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.
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Gaming

Exclusive Interview: “Chuck” star Zachary Levi game to host the VGAs

Zachary Levi, the TV star discusses turning his passion for gaming into a hosting gig for Spike TV’s upcoming VGA awards.
Gaming

The NFL’s Adrian Peterson and B.J. Raji stab each other repeatedly in Assassin’s Creed: Revelations

The Minnesota Viking’s Adrian Peterson and The Green Bay Packers B.J. Raji went head to head in an online grudge match via the online multiplayer for Assassin’s Creed: Revelations.
Gaming

Hollywood talent discuss answering the Call of Duty, Modern Warfare 3 style

Activision and Infinity Ward turn to Hollywood to help breathe life into the characters of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.
Gaming

Exclusive interview: Jason West, Vince Zampella talk life after Call of Duty

Call of Duty now in the rear-view mirror, Respawn Entertainment founders Jason West and Vince Zampella look forward to 3D gaming, harnessing new platforms like the Kinect and Wii U, and more. Of everything.
Gaming

Interview: Blizzard quest designer talks World of WarCraft: Mists of Pandaria

As a game designer at Blizzard, virtual worlds rise and falls on Dave Kosak’s whims. Here, the lead quest designer for World of WarCraft: Mists of Pandaria offers a sneak peak at what’s in store from the expansion.
Gaming

BlizzCon 2011: StarCraft II Heart of the Swarm preview

Blizzard brought StarCraft II fans into the Heart of the Swarm at BlizzCon 2011 with a first-hand sample of campaign gameplay and a peek into how the story will evolve.
Gaming

StarCraft II Heart of the Swarm: A closer look at new multiplayer units

Here’s what’s new in StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm, straight from Blizzard Entertainment at BlizzCon 2011.
Gaming

BlizzCon 2011 Diablo III preview

Diablo III lead technical artist Julian Love sheds details on how different classes will interact with the game world, what developers learned from the closed beta, and even potential plans to port the game to consoles.
Gaming

From Pong to anti-aging games: Nolan Bushnell discusses the future of gaming

Nolan Bushnell, founder of Atari and a legend in the video game industry, discusses his new projects including games to fight Alzheimer's, the contradiction of social games and the future of gaming.
Gaming

Come for the Fall of Earth, stay for the co-op: BioWare introduces four-player co-op play to Mass Effect 3

After months of rumors, BioWare have confirmed that Mass Effect 3 will feature an online co-op mode.
Gaming

First look at Syndicate

Starbreeze Studios modernizes Syndicate as a first-person shooter
Gaming

Interview: Cliff Bleszinski on games, guns and Gears of War 3

Epic Games’ design guru Cliff Bleszinski talks about his own experience breaking into the gaming industry, how the brutal chainsaw Lancer came to be, and the challenges of creating a sequel like Gears of War 3.