Zach Hines

Zach Hines is a writer based in Los Angeles. His debut young adult fiction novel, Nine, is due in 2018 from HarperTeen. His writing on video games and interactive art has also appeared in Kill Screen.

Articles by Zach Hines

04.04.17
'Zelda: Breath of the Wild' makes open-world games exciting again
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'Zelda: Breath of the Wild' makes open-world games exciting again

It's much more about the joy of discovery than it is about the conquest and exploitation of a digital landscape.

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08.24.16
Why young-adult video games are thriving
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Why young-adult video games are thriving

With growing popularity among adults, YA has become more than just an age demographic. It's a genre in its own right.

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03.08.16
What Hollywood doesn't understand about virtual reality
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What Hollywood doesn't understand about virtual reality

Making scripted entertainment in virtual reality requires a radical new approach.

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11.20.15
The prison-building simulator that makes you part of the problem
11.20.15

The prison-building simulator that makes you part of the problem

'Prison Architect' is a socially conscious game that confronts you in ways others haven’t before

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