Award-winning freelance writer and journalist specialised in feature stories about videogames, science, technology, and innovation, and the people who work or play in these fields. Also author of the upcoming book The Secret History of Mac Gaming and the documentary-style podcast The Life & Times of Video Games. Words appeared in Ars Technica, Eurogamer, Gamasutra, Gizmag/New Atlas, Glixel, Mac|Life, Polygon, Rock Paper Shotgun, Vice Motherboard, and many other publications.
December 24th, 2015 | 38 mins 11 secs
(Now with fixed audio levels) Mercy - A devoted wrestling fan hacks and modifies an old Nintendo 64 game called WWF No Mercy to help deal with the pain of his shattered dream, and gets more out of it than he'd bargained for.
October 2nd, 2015 | 34 mins 29 secs
apps, chaim gingold, earth primer, education, games, kerbal, minecraft, minecraftedu, play design, santeri koivisto, science, spore, teachergaming
Two stories about learning by playing systems-driven games: the first on the educational value of Minecraft, with TeacherGaming CEO Santeri Koivisto; the second with Chaim Gingold, creator of the Earth Primer app.