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Covers:  video games, nintendo, sony, microsoft, gadgets, technology, social media, console gaming, unboxing, video game journalism, handheld gaming, video game analytics

Houston Chronicle video game blogger, La Voz columnist. 17-year newspaper veteran. Husband. Daddy. Gamer. #YouTube personality. Alcorn State grad. Entrepreneur

What was your first job as a journalist?

I was a copy editing intern at the Biloxi Sun Herald in Gulfport, Mississippi.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. I learned how to type on a blue and black Swintec.

How is social media changing news?

Social media gives journos a powerful tool to share news instantly. It is the fastest way to share breaking news. We have to use it with car.

M4d Ski11z visits KHOU, talks about best games for Christmas

blog.chron.com — Buying video games can be hard for parents, loved ones who don't know what a PlayStation is. Some believe you can play Mario on a PlayStation (you can if you modify it). Thankfully, local television station KHOU let me answer questions about video games during part of their "This Morning" show with Ron Trevino and Lily Jang.

Gospel of Gaming with Skillz - Thanksgiving edition

blog.chron.com — 1. Xbox One Assassin's Creed Unity/Black Flag bundle - $329 with $50 gift card. (Regular $349) http://www.target.com/p/xbox-one-500gb-console-bundle-with-assassin-s-creed-unity-and-black-flag/-/A-16623896#prodSlot=_1_1 2. Skylanders Trap Team - various versions - $37 (several retailers) (Regular $74) http://www.walmart.com/ip/Skylanders-Trap-Team-Starter-Kit-Xbox-One/36474880 3. Disney Infinity 2.0 edition - various versions - 437 (several retailers) (Regular $74) http://www.walmart.com/ip/Disney-Infinity-Disney-Originals-2.0-Edition-Toy-Box-Starter-Pack-PS4/36754127 4.

Happy Thanksgiving - check out Skylander on parade!

blog.chron.com — If you aren't tuned in, tune in NOW to watch the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. This year, you'll also see a few video game characters as well. You will spot Pikachu from Pokemon, as well as Eruptor from Activision's Skylander video game series! Here's me unboxing the special edition of Eruptor from "Skylanders."

M4d Ski11z YouTube channel

pinterest.com — This. "Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth" Premium Edition UNBOXING. If you LIKE, please SHARE and SUBSCRIBE! https://www.youtube.com/user/madskillzdotcom | See more about labyrinths, shadows and watch.

“Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth” Premium Edition UNBOXING, Skylanders Giveaway!

blog.chron.com — So, Atlus sent over the premium edition of "Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth" over for review. the game, which drops November 25th, will allow gamers to choose two paths - they can either choose the "Persona 3″ path or the "Persona 4″ path.

Gospel of Gaming: “Advanced Warfare” live-action, Skylanders GIVEAWAY

blog.chron.com — It's "Call of Duty." It's live-action. What else do you need to know? Activision wins with intense, live-action trailers for their "Call of Duty" series. This one, for the upcoming "Advanced Warfare," is no different. Are you snagging"Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare?" What version are you getting?

UNBOXING Dragon Age Inquisition PS4, Razer Chroma care package

blog.chron.com — So, this came in the mail today. It's one of the most wanted games this year and it's here 3 weeks early. Here's another shot of "Dragon Age Inquisition" for the Sony PlayStation 4. Which version of "Dragon Age Inquisition" are you buying? Sound off below!

Gospel of Gaming: Advanced Warfare. Destiny. Extra-Life. Skylanders.

blog.chron.com — So, with a few days before "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare" drops into living rooms, dorm rooms, dens, Man Spaces, Man Caves and the like - bedrooms, too), here's something to ponder on - "Advanced Warfare" Season Pass.

A simple solution to GamerGate: R.E.S.P.E.C.T.

blog.chron.com — I started playing video games back in the 1980s. My mom picked up a small console that played just one game - PONG. Fast-forward to 2014 - I play video games. I review video games. I blog about video games for one of the biggest newspapers in the United States, the Houston Chronicle.

UNBOXING “Skylanders: Trap Team” Tablet version and NVidia Shield tablet, Skylanders GIVEAWAY

blog.chron.com — So, this came in the mail. It's the tablet version of "Skylanders: Trap Team" and the uber slick NVidia Shield gaming tablet and an NVidia Shield wireless controller. It was definitely a surprise. Took "Skylanders: Trap Team" for a spin on the Shield and it plays great.
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Dec 15, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: CPR being performed on at least 2 after Sydney siege, which has now ended, Australia's ABC reports cnn.it/1ITi3ON

Dec 12, 2014

RT @Libourne: Please note which longtime columnist is being honored! Congratulations to Leon Hale!! fb.me/2UQmmlcLn



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