Grant Howitt

Freelance Writer


I am a freelance games journalist and writer with work in magazines and websites all over the place. If you'd like some words of your very own, I can put them in order for you in exchange for reasonable amounts of money.

Below is a selection of some of the online work I'm happiest with; if you're interested in looking at my print work, come over sometime and I'll let you root through my magazine cupboards.

Look, Robot
The Panasonic Toughpad Press Conference

Why am I here in this basement in Munich at the age of 26 staring at a man fire a laser pointer at a graph? How did this happen? I wanted to be a Sky Pirate.

Let's talk about: Max Payne's Shootdodge

"You put all your eggs in one basket then you throw that basket through a plate-glass window into the face of a mafioso goon and hope that it kills him." First things first: I ADORE MAX PAYNE.

Game on for Pax Australia as Penny Arcade Expo hits Melbourne

The Penny Arcade Expo, the biggest consumer gaming convention in the world, this weekend finally left the boundaries of the US to land in Australia. Setting up in the soggy Melbourne Showgrounds for a three-day festival of talks, exhibitions and games, with gamers flocking to Pax Australia from all over Australia and New Zealand - people passionate about playing and discovering what the industry is likely to offer next.

Look, Robot
Remember Florence

Ubisoft put on the old razzle-dazzle with their Assassin's Creed 4 announcement.

The Average Gamer
Connor is a Terrible Man

Two different readings of Connor from Assassin's Creed III, one of which is "Batman."

The Average Gamer
Adam Jensen - DEATH VENDOR

Once you throw a vending machine at a man's face, everything else seems boring.

Guardian Games Blog
Little Big Planet Karting is Joyous

In which I play Little Big Planet Karting, chat to the developers, and learn about a game with almost no boundaries.

Guardian Games Blog
Assassin's Creed 3 Preview

In which I waffle on about how wonderful Assassin's Creed 3 looks. GUESS I WAS WRONG