Jonathan Ore

Associate Editor - Jonathan is an editor and video games writer at Dork Shelf, and brings with that expertise a dangerously encyclopedic knowledge of professional wrestling, Transformers and Power Rangers. He is also an associate producer and arts & entertainment writer for CBC News. Email - [email protected]


Articles by Jonathan Ore:


  • June 28, 2020

    Final Fantasy VII Remake – The Midgar Minute: The Collapse

    The Final Fantasy VII Remake covers only the opening prologue of the 1997 original game, leaving some to wonder whether it will have the same emotional height as the full story. It succeeds in spades, by taking an early tragic moment and magnifying it to the level of a war crime.

  • May 2, 2020

    The Final Fantasy VII Remake: The Midgar Minute, Part One

    In its early hours, the Final Fantasy VII Remake teases that it’s not going to simply follow the script of the 20-plus-year-old PlayStation classic. It makes the player’s relationship with the original a central part of the experience.

  • March 13, 2020

    Final Fantasy VII Remake Demo Impressions

    The upcoming remake of a PlayStation classic lovingly realizes its characters and vistas in modern resolution. But has Square-Enix tinkered too much with what’s under the hood?

  • October 22, 2019

    Watch Dogs Legion: Interview with Narrative Designer Kaitlin Tremblay

    In the last year, Ubisoft has promised a lot about Watch Dogs: Legion, the upcoming sequel to its open-world games stuffed with near-future tech and a modern sensibility about the way technology, corporations and privacy plays in our lives. But what we’ve seen so far, in gameplay previews shown off at E3 and other industry […]

  • March 19, 2015

    Transform and Rock Out: The Cybertronic Spree at The Bloor

    A celebration of Transformers G1 unlike any other is set to take place this weekend at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, with a viewing of the classic 1986 animated film Transformers: The Movie and a performance by the band that’s more than meets the eye, The Cybertronic Spree.

  • December 5, 2014

    Interview: Victor Lucas

    We spoke with the co-founder on the red carpet at the Canadian Videogame Awards in Toronto.

  • November 19, 2014

    Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Episode 2.9 Recap

    The villains again steal the show in “The Things We Bury,” as we get a look at Daniel Whitehall’s origins and whatever hell of a household the Ward brothers grew up in.

  • November 14, 2014

    Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Episode 2.7 Recap

    This week’s episode, The Writing on the Wall, refocuses Agents of SHIELD’s raison d’etre wonderfully, finally solving the mystery that has been dogging the team for the better part of a year.