Jessica Conditt, Engadget

Jessica Conditt

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Pryor, OK, United States

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Recent articles by Jessica:

'El Hijo' is a Spaghetti Western stealth game with heart

The art at the top of El Hijo's website says it all. A young boy in a red poncho stands at the edge of a cliff, overlooking a sun-bleached desert valley with a... → Read More

'Dark Crystal: Tactics' and the evolution of Netflix's video game strategy

From Stranger Things to The Dark Crystal, Netflix is getting serious about game development. → Read More

'Blair Witch' expertly remixes horror gaming's greatest hits

Blair Witch is scary. That's not a revelation for most people, considering the pop culture status the movie achieved when it came out in 1999, ushering in an en... → Read More

Tencent's own battle royale game has hackable zombies

At first glance, Synced: Off-Planet looks like a battle-royale blend of Left 4 Dead, The Division and World War Z. When Tencent Next Studios debuted the game at... → Read More

Playing Marvel's Avengers, a living RPG with microtransactions

Marvel's Avengers is derivative and repetitive -- so far. → Read More

A popular immigration bill is bad news for US esports

"What makes me nervous is the fact that it just sailed through the House." Genie Doi is an immigration lawyer with Electronic Sports and Gaming Law, an esports... → Read More

From indie development to Guerrilla Games: The 'Gravity Ghost' story

Erin Robinson Swink knows when someone has actually finished her game, the hand-painted physics-based adventure called Gravity Ghost. "I can usually tell if th... → Read More

Chinese video-game censorship doesn't end with 'Devotion'

We hope you like mobile games with microtransactions. → Read More

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's biggest fight is in the studio

When Infinity Ward head Patrick Kelly introduced the single-player portion of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare to journalists in May, he sat at the front of a dim,... → Read More

Battle royale returns in 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare'

In the world of video games, it isn't modern without battle royale. When Call of Duty: Modern Warfare launches on October 25th for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and P... → Read More

All the gear you need to build a game-streaming empire

You've been watching Tfue, AnneMunition, Ninja and Pokimane, studying their habits and on-air setups -- cameras on faces and keyboards, friendly borders around... → Read More

The Netflix business model is bad news for indie games

The Netflix model doesn't work for video games. Neither does the Spotify plan, the HBO Go ecosystem or the Amazon Prime Video marketplace. Sure, digital distrib... → Read More

San Francisco's grand plan to ban online e-cigarette sales

What does local prohibition look like in a digital marketplace? → Read More

'Sea of Solitude' looks like a brilliant, emotional horror show

Sea of Solitude feels like coming home. Footage of a hulking black monster swimming among the rooftops and balconies of a waterlogged Berlin plays on repeat li... → Read More

'Fall Guys' is a mini-game battle royale with up to 100 jelly-bean dudes

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout is what happens when indie developers watch too much reality TV. The new title from Mediatonic takes some of the most ridicul... → Read More

In 'John Wick Hex,' time is the most precious commodity

"John always double-taps." Mike Bithell, the creator of John Wick Hex, is showing off the game for the first time at E3 2019, in a mirrored room at the Hotel... → Read More

The best weapon in 'Cyberpunk 2077' is a glowing orange garrote

Nanowire is the Swiss Army garrote of the future. The glowing orange thread is simple yet multifunctional, slicing through skin, muscle and bone like a whip. Or... → Read More

'Control' is nearly a fantastic supernatural action game

Control comes out on August 27th. That gives developers at Remedy Entertainment less than 80 days to spit-shine their code before the whole thing goes live on P... → Read More

Stop saying 'Minecraft Earth' is essentially 'Pokémon Go'

Minecraft Earth is a mobile AR game, but that doesn't mean it's Pokémon Go. Yes, it uses a mobile device. Yes, it superimposes digital objects on the ph... → Read More

Watch Square Enix's E3 2019 press event here with us!

Let's talk about Final Fantasy VII! Sure, and some other games. → Read More