Joe Keiser

Joe Keiser


Joe Keiser is a freelance writer who has covered games and culture for Nerve and Edge Online, among other publications. He currently resides in New York City with his wife, Rebecca Zerzan. In his spare time he enjoys pixel density, ordering crackers in bulk from Australia, and figuring out where that damned noise is coming from. What is that? Don’t you hear that?

By Joe Keiser

  • Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate

    In The Belfry

    Arkham Origins Blackgate proves the Dark Knight’s brand of justice isn’t always best.

  • The Stanley Parable

    I Choose You

    Nothing you choose matters in The Stanley Parable. That’s why all of it matters.

  • Beyond: Two Souls

    Doused With Spirits

    Beyond: Two Souls tells a story that wants to be everything. It certainly is something.

  • Strata

    Loom Raider

    Strata lets you experience weaving without all the ugly baskets at the end.

  • 868-HACK

    Baud Bandits

    Hacking is a lo-fi life-or-death struggle in 868-HACK.

  • Wizardry IV

    Star turns: 14 bad guys who got their own games

    From heel to hero.

  • Naya's Quest

    Optical Delusion

    Naya’s Quest pulls back the curtain on one of gaming’s oldest magic tricks.

  • Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

    The battle of the bulge: 10 games where players fight (or embrace) weight gain

    Press Start to give yourself a body-image complex!

  • Experiment 12

    Chain Gang

    Twelve designers played a game of development telephone, and the result is Experiment 12.

  • DOT Space Hero

    Space Case

    DOT Space Hero is an accident-prone child’s vision of the great unknown.

  • Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic

    Understudy Hall

    Which sidekicks outshine their heroes?

  • Papers, Please


    Papers, Please casts you as the doorman to the Iron Curtain.

  • Brothers: A Tale Of Two Sons

    He Ain’t Heavy

    Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons is a thoughtfully crafted simulation of kinship.