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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.

FREE GIVEAWAY! Destiny Rise of Iron [PS4]

blog.chron.com — Who wants a FREE VIDEO GAME? Activision gave me a digital download code for the new game, "Destiny Rise of Iron" for the Sony PlayStation 4. Here's how to enter: 1. Comment on thi...

UNBOXING Destiny The Collection [Xbox One]

blog.chron.com — Here's the good news - I got "Destiny The Collection" for review. The bad news is I had the digital copy since launch but couldn't download it due to my shoddy Internet connection. Thankfully, PMK BNC, one of Activision's PR partners, sent me a physical copy. Here's the unboxing.

THIS WEEKEND: Advanced Warfare, Zelda

blog.chron.com — THIS WEEKEND, your friendly neighborhood video game journalist, Ski11z, is going way back into his gaming collection. I'll be playing "Advanced Warfare" on the Xbox One and playing "Spirit Tracks" on the new 3DS XL. I'll also do some research into RAM for my HP Elitebook.

Back to school gift guide with Ski11z

blog.chron.com — Yes, gamers, it's time to break out the mesh bags, see-through pouches and head to YOUR new class. Alief ISD, stand up! ? However, gamers have options and it can be fun and games, sort of. Western Digital has a slick version of their Passport Ultra that is perfect for older students.

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.
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May 02, 2016

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

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