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  • Video Game Poetic – Growing Up


    This week I’m starting a new weekly series of video game related poems. I am not a poet, but I do consider myself very creative. This is the first of many I jotted down when I felt like just writing one. You might love it, you might hate it, or... More
  • Character Conversations – Chun-Li


    When traveling around the world meeting with famous people you learn some interesting things. For example, The Mushroom Kingdom is only 110 kilometers from China. So after I left Peach’s Castle it was only natural that I explore China, the world’s... More
  • Character Conversations – Princess Peach

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    If you ever wanted to talk to your favorite video game idols, but never had the time you’re in luck. For those who don’t know I have been busy meeting and greeting with the people who make the industry – the characters. Last time me... More
  • Character Conversations – Sonic the Hedgehog


    I’ve been very busy lately. I have spent my time looking for a stable career, playing the newest games, and chatting with some of the most influential people in the video game industry. I had the opportunity to meet with these game changing characters... More
  • How Do You Feel About Action Replay And Other Hacks? – Community Debate


    Debugging modes and hacks have existed in video games since their creation. Doing everything from letting you access hidden levels and unfinished content to acquiring rare items and skipping some of the more tedious aspects of gaming. For me they can... More
  • The Real Reason I Love Pokémon

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    We all have our own reasons why we love our favorite series. Whether it was the first game you ever played, or the one that wowed your imagination. For whatever reason it is the series you place above the rest. This week I wanted to take the time to tell... More
  • Stockholm Sonic Syndrome


    It has been a while since my words had the luxury of gracing Game Informer’s website, but I am back today on Valentine’s Day to talk about my tragic tale of video game love. Anyone who is familiar with me or my work knows I love Pokémon... More
  • I Want To Be The Very Best

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    I was a quiet kid growing up. As an only child, I had a lot of alone time. As a result I developed what my school would call an overactive imagination. Coming from the South – Texas to be exact – a child who can throw a football is valued... More