Charles Herold Follow LinkedIn Writer Education California College of Arts and Crafts Expertise Nintendo Wii U Nintendo Wii Homebrew Gaming Introduction Specializes in video game and consumer technology reportingFormerly wrote tech review articles for The New York Times and USA TodayIs an expert on Wii gaming console, games, and peripherals Experience Herold is a former writer for Lifewire, where he wrote extensively on Nintendo gaming tips and strategies for seven years. He also wrote a video game review column for The New York Times from 2000 to 2008. Previous to that he covered video games and technology for timedigital.com and briefly managed his own game review site, The Deskchair Adventurer. He has also written articles on video games and technology for "USA Weekend," a pullout section of USA Today. Education Herold earned his Bachelor of Applied Science in Film/Video degree at the California College of Arts and Crafts. Lifewire and Dotdash Meredith Lifewire, a Dotdash Meredith brand, is a Top 10 technology information website, as rated by Comscore, a leading internet measurement company. We provide trusted, clear, and actionable answers to your most pressing technology questions vetted by certified experts, as well as trustworthy product recommendations so you can make the most informed purchasing decisions. Learn more about us and our editorial process.