Patrick Hickey, Jr.: A father, husband, journalist, professor, now author and voice actor behind the upcoming 3D Voxelized Survival Horror Game “The Padre”

I recently sat down with Patrick Hickey, Jr., to discuss his book The Mind Behold the Games: Interviews with Cult and Classic Video Game Developers, and his work as a voice actor for the upcoming game release “The Padre” currently live on Kickstarter.

Patrick Hickey Jr. is the Founder, Editor-in-Chief, Master Jedi and Grand Pooh-bah of and is the author of the upcoming book, “The Minds Behind the Games: Interviews with Cult and Classic Video Game Developers,” from leading academic and non-fiction publisher McFarland and Company. He is currently the Assistant Director of the Journalism Program at Kingsborough Community College and is a former News Editor at NBC Local Integrated Media and a National Video Games Writer at the late He has also had articles and photos published in The New York Times, The New York Daily News, Complex and The Syracuse Post-Standard. Love him. Read him.

Discover Patrick’s interviews here:

Buy his book (here) or click his book cover image below.


Play “The Padre” and listen to Patrick play the main character’s voice of “Padre Alexander, the Demon Hunter Priest.”

The Padre is a suspenseful isometric 3D point-and-click voxel art game where players will seek redemption as a priest who has taken his own life. On his path to redemption, he must solve mysteries while exploring a dangerous Lovecraftian universe. Currently, in development by Shotgun With Glitters, The Padre evokes “Minecraft meets Devil May Cry”.


Download the Game:

Press Kit:

Action Trailer:  

Adventure Trailer:  

Join our Discord:


Social media:

GOPublX Media Relations

GOPublX Media Relations

Game Media Relations Specialist