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

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.
Gaming

Exclusive interview: Actor Nolan North Discusses the future of the Uncharted series

The actor responsible for bringing the character of Nathan Drake from the Uncharted series to life talks about his career, Uncharted 4, and the possible Uncharted movie.
Cool Tech

EA Sports Sets Sail with Carnival for Interactive Funship 2.0 Gaming

Carnival Cruise Line and EA Sports have partnered up to offer Carnival guests a one-of-a-kind sports and gaming experience on the high seas.
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.