About Us

TGSN was set up in 2002, had a brief hiatus in 2010, and has now returned to bring gamers all the best review, previews and chat from the world of videogames.

 

Staff Profiles

Name: Jon Titmuss

Position: Editor

Platforms: Xbox 360, Playstation 3, Wii, DSi, PSP, 3DS, PC, iPad, Gamecube, N64, NES

Favorite Game[s] of all time: Beyond Good and Evil, Ocarina of Time, Lylat Wars, Halo 1.

Bio: I joined TGSN in 2003, and I can hardly believe that we've nearly reached our 10th Anniversary. Outside of gaming, I'm a drama teacher at Stagecoach in London, games specialist* at HMV (read: till operator) and Media co-ordinator for Hemel Storm Basketball.

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Name: Mike Hazleton

Position: Webmaster

Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PC, PSP

Favorite Game[s] of all time: Burnout, Call of Duty, Age of Empires, Civilization IV

Bio: I started TGSN in 2002 with a friend from school. Jon then joined in 2003 and it's been amazing ever since! Nowadays I just deal with the technical side of things on the site. Outside TGSN, I will soon be starting work for Microsoft on the XBL Marketplace, while I also write for www.supercheats.com and manage the website of the Three Rivers Museum Trust. It should also be mentioned that I am a Tottenham Hotspur season ticket holder.

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Name: Ben Griffin

Position: Freelance Writer

Platforms: Xbox 360, Playstation 3, Wii, 3DS, PC, iPad

Favorite Game[s] of all time: Super Mario 64, Halo 2, Wind Waker

Bio: One of the plucky original members of TGSN who started way back in 2003 (all credit to Jon and Mike who actually founded the thing), games are my passion. I freelance for Gamesradar and PSM3, and other non-gaming publications, and have work experience writing for Xbox World 360, SFX, and Radio Times. I get paid rarely, but it’s my ultimate goal to play EVERY GAME EVER.

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Name: Alexander Goodenough

Position: Freelance Writer

Platforms: PS3, PSP, PC

Favorite Game[s] of all time: Goldeneye 64, Dragon Quest VIII, Lumines, Mass Effect 2.

Bio: Having joined TGSN in 2007 it is great to be back now after the short hiatus. Outside of TGSN I write articles for other websites like Dotted Music and GMPC, I have also done work for a magazine as graphic designer. Currently I am in my final year of university doing a Bachelors in Computing Science & Film and Media, and hopefully get into videogame or film journalism full time. 

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Name: Richard Wood

Position: Freelance Writer

Platforms: Xbox 360, Wii, 3DS, DSi, GBA, PC, Gamecube, N64, Sega Mega Drive

Favorite Game[s] of all time: Sonic 3 & Knuckles, Mass Effect 2, Pokemon <Colour> Version, Star Wars: Battlefront 2

Bio: I'm a Media Graduate who has been writing about games for a number of years now, but only recently joined the TGSN team. When I'm not staring at a screen, I work on a deli for a major supermarket. I also write for my own personal website/blog at blackcountrynerd.webs.com.

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Name: RJ Barranti

Position: Freelance Writer

Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3, PSP, PC, N64

Favorite Game[s] of all time: The Call of Duty franchise, Forza 4, Singularity, Roller Coaster Tycoon

Bio: I joined TGSN in late 2011 but I've been writing my own reviews since 2007 when I picked up a copy of Xbox Magazine and thought to myself "I can write about video games just as well as these guys, I'll give it a shot." I then wrote my first review, I believe it was Left 4 Dead...looking back on it, it was terrible! My writing has significantly improved since then. When I'm not playing video games I'm usually either playing guitar or fulfilling my need for speed on a winding country road on the outskirts of San Francisco. 

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Name: Scott Pell

Position: Freelance Writer

Favorite Game[s] of all time: Jet Grind Radio, F-Zero GX, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Shadow of the Colossus, Mass Effect 2

Bio: I'm from Traverse City Michigan, which is where I still live. I currently work at a Target department store as a electronic sales representative, go figure. I've been a fan of video games my whole life, I don't remember what the first game I ever played was, but I do remember it was the coolest thing ever. I got started writing about video games in a journalistic format when I saw one of my professors while walking down the hallway, he also happened to be the faculty adviser for the college paper. Having already taken his class before, he recognized my writing ability and demanded that I be apart of the paper. I've been ranting and raving about video games ever since.



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