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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.

WATCH: “COD Advanced Warfare” HAVOC DLC gameplay

blog.chron.com — Tired of your "Advanced Warfare" multiplayer maps? Here's some serious GAMEPLAY for the upcoming "Havoc" multiplayer maps. Here's the official press release: The first DLC pack for Call of Duty®: Advanced Warfare, Havoc, is on the way.

Video game limited editions: A tale of greed, lust [Op-Ed]

blog.chron.com — By O'Dell Harmon Jr. SPECIAL TO HOUSTON GAMER Last week, Nintendo announced the release date for The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D and unveiled the new Nintendo 3DS Edition XL. The special limited edition 3DS then sold out so fast that it became extremely difficult to find.

These FIVE video games made 2014 stellar

blog.chron.com — EVERY YEAR, we video game writers, journos, bloggers and now vloggers post our favorite video game of the year. This time around, I'm taking a different approach. I've played several video games throughout 2014 and think several truly stood out. Here are my picks for 5 video games that made 2014 stellar.

Play “Call of Duty,” earn up to $1 million

blog.chron.com — Look out campers. Activision just announced their third "Call of Duty Championship." Got your virtual exoskeletons, heat and tactical gear ready? Here's the press release: It's time to determine who is the best of the best as the third annual Call of Duty® Championship, presented by Xbox tournament will bring the top Call of Duty® eSport athletes in the world to Los Angeles, March 27 - 29, in the definitive Call of Duty competition.

Last-minute gifts for gamers

blog.chron.com — So, you decided to wait until the LAST minute to buy gifts for gamers. You KNOW BETTER. At this point, I'd recommend buying a gift card to GameStop, Wal-Mart, Target or Best Buy. However, if you have to have a gift, here are some last-minute recommendations for gamers of all ages.

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.
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Jan 23, 2015

RT @jeffeco: Scientists Say Rise in Sea Levels Is Faster Than Feared - Truthdig. The rainforest controls the ocean levels. m.truthdig.com/report/item/sc…

Jan 23, 2015

RT @jeffeco: Australia swelters through its third-hottest year in 2014. This is caused by the rainforest being cleared. #climate apmobile.worldnow.com/story/27767240…

Jan 23, 2015

RT @jeffeco: Scientists: Weather plays big role in Lake Erie 'dead zones'. This is the effects of #climatechange apmobile.worldnow.com/story/27773927…

Jan 23, 2015

RT @jeffeco: Sea Level Rising Faster Than We Thought: Sound the Alarm. Try restoring the rainforest techtimes.com/articles/26906… pic.twitter.com/XlDm36kuJ2

Jan 23, 2015

RT @ChasejustChase: For those heading to PAX South, San Antonio is freezing.

Jan 23, 2015

RT @TheFredyx: Me ha gustado un vídeo de @YouTube de @m4dski11z (youtu.be/8KKcGJHJUyc?a - Payday 2 Collector's Edition UNBOXING with Ski11z).

Jan 22, 2015

Video game limited editions: A tale of greed, lust [Op-Ed] wp.me/p3se8r-DR

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