Jack Brinck

Game Critic


Jack Brinck is an aspiring screenwriter and video game enthusiast. In 2012 he graduated from Columbia College in Chicago, Illinois with a bachelor's degree in Film and Video and a minor in Creative Writing. Since then he has served two terms in Americorps and continues to develop various creative projects. Between filming and writing, Jack loves to play video games. He enjoys games from all genres, and he has a special fondness for games with strong narrative elements. He currently lives in Austin, Texas.

Jack's personal blog, http://thebrinckblog.blogspot.com

Game Articles

Transcendence: The Stars of the Pilgrim

Transcendence is a top down space-shooter with an emphasis on exploring.

Pop Bugs

Create runaway chains by popping bugs that shoot stingers, explode in fireballs, pack a mighty punch, and much more in this…

Kentucky Route Zero

A magical realist adventure game about a secret highway in the caves beneath Kentucky, and the mysterious folks who travel it.

A Golden Wake

A Golden Wake is a story of an innocent man's descent into greed and corruption, and his eventual redemption.

This War of Mine

A war survival video game developed by 11 bit studios, which is based on the Siege of Sarajevo.

Transcendence: Eternity Port

Our hero leaves the quiet life of a station for the adventures of open space only to be ambushed by pirates and left for dead in…

Life Is Strange: Episode 1

Dontnod Entertainment, developer of the 2013’s Remember Me, releases their sophomore effort, an episodic adventure game with a…

There Came an Echo

There Came an Echo is a real-time strategy title with a heavy narrative focus being developed for release on the Steam, Xbox…

Ori and the Blind Forest

“The woods are lovely, dark and deep.”

Chroma Squad

A tactical RPG about five stunt actors who decide to quit their jobs and start their own Power Rangers-inspired TV show!


An indie action-adventure, survival horror video game.