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Willie Jefferson

As seen in: Houston Chronicle
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. 18-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.

THIS WEEK: In the mail, Back to SCHOOL guide

blog.chron.com — In the mail: Western Digital sent over one of their Passport hard drives Tuesday. It's small, 3tb and powerful. I've used the Passport series in the past and enjoyed the drives wholeheartedly. Also, thank you Sony for the review copy of "No Man's Sky" you all sent along.

Gamer’s Guide for Mother’s Day

blog.chron.com — TODAY'S mom isn't June Cleaver. She's a CEO, she's a professor, she's a teacher who juggles many hats. And yes, she's also a gamer. While many moms aren't members of COD clans, nor can most hold their own in multiplayer rounds (their numbers are growing), they are still gamers who won't just watch their children play but sometimes will grab a controller.

INCOMING: Skylanders’ themed Kid Cuisine Meals

blog.chron.com — You've played the game. Now, dine with them. Activision has partnered with ConAgra Foods to bring Spryo, Lord Kaos and other Skylanders to a table near you. The Skylanders' Kid Cuisines will feature quite a few variations, including cool features like desserts that change color.

Skillz’s last-minute gifts for gamers, tech savvy

blog.chron.com — With days to get that perfect gift for your favorite gamer, choices abound. Here are Houston Gamer's top choices for gift ideas for your favorite gamer. Consoles: You can ask yourself if a Microsoft Xbox One or a Sony PlayStation 4 is best, but it boils down to games and features.

Ski11z discusses games for holidays at KHOU 11

Madski11z discusses games for holidays at KHOU 11

blog.chron.com — Recently, your favorite video game journalist, Willie Jefferson, aka Houston Gamer (Madski11z) got a chance to talk about the HOTTEST video games for 2015. Here are a few of his recommendations for holiday shoppers. For children ages 12 and under: 1.

THIS WEEKEND: What I’m playing - Xenoblade Chronicles X, Fallout 4

blog.chron.com — Good morning! This weekend, I'll fire up my Nintendo Wii U to play "Xenoblade Chronicles X" on the Wii U. No doubt, I'm excited about playing "Xenoblade" again, especially after playing "Xenoblade Chronicles" on the Nintenod Wii and the new Nintendo 3DS.


What are YOU playing this weekend?

blog.chron.com — THIS WEEKEND, I have so much on my plate. First, I'm finishing up my piece about "Skylanders SuperChargers" and my trip to a special event earlier this week in Dallas. Stay tuned for the play-by-play. Also, I'll be playing some "Destiny: The Taken King," (PS4) as well as "Skylanders SuperChargers."

Review: Forza Motorsport 6 races past competition

blog.chron.com — Forza Motorsport 6 Designed by Turn 10 Studios Published by Microsoft Xbox One exclusive Price: $59.99 (Standard edition) Rated E DALLALS - You'd think speeding around a video game track, in a digital prototype that costs as much as an older house in Cinco Ranch, should be fun but not really exciting.
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May 02, 2016

Uncharted 4 UNBOXING. If you LIKE the video, please SHARE and SUBSCRIBE!!!  http://youtu.be/_3S3E5EwfPE?a 

Apr 04, 2016

It's not often that I've checked items off my bucket list. Lil bro made two items possible: 1.…  https://www.instagram.com/p/BDyrCP7F6p5/ 

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