Kes Eylers-Stephenson

Kes Eylers-Stephenson

KesStephenson
Job title:
Staff Writer
Joined:
May 2021
Bio:
Working across TrueTrophies and TrueAchievements, Kes writes news, reviews, and a variety of bespoke features. Kes left university after four years with a first-class MA in English Literature — a subject that required research, creativity, and lots of writing. He also has dabbled in teaching, farming, and building websites. Some days, he plays Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag to pretend he is a pirate.
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Expertise:
Narrative-driven games, racers, football games
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Trek to Yomi review

Trek to Yomi is a side-scrolling samurai adventure that plays out in black and white. Kes reviews Hiroki's attempts to repel invaders on a voyage through the gruesome reality of the Edo period and the trippy shadow world of Yomi.

Posted 1 year ago

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TrueTrophies presents: The best non-Xbox games of 2022

2022 has been a beast of a year for games with some wicked new titles. Looking for a place to start on unfamiliar PS5 and PS4 turf? Our sister site TrueTrophies has a guide for the best games of the year for you Xbox-loving lot.

Posted 1 year ago

Summer Game Fest — TrueAchievements predictions

Summer Game Fest is coming and the TA news team is trying to predict what announcements, trailers, teases, and hardware might be announced at the string of gaming events coming over the next few days.

Posted 1 year ago

Xbox Game Studios Spotlight: Compulsion Games
Xbox Game Studios Spotlight: Compulsion Games

Xbox Game Studios Compulsion describes itself as a small studio in a big industry. See how the We Happy Few developer ranks, its history, projects, and how many achievements you've unlocked!

Posted 2 years ago

Ten of the best arcade racing games on Xbox

Arcade racers are about those big colours, those huge crashes, those weapons flying from your bonnet, the sweet drifts you pull off, and all the fun you have, all the time! These are ten of the best available on Xbox consoles.

Posted 6 years ago

Ten of the best sports games on Xbox

Competitivity, great underlying gameplay, and strong emotive responses have taught us that controllers need to be bubble wrapped before taking on the ten best sports games on Xbox! Go, green team!

Posted 5 years ago

The best Xbox games for a remote holiday party

Online gaming is versatile. Communicating with friends, family, and others is essential and wholesome, obviously, but destroying them in a grudge match is equally essential. Here are some of the best online games on Xbox.

Posted 2 years ago

Xbox Game Studios Spotlight: Mojang Studios
Xbox Game Studios Spotlight: Mojang Studios

In this Xbox Game Studio Spotlight, the Minecraft developers and brand caretaker — Mojang Studios — is going under the microscope. See how the dev ranks, its history, projects, and how many achievements you've unlocked!

Posted 2 years ago

Xbox Game Studios Spotlight: Roundhouse Studios
Xbox Game Studios Spotlight: Roundhouse Studios

In this Xbox Game Studio Spotlight, we are looking at the very strange 'new' team under Bethesda Game Studios, called Roundhouse Studios. See the devs' early history, new projects, and latest news!

Posted 2 years ago

Xbox Game Studios Spotlight: The Initative
Xbox Game Studios Spotlight: The Initative

In this Xbox Game Studio Spotlight, we are taking a sneak peek at The Initiative. The Santa Monica-based team are a new batch of talent working on their first project. See the devs' early history, new projects, and latest news!

Posted 2 years ago

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Latest reviews by Kes Eylers-Stephenson
Trek to Yomi review

Trek to Yomi is a side-scrolling samurai adventure that plays out in black and white. Kes reviews Hiroki's attempts to repel invaders on a voyage through the gruesome reality of the Edo period and the trippy shadow world of Yomi.

Posted 1 year ago

FIFA 22 review

Football fanatic Kes sat down for many, many hours of the latest football sim from EA, FIFA 22. How does this year's iteration fare after a few years of mediocrity?

Posted 2 years ago

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Latest editorials by Kes Eylers-Stephenson
The Lord of the Rings: Gollum struggles to find precious identity
Steelrising steals the show at Bigben Week

Steelrising is an upcoming action-RPG from Greedfall developer Spiders, with a release date of September 8th for Xbox Series X|S, PS5, and PC. At Nacon's Bigben Week event, Kes got a sneak peek at the upcoming game...

Posted 1 year ago

Trek to Yomi: TA team first impressions

Trek to Yomi has intrigue in trailers for its beautiful black and while art, samurai vibes, and dark narrative premise. The team got hands-on with the game — so let's see how they handle a blade.

Posted 1 year ago

Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed — First Impressions

Kes got to join IllFonic to see a new asymmetrical 4v1 Ghostbusters game that pushes authenticity with every pulse of the PKE Meter. Lets have a little look and see if you should be calling up the Firehouse!

Posted 1 year ago

The Game Awards 2021 — TA team predictions

Another year is on the horizon and... wait, what's that silhouetted figure? Why, it's Geoff Keighley beckoning us to some Game Awards with exciting announcements, of course! Now, let's see if the TA team can predict some of them..

Posted 2 years ago

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