Scott Jones

Scott Jones


Scott Jones is an American writer and TV personality. He has written for Playboy, Esquire, and Electronic Gaming Monthly, among other places. He co-hosts a couple of geek-friendly television shows—The Electric Playground and Reviews On The Run. He currently lives in Vancouver, British Columbia with two cats and a perfectly reasonable amount of self-doubt.

By Scott Jones

  • Deus Ex: Human Revolution

    Play It Again

    Which game-design tropes delight you every time they show up?

  • God Of War: Ascension

    The Gods Have Abandoned Us

    Kratos returns in God Of War: Ascension, but it’s not the same Kratos anymore.

  • Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

    Rise And Fall

    The fleeting delights of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance inevitably give way to the series’ bad habits.

  • Journey

    It’s The Notes They Don’t Play

    The lack of identity in Journey. The lack of bombast in Far Cry 3. The lack of accoutrements in Super Hexagon. As our 2012 staff picks conclude, we realize that absences can make the heart grow fonder.

  • Far Cry 3

    Did You See That?

    A thrilling voyeurism and a dash of insanity make Far Cry 3 come alive.

  • Dishonored

    The Sound Of Silence

    Dishonored makes you listen—and it listens back.

  • Resident Evil 6

    Six Shooter

    Resident Evil 6 is everything anybody could want. Too bad.

  • New Super Mario Bros. 2

    Easy Money

    Greed is good in New Super Mario Bros. 2.

  • The Amazing Spider-Man

    The Greatest Of Ease?

    The Amazing Spider-Man elbows players out of the way so the game can play itself.

  • E3's Greatest Mysteries

    E3’s Greatest Mysteries

    The world’s largest gaming expo is not only a place for news—it’s also a hotbed of unexplained phenomena.

  • Command & Conquer: Red Alert

    Mario goes to the Kremlin: 14 games that stoke Cold War fears

    In Soviet Russia, games reinforce binary geopolitical worldview of you.

  • What Are You Playing This Weekend?: The Gameological Moms

    The Gameological Moms

    Our mothers take the spotlight to share their gaming passions.

  • Billy Campbell

    Billy Campbell, actor

    The star of The Killing imagines the video game version of his show.