Selected Press

Notable features and mentions include: Wired, PC Gamer, Le Monde, Electronic Gaming Monthly, Extra Credits, The Escapist.


Featured: “A Conversation with Jordan Magnuson, author of Game Poems.” Amherst College Press and The Amherst Student, live podcast event and podcast, Amherst, Massachusetts, October 13, 2023.

Featured: “Game Phenomenon in the Cultural Landscape.” (“文化图景中的游戏现象.”) Gamersky, July 7, 2023.


Featured: “Flash games as told by Flash creators #14: Jordan Magnuson.” Toulou TouMou, January 7, 2021.


Featured: Moreno, Antonio, César. “Interview About Video Games: Jordan Magnuson.” Presura, February 13, 2020.

Featured: Otero, Guillermo Paredes. “Comunicación Y Videojuegos: Reflejando La Sociedad a Través Del Ocio Interactivo.” Comunicación y Pensamiento, January 19, 2020.


Featured: Moreno, Antonio, César. “Las Emociones Geométricas en Freedom Bridge.” Start, February 13, 2019.

Featured: Moreno, Antonio, César. “A Not Game: El Genocidio Camboyano en The Killer.” Nivel Oculto, February 11, 2019.


Featured: Kreminski, Max, Cyril Focht, and Nic Junius. “Loneliness, by Jordan Magnuson.” Scholars Play, September 17, 2018.

Featured: Groth, Simon. “Ishmael, by Jordan Magnuson.” The Writing Platform, July 13, 2018.


Mention: “IndieCade 2017: Going Behind the Scenes.” VentureBeat, October 20, 2017.

Featured: Vanderhoef, John. “Interview with Jordan Magnuson from Necessary Games.”, October 14, 2017.

Featured: Short, Emily. “IF Only: Games from Spring Thing 2017.” Rock Paper Shotgun, April 12, 2017.


Featured: “Interactive Storytelling Masterpieces 01: The Killer, by Jordan Magnuson.” Witty Gamer, June 2, 2016.

TV Feature Request: ITN/N2K, 2016.


Featured: Maurin, Florent. “Jordan Magnuson, Un ‘Grand Jeuporter’?” Le Monde, October 18, 2015.


Mention: Shamus, Young. “What’s in a Game?” The Escapist, February 15, 2013.


Featured: Polson, Jon. “Hop on The Gametrekking Omnibus For a Pan-Asian Experience.”, September 25, 2012.

Featured: Portnow, James. “Mechanics as Metaphor: How Gameplay Itself Tells a Story.” Extra Credits, August 8, 2012. 

Featured: Merdian, Wendy. “Jordan Magnuson: GameTrekking.” Go Magazine. July 1, 2012.

Mention: Portnow, James. “Games You Might Not Have Tried (or Heard Of),” Extra Credits, Season 2, Episode 14, 2012.


Featured: Klepek, Patrick. “Play The Killer, Then Ask Yourself, ‘What Kind of Person Am I?’” Giant Bomb, July 11, 2011.

Featured: Rosenberg, Ross. “The Killer: A Notgame By Jordan Magnuson.” Coilhouse, June 1, 2011.

Featured: Geere, Duncan. “GameTrekking interview: ‘I released a new notgame from Cambodia today.’” PC Gamer, May 25, 2011. 

Featured: Maurin, Florent. “Je Perds Donc Je Pense.” Le Monde, February 23, 2011.


Featured: Klepek, Patrick. “2010: A Gaming Odyssey: An Ambitious Designer Prepares to Travel the World and Make Some Games Along the Way.” Six-page spread, Electronic Gaming Monthly, October, 2010.

Featured: Klepek, Patrick. “I’m Not Having Fun but I’m Not Always Supposed to Be.” Two-page spread, Electronic Gaming Monthly, October, 2010.

Featured: McDougall, Jaz. “Terrorist Killer guarantees collateral damage.” PC Gamer, June 25, 2010.

Featured: “Jordan Magnuson: The Legend of the Curious Mind.”, April 19, 2010.