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Brandon Bales

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Brief Bio

Brandon is a games writer and actor who lives in Los Angeles, California. When he's not gaming, you can catch him in certain film and television projects, occasionally on the stage in New York, and as the host of his own videogames interview show, State of Play.

A life-long gamer, his passion was first realized when his father jokingly claimed to have broken their new Atari 5200 after a strenuous game of Pac-Man. Since then, he's fallen in love with the medium time and time again.

Fascinated by the new ways in which electronic entertainment elicits emotion, Brandon is constantly playing and pondering the videogame.

Oh yeah, and he did in fact finish Battletoads after thirteen years of trying.

Ten All-Time Favorites Games
Battletoads (NES), Half-Life 2 Series (PC), Ico (PS2), Shadow of the Colossus (PS2), SMT: Persona 4 (PS2), Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney (NDS), Portal (PC), God of War (PS2), Resident Evil (PSX), Power Stone 2 (DC)
Five Current Favorites Games
Rogue Legacy (PC), Picross 3D (3DS), Zeno Clash: Ultimate Edition (X360), Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (PS3), Guacamelee! (PSVita)

Recent Writing

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3D Dot Game Heroes Second OpinionJan 6 2011 - 4:18pm
Assassin's Creed II Second OpinionJul 9 2010 - 8:17am
Battlefield 3 Second OpinionFeb 9 2012 - 2:54pm
Bejeweled 3 ReviewDec 11 2010 - 12:42am
Borderlands 2 ReviewNov 9 2012 - 3:51pm
Brink ReviewJun 12 2011 - 1:08pm
Crimson Alliance ReviewOct 5 2011 - 1:54am
Dark PreviewNov 18 2012 - 6:10pm
Dark Void ReviewFeb 24 2010 - 8:17pm
Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut Preview / Interview with Hidetaka "Swery" SuehiroJan 28 2013 - 3:55pm
Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut Second OpinionAug 4 2013 - 2:59pm
E3 2010: Day One ImpressionsJun 16 2010 - 12:16pm
E3 2010: Day Three ImpressionsJun 18 2010 - 3:59pm
E3 2010: Day Two ImpressionsJun 17 2010 - 10:36am
E3 2011 Explodorama, Part OneJun 9 2011 - 9:22am
E3 2011 Explodorama, Part ThreeJun 10 2011 - 1:51pm
E3 2011 Explodorama, Part TwoJun 10 2011 - 11:07am
Fez ReviewMay 19 2012 - 6:18pm
Fractured Soul ReviewOct 10 2012 - 11:06am
Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective Second OpinionAug 5 2011 - 5:33pm
Guardian Heroes ReviewNov 1 2011 - 2:32pm
Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit ReviewFeb 13 2013 - 2:37pm
ilomilo ReviewJan 13 2011 - 9:00am
Journey ReviewMar 18 2012 - 2:02pm
Lego Harry Potter: Years 1 - 4 ReviewAug 5 2010 - 1:20pm

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