Andrew Webster

Writer

Education

Humber College

York University

Expertise

Gaming

Casual Video Games

Mobile Gaming

Introduction

  • Games Editor of The Verge since 2015 with over 10 years of experience writing about casual video games.
  • Written dozens of game reviews and guides for publications like Wired magazine, GamesRadar, The Escapist, CNBC, PCMag, and Gamezebo.

Experience

Andrew Webster is a former writer for Lifewire who covered the business and culture of video games for a little over a year. His work has also appeared in numerous publications, including Gamasutra, Ars Technica, GamesRadar, Gamezebo, The Escapist, What They Play, This Magazine, GameShark, GamePro, and CNBC.

As an avid video gamer most of his life, Webster only began writing about the subject in 2008 when he began freelancing as a video game reviewer for publications including Ars Technica, CNN, Eurogamer, International Game Network (IGN), and The Toronto Standard. In 2012, he took a job as a staff reporter for The Verge, where he currently serves as the editor for the Games section.

Education

Webster graduated from Humber College with an Associates Degree in Business Marketing before obtaining a degree in Professional Writing from York University.

Lifewire and Dotdash

Lifewire is a Top 10 technology information website, as rated by comScore, a leading internet measurement company. We reach more than 10 million readers per month with our trusted, clear, and actionable answers to your most pressing technology questions.

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