John Gaudiosi

John Gaudiosi

John Gaudiosi has been covering video games for over 25 years, dating back to his work for The Washington Post while in college. Over the years, John has focused on the convergence of Hollywood and gaming for outlets like The Hollywood Reporter, Variety and Entertainment Weekly. He now covers all aspects of gaming, including the intersection of sports and games, as well as new gaming technology like virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality. And he tracks down some of the biggest names in Hollywood to discuss their latest film and television projects. John resides in North Carolina, where he's active in dog rescue.

Hands On with ArenaNet’s Guild Wars 2

We go hands on with NC Soft and ArenaNet's Guild Wars 2, as the publisher and developer prepare to open the the beta to all.

Gaming

Hands-On with Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier Multiplayer

We go hands on with Ubisoft's multiplayer in Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier.

Gaming

Exclusive Interview: American McGee has seen the future of gaming, and it begins in China

In this exclusive interview from GDC, developer American McGee, best known for his twisted take on Alice in Wonderland, showed off three new games, discussed the future of gaming, and explained why he packed up and moved to China.

Gaming

A closer look at Warren Spector’s returns to the Wasteland with Disney’s Epic Mickey 2

We go hands on with the upcoming Epic Mickey 2, and talk with Warren Spector about the problems that plagued the original, and the future of the franchise.

Gaming

Death Becomes Darksiders II: Hands-On with Vigil Games Sequel

Vigil Games decided to introduce the new playable character Death with its second Darksiders game, which actually plays out during the same time period of the original, and even features some overlapping story events. With Death comes a whole new slate of…

Gaming

Xbox co-creator Seamus Blackley gets back to his gaming roots with new mobile-game startup

Seamus Blackley helped radically reshape the future of gaming with the creation of the Xbox, but with his new startup, he'll draw upon the past to rekindle the spirit that made classic arcade games great.

Gaming

Exclusive: Mass Effect 3’s Director addresses the game’s controversies (Updated!)

In this exclusive interview with Casey Hudson, the Director and Executive Producer of Mass Effect 3, we discuss the controversies, the Day One DLC, and how the fans have shaped the series.

Gaming

MMA fighter-turned-action star Gina Carano has game

In this exclusive interview, we sit down with Gina Carano and talk fighting, becoming a movie star, and her life as a gamer.

Gaming

MMA title contender Alistair Overeem opens up about his life as a gamer

In this exclusive interview with MMA heavyweight title contender Alistair Ovreem, the Dutch fighter talks about his history as a gamer, the evolution of games, and his surprising choice for his favorite game.

Gaming

MMA Legend Wanderlei ‘The Axe Murderer’ Silva talks gaming, fatherhood, and beating people unconscious

In this exclusive interview, MMA champ Wanderlei Silva talks about life in and out of the ring, and going digital in THQ's UFC Undisputed 3

Gaming

We go hands-on with Square Enix’s open world action game, Sleeping Dogs

After stepping in to rescue True Crime: Hong Kong, Square Enix and United Front Games tweaked the game, then rebranded it as Sleeping Dogs. We have a first look at the potential franchise due out later this year.

Gaming

UFC Champ Jon Jones talks about life as an MMA champ, growing up as a gamer, and what it’s like to be in a video game

In this exclusive interview, reigning UFC Light Heavyweight Champ Jon Jones takes a break from training to show of his gamer cred and discuss what it is like to be the second person in his family to appear in a video game.

Gaming

Exclusive: Prince of Persia’s creator Jordan Mechner discusses his upcoming Karateka remake

Jordan Mechner, the man that created the Prince of Persia franchise, has spent over three decades in the gaming industry. In this exclusive interview, we speak with Mechner about the Hollywood treatment, his upcoming Karateka remake, and his return to gaming.

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THQ wants more than just new gamers for UFC Undisputed 3, it wants new fans

With UFC Undisputed 3, THQ is hoping to keep its primary fan base happy by mixing the real and the digital, while also introducing the sport to a whole new audience.

Gaming

Exclusive: Rockstar Games talks about shooting for perfection with Max Payne 3

In our Q&A with Rockstar Games' Jeronimo Barrera, vice president of product development, he talks about the upcoming Max Payne 3, the return of Bullet Time, and the world of São Paulo, Brazil.

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