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For IGN, I broke the news of GameStop closing all U.S. storefronts due to COVID regulations. Includes original reporting.
Treyarch's audio team talks to us about how next-gen systems are changing the way you fight throughout the Cold War.
Truth is a pathless land. - J Krishnamurti
These words influenced a young Matt Nava, who would go on to direct art for thatgamecompany's Journey, Flower, and later found Giant Squid and direct The Pathless and Abzu. On this week's episode, we dive into Matt's career, his father's art, and how the exhilarating and lush world and gameplay of The Pathless came to be. Matt also reflects on lessons learned from his early years of working on Flower and Journey, and what it means to find your own pa...
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.