I'm a game writer at TechRaptor, I like a bit of everything, but I especially like games that do interesting things with the medium. Or just Dark Souls... I REALLY like Dark Souls. Praise the sun.


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IMO: Destiny

When Destiny opens up, the game drips with promise and potential. You are dropped into a mysterious sci-fi future; resurrected by a ‘ghost’ and attacked by awesome looking aliens. You…

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The Walking Dead Season 2 Review

As you can tell from my past reviews, season two of Telltale’s the Walking Dead has had some real high points. The opening episode was primarily involved in setting the…

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The Walking Dead Season 2 Ep 5- No Going Back Review

There is a moment towards the end of this episode this is completely excellent. The pieces start to slot into place for a climax and what follows is really satisfying –…

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The Walking Dead Season 2 Ep 4- Amid the Ruins Review

This penultimate episode has a lot of the ingredients for something truly impressive, but never quite coalesces into anything of that sort. There are a number of good moments and it…

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Metrico Review

Just because you can do something, doesn’t mean you should. This mantra is something that developer Digital Dreams doesn’t seem to understand. Metrico is a puzzle platformer on the Playstation…

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IMO: Wolfenstein the New Order

There’s something inherently likable about Wolfenstein the New Order, it’s a game with notable flaws but it’s just so oddly endearing that it will make you like it. You may…

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A Look back at the Steam Sale

When it comes to Steam sales, you always remember your first.  That first binge where your library exponentially increases, as you are constantly amazed by the low prices on games…

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IMO: The Destiny Alpha

Like many other PS4 owners, I spent a good amount of time recently killing wizards from the moon. That’s right, I played the Destiny Alpha. Before the Alpha’s appearance, there…

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Males as default: The problem with gender in gaming

Like many people, I have a problem with the representations of gender in gaming, specifically a lack of female characters. Another E3 has passed and we saw a lot of…

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Entwined Review

For years to come, Entwined will probably be remembered as that small game that turned up at Sony’s 2014 E3 show. The one that was announced and released at exactly…

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