In this inaugural episode of my new long form interview show, I sat down with editor-at-large of Kotaku, Kirk Hamilton. We discuss Kirk's background in jazz music, his journalism career at Kotaku, and how it all jives together. Tune in as I pick Kirk's brain and learn more about one of raddest reviewers in the video game industry.

Follow Kirk on Twitter @KirkHamilton and his work over at Kotaku.

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Dope Facts about Kirk

  • Kirk knows his stuff about video games and all that jazz
  • Wrote a positive review using the word "nope" extensively
  • Loves Avatar: The Last Airbender

Links to articles mentioned in the interview

 (Listed in order of publication date)
 • Onward, Pac-Man!
 • Amnesia: A Machine of Pigs Review
 • Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc Review
 • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Review
 • Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair Review
 • Inside Review
 • Gravity Rush 2 Review

Kirk's first album The Exited Door

"I’m just a musician who landed a cool writing gig."- Kirk Hamilton from his blog post Holding On To San Francisco

Edit (05/16/2017): The original title of this episode was "Ep. 01- An Interview with Kirk Hamilton." I decided to change the name to better reflect the podcast and its content for listeners.

This episode was recorded on January 23, 2017.