Author Archives: J.L. Hilton

GOD OF WAR: The Jötunheim Wall of Prophecy

I recently finished the main story in GOD OF WAR. Near the end of their journey, Kratos and Atreus enter Jötunheim and discover a wall carved with runes and images. Some depict Kratos’ wife and Atreus’ mother Faye. Others show … Continue reading

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Now streaming GOD OF WAR on Twitch

I tried GOD OF WAR in January (watch here) and I loved it! But I wanted to finish Horizon Zero Dawn, my husband needed back surgery, and then we moved, so it took me awhile to get back to the badass dad … Continue reading

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Fallout 4 fanfiction: “Cold, Cruel World”

This is part of a series based on my first playthrough of Fallout 4. These stories don’t include the entire quest of the Sole Survivor but are a collection of significant moments in my role-playing, headcanon and backstory. In this one, Fiona finds Mary Abernathy’s locket, decides to be a Minuteman, and … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: SHADOW OF THE COLOSSUS

I played SHADOW OF THE COLOSSUS this week because my daughter had a copy of the 2018 remake for PlayStation 4. She bought it because she’s studying video game design in college, and the original 2005 version is considered a classic, influencing many games that came … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: FE

FE is a 2018 release from Zoink, the makers of Zombie Vikings and Flipping Death. I loved Zombie Vikings and played all the way through last summer. I wanted to like Flipping Death but did one live stream and couldn’t get into it. So I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: TITANFALL 2

This week I played TITANFALL 2, a first-person shooter developed by Respawn Entertainment and published by Electronic Arts. It’s a 2016 sequel to the game Titanfall (2014), available for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. I spent most of my time in the tutorial, learning the … Continue reading

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Some sad news

Please note, this post contains references to domestic violence, child abuse and animal cruelty.  My dad died today, on his 74th birthday. Ten days ago, on my birthday, he fell, hit his head, and went into a coma from which he never … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: FISHING MASTER

This week’s game is dedicated to one of my viewers who’s become a good friend, “Michael” aka Jesikebiking. He has a YouTube channel where he shares his real-life steampunk bicycles and his Fallout 4 settlement builds. I know how much he likes … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: THE CURSED HEART

This week I played another gem from Artifex Mundi, NIGHTMARES FROM THE DEEP: THE CURSED HEART. This is the first game in the Nightmares From the Deep series, released in 2012. In THE CURSED HEART, modern-day museum curator Sarah Black … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: BLUE ESTATE THE GAME

BLUE ESTATE is a “darkly funny on-rail shooter,” based on the graphic novel from Viktor Kalvachev, developed by He-Saw, and published by Focus Home Interactive. It looked interesting so I played the free demo this week on PlayStation 4. The … Continue reading

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