Here are some highlights of my written work.

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Interviews with Gosu: The enigmatic League of Legends Celebrity

In the current climate of internet gaming celebrities, anonymity is fleeting. Yet League of Legends player Gosu has accomplished just that. In this feature I conducted a series of intimate interviews to explore what made this legendary streamer tick.

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Why World of Tanks Is Wildly Popular and No One Seems to Know Why

World of Tanks may be one of the most successful games in the world, but it holds surprisingly low-key status in the gaming world. I traveled the world to investigate where the game's success stems from.

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How Pokemon Go Nearly Destroyed a Quiet Suburb

The phenomenal success of mobile game Pokemon Go was felt not just in the virtual landscape, but in the real world, too. In this feature I investigated just how the game's fanatic following resulted in real world disruptions in a particular residential area.

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Xbox Head Phil Spencer Talks Scorpio, PS4 Pro, 4K Resolution, and More

The head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, has been with Microsoft for 29 years. In this time he's overseen the launch of the Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and now the Xbox One X. I sat down for an extended chat with Spencer to glean his thoughts on the state of the console space.

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Warcraft Movie Review

Warcraft is a film crafted for the enjoyment of its video game fans. The Warcraft universe serves as more than just tacked-on references in this fantasy film, it is the heart of its story, characters, and cinematic style. It is unfortunate that despite its faithful recreation of the game, several solid weaknesses prevent it from being a well-rounded film.

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The Park Review

The Park is a single-player horror experience developed by Funcom, set against the backdrop of an amusement park where a dark and sinister force toys with the living.

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Nvidia GTX 950 Review

I assessed Nvidia's assertion that the mid-range GTX 950 was ideal for MOBA games, with tests on some of the most popular titles in the genre: League of Legends, Dota 2, and Heroes of the Storm.

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How Realistic Is EA Sports UFC 2?

I underwent an intense, one-day MMA training session with a veteran UFC fighter then got hands-on with EA Sports UFC 2 on PlayStation 4 to see if the experience would translate in-game.

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How Rise of The Tomb Raider Features Player Choice

I interviewed Crystal Dynamic's senior designer Michael Brinker about designing Rise of the Tomb Raider, the sequel to 2013 reboot Tomb Raider.

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Nvidia Exec Talks GeForce GTX 1080 Founders Edition, Ansel Cheating Concerns

Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1080 was a graphics card of many firsts; the first in the 10 series line-up, the first to use the new Pascal microarchitecture, and the first to launch with a Founders Edition. I interviewed Nvidia executive Jeff Yen on the launch of the GeForce GTX 1080 and the new features it brought.

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Why Japan's Game Industry is Falling Behind: GameSpot Q&A

I chatted to Project Phoenix director Hiroaki Yura about the shift in Japan's game industry, and he presented his unique perspective.