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Matthew Liebl,Site Expert
Been writing about games since 2011, but have been playing them since the days of NES. Passionate gamer, avid sports fan, and Disney enthusiast. I have strong opinions about certain topics and love a good debate. Die hard Dallas Cowboys and Chicago Cubs fan. Lover of all animals, but particularly fond of Huskies. Proud father of a newborn baby girl.
Been gaming since the 80s. Enjoys most genres but especially rpgs. Also a huge fan of wrestling, sci-fi and a moderate anime fan.
Bryson is a horror fanatic who can't seem to get scared enough. His love for horror stems from a number of 70's horror classics. Horror games that jump out at him the most include Dead Space, Soma, Outlast, and Alien: Isolation. He not only enjoys a good scare, but also a great shooter. Titanfall and Hunt: Showdown are his favorites.
An esports enthusiast from the Tampa Bay area, Ty primarily covers competitive PUBG and the stories surrounding the National and Europe League. Also an avid NHL and College Football fan, he hopes that one-day UGA fans will live to see their team win anything of value.
Lance is a former Editor at GameZone. A 5" to 7" inseam shorts enthusiast (#SkysOutThighsOut), Lance is a father, gamer, and a lover of craft beer, bourbon and Disney.
Patches Chance is a co-expert for Daily DDT. A fan since 2000, he has come to love all forms of wrestling, from the most technically sound to the silliest and most absurd. He's also a fan of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. If you ask nicely, he'll even tell you a fun story about where his name came from. You can find him on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @patcheschance, at his website patcheschance.com, or by email at [email protected]
Justin O'Riley has been playing video games since the late 80s. He believes that the Super Nintendo is still the greatest video game console of all time.
Javier Reyes is a writer living in New Jersey. If you want to hear him ramble about his beloved Los Angeles Chargers, why video games are wonderful, or his infatuation with rewatching his favorite anime over and over, check him out on Twitter. He tends to joke around sometimes.
I am a life long horror lover and gamer. I started loving horror and sci-fi at the ripe age of 8 and I've never looked back. As an independent contributor to 1428 Elm, PopHorror.com and Nightmarish Conjurings, I get to write about the things I love. Every day is Halloween in my world and I am the weirdo, mister.
Technophile. Dog lover. Avid gamer. Fighting game connoisseur. Dance Dance Revolution enthusiast. I've a strong opinion on games and I'm open to discussions. Any heated disputes shall be settled Mortal Kombat 11.
Playing games since 2001, writing about them since 2008. Former TF2 semi-pro; current Overwatch shoutcaster trying to work his way up the ladder. Counter-Strike is beyond my playing ability. Arch Authority contributor and site expert 2015-2016, App Trigger contributor since 2018. Sports fandoms split between Chicago and Los Angeles. Patiently waiting for the Bulls to get a 2K team.
Colin Mieczkowski is a sports blogger who has covered golf for most of his time. He's also a huge gamer who enjoys sports games like NBA 2K and MLB The Show as well as dark fantasy RPGs like Dark Souls and Bloodborne but enjoys many other types of games as well. He's also a fan of the Chicago White Sox, Bulls, Bears, Northwestern, DePaul and of course, golf. You can email him at [email protected]
Toronto, Canada; born and raised. Jays Journal Contributor for 2012-2013, GameSided and App Trigger Expert since 2013, Surviving Tribal Expert since 2017. I'm not sure what's more likely to happen first: a Blue Jays World Series, a Final Fantasy VI remake, or Canadians getting on Survivor. I'll be patiently waiting for any option. Contact me: [email protected]
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