Mark Jansen

Writer specialising in technology, gaming, and geekery.

United Kingdom

I'm here because I enjoy writing, and because I'm reasonably good at it.

Yeah, I can write. Will I write for you? Absolutely. Let's make dreams happen.

- Experienced technology and gaming writer.
- Skilled in writing and editing.
- Experienced with image, video, and audio editing.


Professional Articles

Digital Trends
Avoid smudges and cracks with 7 of the best Note 8 screen protectors

The second of the big boys on this list, and the first choice if you're looking for a screen protector made of TPU film instead of tempered glass, is Spigen's Neo Flex. It's made of soft, self-healing TPU that provides great protection from everyday scratches.

The Witcher Reminisces Over 10 Years Of Video Games

Good lord, is that the time already? It's been ten years since the release of the first installment of The Witcher franchise - and to celebrate, CD Projekt RED have made a special Witcher anniversary video. It's a great little video. Geralt's having a birthday party and has invited characters from across all of the games.

Digital Trends
10 great Honor 8 tips and tricks that you need to know about

China's smartphone industry is growing, and has been creating a whole host of great smartphones. While still relatively unknown in the west, Huawei's sub-brand, Honor, has been pumping out great budget smartphones for some time now.

All Total War: Warhammer 2 System Specs Revealed

We're less than a month away from the release of Total War: Warhammer 2, and the lovely people over at have revealed the system specifications you'll need to run the game, as well as what they've included to make the sequel that little bit prettier than Total War: WARHAMMER.

New Overwatch Animated Short, "Rise and Shine", Will Make You Cry

A new short is always something to look forward to. We've had a whole suite of shorts at this point; the beautifully cinematic "Dragons" exploring the relationship between Hanzo and Genji, the action-packed "Hero" focusing on Soldier 76, the incredibly poignant "The Last Bastion" teasing at our heartstrings, amongst other classics.

Personal blog posts

The Easily Distracted Gamer
The Caverns Below Nerf Is Great - Quit Bitching

I don't usually play Hearthstone, but when I do, I play control. Shit, that's great. I should put that in a meme. But you've read the title, and you know where this is going. I'm a control player, and The Caverns Below was making my life a fucking misery.

The Other Side of the Mountain
Review: VicTsing 3 In 1 Clip-On Lens Kit

Less than a decade ago, it would be ridiculous to bother spending anything on a gadget that enhanced your smartphone photos. I only have to look back in my Pictures folder to see the terribly focused, grainy shots I took in university. Resolutions were smaller then, and so were phones - the tech just hadn't...

The Easily Distracted Gamer
Orwell Is The Scariest Game I've Ever Played

"im in the middle of buying all of bonton with that platinum card i lifted from your desk...." It's clearly a joke between lovers. She isn't really a thief, and all she wants to do is buy some wine for a romantic meal later that evening.