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EdEN – Owner / PR / Editor-In-Chief
I am lawyer, hear me roar! EdEN here, Resident Nintendo Nutjob extraordinaire and owner of Sony products around his place. Started to get my gaming fix back in the day thanks to the awesomeness of Pong Home Consoles (one game only… and we liked it!) before moving on to the Atari 2600 for a couple of years and then graduating to the NES and never looking back. What consoles and portables do I own you say? Here, let me tell you them! I’ve got and Atari 2600, NES, SNES, N64, PSX, PSX Slim, Dreamcast, GC, PS2, PS2 Slim, 2 Wii and a PS3 on the console front and a GB, GBC, GBA, GBA SP, GB Micro, DS, DS Lite, DSi and PSP 3000 on the portable side of gaming. 900 games strong and counting with a backlog of over 100!
I believe in giving every game a fighting chance and try to keep a lot of variety in the list of games I review or that I play just for fun (without a deadline!) and know that having other consoles options is great for the gaming industry as competition always bring the best in people (just ask all olympic athletes and hobos).
I work hard for my money (so you better treat me right!). What do I spend that money on? The usual: food, clothes, cosmic cubes, clothing, gas, miniature tyrannic overlords, electricity and lots of hobbies. Comic books, DVDs and Blurays (new technology is always welcome) mostly, as well as lots of figurines and statues and original comic pages acquired during the yearly pilgrimage to the doors of the San Diego Comic Con to leave my offering of $5,000 in several $20, $50 and $100 bills all tied with a blood red bow to please the gods. Running out of space at my place so I think I’ll have to get rid of most of our furniture to make room for all my essential purchases in the years to come!
On December 2014, I took over as owner of PS4blog.net along with Ceidz.
Ceidz – Owner / Website Manager / Contributing Editor
Hi PS4Blog.net readers! I’m Ceidz.
I’ve lived as a gamer for as long as I can remember. Back in the days, I owned a NES and a SNES, and I remember being captivated by several games, especially JRPGs such as Final Fantasy VI and Chrono Trigger, which are (still to this day), my two favorite games of all time!
I’m now in my early 30s, and I’m happily married to a lovely wife and have a few wonderful daughters. I work in web development, and I’m a HUGE PlayStation fan. I own a PS3, a PS4 and a PS Vita! 😉
Being the die-hard JRPG fan that I am, you can expect heavy coverage for that type of games, as well as previews and reviews on all other genres.
On December 2014, I became the owner of PS4blog.net along with EdEN.
Oly – Senior PR Manager
Hiya, I’m Oly. I am a 36 yo Chiropractor in San Diego, CA. I’ve been married for 14 years to a very understanding and loving wife. I am also a father of 1 boy age 13, and three girls ages 12, 8, and 3. I am an avid collector of comics, as well as action figures. I also seem to be collecting PS3 games these days. I have practiced martial arts all my life, and hold a black belt in Kali and Escrima, and have a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. I have also studied many other styles.
I have been playing video games for as long as I can remember, first playing Pong on a little black and white TV. I also spent many hours playing text based games like Zork back in the day. I have owned nearly all the gaming consoles ever released, with the exception of the Xbox consoles, however I consider myself a true PlayStation fanboy these days. It’s hard to choose a favorite game for me because I play and like so many different ones, although my favorite genres would have to be action/adventure, FPS games, RPG, and any co-op or multiplayer game I can spend time playing with my family.
Clint – Podcast Producer
Hi, Clint here. I’ve been a gamer, basically, all my life. I’ve played on many of the older consoles but the first one I actually owned (as a hand-me-down) was the NES. From there it went to the original, fat, Gameboy. And in the mid-90′s I got the original PlayStation. That was when I really got into gaming as a kid. However it wasn’t until ’98 when I saw the case for Metal Gear Solid and decided “hmmm I guess this looks interesting” and once I started playing I was hooked into the story. That really opened my eyes to the media I had enjoyed for so many years.
Since then I’ve stuck with mainly Sony consoles. Primarily because it’s what I had growing up and I loved the controller. I don’t consider myself a fanboy as I can see and recognize a good game on another console.
I originally found this site through their Facebook page. I found it to be a great way to get gaming news years ago. While it might not be as big as the mainstream news sites such as IGN, I very much enjoy reading the reviews, news articles and opinions from other people who enjoy gaming as much as I do. Since they’re doing it on their own time, and not as a job, it gives everything a much more personal touch.
the_nmac – Contributing Editor
My name is Nathan. I have been a regular on PS3blog.net and PS4blog.net for quite a few years now, and I decided to start posting news and writing reviews in 2013.
My first console was the NES with Super Mario Bros 3. Since then I’ve been bitten by the video game bug, thus owning tons of systems including all of the PlayStation consoles and handhelds, all the Nintendo consoles, and the Dreamcast.
I’m a huge fan of most game genres and will play almost anything, but I do have some extra love JRPG’s, platformers, and action games.
I’m currently rocking the PS4, Wii U, PS3, and Vita, which gives me access to a large variety of great games.
