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Former Overwatch lead writer Michael Chu guested on The 1099 to talk about leaving Blizzard after 20 years, lessons learned along the way, and his love of Star Wars and Tolkien.
For IGN, I explored the hilariously intricate web of black market turnip price trackers in the Animal Crossing fan community, interviewing subjects who coded tools, built websites for people to share island information, and even hired "bouncers."
Every news story I've written for IGN, either as a news freelancer or as their weekend producer. Upwards of 200+ posts of varying lengths, including breaking news reporting (example: The death of Night in the Woods co-developer Alec Holowka, which you can see further down this page)
On the game's 20th anniversary, the one and only Tony Hawk, plus three Neversoft leaders tell all about how their lives changed as a result of the greatest action sports game ever.
I visited Blizzard HQ and interviewed Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan and other members of the Overwatch team for this preview of Overwatch's final hero. Also includes a written and video gameplay preview I produced.
Outriders is People May Fly's crack at a Destiny-style RPG-shooter. I edited and produced this preview video.
News: GameStop to Close All U.S. Storefronts to Comply with COVID-19 Regulations, Move to Curbside and Digital Service Only
I helped break this news (alongside my peers) about the temporary closure of all U.S. GameStop stores on one of my weekend shifts, managing the entire process by myself.
It’s only my tenth time playing as Crypto, the newest character in Apex Legends, and I’m going up against pro competitors seven years my junior. God help me, if I can’t kill them, I’m going to at least spot them for my much more accomplished squadmates.