Will Harris

Will is a world traveller from the UK who has lived for several years in Japan, Korea, China, and Abu Dhabi. As a polymath of all things nerd, he sinks much of his free time into equal parts western comics, Japanese anime and manga, and video games. Will is also the lead writer of Books and Bao, a site dedicated to translated literature and travel writing. Here Will writes weekly book reviews of translated literary fiction; he also interviews translators, writes travel advice, and makes the odd video for YouTube. You can find Will at www.booksandbao.com and on Twitter @FestiveBuoy

Latest from Will Harris


10 Of The Best Mario Games Of All Time

There may be no way to write a list like this without contention because we are all creatures built from experiences; we are all of different ages and backgrounds, and we like things for different rea...


The 10 Best Zelda Games

At its heart, the Legend of Zelda series is all about exploration, growth, and discovery. In each game, players are let loose in a vibrant, daunting, and exciting world. There, they are encouraged to ...


10 Best Video Games With Female Protagonists

There’s no denying that women in video games have been overlooked at best, and poorly written fan service at worst, but things are changing. Developers and publishers are realizing that women to play ...


10 Best Story-Driven Video Games

Games stick with us for a variety of reasons. Perhaps you became addicted to the cycle of progression; powering up your character, unlocking new gear, leveling up. Maybe the gameplay held enough varie...


10 Of The Most Intriguing Protagonists on PS4

Video game protagonists have inarguably become more varied, multi-layered, and well-crafted over the years. Last console generation saw a few too many burly hyper-masculinized soldiers and space marin...


10 Best Single-Player Games for PS4

We in the gaming community have faced more than a decade of whispers (and outright statements of "fact") about the death of the single-player game. This really took off with the launch of the Xbox 360...


10 Video Games That Deal With Mental Illness

It has been a long and painful road for the topic of mental health and for those who suffer with it, to get to where we are now: a place where depression, anxiety, PTSD, grief, and more are openly bei...


10 LGBTQ Inclusive Games

The video game industry is slowly (perhaps too slowly) liberalising, moving to include more rounded female characters and protagonists, more variety with regards to relationship choices in RPGs (which...


10 Games For Uncharted Fans

Naughty Dog have, since the beginning, always been a developer who have jumped into a genre after it’s been established, taken its best elements, and refined them to make a perfect game. First was the...