I live in London Ontario and have a wife with two kids and one on the way. I work in retail management and love my job. My oldest is just starting to get into gaming, and that is definitely fun to watch.
Tracey – Contributing Editor
Hello, lovely readers! I’m Tracey, and I am from Cumbria in the UK.
Thanks to my older brother, I got into gaming with the ZX Spectrum (yes, I really am that old!). My very first game was Attic Attack, a classic close to my heart! I then moved on to Commodore 64, and since SEGA was born not long after that, my older brother became a SEGA fanboy owning all consoles except the Dreamcast.
Unfortunately, his SEGA consoles were off limits to me, but that didn’t stop me from stealing precious moments behind his back playing classics such as OutRun, Sonic The Hedgehog, Kid Chameleon and Alex Kidd!
I have also owned an Atari 2600, SNES, N64, GameCube. In 2005 I went back into gaming full-time and never looked back since! I am the proud owner of the PS3, PS4, Wii U, 3DS, Xbox One and PS Vita. I am somewhat of a PS4, Wii U and 3DS fangirl these days!
I love RPGs, JRPGs, Point and Click, and Puzzle games. As for sports games, I do like tennis, baseball, and pool (yes, pool is a sport!).
I started writing for the PS3/PS4 blogs back in March 2015, and I have been having a blast ever since!
ThaRaven403 – Contributing Editor
Hi everyone, I’m ThaRaven403.
I started posting here in July 2017, after telling my Ceidz, my real-life friend of over 20 years, how cool it would be to review games. Now here I am now, on board with the team and ready for more, but my gaming history goes way back to those two years! I actually started playing on the Intellivision when I was five years old, so I’ve got a bit more than 30 years of experience as a gamer! I then moved on to the NES briefly before becoming a Sega kid with the Genesis and the Saturn. After that, I jumped on the Sony bandwagon with the PS1, and have been a Sony fan ever since!
I play a wide range of game genres, and I couldn’t really tell if I have one favorite genre over another – I love the variety! The only two that stand above the rest for me are the God of War and the Suikoden series, and for that one, in particular, I’m really hoping for a revival!
On a personal note, games gave me the motivation to study in computer sciences (with Ceidz!), and I’m now a passionate web developer that codes and co-host a YouTube channel about good programming practices. When I’m not working or playing games, I spend my time being a superhero dad to my two daughters, and as good of a husband as I can be to my wife!
Sakinah – Contributing Editor
Hi all! I’m Sakinah.
I’m a proud Playstation fangirl since I got a PS1 all those years ago. I’ve been following PS4Blog.net since the announcement of the PS3. My hobbies are drawing webcomics, playing video games, and blogging. I live in the state of Alabama with the rest of my family where we had 3? of snow this past February!
My favorite gaming genres are 3D Fighters, RPGs, Action/Adventure, Platformers, and Rhythm. When I say rhythm I only mean RockBand. I like some anime/manga, but I hate the Naruto series.
Trevor – Contributing Editor
I’m Trevor, I work in television news and am contributing to PS4Blog.net in my own spare time. I’m currently located in London, UK but I’ve also lived in the USA and NZ. I spend my time blogging, shooting films and taking photos. I’m all about video games, music, film, and some sports. Ok so I’m interested in other things like bats, robots and pizza but those are my main interests.
I’ve been an avid gamer since the early nineties starting out with the Sega Mega Drive but then switching to Sony’s Playstation and its successors. My personal preference of game types are FPS, Action/Adventure, Sports, Driving, RPG and Beat ‘em Ups. I hate Guitar Hero and most rhythm games apart from PaRappa the Rapper. That dog was awesome.
Darrin – Contributing Editor
In early 2006, I felt like there was a real lack of quality coverage for PS2/PS3 software. Most of the video game bloggers were Xbox/PC focused and there was much less coverage of PlayStation (and Nintendo) based titles. I felt I could do better than the popular gaming blogs of the time, so I volunteered on this site.
Today, I feel like this site is somewhat less necessary now that Sony has gotten the hang of their official blog and the major gaming sites have become much better at covering PlayStation content, but it’s still fun to contribute.
BTW, I’m an adult in my 30′s working as a enterprise programmer and doing this for fun to blow off steam.
Tosh – Founder of PS4Blog.net
Hello, this is Tosh. I work as a Webmaster. I enjoy racing at Autocross events. I have been studying American Kenpo since 1997 and have achieved a 4th Degree Black Belt, and I still study it diligently. My instructor is Ron Boswell, 7th Degree Black Belt & Dale Morgan, 5th Degree Black Belt. I practice meditation daily as well.
My first gaming console was a Sega Genesis. I’ve owned all the Playstation products since launch (PS1, PS2, PSP, PS3). My favorite game genres are action/adventure, FPS games, racing & fighting. Some of my all time favorite series are Tekken, Metal Gear Solid, Burnout, Final Fantasy.
On December 2014, EdEN and Ceidz became the new owners of PS4blog.net.