Link Roundup for Aug. 23rd: Is the JRPG just what we need?, Tom Francis: from editor to developer, your grandma would love Heavy Rain, and more…


Link Roundup is a collection of links from gaming (and non-gaming) sites all over the internet we hope will spark discussion, keep you informed and up-to-date, and broaden your gaming horizons. It will publish each Tuesday and Friday. Readers are encouraged to send link suggestions to

Great essay from Kill Screen Daily on the recent JRPG resurgence.

The No Right Answer guys try to decide what is the most improved game franchise.

Read about Tom Francis, the former editor at PC Gamer who quit his day job to work on the indie game Gunpoint. (Which was released earlier this summer to damn fine reviews.)

David Cage wants to make a gamer out of your… grandma?

African video game heroes.

Cyrus Nemati writes that Papers, Please is tedious and made him hate himself. He suggests you play it immediately.


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