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Gamasutra's main editor in charge of the blogs section. Please feel free to reach out to me with any questions you have about blogging on Gamasutra -- either technical or related to content. 

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I've been writing professionally about video games since 1999, first on the consumer and, since 2007, the industry side. I've also written and edited dialogue for the downloadable fighting game Skullgirls.

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Posted by Christian Nutt on Wed, 15 Jul 2015 01:10:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Programming, Production, Console/PC
What always made Iwata stand out to me above other game company execs is that he started as a game developer.

Posted by Christian Nutt on Fri, 29 May 2015 01:50:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Smartphone/Tablet
So Konami has attempted to clarify things with a statement -- but really just muddied the waters. What's going on?

Posted by Christian Nutt on Fri, 08 May 2015 06:07:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Design, Console/PC, Indie
I've interviewed Koji "IGA" Igarashi a number of times over the years. Here's a look back at some of those conversations, as rumors circulate about his next game.

Posted by Christian Nutt on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 07:48:00 EDT in Design, Art, Console/PC
On Towerfall Ascension's diverse but mechanically indistinguishable roster, and why player choice matters.

Posted by Christian Nutt on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 06:59:00 EST in Design, Console/PC, Indie
Another of my Metroidvania source interviews -- this time with Jools Watsham of Renegade Kid, developers of Xeodrifter.

Posted by Christian Nutt on Fri, 20 Feb 2015 01:56:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Design, Console/PC, Indie
An interview with Tom Happ, creator of Axiom Verge, about the Metroidvania genre.

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Comment In: [Blog - 07/29/2015 - 01:12]

That 's odd You can ...

That 's odd You can upload images into the blog post by clicking on the image icon on the top-right of the toolbar, and you should be able to insert as many as you like. You can also use this tool to embed externally hosted images. You can email me ...

Comment In: [Blog - 07/27/2015 - 03:18]

Haha, reading across the PCE ...

Haha, reading across the PCE CD list makes a pseudo-title: Super Mahjong Densetsu Fantasy CD. r n r nWell, it made me laugh, anyway. P

Comment In: [News - 07/23/2015 - 01:22]

I always longed to touch ...

I always longed to touch an Amiga because of its reputation as an amazing games machine at the time, but by the time I met someone with one, it was already dead it died in '92, and this would have been around '95 -- and he had zero games, because ...

Comment In: [Blog - 07/20/2015 - 01:37]

I think the comparison with ...

I think the comparison with Shakespeare was tongue-in-cheek calling people who don 't play it aliens the same.

Comment In: [Blog - 07/20/2015 - 02:30]

Forgot - I actually did ...

Forgot - I actually did a Q A with them to follow up the initial story that might be somewhat enlightening: r n r n Why Respawn is punishing cheaters.php

Comment In: [News - 07/16/2015 - 07:14]

It 's a good point, ...

It 's a good point, of course, just outside the scope of discussing this quote from Jeremy 's interview. I 'm well aware of those realities, since I 'm an MN9 backer.