Tom Olson
With over 3000 games in his backlog, he figured it was time he started working through some of them, and whilst he was at it, put some words on paper.
Annie Ziesler
She pretty much handles any of the admin leg work behind the scenes, she loves a good zesty Pewdiepie meme review, and you can often find her face first in a stuffed crust pizza pie.

Joanna Litingtun
A lipstick-loving, word-slinging, coffee-guzzling engineer-turned-project-manager moonlighting as probably the angriest editrix on the face of the planet.

Bryan Lawver
Senior Editor
He is a sucker for pixel art graphics and has equal fondness for quirky story-driven games and good old-fashioned beat-em-ups. Outside of video games, he also enjoys film, photography, and tabletop RPGs.

Curtis Sternitzky
An adventurer like you, he enjoys fishing, writing, and gaming. He also loves dog. And dog loves sandwich.
Branden Lizardi
Raised with a controller in hand, this laid back gamer is a hobby developer turned writer. He considers video games the greatest art form, and will talk himself blue about VR if given the chance.

Kevin Tsai
A compulsive video game hoarder, he spends most of his time scrolling endlessly through his Steam list, lamenting the fact that he has nothing to play. When he’s not playing video games, he is usually petting his cats or rock climbing
M.R. Darling
He is the author of A Blue Horizon, the first book in his apocalyptic Ashrealm series. Watch the Prologue over at the youtubez, or read it the old fashioned way via pulp or pixels through an E-tailer if your choice.

Anna Kozakova
She likes games with a good story and scary atmosphere. She is a gorehound who secretly enjoys romancing unlikely characters. Apart from computer games, she is also very enthusiastic about classic RPGs, especially D&D and Vampire Masquerade.

Jonathan Lightfoot
when he isn’t working through his backlog, this reclusive creature can usually be found trying to write his own fantasy novels. Aside from those two things, he spends most of his time trying to stop his cat from climbing the curtains.

Jonathan Simpson
He’s been called a button addict. Born to play games…and maybe do some other stuff, but mostly play games. While not working on a backlog stretching back over 2 decades he can be found watching and probably talking to himself about cinema.
John Rodwell
He loves his RPG games and has been gaming since he was 2-3, That’s some of a bio I guess?

Eduardo De Santiago
A gamer since age 4, Eduardo hopes to use his passion of gaming into a career in journalism! He’s also an avid comics reader!
Aria Velz
After continually stealing her brother’s Game Boy Color to play Mario, her parents decided to punish her by buying her her own Game Boy, dooming her to a life of enthusiasm and fun. Probably listening to musicals while grinding in RPGs and FPSs. Loves sci-fi games, puzzles, and a good moral dilemma.

Nick Flanders-Farmer
When he’s not tearing it up at Waluigi Stadium, this Aussie gamer’s busy sneaking around Metal Gear and lassoing cowboys. Don’t be fooled, he plays a mean Baby Mario.

Max Taylor
A passionate gamer who strives to juggle new releases with a seemingly endless backlog. Journalism student at Cardiff Uni. Illustrator, drummer, film and music fanatic. Geralt <3

Imogen Beckhelling
When she’s not playing games she’s watching people play them on YouTube. A Playstation enthusiast with a love of all things sci-fi and fantasy, she get’s far too excited about games with good lore, and falls in loves with characters all too easily. Don’t get her started on Overwatch.
Tom Lockwood
With three older brothers, he always had an abundance of games to play. He is now mixing his interest for writing and journalism with his love of games, as well as being a documentary filmmaker.

Ed Moreno
The two things that Ed looks forward to most throughout the day is being able to write and play games for hours on end. When he isn’t playing Destiny for 5 straight hours, Ed loves to explore the desert in the Southern California heat, finding inspiration for his work or simply finding a bunch of bugs in the middle of nowhere.


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